The first table below looks at the demand for the Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 63 69 58
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -11
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 278 272 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.87% 3.71% 3.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.06% 3.89% 4.12%
Number of salaries quoted 194 194 190
Average salary £57,500 £60,000 £56,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% +6.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £47,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £83,500 £75,000 £72,400
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year
- -4.00%
Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6842 6993 6875
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.24% 95.27% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 5547 5863 6086
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Architect
England

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Architect in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Architect
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Architect across the North West region.

Architect Salary Trend in the North West

Architect
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Architect across the North West region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Architect Salary Histogram in the North West

Architect
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the North West region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +14 135 £55,000 -12.00% 20
Cheshire +10 90 £62,500 +8.69% 7
Merseyside +11 40 £60,000 -7.69% 4
Lancashire -12 6 £75,000 +46.34%
Cumbria +3 2 £52,000 -0.95% 3
Architect
England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Architect in their job title.

1 108 (21.56%) Oracle
1 108 (21.56%) SQL Server
2 96 (19.16%) SOA
3 90 (17.96%) Project Management
4 86 (17.17%) Finance
5 84 (16.77%) VMware
6 82 (16.37%) C#
6 82 (16.37%) Java
7 78 (15.57%) SQL
7 78 (15.57%) .NET
8 75 (14.97%) Microsoft
9 69 (13.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 64 (12.77%) Enterprise Architecture
11 63 (12.57%) VMware Infrastructure
12 60 (11.98%) Windows
13 59 (11.78%) Middleware
14 54 (10.78%) UML
14 54 (10.78%) Business Intelligence
15 53 (10.58%) Cisco
16 52 (10.38%) Migration
17 51 (10.18%) Data Architecture
18 50 (9.98%) OO
18 50 (9.98%) Data Warehouse
19 48 (9.58%) TOGAF
20 47 (9.38%) Banking
21 44 (8.78%) T-SQL
21 44 (8.78%) OOD
22 43 (8.58%) Linux
23 42 (8.38%) MVC
24 40 (7.98%) UNIX

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 27 (5.39%) WebSphere
2 19 (3.79%) SharePoint
3 15 (2.99%) Apache
4 14 (2.79%) MS Exchange
4 14 (2.79%) WebLogic
5 13 (2.59%) IIS
6 8 (1.60%) WebLogic Portal
6 8 (1.60%) WebLogic Integration
6 8 (1.60%) WebSphere Application Server
6 8 (1.60%) WebSphere Process Server
6 8 (1.60%) AquaLogic
6 8 (1.60%) AquaLogic Service Bus
7 7 (1.40%) Lync
8 6 (1.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 6 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (1.00%) SAS
9 5 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (0.80%) Oracle Service Bus
11 3 (0.60%) Alfresco
Applications
1 40 (7.98%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.60%) MS Office
3 7 (1.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.40%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 18 (3.59%) BASE24
2 9 (1.80%) Oracle BPM
3 8 (1.60%) AquaLogic BPM
4 6 (1.20%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.60%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.40%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.20%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.20%) CA Clarity
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (1.20%) IaaS
2 6 (1.20%) SaaS
2 6 (1.20%) PaaS
3 5 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.20%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.20%) Route 53
5 1 (0.20%) Office 365
5 1 (0.20%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.20%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.20%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 21 (4.19%) WAN
2 20 (3.99%) SAN
2 20 (3.99%) ATM
3 19 (3.79%) LAN
4 16 (3.19%) SMS
5 15 (2.99%) DNS
6 14 (2.79%) Firewall
7 13 (2.59%) Internet
8 10 (2.00%) SMTP
8 10 (2.00%) FTP
9 9 (1.80%) VPN
9 9 (1.80%) BGP
9 9 (1.80%) MPLS
9 9 (1.80%) OSPF
10 7 (1.40%) Unified Communications
11 6 (1.20%) Cisco Nexus
11 6 (1.20%) IPsec
12 5 (1.00%) NAS
12 5 (1.00%) Wireless
13 4 (0.80%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (21.56%) SQL Server
2 69 (13.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 50 (9.98%) Data Warehouse
4 40 (7.98%) MySQL
5 37 (7.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 32 (6.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 24 (4.79%) Big Data
8 22 (4.39%) Oracle Database
9 21 (4.19%) Relational Database
9 21 (4.19%) RDBMS
10 13 (2.59%) OLTP
11 12 (2.40%) SQL Server 2008
12 9 (1.80%) SQL Server 2012
13 8 (1.60%) NoSQL
14 7 (1.40%) DB2
15 5 (1.00%) Oracle BI EE
16 4 (0.80%) OLAP
16 4 (0.80%) Oracle Database 11g
17 3 (0.60%) Hadoop
17 3 (0.60%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 22 (4.39%) Visual Studio
2 7 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (1.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.60%) Moq
4 3 (0.60%) MSTest
4 3 (0.60%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.20%) Subversion
5 1 (0.20%) ERwin
5 1 (0.20%) PhoneGap
General
1 86 (17.17%) Finance
2 47 (9.38%) Banking
3 38 (7.58%) Retail
4 19 (3.79%) Advertising
4 19 (3.79%) Telecoms
5 15 (2.99%) Marketing
6 8 (1.60%) Legal
7 5 (1.00%) Billing
7 5 (1.00%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (0.80%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.60%) Automotive
9 3 (0.60%) Games
9 3 (0.60%) Front Office
10 2 (0.40%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.40%) Electronics
10 2 (0.40%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (15.57%) .NET
2 59 (11.78%) Middleware
3 39 (7.78%) ASP.NET
4 37 (7.39%) ASP.NET MVC
5 31 (6.19%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 28 (5.59%) WCF
7 27 (5.39%) HTML
8 23 (4.59%) Web Services
9 18 (3.59%) CSS
10 17 (3.39%) XML
10 17 (3.39%) J2EE
11 16 (3.19%) WPF
12 14 (2.79%) Oracle Fusion
12 14 (2.79%) HTML5
13 10 (2.00%) LINQ
14 9 (1.80%) WF
14 9 (1.80%) JSON
15 7 (1.40%) ActiveMQ
15 7 (1.40%) LAMP
15 7 (1.40%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 22 (4.39%) N-Tier
2 16 (3.19%) Open Source
3 15 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (2.59%) Management Information System
4 13 (2.59%) Mobile App
5 9 (1.80%) FlexPod
6 6 (1.20%) GIS
6 6 (1.20%) Mainframe
6 6 (1.20%) Human Factors
6 6 (1.20%) Computer Science
7 4 (0.80%) Enterprise Storage
7 4 (0.80%) Clustering
7 4 (0.80%) CLARiiON
7 4 (0.80%) Symmetrix
7 4 (0.80%) Visualisation
8 3 (0.60%) iPhone
8 3 (0.60%) Social Media
8 3 (0.60%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.60%) IVR
9 2 (0.40%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 60 (11.98%) Windows
2 43 (8.58%) Linux
3 40 (7.98%) UNIX
4 17 (3.39%) Solaris
5 14 (2.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (2.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (2.40%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (2.20%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (2.00%) Windows 7
9 8 (1.60%) AIX
10 7 (1.40%) HPUX
11 5 (1.00%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.40%) SUSE
12 2 (0.40%) zOS
12 2 (0.40%) OS/400
13 1 (0.20%) VME
13 1 (0.20%) Android
13 1 (0.20%) MVS
13 1 (0.20%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.20%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (19.16%) SOA
2 90 (17.96%) Project Management
3 64 (12.77%) Enterprise Architecture
4 54 (10.78%) UML
4 54 (10.78%) Business Intelligence
5 52 (10.38%) Migration
6 51 (10.18%) Data Architecture
7 50 (9.98%) OO
8 48 (9.58%) TOGAF
9 44 (8.78%) OOD
10 42 (8.38%) MVC
11 36 (7.19%) Data Management
12 35 (6.99%) Data Migration
13 28 (5.59%) Stakeholder Management
14 27 (5.39%) Data Transformation
15 26 (5.19%) Data Modelling
16 23 (4.59%) Scrum
17 22 (4.39%) CRM
18 21 (4.19%) Business Development
18 21 (4.19%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 82 (16.37%) C#
1 82 (16.37%) Java
2 78 (15.57%) SQL
3 44 (8.78%) T-SQL
4 18 (3.59%) JavaScript
5 10 (2.00%) C
6 7 (1.40%) Scala
6 7 (1.40%) PHP
7 6 (1.20%) VB
8 4 (0.80%) VB.NET
8 4 (0.80%) Ruby
9 3 (0.60%) Objective-C
10 2 (0.40%) VBScript
10 2 (0.40%) Perl
10 2 (0.40%) C++
10 2 (0.40%) Python
10 2 (0.40%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.20%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.20%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.20%) R
Qualifications
1 32 (6.39%) Degree
2 25 (4.99%) Security Cleared
3 14 (2.79%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (2.79%) SC Cleared
4 11 (2.20%) CCA
5 9 (1.80%) CCIE
5 9 (1.80%) CCNP
6 6 (1.20%) CCEE
6 6 (1.20%) CCIA
6 6 (1.20%) Citrix Certification
6 6 (1.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (0.80%) CCIP
8 4 (0.80%) CCDP
8 4 (0.80%) JNCIA
8 4 (0.80%) JNCIE
9 3 (0.60%) MCITP
9 3 (0.60%) CISSP
9 3 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.60%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.19%) HL7
2 6 (1.20%) QA
3 3 (0.60%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.60%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.40%) SNOMED CT
5 1 (0.20%) COBIT
5 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.20%) SLA
System Software
1 63 (12.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (5.19%) Hyper-V
3 16 (3.19%) Active Directory
3 16 (3.19%) vSphere
4 14 (2.79%) XenApp
5 11 (2.20%) XenDesktop
6 5 (1.00%) VMware Server
6 5 (1.00%) Terminal Services
6 5 (1.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (0.80%) KVM
7 4 (0.80%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 3 (0.60%) XenServer
8 3 (0.60%) Xen
8 3 (0.60%) VMware ESX
8 3 (0.60%) vCloud
9 1 (0.20%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 1 (0.20%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 13 (2.59%) Tivoli
2 8 (1.60%) SCCM
3 4 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.80%) Nagios
3 4 (0.80%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (0.60%) Puppet
5 1 (0.20%) SCOM
5 1 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.20%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.20%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 1 (0.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.20%) CA SiteMinder
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 108 (21.56%) Oracle
2 84 (16.77%) VMware
3 75 (14.97%) Microsoft
4 53 (10.58%) Cisco
5 40 (7.98%) Citrix
6 36 (7.19%) EMC
7 35 (6.99%) IBM
8 29 (5.79%) HP
8 29 (5.79%) WSO2
9 26 (5.19%) NetApp
10 15 (2.99%) Symantec
11 14 (2.79%) Red Hat
12 12 (2.40%) CA
13 10 (2.00%) BMC
13 10 (2.00%) Fujitsu
14 9 (1.80%) Juniper
14 9 (1.80%) 3PAR
15 7 (1.40%) Cyber-Ark
16 5 (1.00%) Veeam
16 5 (1.00%) Dell
Manchester, Lancashire
adidas Group - GIT
Posted: Yesterday
Barrow-in-furness, Cumbria
BAE - AMS
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £75,000 to £80,000 per annum plus car and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Nantwich, Cheshire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £56000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria
BAE Systems
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £43000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits+ £20k Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
EXCELerate
Salary: From £95,000 to £150,000 per annum Excellent Bonus and Benefits Packag
Posted: 3 days ago
North West
EXCELerate
Salary: From £50,000 to £150,000 per annum Excellent Corporate Benefits Packag
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50k
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + + Car + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + + Car Allowance + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + + Car + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: Competitive + Flexible Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + bonus. + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Co-operative Group
Salary: £competitive + benefits + car allowance
Posted: 5 days ago