The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the North West region that had Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 98 69 78
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +9
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 192 223 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.05% 3.63% 3.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.16% 3.79% 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 150 154 214
Median salary £65,000 £62,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,450 £50,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £76,400 £71,750 £71,750
UK excluding London median salary £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.00%
Architect
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6077 5885 7110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.66% 95.89% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5126 4863 6067
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region that featured Architect in the job title.

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 7 December 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the North West region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -15 125 £65,000 +4.00% 36
Cheshire +19 39 £70,000 +12.00% 6
Merseyside -6 27 £55,000 -15.38% 2
Lancashire -17 2 £60,025 -19.96%
Architect
England

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 125 (31.09%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (30.35%) Finance
3 95 (23.63%) Java
4 69 (17.16%) C#
5 67 (16.67%) TOGAF
6 65 (16.17%) .NET
7 63 (15.67%) Oracle
8 60 (14.93%) Degree
9 59 (14.68%) Microsoft
10 56 (13.93%) ITIL
10 56 (13.93%) Scrum
11 55 (13.68%) Big Data
12 50 (12.44%) DevOps
13 48 (11.94%) Amazon AWS
14 47 (11.69%) Stakeholder Management
15 45 (11.19%) Banking
16 43 (10.70%) SQL Server
17 40 (9.95%) Enterprise Architecture
17 40 (9.95%) SQL
17 40 (9.95%) VMware
17 40 (9.95%) Relational Database
18 39 (9.70%) Analytical Skills
18 39 (9.70%) PHP
19 38 (9.45%) SOA
20 36 (8.96%) VMware Infrastructure
20 36 (8.96%) RDBMS
20 36 (8.96%) Data Centre
20 36 (8.96%) Presales
21 34 (8.46%) Business Intelligence
22 33 (8.21%) Data Warehouse

Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 22 (5.47%) Apache
2 21 (5.22%) JBoss
3 20 (4.98%) Tomcat
4 18 (4.48%) BizTalk Server
5 15 (3.73%) IIS
6 13 (3.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 9 (2.24%) Apache Pig
7 9 (2.24%) Apache Spark
7 9 (2.24%) CMS
8 8 (1.99%) Elasticsearch
9 7 (1.74%) WebSphere
10 5 (1.24%) Umbraco
11 3 (0.75%) Mule
11 3 (0.75%) nginx
11 3 (0.75%) Oracle Service Bus
12 2 (0.50%) Apache ServiceMix
12 2 (0.50%) Confluence
12 2 (0.50%) Skype for Business
13 1 (0.25%) Cloud Foundry
13 1 (0.25%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 22 (5.47%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.24%) MS Office
3 4 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.25%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 7 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.24%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (1.24%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.50%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.50%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.50%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.25%) Maximo
5 1 (0.25%) SAP APO
5 1 (0.25%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.25%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.25%) SAP MII
5 1 (0.25%) SAP PM
5 1 (0.25%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 48 (11.94%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (8.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (7.21%) SaaS
4 26 (6.47%) IaaS
4 26 (6.47%) PaaS
5 8 (1.99%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (1.24%) Office 365
7 3 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.25%) GitHub
8 1 (0.25%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 22 (5.47%) DNS
1 22 (5.47%) SAN
2 16 (3.98%) VPN
3 14 (3.48%) DHCP
4 9 (2.24%) MPLS
5 8 (1.99%) Internet
6 7 (1.74%) LAN
6 7 (1.74%) WAN
7 6 (1.49%) HTTP
7 6 (1.49%) VLAN
8 5 (1.24%) Network Security
9 4 (1.00%) Firewall
9 4 (1.00%) VoIP
10 3 (0.75%) Broadband
10 3 (0.75%) TCP/IP
11 2 (0.50%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (0.50%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.50%) SSL
11 2 (0.50%) Unified Communications
12 1 (0.25%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (13.68%) Big Data
2 43 (10.70%) SQL Server
3 40 (9.95%) Relational Database
4 36 (8.96%) RDBMS
5 33 (8.21%) Data Warehouse
6 29 (7.21%) MySQL
6 29 (7.21%) NoSQL
7 19 (4.73%) MongoDB
8 17 (4.23%) Hadoop
9 9 (2.24%) Apache Hive
10 8 (1.99%) Amazon Redshift
11 7 (1.74%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 6 (1.49%) DB2
13 5 (1.24%) Oracle Database
13 5 (1.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 4 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
14 4 (1.00%) SAP BW
15 3 (0.75%) Oracle BI EE
15 3 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
15 3 (0.75%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 6 (1.49%) Ant
1 6 (1.49%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.00%) Gradle
2 4 (1.00%) Maven
3 3 (0.75%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.75%) JIRA
4 2 (0.50%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.50%) Moq
4 2 (0.50%) MSTest
4 2 (0.50%) NUnit
5 1 (0.25%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.25%) CircleCI
5 1 (0.25%) ERwin
5 1 (0.25%) Grunt
5 1 (0.25%) gulp
5 1 (0.25%) Subversion
5 1 (0.25%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.25%) Travis CI
General
1 122 (30.35%) Finance
2 45 (11.19%) Banking
3 33 (8.21%) Retail
4 17 (4.23%) Telecoms
5 12 (2.99%) Marketing
6 11 (2.74%) Legal
6 11 (2.74%) Manufacturing
7 10 (2.49%) Publishing
8 7 (1.74%) Military
9 5 (1.24%) Advertising
10 4 (1.00%) Back Office
11 3 (0.75%) Electronics
11 3 (0.75%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.50%) Local Government
12 2 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.25%) Games
13 1 (0.25%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (16.17%) .NET
2 29 (7.21%) CSS
3 26 (6.47%) HTML
3 26 (6.47%) Middleware
4 22 (5.47%) REST
4 22 (5.47%) Spring
5 21 (5.22%) SOAP
6 19 (4.73%) J2EE
6 19 (4.73%) Java EE
7 18 (4.48%) Web Services
8 17 (4.23%) jQuery
9 15 (3.73%) XML
10 12 (2.99%) Node.js
11 10 (2.49%) Hibernate
11 10 (2.49%) JSON
12 9 (2.24%) AngularJS
12 9 (2.24%) CSS3
12 9 (2.24%) HTML5
13 8 (1.99%) WCF
14 7 (1.74%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 39 (9.70%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (8.96%) Data Centre
3 32 (7.96%) Computer Science
4 29 (7.21%) Enterprise Software
5 18 (4.48%) Algorithms
5 18 (4.48%) Data Structures
6 17 (4.23%) Public Cloud
7 14 (3.48%) Data Integration
7 14 (3.48%) Hybrid Cloud
7 14 (3.48%) Video Conferencing
8 13 (3.23%) iPad
9 11 (2.74%) Management Information System
9 11 (2.74%) Mobile App
10 9 (2.24%) Visualisation
11 8 (1.99%) PKI
12 7 (1.74%) N-Tier
12 7 (1.74%) PMI
13 6 (1.49%) Driving Licence
13 6 (1.49%) FlexPod
13 6 (1.49%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 30 (7.46%) Windows
2 29 (7.21%) Linux
3 18 (4.48%) Windows Server
4 15 (3.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (2.24%) Unix
6 8 (1.99%) Apple iOS
7 6 (1.49%) Solaris
8 5 (1.24%) OpenVMS
9 4 (1.00%) Android
10 1 (0.25%) AIX
10 1 (0.25%) CentOS
10 1 (0.25%) Debian
10 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (31.09%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (16.67%) TOGAF
3 56 (13.93%) ITIL
3 56 (13.93%) Scrum
4 50 (12.44%) DevOps
5 47 (11.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 40 (9.95%) Enterprise Architecture
7 38 (9.45%) SOA
8 36 (8.96%) Presales
9 34 (8.46%) Business Intelligence
10 33 (8.21%) CRM
10 33 (8.21%) Kanban
11 30 (7.46%) Data Architecture
12 29 (7.21%) OO
12 29 (7.21%) Risk Management
12 29 (7.21%) Service Management
13 28 (6.97%) Open Source
14 27 (6.72%) Continuous Integration
15 26 (6.47%) Automated Testing
15 26 (6.47%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 95 (23.63%) Java
2 69 (17.16%) C#
3 40 (9.95%) SQL
4 39 (9.70%) PHP
5 27 (6.72%) JavaScript
6 18 (4.48%) Python
7 12 (2.99%) Ruby
8 11 (2.74%) Perl
9 10 (2.49%) C
10 9 (2.24%) Bash Shell
11 5 (1.24%) C++
11 5 (1.24%) PL/SQL
11 5 (1.24%) T-SQL
12 4 (1.00%) Apple Swift
12 4 (1.00%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.50%) VB
14 1 (0.25%) Apex Code
14 1 (0.25%) Go
14 1 (0.25%) VBA
14 1 (0.25%) X++
Qualifications
1 60 (14.93%) Degree
2 19 (4.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (4.48%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (4.23%) MCSE
5 16 (3.98%) Security Cleared
6 15 (3.73%) CCNA
6 15 (3.73%) PMI Certification
7 14 (3.48%) EMC Certification
8 10 (2.49%) CISSP
9 8 (1.99%) PMP
10 7 (1.74%) CISM
10 7 (1.74%) DV Cleared
10 7 (1.74%) SC Cleared
11 5 (1.24%) Oracle Certification
11 5 (1.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (1.00%) GIAC
12 4 (1.00%) ISSAP
12 4 (1.00%) SANS
13 3 (0.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 3 (0.75%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.99%) QA
2 10 (2.49%) SEPA
3 8 (1.99%) Data Quality
4 6 (1.49%) COBIT
5 5 (1.24%) PCI DSS
6 4 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.50%) SLA
8 1 (0.25%) GCP
8 1 (0.25%) GPG13
8 1 (0.25%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.25%) MiFID
System Software
1 36 (8.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (4.98%) Active Directory
3 13 (3.23%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.24%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (0.75%) Docker
5 3 (0.75%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.50%) Firmware
7 1 (0.25%) KVM
7 1 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.25%) Varnish
7 1 (0.25%) vCloud
7 1 (0.25%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (3.48%) AirWatch
2 3 (0.75%) Data Guard
2 3 (0.75%) Oracle Identity Management
2 3 (0.75%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 1 (0.25%) Ansible
3 1 (0.25%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.25%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.25%) Puppet
3 1 (0.25%) SCCM
3 1 (0.25%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (0.25%) Terraform
3 1 (0.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 63 (15.67%) Oracle
2 59 (14.68%) Microsoft
3 40 (9.95%) VMware
4 30 (7.46%) Cisco
5 29 (7.21%) IBM
6 21 (5.22%) Citrix
7 15 (3.73%) EMC
8 14 (3.48%) Software AG
9 13 (3.23%) SAP
10 11 (2.74%) NetApp
11 9 (2.24%) HP
11 9 (2.24%) Teradata
12 6 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
13 5 (1.24%) AppSense
13 5 (1.24%) Symantec
13 5 (1.24%) Veeam
14 4 (1.00%) Cognizant
14 4 (1.00%) Hyperion
15 3 (0.75%) Google
15 3 (0.75%) Siebel
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65k + package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Salary and Benefits Available
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent progression opportunities
Posted: 2 hours ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75,000 - £90,000 + PACKAGE
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Pension , Medical , Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £100,000 plus monetary benefits, attractive bonus scheme and pen
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Michael Page International
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Michael Page International
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + strong package
Posted: 21 hours ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75,000 - £90,000 + PACKAGE
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + pension, private medical and bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Manchester Airport Group
Salary: From £100,000 to £130,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £85,000 + package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £1 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Freshfields
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £80,000 - £100,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
MDS
Salary: Unspecified bonus scheme, private medical, 25 days holiday
Posted: 5 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Sanderson
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
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Raytheon Systems Ltd
Posted: 15 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
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Salary: Competitive salary and company benefits
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BLM law
Salary: Competitive salary and company benefits
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