The table below looks at the statistics 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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 68 65 59
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 257 251 312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.50% 3.51% 4.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.70% 3.72% 4.30%
Number of salaries quoted 197 214 243
Average salary £56,500 £60,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.83% -
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £80,000 £77,100
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £62,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+0.80% +3.33%
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
6953 6750 7261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.73% 94.33% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 5636 5791 6315
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -2 128 £55,000 -12.00% 22
Cheshire -1 80 £57,500 -4.16% 8
Merseyside -7 27 £50,000 -13.04% 3
Lancashire -5 6 £68,750 -1.78% 4
Cumbria - 2 £62,500 - 2
Architect
England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 124 (24.31%) Finance
2 112 (21.96%) SQL Server
3 104 (20.39%) .NET
4 101 (19.80%) Java
5 95 (18.63%) Microsoft
6 94 (18.43%) Project Management
7 86 (16.86%) Stakeholder Management
8 85 (16.67%) C#
9 81 (15.88%) SQL
10 61 (11.96%) Business Intelligence
11 59 (11.57%) SOA
12 58 (11.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 54 (10.59%) UML
14 52 (10.20%) Migration
14 52 (10.20%) Degree
15 50 (9.80%) Banking
15 50 (9.80%) Waterfall
16 49 (9.61%) Data Architecture
16 49 (9.61%) Data Warehouse
17 47 (9.22%) MS Excel
17 47 (9.22%) J2EE
17 47 (9.22%) TOGAF
18 46 (9.02%) Oracle
18 46 (9.02%) VMware
19 45 (8.82%) T-SQL
19 45 (8.82%) Windows
20 39 (7.65%) VMware Infrastructure
20 39 (7.65%) Mainframe
21 38 (7.45%) DB2
21 38 (7.45%) Cisco

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 32 (6.27%) CICS
2 15 (2.94%) SharePoint
3 12 (2.35%) WebSphere
4 11 (2.16%) Apache
5 10 (1.96%) MS Exchange
6 8 (1.57%) WebLogic
7 6 (1.18%) SAS
7 6 (1.18%) Lync
7 6 (1.18%) Apache Pig
8 5 (0.98%) IIS
9 4 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (0.59%) Node.js
10 3 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.59%) Office Communications Server
11 2 (0.39%) AquaLogic Service Bus
11 2 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.39%) WebSphere Process Server
11 2 (0.39%) AquaLogic
11 2 (0.39%) WebLogic Portal
11 2 (0.39%) WebLogic Integration
Applications
1 47 (9.22%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.76%) MS Office
3 8 (1.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.18%) SPSS
5 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (1.57%) SAP AFS
2 6 (1.18%) SAP SCM
2 6 (1.18%) SAP APO
2 6 (1.18%) SAP PP
3 4 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.59%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.39%) AquaLogic BPM
5 2 (0.39%) BASE24
6 1 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.20%) SAP MDM
6 1 (0.20%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.20%) SAP WM
6 1 (0.20%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.20%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.20%) SAP LE
6 1 (0.20%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.20%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (2.94%) Office 365
3 10 (1.96%) PaaS
3 10 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (1.76%) SaaS
4 9 (1.76%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (1.18%) IaaS
6 6 (1.18%) Amazon EMR
7 3 (0.59%) Amazon ELB
7 3 (0.59%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.20%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.20%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 24 (4.71%) Internet
2 13 (2.55%) Firewall
2 13 (2.55%) SMS
3 11 (2.16%) SAN
4 10 (1.96%) TCP/IP
5 9 (1.76%) VPN
5 9 (1.76%) WAN
6 8 (1.57%) LAN
6 8 (1.57%) MPLS
7 7 (1.37%) OSPF
7 7 (1.37%) Wireless
8 6 (1.18%) IPsec
8 6 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (1.18%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (0.98%) BGP
9 5 (0.98%) DNS
10 4 (0.78%) SNMP
10 4 (0.78%) Unified Communications
11 3 (0.59%) iSCSI
11 3 (0.59%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (21.96%) SQL Server
2 58 (11.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 49 (9.61%) Data Warehouse
4 38 (7.45%) DB2
5 33 (6.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 28 (5.49%) Big Data
7 27 (5.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 23 (4.51%) Relational Database
9 22 (4.31%) RDBMS
10 16 (3.14%) NoSQL
11 11 (2.16%) Oracle Database
12 10 (1.96%) OLTP
13 9 (1.76%) MySQL
14 8 (1.57%) MongoDB
15 7 (1.37%) Hadoop
16 6 (1.18%) Apache Hive
16 6 (1.18%) Apache Cassandra
16 6 (1.18%) HBase
16 6 (1.18%) Sqoop
16 6 (1.18%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 12 (2.35%) Visual Studio
2 8 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.39%) Hudson
3 2 (0.39%) Apache Ivy
3 2 (0.39%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.39%) Ant
3 2 (0.39%) JUnit
3 2 (0.39%) ERwin
3 2 (0.39%) Maven
4 1 (0.20%) JIRA
4 1 (0.20%) Aptana Studio
4 1 (0.20%) LSMW
4 1 (0.20%) Subversion
4 1 (0.20%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.20%) Sublime Text
General
1 124 (24.31%) Finance
2 50 (9.80%) Banking
3 33 (6.47%) Retail
4 19 (3.73%) Advertising
5 12 (2.35%) Legal
5 12 (2.35%) Telecoms
6 8 (1.57%) Marketing
7 4 (0.78%) Financial Institution
7 4 (0.78%) Local Government
8 3 (0.59%) Retail Banking
8 3 (0.59%) Law
8 3 (0.59%) Front Office
9 2 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.39%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.39%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.20%) Billing
10 1 (0.20%) Back Office
10 1 (0.20%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (20.39%) .NET
2 47 (9.22%) J2EE
3 32 (6.27%) WCF
4 31 (6.08%) WPF
5 30 (5.88%) Web Services
5 30 (5.88%) XML
6 28 (5.49%) ASP.NET
7 27 (5.29%) Middleware
8 23 (4.51%) HTML
8 23 (4.51%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 21 (4.12%) .NET Framework
10 15 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
11 14 (2.75%) CSS
12 12 (2.35%) HTML5
13 9 (1.76%) jQuery
13 9 (1.76%) JSON
14 8 (1.57%) REST
14 8 (1.57%) CSS3
15 7 (1.37%) JSP
15 7 (1.37%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 39 (7.65%) Mainframe
2 19 (3.73%) Enterprise Software
3 18 (3.53%) Tandem
4 16 (3.14%) N-Tier
5 12 (2.35%) Management Information System
5 12 (2.35%) FlexPod
6 10 (1.96%) Open Source
7 6 (1.18%) Visualisation
7 6 (1.18%) IBM Mainframe
8 4 (0.78%) Client/Server
8 4 (0.78%) IVR
9 3 (0.59%) GIS
9 3 (0.59%) Social Media
9 3 (0.59%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.39%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.39%) Data Integration
10 2 (0.39%) iPhone
10 2 (0.39%) Cryptography
10 2 (0.39%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 2 (0.39%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 45 (8.82%) Windows
2 20 (3.92%) UNIX
2 20 (3.92%) Linux
3 10 (1.96%) Solaris
4 8 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (1.37%) Windows 7
6 6 (1.18%) AIX
7 4 (0.78%) HPUX
7 4 (0.78%) OS/400
7 4 (0.78%) zOS
7 4 (0.78%) SUSE
8 3 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.39%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.39%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (18.43%) Project Management
2 86 (16.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 61 (11.96%) Business Intelligence
4 59 (11.57%) SOA
5 54 (10.59%) UML
6 52 (10.20%) Migration
7 50 (9.80%) Waterfall
8 49 (9.61%) Data Architecture
9 47 (9.22%) TOGAF
10 36 (7.06%) Data Migration
11 35 (6.86%) ERP
12 33 (6.47%) ETL
12 33 (6.47%) Technical Architecture
12 33 (6.47%) Risk Analysis
13 31 (6.08%) Enterprise Architecture
14 30 (5.88%) CRM
15 27 (5.29%) Analytics
16 26 (5.10%) Requirements Analysis
17 25 (4.90%) MVC
18 24 (4.71%) OO
Programming Languages
1 101 (19.80%) Java
2 85 (16.67%) C#
3 81 (15.88%) SQL
4 45 (8.82%) T-SQL
5 33 (6.47%) COBOL
6 17 (3.33%) JavaScript
7 9 (1.76%) C
7 9 (1.76%) VB
7 9 (1.76%) Python
8 8 (1.57%) PHP
9 7 (1.37%) Perl
10 6 (1.18%) R
11 2 (0.39%) Objective-C
11 2 (0.39%) Scala
11 2 (0.39%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.39%) C++
11 2 (0.39%) ABAP
12 1 (0.20%) VBA
12 1 (0.20%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.20%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 52 (10.20%) Degree
2 23 (4.51%) Security Cleared
3 16 (3.14%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (2.75%) SC Cleared
5 10 (1.96%) CCNP
6 8 (1.57%) CCDP
6 8 (1.57%) CCIE
7 6 (1.18%) CCA
7 6 (1.18%) Citrix Certification
7 6 (1.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (0.98%) CISSP
8 5 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.78%) CCIP
9 4 (0.78%) JNCIA
9 4 (0.78%) JNCIE
9 4 (0.78%) NCIE
9 4 (0.78%) CCEE
9 4 (0.78%) CCIA
10 3 (0.59%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.55%) HL7
2 7 (1.37%) SLA
3 6 (1.18%) COBIT
4 5 (0.98%) QA
4 5 (0.98%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.39%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 39 (7.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (5.69%) Hyper-V
3 15 (2.94%) vSphere
4 10 (1.96%) XenDesktop
5 9 (1.76%) XenApp
6 7 (1.37%) Active Directory
7 6 (1.18%) Apache Flume
8 5 (0.98%) vCloud
9 4 (0.78%) KVM
9 4 (0.78%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.39%) VMware Server
10 2 (0.39%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.39%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.39%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 2 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (1.76%) SCCM
1 9 (1.76%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (1.37%) Tivoli
3 4 (0.78%) SCOM
4 3 (0.59%) Puppet
5 2 (0.39%) OpenNMS
5 2 (0.39%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 95 (18.63%) Microsoft
2 46 (9.02%) Oracle
2 46 (9.02%) VMware
3 38 (7.45%) Cisco
4 26 (5.10%) EMC
4 26 (5.10%) NetApp
5 24 (4.71%) HP
6 22 (4.31%) SAP
7 20 (3.92%) Citrix
8 18 (3.53%) IBM
9 15 (2.94%) Juniper
10 11 (2.16%) BMC
11 9 (1.76%) Symantec
12 8 (1.57%) Red Hat
12 8 (1.57%) 3PAR
13 6 (1.18%) Fujitsu
13 6 (1.18%) F5
13 6 (1.18%) Veeam
13 6 (1.18%) AppSense
13 6 (1.18%) Dell
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Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + up to 25% bonus + Good benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
The People Network
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + flexible benefits
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Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Incentives
Posted: 2 days ago
London or Liverpool
QVC
Salary: Circa £60,000 (Knowsley) / £62,000 (London) based on experience (plus benefits)
Posted: 4 days ago
Lancaster, Lancashire
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Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum £60k & Bonus & Corporate Benefits Pa
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Chester, Cheshire
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
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Manchester, Lancashire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
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Macclesfield
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Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
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Cheshire
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Salary: £450 - £550 per day + NEGOTIABLE
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
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North West
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Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
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North West
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Manchester
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
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Manchester
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Salary: £37000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
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Cumbria
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Manchester
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