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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 69 64 65
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 202 260 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.70% 4.21% 3.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.81% 4.37% 3.78%
Number of salaries quoted 153 155 174
Median salary £70,000 £62,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,600 £43,250
10% offered a salary of more than £89,500 £71,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £65,250 £62,500 £61,750
% change year-on-year
+4.40% +1.21%
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
5306 5956 6872
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.18% 96.44% 97.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4510 4791 5510
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 May 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 30 May 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 -11 122 £70,000 +12.00% 13
Cheshire +31 53 £66,700 +21.27% 9
Merseyside -16 8 £66,667 -4.76% 2
Cumbria -2 6 £50,000 -23.07%
Lancashire +2 2 £70,000 +47.36% 4
Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 May 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.

1 106 (28.57%) TOGAF
2 99 (26.68%) .NET
3 94 (25.34%) Finance
4 73 (19.68%) Agile Software Development
5 61 (16.44%) Java
6 60 (16.17%) Oracle
7 57 (15.36%) Microsoft
7 57 (15.36%) Presales
8 54 (14.56%) C#
9 49 (13.21%) Stakeholder Management
9 49 (13.21%) Degree
10 48 (12.94%) SQL
11 44 (11.86%) SOA
11 44 (11.86%) Enterprise Architecture
12 40 (10.78%) Banking
13 33 (8.89%) SQL Server
13 33 (8.89%) ITIL
14 31 (8.36%) CRM
14 31 (8.36%) Technical Architecture
14 31 (8.36%) Data Centre
15 29 (7.82%) Analytical Skills
15 29 (7.82%) Web Services
15 29 (7.82%) Business Intelligence
16 27 (7.28%) J2EE
17 26 (7.01%) VMware
17 26 (7.01%) Requirements Analysis
18 25 (6.74%) SaaS
19 23 (6.20%) Zachman Framework
19 23 (6.20%) ASP.NET
19 23 (6.20%) MS Excel

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 13 (3.50%) CMS
1 13 (3.50%) JBoss
1 13 (3.50%) Tomcat
2 10 (2.70%) Sitecore CMS
2 10 (2.70%) Umbraco
3 9 (2.43%) Alfresco
3 9 (2.43%) Liferay
4 8 (2.16%) MS Exchange
4 8 (2.16%) SharePoint
5 7 (1.89%) Apache
6 4 (1.08%) IIS
6 4 (1.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (0.81%) Skype for Business
7 3 (0.81%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.54%) Node.js
9 1 (0.27%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.27%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.27%) OpenStack
Applications
1 23 (6.20%) MS Excel
2 16 (4.31%) MS Office
3 7 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (1.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (2.43%) SAP FI
2 6 (1.62%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.08%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.81%) SAP BPC
5 2 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.54%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.27%) HFM
6 1 (0.27%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.27%) SAP EHS
6 1 (0.27%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.27%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 25 (6.74%) SaaS
2 20 (5.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (4.85%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (4.04%) IaaS
5 13 (3.50%) PaaS
6 9 (2.43%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (1.89%) Office 365
8 2 (0.54%) GitHub
9 1 (0.27%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.27%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.27%) Force.com
9 1 (0.27%) Heroku
9 1 (0.27%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.27%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.27%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.27%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.23%) WAN
2 9 (2.43%) Firewall
2 9 (2.43%) VPN
3 7 (1.89%) DNS
4 6 (1.62%) LAN
5 4 (1.08%) DHCP
5 4 (1.08%) SAN
5 4 (1.08%) VoIP
6 3 (0.81%) H.323
6 3 (0.81%) Network Security
7 2 (0.54%) CTI
7 2 (0.54%) MPLS
7 2 (0.54%) Skype
7 2 (0.54%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.27%) HTTP
8 1 (0.27%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.27%) Internet
8 1 (0.27%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.27%) SS7
8 1 (0.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (8.89%) SQL Server
2 17 (4.58%) Big Data
3 16 (4.31%) NoSQL
4 15 (4.04%) DB2
5 12 (3.23%) MySQL
6 11 (2.96%) BusinessObjects
7 10 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (2.70%) MongoDB
8 9 (2.43%) Spotfire
8 9 (2.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (1.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 6 (1.62%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (1.62%) Power BI
11 5 (1.35%) PowerPivot
12 4 (1.08%) Hadoop
13 3 (0.81%) Data Mining
14 2 (0.54%) RDBMS
14 2 (0.54%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 21 (5.66%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (4.58%) Visual Studio
3 9 (2.43%) ERwin
4 3 (0.81%) Eclipse
4 3 (0.81%) IntelliJ
4 3 (0.81%) JUnit
4 3 (0.81%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (0.81%) Selenium
5 2 (0.54%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.27%) MorphX
General
1 94 (25.34%) Finance
2 40 (10.78%) Banking
3 19 (5.12%) Marketing
4 18 (4.85%) Retail
5 12 (3.23%) Legal
6 11 (2.96%) Telecoms
7 9 (2.43%) Billing
7 9 (2.43%) Pharmaceutical
8 8 (2.16%) Publishing
9 6 (1.62%) Games
10 5 (1.35%) Advertising
11 4 (1.08%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.54%) Electronics
13 1 (0.27%) Back Office
13 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (26.68%) .NET
2 29 (7.82%) Web Services
3 27 (7.28%) J2EE
4 23 (6.20%) ASP.NET
5 22 (5.93%) SOAP
5 22 (5.93%) XML
6 21 (5.66%) HTML
7 17 (4.58%) CSS
7 17 (4.58%) Java EE
7 17 (4.58%) XSLT
8 12 (3.23%) REST
9 11 (2.96%) WPF
10 10 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (2.43%) HTML5
11 9 (2.43%) jQuery
12 7 (1.89%) EJB
12 7 (1.89%) JDBC
13 6 (1.62%) CSS3
14 5 (1.35%) MDX
14 5 (1.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 31 (8.36%) Data Centre
2 29 (7.82%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (5.39%) Enterprise Software
4 19 (5.12%) Management Information System
5 13 (3.50%) Visualisation
6 11 (2.96%) Computer Science
7 8 (2.16%) CMDB
7 8 (2.16%) Hybrid Cloud
8 6 (1.62%) Social Media
9 5 (1.35%) IVR
10 4 (1.08%) Data Integration
10 4 (1.08%) iPad
10 4 (1.08%) Public Cloud
10 4 (1.08%) Taxonomies
10 4 (1.08%) User Experience
11 3 (0.81%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.81%) FMCG
11 3 (0.81%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.81%) Video Conferencing
12 2 (0.54%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 15 (4.04%) Windows
2 8 (2.16%) Unix
3 7 (1.89%) Windows Server
4 5 (1.35%) Linux
5 3 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.54%) AIX
6 2 (0.54%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.27%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (28.57%) TOGAF
2 73 (19.68%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (15.36%) Presales
4 49 (13.21%) Stakeholder Management
5 44 (11.86%) Enterprise Architecture
5 44 (11.86%) SOA
6 33 (8.89%) ITIL
7 31 (8.36%) CRM
7 31 (8.36%) Technical Architecture
8 29 (7.82%) Business Intelligence
9 26 (7.01%) Requirements Analysis
10 23 (6.20%) Zachman Framework
11 21 (5.66%) SDLC
11 21 (5.66%) Software Engineering
12 20 (5.39%) Service Delivery
13 19 (5.12%) Continuous Integration
13 19 (5.12%) Information Security
13 19 (5.12%) Project Management
13 19 (5.12%) Security Architecture
14 17 (4.58%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 61 (16.44%) Java
2 54 (14.56%) C#
3 48 (12.94%) SQL
4 16 (4.31%) JavaScript
5 10 (2.70%) T-SQL
6 9 (2.43%) Scala
7 7 (1.89%) C
8 6 (1.62%) VB.NET
9 5 (1.35%) PowerShell
10 4 (1.08%) ABAP
11 3 (0.81%) Python
12 1 (0.27%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.27%) Perl
12 1 (0.27%) PHP
12 1 (0.27%) PL/1
12 1 (0.27%) Ruby
12 1 (0.27%) VB
12 1 (0.27%) X++
Qualifications
1 49 (13.21%) Degree
2 13 (3.50%) Security Cleared
3 11 (2.96%) CISM
3 11 (2.96%) CISSP
3 11 (2.96%) ISEB
3 11 (2.96%) SC Cleared
4 8 (2.16%) PMI Certification
4 8 (2.16%) PMP
5 6 (1.62%) MBA
5 6 (1.62%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.08%) CCNA
6 4 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.81%) EMC Certification
7 3 (0.81%) MCSE
8 2 (0.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.27%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.27%) MCITP
9 1 (0.27%) MCTS
9 1 (0.27%) NCIE
9 1 (0.27%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.16%) QA
2 7 (1.89%) COBIT
3 5 (1.35%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.35%) SLA
4 3 (0.81%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 22 (5.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (3.50%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.08%) Docker
4 3 (0.81%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.54%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.27%) vCloud
6 1 (0.27%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (2.16%) SCVMM
2 6 (1.62%) Puppet
3 3 (0.81%) AirWatch
3 3 (0.81%) SCCM
4 2 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.54%) SCOM
5 1 (0.27%) Ansible
5 1 (0.27%) Perfmon
5 1 (0.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 60 (16.17%) Oracle
2 57 (15.36%) Microsoft
3 26 (7.01%) VMware
4 22 (5.93%) Cisco
4 22 (5.93%) Citrix
5 20 (5.39%) SAP
6 18 (4.85%) IBM
7 15 (4.04%) NetApp
8 13 (3.50%) EMC
8 13 (3.50%) HP
9 11 (2.96%) Juniper
9 11 (2.96%) Sitecore
10 10 (2.70%) EPiServer
11 8 (2.16%) BMC
11 8 (2.16%) CheckPoint
11 8 (2.16%) Informatica
12 6 (1.62%) Cognizant
13 4 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
13 4 (1.08%) Teradata
14 3 (0.81%) webMethods
North West
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary Package
Posted: 15 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Sanderson
Salary: £63000 - £67000 per annum + Car Allowance & Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £95,000 - £120,000 + Generous Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Streamline Connections Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Robert Walters
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
JM
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Widnes, Cheshire
Sanderson
Salary: £64000 - £67000 per annum + Car Allowance & Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
North West England
Volaris Exec
Salary: £80000 - £115000 per annum + full comprehensive benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Sanderson
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus+Car
Posted: 3 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Cognizant
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bens
Posted: 18 days ago
Lancaster, Lancashire
Lancaster Council
Salary: £26k - 31k per year + Fanastic Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Merseyside
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Midlands OR Manchester
MillsHill
Salary: £0 - £65,000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000 - £49000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Sopra Steria Recruitment Limited
Salary: £45k to £50k + 15% flexible benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £85000.00 - £120000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
MDS
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 17 days ago