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 20 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Architect
England / North West
Rank 81 93 88
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -5
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 205 157 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.40% 2.82% 2.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.52% 2.93% 3.06%
Number of salaries quoted 146 122 156
Median salary £65,000 £57,500 £62,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.04% -7.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,600
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000

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
5831 5365 6788
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.80% 96.49% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 4870 4505 5687
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 £24,001 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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 -5 150 £65,000 +6.55% 27
Cheshire +12 30 £72,500 +26.08% 6
Merseyside +19 18 £62,500 +35.87% 2
Lancashire - 2 - - 2
Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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.

1 121 (30.10%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (23.63%) Finance
3 83 (20.65%) Java
4 82 (20.40%) C#
5 76 (18.91%) Degree
6 73 (18.16%) TOGAF
7 68 (16.92%) DevOps
8 65 (16.17%) Amazon AWS
9 62 (15.42%) Retail
9 62 (15.42%) .NET
10 60 (14.93%) Microsoft
11 59 (14.68%) Enterprise Architecture
12 58 (14.43%) VMware
13 57 (14.18%) Scrum
14 53 (13.18%) Oracle
15 51 (12.69%) PHP
16 50 (12.44%) Microsoft Azure
16 50 (12.44%) Big Data
17 47 (11.69%) ITIL
17 47 (11.69%) SOA
17 47 (11.69%) Relational Database
18 44 (10.95%) Continuous Integration
18 44 (10.95%) SQL Server
18 44 (10.95%) Stakeholder Management
19 43 (10.70%) RDBMS
20 42 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
21 41 (10.20%) Computer Science
22 40 (9.95%) JavaScript
22 40 (9.95%) Presales
23 39 (9.70%) SQL

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 15 (3.73%) Apache
1 15 (3.73%) Apache Spark
2 14 (3.48%) Apache Pig
2 14 (3.48%) BizTalk Server
3 13 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
3 13 (3.23%) IIS
4 10 (2.49%) JBoss
4 10 (2.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 9 (2.24%) Tomcat
6 7 (1.74%) OpenStack
7 5 (1.24%) SharePoint
8 4 (1.00%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.25%) Apache ServiceMix
9 1 (0.25%) CMS
9 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.25%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.25%) Mule
9 1 (0.25%) nginx
9 1 (0.25%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 22 (5.47%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.49%) MS Office
3 4 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.25%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (1.00%) SAP HCM
2 3 (0.75%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.25%) Maximo
3 1 (0.25%) SAP APO
3 1 (0.25%) SAP MII
3 1 (0.25%) SAP PM
3 1 (0.25%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 65 (16.17%) Amazon AWS
2 50 (12.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (7.21%) SaaS
4 22 (5.47%) PaaS
5 20 (4.98%) IaaS
6 17 (4.23%) Google Cloud Platform
7 7 (1.74%) Office 365
8 6 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (1.00%) SuccessFactors
10 2 (0.50%) GitHub
11 1 (0.25%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.25%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.98%) SAN
2 15 (3.73%) WAN
3 13 (3.23%) DNS
3 13 (3.23%) Internet
4 10 (2.49%) LAN
5 9 (2.24%) DHCP
5 9 (2.24%) VPN
6 8 (1.99%) VLAN
7 6 (1.49%) Network Security
8 3 (0.75%) Broadband
8 3 (0.75%) HTTP
9 2 (0.50%) BGP
9 2 (0.50%) DWDM
9 2 (0.50%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.50%) IPsec
9 2 (0.50%) VoIP
10 1 (0.25%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.25%) LDAP
10 1 (0.25%) MPLS
10 1 (0.25%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (12.44%) Big Data
2 47 (11.69%) Relational Database
3 44 (10.95%) SQL Server
4 43 (10.70%) RDBMS
5 32 (7.96%) NoSQL
6 30 (7.46%) Data Warehouse
7 25 (6.22%) Hadoop
7 25 (6.22%) MySQL
8 18 (4.48%) MongoDB
9 14 (3.48%) Apache Hive
10 5 (1.24%) Amazon Redshift
10 5 (1.24%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 5 (1.24%) Oracle Database
11 4 (1.00%) Data Mining
11 4 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (0.75%) DB2
13 2 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 2 (0.50%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 8 (1.99%) Jenkins
2 5 (1.24%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.00%) Gradle
3 4 (1.00%) Maven
3 4 (1.00%) MSTest
3 4 (1.00%) NUnit
4 2 (0.50%) Moq
5 1 (0.25%) CircleCI
5 1 (0.25%) ERwin
5 1 (0.25%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.25%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.25%) Travis CI
General
1 95 (23.63%) Finance
2 62 (15.42%) Retail
3 21 (5.22%) Banking
4 16 (3.98%) Manufacturing
5 13 (3.23%) Telecoms
6 12 (2.99%) Local Government
6 12 (2.99%) Marketing
6 12 (2.99%) Military
7 11 (2.74%) Publishing
8 9 (2.24%) Legal
9 6 (1.49%) Advertising
10 3 (0.75%) Electronics
10 3 (0.75%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.25%) Automotive
12 1 (0.25%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (15.42%) .NET
2 38 (9.45%) Middleware
3 27 (6.72%) CSS
4 26 (6.47%) HTML
5 22 (5.47%) jQuery
6 20 (4.98%) ASP.NET
6 20 (4.98%) Spring
7 18 (4.48%) Java EE
8 17 (4.23%) AngularJS
8 17 (4.23%) Node.js
9 14 (3.48%) CSS3
9 14 (3.48%) HTML5
9 14 (3.48%) XML
10 13 (3.23%) Web Services
11 12 (2.99%) Apache Camel
11 12 (2.99%) Hibernate
11 12 (2.99%) REST
12 11 (2.74%) J2EE
13 10 (2.49%) ASP.NET MVC
13 10 (2.49%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 42 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (10.20%) Computer Science
3 36 (8.96%) Enterprise Software
4 29 (7.21%) Data Centre
5 27 (6.72%) Data Structures
6 26 (6.47%) Algorithms
7 20 (4.98%) Management Information System
8 15 (3.73%) Public Cloud
9 13 (3.23%) PKI
10 11 (2.74%) Mobile App
11 9 (2.24%) Hybrid Cloud
11 9 (2.24%) Video Conferencing
12 8 (1.99%) FlexPod
13 7 (1.74%) iPad
14 6 (1.49%) Internet of Things
14 6 (1.49%) N-Tier
14 6 (1.49%) PMI
15 4 (1.00%) Virtual Team
16 3 (0.75%) User Experience
16 3 (0.75%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 22 (5.47%) Linux
2 21 (5.22%) Windows
3 13 (3.23%) Windows Server
4 10 (2.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (2.24%) Apple iOS
6 7 (1.74%) Unix
7 5 (1.24%) Android
7 5 (1.24%) OpenVMS
7 5 (1.24%) Solaris
8 2 (0.50%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.25%) AIX
9 1 (0.25%) CentOS
9 1 (0.25%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (30.10%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (18.16%) TOGAF
3 68 (16.92%) DevOps
4 59 (14.68%) Enterprise Architecture
5 57 (14.18%) Scrum
6 47 (11.69%) ITIL
6 47 (11.69%) SOA
7 44 (10.95%) Continuous Integration
7 44 (10.95%) Stakeholder Management
8 40 (9.95%) Presales
9 37 (9.20%) OO
10 34 (8.46%) Open Source
11 33 (8.21%) Automated Testing
11 33 (8.21%) Kanban
12 31 (7.71%) Business Intelligence
12 31 (7.71%) RUP
12 31 (7.71%) SDLC
13 29 (7.21%) Risk Management
14 28 (6.97%) OOA/OOD
15 27 (6.72%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 83 (20.65%) Java
2 82 (20.40%) C#
3 51 (12.69%) PHP
4 40 (9.95%) JavaScript
5 39 (9.70%) SQL
6 20 (4.98%) Python
7 18 (4.48%) Ruby
8 16 (3.98%) C
9 9 (2.24%) C++
10 7 (1.74%) Bash Shell
10 7 (1.74%) Perl
11 5 (1.24%) PL/SQL
11 5 (1.24%) T-SQL
12 4 (1.00%) Apple Swift
12 4 (1.00%) Objective-C
12 4 (1.00%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.75%) Clojure
13 3 (0.75%) Scala
14 2 (0.50%) Go
15 1 (0.25%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 76 (18.91%) Degree
2 15 (3.73%) Security Cleared
3 12 (2.99%) MCSE
3 12 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (2.74%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (2.49%) CCNA
6 9 (2.24%) CISSP
6 9 (2.24%) DV Cleared
6 9 (2.24%) EMC Certification
7 7 (1.74%) CISM
7 7 (1.74%) ISSAP
8 6 (1.49%) Chartered Engineer
8 6 (1.49%) PMI Certification
8 6 (1.49%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.50%) ISEB
9 2 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.50%) MCSA
10 1 (0.25%) CCA
10 1 (0.25%) CCDP
10 1 (0.25%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.23%) QA
2 10 (2.49%) COBIT
2 10 (2.49%) Data Quality
3 9 (2.24%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.25%) GCP
4 1 (0.25%) GPG13
4 1 (0.25%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.25%) MiFID
System Software
1 35 (8.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (4.73%) Active Directory
3 15 (3.73%) Hyper-V
4 12 (2.99%) Docker
5 6 (1.49%) Firmware
5 6 (1.49%) Virtual Desktop
6 4 (1.00%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.50%) vCloud
8 1 (0.25%) KVM
8 1 (0.25%) Varnish
8 1 (0.25%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (3.73%) Puppet
2 14 (3.48%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (2.99%) Ansible
4 9 (2.24%) AirWatch
5 4 (1.00%) Data Guard
5 4 (1.00%) Oracle Identity Management
5 4 (1.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 3 (0.75%) Icinga
6 3 (0.75%) vRealize
7 2 (0.50%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.50%) Terraform
8 1 (0.25%) Mesos
Vendors
1 60 (14.93%) Microsoft
2 58 (14.43%) VMware
3 53 (13.18%) Oracle
4 23 (5.72%) Cisco
5 22 (5.47%) IBM
6 18 (4.48%) Google
7 17 (4.23%) Citrix
8 14 (3.48%) EMC
8 14 (3.48%) Rackspace
9 13 (3.23%) NetApp
10 12 (2.99%) SAP
11 9 (2.24%) HP
11 9 (2.24%) Software AG
12 8 (1.99%) ServiceNow
13 6 (1.49%) AppSense
13 6 (1.49%) Symantec
13 6 (1.49%) Teradata
13 6 (1.49%) Veeam
14 5 (1.24%) Siebel
15 4 (1.00%) JD Edwards
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Frazer John Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits £75,000 OTE
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £65000 per annum + Comprehensive Benefits Package
Posted: 13 hours ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £90,000 + Extensive benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Digital Gurus
Salary: £60000 - £80000.00 per annum + pension, healthcare, etc.
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Sandbach, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £1 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £50 - £58000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £58000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £60000.00 - £63000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £80,000 plus an attractive bonus, car and pension scheme
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £80,000-£95,000 plus package
Posted: 3 days ago
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Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £90,000 - £100,000 + Excellent Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Radbroke - Knutsford
Cognizant Technology Solutions
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
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Robert Walters UK
Posted: 17 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000-70,000k base and strong package
Posted: 6 days ago
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People Source Consulting
Salary: £58000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
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Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 24 days ago
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Salary: £50,000 - £85,000 per year
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Salary: Up to £91,535 at G6 up to £72,045 at G7 plus benefits
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Salary: Negotiable
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