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 24 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 76 76 77
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 221 242 257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.63% 3.62% 3.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.72% 3.73% 3.62%
Number of salaries quoted 156 166 197
Median salary £65,000 £65,000 £56,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +15.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,429 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,750 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £65,722 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year
+1.11% +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
5934 6480 7095
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.34% 96.93% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 4973 5374 5719
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 £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 24 August 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 24 August 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 -10 141 £65,000 - 18
Cheshire +10 38 £62,925 +4.87% 6
Merseyside +8 27 £62,500 -9.42% 4
Lancashire +17 8 £47,500 -19.49% 1
Cumbria - 2 £52,500 -
Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 August 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.

1 140 (33.02%) Finance
2 93 (21.93%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (21.93%) TOGAF
3 89 (20.99%) .NET
4 78 (18.40%) Java
5 77 (18.16%) Stakeholder Management
6 67 (15.80%) Oracle
7 63 (14.86%) Banking
8 59 (13.92%) ITIL
9 55 (12.97%) C#
10 52 (12.26%) CRM
11 51 (12.03%) Microsoft
11 51 (12.03%) Degree
12 49 (11.56%) Presales
13 47 (11.08%) SQL Server
14 44 (10.38%) Enterprise Architecture
15 43 (10.14%) SQL
16 40 (9.43%) SOA
16 40 (9.43%) Data Centre
17 39 (9.20%) Amazon AWS
18 35 (8.25%) Microsoft Azure
19 34 (8.02%) Big Data
20 32 (7.55%) SOAP
20 32 (7.55%) Business Intelligence
20 32 (7.55%) Technical Architecture
20 32 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
21 31 (7.31%) VMware
22 30 (7.08%) Service Management
22 30 (7.08%) Zachman Framework
22 30 (7.08%) Cisco

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 20 (4.72%) JBoss
2 18 (4.25%) Tomcat
3 15 (3.54%) Apache
4 12 (2.83%) CMS
5 11 (2.59%) IIS
6 10 (2.36%) BizTalk Server
7 9 (2.12%) SharePoint
8 7 (1.65%) Umbraco
8 7 (1.65%) WebSphere
9 5 (1.18%) MS Exchange
10 4 (0.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (0.71%) Skype for Business
11 3 (0.71%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.47%) Apache ServiceMix
12 2 (0.47%) Confluence
12 2 (0.47%) Mule
12 2 (0.47%) nginx
13 1 (0.24%) Cloud Foundry
13 1 (0.24%) Office Communications Server
13 1 (0.24%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 11 (2.59%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.94%) MS Office
3 3 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (3.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.89%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (1.42%) Oracle Financials
4 5 (1.18%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (0.94%) Oracle ERP
5 4 (0.94%) SAP FI
6 3 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.47%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.47%) SAP CO
7 2 (0.47%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.47%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.24%) HFM
8 1 (0.24%) SAP BPC
8 1 (0.24%) SAP EHS
8 1 (0.24%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 39 (9.20%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (8.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (6.37%) SaaS
4 25 (5.90%) IaaS
5 22 (5.19%) PaaS
6 13 (3.07%) Amazon EC2
7 11 (2.59%) Office 365
8 6 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.71%) GitHub
10 1 (0.24%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.24%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.24%) Force.com
10 1 (0.24%) Heroku
10 1 (0.24%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.24%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.24%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.24%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.25%) VPN
2 15 (3.54%) DNS
3 12 (2.83%) MPLS
4 11 (2.59%) Firewall
4 11 (2.59%) SAN
5 9 (2.12%) DHCP
6 7 (1.65%) WAN
7 4 (0.94%) HTTP
7 4 (0.94%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.94%) VoIP
8 3 (0.71%) LAN
8 3 (0.71%) Network Security
9 2 (0.47%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (0.47%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (0.47%) SSL
9 2 (0.47%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.24%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.24%) OSPF
10 1 (0.24%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.24%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (11.08%) SQL Server
2 34 (8.02%) Big Data
3 20 (4.72%) Data Warehouse
3 20 (4.72%) MySQL
4 14 (3.30%) DB2
4 14 (3.30%) NoSQL
4 14 (3.30%) Relational Database
5 13 (3.07%) MongoDB
5 13 (3.07%) RDBMS
6 8 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (0.94%) Amazon Redshift
9 3 (0.71%) Data Mining
9 3 (0.71%) DataStage
9 3 (0.71%) Hadoop
9 3 (0.71%) InterSystems Cache
9 3 (0.71%) Oracle BI EE
9 3 (0.71%) Oracle ODI
9 3 (0.71%) SAP BW
10 2 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (1.65%) Git (software)
2 6 (1.42%) Ant
3 5 (1.18%) Eclipse
4 4 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (0.71%) IntelliJ
5 3 (0.71%) JIRA
5 3 (0.71%) JUnit
5 3 (0.71%) Selenium
6 2 (0.47%) ERwin
6 2 (0.47%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.24%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.24%) Grunt
7 1 (0.24%) gulp
7 1 (0.24%) MorphX
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.24%) Subversion
7 1 (0.24%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 140 (33.02%) Finance
2 63 (14.86%) Banking
3 16 (3.77%) Legal
3 16 (3.77%) Telecoms
4 11 (2.59%) Marketing
5 10 (2.36%) Publishing
5 10 (2.36%) Retail
6 9 (2.12%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.89%) Billing
8 5 (1.18%) Advertising
8 5 (1.18%) Back Office
9 3 (0.71%) Electronics
10 2 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.24%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (20.99%) .NET
2 32 (7.55%) SOAP
3 27 (6.37%) J2EE
4 25 (5.90%) Java EE
4 25 (5.90%) Web Services
5 24 (5.66%) REST
6 23 (5.42%) HTML
7 19 (4.48%) CSS
8 13 (3.07%) XML
9 11 (2.59%) JSON
10 10 (2.36%) Middleware
10 10 (2.36%) Spring
11 9 (2.12%) jQuery
12 8 (1.89%) ASP.NET
13 7 (1.65%) EJB
13 7 (1.65%) Hibernate
14 6 (1.42%) ASP.NET MVC
14 6 (1.42%) HTML5
14 6 (1.42%) JMS
15 5 (1.18%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 40 (9.43%) Data Centre
2 32 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (6.37%) Enterprise Software
4 21 (4.95%) Computer Science
5 13 (3.07%) Hybrid Cloud
5 13 (3.07%) Management Information System
6 10 (2.36%) Data Integration
6 10 (2.36%) iPad
6 10 (2.36%) Public Cloud
7 9 (2.12%) Video Conferencing
8 8 (1.89%) CMDB
9 7 (1.65%) Private Cloud
10 6 (1.42%) Data Structures
11 5 (1.18%) Algorithms
11 5 (1.18%) Life Science
11 5 (1.18%) Visualisation
12 4 (0.94%) Driving Licence
12 4 (0.94%) FMCG
12 4 (0.94%) User Experience
13 3 (0.71%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 26 (6.13%) Windows
2 18 (4.25%) Linux
3 13 (3.07%) Unix
4 12 (2.83%) Windows Server
5 9 (2.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.24%) Solaris
6 1 (0.24%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (21.93%) Agile Software Development
1 93 (21.93%) TOGAF
2 77 (18.16%) Stakeholder Management
3 59 (13.92%) ITIL
4 52 (12.26%) CRM
5 49 (11.56%) Presales
6 44 (10.38%) Enterprise Architecture
7 40 (9.43%) SOA
8 32 (7.55%) Business Intelligence
8 32 (7.55%) Technical Architecture
9 30 (7.08%) Service Management
9 30 (7.08%) Zachman Framework
10 28 (6.60%) DevOps
10 28 (6.60%) Scrum
11 26 (6.13%) Open Source
11 26 (6.13%) PRINCE2
12 24 (5.66%) Business Analysis
12 24 (5.66%) ITIL V3
12 24 (5.66%) Software Delivery
13 23 (5.42%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 78 (18.40%) Java
2 55 (12.97%) C#
3 43 (10.14%) SQL
4 21 (4.95%) JavaScript
5 8 (1.89%) Python
5 8 (1.89%) Scala
6 6 (1.42%) Perl
6 6 (1.42%) PHP
7 4 (0.94%) Bash Shell
7 4 (0.94%) PowerShell
7 4 (0.94%) Ruby
7 4 (0.94%) T-SQL
7 4 (0.94%) VB.NET
8 3 (0.71%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.47%) ABAP
9 2 (0.47%) C
9 2 (0.47%) VB
10 1 (0.24%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.24%) VBA
10 1 (0.24%) X++
Qualifications
1 51 (12.03%) Degree
2 17 (4.01%) CISSP
2 17 (4.01%) PMI Certification
3 16 (3.77%) PMP
4 14 (3.30%) CISM
5 13 (3.07%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (3.07%) Security Cleared
6 11 (2.59%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (2.59%) SC Cleared
7 10 (2.36%) ISEB
8 9 (2.12%) CCNA
8 9 (2.12%) EMC Certification
8 9 (2.12%) MCSE
9 5 (1.18%) MBA
9 5 (1.18%) Oracle Certification
9 5 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (0.94%) GIAC
10 4 (0.94%) SANS
11 3 (0.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (0.47%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.36%) SEPA
2 8 (1.89%) COBIT
3 7 (1.65%) QA
3 7 (1.65%) SLA
4 6 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.94%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
System Software
1 29 (6.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (4.25%) Active Directory
3 8 (1.89%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (1.18%) Docker
4 5 (1.18%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.24%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 9 (2.12%) AirWatch
2 8 (1.89%) SCVMM
3 5 (1.18%) Puppet
4 2 (0.47%) SCCM
4 2 (0.47%) WSUS
5 1 (0.24%) Ansible
5 1 (0.24%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.24%) Perfmon
5 1 (0.24%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 67 (15.80%) Oracle
2 51 (12.03%) Microsoft
3 31 (7.31%) VMware
4 30 (7.08%) Cisco
5 29 (6.84%) IBM
6 24 (5.66%) Citrix
7 19 (4.48%) EMC
8 18 (4.25%) SAP
9 13 (3.07%) NetApp
10 12 (2.83%) HP
11 10 (2.36%) Juniper
12 9 (2.12%) Software AG
13 8 (1.89%) BMC
13 8 (1.89%) CheckPoint
14 7 (1.65%) Teradata
15 6 (1.42%) Cognizant
15 6 (1.42%) Hyperion
15 6 (1.42%) Salesforce.com
16 3 (0.71%) Informatica
16 3 (0.71%) webMethods
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Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bens
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Salary: £60k - 80k per year + Bonus & benefits
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Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
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Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
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