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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 91 70 72
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +2
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 193 258 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.08% 3.81% 3.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.18% 3.95% 3.66%
Number of salaries quoted 128 178 215
Median salary £65,000 £62,500 £57,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +9.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,793 £50,429 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,750 £70,000 £72,500
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
6060 6537 7096
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.74% 96.60% 96.09%
Number of salaries quoted 5087 5435 5848
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 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -19 134 £65,000 - 21
Merseyside 0 31 £59,500 -8.46% 5
Cheshire -1 26 £63,425 +10.30% 3
Lancashire +13 1 £62,000 -
Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 131 (31.95%) Finance
2 96 (23.41%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (20.00%) TOGAF
3 82 (20.00%) .NET
4 74 (18.05%) Java
5 68 (16.59%) Stakeholder Management
6 64 (15.61%) Oracle
7 62 (15.12%) Banking
8 59 (14.39%) C#
9 58 (14.15%) ITIL
10 50 (12.20%) Degree
11 47 (11.46%) CRM
11 47 (11.46%) Microsoft
12 46 (11.22%) SQL Server
13 45 (10.98%) Presales
14 41 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
15 40 (9.76%) Big Data
15 40 (9.76%) SOA
16 39 (9.51%) Amazon AWS
17 38 (9.27%) Data Centre
18 37 (9.02%) Microsoft Azure
19 36 (8.78%) SQL
20 35 (8.54%) Analytical Skills
21 34 (8.29%) Business Intelligence
22 32 (7.80%) IBM
23 31 (7.56%) Windows
23 31 (7.56%) Scrum
23 31 (7.56%) SaaS
24 30 (7.32%) VMware
24 30 (7.32%) 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 20 (4.88%) Tomcat
2 19 (4.63%) JBoss
3 15 (3.66%) Apache
4 14 (3.41%) IIS
5 13 (3.17%) BizTalk Server
6 11 (2.68%) CMS
7 9 (2.20%) SharePoint
8 7 (1.71%) Umbraco
8 7 (1.71%) WebSphere
9 5 (1.22%) MS Exchange
9 5 (1.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (0.73%) Oracle Service Bus
10 3 (0.73%) Skype for Business
11 2 (0.49%) Apache ServiceMix
11 2 (0.49%) Confluence
11 2 (0.49%) Mule
11 2 (0.49%) nginx
12 1 (0.24%) Apache Spark
12 1 (0.24%) Office Communications Server
12 1 (0.24%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 12 (2.93%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.49%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (2.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.46%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (1.22%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.98%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (0.73%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.49%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.49%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.24%) HFM
7 1 (0.24%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.24%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.24%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.24%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 39 (9.51%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (9.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (7.56%) SaaS
4 23 (5.61%) IaaS
5 21 (5.12%) PaaS
6 10 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
7 9 (2.20%) Office 365
8 6 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.73%) GitHub
10 1 (0.24%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.24%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.24%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.88%) VPN
2 18 (4.39%) DNS
3 16 (3.90%) SAN
4 12 (2.93%) DHCP
4 12 (2.93%) MPLS
5 10 (2.44%) Firewall
6 7 (1.71%) WAN
7 5 (1.22%) LAN
8 4 (0.98%) Network Security
8 4 (0.98%) TCP/IP
8 4 (0.98%) VoIP
9 3 (0.73%) HTTP
9 3 (0.73%) HTTPS
9 3 (0.73%) Internet
9 3 (0.73%) VLAN
10 2 (0.49%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (0.49%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (0.49%) SSL
10 2 (0.49%) Unified Communications
11 1 (0.24%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (11.22%) SQL Server
2 40 (9.76%) Big Data
3 30 (7.32%) Data Warehouse
4 22 (5.37%) Relational Database
5 21 (5.12%) RDBMS
6 20 (4.88%) NoSQL
7 19 (4.63%) MySQL
8 12 (2.93%) MongoDB
9 10 (2.44%) DB2
10 7 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (1.46%) Amazon Redshift
11 6 (1.46%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 6 (1.46%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (1.22%) Hadoop
12 5 (1.22%) Oracle Database
13 4 (0.98%) SAP BW
14 3 (0.73%) DataStage
14 3 (0.73%) InterSystems Cache
14 3 (0.73%) Oracle BI EE
14 3 (0.73%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 6 (1.46%) Ant
2 5 (1.22%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.73%) JIRA
4 2 (0.49%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.49%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.24%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.24%) Gradle
5 1 (0.24%) Grunt
5 1 (0.24%) gulp
5 1 (0.24%) Subversion
5 1 (0.24%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 131 (31.95%) Finance
2 62 (15.12%) Banking
3 19 (4.63%) Retail
4 16 (3.90%) Telecoms
5 14 (3.41%) Legal
6 8 (1.95%) Manufacturing
6 8 (1.95%) Marketing
7 7 (1.71%) Publishing
8 6 (1.46%) Billing
9 5 (1.22%) Advertising
9 5 (1.22%) Back Office
10 2 (0.49%) Electronics
10 2 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.24%) Military
11 1 (0.24%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (20.00%) .NET
2 27 (6.59%) SOAP
3 23 (5.61%) Web Services
4 21 (5.12%) HTML
5 20 (4.88%) CSS
5 20 (4.88%) Java EE
5 20 (4.88%) REST
6 18 (4.39%) J2EE
7 13 (3.17%) Middleware
8 10 (2.44%) jQuery
8 10 (2.44%) XML
9 9 (2.20%) JSON
10 8 (1.95%) ASP.NET
10 8 (1.95%) Spring
11 6 (1.46%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (1.46%) JMS
12 5 (1.22%) ASP.NET Web API
12 5 (1.22%) WCF
13 4 (0.98%) AngularJS
13 4 (0.98%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 38 (9.27%) Data Centre
2 35 (8.54%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (6.34%) Enterprise Software
4 23 (5.61%) Computer Science
5 17 (4.15%) Management Information System
6 14 (3.41%) Hybrid Cloud
7 13 (3.17%) Public Cloud
8 12 (2.93%) Video Conferencing
9 10 (2.44%) Algorithms
9 10 (2.44%) Data Integration
9 10 (2.44%) Data Structures
9 10 (2.44%) iPad
10 7 (1.71%) Mobile App
11 6 (1.46%) Driving Licence
12 5 (1.22%) Life Science
12 5 (1.22%) Private Cloud
13 4 (0.98%) CMDB
13 4 (0.98%) Visualisation
14 3 (0.73%) N-Tier
14 3 (0.73%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 31 (7.56%) Windows
2 21 (5.12%) Linux
3 17 (4.15%) Windows Server
4 12 (2.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (2.20%) Unix
6 5 (1.22%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.98%) Android
8 1 (0.24%) AIX
8 1 (0.24%) Solaris
8 1 (0.24%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (23.41%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (20.00%) TOGAF
3 68 (16.59%) Stakeholder Management
4 58 (14.15%) ITIL
5 47 (11.46%) CRM
6 45 (10.98%) Presales
7 41 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
8 40 (9.76%) SOA
9 34 (8.29%) Business Intelligence
10 31 (7.56%) Scrum
11 28 (6.83%) DevOps
12 27 (6.59%) Zachman Framework
13 26 (6.34%) Service Management
14 25 (6.10%) PRINCE2
15 24 (5.85%) Business Analysis
15 24 (5.85%) MVC
15 24 (5.85%) Software Delivery
15 24 (5.85%) Technical Architecture
16 23 (5.61%) Risk Management
17 22 (5.37%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 74 (18.05%) Java
2 59 (14.39%) C#
3 36 (8.78%) SQL
4 20 (4.88%) JavaScript
5 12 (2.93%) PHP
6 10 (2.44%) Python
7 8 (1.95%) Perl
8 7 (1.71%) Ruby
9 6 (1.46%) Bash Shell
10 4 (0.98%) PowerShell
10 4 (0.98%) VB.NET
11 3 (0.73%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.73%) Scala
11 3 (0.73%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.24%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.24%) C
12 1 (0.24%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.24%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.24%) VB
12 1 (0.24%) VBA
Qualifications
1 50 (12.20%) Degree
2 16 (3.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (3.66%) Security Cleared
4 14 (3.41%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (3.41%) CISSP
5 13 (3.17%) PMI Certification
6 12 (2.93%) CCNA
6 12 (2.93%) EMC Certification
6 12 (2.93%) MCSE
6 12 (2.93%) PMP
6 12 (2.93%) SC Cleared
7 11 (2.68%) CISM
8 7 (1.71%) ISEB
9 5 (1.22%) Oracle Certification
9 5 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (0.98%) GIAC
10 4 (0.98%) SANS
11 3 (0.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (0.73%) MBA
12 2 (0.49%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.44%) SEPA
2 8 (1.95%) COBIT
3 6 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.46%) QA
4 5 (1.22%) Data Quality
4 5 (1.22%) SLA
5 4 (0.98%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 29 (7.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (5.12%) Active Directory
3 7 (1.71%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.98%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.73%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.49%) Docker
6 2 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.49%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 12 (2.93%) AirWatch
2 4 (0.98%) SCVMM
3 3 (0.73%) Data Guard
3 3 (0.73%) Oracle Identity Management
3 3 (0.73%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 2 (0.49%) SCCM
4 2 (0.49%) WSUS
5 1 (0.24%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.24%) Puppet
5 1 (0.24%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 64 (15.61%) Oracle
2 47 (11.46%) Microsoft
3 32 (7.80%) IBM
4 30 (7.32%) Cisco
4 30 (7.32%) VMware
5 23 (5.61%) Citrix
6 17 (4.15%) EMC
7 15 (3.66%) SAP
8 12 (2.93%) Software AG
9 11 (2.68%) HP
10 9 (2.20%) NetApp
11 8 (1.95%) Teradata
12 6 (1.46%) Hyperion
12 6 (1.46%) Juniper
13 5 (1.22%) Cognizant
13 5 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
14 4 (0.98%) BMC
14 4 (0.98%) CheckPoint
15 3 (0.73%) Siebel
16 2 (0.49%) Cognos
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Salt
Salary: £50000 - £68000 per annum + pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - 70,000 (Plus Excellent Package!!)
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Salary: Salary, Bonus, Pension, Holidays
Posted: 5 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £80000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Cognizant
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, 25 days
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60 - 80k + excellent, comprehensive package
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60 - 80k + excellent, comprehensive package
Posted: 4 days ago
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People Source Consulting
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + great benefits
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SceneOne Ltd.
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Posted: 17 days ago
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Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
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Salary: Competitive salary and company benefits
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