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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 67 68 76
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +8
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 220 262 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.93% 4.07% 3.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.03% 4.21% 3.58%
Number of salaries quoted 164 157 158
Median salary £65,000 £65,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £71,600 £75,000
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
5461 6226 6754
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.57% 96.81% 96.89%
Number of salaries quoted 4625 5081 5431
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £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 29 June 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 29 June 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 -12 128 £67,500 +3.84% 25
Cheshire +20 49 £65,000 +13.04% 4
Merseyside -8 17 £66,667 -4.07% 2
Lancashire +17 9 £47,500 +3.26%
Cumbria +7 6 £52,500 -19.23%
Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 121 (30.25%) Finance
2 100 (25.00%) TOGAF
3 99 (24.75%) .NET
4 84 (21.00%) Java
5 81 (20.25%) Agile Software Development
6 74 (18.50%) Oracle
7 72 (18.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 58 (14.50%) Microsoft
9 55 (13.75%) C#
10 53 (13.25%) Banking
10 53 (13.25%) Presales
11 48 (12.00%) SOA
11 48 (12.00%) Degree
12 47 (11.75%) ITIL
13 45 (11.25%) CRM
14 39 (9.75%) SQL
14 39 (9.75%) Data Centre
15 37 (9.25%) SQL Server
16 35 (8.75%) Enterprise Architecture
17 33 (8.25%) Business Intelligence
17 33 (8.25%) VMware
18 31 (7.75%) Zachman Framework
18 31 (7.75%) J2EE
18 31 (7.75%) Technical Architecture
19 30 (7.50%) SOAP
20 29 (7.25%) VMware Infrastructure
21 28 (7.00%) SaaS
22 27 (6.75%) Amazon AWS
22 27 (6.75%) Java EE
22 27 (6.75%) IBM

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 19 (4.75%) JBoss
2 18 (4.50%) Tomcat
3 15 (3.75%) CMS
4 12 (3.00%) Apache
5 10 (2.50%) Umbraco
6 9 (2.25%) SharePoint
7 8 (2.00%) Alfresco
7 8 (2.00%) Liferay
7 8 (2.00%) MS Exchange
7 8 (2.00%) Sitecore CMS
8 7 (1.75%) IIS
9 6 (1.50%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (1.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (1.00%) Skype for Business
10 4 (1.00%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.75%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.50%) Apache ServiceMix
12 2 (0.50%) Confluence
12 2 (0.50%) Mule
12 2 (0.50%) nginx
Applications
1 17 (4.25%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.75%) MS Office
2 7 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
2 7 (1.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.75%) SAP FI
3 6 (1.50%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (1.50%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (0.75%) SAP BPC
4 3 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.50%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.50%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.25%) HFM
6 1 (0.25%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.25%) SAP EHS
6 1 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.25%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 28 (7.00%) SaaS
2 27 (6.75%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (6.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 20 (5.00%) IaaS
5 17 (4.25%) PaaS
6 10 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (2.00%) Office 365
8 5 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.50%) GitHub
10 1 (0.25%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.25%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.25%) Force.com
10 1 (0.25%) Heroku
10 1 (0.25%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.25%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.25%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.25%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.75%) DNS
2 14 (3.50%) VPN
3 13 (3.25%) Firewall
4 12 (3.00%) WAN
5 8 (2.00%) MPLS
5 8 (2.00%) SAN
6 7 (1.75%) DHCP
7 6 (1.50%) LAN
8 5 (1.25%) TCP/IP
9 4 (1.00%) HTTP
9 4 (1.00%) Network Security
9 4 (1.00%) VoIP
10 3 (0.75%) H.323
11 2 (0.50%) CTI
11 2 (0.50%) Intrusion Detection
11 2 (0.50%) Skype
11 2 (0.50%) SSL
11 2 (0.50%) Unified Communications
12 1 (0.25%) Remote Desktop
12 1 (0.25%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (9.25%) SQL Server
2 21 (5.25%) Big Data
3 17 (4.25%) DB2
3 17 (4.25%) MySQL
3 17 (4.25%) NoSQL
4 12 (3.00%) MongoDB
5 10 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (2.00%) BusinessObjects
7 8 (2.00%) RDBMS
7 8 (2.00%) Relational Database
8 7 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (1.50%) Spotfire
10 5 (1.25%) Data Mining
11 4 (1.00%) Hadoop
11 4 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (0.75%) DataStage
12 3 (0.75%) InterSystems Cache
12 3 (0.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (2.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (1.75%) Visual Studio
3 6 (1.50%) ERwin
4 5 (1.25%) Eclipse
4 5 (1.25%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.75%) Ant
5 3 (0.75%) IntelliJ
5 3 (0.75%) JUnit
5 3 (0.75%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (0.75%) Selenium
6 2 (0.50%) JIRA
7 1 (0.25%) MorphX
7 1 (0.25%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 121 (30.25%) Finance
2 53 (13.25%) Banking
3 18 (4.50%) Marketing
4 15 (3.75%) Legal
5 13 (3.25%) Retail
5 13 (3.25%) Telecoms
6 8 (2.00%) Billing
6 8 (2.00%) Publishing
7 7 (1.75%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.50%) Back Office
8 6 (1.50%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (1.25%) Advertising
10 3 (0.75%) Electronics
10 3 (0.75%) Games
11 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.25%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (24.75%) .NET
2 31 (7.75%) J2EE
3 30 (7.50%) SOAP
4 27 (6.75%) Java EE
5 24 (6.00%) Web Services
6 20 (5.00%) REST
7 19 (4.75%) HTML
8 15 (3.75%) ASP.NET
8 15 (3.75%) CSS
8 15 (3.75%) XML
9 9 (2.25%) XSLT
10 8 (2.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (2.00%) Middleware
11 7 (1.75%) EJB
11 7 (1.75%) HTML5
11 7 (1.75%) JDBC
11 7 (1.75%) jQuery
12 6 (1.50%) Hibernate
12 6 (1.50%) Spring
12 6 (1.50%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 39 (9.75%) Data Centre
2 26 (6.50%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (6.00%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (3.25%) Management Information System
5 12 (3.00%) Computer Science
6 11 (2.75%) Hybrid Cloud
6 11 (2.75%) Visualisation
7 8 (2.00%) CMDB
8 7 (1.75%) iPad
8 7 (1.75%) Public Cloud
9 6 (1.50%) Video Conferencing
10 5 (1.25%) IVR
10 5 (1.25%) Social Media
10 5 (1.25%) User Experience
11 4 (1.00%) Data Structures
11 4 (1.00%) Taxonomies
12 3 (0.75%) Algorithms
12 3 (0.75%) FMCG
12 3 (0.75%) Mobile App
12 3 (0.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 24 (6.00%) Windows
2 12 (3.00%) Linux
3 11 (2.75%) Unix
4 10 (2.50%) Windows Server
5 6 (1.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.50%) AIX
7 2 (0.50%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.25%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (0.25%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 81 (20.25%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (18.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 53 (13.25%) Presales
5 48 (12.00%) SOA
6 47 (11.75%) ITIL
7 45 (11.25%) CRM
8 35 (8.75%) Enterprise Architecture
9 33 (8.25%) Business Intelligence
10 31 (7.75%) Technical Architecture
10 31 (7.75%) Zachman Framework
11 23 (5.75%) Open Source
11 23 (5.75%) Project Management
12 22 (5.50%) Service Management
13 21 (5.25%) Information Security
13 21 (5.25%) ITIL V3
14 20 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
14 20 (5.00%) Service Delivery
14 20 (5.00%) Software Delivery
15 19 (4.75%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 84 (21.00%) Java
2 55 (13.75%) C#
3 39 (9.75%) SQL
4 14 (3.50%) JavaScript
5 9 (2.25%) Scala
6 7 (1.75%) T-SQL
7 6 (1.50%) VB.NET
8 5 (1.25%) Python
9 4 (1.00%) ABAP
9 4 (1.00%) C
9 4 (1.00%) PowerShell
10 3 (0.75%) Perl
10 3 (0.75%) PHP
11 1 (0.25%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.25%) PL/1
11 1 (0.25%) Ruby
11 1 (0.25%) VB
11 1 (0.25%) X++
Qualifications
1 48 (12.00%) Degree
2 13 (3.25%) CISSP
2 13 (3.25%) Security Cleared
3 12 (3.00%) CISM
3 12 (3.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (2.75%) ISEB
5 10 (2.50%) PMI Certification
5 10 (2.50%) PMP
5 10 (2.50%) SC Cleared
6 7 (1.75%) CCNA
6 7 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (1.75%) MBA
7 6 (1.50%) EMC Certification
7 6 (1.50%) MCSE
8 2 (0.50%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.25%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.25%) MCITP
9 1 (0.25%) RHCE
9 1 (0.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.75%) COBIT
2 10 (2.50%) QA
3 8 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.50%) SLA
5 5 (1.25%) PCI DSS
6 4 (1.00%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.50%) SEPA
8 1 (0.25%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 29 (7.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (4.25%) Active Directory
3 8 (2.00%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (1.25%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.00%) Docker
6 2 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.50%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.25%) vCloud
7 1 (0.25%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 8 (2.00%) SCVMM
2 6 (1.50%) AirWatch
3 5 (1.25%) Puppet
4 4 (1.00%) SCCM
5 2 (0.50%) SCOM
5 2 (0.50%) WSUS
6 1 (0.25%) Ansible
6 1 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.25%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 74 (18.50%) Oracle
2 58 (14.50%) Microsoft
3 33 (8.25%) VMware
4 27 (6.75%) IBM
5 26 (6.50%) Cisco
6 24 (6.00%) Citrix
7 19 (4.75%) SAP
8 16 (4.00%) EMC
9 14 (3.50%) NetApp
10 12 (3.00%) HP
11 11 (2.75%) Juniper
12 10 (2.50%) Cognizant
12 10 (2.50%) Sitecore
13 8 (2.00%) BMC
13 8 (2.00%) CheckPoint
13 8 (2.00%) EPiServer
14 7 (1.75%) Informatica
15 6 (1.50%) Hyperion
15 6 (1.50%) Software AG
16 4 (1.00%) Teradata
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