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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Architect
England / North West
Rank 87 100 80
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -20
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 194 144 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.27% 2.61% 3.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.38% 2.72% 3.21%
Number of salaries quoted 157 117 168
Median salary £65,000 £55,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,600 £50,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,600 £76,000 £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
5736 5290 6658
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.57% 96.02% 96.96%
Number of salaries quoted 4849 4449 5691
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +5 139 £65,000 +18.18% 31
Cheshire +14 32 £72,500 +20.83% 5
Merseyside +4 21 £62,500 +12.61% 3
Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 124 (32.98%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (26.06%) Finance
3 80 (21.28%) Java
4 77 (20.48%) C#
5 60 (15.96%) Degree
6 59 (15.69%) Amazon AWS
6 59 (15.69%) .NET
7 58 (15.43%) DevOps
8 56 (14.89%) Microsoft
9 55 (14.63%) Scrum
9 55 (14.63%) Big Data
10 54 (14.36%) TOGAF
11 52 (13.83%) Retail
11 52 (13.83%) VMware
12 51 (13.56%) Oracle
13 48 (12.77%) ITIL
14 47 (12.50%) PHP
15 46 (12.23%) Microsoft Azure
16 45 (11.97%) Relational Database
17 42 (11.17%) Analytical Skills
18 41 (10.90%) Stakeholder Management
18 41 (10.90%) SOA
18 41 (10.90%) RDBMS
19 40 (10.64%) Enterprise Architecture
19 40 (10.64%) Presales
20 39 (10.37%) Continuous Integration
20 39 (10.37%) SQL Server
21 38 (10.11%) JavaScript
21 38 (10.11%) Computer Science
22 36 (9.57%) VMware Infrastructure

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 17 (4.52%) Apache
1 17 (4.52%) BizTalk Server
2 15 (3.99%) IIS
3 14 (3.72%) JBoss
4 13 (3.46%) Tomcat
5 12 (3.19%) Apache Pig
5 12 (3.19%) Apache Spark
6 11 (2.93%) Elasticsearch
7 10 (2.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 5 (1.33%) SharePoint
9 4 (1.06%) OpenStack
9 4 (1.06%) Oracle Service Bus
10 3 (0.80%) CMS
11 2 (0.53%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.53%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.27%) Apache ServiceMix
12 1 (0.27%) Cloud Foundry
12 1 (0.27%) Mule
12 1 (0.27%) nginx
12 1 (0.27%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 21 (5.59%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.60%) MS Office
3 4 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.27%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (0.80%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.27%) Maximo
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.27%) SAP APO
3 1 (0.27%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.27%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.27%) SAP MII
3 1 (0.27%) SAP PM
3 1 (0.27%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 59 (15.69%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (12.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (8.24%) SaaS
4 23 (6.12%) IaaS
5 22 (5.85%) PaaS
6 9 (2.39%) Google Cloud Platform
7 7 (1.86%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (1.60%) Office 365
9 2 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.27%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.27%) GitHub
10 1 (0.27%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.27%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.79%) SAN
2 14 (3.72%) DNS
3 13 (3.46%) Internet
4 11 (2.93%) DHCP
4 11 (2.93%) VPN
4 11 (2.93%) WAN
5 9 (2.39%) LAN
6 7 (1.86%) VLAN
7 6 (1.60%) Network Security
8 3 (0.80%) Broadband
8 3 (0.80%) HTTP
9 2 (0.53%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.53%) VoIP
10 1 (0.27%) BGP
10 1 (0.27%) DWDM
10 1 (0.27%) IPsec
10 1 (0.27%) LDAP
10 1 (0.27%) MPLS
10 1 (0.27%) Wireless
10 1 (0.27%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (14.63%) Big Data
2 45 (11.97%) Relational Database
3 41 (10.90%) RDBMS
4 39 (10.37%) SQL Server
5 33 (8.78%) Data Warehouse
6 32 (8.51%) NoSQL
7 26 (6.91%) MySQL
8 20 (5.32%) Hadoop
9 18 (4.79%) MongoDB
10 12 (3.19%) Apache Hive
11 7 (1.86%) Amazon Redshift
11 7 (1.86%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 5 (1.33%) Oracle Database
13 4 (1.06%) Data Mining
13 4 (1.06%) DB2
13 4 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
13 4 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 3 (0.80%) SAP BW
14 3 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 2 (0.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (1.33%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.06%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.06%) Gradle
2 4 (1.06%) Maven
2 4 (1.06%) MSTest
2 4 (1.06%) NUnit
3 2 (0.53%) Ant
3 2 (0.53%) Moq
4 1 (0.27%) CircleCI
4 1 (0.27%) ERwin
4 1 (0.27%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.27%) Travis CI
General
1 98 (26.06%) Finance
2 52 (13.83%) Retail
3 23 (6.12%) Banking
4 14 (3.72%) Telecoms
5 11 (2.93%) Manufacturing
5 11 (2.93%) Marketing
5 11 (2.93%) Publishing
6 10 (2.66%) Legal
6 10 (2.66%) Military
7 8 (2.13%) Local Government
8 6 (1.60%) Advertising
9 3 (0.80%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.53%) Electronics
10 2 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.27%) Automotive
11 1 (0.27%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (15.69%) .NET
2 34 (9.04%) Middleware
3 27 (7.18%) CSS
4 26 (6.91%) HTML
5 21 (5.59%) jQuery
6 20 (5.32%) Spring
7 17 (4.52%) ASP.NET
8 15 (3.99%) Node.js
8 15 (3.99%) REST
8 15 (3.99%) XML
9 14 (3.72%) AngularJS
9 14 (3.72%) Web Services
10 13 (3.46%) Java EE
10 13 (3.46%) SOAP
11 12 (3.19%) CSS3
11 12 (3.19%) HTML5
11 12 (3.19%) J2EE
12 10 (2.66%) Apache Camel
12 10 (2.66%) Hibernate
12 10 (2.66%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 42 (11.17%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (10.11%) Computer Science
3 35 (9.31%) Enterprise Software
4 31 (8.24%) Data Centre
5 25 (6.65%) Data Structures
6 24 (6.38%) Algorithms
7 15 (3.99%) Management Information System
7 15 (3.99%) Public Cloud
8 13 (3.46%) Visualisation
9 12 (3.19%) Data Integration
10 11 (2.93%) Hybrid Cloud
10 11 (2.93%) Mobile App
10 11 (2.93%) PKI
10 11 (2.93%) Video Conferencing
11 9 (2.39%) iPad
12 8 (2.13%) FlexPod
13 7 (1.86%) PMI
14 6 (1.60%) Internet of Things
14 6 (1.60%) N-Tier
14 6 (1.60%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 23 (6.12%) Linux
2 20 (5.32%) Windows
3 14 (3.72%) Windows Server
4 12 (3.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (2.39%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.60%) Solaris
7 5 (1.33%) Android
7 5 (1.33%) OpenVMS
7 5 (1.33%) Unix
8 1 (0.27%) AIX
8 1 (0.27%) CentOS
8 1 (0.27%) Debian
8 1 (0.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (32.98%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (15.43%) DevOps
3 55 (14.63%) Scrum
4 54 (14.36%) TOGAF
5 48 (12.77%) ITIL
6 41 (10.90%) SOA
6 41 (10.90%) Stakeholder Management
7 40 (10.64%) Enterprise Architecture
7 40 (10.64%) Presales
8 39 (10.37%) Continuous Integration
9 33 (8.78%) OO
10 32 (8.51%) Kanban
11 30 (7.98%) Automated Testing
12 29 (7.71%) Business Intelligence
12 29 (7.71%) Open Source
12 29 (7.71%) RUP
13 27 (7.18%) Analytics
14 26 (6.91%) CRM
14 26 (6.91%) PRINCE2
15 25 (6.65%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 80 (21.28%) Java
2 77 (20.48%) C#
3 47 (12.50%) PHP
4 38 (10.11%) JavaScript
5 34 (9.04%) SQL
6 19 (5.05%) Python
7 18 (4.79%) Ruby
8 13 (3.46%) C
9 9 (2.39%) Bash Shell
9 9 (2.39%) Perl
10 7 (1.86%) C++
11 6 (1.60%) PL/SQL
12 5 (1.33%) T-SQL
13 4 (1.06%) Apple Swift
13 4 (1.06%) Objective-C
14 3 (0.80%) Clojure
14 3 (0.80%) Scala
15 1 (0.27%) Apex Code
15 1 (0.27%) Go
15 1 (0.27%) X++
Qualifications
1 60 (15.96%) Degree
2 14 (3.72%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (3.72%) MCSE
2 14 (3.72%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (3.72%) Security Cleared
3 12 (3.19%) CCNA
4 11 (2.93%) EMC Certification
5 10 (2.66%) PMI Certification
6 9 (2.39%) DV Cleared
7 6 (1.60%) Chartered Engineer
8 5 (1.33%) SC Cleared
9 4 (1.06%) CISM
9 4 (1.06%) CISSP
10 3 (0.80%) ISEB
10 3 (0.80%) ISSAP
10 3 (0.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (0.80%) PMP
11 2 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.53%) MBA
11 2 (0.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.72%) QA
2 8 (2.13%) Data Quality
2 8 (2.13%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.80%) COBIT
4 2 (0.53%) SEPA
5 1 (0.27%) GCP
5 1 (0.27%) GPG13
5 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.27%) MiFID
5 1 (0.27%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (9.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (4.79%) Active Directory
3 13 (3.46%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.60%) Firmware
4 6 (1.60%) Virtual Desktop
5 5 (1.33%) Docker
6 4 (1.06%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.53%) vCloud
8 1 (0.27%) KVM
8 1 (0.27%) Varnish
8 1 (0.27%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (2.93%) AirWatch
2 7 (1.86%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (1.86%) Puppet
3 4 (1.06%) Ansible
3 4 (1.06%) Data Guard
3 4 (1.06%) Oracle Identity Management
3 4 (1.06%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 3 (0.80%) Icinga
4 3 (0.80%) vRealize
5 1 (0.27%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.27%) Terraform
Vendors
1 56 (14.89%) Microsoft
2 52 (13.83%) VMware
3 51 (13.56%) Oracle
4 27 (7.18%) Cisco
5 24 (6.38%) IBM
6 18 (4.79%) Citrix
7 16 (4.26%) EMC
8 13 (3.46%) NetApp
9 11 (2.93%) SAP
9 11 (2.93%) Software AG
10 10 (2.66%) Google
10 10 (2.66%) HP
10 10 (2.66%) Rackspace
10 10 (2.66%) Teradata
11 8 (2.13%) ServiceNow
12 6 (1.60%) AppSense
12 6 (1.60%) Symantec
12 6 (1.60%) Veeam
13 5 (1.33%) Dell
13 5 (1.33%) Siebel
Manchester, Lancashire
Greater Manchester Police
Salary: salary c £39k
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greater Manchester Police
Salary: salary c £39k
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greater Manchester Police
Salary: salary c £39k
Posted: 2 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Pension + Health
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £80,000k base, bonus & a fantastic range of additional benef
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £50 - £58000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £60000.00 - £62000.00 per annum + Car allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
HMRC
Salary: From £48,389 to £55,501 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £100,000 + car + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000 + extensive benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £60000.00 - £63000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £100,000 plus an attractive bonus, car and pension scheme
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £68,000 - £110,000 + extensive benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Sanderson
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hanover IT Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent progression opportunities
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £58000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £85,000 + package
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Frazer John Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000-80,000k base and excellent package
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Smartsearch Recruitment
Salary: c£45-50k + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000-70,000k base and strong package
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £110,000 - £125,000
Posted: 5 days ago