The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 94 85 76
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -9
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 155 218 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.74% 3.08% 3.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.85% 3.19% 3.49%
Number of salaries quoted 121 170 178
Average salary £55,000 £62,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
5438 6824 6306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.98% 96.56% 96.29%
Number of salaries quoted 4555 5782 5290
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Architect in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 8 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the North West region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +22 110 £55,000 -8.33% 27
Cheshire -9 33 £57,500 -10.85% 10
Cumbria +4 4 £52,500 +89.18% 2
Merseyside -37 2 £46,000 -28.12% 3
Lancashire -2 1 £75,000 +22.51% 2
Architect
England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Architect in their job title.

1 100 (25.19%) TOGAF
2 90 (22.67%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (22.67%) .NET
3 82 (20.65%) Java
4 79 (19.90%) Degree
5 74 (18.64%) Microsoft
6 62 (15.62%) Finance
6 62 (15.62%) Enterprise Architecture
7 53 (13.35%) Web Services
7 53 (13.35%) Windows
8 50 (12.59%) Oracle
9 48 (12.09%) C#
10 45 (11.34%) SQL Server
10 45 (11.34%) Presales
11 43 (10.83%) IBM
12 42 (10.58%) SQL
13 41 (10.33%) Data Centre
14 39 (9.82%) Management Information System
15 37 (9.32%) VMware
16 36 (9.07%) SOA
16 36 (9.07%) Continuous Integration
17 35 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
17 35 (8.82%) JavaScript
18 34 (8.56%) HTML
18 34 (8.56%) CSS
18 34 (8.56%) XML
19 31 (7.81%) ASP.NET
20 30 (7.56%) MS Office
20 30 (7.56%) Cisco
20 30 (7.56%) Technical Architecture

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 20 (5.04%) CMS
2 17 (4.28%) WebLogic
2 17 (4.28%) WebSphere
3 12 (3.02%) SharePoint
4 11 (2.77%) IIS
5 9 (2.27%) JBoss
5 9 (2.27%) MS Exchange
5 9 (2.27%) Sitecore CMS
5 9 (2.27%) Skype for Business
6 8 (2.02%) Alfresco
6 8 (2.02%) Liferay
6 8 (2.02%) Tomcat
6 8 (2.02%) Umbraco
7 6 (1.51%) OpenStack
8 5 (1.26%) Node.js
9 4 (1.01%) Apache Pig
9 4 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (1.01%) Office Communications Server
9 4 (1.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 30 (7.56%) MS Office
2 20 (5.04%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.50%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.25%) Revit
Business Applications
1 6 (1.51%) SAP FI
2 3 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.76%) JDE OneWorld
2 3 (0.76%) Oracle Retail
3 2 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.50%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.25%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.25%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 29 (7.30%) SaaS
2 21 (5.29%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (3.78%) IaaS
3 15 (3.78%) IBM PureFlex
4 9 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (1.76%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (1.01%) Amazon S3
6 4 (1.01%) Office 365
7 3 (0.76%) PaaS
7 3 (0.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (0.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (0.50%) AWS CloudTrail
8 2 (0.50%) Force.com
9 1 (0.25%) Amazon Glacier
9 1 (0.25%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.25%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.28%) Firewall
2 16 (4.03%) SAN
3 14 (3.53%) WAN
4 13 (3.27%) LAN
5 9 (2.27%) DNS
5 9 (2.27%) Internet
5 9 (2.27%) VPN
6 7 (1.76%) Wireless
7 6 (1.51%) iSCSI
7 6 (1.51%) Network Security
7 6 (1.51%) Software-Defined Networking
7 6 (1.51%) SSL
7 6 (1.51%) Wireless Security
8 5 (1.26%) Skype
9 3 (0.76%) H.323
9 3 (0.76%) HTTP
9 3 (0.76%) HTTPS
9 3 (0.76%) Unified Communications
10 2 (0.50%) TCP/IP
10 2 (0.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (11.34%) SQL Server
2 25 (6.30%) Big Data
3 23 (5.79%) Relational Database
4 21 (5.29%) NoSQL
5 18 (4.53%) DB2
5 18 (4.53%) Oracle Database
6 16 (4.03%) RDBMS
7 15 (3.78%) Oracle Exadata
8 14 (3.53%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (2.52%) MongoDB
9 10 (2.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (2.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (2.27%) BusinessObjects
10 9 (2.27%) Hadoop
11 7 (1.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 7 (1.76%) SAP BW
11 7 (1.76%) Spotfire
11 7 (1.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (1.51%) MySQL
12 6 (1.51%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 24 (6.05%) Visual Studio
2 21 (5.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (2.02%) ERwin
3 8 (2.02%) Selenium
4 4 (1.01%) Cucumber
4 4 (1.01%) SpecFlow
5 3 (0.76%) Jasmine
5 3 (0.76%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.50%) Ant
6 2 (0.50%) Artifactory
6 2 (0.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.50%) ClearCase
6 2 (0.50%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.50%) Gradle
6 2 (0.50%) Hudson
6 2 (0.50%) Maven
6 2 (0.50%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (0.50%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.25%) JIRA
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle Forms
General
1 62 (15.62%) Finance
2 29 (7.30%) Retail
3 21 (5.29%) Banking
4 17 (4.28%) Games
5 16 (4.03%) Manufacturing
6 14 (3.53%) Marketing
7 10 (2.52%) Pharmaceutical
8 9 (2.27%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.76%) Local Government
10 2 (0.50%) Billing
10 2 (0.50%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.50%) Legal
11 1 (0.25%) Advertising
11 1 (0.25%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.25%) Back Office
11 1 (0.25%) Law
11 1 (0.25%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (22.67%) .NET
2 53 (13.35%) Web Services
3 34 (8.56%) CSS
3 34 (8.56%) HTML
3 34 (8.56%) XML
4 31 (7.81%) ASP.NET
5 25 (6.30%) J2EE
6 24 (6.05%) Middleware
7 20 (5.04%) XSLT
8 18 (4.53%) jQuery
9 17 (4.28%) HTML5
10 15 (3.78%) IBM Integration Bus
10 15 (3.78%) WebSphere MQ
11 14 (3.53%) ASP.NET MVC
12 13 (3.27%) CSS3
12 13 (3.27%) WPF
13 9 (2.27%) EJB
13 9 (2.27%) JSP
13 9 (2.27%) Servlets
14 8 (2.02%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 41 (10.33%) Data Centre
2 39 (9.82%) Management Information System
3 29 (7.30%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (4.79%) FlexPod
5 15 (3.78%) Data Integration
5 15 (3.78%) VCE vBlock
6 14 (3.53%) Mobile App
6 14 (3.53%) Visualisation
7 12 (3.02%) Life Science
8 9 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (2.02%) Computer Science
10 7 (1.76%) Online Games
10 7 (1.76%) User Experience
11 6 (1.51%) Internet of Things
12 5 (1.26%) Hybrid Cloud
13 4 (1.01%) Fat Client
13 4 (1.01%) Informatics
13 4 (1.01%) Thin Client
14 3 (0.76%) Mobile Banking
14 3 (0.76%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 53 (13.35%) Windows
2 25 (6.30%) Linux
3 20 (5.04%) Solaris
4 17 (4.28%) AIX
5 16 (4.03%) Windows Server
6 15 (3.78%) HPUX
6 15 (3.78%) OS/400
6 15 (3.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (3.78%) SUSE
6 15 (3.78%) zOS
7 8 (2.02%) Android
7 8 (2.02%) Apple iOS
7 8 (2.02%) Unix
8 7 (1.76%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (1.26%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.76%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.25%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (0.25%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (25.19%) TOGAF
2 90 (22.67%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (15.62%) Enterprise Architecture
4 45 (11.34%) Presales
5 36 (9.07%) Continuous Integration
5 36 (9.07%) SOA
6 30 (7.56%) Mentoring
6 30 (7.56%) Technical Architecture
7 29 (7.30%) Business Intelligence
7 29 (7.30%) Project Management
7 29 (7.30%) TDD
8 28 (7.05%) E-Commerce
8 28 (7.05%) Requirements Analysis
9 27 (6.80%) MVC
10 24 (6.05%) SDLC
11 22 (5.54%) Migration
12 20 (5.04%) BDD
12 20 (5.04%) DevOps
13 19 (4.79%) Analytics
13 19 (4.79%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 82 (20.65%) Java
2 48 (12.09%) C#
3 42 (10.58%) SQL
4 35 (8.82%) JavaScript
5 19 (4.79%) Python
6 17 (4.28%) Ruby
7 14 (3.53%) C
8 13 (3.27%) T-SQL
9 8 (2.02%) Perl
10 7 (1.76%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.01%) Objective-C
11 4 (1.01%) PHP
11 4 (1.01%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.76%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.76%) R
13 2 (0.50%) ABAP
13 2 (0.50%) Apple Swift
13 2 (0.50%) Groovy
14 1 (0.25%) C++
14 1 (0.25%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 79 (19.90%) Degree
2 18 (4.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (4.03%) Security Cleared
4 14 (3.53%) MCSE
4 14 (3.53%) SC Cleared
5 9 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (2.02%) MCSD
7 7 (1.76%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (1.51%) HP ASE
8 6 (1.51%) HPE ATP
9 4 (1.01%) CISSP
9 4 (1.01%) MCSA
9 4 (1.01%) PMI Certification
9 4 (1.01%) PMP
9 4 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (0.76%) CISM
10 3 (0.76%) MCTS
10 3 (0.76%) NCDA
11 2 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.50%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.27%) PCI DSS
2 4 (1.01%) QA
3 3 (0.76%) SLA
4 2 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.25%) COBIT
5 1 (0.25%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.25%) PA-DSS
5 1 (0.25%) RMADS
5 1 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.25%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 35 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (6.30%) Hyper-V
3 24 (6.05%) Active Directory
4 15 (3.78%) KVM
5 4 (1.01%) HDFS
6 3 (0.76%) vSphere
7 2 (0.50%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.50%) vCloud
8 1 (0.25%) Docker
8 1 (0.25%) XenApp
8 1 (0.25%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (3.78%) Tivoli
2 10 (2.52%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (2.27%) Puppet
4 4 (1.01%) Hadoop YARN
4 4 (1.01%) Oozie
5 3 (0.76%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (0.76%) QRadar
6 2 (0.50%) SCCM
6 2 (0.50%) SCOM
6 2 (0.50%) StatsD
6 2 (0.50%) vRealize
7 1 (0.25%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 74 (18.64%) Microsoft
2 50 (12.59%) Oracle
3 43 (10.83%) IBM
4 37 (9.32%) VMware
5 30 (7.56%) Cisco
6 26 (6.55%) CheckPoint
6 26 (6.55%) HP
7 21 (5.29%) NetApp
7 21 (5.29%) Symantec
8 20 (5.04%) Juniper
8 20 (5.04%) SAP
9 17 (4.28%) Red Hat
10 15 (3.78%) BMC
10 15 (3.78%) Brocade
10 15 (3.78%) CA
10 15 (3.78%) Citrix
10 15 (3.78%) EMC
11 9 (2.27%) EPiServer
11 9 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
11 9 (2.27%) Sitecore
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