The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Architect
Rank 238 224 225
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Architect 15 25 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.23% 0.36% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.38% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 10 9 21
Average salary £70,000 £57,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.73% -17.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,700 £54,000 £52,700
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £66,000 £97,750
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Senior 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
6162 6574 7080
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.20% 94.86% 95.48%
Number of salaries quoted 5015 5312 6066
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Senior Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Senior Architect
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Architect across the North West region.

Senior Architect Salary Trend in the North West

Senior Architect
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Architect across the North West region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Senior Architect Salary Histogram in the North West

Senior 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 Senior Architect within the North West region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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 +2 13 £72,500 +11.53% 1
Cheshire -10 1 £40,000 -27.27%
Lancashire - 1 £43,000 -
Senior Architect
England

Senior Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Senior 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 Senior Architect in their job title.

1 9 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (38.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (38.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (38.10%) VMware
3 7 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 7 (33.33%) Citrix
4 5 (23.81%) CCA
4 5 (23.81%) Citrix Certification
4 5 (23.81%) Client/Server
4 5 (23.81%) MCSE
4 5 (23.81%) MCITP
4 5 (23.81%) Clustering
4 5 (23.81%) Publishing
4 5 (23.81%) Migration
4 5 (23.81%) XenApp
4 5 (23.81%) XenServer
4 5 (23.81%) XenDesktop
4 5 (23.81%) CCEE
5 4 (19.05%) Degree
5 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
5 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (14.29%) CISM
6 3 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
6 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 3 (14.29%) C#
6 3 (14.29%) Java
6 3 (14.29%) .NET
6 3 (14.29%) IIS

Senior Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Senior 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 Senior Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (14.29%) IIS
1 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 3 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) OmniGraffle
1 2 (9.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Axure RP
General
1 5 (23.81%) Publishing
2 2 (9.52%) Retail
2 2 (9.52%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) .NET
2 2 (9.52%) CSS
2 2 (9.52%) Sass
2 2 (9.52%) LESS
2 2 (9.52%) HTML
3 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
3 1 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (4.76%) Apache Camel
3 1 (4.76%) SOAP
3 1 (4.76%) JMS
3 1 (4.76%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (4.76%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (4.76%) Spring
3 1 (4.76%) JSF
3 1 (4.76%) Java EE
3 1 (4.76%) JSON
3 1 (4.76%) jQuery
3 1 (4.76%) Java EE 5
3 1 (4.76%) REST
3 1 (4.76%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 9 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (23.81%) Client/Server
2 5 (23.81%) Clustering
3 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
4 2 (9.52%) Smartphone
4 2 (9.52%) Taxonomies
4 2 (9.52%) User Experience
5 1 (4.76%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Migration
2 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (14.29%) Performance Management
3 3 (14.29%) Security Architecture
3 3 (14.29%) Portfolio Management
3 3 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
4 2 (9.52%) Waterfall
5 1 (4.76%) Open Source
5 1 (4.76%) TOGAF
5 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.76%) EAI
5 1 (4.76%) SOA
5 1 (4.76%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) C#
1 3 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (23.81%) MCITP
3 5 (23.81%) MCSE
3 5 (23.81%) CCA
3 5 (23.81%) Citrix Certification
3 5 (23.81%) CCEE
4 4 (19.05%) Degree
5 3 (14.29%) CISSP
5 3 (14.29%) MCSD
5 3 (14.29%) CISM
6 2 (9.52%) VCDX
6 2 (9.52%) VCAP
7 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
7 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (14.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (38.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (23.81%) XenApp
2 5 (23.81%) XenServer
2 5 (23.81%) XenDesktop
3 3 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
4 2 (9.52%) vSphere
4 2 (9.52%) vCloud
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) VMware
2 7 (33.33%) Citrix
3 3 (14.29%) Splunk
3 3 (14.29%) ArcSight
3 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 2 (9.52%) Adobe
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