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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Architect
Rank 238 212 216
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Architect 18 24 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.24% 0.34% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.36% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 15 20 22
Average salary £57,500 £70,000 £53,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.85% +31.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £54,500 £45,250
10% offered a salary of more than £71,200 £77,500 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £70,000 £57,000
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +22.80%
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
7039 6714 7111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.78% 94.35% 96.38%
Number of salaries quoted 5690 5774 6185
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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
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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 -9 12 £57,000 -18.57% 1
Cheshire -22 3 £55,000 -
Merseyside - 2 £57,500 -
Senior Architect
England

Senior Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 21 (52.50%) Finance
2 10 (25.00%) Degree
2 10 (25.00%) TOGAF
3 9 (22.50%) Middleware
3 9 (22.50%) SAP
3 9 (22.50%) ERP
3 9 (22.50%) SOA
4 8 (20.00%) SAP AFS
4 8 (20.00%) Internet
4 8 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 8 (20.00%) Logistics
4 8 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (17.50%) Matrix Management
5 7 (17.50%) Technical Architecture
5 7 (17.50%) Project Management
5 7 (17.50%) Cisco
6 6 (15.00%) PRINCE
6 6 (15.00%) Quality Management
6 6 (15.00%) CMMI
6 6 (15.00%) RAD
6 6 (15.00%) Supplier Management
6 6 (15.00%) COBIT
6 6 (15.00%) Risk Management
6 6 (15.00%) SaaS
7 5 (12.50%) F5
7 5 (12.50%) Network Design
7 5 (12.50%) SC Cleared
7 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
7 5 (12.50%) ITIL
7 5 (12.50%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 2 (5.00%) IIS
1 2 (5.00%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (20.00%) SAP AFS
2 1 (2.50%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.00%) SaaS
2 2 (5.00%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (5.00%) Amazon S3
2 2 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.00%) Internet
2 5 (12.50%) Firewall
2 5 (12.50%) Wireless
3 2 (5.00%) SAN
3 2 (5.00%) IPsec
3 2 (5.00%) SNMP
3 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.00%) iSCSI
3 2 (5.00%) NAS
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (7.50%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.00%) MySQL
3 2 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.50%) Big Data
4 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
General
1 21 (52.50%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Retail
3 2 (5.00%) Financial Institution
3 2 (5.00%) Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Electronics
4 1 (2.50%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (22.50%) Middleware
2 4 (10.00%) .NET
2 4 (10.00%) HTML
2 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (7.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 3 (7.50%) HTML5
4 2 (5.00%) Web Services
4 2 (5.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (5.00%) WCF
5 1 (2.50%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (2.50%) REST
5 1 (2.50%) CSS3
5 1 (2.50%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (2.50%) LINQ
5 1 (2.50%) Apache Flex
5 1 (2.50%) XML
5 1 (2.50%) EJB
5 1 (2.50%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) FlexPod
2 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (2.50%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.50%) ASIC
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) Windows
2 2 (5.00%) Debian
2 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 9 (22.50%) ERP
2 9 (22.50%) SOA
3 8 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 8 (20.00%) Logistics
3 8 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (17.50%) Matrix Management
4 7 (17.50%) Technical Architecture
4 7 (17.50%) Project Management
5 6 (15.00%) PRINCE
5 6 (15.00%) Quality Management
5 6 (15.00%) CMMI
5 6 (15.00%) RAD
5 6 (15.00%) Supplier Management
5 6 (15.00%) Risk Management
6 5 (12.50%) Network Design
6 5 (12.50%) ITIL
7 4 (10.00%) MVC
7 4 (10.00%) TDD
7 4 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.50%) C#
2 3 (7.50%) Java
2 3 (7.50%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.00%) SQL
4 1 (2.50%) C
4 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (25.00%) Degree
2 5 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (5.00%) NCIE
3 2 (5.00%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.00%) COBIT
2 2 (5.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (5.00%) VMware ESX
1 2 (5.00%) vSphere
1 2 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (5.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) SCCM
1 2 (5.00%) SCOM
1 2 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (5.00%) OpenNMS
1 2 (5.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (22.50%) SAP
2 7 (17.50%) Cisco
3 5 (12.50%) F5
3 5 (12.50%) Juniper
4 4 (10.00%) Oracle
4 4 (10.00%) VMware
5 2 (5.00%) NetApp
5 2 (5.00%) Dell
5 2 (5.00%) Veeam
5 2 (5.00%) Acronis
6 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
North West England
Real Staffing
Salary: £68000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
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