The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Architect
Rank 222 216 215
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Architect 23 29 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.32% 0.40% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.42% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 11 22 23
Average salary £57,500 £70,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.85% +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £77,500 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +8.33%
Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6750 6879 7198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.84% 94.78% 96.19%
Number of salaries quoted 5459 5881 6332
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Senior Architect
England

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 25 July 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 25 July 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
(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 -10 11 £62,250 -11.07% 2
Cheshire -8 8 £55,000 - 1
Merseyside - 2 £57,500 -
Senior Architect
England

Senior Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 19 (46.34%) Finance
2 11 (26.83%) TOGAF
3 10 (24.39%) Degree
4 9 (21.95%) Middleware
4 9 (21.95%) SAP
4 9 (21.95%) ERP
4 9 (21.95%) SOA
5 8 (19.51%) Project Management
5 8 (19.51%) Enterprise Architecture
5 8 (19.51%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (19.51%) SAP AFS
5 8 (19.51%) Logistics
6 7 (17.07%) Matrix Management
6 7 (17.07%) Technical Architecture
7 6 (14.63%) Supplier Management
7 6 (14.63%) COBIT
7 6 (14.63%) Quality Management
7 6 (14.63%) CMMI
7 6 (14.63%) Risk Management
7 6 (14.63%) PRINCE
7 6 (14.63%) Internet
7 6 (14.63%) RAD
7 6 (14.63%) SaaS
8 5 (12.20%) Information Architecture
8 5 (12.20%) .NET
8 5 (12.20%) HTML
8 5 (12.20%) C#
8 5 (12.20%) TDD
9 4 (9.76%) MVC
9 4 (9.76%) Zachman Framework

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 1 (2.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (19.51%) SAP AFS
2 1 (2.44%) SAP ERP
2 1 (2.44%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.63%) SaaS
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.63%) Internet
2 2 (4.88%) Firewall
2 2 (4.88%) Wireless
3 1 (2.44%) NAS
3 1 (2.44%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (2.44%) LAN
3 1 (2.44%) WAN
3 1 (2.44%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.32%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.44%) Big Data
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
General
1 19 (46.34%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Banking
2 3 (7.32%) Retail
3 2 (4.88%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.44%) Back Office
4 1 (2.44%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (21.95%) Middleware
2 5 (12.20%) HTML
2 5 (12.20%) .NET
3 4 (9.76%) ASP.NET
3 4 (9.76%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (7.32%) HTML5
4 3 (7.32%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (4.88%) J2EE
5 2 (4.88%) CSS
5 2 (4.88%) .NET Framework
5 2 (4.88%) WCF
6 1 (2.44%) LINQ
6 1 (2.44%) JSON
6 1 (2.44%) Apache Flex
6 1 (2.44%) JSP
6 1 (2.44%) XML
6 1 (2.44%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (2.44%) EJB
6 1 (2.44%) REST
6 1 (2.44%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Visualisation
1 3 (7.32%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.88%) FlexPod
3 1 (2.44%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.44%) ASIC
3 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.44%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.32%) Windows
2 2 (4.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.83%) TOGAF
2 9 (21.95%) ERP
2 9 (21.95%) SOA
3 8 (19.51%) Project Management
3 8 (19.51%) Logistics
3 8 (19.51%) Enterprise Architecture
3 8 (19.51%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (17.07%) Technical Architecture
4 7 (17.07%) Matrix Management
5 6 (14.63%) Supplier Management
5 6 (14.63%) Risk Management
5 6 (14.63%) Quality Management
5 6 (14.63%) CMMI
5 6 (14.63%) PRINCE
5 6 (14.63%) RAD
6 5 (12.20%) TDD
6 5 (12.20%) Information Architecture
7 4 (9.76%) BDD
7 4 (9.76%) Zachman Framework
7 4 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.20%) C#
2 4 (9.76%) Java
2 4 (9.76%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.88%) SQL
4 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.44%) C
4 1 (2.44%) PHP
4 1 (2.44%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (24.39%) Degree
2 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.88%) NCIE
2 2 (4.88%) VCP5
2 2 (4.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.63%) COBIT
2 2 (4.88%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (21.95%) SAP
2 4 (9.76%) Cisco
3 3 (7.32%) Oracle
4 2 (4.88%) F5
4 2 (4.88%) Juniper
4 2 (4.88%) NetApp
4 2 (4.88%) VMware
5 1 (2.44%) Google
5 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K base + 10K Bonus + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Blackburn
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 13 days ago