The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical 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 Technical Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architect
Rank 215 202 232
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Architect 37 36 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.50% 0.53% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.56% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 32 33 11
Average salary £50,000 £60,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +36.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £38,700 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £82,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-8.00% +4.16%
Technical 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
7046 6451 7066
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.72% 94.18% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 5724 5545 6120
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 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Technical Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Technical Architect
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Technical Architect Salary Trend in the North West

Technical Architect
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Architect across the North West region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Technical Architect Salary Histogram in the North West

Technical 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 Technical Architect within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 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
(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 -9 19 £49,500 -23.84% 2
Merseyside +12 8 £50,000 -24.52%
Cheshire -6 8 £52,500 -19.23% 2
Cumbria - 2 £62,500 - 1
Technical Architect
England

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Technical 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 Technical Architect in their job title.

1 35 (59.32%) .NET
2 32 (54.24%) C#
3 27 (45.76%) SQL Server
4 26 (44.07%) WPF
5 23 (38.98%) WCF
6 22 (37.29%) Java
7 18 (30.51%) MVC
8 16 (27.12%) Project Management
9 15 (25.42%) .NET Framework
9 15 (25.42%) Software Architecture
10 14 (23.73%) Requirements Analysis
10 14 (23.73%) Tandem
11 13 (22.03%) Technical Architecture
12 10 (16.95%) Microsoft
12 10 (16.95%) SQL
12 10 (16.95%) HTML
12 10 (16.95%) ASP.NET
13 9 (15.25%) CSS
13 9 (15.25%) ASP.NET MVC
14 8 (13.56%) HTML5
14 8 (13.56%) Degree
15 7 (11.86%) JavaScript
15 7 (11.86%) CSS3
16 6 (10.17%) SharePoint
16 6 (10.17%) Scrum
17 5 (8.47%) Stakeholder Management
17 5 (8.47%) Agile Software Development
17 5 (8.47%) TDD
17 5 (8.47%) jQuery
17 5 (8.47%) SOA

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Technical 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 Technical Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (10.17%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.08%) Node.js
3 2 (3.39%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (1.69%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.69%) Orchard CMS
4 1 (1.69%) CMS
4 1 (1.69%) IIS
4 1 (1.69%) Apache
4 1 (1.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.78%) TCP/IP
1 4 (6.78%) Internet
1 4 (6.78%) Firewall
2 2 (3.39%) VLAN
3 1 (1.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (45.76%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.08%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.39%) MySQL
3 2 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.69%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.39%) Maven
2 2 (3.39%) Apache Ivy
2 2 (3.39%) Ant
2 2 (3.39%) JUnit
General
1 4 (6.78%) Finance
2 3 (5.08%) Retail
3 1 (1.69%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (59.32%) .NET
2 26 (44.07%) WPF
3 23 (38.98%) WCF
4 15 (25.42%) .NET Framework
5 10 (16.95%) HTML
5 10 (16.95%) ASP.NET
6 9 (15.25%) CSS
6 9 (15.25%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (13.56%) HTML5
8 7 (11.86%) CSS3
9 5 (8.47%) jQuery
10 2 (3.39%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (3.39%) WF
10 2 (3.39%) LINQ
10 2 (3.39%) Spring Web Flow
10 2 (3.39%) Django
10 2 (3.39%) SOAP
10 2 (3.39%) Struts
10 2 (3.39%) Web Services
10 2 (3.39%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (23.73%) Tandem
2 2 (3.39%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (3.39%) Mainframe
2 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.69%) Open Source
3 1 (1.69%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.47%) Windows
2 4 (6.78%) UNIX
3 2 (3.39%) AIX
3 2 (3.39%) Solaris
4 1 (1.69%) Linux
4 1 (1.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (30.51%) MVC
2 16 (27.12%) Project Management
3 15 (25.42%) Software Architecture
4 14 (23.73%) Requirements Analysis
5 13 (22.03%) Technical Architecture
6 6 (10.17%) Scrum
7 5 (8.47%) SOA
7 5 (8.47%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (8.47%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (8.47%) TDD
8 4 (6.78%) OO
8 4 (6.78%) Kanban
8 4 (6.78%) Waterfall
8 4 (6.78%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (5.08%) IT Governance
9 3 (5.08%) CRM
10 2 (3.39%) RUP
10 2 (3.39%) DSDM
10 2 (3.39%) TOGAF
10 2 (3.39%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 32 (54.24%) C#
2 22 (37.29%) Java
3 10 (16.95%) SQL
4 7 (11.86%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.08%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.39%) Scala
6 2 (3.39%) COBOL
7 1 (1.69%) PHP
7 1 (1.69%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (13.56%) Degree
2 3 (5.08%) SC Cleared
2 3 (5.08%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.08%) MCSE
2 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (3.39%) CCIE
3 2 (3.39%) CCA
3 2 (3.39%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (3.39%) CCEA
3 2 (3.39%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.39%) MCSD
4 1 (1.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) SCCM
1 1 (1.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (16.95%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.78%) VMware
3 3 (5.08%) Oracle
4 2 (3.39%) Citrix
4 2 (3.39%) IBM
5 1 (1.69%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.69%) JBoss
5 1 (1.69%) Cisco
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