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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architect
Rank 220 205 240
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Architect 41 39 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.55% 0.57% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.61% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 37 37 8
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £39,900 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £82,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-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
7015 6440 7045
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.68% 93.93% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5787 5544 6021
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
Cheshire 0 16 £55,000 -15.38% 4
Manchester -7 15 £49,000 -10.90% 1
Merseyside +8 6 £50,000 -23.07% 1
Cumbria - 4 £62,500 -
Technical Architect
England

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 41 (59.42%) .NET
2 37 (53.62%) C#
3 32 (46.38%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (44.93%) SQL Server
5 30 (43.48%) WPF
6 28 (40.58%) WCF
7 21 (30.43%) Java
8 19 (27.54%) MVC
9 17 (24.64%) Technical Architecture
10 16 (23.19%) .NET Framework
10 16 (23.19%) Microsoft
10 16 (23.19%) Project Management
10 16 (23.19%) Software Architecture
11 15 (21.74%) SQL
12 14 (20.29%) Tandem
12 14 (20.29%) Requirements Analysis
13 11 (15.94%) HTML
13 11 (15.94%) ASP.NET
14 10 (14.49%) ASP.NET MVC
15 9 (13.04%) HTML5
15 9 (13.04%) CSS
15 9 (13.04%) JavaScript
16 8 (11.59%) T-SQL
16 8 (11.59%) SharePoint
16 8 (11.59%) Degree
17 7 (10.14%) SC Cleared
17 7 (10.14%) Security Cleared
17 7 (10.14%) SOA
17 7 (10.14%) Visual Studio
17 7 (10.14%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 8 (11.59%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.80%) Office Communications Server
3 3 (4.35%) Node.js
4 1 (1.45%) Orchard CMS
4 1 (1.45%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.45%) Documentum
4 1 (1.45%) CMS
4 1 (1.45%) IIS
4 1 (1.45%) Apache
4 1 (1.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.90%) SaaS
2 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.70%) Internet
1 6 (8.70%) Firewall
2 4 (5.80%) VLAN
2 4 (5.80%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.90%) LAN
3 2 (2.90%) WAN
3 2 (2.90%) HTTP
4 1 (1.45%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (44.93%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (5.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (5.80%) MySQL
3 3 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.90%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.45%) IDOL
5 1 (1.45%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (10.14%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.90%) Maven
2 2 (2.90%) Apache Ivy
2 2 (2.90%) Ant
2 2 (2.90%) JUnit
General
1 7 (10.14%) Finance
2 3 (4.35%) Retail
3 1 (1.45%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (59.42%) .NET
2 30 (43.48%) WPF
3 28 (40.58%) WCF
4 16 (23.19%) .NET Framework
5 11 (15.94%) ASP.NET
5 11 (15.94%) HTML
6 10 (14.49%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (13.04%) HTML5
7 9 (13.04%) CSS
8 6 (8.70%) CSS3
9 5 (7.25%) jQuery
10 4 (5.80%) SOAP
11 3 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web API
12 2 (2.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 2 (2.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 2 (2.90%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 2 (2.90%) REST
12 2 (2.90%) WF
12 2 (2.90%) Symfony
12 2 (2.90%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.29%) Tandem
2 6 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.90%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.90%) CMDB
3 2 (2.90%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (2.90%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.45%) Open Source
4 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.45%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.14%) Windows
2 6 (8.70%) UNIX
3 4 (5.80%) AIX
3 4 (5.80%) Solaris
4 1 (1.45%) Linux
4 1 (1.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (46.38%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (27.54%) MVC
3 17 (24.64%) Technical Architecture
4 16 (23.19%) Software Architecture
4 16 (23.19%) Project Management
5 14 (20.29%) Requirements Analysis
6 7 (10.14%) SOA
6 7 (10.14%) TDD
7 6 (8.70%) Scrum
7 6 (8.70%) Load Balancing
7 6 (8.70%) Coaching
8 5 (7.25%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (7.25%) OO
8 5 (7.25%) CRM
9 4 (5.80%) Migration
9 4 (5.80%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (5.80%) Kanban
9 4 (5.80%) Waterfall
9 4 (5.80%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (4.35%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 37 (53.62%) C#
2 21 (30.43%) Java
3 15 (21.74%) SQL
4 9 (13.04%) JavaScript
5 8 (11.59%) T-SQL
6 4 (5.80%) PHP
7 2 (2.90%) COBOL
8 1 (1.45%) Scala
8 1 (1.45%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (11.59%) Degree
2 7 (10.14%) SC Cleared
2 7 (10.14%) Security Cleared
3 5 (7.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (7.25%) MCSE
4 4 (5.80%) CCA
4 4 (5.80%) Citrix Certification
4 4 (5.80%) CCEA
4 4 (5.80%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (5.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (5.80%) MCSD
5 3 (4.35%) CCIE
6 1 (1.45%) CCDP
6 1 (1.45%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) SCCM
1 1 (1.45%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (23.19%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.70%) VMware
3 4 (5.80%) Citrix
4 3 (4.35%) Oracle
5 2 (2.90%) Cisco
5 2 (2.90%) IBM
6 1 (1.45%) JBoss
6 1 (1.45%) Juniper
6 1 (1.45%) Sitecore
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