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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architect
Rank 221 215 251
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Architect 27 27 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.39% 0.41% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.43% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 16 20 14
Average salary £52,500 £65,000 £61,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.23% +6.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £53,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £76,250 £70,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £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
6547 6279 7638
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.98% 95.12% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 5604 5296 6650
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 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 -11 12 £52,500 -22.22% 5
Cheshire +6 11 £50,000 -33.33% 3
Merseyside +11 3 £82,500 +50.00%
Cumbria - 2 £10,500 -
Technical Architect
England

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 22 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
1 22 (32.35%) .NET
1 22 (32.35%) Windows
1 22 (32.35%) Microsoft
2 19 (27.94%) Citrix
3 18 (26.47%) C#
3 18 (26.47%) VMware
4 17 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
4 17 (25.00%) SQL
4 17 (25.00%) WCF
5 16 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (23.53%) SQL Server
6 14 (20.59%) WPF
7 13 (19.12%) Finance
8 11 (16.18%) Enterprise Architecture
8 11 (16.18%) MySQL
8 11 (16.18%) T-SQL
8 11 (16.18%) JavaScript
8 11 (16.18%) PHP
9 10 (14.71%) TDD
9 10 (14.71%) Data Management
10 9 (13.24%) Load Balancing
10 9 (13.24%) Business Continuity
10 9 (13.24%) MVC
10 9 (13.24%) SOA
11 8 (11.76%) LAN
11 8 (11.76%) WAN
11 8 (11.76%) Cisco
11 8 (11.76%) Visual Studio
11 8 (11.76%) Firewall

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 (8.82%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.88%) Office Communications Server
3 3 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (4.41%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.41%) IIS
4 2 (2.94%) Apache
5 1 (1.47%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.47%) Documentum
Applications
1 1 (1.47%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.82%) SaaS
2 1 (1.47%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.76%) LAN
1 8 (11.76%) WAN
1 8 (11.76%) Firewall
2 7 (10.29%) VLAN
2 7 (10.29%) Internet
3 4 (5.88%) Network Security
4 3 (4.41%) DNS
4 3 (4.41%) DHCP
5 2 (2.94%) FTP
5 2 (2.94%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.47%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 11 (16.18%) MySQL
3 8 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.47%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.47%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 8 (11.76%) Visual Studio
2 7 (10.29%) MSI
3 1 (1.47%) JIRA
3 1 (1.47%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.47%) PowerBuilder
3 1 (1.47%) Ant
General
1 13 (19.12%) Finance
2 4 (5.88%) Law
3 2 (2.94%) Back Office
3 2 (2.94%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.47%) Legal
4 1 (1.47%) Banking
4 1 (1.47%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (32.35%) .NET
2 17 (25.00%) WCF
3 14 (20.59%) WPF
4 8 (11.76%) Symfony
4 8 (11.76%) JSON
5 7 (10.29%) Application Packaging
5 7 (10.29%) HTML
5 7 (10.29%) SOAP
6 6 (8.82%) Doctrine
7 5 (7.35%) .NET Framework
7 5 (7.35%) HTML5
7 5 (7.35%) REST
7 5 (7.35%) ADO.NET
7 5 (7.35%) ASP.NET
7 5 (7.35%) CSS
7 5 (7.35%) MSMQ
8 3 (4.41%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (4.41%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 3 (4.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (4.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.35%) CMDB
2 3 (4.41%) Data Integration
2 3 (4.41%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (4.41%) FlexPod
3 2 (2.94%) Tandem
3 2 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.47%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.47%) Taxonomies
4 1 (1.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (32.35%) Windows
2 6 (8.82%) UNIX
3 4 (5.88%) AIX
3 4 (5.88%) Solaris
4 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.94%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.94%) Linux
5 2 (2.94%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.47%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.47%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
3 11 (16.18%) Enterprise Architecture
4 10 (14.71%) Data Management
4 10 (14.71%) TDD
5 9 (13.24%) MVC
5 9 (13.24%) SOA
5 9 (13.24%) Business Continuity
5 9 (13.24%) Load Balancing
6 7 (10.29%) Migration
6 7 (10.29%) Software Architecture
6 7 (10.29%) Coaching
7 6 (8.82%) Mentoring
7 6 (8.82%) Workflow
7 6 (8.82%) Project Management
7 6 (8.82%) CRM
8 5 (7.35%) TOGAF
8 5 (7.35%) Technical Analysis
8 5 (7.35%) Infrastructure Management
9 4 (5.88%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 18 (26.47%) C#
2 17 (25.00%) SQL
3 11 (16.18%) T-SQL
3 11 (16.18%) JavaScript
3 11 (16.18%) PHP
4 7 (10.29%) Java
5 4 (5.88%) C
6 1 (1.47%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (11.76%) SC Cleared
1 8 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 7 (10.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (10.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (5.88%) Degree
3 4 (5.88%) MCSD
3 4 (5.88%) MCSE
3 4 (5.88%) CCA
3 4 (5.88%) Citrix Certification
3 4 (5.88%) CCEA
3 4 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (4.41%) CCIE
4 3 (4.41%) MCTS
4 3 (4.41%) NCDA
4 3 (4.41%) NCIE
4 3 (4.41%) VCAP
5 1 (1.47%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.82%) QA
System Software
1 16 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (10.29%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (4.41%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.41%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (10.29%) SCCM
1 7 (10.29%) AppDNA
2 2 (2.94%) Tivoli
2 2 (2.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 22 (32.35%) Microsoft
2 19 (27.94%) Citrix
3 18 (26.47%) VMware
4 8 (11.76%) Cisco
5 5 (7.35%) NetApp
5 5 (7.35%) HP
6 3 (4.41%) Symantec
6 3 (4.41%) Veeam
7 2 (2.94%) AppSense
7 2 (2.94%) Oracle
8 1 (1.47%) Sybase
8 1 (1.47%) Juniper
8 1 (1.47%) Sencha
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