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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architect
Rank 214 209 249
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +40
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Architect 36 35 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.49% 0.52% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.54% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 25 26 20
Average salary £52,500 £65,000 £65,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.23% -1.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £42,500 £47,150
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £71,000 £73,250
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
6950 6476 7701
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.34% 95.35% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5973 5486 6807
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 19 December 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 December 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 +13 22 £52,500 -26.31% 1
Manchester -23 10 £48,250 -1.02% 2
Cumbria - 2 £10,500 -
Merseyside +12 1 - -
Technical Architect
England

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (45.45%) .NET
2 34 (44.16%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (38.96%) C#
4 29 (37.66%) SQL Server
5 28 (36.36%) WCF
6 27 (35.06%) WPF
7 20 (25.97%) Microsoft
8 19 (24.68%) Technical Architecture
8 19 (24.68%) SQL
9 17 (22.08%) Java
10 16 (20.78%) Windows
11 15 (19.48%) Software Architecture
12 14 (18.18%) Finance
13 13 (16.88%) .NET Framework
13 13 (16.88%) Project Management
13 13 (16.88%) MVC
13 13 (16.88%) JavaScript
14 12 (15.58%) VMware
14 12 (15.58%) VMware Infrastructure
15 11 (14.29%) MySQL
15 11 (14.29%) SOA
15 11 (14.29%) PHP
15 11 (14.29%) T-SQL
16 10 (12.99%) TDD
16 10 (12.99%) Enterprise Architecture
16 10 (12.99%) Requirements Analysis
16 10 (12.99%) Citrix
16 10 (12.99%) Tandem
17 9 (11.69%) Coaching
17 9 (11.69%) Load Balancing

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 7 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.19%) Office Communications Server
3 3 (3.90%) IIS
4 2 (2.60%) Apache
5 1 (1.30%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.30%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.30%) Documentum
5 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2003
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.79%) SaaS
2 1 (1.30%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.69%) Internet
1 9 (11.69%) Firewall
2 6 (7.79%) LAN
2 6 (7.79%) WAN
3 5 (6.49%) VLAN
4 4 (5.19%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.60%) Network Security
5 2 (2.60%) FTP
6 1 (1.30%) HTTP
6 1 (1.30%) DHCP
6 1 (1.30%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (37.66%) SQL Server
2 11 (14.29%) MySQL
3 8 (10.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (10.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (6.49%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.90%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (3.90%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.30%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.30%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 8 (10.39%) Visual Studio
2 5 (6.49%) MSI
3 1 (1.30%) JIRA
3 1 (1.30%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.30%) PowerBuilder
3 1 (1.30%) Ant
General
1 14 (18.18%) Finance
2 4 (5.19%) Law
3 3 (3.90%) Retail
4 2 (2.60%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.30%) Legal
5 1 (1.30%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (45.45%) .NET
2 28 (36.36%) WCF
3 27 (35.06%) WPF
4 13 (16.88%) .NET Framework
5 9 (11.69%) HTML
6 8 (10.39%) JSON
6 8 (10.39%) Symfony
7 7 (9.09%) HTML5
7 7 (9.09%) ASP.NET
7 7 (9.09%) CSS
7 7 (9.09%) SOAP
8 6 (7.79%) Doctrine
9 5 (6.49%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (6.49%) REST
9 5 (6.49%) ADO.NET
9 5 (6.49%) Application Packaging
9 5 (6.49%) MSMQ
10 4 (5.19%) jQuery
11 3 (3.90%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 3 (3.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.99%) Tandem
2 5 (6.49%) CMDB
3 3 (3.90%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.60%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (2.60%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.30%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.30%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.30%) FlexPod
5 1 (1.30%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (20.78%) Windows
2 4 (5.19%) AIX
2 4 (5.19%) Solaris
2 4 (5.19%) UNIX
3 2 (2.60%) Windows XP
3 2 (2.60%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.30%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.30%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.30%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (44.16%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (24.68%) Technical Architecture
3 15 (19.48%) Software Architecture
4 13 (16.88%) MVC
4 13 (16.88%) Project Management
5 11 (14.29%) SOA
6 10 (12.99%) TDD
6 10 (12.99%) Enterprise Architecture
6 10 (12.99%) Requirements Analysis
7 9 (11.69%) Load Balancing
7 9 (11.69%) Coaching
8 8 (10.39%) Data Management
9 7 (9.09%) CRM
9 7 (9.09%) Business Continuity
10 6 (7.79%) Mentoring
11 5 (6.49%) Technical Analysis
11 5 (6.49%) Infrastructure Management
11 5 (6.49%) Workflow
11 5 (6.49%) Migration
12 4 (5.19%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 30 (38.96%) C#
2 19 (24.68%) SQL
3 17 (22.08%) Java
4 13 (16.88%) JavaScript
5 11 (14.29%) PHP
5 11 (14.29%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.60%) C
6 2 (2.60%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 9 (11.69%) Degree
2 8 (10.39%) SC Cleared
2 8 (10.39%) Security Cleared
3 5 (6.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (6.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (5.19%) MCSD
4 4 (5.19%) MCSE
4 4 (5.19%) CCA
4 4 (5.19%) Citrix Certification
4 4 (5.19%) CCEA
4 4 (5.19%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.90%) CCIE
6 1 (1.30%) CCDP
6 1 (1.30%) MCTS
6 1 (1.30%) NCDA
6 1 (1.30%) NCIE
6 1 (1.30%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.79%) QA
System Software
1 12 (15.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (6.49%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.30%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.30%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (6.49%) SCCM
1 5 (6.49%) AppDNA
2 2 (2.60%) Tivoli
2 2 (2.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 20 (25.97%) Microsoft
2 12 (15.58%) VMware
3 10 (12.99%) Citrix
4 3 (3.90%) Cisco
5 2 (2.60%) IBM
5 2 (2.60%) Oracle
5 2 (2.60%) AppSense
6 1 (1.30%) Veeam
6 1 (1.30%) Sencha
6 1 (1.30%) HP
6 1 (1.30%) Sybase
6 1 (1.30%) Juniper
6 1 (1.30%) NetApp
6 1 (1.30%) Symantec
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £70000 per annum + pension, 25 days holiday, healthcare
Posted: 18 days ago