The table below looks at the statistics for Technical Architecture skills 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 Architecture over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architecture
Rank 153 212 220
Rank change year-on-year
+59 +8
Permanent jobs citing Technical Architecture 85 37 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.41% 0.54% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.65% 0.66% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 76 23 32
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +18.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £33,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £55,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +7.84%
Technical Architecture
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5157 5629 5944
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 85.44% 82.60% 81.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4143 4526 5031
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £57,500 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Technical Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Technical Architecture across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Technical Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Technical Architecture
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Technical Architecture Salary Trend in the North West

Technical Architecture
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Architecture across the North West region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Technical Architecture Salary Histogram in the North West

Technical Architecture
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 Architecture within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 May 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 +51 42 £50,000 -25.92% 6
Cheshire +17 32 £45,000 -33.33% 1
Cumbria - 6 £65,000 -
Merseyside +3 3 £70,000 +100.00%
Lancashire - 2 £45,000 -
Technical Architecture
England

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing Technical Architecture also 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 that cited Technical Architecture.

1 63 (38.41%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (31.10%) SQL
2 51 (31.10%) .NET
2 51 (31.10%) Windows
3 49 (29.88%) C#
4 48 (29.27%) Microsoft
5 43 (26.22%) Java
6 42 (25.61%) Migration
7 39 (23.78%) Degree
8 37 (22.56%) SQL Server
9 36 (21.95%) Finance
9 36 (21.95%) Retail
10 35 (21.34%) Project Management
11 33 (20.12%) ASP.NET
12 30 (18.29%) Scrum
12 30 (18.29%) Business Analysis
13 28 (17.07%) Software Engineering
14 27 (16.46%) Banking
14 27 (16.46%) VMware
15 26 (15.85%) MVC
15 26 (15.85%) Retail Banking
16 25 (15.24%) SOA
17 24 (14.63%) JavaScript
18 22 (13.41%) Web Services
18 22 (13.41%) Linux
18 22 (13.41%) SharePoint
19 21 (12.80%) Cisco
19 21 (12.80%) PRINCE2
19 21 (12.80%) XML
19 21 (12.80%) C++

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing Technical Architecture also 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 that cited Technical Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 22 (13.41%) SharePoint
2 8 (4.88%) Office Communications Server
2 8 (4.88%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
3 3 (1.83%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.22%) WordPress
4 2 (1.22%) IIS
4 2 (1.22%) Lync
5 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.61%) Apache
5 1 (0.61%) Umbraco
Applications
1 19 (11.59%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.83%) MS Office
3 1 (0.61%) MS Project
3 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (9.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (5.49%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (1.22%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (4.88%) Office 365
3 5 (3.05%) Amazon Glacier
3 5 (3.05%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 5 (3.05%) Route 53
3 5 (3.05%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.05%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (3.05%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.61%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.71%) VLAN
2 4 (2.44%) Firewall
3 2 (1.22%) PABX
4 1 (0.61%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.61%) SAN
4 1 (0.61%) Internet
4 1 (0.61%) SSL
4 1 (0.61%) LAN
4 1 (0.61%) WAN
4 1 (0.61%) FTP
4 1 (0.61%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.61%) VPN
4 1 (0.61%) DNS
4 1 (0.61%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.61%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (22.56%) SQL Server
2 16 (9.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (9.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (5.49%) MySQL
5 5 (3.05%) Big Data
5 5 (3.05%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.61%) Redis
8 1 (0.61%) DB2
8 1 (0.61%) MS Access
8 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.61%) PHPUnit
1 1 (0.61%) Bower
1 1 (0.61%) Xdebug
1 1 (0.61%) Grunt
1 1 (0.61%) Behat
1 1 (0.61%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.61%) Git (software)
General
1 36 (21.95%) Finance
1 36 (21.95%) Retail
2 27 (16.46%) Banking
3 26 (15.85%) Retail Banking
4 6 (3.66%) Back Office
5 3 (1.83%) Legal
5 3 (1.83%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.22%) Local Government
6 2 (1.22%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.61%) Publishing
7 1 (0.61%) Billing
Job Titles
1 54 (32.93%) Architect
2 41 (25.00%) Consultant
3 36 (21.95%) Developer
4 21 (12.80%) Technical Architect
5 20 (12.20%) Solutions Architect
6 19 (11.59%) C# Developer
7 18 (10.98%) Analyst
8 14 (8.54%) Development Manager
8 14 (8.54%) Technology Consultant
9 13 (7.93%) Technical Consultant
10 10 (6.10%) Team Leader
10 10 (6.10%) Agile C# Developer
11 9 (5.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 9 (5.49%) Technical Manager
12 8 (4.88%) Software Manager
12 8 (4.88%) Software Development Manager
12 8 (4.88%) Project Manager
13 7 (4.27%) Service Architect
13 7 (4.27%) Technical Design Architect
14 6 (3.66%) Implementation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (31.10%) .NET
2 33 (20.12%) ASP.NET
3 22 (13.41%) Web Services
4 21 (12.80%) XML
5 16 (9.76%) HTML
6 12 (7.32%) .NET Framework
6 12 (7.32%) WCF
6 12 (7.32%) J2EE
6 12 (7.32%) CSS
7 11 (6.71%) WinForms
8 9 (5.49%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (5.49%) Entity Framework
9 7 (4.27%) REST
10 6 (3.66%) Spring
11 5 (3.05%) JSON
12 4 (2.44%) jQuery
12 4 (2.44%) HTML5
13 3 (1.83%) Laravel
13 3 (1.83%) PhoneGap
13 3 (1.83%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.98%) Data Centre
2 9 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.05%) Mobile App
3 5 (3.05%) Replication
3 5 (3.05%) Mathematics
3 5 (3.05%) Telematics
4 4 (2.44%) Clustering
5 3 (1.83%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.22%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.22%) Data Extraction
6 2 (1.22%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.61%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.61%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.61%) NHS
7 1 (0.61%) Statistics
7 1 (0.61%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.61%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.61%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 51 (31.10%) Windows
2 22 (13.41%) Linux
3 11 (6.71%) UNIX
3 11 (6.71%) AIX
3 11 (6.71%) Solaris
4 8 (4.88%) Android
4 8 (4.88%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.83%) HPUX
5 3 (1.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.61%) Windows CE
6 1 (0.61%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (38.41%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (25.61%) Migration
3 35 (21.34%) Project Management
4 30 (18.29%) Scrum
4 30 (18.29%) Business Analysis
5 28 (17.07%) Software Engineering
6 26 (15.85%) MVC
7 25 (15.24%) SOA
8 21 (12.80%) PRINCE2
9 15 (9.15%) Load Balancing
9 15 (9.15%) CRM
10 12 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (7.32%) Web Development
11 10 (6.10%) Service Delivery
11 10 (6.10%) Service Management
11 10 (6.10%) ITIL
12 9 (5.49%) DevOps
12 9 (5.49%) TDD
12 9 (5.49%) Document Management
13 8 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (31.10%) SQL
2 49 (29.88%) C#
3 43 (26.22%) Java
4 24 (14.63%) JavaScript
5 21 (12.80%) C++
6 11 (6.71%) PHP
7 6 (3.66%) Scala
7 6 (3.66%) C
8 4 (2.44%) T-SQL
8 4 (2.44%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.61%) VBA
9 1 (0.61%) Python
9 1 (0.61%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 39 (23.78%) Degree
2 18 (10.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (9.15%) Security Cleared
4 13 (7.93%) SC Cleared
5 9 (5.49%) MCSE
6 8 (4.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (4.88%) CCA
6 8 (4.88%) Citrix Certification
6 8 (4.88%) CCEA
6 8 (4.88%) MCSD
7 4 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.22%) PMP
8 2 (1.22%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.61%) CISM
9 1 (0.61%) CISSP
9 1 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.61%) CCNA
9 1 (0.61%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.27%) SLA
2 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.61%) QA
System Software
1 20 (12.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.44%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.83%) SCCM
1 3 (1.83%) SCOM
2 2 (1.22%) Plesk
2 2 (1.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.61%) Puppet
3 1 (0.61%) Capistrano
3 1 (0.61%) Ansible
3 1 (0.61%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.61%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.61%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 48 (29.27%) Microsoft
2 27 (16.46%) VMware
3 21 (12.80%) Cisco
4 17 (10.37%) Citrix
5 15 (9.15%) Oracle
6 12 (7.32%) HP
7 8 (4.88%) EMC
8 7 (4.27%) IBM
9 6 (3.66%) Red Hat
10 4 (2.44%) NetApp
11 3 (1.83%) Adobe
12 2 (1.22%) Veeam
12 2 (1.22%) Polycom
12 2 (1.22%) Dell
12 2 (1.22%) SAP
12 2 (1.22%) NEC
12 2 (1.22%) Symantec
12 2 (1.22%) Ariba
12 2 (1.22%) MobileIron
12 2 (1.22%) Sencha
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