The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architecture
Rank 204 200 212
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +12
Permanent jobs citing Technical Architecture 39 47 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.56% 0.64% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 0.81% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 30 29 30
Average salary £55,750 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.88% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £74,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,500 £51,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-0.98% -7.27%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5625 5789 5594
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 80.50% 78.40% 76.57%
Number of salaries quoted 4451 4947 4955
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £60,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Technical Architecture
England

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 10 July 2014.

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 10 July 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 -3 17 £75,000 +66.66% 1
Cheshire -1 15 £67,500 +28.57%
Merseyside +3 5 £35,000 -22.22%
Lancashire +5 4 £49,250 +19.39%
Technical Architecture
England

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 36 (44.44%) Finance
2 24 (29.63%) SAN
3 22 (27.16%) C#
4 20 (24.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (23.46%) .NET
5 19 (23.46%) ITIL
5 19 (23.46%) EMC
5 19 (23.46%) Brocade
6 18 (22.22%) SQL Server
7 16 (19.75%) ASP.NET
7 16 (19.75%) SOA
8 13 (16.05%) WPF
9 12 (14.81%) Silverlight
9 12 (14.81%) MVVM
9 12 (14.81%) Java
10 11 (13.58%) WinForms
10 11 (13.58%) Software Engineering
11 10 (12.35%) MVC
11 10 (12.35%) JavaScript
11 10 (12.35%) HTML
11 10 (12.35%) CSS
11 10 (12.35%) Web Services
11 10 (12.35%) Microsoft
11 10 (12.35%) Project Management
11 10 (12.35%) Degree
12 9 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
12 9 (11.11%) Relational Database
12 9 (11.11%) N-Tier
12 9 (11.11%) SQL
12 9 (11.11%) TOGAF

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

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 8 (9.88%) SharePoint
2 6 (7.41%) Apache Pig
2 6 (7.41%) IIS
2 6 (7.41%) Apache
2 6 (7.41%) SAS
3 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (2.47%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.47%) Lync
4 1 (1.23%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.23%) GlassFish
4 1 (1.23%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (7.41%) SPSS
2 5 (6.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (9.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.70%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.41%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (7.41%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (7.41%) SaaS
1 6 (7.41%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (2.47%) Office 365
3 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (29.63%) SAN
2 6 (7.41%) Internet
3 5 (6.17%) NAS
4 2 (2.47%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 8 (9.88%) RDBMS
4 7 (8.64%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (7.41%) Data Mining
5 6 (7.41%) Hadoop
5 6 (7.41%) Apache Hive
5 6 (7.41%) MongoDB
5 6 (7.41%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (7.41%) NoSQL
5 6 (7.41%) HBase
5 6 (7.41%) Big Data
5 6 (7.41%) Sqoop
5 6 (7.41%) Triplestore
6 3 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (2.47%) DB2
8 1 (1.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Subversion
1 2 (2.47%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.23%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.23%) Ant
2 1 (1.23%) JUnit
2 1 (1.23%) Eclipse
General
1 36 (44.44%) Finance
2 4 (4.94%) Retail
2 4 (4.94%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.47%) Marketing
3 2 (2.47%) Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (39.51%) Architect
2 25 (30.86%) Team Leader
3 20 (24.69%) Developer
4 9 (11.11%) Software Engineer
4 9 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
4 9 (11.11%) C# Software Engineer
4 9 (11.11%) Software Team Leader
5 7 (8.64%) Senior Architect
5 7 (8.64%) Technical Architect
6 6 (7.41%) Data Architect
6 6 (7.41%) Applications Architect
6 6 (7.41%) Big Data Architect
7 5 (6.17%) .NET Developer
8 3 (3.70%) Software Architect
8 3 (3.70%) Applications Developer
8 3 (3.70%) Software Developer
8 3 (3.70%) Java Software Architect
8 3 (3.70%) Java Architect
8 3 (3.70%) Technical Developer
9 2 (2.47%) Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (23.46%) .NET
2 16 (19.75%) ASP.NET
3 13 (16.05%) WPF
4 12 (14.81%) Silverlight
5 11 (13.58%) WinForms
6 10 (12.35%) HTML
6 10 (12.35%) CSS
6 10 (12.35%) Web Services
7 8 (9.88%) .NET Framework
7 8 (9.88%) WCF
8 7 (8.64%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (8.64%) HTML5
9 6 (7.41%) MapReduce
10 5 (6.17%) CSS3
10 5 (6.17%) jQuery
10 5 (6.17%) Middleware
11 3 (3.70%) Spring
11 3 (3.70%) Java EE
11 3 (3.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 2 (2.47%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.11%) N-Tier
2 6 (7.41%) Open Source
3 5 (6.17%) Visualisation
4 2 (2.47%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.47%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.47%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.41%) Windows
1 6 (7.41%) Linux
2 2 (2.47%) Windows Mobile
2 2 (2.47%) Android
2 2 (2.47%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (24.69%) Stakeholder Management
2 19 (23.46%) ITIL
3 16 (19.75%) SOA
4 12 (14.81%) MVVM
5 11 (13.58%) Software Engineering
6 10 (12.35%) MVC
6 10 (12.35%) Project Management
7 9 (11.11%) TOGAF
7 9 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
8 8 (9.88%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (9.88%) CRM
9 7 (8.64%) RAD
10 6 (7.41%) OO
10 6 (7.41%) PRINCE
10 6 (7.41%) ETL
10 6 (7.41%) Quality Management
10 6 (7.41%) CMMI
10 6 (7.41%) Supplier Management
10 6 (7.41%) Enterprise Architecture
10 6 (7.41%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (27.16%) C#
2 12 (14.81%) Java
3 10 (12.35%) JavaScript
4 9 (11.11%) SQL
5 8 (9.88%) Python
6 6 (7.41%) R
6 6 (7.41%) Perl
6 6 (7.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (12.35%) Degree
2 6 (7.41%) Security Cleared
3 5 (6.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (4.94%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.47%) MCTS
5 2 (2.47%) MCITP
5 2 (2.47%) MCSE
5 2 (2.47%) MCSA
5 2 (2.47%) CISSP
6 1 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.23%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.41%) COBIT
2 2 (2.47%) QA
System Software
1 6 (7.41%) Apache Flume
2 2 (2.47%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.47%) Nmap
2 2 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.47%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.47%) XenApp
2 2 (2.47%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (2.47%) CORE IMPACT
3 2 (2.47%) Nessus
3 2 (2.47%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (23.46%) EMC
1 19 (23.46%) Brocade
2 10 (12.35%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.41%) VMware
4 5 (6.17%) Hitachi
5 2 (2.47%) Fujitsu
5 2 (2.47%) Kony
5 2 (2.47%) Oracle
5 2 (2.47%) Citrix
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago