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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architecture
Rank 211 218 195
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -23
Permanent jobs citing Technical Architecture 44 30 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.65% 0.41% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 0.49% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 33 25 28
Average salary £60,000 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,800 £32,500 £41,100
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £80,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -
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
5783 6159 5426
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 86.01% 83.58% 79.94%
Number of salaries quoted 4813 4927 4607
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 +10 25 £57,500 +2.67% 3
Cheshire +3 14 £60,000 +87.50% 4
Lancashire +2 3 - -
Merseyside +11 2 £70,000 +55.55%
Technical Architecture
England

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 46 (35.94%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (29.69%) Microsoft
3 36 (28.13%) Java
4 35 (27.34%) Project Management
4 35 (27.34%) Finance
5 34 (26.56%) SQL Server
6 33 (25.78%) .NET
7 32 (25.00%) Migration
8 30 (23.44%) C#
9 27 (21.09%) SQL
9 27 (21.09%) SOA
10 25 (19.53%) JavaScript
11 24 (18.75%) ASP.NET
11 24 (18.75%) Web Services
11 24 (18.75%) PRINCE2
11 24 (18.75%) Business Analysis
12 22 (17.19%) Banking
12 22 (17.19%) Retail
12 22 (17.19%) SharePoint
13 21 (16.41%) Windows
14 18 (14.06%) XML
14 18 (14.06%) HTML
14 18 (14.06%) VMware
14 18 (14.06%) Scrum
14 18 (14.06%) Degree
14 18 (14.06%) Analytical Skills
15 17 (13.28%) VMware Infrastructure
15 17 (13.28%) Software Engineering
16 16 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 16 (12.50%) Retail Banking

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (17.19%) SharePoint
2 7 (5.47%) MS Exchange
3 5 (3.91%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
3 5 (3.91%) WebSphere
3 5 (3.91%) Office Communications Server
4 3 (2.34%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
5 2 (1.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.56%) WordPress
5 2 (1.56%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.78%) Apache
6 1 (0.78%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.78%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 14 (10.94%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.34%) MS Office
3 1 (0.78%) MS Project
3 1 (0.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (10.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (7.03%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (1.56%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 14 (10.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (10.16%) Office 365
3 7 (5.47%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (3.91%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (3.91%) Amazon S3
4 5 (3.91%) Route 53
4 5 (3.91%) Amazon Glacier
4 5 (3.91%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.91%) VLAN
2 4 (3.13%) Internet
3 2 (1.56%) Firewall
4 1 (0.78%) Network Security
4 1 (0.78%) LAN
4 1 (0.78%) WAN
4 1 (0.78%) HTTP
4 1 (0.78%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (26.56%) SQL Server
2 16 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (11.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (3.91%) MySQL
4 5 (3.91%) Big Data
4 5 (3.91%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (3.91%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (2.34%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.56%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.78%) DB2
7 1 (0.78%) MS Access
7 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (1.56%) Selenium
1 2 (1.56%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.78%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.78%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.78%) Mercurial
General
1 35 (27.34%) Finance
2 22 (17.19%) Banking
2 22 (17.19%) Retail
3 16 (12.50%) Retail Banking
4 2 (1.56%) Online Betting
4 2 (1.56%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.56%) Back Office
4 2 (1.56%) Games
5 1 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.78%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 46 (35.94%) Architect
2 30 (23.44%) Consultant
3 27 (21.09%) Developer
4 18 (14.06%) Technical Architect
5 13 (10.16%) Analyst
6 12 (9.38%) Technology Consultant
7 11 (8.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 11 (8.59%) C# Developer
8 9 (7.03%) Technical Consultant
9 7 (5.47%) Principle Consultant
9 7 (5.47%) Technical Manager
9 7 (5.47%) Project Manager
9 7 (5.47%) Enterprise Architect
9 7 (5.47%) Software Consultant
9 7 (5.47%) Senior Architect
10 6 (4.69%) Solutions Architect
11 5 (3.91%) Java Architect
11 5 (3.91%) Senior Java Architect
11 5 (3.91%) DevOps Architect
12 4 (3.13%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (25.78%) .NET
2 24 (18.75%) ASP.NET
2 24 (18.75%) Web Services
3 18 (14.06%) XML
3 18 (14.06%) HTML
4 15 (11.72%) CSS
5 13 (10.16%) WCF
6 12 (9.38%) .NET Framework
7 11 (8.59%) Spring
8 9 (7.03%) JSON
8 9 (7.03%) Entity Framework
8 9 (7.03%) REST
9 8 (6.25%) jQuery
10 7 (5.47%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (5.47%) HTML5
11 6 (4.69%) J2EE
12 5 (3.91%) WebSphere MQ
12 5 (3.91%) Middleware
13 4 (3.13%) CSS3
13 4 (3.13%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.06%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 7 (5.47%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.69%) Replication
4 6 (4.69%) Data Integration
5 5 (3.91%) Telematics
5 5 (3.91%) Mobile App
5 5 (3.91%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.56%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.56%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.56%) Social Media
6 2 (1.56%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.78%) New Media
7 1 (0.78%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.78%) User Experience
7 1 (0.78%) NHS
7 1 (0.78%) Life Science
7 1 (0.78%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.78%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 21 (16.41%) Windows
2 8 (6.25%) Linux
2 8 (6.25%) Android
2 8 (6.25%) Apple iOS
2 8 (6.25%) UNIX
3 5 (3.91%) AIX
3 5 (3.91%) Solaris
4 4 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.78%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (35.94%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (27.34%) Project Management
3 32 (25.00%) Migration
4 27 (21.09%) SOA
5 24 (18.75%) PRINCE2
5 24 (18.75%) Business Analysis
6 18 (14.06%) Scrum
7 17 (13.28%) Software Engineering
8 16 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (10.94%) MVC
10 13 (10.16%) CRM
10 13 (10.16%) TDD
11 12 (9.38%) DevOps
12 11 (8.59%) Load Balancing
13 9 (7.03%) Enterprise Architecture
13 9 (7.03%) Kanban
13 9 (7.03%) BDD
13 9 (7.03%) Document Management
14 8 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
14 8 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 36 (28.13%) Java
2 30 (23.44%) C#
3 27 (21.09%) SQL
4 25 (19.53%) JavaScript
5 11 (8.59%) C++
6 10 (7.81%) C
7 7 (5.47%) Scala
8 6 (4.69%) T-SQL
9 5 (3.91%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.56%) PHP
10 2 (1.56%) Python
11 1 (0.78%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.78%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.78%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (14.06%) Degree
2 14 (10.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (9.38%) SC Cleared
3 12 (9.38%) Security Cleared
4 5 (3.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 5 (3.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (3.91%) MCSD
4 5 (3.91%) MCSE
4 5 (3.91%) CCA
4 5 (3.91%) Citrix Certification
4 5 (3.91%) CCEA
5 3 (2.34%) PMP
5 3 (2.34%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.56%) CEH
7 1 (0.78%) CISM
7 1 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.78%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.13%) QA
2 1 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (13.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.34%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.78%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.78%) vSphere
3 1 (0.78%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 2 (1.56%) Plesk
2 1 (0.78%) Puppet
2 1 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.78%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (0.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.78%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 38 (29.69%) Microsoft
2 18 (14.06%) VMware
3 14 (10.94%) Oracle
4 9 (7.03%) IBM
5 6 (4.69%) Cisco
5 6 (4.69%) HP
5 6 (4.69%) EMC
5 6 (4.69%) Red Hat
6 5 (3.91%) Citrix
7 3 (2.34%) Software AG
7 3 (2.34%) Adobe
7 3 (2.34%) webMethods
7 3 (2.34%) MuleSoft
8 2 (1.56%) ATG
8 2 (1.56%) JD Edwards
8 2 (1.56%) hybris
8 2 (1.56%) Sencha
8 2 (1.56%) Ariba
9 1 (0.78%) Cognizant
9 1 (0.78%) NetApp
Cheshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester
Erin Associates
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Altrincham
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Ellesmere Port
Erin Associates
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Crewe
Progressive Recruitment
Posted: 25 days ago