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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architecture
Rank 183 204 223
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +19
Permanent jobs citing Technical Architecture 65 34 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.93% 0.52% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 0.64% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 52 26 43
Average salary £50,000 £65,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% +36.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £31,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,900 £75,000 £66,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
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
5743 5334 6320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 82.56% 82.23% 80.65%
Number of salaries quoted 4924 4457 5446
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 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 30 January 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 30 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 +6 29 £49,000 -21.60% 5
Cheshire -2 17 £50,000 -33.33%
Merseyside +21 10 £63,000 +14.54% 1
Cumbria - 8 £62,500 - 1
Lancashire -5 1 £57,500 -11.53%
Technical Architecture
England

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 55 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (49.49%) Windows
3 48 (48.48%) .NET
4 43 (43.43%) C#
5 42 (42.42%) Degree
6 37 (37.37%) SQL
7 33 (33.33%) Scrum
8 31 (31.31%) ASP.NET
9 30 (30.30%) MVC
10 29 (29.29%) Software Engineering
10 29 (29.29%) Java
11 22 (22.22%) Microsoft
12 19 (19.19%) JavaScript
12 19 (19.19%) Web Development
13 18 (18.18%) PHP
13 18 (18.18%) SQL Server
14 17 (17.17%) C++
14 17 (17.17%) Linux
14 17 (17.17%) Finance
14 17 (17.17%) WinForms
15 16 (16.16%) VMware
16 15 (15.15%) XML
17 14 (14.14%) VMware Infrastructure
18 12 (12.12%) MS Excel
18 12 (12.12%) Project Management
19 11 (11.11%) SOA
19 11 (11.11%) Security Cleared
19 11 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
20 10 (10.10%) Waterfall
20 10 (10.10%) Load Balancing

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 9 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.06%) IIS
3 4 (4.04%) Office Communications Server
4 3 (3.03%) Apache
5 1 (1.01%) Lync
5 1 (1.01%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.01%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.01%) WordPress
5 1 (1.01%) CMS
Applications
1 12 (12.12%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (6.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (5.05%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.01%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.06%) SaaS
2 3 (3.03%) IaaS
2 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.02%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.01%) MailChimp
4 1 (1.01%) Terremark
4 1 (1.01%) PaaS
4 1 (1.01%) Route 53
4 1 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.01%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.09%) Firewall
2 8 (8.08%) Internet
3 7 (7.07%) VLAN
4 6 (6.06%) LAN
4 6 (6.06%) WAN
5 3 (3.03%) FTP
5 3 (3.03%) VPN
5 3 (3.03%) SAN
6 2 (2.02%) SSL
6 2 (2.02%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.01%) PABX
7 1 (1.01%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.06%) MySQL
3 5 (5.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (5.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (5.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.03%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.01%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.01%) Big Data
5 1 (1.01%) Redis
5 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (4.04%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.03%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.01%) PHPUnit
3 1 (1.01%) Bower
3 1 (1.01%) Xdebug
3 1 (1.01%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.01%) Grunt
3 1 (1.01%) Behat
3 1 (1.01%) JIRA
3 1 (1.01%) Subversion
3 1 (1.01%) Ant
General
1 17 (17.17%) Finance
2 6 (6.06%) Retail
2 6 (6.06%) Back Office
3 5 (5.05%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.03%) Legal
5 2 (2.02%) Billing
6 1 (1.01%) Local Government
6 1 (1.01%) Banking
6 1 (1.01%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (38.38%) Architect
2 22 (22.22%) Developer
3 20 (20.20%) Solutions Architect
3 20 (20.20%) Development Manager
4 17 (17.17%) Technical Architect
4 17 (17.17%) Software Development Manager
4 17 (17.17%) Software Manager
5 12 (12.12%) C# Developer
6 10 (10.10%) Infrastructure Architect
7 8 (8.08%) Team Leader
7 8 (8.08%) Agile C# Developer
8 6 (6.06%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 6 (6.06%) Consultant
8 6 (6.06%) Senior Developer
8 6 (6.06%) .NET Developer
9 5 (5.05%) Senior Architect
9 5 (5.05%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
9 5 (5.05%) IT Manager
10 4 (4.04%) ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (4.04%) Senior Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (48.48%) .NET
2 31 (31.31%) ASP.NET
3 17 (17.17%) WinForms
4 15 (15.15%) XML
5 11 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (10.10%) CSS
7 9 (9.09%) J2EE
8 8 (8.08%) .NET Framework
8 8 (8.08%) WCF
9 7 (7.07%) Web Services
10 6 (6.06%) HTML
11 5 (5.05%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 5 (5.05%) REST
11 5 (5.05%) Ajax
12 4 (4.04%) Spring
13 3 (3.03%) AngularJS
13 3 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 3 (3.03%) jQuery
13 3 (3.03%) WPF
13 3 (3.03%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.06%) Mathematics
2 5 (5.05%) CMDB
2 5 (5.05%) Clustering
3 3 (3.03%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.02%) Data Integration
4 2 (2.02%) Open Source
5 1 (1.01%) User Experience
5 1 (1.01%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.01%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.01%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.01%) Linked Data
5 1 (1.01%) Semantic Web
5 1 (1.01%) Telematics
5 1 (1.01%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.01%) Replication
5 1 (1.01%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 49 (49.49%) Windows
2 17 (17.17%) Linux
3 6 (6.06%) AIX
3 6 (6.06%) UNIX
3 6 (6.06%) Solaris
4 4 (4.04%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.02%) HPUX
5 2 (2.02%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (2.02%) Android
6 1 (1.01%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (33.33%) Scrum
3 30 (30.30%) MVC
4 29 (29.29%) Software Engineering
5 19 (19.19%) Web Development
6 12 (12.12%) Project Management
7 11 (11.11%) SOA
8 10 (10.10%) Waterfall
8 10 (10.10%) Load Balancing
9 9 (9.09%) TDD
10 8 (8.08%) CRM
10 8 (8.08%) Service Delivery
10 8 (8.08%) Infrastructure Management
11 7 (7.07%) BDD
11 7 (7.07%) ITIL
11 7 (7.07%) UML
11 7 (7.07%) Coaching
12 6 (6.06%) Mentoring
12 6 (6.06%) Data Modelling
12 6 (6.06%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (43.43%) C#
2 37 (37.37%) SQL
3 29 (29.29%) Java
4 19 (19.19%) JavaScript
5 18 (18.18%) PHP
6 17 (17.17%) C++
7 5 (5.05%) C
8 4 (4.04%) Scala
9 3 (3.03%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.01%) SPARQL
10 1 (1.01%) Ruby
10 1 (1.01%) Python
10 1 (1.01%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (42.42%) Degree
2 11 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 9 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (6.06%) SC Cleared
5 4 (4.04%) MCSD
5 4 (4.04%) MCSE
5 4 (4.04%) CCA
5 4 (4.04%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (4.04%) CCEA
5 4 (4.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.02%) CCIE
7 2 (2.02%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.05%) QA
2 3 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (14.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.05%) Hyper-V
3 4 (4.04%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.01%) KVM
4 1 (1.01%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (8.08%) SCCM
2 4 (4.04%) SCOM
3 3 (3.03%) Tivoli
3 3 (3.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (2.02%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.02%) Puppet
4 2 (2.02%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.01%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (1.01%) Ansible
5 1 (1.01%) Capistrano
5 1 (1.01%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 22 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 16 (16.16%) VMware
3 10 (10.10%) Cisco
4 9 (9.09%) Citrix
5 5 (5.05%) Dell
6 3 (3.03%) HP
6 3 (3.03%) Oracle
7 2 (2.02%) NetApp
8 1 (1.01%) Sencha
8 1 (1.01%) MobileIron
8 1 (1.01%) Rackspace
8 1 (1.01%) Polycom
8 1 (1.01%) Veeam
8 1 (1.01%) Google
8 1 (1.01%) NEC
8 1 (1.01%) Symantec
8 1 (1.01%) SAP
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £29000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wigan
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £17,000 - £22,000 Dependent on Experience
Posted: 14 days ago
Liverpool
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £58000 - £68000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago