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 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Architecture
Rank 184 158 229
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +71
Permanent jobs citing Technical Architecture 48 101 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.85% 1.56% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 1.78% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 33 88 25
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,300 £41,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,771 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
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
4914 5674 6048
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 86.62% 87.36% 85.74%
Number of salaries quoted 4141 4513 4885
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 April 2016.

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 April 2016. 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 -30 22 £35,000 -28.57% 2
Cheshire +18 16 £68,853 +55.60%
Cumbria -5 4 £50,000 -20.00% 1
Merseyside +12 2 £54,000 -22.85%
Technical Architecture
England

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 33 (43.42%) Project Management
2 24 (31.58%) Degree
3 21 (27.63%) JavaScript
4 20 (26.32%) Oracle
5 18 (23.68%) .NET
5 18 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (22.37%) SQL Server
6 17 (22.37%) C#
6 17 (22.37%) HTML
6 17 (22.37%) Java
6 17 (22.37%) CSS
6 17 (22.37%) ITIL
6 17 (22.37%) jQuery
6 17 (22.37%) HTML5
6 17 (22.37%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (21.05%) PaaS
7 16 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
7 16 (21.05%) PRINCE2
7 16 (21.05%) SOA
8 15 (19.74%) SQL
8 15 (19.74%) QA
9 14 (18.42%) Software Engineering
9 14 (18.42%) VMware
10 13 (17.11%) Scrum
10 13 (17.11%) XML
10 13 (17.11%) Juniper
10 13 (17.11%) Cisco
10 13 (17.11%) CSS3
11 12 (15.79%) ITIL V3
11 12 (15.79%) AngularJS

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 4 (5.26%) Drupal
1 4 (5.26%) IIS
1 4 (5.26%) Joomla!
1 4 (5.26%) Moodle
1 4 (5.26%) WordPress
2 3 (3.95%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.32%) CMS
3 1 (1.32%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 9 (11.84%) MS Excel
2 8 (10.53%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
1 16 (21.05%) PaaS
2 11 (14.47%) SaaS
3 8 (10.53%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (10.53%) GitHub
3 8 (10.53%) IaaS
3 8 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (5.26%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.53%) SPDY
2 6 (7.89%) Extranet
2 6 (7.89%) Internet
2 6 (7.89%) Intranet
3 5 (6.58%) Broadband
3 5 (6.58%) LAN
3 5 (6.58%) Network Security
3 5 (6.58%) VoIP
3 5 (6.58%) VPN
3 5 (6.58%) WAN
4 1 (1.32%) Firewall
4 1 (1.32%) HTTP
4 1 (1.32%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.32%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (22.37%) SQL Server
2 12 (15.79%) MySQL
3 9 (11.84%) NoSQL
4 8 (10.53%) Apache Cassandra
4 8 (10.53%) DB2
5 3 (3.95%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (3.95%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.32%) Big Data
6 1 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.32%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (10.53%) Git (software)
1 8 (10.53%) Maven
1 8 (10.53%) Selenium
2 3 (3.95%) Toad
General
1 11 (14.47%) Finance
2 8 (10.53%) Publishing
2 8 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.26%) Legal
4 2 (2.63%) Banking
5 1 (1.32%) Advertising
5 1 (1.32%) Billing
5 1 (1.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (40.79%) Architect
2 17 (22.37%) Developer
3 11 (14.47%) Technical Architect
3 11 (14.47%) Web Developer
4 10 (13.16%) Software Developer
5 9 (11.84%) Consultant
5 9 (11.84%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (10.53%) UI Developer
6 8 (10.53%) UI/UX Developer
6 8 (10.53%) UX Developer
7 7 (9.21%) Analyst
7 7 (9.21%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 7 (9.21%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 7 (9.21%) Web UI Developer
7 7 (9.21%) Web UI/UX Developer
8 6 (7.89%) .NET Architect
8 6 (7.89%) Business Analyst
8 6 (7.89%) C# Architect
8 6 (7.89%) Junior
8 6 (7.89%) Junior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (23.68%) .NET
2 17 (22.37%) CSS
2 17 (22.37%) HTML
2 17 (22.37%) HTML5
2 17 (22.37%) jQuery
3 13 (17.11%) CSS3
3 13 (17.11%) XML
4 12 (15.79%) AngularJS
4 12 (15.79%) ASP.NET
5 9 (11.84%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (10.53%) D3.js
6 8 (10.53%) JSON
6 8 (10.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 8 (10.53%) WPF
6 8 (10.53%) YAML
7 4 (5.26%) .NET Framework
7 4 (5.26%) Entity Framework
7 4 (5.26%) NHibernate
7 4 (5.26%) StructureMap
8 3 (3.95%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 17 (22.37%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (14.47%) Computer Science
3 9 (11.84%) User Experience
4 8 (10.53%) CMDB
4 8 (10.53%) Data Centre
5 6 (7.89%) Client/Server
6 5 (6.58%) Visualisation
7 2 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.32%) AS400
8 1 (1.32%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (1.32%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.32%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.58%) Linux
2 1 (1.32%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (43.42%) Project Management
2 18 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (22.37%) ITIL
4 16 (21.05%) PRINCE2
4 16 (21.05%) SOA
5 14 (18.42%) Software Engineering
6 13 (17.11%) Scrum
7 12 (15.79%) ITIL V3
7 12 (15.79%) Presales
7 12 (15.79%) Service Delivery
7 12 (15.79%) Service Management
8 11 (14.47%) Workflow
9 10 (13.16%) CRM
10 9 (11.84%) E-Commerce
10 9 (11.84%) Line Management
10 9 (11.84%) MVC
10 9 (11.84%) TOGAF
11 8 (10.53%) Microservices
11 8 (10.53%) Mobile Development
11 8 (10.53%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 21 (27.63%) JavaScript
2 17 (22.37%) C#
2 17 (22.37%) Java
3 15 (19.74%) SQL
4 6 (7.89%) PHP
5 5 (6.58%) C
6 3 (3.95%) C++
6 3 (3.95%) Scala
7 2 (2.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 24 (31.58%) Degree
2 8 (10.53%) ISEB
2 8 (10.53%) PMI Certification
2 8 (10.53%) PMP
3 7 (9.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (6.58%) CCNA
4 5 (6.58%) CCNP
4 5 (6.58%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (6.58%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (6.58%) JNCIP
4 5 (6.58%) JNCIS
5 4 (5.26%) SC Cleared
5 4 (5.26%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.63%) CISSP
7 1 (1.32%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (19.74%) QA
2 4 (5.26%) SLA
3 3 (3.95%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.32%) ISO27002
4 1 (1.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (11.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (10.53%) Docker
3 5 (6.58%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (10.53%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 20 (26.32%) Oracle
2 14 (18.42%) VMware
3 13 (17.11%) Cisco
3 13 (17.11%) Juniper
4 9 (11.84%) IBM
4 9 (11.84%) Microsoft
5 8 (10.53%) Atlassian
5 8 (10.53%) BMC
5 8 (10.53%) CheckPoint
5 8 (10.53%) Citrix
5 8 (10.53%) EMC
5 8 (10.53%) HP
5 8 (10.53%) NetApp
6 2 (2.63%) Adobe
6 2 (2.63%) NGA Human Resources
6 2 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.32%) EPiServer
7 1 (1.32%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.32%) Sun
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Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: Up to £65K + 5K Car allowance + 20% Bonus + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
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