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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architecture
Rank 218 190 219
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +29
Permanent jobs citing Technical Architecture 24 52 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.33% 0.72% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.93% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 19 30 32
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £71,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5839 5597 5763
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 81.45% 77.95% 76.86%
Number of salaries quoted 4651 4755 5057
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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 1 August 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 1 August 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 -15 12 £75,000 +66.66% 2
Cheshire -13 8 £43,500 -29.83% 2
Lancashire 0 4 £49,250 +9.44%
Merseyside -6 2 £45,000 -
Technical Architecture
England

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 21 (32.81%) Finance
2 19 (29.69%) C#
3 16 (25.00%) SOA
4 14 (21.88%) .NET
5 13 (20.31%) ASP.NET
5 13 (20.31%) SQL Server
5 13 (20.31%) SAN
6 12 (18.75%) Java
7 11 (17.19%) WPF
8 10 (15.63%) Silverlight
8 10 (15.63%) Degree
8 10 (15.63%) MVVM
8 10 (15.63%) ITIL
8 10 (15.63%) SQL
8 10 (15.63%) EMC
8 10 (15.63%) Project Management
8 10 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (15.63%) Brocade
9 9 (14.06%) Software Engineering
9 9 (14.06%) WinForms
9 9 (14.06%) Web Services
9 9 (14.06%) HTML
9 9 (14.06%) Relational Database
10 8 (12.50%) Python
10 8 (12.50%) RDBMS
10 8 (12.50%) TOGAF
11 7 (10.94%) Requirements Analysis
11 7 (10.94%) MVC
11 7 (10.94%) Microsoft
11 7 (10.94%) Business Intelligence

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 6 (9.38%) Apache Pig
1 6 (9.38%) Apache
1 6 (9.38%) SharePoint
1 6 (9.38%) SAS
2 2 (3.13%) Lync
2 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (3.13%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.56%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.56%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.56%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.56%) IIS
3 1 (1.56%) GlassFish
Applications
1 6 (9.38%) SPSS
2 4 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (7.81%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.38%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (9.38%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (9.38%) SaaS
1 6 (9.38%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (3.13%) Office 365
3 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (20.31%) SAN
2 6 (9.38%) Internet
3 3 (4.69%) NAS
4 2 (3.13%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.31%) SQL Server
2 9 (14.06%) Relational Database
3 8 (12.50%) RDBMS
4 6 (9.38%) Hadoop
4 6 (9.38%) Apache Hive
4 6 (9.38%) MongoDB
4 6 (9.38%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (9.38%) NoSQL
4 6 (9.38%) HBase
4 6 (9.38%) Big Data
4 6 (9.38%) Sqoop
4 6 (9.38%) Triplestore
4 6 (9.38%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (9.38%) Data Mining
5 2 (3.13%) DB2
6 1 (1.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (3.13%) Subversion
2 1 (1.56%) Ant
2 1 (1.56%) JUnit
2 1 (1.56%) Eclipse
General
1 21 (32.81%) Finance
2 4 (6.25%) Retail
3 3 (4.69%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.13%) Marketing
4 2 (3.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (50.00%) Architect
2 17 (26.56%) Team Leader
3 16 (25.00%) Developer
4 9 (14.06%) Technical Architect
5 8 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (10.94%) C# Software Engineer
6 7 (10.94%) Software Engineer
6 7 (10.94%) Senior Architect
6 7 (10.94%) Software Team Leader
7 6 (9.38%) Big Data Architect
7 6 (9.38%) Applications Architect
7 6 (9.38%) Data Architect
8 4 (6.25%) Technical Developer
9 3 (4.69%) Applications Developer
9 3 (4.69%) Software Architect
9 3 (4.69%) Junior
9 3 (4.69%) IT Architect
9 3 (4.69%) Junior Technical Architect
9 3 (4.69%) Software Developer
9 3 (4.69%) Junior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (21.88%) .NET
2 13 (20.31%) ASP.NET
3 11 (17.19%) WPF
4 10 (15.63%) Silverlight
5 9 (14.06%) WinForms
5 9 (14.06%) Web Services
5 9 (14.06%) HTML
6 7 (10.94%) CSS
6 7 (10.94%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (10.94%) HTML5
7 6 (9.38%) MapReduce
8 5 (7.81%) .NET Framework
8 5 (7.81%) Middleware
8 5 (7.81%) CSS3
8 5 (7.81%) WCF
9 4 (6.25%) jQuery
10 3 (4.69%) Spring
10 3 (4.69%) Java EE
11 1 (1.56%) JNDI
11 1 (1.56%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.94%) N-Tier
2 6 (9.38%) Open Source
3 5 (7.81%) Visualisation
4 2 (3.13%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.13%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.13%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.38%) Windows
1 6 (9.38%) Linux
2 2 (3.13%) Android
2 2 (3.13%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.13%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (1.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.00%) SOA
2 10 (15.63%) MVVM
2 10 (15.63%) ITIL
2 10 (15.63%) Project Management
2 10 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (14.06%) Software Engineering
4 8 (12.50%) TOGAF
5 7 (10.94%) Requirements Analysis
5 7 (10.94%) MVC
5 7 (10.94%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (9.38%) Matrix Management
6 6 (9.38%) Analytics
6 6 (9.38%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (9.38%) OO
6 6 (9.38%) RAD
6 6 (9.38%) ETL
6 6 (9.38%) Configuration Management
6 6 (9.38%) PRINCE
6 6 (9.38%) Risk Management
6 6 (9.38%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (29.69%) C#
2 12 (18.75%) Java
3 10 (15.63%) SQL
4 8 (12.50%) Python
5 7 (10.94%) JavaScript
6 6 (9.38%) R
6 6 (9.38%) Perl
6 6 (9.38%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (15.63%) Degree
2 6 (9.38%) Security Cleared
3 4 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.13%) CISSP
4 2 (3.13%) MCSE
4 2 (3.13%) MCSA
4 2 (3.13%) MCITP
4 2 (3.13%) MCTS
5 1 (1.56%) CCIE
5 1 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.38%) COBIT
2 1 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 6 (9.38%) Apache Flume
2 2 (3.13%) XenApp
2 2 (3.13%) XenDesktop
2 2 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.13%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.13%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.13%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 6 (9.38%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (4.69%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (3.13%) SCCM
3 2 (3.13%) CORE IMPACT
3 2 (3.13%) Nessus
Vendors
1 10 (15.63%) EMC
1 10 (15.63%) Brocade
2 7 (10.94%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.81%) Hitachi
4 4 (6.25%) VMware
5 2 (3.13%) Fujitsu
5 2 (3.13%) Kony
5 2 (3.13%) Citrix
6 1 (1.56%) Oracle
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