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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architecture
Rank 142 214 208
Rank change year-on-year
+72 -6
Permanent jobs citing Technical Architecture 103 40 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.58% 0.57% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.89% 0.69% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 89 26 30
Average salary £50,000 £57,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £33,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £60,550
UK excluding London average salary £53,500 £55,000 £53,900
% change year-on-year
-2.72% +2.04%
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
5457 5802 5824
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.77% 82.46% 79.57%
Number of salaries quoted 4356 4685 4816
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 £27,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 28 April 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 28 April 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 +39 52 £49,000 -18.33% 5
Cheshire +6 23 £44,250 -36.78% 8
Cumbria - 20 £62,500 - 1
Lancashire - 5 £45,000 - 1
Merseyside +16 3 £70,000 +100.00%
Technical Architecture
England

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 64 (38.79%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (36.97%) Windows
3 59 (35.76%) .NET
4 56 (33.94%) C#
5 55 (33.33%) SQL
6 48 (29.09%) Degree
7 46 (27.88%) Microsoft
8 44 (26.67%) Finance
9 41 (24.85%) Java
10 38 (23.03%) ASP.NET
10 38 (23.03%) Migration
10 38 (23.03%) Scrum
11 37 (22.42%) SQL Server
12 36 (21.82%) Software Engineering
13 35 (21.21%) Retail
13 35 (21.21%) Project Management
14 31 (18.79%) MVC
15 28 (16.97%) Business Analysis
16 27 (16.36%) VMware
17 25 (15.15%) C++
17 25 (15.15%) Cisco
17 25 (15.15%) Retail Banking
17 25 (15.15%) Banking
18 24 (14.55%) MS Excel
18 24 (14.55%) JavaScript
19 23 (13.94%) Linux
20 22 (13.33%) SOA
21 21 (12.73%) PRINCE2
22 20 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
23 19 (11.52%) Security Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 19 (11.52%) SharePoint
2 8 (4.85%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
2 8 (4.85%) Office Communications Server
3 5 (3.03%) IIS
4 3 (1.82%) Apache
5 2 (1.21%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.21%) Lync
5 2 (1.21%) WordPress
6 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.61%) Umbraco
Applications
1 24 (14.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.61%) MS Project
2 1 (0.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (8.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (6.06%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (1.21%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.42%) Office 365
3 3 (1.82%) SaaS
4 2 (1.21%) Route 53
4 2 (1.21%) Amazon Glacier
4 2 (1.21%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 2 (1.21%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.21%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.21%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.61%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.67%) VLAN
2 7 (4.24%) Firewall
3 4 (2.42%) Internet
3 4 (2.42%) LAN
3 4 (2.42%) WAN
4 3 (1.82%) FTP
5 2 (1.21%) PABX
6 1 (0.61%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.61%) Network Security
6 1 (0.61%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.61%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.61%) VPN
6 1 (0.61%) DNS
6 1 (0.61%) SSL
6 1 (0.61%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (22.42%) SQL Server
2 15 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (8.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (4.85%) MySQL
5 4 (2.42%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.21%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (1.21%) Big Data
7 2 (1.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.61%) DB2
8 1 (0.61%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (1.21%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.61%) PHPUnit
2 1 (0.61%) Behat
2 1 (0.61%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.61%) Grunt
2 1 (0.61%) Bower
2 1 (0.61%) Xdebug
General
1 44 (26.67%) Finance
2 35 (21.21%) Retail
3 25 (15.15%) Banking
3 25 (15.15%) Retail Banking
4 7 (4.24%) Manufacturing
4 7 (4.24%) Back Office
5 3 (1.82%) Legal
6 2 (1.21%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.21%) Local Government
7 1 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.61%) Publishing
7 1 (0.61%) Billing
Job Titles
1 52 (31.52%) Architect
2 37 (22.42%) Consultant
3 35 (21.21%) Developer
4 24 (14.55%) Technical Architect
5 22 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
6 21 (12.73%) C# Developer
7 18 (10.91%) Development Manager
8 17 (10.30%) Analyst
9 13 (7.88%) Software Development Manager
9 13 (7.88%) Team Leader
9 13 (7.88%) Software Manager
9 13 (7.88%) Agile C# Developer
9 13 (7.88%) Technology Consultant
10 11 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
11 10 (6.06%) .NET Developer
12 8 (4.85%) ASP.NET Developer
12 8 (4.85%) Infrastructure Architect
12 8 (4.85%) Project Manager
13 7 (4.24%) Technical Manager
13 7 (4.24%) Technical Design Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (35.76%) .NET
2 38 (23.03%) ASP.NET
3 19 (11.52%) XML
4 15 (9.09%) WinForms
4 15 (9.09%) HTML
4 15 (9.09%) Web Services
5 13 (7.88%) CSS
5 13 (7.88%) WCF
5 13 (7.88%) ASP.NET MVC
6 12 (7.27%) .NET Framework
7 10 (6.06%) Entity Framework
8 8 (4.85%) J2EE
9 7 (4.24%) REST
10 6 (3.64%) Spring
11 4 (2.42%) jQuery
12 3 (1.82%) HTML5
12 3 (1.82%) AngularJS
12 3 (1.82%) Laravel
12 3 (1.82%) WPF
13 2 (1.21%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.42%) Clustering
2 4 (2.42%) Mathematics
3 3 (1.82%) CMDB
3 3 (1.82%) Public Cloud
3 3 (1.82%) BYOD
4 2 (1.21%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.21%) Data Integration
4 2 (1.21%) Telematics
4 2 (1.21%) Replication
5 1 (0.61%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.61%) Cryptography
5 1 (0.61%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.61%) Life Science
5 1 (0.61%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.61%) EqualLogic
5 1 (0.61%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 61 (36.97%) Windows
2 23 (13.94%) Linux
3 11 (6.67%) AIX
3 11 (6.67%) UNIX
3 11 (6.67%) Solaris
4 5 (3.03%) Android
4 5 (3.03%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.82%) HPUX
6 2 (1.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.21%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.61%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (38.79%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (23.03%) Migration
2 38 (23.03%) Scrum
3 36 (21.82%) Software Engineering
4 35 (21.21%) Project Management
5 31 (18.79%) MVC
6 28 (16.97%) Business Analysis
7 22 (13.33%) SOA
8 21 (12.73%) PRINCE2
9 16 (9.70%) Web Development
10 15 (9.09%) Load Balancing
10 15 (9.09%) CRM
11 13 (7.88%) Service Delivery
12 11 (6.67%) Service Management
12 11 (6.67%) TDD
12 11 (6.67%) ITIL
13 10 (6.06%) Document Management
14 9 (5.45%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (5.45%) Waterfall
15 8 (4.85%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 56 (33.94%) C#
2 55 (33.33%) SQL
3 41 (24.85%) Java
4 25 (15.15%) C++
5 24 (14.55%) JavaScript
6 13 (7.88%) PHP
7 6 (3.64%) C
7 6 (3.64%) Scala
8 3 (1.82%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.82%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.61%) Python
9 1 (0.61%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 48 (29.09%) Degree
2 19 (11.52%) Security Cleared
2 19 (11.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (7.88%) SC Cleared
4 9 (5.45%) MCSE
5 8 (4.85%) MCSD
5 8 (4.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 8 (4.85%) CCA
5 8 (4.85%) Citrix Certification
5 8 (4.85%) CCEA
6 3 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.21%) PMP
7 2 (1.21%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.61%) CISM
8 1 (0.61%) CISSP
8 1 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.61%) MCSA
8 1 (0.61%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.24%) SLA
2 4 (2.42%) QA
3 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.42%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.21%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (4.24%) SCCM
2 3 (1.82%) SCOM
2 3 (1.82%) Tivoli
2 3 (1.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (1.21%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (1.21%) Plesk
4 1 (0.61%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.61%) Puppet
4 1 (0.61%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.61%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.61%) Ansible
Vendors
1 46 (27.88%) Microsoft
2 27 (16.36%) VMware
3 25 (15.15%) Cisco
4 17 (10.30%) Citrix
5 15 (9.09%) Oracle
6 12 (7.27%) HP
7 8 (4.85%) EMC
8 6 (3.64%) Dell
9 5 (3.03%) IBM
10 4 (2.42%) NetApp
10 4 (2.42%) Red Hat
11 2 (1.21%) Symantec
11 2 (1.21%) NEC
11 2 (1.21%) Ariba
11 2 (1.21%) SAP
11 2 (1.21%) Adobe
11 2 (1.21%) Polycom
11 2 (1.21%) Veeam
11 2 (1.21%) Sencha
11 2 (1.21%) MobileIron
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