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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architecture
Rank 203 213 217
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +4
Permanent jobs citing Technical Architecture 50 26 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.68% 0.39% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 0.48% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 41 16 36
Average salary £50,000 £65,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% +62.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £41,250 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £72,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £56,000 £55,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year
+1.81% +12.24%
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
6063 5433 6355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 82.93% 81.00% 80.03%
Number of salaries quoted 5217 4517 5597
Average salary £40,000 £38,625 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.55% +3.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +2 22 £49,500 -5.71% 6
Cheshire +7 17 £44,000 -23.47% 2
Cumbria - 6 £10,500 - 1
Merseyside +11 5 £63,000 +14.54% 2
Technical Architecture
England

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 42 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (48.15%) .NET
2 39 (48.15%) Degree
3 36 (44.44%) Windows
4 35 (43.21%) C#
5 27 (33.33%) SQL
6 26 (32.10%) ASP.NET
6 26 (32.10%) MVC
7 23 (28.40%) Scrum
8 21 (25.93%) Java
9 20 (24.69%) Software Engineering
10 19 (23.46%) Microsoft
11 18 (22.22%) JavaScript
11 18 (22.22%) SQL Server
12 16 (19.75%) PHP
13 14 (17.28%) XML
13 14 (17.28%) Finance
13 14 (17.28%) VMware
13 14 (17.28%) Web Development
13 14 (17.28%) VMware Infrastructure
14 13 (16.05%) WinForms
15 12 (14.81%) CSS
16 11 (13.58%) Microsoft Certification
16 11 (13.58%) ASP.NET MVC
17 10 (12.35%) C++
17 10 (12.35%) Linux
17 10 (12.35%) SOA
17 10 (12.35%) Security Cleared
18 9 (11.11%) MS Excel
18 9 (11.11%) Project Management

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 7 (8.64%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.94%) IIS
2 4 (4.94%) Apache
2 4 (4.94%) Office Communications Server
3 2 (2.47%) Lync
3 2 (2.47%) Apache Pig
3 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (2.47%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.47%) SAS
4 1 (1.23%) CMS
4 1 (1.23%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.23%) WordPress
4 1 (1.23%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.47%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (6.17%) Dynamics NAV
1 5 (6.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.41%) SaaS
2 3 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.47%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.47%) Office 365
3 2 (2.47%) IaaS
3 2 (2.47%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (1.23%) MailChimp
4 1 (1.23%) Terremark
4 1 (1.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.64%) Internet
1 7 (8.64%) Firewall
2 6 (7.41%) VLAN
2 6 (7.41%) LAN
2 6 (7.41%) WAN
3 4 (4.94%) SAN
4 3 (3.70%) NAS
5 2 (2.47%) FTP
5 2 (2.47%) VPN
6 1 (1.23%) SSL
6 1 (1.23%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (6.17%) Relational Database
2 5 (6.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (6.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.70%) MySQL
4 2 (2.47%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.47%) Data Mining
4 2 (2.47%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.47%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.47%) Apache Hive
4 2 (2.47%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.47%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (2.47%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.47%) HBase
4 2 (2.47%) Big Data
4 2 (2.47%) Sqoop
4 2 (2.47%) Triplestore
5 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (4.94%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.47%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.23%) Ant
3 1 (1.23%) Subversion
3 1 (1.23%) JIRA
General
1 14 (17.28%) Finance
2 4 (4.94%) Manufacturing
2 4 (4.94%) Retail
3 3 (3.70%) Back Office
4 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.23%) Banking
4 1 (1.23%) Billing
Job Titles
1 34 (41.98%) Architect
2 19 (23.46%) Technical Architect
3 18 (22.22%) Developer
4 16 (19.75%) Solutions Architect
5 15 (18.52%) Development Manager
6 12 (14.81%) Software Development Manager
6 12 (14.81%) Software Manager
7 9 (11.11%) C# Developer
7 9 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
8 6 (7.41%) Consultant
9 5 (6.17%) Team Leader
9 5 (6.17%) Agile C# Developer
9 5 (6.17%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
9 5 (6.17%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
10 4 (4.94%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
10 4 (4.94%) ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (4.94%) .NET Developer
10 4 (4.94%) Senior Developer
10 4 (4.94%) IT Manager
11 3 (3.70%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (48.15%) .NET
2 26 (32.10%) ASP.NET
3 14 (17.28%) XML
4 13 (16.05%) WinForms
5 12 (14.81%) CSS
6 11 (13.58%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (9.88%) HTML
7 8 (9.88%) Web Services
7 8 (9.88%) .NET Framework
8 7 (8.64%) J2EE
9 6 (7.41%) WCF
10 5 (6.17%) Ajax
10 5 (6.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 4 (4.94%) jQuery
12 3 (3.70%) WPF
12 3 (3.70%) XML Schema
12 3 (3.70%) HTML5
12 3 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 2 (2.47%) AngularJS
13 2 (2.47%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.17%) Mathematics
1 5 (6.17%) CMDB
2 4 (4.94%) Open Source
3 3 (3.70%) Client/Server
3 3 (3.70%) Clustering
3 3 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.47%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.23%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.23%) Linked Data
5 1 (1.23%) User Experience
5 1 (1.23%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 36 (44.44%) Windows
2 10 (12.35%) Linux
3 5 (6.17%) AIX
3 5 (6.17%) Solaris
4 4 (4.94%) UNIX
5 3 (3.70%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.23%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.23%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (1.23%) Android
6 1 (1.23%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (32.10%) MVC
3 23 (28.40%) Scrum
4 20 (24.69%) Software Engineering
5 14 (17.28%) Web Development
6 10 (12.35%) SOA
7 9 (11.11%) Project Management
7 9 (11.11%) Load Balancing
8 8 (9.88%) Waterfall
8 8 (9.88%) Technical Analysis
9 7 (8.64%) Coaching
9 7 (8.64%) Migration
9 7 (8.64%) CRM
10 6 (7.41%) UML
10 6 (7.41%) TDD
10 6 (7.41%) Mentoring
10 6 (7.41%) Data Security
11 5 (6.17%) Infrastructure Management
11 5 (6.17%) Document Management
11 5 (6.17%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 35 (43.21%) C#
2 27 (33.33%) SQL
3 21 (25.93%) Java
4 18 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 16 (19.75%) PHP
6 10 (12.35%) C++
7 3 (3.70%) C
7 3 (3.70%) Python
8 2 (2.47%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.47%) Scala
8 2 (2.47%) R
8 2 (2.47%) Perl
9 1 (1.23%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.23%) SPARQL
9 1 (1.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 39 (48.15%) Degree
2 11 (13.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (12.35%) Security Cleared
4 6 (7.41%) SC Cleared
4 6 (7.41%) MCSE
5 4 (4.94%) MCSD
5 4 (4.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (4.94%) CCA
5 4 (4.94%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (4.94%) CCEA
6 2 (2.47%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.47%) MCTS
6 2 (2.47%) MCITP
6 2 (2.47%) MCSA
6 2 (2.47%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.17%) QA
System Software
1 14 (17.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (6.17%) Hyper-V
2 5 (6.17%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.47%) XenDesktop
3 2 (2.47%) Apache Flume
3 2 (2.47%) XenApp
4 1 (1.23%) XenServer
4 1 (1.23%) KVM
4 1 (1.23%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 8 (9.88%) SCCM
2 3 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.47%) Tivoli
3 2 (2.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (2.47%) SCOM
4 1 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.23%) CORE IMPACT
4 1 (1.23%) Puppet
4 1 (1.23%) Nessus
4 1 (1.23%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 19 (23.46%) Microsoft
2 14 (17.28%) VMware
3 7 (8.64%) Citrix
4 5 (6.17%) Cisco
5 4 (4.94%) Dell
6 2 (2.47%) Oracle
6 2 (2.47%) Hitachi
7 1 (1.23%) Google
7 1 (1.23%) Sencha
7 1 (1.23%) Rackspace
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