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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architecture
Rank 224 196 225
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +29
Permanent jobs citing Technical Architecture 32 43 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.43% 0.64% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.80% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 26 30 26
Average salary £50,750 £45,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.77% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,400 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £80,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £51,553 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-3.01% -6.26%
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
6193 5371 5759
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.78% 79.32% 78.99%
Number of salaries quoted 5022 4552 4952
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -11 16 £56,000 +24.44% 2
Cheshire -27 7 £47,500 -34.48% 2
Merseyside +6 4 £45,000 - 2
Cumbria - 4 £62,500 -
Lancashire +2 3 £45,000 -
Technical Architecture
England

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 24 (36.92%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (27.69%) Finance
3 16 (24.62%) Degree
4 15 (23.08%) C#
4 15 (23.08%) .NET
5 14 (21.54%) ASP.NET
5 14 (21.54%) SOA
5 14 (21.54%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (20.00%) SAN
6 13 (20.00%) SQL
6 13 (20.00%) Windows
7 11 (16.92%) Microsoft
8 10 (15.38%) Internet
8 10 (15.38%) SQL Server
8 10 (15.38%) Java
8 10 (15.38%) MVC
8 10 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (15.38%) VMware
9 9 (13.85%) SharePoint
10 8 (12.31%) ITIL
10 8 (12.31%) Project Management
10 8 (12.31%) EMC
10 8 (12.31%) TOGAF
10 8 (12.31%) Brocade
10 8 (12.31%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (12.31%) SaaS
11 7 (10.77%) Open Source
11 7 (10.77%) SC Cleared
11 7 (10.77%) Security Cleared
11 7 (10.77%) Relational Database

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 9 (13.85%) SharePoint
2 5 (7.69%) Apache Pig
2 5 (7.69%) Apache
2 5 (7.69%) SAS
3 4 (6.15%) Office Communications Server
4 2 (3.08%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.08%) IIS
4 2 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (3.08%) Lync
4 2 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (7.69%) SPSS
1 5 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.31%) SaaS
2 5 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (7.69%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.08%) Office 365
4 1 (1.54%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (20.00%) SAN
2 10 (15.38%) Internet
3 6 (9.23%) VLAN
4 4 (6.15%) Firewall
4 4 (6.15%) NAS
5 3 (4.62%) LAN
5 3 (4.62%) WAN
6 2 (3.08%) VPN
7 1 (1.54%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.54%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.77%) Relational Database
2 7 (10.77%) RDBMS
3 5 (7.69%) Apache Hive
3 5 (7.69%) MongoDB
3 5 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (7.69%) NoSQL
3 5 (7.69%) HBase
3 5 (7.69%) Big Data
3 5 (7.69%) Hadoop
3 5 (7.69%) Sqoop
3 5 (7.69%) Triplestore
3 5 (7.69%) Data Mining
3 5 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.54%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Subversion
General
1 18 (27.69%) Finance
2 2 (3.08%) Banking
3 1 (1.54%) Billing
Job Titles
1 38 (58.46%) Architect
2 17 (26.15%) Technical Architect
3 13 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
4 12 (18.46%) Developer
5 10 (15.38%) Team Leader
6 8 (12.31%) Senior Architect
7 6 (9.23%) Applications Architect
7 6 (9.23%) Infrastructure Architect
8 5 (7.69%) Big Data Architect
8 5 (7.69%) Data Architect
9 4 (6.15%) Development Manager
9 4 (6.15%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
9 4 (6.15%) Technical Developer
10 3 (4.62%) Junior Architect
10 3 (4.62%) Junior Technical Architect
10 3 (4.62%) Consultant
10 3 (4.62%) IT Architect
10 3 (4.62%) Network Architect
10 3 (4.62%) Software Developer
10 3 (4.62%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (23.08%) .NET
2 14 (21.54%) ASP.NET
3 6 (9.23%) HTML
3 6 (9.23%) CSS
3 6 (9.23%) WinForms
3 6 (9.23%) WPF
3 6 (9.23%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (7.69%) HTML5
4 5 (7.69%) CSS3
4 5 (7.69%) Silverlight
4 5 (7.69%) Web Services
5 4 (6.15%) jQuery
6 3 (4.62%) WCF
6 3 (4.62%) .NET Framework
6 3 (4.62%) Middleware
7 2 (3.08%) J2EE
7 2 (3.08%) XML
8 1 (1.54%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (1.54%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.54%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.54%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.77%) Open Source
3 5 (7.69%) Visualisation
4 2 (3.08%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.08%) N-Tier
4 2 (3.08%) Clustering
4 2 (3.08%) Mathematics
4 2 (3.08%) CMDB
4 2 (3.08%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.00%) Windows
2 5 (7.69%) Linux
2 5 (7.69%) UNIX
3 4 (6.15%) AIX
3 4 (6.15%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (36.92%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (21.54%) SOA
3 10 (15.38%) MVC
3 10 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (12.31%) ITIL
4 8 (12.31%) Project Management
4 8 (12.31%) TOGAF
5 7 (10.77%) Scrum
6 6 (9.23%) RAD
6 6 (9.23%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (9.23%) PRINCE
6 6 (9.23%) Migration
6 6 (9.23%) Risk Management
6 6 (9.23%) Quality Management
6 6 (9.23%) CMMI
6 6 (9.23%) Enterprise Architecture
6 6 (9.23%) Requirements Analysis
6 6 (9.23%) Supplier Management
6 6 (9.23%) Software Engineering
6 6 (9.23%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 15 (23.08%) C#
2 13 (20.00%) SQL
3 10 (15.38%) Java
4 7 (10.77%) PHP
5 6 (9.23%) JavaScript
5 6 (9.23%) Python
6 5 (7.69%) R
6 5 (7.69%) Perl
7 2 (3.08%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.54%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (24.62%) Degree
2 7 (10.77%) SC Cleared
2 7 (10.77%) Security Cleared
3 6 (9.23%) MCSE
3 6 (9.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (6.15%) MCSD
4 4 (6.15%) CCA
4 4 (6.15%) Citrix Certification
4 4 (6.15%) CCEA
4 4 (6.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (4.62%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (4.62%) CCIE
6 2 (3.08%) MCSA
6 2 (3.08%) MCITP
6 2 (3.08%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.23%) COBIT
2 2 (3.08%) QA
System Software
1 8 (12.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (7.69%) Apache Flume
3 4 (6.15%) Active Directory
3 4 (6.15%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.08%) Nmap
4 2 (3.08%) XenApp
4 2 (3.08%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (6.15%) SCCM
3 2 (3.08%) Nessus
3 2 (3.08%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (3.08%) SCOM
3 2 (3.08%) CORE IMPACT
4 1 (1.54%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 11 (16.92%) Microsoft
2 10 (15.38%) VMware
3 8 (12.31%) EMC
3 8 (12.31%) Brocade
4 6 (9.23%) Citrix
5 5 (7.69%) Hitachi
6 2 (3.08%) Kony
7 1 (1.54%) Cisco
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management - Royal London
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £17,000 - £22,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
QVC
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Depending on Experience
Posted: 20 days ago
London or Liverpool
QVC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago