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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architecture
Rank 211 193 218
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +25
Permanent jobs citing Technical Architecture 31 54 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.45% 0.74% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.95% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 23 31 31
Average salary £53,500 £45,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.88% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £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
5625 5698 5693
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 80.83% 77.86% 76.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4467 4855 5018
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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 22 July 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 22 July 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 -5 14 £75,000 +66.66% 1
Cheshire -5 12 £57,500 -2.54% 1
Lancashire +1 4 £49,250 +9.44%
Merseyside -3 3 £45,000 -
Technical Architecture
England

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 25 (36.23%) Finance
2 20 (28.99%) C#
3 16 (23.19%) .NET
3 16 (23.19%) SOA
4 15 (21.74%) SAN
4 15 (21.74%) SQL Server
5 14 (20.29%) ASP.NET
6 12 (17.39%) Java
6 12 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (17.39%) WPF
7 11 (15.94%) Silverlight
7 11 (15.94%) Degree
7 11 (15.94%) MVVM
7 11 (15.94%) Brocade
7 11 (15.94%) ITIL
7 11 (15.94%) EMC
8 10 (14.49%) Project Management
8 10 (14.49%) SQL
8 10 (14.49%) Software Engineering
8 10 (14.49%) WinForms
9 9 (13.04%) HTML
9 9 (13.04%) Web Services
9 9 (13.04%) Relational Database
10 8 (11.59%) Requirements Analysis
10 8 (11.59%) CSS
10 8 (11.59%) Python
10 8 (11.59%) JavaScript
10 8 (11.59%) RDBMS
10 8 (11.59%) Microsoft
10 8 (11.59%) N-Tier

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (10.14%) SharePoint
2 6 (8.70%) Apache Pig
2 6 (8.70%) SAS
2 6 (8.70%) Apache
3 3 (4.35%) IIS
4 2 (2.90%) Lync
4 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.90%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.45%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.45%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.45%) GlassFish
5 1 (1.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (8.70%) SPSS
2 4 (5.80%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (8.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.45%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.70%) SaaS
1 6 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (8.70%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (8.70%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (8.70%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (2.90%) Office 365
3 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (21.74%) SAN
2 6 (8.70%) Internet
3 4 (5.80%) NAS
4 2 (2.90%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 9 (13.04%) Relational Database
3 8 (11.59%) RDBMS
4 7 (10.14%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (8.70%) Hadoop
5 6 (8.70%) Apache Hive
5 6 (8.70%) MongoDB
5 6 (8.70%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (8.70%) NoSQL
5 6 (8.70%) HBase
5 6 (8.70%) Big Data
5 6 (8.70%) Sqoop
5 6 (8.70%) Triplestore
5 6 (8.70%) Data Mining
6 2 (2.90%) DB2
7 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (2.90%) Subversion
2 1 (1.45%) Ant
2 1 (1.45%) JUnit
2 1 (1.45%) Eclipse
General
1 25 (36.23%) Finance
2 4 (5.80%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.80%) Retail
3 2 (2.90%) Marketing
3 2 (2.90%) Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (46.38%) Architect
2 19 (27.54%) Team Leader
3 18 (26.09%) Developer
4 9 (13.04%) Technical Architect
5 8 (11.59%) C# Software Engineer
5 8 (11.59%) Software Team Leader
5 8 (11.59%) Software Engineer
5 8 (11.59%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (10.14%) Senior Architect
7 6 (8.70%) Big Data Architect
7 6 (8.70%) Applications Architect
7 6 (8.70%) Data Architect
8 4 (5.80%) Technical Developer
9 3 (4.35%) .NET Developer
9 3 (4.35%) IT Architect
9 3 (4.35%) Junior Technical Architect
9 3 (4.35%) Software Architect
9 3 (4.35%) Junior
9 3 (4.35%) Applications Developer
9 3 (4.35%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (23.19%) .NET
2 14 (20.29%) ASP.NET
3 12 (17.39%) WPF
4 11 (15.94%) Silverlight
5 10 (14.49%) WinForms
6 9 (13.04%) HTML
6 9 (13.04%) Web Services
7 8 (11.59%) CSS
8 7 (10.14%) HTML5
8 7 (10.14%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (8.70%) MapReduce
9 6 (8.70%) WCF
9 6 (8.70%) .NET Framework
10 5 (7.25%) Middleware
10 5 (7.25%) CSS3
11 4 (5.80%) jQuery
12 3 (4.35%) Spring
12 3 (4.35%) Java EE
13 1 (1.45%) JNDI
13 1 (1.45%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.59%) N-Tier
2 6 (8.70%) Open Source
3 5 (7.25%) Visualisation
4 2 (2.90%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.90%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.90%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.70%) Windows
1 6 (8.70%) Linux
2 2 (2.90%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.90%) Android
2 2 (2.90%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (1.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (23.19%) SOA
2 12 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (15.94%) MVVM
3 11 (15.94%) ITIL
4 10 (14.49%) Project Management
4 10 (14.49%) Software Engineering
5 8 (11.59%) Requirements Analysis
5 8 (11.59%) MVC
5 8 (11.59%) TOGAF
6 7 (10.14%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (8.70%) Matrix Management
7 6 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (8.70%) Analytics
7 6 (8.70%) ETL
7 6 (8.70%) CRM
7 6 (8.70%) Configuration Management
7 6 (8.70%) PRINCE
7 6 (8.70%) OO
7 6 (8.70%) RAD
7 6 (8.70%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (28.99%) C#
2 12 (17.39%) Java
3 10 (14.49%) SQL
4 8 (11.59%) Python
4 8 (11.59%) JavaScript
5 6 (8.70%) R
5 6 (8.70%) Perl
5 6 (8.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (15.94%) Degree
2 6 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.80%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.90%) CISSP
5 2 (2.90%) MCSE
5 2 (2.90%) MCSA
5 2 (2.90%) MCITP
5 2 (2.90%) MCTS
6 1 (1.45%) CCIE
6 1 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.70%) COBIT
2 2 (2.90%) QA
System Software
1 6 (8.70%) Apache Flume
2 2 (2.90%) XenApp
2 2 (2.90%) XenDesktop
2 2 (2.90%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.90%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.90%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 6 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (2.90%) CORE IMPACT
3 2 (2.90%) SCCM
3 2 (2.90%) Nessus
Vendors
1 11 (15.94%) Brocade
1 11 (15.94%) EMC
2 8 (11.59%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.25%) VMware
3 5 (7.25%) Hitachi
4 2 (2.90%) Fujitsu
4 2 (2.90%) Kony
4 2 (2.90%) Citrix
4 2 (2.90%) Oracle
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