The median annual salary for a Architect was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Architect
North West / Manchester
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 70 87
Rank change year-on-year +5 +17  
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 161 121 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 4.10% 3.55% 3.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.23% 3.64% 3.19%
Number of salaries quoted 125 89 80
Median salary £65,000 £70,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £90,000 £70,250
UK excluding London median salary £66,700 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +2.61% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3808 3325 3633
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 97.04% 97.48% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 3199 2765 2976
Median salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.17% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester that featured Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Architect in Manchester

Architect
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Architect in Manchester.

Salary trend for Architect in Manchester

Architect
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Architect in Manchester over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Architect in Manchester

Architect
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton -12 2 £47,500 -
Cheadle - 2 £60,000 -
Wigan - 2 £50,000 -
Stockport -5 1 - - 2
Salford -8 1 £52,205 -38.58%
Architect
North West

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 108 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (24.92%) C#
2 74 (24.92%) Java
3 67 (22.56%) DevOps
4 66 (22.22%) Finance
5 61 (20.54%) Amazon AWS
6 60 (20.20%) Degree
7 54 (18.18%) Scrum
8 53 (17.85%) Enterprise Architecture
9 52 (17.51%) TOGAF
9 52 (17.51%) PHP
10 47 (15.82%) Retail
10 47 (15.82%) VMware
11 46 (15.49%) .NET
12 45 (15.15%) SQL Server
13 44 (14.81%) SOA
13 44 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
14 42 (14.14%) Continuous Integration
14 42 (14.14%) Relational Database
14 42 (14.14%) SQL
15 41 (13.80%) Presales
16 39 (13.13%) Big Data
16 39 (13.13%) JavaScript
17 38 (12.79%) RDBMS
17 38 (12.79%) Microsoft
17 38 (12.79%) Analytical Skills
18 37 (12.46%) Computer Science
19 35 (11.78%) Middleware
20 34 (11.45%) Stakeholder Management
20 34 (11.45%) Open Source

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 21 (7.07%) Apache Spark
2 13 (4.38%) Apache Pig
3 11 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (3.03%) OpenStack
5 5 (1.68%) Apache
5 5 (1.68%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (1.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (1.68%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.35%) IIS
7 2 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.67%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.67%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.34%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.34%) Mule
8 1 (0.34%) Mule ESB
8 1 (0.34%) nginx
8 1 (0.34%) SAS
Applications
1 20 (6.73%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.01%) MS Office
3 2 (0.67%) Chatbot
3 2 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.34%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 6 (2.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.35%) SAP HCM
3 2 (0.67%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.67%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.67%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.34%) Magento
4 1 (0.34%) Maximo
4 1 (0.34%) SAP APO
4 1 (0.34%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.34%) SAP MII
4 1 (0.34%) SAP PM
4 1 (0.34%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 61 (20.54%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (9.09%) Google Cloud Platform
4 16 (5.39%) PaaS
4 16 (5.39%) SaaS
5 9 (3.03%) Office 365
6 8 (2.69%) IaaS
7 4 (1.35%) SuccessFactors
8 3 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.34%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.34%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.70%) WAN
2 5 (1.68%) LAN
2 5 (1.68%) VLAN
3 4 (1.35%) DNS
3 4 (1.35%) Network Security
4 3 (1.01%) BGP
4 3 (1.01%) Broadband
4 3 (1.01%) HTTP
4 3 (1.01%) Internet
4 3 (1.01%) SAN
4 3 (1.01%) VoIP
5 2 (0.67%) iBeacon
5 2 (0.67%) IPsec
5 2 (0.67%) LDAP
5 2 (0.67%) NFC
5 2 (0.67%) Skype
6 1 (0.34%) Firewall
6 1 (0.34%) MPLS
6 1 (0.34%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (0.34%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 42 (14.14%) Relational Database
3 39 (13.13%) Big Data
4 38 (12.79%) RDBMS
5 31 (10.44%) Hadoop
6 27 (9.09%) NoSQL
7 18 (6.06%) MySQL
8 17 (5.72%) Data Warehouse
9 13 (4.38%) Apache Hive
9 13 (4.38%) MongoDB
10 5 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (1.35%) Data Mining
11 4 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 2 (0.67%) Amazon Redshift
13 2 (0.67%) Datazen
13 2 (0.67%) Impala
13 2 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (0.67%) Sqoop
14 1 (0.34%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 8 (2.69%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.35%) MSTest
2 4 (1.35%) NUnit
3 3 (1.01%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.01%) Gradle
3 3 (1.01%) Maven
3 3 (1.01%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (0.67%) Moq
4 2 (0.67%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.34%) CircleCI
5 1 (0.34%) ERwin
5 1 (0.34%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.34%) Travis CI
General
1 66 (22.22%) Finance
2 47 (15.82%) Retail
3 21 (7.07%) Manufacturing
4 14 (4.71%) Local Government
5 11 (3.70%) Marketing
5 11 (3.70%) Military
5 11 (3.70%) Telecoms
6 10 (3.37%) Publishing
7 6 (2.02%) Electronics
8 5 (1.68%) Legal
9 4 (1.35%) Banking
10 3 (1.01%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.34%) Advertising
11 1 (0.34%) Automotive
11 1 (0.34%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (15.49%) .NET
2 35 (11.78%) Middleware
3 26 (8.75%) HTML
4 23 (7.74%) CSS
5 22 (7.41%) jQuery
6 21 (7.07%) AngularJS
7 19 (6.40%) Web Services
8 18 (6.06%) Spring
8 18 (6.06%) XML
9 15 (5.05%) Node.js
10 13 (4.38%) CSS3
10 13 (4.38%) HTML5
10 13 (4.38%) Java EE
11 12 (4.04%) ASP.NET
11 12 (4.04%) ASP.NET MVC
11 12 (4.04%) J2EE
11 12 (4.04%) REST
12 11 (3.70%) Apache Camel
12 11 (3.70%) Hibernate
13 8 (2.69%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 38 (12.79%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (12.46%) Computer Science
3 27 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
4 26 (8.75%) Data Structures
5 25 (8.42%) Algorithms
6 18 (6.06%) Management Information System
7 13 (4.38%) Data Centre
8 12 (4.04%) PKI
9 9 (3.03%) Public Cloud
10 8 (2.69%) User Experience
11 6 (2.02%) Mobile App
11 6 (2.02%) N-Tier
12 5 (1.68%) FlexPod
13 4 (1.35%) iPad
13 4 (1.35%) Virtual Team
14 3 (1.01%) Credit Risk
14 3 (1.01%) Digital Media
14 3 (1.01%) New Media
14 3 (1.01%) W3C
15 2 (0.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 14 (4.71%) Unix
1 14 (4.71%) Windows
2 8 (2.69%) Linux
3 4 (1.35%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.01%) OpenVMS
4 3 (1.01%) Solaris
5 2 (0.67%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.34%) Android
6 1 (0.34%) CentOS
6 1 (0.34%) Debian
6 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (22.56%) DevOps
3 54 (18.18%) Scrum
4 53 (17.85%) Enterprise Architecture
5 52 (17.51%) TOGAF
6 44 (14.81%) SOA
7 42 (14.14%) Continuous Integration
8 41 (13.80%) Presales
9 34 (11.45%) Open Source
9 34 (11.45%) Stakeholder Management
10 32 (10.77%) Automated Testing
10 32 (10.77%) OO
10 32 (10.77%) SDLC
11 29 (9.76%) Kanban
12 28 (9.43%) ITIL
12 28 (9.43%) Migration
12 28 (9.43%) MVC
13 27 (9.09%) E-Commerce
13 27 (9.09%) Risk Management
14 26 (8.75%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 74 (24.92%) C#
1 74 (24.92%) Java
2 52 (17.51%) PHP
3 42 (14.14%) SQL
4 39 (13.13%) JavaScript
5 22 (7.41%) Python
6 15 (5.05%) Ruby
7 13 (4.38%) C
7 13 (4.38%) C++
8 11 (3.70%) Shell Script
9 7 (2.36%) PL/SQL
9 7 (2.36%) T-SQL
10 5 (1.68%) Go
11 4 (1.35%) Bash Shell
11 4 (1.35%) Perl
12 3 (1.01%) Apple Swift
12 3 (1.01%) Clojure
12 3 (1.01%) Objective-C
12 3 (1.01%) Scala
13 1 (0.34%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 60 (20.20%) Degree
2 8 (2.69%) DV Cleared
2 8 (2.69%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.02%) CISSP
4 5 (1.68%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (1.35%) CCIE
5 4 (1.35%) MCSE
5 4 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.01%) CISM
6 3 (1.01%) ISSAP
6 3 (1.01%) MCSA
7 1 (0.34%) CCA
7 1 (0.34%) CCDP
7 1 (0.34%) CCNA
7 1 (0.34%) CCNP
7 1 (0.34%) CEH
7 1 (0.34%) CISA
7 1 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.34%) RHCA
7 1 (0.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.04%) QA
2 11 (3.70%) PCI DSS
3 6 (2.02%) COBIT
3 6 (2.02%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.35%) GCP
5 3 (1.01%) PMO
6 1 (0.34%) GPG13
6 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.34%) MiFID
System Software
1 20 (6.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (5.39%) Docker
3 13 (4.38%) Hyper-V
4 11 (3.70%) Active Directory
5 3 (1.01%) HDFS
5 3 (1.01%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (0.67%) vCloud
7 1 (0.34%) KVM
7 1 (0.34%) Varnish
7 1 (0.34%) Xen
Systems Management
1 20 (6.73%) Ansible
1 20 (6.73%) Opscode Chef
1 20 (6.73%) Puppet
2 4 (1.35%) Mesos
3 2 (0.67%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.34%) Terraform
Vendors
1 47 (15.82%) VMware
2 38 (12.79%) Microsoft
3 29 (9.76%) Oracle
4 28 (9.43%) Google
5 16 (5.39%) Rackspace
6 12 (4.04%) SAP
7 11 (3.70%) Cisco
8 8 (2.69%) NetApp
9 5 (1.68%) Citrix
9 5 (1.68%) HP
9 5 (1.68%) IBM
9 5 (1.68%) Teradata
10 4 (1.35%) JD Edwards
11 3 (1.01%) AppSense
11 3 (1.01%) Pega
11 3 (1.01%) ServiceNow
11 3 (1.01%) Symantec
11 3 (1.01%) Talend
11 3 (1.01%) Veeam
11 3 (1.01%) Zend
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