The median annual salary for an Architect was £66,500 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 27 June 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
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 67 53
Rank change year-on-year -25 -14  
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 142 127 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.37% 3.62% 4.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.45% 3.69% 5.06%
Number of salaries quoted 112 98 97
Median salary £66,500 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.48% +3.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,493 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £85,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £67,500 £65,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.05% +0.76%  

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 4120 3439 3202
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 97.84% 98.14% 96.80%
Number of salaries quoted 3526 2957 2668
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 27 June 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 27 June 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
Stockport -12 10 £52,500 -22.22% 2
Cheadle - 4 £50,000 -
Rochdale - 3 £57,000 - 1
Bolton -1 2 £47,500 -
Altrincham -3 1 - -
Salford -7 1 £52,205 -
Wigan - 1 £45,000 -
Architect
North West

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 94 (30.92%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (26.32%) Finance
3 75 (24.67%) .NET
3 75 (24.67%) DevOps
4 74 (24.34%) Microsoft Azure
4 74 (24.34%) Amazon AWS
5 73 (24.01%) Java
6 72 (23.68%) Degree
7 68 (22.37%) SQL
8 65 (21.38%) C#
9 62 (20.39%) SQL Server
10 58 (19.08%) Microsoft
11 55 (18.09%) Enterprise Architecture
12 50 (16.45%) TOGAF
13 46 (15.13%) Relational Database
13 46 (15.13%) Presales
14 45 (14.80%) Big Data
14 45 (14.80%) Open Source
15 41 (13.49%) Google
15 41 (13.49%) PHP
16 40 (13.16%) VMware
16 40 (13.16%) Hadoop
16 40 (13.16%) Google Cloud Platform
17 39 (12.83%) Ansible
17 39 (12.83%) Puppet
17 39 (12.83%) Opscode Chef
17 39 (12.83%) Scrum
18 38 (12.50%) SOA
19 37 (12.17%) Python
19 37 (12.17%) Analytical Skills

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 31 (10.20%) Apache Spark
2 12 (3.95%) OpenStack
3 7 (2.30%) Apache
3 7 (2.30%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (1.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (1.64%) SAS
5 4 (1.32%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.99%) Apache Pig
6 3 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (0.99%) IIS
7 2 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.66%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.66%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.33%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 2 (0.66%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 22 (7.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.32%) SAP HCM
3 3 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.99%) Pega PRPC
4 2 (0.66%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.66%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.66%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.66%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.33%) Magento
5 1 (0.33%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 74 (24.34%) Amazon AWS
1 74 (24.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 40 (13.16%) Google Cloud Platform
3 18 (5.92%) SaaS
4 15 (4.93%) Office 365
5 14 (4.61%) PaaS
6 13 (4.28%) IaaS
7 7 (2.30%) SuccessFactors
8 6 (1.97%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.99%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (0.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (0.66%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.33%) Azure Data Factory
11 1 (0.33%) GitHub
11 1 (0.33%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.59%) WAN
2 10 (3.29%) LAN
3 7 (2.30%) Network Security
4 5 (1.64%) DNS
4 5 (1.64%) Wireless
5 4 (1.32%) BGP
5 4 (1.32%) VLAN
6 3 (0.99%) DHCP
6 3 (0.99%) IPsec
6 3 (0.99%) MPLS
7 2 (0.66%) Firewall
7 2 (0.66%) iBeacon
7 2 (0.66%) Internet
7 2 (0.66%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (0.66%) LDAP
7 2 (0.66%) NetScaler
7 2 (0.66%) NFC
7 2 (0.66%) Skype
7 2 (0.66%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.66%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (20.39%) SQL Server
2 46 (15.13%) Relational Database
3 45 (14.80%) Big Data
4 40 (13.16%) Hadoop
5 29 (9.54%) NoSQL
6 24 (7.89%) RDBMS
7 14 (4.61%) Data Warehouse
8 13 (4.28%) MySQL
9 12 (3.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 12 (3.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (2.30%) CouchDB
11 7 (2.30%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (1.64%) Datazen
12 5 (1.64%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 5 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (1.32%) Power BI
14 3 (0.99%) Amazon RDS
14 3 (0.99%) Amazon Redshift
14 3 (0.99%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 9 (2.96%) Jenkins
2 7 (2.30%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.99%) Talend Open Studio
3 3 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.66%) MSTest
4 2 (0.66%) NUnit
4 2 (0.66%) Oracle APEX
General
1 80 (26.32%) Finance
2 31 (10.20%) Manufacturing
2 31 (10.20%) Retail
3 22 (7.24%) Electronics
3 22 (7.24%) Marketing
3 22 (7.24%) Telecoms
4 10 (3.29%) Publishing
5 9 (2.96%) Local Government
6 5 (1.64%) Banking
7 3 (0.99%) Military
8 2 (0.66%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.33%) Advertising
9 1 (0.33%) Law
9 1 (0.33%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (24.67%) .NET
2 30 (9.87%) Web Services
3 23 (7.57%) RabbitMQ
4 22 (7.24%) MSMQ
5 19 (6.25%) Middleware
6 17 (5.59%) HTML
7 16 (5.26%) AngularJS
8 15 (4.93%) CSS
9 14 (4.61%) jQuery
10 12 (3.95%) XML
11 11 (3.62%) ASP.NET
12 10 (3.29%) REST
12 10 (3.29%) SOAP
13 8 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC
14 7 (2.30%) .NET Framework
14 7 (2.30%) JSON
15 6 (1.97%) CSS3
15 6 (1.97%) HTML5
15 6 (1.97%) JMS
15 6 (1.97%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 37 (12.17%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (8.88%) Computer Science
3 25 (8.22%) Public Cloud
4 21 (6.91%) Algorithms
4 21 (6.91%) Data Structures
5 18 (5.92%) Management Information System
6 17 (5.59%) Enterprise Software
7 15 (4.93%) Data Centre
8 11 (3.62%) User Experience
9 9 (2.96%) N-Tier
10 4 (1.32%) FMCG
10 4 (1.32%) Virtual Team
11 3 (0.99%) Hybrid Cloud
11 3 (0.99%) PKI
11 3 (0.99%) Raspberry Pi
12 2 (0.66%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.66%) FlexPod
12 2 (0.66%) Handset
12 2 (0.66%) Private Cloud
12 2 (0.66%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 31 (10.20%) Windows
2 30 (9.87%) Unix
3 5 (1.64%) Android
4 3 (0.99%) Linux
5 2 (0.66%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (30.92%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (24.67%) DevOps
3 55 (18.09%) Enterprise Architecture
4 50 (16.45%) TOGAF
5 46 (15.13%) Presales
6 45 (14.80%) Open Source
7 39 (12.83%) Scrum
8 38 (12.50%) SOA
9 36 (11.84%) Business Intelligence
9 36 (11.84%) Continuous Integration
10 35 (11.51%) MVC
11 31 (10.20%) OO
12 30 (9.87%) Stakeholder Management
13 29 (9.54%) Machine Learning
14 27 (8.88%) ITIL
14 27 (8.88%) TDD
15 25 (8.22%) E-Commerce
15 25 (8.22%) Test Automation
16 24 (7.89%) Migration
16 24 (7.89%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 73 (24.01%) Java
2 68 (22.37%) SQL
3 65 (21.38%) C#
4 41 (13.49%) PHP
5 37 (12.17%) Python
6 29 (9.54%) Shell Script
7 27 (8.88%) C++
8 23 (7.57%) JavaScript
9 22 (7.24%) Go
10 11 (3.62%) Ruby
11 8 (2.63%) T-SQL
12 5 (1.64%) C
13 4 (1.32%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.99%) PowerShell
14 3 (0.99%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.66%) Clojure
15 2 (0.66%) Scala
Qualifications
1 72 (23.68%) Degree
2 13 (4.28%) CCIE
2 13 (4.28%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (2.63%) CISSP
3 8 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (1.97%) CCNP
4 6 (1.97%) CCSM
5 5 (1.64%) CCIE Security
6 4 (1.32%) CCIE Routing and Switching
6 4 (1.32%) CCSE
6 4 (1.32%) Check Point Certification
7 3 (0.99%) MCSA
7 3 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.66%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.66%) MCSE
9 1 (0.33%) CISM
9 1 (0.33%) ISSAP
9 1 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.33%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.28%) Data Quality
2 10 (3.29%) PCI DSS
3 8 (2.63%) QA
4 6 (1.97%) COBIT
5 5 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 4 (1.32%) Cyber Essentials
6 4 (1.32%) GCP
6 4 (1.32%) GDPR
7 3 (0.99%) HIPAA
7 3 (0.99%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (5.59%) Docker
2 16 (5.26%) Hyper-V
3 13 (4.28%) Active Directory
4 9 (2.96%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (1.32%) HDFS
6 2 (0.66%) XenApp
6 2 (0.66%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.66%) XenServer
7 1 (0.33%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 39 (12.83%) Ansible
1 39 (12.83%) Opscode Chef
1 39 (12.83%) Puppet
2 22 (7.24%) Mesos
3 4 (1.32%) Kubernetes
4 3 (0.99%) Terraform
5 2 (0.66%) SCCM
6 1 (0.33%) SnapMirror
6 1 (0.33%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 58 (19.08%) Microsoft
2 41 (13.49%) Google
3 40 (13.16%) VMware
4 35 (11.51%) SAP
5 34 (11.18%) Oracle
6 16 (5.26%) Cisco
7 9 (2.96%) Rackspace
8 7 (2.30%) CheckPoint
9 6 (1.97%) Teradata
10 5 (1.64%) Citrix
10 5 (1.64%) Juniper
11 3 (0.99%) AppSense
11 3 (0.99%) hybris
11 3 (0.99%) IBM
11 3 (0.99%) Informatica
11 3 (0.99%) NetApp
11 3 (0.99%) Palo Alto
11 3 (0.99%) Pega
11 3 (0.99%) Talend
11 3 (0.99%) Telerik
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Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Car/ Bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester
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Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
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4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
onezeero.
Salary: £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefit Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75,000 - 85,000 (Plus Excellent Package!!)
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £80000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £95,000 - £115,000 base salary (plus impressive package)
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 87000 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £85,000 + Car Allowance + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
AWD Recruitment
Salary: £55,000 - £65,000 + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 85000 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £57,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hitachi Consulting UK
Salary: £90,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Mason Frank International
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
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Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
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Salary: Highly Competitive Plus Benefits
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