Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Architect was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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

Senior Architect
North West > Manchester
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 272 250 238
Rank change year-on-year -22 -12 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Architect 33 34 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.42% 0.46% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.47% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 21 23 24
Manchester median annual salary £70,000 £75,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -
North West median annual salary £70,000 £75,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% +5.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Manchester
Permanent vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 7669 7211 7181
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.37% 97.45% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 6368 6193 5978
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Senior Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings that featured Senior Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Architect in Manchester

Senior Architect
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Senior Architect in Manchester

Senior Architect
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Architect in Manchester over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Architect in Manchester

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, Senior 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 Senior Architect in the job title.

1 18 (54.55%) Microsoft Azure
1 18 (54.55%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (48.48%) Finance
3 15 (45.45%) Management Information System
3 15 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 12 (36.36%) UML
4 12 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (33.33%) TOGAF
5 11 (33.33%) SOA
5 11 (33.33%) ArchiMate
5 11 (33.33%) Presales
6 10 (30.30%) DevOps
6 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (27.27%) OO
7 9 (27.27%) HTML
7 9 (27.27%) CSS
7 9 (27.27%) Web Services
8 8 (24.24%) User Experience
8 8 (24.24%) Infrastructure Management
8 8 (24.24%) Service Design
9 7 (21.21%) Open Source
9 7 (21.21%) Java
9 7 (21.21%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (18.18%) Oracle
10 6 (18.18%) jQuery
10 6 (18.18%) Computer Science
10 6 (18.18%) Machine Learning
11 5 (15.15%) Embedded Systems
11 5 (15.15%) Algorithms
11 5 (15.15%) Degree

Senior 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 4 (12.12%) JBoss
1 4 (12.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 4 (12.12%) Tomcat
2 3 (9.09%) Apache
2 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.06%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 18 (54.55%) Amazon AWS
1 18 (54.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (12.12%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (9.09%) Office 365
4 2 (6.06%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (6.06%) PaaS
4 2 (6.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) Internet
2 1 (3.03%) DHCP
2 1 (3.03%) DNS
2 1 (3.03%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (12.12%) MongoDB
3 3 (9.09%) CouchDB
3 3 (9.09%) MySQL
3 3 (9.09%) NoSQL
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (48.48%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Local Government
2 4 (12.12%) Manufacturing
2 4 (12.12%) Retail
3 3 (9.09%) Publishing
4 1 (3.03%) Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (27.27%) CSS
1 9 (27.27%) HTML
1 9 (27.27%) Web Services
2 6 (18.18%) jQuery
3 5 (15.15%) .NET
4 4 (12.12%) J2EE
4 4 (12.12%) JDBC
4 4 (12.12%) Middleware
4 4 (12.12%) REST
4 4 (12.12%) SOAP
5 2 (6.06%) .NET Framework
5 2 (6.06%) AngularJS
5 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET
5 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET Core
5 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (6.06%) CSS3
5 2 (6.06%) Entity Framework
5 2 (6.06%) HTML5
5 2 (6.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 15 (45.45%) Management Information System
2 8 (24.24%) User Experience
3 6 (18.18%) Computer Science
4 5 (15.15%) Algorithms
4 5 (15.15%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (12.12%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (9.09%) N-Tier
7 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (6.06%) Raspberry Pi
8 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
8 1 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (3.03%) Handset
8 1 (3.03%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Android
2 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
1 12 (36.36%) UML
2 11 (33.33%) ArchiMate
2 11 (33.33%) Presales
2 11 (33.33%) SOA
2 11 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (30.30%) DevOps
4 9 (27.27%) OO
5 8 (24.24%) Infrastructure Management
5 8 (24.24%) Service Design
6 7 (21.21%) Open Source
7 6 (18.18%) Machine Learning
8 5 (15.15%) Computer Vision
8 5 (15.15%) MVC
8 5 (15.15%) OCR
8 5 (15.15%) OOP
8 5 (15.15%) Service Delivery
8 5 (15.15%) Workflow
8 5 (15.15%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) Java
2 5 (15.15%) C#
3 3 (9.09%) PHP
4 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
4 2 (6.06%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) Computer Science Degree
1 5 (15.15%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) HIPAA
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) SnapMirror
1 1 (3.03%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 15 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 6 (18.18%) Oracle
3 4 (12.12%) Google
3 4 (12.12%) Rackspace
3 4 (12.12%) VMware
4 2 (6.06%) Telerik
5 1 (3.03%) Cisco
5 1 (3.03%) Juniper
5 1 (3.03%) NetApp