The median annual salary for a Senior Architect was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

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

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Architect
North West / Manchester
Rank 187 159 186
Rank change year-on-year -28 +27  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Architect 18 20 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.46% 0.60% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.62% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 18 17 1
Median salary £65,000 £57,500 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.04% +6.48%  
UK excluding London median salary £70,000 £67,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +4.47% +3.07%  

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 3763 3237 3587
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 96.71% 97.53% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 3142 2693 2933
Median salary £42,000 £42,500 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.17% +7.59%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,300 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Senior Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

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 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Architect in Manchester

Senior 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 Senior Architect within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 22 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
Wigan - 1 £40,000 -
Senior Architect
North West

Senior Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 24 (66.67%) Finance
2 22 (61.11%) Open Source
3 19 (52.78%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (52.78%) SOA
4 17 (47.22%) Middleware
4 17 (47.22%) Manufacturing
4 17 (47.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (47.22%) Retail
5 16 (44.44%) Google
5 16 (44.44%) Google Cloud Platform
6 15 (41.67%) DevOps
6 15 (41.67%) Migration
7 14 (38.89%) VMware
7 14 (38.89%) Management Information System
7 14 (38.89%) UML
7 14 (38.89%) Enterprise Software
7 14 (38.89%) Rackspace
7 14 (38.89%) Local Government
7 14 (38.89%) Microsoft Azure
7 14 (38.89%) Requirements Analysis
7 14 (38.89%) Use Case
8 11 (30.56%) Web Services
9 10 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (22.22%) HTML
10 8 (22.22%) PHP
10 8 (22.22%) CSS
11 7 (19.44%) Java
11 7 (19.44%) C#
11 7 (19.44%) MVC
12 6 (16.67%) .NET

Senior Architect Skill Set
Top Related 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 (11.11%) Apache Spark
2 2 (5.56%) Apache Pig
3 1 (2.78%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Chatbot
2 1 (2.78%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.78%) Maximo
2 1 (2.78%) SAP APO
2 1 (2.78%) SAP MII
2 1 (2.78%) SAP PM
2 1 (2.78%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 19 (52.78%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (44.44%) Google Cloud Platform
3 14 (38.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) DNS
1 3 (8.33%) HTTP
1 3 (8.33%) Internet
2 2 (5.56%) iBeacon
2 2 (5.56%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) Big Data
1 4 (11.11%) Hadoop
2 2 (5.56%) Apache Hive
2 2 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.56%) Impala
2 2 (5.56%) Sqoop
3 1 (2.78%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Git (software)
General
1 24 (66.67%) Finance
2 17 (47.22%) Manufacturing
2 17 (47.22%) Retail
3 14 (38.89%) Local Government
4 5 (13.89%) Publishing
5 4 (11.11%) Legal
6 3 (8.33%) Multimedia
7 2 (5.56%) Electronics
7 2 (5.56%) Marketing
7 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (47.22%) Middleware
2 11 (30.56%) Web Services
3 8 (22.22%) CSS
3 8 (22.22%) HTML
4 6 (16.67%) .NET
5 5 (13.89%) XML
6 3 (8.33%) XHTML
7 2 (5.56%) Eddystone
Miscellaneous
1 14 (38.89%) Enterprise Software
1 14 (38.89%) Management Information System
2 5 (13.89%) N-Tier
3 3 (8.33%) Digital Media
3 3 (8.33%) New Media
3 3 (8.33%) W3C
4 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.78%) LIMS
4 1 (2.78%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.78%) Linux
1 1 (2.78%) Ubuntu
1 1 (2.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (61.11%) Open Source
2 19 (52.78%) SOA
3 17 (47.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (41.67%) DevOps
4 15 (41.67%) Migration
5 14 (38.89%) Requirements Analysis
5 14 (38.89%) UML
5 14 (38.89%) Use Case
6 10 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (19.44%) MVC
8 5 (13.89%) ITIL
8 5 (13.89%) Presales
8 5 (13.89%) Service Management
9 4 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (11.11%) TOGAF
10 3 (8.33%) RDF
10 3 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
10 3 (8.33%) Scrum
10 3 (8.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.22%) PHP
2 7 (19.44%) C#
2 7 (19.44%) Java
3 4 (11.11%) Python
4 3 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.56%) C
5 2 (5.56%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) PMO
1 3 (8.33%) QA
2 2 (5.56%) GCP
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) HDFS
2 1 (2.78%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Ansible
1 1 (2.78%) Kubernetes
1 1 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.78%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (44.44%) Google
2 14 (38.89%) Rackspace
2 14 (38.89%) VMware
3 3 (8.33%) IBM
3 3 (8.33%) SAP
3 3 (8.33%) Zend
4 2 (5.56%) Cloudera
4 2 (5.56%) Hortonworks
5 1 (2.78%) Ariba
5 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
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