The median annual salary for a Senior Architect was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 194 170 170
Rank change year-on-year -24 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Architect 15 8 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.36% 0.23% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.23% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 8
Median salary £80,000 £71,250 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.28% -5.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £67,500 £71,250 £65,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +9.61%  

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 4114 3431 3209
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 97.84% 98.20% 96.80%
Number of salaries quoted 3508 2950 2672
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%  

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 25 (75.76%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (69.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (66.67%) Finance
4 20 (60.61%) DevOps
5 19 (57.58%) Web Services
5 19 (57.58%) Open Source
6 18 (54.55%) SOA
7 15 (45.45%) Microsoft
8 14 (42.42%) C#
8 14 (42.42%) MVC
8 14 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (39.39%) .NET
10 12 (36.36%) HTML
10 12 (36.36%) CSS
10 12 (36.36%) UML
10 12 (36.36%) Management Information System
10 12 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (36.36%) Presales
11 11 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
11 11 (33.33%) Google
11 11 (33.33%) Retail
12 9 (27.27%) Rackspace
12 9 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
12 9 (27.27%) TDD
12 9 (27.27%) Requirements Analysis
12 9 (27.27%) Use Case
12 9 (27.27%) Local Government
12 9 (27.27%) Manufacturing
12 9 (27.27%) Publishing
12 9 (27.27%) Migration

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 7 (21.21%) Apache
2 4 (12.12%) SharePoint
3 3 (9.09%) IIS
4 2 (6.06%) Apache Spark
5 1 (3.03%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Chatbot
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 25 (75.76%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (69.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (12.12%) Office 365
5 3 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (9.09%) PaaS
5 3 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) iBeacon
1 2 (6.06%) NFC
2 1 (3.03%) DHCP
2 1 (3.03%) DNS
2 1 (3.03%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) CouchDB
1 7 (21.21%) MySQL
1 7 (21.21%) NoSQL
1 7 (21.21%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (6.06%) Big Data
3 2 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (6.06%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Git (software)
2 3 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (66.67%) Finance
2 11 (33.33%) Retail
3 9 (27.27%) Local Government
3 9 (27.27%) Manufacturing
3 9 (27.27%) Publishing
4 1 (3.03%) Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (57.58%) Web Services
2 13 (39.39%) .NET
3 12 (36.36%) CSS
3 12 (36.36%) HTML
4 9 (27.27%) Middleware
5 3 (9.09%) .NET Framework
5 3 (9.09%) AngularJS
5 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET
5 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET Core
5 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (9.09%) CSS3
5 3 (9.09%) Entity Framework
5 3 (9.09%) HTML5
5 3 (9.09%) jQuery
5 3 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (6.06%) Eddystone
6 2 (6.06%) PySpark
6 2 (6.06%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (36.36%) Management Information System
2 9 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (27.27%) N-Tier
3 3 (9.09%) Raspberry Pi
3 3 (9.09%) User Experience
4 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.03%) Handset
4 1 (3.03%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.03%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) Android
2 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.03%) Linux
2 1 (3.03%) Ubuntu
2 1 (3.03%) Unix
2 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (60.61%) DevOps
2 19 (57.58%) Open Source
3 18 (54.55%) SOA
4 14 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (42.42%) MVC
5 12 (36.36%) Presales
5 12 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (36.36%) UML
6 9 (27.27%) ITIL
6 9 (27.27%) Migration
6 9 (27.27%) Requirements Analysis
6 9 (27.27%) Service Management
6 9 (27.27%) TDD
6 9 (27.27%) Use Case
7 7 (21.21%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (12.12%) Project Management
9 3 (9.09%) Machine Learning
9 3 (9.09%) MVVM
9 3 (9.09%) Test Automation
9 3 (9.09%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 14 (42.42%) C#
2 9 (27.27%) Java
2 9 (27.27%) PHP
3 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 3 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 3 (9.09%) VB.NET
4 2 (6.06%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) HIPAA
2 2 (6.06%) GCP
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) HDFS
2 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Ansible
1 1 (3.03%) Kubernetes
1 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.03%) Puppet
1 1 (3.03%) SnapMirror
1 1 (3.03%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 15 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 11 (33.33%) Google
3 9 (27.27%) Rackspace
3 9 (27.27%) VMware
4 3 (9.09%) Oracle
4 3 (9.09%) Telerik
5 1 (3.03%) NetApp
5 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £80000 per annum
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