Period
to 21 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Technical Architect was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

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

Technical Architect
North West > Manchester
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 237 237 216
Rank change year-on-year 0 -21 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Architect 46 69 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.63% 0.85% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.88% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 38 42 57
Manchester median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% -3.57% +16.67%
10th Percentile £46,250 £47,875 £49,752
90th Percentile £91,500 £86,625 £75,000
North West median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% -3.57% +16.67%

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 7,078 7,883 7,100
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.55% 97.65% 97.74%
Number of salaries quoted 5,923 6,570 6,071
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £24,250 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £62,500
North West median annual salary £44,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.02% +3.75% -

Technical Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Architect in Manchester

Technical Architect
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Technical Architect in Manchester

Technical Architect
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Architect in Manchester over the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Technical Architect in Manchester

Technical 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 Technical Architect within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 21 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport - 3 £42,500 - 1
Altrincham -11 1 - -
Wigan - 1 £67,500 -
Technical Architect
North West

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

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, Technical Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Manchester region featuring Technical Architect in the job title.

1 25 (54.35%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (47.83%) Java
3 21 (45.65%) Test Automation
4 17 (36.96%) NoSQL
4 17 (36.96%) JavaScript
5 14 (30.43%) SQL
5 14 (30.43%) Presales
6 12 (26.09%) Decision-Making
6 12 (26.09%) Microsoft
6 12 (26.09%) TDD
6 12 (26.09%) Scrum
6 12 (26.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 12 (26.09%) BDD
7 11 (23.91%) Technical Architecture
7 11 (23.91%) Risk Management
7 11 (23.91%) C#
7 11 (23.91%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (21.74%) Degree
9 9 (19.57%) Amazon AWS
9 9 (19.57%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (19.57%) Cloud Computing
9 9 (19.57%) OO
9 9 (19.57%) Scaled Agile Framework
10 8 (17.39%) Data Structures
10 8 (17.39%) Algorithms
10 8 (17.39%) Relational Database
10 8 (17.39%) RUP
10 8 (17.39%) OOA/OOD
10 8 (17.39%) RDBMS
10 8 (17.39%) PHP

Technical 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 3 (6.52%) Confluence
2 2 (4.35%) Apache Spark
2 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (4.35%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.17%) Apache Pig
3 1 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.17%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (19.57%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (19.57%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (17.39%) SaaS
3 6 (13.04%) IaaS
3 6 (13.04%) IBM Cloud
4 4 (8.70%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (4.35%) Office 365
6 1 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (2.17%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (2.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.04%) Unified Communications
2 2 (4.35%) Skype
2 2 (4.35%) VLAN
2 2 (4.35%) VPN
3 1 (2.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (36.96%) NoSQL
2 8 (17.39%) RDBMS
2 8 (17.39%) Relational Database
3 4 (8.70%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (4.35%) Big Data
4 2 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.17%) Apache Hive
5 1 (2.17%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (6.52%) JIRA
2 2 (4.35%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.17%) Gradle
3 1 (2.17%) JMeter
3 1 (2.17%) JUnit
General
1 6 (13.04%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Banking
2 3 (6.52%) Investment Banking
2 3 (6.52%) Law
3 2 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.35%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.87%) .NET
1 5 (10.87%) Spring Boot
2 3 (6.52%) CSS
2 3 (6.52%) HTML
2 3 (6.52%) HTML5
2 3 (6.52%) J2EE
2 3 (6.52%) Spring
2 3 (6.52%) Web Services
3 2 (4.35%) AngularJS
3 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (4.35%) CSS3
3 2 (4.35%) jQuery
3 2 (4.35%) Kafka
3 2 (4.35%) Node.js
3 2 (4.35%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (4.35%) REST
3 2 (4.35%) RESTful
3 2 (4.35%) Thymeleaf
3 2 (4.35%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.91%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (17.39%) Algorithms
2 8 (17.39%) Computer Science
2 8 (17.39%) Data Structures
3 6 (13.04%) Smartphone
4 3 (6.52%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (6.52%) Mainframe
4 3 (6.52%) Mobile App
4 3 (6.52%) Wiki
5 2 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (4.35%) Minimum Viable Product
5 2 (4.35%) Replication
5 2 (4.35%) User Experience
6 1 (2.17%) Internet of Things
6 1 (2.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.70%) Android
1 4 (8.70%) Apple iOS
2 3 (6.52%) Linux
3 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (54.35%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (45.65%) Test Automation
3 14 (30.43%) Presales
4 12 (26.09%) BDD
4 12 (26.09%) Decision-Making
4 12 (26.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (26.09%) Scrum
4 12 (26.09%) TDD
5 11 (23.91%) Risk Management
5 11 (23.91%) Technical Architecture
6 9 (19.57%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (19.57%) OO
6 9 (19.57%) Scaled Agile Framework
7 8 (17.39%) Kanban
7 8 (17.39%) OOA/OOD
7 8 (17.39%) RUP
8 6 (13.04%) Application Virtualisation
8 6 (13.04%) Identity Access Management
8 6 (13.04%) Records Management
9 5 (10.87%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 22 (47.83%) Java
2 17 (36.96%) JavaScript
3 14 (30.43%) SQL
4 11 (23.91%) C#
5 8 (17.39%) PHP
6 4 (8.70%) X++
7 3 (6.52%) Python
8 2 (4.35%) Java 8
8 2 (4.35%) Java 9
8 2 (4.35%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (21.74%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.39%) QA
System Software
1 6 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.35%) Docker
2 2 (4.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) Ansible
1 3 (6.52%) Kubernetes
2 2 (4.35%) Backup Exec
2 2 (4.35%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 7 (15.22%) IBM
3 6 (13.04%) Google
3 6 (13.04%) VMware
4 2 (4.35%) Cisco
4 2 (4.35%) Mitel
4 2 (4.35%) Veeam
5 1 (2.17%) Cadence
5 1 (2.17%) Cloudera
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle
5 1 (2.17%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.17%) Talend