Period
to 20 February 2019

The median annual salary for a Technical Architect was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 20 February 2019.

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
20 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 222 220 230
Rank change year-on-year -2 +10 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Architect 45 66 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.68% 0.89% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.92% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 36 54 60
Manchester median annual salary £75,000 £62,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -10.71% -
10th Percentile £53,750 £51,250 £57,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £87,500 £75,000
North West median annual salary £75,000 £62,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% -10.71% +7.69%

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 6,397 7,171 7,351
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.53% 97.13% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 5,361 5,987 6,281
Manchester median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £62,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 20 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Technical Architect in Manchester

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

For the 6 months to 20 February 2019, 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 27 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (57.78%) C#
3 25 (55.56%) .NET
4 23 (51.11%) Java
5 17 (37.78%) NoSQL
5 17 (37.78%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (31.11%) Degree
7 13 (28.89%) Microsoft
8 12 (26.67%) OO
9 11 (24.44%) Scrum
9 11 (24.44%) Kanban
9 11 (24.44%) Amazon AWS
9 11 (24.44%) Technical Leadership
10 10 (22.22%) Decision-Making
10 10 (22.22%) Scaled Agile Framework
10 10 (22.22%) Data Structures
10 10 (22.22%) Algorithms
10 10 (22.22%) Relational Database
10 10 (22.22%) Computer Science
10 10 (22.22%) RUP
10 10 (22.22%) OOA/OOD
10 10 (22.22%) JavaScript
10 10 (22.22%) RDBMS
11 9 (20.00%) SQL
11 9 (20.00%) Presales
12 8 (17.78%) PHP
12 8 (17.78%) SOA
12 8 (17.78%) Microsoft Azure
12 8 (17.78%) Open Source
13 7 (15.56%) MySQL

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 5 (11.11%) CMS
2 3 (6.67%) Confluence
3 2 (4.44%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 11 (24.44%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (17.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (6.67%) IaaS
3 3 (6.67%) SaaS
4 2 (4.44%) Azure Data Factory
4 2 (4.44%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (4.44%) PaaS
5 1 (2.22%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) Network Security
2 1 (2.22%) LAN
2 1 (2.22%) Software-Defined Networking
2 1 (2.22%) Unified Communications
2 1 (2.22%) Wireless
2 1 (2.22%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (37.78%) NoSQL
2 10 (22.22%) RDBMS
2 10 (22.22%) Relational Database
3 7 (15.56%) MySQL
4 5 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (11.11%) SQL Server
5 3 (6.67%) MongoDB
5 3 (6.67%) RethinkDB
6 2 (4.44%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (4.44%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (2.22%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 3 (6.67%) Banking
1 3 (6.67%) Finance
1 3 (6.67%) Investment Banking
1 3 (6.67%) Law
2 1 (2.22%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (55.56%) .NET
2 6 (13.33%) WCF
3 5 (11.11%) .NET Core
3 5 (11.11%) .NET Framework
3 5 (11.11%) CSS
3 5 (11.11%) HTML
3 5 (11.11%) Spring
3 5 (11.11%) Spring Boot
3 5 (11.11%) Spring Security
4 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET
4 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (8.89%) CSS3
4 4 (8.89%) HTML5
4 4 (8.89%) jQuery
4 4 (8.89%) WPF
5 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (6.67%) Node.js
5 3 (6.67%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (6.67%) SOAP
6 2 (4.44%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 17 (37.78%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (22.22%) Algorithms
2 10 (22.22%) Data Structures
3 5 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (8.89%) Mobile App
5 3 (6.67%) Mainframe
5 3 (6.67%) Wiki
6 2 (4.44%) Virtual Team
7 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
7 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
7 1 (2.22%) Smartphone
7 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.67%) Android
1 3 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (26.67%) OO
3 11 (24.44%) Kanban
3 11 (24.44%) Scrum
3 11 (24.44%) Technical Leadership
4 10 (22.22%) Computer Science
4 10 (22.22%) Decision-Making
4 10 (22.22%) OOA/OOD
4 10 (22.22%) RUP
4 10 (22.22%) Scaled Agile Framework
5 9 (20.00%) Presales
6 8 (17.78%) Open Source
6 8 (17.78%) SOA
7 7 (15.56%) Microservices
7 7 (15.56%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (13.33%) DevOps
8 6 (13.33%) Migration
8 6 (13.33%) MVC
8 6 (13.33%) Risk Management
8 6 (13.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 26 (57.78%) C#
2 23 (51.11%) Java
3 10 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 9 (20.00%) SQL
5 8 (17.78%) PHP
6 5 (11.11%) Java 8
7 1 (2.22%) Groovy
7 1 (2.22%) Python
7 1 (2.22%) Ruby
7 1 (2.22%) Scala
Qualifications
1 14 (31.11%) Degree
2 2 (4.44%) TOGAF Certification
3 1 (2.22%) ACCA
3 1 (2.22%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (2.22%) CISSP
3 1 (2.22%) CITP
3 1 (2.22%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) IISP
3 1 (2.22%) MBCS
3 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 13 (28.89%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.33%) Google
3 1 (2.22%) Aruba
3 1 (2.22%) Cisco
3 1 (2.22%) HP
3 1 (2.22%) IBM
3 1 (2.22%) Infoblox
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle
3 1 (2.22%) Palo Alto
3 1 (2.22%) SolarWinds
3 1 (2.22%) VMware