The median annual salary for a Technical Architect was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 170 158 169
Rank change year-on-year -12 +11  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Architect 37 25 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.94% 0.73% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 0.75% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 32 22 20
Median salary £70,000 £80,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +33.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £47,250
10% offered a salary of more than £77,250 £82,500 £73,250
UK excluding London median salary £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +3.84% +4.00%  

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 3808 3325 3633
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 97.04% 97.48% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 3199 2765 2976
Median salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.17% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Technical Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Technical Architect in Manchester

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, Technical 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 Technical Architect in the job title.

1 42 (61.76%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (55.88%) C#
3 36 (52.94%) Scrum
4 35 (51.47%) Java
5 33 (48.53%) PHP
6 31 (45.59%) Automated Testing
6 31 (45.59%) Degree
7 30 (44.12%) Continuous Integration
8 29 (42.65%) Kanban
8 29 (42.65%) Analytical Skills
9 28 (41.18%) Presales
10 27 (39.71%) Risk Management
10 27 (39.71%) OO
11 26 (38.24%) Computer Science
12 25 (36.76%) NoSQL
12 25 (36.76%) Relational Database
12 25 (36.76%) OOA/OOD
12 25 (36.76%) RUP
12 25 (36.76%) RDBMS
12 25 (36.76%) Data Structures
12 25 (36.76%) Algorithms
13 23 (33.82%) SQL Server
14 17 (25.00%) SQL
15 15 (22.06%) DevOps
16 14 (20.59%) .NET
17 13 (19.12%) JavaScript
18 11 (16.18%) ASP.NET
18 11 (16.18%) MVC
18 11 (16.18%) TDD
18 11 (16.18%) ASP.NET MVC

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 4 (5.88%) Apache
2 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (2.94%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.94%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (2.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (16.18%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (13.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (10.29%) Google Cloud Platform
3 7 (10.29%) PaaS
3 7 (10.29%) SaaS
4 2 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.94%) Skype
2 1 (1.47%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (36.76%) NoSQL
1 25 (36.76%) RDBMS
1 25 (36.76%) Relational Database
2 23 (33.82%) SQL Server
3 10 (14.71%) Hadoop
4 4 (5.88%) Big Data
4 4 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Maven
2 2 (2.94%) Moq
General
1 2 (2.94%) Marketing
2 1 (1.47%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (20.59%) .NET
2 11 (16.18%) ASP.NET
2 11 (16.18%) ASP.NET MVC
3 9 (13.24%) J2EE
3 9 (13.24%) jQuery
4 7 (10.29%) AngularJS
4 7 (10.29%) Spring
5 4 (5.88%) Node.js
5 4 (5.88%) REST
6 3 (4.41%) HTML
7 2 (2.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (2.94%) CSS
7 2 (2.94%) CSS3
7 2 (2.94%) Entity Framework
7 2 (2.94%) HTML5
7 2 (2.94%) LINQ
7 2 (2.94%) LINQ to SQL
7 2 (2.94%) Ninject
7 2 (2.94%) WCF
7 2 (2.94%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 29 (42.65%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (38.24%) Computer Science
3 25 (36.76%) Algorithms
3 25 (36.76%) Data Structures
4 8 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (5.88%) iPad
6 2 (2.94%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.94%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.29%) Unix
1 7 (10.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (61.76%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (52.94%) Scrum
3 31 (45.59%) Automated Testing
4 30 (44.12%) Continuous Integration
5 29 (42.65%) Kanban
6 28 (41.18%) Presales
7 27 (39.71%) OO
7 27 (39.71%) Risk Management
8 25 (36.76%) OOA/OOD
8 25 (36.76%) RUP
9 15 (22.06%) DevOps
10 11 (16.18%) MVC
10 11 (16.18%) TDD
11 10 (14.71%) Software Delivery
12 7 (10.29%) E-Commerce
12 7 (10.29%) ITIL
12 7 (10.29%) Secure Coding
12 7 (10.29%) SOA
12 7 (10.29%) SOLID
13 6 (8.82%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 38 (55.88%) C#
2 35 (51.47%) Java
3 33 (48.53%) PHP
4 17 (25.00%) SQL
5 13 (19.12%) JavaScript
6 7 (10.29%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.47%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.47%) X++
Qualifications
1 31 (45.59%) Degree
2 2 (2.94%) CCIE
2 2 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.94%) MCSA
2 2 (2.94%) MCSE
2 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.47%) CCNP
3 1 (1.47%) CCSM
3 1 (1.47%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.29%) PCI DSS
2 3 (4.41%) COBIT
3 1 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 7 (10.29%) Docker
2 2 (2.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (10.29%) Ansible
1 7 (10.29%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (10.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (11.76%) Google
2 6 (8.82%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.94%) Oracle
4 1 (1.47%) Apple
4 1 (1.47%) Blue Coat
4 1 (1.47%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.47%) Cisco
4 1 (1.47%) Fortinet
4 1 (1.47%) Juniper
4 1 (1.47%) Palo Alto
4 1 (1.47%) Siebel
Manchester, Lancashire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £47000 - £56000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000 + extensive benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Car Allowance, Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago