Period
to 17 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Technical Architect was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 17 July 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
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 220 241 220
Rank change year-on-year +21 -21 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Architect 55 65 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.75% 0.79% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 0.81% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 46 49 51
Manchester median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
10th Percentile £46,250 £53,250 £53,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £80,000 £85,000
North West median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,000

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 7,086 8,041 6,909
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.71% 97.58% 97.76%
Number of salaries quoted 5,926 6,790 5,840
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59% +5.63%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £63,750
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 17 July 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 17 July 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 - 6 £55,000 - 1
Technical Architect
North West

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

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 32 (58.18%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (43.64%) Java
3 20 (36.36%) Test Automation
4 19 (34.55%) NoSQL
5 16 (29.09%) JavaScript
6 15 (27.27%) Microsoft
7 14 (25.45%) C#
7 14 (25.45%) Technical Architecture
7 14 (25.45%) TDD
7 14 (25.45%) Scrum
7 14 (25.45%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (23.64%) Amazon AWS
8 13 (23.64%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (23.64%) Presales
8 13 (23.64%) Degree
9 12 (21.82%) SQL
9 12 (21.82%) OO
9 12 (21.82%) BDD
9 12 (21.82%) Scaled Agile Framework
9 12 (21.82%) Decision-Making
10 11 (20.00%) SaaS
10 11 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
10 11 (20.00%) PHP
11 10 (18.18%) Python
11 10 (18.18%) OOA/OOD
11 10 (18.18%) IBM
11 10 (18.18%) Computer Science
11 10 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
11 10 (18.18%) Kanban
11 10 (18.18%) DevOps

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 (7.27%) Apache
1 4 (7.27%) SAS
1 4 (7.27%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.64%) Apache Spark
2 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (3.64%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.82%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.82%) Confluence
3 1 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.82%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 5 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 13 (23.64%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (20.00%) SaaS
3 9 (16.36%) IaaS
4 8 (14.55%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (9.09%) Dynamics 365
5 5 (9.09%) IBM Cloud
6 4 (7.27%) PaaS
7 3 (5.45%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (3.64%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 2 (3.64%) Office 365
9 1 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (1.82%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.09%) Unified Communications
2 4 (7.27%) Internet
3 2 (3.64%) HTTP
3 2 (3.64%) Skype
3 2 (3.64%) VLAN
3 2 (3.64%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (34.55%) NoSQL
2 10 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (14.55%) RDBMS
3 8 (14.55%) Relational Database
4 7 (12.73%) MySQL
5 5 (9.09%) SQL Server
6 4 (7.27%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (7.27%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (7.27%) DB2
6 4 (7.27%) Oracle Database
6 4 (7.27%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (7.27%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (7.27%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (5.45%) Big Data
7 3 (5.45%) CouchDB
8 2 (3.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (3.64%) Redis
8 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (1.82%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 5 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 3 (5.45%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.82%) Gradle
3 1 (1.82%) JIRA
3 1 (1.82%) JMeter
3 1 (1.82%) JUnit
3 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (12.73%) Finance
2 5 (9.09%) Retail
3 2 (3.64%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.82%) Banking
4 1 (1.82%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.82%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.36%) Web Services
2 8 (14.55%) Spring Boot
3 7 (12.73%) .NET
3 7 (12.73%) CSS
3 7 (12.73%) HTML
4 6 (10.91%) HTML5
4 6 (10.91%) Spring
5 5 (9.09%) AngularJS
5 5 (9.09%) CSS3
5 5 (9.09%) REST
6 4 (7.27%) RESTful
6 4 (7.27%) SOAP
7 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET
7 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (5.45%) J2EE
7 3 (5.45%) jQuery
7 3 (5.45%) JSON
7 3 (5.45%) WPF
8 2 (3.64%) Spring MVC
8 2 (3.64%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.64%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (18.18%) Computer Science
3 8 (14.55%) Algorithms
3 8 (14.55%) Data Structures
4 5 (9.09%) Smartphone
5 4 (7.27%) DataPower
5 4 (7.27%) Internet of Things
6 3 (5.45%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (5.45%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (3.64%) Minimum Viable Product
7 2 (3.64%) Replication
7 2 (3.64%) User Experience
7 2 (3.64%) Virtual Team
8 1 (1.82%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.82%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.55%) Linux
2 5 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (7.27%) AIX
3 4 (7.27%) HPUX
3 4 (7.27%) Solaris
3 4 (7.27%) Unix
3 4 (7.27%) Windows
4 2 (3.64%) Android
4 2 (3.64%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (58.18%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (36.36%) Test Automation
3 14 (25.45%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (25.45%) Scrum
3 14 (25.45%) TDD
3 14 (25.45%) Technical Architecture
4 13 (23.64%) Presales
5 12 (21.82%) BDD
5 12 (21.82%) Decision-Making
5 12 (21.82%) OO
5 12 (21.82%) Scaled Agile Framework
6 10 (18.18%) DevOps
6 10 (18.18%) Kanban
6 10 (18.18%) OOA/OOD
7 9 (16.36%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (16.36%) Risk Management
7 9 (16.36%) SDLC
8 8 (14.55%) MVC
8 8 (14.55%) RUP
8 8 (14.55%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 24 (43.64%) Java
2 16 (29.09%) JavaScript
3 14 (25.45%) C#
4 12 (21.82%) SQL
5 11 (20.00%) PHP
6 10 (18.18%) Python
7 5 (9.09%) X++
8 3 (5.45%) Java 8
8 3 (5.45%) Java 9
9 2 (3.64%) C++
9 2 (3.64%) Go
9 2 (3.64%) Ruby
9 2 (3.64%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.82%) R
10 1 (1.82%) Scala
Qualifications
1 13 (23.64%) Degree
2 3 (5.45%) SAFe Agilist
3 2 (3.64%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (3.64%) Master's Degree
3 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.64%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.36%) QA
2 3 (5.45%) GCP
3 2 (3.64%) Web Application Security Consortium
4 1 (1.82%) GDPR
System Software
1 5 (9.09%) Docker
1 5 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.64%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.64%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (9.09%) Puppet
2 4 (7.27%) Tivoli
2 4 (7.27%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 3 (5.45%) Ansible
3 3 (5.45%) Kubernetes
4 2 (3.64%) Backup Exec
4 2 (3.64%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (1.82%) Kibana
Vendors
1 15 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 10 (18.18%) IBM
3 8 (14.55%) Google
4 5 (9.09%) Oracle
4 5 (9.09%) VMware
5 4 (7.27%) Hitachi
5 4 (7.27%) Hortonworks
6 2 (3.64%) Cisco
6 2 (3.64%) Mitel
6 2 (3.64%) Veeam
7 1 (1.82%) Cadence
7 1 (1.82%) Cloudera
7 1 (1.82%) RapidMiner
7 1 (1.82%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.82%) Talend