Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Architect was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Merseyside during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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

Architect
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 47 50
Rank change year-on-year +7 +3 +4
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 47 58 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 4.72% 4.51% 3.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.05% 4.79% 4.06%
Number of salaries quoted 37 27 19
Merseyside median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £69,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% -9.42% +20.00%
10th Percentile £49,100 £48,000 £45,500
90th Percentile £77,000 £74,650 £105,000
North West median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year - +4.00% +13.64%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside. 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
Merseyside
Permanent vacancies in Merseyside with a recognized job title 930 1212 912
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.37% 94.32% 97.64%
Number of salaries quoted 711 872 684
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £23,150
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for Architect in Merseyside

Architect
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Salary trend for Architect in Merseyside

Architect
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Architect in Merseyside over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Architect in Merseyside

Architect
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Liverpool -1 29 £60,000 - 10
Wirral +2 1 - -
Architect
North West

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, 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 Merseyside region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 20 (42.55%) Oracle
2 14 (29.79%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (27.66%) TOGAF
4 11 (23.40%) Microsoft
5 10 (21.28%) Web Services
5 10 (21.28%) Finance
5 10 (21.28%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (19.15%) Degree
6 9 (19.15%) ITIL
6 9 (19.15%) Middleware
7 8 (17.02%) SDLC
8 7 (14.89%) Analytics
8 7 (14.89%) Jenkins
8 7 (14.89%) Big Data
8 7 (14.89%) Life Science
8 7 (14.89%) Financial Modelling
8 7 (14.89%) SQL
8 7 (14.89%) JIRA
8 7 (14.89%) Manufacturing
9 6 (12.77%) SQL Server
9 6 (12.77%) ETL
9 6 (12.77%) Apache
9 6 (12.77%) Data Integration
9 6 (12.77%) System Testing
9 6 (12.77%) Amazon AWS
9 6 (12.77%) Hadoop
9 6 (12.77%) DevOps
10 5 (10.64%) AWS CloudFormation
10 5 (10.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 5 (10.64%) IT Strategy

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 6 (12.77%) Apache
2 1 (2.13%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (2.13%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 10 (21.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (12.77%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (10.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 5 (10.64%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (10.64%) GitHub
4 3 (6.38%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 2 (4.26%) Force.com
5 2 (4.26%) Office 365
6 1 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (2.13%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.89%) Big Data
2 6 (12.77%) Hadoop
2 6 (12.77%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.13%) Data Lake
3 1 (2.13%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.13%) Power BI
3 1 (2.13%) QlikView
3 1 (2.13%) Snowflake Schema
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (14.89%) Jenkins
1 7 (14.89%) JIRA
2 5 (10.64%) Bitbucket
3 2 (4.26%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.13%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 10 (21.28%) Finance
2 7 (14.89%) Manufacturing
3 4 (8.51%) Retail
4 1 (2.13%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.28%) Web Services
2 9 (19.15%) Middleware
3 5 (10.64%) Hibernate
4 2 (4.26%) .NET
5 1 (2.13%) Mason
5 1 (2.13%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.89%) Life Science
2 5 (10.64%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.38%) FlexPod
4 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.26%) FMCG
5 1 (2.13%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.13%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.64%) Linux
1 5 (10.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.79%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (27.66%) TOGAF
3 9 (19.15%) ITIL
4 8 (17.02%) SDLC
5 7 (14.89%) Analytics
5 7 (14.89%) Financial Modelling
6 6 (12.77%) Data Integration
6 6 (12.77%) DevOps
6 6 (12.77%) ETL
6 6 (12.77%) System Testing
7 5 (10.64%) Collaborative Working
7 5 (10.64%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (10.64%) Data Security
7 5 (10.64%) Database Security
7 5 (10.64%) IT Strategy
7 5 (10.64%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (10.64%) Requirements Management
7 5 (10.64%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (8.51%) GAP Analysis
8 4 (8.51%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.89%) SQL
2 3 (6.38%) Java
3 1 (2.13%) Apex Code
3 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (19.15%) Degree
2 2 (4.26%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (4.26%) Master's Degree
3 1 (2.13%) CCDE
3 1 (2.13%) CCIE
3 1 (2.13%) CCNP
3 1 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (10.64%) Ambari
1 5 (10.64%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (10.64%) Puppet
1 5 (10.64%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 20 (42.55%) Oracle
2 11 (23.40%) Microsoft
3 5 (10.64%) Hortonworks
4 4 (8.51%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (4.26%) Citrix
5 2 (4.26%) VMware
6 1 (2.13%) BMC
6 1 (2.13%) Capita
6 1 (2.13%) Cisco
6 1 (2.13%) Google
6 1 (2.13%) NetApp
6 1 (2.13%) Remedy
6 1 (2.13%) Tableau
6 1 (2.13%) Talend