The median annual salary for a Architect was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in Merseyside during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Architect
North West / Merseyside
Rank 46 58 27
Rank change year-on-year +12 -31  
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 20 4 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 3.58% 0.82% 6.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.79% 0.84% 6.81%
Number of salaries quoted 12 4 22
Median salary £62,500 £54,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.74% -22.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £46,150 £48,400 £63,200
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £54,700 £82,250
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside. 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
Merseyside
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 528 479 470
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 94.62% 97.96% 95.92%
Number of salaries quoted 441 395 377
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £57,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

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 3 months to 26 March 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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +18 18 £62,500 +23.76% 5
Wirral -6 1 £56,500 +4.62%
Architect
North West

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 18 (42.86%) TOGAF
2 15 (35.71%) ITIL
2 15 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 13 (30.95%) IT Strategy
4 12 (28.57%) Linux
4 12 (28.57%) Degree
4 12 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (26.19%) Amazon AWS
5 11 (26.19%) PRINCE2
6 10 (23.81%) Oracle
6 10 (23.81%) Cisco
6 10 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (23.81%) VMware
6 10 (23.81%) Data Centre
7 9 (21.43%) Data Architecture
7 9 (21.43%) SAN
7 9 (21.43%) EMC
8 8 (19.05%) Citrix
8 8 (19.05%) Active Directory
8 8 (19.05%) Middleware
8 8 (19.05%) Data Modelling
8 8 (19.05%) PaaS
8 8 (19.05%) ITSM
8 8 (19.05%) IaaS
8 8 (19.05%) DevOps
9 7 (16.67%) Banking
9 7 (16.67%) DNS
9 7 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (16.67%) JBoss
9 7 (16.67%) MCSE

Architect Skill Set
Top Related 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 7 (16.67%) JBoss
2 6 (14.29%) Apache
2 6 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (14.29%) IIS
2 6 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.38%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.76%) MS Office
1 2 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (26.19%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (19.05%) IaaS
3 8 (19.05%) PaaS
4 6 (14.29%) SaaS
5 3 (7.14%) Office 365
6 1 (2.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.43%) SAN
2 7 (16.67%) DNS
3 6 (14.29%) DHCP
3 6 (14.29%) VPN
4 1 (2.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (14.29%) Big Data
3 5 (11.90%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (7.14%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (2.38%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.05%) Middleware
2 3 (7.14%) .NET
2 3 (7.14%) Ajax
2 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET
2 3 (7.14%) CSS
2 3 (7.14%) LINQ
2 3 (7.14%) WCF
3 1 (2.38%) JSON
3 1 (2.38%) RESTful
3 1 (2.38%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.81%) Data Centre
2 6 (14.29%) Hybrid Cloud
2 6 (14.29%) Public Cloud
2 6 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.38%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 12 (28.57%) Linux
2 6 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (14.29%) Windows
2 6 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.76%) OpenVMS
3 2 (4.76%) Solaris
4 1 (2.38%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (42.86%) TOGAF
2 15 (35.71%) ITIL
3 13 (30.95%) IT Strategy
4 11 (26.19%) PRINCE2
5 9 (21.43%) Data Architecture
6 8 (19.05%) Data Modelling
6 8 (19.05%) DevOps
6 8 (19.05%) ITSM
7 7 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (14.29%) Data Integration
8 6 (14.29%) Data Management
8 6 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
8 6 (14.29%) Identity Management
8 6 (14.29%) ITIL V3
8 6 (14.29%) Line Management
8 6 (14.29%) Load Balancing
8 6 (14.29%) Mentoring
8 6 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (14.29%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.90%) C#
2 4 (9.52%) SQL
3 3 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.38%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (28.57%) Degree
2 7 (16.67%) MCSE
2 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (14.29%) CCNA
3 6 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (14.29%) EMC Certification
4 1 (2.38%) CCA
4 1 (2.38%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (2.38%) MCSA
4 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) Data Quality
2 2 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (19.05%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.38%) Docker
3 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (14.29%) AirWatch
2 4 (9.52%) Puppet
3 3 (7.14%) Icinga
3 3 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (7.14%) vRealize
4 1 (2.38%) Ansible
4 1 (2.38%) Data Guard
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (2.38%) Terraform
4 1 (2.38%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 15 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 10 (23.81%) Cisco
2 10 (23.81%) Oracle
2 10 (23.81%) VMware
3 9 (21.43%) EMC
4 8 (19.05%) Citrix
5 7 (16.67%) IBM
6 6 (14.29%) ServiceNow
6 6 (14.29%) Software AG
7 4 (9.52%) Dell
8 3 (7.14%) BMC
8 3 (7.14%) Remedy
9 2 (4.76%) HP
9 2 (4.76%) NetApp
10 1 (2.38%) 3PAR
10 1 (2.38%) Cognizant
10 1 (2.38%) MuleSoft
10 1 (2.38%) SAP
10 1 (2.38%) Siebel
10 1 (2.38%) webMethods
Liverpool, Merseyside
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £47000 - £56000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool
Next Ventures Limited
Posted: 11 days ago
LiverPool
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago