The median annual salary for a .NET Architect was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
.NET Architect
England / North West
Rank 245 223 235
Rank change year-on-year -22 +12  
Permanent jobs requiring a .NET Architect 12 17 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.20% 0.30% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.31% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 10 17 13
Median salary £55,000 £82,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.33% +17.85%  
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £61,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +6.55% -12.85%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5865 5483 6340
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.72% 97.06% 96.78%
Number of salaries quoted 4885 4606 5110
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

.NET Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West that featured .NET Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for .NET Architect in the North West

.NET Architect
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for .NET Architect in the North West

.NET Architect
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing .NET Architect in the North West over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for .NET Architect in the North West

.NET Architect
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Architect within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 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
Manchester -29 12 £55,000 -33.33%
.NET Architect
England

.NET Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, .NET 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 North West region featuring .NET Architect in the job title.

1 22 (100.00%) .NET
2 14 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 13 (59.09%) C#
3 13 (59.09%) SDLC
4 11 (50.00%) MVC
5 10 (45.45%) SQL Server
5 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (40.91%) Finance
6 9 (40.91%) MS Excel
7 8 (36.36%) SQL
8 7 (31.82%) Software Engineering
8 7 (31.82%) TOGAF
8 7 (31.82%) User Stories
9 4 (18.18%) QA
9 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
9 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET
10 3 (13.64%) CSS
10 3 (13.64%) HTML
10 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
10 3 (13.64%) SOA
10 3 (13.64%) Big Data
10 3 (13.64%) jQuery
10 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (9.09%) HTML5
11 2 (9.09%) Visualisation
11 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
11 2 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
11 2 (9.09%) High Availability
11 2 (9.09%) CSS3

.NET Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 1 (4.55%) CMS
1 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (40.91%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) Big Data
3 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.55%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (40.91%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET
3 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (13.64%) CSS
3 3 (13.64%) HTML
3 3 (13.64%) jQuery
4 2 (9.09%) CSS3
4 2 (9.09%) HTML5
4 2 (9.09%) WPF
5 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (4.55%) J2EE
5 1 (4.55%) Java EE
5 1 (4.55%) JSON
5 1 (4.55%) Node.js
5 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.55%) iPad
2 1 (4.55%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) SDLC
2 11 (50.00%) MVC
3 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (31.82%) Software Engineering
4 7 (31.82%) TOGAF
4 7 (31.82%) User Stories
5 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
5 3 (13.64%) SOA
6 2 (9.09%) High Availability
6 2 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (9.09%) Visualisation
7 1 (4.55%) Content Management
7 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (4.55%) Machine Learning
7 1 (4.55%) Software Delivery
7 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
7 1 (4.55%) Target Operating Model
7 1 (4.55%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) C#
2 8 (36.36%) SQL
3 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.55%) Java
4 1 (4.55%) PHP
4 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.55%) VB
4 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
4 1 (4.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) IBM