Period
to 17 June 2019

The median annual salary for an Applications Architect was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 17 June 2019.

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

Application Architect
England > North West
6 months to
17 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 320 342 363
Rank change year-on-year +22 +21 -34
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Architect 14 19 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.14% 0.16% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.16% 0.049%
Number of salaries quoted 14 14 5
North West median annual salary £62,500 £58,025 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.71% +10.52% -38.24%
10th Percentile £60,250 £51,936 £46,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,600 £56,000
England median annual salary £70,500 £73,750 £73,750
% change year-on-year -4.41% - +10.07%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Permanent vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 9,816 11,877 12,341
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.70% 96.91% 96.88%
Number of salaries quoted 7,393 9,665 10,181
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,050 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £66,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% -

Applications Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Architect in the North West

Applications Architect
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Applications Architect in the North West

Applications Architect
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Architect in the North West over the 6 months to 17 June 2019.

Salary histogram for Applications Architect in the North West

Applications 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 Applications Architect within the North West region over the 6 months to 17 June 2019. 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
Manchester +21 10 £62,500 - 2
Cheshire - 3 £70,000 -
Lancashire - 1 £45,000 -
Applications Architect
England

Applications Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 June 2019, Applications 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 North West region featuring Applications Architect in the job title.

1 8 (57.14%) Publishing
1 8 (57.14%) SDLC
2 7 (50.00%) Retail
3 5 (35.71%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (35.71%) IT Strategy
4 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (21.43%) Java
5 3 (21.43%) Architecture Roadmap
6 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
6 2 (14.29%) DevOps
6 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
6 2 (14.29%) Unix
6 2 (14.29%) Linux
6 2 (14.29%) CRM
6 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 2 (14.29%) TOGAF
6 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
6 2 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
6 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
7 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
7 1 (7.14%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (7.14%) REST
7 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
7 1 (7.14%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (7.14%) OpenShift
7 1 (7.14%) Docker
7 1 (7.14%) Groovy

Applications Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (7.14%) Amazon ECS
3 1 (7.14%) Amazon EKS
3 1 (7.14%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (7.14%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (7.14%) OpenShift
3 1 (7.14%) SaaS
3 1 (7.14%) Serverless
3 1 (7.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (57.14%) Publishing
2 7 (50.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) REST
1 1 (7.14%) Spring
1 1 (7.14%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
1 2 (14.29%) Unix
2 1 (7.14%) Android
2 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) SDLC
2 5 (35.71%) IT Strategy
3 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (21.43%) Architecture Roadmap
5 2 (14.29%) CRM
5 2 (14.29%) DevOps
5 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 2 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (14.29%) TOGAF
5 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
6 1 (7.14%) Facilities Management
6 1 (7.14%) Microservices
6 1 (7.14%) SOA
6 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.14%) Technology Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) Java
2 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
2 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
3 1 (7.14%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) Groovy
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Kubernetes
1 1 (7.14%) Terraform