The median annual salary for an Architect was £67,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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

Architect
England / North West
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 64 66
Rank change year-on-year -32 +2  
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 208 221 268
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.05% 3.92% 4.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.15% 4.02% 4.33%
Number of salaries quoted 150 167 165
Median salary £67,000 £65,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.29% +4.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £46,600
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £85,000 £72,400
UK excluding London median salary £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  

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 6598 5504 6187
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.66% 97.74% 96.90%
Number of salaries quoted 5394 4671 5060
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Architect in the North West

Architect
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Architect in the North West

Architect
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Architect in the North West over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Architect in the North West

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 Architect within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 June 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 -16 145 £66,000 -2.94% 27
Cheshire -48 33 £65,000 - 3
Merseyside +10 26 £70,000 +5.00% 4
Cumbria -7 1 - -
Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 North West region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 128 (29.77%) Finance
2 120 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
3 98 (22.79%) .NET
4 93 (21.63%) TOGAF
5 86 (20.00%) Degree
6 85 (19.77%) Java
7 83 (19.30%) SQL
7 83 (19.30%) Microsoft
7 83 (19.30%) DevOps
8 82 (19.07%) Microsoft Azure
9 77 (17.91%) C#
10 75 (17.44%) Amazon AWS
11 74 (17.21%) SQL Server
12 69 (16.05%) Enterprise Architecture
13 61 (14.19%) SOA
14 59 (13.72%) Retail
15 56 (13.02%) Oracle
16 54 (12.56%) Open Source
17 53 (12.33%) Presales
18 50 (11.63%) SDLC
18 50 (11.63%) Relational Database
18 50 (11.63%) Big Data
18 50 (11.63%) Scrum
19 47 (10.93%) VMware
20 46 (10.70%) Business Intelligence
20 46 (10.70%) Analytical Skills
21 45 (10.47%) Stakeholder Management
22 43 (10.00%) ITIL
22 43 (10.00%) Windows
22 43 (10.00%) Hadoop

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:

Application Platforms
1 34 (7.91%) Apache Spark
2 20 (4.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 12 (2.79%) OpenStack
4 11 (2.56%) SharePoint
5 9 (2.09%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (1.63%) Apache
6 7 (1.63%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (1.40%) Apache Pig
8 4 (0.93%) IIS
9 3 (0.70%) SAS
10 2 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.47%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.47%) Oracle Service Bus
10 2 (0.47%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.23%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.23%) JBoss
11 1 (0.23%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (1.86%) Microsoft Project
2 6 (1.40%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.47%) Chatbot
3 2 (0.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 21 (4.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.93%) Pega PRPC
2 4 (0.93%) SAP HCM
3 3 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.47%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.47%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.47%) SAP Hybris
4 2 (0.47%) Siebel CRM
5 1 (0.23%) Magento
5 1 (0.23%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 82 (19.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 75 (17.44%) Amazon AWS
3 40 (9.30%) Google Cloud Platform
4 18 (4.19%) SaaS
5 17 (3.95%) Office 365
6 15 (3.49%) PaaS
7 13 (3.02%) IaaS
8 8 (1.86%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (1.63%) SuccessFactors
10 3 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.70%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (0.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (0.47%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.47%) GitHub
12 1 (0.23%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.19%) WAN
2 12 (2.79%) LAN
3 7 (1.63%) Network Security
4 6 (1.40%) Internet
5 5 (1.16%) DNS
5 5 (1.16%) Wireless
6 4 (0.93%) BGP
6 4 (0.93%) VLAN
7 3 (0.70%) IPsec
7 3 (0.70%) MPLS
8 2 (0.47%) DHCP
8 2 (0.47%) DWDM
8 2 (0.47%) Firewall
8 2 (0.47%) FTP
8 2 (0.47%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (0.47%) LDAP
8 2 (0.47%) NFC
8 2 (0.47%) SAN
8 2 (0.47%) Unified Communications
8 2 (0.47%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (17.21%) SQL Server
2 50 (11.63%) Big Data
2 50 (11.63%) Relational Database
3 43 (10.00%) Hadoop
4 32 (7.44%) NoSQL
5 29 (6.74%) RDBMS
6 24 (5.58%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (3.49%) MySQL
7 15 (3.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 15 (3.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 12 (2.79%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 9 (2.09%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 7 (1.63%) Apache Hive
11 7 (1.63%) CouchDB
11 7 (1.63%) MongoDB
12 5 (1.16%) Datazen
12 5 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (0.93%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 4 (0.93%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 10 (2.33%) Jenkins
2 8 (1.86%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.70%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (0.47%) MSTest
5 2 (0.47%) NUnit
5 2 (0.47%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (0.47%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 128 (29.77%) Finance
2 59 (13.72%) Retail
3 31 (7.21%) Manufacturing
4 30 (6.98%) Banking
5 23 (5.35%) Marketing
5 23 (5.35%) Telecoms
6 21 (4.88%) Electronics
7 10 (2.33%) Local Government
7 10 (2.33%) Publishing
8 8 (1.86%) Retail Banking
9 4 (0.93%) Military
10 2 (0.47%) Law
11 1 (0.23%) Advertising
11 1 (0.23%) Automotive
11 1 (0.23%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (22.79%) .NET
2 34 (7.91%) Web Services
3 26 (6.05%) Middleware
4 22 (5.12%) RabbitMQ
5 21 (4.88%) MSMQ
6 20 (4.65%) AngularJS
6 20 (4.65%) HTML
7 18 (4.19%) CSS
8 17 (3.95%) Java EE
8 17 (3.95%) jQuery
9 16 (3.72%) ASP.NET
10 14 (3.26%) XML
11 10 (2.33%) REST
11 10 (2.33%) SOAP
12 9 (2.09%) CSS3
12 9 (2.09%) HTML5
13 8 (1.86%) ASP.NET MVC
13 8 (1.86%) RESTful
14 7 (1.63%) .NET Framework
14 7 (1.63%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 46 (10.70%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (8.84%) Computer Science
3 27 (6.28%) Management Information System
4 24 (5.58%) Public Cloud
5 23 (5.35%) Data Structures
6 22 (5.12%) Algorithms
6 22 (5.12%) Enterprise Software
7 19 (4.42%) Data Centre
8 12 (2.79%) Client/Server
8 12 (2.79%) Handset
8 12 (2.79%) Smartphone
8 12 (2.79%) User Experience
9 9 (2.09%) N-Tier
10 6 (1.40%) PKI
10 6 (1.40%) Virtual Team
11 5 (1.16%) Mobile App
12 4 (0.93%) Mobile Banking
13 3 (0.70%) FMCG
13 3 (0.70%) Raspberry Pi
14 2 (0.47%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 43 (10.00%) Windows
2 29 (6.74%) Unix
3 17 (3.95%) Android
4 14 (3.26%) Apple iOS
5 11 (2.56%) Linux
6 4 (0.93%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.23%) HPUX
7 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (21.63%) TOGAF
3 83 (19.30%) DevOps
4 69 (16.05%) Enterprise Architecture
5 61 (14.19%) SOA
6 54 (12.56%) Open Source
7 53 (12.33%) Presales
8 50 (11.63%) Scrum
8 50 (11.63%) SDLC
9 46 (10.70%) Business Intelligence
10 45 (10.47%) Stakeholder Management
11 43 (10.00%) ITIL
12 38 (8.84%) Continuous Integration
13 37 (8.60%) E-Commerce
13 37 (8.60%) OO
14 35 (8.14%) MVC
15 34 (7.91%) Data Modelling
15 34 (7.91%) Machine Learning
16 33 (7.67%) IT Strategy
17 30 (6.98%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 85 (19.77%) Java
2 83 (19.30%) SQL
3 77 (17.91%) C#
4 42 (9.77%) PHP
5 41 (9.53%) Python
6 32 (7.44%) JavaScript
7 28 (6.51%) Shell Script
8 27 (6.28%) C++
9 21 (4.88%) Go
10 14 (3.26%) Ruby
11 8 (1.86%) T-SQL
12 7 (1.63%) C
13 4 (0.93%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.70%) Perl
14 3 (0.70%) PowerShell
14 3 (0.70%) R
14 3 (0.70%) Scala
14 3 (0.70%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.47%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 86 (20.00%) Degree
2 14 (3.26%) CCIE
2 14 (3.26%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (3.02%) Computer Science Degree
4 12 (2.79%) CISSP
5 7 (1.63%) CCNP
6 6 (1.40%) CCSM
7 5 (1.16%) CCIE Security
7 5 (1.16%) CISM
7 5 (1.16%) ISSAP
7 5 (1.16%) Security Cleared
8 4 (0.93%) CCIE Routing and Switching
8 4 (0.93%) CCSE
8 4 (0.93%) Check Point Certification
8 4 (0.93%) Master's Degree
8 4 (0.93%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.70%) MCSA
9 3 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.47%) MCSE
10 2 (0.47%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.26%) COBIT
2 12 (2.79%) QA
3 10 (2.33%) Data Quality
4 9 (2.09%) PCI DSS
5 7 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 4 (0.93%) Cyber Essentials
6 4 (0.93%) GCP
6 4 (0.93%) GDPR
7 3 (0.70%) HIPAA
7 3 (0.70%) SLA
8 2 (0.47%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (4.42%) Docker
1 19 (4.42%) Hyper-V
2 15 (3.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (3.26%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.93%) HDFS
5 2 (0.47%) Firmware
5 2 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.47%) XenApp
5 2 (0.47%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.47%) XenServer
6 1 (0.23%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 41 (9.53%) Puppet
2 40 (9.30%) Opscode Chef
3 39 (9.07%) Ansible
4 21 (4.88%) Mesos
5 4 (0.93%) Kubernetes
5 4 (0.93%) Terraform
6 2 (0.47%) Data Guard
6 2 (0.47%) Icinga
6 2 (0.47%) Oracle Identity Management
6 2 (0.47%) SCCM
6 2 (0.47%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 2 (0.47%) vRealize
7 1 (0.23%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.23%) SnapMirror
7 1 (0.23%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 83 (19.30%) Microsoft
2 56 (13.02%) Oracle
3 47 (10.93%) VMware
4 41 (9.53%) Google
5 35 (8.14%) SAP
6 19 (4.42%) Cisco
7 12 (2.79%) Cognizant
8 11 (2.56%) IBM
9 10 (2.33%) Rackspace
10 7 (1.63%) CheckPoint
10 7 (1.63%) Citrix
10 7 (1.63%) ServiceNow
11 6 (1.40%) Teradata
12 5 (1.16%) Juniper
13 4 (0.93%) NetApp
13 4 (0.93%) Pega
13 4 (0.93%) webMethods
14 3 (0.70%) HP
14 3 (0.70%) hybris
14 3 (0.70%) Talend
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