The median annual salary for a Senior Architect was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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

Senior Architect
England / North West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 254 223 241
Rank change year-on-year -31 +18  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Architect 18 14 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.26% 0.25% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.26% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 14 14 10
Median salary £80,000 £77,500 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.22% +6.89%  
UK excluding London median salary £67,500 £71,250 £65,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +9.61%  

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 6603 5488 6123
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.44% 97.86% 96.88%
Number of salaries quoted 5388 4656 4994
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 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Senior Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Architect in the North West

Senior Architect
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Senior Architect in the North West

Senior Architect
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Architect in the North West over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Architect in the North West

Senior 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 Senior Architect within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 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 -24 15 £80,000 +12.28% 2
Cheshire -37 3 £80,000 -15.78%
Senior Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, Senior 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 Senior Architect in the job title.

1 27 (54.00%) Finance
2 25 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (48.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 23 (46.00%) DevOps
5 20 (40.00%) Open Source
5 20 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 19 (38.00%) Web Services
7 18 (36.00%) SOA
8 17 (34.00%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (34.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 17 (34.00%) C#
9 16 (32.00%) .NET
10 15 (30.00%) UML
11 14 (28.00%) MVC
11 14 (28.00%) Retail
12 13 (26.00%) Java
13 12 (24.00%) CSS
13 12 (24.00%) HTML
13 12 (24.00%) Management Information System
13 12 (24.00%) Presales
14 11 (22.00%) Google Cloud Platform
14 11 (22.00%) Google
15 9 (18.00%) Requirements Analysis
15 9 (18.00%) Computer Science
15 9 (18.00%) Use Case
15 9 (18.00%) Android
15 9 (18.00%) VMware
15 9 (18.00%) TDD
15 9 (18.00%) Local Government
15 9 (18.00%) ITIL

Senior 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 9 (18.00%) SharePoint
2 7 (14.00%) Apache
3 3 (6.00%) Apache Spark
3 3 (6.00%) IIS
4 1 (2.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (4.00%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 25 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (48.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (22.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (10.00%) Office 365
5 3 (6.00%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (6.00%) PaaS
5 3 (6.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) DWDM
1 2 (4.00%) iBeacon
1 2 (4.00%) LAN
1 2 (4.00%) NFC
1 2 (4.00%) WAN
2 1 (2.00%) DHCP
2 1 (2.00%) DNS
2 1 (2.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.00%) CouchDB
1 7 (14.00%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (14.00%) MySQL
1 7 (14.00%) NoSQL
1 7 (14.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (6.00%) Big Data
2 3 (6.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (6.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.00%) Apache Hive
3 1 (2.00%) HBase
3 1 (2.00%) Impala
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.00%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 7 (14.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 27 (54.00%) Finance
2 14 (28.00%) Retail
3 9 (18.00%) Local Government
3 9 (18.00%) Manufacturing
3 9 (18.00%) Publishing
4 6 (12.00%) Banking
5 4 (8.00%) Retail Banking
6 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (38.00%) Web Services
2 16 (32.00%) .NET
3 12 (24.00%) CSS
3 12 (24.00%) HTML
4 9 (18.00%) Middleware
5 3 (6.00%) .NET Framework
5 3 (6.00%) AngularJS
5 3 (6.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (6.00%) ASP.NET Core
5 3 (6.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (6.00%) CSS3
5 3 (6.00%) Entity Framework
5 3 (6.00%) HTML5
5 3 (6.00%) Java EE
5 3 (6.00%) JDBC
5 3 (6.00%) jQuery
5 3 (6.00%) ODBC
5 3 (6.00%) RESTful
5 3 (6.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (4.00%) PySpark
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.00%) Management Information System
2 9 (18.00%) Computer Science
2 9 (18.00%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (18.00%) N-Tier
3 6 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (12.00%) Client/Server
3 6 (12.00%) Handset
3 6 (12.00%) Smartphone
4 3 (6.00%) Raspberry Pi
4 3 (6.00%) User Experience
5 2 (4.00%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (2.00%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.00%) Android
2 7 (14.00%) Windows
3 6 (12.00%) Apple iOS
4 5 (10.00%) Linux
5 3 (6.00%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.00%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (46.00%) DevOps
2 20 (40.00%) Open Source
3 18 (36.00%) SOA
4 17 (34.00%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (34.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (30.00%) UML
6 14 (28.00%) MVC
7 12 (24.00%) Presales
8 9 (18.00%) ITIL
8 9 (18.00%) Migration
8 9 (18.00%) Requirements Analysis
8 9 (18.00%) Service Management
8 9 (18.00%) TDD
8 9 (18.00%) Use Case
9 8 (16.00%) Data Modelling
9 8 (16.00%) Machine Learning
9 8 (16.00%) TOGAF
10 7 (14.00%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (12.00%) Mathematics
11 6 (12.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (34.00%) C#
2 13 (26.00%) Java
3 9 (18.00%) PHP
4 3 (6.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (6.00%) Python
4 3 (6.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.00%) C++
5 1 (2.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (16.00%) Degree
2 3 (6.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (6.00%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) HIPAA
1 3 (6.00%) QA
2 2 (4.00%) GCP
System Software
1 2 (4.00%) HDFS
2 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) Ansible
1 1 (2.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.00%) Puppet
1 1 (2.00%) SnapMirror
1 1 (2.00%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 20 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (22.00%) Google
3 9 (18.00%) Rackspace
3 9 (18.00%) VMware
4 3 (6.00%) Oracle
4 3 (6.00%) Telerik
5 1 (2.00%) Cloudera
5 1 (2.00%) NetApp
5 1 (2.00%) Red Hat
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £80000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago