Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Architect was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 327 320 321
Rank change year-on-year -7 +1 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Architect 39 43 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.30% 0.35% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.36% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 27 27 39
North West median annual salary £70,000 £75,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% +5.66%
10th Percentile £57,500 £64,500 £41,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £98,500 £105,000
England median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +3.57%

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 12673 12011 12573
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.59% 97.05% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 10145 10103 10440
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Senior Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

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 6 months to 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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 -22 33 £70,000 -6.67% 5
Cheshire -23 5 £80,000 +3.23%
Senior Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 22 (56.41%) Finance
2 20 (51.28%) Microsoft
3 18 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (46.15%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (38.46%) Management Information System
5 12 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (30.77%) TOGAF
5 12 (30.77%) UML
6 11 (28.21%) SOA
6 11 (28.21%) Computer Science
6 11 (28.21%) Machine Learning
6 11 (28.21%) ArchiMate
6 11 (28.21%) Presales
7 10 (25.64%) DevOps
7 10 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (23.08%) OO
8 9 (23.08%) HTML
8 9 (23.08%) CSS
8 9 (23.08%) Web Services
9 8 (20.51%) SharePoint
9 8 (20.51%) User Experience
9 8 (20.51%) Infrastructure Management
9 8 (20.51%) Android
9 8 (20.51%) Service Design
10 7 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (17.95%) Open Source
10 7 (17.95%) Java
10 7 (17.95%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (15.38%) Handset
11 6 (15.38%) Banking

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 8 (20.51%) SharePoint
2 4 (10.26%) JBoss
2 4 (10.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (10.26%) Tomcat
3 3 (7.69%) Apache
4 2 (5.13%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 18 (46.15%) Amazon AWS
1 18 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (10.26%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (7.69%) Office 365
4 2 (5.13%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (5.13%) PaaS
4 2 (5.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) Internet
2 1 (2.56%) DHCP
2 1 (2.56%) DNS
2 1 (2.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.95%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (10.26%) MongoDB
3 3 (7.69%) CouchDB
3 3 (7.69%) MySQL
3 3 (7.69%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (56.41%) Finance
2 6 (15.38%) Banking
2 6 (15.38%) Retail Banking
3 5 (12.82%) Manufacturing
4 4 (10.26%) Local Government
4 4 (10.26%) Retail
5 3 (7.69%) Publishing
6 1 (2.56%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.08%) CSS
1 9 (23.08%) HTML
1 9 (23.08%) Web Services
2 6 (15.38%) jQuery
3 5 (12.82%) .NET
4 4 (10.26%) J2EE
4 4 (10.26%) JDBC
4 4 (10.26%) Middleware
4 4 (10.26%) REST
4 4 (10.26%) SOAP
5 2 (5.13%) .NET Framework
5 2 (5.13%) AngularJS
5 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET
5 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET Core
5 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (5.13%) CSS3
5 2 (5.13%) Entity Framework
5 2 (5.13%) HTML5
5 2 (5.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 15 (38.46%) Management Information System
2 11 (28.21%) Computer Science
3 8 (20.51%) User Experience
4 7 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (15.38%) Client/Server
5 6 (15.38%) Handset
5 6 (15.38%) Smartphone
6 5 (12.82%) Algorithms
6 5 (12.82%) Embedded Systems
7 4 (10.26%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (7.69%) N-Tier
9 2 (5.13%) Raspberry Pi
10 1 (2.56%) Data Centre
10 1 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (2.56%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.51%) Android
2 6 (15.38%) Apple iOS
2 6 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
1 12 (30.77%) TOGAF
1 12 (30.77%) UML
2 11 (28.21%) ArchiMate
2 11 (28.21%) Machine Learning
2 11 (28.21%) Presales
2 11 (28.21%) SOA
3 10 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (25.64%) DevOps
4 9 (23.08%) OO
5 8 (20.51%) Infrastructure Management
5 8 (20.51%) Service Design
6 7 (17.95%) Open Source
7 6 (15.38%) Mathematics
8 5 (12.82%) MVC
8 5 (12.82%) OCR
8 5 (12.82%) OOP
8 5 (12.82%) Service Delivery
8 5 (12.82%) Workflow
8 5 (12.82%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.95%) Java
2 5 (12.82%) C#
3 3 (7.69%) PHP
4 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.13%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) Computer Science Degree
1 5 (12.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) HIPAA
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) SnapMirror
1 1 (2.56%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 20 (51.28%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.38%) Oracle
3 4 (10.26%) Google
3 4 (10.26%) Rackspace
3 4 (10.26%) VMware
4 2 (5.13%) Telerik
5 1 (2.56%) Cisco
5 1 (2.56%) Juniper
5 1 (2.56%) NetApp