Period
to 20 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Technical Architect was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

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

Technical Architect
England > North West
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 302 267 287
Rank change year-on-year -35 +20 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Architect 72 73 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.55% 0.63% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.65% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 56 68 68
North West median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +16.67% +9.09%
10th Percentile £53,125 £46,725 £45,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £85,000 £75,375
England median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% +3.85%

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 12668 11284 12754
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.64% 97.53% 96.92%
Number of salaries quoted 10397 9509 10273
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,500 £23,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Technical Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Architect in the North West

Technical Architect
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Technical Architect in the North West

Technical Architect
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Architect in the North West over the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Technical Architect in the North West

Technical 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 Technical Architect within the North West region over the 6 months to 20 July 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 -37 66 £70,000 - 9
Cheshire -29 5 £55,000 +10.00%
Technical Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 July 2017, Technical 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 Technical Architect in the job title.

1 38 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (44.44%) C#
3 30 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (40.28%) Degree
5 25 (34.72%) Scrum
6 24 (33.33%) Java
7 23 (31.94%) Presales
8 22 (30.56%) Test Automation
8 22 (30.56%) OO
9 21 (29.17%) Computer Science
9 21 (29.17%) SQL
10 20 (27.78%) PHP
10 20 (27.78%) SQL Server
10 20 (27.78%) Kanban
11 19 (26.39%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (26.39%) Risk Management
11 19 (26.39%) RDBMS
11 19 (26.39%) Relational Database
12 18 (25.00%) Data Structures
12 18 (25.00%) Algorithms
12 18 (25.00%) NoSQL
12 18 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
12 18 (25.00%) .NET
12 18 (25.00%) RUP
13 17 (23.61%) DevOps
14 13 (18.06%) Microsoft Azure
15 12 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
15 12 (16.67%) MVC
16 11 (15.28%) Technical Architecture
17 10 (13.89%) TOGAF

Technical 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 3 (4.17%) IIS
1 3 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (2.78%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.78%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (2.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 13 (18.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (13.89%) PaaS
4 7 (9.72%) Google Cloud Platform
4 7 (9.72%) SaaS
5 6 (8.33%) Office 365
6 5 (6.94%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (5.56%) iPaaS
8 1 (1.39%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.78%) Network Security
1 2 (2.78%) SAN
1 2 (2.78%) Skype
2 1 (1.39%) DHCP
2 1 (1.39%) DNS
2 1 (1.39%) Internet
2 1 (1.39%) LAN
2 1 (1.39%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 19 (26.39%) RDBMS
2 19 (26.39%) Relational Database
3 18 (25.00%) NoSQL
4 7 (9.72%) Hadoop
5 4 (5.56%) SAP Data Services
5 4 (5.56%) SAP HANA
6 3 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (2.78%) DB2
7 2 (2.78%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.39%) MariaDB
8 1 (1.39%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.39%) MySQL
8 1 (1.39%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.39%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.39%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (1.39%) Finance
1 1 (1.39%) Games
1 1 (1.39%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (25.00%) .NET
2 8 (11.11%) AngularJS
2 8 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 8 (11.11%) jQuery
3 7 (9.72%) Web Services
4 5 (6.94%) .NET Framework
4 5 (6.94%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (6.94%) CSS
4 5 (6.94%) HTML
5 4 (5.56%) CSS3
5 4 (5.56%) HTML5
5 4 (5.56%) REST
5 4 (5.56%) SOAP
5 4 (5.56%) WCF
6 3 (4.17%) ASP.NET Core
6 3 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (4.17%) Entity Framework
6 3 (4.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (2.78%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (2.78%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 30 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (29.17%) Computer Science
3 18 (25.00%) Algorithms
3 18 (25.00%) Data Structures
4 6 (8.33%) Virtual Team
5 4 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (5.56%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (4.17%) Raspberry Pi
7 2 (2.78%) Data Centre
7 2 (2.78%) Digital Signage
7 2 (2.78%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.78%) Public Cloud
7 2 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.89%) Windows
2 9 (12.50%) Unix
3 3 (4.17%) Android
4 1 (1.39%) CentOS
4 1 (1.39%) Debian
4 1 (1.39%) Linux
4 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.39%) Solaris
4 1 (1.39%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (34.72%) Scrum
3 23 (31.94%) Presales
4 22 (30.56%) OO
4 22 (30.56%) Test Automation
5 20 (27.78%) Kanban
6 19 (26.39%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (26.39%) Risk Management
7 18 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
7 18 (25.00%) RUP
8 17 (23.61%) DevOps
9 12 (16.67%) MVC
10 11 (15.28%) Technical Architecture
11 10 (13.89%) TOGAF
12 7 (9.72%) ITIL
12 7 (9.72%) Migration
13 6 (8.33%) High Availability
13 6 (8.33%) Project Management
13 6 (8.33%) SDLC
13 6 (8.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 32 (44.44%) C#
2 24 (33.33%) Java
3 21 (29.17%) SQL
4 20 (27.78%) PHP
5 9 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 8 (11.11%) Shell Script
7 3 (4.17%) PowerShell
7 3 (4.17%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.39%) Perl
Qualifications
1 29 (40.28%) Degree
2 3 (4.17%) CCIE
2 3 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.78%) CCNP
3 2 (2.78%) CCSM
3 2 (2.78%) MCSA
3 2 (2.78%) MCSE
3 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.39%) CCIE Security
4 1 (1.39%) CISSP
4 1 (1.39%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.56%) Data Quality
1 4 (5.56%) PCI DSS
2 3 (4.17%) COBIT
2 3 (4.17%) HIPAA
System Software
1 8 (11.11%) Docker
2 3 (4.17%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.39%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (11.11%) Puppet
2 7 (9.72%) Ansible
3 1 (1.39%) Cobbler
3 1 (1.39%) SnapMirror
3 1 (1.39%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 10 (13.89%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.72%) Google
2 7 (9.72%) Oracle
3 6 (8.33%) SAP
4 3 (4.17%) Telerik
5 2 (2.78%) Blue Coat
5 2 (2.78%) CheckPoint
5 2 (2.78%) Cisco
5 2 (2.78%) Fortinet
5 2 (2.78%) Juniper
5 2 (2.78%) Palo Alto
6 1 (1.39%) NetApp
6 1 (1.39%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.39%) VMware
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