The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Technical Architecture skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Technical Architecture over the 3 months to 24 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Technical Architecture
England / North West
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 222 185 164
Rank change year-on-year -37 -21  
Permanent jobs citing Technical Architecture 29 48 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.46% 0.84% 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.95% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 18 33 84
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £24,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,750 £69,771 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.54% -  

Technical Architecture is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 5650 5038 5913
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 90.50% 88.03% 88.98%
Number of salaries quoted 4657 4224 4692
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Technical Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Technical Architecture as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Architecture in the North West

Technical Architecture
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Technical Architecture in the North West

Technical Architecture
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Architecture in the North West over the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Technical Architecture in the North West

Technical Architecture
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 Architecture within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 April 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 -36 13 £52,500 +45.83% 5
Cheshire -9 9 £37,500 -45.53% 1
Merseyside +1 5 £45,000 -16.66% 1
Lancashire - 2 - -
Technical Architecture
England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2017, IT jobs citing Technical Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Technical Architecture.

1 33 (62.26%) .NET
2 29 (54.72%) MVC
3 24 (45.28%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (43.40%) TDD
4 23 (43.40%) Finance
4 23 (43.40%) C#
5 22 (41.51%) ASP.NET
6 20 (37.74%) jQuery
7 16 (30.19%) HTML
7 16 (30.19%) AngularJS
8 15 (28.30%) .NET Framework
9 14 (26.42%) Entity Framework
9 14 (26.42%) CRM
10 13 (24.53%) SQL Server
10 13 (24.53%) Degree
10 13 (24.53%) Dynamics CRM
11 12 (22.64%) JavaScript
12 10 (18.87%) SOA
12 10 (18.87%) CSS
13 9 (16.98%) Microsoft
14 8 (15.09%) Node.js
14 8 (15.09%) HTML5
14 8 (15.09%) Web Services
14 8 (15.09%) SDLC
15 7 (13.21%) DevOps
15 7 (13.21%) Java
15 7 (13.21%) Microsoft Certification
15 7 (13.21%) Continuous Integration
15 7 (13.21%) JSON
15 7 (13.21%) SQL Server Integration Services

Technical Architecture
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 1 (1.89%) OpenStack
1 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 13 (24.53%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.89%) Bluemix
2 1 (1.89%) Heroku
2 1 (1.89%) IaaS
2 1 (1.89%) IBM Cloud
2 1 (1.89%) PaaS
2 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (24.53%) SQL Server
2 7 (13.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (13.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.89%) GoCD
2 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.89%) Travis CI
General
1 23 (43.40%) Finance
2 3 (5.66%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (43.40%) Developer
2 16 (30.19%) .NET Developer
3 13 (24.53%) C# .NET Developer
3 13 (24.53%) C# Developer
3 13 (24.53%) Principal Engineer
4 11 (20.75%) Architect
5 10 (18.87%) Senior .NET Developer
5 10 (18.87%) Senior Developer
6 9 (16.98%) ASP.NET Developer
6 9 (16.98%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (15.09%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 8 (15.09%) Senior C# Developer
8 7 (13.21%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (13.21%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (13.21%) Software Engineer
9 6 (11.32%) Analyst
9 6 (11.32%) Developer Analyst
9 6 (11.32%) Java Software Engineer
9 6 (11.32%) Principal Software Engineer
9 6 (11.32%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (62.26%) .NET
2 22 (41.51%) ASP.NET
3 20 (37.74%) jQuery
4 16 (30.19%) AngularJS
4 16 (30.19%) HTML
5 15 (28.30%) .NET Framework
6 14 (26.42%) Entity Framework
7 10 (18.87%) CSS
8 8 (15.09%) HTML5
8 8 (15.09%) Node.js
8 8 (15.09%) Web Services
9 7 (13.21%) JSON
10 6 (11.32%) Apache Camel
10 6 (11.32%) REST
11 5 (9.43%) Spring
11 5 (9.43%) Spring Integration
12 4 (7.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 2 (3.77%) CSS3
13 2 (3.77%) WCF
13 2 (3.77%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.77%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.89%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.77%) Android
1 2 (3.77%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.89%) Windows
2 1 (1.89%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (54.72%) MVC
2 24 (45.28%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (43.40%) TDD
4 14 (26.42%) CRM
5 10 (18.87%) SOA
6 8 (15.09%) SDLC
7 7 (13.21%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (13.21%) DevOps
7 7 (13.21%) Software Engineering
8 6 (11.32%) Configuration Management
8 6 (11.32%) Data Migration
8 6 (11.32%) Microservices
8 6 (11.32%) Migration
8 6 (11.32%) Open Source
8 6 (11.32%) Pair Programming
8 6 (11.32%) Performance Improvement
8 6 (11.32%) Workflow
8 6 (11.32%) Workflow Development
9 5 (9.43%) Enterprise Architecture
9 5 (9.43%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (43.40%) C#
2 12 (22.64%) JavaScript
3 7 (13.21%) Java
4 3 (5.66%) SQL
5 1 (1.89%) Apex Code
5 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.89%) Python
5 1 (1.89%) Ruby
5 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.89%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (24.53%) Degree
2 7 (13.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.89%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) COBIT
2 2 (3.77%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) Ansible
1 1 (1.89%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (16.98%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (1.89%) SaltStack
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