Period
to 22 January 2018

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 6 months to 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Technical Architecture
England > North West
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 288 313 273
Rank change year-on-year +25 -40 +16
Permanent jobs citing Technical Architecture 78 51 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.62% 0.42% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.46% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 66 46 64
North West median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -4.55% +10.00%
10th Percentile £39,750 £37,500 £43,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £72,108 £79,250
England median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -7.14% +12.00% -

Technical Architecture is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following 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 or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 11,462 10,984 10,746
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 90.44% 90.35% 88.76%
Number of salaries quoted 9,108 9,194 8,936
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £27,263 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Technical Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Technical Architecture as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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 6 months to 22 January 2018.

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 6 months to 22 January 2018. 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 +33 57 £60,000 +11.63% 7
Merseyside +22 9 £50,000 -11.11%
Cheshire -33 8 £62,500 +38.89% 1
Lancashire +9 2 £58,750 -18.97%
Technical Architecture
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 35 (44.87%) Degree
2 25 (32.05%) .NET
2 25 (32.05%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (29.49%) SQL Server
5 21 (26.92%) C#
6 19 (24.36%) MVC
7 18 (23.08%) SDLC
8 16 (20.51%) HTML
8 16 (20.51%) CSS
9 15 (19.23%) jQuery
10 14 (17.95%) ASP.NET
10 14 (17.95%) JavaScript
11 13 (16.67%) Project Management
11 13 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
12 12 (15.38%) Computer Science
12 12 (15.38%) High Availability
12 12 (15.38%) IT Strategy
13 11 (14.10%) WPF
13 11 (14.10%) E-Commerce
14 10 (12.82%) Finance
14 10 (12.82%) Visualisation
15 9 (11.54%) HTML5
15 9 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC
15 9 (11.54%) CSS3
15 9 (11.54%) DevOps
15 9 (11.54%) Data Modelling
15 9 (11.54%) SOA
15 9 (11.54%) Oracle
16 8 (10.26%) SAP

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 4 (5.13%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.28%) Apache
2 1 (1.28%) Confluence
2 1 (1.28%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 3 (3.85%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (3.85%) SAP GRC
2 2 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.28%) NetSuite
3 1 (1.28%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.41%) iPaaS
2 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.56%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (2.56%) Office 365
5 1 (1.28%) IaaS
5 1 (1.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.85%) NAS
1 3 (3.85%) SAN
1 3 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (2.56%) Intranet
2 2 (2.56%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (29.49%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.41%) SAP Data Services
2 5 (6.41%) SAP HANA
3 4 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.85%) DB2
4 3 (3.85%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.85%) Star Schema
5 2 (2.56%) Big Data
5 2 (2.56%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.56%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.28%) FileMaker
6 1 (1.28%) MySQL
6 1 (1.28%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.85%) JIRA
3 2 (2.56%) Mercurial
3 2 (2.56%) Subversion
3 2 (2.56%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.28%) Selenium
4 1 (1.28%) SonarQube
4 1 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (12.82%) Finance
2 5 (6.41%) Marketing
3 3 (3.85%) Back Office
3 3 (3.85%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.85%) Retail
4 2 (2.56%) Banking
5 1 (1.28%) Law
5 1 (1.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 35 (44.87%) Architect
2 21 (26.92%) Technical Architect
3 12 (15.38%) Developer
4 9 (11.54%) .NET Architect
4 9 (11.54%) .NET Technical Architect
4 9 (11.54%) C# Architect
5 8 (10.26%) SAP Architect
5 8 (10.26%) SAP Technical Architect
6 6 (7.69%) E-Commerce Manager
7 5 (6.41%) Chief Architect
7 5 (6.41%) Integration Architect
8 4 (5.13%) Analyst
8 4 (5.13%) Business Analyst
8 4 (5.13%) Digital Analyst
8 4 (5.13%) Digital Business Analyst
8 4 (5.13%) E-Commerce Analyst
8 4 (5.13%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
8 4 (5.13%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (5.13%) Senior Business Analyst
8 4 (5.13%) Senior E-Commerce Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (32.05%) .NET
2 16 (20.51%) CSS
2 16 (20.51%) HTML
3 15 (19.23%) jQuery
4 14 (17.95%) ASP.NET
5 11 (14.10%) WPF
6 9 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (11.54%) CSS3
6 9 (11.54%) HTML5
7 7 (8.97%) XML
8 4 (5.13%) EDI
8 4 (5.13%) Web Services
9 3 (3.85%) AngularJS
9 3 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (3.85%) SAP Basis
9 3 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (2.56%) .NET Framework
10 2 (2.56%) REST
10 2 (2.56%) Velocity
10 2 (2.56%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 24 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (15.38%) Computer Science
3 8 (10.26%) User Experience
4 5 (6.41%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (5.13%) Data Centre
5 4 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (3.85%) Semantic Web
6 3 (3.85%) Virtual Team
7 2 (2.56%) Algorithms
7 2 (2.56%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.28%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.28%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.97%) Windows
2 4 (5.13%) Linux
3 3 (3.85%) Unix
3 3 (3.85%) Windows Server
3 3 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (32.05%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (24.36%) MVC
3 18 (23.08%) SDLC
4 13 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 13 (16.67%) Project Management
5 12 (15.38%) High Availability
5 12 (15.38%) IT Strategy
6 11 (14.10%) E-Commerce
7 10 (12.82%) Visualisation
8 9 (11.54%) Data Modelling
8 9 (11.54%) DevOps
8 9 (11.54%) SOA
9 8 (10.26%) Data Integration
9 8 (10.26%) Systems Analysis
9 8 (10.26%) TDD
10 7 (8.97%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (8.97%) Logical Data Model
10 7 (8.97%) TOGAF
11 6 (7.69%) Software Engineering
11 6 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (26.92%) C#
2 14 (17.95%) JavaScript
3 4 (5.13%) Java
3 4 (5.13%) SQL
4 2 (2.56%) PHP
5 1 (1.28%) Go
Qualifications
1 35 (44.87%) Degree
2 5 (6.41%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (5.13%) APMP
4 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.85%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (1.28%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.26%) Data Quality
2 3 (3.85%) PMO
2 3 (3.85%) QA
3 1 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (3.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.28%) LXC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.28%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.28%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (11.54%) Oracle
2 8 (10.26%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.26%) SAP
3 3 (3.85%) VMware
4 1 (1.28%) Facebook
4 1 (1.28%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.28%) Sun
4 1 (1.28%) Tableau