The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 69 54 54
Rank change year-on-year
-15 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 56 77 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.25% 4.03% 3.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.38% 4.26% 4.20%
Number of salaries quoted 44 64 51
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £71,750 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,500 £62,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +0.80%
Architect
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1659 1806 1499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 96.17% 94.51% 94.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1366 1442 1212
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Architect in the job title across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Architect
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Architect across the Cheshire region.

Architect Salary Trend in Cheshire

Architect
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Architect across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Architect Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Architect
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crewe +5 8 £60,000 +9.09% 2
Chester -10 4 £60,000 +2.12% 1
Knutsford -15 4 £66,250 +10.41%
Warrington 0 3 £50,000 +25.00% 6
Macclesfield +18 2 - - 1
Daresbury - 1 £50,000 -
Architect
North West

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Architect in their job title.

1 47 (43.12%) TOGAF
2 39 (35.78%) Finance
3 27 (24.77%) Enterprise Architecture
4 26 (23.85%) Banking
5 24 (22.02%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (20.18%) User Experience
7 20 (18.35%) Investment Banking
8 19 (17.43%) SABSA
8 19 (17.43%) Wealth Management
9 18 (16.51%) HTML
9 18 (16.51%) CSS
10 17 (15.60%) Degree
11 15 (13.76%) Information Security
11 15 (13.76%) Web Services
11 15 (13.76%) Adobe
11 15 (13.76%) Sass
11 15 (13.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 14 (12.84%) LESS
12 14 (12.84%) Computer Science
12 14 (12.84%) Axure RP
12 14 (12.84%) Smartphone
12 14 (12.84%) Taxonomies
12 14 (12.84%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
13 13 (11.93%) Supplier Management
13 13 (11.93%) Management Information System
13 13 (11.93%) .NET
14 12 (11.01%) Continuous Integration
14 12 (11.01%) Mobile App
14 12 (11.01%) Analytical Skills
14 12 (11.01%) Data Centre

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (3.67%) CMS
2 3 (2.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (1.83%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.92%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.92%) IIS
4 1 (0.92%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.92%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 15 (13.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 11 (10.09%) OmniGraffle
3 5 (4.59%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.92%) Revit
4 1 (0.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.83%) JDE OneWorld
2 1 (0.92%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.34%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.50%) Amazon S3
3 5 (4.59%) Route 53
3 5 (4.59%) Amazon Glacier
3 5 (4.59%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 5 (4.59%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.83%) IaaS
4 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.92%) SaaS
5 1 (0.92%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.50%) Firewall
2 5 (4.59%) Wireless
2 5 (4.59%) HTTP
3 4 (3.67%) HTTPS
4 3 (2.75%) Internet
5 2 (1.83%) DNS
5 2 (1.83%) LAN
5 2 (1.83%) Network Security
6 1 (0.92%) WAN
6 1 (0.92%) GSM
6 1 (0.92%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.26%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.50%) Big Data
3 5 (4.59%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (4.59%) MySQL
4 2 (1.83%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.83%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.83%) Apache Hive
4 2 (1.83%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.83%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (1.83%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.83%) HBase
5 1 (0.92%) DataStage
5 1 (0.92%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 14 (12.84%) Axure RP
2 4 (3.67%) Jasmine
3 1 (0.92%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.92%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 39 (35.78%) Finance
2 26 (23.85%) Banking
3 20 (18.35%) Investment Banking
4 9 (8.26%) Pharmaceutical
5 7 (6.42%) Retail
6 5 (4.59%) Manufacturing
7 4 (3.67%) Financial Institution
8 3 (2.75%) Telecoms
9 2 (1.83%) Law
10 1 (0.92%) Legal
10 1 (0.92%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (16.51%) HTML
1 18 (16.51%) CSS
2 15 (13.76%) Web Services
2 15 (13.76%) Sass
3 14 (12.84%) LESS
4 13 (11.93%) .NET
5 7 (6.42%) HTML5
6 6 (5.50%) AngularJS
6 6 (5.50%) J2EE
6 6 (5.50%) JSON
6 6 (5.50%) jQuery
7 5 (4.59%) Middleware
7 5 (4.59%) CSS3
7 5 (4.59%) Backbone.js
7 5 (4.59%) KnockoutJS
8 4 (3.67%) D3.js
8 4 (3.67%) SVG
9 3 (2.75%) XML
9 3 (2.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (1.83%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 22 (20.18%) User Experience
2 14 (12.84%) Smartphone
2 14 (12.84%) Taxonomies
2 14 (12.84%) Computer Science
3 13 (11.93%) Management Information System
4 12 (11.01%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (11.01%) Mobile App
4 12 (11.01%) Data Centre
5 5 (4.59%) Telematics
5 5 (4.59%) Replication
6 4 (3.67%) Visualisation
6 4 (3.67%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.75%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (1.83%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.83%) Life Science
8 2 (1.83%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.92%) SCADA
9 1 (0.92%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.92%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.92%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.50%) Linux
1 6 (5.50%) Android
1 6 (5.50%) Apple iOS
2 4 (3.67%) Windows
3 2 (1.83%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (43.12%) TOGAF
2 27 (24.77%) Enterprise Architecture
3 24 (22.02%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (17.43%) Wealth Management
4 19 (17.43%) SABSA
5 15 (13.76%) Information Security
6 14 (12.84%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 13 (11.93%) Supplier Management
8 12 (11.01%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (9.17%) Use Case
9 10 (9.17%) Technical Architecture
10 9 (8.26%) DevOps
11 8 (7.34%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (6.42%) Web Development
12 7 (6.42%) Waterfall
13 6 (5.50%) Load Balancing
13 6 (5.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 6 (5.50%) Systems Analysis
13 6 (5.50%) Business Analysis
13 6 (5.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (7.34%) JavaScript
2 7 (6.42%) Java
3 6 (5.50%) SQL
4 5 (4.59%) C#
5 3 (2.75%) C
6 2 (1.83%) Scala
7 1 (0.92%) VB
7 1 (0.92%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 17 (15.60%) Degree
2 1 (0.92%) CISSP
2 1 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.59%) QA
2 2 (1.83%) GxP
2 2 (1.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.92%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (4.59%) Active Directory
1 5 (4.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.75%) XenApp
2 3 (2.75%) XenDesktop
3 2 (1.83%) XenServer
4 1 (0.92%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.83%) Oozie
2 1 (0.92%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 15 (13.76%) Adobe
2 7 (6.42%) Oracle
2 7 (6.42%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.50%) Citrix
4 5 (4.59%) VMware
5 3 (2.75%) Cisco
6 2 (1.83%) SAP
6 2 (1.83%) Ab Initio
6 2 (1.83%) Cognizant
6 2 (1.83%) Informatica
6 2 (1.83%) Apple
6 2 (1.83%) JD Edwards
6 2 (1.83%) AppSense
6 2 (1.83%) Teradata
6 2 (1.83%) Netezza
6 2 (1.83%) Splunk
6 2 (1.83%) RainStor
7 1 (0.92%) Talend
7 1 (0.92%) Google
7 1 (0.92%) CheckPoint
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