The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 49 45 54
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +9
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 70 80 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.01% 4.61% 4.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.19% 4.87% 4.20%
Number of salaries quoted 55 62 88
Average salary £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,250 £45,250
10% offered a salary of more than £74,500 £77,250 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £60,500 £60,500
% change year-on-year
+3.30% -
Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1669 1644 2188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 95.70% 94.70% 96.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1320 1346 1935
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Architect
North West

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 22 July 2014.

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 22 July 2014. 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
Warrington -14 17 £40,000 -15.78% 3
Knutsford +15 13 £57,500 -42.50% 1
Chester 0 4 £68,500 +24.54% 1
Crewe +4 2 £51,250 -21.15%
Runcorn - 1 £60,000 -
Architect
North West

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 52 (32.30%) Finance
2 46 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 41 (25.47%) SOA
4 36 (22.36%) Migration
5 34 (21.12%) Data Migration
6 32 (19.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 30 (18.63%) .NET
8 28 (17.39%) Project Management
9 25 (15.53%) C#
9 25 (15.53%) SQL
10 23 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
11 22 (13.66%) Banking
11 22 (13.66%) Java
11 22 (13.66%) Oracle
12 21 (13.04%) Microsoft
13 20 (12.42%) ETL
14 19 (11.80%) Technical Architecture
15 18 (11.18%) Enterprise Architecture
15 18 (11.18%) N-Tier
15 18 (11.18%) UML
15 18 (11.18%) CRM
16 17 (10.56%) T-SQL
16 17 (10.56%) Degree
16 17 (10.56%) TOGAF
17 16 (9.94%) Retail
17 16 (9.94%) J2EE
17 16 (9.94%) XML
17 16 (9.94%) Mainframe
17 16 (9.94%) Waterfall
17 16 (9.94%) Enterprise Software

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 11 (6.83%) CICS
2 4 (2.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (1.86%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.86%) IIS
4 2 (1.24%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.24%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.62%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.62%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 14 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.21%) MS Office
2 10 (6.21%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.62%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (3.11%) BASE24
2 1 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.62%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.73%) SaaS
2 1 (0.62%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (0.62%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.62%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.62%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.70%) SMS
2 8 (4.97%) Internet
3 7 (4.35%) ATM
4 3 (1.86%) DNS
4 3 (1.86%) LAN
4 3 (1.86%) WAN
5 2 (1.24%) SAN
5 2 (1.24%) Firewall
6 1 (0.62%) SSH
6 1 (0.62%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (0.62%) MPLS
6 1 (0.62%) FTP
6 1 (0.62%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.62%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.62%) VPN
6 1 (0.62%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 32 (19.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (9.32%) DB2
4 11 (6.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (5.59%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (3.11%) Big Data
7 3 (1.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.86%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.86%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.86%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.24%) Oracle Exadata
8 2 (1.24%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.24%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.24%) MySQL
9 1 (0.62%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (0.62%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.62%) ROLAP
9 1 (0.62%) MOLAP
9 1 (0.62%) OLAP
9 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.24%) Visual Studio
1 2 (1.24%) ERwin
2 1 (0.62%) JIRA
2 1 (0.62%) Aptana Studio
2 1 (0.62%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (0.62%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.62%) Sublime Text
General
1 52 (32.30%) Finance
2 22 (13.66%) Banking
3 16 (9.94%) Retail
4 13 (8.07%) Advertising
5 10 (6.21%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.86%) Marketing
7 2 (1.24%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.24%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.24%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.62%) Legal
8 1 (0.62%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.62%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (18.63%) .NET
2 16 (9.94%) J2EE
2 16 (9.94%) XML
3 9 (5.59%) ASP.NET
4 8 (4.97%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (4.35%) HTML
6 6 (3.73%) Middleware
6 6 (3.73%) WCF
6 6 (3.73%) Java EE
7 5 (3.11%) JSON
7 5 (3.11%) SOAP
7 5 (3.11%) HTML5
8 4 (2.48%) EJB
8 4 (2.48%) CSS
9 3 (1.86%) Spring
9 3 (1.86%) JNDI
9 3 (1.86%) Apache Flex
9 3 (1.86%) jQuery
9 3 (1.86%) JMS
9 3 (1.86%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.18%) N-Tier
2 16 (9.94%) Mainframe
2 16 (9.94%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (1.86%) IBM Mainframe
3 3 (1.86%) iPhone
4 2 (1.24%) FlexPod
5 1 (0.62%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 14 (8.70%) Windows
2 9 (5.59%) UNIX
3 6 (3.73%) Windows 7
4 3 (1.86%) Linux
4 3 (1.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.24%) AIX
5 2 (1.24%) HPUX
5 2 (1.24%) Solaris
5 2 (1.24%) OS/400
5 2 (1.24%) zOS
5 2 (1.24%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (25.47%) SOA
2 36 (22.36%) Migration
3 34 (21.12%) Data Migration
4 28 (17.39%) Project Management
5 23 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 20 (12.42%) ETL
7 19 (11.80%) Technical Architecture
8 18 (11.18%) Enterprise Architecture
8 18 (11.18%) UML
8 18 (11.18%) CRM
9 17 (10.56%) TOGAF
10 16 (9.94%) Waterfall
11 14 (8.70%) Configuration Management
12 13 (8.07%) Risk Analysis
13 12 (7.45%) Risk Management
14 11 (6.83%) Systems Analysis
14 11 (6.83%) Business Intelligence
15 9 (5.59%) MVC
16 8 (4.97%) Continuous Improvement
17 7 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (15.53%) C#
1 25 (15.53%) SQL
2 22 (13.66%) Java
3 17 (10.56%) T-SQL
4 11 (6.83%) COBOL
5 10 (6.21%) VB
6 6 (3.73%) JavaScript
7 5 (3.11%) C
8 3 (1.86%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.24%) Python
10 1 (0.62%) PHP
10 1 (0.62%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.62%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (10.56%) Degree
2 14 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 9 (5.59%) CCA
4 7 (4.35%) SC Cleared
5 5 (3.11%) Citrix Certification
5 5 (3.11%) CCEE
5 5 (3.11%) CCIA
6 3 (1.86%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.24%) CISSP
8 1 (0.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.62%) MBA
8 1 (0.62%) MCTS
8 1 (0.62%) MCITP
8 1 (0.62%) CSQA
8 1 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.62%) ISEB
8 1 (0.62%) CCIE
8 1 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.62%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.70%) HL7
2 6 (3.73%) COBIT
3 1 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.62%) QA
3 1 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 9 (5.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.11%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (3.11%) XenApp
2 5 (3.11%) XenDesktop
3 3 (1.86%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.24%) KVM
5 1 (0.62%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.24%) Tivoli
1 2 (1.24%) SCCM
1 2 (1.24%) SCOM
2 1 (0.62%) Puppet
2 1 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 22 (13.66%) Oracle
2 21 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 10 (6.21%) VMware
4 8 (4.97%) Fujitsu
5 6 (3.73%) HP
5 6 (3.73%) IBM
5 6 (3.73%) Citrix
6 5 (3.11%) AppSense
7 4 (2.48%) ArcSight
7 4 (2.48%) EMC
8 3 (1.86%) Cisco
8 3 (1.86%) NetApp
8 3 (1.86%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.86%) Symantec
9 2 (1.24%) Vertica
9 2 (1.24%) Tableau
9 2 (1.24%) CA
9 2 (1.24%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.24%) BMC
9 2 (1.24%) Juniper
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cheshire
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
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Salary: £44,080 - £54,570
Posted: 12 hours ago
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Salary: £44,080 - £54,570
Posted: 14 hours ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Widnes, Cheshire
EXCELerate
Salary: From £90,000 to £110,000 per annum £90k & Bonus & Car Allowance & Flex
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
FT Select
Salary: From £73,200 to £85,200 per annum Pension + Life Cover + Private Medic
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: On Application + Excellent Package
Posted: 18 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: On application + excellent package
Posted: 20 days ago