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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 69 61 58
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -3
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 32 67 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.46% 3.61% 3.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.57% 3.75% 3.77%
Number of salaries quoted 25 50 47
Average salary £57,500 £64,500 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.85% +3.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £54,500 £49,250
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £77,500 £76,500
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
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
1247 1788 1512
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 95.70% 96.44% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1087 1457 1163
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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 +12 5 £57,500 -23.33%
Warrington -15 5 £60,000 -1.98% 6
Macclesfield +19 2 £55,000 -19.70%
Knutsford -5 2 - - 3
Chester - 1 £70,000 -
Architect
North West

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 28 (33.73%) TOGAF
2 24 (28.92%) Oracle
2 24 (28.92%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (25.30%) Java
4 20 (24.10%) Finance
5 18 (21.69%) .NET
5 18 (21.69%) Web Services
6 16 (19.28%) Degree
7 14 (16.87%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (16.87%) Microsoft
8 13 (15.66%) XML
9 12 (14.46%) SOA
9 12 (14.46%) Enterprise Architecture
10 11 (13.25%) Information Architecture
10 11 (13.25%) Windows
10 11 (13.25%) SQL
11 10 (12.05%) SAP
11 10 (12.05%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (10.84%) BusinessObjects
12 9 (10.84%) Visual Studio
12 9 (10.84%) MS Excel
12 9 (10.84%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
12 9 (10.84%) TDD
13 8 (9.64%) Banking
13 8 (9.64%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (9.64%) Team Foundation Server
13 8 (9.64%) UML
13 8 (9.64%) OO
13 8 (9.64%) ETL
13 8 (9.64%) XSLT

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 6 (7.23%) IIS
2 4 (4.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (4.82%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.82%) Skype for Business
3 3 (3.61%) CMS
3 3 (3.61%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.41%) Apache
4 2 (2.41%) JBoss
4 2 (2.41%) Node.js
4 2 (2.41%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.41%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.41%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.20%) Sonic ESB
Applications
1 9 (10.84%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.20%) Revit
Business Applications
1 6 (7.23%) SAP FI
2 3 (3.61%) JDE OneWorld
3 2 (2.41%) SAP BPC
4 1 (1.20%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.43%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.82%) Office 365
4 3 (3.61%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (3.61%) Amazon S3
5 2 (2.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (2.41%) AWS CloudTrail
5 2 (2.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (1.20%) Amazon Glacier
6 1 (1.20%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (1.20%) IaaS
6 1 (1.20%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.82%) Skype
2 3 (3.61%) HTTP
2 3 (3.61%) HTTPS
2 3 (3.61%) Internet
2 3 (3.61%) LAN
2 3 (3.61%) WAN
3 2 (2.41%) CTI
3 2 (2.41%) DNS
3 2 (2.41%) Firewall
3 2 (2.41%) H.323
3 2 (2.41%) VoIP
4 1 (1.20%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.84%) BusinessObjects
2 7 (8.43%) Spotfire
3 6 (7.23%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.61%) DB2
4 3 (3.61%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.61%) MySQL
4 3 (3.61%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.61%) Redis
5 2 (2.41%) Big Data
5 2 (2.41%) SAP BW
6 1 (1.20%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.20%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 9 (10.84%) Visual Studio
2 8 (9.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (8.43%) ERwin
4 3 (3.61%) Jasmine
5 2 (2.41%) Ant
5 2 (2.41%) Artifactory
5 2 (2.41%) ClearCase
5 2 (2.41%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.41%) Gradle
5 2 (2.41%) Hudson
5 2 (2.41%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.41%) Maven
5 2 (2.41%) Selenium
5 2 (2.41%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 20 (24.10%) Finance
2 8 (9.64%) Banking
2 8 (9.64%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (4.82%) Retail
4 3 (3.61%) Local Government
5 2 (2.41%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.41%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.41%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.20%) Billing
6 1 (1.20%) Legal
6 1 (1.20%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (21.69%) .NET
1 18 (21.69%) Web Services
2 13 (15.66%) XML
3 8 (9.64%) XSLT
4 7 (8.43%) JSON
4 7 (8.43%) RESTful
5 6 (7.23%) HTML
6 5 (6.02%) CSS
6 5 (6.02%) CSS3
6 5 (6.02%) HTML5
6 5 (6.02%) J2EE
7 4 (4.82%) Android SDK
7 4 (4.82%) iOS SDK
8 3 (3.61%) AngularJS
8 3 (3.61%) Backbone.js
8 3 (3.61%) D3.js
8 3 (3.61%) Kafka
8 3 (3.61%) KnockoutJS
8 3 (3.61%) LESS
8 3 (3.61%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.64%) Management Information System
1 8 (9.64%) Mobile App
2 7 (8.43%) Computer Science
2 7 (8.43%) Data Centre
3 6 (7.23%) User Experience
3 6 (7.23%) Visualisation
4 4 (4.82%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.61%) Fat Client
5 3 (3.61%) Mobile Banking
5 3 (3.61%) Thin Client
6 2 (2.41%) IVR
6 2 (2.41%) Social Media
6 2 (2.41%) Telematics
7 1 (1.20%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.20%) Life Science
7 1 (1.20%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (1.20%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.20%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.25%) Windows
2 7 (8.43%) Android
2 7 (8.43%) Apple iOS
2 7 (8.43%) Windows Server
3 3 (3.61%) Unix
4 2 (2.41%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.20%) Linux
5 1 (1.20%) Solaris
5 1 (1.20%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (33.73%) TOGAF
2 24 (28.92%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (16.87%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (14.46%) Enterprise Architecture
4 12 (14.46%) SOA
5 11 (13.25%) Information Architecture
6 10 (12.05%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (10.84%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 9 (10.84%) TDD
8 8 (9.64%) Analytics
8 8 (9.64%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (9.64%) ETL
8 8 (9.64%) Microservices
8 8 (9.64%) OO
8 8 (9.64%) SDLC
8 8 (9.64%) UML
9 7 (8.43%) BDD
9 7 (8.43%) Information Management
9 7 (8.43%) Scrum
10 6 (7.23%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (25.30%) Java
2 11 (13.25%) SQL
3 6 (7.23%) JavaScript
4 5 (6.02%) C
5 4 (4.82%) C#
5 4 (4.82%) Python
6 3 (3.61%) Objective-C
7 2 (2.41%) ABAP
7 2 (2.41%) Apple Swift
7 2 (2.41%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.41%) Groovy
7 2 (2.41%) Perl
7 2 (2.41%) PHP
7 2 (2.41%) Ruby
7 2 (2.41%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.20%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 16 (19.28%) Degree
2 4 (4.82%) MCSA
2 4 (4.82%) MCSD
2 4 (4.82%) MCSE
2 4 (4.82%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.61%) QA
2 2 (2.41%) SLA
3 1 (1.20%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (7.23%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.41%) Terminal Services
3 2 (2.41%) vCloud
3 2 (2.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (2.41%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.41%) Puppet
1 2 (2.41%) SCCM
1 2 (2.41%) SCOM
1 2 (2.41%) vRealize
Vendors
1 24 (28.92%) Oracle
2 14 (16.87%) Microsoft
3 10 (12.05%) SAP
4 8 (9.64%) Informatica
5 6 (7.23%) VMware
6 4 (4.82%) IBM
6 4 (4.82%) JD Edwards
7 3 (3.61%) Cognizant
8 2 (2.41%) Avaya
8 2 (2.41%) Cisco
8 2 (2.41%) Citrix
8 2 (2.41%) Genesys
8 2 (2.41%) OpenText
8 2 (2.41%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.20%) Apple
9 1 (1.20%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.20%) Hyperion
9 1 (1.20%) Pega
9 1 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.20%) Tumbleweed
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