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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 57 58 79
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +21
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 60 57 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.33% 3.64% 3.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.55% 3.91% 3.44%
Number of salaries quoted 44 46 51
Average salary £67,500 £62,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £42,450
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
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
1691 1459 2006
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 93.84% 93.29% 95.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1404 1133 1687
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Warrington +11 21 £61,215 +11.30% 6
Knutsford - 12 £77,500 -
Wilmslow -1 4 £50,000 -23.07%
Macclesfield -19 4 £68,500 -8.66%
Crewe +13 1 £75,000 +36.36%
Architect
North West

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 55 (38.19%) Finance
2 53 (36.81%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (28.47%) Stakeholder Management
4 33 (22.92%) Mainframe
5 30 (20.83%) .NET
5 30 (20.83%) Windows
6 28 (19.44%) Risk Analysis
7 25 (17.36%) Internet
8 24 (16.67%) Java
9 21 (14.58%) Enterprise Architecture
10 20 (13.89%) SQL
10 20 (13.89%) IBM
10 20 (13.89%) Middleware
10 20 (13.89%) VMware
11 19 (13.19%) Microsoft
11 19 (13.19%) UNIX
11 19 (13.19%) VMware Infrastructure
12 18 (12.50%) IBM Mainframe
12 18 (12.50%) C#
13 17 (11.81%) Citrix
13 17 (11.81%) Tandem
14 16 (11.11%) Problem Management
15 15 (10.42%) J2EE
15 15 (10.42%) Mentoring
15 15 (10.42%) Coaching
15 15 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
16 14 (9.72%) DB2
16 14 (9.72%) COBOL
16 14 (9.72%) UML
16 14 (9.72%) Financial Institution

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 13 (9.03%) CICS
2 4 (2.78%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (1.39%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.69%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.69%) IIS
4 1 (0.69%) JBoss
4 1 (0.69%) Documentum
Applications
1 5 (3.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.39%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (1.39%) SAP MDM
2 1 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.69%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.86%) SaaS
2 5 (3.47%) PaaS
3 3 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.39%) IaaS
4 2 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.69%) Route 53
5 1 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.69%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.69%) Terremark
Communications & Networking
1 25 (17.36%) Internet
2 8 (5.56%) WAN
3 7 (4.86%) LAN
4 6 (4.17%) Firewall
5 5 (3.47%) SAN
6 4 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (2.78%) VPN
7 3 (2.08%) Network Security
8 1 (0.69%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.69%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.69%) HTTP
8 1 (0.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.72%) DB2
2 12 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 11 (7.64%) MySQL
4 9 (6.25%) Big Data
5 8 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (2.78%) NoSQL
7 4 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.39%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.39%) SAP BI
8 2 (1.39%) ROLAP
8 2 (1.39%) SAP Data Services
9 1 (0.69%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.69%) IDOL
9 1 (0.69%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (5.56%) Visual Studio
2 7 (4.86%) MSI
3 1 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 55 (38.19%) Finance
2 14 (9.72%) Financial Institution
2 14 (9.72%) Banking
3 5 (3.47%) Legal
4 3 (2.08%) Marketing
4 3 (2.08%) Law
5 2 (1.39%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.69%) Retail
6 1 (0.69%) Billing
6 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (20.83%) .NET
2 20 (13.89%) Middleware
3 15 (10.42%) J2EE
4 14 (9.72%) WCF
5 12 (8.33%) JSON
6 11 (7.64%) WPF
7 9 (6.25%) Web Services
8 8 (5.56%) SOAP
8 8 (5.56%) REST
8 8 (5.56%) Symfony
9 7 (4.86%) Application Packaging
9 7 (4.86%) ASP.NET
9 7 (4.86%) XML
9 7 (4.86%) HTML
10 6 (4.17%) HTML5
10 6 (4.17%) Doctrine
11 5 (3.47%) MSMQ
11 5 (3.47%) ADO.NET
11 5 (3.47%) CSS
12 4 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 33 (22.92%) Mainframe
2 18 (12.50%) IBM Mainframe
3 17 (11.81%) Tandem
4 15 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (9.03%) User Experience
6 5 (3.47%) CMDB
7 4 (2.78%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.78%) Inversion of Control
7 4 (2.78%) Clustering
8 3 (2.08%) Data Integration
8 3 (2.08%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.39%) FMCG
10 1 (0.69%) Taxonomies
10 1 (0.69%) CCTV
10 1 (0.69%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.69%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.69%) Telematics
10 1 (0.69%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.69%) Replication
10 1 (0.69%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 30 (20.83%) Windows
2 19 (13.19%) UNIX
3 6 (4.17%) Linux
4 4 (2.78%) AIX
4 4 (2.78%) HPUX
4 4 (2.78%) Solaris
5 2 (1.39%) VME
5 2 (1.39%) Android
5 2 (1.39%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (36.81%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (28.47%) Stakeholder Management
3 28 (19.44%) Risk Analysis
4 21 (14.58%) Enterprise Architecture
5 16 (11.11%) Problem Management
6 15 (10.42%) Mentoring
6 15 (10.42%) Coaching
7 14 (9.72%) UML
7 14 (9.72%) Technical Architecture
7 14 (9.72%) Migration
7 14 (9.72%) Waterfall
8 13 (9.03%) TOGAF
9 12 (8.33%) SOA
10 11 (7.64%) TDD
10 11 (7.64%) ITIL
11 10 (6.94%) OO
12 8 (5.56%) Data Management
12 8 (5.56%) Infrastructure Management
13 7 (4.86%) Load Balancing
13 7 (4.86%) Lean Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 24 (16.67%) Java
2 20 (13.89%) SQL
3 18 (12.50%) C#
4 14 (9.72%) COBOL
5 12 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 12 (8.33%) T-SQL
6 9 (6.25%) PHP
7 2 (1.39%) VB
7 2 (1.39%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.69%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (6.94%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (4.17%) Degree
3 3 (2.08%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.08%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.08%) CCIE
3 3 (2.08%) CCDP
4 2 (1.39%) CCNP
4 2 (1.39%) JNCIS
4 2 (1.39%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.47%) QA
2 3 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (13.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (4.86%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (2.78%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.69%) XenServer
4 1 (0.69%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.69%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.69%) KVM
Systems Management
1 11 (7.64%) SCCM
2 7 (4.86%) AppDNA
3 4 (2.78%) SCOM
4 2 (1.39%) Puppet
5 1 (0.69%) Cacti
5 1 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.69%) nmon
Vendors
1 20 (13.89%) IBM
1 20 (13.89%) VMware
2 19 (13.19%) Microsoft
3 17 (11.81%) Citrix
4 10 (6.94%) Cisco
5 5 (3.47%) NetApp
5 5 (3.47%) EMC
6 4 (2.78%) Oracle
7 3 (2.08%) HP
7 3 (2.08%) Juniper
8 2 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.39%) Teradata
8 2 (1.39%) Siebel
8 2 (1.39%) SAP
8 2 (1.39%) Tableau
8 2 (1.39%) F5
8 2 (1.39%) ICL
8 2 (1.39%) Fujitsu
9 1 (0.69%) Google
9 1 (0.69%) Rackspace
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Posted: 8 days ago
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Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + Package, Home Working
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