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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 50 60 50
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -10
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 49 64 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.10% 3.71% 5.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.31% 3.86% 5.18%
Number of salaries quoted 37 47 49
Average salary £66,000 £60,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,900 £40,000 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £61,215 £86,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £64,750 £60,500
% change year-on-year
+0.38% +7.02%
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
1138 1660 1775
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 95.31% 96.34% 98.34%
Number of salaries quoted 973 1270 1292
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 1 May 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 1 May 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
Warrington +15 19 £61,250 +0.05% 3
Wilmslow +14 16 £68,177 - 1
Crewe +14 3 £58,750 -6.00%
Knutsford +6 2 - -
Macclesfield -2 1 £75,000 +87.50%
Chester - 1 £82,500 -
Architect
North West

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 38 (48.10%) Oracle
2 30 (37.97%) Finance
3 22 (27.85%) TOGAF
4 21 (26.58%) SQL
5 17 (21.52%) Business Intelligence
6 15 (18.99%) Microsoft
6 15 (18.99%) .NET
6 15 (18.99%) CRM
6 15 (18.99%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (17.72%) VMware
7 14 (17.72%) SAP
7 14 (17.72%) Degree
8 13 (16.46%) Data Centre
8 13 (16.46%) Project Management
9 12 (15.19%) Citrix
9 12 (15.19%) Technical Architecture
9 12 (15.19%) Presales
10 11 (13.92%) Line Management
10 11 (13.92%) Enterprise Architecture
10 11 (13.92%) Zachman Framework
10 11 (13.92%) Service Management
10 11 (13.92%) BusinessObjects
10 11 (13.92%) DB2
10 11 (13.92%) ITIL
11 10 (12.66%) Web Services
11 10 (12.66%) MS Excel
11 10 (12.66%) ERP
11 10 (12.66%) SQL Server
11 10 (12.66%) EMC
11 10 (12.66%) Cisco

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 3 (3.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 10 (12.66%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (10.13%) SAP FI
2 5 (6.33%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (3.80%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (2.53%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (2.53%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (2.53%) SAP BPC
5 1 (1.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.13%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (10.13%) Amazon EC2
1 8 (10.13%) IaaS
1 8 (10.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (10.13%) PaaS
2 1 (1.27%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.53%) CTI
1 2 (2.53%) DNS
1 2 (2.53%) H.323
1 2 (2.53%) LAN
1 2 (2.53%) VoIP
1 2 (2.53%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.92%) BusinessObjects
1 11 (13.92%) DB2
2 10 (12.66%) SQL Server
3 9 (11.39%) MySQL
3 9 (11.39%) Spotfire
4 4 (5.06%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.53%) SAP BW
7 1 (1.27%) Big Data
7 1 (1.27%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.27%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.27%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.27%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.27%) QlikView
7 1 (1.27%) Redis
7 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (11.39%) ERwin
1 9 (11.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (10.13%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.27%) MorphX
General
1 30 (37.97%) Finance
2 9 (11.39%) Legal
2 9 (11.39%) Pharmaceutical
3 8 (10.13%) Publishing
4 4 (5.06%) Banking
5 3 (3.80%) Marketing
6 2 (2.53%) Advertising
6 2 (2.53%) Billing
6 2 (2.53%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.27%) Electronics
7 1 (1.27%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.27%) Retail
7 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (18.99%) .NET
2 10 (12.66%) Web Services
3 8 (10.13%) XML
3 8 (10.13%) XSLT
4 2 (2.53%) EJB
4 2 (2.53%) SAP Business Workflow
4 2 (2.53%) SOAP
5 1 (1.27%) Android SDK
5 1 (1.27%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.27%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.27%) iOS SDK
5 1 (1.27%) Java EE
5 1 (1.27%) JSON
5 1 (1.27%) Kafka
5 1 (1.27%) Mason
5 1 (1.27%) NancyFx
5 1 (1.27%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (1.27%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.46%) Data Centre
2 8 (10.13%) CMDB
2 8 (10.13%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.80%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.80%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.80%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.53%) IVR
5 2 (2.53%) Social Media
6 1 (1.27%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.27%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.33%) Windows
2 3 (3.80%) Unix
3 2 (2.53%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.27%) Android
4 1 (1.27%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (27.85%) TOGAF
2 17 (21.52%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (18.99%) CRM
3 15 (18.99%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (16.46%) Project Management
5 12 (15.19%) Presales
5 12 (15.19%) Technical Architecture
6 11 (13.92%) Enterprise Architecture
6 11 (13.92%) ITIL
6 11 (13.92%) Line Management
6 11 (13.92%) Service Management
6 11 (13.92%) Zachman Framework
7 10 (12.66%) ERP
7 10 (12.66%) Information Architecture
7 10 (12.66%) Service Delivery
7 10 (12.66%) Software Engineering
8 9 (11.39%) Analytics
8 9 (11.39%) Business Development
8 9 (11.39%) ETL
8 9 (11.39%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 21 (26.58%) SQL
2 9 (11.39%) Java
3 4 (5.06%) C#
4 2 (2.53%) ABAP
4 2 (2.53%) Python
5 1 (1.27%) PL/1
5 1 (1.27%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.27%) VB
5 1 (1.27%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.27%) X++
Qualifications
1 14 (17.72%) Degree
2 8 (10.13%) ISEB
2 8 (10.13%) PMI Certification
2 8 (10.13%) PMP
3 1 (1.27%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.33%) QA
2 2 (2.53%) COBIT
2 2 (2.53%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (12.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.53%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.53%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (10.13%) SCVMM
2 2 (2.53%) SCCM
2 2 (2.53%) SCOM
3 1 (1.27%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 38 (48.10%) Oracle
2 15 (18.99%) Microsoft
3 14 (17.72%) SAP
3 14 (17.72%) VMware
4 12 (15.19%) Citrix
5 10 (12.66%) Cisco
5 10 (12.66%) EMC
5 10 (12.66%) IBM
5 10 (12.66%) NetApp
6 8 (10.13%) BMC
6 8 (10.13%) CheckPoint
6 8 (10.13%) HP
6 8 (10.13%) Informatica
6 8 (10.13%) Juniper
7 4 (5.06%) Cognizant
8 2 (2.53%) 3PAR
8 2 (2.53%) Avaya
8 2 (2.53%) Genesys
8 2 (2.53%) OpenText
9 1 (1.27%) Tableau
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