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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 56 45 58
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +13
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 73 77 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.02% 4.52% 3.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.20% 4.78% 4.04%
Number of salaries quoted 59 59 84
Average salary £57,500 £58,250 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.28% -2.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,500 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £61,500 £61,810
% change year-on-year
+1.62% -0.50%
Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1738 1611 2204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 95.60% 94.54% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1383 1317 1931
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £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 31 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 31 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
Knutsford +16 19 £60,000 +6.66% 2
Warrington -21 17 £40,000 -17.94% 3
Chester -7 4 £68,500 +24.54% 3
Crewe +3 2 £51,250 -10.86%
Architect
North West

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 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 55 (33.33%) Finance
2 45 (27.27%) SQL Server
3 41 (24.85%) SOA
4 35 (21.21%) Migration
5 33 (20.00%) Data Migration
6 30 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 29 (17.58%) .NET
8 26 (15.76%) Java
8 26 (15.76%) Project Management
8 26 (15.76%) Stakeholder Management
9 25 (15.15%) Banking
10 24 (14.55%) SQL
10 24 (14.55%) C#
11 22 (13.33%) UML
12 21 (12.73%) Oracle
13 20 (12.12%) J2EE
13 20 (12.12%) Microsoft
13 20 (12.12%) Waterfall
14 19 (11.52%) Mainframe
14 19 (11.52%) ETL
14 19 (11.52%) Enterprise Architecture
14 19 (11.52%) Technical Architecture
15 18 (10.91%) TOGAF
15 18 (10.91%) N-Tier
15 18 (10.91%) DB2
15 18 (10.91%) XML
16 17 (10.30%) CRM
16 17 (10.30%) Retail
16 17 (10.30%) Degree
17 16 (9.70%) Enterprise Software

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 14 (8.48%) CICS
2 4 (2.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (1.82%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.82%) IIS
4 2 (1.21%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.21%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.61%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.61%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 13 (7.88%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.45%) MS PowerPoint
2 9 (5.45%) MS Office
3 1 (0.61%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (2.42%) BASE24
2 1 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.61%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.64%) SaaS
2 2 (1.21%) PaaS
3 1 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.61%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.61%) Route 53
3 1 (0.61%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (0.61%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.48%) SMS
2 11 (6.67%) Internet
3 6 (3.64%) ATM
4 4 (2.42%) VPN
5 3 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (1.82%) WAN
5 3 (1.82%) LAN
5 3 (1.82%) DNS
6 2 (1.21%) SAN
6 2 (1.21%) Firewall
7 1 (0.61%) SSH
7 1 (0.61%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (0.61%) FTP
7 1 (0.61%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.61%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.61%) MPLS
7 1 (0.61%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 30 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (10.91%) DB2
4 9 (5.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (4.85%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (3.03%) Big Data
7 3 (1.82%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.82%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.82%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.21%) Oracle Exadata
8 2 (1.21%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.21%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.21%) MySQL
8 2 (1.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.61%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.61%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (0.61%) MOLAP
9 1 (0.61%) OLAP
9 1 (0.61%) ROLAP
9 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (1.21%) ERwin
1 2 (1.21%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.61%) JIRA
2 1 (0.61%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (0.61%) Aptana Studio
2 1 (0.61%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.61%) Sublime Text
General
1 55 (33.33%) Finance
2 25 (15.15%) Banking
3 17 (10.30%) Retail
4 13 (7.88%) Advertising
5 10 (6.06%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.82%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.82%) Marketing
7 2 (1.21%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.21%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.61%) Back Office
8 1 (0.61%) Legal
8 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (17.58%) .NET
2 20 (12.12%) J2EE
3 18 (10.91%) XML
4 9 (5.45%) ASP.NET
5 8 (4.85%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (4.85%) JSON
6 7 (4.24%) HTML
7 6 (3.64%) REST
7 6 (3.64%) Middleware
7 6 (3.64%) Web Services
7 6 (3.64%) WCF
7 6 (3.64%) Java EE
8 5 (3.03%) SOAP
8 5 (3.03%) HTML5
9 4 (2.42%) EJB
9 4 (2.42%) CSS
10 3 (1.82%) Spring
10 3 (1.82%) JNDI
10 3 (1.82%) jQuery
10 3 (1.82%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.52%) Mainframe
2 18 (10.91%) N-Tier
3 16 (9.70%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.82%) IBM Mainframe
4 3 (1.82%) iPhone
5 2 (1.21%) FlexPod
6 1 (0.61%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.61%) Biometrics
6 1 (0.61%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 14 (8.48%) Windows
2 9 (5.45%) UNIX
3 6 (3.64%) Windows 7
4 3 (1.82%) Linux
4 3 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.21%) zOS
5 2 (1.21%) AIX
5 2 (1.21%) HPUX
5 2 (1.21%) Solaris
5 2 (1.21%) OS/400
5 2 (1.21%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (24.85%) SOA
2 35 (21.21%) Migration
3 33 (20.00%) Data Migration
4 26 (15.76%) Project Management
4 26 (15.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 22 (13.33%) UML
6 20 (12.12%) Waterfall
7 19 (11.52%) ETL
7 19 (11.52%) Enterprise Architecture
7 19 (11.52%) Technical Architecture
8 18 (10.91%) TOGAF
9 17 (10.30%) CRM
10 16 (9.70%) Risk Analysis
11 14 (8.48%) Configuration Management
12 10 (6.06%) Risk Management
12 10 (6.06%) Systems Analysis
13 9 (5.45%) MVC
14 8 (4.85%) Business Intelligence
15 7 (4.24%) Agile Software Development
15 7 (4.24%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 26 (15.76%) Java
2 24 (14.55%) SQL
2 24 (14.55%) C#
3 16 (9.70%) T-SQL
4 14 (8.48%) COBOL
5 9 (5.45%) VB
6 6 (3.64%) JavaScript
7 5 (3.03%) C
8 3 (1.82%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.21%) Python
10 1 (0.61%) PHP
10 1 (0.61%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.61%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (10.30%) Degree
2 14 (8.48%) Security Cleared
3 7 (4.24%) CCA
3 7 (4.24%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.03%) Citrix Certification
4 5 (3.03%) CCEE
4 5 (3.03%) CCIA
5 3 (1.82%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.21%) CISSP
6 2 (1.21%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.61%) MBA
7 1 (0.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.61%) MCTS
7 1 (0.61%) MCITP
7 1 (0.61%) CSQA
7 1 (0.61%) MCSE
7 1 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.61%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.61%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.48%) HL7
2 6 (3.64%) COBIT
3 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.61%) QA
3 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 9 (5.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (3.03%) XenApp
2 5 (3.03%) XenDesktop
3 3 (1.82%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.21%) KVM
5 1 (0.61%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.21%) Tivoli
1 2 (1.21%) SCCM
1 2 (1.21%) SCOM
2 1 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.61%) Puppet
2 1 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 21 (12.73%) Oracle
2 20 (12.12%) Microsoft
3 10 (6.06%) VMware
4 8 (4.85%) Fujitsu
5 6 (3.64%) HP
5 6 (3.64%) IBM
5 6 (3.64%) Citrix
6 5 (3.03%) AppSense
7 4 (2.42%) ArcSight
7 4 (2.42%) EMC
8 3 (1.82%) Symantec
8 3 (1.82%) Cisco
8 3 (1.82%) NetApp
8 3 (1.82%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.21%) Vertica
9 2 (1.21%) Tableau
9 2 (1.21%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.21%) Juniper
9 2 (1.21%) BMC
9 2 (1.21%) CA
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