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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 50 58 71
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +13
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 74 62 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.99% 3.86% 3.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.24% 4.12% 3.59%
Number of salaries quoted 56 45 46
Average salary £61,215 £62,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.05% +19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £48,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £83,000 £67,500
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
1745 1505 1894
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.17% 93.77% 95.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1371 1159 1531
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 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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 2 March 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 2 March 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 +19 32 £61,215 +22.43% 4
Knutsford +7 8 £77,500 -
Macclesfield - 7 £66,250 - 3
Crewe +13 3 £62,500 -21.87% 1
Wilmslow +2 2 - -
Architect
North West

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 49 (33.79%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (31.72%) Finance
3 39 (26.90%) Stakeholder Management
4 31 (21.38%) Windows
4 31 (21.38%) Enterprise Architecture
5 27 (18.62%) Mainframe
6 25 (17.24%) Internet
7 24 (16.55%) VMware
8 22 (15.17%) VMware Infrastructure
8 22 (15.17%) Middleware
8 22 (15.17%) .NET
9 21 (14.48%) Migration
9 21 (14.48%) Risk Analysis
10 20 (13.79%) Citrix
11 19 (13.10%) UNIX
11 19 (13.10%) IBM
12 18 (12.41%) Big Data
13 17 (11.72%) IBM Mainframe
13 17 (11.72%) Tandem
13 17 (11.72%) Microsoft
13 17 (11.72%) SQL
13 17 (11.72%) Analytical Skills
14 16 (11.03%) C#
14 16 (11.03%) Problem Management
15 15 (10.34%) TOGAF
15 15 (10.34%) User Experience
16 14 (9.66%) Mentoring
16 14 (9.66%) Coaching
16 14 (9.66%) Technical Architecture
16 14 (9.66%) Financial Institution

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 6 (4.14%) SharePoint Server
2 5 (3.45%) CICS
3 1 (0.69%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.69%) IIS
3 1 (0.69%) JBoss
3 1 (0.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.69%) Documentum
Applications
1 6 (4.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.38%) OmniGraffle
2 2 (1.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (2.76%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.38%) SAP MDM
3 1 (0.69%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.52%) SaaS
2 4 (2.76%) PaaS
2 4 (2.76%) IaaS
3 3 (2.07%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.38%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.38%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.38%) Route 53
5 1 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.69%) Terremark
5 1 (0.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (17.24%) Internet
2 8 (5.52%) WAN
3 7 (4.83%) LAN
3 7 (4.83%) SAN
4 6 (4.14%) Firewall
5 3 (2.07%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (2.07%) VPN
5 3 (2.07%) Network Security
6 1 (0.69%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.69%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.69%) HTTP
6 1 (0.69%) Wireless
6 1 (0.69%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (12.41%) Big Data
2 12 (8.28%) MySQL
3 11 (7.59%) SQL Server
4 7 (4.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (4.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (4.14%) DB2
5 6 (4.14%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.07%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.07%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.38%) SAP Data Services
7 2 (1.38%) ROLAP
7 2 (1.38%) SAP BI
7 2 (1.38%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.69%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 7 (4.83%) Visual Studio
1 7 (4.83%) MSI
2 2 (1.38%) Axure RP
General
1 46 (31.72%) Finance
2 14 (9.66%) Financial Institution
3 7 (4.83%) Banking
4 4 (2.76%) Legal
5 3 (2.07%) Retail
5 3 (2.07%) Law
6 2 (1.38%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.38%) Marketing
7 1 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.69%) Billing
7 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (15.17%) .NET
1 22 (15.17%) Middleware
2 13 (8.97%) WCF
3 12 (8.28%) JSON
4 11 (7.59%) WPF
5 9 (6.21%) Web Services
6 8 (5.52%) HTML
6 8 (5.52%) SOAP
6 8 (5.52%) Symfony
7 7 (4.83%) Application Packaging
7 7 (4.83%) REST
7 7 (4.83%) J2EE
8 6 (4.14%) CSS
8 6 (4.14%) Doctrine
9 5 (3.45%) ADO.NET
9 5 (3.45%) ASP.NET
9 5 (3.45%) MSMQ
9 5 (3.45%) HTML5
10 4 (2.76%) XML
11 3 (2.07%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 27 (18.62%) Mainframe
2 17 (11.72%) Tandem
2 17 (11.72%) IBM Mainframe
2 17 (11.72%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (10.34%) User Experience
4 5 (3.45%) Clustering
4 5 (3.45%) CMDB
5 4 (2.76%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.76%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.07%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (1.38%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.38%) FMCG
7 2 (1.38%) Telematics
7 2 (1.38%) Replication
7 2 (1.38%) Taxonomies
7 2 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.38%) FlexPod
8 1 (0.69%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.69%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.69%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 31 (21.38%) Windows
2 19 (13.10%) UNIX
3 7 (4.83%) Linux
4 5 (3.45%) AIX
4 5 (3.45%) HPUX
4 5 (3.45%) Solaris
5 4 (2.76%) VME
6 3 (2.07%) Android
6 3 (2.07%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (33.79%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (26.90%) Stakeholder Management
3 31 (21.38%) Enterprise Architecture
4 21 (14.48%) Migration
4 21 (14.48%) Risk Analysis
5 16 (11.03%) Problem Management
6 15 (10.34%) TOGAF
7 14 (9.66%) Technical Architecture
7 14 (9.66%) Mentoring
7 14 (9.66%) Coaching
8 11 (7.59%) ITIL
9 10 (6.90%) SOA
9 10 (6.90%) TDD
10 8 (5.52%) Data Management
10 8 (5.52%) Load Balancing
10 8 (5.52%) Service Delivery
10 8 (5.52%) Infrastructure Management
10 8 (5.52%) Waterfall
11 7 (4.83%) MVC
11 7 (4.83%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 17 (11.72%) SQL
2 16 (11.03%) C#
3 12 (8.28%) JavaScript
4 11 (7.59%) Java
5 10 (6.90%) T-SQL
6 9 (6.21%) PHP
6 9 (6.21%) COBOL
7 2 (1.38%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (6.90%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (4.14%) Degree
2 6 (4.14%) SC Cleared
2 6 (4.14%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (2.76%) VCP4
4 4 (2.76%) DV Cleared
4 4 (2.76%) CISSP
5 3 (2.07%) CCDP
6 2 (1.38%) CCNP
6 2 (1.38%) JNCIS
6 2 (1.38%) JNCIP
7 1 (0.69%) MCITP
7 1 (0.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.69%) CCNA
7 1 (0.69%) MCSD
7 1 (0.69%) MCSE
7 1 (0.69%) CCIE
7 1 (0.69%) CCA
7 1 (0.69%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.83%) QA
2 3 (2.07%) SLA
3 1 (0.69%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (0.69%) GMP
3 1 (0.69%) GxP
System Software
1 22 (15.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (4.83%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (3.45%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.69%) XenServer
4 1 (0.69%) KVM
4 1 (0.69%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.69%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (7.59%) SCCM
2 7 (4.83%) AppDNA
3 4 (2.76%) SCOM
4 2 (1.38%) Puppet
5 1 (0.69%) Cacti
5 1 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.69%) nmon
Vendors
1 24 (16.55%) VMware
2 20 (13.79%) Citrix
3 19 (13.10%) IBM
4 17 (11.72%) Microsoft
5 12 (8.28%) Cisco
6 8 (5.52%) NetApp
7 7 (4.83%) EMC
8 5 (3.45%) Oracle
9 4 (2.76%) Siebel
9 4 (2.76%) ICL
9 4 (2.76%) Fujitsu
10 3 (2.07%) Juniper
10 3 (2.07%) HP
11 2 (1.38%) Teradata
11 2 (1.38%) SAP
11 2 (1.38%) Adobe
11 2 (1.38%) F5
11 2 (1.38%) Tableau
12 1 (0.69%) Rackspace
12 1 (0.69%) Pega
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