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

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 63 57 48
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -9
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 60 74 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.51% 3.99% 4.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.66% 4.18% 4.66%
Number of salaries quoted 50 60 59
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £58,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -1.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £73,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.30%
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
1640 1771 1630
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 95.85% 95.57% 94.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1305 1413 1333
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
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 5 August 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 5 August 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
Crewe -1 9 £62,500 +21.95%
Chester -8 3 £55,000 -12.69%
Knutsford -20 3 £62,500 +4.16% 3
Macclesfield - 3 £45,000 - 1
Wilmslow - 3 £57,500 -
Warrington -13 1 £50,000 +25.00% 4
Daresbury - 1 £50,000 -
Runcorn - 1 - - 1
Architect
North West

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 44 (37.61%) TOGAF
2 38 (32.48%) Finance
3 35 (29.91%) Enterprise Architecture
4 24 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (19.66%) Banking
6 21 (17.95%) User Experience
7 18 (15.38%) Investment Banking
8 17 (14.53%) Wealth Management
8 17 (14.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 17 (14.53%) SABSA
8 17 (14.53%) HTML
8 17 (14.53%) CSS
8 17 (14.53%) Adobe
9 16 (13.68%) Axure RP
10 15 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
10 15 (12.82%) Smartphone
10 15 (12.82%) Taxonomies
11 14 (11.97%) Degree
11 14 (11.97%) Data Centre
11 14 (11.97%) Sass
12 13 (11.11%) LESS
12 13 (11.11%) OmniGraffle
12 13 (11.11%) Big Data
12 13 (11.11%) .NET
12 13 (11.11%) Web Services
12 13 (11.11%) Information Security
13 12 (10.26%) Migration
14 11 (9.40%) Computer Science
14 11 (9.40%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
14 11 (9.40%) Use Case

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 3 (2.56%) SharePoint Server
1 3 (2.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (1.71%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.85%) IIS
3 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.85%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (0.85%) CMS
Applications
1 17 (14.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 13 (11.11%) OmniGraffle
3 5 (4.27%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.71%) JDE OneWorld
1 2 (1.71%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.85%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.27%) Amazon S3
1 5 (4.27%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.42%) Route 53
2 4 (3.42%) Amazon Glacier
2 4 (3.42%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 4 (3.42%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.71%) IaaS
3 2 (1.71%) PaaS
3 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.42%) Wireless
2 3 (2.56%) SAN
2 3 (2.56%) Firewall
3 2 (1.71%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (1.71%) Internet
3 2 (1.71%) HTTP
3 2 (1.71%) VPN
3 2 (1.71%) DNS
4 1 (0.85%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.85%) Network Security
4 1 (0.85%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.85%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.11%) Big Data
2 10 (8.55%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.42%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (3.42%) MySQL
4 2 (1.71%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.71%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.71%) Apache Hive
4 2 (1.71%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.71%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (1.71%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.71%) HBase
5 1 (0.85%) DataStage
5 1 (0.85%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 16 (13.68%) Axure RP
2 1 (0.85%) Jasmine
2 1 (0.85%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 38 (32.48%) Finance
2 23 (19.66%) Banking
3 18 (15.38%) Investment Banking
4 10 (8.55%) Pharmaceutical
5 9 (7.69%) Retail
6 5 (4.27%) Manufacturing
7 4 (3.42%) Financial Institution
8 3 (2.56%) Telecoms
9 2 (1.71%) Law
10 1 (0.85%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (14.53%) HTML
1 17 (14.53%) CSS
2 14 (11.97%) Sass
3 13 (11.11%) LESS
3 13 (11.11%) .NET
3 13 (11.11%) Web Services
4 7 (5.98%) Middleware
5 6 (5.13%) JSON
6 5 (4.27%) XML
6 5 (4.27%) J2EE
7 4 (3.42%) HTML5
8 3 (2.56%) AngularJS
8 3 (2.56%) jQuery
9 2 (1.71%) OAuth
9 2 (1.71%) REST
9 2 (1.71%) CSS3
9 2 (1.71%) Backbone.js
9 2 (1.71%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (1.71%) ASP.NET
9 2 (1.71%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (17.95%) User Experience
2 15 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (12.82%) Smartphone
2 15 (12.82%) Taxonomies
3 14 (11.97%) Data Centre
4 11 (9.40%) Computer Science
5 10 (8.55%) Management Information System
6 8 (6.84%) Mobile App
7 5 (4.27%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (3.42%) Telematics
8 4 (3.42%) Replication
9 2 (1.71%) Thin Client
9 2 (1.71%) Life Science
9 2 (1.71%) Fat Client
9 2 (1.71%) Visualisation
9 2 (1.71%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.71%) New Media
9 2 (1.71%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.71%) BYOD
10 1 (0.85%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.27%) Linux
1 5 (4.27%) Android
2 4 (3.42%) Apple iOS
2 4 (3.42%) Windows
3 2 (1.71%) VME
4 1 (0.85%) AIX
4 1 (0.85%) HPUX
4 1 (0.85%) Solaris
4 1 (0.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (37.61%) TOGAF
2 35 (29.91%) Enterprise Architecture
3 24 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (14.53%) Wealth Management
4 17 (14.53%) SABSA
5 13 (11.11%) Information Security
6 12 (10.26%) Migration
7 11 (9.40%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 11 (9.40%) Use Case
8 10 (8.55%) Supplier Management
9 9 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
9 9 (7.69%) Waterfall
10 8 (6.84%) Data Architecture
10 8 (6.84%) DevOps
10 8 (6.84%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (6.84%) Service Delivery
10 8 (6.84%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (5.98%) Web Development
11 7 (5.98%) Security Architecture
11 7 (5.98%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.13%) Java
2 5 (4.27%) JavaScript
2 5 (4.27%) SQL
2 5 (4.27%) C#
3 2 (1.71%) COBOL
3 2 (1.71%) Scala
4 1 (0.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (11.97%) Degree
2 3 (2.56%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.56%) DV Cleared
2 3 (2.56%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.56%) CISSP
3 1 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (0.85%) MCITP
3 1 (0.85%) MCSD
3 1 (0.85%) MCSE
3 1 (0.85%) CCNA
3 1 (0.85%) CCA
3 1 (0.85%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.98%) QA
2 3 (2.56%) GxP
3 2 (1.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.85%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (0.85%) GMP
System Software
1 8 (6.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.27%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.56%) XenDesktop
3 3 (2.56%) XenApp
4 2 (1.71%) XenServer
5 1 (0.85%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.71%) Oozie
2 1 (0.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 17 (14.53%) Adobe
2 9 (7.69%) Citrix
2 9 (7.69%) Oracle
2 9 (7.69%) VMware
3 7 (5.98%) Microsoft
4 6 (5.13%) Cisco
5 4 (3.42%) NetApp
6 3 (2.56%) EMC
7 2 (1.71%) SAP
7 2 (1.71%) Siebel
7 2 (1.71%) Cognizant
7 2 (1.71%) Informatica
7 2 (1.71%) Ab Initio
7 2 (1.71%) JD Edwards
7 2 (1.71%) AppSense
7 2 (1.71%) Teradata
7 2 (1.71%) ICL
7 2 (1.71%) Netezza
7 2 (1.71%) Fujitsu
7 2 (1.71%) RainStor
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