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

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 60 55 52
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 59 64 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.39% 3.73% 4.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.57% 3.88% 4.66%
Number of salaries quoted 46 46 60
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £78,750 £77,750
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
1654 1650 1739
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.95% 96.21% 95.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1322 1290 1417
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 -5 10 £62,500 +21.95% 3
Macclesfield +20 6 £40,000 - 1
Warrington -17 4 £50,000 +25.00% 4
Knutsford -10 3 £58,750 -12.96%
Wilmslow - 3 £57,500 -
Chester -4 1 £47,500 -20.83% 1
Runcorn -10 1 - -
Architect
North West

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 38 (30.89%) Enterprise Architecture
2 36 (29.27%) TOGAF
3 34 (27.64%) Finance
4 28 (22.76%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (17.89%) Big Data
6 21 (17.07%) User Experience
7 19 (15.45%) Banking
7 19 (15.45%) Migration
8 18 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
9 17 (13.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 17 (13.82%) HTML
9 17 (13.82%) CSS
9 17 (13.82%) Adobe
10 16 (13.01%) Stakeholder Management
10 16 (13.01%) Data Centre
10 16 (13.01%) Axure RP
11 15 (12.20%) Smartphone
11 15 (12.20%) Taxonomies
11 15 (12.20%) Web Services
12 14 (11.38%) Investment Banking
12 14 (11.38%) Sass
13 13 (10.57%) LESS
13 13 (10.57%) OmniGraffle
13 13 (10.57%) SABSA
13 13 (10.57%) Technical Architecture
13 13 (10.57%) Wealth Management
14 12 (9.76%) Service Delivery
14 12 (9.76%) .NET
15 11 (8.94%) Use Case
16 10 (8.13%) SQL Server

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 4 (3.25%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (1.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (1.63%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.81%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.81%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (0.81%) CMS
Applications
1 17 (13.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 13 (10.57%) OmniGraffle
3 3 (2.44%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.81%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.25%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.81%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.81%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.88%) Amazon S3
2 5 (4.07%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.07%) Route 53
2 5 (4.07%) Amazon Glacier
2 5 (4.07%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 5 (4.07%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.63%) IaaS
3 2 (1.63%) PaaS
3 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.81%) SaaS
4 1 (0.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.25%) SAN
1 4 (3.25%) Wireless
2 3 (2.44%) Internet
3 2 (1.63%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (1.63%) HTTP
3 2 (1.63%) VPN
4 1 (0.81%) DNS
4 1 (0.81%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.81%) LAN
4 1 (0.81%) Firewall
4 1 (0.81%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (17.89%) Big Data
2 10 (8.13%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.07%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (4.07%) MySQL
4 2 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.63%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.63%) Apache Hive
4 2 (1.63%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.63%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (1.63%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.63%) HBase
5 1 (0.81%) DataStage
5 1 (0.81%) Pentaho
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 16 (13.01%) Axure RP
2 1 (0.81%) Jasmine
2 1 (0.81%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 34 (27.64%) Finance
2 19 (15.45%) Banking
3 14 (11.38%) Investment Banking
4 10 (8.13%) Retail
4 10 (8.13%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (4.88%) Financial Institution
6 5 (4.07%) Manufacturing
7 3 (2.44%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.44%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (13.82%) HTML
1 17 (13.82%) CSS
2 15 (12.20%) Web Services
3 14 (11.38%) Sass
4 13 (10.57%) LESS
5 12 (9.76%) .NET
6 7 (5.69%) JSON
7 6 (4.88%) Middleware
7 6 (4.88%) J2EE
8 4 (3.25%) XML
8 4 (3.25%) HTML5
9 3 (2.44%) AngularJS
9 3 (2.44%) jQuery
10 2 (1.63%) OAuth
10 2 (1.63%) WCF
10 2 (1.63%) .NET Framework
10 2 (1.63%) WSDL
10 2 (1.63%) JSP
10 2 (1.63%) Servlets
10 2 (1.63%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (17.07%) User Experience
2 18 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (13.01%) Data Centre
4 15 (12.20%) Smartphone
4 15 (12.20%) Taxonomies
5 9 (7.32%) Mobile App
6 6 (4.88%) Computer Science
7 5 (4.07%) Management Information System
7 5 (4.07%) Replication
7 5 (4.07%) Telematics
7 5 (4.07%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (3.25%) Mainframe
9 3 (2.44%) Clustering
10 2 (1.63%) Life Science
10 2 (1.63%) Visualisation
10 2 (1.63%) Private Cloud
10 2 (1.63%) BYOD
10 2 (1.63%) New Media
11 1 (0.81%) FlexPod
11 1 (0.81%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.88%) Linux
2 5 (4.07%) Android
2 5 (4.07%) Apple iOS
3 4 (3.25%) VME
3 4 (3.25%) Windows
4 3 (2.44%) AIX
4 3 (2.44%) HPUX
4 3 (2.44%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (30.89%) Enterprise Architecture
2 36 (29.27%) TOGAF
3 28 (22.76%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (15.45%) Migration
5 16 (13.01%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (10.57%) Technical Architecture
6 13 (10.57%) Wealth Management
6 13 (10.57%) SABSA
7 12 (9.76%) Service Delivery
8 11 (8.94%) Use Case
9 9 (7.32%) Information Security
9 9 (7.32%) Waterfall
9 9 (7.32%) ITIL
10 8 (6.50%) Data Architecture
10 8 (6.50%) Security Architecture
11 7 (5.69%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (5.69%) DevOps
11 7 (5.69%) Web Development
12 6 (4.88%) Systems Analysis
12 6 (4.88%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.50%) Java
2 6 (4.88%) JavaScript
2 6 (4.88%) SQL
3 5 (4.07%) C#
4 4 (3.25%) COBOL
5 2 (1.63%) Scala
6 1 (0.81%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (6.50%) Degree
2 6 (4.88%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (3.25%) CISSP
3 4 (3.25%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.25%) DV Cleared
3 4 (3.25%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (0.81%) MCITP
4 1 (0.81%) MCSD
4 1 (0.81%) MCSE
4 1 (0.81%) CCNA
4 1 (0.81%) CCA
4 1 (0.81%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.69%) QA
2 3 (2.44%) SLA
3 1 (0.81%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (0.81%) GMP
3 1 (0.81%) GxP
System Software
1 9 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.07%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.44%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.81%) XenApp
4 1 (0.81%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.81%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.63%) Oozie
2 1 (0.81%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (0.81%) SCCM
2 1 (0.81%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (13.82%) Adobe
2 10 (8.13%) VMware
3 9 (7.32%) Oracle
4 7 (5.69%) Citrix
5 5 (4.07%) NetApp
5 5 (4.07%) Cisco
5 5 (4.07%) Microsoft
6 4 (3.25%) Siebel
6 4 (3.25%) EMC
6 4 (3.25%) ICL
6 4 (3.25%) Fujitsu
7 2 (1.63%) Netezza
7 2 (1.63%) RainStor
7 2 (1.63%) Teradata
7 2 (1.63%) Ab Initio
7 2 (1.63%) Cognizant
7 2 (1.63%) Informatica
7 2 (1.63%) SAP
8 1 (0.81%) IBM
8 1 (0.81%) HP
Warrington, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 10% Bonus, Car Allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Crewe
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Crewe
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago