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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 51 56 53
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 86 62 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.35% 3.79% 4.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.71% 3.99% 4.69%
Number of salaries quoted 80 45 64
Average salary £55,000 £66,250 £62,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.98% +6.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £48,950 £48,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,650 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
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
1826 1552 2026
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 92.27% 94.81% 96.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1546 1273 1676
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £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 £38,000
% 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 21 October 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 21 October 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 0 16 £60,000 -7.69%
Macclesfield +26 15 £62,500 +25.00% 1
Chester -2 7 £56,250 -22.41%
Crewe -1 4 £50,000 -
Wilmslow - 4 £50,750 - 1
Warrington -19 3 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Runcorn +2 1 £52,500 +23.52%
Architect
North West

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 64 (41.29%) Finance
2 60 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (29.68%) Stakeholder Management
4 43 (27.74%) Java
5 40 (25.81%) .NET
6 39 (25.16%) Mainframe
7 35 (22.58%) Risk Analysis
8 33 (21.29%) Banking
9 32 (20.65%) J2EE
10 31 (20.00%) Waterfall
11 30 (19.35%) SQL
12 28 (18.06%) UML
13 27 (17.42%) C#
13 27 (17.42%) DB2
14 26 (16.77%) CICS
15 25 (16.13%) SQL Server
15 25 (16.13%) COBOL
16 23 (14.84%) SOA
17 22 (14.19%) T-SQL
17 22 (14.19%) Internet
17 22 (14.19%) Microsoft
18 20 (12.90%) Enterprise Architecture
19 18 (11.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 17 (10.97%) CRM
21 16 (10.32%) IBM
21 16 (10.32%) Mentoring
22 15 (9.68%) Project Management
22 15 (9.68%) JavaScript
22 15 (9.68%) XML
22 15 (9.68%) Windows

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 26 (16.77%) CICS
2 3 (1.94%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.65%) IIS
4 1 (0.65%) JBoss
4 1 (0.65%) Documentum
4 1 (0.65%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (0.65%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.65%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (4.52%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.23%) MS Office
2 5 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.65%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.65%) Edge Animate
3 1 (0.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (1.29%) SAP MDM
1 2 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.16%) SaaS
2 5 (3.23%) PaaS
3 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.65%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (14.19%) Internet
2 5 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (3.23%) VPN
3 3 (1.94%) Firewall
3 3 (1.94%) WAN
4 2 (1.29%) DNS
4 2 (1.29%) LAN
5 1 (0.65%) MPLS
5 1 (0.65%) SAN
5 1 (0.65%) FTP
5 1 (0.65%) HTTP
5 1 (0.65%) SSH
5 1 (0.65%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (17.42%) DB2
2 25 (16.13%) SQL Server
3 18 (11.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (8.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (7.10%) MySQL
6 7 (4.52%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (3.23%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.94%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (1.94%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.94%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.29%) SAP Data Services
9 2 (1.29%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.29%) ROLAP
9 2 (1.29%) SAP BI
10 1 (0.65%) IDOL
10 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.65%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.65%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (5.16%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.65%) ERwin
2 1 (0.65%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (0.65%) Aptana Studio
2 1 (0.65%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.65%) JIRA
2 1 (0.65%) Sublime Text
General
1 64 (41.29%) Finance
2 33 (21.29%) Banking
3 6 (3.87%) Advertising
4 5 (3.23%) Retail
5 4 (2.58%) Marketing
6 3 (1.94%) Law
6 3 (1.94%) Legal
6 3 (1.94%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.29%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.29%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.65%) Back Office
8 1 (0.65%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (25.81%) .NET
2 32 (20.65%) J2EE
3 15 (9.68%) XML
3 15 (9.68%) WCF
4 14 (9.03%) JSON
5 13 (8.39%) Middleware
6 11 (7.10%) SOAP
6 11 (7.10%) HTML
6 11 (7.10%) WPF
6 11 (7.10%) REST
7 10 (6.45%) ASP.NET
8 9 (5.81%) HTML5
9 8 (5.16%) Symfony
9 8 (5.16%) Web Services
10 7 (4.52%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (3.87%) CSS
12 5 (3.23%) SAML
12 5 (3.23%) JDBC
12 5 (3.23%) ADO.NET
12 5 (3.23%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 39 (25.16%) Mainframe
2 14 (9.03%) IBM Mainframe
3 10 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (6.45%) Tandem
4 4 (2.58%) Inversion of Control
5 3 (1.94%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.29%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.29%) CMDB
6 2 (1.29%) FMCG
6 2 (1.29%) Cryptography
6 2 (1.29%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.29%) Biometrics
7 1 (0.65%) PMI
7 1 (0.65%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.65%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 15 (9.68%) Windows
2 14 (9.03%) UNIX
3 2 (1.29%) Linux
4 1 (0.65%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (29.68%) Stakeholder Management
3 35 (22.58%) Risk Analysis
4 31 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 28 (18.06%) UML
6 23 (14.84%) SOA
7 20 (12.90%) Enterprise Architecture
8 17 (10.97%) CRM
9 16 (10.32%) Mentoring
10 15 (9.68%) Project Management
11 14 (9.03%) Technical Architecture
11 14 (9.03%) ETL
12 13 (8.39%) TOGAF
13 12 (7.74%) TDD
13 12 (7.74%) Migration
14 11 (7.10%) OO
14 11 (7.10%) Data Migration
15 10 (6.45%) MVC
16 9 (5.81%) Problem Management
17 8 (5.16%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (27.74%) Java
2 30 (19.35%) SQL
3 27 (17.42%) C#
4 25 (16.13%) COBOL
5 22 (14.19%) T-SQL
6 15 (9.68%) JavaScript
7 9 (5.81%) PHP
8 6 (3.87%) VB
9 5 (3.23%) C
10 2 (1.29%) Python
10 2 (1.29%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.65%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (9.03%) Degree
2 4 (2.58%) SC Cleared
2 4 (2.58%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.58%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (1.94%) CCIE
3 3 (1.94%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.65%) CCDP
4 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.65%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.65%) MBA
4 1 (0.65%) MCSE
4 1 (0.65%) CSQA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.23%) COBIT
2 2 (1.29%) QA
3 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (1.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.65%) SCCM
1 1 (0.65%) SCOM
1 1 (0.65%) Cacti
1 1 (0.65%) Puppet
1 1 (0.65%) nmon
Vendors
1 22 (14.19%) Microsoft
2 16 (10.32%) IBM
3 9 (5.81%) Oracle
4 4 (2.58%) ArcSight
5 3 (1.94%) Cisco
5 3 (1.94%) Tableau
6 2 (1.29%) Teradata
6 2 (1.29%) VMware
6 2 (1.29%) SAP
7 1 (0.65%) HP
7 1 (0.65%) EMC
7 1 (0.65%) Citrix
7 1 (0.65%) Juniper
7 1 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.65%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.65%) Google
7 1 (0.65%) Ab Initio
7 1 (0.65%) Isilon
7 1 (0.65%) Vertica
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Macclesfield
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Wilmslow
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Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 22 days ago