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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 52 57 77
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +20
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 75 67 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.96% 3.96% 3.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.26% 4.19% 3.38%
Number of salaries quoted 63 50 52
Average salary £60,000 £65,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,000 £43,150
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £72,300
UK excluding London average salary £64,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +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
1761 1599 2132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 92.88% 94.62% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1522 1285 1852
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 £24,500 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +21 21 £65,000 -
Warrington -2 11 £48,750 -15.21% 2
Macclesfield -5 8 £65,000 -13.33% 1
Wilmslow -6 5 £52,500 -19.23%
Crewe +19 3 £52,500 -4.54%
Architect
North West

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 74 (46.84%) Finance
2 66 (41.77%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (32.91%) Stakeholder Management
4 46 (29.11%) Mainframe
5 43 (27.22%) Risk Analysis
6 39 (24.68%) Java
7 33 (20.89%) Banking
8 31 (19.62%) .NET
9 30 (18.99%) J2EE
10 29 (18.35%) Windows
10 29 (18.35%) UML
10 29 (18.35%) Waterfall
11 28 (17.72%) DB2
12 27 (17.09%) CICS
12 27 (17.09%) Internet
13 26 (16.46%) COBOL
14 22 (13.92%) IBM
15 21 (13.29%) SQL
16 20 (12.66%) UNIX
17 19 (12.03%) Middleware
17 19 (12.03%) IBM Mainframe
18 18 (11.39%) C#
19 17 (10.76%) VMware
19 17 (10.76%) Tandem
20 16 (10.13%) Microsoft
20 16 (10.13%) Citrix
20 16 (10.13%) Problem Management
20 16 (10.13%) VMware Infrastructure
20 16 (10.13%) Mentoring
21 15 (9.49%) SQL Server

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 27 (17.09%) CICS
2 3 (1.90%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (1.27%) JBoss
3 2 (1.27%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.63%) Documentum
4 1 (0.63%) IIS
4 1 (0.63%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.63%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (1.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.63%) Edge Animate
2 1 (0.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.63%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.27%) SAP MDM
2 1 (0.63%) Exstream
2 1 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.43%) SaaS
2 6 (3.80%) PaaS
3 2 (1.27%) IaaS
3 2 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.63%) Terremark
Communications & Networking
1 27 (17.09%) Internet
2 8 (5.06%) WAN
3 7 (4.43%) LAN
4 6 (3.80%) VPN
4 6 (3.80%) Firewall
4 6 (3.80%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (2.53%) SAN
6 3 (1.90%) Network Security
7 1 (0.63%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.63%) FTP
7 1 (0.63%) HTTP
7 1 (0.63%) Wireless
7 1 (0.63%) SSH
7 1 (0.63%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (17.72%) DB2
2 15 (9.49%) SQL Server
3 11 (6.96%) MySQL
4 10 (6.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (5.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (3.80%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (3.16%) NoSQL
8 4 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (2.53%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (1.90%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.27%) SAP Data Services
10 2 (1.27%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.27%) ROLAP
10 2 (1.27%) SAP BI
11 1 (0.63%) IDOL
11 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.63%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (5.06%) Visual Studio
2 7 (4.43%) MSI
3 1 (0.63%) Aptana Studio
3 1 (0.63%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.63%) Sublime Text
3 1 (0.63%) Dreamweaver
General
1 74 (46.84%) Finance
2 33 (20.89%) Banking
3 12 (7.59%) Financial Institution
4 3 (1.90%) Retail
4 3 (1.90%) Law
4 3 (1.90%) Retail Banking
4 3 (1.90%) Marketing
5 2 (1.27%) Advertising
5 2 (1.27%) Legal
5 2 (1.27%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.63%) Billing
6 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (19.62%) .NET
2 30 (18.99%) J2EE
3 19 (12.03%) Middleware
4 14 (8.86%) JSON
4 14 (8.86%) WCF
5 11 (6.96%) WPF
6 10 (6.33%) REST
6 10 (6.33%) SOAP
6 10 (6.33%) Web Services
6 10 (6.33%) XML
7 8 (5.06%) HTML
7 8 (5.06%) Symfony
8 7 (4.43%) Application Packaging
8 7 (4.43%) HTML5
8 7 (4.43%) ASP.NET
9 6 (3.80%) CSS
9 6 (3.80%) Doctrine
10 5 (3.16%) MSMQ
10 5 (3.16%) ADO.NET
10 5 (3.16%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 46 (29.11%) Mainframe
2 19 (12.03%) IBM Mainframe
3 17 (10.76%) Tandem
4 12 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (6.96%) User Experience
6 5 (3.16%) CMDB
7 4 (2.53%) Inversion of Control
7 4 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (2.53%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.90%) Data Integration
9 2 (1.27%) FMCG
9 2 (1.27%) Biometrics
9 2 (1.27%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.27%) Clustering
9 2 (1.27%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.63%) CCTV
10 1 (0.63%) Taxonomies
10 1 (0.63%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.63%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.63%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 29 (18.35%) Windows
2 20 (12.66%) UNIX
3 5 (3.16%) Linux
4 2 (1.27%) AIX
4 2 (1.27%) HPUX
4 2 (1.27%) Solaris
5 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.63%) Android
5 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (41.77%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (32.91%) Stakeholder Management
3 43 (27.22%) Risk Analysis
4 29 (18.35%) Waterfall
4 29 (18.35%) UML
5 16 (10.13%) Problem Management
5 16 (10.13%) Mentoring
6 15 (9.49%) Enterprise Architecture
7 14 (8.86%) TOGAF
7 14 (8.86%) SOA
8 13 (8.23%) Coaching
9 12 (7.59%) Technical Architecture
10 11 (6.96%) TDD
11 10 (6.33%) OO
12 9 (5.70%) CRM
13 8 (5.06%) Data Management
14 7 (4.43%) Migration
14 7 (4.43%) MVC
15 6 (3.80%) ITIL
15 6 (3.80%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 39 (24.68%) Java
2 26 (16.46%) COBOL
3 21 (13.29%) SQL
4 18 (11.39%) C#
5 14 (8.86%) T-SQL
6 12 (7.59%) JavaScript
7 9 (5.70%) PHP
8 2 (1.27%) VB
8 2 (1.27%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.27%) Python
9 1 (0.63%) VBA
9 1 (0.63%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (6.33%) Degree
2 6 (3.80%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (3.16%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (1.90%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.90%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.90%) CCIE
4 3 (1.90%) CCDP
5 2 (1.27%) CCNP
5 2 (1.27%) JNCIS
5 2 (1.27%) JNCIP
6 1 (0.63%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.16%) QA
System Software
1 16 (10.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (4.43%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (1.27%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.63%) XenServer
4 1 (0.63%) KVM
4 1 (0.63%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.63%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (5.06%) SCCM
2 7 (4.43%) AppDNA
3 2 (1.27%) Puppet
4 1 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.63%) nmon
4 1 (0.63%) SCOM
4 1 (0.63%) Cacti
Vendors
1 22 (13.92%) IBM
2 17 (10.76%) VMware
3 16 (10.13%) Citrix
3 16 (10.13%) Microsoft
4 9 (5.70%) Cisco
5 4 (2.53%) EMC
5 4 (2.53%) Oracle
5 4 (2.53%) NetApp
6 3 (1.90%) Juniper
7 2 (1.27%) Teradata
7 2 (1.27%) Google
7 2 (1.27%) SAP
7 2 (1.27%) HP
7 2 (1.27%) F5
7 2 (1.27%) Tableau
7 2 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.63%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.63%) Dell
8 1 (0.63%) Sun
8 1 (0.63%) Pega
Macclesfield, Cheshire
FT Select
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Basic salary to £70,000 + 20% bonus
Posted: 11 days ago
Cheshire
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Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus Package / Car Allowance
Posted: 24 days ago