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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 53 45 60
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +15
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 63 90 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.69% 5.01% 4.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.91% 5.18% 4.27%
Number of salaries quoted 46 48 39
Average salary £60,000 £62,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £46,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,215 £86,500 £65,900
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £60,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+7.43% +0.83%
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
1610 1739 1780
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.26% 96.77% 95.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1221 1267 1398
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £50,000 £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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -8 23 £61,215 +28.87% 2
Macclesfield +10 10 £40,000 -52.94% 4
Crewe -6 9 £62,500 -21.87% 1
Knutsford -10 2 £35,000 -
Wilmslow - 1 - -
Architect
North West

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 35 (28.69%) Finance
2 34 (27.87%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (21.31%) User Experience
4 24 (19.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 23 (18.85%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (18.85%) VMware
6 22 (18.03%) Stakeholder Management
7 21 (17.21%) Migration
7 21 (17.21%) VMware Infrastructure
8 20 (16.39%) Citrix
9 18 (14.75%) Big Data
10 17 (13.93%) Windows
10 17 (13.93%) TOGAF
10 17 (13.93%) Financial Institution
11 13 (10.66%) Web Services
11 13 (10.66%) Adobe
11 13 (10.66%) Technical Architecture
11 13 (10.66%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 12 (9.84%) Mentoring
12 12 (9.84%) Coaching
12 12 (9.84%) Axure RP
12 12 (9.84%) Smartphone
12 12 (9.84%) Cisco
12 12 (9.84%) CSS
13 11 (9.02%) HTML
13 11 (9.02%) .NET
13 11 (9.02%) ITIL
13 11 (9.02%) Internet
13 11 (9.02%) SCCM
13 11 (9.02%) Taxonomies

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 7 (5.74%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (0.82%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.82%) IIS
2 1 (0.82%) JBoss
2 1 (0.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (10.66%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 9 (7.38%) OmniGraffle
3 6 (4.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.28%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.82%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.10%) SaaS
2 3 (2.46%) PaaS
2 3 (2.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.46%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.46%) IaaS
3 2 (1.64%) Amazon Glacier
3 2 (1.64%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 2 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.64%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.64%) Route 53
4 1 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.82%) Office 365
4 1 (0.82%) Terremark
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.02%) Internet
2 7 (5.74%) SAN
3 5 (4.10%) LAN
3 5 (4.10%) WAN
3 5 (4.10%) Wireless
4 4 (3.28%) Firewall
5 3 (2.46%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (2.46%) VPN
6 2 (1.64%) Network Security
7 1 (0.82%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.82%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.82%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (14.75%) Big Data
2 9 (7.38%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.64%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (1.64%) MySQL
4 1 (0.82%) DB2
4 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (9.84%) Axure RP
2 7 (5.74%) MSI
General
1 35 (28.69%) Finance
2 17 (13.93%) Financial Institution
3 8 (6.56%) Retail
4 6 (4.92%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (2.46%) Banking
5 3 (2.46%) Legal
6 2 (1.64%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.82%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.82%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.66%) Web Services
2 12 (9.84%) CSS
3 11 (9.02%) HTML
3 11 (9.02%) .NET
4 10 (8.20%) Sass
5 9 (7.38%) LESS
5 9 (7.38%) Middleware
6 7 (5.74%) Application Packaging
7 4 (3.28%) JSON
8 3 (2.46%) J2EE
8 3 (2.46%) ASP.NET
8 3 (2.46%) XML
9 2 (1.64%) JSP
9 2 (1.64%) Servlets
9 2 (1.64%) EJB
9 2 (1.64%) WSDL
9 2 (1.64%) SAML
9 2 (1.64%) OAuth
9 2 (1.64%) HTML5
9 2 (1.64%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 26 (21.31%) User Experience
2 23 (18.85%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (9.84%) Smartphone
4 11 (9.02%) Taxonomies
5 10 (8.20%) Mainframe
6 9 (7.38%) BYOD
7 5 (4.10%) Clustering
7 5 (4.10%) Tandem
7 5 (4.10%) IBM Mainframe
8 4 (3.28%) Mobile App
9 3 (2.46%) CMDB
9 3 (2.46%) Private Cloud
9 3 (2.46%) Public Cloud
10 2 (1.64%) New Media
10 2 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.64%) FlexPod
10 2 (1.64%) Telematics
10 2 (1.64%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.64%) Replication
11 1 (0.82%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 17 (13.93%) Windows
2 6 (4.92%) Linux
3 5 (4.10%) AIX
3 5 (4.10%) HPUX
3 5 (4.10%) Solaris
3 5 (4.10%) UNIX
4 4 (3.28%) VME
5 3 (2.46%) Android
5 3 (2.46%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (27.87%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (19.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 22 (18.03%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (17.21%) Migration
5 17 (13.93%) TOGAF
6 13 (10.66%) Technical Architecture
7 12 (9.84%) Mentoring
7 12 (9.84%) Coaching
8 11 (9.02%) ITIL
9 10 (8.20%) Use Case
10 9 (7.38%) Service Delivery
11 7 (5.74%) Service Management
11 7 (5.74%) Six Sigma
11 7 (5.74%) Lean Six Sigma
11 7 (5.74%) Waterfall
12 6 (4.92%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 6 (4.92%) Data Architecture
12 6 (4.92%) Infrastructure Management
12 6 (4.92%) Web Development
13 5 (4.10%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.10%) Java
2 4 (3.28%) C#
2 4 (3.28%) COBOL
2 4 (3.28%) SQL
3 3 (2.46%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.82%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (8.20%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (3.28%) SC Cleared
2 4 (3.28%) DV Cleared
2 4 (3.28%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.28%) CISSP
3 3 (2.46%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.64%) CCDP
4 2 (1.64%) CCNP
4 2 (1.64%) Degree
4 2 (1.64%) JNCIS
4 2 (1.64%) JNCIP
5 1 (0.82%) MCITP
5 1 (0.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.82%) CCNA
5 1 (0.82%) MCSD
5 1 (0.82%) MCSE
5 1 (0.82%) CCA
5 1 (0.82%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.74%) QA
2 3 (2.46%) SLA
3 1 (0.82%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (0.82%) GMP
3 1 (0.82%) GxP
System Software
1 21 (17.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (5.74%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (4.92%) Active Directory
4 5 (4.10%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.82%) XenServer
5 1 (0.82%) KVM
5 1 (0.82%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (9.02%) SCCM
2 7 (5.74%) AppDNA
3 4 (3.28%) SCOM
4 1 (0.82%) Puppet
4 1 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 23 (18.85%) VMware
2 20 (16.39%) Citrix
3 13 (10.66%) Adobe
4 12 (9.84%) Cisco
5 9 (7.38%) NetApp
6 8 (6.56%) Microsoft
6 8 (6.56%) EMC
7 6 (4.92%) IBM
8 5 (4.10%) Oracle
9 4 (3.28%) Siebel
9 4 (3.28%) ICL
9 4 (3.28%) Fujitsu
10 3 (2.46%) HP
11 2 (1.64%) Juniper
11 2 (1.64%) F5
12 1 (0.82%) Rackspace
12 1 (0.82%) Pega
12 1 (0.82%) Google
12 1 (0.82%) Ariba
12 1 (0.82%) Cognizant
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