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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 50 55 53
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 77 63 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.02% 3.96% 4.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.26% 4.23% 4.78%
Number of salaries quoted 64 51 89
Average salary £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £48,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,750 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £62,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+0.80% +3.33%
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
1806 1490 2072
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.21% 93.77% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1442 1204 1775
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,050 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +8 17 £60,000 - 1
Warrington -22 9 £40,000 -17.94% 3
Chester +1 7 £58,750 +6.81%
Macclesfield +7 3 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Crewe +1 1 £55,000 -4.34% 2
Architect
North West

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 57 (34.97%) Finance
2 40 (24.54%) SQL Server
3 38 (23.31%) Java
4 35 (21.47%) SOA
4 35 (21.47%) Stakeholder Management
5 34 (20.86%) .NET
6 31 (19.02%) Migration
7 30 (18.40%) Banking
8 29 (17.79%) J2EE
9 28 (17.18%) UML
9 28 (17.18%) Data Migration
10 27 (16.56%) Waterfall
11 26 (15.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 26 (15.95%) DB2
11 26 (15.95%) SQL
12 25 (15.34%) Mainframe
13 23 (14.11%) C#
14 22 (13.50%) Risk Analysis
14 22 (13.50%) CICS
15 21 (12.88%) Microsoft
15 21 (12.88%) Project Management
15 21 (12.88%) COBOL
16 19 (11.66%) Oracle
17 18 (11.04%) XML
17 18 (11.04%) ETL
17 18 (11.04%) TOGAF
18 16 (9.82%) CRM
18 16 (9.82%) T-SQL
18 16 (9.82%) Technical Architecture
18 16 (9.82%) Degree

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 22 (13.50%) CICS
2 4 (2.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (1.84%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.84%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.84%) IIS
4 2 (1.23%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.61%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.61%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 11 (6.75%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.29%) MS PowerPoint
2 7 (4.29%) MS Office
3 1 (0.61%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.23%) BASE24
1 2 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.68%) SaaS
2 4 (2.45%) PaaS
3 2 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.61%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.61%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.61%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.61%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.36%) Internet
2 11 (6.75%) SMS
3 6 (3.68%) VPN
4 5 (3.07%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (1.84%) DNS
5 3 (1.84%) LAN
5 3 (1.84%) WAN
6 2 (1.23%) SAN
6 2 (1.23%) Firewall
6 2 (1.23%) ATM
7 1 (0.61%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (0.61%) SSH
7 1 (0.61%) FTP
7 1 (0.61%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.61%) MPLS
7 1 (0.61%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (24.54%) SQL Server
2 26 (15.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 26 (15.95%) DB2
3 8 (4.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (3.68%) NoSQL
4 6 (3.68%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (3.07%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.45%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.45%) Big Data
6 4 (2.45%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.23%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.23%) Oracle Exadata
7 2 (1.23%) MySQL
7 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.61%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.61%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 3 (1.84%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.23%) ERwin
3 1 (0.61%) JIRA
3 1 (0.61%) Aptana Studio
3 1 (0.61%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (0.61%) Sublime Text
3 1 (0.61%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 57 (34.97%) Finance
2 30 (18.40%) Banking
3 12 (7.36%) Advertising
4 11 (6.75%) Retail
5 5 (3.07%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.84%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.84%) Marketing
7 2 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.23%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.23%) Legal
7 2 (1.23%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.61%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (20.86%) .NET
2 29 (17.79%) J2EE
3 18 (11.04%) XML
4 12 (7.36%) ASP.NET
5 9 (5.52%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (4.91%) Web Services
6 8 (4.91%) JSON
7 7 (4.29%) WCF
7 7 (4.29%) HTML
7 7 (4.29%) REST
8 6 (3.68%) HTML5
9 5 (3.07%) OAuth
9 5 (3.07%) SOAP
9 5 (3.07%) SAML
10 4 (2.45%) Middleware
10 4 (2.45%) EJB
10 4 (2.45%) CSS
10 4 (2.45%) JDBC
10 4 (2.45%) JSP
10 4 (2.45%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (15.34%) Mainframe
2 15 (9.20%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (7.98%) N-Tier
4 4 (2.45%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (1.23%) FlexPod
5 2 (1.23%) Biometrics
5 2 (1.23%) Cryptography
5 2 (1.23%) iPhone
6 1 (0.61%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.61%) PMI
6 1 (0.61%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 12 (7.36%) Windows
2 9 (5.52%) UNIX
3 4 (2.45%) Windows 7
4 3 (1.84%) Linux
4 3 (1.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.23%) zOS
5 2 (1.23%) AIX
5 2 (1.23%) HPUX
5 2 (1.23%) Solaris
5 2 (1.23%) OS/400
5 2 (1.23%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (21.47%) SOA
1 35 (21.47%) Stakeholder Management
2 31 (19.02%) Migration
3 28 (17.18%) UML
3 28 (17.18%) Data Migration
4 27 (16.56%) Waterfall
5 22 (13.50%) Risk Analysis
6 21 (12.88%) Project Management
7 18 (11.04%) ETL
7 18 (11.04%) TOGAF
8 16 (9.82%) CRM
8 16 (9.82%) Technical Architecture
9 15 (9.20%) Enterprise Architecture
10 11 (6.75%) Configuration Management
11 10 (6.13%) MVC
12 9 (5.52%) OO
13 8 (4.91%) Risk Management
13 8 (4.91%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (4.91%) Systems Analysis
14 7 (4.29%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 38 (23.31%) Java
2 26 (15.95%) SQL
3 23 (14.11%) C#
4 21 (12.88%) COBOL
5 16 (9.82%) T-SQL
6 8 (4.91%) VB
7 6 (3.68%) JavaScript
7 6 (3.68%) C
8 2 (1.23%) Python
8 2 (1.23%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.61%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (9.82%) Degree
2 8 (4.91%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.45%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.84%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.84%) CCA
4 3 (1.84%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (1.84%) CCIE
4 3 (1.84%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (1.84%) CCEE
4 3 (1.84%) CCIA
5 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.61%) MCITP
6 1 (0.61%) MCTS
6 1 (0.61%) CSQA
6 1 (0.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.61%) MBA
6 1 (0.61%) MCSE
6 1 (0.61%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.61%) ISEB
6 1 (0.61%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.75%) HL7
2 6 (3.68%) COBIT
3 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.61%) QA
3 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 7 (4.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.84%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (1.84%) Hyper-V
2 3 (1.84%) XenApp
2 3 (1.84%) XenDesktop
3 2 (1.23%) KVM
4 1 (0.61%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.23%) Tivoli
1 2 (1.23%) SCCM
1 2 (1.23%) SCOM
2 1 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.61%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (12.88%) Microsoft
2 19 (11.66%) Oracle
3 8 (4.91%) VMware
4 7 (4.29%) IBM
5 6 (3.68%) HP
6 4 (2.45%) ArcSight
6 4 (2.45%) EMC
6 4 (2.45%) Citrix
6 4 (2.45%) Cisco
6 4 (2.45%) Fujitsu
7 3 (1.84%) AppSense
7 3 (1.84%) Symantec
7 3 (1.84%) NetApp
7 3 (1.84%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.23%) Tableau
8 2 (1.23%) Vertica
8 2 (1.23%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.23%) CA
8 2 (1.23%) BMC
8 2 (1.23%) Juniper
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