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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 67 43 51
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +8
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 54 85 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.33% 4.95% 4.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.54% 5.11% 4.58%
Number of salaries quoted 39 49 46
Average salary £52,500 £60,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £46,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £86,000 £73,750
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
1524 1665 1725
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 93.96% 96.97% 95.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1190 1224 1371
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 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Macclesfield +20 12 £40,000 -52.94% 2
Crewe -5 9 £62,500 +21.95% 2
Warrington -18 7 £61,215 +36.03% 1
Knutsford -5 3 £55,000 - 2
Wilmslow - 2 £57,500 -
Chester +7 1 £47,500 -20.83% 1
Architect
North West

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 34 (26.77%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (25.20%) Finance
3 28 (22.05%) Enterprise Architecture
4 27 (21.26%) User Experience
5 24 (18.90%) TOGAF
6 23 (18.11%) Analytical Skills
7 22 (17.32%) Migration
7 22 (17.32%) VMware
8 21 (16.54%) Big Data
9 20 (15.75%) VMware Infrastructure
10 19 (14.96%) Citrix
11 17 (13.39%) Adobe
11 17 (13.39%) CSS
11 17 (13.39%) Stakeholder Management
11 17 (13.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 16 (12.60%) Axure RP
12 16 (12.60%) HTML
13 15 (11.81%) Web Services
13 15 (11.81%) Taxonomies
13 15 (11.81%) Smartphone
14 14 (11.02%) Sass
15 13 (10.24%) LESS
15 13 (10.24%) OmniGraffle
16 12 (9.45%) Technical Architecture
16 12 (9.45%) Financial Institution
16 12 (9.45%) .NET
16 12 (9.45%) Windows
16 12 (9.45%) Cisco
17 11 (8.66%) ITIL
17 11 (8.66%) Use Case

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (5.51%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (1.57%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.79%) JBoss
3 1 (0.79%) IIS
3 1 (0.79%) CMS
Applications
1 17 (13.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 13 (10.24%) OmniGraffle
3 6 (4.72%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.15%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.79%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.15%) Amazon Glacier
1 4 (3.15%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
1 4 (3.15%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (3.15%) Route 53
1 4 (3.15%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (3.15%) Amazon S3
2 2 (1.57%) SaaS
2 2 (1.57%) PaaS
2 2 (1.57%) IaaS
2 2 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.51%) SAN
2 5 (3.94%) Wireless
3 4 (3.15%) Internet
4 3 (2.36%) LAN
4 3 (2.36%) WAN
4 3 (2.36%) VPN
4 3 (2.36%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (1.57%) Firewall
5 2 (1.57%) HTTP
5 2 (1.57%) Network Security
6 1 (0.79%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.79%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.79%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.79%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (16.54%) Big Data
2 10 (7.87%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.15%) MySQL
3 4 (3.15%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.57%) Apache Hive
4 2 (1.57%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.57%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (1.57%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.57%) HBase
4 2 (1.57%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.79%) Pentaho
5 1 (0.79%) DB2
5 1 (0.79%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 16 (12.60%) Axure RP
2 7 (5.51%) MSI
3 1 (0.79%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.79%) Jasmine
General
1 32 (25.20%) Finance
2 12 (9.45%) Financial Institution
3 8 (6.30%) Banking
3 8 (6.30%) Retail
3 8 (6.30%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (3.15%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.36%) Legal
6 2 (1.57%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.79%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (13.39%) CSS
2 16 (12.60%) HTML
3 15 (11.81%) Web Services
4 14 (11.02%) Sass
5 13 (10.24%) LESS
6 12 (9.45%) .NET
7 7 (5.51%) Application Packaging
8 6 (4.72%) JSON
9 5 (3.94%) J2EE
9 5 (3.94%) Middleware
10 3 (2.36%) jQuery
10 3 (2.36%) HTML5
10 3 (2.36%) XML
11 2 (1.57%) SAML
11 2 (1.57%) WSDL
11 2 (1.57%) JSP
11 2 (1.57%) Servlets
11 2 (1.57%) ASP.NET
11 2 (1.57%) EJB
11 2 (1.57%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 27 (21.26%) User Experience
2 23 (18.11%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (11.81%) Taxonomies
3 15 (11.81%) Smartphone
4 5 (3.94%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.94%) Mainframe
4 5 (3.94%) Clustering
4 5 (3.94%) BYOD
5 4 (3.15%) Replication
5 4 (3.15%) Telematics
6 2 (1.57%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.57%) New Media
6 2 (1.57%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.57%) FlexPod
6 2 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.57%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.79%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.79%) CCTV
7 1 (0.79%) CMDB
7 1 (0.79%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (9.45%) Windows
2 8 (6.30%) Linux
3 5 (3.94%) AIX
3 5 (3.94%) HPUX
3 5 (3.94%) Solaris
4 4 (3.15%) Apple iOS
4 4 (3.15%) Android
4 4 (3.15%) VME
5 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (26.77%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (22.05%) Enterprise Architecture
3 24 (18.90%) TOGAF
4 22 (17.32%) Migration
5 17 (13.39%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (9.45%) Technical Architecture
7 11 (8.66%) ITIL
7 11 (8.66%) Use Case
8 9 (7.09%) Service Delivery
9 8 (6.30%) Waterfall
9 8 (6.30%) Mentoring
9 8 (6.30%) Coaching
10 7 (5.51%) Web Development
10 7 (5.51%) Lean Six Sigma
10 7 (5.51%) Six Sigma
10 7 (5.51%) Service Management
11 6 (4.72%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (4.72%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 6 (4.72%) Systems Analysis
11 6 (4.72%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.51%) SQL
1 7 (5.51%) Java
2 5 (3.94%) JavaScript
2 5 (3.94%) C#
3 4 (3.15%) COBOL
4 2 (1.57%) Scala
5 1 (0.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (7.87%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (3.15%) CISSP
2 4 (3.15%) SC Cleared
2 4 (3.15%) DV Cleared
2 4 (3.15%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.36%) Degree
3 3 (2.36%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.57%) CCDP
4 2 (1.57%) CCNP
4 2 (1.57%) JNCIS
4 2 (1.57%) JNCIP
5 1 (0.79%) MCITP
5 1 (0.79%) MCSD
5 1 (0.79%) MCSE
5 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.79%) CCA
5 1 (0.79%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (0.79%) CCNA
5 1 (0.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.72%) QA
2 3 (2.36%) SLA
3 1 (0.79%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (0.79%) GMP
3 1 (0.79%) GxP
System Software
1 20 (15.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (5.51%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (3.94%) Hyper-V
3 5 (3.94%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.79%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (8.66%) SCCM
2 7 (5.51%) AppDNA
3 4 (3.15%) SCOM
4 2 (1.57%) Oozie
Vendors
1 22 (17.32%) VMware
2 19 (14.96%) Citrix
3 17 (13.39%) Adobe
4 12 (9.45%) Cisco
5 9 (7.09%) NetApp
6 8 (6.30%) EMC
6 8 (6.30%) Oracle
7 7 (5.51%) Microsoft
8 4 (3.15%) ICL
8 4 (3.15%) Siebel
8 4 (3.15%) Fujitsu
9 3 (2.36%) HP
10 2 (1.57%) Teradata
10 2 (1.57%) Ab Initio
10 2 (1.57%) Informatica
10 2 (1.57%) Juniper
10 2 (1.57%) IBM
10 2 (1.57%) F5
10 2 (1.57%) RainStor
10 2 (1.57%) Netezza
Cheshire
Experis IT
Salary: company benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Ricoh
Salary: £50k plus £10k bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Ricoh
Salary: £50k plus £10k bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Macclesfield
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Lymm
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Crewe
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 24 days ago
Crewe
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + pension, health insurance
Posted: 25 days ago