The table below looks at the statistics for Software Architecture skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Architecture 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
Software Architecture
Rank 103 124 127
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +3
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 10 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.59% 0.056% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.070% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 1
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -6.25%
Software Architecture
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1479 1434 1497
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 86.59% 79.80% 79.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1117 1055 1143
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Software Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Architecture across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Software Architecture
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Architecture across the Cheshire region.

Software Architecture Salary Trend in Cheshire

Software Architecture
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Architecture 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
Crewe -3 4 - -
Macclesfield - 3 £33,500 -
Warrington - 3 £32,500 -
Software Architecture
North West

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Software Architecture also 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 that cited Software Architecture.

1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 7 (63.64%) T-SQL
3 6 (54.55%) C#
3 6 (54.55%) HTML
3 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 6 (54.55%) .NET
3 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
3 6 (54.55%) Visual Studio
3 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET
3 6 (54.55%) CSS
3 6 (54.55%) Web Services
3 6 (54.55%) Ajax
3 6 (54.55%) jQuery
3 6 (54.55%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (36.36%) Financial Institution
4 4 (36.36%) Wireless
4 4 (36.36%) Risk Management
4 4 (36.36%) Customer Engagement
4 4 (36.36%) Waterfall
4 4 (36.36%) Scrum
4 4 (36.36%) Retail
5 3 (27.27%) TDD
5 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
5 3 (27.27%) LINQ
5 3 (27.27%) Entity Framework
5 3 (27.27%) Modernizr
5 3 (27.27%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (27.27%) Build Automation

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Software Architecture also 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 that cited Software Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Wireless
2 3 (27.27%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Visual Studio
1 6 (54.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (27.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) Retail
2 4 (36.36%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) .NET Developer
3 4 (36.36%) Architect
3 4 (36.36%) IT Architect
3 4 (36.36%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (27.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (27.27%) C# Developer
4 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (27.27%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (18.18%) Senior Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Developer Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) jQuery
1 6 (54.55%) HTML
1 6 (54.55%) .NET
1 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET
1 6 (54.55%) CSS
1 6 (54.55%) Web Services
1 6 (54.55%) Ajax
2 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
2 3 (27.27%) LINQ
2 3 (27.27%) XML
2 3 (27.27%) RESTful
2 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (27.27%) HTML5
2 3 (27.27%) Entity Framework
2 3 (27.27%) Modernizr
2 3 (27.27%) KnockoutJS
2 3 (27.27%) AngularJS
2 3 (27.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
1 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Customer Engagement
2 4 (36.36%) Waterfall
2 4 (36.36%) Risk Management
2 4 (36.36%) Scrum
3 3 (27.27%) OO
3 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (27.27%) Build Automation
3 3 (27.27%) MVC
3 3 (27.27%) Cash Management
3 3 (27.27%) TDD
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) Coaching
4 1 (9.09%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (9.09%) Kanban
4 1 (9.09%) ETL
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
1 7 (63.64%) T-SQL
2 6 (54.55%) C#
2 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 3 (27.27%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft