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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Architecture
Rank 102 116 110
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -6
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 2 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.15% 0.11% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.13% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 6
Average salary £27,000 £36,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.02% -2.66%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
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
1104 1591 1302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 83.01% 87.47% 82.98%
Number of salaries quoted 967 1312 983
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 2016. 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 +24 2 £27,000 -14.28%
Software Architecture
North West

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 9 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 9 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 9 (100.00%) Web Services
2 8 (88.89%) CSS
2 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 8 (88.89%) HTML
2 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 8 (88.89%) T-SQL
2 8 (88.89%) Ajax
2 8 (88.89%) jQuery
2 8 (88.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (66.67%) HTML5
3 6 (66.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 6 (66.67%) VB.NET
3 6 (66.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 6 (66.67%) XML
4 5 (55.56%) MVC
5 4 (44.44%) Finance
5 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 4 (44.44%) LINQ
6 3 (33.33%) SDLC
6 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (22.22%) Dashboard Development
7 2 (22.22%) Front End Development
7 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2014

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 9 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 8 (88.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (66.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 6 (66.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 6 (66.67%) C# Developer
3 4 (44.44%) .NET Developer
3 4 (44.44%) C# Software Developer
3 4 (44.44%) Software Developer
4 2 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (22.22%) HTML Developer
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 9 (100.00%) Web Services
2 8 (88.89%) Ajax
2 8 (88.89%) CSS
2 8 (88.89%) HTML
2 8 (88.89%) jQuery
3 6 (66.67%) HTML5
3 6 (66.67%) XML
4 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 4 (44.44%) LINQ
5 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
6 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
6 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (22.22%) Entity Framework
6 2 (22.22%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (22.22%) Modernizr
6 2 (22.22%) RESTful
6 2 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
1 2 (22.22%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) MVC
2 3 (33.33%) SDLC
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Build Automation
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (22.22%) Dashboard Development
3 2 (22.22%) Front End Development
3 2 (22.22%) OO
3 2 (22.22%) OOP
3 2 (22.22%) Scrum
3 2 (22.22%) TDD
3 2 (22.22%) Time Management
3 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Secure Coding
4 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 8 (88.89%) T-SQL
3 6 (66.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft