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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architecture
Rank 117 - 119
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 6 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.34% - 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% - 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 1
Average salary £40,000 - £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +2.22%
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
1542 1391 1419
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 87.61% 81.58% 78.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1227 1069 1140
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,704 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 3 July 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 - -
Warrington - 2 £40,000 - 1
Wilmslow - 1 £50,000 -
Software Architecture
North West

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (69.23%) JavaScript
2 9 (69.23%) SQL
2 9 (69.23%) .NET
2 9 (69.23%) SQL Server
2 9 (69.23%) ASP.NET
2 9 (69.23%) C#
2 9 (69.23%) Finance
3 8 (61.54%) HTML
3 8 (61.54%) CSS
3 8 (61.54%) Web Services
3 8 (61.54%) Visual Studio
3 8 (61.54%) T-SQL
3 8 (61.54%) Ajax
3 8 (61.54%) jQuery
3 8 (61.54%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (46.15%) MVC
4 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
4 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
4 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (46.15%) TDD
5 5 (38.46%) .NET Framework
5 5 (38.46%) Unit Testing
5 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (38.46%) LINQ
5 5 (38.46%) Tandem
5 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (38.46%) RESTful
5 5 (38.46%) KnockoutJS
5 5 (38.46%) Build Automation

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) Wireless
2 3 (23.08%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (69.23%) SQL Server
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (61.54%) Visual Studio
1 8 (61.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (23.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (69.23%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Retail
2 4 (30.77%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Developer
2 7 (53.85%) .NET Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (30.77%) Architect
3 4 (30.77%) IT Architect
4 3 (23.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (23.08%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (23.08%) C# Developer
4 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
5 1 (7.69%) Development Team Leader
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) .NET
1 9 (69.23%) ASP.NET
2 8 (61.54%) CSS
2 8 (61.54%) Web Services
2 8 (61.54%) Ajax
2 8 (61.54%) jQuery
2 8 (61.54%) HTML
3 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (38.46%) Entity Framework
4 5 (38.46%) Modernizr
4 5 (38.46%) KnockoutJS
4 5 (38.46%) AngularJS
4 5 (38.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (38.46%) RESTful
4 5 (38.46%) .NET Framework
4 5 (38.46%) LINQ
5 3 (23.08%) XML
5 3 (23.08%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Tandem
2 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.69%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
1 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) TDD
2 6 (46.15%) MVC
3 5 (38.46%) OO
3 5 (38.46%) Scrum
3 5 (38.46%) Unit Testing
3 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (38.46%) Build Automation
3 5 (38.46%) SDLC
3 5 (38.46%) Dashboard Development
4 4 (30.77%) Waterfall
4 4 (30.77%) Customer Engagement
4 4 (30.77%) Risk Management
5 3 (23.08%) Cash Management
6 2 (15.38%) Time Management
7 1 (7.69%) Black-Box Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) C#
1 9 (69.23%) JavaScript
1 9 (69.23%) SQL
2 8 (61.54%) T-SQL
3 3 (23.08%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
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