The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical 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 Technical Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architect
Rank 105 118 141
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Architect 22 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.15% 0.18% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.24% 0.19% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 14 2 2
Average salary £52,500 £71,250 £61,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% +16.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £68,250 £58,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £74,250 £64,250
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Technical 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
1779 1606 2140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 92.80% 94.69% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1542 1293 1862
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £22,350
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Technical Architect in the job title across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Technical Architect
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Technical Architect Salary Trend in Cheshire

Technical Architect
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Architect across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Technical Architect Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Technical 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 Technical Architect within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
Macclesfield +5 6 £63,750 -
Warrington - 5 - -
Wilmslow - 5 £52,500 -
Technical Architect
North West

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Technical 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 Technical Architect in their job title.

1 15 (39.47%) .NET
2 14 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (31.58%) WCF
3 12 (31.58%) C#
3 12 (31.58%) SQL
4 10 (26.32%) T-SQL
4 10 (26.32%) JavaScript
4 10 (26.32%) TDD
4 10 (26.32%) Technical Architecture
5 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
5 9 (23.68%) MySQL
5 9 (23.68%) SQL Server
5 9 (23.68%) PHP
5 9 (23.68%) WPF
6 8 (21.05%) Symfony
6 8 (21.05%) Enterprise Architecture
7 7 (18.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (18.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (18.42%) SOA
7 7 (18.42%) JSON
7 7 (18.42%) SOAP
7 7 (18.42%) Visual Studio
8 6 (15.79%) Doctrine
8 6 (15.79%) Finance
8 6 (15.79%) MVC
8 6 (15.79%) Data Management
9 5 (13.16%) Business Continuity
9 5 (13.16%) Load Balancing
9 5 (13.16%) Software Architecture
9 5 (13.16%) Infrastructure Management

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Technical 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 Technical Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.63%) IIS
1 1 (2.63%) Documentum
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.16%) LAN
1 5 (13.16%) WAN
1 5 (13.16%) Internet
1 5 (13.16%) Firewall
2 1 (2.63%) Network Security
2 1 (2.63%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.68%) MySQL
1 9 (23.68%) SQL Server
2 7 (18.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (18.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.63%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 7 (18.42%) Visual Studio
2 5 (13.16%) MSI
General
1 6 (15.79%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Law
3 1 (2.63%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (39.47%) .NET
2 12 (31.58%) WCF
3 9 (23.68%) WPF
4 8 (21.05%) Symfony
5 7 (18.42%) JSON
5 7 (18.42%) SOAP
6 6 (15.79%) Doctrine
7 5 (13.16%) REST
7 5 (13.16%) MSMQ
7 5 (13.16%) ADO.NET
7 5 (13.16%) HTML
7 5 (13.16%) Application Packaging
8 4 (10.53%) HTML5
8 4 (10.53%) CSS
9 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET
9 3 (7.89%) .NET Framework
9 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 3 (7.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) CMDB
2 3 (7.89%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.63%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.16%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (26.32%) TDD
2 10 (26.32%) Technical Architecture
3 8 (21.05%) Enterprise Architecture
4 7 (18.42%) SOA
5 6 (15.79%) MVC
5 6 (15.79%) Data Management
6 5 (13.16%) Business Continuity
6 5 (13.16%) CRM
6 5 (13.16%) Load Balancing
6 5 (13.16%) Software Architecture
6 5 (13.16%) Infrastructure Management
6 5 (13.16%) Technical Analysis
6 5 (13.16%) Coaching
7 4 (10.53%) Workflow
7 4 (10.53%) OO
8 3 (7.89%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (7.89%) Dependency Injection
8 3 (7.89%) Network Architecture
8 3 (7.89%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 12 (31.58%) C#
1 12 (31.58%) SQL
2 10 (26.32%) T-SQL
2 10 (26.32%) JavaScript
3 9 (23.68%) PHP
4 1 (2.63%) Java
4 1 (2.63%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (10.53%) Degree
2 3 (7.89%) SC Cleared
2 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.89%) CCIE
3 1 (2.63%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.16%) QA
System Software
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft App-V
1 5 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (13.16%) SCCM
1 5 (13.16%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.16%) Citrix
2 5 (13.16%) VMware
3 2 (5.26%) Cisco
4 1 (2.63%) Juniper