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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architect
Rank 117 111 131
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Architect 8 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.41% 0.31% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.34% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 6
Average salary £52,500 £65,000 £20,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.23% +217.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £57,000 £19,750
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £70,000 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-8.00% +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
1824 1492 2073
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.12% 93.78% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1457 1208 1775
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,350 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 - 2 £55,000 -
Warrington - 1 - - 2
Chester - 1 £60,000 -
Technical Architect
North West

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 7 (43.75%) Technical Architecture
2 5 (31.25%) .NET
3 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (25.00%) Degree
4 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (18.75%) MVC
4 3 (18.75%) C#
4 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
4 3 (18.75%) Windows
4 3 (18.75%) IT Governance
5 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (12.50%) TDD
5 2 (12.50%) TOGAF
5 2 (12.50%) WCF
5 2 (12.50%) VMware
5 2 (12.50%) CSS
5 2 (12.50%) UNIX
5 2 (12.50%) OO
5 2 (12.50%) HTML
5 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 2 (12.50%) SQL
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 2 (12.50%) CCIE
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (12.50%) HTML5
6 1 (6.25%) Apache Flex
6 1 (6.25%) BDD
6 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
6 1 (6.25%) CSS3
6 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 3

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) DB2
2 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) .NET
2 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
2 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (12.50%) HTML5
3 2 (12.50%) CSS
3 2 (12.50%) WCF
3 2 (12.50%) HTML
4 1 (6.25%) WPF
4 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
4 1 (6.25%) Apache Flex
4 1 (6.25%) CSS3
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
4 1 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Inversion of Control
1 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) UNIX
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (18.75%) MVC
2 3 (18.75%) IT Governance
3 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (12.50%) TDD
3 2 (12.50%) TOGAF
3 2 (12.50%) OO
4 1 (6.25%) CRM
4 1 (6.25%) SOA
4 1 (6.25%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
4 1 (6.25%) Information Security
4 1 (6.25%) Business Development
4 1 (6.25%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (6.25%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (6.25%) Network Architecture
4 1 (6.25%) Software Architecture
4 1 (6.25%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) C#
2 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 2 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
3 1 (6.25%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) CCIE
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.25%) ISEB
3 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) MCSE
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
1 1 (6.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco