The table below looks at the statistics for Technical 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 Technical Architecture over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architecture
Rank 105 118 98
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -20
Permanent jobs citing Technical Architecture 21 10 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.22% 0.56% 1.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.40% 0.67% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 14
Average salary £46,250 £55,000 £62,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.90% -11.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,000 £46,650
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £69,000 £86,750
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Technical 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
1498 1493 1349
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 87.19% 83.27% 78.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1171 1168 1093
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 £28,500 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,699
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +4.42%

Technical Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Technical Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Technical Architecture
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Technical Architecture Salary Trend in Cheshire

Technical Architecture
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Architecture across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

Technical Architecture Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Technical 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 Technical Architecture within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 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
Chester - 5 £47,500 -
Warrington - 3 £45,000 -
Wilmslow - 3 £57,500 -
Crewe - 2 - -
Runcorn -6 1 - -
Macclesfield - 1 - -
Technical Architecture
North West

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Technical 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 Technical Architecture.

1 20 (46.51%) Microsoft
2 18 (41.86%) C#
2 18 (41.86%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (39.53%) .NET
4 16 (37.21%) HTML
4 16 (37.21%) JavaScript
4 16 (37.21%) SQL Server
5 15 (34.88%) Web Services
5 15 (34.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (32.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (32.56%) ASP.NET
7 13 (30.23%) CSS
7 13 (30.23%) CRM
7 13 (30.23%) Dynamics CRM
8 12 (27.91%) XML
9 11 (25.58%) SQL
9 11 (25.58%) SOA
10 9 (20.93%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (20.93%) MVC
10 9 (20.93%) Dynamics NAV
10 9 (20.93%) .NET Framework
10 9 (20.93%) Degree
10 9 (20.93%) Document Management
10 9 (20.93%) WCF
10 9 (20.93%) Entity Framework
11 8 (18.60%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (18.60%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (18.60%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (18.60%) MS Excel
11 8 (18.60%) Migration

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Technical 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 Technical Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.65%) WordPress
1 2 (4.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 8 (18.60%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.65%) MS Office
3 1 (2.33%) MS Project
3 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (30.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (20.93%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (4.65%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.30%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (9.30%) Amazon S3
1 4 (9.30%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (9.30%) Route 53
1 4 (9.30%) Amazon Glacier
1 4 (9.30%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) LAN
1 1 (2.33%) WAN
1 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.33%) DNS
1 1 (2.33%) Firewall
1 1 (2.33%) Network Security
1 1 (2.33%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (37.21%) SQL Server
2 15 (34.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (32.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (9.30%) MySQL
4 4 (9.30%) Big Data
4 4 (9.30%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (9.30%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database
5 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (2.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Selenium
1 2 (4.65%) Cucumber
General
1 6 (13.95%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Back Office
3 1 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.33%) Banking
3 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (51.16%) Developer
2 9 (20.93%) Architect
3 8 (18.60%) C# Developer
4 4 (9.30%) Project Manager
4 4 (9.30%) SQL Developer
4 4 (9.30%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 4 (9.30%) CRM Developer
5 3 (6.98%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Developer
5 3 (6.98%) .NET Developer
5 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Delivery Manager
5 3 (6.98%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (6.98%) DevOps Architect
5 3 (6.98%) Interactive Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Technical Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Lead Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Business Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Business Intelligence Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (39.53%) .NET
2 16 (37.21%) HTML
3 15 (34.88%) Web Services
4 14 (32.56%) ASP.NET
5 13 (30.23%) CSS
6 12 (27.91%) XML
7 9 (20.93%) .NET Framework
7 9 (20.93%) WCF
7 9 (20.93%) Entity Framework
8 6 (13.95%) HTML5
8 6 (13.95%) JSON
9 5 (11.63%) jQuery
10 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (9.30%) J2EE
11 3 (6.98%) RESTful
11 3 (6.98%) Adobe AIR
11 3 (6.98%) CSS3
11 3 (6.98%) PhoneGap
12 2 (4.65%) Sencha Touch
12 2 (4.65%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (13.95%) Data Centre
3 4 (9.30%) Replication
3 4 (9.30%) Telematics
3 4 (9.30%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.33%) FlexPod
4 1 (2.33%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.33%) Clustering
4 1 (2.33%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.33%) Life Science
4 1 (2.33%) Data Extraction
4 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.28%) Android
1 7 (16.28%) Apple iOS
2 4 (9.30%) Linux
3 2 (4.65%) Windows
4 1 (2.33%) AIX
4 1 (2.33%) HPUX
4 1 (2.33%) Solaris
4 1 (2.33%) Windows CE
4 1 (2.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (41.86%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (30.23%) CRM
3 11 (25.58%) SOA
4 9 (20.93%) MVC
4 9 (20.93%) Document Management
5 8 (18.60%) Migration
5 8 (18.60%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (18.60%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (16.28%) Data Migration
6 7 (16.28%) Scrum
7 6 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (13.95%) Waterfall
7 6 (13.95%) Android Development
7 6 (13.95%) iOS Development
8 4 (9.30%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (9.30%) Server Monitoring
8 4 (9.30%) Mentoring
8 4 (9.30%) Load Balancing
8 4 (9.30%) TDD
8 4 (9.30%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 18 (41.86%) C#
2 16 (37.21%) JavaScript
3 11 (25.58%) SQL
4 7 (16.28%) Java
5 6 (13.95%) T-SQL
6 4 (9.30%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.33%) Python
7 1 (2.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (20.93%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (20.93%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) CISSP
2 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.33%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) Plesk
Vendors
1 20 (46.51%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.98%) Adobe
3 2 (4.65%) JD Edwards
3 2 (4.65%) ATG
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle
3 2 (4.65%) Cisco
3 2 (4.65%) hybris
3 2 (4.65%) Sencha
4 1 (2.33%) IBM
4 1 (2.33%) VMware
4 1 (2.33%) Google
4 1 (2.33%) Ariba
4 1 (2.33%) Cognizant
4 1 (2.33%) NetApp