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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architecture
Rank 121 95 135
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +40
Permanent jobs citing Technical Architecture 5 17 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.26% 1.07% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 1.32% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 3 11 8
Average salary £32,000 £72,500 £64,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-55.86% +12.40%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%
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
1616 1291 1652
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 83.38% 81.14% 76.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1289 1027 1440
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 2 September 2014.

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 2 September 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 +6 1 - -
Technical Architecture
North West

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 11 (45.83%) Finance
2 8 (33.33%) SOA
3 7 (29.17%) Project Management
4 6 (25.00%) CMMI
4 6 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 6 (25.00%) TOGAF
4 6 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 6 (25.00%) Quality Management
4 6 (25.00%) PRINCE
4 6 (25.00%) Internet
4 6 (25.00%) RAD
4 6 (25.00%) Supplier Management
4 6 (25.00%) COBIT
4 6 (25.00%) Matrix Management
4 6 (25.00%) SaaS
5 5 (20.83%) C#
6 4 (16.67%) N-Tier
6 4 (16.67%) ITIL
6 4 (16.67%) EMC
6 4 (16.67%) SAN
6 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (16.67%) WinForms
6 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 4 (16.67%) WPF
6 4 (16.67%) Silverlight
6 4 (16.67%) Brocade
6 4 (16.67%) MVVM
7 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
7 3 (12.50%) Degree

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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.

Cloud Services
1 6 (25.00%) SaaS
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) Internet
2 4 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) DB2
General
1 11 (45.83%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Retail
2 1 (4.17%) Marketing
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (66.67%) Architect
2 8 (33.33%) Team Leader
2 8 (33.33%) Senior Architect
3 7 (29.17%) Technical Architect
4 6 (25.00%) Applications Architect
5 4 (16.67%) Software Engineer
5 4 (16.67%) Software Team Leader
5 4 (16.67%) C# Software Engineer
6 3 (12.50%) Junior Architect
6 3 (12.50%) Junior Technical Architect
6 3 (12.50%) Junior
6 3 (12.50%) IT Architect
6 3 (12.50%) Network Architect
7 2 (8.33%) Senior Technical Architect
7 2 (8.33%) Network Technical Architect
8 1 (4.17%) Senior .NET Technical Architect
8 1 (4.17%) Senior Network Architect
8 1 (4.17%) Senior Network Consultant
8 1 (4.17%) Java Architect
8 1 (4.17%) Java Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) WinForms
1 4 (16.67%) WPF
1 4 (16.67%) Silverlight
2 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (4.17%) HTML5
2 1 (4.17%) CSS3
2 1 (4.17%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
2 1 (4.17%) Spring
2 1 (4.17%) Java EE
2 1 (4.17%) Apache Flex
2 1 (4.17%) HTML
2 1 (4.17%) .NET
2 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.17%) CSS
2 1 (4.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) UNIX
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) SOA
2 7 (29.17%) Project Management
3 6 (25.00%) Quality Management
3 6 (25.00%) CMMI
3 6 (25.00%) PRINCE
3 6 (25.00%) RAD
3 6 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 6 (25.00%) TOGAF
3 6 (25.00%) Supplier Management
3 6 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 6 (25.00%) Matrix Management
4 4 (16.67%) MVVM
4 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (16.67%) ITIL
5 3 (12.50%) IT Governance
6 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (4.17%) TDD
7 1 (4.17%) Network Design
7 1 (4.17%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) C#
2 1 (4.17%) Java
2 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.17%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.50%) CCIE
2 3 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (12.50%) Degree
2 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) COBIT
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) EMC
1 4 (16.67%) Brocade
2 1 (4.17%) Fujitsu
2 1 (4.17%) VMware
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco