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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architecture
Rank 100 98 141
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +43
Permanent jobs citing Technical Architecture 17 15 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.94% 0.96% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 1.18% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 4
Average salary £50,000 £75,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
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
1515 1268 1771
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 84.07% 81.07% 84.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1287 959 1481
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 January 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 January 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
Warrington +11 8 £32,500 -
Wilmslow - 4 £50,000 -
Macclesfield - 2 £66,250 -
Runcorn - 2 £57,500 -
Chester - 1 £49,000 -
Technical Architecture
North West

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 12 (44.44%) .NET
2 11 (40.74%) Finance
3 10 (37.04%) MVC
3 10 (37.04%) C#
4 9 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 9 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 8 (29.63%) CSS
5 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
5 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (29.63%) .NET Framework
5 8 (29.63%) Infrastructure Management
6 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (25.93%) XML
7 6 (22.22%) CRM
7 6 (22.22%) Web Services
7 6 (22.22%) SaaS
7 6 (22.22%) Degree
7 6 (22.22%) Load Balancing
7 6 (22.22%) Technical Analysis
8 5 (18.52%) Coaching
8 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (18.52%) QA
8 5 (18.52%) CMDB
8 5 (18.52%) WCF
8 5 (18.52%) Dynamics NAV
8 5 (18.52%) Dynamics CRM
8 5 (18.52%) Document Management
8 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (18.52%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 5 (18.52%) Internet

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 1 (3.70%) CMS
1 1 (3.70%) IIS
1 1 (3.70%) OpenStack
1 1 (3.70%) Umbraco
1 1 (3.70%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Dynamics NAV
1 5 (18.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (22.22%) SaaS
2 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.70%) IaaS
3 1 (3.70%) Route 53
3 1 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (3.70%) Amazon S3
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (3.70%) PaaS
3 1 (3.70%) MailChimp
3 1 (3.70%) Terremark
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) Internet
1 5 (18.52%) Firewall
1 5 (18.52%) LAN
1 5 (18.52%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
2 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.70%) MySQL
4 1 (3.70%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (3.70%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (40.74%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Legal
3 1 (3.70%) Retail
3 1 (3.70%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) Architect
2 8 (29.63%) Developer
3 7 (25.93%) Technical Architect
4 6 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (22.22%) Infrastructure Architect
4 6 (22.22%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 5 (18.52%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
6 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (14.81%) .NET Developer
7 3 (11.11%) C# Developer
7 3 (11.11%) Senior Developer
7 3 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (11.11%) Managed Services Architect
7 3 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (7.41%) Software Manager
8 2 (7.41%) Network Architect
8 2 (7.41%) Virtualisation Architect
8 2 (7.41%) Network Technical Architect
8 2 (7.41%) Development Manager
8 2 (7.41%) Software Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (44.44%) .NET
2 9 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 8 (29.63%) CSS
3 8 (29.63%) .NET Framework
4 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (25.93%) XML
5 6 (22.22%) Web Services
6 5 (18.52%) WCF
6 5 (18.52%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 4 (14.81%) HTML
8 3 (11.11%) XML Schema
8 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 3 (11.11%) Ajax
9 2 (7.41%) WinForms
10 1 (3.70%) J2EE
10 1 (3.70%) JSON
10 1 (3.70%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) CMDB
2 3 (11.11%) Client/Server
3 2 (7.41%) Clustering
4 1 (3.70%) E-Learning
4 1 (3.70%) Replication
4 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.70%) Telematics
4 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Windows
2 3 (11.11%) Linux
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Mobile
3 2 (7.41%) Apple iOS
3 2 (7.41%) AIX
3 2 (7.41%) HPUX
3 2 (7.41%) Solaris
4 1 (3.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) MVC
2 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (29.63%) Infrastructure Management
3 6 (22.22%) CRM
3 6 (22.22%) Load Balancing
3 6 (22.22%) Technical Analysis
4 5 (18.52%) Coaching
4 5 (18.52%) Document Management
4 5 (18.52%) SOA
5 3 (11.11%) Scrum
5 3 (11.11%) Service Management
5 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 3 (11.11%) ITIL
5 3 (11.11%) Web Application Development
6 2 (7.41%) Web Development
6 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
6 2 (7.41%) Migration
6 2 (7.41%) Project Management
6 2 (7.41%) TDD
7 1 (3.70%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) C#
2 9 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (14.81%) PHP
4 3 (11.11%) SQL
5 1 (3.70%) C
5 1 (3.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) Degree
2 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (7.41%) CCIE
4 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) QA
2 3 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.70%) XenServer
3 1 (3.70%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Puppet
1 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) VMware
3 1 (3.70%) Citrix
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco
3 1 (3.70%) Rackspace
3 1 (3.70%) Google