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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architecture
Rank 119 97 130
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +33
Permanent jobs citing Technical Architecture 7 18 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.36% 1.13% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 1.37% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5 15 6
Average salary £47,500 £65,000 £62,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.92% +4.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,100 £87,500 £70,750
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £51,106 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+2.72% -7.08%
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
1649 1318 1610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 84.22% 83.00% 77.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1360 1050 1345
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £57,000
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 1 October 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 1 October 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
Wilmslow - 2 £48,250 -
Macclesfield +6 1 - -
Technical Architecture
North West

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 12 (57.14%) Finance
2 8 (38.10%) Internet
2 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (38.10%) SaaS
3 7 (33.33%) SOA
4 6 (28.57%) RAD
4 6 (28.57%) PRINCE
4 6 (28.57%) TOGAF
4 6 (28.57%) Supplier Management
4 6 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
4 6 (28.57%) Quality Management
4 6 (28.57%) CMMI
4 6 (28.57%) Project Management
4 6 (28.57%) Risk Management
4 6 (28.57%) COBIT
4 6 (28.57%) Matrix Management
5 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (19.05%) Brocade
6 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (19.05%) SAN
6 4 (19.05%) EMC
6 4 (19.05%) ITIL
7 3 (14.29%) IT Governance
7 3 (14.29%) Degree
8 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
8 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
8 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
8 2 (9.52%) QA
8 2 (9.52%) CMDB
8 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Management

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 8 (38.10%) SaaS
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (38.10%) Internet
2 4 (19.05%) SAN
3 2 (9.52%) Firewall
3 2 (9.52%) LAN
3 2 (9.52%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) DB2
General
1 12 (57.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (76.19%) Architect
2 9 (42.86%) Technical Architect
3 8 (38.10%) Senior Architect
4 6 (28.57%) Applications Architect
5 5 (23.81%) Team Leader
6 3 (14.29%) Junior
6 3 (14.29%) IT Architect
6 3 (14.29%) Junior Technical Architect
6 3 (14.29%) Junior Architect
7 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
7 2 (9.52%) Network Technical Architect
7 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (9.52%) Senior Technical Architect
7 2 (9.52%) Network Architect
7 2 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (4.76%) Software Engineer
8 1 (4.76%) Developer
8 1 (4.76%) Network Consultant
8 1 (4.76%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) HTML
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
1 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.76%) CSS
1 1 (4.76%) Middleware
1 1 (4.76%) WinForms
1 1 (4.76%) Spring
1 1 (4.76%) Java EE
1 1 (4.76%) CSS3
1 1 (4.76%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
1 1 (4.76%) Apache Flex
1 1 (4.76%) WPF
1 1 (4.76%) Silverlight
1 1 (4.76%) HTML5
1 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) CMDB
3 1 (4.76%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) UNIX
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (33.33%) SOA
3 6 (28.57%) RAD
3 6 (28.57%) PRINCE
3 6 (28.57%) TOGAF
3 6 (28.57%) Supplier Management
3 6 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
3 6 (28.57%) Quality Management
3 6 (28.57%) CMMI
3 6 (28.57%) Project Management
3 6 (28.57%) Risk Management
3 6 (28.57%) Matrix Management
4 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (19.05%) ITIL
5 3 (14.29%) IT Governance
6 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
6 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (9.52%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (9.52%) Coaching
7 1 (4.76%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) C#
2 1 (4.76%) Java
2 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (9.52%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (28.57%) COBIT
2 2 (9.52%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Brocade
1 4 (19.05%) EMC
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco
2 1 (4.76%) VMware