The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architecture
Rank 104 112 103
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -9
Permanent jobs citing Technical Architecture 22 13 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.19% 0.70% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.53% 0.87% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 19
Average salary £70,000 £24,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+185.71% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £24,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £52,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1442 1486 1391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 78.24% 79.55% 78.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1079 1123 1188
Average salary £37,950 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.20% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Technical Architecture
North West

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
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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
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Warrington - 10 - -
Runcorn - 3 £67,500 -
Crewe - 2 - -
Knutsford - 1 £75,000 - 1
Technical Architecture
North West

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 13 (37.14%) Software Engineering
1 13 (37.14%) WPF
1 13 (37.14%) C#
1 13 (37.14%) N-Tier
1 13 (37.14%) WinForms
2 12 (34.29%) Silverlight
3 11 (31.43%) Finance
4 10 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (25.71%) MVVM
6 7 (20.00%) Brocade
6 7 (20.00%) SAN
6 7 (20.00%) EMC
6 7 (20.00%) .NET
6 7 (20.00%) ITIL
7 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
8 5 (14.29%) Windows
8 5 (14.29%) SQL
8 5 (14.29%) HTML
8 5 (14.29%) Java
8 5 (14.29%) TDD
8 5 (14.29%) jQuery
8 5 (14.29%) Security Cleared
8 5 (14.29%) HTML5
9 4 (11.43%) SystemC
9 4 (11.43%) Spring
9 4 (11.43%) WCF
9 4 (11.43%) Unit Testing
9 4 (11.43%) Multithreading
9 4 (11.43%) Retail
9 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.86%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) SaaS
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.86%) PaaS
2 1 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.86%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.00%) SAN
2 2 (5.71%) ATM
2 2 (5.71%) LAN
3 1 (2.86%) Internet
3 1 (2.86%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) DB2
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Cucumber
1 2 (5.71%) Selenium
2 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (31.43%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Retail
3 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.71%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (40.00%) Team Leader
2 12 (34.29%) Architect
2 12 (34.29%) Software Engineer
3 9 (25.71%) Software Team Leader
3 9 (25.71%) C# Software Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Network Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Test Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Java Software Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Java Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Security Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Java Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Software Architect
6 1 (2.86%) Development Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Network Designer
6 1 (2.86%) Technical Architect
6 1 (2.86%) Product Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Applications Architect
6 1 (2.86%) Lead Architect
6 1 (2.86%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (37.14%) WPF
1 13 (37.14%) WinForms
2 12 (34.29%) Silverlight
3 7 (20.00%) .NET
4 5 (14.29%) HTML
4 5 (14.29%) jQuery
4 5 (14.29%) HTML5
5 4 (11.43%) Spring
5 4 (11.43%) WCF
6 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET
6 3 (8.57%) .NET Framework
6 3 (8.57%) RESTful
6 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET MVC 2
6 3 (8.57%) Razor View Engine
6 3 (8.57%) Windows Identity Foundation
6 3 (8.57%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (5.71%) CSS3
7 2 (5.71%) Java EE
7 2 (5.71%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 13 (37.14%) N-Tier
2 4 (11.43%) SystemC
2 4 (11.43%) NHS
3 3 (8.57%) Client/Server
3 3 (8.57%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (5.71%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.86%) Replication
5 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.86%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (2.86%) UNIX
2 1 (2.86%) Android
2 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.86%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) Software Engineering
2 10 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (25.71%) MVVM
4 7 (20.00%) ITIL
5 5 (14.29%) TDD
6 4 (11.43%) Unit Testing
6 4 (11.43%) Multithreading
6 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (11.43%) SOA
6 4 (11.43%) Project Management
7 3 (8.57%) MVC
7 3 (8.57%) OO
7 3 (8.57%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (5.71%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (5.71%) Test Strategy
8 2 (5.71%) Test Scripting
8 2 (5.71%) Security Architecture
8 2 (5.71%) Dependency Injection
8 2 (5.71%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 13 (37.14%) C#
2 5 (14.29%) SQL
2 5 (14.29%) Java
3 4 (11.43%) C
4 2 (5.71%) T-SQL
4 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.71%) Degree
3 2 (5.71%) CISSP
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.86%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) QA
1 1 (2.86%) COBIT
1 1 (2.86%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.86%) XenServer
1 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.86%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.86%) Puppet
1 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) Brocade
1 7 (20.00%) EMC
2 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (11.43%) McKesson
4 3 (8.57%) DevExpress
5 2 (5.71%) Fujitsu
5 2 (5.71%) VMware
5 2 (5.71%) Cisco
5 2 (5.71%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.86%) Citrix
6 1 (2.86%) Oracle
6 1 (2.86%) Google
6 1 (2.86%) Rackspace
Macclesfield, Cheshire
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Cheshire, Knutsford
Barclays Corporate
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago