The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank - - 41
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 0 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester - - 1.35%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Architect
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chester region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
101 176 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 99.02% 91.19% 96.85%
Number of salaries quoted 90 150 135
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £24,500 £28,600
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Architect in the job title across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Architect
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Architect Salary Trend in Chester

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Chester region that cited Architect in their job title 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 with Architect in their job title.

1 7 (58.33%) Java
1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) JSON
2 6 (50.00%) Android
2 6 (50.00%) Apple iOS
3 5 (41.67%) RESTful
4 4 (33.33%) OO
4 4 (33.33%) Finance
4 4 (33.33%) Microservices
4 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
5 3 (25.00%) MongoDB
5 3 (25.00%) User Experience
5 3 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (25.00%) Android SDK
5 3 (25.00%) Retail
5 3 (25.00%) Asset Management
5 3 (25.00%) Local Government
5 3 (25.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (25.00%) ERP
5 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (25.00%) Thin Client
5 3 (25.00%) Multithreading
5 3 (25.00%) Fat Client
5 3 (25.00%) iOS SDK
5 3 (25.00%) Information Architecture
5 3 (25.00%) Redis
5 3 (25.00%) Kafka
5 3 (25.00%) Mobile App
6 2 (16.67%) Telematics

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Chester region that cited Architect in their job title 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 with Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (8.33%) Apache
2 1 (8.33%) IIS
2 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon S3
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon Glacier
2 1 (8.33%) AWS CloudTrail
2 1 (8.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 1 (8.33%) Route 53
2 1 (8.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (25.00%) Redis
2 2 (16.67%) MySQL
3 1 (8.33%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (8.33%) Big Data
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Local Government
2 3 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (8.33%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) JSON
2 5 (41.67%) RESTful
3 3 (25.00%) Android SDK
3 3 (25.00%) iOS SDK
3 3 (25.00%) Kafka
4 1 (8.33%) .NET
4 1 (8.33%) J2EE
4 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 3 (25.00%) Fat Client
2 3 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (25.00%) Thin Client
2 3 (25.00%) User Experience
3 2 (16.67%) Telematics
4 1 (8.33%) Driving Licence
4 1 (8.33%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (8.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Android
1 6 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Microservices
2 4 (33.33%) OO
3 3 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (25.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (25.00%) ERP
3 3 (25.00%) Information Architecture
3 3 (25.00%) Multithreading
4 2 (16.67%) Android Development
4 2 (16.67%) BDD
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (8.33%) Coaching
5 1 (8.33%) DevOps
5 1 (8.33%) iOS Development
5 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 1 (8.33%) Mobile Development
5 1 (8.33%) Server Monitoring
5 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) Objective-C
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) vCloud
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) vRealize
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Apple
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle
1 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
1 1 (8.33%) VMware