The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Knutsford 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 17 25 21
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -4
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 17 1 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 9.60% 0.82% 7.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.06% 0.86% 7.56%
Number of salaries quoted 17 1 13
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £48,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £60,000 £66,800
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £62,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+0.80% +3.33%
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 Knutsford 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
Knutsford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
169 116 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 95.48% 95.08% 93.99%
Number of salaries quoted 149 108 170
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% -8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

Architect
Salary Trend in Knutsford

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

Architect Salary Trend in Knutsford

Architect
Salary Histogram in Knutsford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Architect across the Knutsford region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Architect Salary Histogram in Knutsford

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Knutsford 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 20 (90.91%) Finance
2 13 (59.09%) DB2
3 11 (50.00%) COBOL
3 11 (50.00%) Java
3 11 (50.00%) J2EE
3 11 (50.00%) UML
3 11 (50.00%) CICS
3 11 (50.00%) Banking
3 11 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (50.00%) Mainframe
3 11 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
3 11 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 5 (22.73%) Internet
4 5 (22.73%) TOGAF
4 5 (22.73%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (22.73%) SOA
5 3 (13.64%) SaaS
5 3 (13.64%) Matrix Management
5 3 (13.64%) COBIT
5 3 (13.64%) Quality Management
5 3 (13.64%) CMMI
5 3 (13.64%) PRINCE
5 3 (13.64%) Project Management
5 3 (13.64%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (13.64%) Supplier Management
5 3 (13.64%) Risk Management
5 3 (13.64%) Information Security
5 3 (13.64%) RAD
5 3 (13.64%) Windows
6 2 (9.09%) AIX

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Knutsford 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 11 (50.00%) CICS
2 2 (9.09%) WebSphere
2 2 (9.09%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) SaaS
2 2 (9.09%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) Internet
2 2 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (9.09%) VPN
2 2 (9.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (59.09%) DB2
2 2 (9.09%) RDBMS
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Exadata
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 20 (90.91%) Finance
2 11 (50.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (50.00%) J2EE
2 2 (9.09%) Web Services
2 2 (9.09%) XML
2 2 (9.09%) SAML
2 2 (9.09%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (9.09%) Middleware
2 2 (9.09%) JSON
2 2 (9.09%) OAuth
2 2 (9.09%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (9.09%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) AIX
2 2 (9.09%) HPUX
2 2 (9.09%) Solaris
2 2 (9.09%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) OS/400
2 2 (9.09%) zOS
2 2 (9.09%) SUSE
2 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) UML
1 11 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 11 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
1 11 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 5 (22.73%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (22.73%) TOGAF
2 5 (22.73%) SOA
3 3 (13.64%) PRINCE
3 3 (13.64%) Project Management
3 3 (13.64%) Quality Management
3 3 (13.64%) CMMI
3 3 (13.64%) Risk Management
3 3 (13.64%) RAD
3 3 (13.64%) Information Security
3 3 (13.64%) Supplier Management
3 3 (13.64%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (13.64%) Matrix Management
4 2 (9.09%) Security Architecture
4 2 (9.09%) Business Continuity
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) COBOL
1 11 (50.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) COBIT
2 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
1 2 (9.09%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle
1 2 (9.09%) Cisco
1 2 (9.09%) IBM
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 2 (9.09%) HP
1 2 (9.09%) EMC
1 2 (9.09%) Juniper
1 2 (9.09%) BMC
1 2 (9.09%) CA
1 2 (9.09%) NetApp
1 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
1 2 (9.09%) CheckPoint
1 2 (9.09%) Symantec
1 2 (9.09%) VMware
1 2 (9.09%) Brocade