The median annual salary for an Architect was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Architect
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 37 61
Rank change year-on-year -51 +24  
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 31 51 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.14% 5.37% 3.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.26% 5.57% 3.83%
Number of salaries quoted 26 41 47
Median salary £65,000 £65,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.04%  
90% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £45,750 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £79,375 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +3.84% +4.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1373 915 1643
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 94.69% 96.42% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4113 3743 6104
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,120 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings that featured Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Architect in Cheshire

Architect
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Architect in Cheshire

Architect
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Architect in Cheshire over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Architect in Cheshire

Architect
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford -26 11 £60,000 - 3
Wilmslow -21 8 £70,000 +3.28%
Warrington -27 7 £55,000 -4.34% 1
Crewe -21 1 £70,000 +21.73%
Chester - 1 £77,500 -
Architect
North West

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 36 (57.14%) Finance
2 23 (36.51%) Microsoft
2 23 (36.51%) Banking
3 19 (30.16%) .NET
4 15 (23.81%) CRM
4 15 (23.81%) TOGAF
4 15 (23.81%) SDLC
5 13 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (20.63%) Zachman Framework
5 13 (20.63%) Windows
6 12 (19.05%) UML
6 12 (19.05%) Java EE
7 11 (17.46%) Android
7 11 (17.46%) Apple iOS
8 10 (15.87%) Smartphone
8 10 (15.87%) Handset
8 10 (15.87%) Java
8 10 (15.87%) Oracle
8 10 (15.87%) Client/Server
8 10 (15.87%) SOA
9 9 (14.29%) SQL
9 9 (14.29%) Computer Science
10 8 (12.70%) COBIT
10 8 (12.70%) Open Source
10 8 (12.70%) ITIL
10 8 (12.70%) Project Management
10 8 (12.70%) Management Information System
10 8 (12.70%) IBM
10 8 (12.70%) Cognizant
10 8 (12.70%) Analytical Skills

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (12.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (7.94%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.59%) JBoss
3 1 (1.59%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (11.11%) Microsoft Project
2 5 (7.94%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (3.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Pega PRPC
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.17%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.59%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.76%) LAN
2 2 (3.17%) DWDM
2 2 (3.17%) WAN
3 1 (1.59%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.94%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (7.94%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 4 (6.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (4.76%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 3 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.17%) Star Schema
6 1 (1.59%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.59%) Power BI
6 1 (1.59%) QlikView
6 1 (1.59%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.59%) Redis
6 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
General
1 36 (57.14%) Finance
2 23 (36.51%) Banking
3 6 (9.52%) Retail
3 6 (9.52%) Retail Banking
4 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.59%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (30.16%) .NET
2 12 (19.05%) Java EE
3 5 (7.94%) RESTful
4 4 (6.35%) ASP.NET
5 3 (4.76%) JDBC
5 3 (4.76%) ODBC
6 1 (1.59%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.59%) Dropwizard
6 1 (1.59%) J2EE
6 1 (1.59%) Kafka
6 1 (1.59%) Node.js
6 1 (1.59%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.87%) Client/Server
1 10 (15.87%) Handset
1 10 (15.87%) Smartphone
2 9 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 8 (12.70%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (12.70%) Management Information System
4 5 (7.94%) Mobile App
5 4 (6.35%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (3.17%) Digital Signage
6 2 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (3.17%) PMI
6 2 (3.17%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (3.17%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.59%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.59%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.59%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.59%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.63%) Windows
2 11 (17.46%) Android
2 11 (17.46%) Apple iOS
3 4 (6.35%) Linux
3 4 (6.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.81%) CRM
1 15 (23.81%) SDLC
1 15 (23.81%) TOGAF
2 13 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (20.63%) Zachman Framework
3 12 (19.05%) UML
4 10 (15.87%) SOA
5 8 (12.70%) ITIL
5 8 (12.70%) Open Source
5 8 (12.70%) Process Improvement
5 8 (12.70%) Project Management
6 7 (11.11%) Data Modelling
6 7 (11.11%) Scrum
6 7 (11.11%) Use Case
7 6 (9.52%) Data Architecture
7 6 (9.52%) Machine Learning
7 6 (9.52%) Presales
8 5 (7.94%) Data Governance
8 5 (7.94%) DevOps
8 5 (7.94%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.87%) Java
2 9 (14.29%) SQL
3 5 (7.94%) C#
3 5 (7.94%) JavaScript
4 4 (6.35%) Python
5 3 (4.76%) Perl
5 3 (4.76%) R
5 3 (4.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (6.35%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (6.35%) Degree
1 4 (6.35%) Master's Degree
2 2 (3.17%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.59%) CCDE
3 1 (1.59%) CCIE
3 1 (1.59%) CCNP
3 1 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.70%) COBIT
2 4 (6.35%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.59%) Docker
1 1 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.59%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 23 (36.51%) Microsoft
2 10 (15.87%) Oracle
3 8 (12.70%) Cognizant
3 8 (12.70%) IBM
4 1 (1.59%) Cisco
4 1 (1.59%) Citrix
4 1 (1.59%) NetApp
4 1 (1.59%) Pega
4 1 (1.59%) VMware
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