The median annual salary for a Architect was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Architect
North West / Cheshire
Rank 55 64 66
Rank change year-on-year +9 +2  
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 34 41 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 3.22% 3.13% 3.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.31% 3.28% 3.44%
Number of salaries quoted 15 28 45
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £61,215
Median salary % change year-on-year - -1.98%  
90% offered a salary of more than £54,400 £50,000 £44,900
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £69,947 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000

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 1026 1250 1686
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 97.07% 95.49% 96.95%
Number of salaries quoted 839 1066 1288
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 £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire that featured Architect in the job title.

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 23 March 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 23 March 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 +10 12 £54,000 - 3
Warrington +9 7 £58,750 -9.61%
Chester +8 4 £68,750 -16.66%
Wilmslow -12 3 £72,500 +6.34%
Crewe -9 2 £55,000 -4.34%
Sandbach - 2 - - 1
Architect
North West

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 35 (46.67%) Finance
2 29 (38.67%) .NET
3 24 (32.00%) Microsoft
4 18 (24.00%) Oracle
5 15 (20.00%) CRM
6 14 (18.67%) SOA
6 14 (18.67%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (18.67%) Banking
7 12 (16.00%) Project Management
7 12 (16.00%) Java
7 12 (16.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 11 (14.67%) SDLC
8 11 (14.67%) TOGAF
9 10 (13.33%) Zachman Framework
9 10 (13.33%) Java EE
9 10 (13.33%) UML
9 10 (13.33%) C#
10 9 (12.00%) Degree
11 8 (10.67%) ASP.NET
11 8 (10.67%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (10.67%) Network Monitoring
12 7 (9.33%) Process Improvement
12 7 (9.33%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (9.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 7 (9.33%) Open Source
12 7 (9.33%) ITIL
12 7 (9.33%) Cognizant
12 7 (9.33%) IBM
12 7 (9.33%) COBIT
12 7 (9.33%) Management Information System

Architect Skill Set
Top Related 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 12 (16.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (2.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.33%) CMS
3 1 (1.33%) JBoss
3 1 (1.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.67%) MS Project
1 2 (2.67%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.33%) Office 365
2 1 (1.33%) PaaS
2 1 (1.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.00%) Internet
2 2 (2.67%) DWDM
2 2 (2.67%) LAN
2 2 (2.67%) WAN
3 1 (1.33%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.67%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 35 (46.67%) Finance
2 14 (18.67%) Banking
3 5 (6.67%) Advertising
4 3 (4.00%) Marketing
5 2 (2.67%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (38.67%) .NET
2 10 (13.33%) Java EE
3 8 (10.67%) ASP.NET
4 5 (6.67%) EJB
4 5 (6.67%) SOAP
5 4 (5.33%) RESTful
6 2 (2.67%) JDBC
6 2 (2.67%) Node.js
6 2 (2.67%) ODBC
7 1 (1.33%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 1 (1.33%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (1.33%) J2EE
7 1 (1.33%) jQuery
7 1 (1.33%) JSON
7 1 (1.33%) Mason
7 1 (1.33%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.67%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (9.33%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.33%) Management Information System
3 6 (8.00%) Internet of Things
3 6 (8.00%) PMI
4 5 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 5 (6.67%) Mobile App
5 4 (5.33%) Client/Server
5 4 (5.33%) Handset
5 4 (5.33%) Mobile Banking
5 4 (5.33%) Smartphone
6 2 (2.67%) iPad
7 1 (1.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.67%) Android
1 5 (6.67%) Apple iOS
2 3 (4.00%) Windows
2 3 (4.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (20.00%) CRM
2 14 (18.67%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (18.67%) SOA
3 12 (16.00%) Project Management
4 11 (14.67%) SDLC
4 11 (14.67%) TOGAF
5 10 (13.33%) UML
5 10 (13.33%) Zachman Framework
6 8 (10.67%) Network Monitoring
7 7 (9.33%) ITIL
7 7 (9.33%) Open Source
7 7 (9.33%) Process Improvement
7 7 (9.33%) Scrum
7 7 (9.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 6 (8.00%) Business Analysis
8 6 (8.00%) Business Process Analysis
8 6 (8.00%) Data Architecture
8 6 (8.00%) Informatics
8 6 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (6.67%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 12 (16.00%) Java
2 10 (13.33%) C#
3 6 (8.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (8.00%) SQL
4 3 (4.00%) Python
5 1 (1.33%) Apex Code
5 1 (1.33%) Ruby
5 1 (1.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (12.00%) Degree
2 6 (8.00%) Chartered Engineer
2 6 (8.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.33%) CCA
3 1 (1.33%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (1.33%) MCSA
3 1 (1.33%) MCSE
3 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.33%) COBIT
2 4 (5.33%) QA
System Software
1 6 (8.00%) Firmware
2 1 (1.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.33%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 24 (32.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (24.00%) Oracle
3 7 (9.33%) Cognizant
3 7 (9.33%) IBM
4 1 (1.33%) Cisco
4 1 (1.33%) Citrix
4 1 (1.33%) Dell
4 1 (1.33%) HP
4 1 (1.33%) Pega
4 1 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.33%) SAP
4 1 (1.33%) VMware
Knutsford
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 22 hours ago
Sandbach, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £1 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Knutsford
Huxley
Posted: 20 days ago