The median annual salary for a Senior Architect was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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

Senior Architect
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 110 82 124
Rank change year-on-year -28 +42  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Architect 4 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.28% 0.62% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.65% 0.061%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 1
Median salary £80,000 £95,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.78% +137.50%  
UK excluding London median salary £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -3.57% +7.69%  

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 1385 927 1646
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 95.25% 96.36% 96.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1045 808 1315
Median salary £38,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Senior Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Architect in Cheshire

Senior Architect
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Senior Architect in Cheshire

Senior 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 Senior Architect within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 23 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 - 3 £80,000 -
Sandbach - 1 - -
Senior Architect
North West

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, Senior 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 Senior Architect in the job title.

1 8 (80.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (60.00%) Windows
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (50.00%) Client/Server
3 5 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (50.00%) Banking
3 5 (50.00%) Finance
3 5 (50.00%) Handset
3 5 (50.00%) Mathematics
3 5 (50.00%) Smartphone
3 5 (50.00%) Android
3 5 (50.00%) Apple iOS
3 5 (50.00%) Machine Learning
3 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (30.00%) SDLC
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (30.00%) Master's Degree
4 3 (30.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (30.00%) RESTful
4 3 (30.00%) Software Architecture
4 3 (30.00%) DevOps
4 3 (30.00%) Retail Banking
4 3 (30.00%) Java EE
4 3 (30.00%) Degree
4 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (30.00%) QA
4 3 (30.00%) Retail
4 3 (30.00%) Data Modelling
4 3 (30.00%) JDBC

Senior 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 5 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) DWDM
1 2 (20.00%) LAN
1 2 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
General
1 5 (50.00%) Banking
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Retail
2 3 (30.00%) Retail Banking
3 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
1 3 (30.00%) Java EE
1 3 (30.00%) JDBC
1 3 (30.00%) ODBC
1 3 (30.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 5 (50.00%) Handset
2 5 (50.00%) Smartphone
3 2 (20.00%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Android
2 5 (50.00%) Apple iOS
3 3 (30.00%) Linux
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Machine Learning
1 5 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (30.00%) DevOps
2 3 (30.00%) OO
2 3 (30.00%) OOA/OOD
2 3 (30.00%) SDLC
2 3 (30.00%) Software Architecture
2 3 (30.00%) UML
3 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (20.00%) Line Management
3 2 (20.00%) Network Design
3 2 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (20.00%) Network Optimisation
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) C#
1 3 (30.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
1 3 (30.00%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft