The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Software Architecture skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Architecture over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Architecture
North West / Cheshire
Rank 89 99 118
Rank change year-on-year +10 +19  
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 4 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.37% 0.23% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.27% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 6
Median salary £34,000 £27,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.92% -16.92%  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +7.52%  

Software Architecture is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 932 1109 1581
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 87.27% 85.31% 90.76%
Number of salaries quoted 742 933 1208
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £56,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Software Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing Software Architecture as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Software Architecture in Cheshire

Software Architecture
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Software Architecture in Cheshire

Software Architecture
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Architecture in Cheshire over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Architecture in Cheshire

Software Architecture
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Architecture within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 25 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
Sandbach - 2 - - 1
Chester - 1 £60,000 -
Warrington - 1 £34,000 -
Daresbury - 1 £34,000 -
Software Architecture
North West

Software Architecture
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT jobs citing Software Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Software Architecture.

1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
1 4 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (100.00%) QA
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Java EE
2 3 (75.00%) RESTful
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) UML
2 3 (75.00%) OOA/OOD
2 3 (75.00%) OO
2 3 (75.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (75.00%) DevOps
2 3 (75.00%) SDLC
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) JDBC
3 2 (50.00%) ODBC
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Finite Element Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (25.00%) Monte Carlo Method
4 1 (25.00%) C++
4 1 (25.00%) Automotive
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) Kinematics

Software Architecture
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 1 (25.00%) Kinematics
General
1 1 (25.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Architect
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Java Architect
2 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Architect
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Java Architect
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C++ Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C++ Software Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C++/C# Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) Java EE
1 3 (75.00%) RESTful
2 2 (50.00%) JDBC
2 2 (50.00%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (75.00%) DevOps
2 3 (75.00%) OO
2 3 (75.00%) OOA/OOD
2 3 (75.00%) SDLC
2 3 (75.00%) UML
3 1 (25.00%) Finite Element Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (25.00%) Monte Carlo Method
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA
Sandbach, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £1 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago