Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Architecture
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 160 - 170
Rank change year-on-year - +170 +23
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 18 0 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.58% - 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% - 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 13 0 10
Cheshire median annual salary £60,000 - £35,000
10th Percentile £44,000 - £32,500
90th Percentile £82,500 - £43,500
North West median annual salary £52,500 £43,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +20.69% +8.75% -20.00%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2734 1972 2869
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 88.80% 87.57% 88.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2055 1666 2429
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

Software Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Software Architecture as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

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 6 months to 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester - 9 £50,000 -
Knutsford - 5 £80,000 -
Sandbach - 4 - -
Software Architecture
North West

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 17 (94.44%) Java
2 12 (66.67%) Degree
3 11 (61.11%) C#
4 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (50.00%) TDD
5 9 (50.00%) .NET
5 9 (50.00%) Java EE
5 9 (50.00%) Node.js
5 9 (50.00%) DevOps
6 8 (44.44%) RESTful
6 8 (44.44%) OO
6 8 (44.44%) SQL
7 7 (38.89%) BDD
8 6 (33.33%) SOA
8 6 (33.33%) Eclipse
8 6 (33.33%) Internet
9 5 (27.78%) Banking
9 5 (27.78%) TOGAF
9 5 (27.78%) Finance
9 5 (27.78%) N-Tier
9 5 (27.78%) Linux
9 5 (27.78%) Enterprise Architecture
9 5 (27.78%) Scrum
9 5 (27.78%) Maven
9 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
9 5 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (27.78%) NoSQL
9 5 (27.78%) Microservices
9 5 (27.78%) React
9 5 (27.78%) Collaborative Working

Software Architecture
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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) NoSQL
2 3 (16.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 5 (27.78%) Maven
3 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
4 2 (11.11%) JUnit
General
1 5 (27.78%) Banking
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Developer
2 10 (55.56%) Java Developer
3 6 (33.33%) Java Software Developer
3 6 (33.33%) Software Developer
4 5 (27.78%) Head of Architecture
5 4 (22.22%) Senior Developer
5 4 (22.22%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (11.11%) Head of Design
7 1 (5.56%) Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) Business Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (50.00%) .NET
1 9 (50.00%) Java EE
1 9 (50.00%) Node.js
2 8 (44.44%) RESTful
3 5 (27.78%) React
4 4 (22.22%) HTML
4 4 (22.22%) JDBC
4 4 (22.22%) jQuery
4 4 (22.22%) ODBC
5 3 (16.67%) AngularJS
6 2 (11.11%) CSS
6 2 (11.11%) Spring
7 1 (5.56%) Hibernate
7 1 (5.56%) J2EE
7 1 (5.56%) JSON
7 1 (5.56%) Web Services
7 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) N-Tier
2 4 (22.22%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Linux
2 4 (22.22%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (50.00%) DevOps
2 9 (50.00%) TDD
3 8 (44.44%) OO
4 7 (38.89%) BDD
5 6 (33.33%) SOA
6 5 (27.78%) Collaborative Working
6 5 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (27.78%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (27.78%) Microservices
6 5 (27.78%) Scrum
6 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
6 5 (27.78%) TOGAF
7 4 (22.22%) Data Modelling
7 4 (22.22%) OOA/OOD
7 4 (22.22%) SDLC
7 4 (22.22%) UML
8 1 (5.56%) Acceptance Criteria
8 1 (5.56%) Open Source
8 1 (5.56%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 17 (94.44%) Java
2 11 (61.11%) C#
3 8 (44.44%) SQL
4 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (66.67%) Degree
2 4 (22.22%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (22.22%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle