Period
to 15 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Technical Architect was £72,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

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

Technical Architect
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 140 170 128
Rank change year-on-year +30 -42 +40
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Architect 10 5 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.42% 0.16% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.17% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 14
Cheshire median annual salary £72,500 £75,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.33% +15.38% -8.77%
10th Percentile £63,750 £57,000 £51,875
90th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £95,000
North West median annual salary £75,000 £60,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% -14.29% +21.74%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies in Cheshire with a recognized job title 2,281 3,004 2,236
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.78% 95.79% 97.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1,774 2,311 1,883
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £67,675 £62,500 £58,750
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

Technical Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Architect in Cheshire

Technical Architect
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Technical Architect in Cheshire

Technical Architect
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Architect in Cheshire over the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Technical Architect in Cheshire

Technical 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 Technical Architect within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 15 December 2018. 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
Warrington - 4 - -
Knutsford +19 2 £67,500 -
Chester +16 1 £70,000 +16.67% 1
Technical Architect
North West

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

For the 6 months to 15 December 2018, Technical Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cheshire region featuring Technical Architect in the job title.

1 6 (60.00%) Windows
1 6 (60.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 6 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (50.00%) Project Management
3 4 (40.00%) MCP
3 4 (40.00%) Programme Management
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) Java
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (40.00%) MCSE
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (40.00%) Citrix
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (40.00%) Office 365
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (40.00%) DevOps
3 4 (40.00%) Network Security
3 4 (40.00%) Data Protection
3 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (40.00%) Presales
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (40.00%) Server Virtualisation
3 4 (40.00%) GDPR
3 4 (40.00%) Customer Requirements
3 4 (40.00%) Vendor Relationship Management
4 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (30.00%) Hadoop

Technical 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 1 (10.00%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 6 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (40.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) Big Data
2 3 (30.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) JUnit
General
1 2 (20.00%) Banking
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) CSS
1 3 (30.00%) HTML
1 3 (30.00%) KnockoutJS
1 3 (30.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (20.00%) Java EE
2 2 (20.00%) LESS
2 2 (20.00%) Node.js
2 2 (20.00%) React
2 2 (20.00%) Vue.js
3 1 (10.00%) HTML5
3 1 (10.00%) jQuery
3 1 (10.00%) Kafka
3 1 (10.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (10.00%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (50.00%) Project Management
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) Customer Requirements
3 4 (40.00%) Data Protection
3 4 (40.00%) DevOps
3 4 (40.00%) Presales
3 4 (40.00%) Programme Management
3 4 (40.00%) Server Virtualisation
3 4 (40.00%) Vendor Relationship Management
4 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (30.00%) TOGAF
5 2 (20.00%) BDD
5 2 (20.00%) Scrum
5 2 (20.00%) SOA
5 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (20.00%) TDD
5 2 (20.00%) Web Application Development
5 2 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) MCP
1 4 (40.00%) MCSE
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) GDPR
2 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Citrix
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Cloudera
3 1 (10.00%) IBM
3 1 (10.00%) IBM Sterling