Period
to 27 July 2017

The median annual salary for an Architect was £77,500 in advertised job vacancies in Chester during the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

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

Architect
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 52 56
Rank change year-on-year +8 +4 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 3 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 1.01% 0.59% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 0.60% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 2
Chester median annual salary £77,500 £65,000 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.23% +26.83% -25.18%
10th Percentile £63,250 £47,250 £44,625
90th Percentile £78,750 £82,750 £56,875
Cheshire median annual salary £65,000 £64,500 £61,215
% change year-on-year +0.78% +5.37% +2.03%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester. 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
Chester
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 283 332 397
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 94.97% 97.94% 97.07%
Number of salaries quoted 256 300 244
Chester median annual salary £38,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.57% -12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £23,000 £22,575
90th Percentile £53,750 £53,750 £52,500
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

Job vacancy trend for Architect in Chester

Architect
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Salary trend for Architect in Chester

Architect
Salary Histogram in Chester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Architect in Chester over the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Architect in Chester

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 Chester region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Dropwizard
3 1 (33.33%) Master's Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (33.33%) Docker
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) UML
3 1 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) Software Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (33.33%) Redis
3 1 (33.33%) Kafka
3 1 (33.33%) Java EE
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) QA

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (33.33%) Redis
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) Dropwizard
1 1 (33.33%) Java EE
1 1 (33.33%) Kafka
1 1 (33.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Software Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Docker