The median annual salary for a Architect was £77,500 in advertised job vacancies in Chester during the 3 months to 25 April 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
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 36 -
Rank change year-on-year +4 -  
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 3 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 1.76% 0.57% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.90% 0.58% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
Median salary £77,500 £82,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.06% -  
UK excluding London median salary £67,500 £65,000 £64,000
% change year-on-year +3.84% +1.56%  

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 158 172 173
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 92.94% 98.85% 97.19%
Number of salaries quoted 147 155 127
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,400 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

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 3 months to 25 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Architect in Chester

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

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 7 (70.00%) Degree
2 6 (60.00%) Informatics
2 6 (60.00%) Firmware
2 6 (60.00%) Internet
2 6 (60.00%) Project Management
2 6 (60.00%) Chartered Engineer
2 6 (60.00%) Network Monitoring
2 6 (60.00%) Internet of Things
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) Java
4 2 (20.00%) .NET
4 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (20.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (10.00%) SDLC
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (10.00%) Dropwizard
5 1 (10.00%) C#
5 1 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (10.00%) Mason
5 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (10.00%) Docker
5 1 (10.00%) DevOps
5 1 (10.00%) RESTful
5 1 (10.00%) Visualforce
5 1 (10.00%) Apex Code
5 1 (10.00%) Software Architecture
5 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (10.00%) MongoDB

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 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (10.00%) Redis
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) Dropwizard
2 1 (10.00%) Java EE
2 1 (10.00%) jQuery
2 1 (10.00%) Kafka
2 1 (10.00%) Mason
2 1 (10.00%) RESTful
2 1 (10.00%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Internet of Things
2 2 (20.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Informatics
1 6 (60.00%) Network Monitoring
1 6 (60.00%) Project Management
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) CRM
3 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) OO
3 1 (10.00%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) SDLC
3 1 (10.00%) Software Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) UML
3 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) Apex Code
2 1 (10.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) Degree
2 6 (60.00%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Firmware
2 1 (10.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Salesforce.com