The table below looks at the statistics for Software Architecture skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Architecture over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architecture
Rank 61 - 59
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 6 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.27% - 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.48% - 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 7
Average salary £25,500 - £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £50,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +9.89%
Software Architecture
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
406 445 378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 85.84% 81.06% 75.60%
Number of salaries quoted 340 393 313
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Software Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Architecture across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Software Architecture
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Software Architecture Salary Trend in Lancashire

Software Architecture
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire region citing Software Architecture also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Architecture.

1 6 (85.71%) VB6
1 6 (85.71%) C#
1 6 (85.71%) Java
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
1 6 (85.71%) VB
1 6 (85.71%) VB.NET
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
1 6 (85.71%) Crystal Reports
1 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET
1 6 (85.71%) MS Excel
1 6 (85.71%) PDA
1 6 (85.71%) QA
1 6 (85.71%) Time Management
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server 2000
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (71.43%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Analysis

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire region citing Software Architecture also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 6 (85.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
1 6 (85.71%) Crystal Reports
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server 2000
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (71.43%) Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 1 (14.29%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
1 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) PDA
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Time Management
2 5 (71.43%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) VB6
1 6 (85.71%) C#
1 6 (85.71%) Java
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
1 6 (85.71%) VB
1 6 (85.71%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (85.71%) QA