The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architect
Rank 168 155 152
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Architect 17 12 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.45% 0.42% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.44% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 16 12 7
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £82,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -45.45%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
- -4.34%
Software Architect
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leeds region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3665 2753 2657
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.78% 95.79% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2805 2225 2222
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Architect in the job title across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Software Architect
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Software Architect Salary Trend in Leeds

Software Architect
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Architect across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Software Architect Salary Histogram in Leeds

Software Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds region that cited Software Architect in their job title 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 with Software Architect in their job title.

1 21 (80.77%) .NET
2 16 (61.54%) Oracle
3 14 (53.85%) OO
3 14 (53.85%) MVC
4 12 (46.15%) ASP.NET MVC
4 12 (46.15%) ASP.NET
5 11 (42.31%) OOP
5 11 (42.31%) JavaScript
6 10 (38.46%) PL/SQL
6 10 (38.46%) SQL
6 10 (38.46%) Web Services
6 10 (38.46%) UML
6 10 (38.46%) MVVM
6 10 (38.46%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 8 (30.77%) C#
7 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (23.08%) .NET Framework
8 6 (23.08%) Visual Studio
9 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
9 5 (19.23%) OWASP
9 5 (19.23%) TDD
9 5 (19.23%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (19.23%) Software Architecture
9 5 (19.23%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (15.38%) Moq
10 4 (15.38%) CA Gen
10 4 (15.38%) Oracle Database
10 4 (15.38%) NUnit
10 4 (15.38%) Change Management
10 4 (15.38%) Finance

Software Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds region that cited Software Architect in their job title 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 with Software Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (15.38%) JBoss
1 4 (15.38%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.85%) NServiceBus
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) SCCP
2 2 (7.69%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 4 (15.38%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (15.38%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Visual Studio
2 4 (15.38%) Dreamweaver
2 4 (15.38%) NetBeans
2 4 (15.38%) NUnit
2 4 (15.38%) MSTest
2 4 (15.38%) Moq
2 4 (15.38%) CA Gen
3 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (80.77%) .NET
2 12 (46.15%) ASP.NET
2 12 (46.15%) ASP.NET MVC
3 10 (38.46%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 10 (38.46%) Web Services
4 6 (23.08%) .NET Framework
5 4 (15.38%) WCF
5 4 (15.38%) Qt
5 4 (15.38%) Middleware
5 4 (15.38%) NHibernate
6 2 (7.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 2 (7.69%) WF
6 2 (7.69%) XML
7 1 (3.85%) jQuery
7 1 (3.85%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (15.38%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Linux
1 4 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) OO
1 14 (53.85%) MVC
2 11 (42.31%) OOP
3 10 (38.46%) UML
3 10 (38.46%) MVVM
4 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (19.23%) TDD
5 5 (19.23%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (19.23%) OWASP
5 5 (19.23%) Software Architecture
6 4 (15.38%) Dependency Injection
6 4 (15.38%) Release Management
6 4 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (15.38%) IT Governance
6 4 (15.38%) Change Management
6 4 (15.38%) OOA/OOD
7 3 (11.54%) SOA
7 3 (11.54%) Asset Management
8 2 (7.69%) Data Management
8 2 (7.69%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (42.31%) JavaScript
2 10 (38.46%) PL/SQL
2 10 (38.46%) SQL
3 8 (30.77%) C#
4 4 (15.38%) Java
4 4 (15.38%) VB.NET
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 16 (61.54%) Oracle
2 4 (15.38%) HP
2 4 (15.38%) CA
2 4 (15.38%) Red Hat
3 3 (11.54%) Microsoft