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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architect
Rank 175 167 140
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Architect 4 6 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.12% 0.18% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.19% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 19
Average salary £62,500 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.57% +18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%
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
3345 3161 2839
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.41% 96.11% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 2725 2455 2423
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 19 (90.48%) .NET
2 13 (61.90%) OO
3 12 (57.14%) ASP.NET
3 12 (57.14%) MVC
3 12 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC
4 11 (52.38%) OOP
4 11 (52.38%) Oracle
4 11 (52.38%) JavaScript
5 10 (47.62%) PL/SQL
5 10 (47.62%) SQL
5 10 (47.62%) Web Services
5 10 (47.62%) UML
5 10 (47.62%) MVVM
5 10 (47.62%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 7 (33.33%) .NET Framework
7 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (28.57%) C#
8 5 (23.81%) TDD
8 5 (23.81%) Software Architecture
8 5 (23.81%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (23.81%) OWASP
9 4 (19.05%) Release Management
9 4 (19.05%) Dependency Injection
9 4 (19.05%) Inversion of Control
9 4 (19.05%) MSTest
9 4 (19.05%) Technical Architecture
9 4 (19.05%) Project Management
9 4 (19.05%) Business Analysis
9 4 (19.05%) NHibernate
9 4 (19.05%) Enterprise Software

Software Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.76%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) NUnit
1 4 (19.05%) MSTest
1 4 (19.05%) Moq
2 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (90.48%) .NET
2 12 (57.14%) ASP.NET
2 12 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC
3 10 (47.62%) Web Services
3 10 (47.62%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 7 (33.33%) .NET Framework
5 4 (19.05%) NHibernate
6 1 (4.76%) WCF
6 1 (4.76%) jQuery
6 1 (4.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
6 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Inversion of Control
1 4 (19.05%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) OO
2 12 (57.14%) MVC
3 11 (52.38%) OOP
4 10 (47.62%) UML
4 10 (47.62%) MVVM
5 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (23.81%) TDD
6 5 (23.81%) Software Architecture
6 5 (23.81%) OWASP
6 5 (23.81%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (19.05%) Dependency Injection
7 4 (19.05%) Release Management
7 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (19.05%) Business Analysis
7 4 (19.05%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (19.05%) Project Management
8 3 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
8 3 (14.29%) Asset Management
8 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (9.52%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) JavaScript
2 10 (47.62%) PL/SQL
2 10 (47.62%) SQL
3 6 (28.57%) C#
4 3 (14.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Oracle
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft