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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architect
Rank 170 171 143
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Architect 9 2 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.25% 0.058% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.060% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 17
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £36,200
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £56,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.66%
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
3573 3346 2755
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.81% 96.32% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2887 2634 2275
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £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 4 March 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 12 (66.67%) .NET
2 9 (50.00%) Oracle
3 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET
3 7 (38.89%) OO
3 7 (38.89%) MVC
3 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 6 (33.33%) OOP
4 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 5 (27.78%) PL/SQL
5 5 (27.78%) SQL
5 5 (27.78%) Web Services
5 5 (27.78%) UML
5 5 (27.78%) Project Management
5 5 (27.78%) SOA
5 5 (27.78%) Business Analysis
5 5 (27.78%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (27.78%) MVVM
5 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 4 (22.22%) MongoDB
6 4 (22.22%) Riak
6 4 (22.22%) Open Source
6 4 (22.22%) LAMP
6 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
6 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (22.22%) XML
6 4 (22.22%) Python
6 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
6 4 (22.22%) J2EE

Software Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) NServiceBus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) MongoDB
1 4 (22.22%) Riak
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Moq
1 2 (11.11%) MSTest
1 2 (11.11%) NUnit
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (66.67%) .NET
2 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET
2 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 5 (27.78%) Web Services
4 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 4 (22.22%) LAMP
5 4 (22.22%) XML
5 4 (22.22%) J2EE
6 2 (11.11%) NHibernate
7 1 (5.56%) jQuery
7 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Open Source
2 2 (11.11%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) OO
1 7 (38.89%) MVC
1 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (33.33%) OOP
3 5 (27.78%) UML
3 5 (27.78%) Project Management
3 5 (27.78%) SOA
3 5 (27.78%) Business Analysis
3 5 (27.78%) Technical Architecture
3 5 (27.78%) MVVM
4 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (16.67%) TDD
5 3 (16.67%) OWASP
5 3 (16.67%) Software Architecture
5 3 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
6 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (11.11%) Release Management
6 2 (11.11%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (27.78%) PL/SQL
2 5 (27.78%) SQL
3 4 (22.22%) Python
3 4 (22.22%) Java
4 3 (16.67%) C#
5 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
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