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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Architect
Rank 172 179 176
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Architect 12 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.36% 0.14% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.15% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 12 4 5
Average salary £55,000 £62,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% +31.57%
UK excluding London average salary £56,750 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+3.18% -
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
3212 3434 3235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.40% 98.14% 97.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2693 2799 2498
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 9 February 2016, 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 18 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (66.67%) C#
3 10 (55.56%) Java
4 9 (50.00%) Software Engineering
5 7 (38.89%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 7 (38.89%) Android
5 7 (38.89%) C++
5 7 (38.89%) Apple iOS
6 6 (33.33%) RESTful
6 6 (33.33%) Big Data
6 6 (33.33%) Web Services
6 6 (33.33%) XML
6 6 (33.33%) SOA
6 6 (33.33%) WSDL
7 4 (22.22%) TOGAF
8 2 (11.11%) Separation of Concerns
8 2 (11.11%) SDLC
8 2 (11.11%) Product Management
8 2 (11.11%) Scrum
8 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
8 2 (11.11%) OO
8 2 (11.11%) RUP
8 2 (11.11%) DSDM
9 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
9 1 (5.56%) SQL
9 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
9 1 (5.56%) Firmware
9 1 (5.56%) Middleware
9 1 (5.56%) MVC

Software Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 1 (5.56%) IIS
1 1 (5.56%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) Big Data
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.56%) Electronics
1 1 (5.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (33.33%) RESTful
2 6 (33.33%) Web Services
2 6 (33.33%) WSDL
2 6 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (5.56%) Entity Framework
3 1 (5.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Android
1 7 (38.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 6 (33.33%) SOA
4 4 (22.22%) TOGAF
5 2 (11.11%) DSDM
5 2 (11.11%) OO
5 2 (11.11%) Product Management
5 2 (11.11%) RUP
5 2 (11.11%) Scrum
5 2 (11.11%) SDLC
5 2 (11.11%) Separation of Concerns
6 1 (5.56%) Android Development
6 1 (5.56%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (5.56%) iOS Development
6 1 (5.56%) Migration
6 1 (5.56%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (5.56%) MVC
6 1 (5.56%) MVVM
6 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) C#
2 10 (55.56%) Java
3 7 (38.89%) C++
4 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum c£60K - £70K + 10% Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £61,000 per annum + flexible benefits
Posted: 6 days ago