The table below looks at the statistics for Software Architecture skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Architecture over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architecture
Rank 137 177 150
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -27
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 37 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.00% 0.14% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 0.16% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 28 5 6
Average salary £47,500 £57,500 £82,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.39% -30.30%
UK excluding London average salary £47,250 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-0.52% -5.00%
Software Architecture
West Yorkshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3266 3118 2332
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 88.34% 85.10% 82.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2587 2493 1866
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +6.25%

Software Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Software Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Software Architecture
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Software Architecture Salary Trend in Leeds

Software Architecture
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Architecture across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Software Architecture Salary Histogram in Leeds

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 43 (64.18%) .NET
2 30 (44.78%) Java
3 25 (37.31%) N-Tier
4 24 (35.82%) SOA
4 24 (35.82%) Finance
5 23 (34.33%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (34.33%) Degree
6 22 (32.84%) Spring
6 22 (32.84%) C#
7 21 (31.34%) J2EE
8 20 (29.85%) Telecoms
8 20 (29.85%) Banking
8 20 (29.85%) Retail
9 19 (28.36%) Stress Testing
10 18 (26.87%) SQL Server
11 16 (23.88%) MVC
12 15 (22.39%) ASP.NET
12 15 (22.39%) Computer Science
13 12 (17.91%) ASP.NET MVC
14 10 (14.93%) Project Management
15 8 (11.94%) Microsoft
15 8 (11.94%) Visual Studio
15 8 (11.94%) Web Development
16 7 (10.45%) XML
17 6 (8.96%) JavaScript
17 6 (8.96%) .NET Framework
18 5 (7.46%) Domain-Driven Design
18 5 (7.46%) Mentoring
18 5 (7.46%) HTML
18 5 (7.46%) TDD

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.48%) SharePoint
1 3 (4.48%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (2.99%) IIS
3 1 (1.49%) JBoss
3 1 (1.49%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (4.48%) InfoPath
2 2 (2.99%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (26.87%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (4.48%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.99%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.99%) MySQL
4 1 (1.49%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (11.94%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.48%) NUnit
2 3 (4.48%) CruiseControl
2 3 (4.48%) NCover
2 3 (4.48%) FxCop
3 1 (1.49%) JUnit
General
1 24 (35.82%) Finance
2 20 (29.85%) Banking
2 20 (29.85%) Retail
2 20 (29.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (50.75%) Architect
2 26 (38.81%) Solutions Architect
3 18 (26.87%) Tester
4 16 (23.88%) Developer
5 10 (14.93%) Lead Developer
5 10 (14.93%) Non-Functional Tester
6 8 (11.94%) Lead Architect
7 7 (10.45%) Performance Tester
8 4 (5.97%) .NET Developer
9 3 (4.48%) Senior Developer
10 2 (2.99%) Programmer
10 2 (2.99%) Java Developer
10 2 (2.99%) Technical Specialist
10 2 (2.99%) Applications Developer
10 2 (2.99%) C# Programmer
10 2 (2.99%) .NET Programmer
10 2 (2.99%) Senior .NET Developer
11 1 (1.49%) .NET Architect
11 1 (1.49%) Technical Leader
11 1 (1.49%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (64.18%) .NET
2 22 (32.84%) Spring
3 21 (31.34%) J2EE
4 15 (22.39%) ASP.NET
5 12 (17.91%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (10.45%) XML
7 6 (8.96%) .NET Framework
8 5 (7.46%) HTML
9 4 (5.97%) CSS
9 4 (5.97%) WCF
9 4 (5.97%) WPF
9 4 (5.97%) NHibernate
10 3 (4.48%) WinForms
10 3 (4.48%) Ajax
10 3 (4.48%) Web Services
10 3 (4.48%) jQuery
11 2 (2.99%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 2 (2.99%) CSS3
11 2 (2.99%) Sass
11 2 (2.99%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (37.31%) N-Tier
2 15 (22.39%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.97%) Tandem
4 3 (4.48%) User Experience
5 2 (2.99%) NHS
6 1 (1.49%) Open Source
6 1 (1.49%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.99%) Linux
2 1 (1.49%) Android
2 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.49%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (35.82%) SOA
2 23 (34.33%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (28.36%) Stress Testing
4 16 (23.88%) MVC
5 10 (14.93%) Project Management
6 8 (11.94%) Web Development
7 5 (7.46%) Domain-Driven Design
7 5 (7.46%) TDD
7 5 (7.46%) Mentoring
8 4 (5.97%) Non-Functional Testing
8 4 (5.97%) Requirements Analysis
9 3 (4.48%) Analytics
9 3 (4.48%) Web Application Development
9 3 (4.48%) Functional Programming
9 3 (4.48%) Workflow
9 3 (4.48%) Scrum
9 3 (4.48%) RDF
9 3 (4.48%) PRINCE
9 3 (4.48%) PRINCE2
10 2 (2.99%) UML
Programming Languages
1 30 (44.78%) Java
2 22 (32.84%) C#
3 6 (8.96%) JavaScript
4 4 (5.97%) T-SQL
5 3 (4.48%) PHP
6 2 (2.99%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.99%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.49%) Ruby
7 1 (1.49%) PHP5
7 1 (1.49%) Python
7 1 (1.49%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.49%) SQL
7 1 (1.49%) Perl
Qualifications
1 23 (34.33%) Degree
2 1 (1.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.49%) ISEB
2 1 (1.49%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 8 (11.94%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle
Leeds, Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Department for Work and Pensions (DWP)
Salary: £55,120 per annum with Digital Allowance of up to £7,880.
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £39,000 to £47,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lockheed Martin
Posted: 22 days ago