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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architecture
Rank 152 167 153
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -14
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 28 7 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.82% 0.22% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 0.26% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 15 5 10
Average salary £45,000 £55,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +57.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £41,300 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
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
3025 2683 2428
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 88.45% 83.01% 82.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2368 2072 2070
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 £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 36 (64.29%) .NET
2 29 (51.79%) Java
3 26 (46.43%) J2EE
3 26 (46.43%) Spring
4 14 (25.00%) N-Tier
5 12 (21.43%) Telecoms
5 12 (21.43%) Finance
5 12 (21.43%) Banking
5 12 (21.43%) Retail
5 12 (21.43%) Degree
5 12 (21.43%) SOA
5 12 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (21.43%) Stress Testing
6 10 (17.86%) TDD
7 8 (14.29%) MVC
8 7 (12.50%) UML
8 7 (12.50%) MVVM
8 7 (12.50%) JavaScript
8 7 (12.50%) SQL
8 7 (12.50%) ASP.NET
9 6 (10.71%) .NET Framework
9 6 (10.71%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (10.71%) PL/SQL
9 6 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (10.71%) OO
10 5 (8.93%) OOP
10 5 (8.93%) Quality Management
10 5 (8.93%) MS Excel
10 5 (8.93%) Oracle
10 5 (8.93%) Root Cause Analysis

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 2 (3.57%) IIS
2 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.79%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (8.93%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.57%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.79%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) 3GPP
1 1 (1.79%) 3G
1 1 (1.79%) LTE
1 1 (1.79%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.36%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.79%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.79%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (8.93%) JMeter
1 5 (8.93%) NUnit
1 5 (8.93%) WebLOAD
1 5 (8.93%) MSTest
1 5 (8.93%) Moq
1 5 (8.93%) NeoLoad
2 2 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (21.43%) Telecoms
1 12 (21.43%) Finance
1 12 (21.43%) Banking
1 12 (21.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (58.93%) Architect
2 27 (48.21%) Solutions Architect
3 10 (17.86%) Tester
4 6 (10.71%) Non-Functional Tester
5 5 (8.93%) Software Architect
5 5 (8.93%) Test Leader
5 5 (8.93%) Performance Test Leader
6 4 (7.14%) Performance Tester
7 3 (5.36%) Developer
8 2 (3.57%) .NET Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Programmer
8 2 (3.57%) C# Programmer
8 2 (3.57%) .NET Programmer
9 1 (1.79%) RAN Engineer
9 1 (1.79%) SharePoint Specialist
9 1 (1.79%) C# Architect
9 1 (1.79%) Digital Architect
9 1 (1.79%) .NET Architect
9 1 (1.79%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (64.29%) .NET
2 26 (46.43%) J2EE
2 26 (46.43%) Spring
3 7 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 6 (10.71%) .NET Framework
4 6 (10.71%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (8.93%) NHibernate
5 5 (8.93%) Web Services
5 5 (8.93%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (5.36%) XML
6 3 (5.36%) CSS
6 3 (5.36%) HTML
6 3 (5.36%) JSON
7 2 (3.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 2 (3.57%) Hibernate
7 2 (3.57%) Sass
7 2 (3.57%) LESS
8 1 (1.79%) Play Framework
8 1 (1.79%) Ajax
8 1 (1.79%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.00%) N-Tier
2 5 (8.93%) Open Source
2 5 (8.93%) Inversion of Control
3 4 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.57%) NHS
5 1 (1.79%) Handset
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.43%) SOA
1 12 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (21.43%) Stress Testing
2 10 (17.86%) TDD
3 8 (14.29%) MVC
4 7 (12.50%) UML
4 7 (12.50%) MVVM
5 6 (10.71%) OO
5 6 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (8.93%) Release Management
6 5 (8.93%) OOP
6 5 (8.93%) Quality Management
6 5 (8.93%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (8.93%) OWASP
6 5 (8.93%) Dependency Injection
6 5 (8.93%) Performance Engineering
7 4 (7.14%) Asset Management
8 3 (5.36%) Web Application Development
9 2 (3.57%) ERD
9 2 (3.57%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 29 (51.79%) Java
2 7 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 7 (12.50%) SQL
3 6 (10.71%) PL/SQL
4 5 (8.93%) C#
5 2 (3.57%) PHP
5 2 (3.57%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.57%) VB.NET
5 2 (3.57%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.79%) Ruby
6 1 (1.79%) Scala
Qualifications
1 12 (21.43%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (8.93%) Oracle
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft
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