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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architecture
Rank 130 173 159
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -14
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 35 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.97% 0.16% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 0.18% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 27 6 3
Average salary £47,500 £57,500 £82,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.39% -30.30%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%
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
3175 3248 2299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 87.95% 85.77% 82.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2482 2596 1843
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 21 April 2015.

Software Architecture Salary Histogram in Leeds

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 46 (65.71%) .NET
2 29 (41.43%) Java
2 29 (41.43%) SOA
3 28 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (37.14%) Degree
4 26 (37.14%) N-Tier
4 26 (37.14%) C#
5 24 (34.29%) Finance
6 21 (30.00%) SQL Server
7 20 (28.57%) Telecoms
7 20 (28.57%) Banking
7 20 (28.57%) Retail
8 19 (27.14%) Spring
8 19 (27.14%) Stress Testing
8 19 (27.14%) MVC
8 19 (27.14%) ASP.NET
9 18 (25.71%) J2EE
9 18 (25.71%) Computer Science
10 15 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
11 12 (17.14%) Project Management
12 11 (15.71%) Visual Studio
12 11 (15.71%) JavaScript
13 9 (12.86%) XML
13 9 (12.86%) Mentoring
14 8 (11.43%) Microsoft
14 8 (11.43%) HTML
14 8 (11.43%) Web Development
14 8 (11.43%) TDD
15 7 (10.00%) NHibernate
15 7 (10.00%) Domain-Driven Design

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 5 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 5 (7.14%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (2.86%) IIS
3 1 (1.43%) JBoss
3 1 (1.43%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (7.14%) InfoPath
2 2 (2.86%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.14%) NoSQL
3 4 (5.71%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (4.29%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.86%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (15.71%) Visual Studio
2 5 (7.14%) NUnit
2 5 (7.14%) CruiseControl
2 5 (7.14%) NCover
2 5 (7.14%) FxCop
3 1 (1.43%) JUnit
General
1 24 (34.29%) Finance
2 20 (28.57%) Banking
2 20 (28.57%) Retail
2 20 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (44.29%) Architect
2 23 (32.86%) Solutions Architect
3 18 (25.71%) Tester
4 17 (24.29%) Developer
5 11 (15.71%) Lead Developer
6 10 (14.29%) Non-Functional Tester
7 8 (11.43%) Lead Architect
8 7 (10.00%) Performance Tester
9 5 (7.14%) .NET Developer
10 4 (5.71%) Technical Specialist
11 3 (4.29%) Senior Developer
12 2 (2.86%) Programmer
12 2 (2.86%) Java Developer
12 2 (2.86%) Applications Developer
12 2 (2.86%) C# Programmer
12 2 (2.86%) .NET Programmer
12 2 (2.86%) Senior .NET Developer
12 2 (2.86%) Technical Leader
13 1 (1.43%) Lead Java Developer
13 1 (1.43%) .NET Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (65.71%) .NET
2 19 (27.14%) ASP.NET
2 19 (27.14%) Spring
3 18 (25.71%) J2EE
4 15 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (12.86%) XML
6 8 (11.43%) HTML
7 7 (10.00%) NHibernate
8 6 (8.57%) .NET Framework
9 5 (7.14%) Ajax
9 5 (7.14%) Web Services
9 5 (7.14%) jQuery
10 4 (5.71%) AngularJS
10 4 (5.71%) CSS
10 4 (5.71%) WinForms
10 4 (5.71%) WCF
10 4 (5.71%) WPF
11 2 (2.86%) JSON
11 2 (2.86%) Hibernate
11 2 (2.86%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 26 (37.14%) N-Tier
2 18 (25.71%) Computer Science
3 5 (7.14%) User Experience
4 4 (5.71%) Tandem
4 4 (5.71%) Open Source
5 2 (2.86%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (2.86%) NHS
6 1 (1.43%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.86%) Linux
2 1 (1.43%) Android
2 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (41.43%) SOA
2 28 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (27.14%) MVC
3 19 (27.14%) Stress Testing
4 12 (17.14%) Project Management
5 9 (12.86%) Mentoring
6 8 (11.43%) TDD
6 8 (11.43%) Web Development
7 7 (10.00%) Domain-Driven Design
8 6 (8.57%) Scrum
9 5 (7.14%) Workflow
9 5 (7.14%) Service Delivery
9 5 (7.14%) RDF
9 5 (7.14%) PRINCE
9 5 (7.14%) PRINCE2
9 5 (7.14%) Analytics
9 5 (7.14%) Functional Programming
10 4 (5.71%) Mobile Development
10 4 (5.71%) Migration
10 4 (5.71%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 29 (41.43%) Java
2 26 (37.14%) C#
3 11 (15.71%) JavaScript
4 6 (8.57%) T-SQL
5 3 (4.29%) PHP
6 2 (2.86%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.86%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.43%) Ruby
7 1 (1.43%) PHP5
7 1 (1.43%) Python
7 1 (1.43%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.43%) SQL
7 1 (1.43%) Perl
Qualifications
1 26 (37.14%) Degree
2 1 (1.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.43%) ISEB
2 1 (1.43%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 8 (11.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.29%) Oracle
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