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

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architecture
Rank 161 152 152
Rank change year-on-year
-9 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 28 3 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.74% 0.11% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 0.12% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 19 3 8
Average salary £60,340 £55,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.70% +57.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £53,865 £53,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-8.00% +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
3224 2431 2271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 85.22% 86.27% 81.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2422 1965 1870
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 October 2014.

Software Architecture Salary Histogram in Leeds

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 33 (68.75%) .NET
2 27 (56.25%) Java
3 26 (54.17%) J2EE
3 26 (54.17%) Spring
4 15 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (20.83%) JMeter
5 10 (20.83%) WebLOAD
5 10 (20.83%) Quality Management
5 10 (20.83%) MS Excel
5 10 (20.83%) Open Source
5 10 (20.83%) NeoLoad
5 10 (20.83%) Performance Engineering
6 8 (16.67%) SQL
6 8 (16.67%) TDD
7 7 (14.58%) ASP.NET
7 7 (14.58%) PL/SQL
8 6 (12.50%) OO
8 6 (12.50%) MVC
8 6 (12.50%) Oracle
8 6 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (10.42%) Dependency Injection
9 5 (10.42%) Inversion of Control
9 5 (10.42%) MSTest
9 5 (10.42%) MVVM
9 5 (10.42%) Moq
9 5 (10.42%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 5 (10.42%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (10.42%) Release Management
9 5 (10.42%) OWASP

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 1 (2.08%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (20.83%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.08%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) LTE
1 1 (2.08%) 3GPP
1 1 (2.08%) 3G
1 1 (2.08%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.08%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.08%) MySQL
2 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.08%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (20.83%) JMeter
1 10 (20.83%) WebLOAD
1 10 (20.83%) NeoLoad
2 5 (10.42%) MSTest
2 5 (10.42%) Moq
2 5 (10.42%) NUnit
General
1 1 (2.08%) Finance
1 1 (2.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (66.67%) Architect
2 26 (54.17%) Solutions Architect
3 10 (20.83%) Test Leader
3 10 (20.83%) Performance Test Leader
4 5 (10.42%) Software Architect
5 2 (4.17%) Developer
6 1 (2.08%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (2.08%) Database Developer
6 1 (2.08%) SQL Developer
6 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL Developer
6 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database Developer
6 1 (2.08%) .NET Architect
6 1 (2.08%) SQL Database Developer
6 1 (2.08%) IT Business Analyst
6 1 (2.08%) RAN Engineer
6 1 (2.08%) SharePoint Specialist
6 1 (2.08%) Analyst
6 1 (2.08%) Technical Architect
6 1 (2.08%) Business Analyst
6 1 (2.08%) Digital Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (68.75%) .NET
2 26 (54.17%) J2EE
2 26 (54.17%) Spring
3 7 (14.58%) ASP.NET
4 6 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (10.42%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 5 (10.42%) NHibernate
5 5 (10.42%) Web Services
6 4 (8.33%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.08%) Ajax
7 1 (2.08%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (2.08%) JSON
7 1 (2.08%) Django
7 1 (2.08%) CSS
7 1 (2.08%) XML
7 1 (2.08%) HTML
7 1 (2.08%) Play Framework
7 1 (2.08%) REST
7 1 (2.08%) CSS3
7 1 (2.08%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.83%) Open Source
2 5 (10.42%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (2.08%) Handset
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (20.83%) Quality Management
2 10 (20.83%) Performance Engineering
3 8 (16.67%) TDD
4 6 (12.50%) OO
4 6 (12.50%) MVC
4 6 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (10.42%) Dependency Injection
5 5 (10.42%) MVVM
5 5 (10.42%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (10.42%) Release Management
5 5 (10.42%) OWASP
5 5 (10.42%) UML
5 5 (10.42%) OOP
6 4 (8.33%) Asset Management
7 2 (4.17%) Scrum
8 1 (2.08%) Workflow
8 1 (2.08%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.08%) Automated Testing
8 1 (2.08%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (56.25%) Java
2 8 (16.67%) SQL
3 7 (14.58%) PL/SQL
4 5 (10.42%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.25%) C#
6 2 (4.17%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.08%) Ruby
7 1 (2.08%) Scala
Vendors
1 6 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft