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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architecture
Rank 133 172 148
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -24
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 37 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.08% 0.15% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 0.18% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 24 3 9
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,400 £34,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £54,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-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
3042 2730 2440
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 88.82% 82.65% 82.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2426 2104 2084
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £62,500
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
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 26 January 2015.

Software Architecture Salary Histogram in Leeds

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 40 (62.50%) .NET
2 31 (48.44%) Java
3 26 (40.63%) J2EE
3 26 (40.63%) Spring
4 19 (29.69%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (26.56%) N-Tier
6 16 (25.00%) Degree
7 15 (23.44%) SOA
7 15 (23.44%) Telecoms
7 15 (23.44%) Finance
7 15 (23.44%) Banking
7 15 (23.44%) Retail
8 14 (21.88%) Stress Testing
9 13 (20.31%) MVC
10 12 (18.75%) TDD
11 11 (17.19%) ASP.NET
12 10 (15.63%) C#
12 10 (15.63%) ASP.NET MVC
13 8 (12.50%) SQL
13 8 (12.50%) Computer Science
14 7 (10.94%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (10.94%) MVVM
14 7 (10.94%) PL/SQL
14 7 (10.94%) JavaScript
14 7 (10.94%) SQL Server
14 7 (10.94%) UML
14 7 (10.94%) OO
15 6 (9.38%) OOP
15 6 (9.38%) .NET Framework
16 5 (7.81%) Open Source

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 2 (3.13%) IIS
2 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.56%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (7.81%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.13%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.56%) InfoPath
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.94%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.13%) MySQL
2 2 (3.13%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.56%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.56%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.56%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (7.81%) JMeter
1 5 (7.81%) NUnit
1 5 (7.81%) WebLOAD
1 5 (7.81%) MSTest
1 5 (7.81%) Moq
1 5 (7.81%) NeoLoad
2 2 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (23.44%) Telecoms
1 15 (23.44%) Finance
1 15 (23.44%) Banking
1 15 (23.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (57.81%) Architect
2 27 (42.19%) Solutions Architect
3 13 (20.31%) Tester
4 9 (14.06%) Developer
5 6 (9.38%) Performance Tester
5 6 (9.38%) Non-Functional Tester
6 5 (7.81%) Test Leader
6 5 (7.81%) Performance Test Leader
6 5 (7.81%) Software Architect
6 5 (7.81%) Lead Developer
7 4 (6.25%) Lead Architect
8 2 (3.13%) C# Programmer
8 2 (3.13%) C# Architect
8 2 (3.13%) .NET Architect
8 2 (3.13%) .NET Programmer
8 2 (3.13%) .NET Developer
8 2 (3.13%) Applications Developer
8 2 (3.13%) Programmer
9 1 (1.56%) Applications Support
9 1 (1.56%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (62.50%) .NET
2 26 (40.63%) J2EE
2 26 (40.63%) Spring
3 11 (17.19%) ASP.NET
4 10 (15.63%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (9.38%) .NET Framework
6 5 (7.81%) NHibernate
6 5 (7.81%) Web Services
6 5 (7.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 4 (6.25%) XML
7 4 (6.25%) CSS
7 4 (6.25%) HTML
8 3 (4.69%) JSON
9 2 (3.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 2 (3.13%) Hibernate
9 2 (3.13%) CSS3
9 2 (3.13%) Sass
9 2 (3.13%) LESS
10 1 (1.56%) Play Framework
10 1 (1.56%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 17 (26.56%) N-Tier
2 8 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 5 (7.81%) Open Source
3 5 (7.81%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (3.13%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.56%) Windows
1 1 (1.56%) Linux
1 1 (1.56%) Android
1 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (29.69%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (23.44%) SOA
3 14 (21.88%) Stress Testing
4 13 (20.31%) MVC
5 12 (18.75%) TDD
6 7 (10.94%) UML
6 7 (10.94%) OO
6 7 (10.94%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (10.94%) MVVM
7 6 (9.38%) OOP
8 5 (7.81%) Quality Management
8 5 (7.81%) Dependency Injection
8 5 (7.81%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (7.81%) Performance Engineering
8 5 (7.81%) OWASP
8 5 (7.81%) Web Development
8 5 (7.81%) Release Management
9 4 (6.25%) Web Application Development
9 4 (6.25%) Asset Management
10 3 (4.69%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 31 (48.44%) Java
2 10 (15.63%) C#
3 8 (12.50%) SQL
4 7 (10.94%) JavaScript
4 7 (10.94%) PL/SQL
5 3 (4.69%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.13%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.13%) PHP
6 2 (3.13%) Objective-C
6 2 (3.13%) Ruby
7 1 (1.56%) Scala
7 1 (1.56%) Perl
7 1 (1.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (1.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.56%) ISEB
2 1 (1.56%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 5 (7.81%) Oracle
1 5 (7.81%) Microsoft
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Premier IT
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London, Leeds or Homeworking
Friends of the Earth
Salary: 31,000 - 40,530 (London) or 27,430 - 36,960 (outside of London inc homeworking)
Posted: 6 days ago