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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architecture
Rank 127 167 150
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -17
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 49 22 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.42% 0.59% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.57% 0.68% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 45 20 2
Average salary £50,000 £95,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-47.36% +94.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £54,433 £47,750
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £95,000 £49,750
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-4.04% +4.21%
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
3122 3227 2305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 90.73% 86.24% 86.98%
Number of salaries quoted 2483 2460 1778
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%

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 August 2015.

Software Architecture Salary Histogram in Leeds

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 44 (53.01%) SOA
2 42 (50.60%) .NET
3 34 (40.96%) C#
4 32 (38.55%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (34.94%) JavaScript
6 25 (30.12%) MVC
6 25 (30.12%) Mentoring
7 24 (28.92%) Java
8 21 (25.30%) SQL Server
9 20 (24.10%) ASP.NET
9 20 (24.10%) HTML
10 18 (21.69%) Web Services
10 18 (21.69%) AngularJS
11 17 (20.48%) User Experience
11 17 (20.48%) jQuery
11 17 (20.48%) Continuous Improvement
12 15 (18.07%) Linux
12 15 (18.07%) Software Engineering
12 15 (18.07%) NHibernate
13 14 (16.87%) Ajax
13 14 (16.87%) TDD
14 13 (15.66%) Windows
14 13 (15.66%) Apple iOS
14 13 (15.66%) ASP.NET MVC
14 13 (15.66%) Android
15 12 (14.46%) Degree
15 12 (14.46%) Visual Studio
15 12 (14.46%) MySQL
15 12 (14.46%) Project Management
16 11 (13.25%) N-Tier

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 9 (10.84%) Apache
2 8 (9.64%) SharePoint
2 8 (9.64%) SharePoint Server
3 6 (7.23%) OpenStack
4 2 (2.41%) Apache Spark
4 2 (2.41%) Node.js
5 1 (1.20%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (9.64%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.41%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.41%) SaaS
1 2 (2.41%) IaaS
1 2 (2.41%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (2.41%) Sumo Logic
2 1 (1.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.43%) LDAP
1 7 (8.43%) Cisco IOS
2 4 (4.82%) Internet
2 4 (4.82%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.82%) SSL
3 2 (2.41%) DNS
3 2 (2.41%) HTTP
4 1 (1.20%) Firewall
4 1 (1.20%) Network Security
4 1 (1.20%) NAS
4 1 (1.20%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (1.20%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (1.20%) SAN
4 1 (1.20%) LAN
4 1 (1.20%) WAN
4 1 (1.20%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (25.30%) SQL Server
2 12 (14.46%) MySQL
3 11 (13.25%) NoSQL
4 10 (12.05%) MongoDB
5 8 (9.64%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (9.64%) Relational Database
6 6 (7.23%) OLAP
6 6 (7.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (7.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (7.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (4.82%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (2.41%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (2.41%) Hadoop
8 2 (2.41%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (2.41%) HBase
8 2 (2.41%) Redis
9 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.20%) OLTP
9 1 (1.20%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (14.46%) Visual Studio
2 8 (9.64%) NUnit
2 8 (9.64%) CruiseControl
2 8 (9.64%) NCover
2 8 (9.64%) FxCop
3 5 (6.02%) Git (software)
4 4 (4.82%) Maven
4 4 (4.82%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.41%) Grunt
5 2 (2.41%) Subversion
6 1 (1.20%) Eclipse
General
1 8 (9.64%) Finance
2 2 (2.41%) Banking
2 2 (2.41%) Retail
2 2 (2.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (24.10%) Architect
2 18 (21.69%) Developer
2 18 (21.69%) Solutions Architect
3 10 (12.05%) Lead Developer
4 8 (9.64%) Team Leader
5 7 (8.43%) Technical Specialist
5 7 (8.43%) Test Engineer
5 7 (8.43%) Technical Engineer
5 7 (8.43%) Lead Systems Engineer
5 7 (8.43%) Systems Engineer
6 6 (7.23%) Applications Developer
6 6 (7.23%) JavaScript Developer
6 6 (7.23%) Development Team Leader
7 5 (6.02%) Software Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) Non-Functional Test Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) Network Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) .NET Team Leader
8 4 (4.82%) Linux Engineer
9 3 (3.61%) Technical Leader
9 3 (3.61%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (50.60%) .NET
2 20 (24.10%) ASP.NET
2 20 (24.10%) HTML
3 18 (21.69%) Web Services
3 18 (21.69%) AngularJS
4 17 (20.48%) jQuery
5 15 (18.07%) NHibernate
6 14 (16.87%) Ajax
7 13 (15.66%) ASP.NET MVC
8 11 (13.25%) HTML5
8 11 (13.25%) CSS3
8 11 (13.25%) CSS
9 9 (10.84%) XML
10 7 (8.43%) Backbone.js
10 7 (8.43%) Spring.NET
10 7 (8.43%) YUI
10 7 (8.43%) Dojo
11 6 (7.23%) DOM
12 4 (4.82%) WinForms
12 4 (4.82%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.48%) User Experience
2 11 (13.25%) N-Tier
3 8 (9.64%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.41%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (2.41%) Replication
4 2 (2.41%) Tandem
5 1 (1.20%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.20%) Social Media
5 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.20%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.20%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (18.07%) Linux
2 13 (15.66%) Windows
2 13 (15.66%) Android
2 13 (15.66%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.41%) CoreOS
3 2 (2.41%) UNIX
4 1 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.20%) AIX
4 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (53.01%) SOA
2 32 (38.55%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (30.12%) MVC
3 25 (30.12%) Mentoring
4 17 (20.48%) Continuous Improvement
5 15 (18.07%) Software Engineering
6 14 (16.87%) TDD
7 12 (14.46%) Project Management
8 10 (12.05%) OO
9 9 (10.84%) PRINCE2
9 9 (10.84%) Service Delivery
9 9 (10.84%) DNA
9 9 (10.84%) Scrum
9 9 (10.84%) SDLC
10 8 (9.64%) Android Development
10 8 (9.64%) iOS Development
10 8 (9.64%) DevOps
10 8 (9.64%) Functional Programming
10 8 (9.64%) Analytics
10 8 (9.64%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 34 (40.96%) C#
2 29 (34.94%) JavaScript
3 24 (28.92%) Java
4 10 (12.05%) C
4 10 (12.05%) C++
4 10 (12.05%) PHP
4 10 (12.05%) SQL
4 10 (12.05%) Python
5 8 (9.64%) T-SQL
6 6 (7.23%) Bash Shell
7 4 (4.82%) Perl
8 3 (3.61%) Ruby
9 2 (2.41%) Scala
9 2 (2.41%) Go
Qualifications
1 12 (14.46%) Degree
2 2 (2.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (2.41%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.61%) QA
2 1 (1.20%) COBIT
System Software
1 7 (8.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.82%) KVM
3 2 (2.41%) Docker
3 2 (2.41%) HDFS
3 2 (2.41%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (2.41%) Nagios
1 2 (2.41%) ZABBIX
1 2 (2.41%) Puppet
1 2 (2.41%) Vagrant
1 2 (2.41%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.41%) Ansible
1 2 (2.41%) Salt
1 2 (2.41%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 9 (10.84%) Splunk
2 8 (9.64%) Oracle
2 8 (9.64%) Cisco
3 7 (8.43%) VMware
4 4 (4.82%) NetApp
5 2 (2.41%) Google
5 2 (2.41%) Rackspace
5 2 (2.41%) New Relic
5 2 (2.41%) SaltStack
6 1 (1.20%) F5
6 1 (1.20%) Nokia
6 1 (1.20%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.20%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.20%) IBM
6 1 (1.20%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.20%) HP
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