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

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architecture
Rank 132 169 148
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -21
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 38 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.06% 0.12% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 0.14% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 27 4 6
Average salary £47,500 £57,500 £82,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.39% -30.30%
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
3189 2867 2293
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 89.05% 84.03% 82.51%
Number of salaries quoted 2549 2261 1870
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £62,000
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
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 6 March 2015.

Software Architecture Salary Histogram in Leeds

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 41 (62.12%) .NET
2 33 (50.00%) Java
3 25 (37.88%) Spring
4 24 (36.36%) J2EE
5 23 (34.85%) N-Tier
5 23 (34.85%) Finance
6 22 (33.33%) Degree
7 20 (30.30%) Banking
7 20 (30.30%) Retail
7 20 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (30.30%) Telecoms
7 20 (30.30%) SOA
8 19 (28.79%) Stress Testing
9 16 (24.24%) C#
10 14 (21.21%) SQL Server
10 14 (21.21%) MVC
10 14 (21.21%) Computer Science
11 11 (16.67%) ASP.NET
12 10 (15.15%) ASP.NET MVC
13 8 (12.12%) Web Development
13 8 (12.12%) Microsoft
14 7 (10.61%) TDD
14 7 (10.61%) .NET Framework
15 5 (7.58%) Project Management
16 4 (6.06%) XML
16 4 (6.06%) CSS
16 4 (6.06%) UML
16 4 (6.06%) OOP
16 4 (6.06%) OO
16 4 (6.06%) HTML

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 (3.03%) IIS
2 1 (1.52%) JBoss
2 1 (1.52%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.52%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (21.21%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.03%) MySQL
2 2 (3.03%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.03%) NUnit
2 2 (3.03%) MSTest
2 2 (3.03%) Moq
3 1 (1.52%) NeoLoad
3 1 (1.52%) JUnit
3 1 (1.52%) WebLOAD
3 1 (1.52%) JMeter
General
1 23 (34.85%) Finance
2 20 (30.30%) Banking
2 20 (30.30%) Retail
2 20 (30.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (57.58%) Architect
2 28 (42.42%) Solutions Architect
3 18 (27.27%) Tester
4 14 (21.21%) Developer
5 10 (15.15%) Non-Functional Tester
6 8 (12.12%) Lead Developer
7 7 (10.61%) Performance Tester
7 7 (10.61%) Lead Architect
8 3 (4.55%) Software Architect
8 3 (4.55%) .NET Developer
9 2 (3.03%) Java Developer
9 2 (3.03%) .NET Architect
9 2 (3.03%) Applications Developer
9 2 (3.03%) Senior Developer
9 2 (3.03%) Programmer
9 2 (3.03%) .NET Programmer
9 2 (3.03%) C# Programmer
9 2 (3.03%) C# Architect
10 1 (1.52%) Web Architect
10 1 (1.52%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (62.12%) .NET
2 25 (37.88%) Spring
3 24 (36.36%) J2EE
4 11 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 10 (15.15%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (10.61%) .NET Framework
7 4 (6.06%) CSS
7 4 (6.06%) XML
7 4 (6.06%) HTML
8 3 (4.55%) WCF
8 3 (4.55%) WPF
9 2 (3.03%) Hibernate
9 2 (3.03%) Web Services
9 2 (3.03%) JSON
9 2 (3.03%) NHibernate
9 2 (3.03%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 2 (3.03%) CSS3
9 2 (3.03%) Sass
9 2 (3.03%) LESS
9 2 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 23 (34.85%) N-Tier
2 14 (21.21%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.55%) Tandem
4 2 (3.03%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (3.03%) NHS
5 1 (1.52%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.03%) Linux
2 1 (1.52%) Android
2 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (30.30%) SOA
1 20 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (28.79%) Stress Testing
3 14 (21.21%) MVC
4 8 (12.12%) Web Development
5 7 (10.61%) TDD
6 5 (7.58%) Project Management
7 4 (6.06%) UML
7 4 (6.06%) OOP
7 4 (6.06%) OO
7 4 (6.06%) MVVM
7 4 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (6.06%) Web Application Development
7 4 (6.06%) Non-Functional Testing
8 3 (4.55%) User Stories
8 3 (4.55%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (3.03%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (3.03%) Mentoring
9 2 (3.03%) ERD
9 2 (3.03%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 33 (50.00%) Java
2 16 (24.24%) C#
3 4 (6.06%) JavaScript
3 4 (6.06%) PL/SQL
3 4 (6.06%) SQL
4 3 (4.55%) PHP
5 2 (3.03%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.03%) VB.NET
5 2 (3.03%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.52%) Ruby
6 1 (1.52%) PHP5
6 1 (1.52%) Python
6 1 (1.52%) Perl
Qualifications
1 22 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (1.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.52%) ISEB
2 1 (1.52%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 8 (12.12%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.03%) Oracle
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