The first table below looks at the demand for the Software Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architect
Rank 169 181 164
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Architect 10 7 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.26% 0.17% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.18% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 6
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
-14.81% +3.84%
Job Titles Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3690 3973 3628
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.42% 94.98% 96.03%
Number of salaries quoted 3031 3445 3208
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,100 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Architect
North West

Software Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Architect in the job title across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Software Architect
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Architect across the Manchester region.

Software Architect Salary Trend in Manchester

Software Architect
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Architect within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheadle - 2 - -
Software Architect
North West

Software Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited Software Architect in their job title 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 with Software Architect in their job title.

1 9 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (46.67%) .NET
2 7 (46.67%) Project Management
3 4 (26.67%) Software Architecture
3 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (26.67%) Linux
3 4 (26.67%) SOA
4 3 (20.00%) Windows
5 2 (13.33%) SQL
5 2 (13.33%) OO
5 2 (13.33%) Apache
5 2 (13.33%) Web Services
5 2 (13.33%) XML
5 2 (13.33%) UNIX
5 2 (13.33%) Java
5 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (13.33%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (13.33%) Wonderware
5 2 (13.33%) PDA
5 2 (13.33%) Requirements Management
5 2 (13.33%) Electronic Design Automation
5 2 (13.33%) OOD
5 2 (13.33%) CAD
5 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
5 2 (13.33%) Aerospace
5 2 (13.33%) Automotive
5 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
5 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (13.33%) VMware
5 2 (13.33%) QA

Software Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited Software Architect in their job title 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 with Software Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) Apache
1 2 (13.33%) ArchestrA
1 2 (13.33%) Apache ServiceMix
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (6.67%) iSCSI
1 1 (6.67%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 2 (13.33%) Aerospace
1 2 (13.33%) Automotive
1 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) .NET
2 2 (13.33%) Web Services
2 2 (13.33%) XML
2 2 (13.33%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (6.67%) WDF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) PDA
1 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (6.67%) Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (6.67%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Linux
2 3 (20.00%) Windows
3 2 (13.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (46.67%) Project Management
3 4 (26.67%) Software Architecture
3 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (26.67%) SOA
4 2 (13.33%) OO
4 2 (13.33%) Requirements Management
4 2 (13.33%) Electronic Design Automation
4 2 (13.33%) OOD
4 2 (13.33%) CAD
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
4 2 (13.33%) Test Strategy
4 2 (13.33%) DevOps
5 1 (6.67%) Time Management
5 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
1 2 (13.33%) Java
1 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (6.67%) Perl
2 1 (6.67%) C
2 1 (6.67%) C++
2 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
1 2 (13.33%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Wonderware
1 2 (13.33%) VMware
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