The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architect
Rank 177 175 177
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Architect 3 11 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.084% 0.27% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.088% 0.29% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 7
Average salary £56,250 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £55,000 £68,750
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -20.00%
Software Architect
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3414 3809 3882
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.26% 94.49% 94.94%
Number of salaries quoted 2836 3144 3361
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
2 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
2 3 (42.86%) Business Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) TDD
3 2 (28.57%) BDD
3 2 (28.57%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) HTML
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 1 (14.29%) CSS
4 1 (14.29%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) ERP
4 1 (14.29%) SOA
4 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) SpecFlow
4 1 (14.29%) Gherkin
4 1 (14.29%) Web Application Development
4 1 (14.29%) Billing
4 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering

Software Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
1 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
1 1 (14.29%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 1 (14.29%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
3 1 (14.29%) HTML5
3 1 (14.29%) Gherkin
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 1 (14.29%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (14.29%) Informatics
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Project Management
1 3 (42.86%) Business Analysis
1 3 (42.86%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) BDD
2 2 (28.57%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) ERP
3 1 (14.29%) SOA
3 1 (14.29%) Web Application Development
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) Coaching
3 1 (14.29%) Microservices
3 1 (14.29%) V-Model
3 1 (14.29%) Software Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Greater Manchester
Recital Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £55000 Per Annum Good Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago