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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architect
Rank 183 185 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Architect 6 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.15% 0.072% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.075% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £60,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £56,000 £63,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.00%
Job Titles Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3874 3983 3666
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.72% 95.52% 97.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3229 3446 3313
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Altrincham - 2 £60,000 -
Software Architect
North West

Software Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (40.00%) C#
2 4 (40.00%) .NET
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (40.00%) MVC
2 4 (40.00%) Workflow
2 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (40.00%) WCF
2 4 (40.00%) WF
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (30.00%) Software Architecture
3 3 (30.00%) Electronic Design Automation
3 3 (30.00%) CAD
3 3 (30.00%) Aerospace
3 3 (30.00%) Automotive
3 3 (30.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (20.00%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (20.00%) Web Services
4 2 (20.00%) Java

Software Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (20.00%) Apache
2 2 (20.00%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (10.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (20.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Visual Studio
1 4 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Aerospace
2 3 (30.00%) Automotive
2 3 (30.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
1 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (40.00%) WCF
1 4 (40.00%) WF
1 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (20.00%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (10.00%) WDF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (10.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (10.00%) Firmware
1 1 (10.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) MVC
1 4 (40.00%) Workflow
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Software Architecture
2 3 (30.00%) Electronic Design Automation
2 3 (30.00%) CAD
3 2 (20.00%) SOA
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (20.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (10.00%) Python
3 1 (10.00%) Perl
3 1 (10.00%) C++
3 1 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft