The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Manchester region that had Software Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Architect
Rank 198 184 183
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Architect 1 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.026% 0.26% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.27% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 4
Median salary £57,000 £65,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.30% +18.18%
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+13.04% +4.54%
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
3687 3736 3881
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 97.15% 96.76% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3141 3098 3246
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Software Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region that featured Software Architect in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, Software Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region featuring Software Architect in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) WPF
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
2 2 (66.67%) Software Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) iPad
3 1 (33.33%) Apache Hive
3 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (33.33%) Node.js
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) CSS3
3 1 (33.33%) Big Data
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Apache Pig
3 1 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (33.33%) Apache Camel
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) Apache Spark
3 1 (33.33%) Information Exploitation
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (33.33%) Middleware
3 1 (33.33%) PKI

Software Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Pig
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Spark
1 1 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Hive
1 1 (33.33%) Big Data
1 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
1 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (33.33%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (66.67%) WPF
2 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Camel
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) CSS3
2 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) Java EE
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (33.33%) Node.js
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) iPad
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) PKI
2 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
1 2 (66.67%) SOA
1 2 (66.67%) Software Architecture
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Information Exploitation
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) VMware
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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