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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Architect
Rank 164 186 179
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Architect 7 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.22% 0.18% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.18% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 7
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £56,000 £56,250 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-0.44% +2.27%
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
3100 3817 3632
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 96.48% 96.51% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2562 3260 3148
Average salary £40,250 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Architect across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Software Architect Salary Histogram in Manchester

Software Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 12 (70.59%) Software Engineering
2 11 (64.71%) C#
2 11 (64.71%) SOA
3 10 (58.82%) .NET
4 8 (47.06%) ASP.NET
4 8 (47.06%) MVC
5 7 (41.18%) WPF
5 7 (41.18%) Software Architecture
6 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
7 5 (29.41%) CSS
7 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (29.41%) TDD
8 4 (23.53%) Automated Testing
8 4 (23.53%) J2EE
8 4 (23.53%) HTML
8 4 (23.53%) Java
8 4 (23.53%) E-Commerce
8 4 (23.53%) SOAP
8 4 (23.53%) JBoss
8 4 (23.53%) Cucumber
8 4 (23.53%) BDD
8 4 (23.53%) SpecFlow
8 4 (23.53%) Gherkin
8 4 (23.53%) Web Application Development
8 4 (23.53%) V-Model
8 4 (23.53%) Degree
8 4 (23.53%) Informatics
8 4 (23.53%) Selenium
8 4 (23.53%) HTML5
8 4 (23.53%) Waterfall

Software Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (23.53%) JBoss
2 3 (17.65%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.88%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Cucumber
1 4 (23.53%) Selenium
1 4 (23.53%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (17.65%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (58.82%) .NET
2 8 (47.06%) ASP.NET
3 7 (41.18%) WPF
4 5 (29.41%) CSS
5 4 (23.53%) Gherkin
5 4 (23.53%) HTML
5 4 (23.53%) HTML5
5 4 (23.53%) J2EE
5 4 (23.53%) SOAP
6 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (5.88%) Backbone.js
6 1 (5.88%) JDBC
6 1 (5.88%) JSF
6 1 (5.88%) REST
6 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Informatics
2 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Software Engineering
2 11 (64.71%) SOA
3 8 (47.06%) MVC
4 7 (41.18%) Software Architecture
5 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (29.41%) TDD
6 4 (23.53%) Automated Testing
6 4 (23.53%) BDD
6 4 (23.53%) E-Commerce
6 4 (23.53%) V-Model
6 4 (23.53%) Waterfall
6 4 (23.53%) Web Application Development
7 3 (17.65%) OOA/OOD
7 3 (17.65%) OOD
8 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (5.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) C#
2 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
3 4 (23.53%) Java
4 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
Manchester, Lancashire
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