The first table below looks at the demand for Software Architecture skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Architecture 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 of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architecture
Rank 159 173 154
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -19
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 20 15 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.51% 0.36% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.46% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 18 12 22
Average salary £48,500 £35,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.61% +1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £35,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,300 £62,350 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -2.17%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3143 3285 2941
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 80.42% 78.53% 77.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2531 2832 2575
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Software Architecture
North West

Software Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Architecture across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Software Architecture
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Software Architecture Salary Trend in Manchester

Software Architecture
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 Architecture 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
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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
Rochdale - 7 £47,000 -
Salford - 2 £51,000 - 1
Cheadle - 2 - -
Software Architecture
North West

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing Software Architecture also 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 that cited Software Architecture.

1 20 (62.50%) C#
1 20 (62.50%) .NET
2 16 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 14 (43.75%) ASP.NET
4 13 (40.63%) HTML
4 13 (40.63%) JavaScript
5 12 (37.50%) CSS
6 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
6 10 (31.25%) Internet
7 9 (28.13%) MVC
7 9 (28.13%) Content Management
7 9 (28.13%) UML
7 9 (28.13%) MS Excel
7 9 (28.13%) Business Development
7 9 (28.13%) Marketing
7 9 (28.13%) Digital Marketing
7 9 (28.13%) Open Source
8 7 (21.88%) Software Engineering
8 7 (21.88%) SQL
8 7 (21.88%) Java
8 7 (21.88%) .NET Framework
9 6 (18.75%) WCF
9 6 (18.75%) WPF
9 6 (18.75%) Project Management
9 6 (18.75%) Oracle
9 6 (18.75%) Tandem
9 6 (18.75%) Requirements Analysis
10 5 (15.63%) Dynamics CRM
10 5 (15.63%) Scrum
10 5 (15.63%) UNIX

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing Software Architecture also 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 that cited Software Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.25%) ArchestrA
Applications
1 9 (28.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (31.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (28.13%) Marketing
2 2 (6.25%) Aerospace
2 2 (6.25%) Automotive
2 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Architect
1 10 (31.25%) Team Leader
2 8 (25.00%) .NET Team Leader
3 7 (21.88%) Development Team Leader
3 7 (21.88%) Developer
4 6 (18.75%) Technical Architect
4 6 (18.75%) Development Manager
5 4 (12.50%) Software Architect
5 4 (12.50%) Web Manager
5 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Web Development Manager
6 3 (9.38%) Author
6 3 (9.38%) Technical Author
6 3 (9.38%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 3 (9.38%) CRM Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Software Team Leader
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Technical Author
7 2 (6.25%) Software Development Team Leader
7 2 (6.25%) Lead Developer
8 1 (3.13%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (62.50%) .NET
2 14 (43.75%) ASP.NET
3 13 (40.63%) HTML
4 12 (37.50%) CSS
5 7 (21.88%) .NET Framework
6 6 (18.75%) WCF
6 6 (18.75%) WPF
7 4 (12.50%) HTML5
7 4 (12.50%) jQuery
8 3 (9.38%) CSS3
9 2 (6.25%) XML
10 1 (3.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 1 (3.13%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Open Source
2 6 (18.75%) Tandem
3 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.25%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) UNIX
1 5 (15.63%) Windows
1 5 (15.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) MVC
1 9 (28.13%) Content Management
1 9 (28.13%) UML
1 9 (28.13%) Business Development
1 9 (28.13%) Digital Marketing
2 7 (21.88%) Software Engineering
3 6 (18.75%) Project Management
3 6 (18.75%) Requirements Analysis
4 5 (15.63%) Scrum
4 5 (15.63%) CRM
4 5 (15.63%) Service Delivery
4 5 (15.63%) Technical Analysis
5 4 (12.50%) Web Development
6 3 (9.38%) OO
7 2 (6.25%) Test Strategy
7 2 (6.25%) Electronic Design Automation
7 2 (6.25%) Waterfall
7 2 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.25%) OOD
7 2 (6.25%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 20 (62.50%) C#
2 13 (40.63%) JavaScript
3 7 (21.88%) SQL
3 7 (21.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 6 (18.75%) Oracle
3 2 (6.25%) Wonderware
3 2 (6.25%) VMware
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