The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architecture
Rank 163 166 176
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +10
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 17 20 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.48% 0.50% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.60% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 17 18 10
Average salary £34,500 £50,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.00% +38.88%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
Software Architecture
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3117 3340 3317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 87.19% 83.33% 80.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2586 2715 2847
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Architecture across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Software Architecture Salary Histogram 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 31 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Stockport - 11 £34,500 - 2
Software Architecture
North West

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 30 (68.18%) SQL Server
2 27 (61.36%) TDD
3 26 (59.09%) JSON
4 25 (56.82%) XML
5 22 (50.00%) Retail
5 22 (50.00%) Software Engineering
5 22 (50.00%) Degree
6 21 (47.73%) Hibernate
6 21 (47.73%) Java EE
6 21 (47.73%) ActiveMQ
6 21 (47.73%) Spring
6 21 (47.73%) Maven
6 21 (47.73%) Logistics
6 21 (47.73%) Servlets
6 21 (47.73%) SOAP
6 21 (47.73%) C
6 21 (47.73%) C++
6 21 (47.73%) Java
6 21 (47.73%) UNIX
6 21 (47.73%) E-Commerce
6 21 (47.73%) JMS
6 21 (47.73%) WSDL
6 21 (47.73%) RDBMS
6 21 (47.73%) Linux
6 21 (47.73%) REST
6 21 (47.73%) RabbitMQ
6 21 (47.73%) Enterprise Software
6 21 (47.73%) Relational Database
6 21 (47.73%) Analytical Skills
7 18 (40.91%) Agile Software Development

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 5 (11.36%) CMS
1 5 (11.36%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (11.36%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (68.18%) SQL Server
2 21 (47.73%) RDBMS
2 21 (47.73%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (47.73%) Maven
2 9 (20.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (15.91%) Visual Studio
4 5 (11.36%) NUnit
5 1 (2.27%) Subversion
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 22 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 8 (18.18%) Developer
2 8 (18.18%) Architect
3 5 (11.36%) Test Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) Technical Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) Non-Functional Test Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (9.09%) Technical Architect
5 3 (6.82%) Software Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Team Leader
5 3 (6.82%) Software Team Leader
6 1 (2.27%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (2.27%) AWS Developer
6 1 (2.27%) Development Manager
6 1 (2.27%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (59.09%) JSON
2 25 (56.82%) XML
3 21 (47.73%) Java EE
3 21 (47.73%) Servlets
3 21 (47.73%) SOAP
3 21 (47.73%) JMS
3 21 (47.73%) WSDL
3 21 (47.73%) Hibernate
3 21 (47.73%) ActiveMQ
3 21 (47.73%) Spring
3 21 (47.73%) RabbitMQ
3 21 (47.73%) REST
4 12 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
4 12 (27.27%) .NET
4 12 (27.27%) ASP.NET
5 9 (20.45%) CSS
5 9 (20.45%) HTML
5 9 (20.45%) WCF
5 9 (20.45%) jQuery
6 6 (13.64%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 21 (47.73%) Enterprise Software
1 21 (47.73%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.36%) N-Tier
3 3 (6.82%) NHS
3 3 (6.82%) Informatics
3 3 (6.82%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 21 (47.73%) UNIX
1 21 (47.73%) Linux
2 11 (25.00%) Windows
3 5 (11.36%) Android
3 5 (11.36%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (61.36%) TDD
2 22 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 21 (47.73%) Logistics
3 21 (47.73%) E-Commerce
4 18 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (29.55%) SDLC
6 12 (27.27%) MVC
7 10 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (20.45%) Scrum
9 8 (18.18%) SOA
10 7 (15.91%) Project Management
10 7 (15.91%) Business Analysis
11 6 (13.64%) Service Delivery
12 5 (11.36%) OOD
12 5 (11.36%) Domain-Driven Design
12 5 (11.36%) Non-Functional Testing
12 5 (11.36%) Technical Analysis
12 5 (11.36%) Change Control
12 5 (11.36%) System Integration Testing
13 4 (9.09%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 21 (47.73%) C++
1 21 (47.73%) Java
1 21 (47.73%) C
2 12 (27.27%) C#
2 12 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.27%) SQL
3 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
1 5 (11.36%) Sitecore
1 5 (11.36%) Apigee
Stockport, Cheshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions Limited
Salary: + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Recital Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £55000 Per Annum Good Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £24000 - £45000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Accenture
Salary: From £25,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Accenture
Posted: 24 days ago