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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Architecture over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Architecture
North West / Manchester
Rank 188 170 171
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +1
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 17 9 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.45% 0.28% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.30% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 17 7 19
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +59.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,000 £52,000
UK excluding London median salary £49,000 £52,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-6.22% +16.11%

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
3430 2962 3384
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 91.22% 90.58% 86.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2905 2413 2878
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Software Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region citing Software Architecture as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 21 February 2017.

Software Architecture Salary Histogram in Manchester

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT jobs citing Software Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Software Architecture.

1 17 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (70.83%) TDD
2 16 (66.67%) Mentoring
3 11 (45.83%) Java
3 11 (45.83%) Continuous Improvement
4 10 (41.67%) SOA
5 9 (37.50%) JBoss
5 9 (37.50%) JavaScript
5 9 (37.50%) JUnit
5 9 (37.50%) J2EE
5 9 (37.50%) SOAP
5 9 (37.50%) Web Services
5 9 (37.50%) MVC
5 9 (37.50%) Retail
5 9 (37.50%) REST
5 9 (37.50%) AngularJS
5 9 (37.50%) Jenkins
5 9 (37.50%) Unit Testing
5 9 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (37.50%) Git (software)
6 8 (33.33%) jQuery
6 8 (33.33%) JIRA
6 8 (33.33%) jMock
6 8 (33.33%) Customer Insight
6 8 (33.33%) Bitbucket
6 8 (33.33%) Confluence
6 8 (33.33%) Mockito
6 8 (33.33%) Waterfall
6 8 (33.33%) MongoDB
6 8 (33.33%) JMeter

Software Architecture
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 9 (37.50%) JBoss
2 8 (33.33%) Confluence
2 8 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.17%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (29.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 8 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
3 4 (16.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (37.50%) Git (software)
1 9 (37.50%) Jenkins
1 9 (37.50%) JUnit
2 8 (33.33%) Bitbucket
2 8 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 8 (33.33%) IntelliJ
2 8 (33.33%) JIRA
2 8 (33.33%) JMeter
2 8 (33.33%) jMock
2 8 (33.33%) Mockito
3 1 (4.17%) Gerrit
3 1 (4.17%) Maven
3 1 (4.17%) Selenium
General
1 9 (37.50%) Retail
2 1 (4.17%) Advertising
2 1 (4.17%) Banking
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Marketing
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (70.83%) Developer
2 14 (58.33%) Senior Developer
3 6 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Senior C# Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Senior Software Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Software Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Team Leader
6 2 (8.33%) Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Azure Developer
6 2 (8.33%) C++ Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Lead C# Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Lead Developer
6 2 (8.33%) NoSQL Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Senior C++ Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (4.17%) Java Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Technical Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) AngularJS
1 9 (37.50%) J2EE
1 9 (37.50%) REST
1 9 (37.50%) SOAP
1 9 (37.50%) Web Services
2 8 (33.33%) .NET
2 8 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 8 (33.33%) JDBC
2 8 (33.33%) jQuery
2 8 (33.33%) Node.js
3 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET Web API
4 6 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 6 (25.00%) Entity Framework
5 2 (8.33%) Middleware
6 1 (4.17%) COM
6 1 (4.17%) CSS
6 1 (4.17%) HTML
6 1 (4.17%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) N-Tier
2 7 (29.17%) iPad
3 2 (8.33%) 3D Graphics
3 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.17%) BBC
4 1 (4.17%) Blog
4 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.17%) Social Media
4 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Android
1 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
1 1 (4.17%) Linux
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (70.83%) TDD
2 16 (66.67%) Mentoring
3 11 (45.83%) Continuous Improvement
4 10 (41.67%) SOA
5 9 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (37.50%) MVC
5 9 (37.50%) Unit Testing
6 8 (33.33%) Customer Insight
6 8 (33.33%) Waterfall
7 7 (29.17%) People Management
8 5 (20.83%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (20.83%) SDLC
9 2 (8.33%) BDD
9 2 (8.33%) Business Analysis
9 2 (8.33%) Network Management
9 2 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (8.33%) Time Management
10 1 (4.17%) Mobile Application Development
10 1 (4.17%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) Java
2 9 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 8 (33.33%) C#
4 2 (8.33%) C++
4 2 (8.33%) Python
5 1 (4.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) ISEB
2 1 (4.17%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Cadence
1 8 (33.33%) HP
1 8 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (4.17%) hybris
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Zend