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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architecture
Rank 166 170 165
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 19 17 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.49% 0.42% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.49% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 19 15 3
Average salary £34,500 £50,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.00% -23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-4.04% +4.21%
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
3362 3439 3009
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 86.87% 84.21% 79.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2817 2776 2590
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,513 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 - 1
Altrincham - 2 £50,000 -
Software Architecture
North West

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 27 (65.85%) SQL Server
2 26 (63.41%) TDD
3 25 (60.98%) JSON
3 25 (60.98%) XML
4 24 (58.54%) Software Engineering
4 24 (58.54%) Retail
4 24 (58.54%) Degree
5 23 (56.10%) Java EE
5 23 (56.10%) RabbitMQ
5 23 (56.10%) REST
5 23 (56.10%) Enterprise Software
5 23 (56.10%) Relational Database
5 23 (56.10%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (56.10%) Hibernate
5 23 (56.10%) ActiveMQ
5 23 (56.10%) Spring
5 23 (56.10%) Maven
5 23 (56.10%) Logistics
5 23 (56.10%) Servlets
5 23 (56.10%) SOAP
5 23 (56.10%) C
5 23 (56.10%) C++
5 23 (56.10%) Java
5 23 (56.10%) UNIX
5 23 (56.10%) E-Commerce
5 23 (56.10%) JMS
5 23 (56.10%) WSDL
5 23 (56.10%) RDBMS
5 23 (56.10%) Linux
6 12 (29.27%) SDLC

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 2 (4.88%) CMS
1 2 (4.88%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) SaaS
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (65.85%) SQL Server
2 23 (56.10%) RDBMS
2 23 (56.10%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (56.10%) Maven
2 7 (17.07%) Visual Studio
3 4 (9.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (4.88%) NUnit
5 1 (2.44%) Subversion
5 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 24 (58.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (58.54%) Software Engineer
2 8 (19.51%) Architect
3 6 (14.63%) Technical Architect
4 5 (12.20%) Test Engineer
4 5 (12.20%) Technical Engineer
4 5 (12.20%) Non-Functional Test Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.44%) Development Manager
7 1 (2.44%) Software Architect
7 1 (2.44%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Software Team Leader
7 1 (2.44%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (60.98%) XML
1 25 (60.98%) JSON
2 23 (56.10%) Java EE
2 23 (56.10%) Servlets
2 23 (56.10%) SOAP
2 23 (56.10%) JMS
2 23 (56.10%) WSDL
2 23 (56.10%) Hibernate
2 23 (56.10%) ActiveMQ
2 23 (56.10%) Spring
2 23 (56.10%) REST
2 23 (56.10%) RabbitMQ
3 9 (21.95%) ASP.NET MVC
3 9 (21.95%) .NET
3 9 (21.95%) ASP.NET
4 6 (14.63%) Web Services
5 4 (9.76%) CSS
5 4 (9.76%) HTML
5 4 (9.76%) WCF
5 4 (9.76%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 23 (56.10%) Enterprise Software
1 23 (56.10%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.20%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.44%) NHS
3 1 (2.44%) Informatics
3 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.44%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 23 (56.10%) UNIX
1 23 (56.10%) Linux
2 8 (19.51%) Windows
3 5 (12.20%) Android
3 5 (12.20%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (63.41%) TDD
2 24 (58.54%) Software Engineering
3 23 (56.10%) Logistics
3 23 (56.10%) E-Commerce
4 12 (29.27%) SDLC
5 11 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (21.95%) MVC
7 7 (17.07%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (14.63%) SOA
8 6 (14.63%) Service Delivery
9 5 (12.20%) Non-Functional Testing
9 5 (12.20%) System Integration Testing
10 4 (9.76%) Scrum
11 3 (7.32%) Business Analysis
11 3 (7.32%) Project Management
11 3 (7.32%) Mentoring
12 2 (4.88%) Coaching
12 2 (4.88%) Technical Analysis
12 2 (4.88%) Change Control
12 2 (4.88%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 23 (56.10%) C++
1 23 (56.10%) Java
1 23 (56.10%) C
2 9 (21.95%) C#
2 9 (21.95%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.44%) SQL
3 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (58.54%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.88%) Sitecore
2 2 (4.88%) Apigee
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £25k - 40k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £24000 - £45000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Accenture
Salary: From £25,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago