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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architecture
Rank 185 167 177
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +10
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 10 11 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.24% 0.30% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.38% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 7
Average salary £53,500 £31,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+69.84% +40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,800 £30,300 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £38,300 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-8.00% +11.11%
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
3501 2933 3051
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 84.26% 78.80% 80.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2932 2462 2696
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 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
(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
Wigan -7 1 £24,000 -20.00%
Cheadle - 1 - -
Software Architecture
North West

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 22 (73.33%) .NET
2 21 (70.00%) C#
3 17 (56.67%) SQL Server
4 14 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (40.00%) Coaching
6 10 (33.33%) Project Management
6 10 (33.33%) ASP.NET
6 10 (33.33%) Java
7 9 (30.00%) JavaScript
7 9 (30.00%) UML
7 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
7 9 (30.00%) MVC
7 9 (30.00%) WCF
7 9 (30.00%) WPF
8 8 (26.67%) Internet
8 8 (26.67%) HTML
9 7 (23.33%) CSS
9 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
9 7 (23.33%) Tandem
9 7 (23.33%) Open Source
9 7 (23.33%) Business Development
9 7 (23.33%) .NET Framework
9 7 (23.33%) Digital Marketing
9 7 (23.33%) Content Management
9 7 (23.33%) Requirements Analysis
9 7 (23.33%) Marketing
10 6 (20.00%) Web Development
10 6 (20.00%) OO
10 6 (20.00%) Windows
11 5 (16.67%) SQL

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.67%) ArchestrA
2 2 (6.67%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (26.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (56.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) Hadoop
2 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.67%) NoSQL
2 2 (6.67%) Big Data
2 2 (6.67%) RDBMS
2 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.67%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Rational Rose
2 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (23.33%) Marketing
2 1 (3.33%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Architect
2 7 (23.33%) Technical Architect
2 7 (23.33%) Development Manager
3 4 (13.33%) Web Development Manager
3 4 (13.33%) Web Manager
3 4 (13.33%) Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Team Leader
4 3 (10.00%) Development Team Leader
4 3 (10.00%) .NET Team Leader
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Technical Author
5 2 (6.67%) Software Development Team Leader
5 2 (6.67%) Software Team Leader
5 2 (6.67%) Chief Technology Officer
5 2 (6.67%) Author
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Author
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Software Architect
5 2 (6.67%) .NET Architect
6 1 (3.33%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (73.33%) .NET
2 10 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 9 (30.00%) WCF
3 9 (30.00%) WPF
4 8 (26.67%) HTML
5 7 (23.33%) CSS
5 7 (23.33%) .NET Framework
6 2 (6.67%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (6.67%) Kafka
6 2 (6.67%) XML
7 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 1 (3.33%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (3.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Tandem
1 7 (23.33%) Open Source
2 4 (13.33%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.67%) PDA
3 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Windows
2 4 (13.33%) Linux
2 4 (13.33%) UNIX
3 1 (3.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (40.00%) Coaching
3 10 (33.33%) Project Management
4 9 (30.00%) UML
4 9 (30.00%) MVC
5 7 (23.33%) Business Development
5 7 (23.33%) Digital Marketing
5 7 (23.33%) Content Management
5 7 (23.33%) Requirements Analysis
6 6 (20.00%) Web Development
6 6 (20.00%) OO
7 5 (16.67%) Scrum
7 5 (16.67%) Software Engineering
8 4 (13.33%) Waterfall
9 3 (10.00%) OOD
9 3 (10.00%) TDD
9 3 (10.00%) Mobile Application Development
10 2 (6.67%) Requirements Management
10 2 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (6.67%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 21 (70.00%) C#
2 10 (33.33%) Java
3 9 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (3.33%) C++
5 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle
2 3 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (6.67%) Wonderware
3 2 (6.67%) VMware
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