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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architecture
Rank 151 178 192
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +14
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 30 12 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.83% 0.30% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 0.36% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 28 12 4
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.21%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -6.25%
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
2990 3363 3369
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 82.67% 83.76% 80.69%
Number of salaries quoted 2462 2771 2871
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,200 £51,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
Bolton - 4 £55,000 -
Altrincham -2 3 £50,000 -16.66%
Salford +2 2 £50,000 -3.84%
Software Architecture
North West

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (69.77%) SQL Server
2 26 (60.47%) TDD
3 25 (58.14%) XML
4 22 (51.16%) JSON
5 21 (48.84%) Degree
6 20 (46.51%) Software Engineering
6 20 (46.51%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (46.51%) Retail
7 17 (39.53%) ActiveMQ
7 17 (39.53%) Hibernate
7 17 (39.53%) C
7 17 (39.53%) C++
7 17 (39.53%) Java
7 17 (39.53%) Servlets
7 17 (39.53%) SOAP
7 17 (39.53%) UNIX
7 17 (39.53%) Linux
7 17 (39.53%) E-Commerce
7 17 (39.53%) JMS
7 17 (39.53%) WSDL
7 17 (39.53%) RDBMS
7 17 (39.53%) Spring
7 17 (39.53%) Maven
7 17 (39.53%) Logistics
7 17 (39.53%) Java EE
7 17 (39.53%) RabbitMQ
7 17 (39.53%) REST
7 17 (39.53%) Enterprise Software
7 17 (39.53%) Relational Database
7 17 (39.53%) Analytical Skills

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (11.63%) CMS
1 5 (11.63%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (4.65%) ArchestrA
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (9.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (69.77%) SQL Server
2 17 (39.53%) RDBMS
2 17 (39.53%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 17 (39.53%) Maven
2 11 (25.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (20.93%) Visual Studio
4 5 (11.63%) NUnit
5 2 (4.65%) Subversion
5 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 20 (46.51%) Retail
2 4 (9.30%) Finance
3 2 (4.65%) Banking
3 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (44.19%) Software Engineer
2 11 (25.58%) Architect
3 10 (23.26%) Developer
4 4 (9.30%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (9.30%) Software Developer
4 4 (9.30%) Team Leader
4 4 (9.30%) Software Team Leader
5 3 (6.98%) Technical Architect
5 3 (6.98%) Software Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Technical Tester
7 1 (2.33%) Developer Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Development Manager
7 1 (2.33%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) Tester
7 1 (2.33%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (58.14%) XML
2 22 (51.16%) JSON
3 17 (39.53%) RabbitMQ
3 17 (39.53%) REST
3 17 (39.53%) Java EE
3 17 (39.53%) Servlets
3 17 (39.53%) SOAP
3 17 (39.53%) JMS
3 17 (39.53%) WSDL
3 17 (39.53%) Hibernate
3 17 (39.53%) ActiveMQ
3 17 (39.53%) Spring
4 16 (37.21%) .NET
4 16 (37.21%) ASP.NET
4 16 (37.21%) ASP.NET MVC
5 13 (30.23%) CSS
5 13 (30.23%) HTML
5 13 (30.23%) WCF
6 11 (25.58%) jQuery
7 7 (16.28%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 17 (39.53%) Enterprise Software
1 17 (39.53%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.30%) Computer Science
2 4 (9.30%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (9.30%) NHS
2 4 (9.30%) Informatics
3 2 (4.65%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.33%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.33%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (39.53%) UNIX
1 17 (39.53%) Linux
2 9 (20.93%) Windows
3 2 (4.65%) Android
3 2 (4.65%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (60.47%) TDD
2 20 (46.51%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (46.51%) Software Engineering
3 17 (39.53%) E-Commerce
3 17 (39.53%) Logistics
4 16 (37.21%) MVC
5 12 (27.91%) Scrum
5 12 (27.91%) OOD
6 10 (23.26%) SOA
7 9 (20.93%) Project Management
7 9 (20.93%) Service Delivery
8 8 (18.60%) Business Analysis
9 7 (16.28%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (11.63%) Domain-Driven Design
10 5 (11.63%) Change Control
10 5 (11.63%) Agile Project Management
10 5 (11.63%) Technical Analysis
11 4 (9.30%) Separation of Concerns
11 4 (9.30%) Data Architecture
11 4 (9.30%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 17 (39.53%) C++
1 17 (39.53%) Java
1 17 (39.53%) C
2 16 (37.21%) C#
2 16 (37.21%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.98%) SQL
3 3 (6.98%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (48.84%) Degree
2 2 (4.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (4.65%) ISEB
2 2 (4.65%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.33%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.63%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.63%) Sitecore
2 5 (11.63%) Apigee
3 2 (4.65%) Wonderware
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