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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architecture
Rank 173 172 189
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +17
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 16 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.40% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.17% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 14 5 5
Average salary £32,250 £30,000 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -12.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £60,000 £48,800
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
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
3271 3025 3399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 81.67% 82.13% 79.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2822 2637 2993
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 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 30 January 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 30 January 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 - 9 £32,000 -
Software Architecture
North West

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 14 (56.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (52.00%) TDD
3 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (44.00%) XML
4 11 (44.00%) .NET
5 10 (40.00%) C#
5 10 (40.00%) Java
5 10 (40.00%) Software Engineering
5 10 (40.00%) Degree
6 9 (36.00%) Retail
6 9 (36.00%) RabbitMQ
6 9 (36.00%) RDBMS
6 9 (36.00%) Relational Database
7 8 (32.00%) C++
7 8 (32.00%) OOD
8 7 (28.00%) SOA
8 7 (28.00%) E-Commerce
8 7 (28.00%) JMS
8 7 (28.00%) UNIX
8 7 (28.00%) Linux
8 7 (28.00%) C
8 7 (28.00%) Servlets
8 7 (28.00%) SOAP
8 7 (28.00%) WSDL
8 7 (28.00%) Hibernate
8 7 (28.00%) Java EE
8 7 (28.00%) REST
8 7 (28.00%) ActiveMQ
8 7 (28.00%) Spring
8 7 (28.00%) Maven

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.00%) ArchestrA
2 2 (8.00%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (56.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (36.00%) RDBMS
2 9 (36.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (8.00%) Big Data
4 2 (8.00%) Hadoop
4 2 (8.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (8.00%) OLAP
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Maven
2 3 (12.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (8.00%) Rational Rose
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (4.00%) Subversion
General
1 9 (36.00%) Retail
2 4 (16.00%) Finance
3 3 (12.00%) Banking
4 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Software Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Architect
3 4 (16.00%) Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Development Manager
4 3 (12.00%) Software Architect
5 2 (8.00%) .NET Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Chief Technology Officer
5 2 (8.00%) Software Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Team Leader
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Developer Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Applications Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (44.00%) XML
1 11 (44.00%) .NET
2 9 (36.00%) RabbitMQ
3 7 (28.00%) JMS
3 7 (28.00%) Servlets
3 7 (28.00%) SOAP
3 7 (28.00%) WSDL
3 7 (28.00%) Hibernate
3 7 (28.00%) Java EE
3 7 (28.00%) REST
3 7 (28.00%) ActiveMQ
3 7 (28.00%) Spring
3 7 (28.00%) JSON
4 6 (24.00%) WCF
4 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET
5 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (16.00%) HTML
6 4 (16.00%) CSS
7 3 (12.00%) Web Services
8 2 (8.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Enterprise Software
1 7 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (16.00%) Mobile App
3 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (8.00%) N-Tier
5 1 (4.00%) User Experience
5 1 (4.00%) Data Structures
5 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.00%) NHS
5 1 (4.00%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (4.00%) Smartphone
5 1 (4.00%) Informatics
5 1 (4.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) UNIX
1 7 (28.00%) Linux
2 5 (20.00%) Windows
3 3 (12.00%) Android
4 2 (8.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) TDD
2 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 8 (32.00%) OOD
5 7 (28.00%) SOA
5 7 (28.00%) E-Commerce
5 7 (28.00%) Logistics
5 7 (28.00%) Coaching
6 6 (24.00%) Scrum
6 6 (24.00%) MVC
7 5 (20.00%) Project Management
8 4 (16.00%) OO
9 3 (12.00%) Mobile Application Development
9 3 (12.00%) Migration
9 3 (12.00%) Service Delivery
10 2 (8.00%) B2B
10 2 (8.00%) Information Management
10 2 (8.00%) Web Development
10 2 (8.00%) Performance Testing
10 2 (8.00%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) C#
1 10 (40.00%) Java
2 8 (32.00%) C++
3 7 (28.00%) C
4 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (16.00%) SQL
6 2 (8.00%) T-SQL
7 1 (4.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (8.00%) ISEB
2 2 (8.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (4.00%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (8.00%) Wonderware
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