The table below looks at the statistics for Software Architecture skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside 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 - 67 -
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 0 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside - 0.62% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.71% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 0
Average salary - £47,500 -
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 Merseyside region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
421 561 384
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 86.27% 86.44% 80.50%
Number of salaries quoted 308 492 321
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £61,000
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 Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Architecture across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Software Architecture
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Architecture across the Merseyside region.

Software Architecture Salary Trend in Merseyside

Software Architecture
Top 3 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Business Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Lead Business Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Business Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories