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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architecture
Rank 59 73 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 1 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.20% 0.45% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.53% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 0
Average salary £40,500 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.61% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +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 Merseyside region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
419 571 452
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 82.64% 86.38% 76.48%
Number of salaries quoted 361 511 404
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Architecture within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 26 November 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
Liverpool - 1 £40,500 -
Software Architecture
North West

Software Architecture
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 9 (90.00%) .NET
1 9 (90.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (90.00%) .NET Framework
1 9 (90.00%) WCF
2 8 (80.00%) WPF
2 8 (80.00%) Tandem
2 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 8 (80.00%) C#
2 8 (80.00%) Java
2 8 (80.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) MVC
3 1 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) HTML
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (10.00%) CSS
3 1 (10.00%) Web Services
3 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (10.00%) Marketing
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (10.00%) REST
3 1 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (10.00%) Mentoring

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (90.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Architect
2 7 (70.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) .NET
1 9 (90.00%) .NET Framework
1 9 (90.00%) WCF
2 8 (80.00%) WPF
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (10.00%) REST
3 1 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (10.00%) CSS
3 1 (10.00%) Web Services
3 1 (10.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) Tandem
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Project Management
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (80.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (10.00%) MVC
2 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) C#
1 8 (80.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript