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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Architecture
Rank - 56 68
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 0 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside - 0.21% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.24% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 5
Average salary - £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -15.78%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -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 Merseyside region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
471 423 543
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 88.20% 88.31% 89.60%
Number of salaries quoted 372 363 477
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Vagrant
2 1 (50.00%) Black-Box Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium IDE
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) Docker
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) API Development
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) Ant
2 1 (50.00%) JUnit
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) JBoss
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) J2SE
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) CMS
1 1 (50.00%) Drupal
1 1 (50.00%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Ant
2 1 (50.00%) JUnit
2 1 (50.00%) Log4j
2 1 (50.00%) Maven
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium IDE
2 1 (50.00%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Architect
1 1 (50.00%) QA Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Digital Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Technologist
1 1 (50.00%) Technologist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) J2SE
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) SUSE
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) API Development
2 1 (50.00%) Black-Box Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Content Management
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat