The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Merseyside region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architecture
Rank 58 - 71
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 12 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.88% - 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.29% - 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 12 0 5
Average salary £50,000 - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -2.17%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
525 482 462
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 82.16% 79.41% 69.06%
Number of salaries quoted 438 418 433
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Software Architecture
North West

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
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Architecture across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Software Architecture Salary Histogram 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 28 July 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 - 11 £50,000 -
Birkenhead - 1 £42,500 -
Software Architecture
North West

Software Architecture
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 12 (70.59%) .NET
2 11 (64.71%) SQL Server
2 11 (64.71%) Project Management
2 11 (64.71%) C#
2 11 (64.71%) Java
2 11 (64.71%) Tandem
2 11 (64.71%) Requirements Analysis
2 11 (64.71%) .NET Framework
2 11 (64.71%) WCF
2 11 (64.71%) WPF
3 5 (29.41%) Finance
4 4 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (17.65%) User Stories
5 3 (17.65%) Logistics
5 3 (17.65%) Back Office
6 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
7 1 (5.88%) Marketing
7 1 (5.88%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.88%) Windows
7 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
7 1 (5.88%) ISEB
7 1 (5.88%) Intranet
7 1 (5.88%) Zachman Framework
7 1 (5.88%) TOGAF

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (64.71%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Back Office
3 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Architect
2 7 (41.18%) Technical Architect
3 6 (35.29%) Business Analyst
3 6 (35.29%) Analyst
4 4 (23.53%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (17.65%) Business Systems Analyst
5 3 (17.65%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) IT Business Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Financial Business Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (70.59%) .NET
2 11 (64.71%) .NET Framework
2 11 (64.71%) WCF
2 11 (64.71%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (64.71%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Project Management
1 11 (64.71%) Requirements Analysis
2 4 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (17.65%) User Stories
3 3 (17.65%) Logistics
4 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
5 1 (5.88%) Zachman Framework
5 1 (5.88%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) C#
1 11 (64.71%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) ISEB