The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the North West region that had Software Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Architect
England / North West
Rank 228 222 246
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Architect 20 12 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.33% 0.22% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.22% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 17 11 8
Median salary £65,000 £57,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.04% +27.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £70,000 £56,950
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £56,000 £56,250
% change year-on-year
+16.07% -0.44%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5831 5365 6788
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.80% 96.49% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 4870 4505 5687
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,001 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Software Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region that featured Software Architect in the job title.

Software Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Software Architect
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Software Architect Salary Trend in the North West

Software Architect
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Architect across the North West region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

Software Architect Salary Histogram in the North West

Software Architect
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Architect within the North West region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -20 18 £65,000 +18.18% 5
Cheshire +14 2 £57,500 - 1
Software Architect
England

Software Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, Software Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region featuring Software Architect in the job title.

1 24 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (75.00%) C#
3 18 (64.29%) JavaScript
4 17 (60.71%) Java
4 17 (60.71%) Scrum
4 17 (60.71%) jQuery
4 17 (60.71%) AngularJS
5 16 (57.14%) Oracle
5 16 (57.14%) SDLC
6 13 (46.43%) DevOps
6 13 (46.43%) Big Data
6 13 (46.43%) Computer Science
6 13 (46.43%) Java EE
6 13 (46.43%) Degree
7 12 (42.86%) Hibernate
7 12 (42.86%) Spring
7 12 (42.86%) PKI
7 12 (42.86%) Time Management
7 12 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
7 12 (42.86%) Hyper-V
7 12 (42.86%) Data Analytics
7 12 (42.86%) Analytics
7 12 (42.86%) Apache Pig
7 12 (42.86%) Hadoop
7 12 (42.86%) Visualisation
7 12 (42.86%) HTML5
7 12 (42.86%) Apache Hive
7 12 (42.86%) MongoDB
7 12 (42.86%) Node.js
7 12 (42.86%) MySQL

Software Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (42.86%) Apache Pig
1 12 (42.86%) Apache Spark
1 12 (42.86%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (28.57%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (46.43%) Big Data
2 12 (42.86%) Apache Hive
2 12 (42.86%) Hadoop
2 12 (42.86%) MongoDB
2 12 (42.86%) MySQL
2 12 (42.86%) RDBMS
2 12 (42.86%) Relational Database
3 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (42.86%) Military
2 3 (10.71%) Marketing
3 2 (7.14%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (60.71%) AngularJS
1 17 (60.71%) jQuery
2 13 (46.43%) Java EE
3 12 (42.86%) Apache Camel
3 12 (42.86%) CSS
3 12 (42.86%) CSS3
3 12 (42.86%) Hibernate
3 12 (42.86%) HTML
3 12 (42.86%) HTML5
3 12 (42.86%) Middleware
3 12 (42.86%) Node.js
3 12 (42.86%) Spring
4 8 (28.57%) .NET
5 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET
5 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (3.57%) J2EE
6 1 (3.57%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 13 (46.43%) Computer Science
2 12 (42.86%) PKI
3 8 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Windows
1 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (60.71%) Scrum
3 16 (57.14%) SDLC
4 13 (46.43%) DevOps
5 12 (42.86%) Analytics
5 12 (42.86%) Data Analytics
5 12 (42.86%) Information Exploitation
5 12 (42.86%) Information Security
5 12 (42.86%) Time Management
5 12 (42.86%) Visualisation
6 8 (28.57%) Secure Coding
7 7 (25.00%) MVC
8 5 (17.86%) Software Delivery
8 5 (17.86%) SOLID
8 5 (17.86%) TDD
9 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
9 3 (10.71%) TOGAF
10 2 (7.14%) Software Architecture
10 2 (7.14%) User Stories
11 1 (3.57%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 21 (75.00%) C#
2 18 (64.29%) JavaScript
3 17 (60.71%) Java
4 12 (42.86%) C
5 7 (25.00%) SQL
6 3 (10.71%) Python
7 1 (3.57%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (46.43%) Degree
2 9 (32.14%) DV Cleared
2 9 (32.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (28.57%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 12 (42.86%) Hyper-V
1 12 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 16 (57.14%) Oracle
2 12 (42.86%) VMware
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
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