The table below looks at the statistics for Software Architecture skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Architecture over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Architecture
Rank 210 228 234
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +6
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 22 27 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.39% 0.42% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.47% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 19 21 30
Median salary £43,500 £34,500 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+26.08% -28.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,349 £34,500 £39,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £50,000 £51,100
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +8.69%
Software Architecture
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4850 5686 6028
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 86.76% 88.47% 85.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4095 4615 4799
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Software Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing Software Architecture as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Software Architecture
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Software Architecture Salary Trend in the North West

Software Architecture
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Architecture across the North West region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

Software Architecture Salary Histogram in the North West

Software Architecture
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 Architecture within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +10 17 £43,500 +26.08% 5
Cumbria - 3 - -
Merseyside +3 1 £82,500 -
Lancashire - 1 £32,500 -
Software Architecture
England

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT jobs citing Software Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Software Architecture.

1 20 (60.61%) C#
1 20 (60.61%) .NET
1 20 (60.61%) MVC
2 17 (51.52%) JavaScript
2 17 (51.52%) Web Services
3 16 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (48.48%) TDD
4 15 (45.45%) Ajax
4 15 (45.45%) jQuery
4 15 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 15 (45.45%) CSS
5 14 (42.42%) SQL
5 14 (42.42%) SQL Server
6 12 (36.36%) Scrum
6 12 (36.36%) WPF
6 12 (36.36%) RESTful
6 12 (36.36%) Entity Framework
6 12 (36.36%) .NET Framework
6 12 (36.36%) SOLID
7 11 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 11 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (33.33%) HTML5
7 11 (33.33%) LINQ
7 11 (33.33%) HTML
7 11 (33.33%) T-SQL
7 11 (33.33%) XML
7 11 (33.33%) ASP.NET
8 10 (30.30%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (27.27%) Unit Testing
9 9 (27.27%) Software Engineering

Software Architecture
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 4 (12.12%) CMS
2 1 (3.03%) Apache
2 1 (3.03%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Office
2 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) OPENContractor
1 3 (9.09%) OPENHousing
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (42.42%) SQL Server
2 11 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (24.24%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 8 (24.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (12.12%) NoSQL
5 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (12.12%) MSTest
3 3 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (9.09%) Visual Studio
3 3 (9.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (3.03%) Gatling
4 1 (3.03%) Gerrit
4 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.03%) JMeter
4 1 (3.03%) JUnit
4 1 (3.03%) Maven
4 1 (3.03%) NeoLoad
4 1 (3.03%) Selenium
4 1 (3.03%) WebLOAD
General
1 8 (24.24%) Retail
2 4 (12.12%) Finance
3 2 (6.06%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (51.52%) Developer
2 8 (24.24%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 7 (21.21%) .NET Developer
3 7 (21.21%) SQL Developer
4 6 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (18.18%) C# Developer
5 5 (15.15%) Architect
5 5 (15.15%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 5 (15.15%) Senior Developer
6 4 (12.12%) C# Architect
6 4 (12.12%) Software Architect
6 4 (12.12%) SQL BI Developer
6 4 (12.12%) SQL Server BI Developer
6 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Developer
6 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Developer
7 3 (9.09%) Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 3 (9.09%) Consultant
7 3 (9.09%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (60.61%) .NET
2 17 (51.52%) Web Services
3 15 (45.45%) Ajax
3 15 (45.45%) CSS
3 15 (45.45%) jQuery
4 12 (36.36%) .NET Framework
4 12 (36.36%) Entity Framework
4 12 (36.36%) RESTful
4 12 (36.36%) WPF
5 11 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 11 (33.33%) HTML
5 11 (33.33%) HTML5
5 11 (33.33%) LINQ
5 11 (33.33%) XML
6 8 (24.24%) ASP.NET Web API
6 8 (24.24%) CSS3
6 8 (24.24%) JSON
6 8 (24.24%) Razor View Engine
6 8 (24.24%) Silverlight
6 8 (24.24%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Computer Science
2 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.12%) Fintech
2 4 (12.12%) iPad
3 3 (9.09%) Driving Licence
3 3 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 3 (9.09%) Mobile App
3 3 (9.09%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Android
1 1 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (60.61%) MVC
2 16 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (48.48%) TDD
3 12 (36.36%) Scrum
3 12 (36.36%) SOLID
4 10 (30.30%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (27.27%) Software Engineering
5 9 (27.27%) Unit Testing
6 7 (21.21%) OOP
7 5 (15.15%) SOA
8 4 (12.12%) BDD
8 4 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (12.12%) Data Analysis
8 4 (12.12%) Domain-Driven Design
8 4 (12.12%) Kanban
8 4 (12.12%) Machine Learning
8 4 (12.12%) OO
8 4 (12.12%) Open Source
8 4 (12.12%) Project Management
8 4 (12.12%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (60.61%) C#
2 17 (51.52%) JavaScript
3 14 (42.42%) SQL
4 11 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 5 (15.15%) Python
5 5 (15.15%) Scala
6 3 (9.09%) Java
6 3 (9.09%) VB.NET
7 2 (6.06%) R
8 1 (3.03%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (24.24%) Degree
2 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 15 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.09%) Capita
3 2 (6.06%) Twitter
4 1 (3.03%) SOASTA, Inc
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