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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Architecture over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architecture
Rank 227 212 215
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +3
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 32 21 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.44% 0.31% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.40% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 30 10 35
Average salary £50,000 £57,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.66% +43.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £39,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,400 £72,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £49,500 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +3.26%
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
6021 5312 5706
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 81.90% 77.59% 77.80%
Number of salaries quoted 4785 4491 4957
Average salary £40,000 £38,143 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.86% +1.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Software Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Architecture across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 August 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Architecture within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Manchester -4 17 £50,000 -23.07%
Merseyside +14 9 £50,000 +33.33%
Lancashire - 5 £25,500 - 1
Cheshire -14 1 £55,000 -24.13% 1
Software Architecture
England

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 40 (71.43%) .NET
2 38 (67.86%) C#
3 35 (62.50%) SQL Server
4 26 (46.43%) Java
5 20 (35.71%) .NET Framework
6 19 (33.93%) WCF
6 19 (33.93%) ASP.NET
7 18 (32.14%) Project Management
7 18 (32.14%) WPF
7 18 (32.14%) Requirements Analysis
7 18 (32.14%) Tandem
8 15 (26.79%) JavaScript
9 14 (25.00%) SQL
9 14 (25.00%) MS Excel
10 13 (23.21%) HTML
11 12 (21.43%) CSS
12 10 (17.86%) Microsoft
12 10 (17.86%) Internet
12 10 (17.86%) MVC
12 10 (17.86%) Marketing
13 9 (16.07%) Business Development
13 9 (16.07%) Content Management
13 9 (16.07%) Software Engineering
13 9 (16.07%) Digital Marketing
13 9 (16.07%) Open Source
13 9 (16.07%) UML
14 7 (12.50%) PDA
15 6 (10.71%) Dynamics CRM
15 6 (10.71%) Technical Analysis
15 6 (10.71%) Finance

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 2 (3.57%) ArchestrA
Applications
1 14 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (10.71%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (17.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.93%) Crystal Reports
2 5 (8.93%) SQL Server 2000
2 5 (8.93%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.57%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.57%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.57%) Big Data
3 2 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.57%) OLAP
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (17.86%) Marketing
2 6 (10.71%) Finance
3 3 (5.36%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 21 (37.50%) Architect
2 15 (26.79%) Technical Architect
2 15 (26.79%) Developer
3 8 (14.29%) Team Leader
3 8 (14.29%) .NET Team Leader
4 6 (10.71%) Development Team Leader
4 6 (10.71%) Development Manager
4 6 (10.71%) Software Developer
5 5 (8.93%) Analyst
5 5 (8.93%) Business Analyst
5 5 (8.93%) Microsoft Developer
6 4 (7.14%) Web Development Manager
6 4 (7.14%) Web Manager
6 4 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 4 (7.14%) CRM Developer
6 4 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (5.36%) Business Systems Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Chief Technology Officer
8 2 (3.57%) Senior Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (71.43%) .NET
2 20 (35.71%) .NET Framework
3 19 (33.93%) WCF
3 19 (33.93%) ASP.NET
4 18 (32.14%) WPF
5 13 (23.21%) HTML
6 12 (21.43%) CSS
7 4 (7.14%) HTML5
8 3 (5.36%) jQuery
9 2 (3.57%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (3.57%) CSS3
9 2 (3.57%) Kafka
9 2 (3.57%) XML
10 1 (1.79%) KnockoutJS
10 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (1.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (1.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 18 (32.14%) Tandem
2 9 (16.07%) Open Source
3 7 (12.50%) PDA
4 2 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.79%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.79%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.71%) Windows
2 4 (7.14%) Linux
2 4 (7.14%) UNIX
3 1 (1.79%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (32.14%) Project Management
1 18 (32.14%) Requirements Analysis
2 10 (17.86%) MVC
3 9 (16.07%) Business Development
3 9 (16.07%) Content Management
3 9 (16.07%) Software Engineering
3 9 (16.07%) Digital Marketing
3 9 (16.07%) UML
4 6 (10.71%) Technical Analysis
4 6 (10.71%) Scrum
4 6 (10.71%) Service Delivery
4 6 (10.71%) CRM
5 5 (8.93%) OO
5 5 (8.93%) Service Management
5 5 (8.93%) Time Management
6 4 (7.14%) Web Development
6 4 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (5.36%) OOD
7 3 (5.36%) User Stories
7 3 (5.36%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 38 (67.86%) C#
2 26 (46.43%) Java
3 15 (26.79%) JavaScript
4 14 (25.00%) SQL
5 6 (10.71%) VB.NET
6 5 (8.93%) VB
6 5 (8.93%) VB6
7 1 (1.79%) C++
7 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.93%) QA
2 2 (3.57%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 10 (17.86%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.93%) Oracle
3 2 (3.57%) Wonderware
3 2 (3.57%) VMware
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