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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Architecture
Rank 255 224 256
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +32
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 8 21 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.13% 0.35% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.40% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 7 20 10
Median salary £52,500 £46,250 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.51% -13.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £34,950 £39,714
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £59,250 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
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
5529 5305 6438
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 88.27% 87.67% 86.61%
Number of salaries quoted 4647 4341 5517
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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
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 8 December 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 -22 5 £60,000 +26.31% 1
Lancashire - 2 £52,500 - 1
Merseyside -13 1 - - 1
Software Architecture
England

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 15 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (65.00%) .NET
3 12 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 12 (60.00%) TDD
4 11 (55.00%) C#
4 11 (55.00%) SQL Server
5 10 (50.00%) Web Services
5 10 (50.00%) MVC
5 10 (50.00%) .NET Framework
5 10 (50.00%) jQuery
6 9 (45.00%) Unit Testing
6 9 (45.00%) Entity Framework
6 9 (45.00%) CSS
6 9 (45.00%) HTML
7 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
7 8 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 7 (35.00%) Mentoring
8 7 (35.00%) SOLID
8 7 (35.00%) Scrum
8 7 (35.00%) SQL
8 7 (35.00%) T-SQL
8 7 (35.00%) Retail
9 6 (30.00%) Degree
9 6 (30.00%) Ajax
9 6 (30.00%) Computer Science
9 6 (30.00%) WCF
9 6 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (30.00%) HTML5
9 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET
9 6 (30.00%) XML

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 3 (15.00%) JBoss
2 2 (10.00%) Confluence
2 2 (10.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.00%) Apache
3 1 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (5.00%) IIS
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (55.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (10.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (10.00%) MySQL
3 2 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (10.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (20.00%) JIRA
3 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (15.00%) JUnit
4 2 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (10.00%) Bitbucket
4 2 (10.00%) Eclipse
4 2 (10.00%) IntelliJ
4 2 (10.00%) JMeter
4 2 (10.00%) jMock
4 2 (10.00%) Mockito
5 1 (5.00%) Gerrit
5 1 (5.00%) Maven
5 1 (5.00%) Selenium
5 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (35.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (75.00%) Developer
2 9 (45.00%) Senior Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Senior Software Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Software Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 3 (15.00%) SQL BI Developer
5 3 (15.00%) SQL Developer
5 3 (15.00%) SQL Server BI Developer
5 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Developer
5 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Azure Developer
6 2 (10.00%) C# Developer
6 2 (10.00%) C++ Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Development Manager
6 2 (10.00%) Senior C# Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Senior C++ Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Architect
7 1 (5.00%) Lead Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (65.00%) .NET
2 10 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 10 (50.00%) jQuery
2 10 (50.00%) Web Services
3 9 (45.00%) CSS
3 9 (45.00%) Entity Framework
3 9 (45.00%) HTML
4 8 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (30.00%) Ajax
5 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET
5 6 (30.00%) HTML5
5 6 (30.00%) WCF
5 6 (30.00%) XML
6 5 (25.00%) CSS3
6 5 (25.00%) LINQ
6 5 (25.00%) Razor View Engine
6 5 (25.00%) RESTful
6 5 (25.00%) Silverlight
6 5 (25.00%) WPF
7 4 (20.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (15.00%) iPad
2 3 (15.00%) N-Tier
3 2 (10.00%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (5.00%) Blog
4 1 (5.00%) Social Media
4 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (60.00%) TDD
3 10 (50.00%) MVC
4 9 (45.00%) Unit Testing
5 7 (35.00%) Mentoring
5 7 (35.00%) Scrum
5 7 (35.00%) SOLID
6 6 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (25.00%) People Management
8 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (15.00%) SOA
8 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
9 2 (10.00%) BDD
9 2 (10.00%) Customer Insight
9 2 (10.00%) Kanban
9 2 (10.00%) Resource Management
9 2 (10.00%) Time Management
9 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (55.00%) C#
3 7 (35.00%) SQL
3 7 (35.00%) T-SQL
4 5 (25.00%) Java
5 2 (10.00%) C++
5 2 (10.00%) PHP
5 2 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (10.00%) Cadence
3 2 (10.00%) HP
Preston, Lancashire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent plus outstanding benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Datalex
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago