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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Architecture
Rank 217 217 249
Rank change year-on-year
0 +32
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 15 41 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.26% 0.63% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.72% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 11 35 18
Average salary £32,500 £34,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.79% -23.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £32,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
4914 5674 6048
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 86.62% 87.36% 85.74%
Number of salaries quoted 4141 4513 4885
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 30 April 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Architecture within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(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 -21 7 £47,500 +5.55% 3
Lancashire +7 4 £32,500 -1.51%
Cheshire +16 2 £27,000 -16.92%
Cumbria - 2 - - 1
Software Architecture
England

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 16 (59.26%) MVC
2 15 (55.56%) C#
2 15 (55.56%) .NET
3 14 (51.85%) ASP.NET
4 13 (48.15%) Software Engineering
5 12 (44.44%) Web Services
6 8 (29.63%) SOA
7 7 (25.93%) OOP
7 7 (25.93%) CSS
7 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
7 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
7 7 (25.93%) SQL
7 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (25.93%) TDD
7 7 (25.93%) Ajax
7 7 (25.93%) WPF
7 7 (25.93%) jQuery
8 6 (22.22%) JSON
8 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
9 5 (18.52%) Finance
9 5 (18.52%) SOLID
10 4 (14.81%) Fintech
10 4 (14.81%) Entity Framework
10 4 (14.81%) Sass
10 4 (14.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (14.81%) Web Development
10 4 (14.81%) .NET Framework
10 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (14.81%) Kanban
10 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 4 (14.81%) CMS
2 2 (7.41%) Apache
2 2 (7.41%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) OPENContractor
1 2 (7.41%) OPENHousing
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (7.41%) NoSQL
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MSTest
2 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 3 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 3 (11.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (7.41%) Gerrit
3 2 (7.41%) JUnit
3 2 (7.41%) Maven
3 2 (7.41%) Selenium
4 1 (3.70%) Moq
4 1 (3.70%) NUnit
General
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Developer
2 8 (29.63%) Architect
3 7 (25.93%) .NET Developer
3 7 (25.93%) C# Architect
3 7 (25.93%) Software Architect
4 6 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (22.22%) C# Developer
5 5 (18.52%) Software Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) .NET Web Developer
6 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 3 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (11.11%) C# Web Developer
6 3 (11.11%) HTML Developer
6 3 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (11.11%) SQL Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Web Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Java Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Python Software Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Scala Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (55.56%) .NET
2 14 (51.85%) ASP.NET
3 12 (44.44%) Web Services
4 7 (25.93%) Ajax
4 7 (25.93%) CSS
4 7 (25.93%) jQuery
4 7 (25.93%) WPF
5 6 (22.22%) JSON
6 4 (14.81%) .NET Framework
6 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (14.81%) Entity Framework
6 4 (14.81%) Hibernate
6 4 (14.81%) Sass
6 4 (14.81%) Spring
6 4 (14.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 3 (11.11%) HTML
7 3 (11.11%) HTML5
7 3 (11.11%) LINQ
7 3 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Fintech
2 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) Driving Licence
2 2 (7.41%) iPad
2 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.41%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Linux
1 2 (7.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) MVC
2 13 (48.15%) Software Engineering
3 8 (29.63%) SOA
4 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (25.93%) OOP
4 7 (25.93%) TDD
5 5 (18.52%) SOLID
6 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (14.81%) Kanban
6 4 (14.81%) OO
6 4 (14.81%) Scrum
6 4 (14.81%) Web Development
7 3 (11.11%) BDD
7 3 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (11.11%) Unit Testing
8 2 (7.41%) Analytics
8 2 (7.41%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (7.41%) Data Analytics
8 2 (7.41%) Machine Learning
8 2 (7.41%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 15 (55.56%) C#
2 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
2 7 (25.93%) SQL
3 4 (14.81%) Java
4 3 (11.11%) T-SQL
4 3 (11.11%) VB.NET
5 2 (7.41%) Python
5 2 (7.41%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
1 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
1 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) Capita
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle
2 2 (7.41%) Twitter
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