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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architecture
Rank 233 221 225
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +4
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 28 23 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.38% 0.34% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.42% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 25 9 25
Average salary £50,000 £48,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.09% +21.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £39,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £72,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
6211 5443 5765
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.83% 79.39% 79.02%
Number of salaries quoted 5049 4615 4953
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 15 £50,000 +25.00%
Lancashire - 6 £25,500 -
Merseyside +10 5 £50,000 +33.33%
Cheshire -16 2 £55,000 -24.13% 1
Software Architecture
England

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 42 (72.41%) .NET
2 40 (68.97%) C#
3 38 (65.52%) SQL Server
4 27 (46.55%) Java
5 25 (43.10%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (36.21%) ASP.NET
6 21 (36.21%) .NET Framework
6 21 (36.21%) WCF
7 19 (32.76%) WPF
8 18 (31.03%) Tandem
8 18 (31.03%) Requirements Analysis
8 18 (31.03%) Project Management
9 15 (25.86%) JavaScript
9 15 (25.86%) SQL
9 15 (25.86%) MS Excel
10 13 (22.41%) HTML
11 12 (20.69%) CSS
11 12 (20.69%) MVC
11 12 (20.69%) Microsoft
12 10 (17.24%) Internet
12 10 (17.24%) UML
12 10 (17.24%) Marketing
12 10 (17.24%) Coaching
13 9 (15.52%) Software Engineering
13 9 (15.52%) Content Management
13 9 (15.52%) Business Development
13 9 (15.52%) Digital Marketing
13 9 (15.52%) Open Source
14 8 (13.79%) PDA
15 7 (12.07%) OO

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (3.45%) ArchestrA
Applications
1 15 (25.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (10.34%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (17.24%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (65.52%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.34%) Crystal Reports
2 6 (10.34%) SQL Server 2000
2 6 (10.34%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.45%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.45%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.45%) Big Data
3 2 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.45%) OLAP
4 1 (1.72%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.72%) Rational Rose
1 1 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (17.24%) Marketing
2 6 (10.34%) Finance
3 3 (5.17%) Back Office
4 1 (1.72%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (39.66%) Architect
2 16 (27.59%) Developer
2 16 (27.59%) Technical Architect
3 7 (12.07%) Team Leader
3 7 (12.07%) .NET Team Leader
4 6 (10.34%) Software Developer
5 5 (8.62%) Microsoft Developer
5 5 (8.62%) Development Team Leader
5 5 (8.62%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (8.62%) Development Manager
5 5 (8.62%) Analyst
5 5 (8.62%) Business Analyst
6 4 (6.90%) Web Manager
6 4 (6.90%) Web Development Manager
6 4 (6.90%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 4 (6.90%) CRM Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Business Systems Analyst
7 3 (5.17%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (3.45%) Author
8 2 (3.45%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (72.41%) .NET
2 21 (36.21%) ASP.NET
2 21 (36.21%) .NET Framework
2 21 (36.21%) WCF
3 19 (32.76%) WPF
4 13 (22.41%) HTML
5 12 (20.69%) CSS
6 4 (6.90%) HTML5
7 2 (3.45%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (3.45%) Kafka
7 2 (3.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (3.45%) XML
7 2 (3.45%) jQuery
7 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 1 (1.72%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (1.72%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (1.72%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 18 (31.03%) Tandem
2 9 (15.52%) Open Source
3 8 (13.79%) PDA
4 2 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.45%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (3.45%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.72%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.34%) Windows
2 4 (6.90%) Linux
2 4 (6.90%) UNIX
3 1 (1.72%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (43.10%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (31.03%) Requirements Analysis
2 18 (31.03%) Project Management
3 12 (20.69%) MVC
4 10 (17.24%) UML
4 10 (17.24%) Coaching
5 9 (15.52%) Business Development
5 9 (15.52%) Digital Marketing
5 9 (15.52%) Content Management
5 9 (15.52%) Software Engineering
6 7 (12.07%) OO
7 6 (10.34%) CRM
7 6 (10.34%) Scrum
7 6 (10.34%) Service Delivery
7 6 (10.34%) Time Management
7 6 (10.34%) Technical Analysis
8 5 (8.62%) Web Development
8 5 (8.62%) Service Management
9 4 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (5.17%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 40 (68.97%) C#
2 27 (46.55%) Java
3 15 (25.86%) JavaScript
3 15 (25.86%) SQL
4 7 (12.07%) VB.NET
5 6 (10.34%) VB6
5 6 (10.34%) VB
6 2 (3.45%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.72%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.34%) QA
2 2 (3.45%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 12 (20.69%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.90%) Oracle
3 2 (3.45%) VMware
3 2 (3.45%) Wonderware
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago