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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Architecture
England / North West
Rank 234 225 234
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +9
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 26 11 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.43% 0.19% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.22% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 25 9 28
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +64.17%
UK excluding London median salary £49,000 £51,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-3.92% +13.33%

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
5395 4999 6037
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 90.25% 88.13% 87.72%
Number of salaries quoted 4491 4154 5047
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £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
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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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 -11 17 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Lancashire - 4 £42,250 -
Merseyside - 3 £37,500 -
Cheshire +13 2 £60,000 +122.22% 2
Software Architecture
England

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 25 (67.57%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (51.35%) .NET
3 18 (48.65%) JavaScript
4 17 (45.95%) C#
4 17 (45.95%) TDD
5 16 (43.24%) Java
5 16 (43.24%) ASP.NET
5 16 (43.24%) Mentoring
6 14 (37.84%) Continuous Improvement
6 14 (37.84%) Web Services
6 14 (37.84%) SQL Server
7 12 (32.43%) jQuery
7 12 (32.43%) Unit Testing
8 11 (29.73%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (29.73%) Git (software)
8 11 (29.73%) JIRA
8 11 (29.73%) Oracle
8 11 (29.73%) MVC
9 10 (27.03%) SOA
9 10 (27.03%) HTTP
9 10 (27.03%) CSS
9 10 (27.03%) HTML
9 10 (27.03%) People Management
9 10 (27.03%) SDLC
10 9 (24.32%) REST
10 9 (24.32%) AngularJS
10 9 (24.32%) Jenkins
10 9 (24.32%) JUnit
10 9 (24.32%) J2EE
10 9 (24.32%) JDBC

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 9 (24.32%) JBoss
2 8 (21.62%) Confluence
2 8 (21.62%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.70%) Apache
3 1 (2.70%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (27.03%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (37.84%) SQL Server
2 8 (21.62%) MongoDB
2 8 (21.62%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (10.81%) NoSQL
4 3 (8.11%) MySQL
4 3 (8.11%) RDBMS
4 3 (8.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (29.73%) Git (software)
1 11 (29.73%) JIRA
2 9 (24.32%) Jenkins
2 9 (24.32%) JUnit
3 8 (21.62%) Bitbucket
3 8 (21.62%) Eclipse
3 8 (21.62%) IntelliJ
3 8 (21.62%) JMeter
3 8 (21.62%) jMock
3 8 (21.62%) Mockito
4 3 (8.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (8.11%) Visual Studio
4 3 (8.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (5.41%) Mercurial
6 1 (2.70%) Gerrit
6 1 (2.70%) Maven
6 1 (2.70%) Selenium
General
1 9 (24.32%) Retail
2 1 (2.70%) Advertising
2 1 (2.70%) Banking
2 1 (2.70%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Marketing
2 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (67.57%) Developer
2 17 (45.95%) Senior Developer
3 11 (29.73%) C# Developer
4 9 (24.32%) Software Developer
5 6 (16.22%) Senior Software Developer
6 5 (13.51%) Architect
6 5 (13.51%) Java Developer
6 5 (13.51%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (10.81%) Lead C# Developer
7 4 (10.81%) Lead Developer
7 4 (10.81%) Senior C# Developer
8 3 (8.11%) C# Software Developer
8 3 (8.11%) Development Manager
8 3 (8.11%) Team Leader
9 2 (5.41%) .NET Developer
9 2 (5.41%) C++ Developer
9 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Architect
9 2 (5.41%) Lead .NET Developer
9 2 (5.41%) Senior C++ Developer
9 2 (5.41%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (51.35%) .NET
2 16 (43.24%) ASP.NET
3 14 (37.84%) Web Services
4 12 (32.43%) jQuery
5 10 (27.03%) CSS
5 10 (27.03%) HTML
6 9 (24.32%) AngularJS
6 9 (24.32%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (24.32%) J2EE
6 9 (24.32%) JDBC
6 9 (24.32%) REST
6 9 (24.32%) SOAP
7 8 (21.62%) Node.js
8 7 (18.92%) .NET Framework
8 7 (18.92%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 7 (18.92%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (16.22%) Entity Framework
10 4 (10.81%) Ajax
10 4 (10.81%) HTML5
10 4 (10.81%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) N-Tier
2 7 (18.92%) iPad
3 4 (10.81%) Computer Science
4 3 (8.11%) Mobile App
5 2 (5.41%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (2.70%) BBC
6 1 (2.70%) Blog
6 1 (2.70%) Social Media
6 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.81%) Linux
2 3 (8.11%) Windows
3 2 (5.41%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.70%) Android
4 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (67.57%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (45.95%) TDD
3 16 (43.24%) Mentoring
4 14 (37.84%) Continuous Improvement
5 12 (32.43%) Unit Testing
6 11 (29.73%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (29.73%) MVC
7 10 (27.03%) People Management
7 10 (27.03%) SDLC
7 10 (27.03%) SOA
8 8 (21.62%) Customer Insight
8 8 (21.62%) Waterfall
9 5 (13.51%) Enterprise Architecture
10 4 (10.81%) Service Delivery
11 3 (8.11%) Mobile Application Development
11 3 (8.11%) OO
11 3 (8.11%) Resource Management
11 3 (8.11%) Scrum
11 3 (8.11%) Web Development
12 2 (5.41%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 18 (48.65%) JavaScript
2 17 (45.95%) C#
3 16 (43.24%) Java
4 7 (18.92%) SQL
4 7 (18.92%) T-SQL
5 4 (10.81%) PHP
6 3 (8.11%) VB.NET
7 2 (5.41%) ActionScript
7 2 (5.41%) ActionScript 3.0
7 2 (5.41%) C++
7 2 (5.41%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) ISEB
2 1 (2.70%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (29.73%) Oracle
2 8 (21.62%) Cadence
2 8 (21.62%) HP
3 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.41%) Xamarin
5 1 (2.70%) hybris
5 1 (2.70%) Zend
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