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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Architecture
Rank 232 230 224
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 12 20 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.21% 0.29% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.34% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 10 18 15
Average salary £54,250 £32,750 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+65.64% -21.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £32,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £49,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
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
4922 5912 5538
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 86.40% 85.56% 84.58%
Number of salaries quoted 4080 5013 4633
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 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 5 February 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 +14 10 £55,000 +70.54% 2
Cheshire +14 2 £27,000 -26.02%
Software Architecture
England

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 23 (58.97%) .NET
2 22 (56.41%) C#
3 21 (53.85%) ASP.NET
3 21 (53.85%) Software Engineering
4 18 (46.15%) MVC
5 16 (41.03%) Web Services
5 16 (41.03%) SQL Server
6 14 (35.90%) XML
7 13 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 13 (33.33%) SQL
8 12 (30.77%) Java
8 12 (30.77%) Visual Studio
8 12 (30.77%) Degree
9 11 (28.21%) TDD
10 10 (25.64%) Unix
10 10 (25.64%) Linux
10 10 (25.64%) SDLC
11 9 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (23.08%) HTML
11 9 (23.08%) Hibernate
11 9 (23.08%) Spring
11 9 (23.08%) Maven
12 8 (20.51%) Ajax
12 8 (20.51%) JSON
12 8 (20.51%) jQuery
12 8 (20.51%) Team Foundation Server
12 8 (20.51%) SOA
12 8 (20.51%) T-SQL
12 8 (20.51%) CSS
13 7 (17.95%) SOAP

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 2 (5.13%) JBoss
2 1 (2.56%) Apache
2 1 (2.56%) CMS
2 1 (2.56%) Drupal
2 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (17.95%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) MS Office
2 1 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (41.03%) SQL Server
2 7 (17.95%) Relational Database
3 6 (15.38%) RDBMS
4 2 (5.13%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (2.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (30.77%) Visual Studio
2 9 (23.08%) Maven
3 8 (20.51%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (15.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 6 (15.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 4 (10.26%) Jenkins
6 3 (7.69%) Git (software)
6 3 (7.69%) Selenium
7 2 (5.13%) Ant
7 2 (5.13%) JUnit
8 1 (2.56%) Gerrit
8 1 (2.56%) Gradle
8 1 (2.56%) HP UFT
8 1 (2.56%) Log4j
8 1 (2.56%) Moq
8 1 (2.56%) NUnit
8 1 (2.56%) Rational Functional Tester
8 1 (2.56%) Selenium IDE
8 1 (2.56%) SilkTest
8 1 (2.56%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (15.38%) Finance
1 6 (15.38%) Retail
2 1 (2.56%) Banking
2 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (30.77%) Architect
1 12 (30.77%) Developer
2 11 (28.21%) Software Engineer
3 10 (25.64%) C# Architect
4 8 (20.51%) C# Developer
5 7 (17.95%) Java Engineer
5 7 (17.95%) Java Software Engineer
5 7 (17.95%) Linux Engineer
5 7 (17.95%) Software Architect
6 6 (15.38%) .NET Developer
6 6 (15.38%) C Software Engineer
6 6 (15.38%) C/C++ Software Engineer
6 6 (15.38%) C++ Software Engineer
6 6 (15.38%) Unix Engineer
6 6 (15.38%) Unix Linux Engineer
7 4 (10.26%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (10.26%) C# Software Developer
7 4 (10.26%) Software Developer
7 4 (10.26%) Technical Architect
8 3 (7.69%) .NET Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (58.97%) .NET
2 21 (53.85%) ASP.NET
3 16 (41.03%) Web Services
4 14 (35.90%) XML
5 9 (23.08%) Hibernate
5 9 (23.08%) HTML
5 9 (23.08%) Spring
6 8 (20.51%) Ajax
6 8 (20.51%) CSS
6 8 (20.51%) jQuery
6 8 (20.51%) JSON
7 7 (17.95%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (17.95%) SOAP
7 7 (17.95%) WPF
8 6 (15.38%) ActiveMQ
8 6 (15.38%) HTML5
8 6 (15.38%) Java EE
8 6 (15.38%) LINQ
8 6 (15.38%) RabbitMQ
8 6 (15.38%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (17.95%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (7.69%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.13%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.64%) Linux
1 10 (25.64%) Unix
2 4 (10.26%) Windows
3 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.56%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (53.85%) Software Engineering
2 18 (46.15%) MVC
3 11 (28.21%) TDD
4 10 (25.64%) SDLC
5 8 (20.51%) SOA
6 7 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (17.95%) E-Commerce
7 6 (15.38%) Logistics
8 5 (12.82%) Unit Testing
9 4 (10.26%) Open Source
9 4 (10.26%) Secure Coding
9 4 (10.26%) Service Delivery
10 3 (7.69%) Analytics
10 3 (7.69%) BDD
10 3 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (7.69%) DevOps
11 2 (5.13%) Data Analysis
11 2 (5.13%) Scrum
11 2 (5.13%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (56.41%) C#
2 13 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 13 (33.33%) SQL
3 12 (30.77%) Java
4 8 (20.51%) T-SQL
5 7 (17.95%) VB.NET
6 6 (15.38%) C
6 6 (15.38%) C++
7 3 (7.69%) Python
8 2 (5.13%) Scala
9 1 (2.56%) Perl
9 1 (2.56%) PHP
9 1 (2.56%) Ruby
9 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (30.77%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) ISEB
2 1 (2.56%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Docker
1 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) Puppet
2 1 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 3 (7.69%) Oracle
2 2 (5.13%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.56%) SAP
3 1 (2.56%) VMware
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