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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Architecture
England / North West
Rank 232 228 244
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +16
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 16 11 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.27% 0.20% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.23% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 16 11 11
Median salary £55,000 £53,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.80% +33.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £49,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.00% +11.11%

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
5218 4865 5931
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 88.92% 87.30% 86.51%
Number of salaries quoted 4386 4042 5077
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £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
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 21 January 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 21 January 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 12 £57,500 +7.47% 2
Lancashire - 3 £52,500 -
Merseyside - 1 £37,500 -
Software Architecture
England

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 17 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (56.00%) .NET
3 13 (52.00%) JavaScript
3 13 (52.00%) TDD
3 13 (52.00%) Mentoring
4 12 (48.00%) ASP.NET
4 12 (48.00%) SQL Server
5 11 (44.00%) C#
5 11 (44.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 10 (40.00%) People Management
6 10 (40.00%) jQuery
6 10 (40.00%) Web Services
6 10 (40.00%) HTTP
7 9 (36.00%) MVC
7 9 (36.00%) SOA
8 8 (32.00%) Java
8 8 (32.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 8 (32.00%) AngularJS
8 8 (32.00%) REST
9 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (28.00%) iPad
9 7 (28.00%) Node.js
9 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 7 (28.00%) SDLC
9 7 (28.00%) .NET Framework
9 7 (28.00%) JIRA
9 7 (28.00%) Oracle
9 7 (28.00%) N-Tier
9 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 6 (24.00%) CSS

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 5 (20.00%) JBoss
2 4 (16.00%) Confluence
2 4 (16.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.00%) Apache
3 1 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (4.00%) IIS
3 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (32.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (16.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (40.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (48.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.00%) MongoDB
2 4 (16.00%) NoSQL
2 4 (16.00%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (12.00%) MySQL
3 3 (12.00%) RDBMS
3 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) JIRA
2 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (20.00%) JUnit
3 4 (16.00%) Bitbucket
3 4 (16.00%) Eclipse
3 4 (16.00%) IntelliJ
3 4 (16.00%) JMeter
3 4 (16.00%) jMock
3 4 (16.00%) Mockito
4 3 (12.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (4.00%) Gerrit
6 1 (4.00%) Maven
6 1 (4.00%) Selenium
6 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
6 1 (4.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (16.00%) Retail
2 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (68.00%) Developer
2 12 (48.00%) Senior Developer
3 7 (28.00%) C# Developer
3 7 (28.00%) Software Developer
4 6 (24.00%) Senior Software Developer
5 4 (16.00%) Senior C# Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Architect
6 3 (12.00%) Development Manager
6 3 (12.00%) Lead Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Team Leader
7 2 (8.00%) Azure Developer
7 2 (8.00%) C++ Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (8.00%) Lead C# Developer
7 2 (8.00%) NoSQL Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Senior C++ Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Agile Development Manager
8 1 (4.00%) BizTalk Developer
8 1 (4.00%) C# Software Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (56.00%) .NET
2 12 (48.00%) ASP.NET
3 10 (40.00%) jQuery
3 10 (40.00%) Web Services
4 8 (32.00%) AngularJS
4 8 (32.00%) REST
5 7 (28.00%) .NET Framework
5 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 7 (28.00%) Node.js
6 6 (24.00%) CSS
6 6 (24.00%) Entity Framework
6 6 (24.00%) HTML
7 5 (20.00%) SOAP
8 4 (16.00%) J2EE
8 4 (16.00%) JDBC
9 2 (8.00%) HTML5
9 2 (8.00%) Middleware
9 2 (8.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) iPad
1 7 (28.00%) N-Tier
2 2 (8.00%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (4.00%) Blog
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.00%) Social Media
3 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (52.00%) Mentoring
2 13 (52.00%) TDD
3 11 (44.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 10 (40.00%) People Management
5 9 (36.00%) MVC
5 9 (36.00%) SOA
6 7 (28.00%) SDLC
7 6 (24.00%) Unit Testing
8 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (16.00%) Customer Insight
9 4 (16.00%) Waterfall
10 3 (12.00%) Resource Management
10 3 (12.00%) Service Delivery
10 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
11 2 (8.00%) Business Analysis
11 2 (8.00%) Scrum
11 2 (8.00%) Technical Architecture
11 2 (8.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (52.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (44.00%) C#
3 8 (32.00%) Java
4 3 (12.00%) PHP
4 3 (12.00%) SQL
4 3 (12.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (8.00%) C++
5 2 (8.00%) Python
6 1 (4.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
1 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Oracle
2 4 (16.00%) Cadence
2 4 (16.00%) HP
3 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
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