The table below looks at the statistics for Software Architecture skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Architecture over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architecture
Rank 67 62 58
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 3 7 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.45% 1.08% 2.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 1.51% 2.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 4
Average salary £40,000 - £38,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
Software Architecture
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Staffordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
547 464 425
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 81.40% 71.83% 79.89%
Number of salaries quoted 462 382 338
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,900 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Software Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Architecture across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Software Architecture
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Architecture across the Staffordshire region.

Software Architecture Salary Trend in Staffordshire

Software Architecture
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Architecture within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 27 November 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
Stafford - 2 - - 1
Software Architecture
West Midlands

Software Architecture
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 4 (100.00%) C++
1 4 (100.00%) UML
1 4 (100.00%) OO
1 4 (100.00%) OOD
1 4 (100.00%) Middleware
1 4 (100.00%) QNX
1 4 (100.00%) Device Driver
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (100.00%) Nucleus RTOS
2 3 (75.00%) Modbus
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Modbus
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Senior Software Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) UML
1 4 (100.00%) OO
1 4 (100.00%) OOD
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C++
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) QNX
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