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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architecture
Rank 55 68 63
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -5
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 7 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.32% 0.17% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.68% 0.22% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 1
Average salary £40,000 - £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
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
417 458 386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 78.83% 77.63% 76.59%
Number of salaries quoted 361 404 326
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £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
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Architecture across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Software Architecture Salary Histogram 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 29 January 2015. 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 - 5 £37,500 -
Software Architecture
West Midlands

Software Architecture
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 10 (100.00%) C++
1 10 (100.00%) UML
1 10 (100.00%) OO
1 10 (100.00%) OOD
1 10 (100.00%) Middleware
1 10 (100.00%) QNX
1 10 (100.00%) Device Driver
1 10 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 10 (100.00%) Nucleus RTOS
2 7 (70.00%) Modbus
3 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (10.00%) C

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 7 (70.00%) Modbus
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 9 (90.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 7 (70.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 7 (70.00%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Platform Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Real Time Software Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Real Time Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (100.00%) Device Driver
2 2 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) UML
1 10 (100.00%) OO
1 10 (100.00%) OOD
1 10 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C++
2 1 (10.00%) C
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) QNX