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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architecture
Rank 72 75 62
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -13
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 1 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.16% 0.14% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.18% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-4.04% +4.21%
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
563 547 534
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 87.42% 77.48% 80.66%
Number of salaries quoted 480 420 449
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 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 -9 1 - -
Software Architecture
West Midlands

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 7 (100.00%) UML
2 6 (85.71%) OO
2 6 (85.71%) OOD
2 6 (85.71%) Middleware
2 6 (85.71%) QNX
2 6 (85.71%) C++
2 6 (85.71%) Device Driver
2 6 (85.71%) Software Engineering
2 6 (85.71%) Nucleus RTOS
2 6 (85.71%) Modbus
2 6 (85.71%) SDLC
3 5 (71.43%) MATLAB
3 5 (71.43%) Simulink
4 2 (28.57%) C
4 2 (28.57%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (14.29%) Degree
5 1 (14.29%) JIRA
5 1 (14.29%) Release Management
5 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (14.29%) IEC 61508
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (14.29%) Change Control
5 1 (14.29%) Line Management
5 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 1 (14.29%) People Management
5 1 (14.29%) Requirements Management
5 1 (14.29%) SysML
5 1 (14.29%) Scrum
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) Modbus
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 1 (14.29%) Electronics
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Software Engineer
1 6 (85.71%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Principal Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Principal Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Device Driver
2 2 (28.57%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) UML
2 6 (85.71%) OO
2 6 (85.71%) OOD
2 6 (85.71%) Software Engineering
2 6 (85.71%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) SysML
3 1 (14.29%) Requirements Management
3 1 (14.29%) Release Management
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Change Control
3 1 (14.29%) Line Management
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) People Management
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) C++
2 5 (71.43%) MATLAB
3 2 (28.57%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) IEC 61508
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) QNX