The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for Software Architecture skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Architecture over the 3 months to 26 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Architecture
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 55 55
Rank change year-on-year 0 0  
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 4 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.99% 1.01% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 1.15% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 3
Median salary £32,000 £32,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.53% -1.51%  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26%  

Software Architecture is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Lancashire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 352 347 381
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 86.91% 87.63% 85.04%
Number of salaries quoted 323 290 320
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.04%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,150 £24,375
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Software Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire citing Software Architecture as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Software Architecture in Lancashire

Software Architecture
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Salary trend for Software Architecture in Lancashire

Software Architecture
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Architecture within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 26 April 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
Chorley - 2 - -
Lancaster - 2 £32,000 -
Software Architecture
North West

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Software Architecture.

1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) CSS
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) HTML
2 5 (71.43%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (71.43%) SDLC
2 5 (71.43%) HTTP
2 5 (71.43%) MySQL
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET
2 5 (71.43%) PHP
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
4 3 (42.86%) RDBMS
4 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
4 3 (42.86%) People Management
4 3 (42.86%) JIRA
4 3 (42.86%) Resource Management
4 3 (42.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
5 2 (28.57%) Market Research
5 2 (28.57%) Mercurial
5 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (28.57%) ActionScript 3.0
5 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
5 2 (28.57%) Apache Flex

Software Architecture
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 2 (28.57%) OpenEdge
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) MySQL
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) RDBMS
2 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (42.86%) JIRA
2 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 2 (28.57%) Mercurial
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Development Manager
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 2 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) C# Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Lead .NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Lead C# Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Lead Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Software Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Software Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Development Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) CSS
1 7 (100.00%) HTML
2 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
3 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
3 2 (28.57%) Apache Flex
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (28.57%) Flash
3 2 (28.57%) HTML5
3 2 (28.57%) JSON
3 2 (28.57%) NHibernate
3 2 (28.57%) Razor View Engine
3 2 (28.57%) SOAP
3 2 (28.57%) Spring
3 2 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (28.57%) WCF
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
1 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (71.43%) SDLC
3 3 (42.86%) People Management
3 3 (42.86%) Resource Management
3 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (28.57%) Market Research
4 2 (28.57%) Mobile Application Development
4 2 (28.57%) MVC
4 2 (28.57%) OO
4 2 (28.57%) Scrum
4 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (71.43%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) PHP
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) ActionScript
4 2 (28.57%) ActionScript 3.0
4 2 (28.57%) C#
4 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Xamarin