Period
to 21 January 2018

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 6 months to 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Architecture
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 82 -
Rank change year-on-year +14 - +88
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 10 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.23% 0.53% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.40% 0.59% -
Number of salaries quoted 13 4 0
Lancashire median annual salary £26,500 £52,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -49.52% - -
North West median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% +22.22% +8.43%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Lancashire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 713 847 734
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 87.70% 89.25% 82.19%
Number of salaries quoted 573 780 588
Lancashire median annual salary £36,000 £37,500 £35,438
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% +5.82% +1.25%
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £48,750 £46,250
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

Software Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

Job postings citing Software Architecture as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Lancashire.

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
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Architecture in Lancashire over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 21 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Skelmersdale - 6 £72,500 -
Colne - 4 £26,500 -
Software Architecture
North West

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Office
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 6 (60.00%) Degree
1 6 (60.00%) Computer Science
1 6 (60.00%) Retail
1 6 (60.00%) Time Management
1 6 (60.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 5 (50.00%) Customer Analysis
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (40.00%) QA
3 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (40.00%) ITIL
3 4 (40.00%) C#
3 4 (40.00%) .NET
3 4 (40.00%) Process Improvement
4 3 (30.00%) SaaS
5 1 (10.00%) SQL

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:

Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Office
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 6 (60.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Architect
1 6 (60.00%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (40.00%) Applications Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
1 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Time Management
2 5 (50.00%) Customer Analysis
3 4 (40.00%) ITIL
3 4 (40.00%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 6 (60.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) QA