Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Architecture
North West > Manchester
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 269 264 237
Rank change year-on-year -5 -27 +29
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 32 17 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.40% 0.23% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.25% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 30 15 33
Manchester median annual salary £52,500 £43,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.69% +24.29% -30.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £41,250 £29,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £62,500 £54,700
North West median annual salary £52,500 £43,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +20.69% +8.75% -20.00%

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 Manchester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 7286 6809 6739
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 91.12% 91.15% 90.97%
Number of salaries quoted 6027 5837 5594
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,000 £63,750 £60,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

Software Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Architecture in Manchester

Software Architecture
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Software Architecture in Manchester

Software Architecture
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Architecture in Manchester over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Architecture in Manchester

Software Architecture
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Architecture within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
Bolton 0 4 £42,500 -
Altrincham -12 3 £52,500 +20.69%
Software Architecture
North West

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Software Architecture.

1 18 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (40.63%) JavaScript
3 11 (34.38%) .NET
3 11 (34.38%) TDD
3 11 (34.38%) Test Automation
4 10 (31.25%) AngularJS
4 10 (31.25%) SQL
4 10 (31.25%) Java
5 9 (28.13%) OOP
5 9 (28.13%) OO
5 9 (28.13%) Scrum
5 9 (28.13%) DevOps
6 8 (25.00%) Mentoring
6 8 (25.00%) Microservices
6 8 (25.00%) ASP.NET
6 8 (25.00%) C#
6 8 (25.00%) HTML
6 8 (25.00%) SaaS
6 8 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 8 (25.00%) Git (software)
7 7 (21.88%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (21.88%) Spring
7 7 (21.88%) RESTful
7 7 (21.88%) Amazon AWS
7 7 (21.88%) CSS
7 7 (21.88%) SDLC
8 6 (18.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 6 (18.75%) MySQL
8 6 (18.75%) Oracle
8 6 (18.75%) SQL Server

Software Architecture
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 6 (18.75%) Apache Solr
2 4 (12.50%) OpenEdge
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.00%) SaaS
2 7 (21.88%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.13%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) HTTP
2 3 (9.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) Apache Cassandra
1 6 (18.75%) Hadoop
1 6 (18.75%) MySQL
1 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.50%) Big Data
3 3 (9.38%) NoSQL
4 2 (6.25%) Data Lake
4 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.13%) Couchbase
5 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (15.63%) JIRA
2 5 (15.63%) Visual Studio
3 4 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.13%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.13%) JUnit
5 1 (3.13%) Maven
General
1 6 (18.75%) Retail
2 5 (15.63%) Finance
3 3 (9.38%) Banking
4 2 (6.25%) Military
5 1 (3.13%) Back Office
5 1 (3.13%) Electronics
5 1 (3.13%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) Developer
2 8 (25.00%) Architect
2 8 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) Java Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) Software Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Java Software Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Lead Software Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) OpenEdge Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Progress Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Technical Architect
6 3 (9.38%) .NET Architect
6 3 (9.38%) .NET Solutions Architect
6 3 (9.38%) C# Developer
6 3 (9.38%) C# Software Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Java Architect
6 3 (9.38%) Java Solutions Architect
6 3 (9.38%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (6.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (6.25%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (34.38%) .NET
2 10 (31.25%) AngularJS
3 8 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 8 (25.00%) HTML
4 7 (21.88%) CSS
4 7 (21.88%) RESTful
4 7 (21.88%) Spring
5 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (18.75%) JAX-RS
5 6 (18.75%) JSON
5 6 (18.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (12.50%) Backbone.js
7 4 (12.50%) jQuery
7 4 (12.50%) SOAP
8 3 (9.38%) HTML5
8 3 (9.38%) Web Services
9 2 (6.25%) Ajax
9 2 (6.25%) Ember.js
9 2 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) iPad
2 1 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (34.38%) TDD
2 11 (34.38%) Test Automation
3 9 (28.13%) DevOps
3 9 (28.13%) OO
3 9 (28.13%) OOP
3 9 (28.13%) Scrum
4 8 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 8 (25.00%) Microservices
4 8 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 7 (21.88%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (21.88%) SDLC
6 6 (18.75%) Dependency Injection
6 6 (18.75%) E-Commerce
6 6 (18.75%) MVC
7 5 (15.63%) BDD
8 3 (9.38%) Information Security
8 3 (9.38%) Kanban
8 3 (9.38%) Secure Coding
8 3 (9.38%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (40.63%) JavaScript
2 10 (31.25%) Java
2 10 (31.25%) SQL
3 8 (25.00%) C#
4 4 (12.50%) Groovy
5 3 (9.38%) C++
6 2 (6.25%) C
6 2 (6.25%) TypeScript
7 1 (3.13%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) Numerate Degree
2 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) CISA
3 1 (3.13%) CISM
3 1 (3.13%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) PA-DSS
1 2 (6.25%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Docker
1 1 (3.13%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) Oracle
2 4 (12.50%) Progress
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.13%) Capita