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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Architecture
North West / Manchester
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 191 177 163
Rank change year-on-year -14 -14  
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 14 5 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.36% 0.15% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.16% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 28
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +23.59%  
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £55,000 £55,000
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 Manchester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 3588 3066 3340
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 91.65% 89.99% 88.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3030 2536 2756
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,300
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Software Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 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 3 months to 28 March 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 3 months to 28 March 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
Salford -7 1 - -
Software Architecture
North West

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 17 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (56.52%) TDD
2 13 (56.52%) Mentoring
3 11 (47.83%) Git (software)
4 10 (43.48%) Continuous Improvement
4 10 (43.48%) Java
5 9 (39.13%) J2EE
5 9 (39.13%) Retail
5 9 (39.13%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (39.13%) JIRA
5 9 (39.13%) Confluence
6 8 (34.78%) Mockito
6 8 (34.78%) Waterfall
6 8 (34.78%) MongoDB
6 8 (34.78%) jMock
6 8 (34.78%) Unit Testing
6 8 (34.78%) Customer Insight
6 8 (34.78%) Bitbucket
6 8 (34.78%) Jenkins
6 8 (34.78%) JMeter
6 8 (34.78%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (34.78%) Cadence
6 8 (34.78%) Oracle
6 8 (34.78%) JUnit
6 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
6 8 (34.78%) JDBC
6 8 (34.78%) SOAP
6 8 (34.78%) JBoss
6 8 (34.78%) Tomcat
6 8 (34.78%) HP

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 9 (39.13%) Confluence
2 8 (34.78%) JBoss
2 8 (34.78%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) MongoDB
1 8 (34.78%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (17.39%) NoSQL
2 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (47.83%) Git (software)
2 9 (39.13%) JIRA
3 8 (34.78%) Bitbucket
3 8 (34.78%) Eclipse
3 8 (34.78%) IntelliJ
3 8 (34.78%) Jenkins
3 8 (34.78%) JMeter
3 8 (34.78%) jMock
3 8 (34.78%) JUnit
3 8 (34.78%) Mockito
4 1 (4.35%) GoCD
4 1 (4.35%) Protractor
4 1 (4.35%) Selenium
4 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (39.13%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Advertising
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (78.26%) Developer
2 13 (56.52%) Senior Developer
3 8 (34.78%) Software Developer
4 5 (21.74%) Senior Software Developer
5 4 (17.39%) C# Developer
5 4 (17.39%) Java Developer
5 4 (17.39%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Architect
6 2 (8.70%) C++ Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Lead C# Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Lead Developer
6 2 (8.70%) NoSQL Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Senior C# Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Senior C++ Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Team Leader
7 1 (4.35%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Hybris Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Test Automation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) J2EE
2 8 (34.78%) JDBC
2 8 (34.78%) SOAP
3 7 (30.43%) AngularJS
4 5 (21.74%) .NET
4 5 (21.74%) jQuery
4 5 (21.74%) Node.js
4 5 (21.74%) REST
4 5 (21.74%) Web Services
5 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET
5 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (8.70%) .NET Framework
6 2 (8.70%) Entity Framework
6 2 (8.70%) Middleware
6 2 (8.70%) RESTful
7 1 (4.35%) CodeIgniter
7 1 (4.35%) HTML
7 1 (4.35%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) N-Tier
2 4 (17.39%) iPad
3 2 (8.70%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (4.35%) BBC
4 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Android
1 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (56.52%) Mentoring
2 13 (56.52%) TDD
3 10 (43.48%) Continuous Improvement
4 9 (39.13%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (34.78%) Customer Insight
5 8 (34.78%) SOA
5 8 (34.78%) Unit Testing
5 8 (34.78%) Waterfall
6 6 (26.09%) MVC
7 5 (21.74%) SDLC
8 4 (17.39%) OO
8 4 (17.39%) People Management
9 3 (13.04%) Configuration Management
9 3 (13.04%) OOD
9 3 (13.04%) Scrum
9 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
10 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
10 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Architecture
10 2 (8.70%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) Java
2 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
3 6 (26.09%) C#
4 4 (17.39%) C++
5 2 (8.70%) Python
6 1 (4.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
1 1 (4.35%) ISEB
1 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
1 1 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Cadence
1 8 (34.78%) HP
1 8 (34.78%) Oracle
2 1 (4.35%) hybris
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Zend
Bolton, Lancashire
Destinology Ltd
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