The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Architecture
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 57 - 65
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 4 0 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.92% - 1.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% - 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 6
Median salary £66,250 - £43,750
90% offered a salary of more than £63,250 - £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,250 - £63,750
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +7.52%  

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 396 583 475
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 91.03% 87.54% 82.32%
Number of salaries quoted 306 528 415
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Software Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire 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 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 in Staffordshire.

Salary trend for Software Architecture in Staffordshire

Software Architecture
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Architecture within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 25 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
Stoke-on-Trent - 3 £70,000 -
Software Architecture
West Midlands

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 25 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Software Architecture.

1 7 (87.50%) VB
1 7 (87.50%) .NET
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
1 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET
1 7 (87.50%) CSS
1 7 (87.50%) SOAP
1 7 (87.50%) C#
1 7 (87.50%) HTML
1 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
1 7 (87.50%) OOP
1 7 (87.50%) XHTML
1 7 (87.50%) SOA
1 7 (87.50%) RDBMS
1 7 (87.50%) MVC
1 7 (87.50%) WinForms
1 7 (87.50%) Ajax
1 7 (87.50%) Web Development
1 7 (87.50%) .NET Framework
1 7 (87.50%) jQuery
1 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET MVC
1 7 (87.50%) HTML5
1 7 (87.50%) NoSQL
1 7 (87.50%) Enterprise Software
1 7 (87.50%) TypeScript
1 7 (87.50%) Relational Database
1 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 7 (87.50%) Service Design
2 6 (75.00%) QA
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) Degree

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) NoSQL
1 7 (87.50%) RDBMS
1 7 (87.50%) Relational Database
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) Neo4j
2 4 (50.00%) Riak
General
1 1 (12.50%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Architect
1 7 (87.50%) Software Architect
2 6 (75.00%) .NET Architect
3 4 (50.00%) .NET Solutions Architect
3 4 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (12.50%) C# Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Java Team Leader
4 1 (12.50%) SOA Architect
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) .NET
1 7 (87.50%) .NET Framework
1 7 (87.50%) Ajax
1 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET
1 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET MVC
1 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 7 (87.50%) CSS
1 7 (87.50%) HTML
1 7 (87.50%) HTML5
1 7 (87.50%) jQuery
1 7 (87.50%) SOAP
1 7 (87.50%) WinForms
1 7 (87.50%) XHTML
2 4 (50.00%) .NET Core
2 4 (50.00%) Kafka
2 4 (50.00%) Velocity
2 4 (50.00%) WPF
3 3 (37.50%) XML
3 3 (37.50%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (62.50%) Computer Science
2 5 (62.50%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) MVC
1 7 (87.50%) OOP
1 7 (87.50%) Service Design
1 7 (87.50%) SOA
1 7 (87.50%) Web Development
2 5 (62.50%) High Availability
2 5 (62.50%) Unit Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Functional Programming
3 4 (50.00%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
4 3 (37.50%) OOA/OOD
4 3 (37.50%) UML
5 2 (25.00%) Open Source
5 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (12.50%) Cryptography
6 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C#
1 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
1 7 (87.50%) TypeScript
1 7 (87.50%) VB
2 5 (62.50%) Java
3 4 (50.00%) Erlang
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (75.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft