The table below looks at the statistics for Software Architecture skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Architecture over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architecture
Rank 215 222 186
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -36
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 10 6 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.17% 0.11% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.14% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 35
Average salary £75,000 £45,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -21.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £38,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £68,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.69%
Software Architecture
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4595 4287 4230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 77.62% 76.35% 76.70%
Number of salaries quoted 3064 3216 3481
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Software Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Architecture across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Software Architecture
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Software Architecture Salary Trend in Berkshire

Software Architecture
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Architecture across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Software Architecture Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Software Architecture
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Architecture within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading 0 8 £80,000 +77.77%
Maidenhead - 1 £25,000 -
Software Architecture
South East

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Software Architecture also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Architecture.

1 9 (36.00%) C++
1 9 (36.00%) Customer Engagement
2 8 (32.00%) C
2 8 (32.00%) Linux
2 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (28.00%) Python
3 7 (28.00%) HTML
3 7 (28.00%) Java
3 7 (28.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (28.00%) Ant
3 7 (28.00%) CSS
3 7 (28.00%) Software Engineering
4 6 (24.00%) Data Protection
4 6 (24.00%) SaaS
4 6 (24.00%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (24.00%) Servlets
4 6 (24.00%) J2EE
4 6 (24.00%) Spring
5 5 (20.00%) Maven
5 5 (20.00%) MVC
5 5 (20.00%) Struts
5 5 (20.00%) JDBC
5 5 (20.00%) LDAP
5 5 (20.00%) XML
5 5 (20.00%) Node.js
5 5 (20.00%) Inversion of Control
5 5 (20.00%) RESTful
5 5 (20.00%) Struts2
5 5 (20.00%) Open Source
5 5 (20.00%) French Language

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Software Architecture also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (20.00%) Node.js
2 2 (8.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.00%) Jetty
3 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.00%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (24.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) LDAP
2 1 (4.00%) DHCP
2 1 (4.00%) SAN
2 1 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) MySQL
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Ant
2 5 (20.00%) Maven
3 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.00%) JUnit
3 1 (4.00%) WebObjects
3 1 (4.00%) Subversion
General
1 5 (20.00%) French Language
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Architect
2 10 (40.00%) Solutions Architect
3 9 (36.00%) Enterprise Architect
3 9 (36.00%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
4 8 (32.00%) Developer
5 7 (28.00%) Junior
5 7 (28.00%) Junior Developer
6 6 (24.00%) C++ Developer
6 6 (24.00%) Junior C++ Developer
7 5 (20.00%) Java Software Engineer
7 5 (20.00%) Software Engineer
7 5 (20.00%) Principal Software Engineer
7 5 (20.00%) Principal Engineer
8 2 (8.00%) Software Architect
9 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 1 (4.00%) Java Developer
9 1 (4.00%) Software Developer
9 1 (4.00%) IT Architect
9 1 (4.00%) Java Architect
9 1 (4.00%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) HTML
1 7 (28.00%) CSS
2 6 (24.00%) J2EE
2 6 (24.00%) Servlets
2 6 (24.00%) Spring
3 5 (20.00%) Ajax
3 5 (20.00%) XML
3 5 (20.00%) FreeMarker
3 5 (20.00%) Struts
3 5 (20.00%) JDBC
3 5 (20.00%) RESTful
3 5 (20.00%) Struts2
4 2 (8.00%) Web Services
4 2 (8.00%) jQuery
5 1 (4.00%) Apache Wicket
5 1 (4.00%) Guice
5 1 (4.00%) Hibernate
5 1 (4.00%) JSON
5 1 (4.00%) SOAP
5 1 (4.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (20.00%) Open Source
2 5 (20.00%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (4.00%) iPad
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.00%) iPhone
3 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) Mac OS X
2 2 (8.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) Solaris
3 1 (4.00%) UNIX
3 1 (4.00%) HPUX
3 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Customer Engagement
2 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (28.00%) Software Engineering
4 6 (24.00%) Data Protection
5 5 (20.00%) MVC
6 2 (8.00%) OO
7 1 (4.00%) OOD
7 1 (4.00%) ITIL
7 1 (4.00%) UML
7 1 (4.00%) OOP
7 1 (4.00%) Workflow
7 1 (4.00%) Web Development
7 1 (4.00%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) C++
2 8 (32.00%) C
3 7 (28.00%) Python
3 7 (28.00%) Java
3 7 (28.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (20.00%) AspectJ
5 3 (12.00%) Objective-C
6 2 (8.00%) Shell Script
7 1 (4.00%) Perl
7 1 (4.00%) SQL
7 1 (4.00%) Korn
7 1 (4.00%) Bourne shell
7 1 (4.00%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (4.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) JBoss
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco
2 1 (4.00%) HP
2 1 (4.00%) Citrix
2 1 (4.00%) NetApp
2 1 (4.00%) Veritas
2 1 (4.00%) Apple
2 1 (4.00%) Symantec
2 1 (4.00%) VMware
2 1 (4.00%) Brocade
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle