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 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architecture
Rank 187 203 207
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +4
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 29 11 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.58% 0.20% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 0.26% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 19 3 15
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +2.22%
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
4091 4287 4005
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 81.95% 76.88% 74.26%
Number of salaries quoted 3005 2966 3144
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 2 July 2015.

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 2 July 2015. 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 +7 11 £47,500 +35.71%
Newbury +4 10 £45,000 -
Bracknell - 2 £60,000 -
Software Architecture
South East

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 37 (75.51%) Software Engineering
2 33 (67.35%) C#
3 28 (57.14%) UML
4 27 (55.10%) Release Management
5 23 (46.94%) Windows
6 20 (40.82%) OO
7 18 (36.73%) .NET
8 17 (34.69%) C++
9 14 (28.57%) Degree
9 14 (28.57%) TDD
10 13 (26.53%) Java
11 12 (24.49%) Microsoft
12 11 (22.45%) Linux
12 11 (22.45%) Enterprise Software
12 11 (22.45%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (20.41%) SDLC
13 10 (20.41%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (20.41%) UNIX
14 9 (18.37%) Unit Testing
14 9 (18.37%) Security Cleared
14 9 (18.37%) Open Source
14 9 (18.37%) Rational DOORS
14 9 (18.37%) Spring
14 9 (18.37%) Maven
15 8 (16.33%) Telecoms
15 8 (16.33%) Mentoring
15 8 (16.33%) Coaching
16 7 (14.29%) Manufacturing
16 7 (14.29%) Firmware
16 7 (14.29%) SOA

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 4 (8.16%) Node.js
2 3 (6.12%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (4.08%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (4.08%) IIS
3 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.16%) LDAP
2 2 (4.08%) HTTP
2 2 (4.08%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.08%) VPN
2 2 (4.08%) SSL
2 2 (4.08%) Internet
2 2 (4.08%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.12%) SQL Server
1 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (4.08%) DTS
3 1 (2.04%) Star Schema
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (18.37%) Maven
1 9 (18.37%) Rational DOORS
2 7 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 5 (10.20%) Eclipse
4 2 (4.08%) JIRA
4 2 (4.08%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (16.33%) Telecoms
2 7 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 4 (8.16%) French Language
4 3 (6.12%) Finance
4 3 (6.12%) Aerospace
5 2 (4.08%) Avionics
5 2 (4.08%) Banking
5 2 (4.08%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.04%) Retail
6 1 (2.04%) Retail Banking
6 1 (2.04%) Military
Job Titles
1 23 (46.94%) Software Engineer
2 15 (30.61%) Developer
3 11 (22.45%) Senior Developer
3 11 (22.45%) Senior Software Engineer
4 7 (14.29%) C# Software Engineer
4 7 (14.29%) Architect
5 6 (12.24%) Software Developer
5 6 (12.24%) Senior Software Developer
6 5 (10.20%) C++ Developer
6 5 (10.20%) Principal Developer
6 5 (10.20%) Senior Architect
7 4 (8.16%) Senior C++ Developer
7 4 (8.16%) Principal Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) C++ Software Developer
7 4 (8.16%) Principal Software Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) Java Software Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) C# Developer
9 2 (4.08%) Software Development Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) Applications Architect
9 2 (4.08%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (36.73%) .NET
2 9 (18.37%) Spring
3 7 (14.29%) .NET Framework
3 7 (14.29%) Web Services
4 6 (12.24%) XML
4 6 (12.24%) HTML
5 5 (10.20%) jQuery
5 5 (10.20%) Hibernate
5 5 (10.20%) Vaadin
6 4 (8.16%) RESTful
6 4 (8.16%) Struts2
6 4 (8.16%) FreeMarker
6 4 (8.16%) Ajax
6 4 (8.16%) Struts
6 4 (8.16%) J2EE
6 4 (8.16%) CSS
6 4 (8.16%) JDBC
6 4 (8.16%) Servlets
7 2 (4.08%) SOAP
7 2 (4.08%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.45%) Enterprise Software
1 11 (22.45%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.20%) User Experience
2 5 (10.20%) Computer Science
3 4 (8.16%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (2.04%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 23 (46.94%) Windows
2 11 (22.45%) Linux
3 10 (20.41%) UNIX
4 2 (4.08%) Android
4 2 (4.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (75.51%) Software Engineering
2 28 (57.14%) UML
3 27 (55.10%) Release Management
4 20 (40.82%) OO
5 14 (28.57%) TDD
6 10 (20.41%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (20.41%) SDLC
7 9 (18.37%) Unit Testing
7 9 (18.37%) Open Source
8 8 (16.33%) Mentoring
8 8 (16.33%) Coaching
9 7 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
9 7 (14.29%) SOA
10 6 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (10.20%) Multithreading
12 4 (8.16%) Validation
12 4 (8.16%) MVC
13 2 (4.08%) OOA/OOD
13 2 (4.08%) Scrum
13 2 (4.08%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (67.35%) C#
2 17 (34.69%) C++
3 13 (26.53%) Java
4 6 (12.24%) JavaScript
5 4 (8.16%) AspectJ
6 3 (6.12%) C
6 3 (6.12%) Python
7 2 (4.08%) VB
7 2 (4.08%) XPath
8 1 (2.04%) Embedded C++
8 1 (2.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (28.57%) Degree
2 9 (18.37%) Security Cleared
3 7 (14.29%) PhD
4 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) QA
System Software
1 7 (14.29%) Firmware
Vendors
1 12 (24.49%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.20%) Genesys
3 2 (4.08%) Websense
4 1 (2.04%) Capita