The table below looks at the statistics for Software Architecture skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Architecture over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architecture
Rank 88 110 114
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +4
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 18 20 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.28% 1.09% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.56% 1.37% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 16 19 9
Average salary £52,500 £50,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.96% +18.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,200 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%
Software Architecture
Cambridgeshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1153 1455 1439
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 81.83% 79.08% 77.91%
Number of salaries quoted 977 1189 1240
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% -3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +6.25%

Software Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Software Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Software Architecture
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Software Architecture Salary Trend in Cambridge

Software Architecture
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Architecture across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Software Architecture Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 34 (94.44%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (72.22%) C#
3 24 (66.67%) Mathematics
4 23 (63.89%) User Stories
4 23 (63.89%) Finance
5 22 (61.11%) Degree
5 22 (61.11%) Computer Science
5 22 (61.11%) Microsoft
5 22 (61.11%) SQL Server
6 21 (58.33%) SQL
6 21 (58.33%) OO
7 20 (55.56%) QA
7 20 (55.56%) NUnit
8 18 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 17 (47.22%) Financial Modelling
9 17 (47.22%) Unit Testing
9 17 (47.22%) TOWER Software
9 17 (47.22%) Risk Management
10 14 (38.89%) .NET
10 14 (38.89%) C++
11 13 (36.11%) HTML
11 13 (36.11%) JavaScript
11 13 (36.11%) HTML5
12 12 (33.33%) CSS3
12 12 (33.33%) Algorithms
12 12 (33.33%) CSS
12 12 (33.33%) Statistics
13 10 (27.78%) WPF
13 10 (27.78%) Rhino Mocks
14 8 (22.22%) SaaS

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 1 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 8 (22.22%) SaaS
2 1 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (61.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (55.56%) NUnit
2 18 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (27.78%) Rhino Mocks
4 8 (22.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (63.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (72.22%) Developer
2 14 (38.89%) Software Developer
3 10 (27.78%) C# Developer
3 10 (27.78%) Senior Developer
4 8 (22.22%) Senior Software Developer
5 6 (16.67%) Architect
6 4 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.56%) Software Architect
7 2 (5.56%) Software Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Programmer
7 2 (5.56%) Senior C# Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Embedded C Developer
7 2 (5.56%) C Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Head of Development
7 2 (5.56%) AWS Developer
8 1 (2.78%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (38.89%) .NET
2 13 (36.11%) HTML
2 13 (36.11%) HTML5
3 12 (33.33%) CSS3
3 12 (33.33%) CSS
4 10 (27.78%) WPF
5 3 (8.33%) XML
6 2 (5.56%) WF
7 1 (2.78%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (2.78%) Ajax
7 1 (2.78%) JSON
7 1 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (66.67%) Mathematics
2 22 (61.11%) Computer Science
3 12 (33.33%) Algorithms
3 12 (33.33%) Statistics
4 2 (5.56%) Cryptography
4 2 (5.56%) Physics
5 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.89%) Windows
2 4 (11.11%) Linux
3 2 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (94.44%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (63.89%) User Stories
3 21 (58.33%) OO
4 17 (47.22%) Financial Modelling
4 17 (47.22%) Unit Testing
4 17 (47.22%) Risk Management
5 7 (19.44%) Software Engineering
6 4 (11.11%) Project Management
6 4 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 4 (11.11%) Business Analysis
6 4 (11.11%) TDD
6 4 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (11.11%) Scrum
7 2 (5.56%) SOA
7 2 (5.56%) Information Security
7 2 (5.56%) Workflow
7 2 (5.56%) Data Protection
8 1 (2.78%) OO PHP
8 1 (2.78%) MVC
8 1 (2.78%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 26 (72.22%) C#
2 21 (58.33%) SQL
3 14 (38.89%) C++
4 13 (36.11%) JavaScript
5 7 (19.44%) Java
6 6 (16.67%) C
7 5 (13.89%) Python
8 3 (8.33%) Embedded C
8 3 (8.33%) Embedded C++
9 1 (2.78%) XAML
9 1 (2.78%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (61.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (55.56%) QA
2 1 (2.78%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 22 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 17 (47.22%) TOWER Software
3 2 (5.56%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle
4 1 (2.78%) MuleSoft
4 1 (2.78%) TIBCO
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