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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architecture
Rank 104 98 107
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +9
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 17 14 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.94% 0.88% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 1.13% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 7 13 22
Average salary £50,000 £43,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.27% -4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £54,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £49,750 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+4.73% +3.26%
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
1475 1240 1493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 81.67% 78.23% 76.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1137 1078 1297
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 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 2 September 2014.

Software Architecture Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 29 (82.86%) Python
2 22 (62.86%) C
3 21 (60.00%) Windows
4 20 (57.14%) Degree
5 17 (48.57%) Software Engineering
6 16 (45.71%) C++
7 15 (42.86%) Linux
8 13 (37.14%) Java
8 13 (37.14%) C#
8 13 (37.14%) Apache
8 13 (37.14%) Mathematics
9 11 (31.43%) Wireless
9 11 (31.43%) Computer Science
10 10 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (25.71%) Electronics
11 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
11 9 (25.71%) JavaScript
11 9 (25.71%) Web Services
11 9 (25.71%) Mentoring
12 8 (22.86%) NoSQL
12 8 (22.86%) WebKit
12 8 (22.86%) Software Deployment
12 8 (22.86%) Mac OS
12 8 (22.86%) Amazon AWS
12 8 (22.86%) HTML5
12 8 (22.86%) UNIX
12 8 (22.86%) HTML
12 8 (22.86%) PHP
12 8 (22.86%) Internet
12 8 (22.86%) Games

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 13 (37.14%) Apache
2 5 (14.29%) OpenStack
2 5 (14.29%) CloudStack
3 1 (2.86%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (22.86%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.86%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 11 (31.43%) Wireless
2 8 (22.86%) Internet
3 6 (17.14%) Bluetooth
3 6 (17.14%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (11.43%) UWB
5 2 (5.71%) 802.11
6 1 (2.86%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.86%) NoSQL
2 5 (14.29%) Hadoop
2 5 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.86%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.86%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.86%) Mercurial
2 1 (2.86%) GCC
2 1 (2.86%) SCons
2 1 (2.86%) GoogleTest
2 1 (2.86%) JUnit
2 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.86%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.86%) Bugzilla
General
1 9 (25.71%) Electronics
2 8 (22.86%) Games
3 6 (17.14%) Finance
4 5 (14.29%) Marketing
5 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
6 2 (5.71%) Banking
7 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Developer
2 9 (25.71%) Software Developer
3 8 (22.86%) Software Engineer
4 7 (20.00%) Architect
4 7 (20.00%) Software Architect
5 5 (14.29%) Lead Software Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Senior Software Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Test Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) C# Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Test Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Development Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Development Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (5.71%) C# Architect
8 1 (2.86%) .NET Architect
8 1 (2.86%) Senior Software Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.71%) Web Services
2 8 (22.86%) HTML
2 8 (22.86%) HTML5
2 8 (22.86%) WebKit
3 5 (14.29%) ActiveMQ
4 3 (8.57%) .NET
5 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.86%) OSGi
5 1 (2.86%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.86%) Qt
5 1 (2.86%) VTK
Miscellaneous
1 13 (37.14%) Mathematics
2 11 (31.43%) Computer Science
3 8 (22.86%) Cryptography
4 6 (17.14%) Firmware
5 5 (14.29%) PKI
5 5 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (5.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (5.71%) Visualisation
6 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
6 2 (5.71%) Handset
7 1 (2.86%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (2.86%) Grid Computing
7 1 (2.86%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 21 (60.00%) Windows
2 15 (42.86%) Linux
3 8 (22.86%) Mac OS
3 8 (22.86%) UNIX
4 5 (14.29%) Android
5 3 (8.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (48.57%) Software Engineering
2 10 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (25.71%) Mentoring
4 8 (22.86%) Software Deployment
5 7 (20.00%) Configuration Management
6 5 (14.29%) Product Management
6 5 (14.29%) Requirements Engineering
7 4 (11.43%) OO
7 4 (11.43%) TDD
8 3 (8.57%) Information Security
8 3 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (8.57%) Data Protection
9 2 (5.71%) Test Scripting
9 2 (5.71%) Low Latency
9 2 (5.71%) Multithreading
9 2 (5.71%) Algorithmic Trading
9 2 (5.71%) Network Management
9 2 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (5.71%) OOP
9 2 (5.71%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (82.86%) Python
2 22 (62.86%) C
3 16 (45.71%) C++
4 13 (37.14%) Java
4 13 (37.14%) C#
5 9 (25.71%) JavaScript
6 8 (22.86%) PHP
7 7 (20.00%) Perl
8 4 (11.43%) Embedded C
8 4 (11.43%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 20 (57.14%) Degree
2 5 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.71%) Perforce
3 1 (2.86%) Google
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