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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architecture
Rank 98 99 110
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +11
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 17 15 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.07% 1.01% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.32% 1.23% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 15 13 7
Average salary £40,000 £54,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.92% -22.85%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
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
1292 1224 1326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 81.36% 82.54% 73.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1011 1055 1105
Average salary £43,500 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.40% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,400 £55,000 £61,400
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 2 March 2015.

Software Architecture Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 27 (57.45%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (53.19%) C#
3 22 (46.81%) C
3 22 (46.81%) Degree
3 22 (46.81%) Finance
4 19 (40.43%) Software Engineering
5 18 (38.30%) C++
5 18 (38.30%) Computer Science
6 17 (36.17%) Microsoft
6 17 (36.17%) Python
6 17 (36.17%) Mathematics
7 13 (27.66%) SQL
7 13 (27.66%) Windows
7 13 (27.66%) User Stories
8 11 (23.40%) OO
8 11 (23.40%) SQL Server
8 11 (23.40%) Java
8 11 (23.40%) QA
9 10 (21.28%) CSS3
9 10 (21.28%) Team Foundation Server
9 10 (21.28%) HTML5
9 10 (21.28%) JavaScript
9 10 (21.28%) HTML
9 10 (21.28%) CSS
9 10 (21.28%) NUnit
10 9 (19.15%) Risk Management
10 9 (19.15%) TOWER Software
10 9 (19.15%) Unit Testing
10 9 (19.15%) Financial Modelling
11 8 (17.02%) Rhino Mocks

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 6 (12.77%) CMS
2 2 (4.26%) OpenStack
2 2 (4.26%) CloudStack
2 2 (4.26%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.02%) Wireless
2 6 (12.77%) Internet
3 2 (4.26%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.40%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.26%) Hadoop
2 2 (4.26%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 10 (21.28%) NUnit
1 10 (21.28%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (17.02%) Rhino Mocks
2 8 (17.02%) Visual Studio
3 3 (6.38%) Git (software)
General
1 22 (46.81%) Finance
2 6 (12.77%) Publishing
3 5 (10.64%) Banking
3 5 (10.64%) Marketing
3 5 (10.64%) Electronics
3 5 (10.64%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 19 (40.43%) Architect
2 14 (29.79%) Developer
3 12 (25.53%) Software Architect
4 8 (17.02%) C# Developer
5 7 (14.89%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (14.89%) Software Engineer
6 6 (12.77%) Software Developer
7 5 (10.64%) C# Architect
8 3 (6.38%) Development Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) Senior Development Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) Test Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) Senior Test Engineer
9 2 (4.26%) Windows Administrator
9 2 (4.26%) Lead Software Engineer
9 2 (4.26%) Embedded C Developer
9 2 (4.26%) C Developer
9 2 (4.26%) Head of Development
9 2 (4.26%) UNIX Administrator
9 2 (4.26%) Administrator
10 1 (2.13%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.28%) HTML
1 10 (21.28%) CSS
1 10 (21.28%) HTML5
1 10 (21.28%) CSS3
2 3 (6.38%) .NET
3 2 (4.26%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (2.13%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (38.30%) Computer Science
2 17 (36.17%) Mathematics
3 6 (12.77%) E-Learning
3 6 (12.77%) Cryptography
4 3 (6.38%) Statistics
4 3 (6.38%) Algorithms
5 2 (4.26%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 13 (27.66%) Windows
2 8 (17.02%) UNIX
3 6 (12.77%) Linux
4 5 (10.64%) Android
4 5 (10.64%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (57.45%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (40.43%) Software Engineering
3 13 (27.66%) User Stories
4 11 (23.40%) OO
5 9 (19.15%) Risk Management
5 9 (19.15%) Unit Testing
5 9 (19.15%) Financial Modelling
6 6 (12.77%) Data Protection
6 6 (12.77%) CRM
7 4 (8.51%) Information Security
8 3 (6.38%) TDD
8 3 (6.38%) Test Scripting
8 3 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (6.38%) Network Management
9 2 (4.26%) Line Management
9 2 (4.26%) Risk Analysis
9 2 (4.26%) Product Management
9 2 (4.26%) Scrum
10 1 (2.13%) Project Management
10 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 25 (53.19%) C#
2 22 (46.81%) C
3 18 (38.30%) C++
4 17 (36.17%) Python
5 13 (27.66%) SQL
6 11 (23.40%) Java
7 10 (21.28%) JavaScript
8 7 (14.89%) Embedded C
9 3 (6.38%) Embedded C++
10 2 (4.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (46.81%) Degree
2 1 (2.13%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (23.40%) QA
2 2 (4.26%) ISO 9000
3 1 (2.13%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 17 (36.17%) Microsoft
2 9 (19.15%) TOWER Software
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle
3 2 (4.26%) Red Hat
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