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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architecture
Rank 96 96 107
Rank change year-on-year
0 +11
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 17 12 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.06% 0.83% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.29% 1.01% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 14 9 7
Average salary £40,750 £65,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.30% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,400 £44,800
10% offered a salary of more than £78,000 £65,000 £83,500
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
1313 1190 1271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 81.71% 82.75% 72.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1017 990 1062
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,900 £55,000 £67,500
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 27 January 2015.

Software Architecture Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 28 (58.33%) C#
2 25 (52.08%) C
3 23 (47.92%) Finance
3 23 (47.92%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (47.92%) Software Engineering
4 22 (45.83%) Degree
5 19 (39.58%) C++
6 18 (37.50%) Python
6 18 (37.50%) Computer Science
7 16 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 15 (31.25%) Windows
8 15 (31.25%) Mathematics
9 13 (27.08%) Java
10 10 (20.83%) UNIX
11 9 (18.75%) Wireless
11 9 (18.75%) SQL
11 9 (18.75%) OO
12 8 (16.67%) Cryptography
12 8 (16.67%) Internet
12 8 (16.67%) Telecoms
12 8 (16.67%) User Stories
13 7 (14.58%) HTML5
13 7 (14.58%) CSS3
13 7 (14.58%) Team Foundation Server
13 7 (14.58%) Data Protection
13 7 (14.58%) CSS
13 7 (14.58%) SQL Server
13 7 (14.58%) JavaScript
13 7 (14.58%) HTML
13 7 (14.58%) NUnit

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (12.50%) CMS
2 3 (6.25%) OpenStack
2 3 (6.25%) CloudStack
2 3 (6.25%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.75%) Wireless
2 8 (16.67%) Internet
3 2 (4.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.58%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.25%) Hadoop
2 3 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 7 (14.58%) NUnit
1 7 (14.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (12.50%) Rhino Mocks
2 6 (12.50%) Visual Studio
3 4 (8.33%) Git (software)
General
1 23 (47.92%) Finance
2 8 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 7 (14.58%) Banking
4 6 (12.50%) Publishing
5 5 (10.42%) Marketing
5 5 (10.42%) Electronics
6 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.08%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 22 (45.83%) Architect
2 16 (33.33%) Software Architect
3 10 (20.83%) Developer
4 9 (18.75%) C# Developer
5 8 (16.67%) Software Engineer
6 7 (14.58%) C# Architect
7 6 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (8.33%) Test Engineer
8 4 (8.33%) Senior Test Engineer
8 4 (8.33%) Software Developer
8 4 (8.33%) Development Engineer
8 4 (8.33%) Senior Development Engineer
9 3 (6.25%) Lead Software Engineer
10 2 (4.17%) C# .NET Developer
10 2 (4.17%) Head of Development
10 2 (4.17%) Windows Administrator
10 2 (4.17%) UNIX Administrator
10 2 (4.17%) Administrator
11 1 (2.08%) Systems Manager
11 1 (2.08%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.58%) HTML
1 7 (14.58%) CSS
1 7 (14.58%) HTML5
1 7 (14.58%) CSS3
2 4 (8.33%) .NET
3 3 (6.25%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (2.08%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (37.50%) Computer Science
2 15 (31.25%) Mathematics
3 8 (16.67%) Cryptography
4 6 (12.50%) E-Learning
5 3 (6.25%) Algorithms
5 3 (6.25%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (4.17%) Data Structures
6 2 (4.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (2.08%) PKI
7 1 (2.08%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 15 (31.25%) Windows
2 10 (20.83%) UNIX
3 5 (10.42%) Linux
3 5 (10.42%) Android
3 5 (10.42%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (47.92%) Agile Software Development
1 23 (47.92%) Software Engineering
2 9 (18.75%) OO
3 8 (16.67%) User Stories
4 7 (14.58%) Data Protection
5 6 (12.50%) Financial Modelling
5 6 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 6 (12.50%) CRM
5 6 (12.50%) Risk Management
6 5 (10.42%) Information Security
7 4 (8.33%) Network Management
7 4 (8.33%) Test Scripting
7 4 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (6.25%) Product Management
8 3 (6.25%) TDD
9 2 (4.17%) Algorithmic Trading
9 2 (4.17%) Risk Analysis
9 2 (4.17%) Scrum
9 2 (4.17%) OOD
9 2 (4.17%) Requirements Engineering
Programming Languages
1 28 (58.33%) C#
2 25 (52.08%) C
3 19 (39.58%) C++
4 18 (37.50%) Python
5 13 (27.08%) Java
6 9 (18.75%) SQL
7 7 (14.58%) JavaScript
8 5 (10.42%) Embedded C
9 2 (4.17%) PHP
10 1 (2.08%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 22 (45.83%) Degree
2 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.58%) QA
2 3 (6.25%) ISO 9000
3 1 (2.08%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 16 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.50%) TOWER Software
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle
3 2 (4.17%) Red Hat
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