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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architecture
Rank 84 101 111
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +10
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 25 9 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.45% 0.61% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.72% 0.76% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 14 8 9
Average salary £41,500 £48,250 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.98% -16.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,950 £49,900
10% offered a salary of more than £78,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.52%
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
1452 1192 1381
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 83.98% 80.81% 73.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1110 947 1132
Average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
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 24 December 2014.

Software Architecture Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (59.18%) C#
2 28 (57.14%) C
3 26 (53.06%) Software Engineering
4 24 (48.98%) Degree
5 23 (46.94%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (44.90%) Python
7 21 (42.86%) Finance
8 20 (40.82%) C++
8 20 (40.82%) Windows
8 20 (40.82%) Computer Science
9 17 (34.69%) Microsoft
10 16 (32.65%) Java
10 16 (32.65%) Mathematics
11 14 (28.57%) UNIX
12 12 (24.49%) Internet
12 12 (24.49%) Cryptography
13 9 (18.37%) Wireless
13 9 (18.37%) Data Protection
14 8 (16.33%) Telecoms
15 7 (14.29%) Information Security
15 7 (14.29%) Banking
16 6 (12.24%) SQL
16 6 (12.24%) OO
16 6 (12.24%) Apache
16 6 (12.24%) CRM
16 6 (12.24%) Publishing
16 6 (12.24%) CMS
16 6 (12.24%) E-Learning
17 5 (10.20%) HTML
17 5 (10.20%) JavaScript

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 6 (12.24%) Apache
1 6 (12.24%) CMS
2 5 (10.20%) OpenStack
2 5 (10.20%) CloudStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (24.49%) Internet
2 9 (18.37%) Wireless
3 2 (4.08%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.20%) Hadoop
1 5 (10.20%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (8.16%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.04%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Visual Studio
1 4 (8.16%) NUnit
1 4 (8.16%) Git (software)
1 4 (8.16%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (8.16%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 21 (42.86%) Finance
2 8 (16.33%) Telecoms
3 7 (14.29%) Banking
4 6 (12.24%) Publishing
5 5 (10.20%) Marketing
5 5 (10.20%) Electronics
6 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.04%) Advertising
6 1 (2.04%) Games
Job Titles
1 24 (48.98%) Architect
2 18 (36.73%) Software Architect
3 10 (20.41%) Software Engineer
4 7 (14.29%) Developer
4 7 (14.29%) C# Architect
5 6 (12.24%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (12.24%) C# Developer
6 5 (10.20%) Software Developer
6 5 (10.20%) Lead Software Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) Development Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) Senior Development Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) Senior Test Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) Test Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) UNIX Administrator
8 2 (4.08%) Windows Administrator
8 2 (4.08%) Administrator
8 2 (4.08%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Head of Development
9 1 (2.04%) Systems Manager
9 1 (2.04%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.20%) HTML
1 5 (10.20%) ActiveMQ
1 5 (10.20%) HTML5
2 4 (8.16%) CSS3
2 4 (8.16%) CSS
3 3 (6.12%) .NET
4 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.04%) Web Services
4 1 (2.04%) WebKit
4 1 (2.04%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 20 (40.82%) Computer Science
2 16 (32.65%) Mathematics
3 12 (24.49%) Cryptography
4 6 (12.24%) E-Learning
5 5 (10.20%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (6.12%) PKI
7 2 (4.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (4.08%) Data Structures
7 2 (4.08%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 20 (40.82%) Windows
2 14 (28.57%) UNIX
3 5 (10.20%) Apple iOS
3 5 (10.20%) Linux
3 5 (10.20%) Android
4 1 (2.04%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (53.06%) Software Engineering
2 23 (46.94%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (18.37%) Data Protection
4 7 (14.29%) Information Security
5 6 (12.24%) OO
5 6 (12.24%) CRM
6 5 (10.20%) Product Management
7 4 (8.16%) Requirements Engineering
7 4 (8.16%) Network Management
7 4 (8.16%) Unit Testing
7 4 (8.16%) Test Scripting
7 4 (8.16%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (8.16%) Risk Management
7 4 (8.16%) Financial Modelling
7 4 (8.16%) User Stories
8 2 (4.08%) Low Latency
8 2 (4.08%) Line Management
8 2 (4.08%) Scrum
8 2 (4.08%) OOD
8 2 (4.08%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 29 (59.18%) C#
2 28 (57.14%) C
3 22 (44.90%) Python
4 20 (40.82%) C++
5 16 (32.65%) Java
6 6 (12.24%) SQL
7 5 (10.20%) JavaScript
8 4 (8.16%) Embedded C
9 3 (6.12%) PHP
Qualifications
1 24 (48.98%) Degree
2 3 (6.12%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) ISO 9000
2 4 (8.16%) QA
3 1 (2.04%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 17 (34.69%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.16%) TOWER Software
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle
3 2 (4.08%) Red Hat
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