The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architecture
Rank 105 111 109
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 13 12 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.72% 0.73% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 0.95% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 7 11 14
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -2.17%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1458 1265 1382
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 81.09% 76.67% 75.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1157 1091 1178
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,660 £32,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Software Architecture
Cambridgeshire

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 28 (87.50%) Python
2 22 (68.75%) Degree
3 21 (65.63%) C
4 19 (59.38%) Windows
5 15 (46.88%) Mathematics
6 14 (43.75%) Software Engineering
6 14 (43.75%) Linux
6 14 (43.75%) Wireless
6 14 (43.75%) Electronics
7 12 (37.50%) Apache
7 12 (37.50%) C++
8 11 (34.38%) Bluetooth
8 11 (34.38%) Firmware
9 10 (31.25%) Perl
9 10 (31.25%) Java
9 10 (31.25%) Wi-Fi
10 9 (28.13%) Configuration Management
10 9 (28.13%) Games
10 9 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (28.13%) JavaScript
10 9 (28.13%) Web Services
11 8 (25.00%) PHP
11 8 (25.00%) HTML
11 8 (25.00%) Marketing
11 8 (25.00%) Computer Science
11 8 (25.00%) Mac OS
11 8 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
11 8 (25.00%) HTML5
11 8 (25.00%) WebKit
11 8 (25.00%) NoSQL

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 12 (37.50%) Apache
2 4 (12.50%) CloudStack
2 4 (12.50%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.13%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.13%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 14 (43.75%) Wireless
2 11 (34.38%) Bluetooth
3 10 (31.25%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (18.75%) Internet
4 6 (18.75%) UWB
5 3 (9.38%) 802.11
6 1 (3.13%) ZigBee
6 1 (3.13%) NGN
6 1 (3.13%) Ethernet
6 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 4 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (12.50%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.13%) Text Mining
3 1 (3.13%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.13%) Mercurial
2 1 (3.13%) GCC
2 1 (3.13%) SCons
2 1 (3.13%) GoogleTest
2 1 (3.13%) Bugzilla
2 1 (3.13%) JUnit
2 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.13%) Eclipse
General
1 14 (43.75%) Electronics
2 9 (28.13%) Games
3 8 (25.00%) Marketing
4 1 (3.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (37.50%) Developer
2 9 (28.13%) Software Developer
3 7 (21.88%) Software Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Lead Software Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Software Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Architect
5 3 (9.38%) Software Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Firmware Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Software Manager
6 1 (3.13%) iOS Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Software Development Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Development Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (28.13%) Web Services
2 8 (25.00%) HTML
2 8 (25.00%) HTML5
2 8 (25.00%) WebKit
3 4 (12.50%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (3.13%) VTK
4 1 (3.13%) Qt
4 1 (3.13%) iOS SDK
4 1 (3.13%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 15 (46.88%) Mathematics
2 11 (34.38%) Firmware
3 8 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 6 (18.75%) Cryptography
5 5 (15.63%) Embedded Systems
6 4 (12.50%) PKI
7 3 (9.38%) Handset
7 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
8 2 (6.25%) Visualisation
9 1 (3.13%) Semantic Web
9 1 (3.13%) Physics
9 1 (3.13%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (3.13%) Grid Computing
9 1 (3.13%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 19 (59.38%) Windows
2 14 (43.75%) Linux
3 8 (25.00%) Mac OS
4 6 (18.75%) UNIX
4 6 (18.75%) Android
5 4 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) Software Engineering
2 9 (28.13%) Configuration Management
2 9 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (25.00%) Software Deployment
4 4 (12.50%) Product Management
4 4 (12.50%) Requirements Engineering
5 3 (9.38%) Benchmarking
6 2 (6.25%) OOP
6 2 (6.25%) OO
6 2 (6.25%) Project Management
6 2 (6.25%) TDD
6 2 (6.25%) Automated Testing
6 2 (6.25%) Information Security
6 2 (6.25%) Data Protection
7 1 (3.13%) Rapid Prototyping
7 1 (3.13%) Test Automation
7 1 (3.13%) Image Processing
7 1 (3.13%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.13%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.13%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 28 (87.50%) Python
2 21 (65.63%) C
3 12 (37.50%) C++
4 10 (31.25%) Perl
4 10 (31.25%) Java
5 9 (28.13%) JavaScript
6 8 (25.00%) PHP
7 7 (21.88%) Assembly Language
8 6 (18.75%) C#
9 5 (15.63%) Embedded C
10 1 (3.13%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 22 (68.75%) Degree
2 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) Postgraduate
3 1 (3.13%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.50%) Perforce
3 1 (3.13%) Google
3 1 (3.13%) Apple
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