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

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architecture
Rank 79 99 110
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +11
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 30 9 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.73% 0.60% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.02% 0.75% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 21 8 9
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £44,200 £51,900
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £63,250 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
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
1484 1204 1500
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 85.53% 80.21% 73.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1145 961 1254
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,900 £60,000
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 28 November 2014.

Software Architecture Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 (60.87%) C
2 26 (56.52%) Software Engineering
3 24 (52.17%) C#
4 23 (50.00%) Python
5 21 (45.65%) Windows
5 21 (45.65%) Degree
6 19 (41.30%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (36.96%) Finance
8 15 (32.61%) C++
8 15 (32.61%) Computer Science
9 13 (28.26%) Java
10 12 (26.09%) UNIX
10 12 (26.09%) Microsoft
11 11 (23.91%) Wireless
11 11 (23.91%) Mathematics
12 10 (21.74%) Cryptography
12 10 (21.74%) Internet
13 8 (17.39%) Telecoms
14 7 (15.22%) Data Protection
14 7 (15.22%) Android
14 7 (15.22%) Apple iOS
14 7 (15.22%) Apache
14 7 (15.22%) Banking
14 7 (15.22%) Marketing
14 7 (15.22%) Electronics
15 6 (13.04%) Publishing
15 6 (13.04%) CMS
15 6 (13.04%) E-Learning
15 6 (13.04%) Embedded C
15 6 (13.04%) Linux

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 7 (15.22%) Apache
2 6 (13.04%) CMS
3 5 (10.87%) OpenStack
3 5 (10.87%) CloudStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (23.91%) Wireless
2 10 (21.74%) Internet
3 2 (4.35%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.87%) Hadoop
1 5 (10.87%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (4.35%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.17%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.17%) NUnit
General
1 17 (36.96%) Finance
2 8 (17.39%) Telecoms
3 7 (15.22%) Electronics
3 7 (15.22%) Banking
3 7 (15.22%) Marketing
4 6 (13.04%) Publishing
5 2 (4.35%) Games
6 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 22 (47.83%) Architect
2 16 (34.78%) Software Architect
3 12 (26.09%) Software Engineer
4 7 (15.22%) C# Architect
5 6 (13.04%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (10.87%) Developer
6 5 (10.87%) Lead Software Engineer
7 4 (8.70%) Development Engineer
7 4 (8.70%) Senior Development Engineer
7 4 (8.70%) Test Engineer
7 4 (8.70%) Senior Test Engineer
8 3 (6.52%) C# Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Software Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Windows Administrator
9 2 (4.35%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
9 2 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 2 (4.35%) Senior Software Engineer
9 2 (4.35%) UNIX Administrator
9 2 (4.35%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.87%) ActiveMQ
2 3 (6.52%) HTML5
2 3 (6.52%) HTML
2 3 (6.52%) .NET
3 2 (4.35%) Web Services
3 2 (4.35%) WebKit
4 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.17%) CSS
4 1 (2.17%) CSS3
4 1 (2.17%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (32.61%) Computer Science
2 11 (23.91%) Mathematics
3 10 (21.74%) Cryptography
4 6 (13.04%) E-Learning
5 5 (10.87%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (6.52%) PKI
7 2 (4.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (4.35%) Data Structures
7 2 (4.35%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 21 (45.65%) Windows
2 12 (26.09%) UNIX
3 7 (15.22%) Apple iOS
3 7 (15.22%) Android
4 6 (13.04%) Linux
5 2 (4.35%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (56.52%) Software Engineering
2 19 (41.30%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (15.22%) Data Protection
4 6 (13.04%) CRM
5 5 (10.87%) Information Security
5 5 (10.87%) Product Management
6 4 (8.70%) Requirements Engineering
6 4 (8.70%) Network Management
6 4 (8.70%) Test Scripting
6 4 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (6.52%) OO
8 2 (4.35%) TDD
8 2 (4.35%) OOD
8 2 (4.35%) Configuration Management
8 2 (4.35%) Multithreading
8 2 (4.35%) Algorithmic Trading
8 2 (4.35%) Risk Analysis
8 2 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (4.35%) Software Deployment
8 2 (4.35%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 28 (60.87%) C
2 24 (52.17%) C#
3 23 (50.00%) Python
4 15 (32.61%) C++
5 13 (28.26%) Java
6 6 (13.04%) Embedded C
7 4 (8.70%) PHP
8 3 (6.52%) SQL
8 3 (6.52%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 21 (45.65%) Degree
2 3 (6.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.87%) ISO 9000
2 1 (2.17%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 12 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.17%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.17%) TOWER Software
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Towers Watson
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £65,000 + extensive benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55,000 + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Cambridge
The People Network
Salary: £60 - £75000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Parking, Dental
Posted: 23 days ago