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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Architecture
Rank 102 101 101
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 14 15 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.93% 0.93% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 1.11% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 12 13 10
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £63,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -37.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,050 £40,000 £36,950
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £79,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -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
1322 1348 1191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 87.43% 83.62% 84.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1023 1043 1001
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £66,000 £56,400
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 2016.

Software Architecture Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 14 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (45.83%) C++
2 11 (45.83%) Configuration Management
2 11 (45.83%) Software Engineering
3 10 (41.67%) OO
3 10 (41.67%) C
4 9 (37.50%) C#
5 8 (33.33%) Degree
5 8 (33.33%) Computer Science
6 7 (29.17%) Software Delivery
6 7 (29.17%) .NET
7 6 (25.00%) Visual Studio
7 6 (25.00%) Java
7 6 (25.00%) Python
7 6 (25.00%) Windows
7 6 (25.00%) Linux
7 6 (25.00%) OOP
7 6 (25.00%) Scrum
8 5 (20.83%) Wireless
8 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
8 5 (20.83%) Perl
8 5 (20.83%) HTML
9 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2
9 4 (16.67%) SOA
9 4 (16.67%) Fortran
9 4 (16.67%) ClearCase
9 4 (16.67%) Project Management
9 4 (16.67%) SQL
9 4 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
9 4 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) Wireless
2 2 (8.33%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (16.67%) ClearCase
3 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
4 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (4.17%) NUnit
General
1 2 (8.33%) Games
1 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Software Engineer
2 8 (33.33%) Senior Software Engineer
3 7 (29.17%) Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Architect
4 4 (16.67%) C++ Software Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Software Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (12.50%) C# Developer
5 3 (12.50%) C# Software Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Java Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Automation Tester
6 2 (8.33%) C++ Developer
6 2 (8.33%) C++/C# Developer
6 2 (8.33%) DSP Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Mobile Tester
6 2 (8.33%) Principal Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) QA Automation Tester
6 2 (8.33%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) .NET
2 5 (20.83%) HTML
3 3 (12.50%) CSS
3 3 (12.50%) Hibernate
3 3 (12.50%) Java RMI
3 3 (12.50%) JDBC
3 3 (12.50%) MyBatis
3 3 (12.50%) REST
3 3 (12.50%) SOAP
3 3 (12.50%) Spring
3 3 (12.50%) XML
3 3 (12.50%) XML-RPC
4 2 (8.33%) HTML5
4 2 (8.33%) WebGL
5 1 (4.17%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 3 (12.50%) Algorithms
2 3 (12.50%) Client/Server
2 3 (12.50%) iPad
3 2 (8.33%) 3D Graphics
3 2 (8.33%) 3D Printing
4 1 (4.17%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (4.17%) Mathematics
4 1 (4.17%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Linux
1 6 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.50%) Android
3 2 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (45.83%) Configuration Management
2 11 (45.83%) Software Engineering
3 10 (41.67%) OO
4 7 (29.17%) Software Delivery
5 6 (25.00%) OOP
5 6 (25.00%) Scrum
6 4 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2
6 4 (16.67%) Project Management
6 4 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (16.67%) SOA
7 3 (12.50%) Front End Development
7 3 (12.50%) Multithreading
7 3 (12.50%) SDLC
7 3 (12.50%) Unit Testing
8 2 (8.33%) Digital Signal Processing
8 2 (8.33%) Integration Testing
8 2 (8.33%) QA Automation
8 2 (8.33%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) C++
2 10 (41.67%) C
3 9 (37.50%) C#
4 6 (25.00%) Java
4 6 (25.00%) Python
5 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
5 5 (20.83%) Perl
6 4 (16.67%) Fortran
6 4 (16.67%) SQL
7 3 (12.50%) PL/SQL
8 2 (8.33%) Embedded C
8 2 (8.33%) MATLAB
8 2 (8.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) QA
2 2 (8.33%) JTAG
Vendors
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.17%) TOWER Software
1 1 (4.17%) Twitter
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