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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architecture
Rank 105 101 111
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +10
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 13 14 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.73% 0.84% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 1.10% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 9 12 12
Average salary £45,000 £42,750 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.28%
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
1432 1269 1352
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 80.95% 76.54% 75.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1149 1092 1154
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £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
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 23 July 2014.

Software Architecture Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 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 26 (81.25%) Python
2 21 (65.63%) Degree
3 19 (59.38%) C
4 17 (53.13%) Windows
5 14 (43.75%) Linux
5 14 (43.75%) Wireless
5 14 (43.75%) Electronics
6 13 (40.63%) Mathematics
7 12 (37.50%) Software Engineering
8 11 (34.38%) Bluetooth
8 11 (34.38%) Apache
8 11 (34.38%) Firmware
9 10 (31.25%) C++
9 10 (31.25%) Perl
9 10 (31.25%) Wi-Fi
10 9 (28.13%) Web Services
10 9 (28.13%) JavaScript
10 9 (28.13%) Configuration Management
10 9 (28.13%) Games
11 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (25.00%) PHP
11 8 (25.00%) HTML
11 8 (25.00%) Java
11 8 (25.00%) Marketing
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
11 8 (25.00%) Software Deployment

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 11 (34.38%) Apache
2 3 (9.38%) OpenStack
2 3 (9.38%) CloudStack
3 1 (3.13%) CMS
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%) UWB
5 4 (12.50%) Internet
6 3 (9.38%) 802.11
7 1 (3.13%) Ethernet
7 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
7 1 (3.13%) NGN
7 1 (3.13%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (9.38%) Hadoop
2 3 (9.38%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (3.13%) Data Mining
3 1 (3.13%) Text 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%) JUnit
2 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.13%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.13%) Bugzilla
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 6 (18.75%) Software Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Lead Software Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Software Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Technical Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Product Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Software Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Firmware Developer
6 1 (3.13%) iOS Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Development Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Programmer
6 1 (3.13%) Software Development Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Technical Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (28.13%) Web Services
2 8 (25.00%) HTML5
2 8 (25.00%) HTML
2 8 (25.00%) WebKit
3 3 (9.38%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (3.13%) Qt
4 1 (3.13%) VTK
4 1 (3.13%) OSGi
4 1 (3.13%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 13 (40.63%) Mathematics
2 11 (34.38%) Firmware
3 6 (18.75%) Computer Science
4 4 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (12.50%) Cryptography
5 3 (9.38%) PKI
5 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
5 3 (9.38%) Handset
6 2 (6.25%) E-Learning
6 2 (6.25%) Visualisation
7 1 (3.13%) Semantic Web
7 1 (3.13%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (3.13%) Grid Computing
7 1 (3.13%) Device Driver
7 1 (3.13%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 17 (53.13%) Windows
2 14 (43.75%) Linux
3 8 (25.00%) Mac OS
4 6 (18.75%) Android
5 4 (12.50%) Apple iOS
5 4 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 9 (28.13%) Configuration Management
3 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (25.00%) Software Deployment
4 3 (9.38%) Benchmarking
4 3 (9.38%) Product Management
4 3 (9.38%) Requirements Engineering
4 3 (9.38%) Project Management
5 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2
5 2 (6.25%) OOP
5 2 (6.25%) OO
5 2 (6.25%) TDD
5 2 (6.25%) Automated Testing
5 2 (6.25%) Scrum
6 1 (3.13%) Information Security
6 1 (3.13%) Rapid Prototyping
6 1 (3.13%) Waterfall
6 1 (3.13%) User Stories
6 1 (3.13%) 3D Visualisation
6 1 (3.13%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 26 (81.25%) Python
2 19 (59.38%) C
3 10 (31.25%) C++
3 10 (31.25%) Perl
4 9 (28.13%) JavaScript
5 8 (25.00%) PHP
5 8 (25.00%) Java
6 7 (21.88%) Assembly Language
7 5 (15.63%) Embedded C
8 4 (12.50%) C#
9 1 (3.13%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 21 (65.63%) Degree
2 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (3.13%) Postgraduate
4 1 (3.13%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) ISO 9000
2 1 (3.13%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.50%) Perforce
3 1 (3.13%) Google
3 1 (3.13%) Apple