The table below looks at the statistics for Software Architecture skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Architecture over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architecture
Rank 114 126 142
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +16
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 19 19 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.89% 0.77% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 0.97% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 18 19 10
Average salary £52,500 £50,500 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.96% -19.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £63,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -6.25%
Software Architecture
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1732 1961 2043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 81.28% 79.78% 75.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1437 1625 1745
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Software Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Architecture across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Software Architecture
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Architecture across the Cambridgeshire region.

Software Architecture Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

Software Architecture
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Architecture across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Software Architecture Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Software Architecture
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Architecture within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +13 19 £52,500 +3.96% 4
Software Architecture
East of England

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 30 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (66.67%) C#
3 23 (63.89%) Degree
4 22 (61.11%) Mathematics
4 22 (61.11%) SQL
5 21 (58.33%) Microsoft
5 21 (58.33%) Finance
6 20 (55.56%) OO
6 20 (55.56%) SQL Server
6 20 (55.56%) Computer Science
6 20 (55.56%) User Stories
7 19 (52.78%) QA
8 17 (47.22%) Team Foundation Server
8 17 (47.22%) NUnit
9 16 (44.44%) TOWER Software
9 16 (44.44%) Risk Management
9 16 (44.44%) Unit Testing
9 16 (44.44%) Financial Modelling
10 15 (41.67%) C++
11 13 (36.11%) HTML
11 13 (36.11%) JavaScript
11 13 (36.11%) HTML5
12 12 (33.33%) CSS3
12 12 (33.33%) .NET
12 12 (33.33%) CSS
13 11 (30.56%) Statistics
13 11 (30.56%) Algorithms
14 9 (25.00%) C
15 8 (22.22%) Visual Studio
15 8 (22.22%) Software Engineering

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 1 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 7 (19.44%) SaaS
2 1 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) Internet
1 2 (5.56%) Network Security
2 1 (2.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (55.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (47.22%) NUnit
1 17 (47.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (22.22%) Rhino Mocks
2 8 (22.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (58.33%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Advertising
2 1 (2.78%) Banking
2 1 (2.78%) Marketing
2 1 (2.78%) Electronics
2 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (63.89%) Developer
2 13 (36.11%) Software Developer
3 8 (22.22%) C# Developer
4 7 (19.44%) Architect
4 7 (19.44%) Senior Developer
4 7 (19.44%) Senior Software Developer
5 4 (11.11%) Software Architect
6 3 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.56%) Windows Administrator
7 2 (5.56%) Embedded C Developer
7 2 (5.56%) C Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Head of Development
7 2 (5.56%) Programmer
7 2 (5.56%) Administrator
7 2 (5.56%) Software Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) UNIX Administrator
7 2 (5.56%) AWS Developer
8 1 (2.78%) IT Administrator
8 1 (2.78%) PHP Developer
8 1 (2.78%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (36.11%) HTML
1 13 (36.11%) HTML5
2 12 (33.33%) CSS3
2 12 (33.33%) .NET
2 12 (33.33%) CSS
3 8 (22.22%) WPF
4 2 (5.56%) XML
5 1 (2.78%) Ajax
5 1 (2.78%) JSON
5 1 (2.78%) WF
5 1 (2.78%) Web Services
5 1 (2.78%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 22 (61.11%) Mathematics
2 20 (55.56%) Computer Science
3 11 (30.56%) Algorithms
3 11 (30.56%) Statistics
4 2 (5.56%) Cryptography
5 1 (2.78%) Physics
5 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (19.44%) Windows
2 4 (11.11%) Linux
2 4 (11.11%) UNIX
3 1 (2.78%) Android
3 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (55.56%) OO
2 20 (55.56%) User Stories
3 16 (44.44%) Financial Modelling
3 16 (44.44%) Risk Management
3 16 (44.44%) Unit Testing
4 8 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 3 (8.33%) Business Analysis
5 3 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (8.33%) TDD
5 3 (8.33%) Scrum
5 3 (8.33%) Project Management
5 3 (8.33%) PRINCE2
6 2 (5.56%) Line Management
6 2 (5.56%) Information Security
6 2 (5.56%) Data Protection
6 2 (5.56%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (2.78%) Workflow
7 1 (2.78%) MVC
7 1 (2.78%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 24 (66.67%) C#
2 22 (61.11%) SQL
3 15 (41.67%) C++
4 13 (36.11%) JavaScript
5 9 (25.00%) C
6 7 (19.44%) Java
7 6 (16.67%) Python
8 4 (11.11%) Embedded C
9 3 (8.33%) Embedded C++
9 3 (8.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 23 (63.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (52.78%) QA
2 1 (2.78%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 21 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 16 (44.44%) TOWER Software
3 2 (5.56%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle
4 1 (2.78%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.78%) MuleSoft
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