The table below looks at the statistics for Software Architecture skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Architecture over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architecture
Rank 179 205 247
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +42
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 81 38 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.03% 0.54% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.29% 0.68% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 54 37 29
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £48,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +9.09%
Software Architecture
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 East of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6263 5568 6938
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 79.98% 78.84% 76.05%
Number of salaries quoted 4951 4608 5905
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Software Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Software Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Software Architecture
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Software Architecture Salary Trend in the East of England

Software Architecture
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Architecture across the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Software Architecture Salary Histogram in the East of England

Software Architecture
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Architecture within the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. 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
Cambridgeshire +29 37 £55,000 +15.78% 5
Bedfordshire 0 17 £40,000 -15.78%
Hertfordshire -4 15 £37,500 -25.00%
Suffolk +2 4 £80,000 +128.57% 1
Essex 0 4 £85,000 +36.00%
Norfolk +11 3 £35,030 -29.94%
Software Architecture
England

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 52 (40.31%) Java
2 48 (37.21%) Software Engineering
3 45 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (34.11%) C#
5 43 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 41 (31.78%) Windows
6 41 (31.78%) Degree
7 34 (26.36%) .NET
7 34 (26.36%) C
7 34 (26.36%) Python
8 32 (24.81%) Microsoft
9 30 (23.26%) Banking
10 29 (22.48%) Finance
11 28 (21.71%) Computer Science
12 27 (20.93%) C++
13 25 (19.38%) JavaScript
14 20 (15.50%) Time Management
15 19 (14.73%) Scrum
15 19 (14.73%) Retail
15 19 (14.73%) SQL
15 19 (14.73%) HTML
15 19 (14.73%) ASP.NET
16 18 (13.95%) EJB
16 18 (13.95%) Oracle
16 18 (13.95%) OOP
16 18 (13.95%) Relational Database
17 17 (13.18%) MVC
18 16 (12.40%) Linux
18 16 (12.40%) PKI
18 16 (12.40%) Marketing

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 (9.30%) Apache
2 10 (7.75%) WebSphere Application Server
2 10 (7.75%) WebLogic
2 10 (7.75%) WebSphere
3 9 (6.98%) MQSeries
4 7 (5.43%) CMS
4 7 (5.43%) OpenStack
4 7 (5.43%) CloudStack
5 6 (4.65%) Drupal
6 5 (3.88%) Node.js
6 5 (3.88%) JBoss
6 5 (3.88%) WildFly
7 3 (2.33%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (1.55%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 13 (10.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.30%) Internet
2 11 (8.53%) Wireless
3 5 (3.88%) Firewall
4 3 (2.33%) IPv4
4 3 (2.33%) IPv6
4 3 (2.33%) SAN
4 3 (2.33%) NAS
5 2 (1.55%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.55%) SSL
6 1 (0.78%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 18 (13.95%) Relational Database
3 12 (9.30%) NoSQL
4 10 (7.75%) DB2
5 9 (6.98%) Hadoop
6 7 (5.43%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (5.43%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (5.43%) RDBMS
7 6 (4.65%) MySQL
8 3 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.55%) Big Data
9 2 (1.55%) OLAP
10 1 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (7.75%) JIRA
2 8 (6.20%) WATIR
2 8 (6.20%) Visual Studio
2 8 (6.20%) Cucumber
3 6 (4.65%) Git (software)
4 5 (3.88%) Mockito
4 5 (3.88%) Maven
4 5 (3.88%) TestNG
4 5 (3.88%) TeamCity
5 3 (2.33%) Subversion
5 3 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (2.33%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (1.55%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.78%) VectorCAST
General
1 30 (23.26%) Banking
2 29 (22.48%) Finance
3 19 (14.73%) Retail
4 16 (12.40%) Marketing
5 8 (6.20%) Electronics
6 7 (5.43%) Telecoms
7 6 (4.65%) Publishing
8 5 (3.88%) Games
9 3 (2.33%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.78%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 50 (38.76%) Developer
2 38 (29.46%) Architect
3 22 (17.05%) Java Developer
4 16 (12.40%) Solutions Architect
5 15 (11.63%) Software Architect
5 15 (11.63%) Software Engineer
6 11 (8.53%) C# Developer
6 11 (8.53%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 9 (6.98%) Senior Developer
7 9 (6.98%) Analyst
7 9 (6.98%) Test Analyst
8 8 (6.20%) Senior Java Developer
8 8 (6.20%) C# .NET Developer
9 7 (5.43%) Lead Software Engineer
10 6 (4.65%) Test Engineer
10 6 (4.65%) Software Developer
10 6 (4.65%) C# Architect
11 5 (3.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 5 (3.88%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
11 5 (3.88%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (26.36%) .NET
2 19 (14.73%) HTML
2 19 (14.73%) ASP.NET
3 18 (13.95%) EJB
4 15 (11.63%) CSS
4 15 (11.63%) J2EE
4 15 (11.63%) XML
5 13 (10.08%) J2SE
5 13 (10.08%) Middleware
5 13 (10.08%) JSP
5 13 (10.08%) HTML5
6 11 (8.53%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (8.53%) Web Services
7 9 (6.98%) Spring
7 9 (6.98%) JMS
7 9 (6.98%) MFC
7 9 (6.98%) STL
7 9 (6.98%) jQuery
8 8 (6.20%) REST
9 7 (5.43%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 28 (21.71%) Computer Science
2 16 (12.40%) PKI
2 16 (12.40%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (10.85%) Mathematics
4 13 (10.08%) Open Source
5 12 (9.30%) Cryptography
6 10 (7.75%) Management Information System
7 7 (5.43%) SWIFT
7 7 (5.43%) Embedded Systems
8 6 (4.65%) E-Learning
9 4 (3.10%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (2.33%) N-Tier
10 3 (2.33%) EMV
10 3 (2.33%) EFT
11 2 (1.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (1.55%) Data Structures
11 2 (1.55%) Algorithms
12 1 (0.78%) Device Driver
12 1 (0.78%) 3D Graphics
12 1 (0.78%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 41 (31.78%) Windows
2 16 (12.40%) Linux
3 12 (9.30%) UNIX
4 7 (5.43%) Apple iOS
4 7 (5.43%) Android
5 5 (3.88%) Mac OS
5 5 (3.88%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (37.21%) Software Engineering
2 45 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (15.50%) Time Management
4 19 (14.73%) Scrum
5 18 (13.95%) OOP
6 17 (13.18%) MVC
7 13 (10.08%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (9.30%) Web Development
9 11 (8.53%) TDD
9 11 (8.53%) OO
10 10 (7.75%) Programme Management
10 10 (7.75%) Performance Testing
11 9 (6.98%) Unit Testing
11 9 (6.98%) Automated Testing
11 9 (6.98%) SOA
12 8 (6.20%) BDD
12 8 (6.20%) Test Planning
13 7 (5.43%) Data Protection
13 7 (5.43%) Test Automation
13 7 (5.43%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (40.31%) Java
2 44 (34.11%) C#
3 34 (26.36%) C
3 34 (26.36%) Python
4 27 (20.93%) C++
5 25 (19.38%) JavaScript
6 19 (14.73%) SQL
7 10 (7.75%) PHP
8 8 (6.20%) Ruby
9 7 (5.43%) Embedded C
10 5 (3.88%) XAML
10 5 (3.88%) PHP5
10 5 (3.88%) Scala
11 4 (3.10%) VB.NET
12 3 (2.33%) VB6
12 3 (2.33%) COBOL
12 3 (2.33%) VB
13 2 (1.55%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (31.78%) Degree
2 7 (5.43%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.55%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.78%) ISEB
4 1 (0.78%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.43%) ISO 9000
1 7 (5.43%) ISO 8583
2 3 (2.33%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.55%) QA
4 1 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
System Software
1 3 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (6.20%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 32 (24.81%) Microsoft
2 18 (13.95%) Oracle
3 9 (6.98%) TIBCO
4 5 (3.88%) Zend
5 3 (2.33%) Micro Focus
5 3 (2.33%) VMware
6 2 (1.55%) Luciad
6 2 (1.55%) IBM
6 2 (1.55%) ESRI
7 1 (0.78%) VocaLink
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CSR
Posted: Yesterday
Suffolk
ECM Selection
Salary: £Negotiable DoE + top benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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OHO Group
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits: Competitive Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Cambridge
OHO Group
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits: Competitive Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
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The People Network
Salary: £60 - £75000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Parking, Dental
Posted: 24 days ago
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ECM Selection
Salary: c£50k DoE + top benefits
Posted: 24 days ago