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 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architecture
Rank 229 244 238
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -6
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 33 39 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.44% 0.45% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.58% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 26 35 20
Average salary £52,500 £50,500 £43,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.96% +16.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,250 £65,000 £70,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -6.25%
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
6035 6735 6567
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 79.79% 78.20% 76.82%
Number of salaries quoted 4902 5534 5660
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £61,000
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 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 April 2015.

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 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
Cambridgeshire +13 19 £52,500 +3.96% 4
Bedfordshire +22 5 - - 1
Hertfordshire -8 5 £85,000 +30.76% 1
Suffolk - 2 £47,500 - 1
Norfolk +2 1 - -
Essex - 1 £47,500 -
Software Architecture
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 45 (72.58%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (54.84%) Finance
3 31 (50.00%) C#
4 28 (45.16%) Microsoft
5 27 (43.55%) SQL Server
6 25 (40.32%) Degree
7 23 (37.10%) OO
8 22 (35.48%) SQL
8 22 (35.48%) Mathematics
8 22 (35.48%) Computer Science
9 20 (32.26%) User Stories
9 20 (32.26%) .NET
9 20 (32.26%) HTML
9 20 (32.26%) Java
9 20 (32.26%) JavaScript
10 19 (30.65%) QA
11 18 (29.03%) Team Foundation Server
11 18 (29.03%) NUnit
12 17 (27.42%) Unit Testing
13 16 (25.81%) Financial Modelling
13 16 (25.81%) TOWER Software
13 16 (25.81%) Risk Management
13 16 (25.81%) C++
13 16 (25.81%) XML
14 14 (22.58%) Oracle
14 14 (22.58%) Management Information System
14 14 (22.58%) HTML5
15 13 (20.97%) Enterprise Software
15 13 (20.97%) Relational Database
15 13 (20.97%) CSS

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 (19.35%) WebSphere Application Server
1 12 (19.35%) WebLogic
1 12 (19.35%) MQSeries
1 12 (19.35%) WebSphere
2 5 (8.06%) CMS
3 1 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.29%) SaaS
2 5 (8.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.29%) SSL
2 4 (6.45%) Internet
3 2 (3.23%) Network Security
4 1 (1.61%) NAS
4 1 (1.61%) Firewall
4 1 (1.61%) Wireless
4 1 (1.61%) IPv4
4 1 (1.61%) IPv6
4 1 (1.61%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (43.55%) SQL Server
2 13 (20.97%) Relational Database
3 12 (19.35%) DB2
4 3 (4.84%) NonStop SQL
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 18 (29.03%) NUnit
1 18 (29.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (12.90%) Rhino Mocks
2 8 (12.90%) Visual Studio
3 7 (11.29%) Git (software)
4 6 (9.68%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.61%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.61%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.61%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.61%) SonarQube
5 1 (1.61%) Subversion
5 1 (1.61%) Maven
5 1 (1.61%) Selenium
General
1 34 (54.84%) Finance
2 5 (8.06%) Banking
3 3 (4.84%) Marketing
3 3 (4.84%) Electronics
4 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.61%) Automotive
4 1 (1.61%) Advertising
4 1 (1.61%) German Language
4 1 (1.61%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 29 (46.77%) Developer
2 23 (37.10%) Architect
3 15 (24.19%) Solutions Architect
4 13 (20.97%) Software Developer
5 12 (19.35%) Senior Developer
6 8 (12.90%) C# Developer
6 8 (12.90%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 8 (12.90%) Senior Architect
7 7 (11.29%) Senior Software Developer
8 6 (9.68%) Web Developer
9 5 (8.06%) Senior Web Developer
9 5 (8.06%) Software Architect
10 3 (4.84%) Technical Architect
10 3 (4.84%) Software Engineer
11 2 (3.23%) Programmer
11 2 (3.23%) Administrator
11 2 (3.23%) Head of Development
11 2 (3.23%) Security Manager
11 2 (3.23%) Embedded C Developer
11 2 (3.23%) C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (32.26%) HTML
1 20 (32.26%) .NET
2 16 (25.81%) XML
3 14 (22.58%) HTML5
4 13 (20.97%) CSS
5 12 (19.35%) Middleware
5 12 (19.35%) JMS
5 12 (19.35%) CSS3
6 11 (17.74%) Web Services
7 8 (12.90%) Spring
7 8 (12.90%) RESTful
7 8 (12.90%) WPF
8 7 (11.29%) Application Packaging
8 7 (11.29%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (11.29%) ASP.NET
9 5 (8.06%) COM
10 2 (3.23%) Ajax
10 2 (3.23%) JSON
10 2 (3.23%) jQuery
10 2 (3.23%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 22 (35.48%) Mathematics
1 22 (35.48%) Computer Science
2 14 (22.58%) Management Information System
3 13 (20.97%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (19.35%) Open Source
4 12 (19.35%) PKI
5 11 (17.74%) Statistics
5 11 (17.74%) Algorithms
6 7 (11.29%) SWIFT
7 2 (3.23%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (3.23%) Internet of Things
7 2 (3.23%) Robotics
7 2 (3.23%) Mechatronics
7 2 (3.23%) Cryptography
8 1 (1.61%) Physics
8 1 (1.61%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.90%) Windows
2 5 (8.06%) Linux
3 4 (6.45%) UNIX
4 1 (1.61%) Android
4 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (72.58%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (37.10%) OO
3 20 (32.26%) User Stories
4 17 (27.42%) Unit Testing
5 16 (25.81%) Risk Management
5 16 (25.81%) Financial Modelling
6 12 (19.35%) Programme Management
7 11 (17.74%) TDD
8 10 (16.13%) Software Engineering
8 10 (16.13%) Scrum
9 8 (12.90%) MVC
9 8 (12.90%) Waterfall
10 7 (11.29%) Web Development
11 6 (9.68%) BDD
12 5 (8.06%) SEO
12 5 (8.06%) Project Management
12 5 (8.06%) E-Commerce
12 5 (8.06%) Analytics
13 4 (6.45%) Line Management
13 4 (6.45%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 31 (50.00%) C#
2 22 (35.48%) SQL
3 20 (32.26%) Java
3 20 (32.26%) JavaScript
4 16 (25.81%) C++
5 11 (17.74%) C
6 7 (11.29%) Python
7 6 (9.68%) Embedded C
8 3 (4.84%) Embedded C++
8 3 (4.84%) PHP
9 1 (1.61%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 25 (40.32%) Degree
2 2 (3.23%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (30.65%) QA
2 7 (11.29%) ISO 8583
3 1 (1.61%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.61%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 28 (45.16%) Microsoft
2 16 (25.81%) TOWER Software
3 14 (22.58%) Oracle
4 13 (20.97%) TIBCO
5 7 (11.29%) IBM
6 3 (4.84%) HP
7 2 (3.23%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.61%) VMware
8 1 (1.61%) MuleSoft
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