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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architecture
Rank 202 212 245
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +33
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 66 31 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.87% 0.43% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 0.56% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 45 29 32
Average salary £41,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.68% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £75,000 £59,750
UK excluding London average salary £49,750 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
-0.50% +8.69%
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
6053 5575 6909
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 79.50% 78.19% 75.69%
Number of salaries quoted 4858 4725 5852
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 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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
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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
Bedfordshire +8 27 £40,000 -15.78%
Cambridgeshire +6 20 £55,000 +18.91% 3
Hertfordshire -2 13 £40,000 -
Suffolk +6 4 £80,000 +6.66% 1
Norfolk - 1 £25,000 - 1
Software Architecture
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 43 (38.39%) Java
2 42 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 36 (32.14%) Windows
4 35 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (27.68%) Software Engineering
5 31 (27.68%) Microsoft
6 29 (25.89%) C#
7 27 (24.11%) Degree
8 25 (22.32%) Python
9 24 (21.43%) C++
9 24 (21.43%) .NET
9 24 (21.43%) Banking
10 23 (20.54%) C
10 23 (20.54%) Computer Science
11 21 (18.75%) Finance
12 20 (17.86%) JavaScript
12 20 (17.86%) OOP
12 20 (17.86%) Time Management
13 19 (16.96%) SQL
13 19 (16.96%) Retail
14 17 (15.18%) MVC
14 17 (15.18%) J2EE
14 17 (15.18%) ASP.NET
15 16 (14.29%) HTML
16 15 (13.39%) Linux
16 15 (13.39%) PKI
17 14 (12.50%) HTML5
18 13 (11.61%) ASP.NET MVC
18 13 (11.61%) NoSQL
18 13 (11.61%) Relational Database

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 13 (11.61%) Apache
2 7 (6.25%) WebSphere
2 7 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
2 7 (6.25%) WebLogic
3 6 (5.36%) MQSeries
4 5 (4.46%) CloudStack
4 5 (4.46%) OpenStack
4 5 (4.46%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (3.57%) Drupal
6 3 (2.68%) Node.js
6 3 (2.68%) CMS
7 1 (0.89%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 12 (10.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.89%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.89%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.14%) Internet
2 7 (6.25%) Wireless
3 2 (1.79%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.79%) Firewall
4 1 (0.89%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 13 (11.61%) NoSQL
2 13 (11.61%) Relational Database
3 11 (9.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (6.25%) Hadoop
4 7 (6.25%) DB2
5 5 (4.46%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (4.46%) RDBMS
6 4 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (3.57%) MySQL
7 3 (2.68%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.79%) OLAP
8 2 (1.79%) Big Data
9 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.89%) Text Mining
9 1 (0.89%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 10 (8.93%) JIRA
2 9 (8.04%) Visual Studio
3 8 (7.14%) WATIR
3 8 (7.14%) Cucumber
4 6 (5.36%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.68%) Rational DOORS
5 3 (2.68%) Subversion
5 3 (2.68%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.89%) VectorCAST
6 1 (0.89%) GCC
6 1 (0.89%) SCons
6 1 (0.89%) GoogleTest
6 1 (0.89%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.89%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.89%) JUnit
General
1 24 (21.43%) Banking
2 21 (18.75%) Finance
3 19 (16.96%) Retail
4 12 (10.71%) Marketing
5 8 (7.14%) Games
6 4 (3.57%) Electronics
6 4 (3.57%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.68%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.79%) Publishing
9 1 (0.89%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 53 (47.32%) Developer
2 24 (21.43%) Architect
3 17 (15.18%) Java Developer
4 11 (9.82%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 11 (9.82%) Solutions Architect
5 10 (8.93%) Software Developer
6 9 (8.04%) Software Engineer
6 9 (8.04%) Analyst
6 9 (8.04%) Senior Developer
6 9 (8.04%) Test Analyst
6 9 (8.04%) Software Architect
6 9 (8.04%) SQL Developer
7 8 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
8 7 (6.25%) C# Developer
9 6 (5.36%) Test Engineer
9 6 (5.36%) .NET Developer
10 5 (4.46%) C# .NET Developer
10 5 (4.46%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
10 5 (4.46%) Lead Software Engineer
11 4 (3.57%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (21.43%) .NET
2 17 (15.18%) J2EE
2 17 (15.18%) ASP.NET
3 16 (14.29%) HTML
4 14 (12.50%) HTML5
5 13 (11.61%) ASP.NET MVC
5 13 (11.61%) JSP
5 13 (11.61%) EJB
5 13 (11.61%) J2SE
6 12 (10.71%) Middleware
6 12 (10.71%) Web Services
6 12 (10.71%) XML
7 9 (8.04%) jQuery
7 9 (8.04%) MFC
7 9 (8.04%) STL
7 9 (8.04%) CSS
8 8 (7.14%) WebKit
9 6 (5.36%) JMS
9 6 (5.36%) .NET Framework
10 5 (4.46%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 23 (20.54%) Computer Science
2 15 (13.39%) PKI
3 12 (10.71%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (10.71%) Open Source
4 11 (9.82%) Mathematics
5 8 (7.14%) Cryptography
6 7 (6.25%) Management Information System
7 5 (4.46%) SWIFT
7 5 (4.46%) Embedded Systems
8 4 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (2.68%) EMV
9 3 (2.68%) EFT
10 2 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (1.79%) E-Learning
11 1 (0.89%) User Experience
11 1 (0.89%) Semantic Web
11 1 (0.89%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.89%) Physics
11 1 (0.89%) Grid Computing
11 1 (0.89%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 36 (32.14%) Windows
2 15 (13.39%) Linux
3 8 (7.14%) UNIX
3 8 (7.14%) Mac OS
4 3 (2.68%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.68%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (27.68%) Software Engineering
3 20 (17.86%) OOP
3 20 (17.86%) Time Management
4 17 (15.18%) MVC
5 12 (10.71%) Web Development
6 11 (9.82%) Scrum
7 10 (8.93%) Automated Testing
8 9 (8.04%) OO
9 8 (7.14%) Data Security
9 8 (7.14%) Test Automation
9 8 (7.14%) Software Deployment
9 8 (7.14%) Test Planning
9 8 (7.14%) BDD
10 7 (6.25%) Performance Testing
10 7 (6.25%) Programme Management
10 7 (6.25%) ERP
11 6 (5.36%) SOA
11 6 (5.36%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (5.36%) Requirements Engineering
Programming Languages
1 43 (38.39%) Java
2 29 (25.89%) C#
3 25 (22.32%) Python
4 24 (21.43%) C++
5 23 (20.54%) C
6 20 (17.86%) JavaScript
7 19 (16.96%) SQL
8 13 (11.61%) PHP
9 11 (9.82%) T-SQL
10 8 (7.14%) Ruby
11 5 (4.46%) XAML
12 4 (3.57%) Embedded C
12 4 (3.57%) VB.NET
13 3 (2.68%) PHP5
13 3 (2.68%) VB6
13 3 (2.68%) VB
13 3 (2.68%) COBOL
14 2 (1.79%) MATLAB
14 2 (1.79%) ActionScript
15 1 (0.89%) Perl
Qualifications
1 27 (24.11%) Degree
2 7 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.79%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.89%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.89%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.89%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.46%) ISO 8583
1 5 (4.46%) ISO 9000
2 2 (1.79%) QA
3 1 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
Systems Management
1 8 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 31 (27.68%) Microsoft
2 12 (10.71%) Oracle
3 6 (5.36%) TIBCO
4 3 (2.68%) Zend
4 3 (2.68%) Micro Focus
5 2 (1.79%) ESRI
5 2 (1.79%) Luciad
6 1 (0.89%) VocaLink
6 1 (0.89%) Google
Suffolk
ECM Selection
Salary: £Negotiable DoE + top benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The People Network
Salary: £60 - £75000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Parking, Dental
Posted: 19 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
CCity IT
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge University Press
Salary: benefits + bonus
Posted: 11 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge University Press
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 12 days ago