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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architecture
Rank 212 206 217
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +11
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 43 58 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.58% 0.76% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 0.94% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 32 42 29
Average salary £57,500 £42,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.09% -6.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £30,750 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £84,850 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-4.04% +4.21%
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
6095 6171 5657
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 82.02% 80.35% 79.14%
Number of salaries quoted 5120 4992 4769
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +18 24 £57,500 +15.00% 7
Hertfordshire -5 7 £86,500 +15.33% 2
Essex -6 5 £47,500 +17.28% 3
Suffolk 0 3 £50,000 -37.50%
Bedfordshire -11 3 £35,000 -13.58% 2
Norfolk +9 1 - -
Software Architecture
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 48 (65.75%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (38.36%) C#
3 25 (34.25%) OO
4 23 (31.51%) .NET
5 21 (28.77%) Finance
6 19 (26.03%) Computer Science
7 18 (24.66%) Degree
8 17 (23.29%) C
9 16 (21.92%) SQL Server
10 15 (20.55%) SQL
10 15 (20.55%) JavaScript
10 15 (20.55%) Microsoft
10 15 (20.55%) Scrum
11 14 (19.18%) Mathematics
12 13 (17.81%) QA
12 13 (17.81%) User Stories
12 13 (17.81%) NUnit
13 11 (15.07%) Software Engineering
13 11 (15.07%) Unit Testing
14 10 (13.70%) Statistics
14 10 (13.70%) SaaS
14 10 (13.70%) Algorithms
14 10 (13.70%) SDLC
14 10 (13.70%) OOP
14 10 (13.70%) Project Management
14 10 (13.70%) CSS
14 10 (13.70%) Web Services
15 9 (12.33%) PRINCE2
15 9 (12.33%) HTML
15 9 (12.33%) SOA

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 4 (5.48%) WebLogic
1 4 (5.48%) JBoss
1 4 (5.48%) Tomcat
1 4 (5.48%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.74%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.37%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.37%) CMS
3 1 (1.37%) Drupal
3 1 (1.37%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.37%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (5.48%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.11%) Simulink
3 1 (1.37%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (13.70%) SaaS
2 3 (4.11%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.74%) PaaS
3 2 (2.74%) IaaS
4 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.59%) Internet
2 3 (4.11%) Wireless
2 3 (4.11%) TETRA
3 2 (2.74%) HTTP
4 1 (1.37%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (21.92%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.85%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.74%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.74%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.37%) Jackrabbit
4 1 (1.37%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.37%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.37%) DB2
Development Applications
1 13 (17.81%) NUnit
2 9 (12.33%) Git (software)
3 8 (10.96%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (6.85%) Rhino Mocks
4 5 (6.85%) Visual Studio
4 5 (6.85%) JIRA
4 5 (6.85%) YouTrack
5 4 (5.48%) ClearCase
6 3 (4.11%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.74%) Subversion
7 2 (2.74%) Maven
7 2 (2.74%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.74%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.37%) SonarQube
8 1 (1.37%) TeamCity
General
1 21 (28.77%) Finance
2 7 (9.59%) Marketing
3 5 (6.85%) Electronics
4 3 (4.11%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.74%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 28 (38.36%) Developer
2 19 (26.03%) Architect
3 14 (19.18%) Senior Developer
4 10 (13.70%) Solutions Architect
5 9 (12.33%) Software Developer
5 9 (12.33%) Web Developer
6 8 (10.96%) Senior Software Developer
7 7 (9.59%) Senior Software Engineer
7 7 (9.59%) Software Engineer
8 6 (8.22%) Applications Developer
8 6 (8.22%) C# Developer
8 6 (8.22%) Web Applications Developer
8 6 (8.22%) Senior C# Developer
9 5 (6.85%) Technical Architect
10 3 (4.11%) Team Leader
10 3 (4.11%) J2EE Team Leader
10 3 (4.11%) Java Team Leader
10 3 (4.11%) Software Architect
10 3 (4.11%) Principal Engineer
11 2 (2.74%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (31.51%) .NET
2 10 (13.70%) CSS
2 10 (13.70%) Web Services
3 9 (12.33%) Ajax
3 9 (12.33%) WPF
3 9 (12.33%) HTML
4 7 (9.59%) XML
5 6 (8.22%) Spring
5 6 (8.22%) HTML5
6 5 (6.85%) Zend Framework
6 5 (6.85%) jQuery
6 5 (6.85%) Ext JS
7 4 (5.48%) Middleware
7 4 (5.48%) SOAP
7 4 (5.48%) AngularJS
8 3 (4.11%) Struts
8 3 (4.11%) JDBC
8 3 (4.11%) J2EE
8 3 (4.11%) JSON
8 3 (4.11%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 19 (26.03%) Computer Science
2 14 (19.18%) Mathematics
3 10 (13.70%) Statistics
3 10 (13.70%) Algorithms
4 7 (9.59%) User Experience
5 5 (6.85%) Internet of Things
5 5 (6.85%) Robotics
5 5 (6.85%) Mechatronics
6 4 (5.48%) Management Information System
6 4 (5.48%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (4.11%) Physics
8 2 (2.74%) RIA
8 2 (2.74%) Mobile App
8 2 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (1.37%) SWIFT
9 1 (1.37%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.59%) Windows
2 3 (4.11%) Linux
2 3 (4.11%) Android
2 3 (4.11%) Apple iOS
2 3 (4.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (65.75%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (34.25%) OO
3 15 (20.55%) Scrum
4 13 (17.81%) User Stories
5 11 (15.07%) Unit Testing
5 11 (15.07%) Software Engineering
6 10 (13.70%) OOP
6 10 (13.70%) Project Management
6 10 (13.70%) SDLC
7 9 (12.33%) PRINCE2
7 9 (12.33%) SOA
7 9 (12.33%) TDD
7 9 (12.33%) BDD
8 8 (10.96%) Signal Processing
8 8 (10.96%) Financial Modelling
8 8 (10.96%) Configuration Management
8 8 (10.96%) Risk Management
9 7 (9.59%) Business Analysis
9 7 (9.59%) Requirements Analysis
9 7 (9.59%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 28 (38.36%) C#
2 17 (23.29%) C
3 15 (20.55%) JavaScript
3 15 (20.55%) SQL
4 8 (10.96%) Embedded C
5 7 (9.59%) PHP
5 7 (9.59%) Java
6 6 (8.22%) C++
7 5 (6.85%) Fortran
8 3 (4.11%) Python
8 3 (4.11%) MATLAB
9 2 (2.74%) Ruby
9 2 (2.74%) Perl
10 1 (1.37%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.37%) XAML
10 1 (1.37%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 18 (24.66%) Degree
2 6 (8.22%) PhD
3 1 (1.37%) ISEB
3 1 (1.37%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (1.37%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (17.81%) QA
2 3 (4.11%) JTAG
3 2 (2.74%) SLA
4 1 (1.37%) ISO 8583
Vendors
1 15 (20.55%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.96%) TOWER Software
3 5 (6.85%) Zend
4 2 (2.74%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.74%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.37%) Coverity
5 1 (1.37%) VocaLink
5 1 (1.37%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.37%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.37%) Intel
5 1 (1.37%) Oracle
5 1 (1.37%) IBM
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