The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the East of England region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architecture
Rank 215 222 240
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +18
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 48 35 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.60% 0.46% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 0.60% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 40 27 28
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% -18.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £38,400 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £83,500 £75,000 £60,750
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+4.39% -1.08%
Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6243 5802 6362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 78.29% 75.93% 74.58%
Number of salaries quoted 5107 4856 5391
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Software Architecture
England

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 July 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 31 July 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
Bedfordshire +5 21 £41,000 -8.88% 1
Cambridgeshire +3 13 £45,000 +5.88% 6
Hertfordshire -2 12 £81,750 -
Essex -4 1 £40,500 -46.00%
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 31 July 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 42 (47.73%) Java
2 28 (31.82%) Python
3 26 (29.55%) Degree
4 25 (28.41%) C
5 24 (27.27%) Windows
6 23 (26.14%) C++
7 22 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 20 (22.73%) Banking
8 20 (22.73%) Microsoft
9 19 (21.59%) OOP
9 19 (21.59%) Software Engineering
10 17 (19.32%) Oracle
10 17 (19.32%) Mathematics
11 16 (18.18%) Time Management
11 16 (18.18%) Open Source
11 16 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
11 16 (18.18%) Middleware
11 16 (18.18%) J2EE
11 16 (18.18%) Electronics
12 15 (17.05%) Wireless
12 15 (17.05%) Retail
12 15 (17.05%) Linux
12 15 (17.05%) PKI
13 14 (15.91%) Finance
14 12 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
14 12 (13.64%) Apache
15 11 (12.50%) J2SE
15 11 (12.50%) Bluetooth
15 11 (12.50%) Firmware
15 11 (12.50%) JSP

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (13.64%) Apache
2 10 (11.36%) WebSphere
2 10 (11.36%) WebSphere Application Server
2 10 (11.36%) WebLogic
3 9 (10.23%) MQSeries
4 7 (7.95%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (4.55%) CloudStack
5 4 (4.55%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.14%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 4 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.14%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 15 (17.05%) Wireless
2 11 (12.50%) Bluetooth
3 10 (11.36%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (6.82%) UWB
4 6 (6.82%) Internet
5 3 (3.41%) TCP/IP
5 3 (3.41%) 802.11
6 2 (2.27%) Firewall
7 1 (1.14%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.14%) ZigBee
7 1 (1.14%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.36%) Relational Database
2 10 (11.36%) DB2
3 8 (9.09%) NoSQL
3 8 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (4.55%) Hadoop
4 4 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.27%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.14%) Text Mining
6 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (3.41%) Eclipse
1 3 (3.41%) Visual Studio
1 3 (3.41%) Git (software)
1 3 (3.41%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (2.27%) JIRA
2 2 (2.27%) Subversion
3 1 (1.14%) Bugzilla
3 1 (1.14%) JUnit
3 1 (1.14%) Mercurial
3 1 (1.14%) GCC
3 1 (1.14%) SCons
3 1 (1.14%) GoogleTest
3 1 (1.14%) VectorCAST
General
1 20 (22.73%) Banking
2 16 (18.18%) Electronics
3 15 (17.05%) Retail
4 14 (15.91%) Finance
5 9 (10.23%) Games
6 8 (9.09%) Marketing
7 3 (3.41%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.14%) Automotive
8 1 (1.14%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 38 (43.18%) Developer
2 22 (25.00%) Architect
3 15 (17.05%) Java Developer
4 12 (13.64%) Solutions Architect
5 11 (12.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 9 (10.23%) Senior Developer
6 9 (10.23%) Software Developer
7 8 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
7 8 (9.09%) Software Engineer
7 8 (9.09%) SQL Developer
8 5 (5.68%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
9 4 (4.55%) SQL DBA
9 4 (4.55%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 4 (4.55%) Lead Software Engineer
9 4 (4.55%) DBA
9 4 (4.55%) Software Architect
10 3 (3.41%) Tester
10 3 (3.41%) Test Manager
10 3 (3.41%) Senior Software Engineer
10 3 (3.41%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (18.18%) Middleware
1 16 (18.18%) J2EE
2 11 (12.50%) J2SE
2 11 (12.50%) JSP
2 11 (12.50%) Web Services
2 11 (12.50%) EJB
3 10 (11.36%) HTML
3 10 (11.36%) XML
4 9 (10.23%) STL
4 9 (10.23%) MFC
4 9 (10.23%) JMS
5 8 (9.09%) HTML5
5 8 (9.09%) WebKit
6 4 (4.55%) ActiveMQ
7 3 (3.41%) .NET
8 2 (2.27%) .NET Framework
8 2 (2.27%) LINQ
8 2 (2.27%) jQuery
8 2 (2.27%) WCF
8 2 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 17 (19.32%) Mathematics
2 16 (18.18%) Open Source
2 16 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (17.05%) PKI
4 11 (12.50%) Firmware
5 10 (11.36%) Management Information System
6 9 (10.23%) Computer Science
7 6 (6.82%) SWIFT
7 6 (6.82%) Cryptography
8 5 (5.68%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (3.41%) Handset
9 3 (3.41%) EMV
9 3 (3.41%) EFT
10 2 (2.27%) Physics
10 2 (2.27%) Visualisation
10 2 (2.27%) Device Driver
10 2 (2.27%) 3D Graphics
11 1 (1.14%) Grid Computing
11 1 (1.14%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 24 (27.27%) Windows
2 15 (17.05%) Linux
3 8 (9.09%) Mac OS
4 6 (6.82%) Android
4 6 (6.82%) UNIX
5 4 (4.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (21.59%) OOP
1 19 (21.59%) Software Engineering
2 16 (18.18%) Time Management
3 12 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (10.23%) Configuration Management
5 8 (9.09%) Software Deployment
5 8 (9.09%) Data Security
6 7 (7.95%) Programme Management
6 7 (7.95%) Test Automation
7 6 (6.82%) Performance Testing
7 6 (6.82%) ERP
8 5 (5.68%) OO
8 5 (5.68%) Requirements Engineering
8 5 (5.68%) Agile Testing
9 4 (4.55%) Product Management
10 3 (3.41%) Scrum
10 3 (3.41%) Benchmarking
10 3 (3.41%) Data Architecture
10 3 (3.41%) Embedded Software Development
11 2 (2.27%) DoDAF
Programming Languages
1 42 (47.73%) Java
2 28 (31.82%) Python
3 25 (28.41%) C
4 23 (26.14%) C++
5 11 (12.50%) SQL
5 11 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 10 (11.36%) Perl
6 10 (11.36%) PHP
6 10 (11.36%) T-SQL
7 9 (10.23%) C#
8 7 (7.95%) Assembly Language
9 5 (5.68%) Embedded C
10 2 (2.27%) ActionScript
10 2 (2.27%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.14%) XAML
11 1 (1.14%) VB6
11 1 (1.14%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.14%) VB
11 1 (1.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 26 (29.55%) Degree
2 7 (7.95%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.41%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.14%) PhD
4 1 (1.14%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.68%) ISO 8583
2 4 (4.55%) ISO 9000
3 1 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
3 1 (1.14%) QA
Vendors
1 20 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 17 (19.32%) Oracle
3 9 (10.23%) TIBCO
4 4 (4.55%) Perforce
5 2 (2.27%) Luciad
5 2 (2.27%) ESRI
6 1 (1.14%) Google
6 1 (1.14%) Apple
6 1 (1.14%) VocaLink
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