The table below looks at the statistics for Software Architecture skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Architecture over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architecture
Rank 411 483 505
Rank change year-on-year
+72 +22
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 614 460 386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.60% 0.43% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 0.52% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 524 394 280
Average salary £55,000 £52,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.76% -16.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £34,400 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-4.04% +4.21%
Software Architecture
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
86687 88196 80823
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 85.08% 82.84% 81.86%
Number of salaries quoted 72435 71039 66912
Average salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
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 England

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

Software Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in England

Software Architecture
Salary Trend in England

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

Software Architecture Salary Trend in England

Software Architecture
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Architecture across the England region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Software Architecture Salary Histogram in England

Software Architecture
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 4 September 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
London +89 273 £72,500 +29.46% 31
South East +48 133 £50,000 -9.09% 16
Yorkshire +7 53 £47,500 +18.75% 3
South West +3 47 £37,500 -18.47% 3
East of England -21 43 £57,500 +35.29% 14
North West -4 34 £35,000 -30.00% 6
East Midlands +5 21 £45,000 +28.57% 3
West Midlands +3 11 £40,750 -
North East -2 1 £50,000 -35.48% 1
Software Architecture
UK

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the 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.

1 537 (42.38%) Agile Software Development
2 530 (41.83%) C#
3 522 (41.20%) Java
4 420 (33.15%) .NET
5 418 (32.99%) Software Engineering
6 405 (31.97%) Finance
7 394 (31.10%) OO
8 369 (29.12%) JavaScript
9 338 (26.68%) C++
10 294 (23.20%) HTML
11 290 (22.89%) Degree
12 271 (21.39%) TDD
13 253 (19.97%) SQL
14 246 (19.42%) SQL Server
15 245 (19.34%) CSS
16 212 (16.73%) XML
17 203 (16.02%) Linux
18 195 (15.39%) Scrum
18 195 (15.39%) Spring
19 193 (15.23%) Computer Science
20 189 (14.92%) UML
21 178 (14.05%) Windows
22 177 (13.97%) Relational Database
23 172 (13.58%) SOA
24 163 (12.87%) ASP.NET
24 163 (12.87%) REST
25 161 (12.71%) UNIX
26 160 (12.63%) Oracle
27 156 (12.31%) NoSQL
28 153 (12.08%) C

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the 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 85 (6.71%) Elasticsearch
2 41 (3.24%) JBoss
3 34 (2.68%) Apache
4 31 (2.45%) SharePoint
5 29 (2.29%) Apache Spark
5 29 (2.29%) Node.js
6 24 (1.89%) Apache Solr
6 24 (1.89%) Cloud Foundry
7 23 (1.82%) IIS
8 22 (1.74%) CMS
9 18 (1.42%) OpenStack
10 14 (1.10%) Tomcat
11 13 (1.03%) WebLogic
12 10 (0.79%) WebSphere
13 9 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
14 8 (0.63%) Confluence
14 8 (0.63%) SharePoint Server
15 6 (0.47%) Mule
15 6 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
16 5 (0.39%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 67 (5.29%) MS Excel
2 18 (1.42%) MS Office
3 14 (1.10%) InfoPath
4 12 (0.95%) Simulink
5 9 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.32%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.079%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.079%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.079%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 9 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.16%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.079%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 49 (3.87%) SaaS
2 31 (2.45%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (1.97%) Microsoft Azure
4 20 (1.58%) PaaS
5 19 (1.50%) IaaS
6 13 (1.03%) OpenShift
7 12 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (0.32%) Sumo Logic
9 4 (0.32%) GitHub
10 2 (0.16%) HP Helion
10 2 (0.16%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 47 (3.71%) TCP/IP
2 45 (3.55%) Internet
3 37 (2.92%) HTTP
4 17 (1.34%) Cisco IOS
5 15 (1.18%) Wireless
6 14 (1.10%) Modbus
7 13 (1.03%) AMQP
8 12 (0.95%) LDAP
9 11 (0.87%) Ethernet
10 10 (0.79%) SSL
11 9 (0.71%) DLNA
12 8 (0.63%) Profibus
13 6 (0.47%) NFC
13 6 (0.47%) DNS
13 6 (0.47%) Intranet
13 6 (0.47%) Firewall
13 6 (0.47%) Extranet
14 5 (0.39%) SAN
15 4 (0.32%) 3G
15 4 (0.32%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 246 (19.42%) SQL Server
2 177 (13.97%) Relational Database
3 156 (12.31%) NoSQL
4 106 (8.37%) RDBMS
5 73 (5.76%) Big Data
6 61 (4.81%) Hadoop
7 54 (4.26%) MySQL
8 43 (3.39%) Redis
9 34 (2.68%) MongoDB
10 32 (2.53%) Oracle Database
11 30 (2.37%) SQL Server 2008
12 29 (2.29%) Apache Cassandra
13 28 (2.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 24 (1.89%) Riak
15 22 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 20 (1.58%) Data Warehouse
17 12 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
18 11 (0.87%) MarkLogic
18 11 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
19 7 (0.55%) DB2
Development Applications
1 98 (7.73%) Git (software)
2 97 (7.66%) Visual Studio
3 82 (6.47%) Maven
4 81 (6.39%) Team Foundation Server
5 65 (5.13%) JIRA
6 56 (4.42%) Jenkins
7 40 (3.16%) NUnit
8 35 (2.76%) Subversion
9 30 (2.37%) TeamCity
10 29 (2.29%) JUnit
10 29 (2.29%) Eclipse
11 23 (1.82%) CocoaPods
12 20 (1.58%) Selenium
13 17 (1.34%) Rhino Mocks
14 16 (1.26%) Ant
15 15 (1.18%) ReSharper
16 13 (1.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 13 (1.03%) Jasmine
17 12 (0.95%) Cucumber
18 10 (0.79%) Rational DOORS
General
1 405 (31.97%) Finance
2 117 (9.23%) Telecoms
3 110 (8.68%) Banking
4 85 (6.71%) Retail
5 51 (4.03%) Automotive
6 49 (3.87%) Aerospace
7 43 (3.39%) Advertising
8 38 (3.00%) Manufacturing
9 37 (2.92%) Marketing
10 35 (2.76%) Online Betting
11 22 (1.74%) Legal
12 21 (1.66%) Back Office
13 20 (1.58%) Electronics
14 15 (1.18%) Financial Institution
14 15 (1.18%) Publishing
15 12 (0.95%) Front Office
16 11 (0.87%) Games
17 8 (0.63%) Law
17 8 (0.63%) Billing
18 7 (0.55%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 671 (52.96%) Developer
2 234 (18.47%) Senior Developer
3 199 (15.71%) Architect
4 163 (12.87%) C# Developer
5 148 (11.68%) Software Engineer
6 136 (10.73%) Software Developer
7 122 (9.63%) Java Developer
8 87 (6.87%) C# .NET Developer
9 85 (6.71%) Solutions Architect
10 79 (6.24%) Senior Java Developer
11 64 (5.05%) Senior Software Developer
12 62 (4.89%) Team Leader
13 56 (4.42%) Applications Developer
14 51 (4.03%) .NET Developer
15 48 (3.79%) Software Architect
16 46 (3.63%) JavaScript Developer
17 45 (3.55%) Lead Developer
18 43 (3.39%) Senior C# Developer
19 42 (3.31%) Web Developer
20 40 (3.16%) Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 420 (33.15%) .NET
2 294 (23.20%) HTML
3 245 (19.34%) CSS
4 212 (16.73%) XML
5 195 (15.39%) Spring
6 163 (12.87%) ASP.NET
6 163 (12.87%) REST
7 153 (12.08%) Web Services
8 116 (9.16%) AngularJS
9 115 (9.08%) jQuery
10 113 (8.92%) SOAP
11 101 (7.97%) Hibernate
12 98 (7.73%) RabbitMQ
13 95 (7.50%) ActiveMQ
14 94 (7.42%) WCF
15 93 (7.34%) HTML5
16 80 (6.31%) JMS
17 76 (6.00%) ASP.NET MVC
18 75 (5.92%) JDBC
19 74 (5.84%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 193 (15.23%) Computer Science
2 104 (8.21%) User Experience
2 104 (8.21%) Analytical Skills
3 97 (7.66%) Data Structures
4 89 (7.02%) Algorithms
5 76 (6.00%) Enterprise Software
6 65 (5.13%) Hedge funds
7 55 (4.34%) Client/Server
7 55 (4.34%) Grid Computing
8 40 (3.16%) Mathematics
9 33 (2.60%) Mobile Banking
10 26 (2.05%) Mobile App
10 26 (2.05%) N-Tier
11 23 (1.82%) Management Information System
12 21 (1.66%) Cryptography
13 20 (1.58%) SWIFT
14 17 (1.34%) DTV
15 15 (1.18%) Derivative
16 14 (1.10%) Data Centre
17 13 (1.03%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 203 (16.02%) Linux
2 178 (14.05%) Windows
3 161 (12.71%) UNIX
4 94 (7.42%) Android
5 74 (5.84%) Apple iOS
6 13 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (0.95%) Solaris
8 10 (0.79%) Windows NT
9 8 (0.63%) VMS
10 7 (0.55%) Ubuntu
11 6 (0.47%) Nucleus RTOS
12 5 (0.39%) SUSE
12 5 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (0.32%) CoreOS
13 4 (0.32%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.16%) AIX
14 2 (0.16%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.16%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 537 (42.38%) Agile Software Development
2 418 (32.99%) Software Engineering
3 394 (31.10%) OO
4 271 (21.39%) TDD
5 195 (15.39%) Scrum
6 189 (14.92%) UML
7 172 (13.58%) SOA
8 142 (11.21%) MVC
8 142 (11.21%) SDLC
9 140 (11.05%) Continuous Integration
10 137 (10.81%) Mentoring
11 132 (10.42%) E-Commerce
12 124 (9.79%) OOP
13 110 (8.68%) Multithreading
14 88 (6.95%) Unit Testing
14 88 (6.95%) Open Source
14 88 (6.95%) Continuous Improvement
15 86 (6.79%) OOD
16 81 (6.39%) Use Case
17 72 (5.68%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 530 (41.83%) C#
2 522 (41.20%) Java
3 369 (29.12%) JavaScript
4 338 (26.68%) C++
5 253 (19.97%) SQL
6 153 (12.08%) C
7 151 (11.92%) Python
8 85 (6.71%) Ruby
9 68 (5.37%) VB.NET
10 64 (5.05%) Perl
11 58 (4.58%) Scala
12 49 (3.87%) PL/SQL
13 48 (3.79%) T-SQL
14 46 (3.63%) PHP
15 40 (3.16%) Go
16 35 (2.76%) Groovy
17 33 (2.60%) Objective-C
18 30 (2.37%) Apple Swift
19 28 (2.21%) VB
20 26 (2.05%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 290 (22.89%) Degree
2 50 (3.95%) Security Cleared
3 37 (2.92%) PhD
4 29 (2.29%) SC Cleared
5 21 (1.66%) ISEB
6 19 (1.50%) ISTQB
7 13 (1.03%) DV Cleared
8 11 (0.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.16%) HND
10 2 (0.16%) CSSLP
11 1 (0.079%) Postgraduate
11 1 (0.079%) CISM
11 1 (0.079%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (0.079%) CISSP
11 1 (0.079%) CNA
11 1 (0.079%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (6.95%) QA
2 7 (0.55%) SLA
3 6 (0.47%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.32%) ISO 8583
4 4 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.24%) JTAG
6 2 (0.16%) COBIT
7 1 (0.079%) IEC 61508
7 1 (0.079%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 32 (2.53%) Docker
2 23 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.63%) Firmware
4 7 (0.55%) vCloud
5 6 (0.47%) KVM
6 5 (0.39%) HDFS
7 4 (0.32%) VirtualBox
7 4 (0.32%) Active Directory
8 3 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.24%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.16%) Xen
9 2 (0.16%) LXC
10 1 (0.079%) Oracle Clusterware
10 1 (0.079%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 50 (3.95%) Puppet
2 48 (3.79%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (1.03%) Mesos
4 9 (0.71%) Vagrant
5 4 (0.32%) Nagios
5 4 (0.32%) Ansible
5 4 (0.32%) Kubernetes
5 4 (0.32%) ZABBIX
5 4 (0.32%) Salt
6 1 (0.079%) logstash
6 1 (0.079%) StatsD
6 1 (0.079%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 160 (12.63%) Oracle
2 128 (10.10%) Microsoft
3 32 (2.53%) VMware
4 28 (2.21%) SAP
5 25 (1.97%) Cisco
6 24 (1.89%) Splunk
7 23 (1.82%) IBM
8 22 (1.74%) TIBCO
9 17 (1.34%) TOWER Software
10 16 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
11 14 (1.10%) Sybase
12 11 (0.87%) Intel
12 11 (0.87%) Google
13 10 (0.79%) GigaSpaces
14 9 (0.71%) Sitecore
14 9 (0.71%) Xamarin
14 9 (0.71%) Adobe
15 8 (0.63%) BMC
15 8 (0.63%) CA
15 8 (0.63%) Cognos
City, London
JM
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Computer People
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus, Pension
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to c£55,000 DOE + package
Posted: Yesterday
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: Yesterday
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Open Spaces
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + benefits including bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: £50k - 55k per year + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £45000 - £57000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
I.T. Skillfinder
Posted: 2 days ago
London
I.T. Skillfinder
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £55k
Posted: 2 days ago