The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 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 England region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architecture
Rank 466 506 438
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -68
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 498 380 526
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.45% 0.37% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 0.47% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 427 272 463
Average salary £52,500 £56,250 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,050 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £81,300 £84,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -2.17%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
88420 80219 86231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 80.41% 78.74% 77.51%
Number of salaries quoted 71927 66287 74078
Average salary £49,000 £47,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.15% +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Software Architecture
UK

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 24 July 2014.

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 24 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
London -20 183 £60,000 -20.00% 15
South East -24 100 £52,500 -4.54% 10
South West +28 60 £46,000 - 1
Yorkshire +19 54 £40,000 -20.00% 5
East of England 0 48 £45,000 +4.65% 5
North West +7 31 £50,000 +34.22% 5
East Midlands -2 14 £35,000 -26.31% 1
West Midlands -13 4 £37,500 +7.14%
Software Architecture
UK

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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.

1 364 (36.36%) Java
2 333 (33.27%) C#
3 304 (30.37%) .NET
4 265 (26.47%) SQL Server
5 261 (26.07%) Finance
6 257 (25.67%) OO
7 254 (25.37%) Software Engineering
8 251 (25.07%) SQL
9 244 (24.38%) Agile Software Development
10 238 (23.78%) JavaScript
11 226 (22.58%) Microsoft
12 219 (21.88%) HTML
13 204 (20.38%) Oracle
14 196 (19.58%) CSS
15 193 (19.28%) Degree
16 192 (19.18%) C++
17 174 (17.38%) J2EE
17 174 (17.38%) Linux
18 161 (16.08%) MVC
19 152 (15.18%) ASP.NET
20 149 (14.89%) XML
21 141 (14.09%) MS Excel
22 136 (13.59%) Windows
22 136 (13.59%) Computer Science
23 133 (13.29%) Scrum
24 120 (11.99%) Python
25 119 (11.89%) Web Services
26 118 (11.79%) jQuery
27 114 (11.39%) Mathematics
28 104 (10.39%) Spring

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 69 (6.89%) Apache
2 61 (6.09%) WebLogic
3 47 (4.70%) SharePoint
4 36 (3.60%) CMS
5 30 (3.00%) WebSphere
6 29 (2.90%) IIS
7 23 (2.30%) BizTalk Server
8 21 (2.10%) WebSphere Application Server
9 20 (2.00%) Tomcat
10 17 (1.70%) MQSeries
11 16 (1.60%) Node.js
11 16 (1.60%) Elasticsearch
12 11 (1.10%) Sitecore CMS
13 9 (0.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 9 (0.90%) OpenStack
14 8 (0.80%) nginx
15 7 (0.70%) SharePoint Server
16 6 (0.60%) Apache Solr
16 6 (0.60%) PegaRULES
17 5 (0.50%) Confluence
Applications
1 141 (14.09%) MS Excel
2 32 (3.20%) MS Office
3 12 (1.20%) NASTRAN
4 3 (0.30%) InfoPath
4 3 (0.30%) Simulink
5 2 (0.20%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.100%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 20 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.10%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.70%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.40%) Magento
4 4 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.30%) Visualfiles
6 2 (0.20%) Zen Cart
6 2 (0.20%) Tridion
7 1 (0.100%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.100%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 38 (3.80%) SaaS
2 17 (1.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.30%) OpenShift
5 2 (0.20%) Office 365
5 2 (0.20%) GitHub
6 1 (0.100%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 63 (6.29%) Internet
2 56 (5.59%) SAN
3 47 (4.70%) TCP/IP
4 36 (3.60%) HTTP
4 36 (3.60%) DHCP
5 28 (2.80%) Firewall
6 18 (1.80%) Wireless
7 16 (1.60%) NAS
8 12 (1.20%) Bluetooth
9 11 (1.10%) Wi-Fi
10 10 (1.00%) DNS
11 9 (0.90%) SNMP
12 8 (0.80%) VoIP
12 8 (0.80%) SSL
12 8 (0.80%) SSH
13 6 (0.60%) UWB
13 6 (0.60%) PBX
14 5 (0.50%) Ethernet
14 5 (0.50%) DVB
15 4 (0.40%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 265 (26.47%) SQL Server
2 85 (8.49%) MySQL
3 79 (7.89%) Relational Database
4 57 (5.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 44 (4.40%) RDBMS
6 39 (3.90%) SQL Server 2012
7 31 (3.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 31 (3.10%) NoSQL
8 30 (3.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 29 (2.90%) Oracle Database
10 28 (2.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 28 (2.80%) OLAP
11 25 (2.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 25 (2.50%) Oracle OLAP
12 24 (2.40%) MongoDB
13 23 (2.30%) SQL Server 2005
13 23 (2.30%) Hadoop
14 20 (2.00%) DB2
15 19 (1.90%) Sybase ASE
15 19 (1.90%) DTS
Development Applications
1 59 (5.89%) Visual Studio
2 52 (5.19%) Subversion
2 52 (5.19%) Maven
3 45 (4.50%) Ant
4 44 (4.40%) Git (software)
5 41 (4.10%) Jenkins
6 28 (2.80%) JUnit
7 26 (2.60%) Team Foundation Server
8 19 (1.90%) JIRA
9 16 (1.60%) Selenium
10 14 (1.40%) Hudson
11 12 (1.20%) Mercurial
11 12 (1.20%) NUnit
12 10 (1.00%) FlexUnit
12 10 (1.00%) Eclipse
13 9 (0.90%) CruiseControl
13 9 (0.90%) PHPUnit
14 8 (0.80%) Cucumber
15 6 (0.60%) Moq
15 6 (0.60%) Rational DOORS
General
1 261 (26.07%) Finance
2 74 (7.39%) Banking
3 55 (5.49%) Marketing
4 33 (3.30%) Games
5 31 (3.10%) Telecoms
5 31 (3.10%) Retail
6 29 (2.90%) Manufacturing
7 27 (2.70%) Investment Banking
8 24 (2.40%) Electronics
9 21 (2.10%) Legal
10 19 (1.90%) Aerospace
11 15 (1.50%) Law
12 10 (1.00%) Financial Institution
13 9 (0.90%) Publishing
14 8 (0.80%) Advertising
15 7 (0.70%) Front Office
16 6 (0.60%) Online Betting
16 6 (0.60%) Back Office
17 4 (0.40%) French Language
18 2 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 452 (45.15%) Developer
2 222 (22.18%) Architect
3 125 (12.49%) Senior Developer
4 115 (11.49%) Software Engineer
5 113 (11.29%) Solutions Architect
6 109 (10.89%) C# Developer
7 71 (7.09%) Software Developer
8 68 (6.79%) Analyst
9 67 (6.69%) Java Developer
10 62 (6.19%) .NET Developer
11 57 (5.69%) Programmer
12 45 (4.50%) Developer Analyst
13 38 (3.80%) C# .NET Developer
14 37 (3.70%) Technical Architect
14 37 (3.70%) Senior Java Developer
15 35 (3.50%) Lead Developer
16 34 (3.40%) C# Programmer
17 31 (3.10%) SQL Developer
17 31 (3.10%) Microsoft Developer
18 30 (3.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 304 (30.37%) .NET
2 219 (21.88%) HTML
3 196 (19.58%) CSS
4 174 (17.38%) J2EE
5 152 (15.18%) ASP.NET
6 149 (14.89%) XML
7 119 (11.89%) Web Services
8 118 (11.79%) jQuery
9 104 (10.39%) Spring
10 75 (7.49%) WPF
11 73 (7.29%) Ajax
12 70 (6.99%) ASP.NET MVC
13 68 (6.79%) .NET Framework
14 67 (6.69%) WCF
15 59 (5.89%) Middleware
16 57 (5.69%) HTML5
16 57 (5.69%) Hibernate
17 55 (5.49%) SOAP
18 51 (5.09%) JSP
19 49 (4.90%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 136 (13.59%) Computer Science
2 114 (11.39%) Mathematics
3 91 (9.09%) Open Source
4 52 (5.19%) Enterprise Software
5 38 (3.80%) Management Information System
6 29 (2.90%) Hedge funds
7 23 (2.30%) N-Tier
8 22 (2.20%) Mobile App
9 19 (1.90%) Credit Risk
10 18 (1.80%) Physics
10 18 (1.80%) Firmware
11 16 (1.60%) Tandem
12 14 (1.40%) PKI
13 13 (1.30%) Enterprise Storage
13 13 (1.30%) Social Media
14 12 (1.20%) Client/Server
15 11 (1.10%) Embedded Systems
16 10 (1.00%) DTV
17 8 (0.80%) Cryptography
18 7 (0.70%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 174 (17.38%) Linux
2 136 (13.59%) Windows
3 103 (10.29%) UNIX
4 53 (5.29%) Solaris
5 34 (3.40%) HPUX
6 17 (1.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (1.50%) Android
8 13 (1.30%) Apple iOS
8 13 (1.30%) Oracle Linux
9 12 (1.20%) CentOS
10 11 (1.10%) Ubuntu
11 8 (0.80%) Mac OS
12 5 (0.50%) Mac OS X
13 4 (0.40%) AIX
14 3 (0.30%) Debian
14 3 (0.30%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
16 1 (0.100%) Embedded Linux
16 1 (0.100%) Windows Mobile
16 1 (0.100%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 257 (25.67%) OO
2 254 (25.37%) Software Engineering
3 244 (24.38%) Agile Software Development
4 161 (16.08%) MVC
5 133 (13.29%) Scrum
6 103 (10.29%) UML
7 101 (10.09%) OOP
8 100 (9.99%) TDD
9 95 (9.49%) Web Development
10 69 (6.89%) E-Commerce
11 67 (6.69%) Project Management
12 59 (5.89%) SOA
12 59 (5.89%) Continuous Improvement
13 56 (5.59%) TOGAF
14 54 (5.39%) Continuous Integration
15 52 (5.19%) Unit Testing
16 48 (4.80%) Use Case
17 45 (4.50%) Stakeholder Management
18 43 (4.30%) Multithreading
18 43 (4.30%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 364 (36.36%) Java
2 333 (33.27%) C#
3 251 (25.07%) SQL
4 238 (23.78%) JavaScript
5 192 (19.18%) C++
6 120 (11.99%) Python
7 82 (8.19%) PHP
8 81 (8.09%) C
9 76 (7.59%) Perl
10 47 (4.70%) Ruby
11 43 (4.30%) T-SQL
12 34 (3.40%) VB
12 34 (3.40%) VB.NET
13 24 (2.40%) PL/SQL
14 21 (2.10%) Shell Script
15 20 (2.00%) ActionScript
16 14 (1.40%) Scala
16 14 (1.40%) Embedded C
16 14 (1.40%) Embedded C++
17 13 (1.30%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 193 (19.28%) Degree
2 57 (5.69%) Security Cleared
3 42 (4.20%) DV Cleared
4 30 (3.00%) SC Cleared
5 22 (2.20%) PhD
6 4 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (0.40%) CISSP
6 4 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.40%) Oracle Certification
6 4 (0.40%) CISM
6 4 (0.40%) SSCP
6 4 (0.40%) CEH
7 3 (0.30%) HND
7 3 (0.30%) PMP
7 3 (0.30%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.100%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.100%) ISEB
8 1 (0.100%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (8.79%) QA
2 8 (0.80%) ISO 8583
3 7 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.40%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.40%) Solvency II
4 4 (0.40%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 3 (0.30%) ISO 9000
5 3 (0.30%) BS7799
6 1 (0.100%) SLA
6 1 (0.100%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
System Software
1 43 (4.30%) VMware ESX
2 34 (3.40%) vSphere
3 20 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (1.60%) Active Directory
5 6 (0.60%) Varnish
6 2 (0.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.100%) Xen
7 1 (0.100%) KVM
7 1 (0.100%) Docker
Systems Management
1 34 (3.40%) NetBackup
2 24 (2.40%) Puppet
3 23 (2.30%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (0.90%) Opsview
5 4 (0.40%) Oracle EDQ
6 2 (0.20%) Nagios
7 1 (0.100%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.100%) Ansible
7 1 (0.100%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 226 (22.58%) Microsoft
2 204 (20.38%) Oracle
3 61 (6.09%) VMware
4 55 (5.49%) JBoss
5 39 (3.90%) Cisco
6 37 (3.70%) NetApp
6 37 (3.70%) Brocade
7 35 (3.50%) HP
8 34 (3.40%) Citrix
8 34 (3.40%) Veritas
8 34 (3.40%) Symantec
9 32 (3.20%) IBM
10 31 (3.10%) TIBCO
11 27 (2.70%) Red Hat
12 25 (2.50%) Business Objects
13 19 (1.90%) Sybase
13 19 (1.90%) Zend
14 17 (1.70%) SAP
15 13 (1.30%) Apple
16 11 (1.10%) hybris
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Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 7 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000
Posted: 12 hours ago
South East London
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Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + high bonus + package
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Salary: 23-28k depending on experience
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Thales
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Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Thales
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Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Linux Recruit
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Vertical IT
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus, pension, gym etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £90000 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Market related
Posted: 3 days ago
Dorking, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 Per Annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £120000 per annum + bonus, benefits, negotiable
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Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £100k (multiple roles) + bonus + benefits
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Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £46000 - £50000 per annum + excellent pension, flexible hours
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