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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architecture
Rank 469 483 357
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -126
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 517 420 796
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.46% 0.40% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.51% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 404 315 649
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £75,000 £81,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
90910 82248 90837
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 80.44% 79.03% 76.75%
Number of salaries quoted 73759 68320 77731
Average salary £47,500 £46,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% -3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Software Architecture
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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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London +30 244 £63,750 +2.00% 27
South East +21 143 £47,500 -20.83% 8
East of England -9 41 £50,500 +12.22% 10
South West -26 37 £45,000 +12.50% 8
North West -2 19 £46,250 -15.90% 7
Yorkshire -35 15 £57,500 -4.16% 3
East Midlands -21 11 £35,000 -22.22%
West Midlands -18 5 £40,750 -9.44% 2
North East - 3 £41,500 -
Software Architecture
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Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 314 (31.88%) Java
2 307 (31.17%) C#
3 256 (25.99%) .NET
4 241 (24.47%) SQL
5 238 (24.16%) Finance
5 238 (24.16%) Agile Software Development
6 236 (23.96%) OO
7 216 (21.93%) Software Engineering
8 211 (21.42%) Oracle
9 206 (20.91%) SQL Server
10 202 (20.51%) C++
11 199 (20.20%) Linux
12 194 (19.70%) Microsoft
13 185 (18.78%) JavaScript
14 184 (18.68%) HTML
15 165 (16.75%) MVC
16 152 (15.43%) Degree
17 150 (15.23%) TDD
18 149 (15.13%) CSS
19 144 (14.62%) Scrum
20 142 (14.42%) Windows
21 137 (13.91%) Web Services
21 137 (13.91%) ASP.NET
22 133 (13.50%) J2EE
23 132 (13.40%) Computer Science
24 124 (12.59%) XML
24 124 (12.59%) MS Excel
25 116 (11.78%) UNIX
26 112 (11.37%) Python
27 107 (10.86%) SOA

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 72 (7.31%) WebLogic
2 54 (5.48%) Apache
3 39 (3.96%) CMS
4 33 (3.35%) SharePoint
4 33 (3.35%) WebSphere
5 27 (2.74%) IIS
6 21 (2.13%) Node.js
6 21 (2.13%) MQSeries
6 21 (2.13%) Tomcat
6 21 (2.13%) WebSphere Application Server
7 16 (1.62%) BizTalk Server
8 15 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
9 14 (1.42%) Sitecore CMS
10 13 (1.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 12 (1.22%) Apache Solr
12 10 (1.02%) PegaRULES
13 9 (0.91%) MediaWiki
13 9 (0.91%) SharePoint Server
13 9 (0.91%) WebLogic Portal
14 7 (0.71%) Drupal
Applications
1 124 (12.59%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.42%) MS Office
3 2 (0.20%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.10%) NASTRAN
4 1 (0.10%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.10%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 19 (1.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.12%) Magento
3 5 (0.51%) Tridion
4 4 (0.41%) Staffware
4 4 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.20%) Oracle CRM
6 2 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.20%) Zen Cart
7 1 (0.10%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.10%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.10%) SAP SEM
Cloud Services
1 52 (5.28%) SaaS
2 35 (3.55%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.30%) OpenShift
5 2 (0.20%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.10%) GitHub
6 1 (0.10%) Office 365
6 1 (0.10%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 85 (8.63%) Internet
2 56 (5.69%) SAN
3 46 (4.67%) TCP/IP
4 31 (3.15%) DHCP
5 25 (2.54%) NAS
6 23 (2.34%) Firewall
6 23 (2.34%) HTTP
7 21 (2.13%) Wireless
8 17 (1.73%) Intranet
9 12 (1.22%) IPv4
9 12 (1.22%) IPv6
9 12 (1.22%) Bluetooth
10 11 (1.12%) Wi-Fi
11 9 (0.91%) SSL
12 7 (0.71%) Intrusion Detection
12 7 (0.71%) DNS
12 7 (0.71%) DVB
13 6 (0.61%) SSH
13 6 (0.61%) UWB
14 5 (0.51%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 206 (20.91%) SQL Server
2 73 (7.41%) MySQL
3 72 (7.31%) Relational Database
4 48 (4.87%) Oracle Database
5 39 (3.96%) RDBMS
6 36 (3.65%) NoSQL
6 36 (3.65%) SQL Server 2005
7 31 (3.15%) SQL Server 2012
8 23 (2.34%) DB2
9 19 (1.93%) SQL Server 2008
10 18 (1.83%) MongoDB
11 16 (1.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 14 (1.42%) Oracle Database 11g
12 14 (1.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 13 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 12 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
14 12 (1.22%) Oracle Exadata
14 12 (1.22%) Big Data
15 10 (1.02%) OLAP
15 10 (1.02%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 82 (8.32%) Subversion
2 53 (5.38%) Git (software)
3 42 (4.26%) Visual Studio
4 40 (4.06%) Ant
5 35 (3.55%) JUnit
5 35 (3.55%) Maven
6 30 (3.05%) Team Foundation Server
7 28 (2.84%) Cucumber
8 24 (2.44%) Jenkins
9 17 (1.73%) Selenium
10 14 (1.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 13 (1.32%) Mercurial
12 12 (1.22%) NUnit
12 12 (1.22%) JIRA
13 11 (1.12%) Hudson
13 11 (1.12%) Moq
13 11 (1.12%) PHPUnit
14 10 (1.02%) WebLogic Workshop
14 10 (1.02%) WebDriver
15 7 (0.71%) FlexUnit
General
1 238 (24.16%) Finance
2 67 (6.80%) Banking
3 43 (4.37%) Telecoms
4 40 (4.06%) Marketing
5 25 (2.54%) Games
6 21 (2.13%) Financial Institution
7 18 (1.83%) Electronics
7 18 (1.83%) Online Betting
8 16 (1.62%) Manufacturing
9 15 (1.52%) Retail
10 14 (1.42%) Legal
11 12 (1.22%) Investment Banking
12 10 (1.02%) Publishing
13 8 (0.81%) Aerospace
14 7 (0.71%) Law
14 7 (0.71%) Back Office
15 6 (0.61%) Billing
16 3 (0.30%) Automotive
17 2 (0.20%) Advertising
17 2 (0.20%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 446 (45.28%) Developer
2 246 (24.97%) Architect
3 127 (12.89%) Senior Developer
4 98 (9.95%) Software Engineer
5 94 (9.54%) Solutions Architect
5 94 (9.54%) Software Developer
6 90 (9.14%) C# Developer
7 68 (6.90%) Java Developer
8 59 (5.99%) Analyst
9 50 (5.08%) Technical Architect
10 48 (4.87%) .NET Developer
10 48 (4.87%) C++ Developer
11 44 (4.47%) Software Architect
12 40 (4.06%) Programmer
12 40 (4.06%) Lead Developer
13 37 (3.76%) C# .NET Developer
14 33 (3.35%) PHP Developer
15 32 (3.25%) Senior Java Developer
15 32 (3.25%) Consultant
16 28 (2.84%) Senior C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 256 (25.99%) .NET
2 184 (18.68%) HTML
3 149 (15.13%) CSS
4 137 (13.91%) Web Services
4 137 (13.91%) ASP.NET
5 133 (13.50%) J2EE
6 124 (12.59%) XML
7 89 (9.04%) Spring
8 85 (8.63%) REST
9 84 (8.53%) jQuery
10 73 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC
11 69 (7.01%) WPF
12 63 (6.40%) HTML5
12 63 (6.40%) Middleware
12 63 (6.40%) SOAP
13 60 (6.09%) WCF
14 58 (5.89%) Hibernate
15 46 (4.67%) .NET Framework
16 45 (4.57%) ASP.NET Web API
16 45 (4.57%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 132 (13.40%) Computer Science
2 83 (8.43%) Open Source
3 62 (6.29%) Mathematics
4 56 (5.69%) Enterprise Software
5 39 (3.96%) Mobile App
6 34 (3.45%) Management Information System
7 31 (3.15%) N-Tier
8 26 (2.64%) Hedge funds
9 18 (1.83%) Social Media
10 17 (1.73%) Firmware
11 14 (1.42%) Client/Server
12 13 (1.32%) Symmetrix DMX
13 11 (1.12%) Enterprise Storage
14 10 (1.02%) Replication
14 10 (1.02%) Statistics
15 9 (0.91%) Credit Risk
15 9 (0.91%) Grid Computing
16 8 (0.81%) EPoS
16 8 (0.81%) DTV
16 8 (0.81%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 199 (20.20%) Linux
2 142 (14.42%) Windows
3 116 (11.78%) UNIX
4 52 (5.28%) Solaris
5 39 (3.96%) Android
6 29 (2.94%) HPUX
7 26 (2.64%) Apple iOS
8 18 (1.83%) Mac OS X
9 11 (1.12%) Oracle Linux
10 10 (1.02%) AIX
11 8 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (0.30%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.30%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.20%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.20%) Debian
14 2 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
15 1 (0.10%) Embedded Linux
15 1 (0.10%) CentOS
15 1 (0.10%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 238 (24.16%) Agile Software Development
2 236 (23.96%) OO
3 216 (21.93%) Software Engineering
4 165 (16.75%) MVC
5 150 (15.23%) TDD
6 144 (14.62%) Scrum
7 107 (10.86%) SOA
8 95 (9.64%) UML
9 93 (9.44%) E-Commerce
10 85 (8.63%) TOGAF
11 84 (8.53%) Multithreading
12 72 (7.31%) Kanban
13 64 (6.50%) Project Management
13 64 (6.50%) Web Development
14 61 (6.19%) Zachman Framework
15 51 (5.18%) RUP
15 51 (5.18%) Continuous Integration
16 50 (5.08%) Unit Testing
17 49 (4.97%) Continuous Improvement
18 46 (4.67%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 314 (31.88%) Java
2 307 (31.17%) C#
3 241 (24.47%) SQL
4 202 (20.51%) C++
5 185 (18.78%) JavaScript
6 112 (11.37%) Python
7 99 (10.05%) Perl
8 92 (9.34%) Ruby
9 89 (9.04%) PHP
10 85 (8.63%) C
11 37 (3.76%) Objective-C
12 34 (3.45%) PL/SQL
13 33 (3.35%) T-SQL
14 29 (2.94%) Scala
15 24 (2.44%) Haskell
16 23 (2.34%) Shell Script
17 21 (2.13%) F#
18 20 (2.03%) VB
18 20 (2.03%) Erlang
19 17 (1.73%) OCaml
Qualifications
1 152 (15.43%) Degree
2 42 (4.26%) Security Cleared
3 39 (3.96%) DV Cleared
4 25 (2.54%) SC Cleared
5 12 (1.22%) PhD
6 10 (1.02%) CISM
6 10 (1.02%) SSCP
6 10 (1.02%) CISSP
6 10 (1.02%) CEH
7 4 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.41%) Oracle Certification
8 3 (0.30%) ISEB
8 3 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.20%) Postgraduate
9 2 (0.20%) MCSD
9 2 (0.20%) MCSE
10 1 (0.10%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.10%) HND
10 1 (0.10%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (8.63%) QA
2 11 (1.12%) PCI DSS
3 9 (0.91%) ISO 9001
4 8 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 7 (0.71%) BS7799
6 4 (0.41%) ISO 8583
7 3 (0.30%) HL7
8 2 (0.20%) JTAG
9 1 (0.10%) Basel III
9 1 (0.10%) WAI
System Software
1 41 (4.16%) VMware ESX
2 29 (2.94%) vSphere
3 17 (1.73%) Active Directory
4 16 (1.62%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (0.61%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 3 (0.30%) Xen
7 2 (0.20%) Varnish
8 1 (0.10%) KVM
8 1 (0.10%) Docker
Systems Management
1 33 (3.35%) NetBackup
2 15 (1.52%) Puppet
3 11 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.41%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 4 (0.41%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 4 (0.41%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.20%) SCCM
5 2 (0.20%) SCOM
6 1 (0.10%) Ansible
6 1 (0.10%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.10%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.10%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 211 (21.42%) Oracle
2 194 (19.70%) Microsoft
3 60 (6.09%) IBM
4 53 (5.38%) VMware
5 44 (4.47%) JBoss
6 39 (3.96%) NetApp
6 39 (3.96%) Brocade
7 34 (3.45%) Cisco
8 31 (3.15%) Apple
8 31 (3.15%) HP
9 30 (3.05%) TIBCO
10 29 (2.94%) Symantec
10 29 (2.94%) Citrix
10 29 (2.94%) Veritas
11 20 (2.03%) SAP
12 17 (1.73%) Salesforce.com
13 16 (1.62%) Zend
14 15 (1.52%) Sitecore
15 14 (1.42%) EMC
15 14 (1.42%) Google
Redhill, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Bonus, Car Alowance, Pension, Medica
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65,500 per annum + Annual Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Blue Glue
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Salary: 50,000 to £55,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Salary Negotiable for the right candidate
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Somerset
Sogeti
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: From £85,000 to £100,000 per annum £90-£100k + EXECUTIVE BENS
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50k
Posted: 2 days ago
Bury, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
ISL
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 46k + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: upto 46k + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Up to 100% bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Harris Global
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £95000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £95k
Posted: 3 days ago
Somerset
Edge Recruit Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £66000 per annum + pension, medical etc.
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £75000 - £87000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago