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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architecture
Rank 438 481 499
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +18
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 566 505 413
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.55% 0.45% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 0.55% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 479 395 307
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £90,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
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
85517 91245 84309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 83.19% 82.06% 80.36%
Number of salaries quoted 69838 74188 70126
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £71,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 +40 251 £67,500 +8.00% 36
South East +6 133 £52,500 +10.52% 22
North West +26 40 £34,500 -23.33% 6
East of England +9 36 £52,500 +3.96% 7
Yorkshire +26 35 £47,500 -17.39% 6
South West -18 28 £40,000 -13.04% 3
West Midlands +7 27 £37,500 +2.73% 2
East Midlands +12 11 £37,500 +11.94%
North East -9 3 £30,000 -
Software Architecture
UK

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 522 (48.11%) Java
2 473 (43.59%) C#
3 468 (43.13%) Agile Software Development
4 374 (34.47%) Finance
5 358 (33.00%) OO
6 344 (31.71%) .NET
7 341 (31.43%) JavaScript
8 320 (29.49%) Degree
9 314 (28.94%) C++
10 297 (27.37%) HTML
11 292 (26.91%) Software Engineering
12 266 (24.52%) CSS
13 261 (24.06%) SQL
14 250 (23.04%) XML
15 226 (20.83%) Spring
16 222 (20.46%) SQL Server
17 207 (19.08%) TDD
18 182 (16.77%) Computer Science
19 178 (16.41%) Microsoft
20 173 (15.94%) Web Services
20 173 (15.94%) Linux
21 170 (15.67%) ASP.NET
22 162 (14.93%) Scrum
23 155 (14.29%) UML
23 155 (14.29%) REST
24 154 (14.19%) SOAP
25 153 (14.10%) MVC
26 138 (12.72%) OOP
27 130 (11.98%) Windows
28 126 (11.61%) HTML5

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 73 (6.73%) Elasticsearch
2 40 (3.69%) JBoss
3 39 (3.59%) CMS
4 35 (3.23%) IIS
5 29 (2.67%) Apache
6 27 (2.49%) Node.js
7 20 (1.84%) WebSphere
8 19 (1.75%) WebLogic
9 18 (1.66%) WordPress
10 16 (1.47%) WebSphere Application Server
11 15 (1.38%) Apache Solr
11 15 (1.38%) Apache Spark
12 14 (1.29%) Cloud Foundry
13 13 (1.20%) Tomcat
13 13 (1.20%) Alfresco
14 12 (1.11%) MQSeries
15 9 (0.83%) Confluence
16 8 (0.74%) SharePoint
17 6 (0.55%) Umbraco
17 6 (0.55%) Drupal
Applications
1 75 (6.91%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.55%) InfoPath
3 5 (0.46%) Simulink
4 2 (0.18%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.092%) Mathematica
5 1 (0.092%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.092%) MS Project
5 1 (0.092%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (0.65%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.18%) Magento
4 2 (0.18%) Endur
4 2 (0.18%) Findur
4 2 (0.18%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 34 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (1.94%) SaaS
3 14 (1.29%) PaaS
4 12 (1.11%) IaaS
5 11 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.46%) GitHub
8 4 (0.37%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.092%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.092%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 38 (3.50%) HTTP
2 26 (2.40%) Internet
3 18 (1.66%) TCP/IP
4 13 (1.20%) SSL
5 11 (1.01%) SAN
6 10 (0.92%) Firewall
7 8 (0.74%) NAS
7 8 (0.74%) DLNA
8 7 (0.65%) LDAP
8 7 (0.65%) VoIP
8 7 (0.65%) Modbus
9 6 (0.55%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (0.46%) SMTP
11 4 (0.37%) AMQP
11 4 (0.37%) Wireless
12 3 (0.28%) RTP
12 3 (0.28%) ATM
12 3 (0.28%) NFC
13 2 (0.18%) Network Security
13 2 (0.18%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 222 (20.46%) SQL Server
2 122 (11.24%) NoSQL
3 110 (10.14%) Relational Database
4 84 (7.74%) MySQL
5 62 (5.71%) RDBMS
5 62 (5.71%) Big Data
6 41 (3.78%) Hadoop
7 40 (3.69%) Redis
8 33 (3.04%) SQL Server 2008
9 23 (2.12%) MongoDB
10 20 (1.84%) Apache Cassandra
11 17 (1.57%) MarkLogic
12 15 (1.38%) PostgreSQL
12 15 (1.38%) DB2
12 15 (1.38%) Oracle Database
13 14 (1.29%) Riak
14 13 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 11 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
16 5 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 5 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 101 (9.31%) Visual Studio
2 93 (8.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 75 (6.91%) Maven
3 75 (6.91%) Git (software)
4 58 (5.35%) NUnit
5 51 (4.70%) JUnit
6 47 (4.33%) Eclipse
7 44 (4.06%) Subversion
8 40 (3.69%) Jenkins
9 32 (2.95%) TestNG
10 25 (2.30%) Rhino Mocks
11 24 (2.21%) Ant
12 21 (1.94%) JIRA
13 20 (1.84%) Cucumber
14 18 (1.66%) SoapUI
15 14 (1.29%) Android Studio
16 12 (1.11%) TeamCity
16 12 (1.11%) Selenium
17 11 (1.01%) ReSharper
17 11 (1.01%) Jasmine
General
1 374 (34.47%) Finance
2 121 (11.15%) Telecoms
3 95 (8.76%) Banking
4 93 (8.57%) Retail
5 60 (5.53%) Aerospace
6 54 (4.98%) Automotive
7 35 (3.23%) Online Betting
8 27 (2.49%) Marketing
9 24 (2.21%) Publishing
10 19 (1.75%) Advertising
11 16 (1.47%) Manufacturing
11 16 (1.47%) Financial Institution
12 12 (1.11%) Electronics
12 12 (1.11%) Investment Banking
13 10 (0.92%) Legal
13 10 (0.92%) Front Office
14 9 (0.83%) Back Office
15 8 (0.74%) Law
16 6 (0.55%) Games
16 6 (0.55%) French Language
Job Titles
1 635 (58.53%) Developer
2 205 (18.89%) Senior Developer
3 180 (16.59%) Architect
4 148 (13.64%) Software Developer
5 144 (13.27%) C# Developer
6 142 (13.09%) Java Developer
7 116 (10.69%) Software Engineer
8 81 (7.47%) Solutions Architect
9 61 (5.62%) Senior Java Developer
10 56 (5.16%) C# .NET Developer
11 55 (5.07%) Senior Software Developer
12 54 (4.98%) .NET Developer
13 46 (4.24%) C++ Developer
14 37 (3.41%) Lead Developer
14 37 (3.41%) Software Architect
15 36 (3.32%) Web Developer
16 35 (3.23%) Senior C# Developer
17 32 (2.95%) Applications Developer
18 31 (2.86%) Analyst
19 29 (2.67%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 344 (31.71%) .NET
2 297 (27.37%) HTML
3 266 (24.52%) CSS
4 250 (23.04%) XML
5 226 (20.83%) Spring
6 173 (15.94%) Web Services
7 170 (15.67%) ASP.NET
8 155 (14.29%) REST
9 154 (14.19%) SOAP
10 126 (11.61%) HTML5
11 118 (10.88%) jQuery
12 112 (10.32%) Hibernate
13 95 (8.76%) RabbitMQ
14 93 (8.57%) ActiveMQ
15 83 (7.65%) ASP.NET MVC
16 79 (7.28%) .NET Framework
17 74 (6.82%) Ajax
18 73 (6.73%) WCF
19 72 (6.64%) JSON
19 72 (6.64%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 182 (16.77%) Computer Science
2 95 (8.76%) Enterprise Software
3 89 (8.20%) Open Source
3 89 (8.20%) Data Structures
4 83 (7.65%) Algorithms
5 81 (7.47%) Analytical Skills
6 59 (5.44%) Client/Server
7 53 (4.88%) Grid Computing
7 53 (4.88%) Mathematics
8 45 (4.15%) N-Tier
9 44 (4.06%) User Experience
10 36 (3.32%) Mobile App
11 26 (2.40%) Management Information System
12 18 (1.66%) Spread Betting
13 14 (1.29%) iPhone
13 14 (1.29%) Digital Media
14 13 (1.20%) Embedded Systems
14 13 (1.20%) iPad
15 12 (1.11%) Hedge funds
15 12 (1.11%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 173 (15.94%) Linux
2 130 (11.98%) Windows
3 109 (10.05%) UNIX
4 60 (5.53%) Android
5 33 (3.04%) Apple iOS
6 13 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (1.01%) Nucleus RTOS
8 10 (0.92%) Solaris
9 8 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (0.65%) Windows Mobile
11 6 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (0.55%) VMS
12 5 (0.46%) AIX
12 5 (0.46%) Windows 8
12 5 (0.46%) Windows 7
13 3 (0.28%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.28%) Windows NT
13 3 (0.28%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.18%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 468 (43.13%) Agile Software Development
2 358 (33.00%) OO
3 292 (26.91%) Software Engineering
4 207 (19.08%) TDD
5 162 (14.93%) Scrum
6 155 (14.29%) UML
7 153 (14.10%) MVC
8 138 (12.72%) OOP
9 115 (10.60%) E-Commerce
10 110 (10.14%) Unit Testing
11 108 (9.95%) Mentoring
12 105 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
12 105 (9.68%) Multithreading
13 102 (9.40%) SOA
14 100 (9.22%) OOD
15 85 (7.83%) Use Case
16 76 (7.00%) Project Management
17 70 (6.45%) BDD
18 68 (6.27%) Software Delivery
19 62 (5.71%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 522 (48.11%) Java
2 473 (43.59%) C#
3 341 (31.43%) JavaScript
4 314 (28.94%) C++
5 261 (24.06%) SQL
6 109 (10.05%) Python
7 99 (9.12%) C
8 58 (5.35%) PL/SQL
9 43 (3.96%) PHP
10 40 (3.69%) VB.NET
10 40 (3.69%) Perl
11 38 (3.50%) Ruby
12 36 (3.32%) Groovy
13 33 (3.04%) T-SQL
14 32 (2.95%) VB
14 32 (2.95%) COBOL
15 27 (2.49%) Ada
16 25 (2.30%) Scala
17 24 (2.21%) Bash Shell
18 15 (1.38%) VB6
Qualifications
1 320 (29.49%) Degree
2 39 (3.59%) Security Cleared
3 28 (2.58%) PhD
4 24 (2.21%) SC Cleared
5 14 (1.29%) DV Cleared
6 7 (0.65%) PMP
6 7 (0.65%) PMI Certification
7 6 (0.55%) CSSLP
8 4 (0.37%) ISEB
8 4 (0.37%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.28%) CISM
9 3 (0.28%) CISSP
9 3 (0.28%) HND
9 3 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.18%) MCSD
10 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.092%) CNA
11 1 (0.092%) Novell Certification
11 1 (0.092%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (7.28%) QA
2 18 (1.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (1.01%) PCI DSS
4 8 (0.74%) ISO 8583
5 5 (0.46%) SLA
6 3 (0.28%) COBIT
7 1 (0.092%) WCAG
7 1 (0.092%) WAI
7 1 (0.092%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.092%) DO-178B
System Software
1 15 (1.38%) Docker
2 10 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (0.92%) VMware ESX
3 9 (0.83%) Firmware
4 5 (0.46%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.18%) vSphere
5 2 (0.18%) HDFS
5 2 (0.18%) Oracle Clusterware
6 1 (0.092%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 28 (2.58%) Puppet
2 27 (2.49%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.46%) Vagrant
4 4 (0.37%) Mesos
5 3 (0.28%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 178 (16.41%) Microsoft
2 78 (7.19%) Oracle
3 29 (2.67%) TOWER Software
4 27 (2.49%) TIBCO
5 24 (2.21%) IBM
6 19 (1.75%) Sybase
7 15 (1.38%) VMware
8 11 (1.01%) QNX
9 9 (0.83%) Telerik
9 9 (0.83%) SAP
10 8 (0.74%) Panasonic
10 8 (0.74%) EMC
10 8 (0.74%) Cisco
10 8 (0.74%) Toshiba
11 7 (0.65%) Google
11 7 (0.65%) Brocade
11 7 (0.65%) Red Hat
12 6 (0.55%) Sitecore
12 6 (0.55%) MuleSoft
12 6 (0.55%) NetApp
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus (50% - 100%)
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + be - top 100 UK company, lots!
Posted: 9 hours ago
West London
Aglow Talent Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum +?12.?5%? bonus +? 10%? pension + be
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Expert Employment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £44000 - £50000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum Bonus + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £90,000 to £100,000 per annum Car Allowance, Bonus & Excellent Be
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stowmarket, Suffolk
Connectus
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £150k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Optimus Search Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £95000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago