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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architecture
Rank 474 510 450
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -60
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 466 376 513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.43% 0.37% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.47% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 401 268 442
Average salary £50,000 £62,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,100 £40,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £90,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £49,500 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +3.26%
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
88348 80777 86180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 80.76% 79.43% 77.93%
Number of salaries quoted 71077 66715 73803
Average salary £48,500 £47,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.10% +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -50 154 £57,250 -18.21% 23
South East +5 100 £55,000 +4.76% 10
East of England +31 61 £44,000 -2.22% 11
Yorkshire +14 57 £40,000 -17.94% 10
South West +18 39 £46,000 - 5
North West -8 32 £50,000 -23.07% 3
East Midlands -6 14 £35,000 -26.31% 2
West Midlands -31 4 - - 1
North East - 1 £77,500 -
Software Architecture
UK

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 369 (37.69%) Java
2 332 (33.91%) C#
3 300 (30.64%) .NET
4 263 (26.86%) SQL Server
5 250 (25.54%) Finance
5 250 (25.54%) Software Engineering
6 246 (25.13%) SQL
7 245 (25.03%) JavaScript
8 243 (24.82%) Agile Software Development
9 241 (24.62%) OO
10 221 (22.57%) Microsoft
11 214 (21.86%) HTML
12 199 (20.33%) CSS
13 198 (20.22%) Degree
14 194 (19.82%) C++
15 171 (17.47%) J2EE
16 170 (17.36%) Oracle
17 158 (16.14%) XML
17 158 (16.14%) Linux
18 147 (15.02%) ASP.NET
19 142 (14.50%) MS Excel
20 141 (14.40%) Computer Science
21 140 (14.30%) Scrum
22 139 (14.20%) MVC
23 138 (14.10%) Windows
24 116 (11.85%) Python
25 112 (11.44%) OOP
26 110 (11.24%) jQuery
27 109 (11.13%) Mathematics
27 109 (11.13%) UNIX

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 67 (6.84%) Apache
2 50 (5.11%) WebLogic
3 48 (4.90%) SharePoint
4 29 (2.96%) Tomcat
5 27 (2.76%) WebSphere
6 24 (2.45%) CMS
7 22 (2.25%) IIS
8 20 (2.04%) WebSphere Application Server
9 19 (1.94%) Node.js
10 16 (1.63%) Elasticsearch
10 16 (1.63%) MQSeries
11 13 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
11 13 (1.33%) OpenStack
12 10 (1.02%) nginx
13 7 (0.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 6 (0.61%) SharePoint Server
14 6 (0.61%) PegaRULES
15 5 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
15 5 (0.51%) CloudStack
15 5 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 142 (14.50%) MS Excel
2 37 (3.78%) MS Office
3 12 (1.23%) NASTRAN
4 3 (0.31%) Simulink
5 2 (0.20%) MS Project
5 2 (0.20%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.20%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.10%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 17 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.92%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.72%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.31%) Visualfiles
6 1 (0.10%) Zen Cart
6 1 (0.10%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 32 (3.27%) SaaS
2 15 (1.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.20%) Office 365
5 1 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.10%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.10%) GitHub
5 1 (0.10%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 57 (5.82%) Internet
2 50 (5.11%) SAN
3 41 (4.19%) TCP/IP
4 35 (3.58%) HTTP
5 31 (3.17%) DHCP
6 24 (2.45%) Firewall
7 17 (1.74%) Wireless
8 12 (1.23%) NAS
9 10 (1.02%) Wi-Fi
9 10 (1.02%) Bluetooth
9 10 (1.02%) DNS
10 9 (0.92%) SNMP
11 8 (0.82%) SSL
11 8 (0.82%) VoIP
11 8 (0.82%) SSH
12 6 (0.61%) UWB
12 6 (0.61%) PBX
12 6 (0.61%) LDAP
13 5 (0.51%) Ethernet
13 5 (0.51%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 263 (26.86%) SQL Server
2 87 (8.89%) MySQL
3 66 (6.74%) Relational Database
4 62 (6.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 44 (4.49%) SQL Server 2012
6 38 (3.88%) OLAP
7 37 (3.78%) RDBMS
8 36 (3.68%) NoSQL
9 33 (3.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 33 (3.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 32 (3.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 30 (3.06%) Hadoop
12 29 (2.96%) Oracle OLAP
12 29 (2.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 26 (2.66%) MongoDB
14 23 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
15 21 (2.15%) SQL Server 2005
16 19 (1.94%) Sybase ASE
16 19 (1.94%) DTS
16 19 (1.94%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 57 (5.82%) Visual Studio
2 50 (5.11%) Maven
3 48 (4.90%) Git (software)
4 40 (4.09%) Subversion
5 39 (3.98%) Jenkins
6 38 (3.88%) Ant
7 25 (2.55%) JUnit
8 24 (2.45%) JIRA
9 21 (2.15%) Team Foundation Server
10 14 (1.43%) Hudson
11 13 (1.33%) Selenium
11 13 (1.33%) Mercurial
12 12 (1.23%) Eclipse
12 12 (1.23%) NUnit
13 10 (1.02%) FlexUnit
14 9 (0.92%) CruiseControl
15 8 (0.82%) Cucumber
15 8 (0.82%) PHPUnit
16 7 (0.72%) JMeter
16 7 (0.72%) WebLOAD
General
1 250 (25.54%) Finance
2 87 (8.89%) Banking
3 58 (5.92%) Marketing
4 35 (3.58%) Investment Banking
5 31 (3.17%) Telecoms
5 31 (3.17%) Games
6 30 (3.06%) Retail
6 30 (3.06%) Manufacturing
7 23 (2.35%) Aerospace
8 22 (2.25%) Electronics
9 17 (1.74%) Legal
10 14 (1.43%) Law
10 14 (1.43%) Publishing
11 8 (0.82%) Advertising
12 7 (0.72%) Automotive
12 7 (0.72%) Front Office
12 7 (0.72%) French Language
13 6 (0.61%) Back Office
14 3 (0.31%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.20%) German Language
Job Titles
1 434 (44.33%) Developer
2 202 (20.63%) Architect
3 117 (11.95%) Senior Developer
4 116 (11.85%) Software Engineer
5 107 (10.93%) C# Developer
6 99 (10.11%) Solutions Architect
7 72 (7.35%) Analyst
8 70 (7.15%) Software Developer
9 57 (5.82%) Java Developer
10 51 (5.21%) Programmer
10 51 (5.21%) .NET Developer
11 42 (4.29%) Developer Analyst
12 34 (3.47%) C# .NET Developer
13 33 (3.37%) Junior
13 33 (3.37%) Team Leader
14 32 (3.27%) SQL Developer
14 32 (3.27%) Junior Developer
14 32 (3.27%) Microsoft Developer
15 31 (3.17%) C# Programmer
15 31 (3.17%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 300 (30.64%) .NET
2 214 (21.86%) HTML
3 199 (20.33%) CSS
4 171 (17.47%) J2EE
5 158 (16.14%) XML
6 147 (15.02%) ASP.NET
7 110 (11.24%) jQuery
8 105 (10.73%) Web Services
9 102 (10.42%) Spring
10 71 (7.25%) WPF
11 68 (6.95%) Ajax
12 65 (6.64%) ASP.NET MVC
13 63 (6.44%) .NET Framework
14 57 (5.82%) HTML5
15 53 (5.41%) WCF
16 51 (5.21%) Middleware
17 49 (5.01%) Hibernate
18 48 (4.90%) JSP
19 45 (4.60%) Servlets
20 42 (4.29%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 141 (14.40%) Computer Science
2 109 (11.13%) Mathematics
3 85 (8.68%) Open Source
4 59 (6.03%) Enterprise Software
5 28 (2.86%) Management Information System
6 25 (2.55%) Hedge funds
7 22 (2.25%) Mobile App
8 20 (2.04%) N-Tier
9 19 (1.94%) Physics
9 19 (1.94%) Credit Risk
10 18 (1.84%) Tandem
11 17 (1.74%) Firmware
12 16 (1.63%) PKI
13 13 (1.33%) Embedded Systems
13 13 (1.33%) Social Media
14 11 (1.12%) Enterprise Storage
15 10 (1.02%) Reference Data
15 10 (1.02%) Cryptography
16 8 (0.82%) DTV
16 8 (0.82%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 158 (16.14%) Linux
2 138 (14.10%) Windows
3 109 (11.13%) UNIX
4 44 (4.49%) Solaris
5 29 (2.96%) HPUX
6 17 (1.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (1.63%) Android
8 11 (1.12%) CentOS
8 11 (1.12%) Oracle Linux
8 11 (1.12%) Apple iOS
9 10 (1.02%) Ubuntu
10 8 (0.82%) Mac OS
11 4 (0.41%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.31%) AIX
12 3 (0.31%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.20%) Debian
14 1 (0.10%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.10%) Nucleus RTOS
14 1 (0.10%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 250 (25.54%) Software Engineering
2 243 (24.82%) Agile Software Development
3 241 (24.62%) OO
4 140 (14.30%) Scrum
5 139 (14.20%) MVC
6 112 (11.44%) OOP
7 107 (10.93%) UML
8 99 (10.11%) TDD
9 96 (9.81%) Web Development
10 72 (7.35%) Project Management
11 64 (6.54%) E-Commerce
12 61 (6.23%) Continuous Improvement
13 56 (5.72%) Continuous Integration
14 53 (5.41%) SOA
15 52 (5.31%) Use Case
16 44 (4.49%) Data Modelling
16 44 (4.49%) Unit Testing
17 43 (4.39%) CRM
17 43 (4.39%) Stakeholder Management
17 43 (4.39%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 369 (37.69%) Java
2 332 (33.91%) C#
3 246 (25.13%) SQL
4 245 (25.03%) JavaScript
5 194 (19.82%) C++
6 116 (11.85%) Python
7 91 (9.30%) C
8 79 (8.07%) PHP
9 63 (6.44%) Perl
10 51 (5.21%) T-SQL
11 44 (4.49%) VB
11 44 (4.49%) VB.NET
12 42 (4.29%) Ruby
13 20 (2.04%) ActionScript
14 19 (1.94%) Shell Script
15 15 (1.53%) Embedded C++
16 14 (1.43%) PL/SQL
17 13 (1.33%) Embedded C
17 13 (1.33%) PHP5
18 12 (1.23%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 198 (20.22%) Degree
2 55 (5.62%) Security Cleared
3 37 (3.78%) DV Cleared
4 25 (2.55%) SC Cleared
5 22 (2.25%) PhD
6 4 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.31%) HND
7 3 (0.31%) PMP
7 3 (0.31%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.10%) CEH
8 1 (0.10%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.10%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.10%) ACCA
8 1 (0.10%) SSCP
8 1 (0.10%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.10%) ISEB
8 1 (0.10%) CISSP
8 1 (0.10%) CISM
8 1 (0.10%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (8.78%) QA
2 8 (0.82%) ISO 9001
2 8 (0.82%) ISO 8583
3 5 (0.51%) ISO 9000
3 5 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.41%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.20%) SLA
6 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (0.10%) BS7799
6 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
6 1 (0.10%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.10%) HL7
System Software
1 37 (3.78%) VMware ESX
2 29 (2.96%) vSphere
3 20 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (1.43%) Active Directory
5 8 (0.82%) Varnish
6 1 (0.10%) Xen
6 1 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.10%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.10%) Docker
6 1 (0.10%) KVM
Systems Management
1 29 (2.96%) NetBackup
2 21 (2.15%) Puppet
3 20 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (0.92%) Opsview
5 4 (0.41%) Oracle EDQ
5 4 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.20%) Nagios
7 1 (0.10%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.10%) SCCM
7 1 (0.10%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 221 (22.57%) Microsoft
2 170 (17.36%) Oracle
3 55 (5.62%) VMware
4 51 (5.21%) JBoss
5 34 (3.47%) Cisco
6 30 (3.06%) Brocade
6 30 (3.06%) NetApp
6 30 (3.06%) HP
7 29 (2.96%) Business Objects
7 29 (2.96%) Veritas
7 29 (2.96%) Citrix
7 29 (2.96%) Symantec
8 28 (2.86%) Red Hat
9 23 (2.35%) TIBCO
10 22 (2.25%) IBM
11 20 (2.04%) Zend
12 19 (1.94%) Sybase
13 16 (1.63%) SAP
14 11 (1.12%) TOWER Software
14 11 (1.12%) Apple
Reigate, Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum £45,000 to £65,000 + Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 Per Annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
West London
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 6 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 6 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
CDI Anders Elite Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The People Network
Salary: £1 - £65000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Parking, Dental
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-40,000
Posted: Yesterday
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 to £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £26000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benifits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
SJB Corporate Ltd
Salary: £70,000 per annum plus 25 days holiday + pension + additional benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Rolls Royce
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £95,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
LA International
Salary: £50000 - £61000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago