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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architecture
Rank 425 457 463
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +6
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 528 485 470
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.53% 0.49% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.59% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 471 379 359
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +1.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £85,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
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
82447 81902 81665
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 82.87% 82.39% 80.16%
Number of salaries quoted 67801 65800 68849
Average salary £49,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.15% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 3 March 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 3 March 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 -27 196 £62,500 - 21
South East -18 151 £50,000 -4.76% 13
Yorkshire +30 42 £47,500 -17.39% 4
South West -3 40 £45,000 -1.09% 3
North West +4 34 £34,500 -27.36% 8
East of England -4 32 £50,000 - 18
West Midlands -10 19 £37,500 - 13
East Midlands +23 10 £37,500 -6.25%
North East -10 5 £30,000 -27.71% 1
Software Architecture
UK

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

1 454 (42.39%) C#
2 447 (41.74%) Java
3 434 (40.52%) Agile Software Development
4 368 (34.36%) .NET
5 347 (32.40%) OO
6 346 (32.31%) Finance
7 335 (31.28%) JavaScript
8 319 (29.79%) Degree
9 315 (29.41%) C++
10 310 (28.94%) Software Engineering
11 307 (28.66%) HTML
12 290 (27.08%) CSS
13 275 (25.68%) SQL
14 238 (22.22%) XML
15 232 (21.66%) SQL Server
16 188 (17.55%) TDD
17 181 (16.90%) ASP.NET
17 181 (16.90%) Microsoft
18 175 (16.34%) Computer Science
19 174 (16.25%) Spring
20 170 (15.87%) MVC
21 159 (14.85%) Linux
22 158 (14.75%) OOP
23 149 (13.91%) UML
24 145 (13.54%) Scrum
25 142 (13.26%) Web Services
26 139 (12.98%) HTML5
27 133 (12.42%) jQuery
28 125 (11.67%) SOAP
29 124 (11.58%) Python

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 43 (4.01%) Elasticsearch
2 41 (3.83%) CMS
3 40 (3.73%) Node.js
4 38 (3.55%) JBoss
5 33 (3.08%) Apache
6 30 (2.80%) IIS
7 28 (2.61%) WebSphere
8 25 (2.33%) WebLogic
9 22 (2.05%) WebSphere Application Server
10 18 (1.68%) Tomcat
10 18 (1.68%) WordPress
11 16 (1.49%) MQSeries
11 16 (1.49%) SharePoint
12 14 (1.31%) Alfresco
13 12 (1.12%) Drupal
14 7 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
15 6 (0.56%) Umbraco
15 6 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
15 6 (0.56%) Joomla!
15 6 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 99 (9.24%) MS Excel
2 8 (0.75%) MS Visio
2 8 (0.75%) MS Office
3 5 (0.47%) Simulink
3 5 (0.47%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.28%) MS Project
4 3 (0.28%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 8 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (0.65%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.28%) Magento
4 2 (0.19%) Endur
4 2 (0.19%) Findur
4 2 (0.19%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.093%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.093%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 21 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (1.40%) SaaS
3 6 (0.56%) PaaS
4 5 (0.47%) GitHub
5 4 (0.37%) IaaS
6 3 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.093%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.093%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 41 (3.83%) Internet
2 40 (3.73%) HTTP
3 23 (2.15%) SSL
4 21 (1.96%) TCP/IP
5 19 (1.77%) SAN
6 17 (1.59%) Firewall
7 12 (1.12%) NAS
8 10 (0.93%) DLNA
9 8 (0.75%) Wireless
10 7 (0.65%) NFC
10 7 (0.65%) LDAP
10 7 (0.65%) VoIP
11 6 (0.56%) Modbus
12 4 (0.37%) DNS
12 4 (0.37%) SMTP
12 4 (0.37%) Intranet
12 4 (0.37%) IPv4
12 4 (0.37%) IPv6
12 4 (0.37%) SNMP
13 3 (0.28%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 232 (21.66%) SQL Server
2 108 (10.08%) MySQL
3 88 (8.22%) Relational Database
4 68 (6.35%) NoSQL
5 54 (5.04%) SQL Server 2008
6 45 (4.20%) RDBMS
7 37 (3.45%) Big Data
8 23 (2.15%) MongoDB
9 21 (1.96%) Hadoop
9 21 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
10 19 (1.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 18 (1.68%) DB2
12 15 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
12 15 (1.40%) Redis
13 13 (1.21%) SQL Server 2005
14 12 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
15 11 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 11 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
16 9 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 8 (0.75%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 80 (7.47%) Visual Studio
2 65 (6.07%) Git (software)
3 63 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 56 (5.23%) Subversion
5 43 (4.01%) Maven
6 41 (3.83%) NUnit
6 41 (3.83%) JUnit
7 37 (3.45%) TestNG
8 36 (3.36%) Eclipse
9 32 (2.99%) Jenkins
10 25 (2.33%) Ant
11 22 (2.05%) SoapUI
12 19 (1.77%) JIRA
13 17 (1.59%) Selenium
13 17 (1.59%) Rhino Mocks
14 14 (1.31%) TeamCity
15 12 (1.12%) Cucumber
15 12 (1.12%) Android Studio
16 7 (0.65%) Gradle
17 6 (0.56%) Redmine
General
1 346 (32.31%) Finance
2 116 (10.83%) Telecoms
3 112 (10.46%) Banking
4 69 (6.44%) Retail
5 65 (6.07%) Aerospace
6 57 (5.32%) Automotive
7 33 (3.08%) Marketing
8 25 (2.33%) Online Betting
8 25 (2.33%) Publishing
9 22 (2.05%) Investment Banking
10 21 (1.96%) Advertising
11 17 (1.59%) Electronics
12 16 (1.49%) Law
13 15 (1.40%) Legal
14 10 (0.93%) Manufacturing
15 9 (0.84%) Back Office
15 9 (0.84%) French Language
16 8 (0.75%) Financial Institution
17 7 (0.65%) Front Office
18 5 (0.47%) German Language
Job Titles
1 598 (55.84%) Developer
2 192 (17.93%) Architect
3 162 (15.13%) Senior Developer
4 142 (13.26%) Software Engineer
5 139 (12.98%) C# Developer
6 133 (12.42%) Java Developer
7 121 (11.30%) Software Developer
8 82 (7.66%) Solutions Architect
9 79 (7.38%) C++ Developer
10 64 (5.98%) C# .NET Developer
11 50 (4.67%) .NET Developer
12 49 (4.58%) Analyst
13 41 (3.83%) Web Developer
14 38 (3.55%) Software Architect
15 35 (3.27%) Senior Java Developer
16 34 (3.17%) Applications Developer
16 34 (3.17%) Technical Architect
17 33 (3.08%) C++ Software Engineer
18 32 (2.99%) Senior Software Developer
19 31 (2.89%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 368 (34.36%) .NET
2 307 (28.66%) HTML
3 290 (27.08%) CSS
4 238 (22.22%) XML
5 181 (16.90%) ASP.NET
6 174 (16.25%) Spring
7 142 (13.26%) Web Services
8 139 (12.98%) HTML5
9 133 (12.42%) jQuery
10 125 (11.67%) SOAP
11 112 (10.46%) REST
12 88 (8.22%) Hibernate
13 83 (7.75%) .NET Framework
14 82 (7.66%) J2EE
15 81 (7.56%) Ajax
16 80 (7.47%) ASP.NET MVC
17 74 (6.91%) RESTful
18 61 (5.70%) JSON
19 59 (5.51%) Middleware
19 59 (5.51%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 175 (16.34%) Computer Science
2 87 (8.12%) Enterprise Software
3 83 (7.75%) Open Source
3 83 (7.75%) Data Structures
4 68 (6.35%) Algorithms
5 66 (6.16%) Analytical Skills
6 60 (5.60%) Mathematics
7 46 (4.30%) Client/Server
8 42 (3.92%) N-Tier
9 35 (3.27%) Mobile App
10 34 (3.17%) Grid Computing
11 28 (2.61%) Management Information System
11 28 (2.61%) User Experience
12 18 (1.68%) Spread Betting
13 17 (1.59%) PKI
14 14 (1.31%) Cryptography
14 14 (1.31%) Embedded Systems
14 14 (1.31%) iPhone
15 13 (1.21%) iPad
15 13 (1.21%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 159 (14.85%) Linux
2 108 (10.08%) Windows
3 100 (9.34%) UNIX
4 56 (5.23%) Android
5 36 (3.36%) Apple iOS
6 11 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (1.03%) Solaris
7 10 (0.93%) Nucleus RTOS
8 9 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (0.65%) Windows Mobile
9 7 (0.65%) AIX
10 5 (0.47%) Debian
11 3 (0.28%) HPUX
11 3 (0.28%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.28%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.19%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.093%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 434 (40.52%) Agile Software Development
2 347 (32.40%) OO
3 310 (28.94%) Software Engineering
4 188 (17.55%) TDD
5 170 (15.87%) MVC
6 158 (14.75%) OOP
7 149 (13.91%) UML
8 145 (13.54%) Scrum
9 101 (9.43%) Continuous Integration
10 100 (9.34%) Mentoring
11 94 (8.78%) Unit Testing
12 93 (8.68%) Multithreading
13 92 (8.59%) OOD
14 86 (8.03%) Use Case
15 82 (7.66%) SOA
16 78 (7.28%) E-Commerce
17 70 (6.54%) Data Modelling
17 70 (6.54%) Web Development
18 67 (6.26%) Project Management
19 63 (5.88%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 454 (42.39%) C#
2 447 (41.74%) Java
3 335 (31.28%) JavaScript
4 315 (29.41%) C++
5 275 (25.68%) SQL
6 124 (11.58%) Python
7 111 (10.36%) C
8 64 (5.98%) PHP
9 47 (4.39%) Perl
10 45 (4.20%) PL/SQL
11 41 (3.83%) COBOL
12 35 (3.27%) T-SQL
13 34 (3.17%) VB.NET
14 28 (2.61%) VB
15 27 (2.52%) Ruby
16 25 (2.33%) Ada
16 25 (2.33%) Bash Shell
17 15 (1.40%) XPath
17 15 (1.40%) Groovy
18 14 (1.31%) Scala
Qualifications
1 319 (29.79%) Degree
2 37 (3.45%) Security Cleared
3 29 (2.71%) SC Cleared
4 21 (1.96%) DV Cleared
4 21 (1.96%) PhD
5 17 (1.59%) VCP4
6 8 (0.75%) CSSLP
7 7 (0.65%) ISEB
7 7 (0.65%) PMP
7 7 (0.65%) PMI Certification
7 7 (0.65%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.28%) MBA
9 3 (0.28%) HND
10 2 (0.19%) CISM
10 2 (0.19%) CISSP
10 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.19%) MCSD
11 1 (0.093%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (6.63%) QA
2 16 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (1.12%) PCI DSS
4 11 (1.03%) ISO 8583
5 7 (0.65%) ISO 9001
6 6 (0.56%) SLA
7 4 (0.37%) WCAG
7 4 (0.37%) WAI
7 4 (0.37%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.28%) COBIT
9 2 (0.19%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.093%) DO-178B
10 1 (0.093%) Solvency II
System Software
1 16 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (1.03%) VMware ESX
3 8 (0.75%) Firmware
4 4 (0.37%) Varnish
4 4 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (0.37%) Docker
5 3 (0.28%) vSphere
6 2 (0.19%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.19%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 16 (1.49%) Puppet
1 16 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (0.56%) NetBackup
3 4 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 181 (16.90%) Microsoft
2 69 (6.44%) Oracle
3 28 (2.61%) TIBCO
4 23 (2.15%) TOWER Software
5 22 (2.05%) IBM
6 19 (1.77%) VMware
7 16 (1.49%) Zend
8 11 (1.03%) Google
9 10 (0.93%) Brocade
9 10 (0.93%) QNX
9 10 (0.93%) Red Hat
10 9 (0.84%) NetApp
11 7 (0.65%) Business Objects
11 7 (0.65%) EMC
12 6 (0.56%) HP
12 6 (0.56%) Sybase
12 6 (0.56%) Cisco
12 6 (0.56%) Veritas
12 6 (0.56%) Symantec
12 6 (0.56%) Telerik
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 Per Annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £24000 - £45000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
KPRS
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + flexible benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 to 40,000
Posted: 21 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Car
Posted: 23 hours ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum Bonus + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Reading Room Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum Highly Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
DCS Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Newton Aycliffe, County Durham
baltic recruitment
Salary: From £27,000 to £37,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
TelecityGroup International Limited
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Worcestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago