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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architecture
Rank 397 472 518
Rank change year-on-year
+75 +46
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 656 500 380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.64% 0.46% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 0.55% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 545 429 271
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
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
86787 90709 82543
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 84.73% 82.80% 81.03%
Number of salaries quoted 71851 73761 68268
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £74,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.67%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +112 300 £67,500 +12.50% 27
South East +63 152 £50,000 -4.76% 15
Yorkshire +1 52 £52,500 +31.25% 10
East of England -11 38 £57,500 +27.77% 12
South West -33 38 £37,500 -18.47% 8
East Midlands +17 28 £37,500 +7.14% 3
North West +3 27 £34,750 -30.50% 8
West Midlands +5 21 £42,500 +13.33% 2
North East -11 1 £50,000 -35.48% 1
Software Architecture
UK

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 543 (44.33%) C#
2 540 (44.08%) Java
3 532 (43.43%) Agile Software Development
4 433 (35.35%) .NET
5 386 (31.51%) OO
6 384 (31.35%) Software Engineering
7 382 (31.18%) Finance
8 373 (30.45%) JavaScript
9 334 (27.27%) C++
10 294 (24.00%) HTML
11 293 (23.92%) Degree
12 260 (21.22%) SQL Server
13 258 (21.06%) TDD
14 255 (20.82%) SQL
14 255 (20.82%) CSS
15 222 (18.12%) XML
16 205 (16.73%) Scrum
17 203 (16.57%) Spring
18 193 (15.76%) Computer Science
19 188 (15.35%) Linux
20 179 (14.61%) UML
21 173 (14.12%) Windows
22 171 (13.96%) ASP.NET
23 168 (13.71%) REST
24 167 (13.63%) Web Services
25 163 (13.31%) SOA
25 163 (13.31%) Relational Database
26 159 (12.98%) Microsoft
27 155 (12.65%) MVC
28 150 (12.24%) NoSQL

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 86 (7.02%) Elasticsearch
2 35 (2.86%) JBoss
3 33 (2.69%) Apache
3 33 (2.69%) Apache Spark
4 32 (2.61%) Node.js
5 28 (2.29%) Apache Solr
5 28 (2.29%) Cloud Foundry
6 25 (2.04%) IIS
6 25 (2.04%) CMS
7 21 (1.71%) SharePoint
8 15 (1.22%) Tomcat
9 12 (0.98%) WebLogic
9 12 (0.98%) OpenStack
10 11 (0.90%) WebSphere
11 10 (0.82%) Confluence
12 8 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
12 8 (0.65%) SharePoint Server
13 6 (0.49%) WebSphere Application Server
13 6 (0.49%) MQSeries
13 6 (0.49%) Mule
Applications
1 76 (6.20%) MS Excel
2 12 (0.98%) InfoPath
3 9 (0.73%) MS Office
4 8 (0.65%) Simulink
5 4 (0.33%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.082%) Mathematica
7 1 (0.082%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.082%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.16%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.082%) Endur
3 1 (0.082%) Findur
3 1 (0.082%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.082%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 44 (3.59%) SaaS
2 40 (3.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (1.80%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (1.63%) IaaS
5 17 (1.39%) PaaS
6 13 (1.06%) OpenShift
6 13 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (0.33%) Sumo Logic
9 1 (0.082%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.082%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 38 (3.10%) HTTP
2 35 (2.86%) Internet
3 34 (2.78%) TCP/IP
4 17 (1.39%) Cisco IOS
5 14 (1.14%) Modbus
6 13 (1.06%) AMQP
7 12 (0.98%) LDAP
8 10 (0.82%) Firewall
8 10 (0.82%) Ethernet
9 9 (0.73%) SSL
10 8 (0.65%) DLNA
10 8 (0.65%) Profibus
11 7 (0.57%) Wireless
12 6 (0.49%) Intranet
12 6 (0.49%) DNS
12 6 (0.49%) Extranet
13 5 (0.41%) SAN
14 4 (0.33%) SMTP
14 4 (0.33%) NAS
15 3 (0.24%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 260 (21.22%) SQL Server
2 163 (13.31%) Relational Database
3 150 (12.24%) NoSQL
4 95 (7.76%) RDBMS
5 74 (6.04%) MySQL
6 67 (5.47%) Big Data
7 61 (4.98%) Hadoop
8 51 (4.16%) Redis
9 38 (3.10%) SQL Server 2008
10 33 (2.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 32 (2.61%) Apache Cassandra
12 31 (2.53%) MongoDB
13 28 (2.29%) Riak
13 28 (2.29%) Oracle Database
14 22 (1.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 16 (1.31%) SQL Server 2005
15 16 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
16 15 (1.22%) MarkLogic
17 14 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
18 7 (0.57%) DB2
Development Applications
1 113 (9.22%) Visual Studio
2 104 (8.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 91 (7.43%) Git (software)
4 76 (6.20%) Maven
5 53 (4.33%) NUnit
6 51 (4.16%) JIRA
7 49 (4.00%) Jenkins
8 37 (3.02%) Subversion
9 35 (2.86%) JUnit
9 35 (2.86%) Eclipse
10 34 (2.78%) TeamCity
11 23 (1.88%) Rhino Mocks
12 22 (1.80%) CocoaPods
13 15 (1.22%) Cucumber
14 14 (1.14%) Ant
15 13 (1.06%) ReSharper
15 13 (1.06%) Selenium
16 12 (0.98%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 11 (0.90%) Jasmine
18 10 (0.82%) Rational DOORS
General
1 382 (31.18%) Finance
2 111 (9.06%) Telecoms
3 93 (7.59%) Banking
4 84 (6.86%) Retail
5 61 (4.98%) Automotive
6 57 (4.65%) Aerospace
7 43 (3.51%) Advertising
8 38 (3.10%) Marketing
9 33 (2.69%) Manufacturing
10 32 (2.61%) Online Betting
11 21 (1.71%) Publishing
12 19 (1.55%) Legal
13 18 (1.47%) Back Office
13 18 (1.47%) Electronics
14 16 (1.31%) Front Office
15 11 (0.90%) Law
16 9 (0.73%) Financial Institution
17 8 (0.65%) Billing
18 7 (0.57%) Investment Banking
18 7 (0.57%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 691 (56.41%) Developer
2 253 (20.65%) Senior Developer
3 190 (15.51%) Architect
4 157 (12.82%) C# Developer
5 156 (12.73%) Software Developer
6 132 (10.78%) Software Engineer
7 122 (9.96%) Java Developer
8 90 (7.35%) Solutions Architect
9 77 (6.29%) Senior Java Developer
10 74 (6.04%) Senior Software Developer
10 74 (6.04%) C# .NET Developer
11 59 (4.82%) Team Leader
12 55 (4.49%) Applications Developer
13 52 (4.24%) .NET Developer
14 49 (4.00%) Lead Developer
15 44 (3.59%) Senior C# Developer
16 40 (3.27%) Software Architect
17 34 (2.78%) Development Team Leader
17 34 (2.78%) Senior Software Engineer
17 34 (2.78%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 433 (35.35%) .NET
2 294 (24.00%) HTML
3 255 (20.82%) CSS
4 222 (18.12%) XML
5 203 (16.57%) Spring
6 171 (13.96%) ASP.NET
7 168 (13.71%) REST
8 167 (13.63%) Web Services
9 126 (10.29%) jQuery
10 115 (9.39%) HTML5
11 113 (9.22%) SOAP
12 104 (8.49%) WCF
13 98 (8.00%) Hibernate
14 97 (7.92%) RabbitMQ
15 94 (7.67%) ActiveMQ
16 91 (7.43%) AngularJS
17 88 (7.18%) ASP.NET MVC
18 82 (6.69%) .NET Framework
19 81 (6.61%) JMS
20 76 (6.20%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 193 (15.76%) Computer Science
2 95 (7.76%) User Experience
3 89 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
4 75 (6.12%) Data Structures
5 74 (6.04%) Enterprise Software
6 72 (5.88%) Algorithms
7 56 (4.57%) Grid Computing
8 49 (4.00%) Mathematics
9 47 (3.84%) Client/Server
10 38 (3.10%) Hedge funds
11 37 (3.02%) N-Tier
12 28 (2.29%) Mobile Banking
13 26 (2.12%) Mobile App
14 25 (2.04%) Management Information System
15 20 (1.63%) SWIFT
16 15 (1.22%) Data Centre
16 15 (1.22%) Derivative
17 14 (1.14%) Cryptography
18 13 (1.06%) Robotics
18 13 (1.06%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 188 (15.35%) Linux
2 173 (14.12%) Windows
3 137 (11.18%) UNIX
4 94 (7.67%) Android
5 68 (5.55%) Apple iOS
6 11 (0.90%) Solaris
7 10 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (0.57%) Ubuntu
9 7 (0.57%) Nucleus RTOS
9 7 (0.57%) VMS
10 6 (0.49%) Windows NT
10 6 (0.49%) Windows 7
10 6 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.33%) CoreOS
11 4 (0.33%) Windows 8
11 4 (0.33%) SUSE
12 3 (0.24%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.082%) Scientific Linux
13 1 (0.082%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 532 (43.43%) Agile Software Development
2 386 (31.51%) OO
3 384 (31.35%) Software Engineering
4 258 (21.06%) TDD
5 205 (16.73%) Scrum
6 179 (14.61%) UML
7 163 (13.31%) SOA
8 155 (12.65%) MVC
9 142 (11.59%) SDLC
10 134 (10.94%) OOP
11 129 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
12 125 (10.20%) Mentoring
13 115 (9.39%) E-Commerce
14 101 (8.24%) Unit Testing
15 99 (8.08%) Multithreading
16 93 (7.59%) Use Case
16 93 (7.59%) OOD
17 81 (6.61%) Open Source
18 80 (6.53%) Project Management
19 74 (6.04%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 543 (44.33%) C#
2 540 (44.08%) Java
3 373 (30.45%) JavaScript
4 334 (27.27%) C++
5 255 (20.82%) SQL
6 145 (11.84%) Python
7 130 (10.61%) C
8 76 (6.20%) VB.NET
9 74 (6.04%) Ruby
10 60 (4.90%) Scala
11 57 (4.65%) Perl
12 51 (4.16%) T-SQL
13 47 (3.84%) PL/SQL
13 47 (3.84%) Groovy
14 45 (3.67%) PHP
15 41 (3.35%) Go
16 40 (3.27%) VB
17 30 (2.45%) Objective-C
18 28 (2.29%) Erlang
18 28 (2.29%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 293 (23.92%) Degree
2 37 (3.02%) Security Cleared
2 37 (3.02%) PhD
3 18 (1.47%) SC Cleared
4 12 (0.98%) ISEB
4 12 (0.98%) ISTQB
5 9 (0.73%) DV Cleared
6 5 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.24%) HND
7 3 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.16%) CSSLP
8 2 (0.16%) CISM
8 2 (0.16%) CISSP
9 1 (0.082%) CNA
9 1 (0.082%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (8.16%) QA
2 11 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (0.57%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.41%) SLA
4 5 (0.41%) ISO 8583
5 1 (0.082%) WCAG
5 1 (0.082%) WAI
5 1 (0.082%) COBIT
5 1 (0.082%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 33 (2.69%) Docker
2 15 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.57%) Firmware
4 5 (0.41%) HDFS
4 5 (0.41%) Active Directory
5 4 (0.33%) VirtualBox
5 4 (0.33%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.082%) vSphere
6 1 (0.082%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.082%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 51 (4.16%) Puppet
2 50 (4.08%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (1.06%) Mesos
4 9 (0.73%) Vagrant
5 4 (0.33%) Nagios
5 4 (0.33%) Ansible
5 4 (0.33%) Kubernetes
5 4 (0.33%) ZABBIX
5 4 (0.33%) Salt
6 1 (0.082%) logstash
6 1 (0.082%) StatsD
6 1 (0.082%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 159 (12.98%) Microsoft
2 133 (10.86%) Oracle
3 25 (2.04%) TOWER Software
4 24 (1.96%) VMware
5 23 (1.88%) Splunk
5 23 (1.88%) SAP
6 22 (1.80%) Cisco
6 22 (1.80%) IBM
7 18 (1.47%) TIBCO
8 17 (1.39%) Sybase
9 16 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
10 12 (0.98%) GigaSpaces
11 9 (0.73%) Telerik
11 9 (0.73%) Adobe
11 9 (0.73%) Intel
12 8 (0.65%) BMC
12 8 (0.65%) CA
12 8 (0.65%) Cognos
12 8 (0.65%) Perforce
12 8 (0.65%) EMC
London
Client Server
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits including bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 60,000
Posted: 20 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Romsey, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 22 hours ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southport, Lancashire
Experian
Salary: Pension, bonus scheme
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Recital Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £55000 Per Annum Good Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + £35k bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Intelletec
Salary: From £50,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to c£65,000 (DoE) + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £24000 - £45000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + dependent on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Billericay, Essex
Next Move IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000-50,000
Posted: 4 days ago