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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architecture
Rank 434 448 438
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -10
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 513 478 528
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.52% 0.50% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 0.61% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 456 395 422
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £80,000 £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
81768 78776 82778
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 82.75% 82.36% 80.15%
Number of salaries quoted 67914 63526 70746
Average salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.10% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,000 £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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -5 218 £60,000 -11.11% 21
South East -14 141 £47,500 -13.63% 15
South West +18 45 £42,550 +0.11% 8
Yorkshire +25 41 £45,000 -14.28% 8
East of England -36 27 £58,750 +17.50% 7
North West -14 18 £36,250 -8.22% 7
East Midlands +17 12 £37,500 -11.76% 2
West Midlands -11 7 £40,000 +6.66% 2
North East -9 4 - - 1
Software Architecture
UK

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 411 (40.18%) Java
2 402 (39.30%) C#
3 395 (38.61%) Agile Software Development
4 334 (32.65%) .NET
5 330 (32.26%) OO
6 310 (30.30%) Finance
7 307 (30.01%) JavaScript
8 298 (29.13%) Software Engineering
8 298 (29.13%) Degree
9 285 (27.86%) C++
10 274 (26.78%) HTML
11 264 (25.81%) SQL
12 263 (25.71%) CSS
13 229 (22.39%) XML
14 209 (20.43%) SQL Server
15 172 (16.81%) Microsoft
16 168 (16.42%) ASP.NET
16 168 (16.42%) Computer Science
17 165 (16.13%) TDD
18 159 (15.54%) Spring
19 152 (14.86%) MVC
20 148 (14.47%) UML
21 146 (14.27%) OOP
21 146 (14.27%) Linux
22 123 (12.02%) Banking
23 121 (11.83%) Scrum
24 119 (11.63%) jQuery
25 115 (11.24%) Web Services
25 115 (11.24%) C
25 115 (11.24%) Python

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 41 (4.01%) Node.js
2 39 (3.81%) Elasticsearch
3 37 (3.62%) JBoss
4 35 (3.42%) Apache
5 33 (3.23%) CMS
6 27 (2.64%) Tomcat
7 26 (2.54%) IIS
7 26 (2.54%) WebSphere
8 25 (2.44%) SharePoint
9 22 (2.15%) WebLogic
10 19 (1.86%) WebSphere Application Server
11 18 (1.76%) WordPress
12 14 (1.37%) Drupal
13 13 (1.27%) MQSeries
13 13 (1.27%) Alfresco
14 9 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
14 9 (0.88%) OpenStack
15 7 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
15 7 (0.68%) Apache Spark
16 6 (0.59%) nginx
Applications
1 104 (10.17%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.27%) MS Office
3 9 (0.88%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.49%) Simulink
4 5 (0.49%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.39%) MS Project
6 3 (0.29%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.098%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 8 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.29%) Magento
4 2 (0.20%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.098%) Endur
5 1 (0.098%) Findur
5 1 (0.098%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.17%) SaaS
2 6 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.49%) PaaS
3 5 (0.49%) GitHub
4 3 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.29%) IaaS
5 1 (0.098%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.098%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (4.30%) Internet
2 33 (3.23%) HTTP
3 21 (2.05%) TCP/IP
4 20 (1.96%) SAN
5 18 (1.76%) SSL
6 14 (1.37%) Firewall
7 11 (1.08%) NAS
8 10 (0.98%) DLNA
9 9 (0.88%) Wireless
10 8 (0.78%) LDAP
10 8 (0.78%) Intranet
11 7 (0.68%) DNS
11 7 (0.68%) VoIP
11 7 (0.68%) NFC
11 7 (0.68%) Modbus
12 4 (0.39%) IPv4
12 4 (0.39%) IPv6
12 4 (0.39%) SNMP
13 3 (0.29%) MPLS
13 3 (0.29%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 209 (20.43%) SQL Server
2 105 (10.26%) MySQL
3 74 (7.23%) Relational Database
4 62 (6.06%) NoSQL
5 51 (4.99%) SQL Server 2008
6 39 (3.81%) Big Data
7 34 (3.32%) RDBMS
8 22 (2.15%) Hadoop
9 21 (2.05%) Data Warehouse
9 21 (2.05%) MongoDB
10 20 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
10 20 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 19 (1.86%) SQL Server 2012
12 15 (1.47%) DB2
12 15 (1.47%) OLAP
12 15 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 14 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 13 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
15 11 (1.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 11 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 58 (5.67%) Visual Studio
2 52 (5.08%) Git (software)
3 39 (3.81%) Subversion
4 38 (3.71%) Maven
5 37 (3.62%) Team Foundation Server
6 36 (3.52%) TestNG
7 35 (3.42%) JUnit
8 32 (3.13%) Eclipse
9 29 (2.83%) NUnit
10 25 (2.44%) Jenkins
11 24 (2.35%) Ant
12 23 (2.25%) JIRA
13 21 (2.05%) SoapUI
14 17 (1.66%) Selenium
15 14 (1.37%) Cucumber
16 11 (1.08%) Rhino Mocks
17 9 (0.88%) TeamCity
18 8 (0.78%) Android Studio
18 8 (0.78%) WATIR
19 6 (0.59%) CasperJS
General
1 310 (30.30%) Finance
2 123 (12.02%) Banking
3 112 (10.95%) Telecoms
4 63 (6.16%) Aerospace
5 62 (6.06%) Retail
6 54 (5.28%) Automotive
7 45 (4.40%) Marketing
8 30 (2.93%) Investment Banking
9 24 (2.35%) Publishing
10 22 (2.15%) Online Betting
11 19 (1.86%) Advertising
12 18 (1.76%) Law
13 16 (1.56%) Electronics
14 13 (1.27%) Legal
15 12 (1.17%) Manufacturing
16 11 (1.08%) French Language
17 9 (0.88%) Back Office
18 7 (0.68%) Financial Institution
19 6 (0.59%) Military
20 5 (0.49%) German Language
Job Titles
1 531 (51.91%) Developer
2 188 (18.38%) Architect
3 143 (13.98%) Software Engineer
4 129 (12.61%) C# Developer
5 128 (12.51%) Senior Developer
6 122 (11.93%) Java Developer
7 105 (10.26%) Software Developer
8 77 (7.53%) C++ Developer
9 73 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
10 62 (6.06%) Analyst
11 57 (5.57%) C# .NET Developer
12 43 (4.20%) .NET Developer
13 38 (3.71%) Technical Architect
13 38 (3.71%) Software Architect
14 37 (3.62%) Web Developer
14 37 (3.62%) PHP Developer
15 32 (3.13%) C++ Software Engineer
16 31 (3.03%) Programmer
16 31 (3.03%) Junior
16 31 (3.03%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 334 (32.65%) .NET
2 274 (26.78%) HTML
3 263 (25.71%) CSS
4 229 (22.39%) XML
5 168 (16.42%) ASP.NET
6 159 (15.54%) Spring
7 119 (11.63%) jQuery
8 115 (11.24%) Web Services
9 113 (11.05%) HTML5
10 110 (10.75%) SOAP
11 94 (9.19%) REST
12 86 (8.41%) J2EE
13 73 (7.14%) Hibernate
14 72 (7.04%) Ajax
15 70 (6.84%) RESTful
16 67 (6.55%) .NET Framework
17 66 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC
18 53 (5.18%) XML Schema
19 51 (4.99%) JSON
20 49 (4.79%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 168 (16.42%) Computer Science
2 90 (8.80%) Enterprise Software
3 82 (8.02%) Open Source
4 77 (7.53%) Data Structures
5 63 (6.16%) Algorithms
5 63 (6.16%) Analytical Skills
6 56 (5.47%) Mathematics
7 44 (4.30%) Client/Server
8 29 (2.83%) Mobile App
9 28 (2.74%) N-Tier
10 27 (2.64%) Grid Computing
11 25 (2.44%) User Experience
12 21 (2.05%) Management Information System
13 16 (1.56%) Cryptography
14 15 (1.47%) PKI
14 15 (1.47%) Spread Betting
14 15 (1.47%) Inversion of Control
14 15 (1.47%) Embedded Systems
15 13 (1.27%) iPhone
16 12 (1.17%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 146 (14.27%) Linux
2 104 (10.17%) Windows
3 97 (9.48%) UNIX
4 39 (3.81%) Android
5 26 (2.54%) Apple iOS
6 13 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (0.98%) Nucleus RTOS
8 10 (0.98%) Solaris
9 8 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (0.68%) AIX
10 7 (0.68%) Windows Mobile
11 5 (0.49%) Debian
12 3 (0.29%) HPUX
12 3 (0.29%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.20%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.20%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 395 (38.61%) Agile Software Development
2 330 (32.26%) OO
3 298 (29.13%) Software Engineering
4 165 (16.13%) TDD
5 152 (14.86%) MVC
6 148 (14.47%) UML
7 146 (14.27%) OOP
8 121 (11.83%) Scrum
9 97 (9.48%) Mentoring
10 95 (9.29%) Continuous Integration
11 83 (8.11%) Multithreading
11 83 (8.11%) Use Case
12 82 (8.02%) Data Modelling
12 82 (8.02%) OOD
13 76 (7.43%) Unit Testing
14 74 (7.23%) SOA
15 71 (6.94%) E-Commerce
16 70 (6.84%) Web Development
17 61 (5.96%) Project Management
18 51 (4.99%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 411 (40.18%) Java
2 402 (39.30%) C#
3 307 (30.01%) JavaScript
4 285 (27.86%) C++
5 264 (25.81%) SQL
6 115 (11.24%) C
6 115 (11.24%) Python
7 73 (7.14%) PHP
8 43 (4.20%) COBOL
9 42 (4.11%) PL/SQL
10 40 (3.91%) Perl
11 33 (3.23%) T-SQL
12 31 (3.03%) Ruby
13 25 (2.44%) VB
14 24 (2.35%) VB.NET
15 23 (2.25%) Bash Shell
16 19 (1.86%) Ada
17 15 (1.47%) PHP5
18 13 (1.27%) VBA
18 13 (1.27%) XPath
Qualifications
1 298 (29.13%) Degree
2 37 (3.62%) Security Cleared
3 28 (2.74%) SC Cleared
4 20 (1.96%) DV Cleared
5 17 (1.66%) PhD
6 8 (0.78%) CSSLP
6 8 (0.78%) ISTQB
6 8 (0.78%) ISEB
7 7 (0.68%) PMP
7 7 (0.68%) PMI Certification
8 4 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.29%) MBA
10 2 (0.20%) MCSD
10 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.098%) CISSP
11 1 (0.098%) CISM
11 1 (0.098%) Postgraduate
11 1 (0.098%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (5.47%) QA
2 10 (0.98%) ISO 9001
3 9 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (0.78%) ISO 8583
4 8 (0.78%) SLA
5 7 (0.68%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.39%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.29%) ISO 9000
7 3 (0.29%) WCAG
7 3 (0.29%) WAI
7 3 (0.29%) COBIT
8 1 (0.098%) DO-178B
8 1 (0.098%) Solvency II
System Software
1 18 (1.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (0.98%) VMware ESX
3 8 (0.78%) Firmware
4 6 (0.59%) Varnish
5 4 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (0.39%) vSphere
6 3 (0.29%) Active Directory
7 2 (0.20%) HDFS
7 2 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.098%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (1.17%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (1.17%) Puppet
2 8 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (0.59%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.20%) SCCM
4 2 (0.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.098%) WSUS
Vendors
1 172 (16.81%) Microsoft
2 58 (5.67%) Oracle
3 23 (2.25%) TIBCO
4 21 (2.05%) VMware
4 21 (2.05%) Zend
5 20 (1.96%) IBM
6 15 (1.47%) TOWER Software
7 13 (1.27%) Red Hat
8 11 (1.08%) Business Objects
9 10 (0.98%) Brocade
9 10 (0.98%) QNX
10 9 (0.88%) NetApp
11 8 (0.78%) Google
12 7 (0.68%) EMC
13 6 (0.59%) Facebook
13 6 (0.59%) Akamai
13 6 (0.59%) Intel
13 6 (0.59%) Cisco
13 6 (0.59%) Veritas
13 6 (0.59%) Symantec
Redhill, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £80,000 per annum + major benefits!
Posted: 1 hour ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 55,000 with a fantastic benefits package.
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits Package
Posted: 9 hours ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
East London
TelecityGroup International Limited
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum Pension + Flexi Hours + BUPA + More
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £45k - 55k per year + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leigh, Lancashire
CCity IT
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £80,000 to £95,000 per annum (+ very competitive package!!!)
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Selecture
Salary: Bonus + Benefits Package + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 3 days ago
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £43000 - £58000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Otley, West Yorkshire
The Developer Portal
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago