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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Architecture
Rank 479 477 485
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 499 512 481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.53% 0.52% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.62% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 441 454 394
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,600 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £79,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -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
82255 83057 81542
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 86.87% 85.16% 84.96%
Number of salaries quoted 69160 68835 65687
Average salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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 -10 199 £67,500 +12.50% 36
South East -1 148 £55,000 +15.78% 20
Yorkshire +22 51 £60,000 +33.33% 6
East of England +13 35 £42,500 -19.04% 7
South West -23 32 £35,000 -17.84% 3
East Midlands +4 15 £42,500 +13.33% 2
North West -2 12 £54,250 +65.64% 2
North East +5 4 £60,000 -
West Midlands -18 4 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Software Architecture
UK

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 517 (44.57%) Agile Software Development
2 510 (43.97%) C#
3 419 (36.12%) Java
4 399 (34.40%) .NET
5 392 (33.79%) Finance
6 391 (33.71%) OO
7 381 (32.84%) HTML
8 361 (31.12%) JavaScript
9 352 (30.34%) Degree
10 348 (30.00%) C++
11 345 (29.74%) Software Engineering
12 333 (28.71%) SQL
13 282 (24.31%) SQL Server
14 280 (24.14%) CSS
15 256 (22.07%) Computer Science
16 203 (17.50%) Linux
17 187 (16.12%) TDD
18 182 (15.69%) XML
19 181 (15.60%) Web Services
20 172 (14.83%) Oracle
21 168 (14.48%) SDLC
22 158 (13.62%) ASP.NET
23 157 (13.53%) Scrum
24 155 (13.36%) MVC
25 147 (12.67%) Windows
26 146 (12.59%) SOA
27 143 (12.33%) UML
28 137 (11.81%) Continuous Integration
29 132 (11.38%) HTML5
30 128 (11.03%) Relational Database

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 42 (3.62%) JBoss
2 36 (3.10%) Apache
3 25 (2.16%) SharePoint
4 23 (1.98%) Elasticsearch
5 22 (1.90%) WebLogic
6 21 (1.81%) CMS
7 20 (1.72%) IIS
8 16 (1.38%) WebSphere
9 13 (1.12%) Node.js
9 13 (1.12%) WebSphere Application Server
10 10 (0.86%) OpenStack
11 8 (0.69%) Apache Spark
11 8 (0.69%) Sitecore CMS
12 7 (0.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 6 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
13 6 (0.52%) MQSeries
14 5 (0.43%) ColdFusion
14 5 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
15 4 (0.34%) MS Exchange
16 3 (0.26%) nginx
Applications
1 90 (7.76%) MS Excel
2 26 (2.24%) MS Office
3 12 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (0.86%) Photoshop
5 5 (0.43%) PowerPivot
6 3 (0.26%) InfoPath
6 3 (0.26%) Simulink
7 1 (0.086%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (0.78%) Dynamics GP
2 4 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.086%) Cerner Millennium
5 1 (0.086%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 42 (3.62%) Amazon AWS
1 42 (3.62%) SaaS
2 25 (2.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (1.21%) GitHub
4 13 (1.12%) PaaS
5 11 (0.95%) Google Cloud Platform
6 7 (0.60%) IaaS
7 5 (0.43%) Amazon EMR
7 5 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.43%) Google App Engine
8 2 (0.17%) HP Helion
9 1 (0.086%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.086%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.086%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.086%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.086%) Engine Yard
9 1 (0.086%) Force.com
9 1 (0.086%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.086%) Google Tag Manager
9 1 (0.086%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 45 (3.88%) Internet
2 44 (3.79%) TCP/IP
3 37 (3.19%) HTTP
4 16 (1.38%) SSL
5 14 (1.21%) Wireless
6 9 (0.78%) Intranet
7 7 (0.60%) NFC
7 7 (0.60%) SAN
8 6 (0.52%) 3G
8 6 (0.52%) 4G
8 6 (0.52%) GSM
9 5 (0.43%) Asterisk PBX
9 5 (0.43%) LAN
9 5 (0.43%) Unified Communications
9 5 (0.43%) WAN
10 4 (0.34%) ATM
10 4 (0.34%) Firewall
11 3 (0.26%) DNS
11 3 (0.26%) Ethernet
11 3 (0.26%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 282 (24.31%) SQL Server
2 128 (11.03%) Relational Database
3 78 (6.72%) RDBMS
4 75 (6.47%) NoSQL
5 41 (3.53%) MongoDB
6 39 (3.36%) Hadoop
7 37 (3.19%) Oracle Database
8 36 (3.10%) MySQL
9 33 (2.84%) Big Data
10 29 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
11 26 (2.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 19 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
13 13 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 12 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
15 10 (0.86%) Apache Cassandra
15 10 (0.86%) BusinessObjects
15 10 (0.86%) DB2
16 9 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
17 7 (0.60%) OLAP
17 7 (0.60%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 86 (7.41%) Visual Studio
2 69 (5.95%) Git (software)
3 67 (5.78%) Team Foundation Server
4 55 (4.74%) JUnit
5 46 (3.97%) Jenkins
6 44 (3.79%) Selenium
7 38 (3.28%) Maven
8 36 (3.10%) JIRA
9 35 (3.02%) NUnit
10 31 (2.67%) Eclipse
11 29 (2.50%) Rhino Mocks
12 25 (2.16%) Subversion
13 20 (1.72%) IntelliJ
14 19 (1.64%) Ant
15 12 (1.03%) HP UFT
15 12 (1.03%) Rational Functional Tester
15 12 (1.03%) SilkTest
16 10 (0.86%) TestNG
17 9 (0.78%) Cucumber
17 9 (0.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 392 (33.79%) Finance
2 78 (6.72%) Telecoms
3 75 (6.47%) Banking
4 41 (3.53%) Retail
5 31 (2.67%) Aerospace
6 29 (2.50%) Automotive
6 29 (2.50%) Financial Institution
7 28 (2.41%) Marketing
8 27 (2.33%) Games
9 25 (2.16%) Manufacturing
10 21 (1.81%) Legal
11 17 (1.47%) Back Office
11 17 (1.47%) Online Betting
12 16 (1.38%) Electronics
13 13 (1.12%) Retail Banking
14 10 (0.86%) Front Office
14 10 (0.86%) Russian Language
15 6 (0.52%) Advertising
15 6 (0.52%) French Language
15 6 (0.52%) Law
Job Titles
1 625 (53.88%) Developer
2 264 (22.76%) C# Developer
3 186 (16.03%) Architect
4 166 (14.31%) Senior Developer
5 145 (12.50%) .NET Developer
6 122 (10.52%) Software Developer
7 118 (10.17%) C# .NET Developer
8 117 (10.09%) Java Developer
9 116 (10.00%) Software Engineer
10 86 (7.41%) C# Software Developer
11 80 (6.90%) JavaScript Developer
12 78 (6.72%) SQL Developer
13 71 (6.12%) C++ Developer
14 70 (6.03%) Software Architect
15 65 (5.60%) Senior C# Developer
16 49 (4.22%) Senior Software Developer
17 46 (3.97%) Lead Developer
18 45 (3.88%) C++ Software Developer
19 43 (3.71%) Consultant
19 43 (3.71%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 399 (34.40%) .NET
2 381 (32.84%) HTML
3 280 (24.14%) CSS
4 182 (15.69%) XML
5 181 (15.60%) Web Services
6 158 (13.62%) ASP.NET
7 132 (11.38%) HTML5
8 123 (10.60%) Spring
9 110 (9.48%) AngularJS
10 108 (9.31%) Hibernate
11 106 (9.14%) REST
12 95 (8.19%) J2EE
13 87 (7.50%) SOAP
14 82 (7.07%) jQuery
15 74 (6.38%) CSS3
16 69 (5.95%) WPF
17 57 (4.91%) JSON
18 53 (4.57%) Servlets
19 49 (4.22%) EJB
20 47 (4.05%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 256 (22.07%) Computer Science
2 104 (8.97%) Mathematics
3 94 (8.10%) Data Structures
4 88 (7.59%) Algorithms
4 88 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
5 87 (7.50%) Hedge funds
6 47 (4.05%) Enterprise Software
7 44 (3.79%) Mobile App
8 38 (3.28%) User Experience
9 34 (2.93%) N-Tier
10 28 (2.41%) Management Information System
11 27 (2.33%) Client/Server
12 24 (2.07%) Equities
13 23 (1.98%) Derivative
13 23 (1.98%) Reinsurance
14 21 (1.81%) Fixed Income
15 18 (1.55%) Cryptography
16 17 (1.47%) Equity Derivative
17 15 (1.29%) Credit Derivative
17 15 (1.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 203 (17.50%) Linux
2 147 (12.67%) Windows
3 122 (10.52%) Unix
4 74 (6.38%) Android
5 66 (5.69%) Apple iOS
6 13 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (0.86%) Solaris
7 10 (0.86%) Windows NT
7 10 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (0.60%) Windows Server
9 6 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.26%) AIX
10 3 (0.26%) CentOS
11 2 (0.17%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.086%) SUSE
12 1 (0.086%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 517 (44.57%) Agile Software Development
2 391 (33.71%) OO
3 345 (29.74%) Software Engineering
4 187 (16.12%) TDD
5 168 (14.48%) SDLC
6 157 (13.53%) Scrum
7 155 (13.36%) MVC
8 146 (12.59%) SOA
9 143 (12.33%) UML
10 137 (11.81%) Continuous Integration
11 118 (10.17%) OOP
12 110 (9.48%) Mentoring
13 102 (8.79%) Multithreading
14 97 (8.36%) Unit Testing
15 84 (7.24%) Open Source
16 76 (6.55%) OOD
17 69 (5.95%) E-Commerce
18 63 (5.43%) SOLID
19 62 (5.34%) Configuration Management
20 61 (5.26%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 510 (43.97%) C#
2 419 (36.12%) Java
3 361 (31.12%) JavaScript
4 348 (30.00%) C++
5 333 (28.71%) SQL
6 114 (9.83%) Python
7 103 (8.88%) C
8 53 (4.57%) Perl
9 43 (3.71%) PHP
10 36 (3.10%) Ruby
10 36 (3.10%) Scala
10 36 (3.10%) T-SQL
11 30 (2.59%) Bash Shell
11 30 (2.59%) VB.NET
12 24 (2.07%) VB
13 20 (1.72%) PL/SQL
14 18 (1.55%) F#
15 17 (1.47%) Objective-C
16 16 (1.38%) PowerShell
17 12 (1.03%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 352 (30.34%) Degree
2 60 (5.17%) Security Cleared
3 42 (3.62%) SC Cleared
4 37 (3.19%) ISEB
5 34 (2.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 23 (1.98%) PhD
7 21 (1.81%) DV Cleared
8 15 (1.29%) ISTQB
9 8 (0.69%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 6 (0.52%) CSSLP
11 5 (0.43%) HND
12 4 (0.34%) OCP
12 4 (0.34%) Oracle Certification
13 3 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
14 1 (0.086%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (5.95%) QA
2 15 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 7816
3 9 (0.78%) SLA
4 6 (0.52%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.43%) AIFMD
5 5 (0.43%) ISO 8583
5 5 (0.43%) ISO20022
5 5 (0.43%) SEPA
6 3 (0.26%) COBIT
7 2 (0.17%) JTAG
7 2 (0.17%) OIPF
8 1 (0.086%) HL7
8 1 (0.086%) IEC 61508
8 1 (0.086%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.086%) Solvency II
System Software
1 21 (1.81%) Docker
2 17 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (1.12%) Firmware
4 7 (0.60%) KVM
4 7 (0.60%) vCloud
5 5 (0.43%) HDFS
5 5 (0.43%) VirtualBox
6 4 (0.34%) Active Directory
6 4 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.17%) LXC
7 2 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.17%) Xen
8 1 (0.086%) Corosync
8 1 (0.086%) NFS
8 1 (0.086%) pfSense
8 1 (0.086%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.086%) Squid
8 1 (0.086%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 29 (2.50%) Puppet
2 15 (1.29%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.34%) Oracle Identity Management
4 2 (0.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.086%) Ansible
5 1 (0.086%) Cacti
5 1 (0.086%) Nagios
5 1 (0.086%) Pacemaker
5 1 (0.086%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (0.086%) Salt
5 1 (0.086%) WSUS
5 1 (0.086%) yum
Vendors
1 172 (14.83%) Oracle
2 126 (10.86%) Microsoft
3 24 (2.07%) TOWER Software
4 23 (1.98%) TIBCO
5 21 (1.81%) IBM
6 17 (1.47%) VMware
7 15 (1.29%) SAP
8 14 (1.21%) Google
9 13 (1.12%) HP
9 13 (1.12%) webMethods
10 12 (1.03%) Adobe
11 10 (0.86%) Xamarin
12 8 (0.69%) Citrix
12 8 (0.69%) Intel
12 8 (0.69%) Red Hat
12 8 (0.69%) Sitecore
13 7 (0.60%) Atlassian
13 7 (0.60%) Coverity
13 7 (0.60%) Hyperion
14 6 (0.52%) Cloudera
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Highly Competitive Salary + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive salary and company benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Networking People
Salary: full benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill, Surrey
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10%
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Car, Benefits and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Arrows Group
Salary: £60000 - £75000.00 per annum + large benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 55k + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 65,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000.00 - £54000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Online Resourcing
Salary: Market leading salary and benefits package to attract the best talent
Posted: 3 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
NCC Group
Salary: Competitive Salary, Bonus, Pension, Holidays
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £95,000
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to c£55k (DoE) + good benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago