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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architecture
Rank 452 459 441
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -18
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 519 474 525
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.50% 0.47% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.58% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 453 408 419
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +5.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,334 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £77,500 £73,800
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.52%
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
85300 82408 85840
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 82.36% 81.93% 79.78%
Number of salaries quoted 70869 66754 73764
Average salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.05% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -22 217 £60,000 -14.28% 11
South East +51 147 £45,000 -18.18% 17
East of England -31 45 £66,250 +32.50% 2
Yorkshire +10 38 £45,000 -18.18% 4
South West +4 35 £43,750 +2.94% 4
East Midlands +23 16 £38,500 -9.41% 1
North West -31 12 £47,500 +26.66% 4
West Midlands -22 7 £42,500 +18.05% 1
North East - 2 - -
Software Architecture
UK

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 405 (41.08%) Agile Software Development
2 384 (38.95%) C#
3 376 (38.13%) Java
4 328 (33.27%) .NET
5 296 (30.02%) OO
6 287 (29.11%) Software Engineering
7 283 (28.70%) JavaScript
7 283 (28.70%) Finance
8 272 (27.59%) Degree
9 255 (25.86%) C++
10 250 (25.35%) HTML
11 249 (25.25%) SQL
12 243 (24.65%) CSS
13 216 (21.91%) SQL Server
14 199 (20.18%) XML
15 177 (17.95%) Microsoft
16 159 (16.13%) ASP.NET
17 156 (15.82%) Computer Science
18 136 (13.79%) UML
18 136 (13.79%) MVC
19 135 (13.69%) TDD
20 131 (13.29%) Spring
21 130 (13.18%) Linux
22 129 (13.08%) Scrum
23 123 (12.47%) jQuery
24 121 (12.27%) Banking
25 120 (12.17%) OOP
26 115 (11.66%) Python
27 114 (11.56%) MS Excel
28 110 (11.16%) C

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 38 (3.85%) Apache
2 34 (3.45%) CMS
2 34 (3.45%) Node.js
2 34 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
3 33 (3.35%) JBoss
4 28 (2.84%) Tomcat
5 27 (2.74%) SharePoint
6 25 (2.54%) IIS
7 22 (2.23%) WebSphere
8 18 (1.83%) WebLogic
8 18 (1.83%) WordPress
9 16 (1.62%) OpenStack
9 16 (1.62%) WebSphere Application Server
10 14 (1.42%) Drupal
11 11 (1.12%) MQSeries
11 11 (1.12%) nginx
12 9 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
12 9 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
13 8 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
14 7 (0.71%) Alfresco
Applications
1 114 (11.56%) MS Excel
2 15 (1.52%) MS Office
3 9 (0.91%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.61%) Photoshop
5 5 (0.51%) Simulink
6 4 (0.41%) MS Project
7 3 (0.30%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.20%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.10%) NASTRAN
Business Applications
1 7 (0.71%) Dynamics NAV
1 7 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.20%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (0.20%) Visualfiles
2 2 (0.20%) Magento
3 1 (0.10%) Endur
3 1 (0.10%) Findur
3 1 (0.10%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 19 (1.93%) SaaS
2 5 (0.51%) GitHub
2 5 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.20%) PaaS
5 1 (0.10%) IaaS
5 1 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 50 (5.07%) Internet
2 29 (2.94%) HTTP
3 24 (2.43%) TCP/IP
4 23 (2.33%) SAN
5 20 (2.03%) Firewall
6 15 (1.52%) SSL
7 12 (1.22%) DNS
8 10 (1.01%) Wireless
8 10 (1.01%) NAS
9 9 (0.91%) DLNA
10 8 (0.81%) Intranet
11 7 (0.71%) SNMP
11 7 (0.71%) LDAP
12 6 (0.61%) VoIP
12 6 (0.61%) NFC
13 5 (0.51%) IPv4
13 5 (0.51%) IPv6
14 4 (0.41%) 3GPP
14 4 (0.41%) 3G
14 4 (0.41%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 216 (21.91%) SQL Server
2 103 (10.45%) MySQL
3 60 (6.09%) Relational Database
4 56 (5.68%) SQL Server 2008
5 52 (5.27%) NoSQL
6 31 (3.14%) Big Data
7 25 (2.54%) Hadoop
7 25 (2.54%) RDBMS
8 24 (2.43%) SQL Server 2012
9 23 (2.33%) MongoDB
9 23 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
10 21 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 17 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
11 17 (1.72%) OLAP
12 15 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 14 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 13 (1.32%) Crystal Reports
14 13 (1.32%) DB2
14 13 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
15 12 (1.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 54 (5.48%) Visual Studio
2 53 (5.38%) Git (software)
3 41 (4.16%) Subversion
4 29 (2.94%) Maven
5 28 (2.84%) TestNG
6 26 (2.64%) Jenkins
7 25 (2.54%) Eclipse
8 24 (2.43%) JUnit
9 23 (2.33%) NUnit
10 22 (2.23%) JIRA
11 20 (2.03%) Ant
11 20 (2.03%) Team Foundation Server
12 16 (1.62%) SoapUI
13 14 (1.42%) Selenium
14 9 (0.91%) Bugzilla
14 9 (0.91%) Redmine
14 9 (0.91%) Cucumber
14 9 (0.91%) TeamCity
15 8 (0.81%) Rhino Mocks
15 8 (0.81%) WATIR
General
1 283 (28.70%) Finance
2 121 (12.27%) Banking
3 88 (8.92%) Telecoms
4 48 (4.87%) Retail
4 48 (4.87%) Aerospace
5 44 (4.46%) Marketing
6 38 (3.85%) Automotive
7 29 (2.94%) Investment Banking
8 26 (2.64%) Publishing
9 22 (2.23%) Law
10 18 (1.83%) Electronics
10 18 (1.83%) Manufacturing
11 17 (1.72%) Legal
11 17 (1.72%) Online Betting
12 16 (1.62%) Advertising
13 10 (1.01%) French Language
14 9 (0.91%) Games
14 9 (0.91%) Back Office
15 6 (0.61%) Military
16 5 (0.51%) German Language
Job Titles
1 480 (48.68%) Developer
2 198 (20.08%) Architect
3 144 (14.60%) Software Engineer
4 126 (12.78%) C# Developer
5 112 (11.36%) Senior Developer
6 98 (9.94%) Java Developer
7 84 (8.52%) Software Developer
8 70 (7.10%) Solutions Architect
8 70 (7.10%) C++ Developer
9 67 (6.80%) Analyst
10 52 (5.27%) C# .NET Developer
11 50 (5.07%) Technical Architect
12 41 (4.16%) Software Architect
12 41 (4.16%) PHP Developer
13 39 (3.96%) .NET Developer
14 36 (3.65%) Web Developer
15 35 (3.55%) Programmer
16 31 (3.14%) Junior
16 31 (3.14%) C++ Software Engineer
17 30 (3.04%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 328 (33.27%) .NET
2 250 (25.35%) HTML
3 243 (24.65%) CSS
4 199 (20.18%) XML
5 159 (16.13%) ASP.NET
6 131 (13.29%) Spring
7 123 (12.47%) jQuery
8 101 (10.24%) Web Services
9 98 (9.94%) J2EE
10 96 (9.74%) HTML5
11 83 (8.42%) SOAP
12 77 (7.81%) Ajax
13 71 (7.20%) REST
14 68 (6.90%) .NET Framework
15 55 (5.58%) Hibernate
16 53 (5.38%) ASP.NET MVC
17 49 (4.97%) RESTful
18 43 (4.36%) XML Schema
18 43 (4.36%) Middleware
19 42 (4.26%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 156 (15.82%) Computer Science
2 79 (8.01%) Open Source
3 70 (7.10%) Mathematics
3 70 (7.10%) Enterprise Software
4 69 (7.00%) Data Structures
5 59 (5.98%) Algorithms
6 44 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
7 37 (3.75%) Client/Server
8 30 (3.04%) Mobile App
9 25 (2.54%) N-Tier
10 21 (2.13%) Management Information System
10 21 (2.13%) Grid Computing
11 19 (1.93%) Cryptography
12 15 (1.52%) User Experience
12 15 (1.52%) Embedded Systems
13 14 (1.42%) PKI
14 13 (1.32%) Physics
14 13 (1.32%) Inversion of Control
15 11 (1.12%) Reference Data
15 11 (1.12%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 130 (13.18%) Linux
2 99 (10.04%) UNIX
3 95 (9.63%) Windows
4 31 (3.14%) Android
5 22 (2.23%) Apple iOS
6 20 (2.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (0.81%) Solaris
9 7 (0.71%) Debian
9 7 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (0.61%) AIX
10 6 (0.61%) Nucleus RTOS
11 5 (0.51%) CentOS
11 5 (0.51%) Ubuntu
11 5 (0.51%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.20%) HPUX
12 2 (0.20%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.10%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.10%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 405 (41.08%) Agile Software Development
2 296 (30.02%) OO
3 287 (29.11%) Software Engineering
4 136 (13.79%) MVC
4 136 (13.79%) UML
5 135 (13.69%) TDD
6 129 (13.08%) Scrum
7 120 (12.17%) OOP
8 85 (8.62%) Continuous Integration
9 83 (8.42%) Mentoring
10 75 (7.61%) Data Modelling
11 73 (7.40%) Multithreading
12 71 (7.20%) Web Development
13 65 (6.59%) Unit Testing
13 65 (6.59%) E-Commerce
14 63 (6.39%) OOD
15 62 (6.29%) Use Case
16 56 (5.68%) SOA
17 55 (5.58%) Project Management
18 45 (4.56%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 384 (38.95%) C#
2 376 (38.13%) Java
3 283 (28.70%) JavaScript
4 255 (25.86%) C++
5 249 (25.25%) SQL
6 115 (11.66%) Python
7 110 (11.16%) C
8 81 (8.22%) PHP
9 38 (3.85%) VB.NET
10 36 (3.65%) T-SQL
10 36 (3.65%) Ruby
11 35 (3.55%) PL/SQL
11 35 (3.55%) Perl
11 35 (3.55%) COBOL
12 34 (3.45%) VB
13 23 (2.33%) Bash Shell
14 16 (1.62%) PHP5
14 16 (1.62%) Embedded C++
15 14 (1.42%) VBA
16 13 (1.32%) Ada
Qualifications
1 272 (27.59%) Degree
2 34 (3.45%) Security Cleared
3 24 (2.43%) SC Cleared
4 15 (1.52%) DV Cleared
4 15 (1.52%) PhD
5 7 (0.71%) CSSLP
6 5 (0.51%) ISTQB
6 5 (0.51%) ISEB
6 5 (0.51%) PMP
6 5 (0.51%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.30%) MBA
8 2 (0.20%) RHCSA
8 2 (0.20%) MCSD
8 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.10%) CISSP
9 1 (0.10%) ACCA
9 1 (0.10%) CISM
9 1 (0.10%) CIMA
9 1 (0.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (5.17%) QA
2 13 (1.32%) ISO 9001
3 8 (0.81%) ISO 8583
4 7 (0.71%) SLA
5 5 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.51%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.51%) ISO 9000
6 4 (0.41%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.30%) WCAG
7 3 (0.30%) WAI
7 3 (0.30%) COBIT
8 2 (0.20%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.10%) DO-178B
9 1 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.10%) HL7
System Software
1 22 (2.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (1.12%) Varnish
3 8 (0.81%) VMware ESX
4 5 (0.51%) Firmware
5 4 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.30%) vSphere
6 3 (0.30%) Active Directory
7 2 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.20%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 14 (1.42%) Puppet
2 13 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (0.51%) NetBackup
5 3 (0.30%) Opsview
6 2 (0.20%) SCCM
6 2 (0.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (0.20%) Nagios
7 1 (0.10%) WSUS
Vendors
1 177 (17.95%) Microsoft
2 60 (6.09%) Oracle
3 28 (2.84%) VMware
4 23 (2.33%) Zend
5 21 (2.13%) TIBCO
6 19 (1.93%) Red Hat
7 14 (1.42%) IBM
8 13 (1.32%) TOWER Software
9 12 (1.22%) Business Objects
10 11 (1.12%) Intel
10 11 (1.12%) Akamai
11 8 (0.81%) Brocade
12 7 (0.71%) Google
12 7 (0.71%) Facebook
12 7 (0.71%) NetApp
13 6 (0.61%) EMC
13 6 (0.61%) QNX
14 5 (0.51%) Salesforce.com
14 5 (0.51%) Symantec
14 5 (0.51%) Veritas
Oxfordshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Connectus
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £27000 - £50000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £24000 - £40000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
ISL
Salary: £38000 - £52000 per annum + pension, flexible hours, healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Pension + Flexi Hours + BUPA + More
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Westek Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £43000 - £58000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £75,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Advantage XPO
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Gold Group
Salary: Market rates depending
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Gold Group
Salary: Market rates depending
Posted: 6 days ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 to £75000 per annum - share options + package
Posted: 9 days ago