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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architecture
Rank 458 476 463
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -13
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 512 444 497
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.48% 0.44% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.54% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 418 358 381
Average salary £52,500 £60,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +26.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £40,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-8.00% +11.11%
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
87519 82414 85838
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 82.06% 81.55% 79.19%
Number of salaries quoted 71255 68412 72904
Average salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,673
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.21% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -90 169 £60,000 -9.43% 17
South East +62 120 £50,000 -23.07% 24
East of England +28 83 £40,000 -20.00% 7
Yorkshire +22 59 £50,000 -9.09% 5
South West -2 34 £42,500 +6.25% 8
North West -5 23 £50,000 +25.00% 5
East Midlands +1 15 £38,500 -9.41% 3
West Midlands -48 7 £47,500 +5.55% 1
North East - 1 £77,500 -
Software Architecture
UK

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 431 (42.67%) Agile Software Development
2 397 (39.31%) C#
3 375 (37.13%) Java
3 375 (37.13%) .NET
4 301 (29.80%) Software Engineering
5 289 (28.61%) SQL Server
6 283 (28.02%) JavaScript
7 280 (27.72%) OO
8 272 (26.93%) Finance
9 258 (25.54%) SQL
10 253 (25.05%) Degree
11 249 (24.65%) HTML
12 246 (24.36%) Microsoft
13 242 (23.96%) C++
14 236 (23.37%) CSS
15 181 (17.92%) XML
16 180 (17.82%) ASP.NET
17 170 (16.83%) Computer Science
18 167 (16.53%) MVC
19 166 (16.44%) MS Excel
20 137 (13.56%) OOP
20 137 (13.56%) J2EE
21 135 (13.37%) Python
22 134 (13.27%) jQuery
23 128 (12.67%) Linux
23 128 (12.67%) Windows
24 127 (12.57%) TDD
25 124 (12.28%) Scrum
25 124 (12.28%) UML
26 114 (11.29%) C

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 52 (5.15%) SharePoint
2 47 (4.65%) Apache
3 37 (3.66%) JBoss
4 33 (3.27%) WebLogic
5 31 (3.07%) Node.js
6 28 (2.77%) Tomcat
7 24 (2.38%) CMS
8 22 (2.18%) WebSphere
8 22 (2.18%) IIS
9 17 (1.68%) OpenStack
10 16 (1.58%) Elasticsearch
11 15 (1.49%) BizTalk Server
12 14 (1.39%) WebSphere Application Server
13 12 (1.19%) MQSeries
14 10 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
14 10 (0.99%) nginx
14 10 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
15 8 (0.79%) Drupal
16 7 (0.69%) CloudStack
17 6 (0.59%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 166 (16.44%) MS Excel
2 35 (3.47%) MS Office
3 11 (1.09%) NASTRAN
4 9 (0.89%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.59%) Simulink
6 4 (0.40%) MS Project
6 4 (0.40%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.30%) Fireworks
7 3 (0.30%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 8 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (0.69%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.30%) Visualfiles
5 2 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.099%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.099%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 22 (2.18%) SaaS
2 14 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.59%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.099%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.099%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 56 (5.54%) Internet
2 33 (3.27%) SAN
3 32 (3.17%) TCP/IP
4 24 (2.38%) HTTP
5 19 (1.88%) Firewall
6 17 (1.68%) DHCP
7 14 (1.39%) Wireless
8 12 (1.19%) SNMP
9 11 (1.09%) DNS
10 10 (0.99%) SSL
11 8 (0.79%) Intranet
12 6 (0.59%) LDAP
12 6 (0.59%) NAS
13 5 (0.50%) DLNA
13 5 (0.50%) VoIP
13 5 (0.50%) PBX
14 4 (0.40%) 3G
14 4 (0.40%) IPv4
14 4 (0.40%) IPv6
14 4 (0.40%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 289 (28.61%) SQL Server
2 98 (9.70%) MySQL
3 79 (7.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 69 (6.83%) Relational Database
5 43 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
6 37 (3.66%) NoSQL
7 35 (3.47%) OLAP
8 34 (3.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 32 (3.17%) RDBMS
10 30 (2.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 30 (2.97%) Data Warehouse
11 29 (2.87%) Hadoop
11 29 (2.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 27 (2.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 26 (2.57%) Oracle OLAP
13 26 (2.57%) MongoDB
14 23 (2.28%) SQL Server 2005
15 13 (1.29%) MS Access
15 13 (1.29%) DB2
15 13 (1.29%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 67 (6.63%) Visual Studio
2 45 (4.46%) Git (software)
3 36 (3.56%) Subversion
4 34 (3.37%) Maven
4 34 (3.37%) Jenkins
5 22 (2.18%) JIRA
6 19 (1.88%) Ant
7 16 (1.58%) NUnit
7 16 (1.58%) Team Foundation Server
8 13 (1.29%) Hudson
8 13 (1.29%) JUnit
9 12 (1.19%) Eclipse
9 12 (1.19%) Cucumber
9 12 (1.19%) Selenium
10 10 (0.99%) Bugzilla
10 10 (0.99%) JMeter
10 10 (0.99%) Redmine
10 10 (0.99%) NeoLoad
10 10 (0.99%) Mercurial
10 10 (0.99%) WebLOAD
General
1 272 (26.93%) Finance
2 105 (10.40%) Banking
3 61 (6.04%) Marketing
4 58 (5.74%) Telecoms
5 44 (4.36%) Aerospace
6 37 (3.66%) Retail
7 36 (3.56%) Investment Banking
8 30 (2.97%) Manufacturing
9 27 (2.67%) Law
10 25 (2.48%) Automotive
11 24 (2.38%) Publishing
12 23 (2.28%) Legal
13 21 (2.08%) Electronics
14 18 (1.78%) Games
15 13 (1.29%) Advertising
16 10 (0.99%) French Language
17 6 (0.59%) Military
17 6 (0.59%) Front Office
18 5 (0.50%) German Language
18 5 (0.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 461 (45.64%) Developer
2 228 (22.57%) Architect
3 152 (15.05%) Software Engineer
4 128 (12.67%) Senior Developer
5 113 (11.19%) C# Developer
6 102 (10.10%) Solutions Architect
7 78 (7.72%) Analyst
8 73 (7.23%) Software Developer
9 62 (6.14%) Java Developer
10 58 (5.74%) .NET Developer
11 50 (4.95%) Technical Architect
12 48 (4.75%) Programmer
13 47 (4.65%) C# .NET Developer
14 46 (4.55%) C++ Developer
15 42 (4.16%) Developer Analyst
16 38 (3.76%) Software Architect
17 36 (3.56%) Junior
18 33 (3.27%) Junior Developer
19 32 (3.17%) PHP Developer
20 31 (3.07%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 375 (37.13%) .NET
2 249 (24.65%) HTML
3 236 (23.37%) CSS
4 181 (17.92%) XML
5 180 (17.82%) ASP.NET
6 137 (13.56%) J2EE
7 134 (13.27%) jQuery
8 101 (10.00%) Spring
9 97 (9.60%) Web Services
10 84 (8.32%) .NET Framework
11 80 (7.92%) Ajax
11 80 (7.92%) HTML5
12 78 (7.72%) ASP.NET MVC
13 65 (6.44%) WPF
14 48 (4.75%) WCF
15 44 (4.36%) REST
15 44 (4.36%) SOAP
16 40 (3.96%) Middleware
17 39 (3.86%) JSP
18 36 (3.56%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 170 (16.83%) Computer Science
2 107 (10.59%) Mathematics
3 90 (8.91%) Open Source
4 68 (6.73%) Enterprise Software
5 38 (3.76%) Algorithms
6 35 (3.47%) Analytical Skills
7 30 (2.97%) Data Structures
8 21 (2.08%) Physics
8 21 (2.08%) Mobile App
8 21 (2.08%) Management Information System
9 18 (1.78%) Tandem
9 18 (1.78%) N-Tier
9 18 (1.78%) Embedded Systems
10 17 (1.68%) User Experience
10 17 (1.68%) Cryptography
11 16 (1.58%) PKI
11 16 (1.58%) Client/Server
12 15 (1.49%) Reference Data
13 13 (1.29%) Inversion of Control
14 11 (1.09%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 128 (12.67%) Linux
1 128 (12.67%) Windows
2 97 (9.60%) UNIX
3 20 (1.98%) Solaris
3 20 (1.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (1.88%) Android
5 17 (1.68%) HPUX
6 15 (1.49%) Apple iOS
7 11 (1.09%) CentOS
8 9 (0.89%) Ubuntu
9 7 (0.69%) Debian
10 5 (0.50%) Mac OS
11 3 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.20%) Nucleus RTOS
12 2 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.20%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.20%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.099%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.099%) AIX
13 1 (0.099%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 431 (42.67%) Agile Software Development
2 301 (29.80%) Software Engineering
3 280 (27.72%) OO
4 167 (16.53%) MVC
5 137 (13.56%) OOP
6 127 (12.57%) TDD
7 124 (12.28%) Scrum
7 124 (12.28%) UML
8 103 (10.20%) Web Development
9 74 (7.33%) Continuous Integration
10 71 (7.03%) Data Modelling
11 70 (6.93%) Mentoring
12 66 (6.53%) E-Commerce
13 65 (6.44%) Project Management
14 56 (5.54%) Unit Testing
15 55 (5.45%) Continuous Improvement
16 54 (5.35%) Use Case
17 47 (4.65%) OOD
18 43 (4.26%) Time Management
19 42 (4.16%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 397 (39.31%) C#
2 375 (37.13%) Java
3 283 (28.02%) JavaScript
4 258 (25.54%) SQL
5 242 (23.96%) C++
6 135 (13.37%) Python
7 114 (11.29%) C
8 78 (7.72%) PHP
9 52 (5.15%) VB.NET
10 51 (5.05%) T-SQL
11 48 (4.75%) VB
12 43 (4.26%) Perl
13 39 (3.86%) Ruby
14 28 (2.77%) COBOL
15 24 (2.38%) Embedded C++
16 19 (1.88%) PHP5
17 17 (1.68%) Bash Shell
18 15 (1.49%) Embedded C
19 14 (1.39%) PL/SQL
20 11 (1.09%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 253 (25.05%) Degree
2 45 (4.46%) Security Cleared
3 29 (2.87%) SC Cleared
4 25 (2.48%) DV Cleared
5 20 (1.98%) PhD
6 5 (0.50%) ISEB
6 5 (0.50%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.30%) PMP
8 3 (0.30%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.30%) MBA
9 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.20%) HND
10 1 (0.099%) CSSLP
10 1 (0.099%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.099%) ACCA
10 1 (0.099%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (6.24%) QA
2 15 (1.49%) ISO 9001
3 11 (1.09%) ISO 8583
4 7 (0.69%) ISO 9000
5 6 (0.59%) SLA
6 5 (0.50%) Solvency II
7 4 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.30%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.099%) HL7
9 1 (0.099%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.099%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
9 1 (0.099%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.099%) WCAG
9 1 (0.099%) WAI
System Software
1 20 (1.98%) VMware ESX
2 18 (1.78%) vSphere
2 18 (1.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (0.99%) Varnish
4 8 (0.79%) Firmware
5 4 (0.40%) Active Directory
6 3 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.099%) KVM
8 1 (0.099%) Xen
Systems Management
1 21 (2.08%) Puppet
2 20 (1.98%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (1.78%) NetBackup
4 9 (0.89%) Opsview
5 8 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (0.40%) Oracle EDQ
7 2 (0.20%) Nagios
7 2 (0.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (0.20%) SCCM
8 1 (0.099%) WSUS
Vendors
1 246 (24.36%) Microsoft
2 107 (10.59%) Oracle
3 39 (3.86%) VMware
4 26 (2.57%) Red Hat
4 26 (2.57%) Business Objects
4 26 (2.57%) Zend
5 20 (1.98%) Cisco
6 18 (1.78%) Brocade
6 18 (1.78%) Symantec
6 18 (1.78%) NetApp
6 18 (1.78%) Veritas
7 17 (1.68%) HP
7 17 (1.68%) Citrix
8 16 (1.58%) TIBCO
9 14 (1.39%) TOWER Software
10 12 (1.19%) SAP
11 11 (1.09%) Sybase
12 10 (0.99%) Intel
12 10 (0.99%) Akamai
13 9 (0.89%) IBM
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Surrey
Search Consultancy
Posted: 3 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 20%
Posted: 5 hours ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 5 hours ago
West London
Trust In Soda
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum £55,000 - £65,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Chichester, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Suffolk
ECM Selection
Salary: £Negotiable DoE + top benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Woodrow Mercer Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Depending on Experience
Posted: Yesterday
London
LA International
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £70,000 per annum + Benefits + Annual Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Towers Watson
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Salary: 30,000 to £45,000
Posted: 4 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ECM Selection
Salary: to £highly competitive + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Talent International
Salary: £20000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago