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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architecture
Rank 412 487 508
Rank change year-on-year
+75 +21
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 611 519 400
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.62% 0.47% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 0.57% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 505 417 295
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,050 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £94,750 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -2.17%
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
82715 91431 82819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 84.03% 82.75% 80.92%
Number of salaries quoted 68085 74887 68972
Average salary £50,000 £48,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 29 May 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 May 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 +100 298 £67,500 +8.00% 27
South East +41 151 £50,000 +5.26% 13
Yorkshire +19 37 £47,500 -19.38% 5
East of England +5 30 £52,500 +5.00% 8
South West -38 30 £38,750 -15.76% 5
North West +18 27 £34,500 -23.33% 4
West Midlands +15 22 £40,000 +8.10% 6
East Midlands +7 13 £43,750 +25.00% 5
Software Architecture
UK

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 546 (47.94%) Java
2 510 (44.78%) C#
3 498 (43.72%) Agile Software Development
4 382 (33.54%) Finance
5 381 (33.45%) OO
6 370 (32.48%) .NET
7 364 (31.96%) JavaScript
8 341 (29.94%) Software Engineering
9 338 (29.68%) C++
10 319 (28.01%) Degree
11 300 (26.34%) HTML
12 269 (23.62%) SQL
13 265 (23.27%) CSS
14 256 (22.48%) XML
15 253 (22.21%) SQL Server
16 243 (21.33%) TDD
17 222 (19.49%) Spring
18 202 (17.73%) Computer Science
19 184 (16.15%) Microsoft
20 182 (15.98%) UML
20 182 (15.98%) Scrum
21 181 (15.89%) Linux
22 173 (15.19%) Web Services
23 171 (15.01%) ASP.NET
24 163 (14.31%) MVC
25 158 (13.87%) REST
25 158 (13.87%) SDLC
26 143 (12.55%) SOAP
27 141 (12.38%) Windows
28 136 (11.94%) NoSQL

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 76 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
2 38 (3.34%) JBoss
3 34 (2.99%) IIS
4 32 (2.81%) CMS
5 28 (2.46%) Node.js
6 26 (2.28%) Apache
7 19 (1.67%) Apache Solr
7 19 (1.67%) Apache Spark
8 18 (1.58%) Cloud Foundry
9 17 (1.49%) WebSphere
10 16 (1.40%) WebLogic
11 15 (1.32%) Tomcat
12 14 (1.23%) WebSphere Application Server
13 13 (1.14%) SharePoint
14 12 (1.05%) Confluence
15 10 (0.88%) MQSeries
15 10 (0.88%) Alfresco
16 8 (0.70%) SharePoint Server
16 8 (0.70%) WordPress
16 8 (0.70%) OpenStack
Applications
1 74 (6.50%) MS Excel
2 8 (0.70%) InfoPath
3 7 (0.61%) Simulink
4 5 (0.44%) MS Office
5 4 (0.35%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.18%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.088%) Mathematica
7 1 (0.088%) MS Project
7 1 (0.088%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 7 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.18%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.088%) Magento
4 1 (0.088%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.088%) Endur
4 1 (0.088%) Findur
Cloud Services
1 36 (3.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (2.28%) SaaS
3 15 (1.32%) PaaS
4 14 (1.23%) IaaS
5 12 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (0.44%) OpenShift
8 2 (0.18%) GitHub
9 1 (0.088%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.088%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 40 (3.51%) HTTP
2 26 (2.28%) Internet
3 25 (2.19%) TCP/IP
4 14 (1.23%) Cisco IOS
5 12 (1.05%) LDAP
5 12 (1.05%) SSL
6 10 (0.88%) Firewall
6 10 (0.88%) Modbus
7 7 (0.61%) DLNA
8 6 (0.53%) SAN
9 5 (0.44%) AMQP
9 5 (0.44%) SMTP
10 4 (0.35%) Wireless
10 4 (0.35%) VoIP
10 4 (0.35%) NAS
11 3 (0.26%) NFC
11 3 (0.26%) ATM
11 3 (0.26%) Intranet
11 3 (0.26%) Extranet
12 2 (0.18%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 253 (22.21%) SQL Server
2 136 (11.94%) NoSQL
3 129 (11.33%) Relational Database
4 80 (7.02%) MySQL
5 77 (6.76%) RDBMS
6 63 (5.53%) Big Data
7 47 (4.13%) Hadoop
8 41 (3.60%) Redis
9 33 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
10 25 (2.19%) MongoDB
11 23 (2.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 21 (1.84%) Oracle Database
12 21 (1.84%) Apache Cassandra
13 18 (1.58%) Riak
14 17 (1.49%) MarkLogic
15 16 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 14 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
17 12 (1.05%) DB2
17 12 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
18 11 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 111 (9.75%) Visual Studio
2 106 (9.31%) Team Foundation Server
3 81 (7.11%) Git (software)
3 81 (7.11%) Maven
4 62 (5.44%) NUnit
5 47 (4.13%) Eclipse
6 44 (3.86%) JUnit
7 42 (3.69%) Subversion
8 41 (3.60%) Jenkins
9 30 (2.63%) JIRA
10 28 (2.46%) Rhino Mocks
11 23 (2.02%) TestNG
12 20 (1.76%) Ant
12 20 (1.76%) Cucumber
13 18 (1.58%) TeamCity
14 14 (1.23%) ReSharper
15 12 (1.05%) SoapUI
16 11 (0.97%) Android Studio
16 11 (0.97%) Rational DOORS
16 11 (0.97%) CruiseControl
General
1 382 (33.54%) Finance
2 116 (10.18%) Telecoms
3 92 (8.08%) Retail
4 83 (7.29%) Banking
5 59 (5.18%) Aerospace
6 55 (4.83%) Automotive
7 31 (2.72%) Online Betting
7 31 (2.72%) Marketing
8 25 (2.19%) Publishing
9 24 (2.11%) Advertising
10 21 (1.84%) Manufacturing
11 16 (1.40%) Front Office
12 15 (1.32%) Legal
13 13 (1.14%) Financial Institution
13 13 (1.14%) Electronics
14 10 (0.88%) Back Office
15 9 (0.79%) Investment Banking
16 8 (0.70%) Games
16 8 (0.70%) Billing
17 7 (0.61%) Law
Job Titles
1 650 (57.07%) Developer
2 226 (19.84%) Senior Developer
3 191 (16.77%) Architect
4 161 (14.14%) Software Developer
5 140 (12.29%) C# Developer
6 133 (11.68%) Software Engineer
7 127 (11.15%) Java Developer
8 85 (7.46%) Solutions Architect
9 69 (6.06%) Senior Software Developer
10 65 (5.71%) Senior Java Developer
11 56 (4.92%) C# .NET Developer
12 55 (4.83%) .NET Developer
13 45 (3.95%) Software Architect
14 41 (3.60%) Applications Developer
14 41 (3.60%) Lead Developer
15 39 (3.42%) Analyst
16 36 (3.16%) Senior Software Engineer
17 35 (3.07%) Senior C# Developer
18 33 (2.90%) C++ Developer
19 29 (2.55%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 370 (32.48%) .NET
2 300 (26.34%) HTML
3 265 (23.27%) CSS
4 256 (22.48%) XML
5 222 (19.49%) Spring
6 173 (15.19%) Web Services
7 171 (15.01%) ASP.NET
8 158 (13.87%) REST
9 143 (12.55%) SOAP
10 127 (11.15%) HTML5
11 115 (10.10%) jQuery
12 111 (9.75%) Hibernate
13 98 (8.60%) RabbitMQ
14 96 (8.43%) ActiveMQ
15 95 (8.34%) WCF
16 91 (7.99%) ASP.NET MVC
17 84 (7.37%) .NET Framework
18 76 (6.67%) JMS
19 74 (6.50%) AngularJS
20 73 (6.41%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 202 (17.73%) Computer Science
2 96 (8.43%) Enterprise Software
3 94 (8.25%) Analytical Skills
4 72 (6.32%) Data Structures
5 70 (6.15%) Algorithms
6 57 (5.00%) Mathematics
7 55 (4.83%) User Experience
8 54 (4.74%) Grid Computing
8 54 (4.74%) Client/Server
9 40 (3.51%) N-Tier
10 29 (2.55%) Mobile App
11 26 (2.28%) Management Information System
12 22 (1.93%) Hedge funds
13 17 (1.49%) Data Centre
14 14 (1.23%) Cryptography
14 14 (1.23%) Digital Media
15 13 (1.14%) Statistics
15 13 (1.14%) Device Driver
16 12 (1.05%) Mobile Banking
17 11 (0.97%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 181 (15.89%) Linux
2 141 (12.38%) Windows
3 118 (10.36%) UNIX
4 65 (5.71%) Android
5 38 (3.34%) Apple iOS
6 13 (1.14%) Nucleus RTOS
7 10 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (0.61%) VMS
9 6 (0.53%) Solaris
9 6 (0.53%) Windows 7
9 6 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (0.44%) Windows 8
10 5 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (0.35%) Windows NT
11 4 (0.35%) Windows Mobile
12 3 (0.26%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.18%) HPUX
13 2 (0.18%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.088%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.088%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 498 (43.72%) Agile Software Development
2 381 (33.45%) OO
3 341 (29.94%) Software Engineering
4 243 (21.33%) TDD
5 182 (15.98%) UML
5 182 (15.98%) Scrum
6 163 (14.31%) MVC
7 158 (13.87%) SDLC
8 135 (11.85%) OOP
9 128 (11.24%) SOA
10 119 (10.45%) E-Commerce
11 115 (10.10%) Mentoring
12 113 (9.92%) Continuous Integration
13 111 (9.75%) Unit Testing
14 97 (8.52%) Use Case
14 97 (8.52%) OOD
15 95 (8.34%) Multithreading
16 85 (7.46%) Project Management
17 83 (7.29%) Open Source
18 76 (6.67%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 546 (47.94%) Java
2 510 (44.78%) C#
3 364 (31.96%) JavaScript
4 338 (29.68%) C++
5 269 (23.62%) SQL
6 126 (11.06%) Python
7 113 (9.92%) C
8 55 (4.83%) PL/SQL
9 47 (4.13%) VB.NET
10 46 (4.04%) Ruby
11 42 (3.69%) T-SQL
12 40 (3.51%) Groovy
13 37 (3.25%) Perl
13 37 (3.25%) PHP
14 34 (2.99%) VB
14 34 (2.99%) Scala
15 26 (2.28%) COBOL
16 23 (2.02%) Go
17 22 (1.93%) Ada
18 19 (1.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 319 (28.01%) Degree
2 43 (3.78%) Security Cleared
3 34 (2.99%) PhD
4 23 (2.02%) SC Cleared
5 14 (1.23%) DV Cleared
6 8 (0.70%) ISEB
6 8 (0.70%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.35%) PMP
7 4 (0.35%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.26%) HND
9 2 (0.18%) CISM
9 2 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.18%) CISSP
9 2 (0.18%) CSSLP
10 1 (0.088%) CNA
10 1 (0.088%) Novell Certification
10 1 (0.088%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (8.08%) QA
2 17 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (0.79%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.53%) ISO 8583
5 4 (0.35%) SLA
6 1 (0.088%) WCAG
6 1 (0.088%) WAI
6 1 (0.088%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 19 (1.67%) Docker
2 10 (0.88%) Firmware
3 6 (0.53%) VMware ESX
3 6 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.35%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.18%) vSphere
5 2 (0.18%) Oracle Clusterware
6 1 (0.088%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 32 (2.81%) Puppet
2 30 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.44%) Vagrant
3 5 (0.44%) Mesos
4 2 (0.18%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 184 (16.15%) Microsoft
2 96 (8.43%) Oracle
3 32 (2.81%) TOWER Software
4 27 (2.37%) TIBCO
5 25 (2.19%) IBM
6 19 (1.67%) Sybase
7 16 (1.40%) Cisco
7 16 (1.40%) VMware
8 14 (1.23%) SAP
9 13 (1.14%) QNX
10 10 (0.88%) Cognos
11 9 (0.79%) Panasonic
11 9 (0.79%) Telerik
11 9 (0.79%) EMC
11 9 (0.79%) Toshiba
12 8 (0.70%) Perforce
12 8 (0.70%) BMC
12 8 (0.70%) CA
12 8 (0.70%) ServiceNow
13 7 (0.61%) Sitecore
Waterlooville, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Accumuli
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 11 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £60,000
Posted: 11 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Optimus Search Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £95000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum 20% Bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum to £70,000 + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £58,000 per annum £45-59k + excellent benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £44000 - £50000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £52000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £24000 - £45000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 20%
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Extensive Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago