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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architecture
Rank 475 487 447
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -40
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 467 408 526
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.44% 0.41% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.50% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 389 307 435
Average salary £52,500 £63,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.32% +27.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,500 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £90,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.69%
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
87806 81031 86649
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 82.09% 81.19% 79.25%
Number of salaries quoted 70747 67265 73911
Average salary £48,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.10% +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -91 168 £57,500 -11.53% 19
South East +24 91 £55,000 -15.38% 11
East of England +10 65 £41,000 -13.68% 9
Yorkshire +23 62 £50,000 -6.97% 5
South West -4 31 £43,750 -4.89% 8
North West -12 28 £50,000 +3.09% 1
East Midlands +3 15 £35,000 -24.32%
West Midlands -32 5 £67,500 +38.46%
North East - 1 £77,500 -
Software Architecture
UK

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 416 (41.23%) Agile Software Development
2 367 (36.37%) C#
3 356 (35.28%) Java
4 350 (34.69%) .NET
5 295 (29.24%) SQL Server
6 267 (26.46%) JavaScript
7 265 (26.26%) Software Engineering
8 264 (26.16%) OO
9 261 (25.87%) Finance
10 257 (25.47%) SQL
11 247 (24.48%) Microsoft
12 235 (23.29%) HTML
13 217 (21.51%) CSS
14 204 (20.22%) C++
15 200 (19.82%) Degree
16 180 (17.84%) ASP.NET
17 164 (16.25%) XML
18 163 (16.15%) MVC
19 161 (15.96%) MS Excel
20 157 (15.56%) J2EE
20 157 (15.56%) Computer Science
21 148 (14.67%) Scrum
22 143 (14.17%) Oracle
22 143 (14.17%) Linux
23 128 (12.69%) jQuery
24 127 (12.59%) Windows
25 121 (11.99%) Python
26 120 (11.89%) OOP
27 113 (11.20%) UML
28 111 (11.00%) Web Development

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 54 (5.35%) Apache
2 53 (5.25%) SharePoint
3 41 (4.06%) WebLogic
4 28 (2.78%) Tomcat
5 25 (2.48%) CMS
5 25 (2.48%) Node.js
6 24 (2.38%) WebSphere
7 20 (1.98%) IIS
8 15 (1.49%) WebSphere Application Server
9 14 (1.39%) BizTalk Server
10 13 (1.29%) OpenStack
10 13 (1.29%) Elasticsearch
11 11 (1.09%) MQSeries
12 9 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
12 9 (0.89%) SharePoint 2010
13 8 (0.79%) nginx
14 7 (0.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 7 (0.69%) Drupal
15 6 (0.59%) SharePoint Server
16 5 (0.50%) CloudStack
Applications
1 161 (15.96%) MS Excel
2 38 (3.77%) MS Office
3 12 (1.19%) NASTRAN
4 6 (0.59%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.40%) Simulink
6 3 (0.30%) InfoPath
6 3 (0.30%) MS Project
7 1 (0.099%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 17 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.69%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.30%) Visualfiles
6 1 (0.099%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.099%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 27 (2.68%) SaaS
2 15 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.20%) Office 365
5 1 (0.099%) GitHub
5 1 (0.099%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.099%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 56 (5.55%) Internet
2 40 (3.96%) SAN
3 36 (3.57%) TCP/IP
4 28 (2.78%) HTTP
5 23 (2.28%) DHCP
6 19 (1.88%) Firewall
7 10 (0.99%) Wireless
7 10 (0.99%) SNMP
7 10 (0.99%) SSL
8 9 (0.89%) DNS
8 9 (0.89%) NAS
9 7 (0.69%) Intranet
10 6 (0.59%) VoIP
10 6 (0.59%) LDAP
10 6 (0.59%) PBX
10 6 (0.59%) SSH
11 4 (0.40%) 3G
11 4 (0.40%) LTE
11 4 (0.40%) Radio Access Network
11 4 (0.40%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 295 (29.24%) SQL Server
2 89 (8.82%) MySQL
3 73 (7.23%) Relational Database
4 72 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 51 (5.05%) SQL Server 2012
6 41 (4.06%) RDBMS
7 39 (3.87%) NoSQL
8 38 (3.77%) OLAP
9 36 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 33 (3.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 33 (3.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 30 (2.97%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 29 (2.87%) Oracle OLAP
13 28 (2.78%) MongoDB
14 27 (2.68%) Hadoop
14 27 (2.68%) Data Warehouse
15 23 (2.28%) SQL Server 2005
16 15 (1.49%) BusinessObjects XI
16 15 (1.49%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
16 15 (1.49%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 65 (6.44%) Visual Studio
2 46 (4.56%) Git (software)
3 43 (4.26%) Maven
4 42 (4.16%) Jenkins
5 34 (3.37%) Subversion
6 29 (2.87%) Ant
7 27 (2.68%) JIRA
8 22 (2.18%) Team Foundation Server
9 18 (1.78%) Selenium
9 18 (1.78%) JUnit
10 13 (1.29%) NUnit
10 13 (1.29%) Mercurial
10 13 (1.29%) Hudson
11 12 (1.19%) Cucumber
12 11 (1.09%) Eclipse
13 10 (0.99%) JMeter
13 10 (0.99%) WebLOAD
13 10 (0.99%) NeoLoad
14 9 (0.89%) PhantomJS
15 8 (0.79%) WATIR
General
1 261 (25.87%) Finance
2 99 (9.81%) Banking
3 63 (6.24%) Marketing
4 39 (3.87%) Telecoms
5 36 (3.57%) Investment Banking
6 34 (3.37%) Retail
7 31 (3.07%) Manufacturing
8 28 (2.78%) Games
9 25 (2.48%) Aerospace
10 22 (2.18%) Law
11 20 (1.98%) Legal
12 17 (1.68%) Publishing
13 14 (1.39%) Electronics
14 12 (1.19%) Advertising
15 9 (0.89%) Automotive
16 8 (0.79%) French Language
17 7 (0.69%) Front Office
18 6 (0.59%) Back Office
19 3 (0.30%) Military
19 3 (0.30%) German Language
Job Titles
1 453 (44.90%) Developer
2 221 (21.90%) Architect
3 121 (11.99%) Software Engineer
3 121 (11.99%) Senior Developer
4 115 (11.40%) C# Developer
5 106 (10.51%) Solutions Architect
6 79 (7.83%) Analyst
7 65 (6.44%) Software Developer
8 57 (5.65%) .NET Developer
9 53 (5.25%) Programmer
10 51 (5.05%) Java Developer
11 44 (4.36%) Developer Analyst
12 40 (3.96%) C# .NET Developer
13 39 (3.87%) Technical Architect
14 36 (3.57%) Junior
15 35 (3.47%) Junior Developer
16 33 (3.27%) Software Architect
16 33 (3.27%) PHP Developer
17 32 (3.17%) Team Leader
18 31 (3.07%) C# Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 350 (34.69%) .NET
2 235 (23.29%) HTML
3 217 (21.51%) CSS
4 180 (17.84%) ASP.NET
5 164 (16.25%) XML
6 157 (15.56%) J2EE
7 128 (12.69%) jQuery
8 101 (10.01%) Web Services
9 94 (9.32%) Spring
10 79 (7.83%) ASP.NET MVC
11 76 (7.53%) Ajax
12 75 (7.43%) .NET Framework
13 72 (7.14%) HTML5
14 70 (6.94%) WPF
15 53 (5.25%) WCF
16 45 (4.46%) Middleware
17 42 (4.16%) JSP
18 40 (3.96%) SOAP
19 36 (3.57%) Servlets
20 33 (3.27%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 157 (15.56%) Computer Science
2 101 (10.01%) Mathematics
3 88 (8.72%) Open Source
4 61 (6.05%) Enterprise Software
5 33 (3.27%) Analytical Skills
6 25 (2.48%) Mobile App
7 24 (2.38%) Management Information System
8 22 (2.18%) Hedge funds
9 21 (2.08%) N-Tier
10 20 (1.98%) Physics
11 18 (1.78%) Tandem
11 18 (1.78%) User Experience
12 15 (1.49%) Credit Risk
12 15 (1.49%) PKI
13 14 (1.39%) Reference Data
14 12 (1.19%) Inversion of Control
14 12 (1.19%) Embedded Systems
15 11 (1.09%) Cryptography
15 11 (1.09%) Social Media
16 9 (0.89%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 143 (14.17%) Linux
2 127 (12.59%) Windows
3 101 (10.01%) UNIX
4 34 (3.37%) Solaris
5 23 (2.28%) HPUX
6 17 (1.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (1.59%) Android
8 11 (1.09%) CentOS
8 11 (1.09%) Apple iOS
9 9 (0.89%) Ubuntu
10 8 (0.79%) Oracle Linux
11 7 (0.69%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.30%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.20%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.20%) Debian
13 2 (0.20%) AIX
13 2 (0.20%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.099%) Nucleus RTOS
14 1 (0.099%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 416 (41.23%) Agile Software Development
2 265 (26.26%) Software Engineering
3 264 (26.16%) OO
4 163 (16.15%) MVC
5 148 (14.67%) Scrum
6 120 (11.89%) OOP
7 113 (11.20%) UML
8 111 (11.00%) Web Development
9 109 (10.80%) TDD
10 72 (7.14%) Mentoring
11 71 (7.04%) Project Management
12 70 (6.94%) Continuous Integration
13 63 (6.24%) Continuous Improvement
14 60 (5.95%) E-Commerce
15 55 (5.45%) Data Modelling
16 52 (5.15%) SOA
17 51 (5.05%) Use Case
18 48 (4.76%) CRM
18 48 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
19 47 (4.66%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 367 (36.37%) C#
2 356 (35.28%) Java
3 267 (26.46%) JavaScript
4 257 (25.47%) SQL
5 204 (20.22%) C++
6 121 (11.99%) Python
7 92 (9.12%) C
8 83 (8.23%) PHP
9 61 (6.05%) T-SQL
10 51 (5.05%) VB.NET
11 50 (4.96%) Perl
12 49 (4.86%) VB
13 43 (4.26%) Ruby
14 20 (1.98%) Embedded C++
15 19 (1.88%) PHP5
16 15 (1.49%) ActionScript
16 15 (1.49%) Bash Shell
17 14 (1.39%) COBOL
18 13 (1.29%) Embedded C
18 13 (1.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 200 (19.82%) Degree
2 48 (4.76%) Security Cleared
3 31 (3.07%) DV Cleared
4 25 (2.48%) SC Cleared
5 20 (1.98%) PhD
6 4 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.30%) PMP
7 3 (0.30%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.30%) HND
7 3 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.20%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.20%) ISEB
9 1 (0.099%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.099%) ACCA
9 1 (0.099%) CIMA
9 1 (0.099%) MBA
9 1 (0.099%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (8.33%) QA
2 11 (1.09%) ISO 9001
3 9 (0.89%) ISO 8583
4 5 (0.50%) ISO 9000
4 5 (0.50%) SLA
4 5 (0.50%) Solvency II
5 4 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.099%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
6 1 (0.099%) HL7
System Software
1 29 (2.87%) VMware ESX
2 24 (2.38%) vSphere
3 18 (1.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (0.99%) Active Directory
5 8 (0.79%) Varnish
6 2 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.099%) Xen
7 1 (0.099%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.099%) KVM
Systems Management
1 25 (2.48%) Puppet
2 24 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (2.28%) NetBackup
4 9 (0.89%) Opsview
5 8 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (0.40%) Oracle EDQ
7 2 (0.20%) SCCM
7 2 (0.20%) Nagios
8 1 (0.099%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.099%) WSUS
Vendors
1 247 (24.48%) Microsoft
2 143 (14.17%) Oracle
3 46 (4.56%) VMware
4 41 (4.06%) JBoss
5 29 (2.87%) Business Objects
6 28 (2.78%) Zend
7 26 (2.58%) Red Hat
8 25 (2.48%) Cisco
9 24 (2.38%) NetApp
9 24 (2.38%) Brocade
10 23 (2.28%) Symantec
10 23 (2.28%) Veritas
10 23 (2.28%) HP
10 23 (2.28%) Citrix
11 19 (1.88%) IBM
12 18 (1.78%) TIBCO
13 17 (1.68%) SAP
14 15 (1.49%) Sybase
15 11 (1.09%) TOWER Software
16 9 (0.89%) Apple
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Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £70,000 per annum + extensive benefits + bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits Package
Posted: 18 hours ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 Per Annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Bloomberg Careers
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £95,000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Search Consultancy
Posted: 2 days ago
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Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £33,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Suffolk
ECM Selection
Salary: £Negotiable DoE + top benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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ISL
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Suffolk
ECM Selection
Salary: £Negotiable DoE + top benefits
Posted: 3 days ago