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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architecture
Rank 459 460 460
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 543 485 507
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.50% 0.47% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.57% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 463 419 396
Average salary £50,000 £57,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £36,500 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +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
89001 84694 86305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 82.29% 81.70% 79.52%
Number of salaries quoted 73752 69528 73899
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +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 £72,500
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 28 November 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 28 November 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 -28 221 £62,500 -10.71% 28
South East +53 135 £45,000 -25.00% 20
East of England -9 63 £43,750 -12.50% 4
Yorkshire -2 46 £50,000 -9.09% 5
South West +13 39 £42,500 +3.03% 11
East Midlands +20 18 £38,500 -9.41% 2
North West -29 13 £53,500 +42.66% 2
West Midlands -18 6 £46,250 +28.47% 2
North East - 2 - -
Software Architecture
UK

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 428 (42.71%) Agile Software Development
2 396 (39.52%) C#
3 380 (37.92%) Java
4 351 (35.03%) .NET
5 299 (29.84%) Software Engineering
6 292 (29.14%) Finance
7 286 (28.54%) OO
8 282 (28.14%) JavaScript
9 274 (27.35%) Degree
10 250 (24.95%) C++
11 243 (24.25%) SQL Server
12 241 (24.05%) SQL
13 239 (23.85%) HTML
14 230 (22.95%) CSS
15 206 (20.56%) Microsoft
16 186 (18.56%) XML
17 167 (16.67%) ASP.NET
18 162 (16.17%) Computer Science
19 151 (15.07%) MVC
20 139 (13.87%) MS Excel
21 130 (12.97%) jQuery
22 128 (12.77%) UML
22 128 (12.77%) OOP
23 127 (12.67%) TDD
24 122 (12.18%) Scrum
24 122 (12.18%) Linux
25 121 (12.08%) Python
25 121 (12.08%) Banking
26 115 (11.48%) Spring
27 111 (11.08%) Windows

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 40 (3.99%) Apache
2 35 (3.49%) Node.js
3 34 (3.39%) JBoss
4 32 (3.19%) SharePoint
5 30 (2.99%) CMS
6 29 (2.89%) Tomcat
7 28 (2.79%) Elasticsearch
8 26 (2.59%) IIS
9 23 (2.30%) WebLogic
10 22 (2.20%) WebSphere
11 17 (1.70%) OpenStack
12 16 (1.60%) WebSphere Application Server
13 12 (1.20%) nginx
14 11 (1.10%) MQSeries
15 10 (1.00%) Drupal
15 10 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
15 10 (1.00%) WordPress
16 9 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
16 9 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
17 6 (0.60%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 139 (13.87%) MS Excel
2 19 (1.90%) MS Office
3 9 (0.90%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.60%) NASTRAN
4 6 (0.60%) Simulink
5 5 (0.50%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.40%) MS Project
7 3 (0.30%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.20%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 9 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (0.60%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.30%) Visualfiles
4 2 (0.20%) Magento
4 2 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.100%) Endur
5 1 (0.100%) Findur
5 1 (0.100%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 22 (2.20%) SaaS
2 14 (1.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.40%) GitHub
4 3 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.100%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.100%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (4.99%) Internet
2 29 (2.89%) SAN
3 27 (2.69%) HTTP
3 27 (2.69%) TCP/IP
4 22 (2.20%) Firewall
5 15 (1.50%) SSL
6 13 (1.30%) DNS
7 12 (1.20%) Wireless
8 11 (1.10%) SNMP
9 10 (1.00%) NAS
10 8 (0.80%) DLNA
10 8 (0.80%) Intranet
11 7 (0.70%) LDAP
11 7 (0.70%) DHCP
12 5 (0.50%) IPv4
12 5 (0.50%) IPv6
13 4 (0.40%) 3GPP
13 4 (0.40%) VoIP
13 4 (0.40%) WAN
13 4 (0.40%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 243 (24.25%) SQL Server
2 101 (10.08%) MySQL
3 75 (7.49%) SQL Server 2008
4 60 (5.99%) Relational Database
5 49 (4.89%) NoSQL
6 42 (4.19%) SQL Server 2012
7 28 (2.79%) Hadoop
8 26 (2.59%) MongoDB
9 24 (2.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 23 (2.30%) Big Data
11 22 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
12 21 (2.10%) RDBMS
12 21 (2.10%) OLAP
13 17 (1.70%) PostgreSQL
13 17 (1.70%) SQL Server 2005
13 17 (1.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 16 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 16 (1.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 15 (1.50%) Oracle OLAP
15 15 (1.50%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 63 (6.29%) Visual Studio
2 47 (4.69%) Git (software)
3 38 (3.79%) Subversion
4 28 (2.79%) Jenkins
5 25 (2.50%) Maven
6 22 (2.20%) JIRA
7 21 (2.10%) TestNG
8 20 (2.00%) Eclipse
9 19 (1.90%) JUnit
9 19 (1.90%) NUnit
10 17 (1.70%) Ant
11 15 (1.50%) Team Foundation Server
12 12 (1.20%) Selenium
13 11 (1.10%) Hudson
13 11 (1.10%) SoapUI
14 10 (1.00%) Redmine
14 10 (1.00%) Cucumber
14 10 (1.00%) Bugzilla
15 8 (0.80%) WATIR
15 8 (0.80%) TeamCity
General
1 292 (29.14%) Finance
2 121 (12.08%) Banking
3 81 (8.08%) Telecoms
4 52 (5.19%) Aerospace
5 51 (5.09%) Marketing
6 47 (4.69%) Retail
7 37 (3.69%) Automotive
8 33 (3.29%) Investment Banking
9 27 (2.69%) Law
9 27 (2.69%) Publishing
10 24 (2.40%) Manufacturing
11 23 (2.30%) Legal
12 19 (1.90%) Electronics
13 18 (1.80%) Advertising
14 15 (1.50%) Online Betting
15 11 (1.10%) Games
16 10 (1.00%) French Language
17 5 (0.50%) German Language
17 5 (0.50%) Military
17 5 (0.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 481 (48.00%) Developer
2 209 (20.86%) Architect
3 146 (14.57%) Software Engineer
4 128 (12.77%) Senior Developer
5 121 (12.08%) C# Developer
6 85 (8.48%) Java Developer
7 81 (8.08%) Software Developer
8 75 (7.49%) Solutions Architect
9 69 (6.89%) Analyst
10 68 (6.79%) C++ Developer
11 57 (5.69%) Technical Architect
12 49 (4.89%) C# .NET Developer
13 48 (4.79%) .NET Developer
14 41 (4.09%) Programmer
15 39 (3.89%) Software Architect
16 36 (3.59%) Junior
17 35 (3.49%) PHP Developer
17 35 (3.49%) Developer Analyst
18 33 (3.29%) Junior Developer
19 30 (2.99%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 351 (35.03%) .NET
2 239 (23.85%) HTML
3 230 (22.95%) CSS
4 186 (18.56%) XML
5 167 (16.67%) ASP.NET
6 130 (12.97%) jQuery
7 115 (11.48%) Spring
8 110 (10.98%) J2EE
9 94 (9.38%) Web Services
10 85 (8.48%) .NET Framework
10 85 (8.48%) HTML5
11 74 (7.39%) Ajax
12 66 (6.59%) ASP.NET MVC
13 65 (6.49%) SOAP
14 59 (5.89%) REST
15 52 (5.19%) WPF
16 43 (4.29%) XML Schema
17 41 (4.09%) Hibernate
18 40 (3.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 39 (3.89%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 162 (16.17%) Computer Science
2 84 (8.38%) Mathematics
3 83 (8.28%) Open Source
4 65 (6.49%) Enterprise Software
5 51 (5.09%) Data Structures
6 48 (4.79%) Algorithms
7 42 (4.19%) Analytical Skills
8 27 (2.69%) Client/Server
9 26 (2.59%) Mobile App
10 21 (2.10%) Management Information System
11 20 (2.00%) N-Tier
12 19 (1.90%) Physics
13 16 (1.60%) Grid Computing
14 15 (1.50%) Tandem
14 15 (1.50%) Cryptography
15 14 (1.40%) PKI
15 14 (1.40%) Embedded Systems
15 14 (1.40%) User Experience
16 13 (1.30%) Inversion of Control
17 11 (1.10%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 122 (12.18%) Linux
2 111 (11.08%) Windows
3 99 (9.88%) UNIX
4 26 (2.59%) Android
5 25 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (1.80%) Apple iOS
7 13 (1.30%) Solaris
8 9 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (0.90%) CentOS
8 9 (0.90%) Ubuntu
9 7 (0.70%) Debian
9 7 (0.70%) HPUX
9 7 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (0.60%) AIX
11 4 (0.40%) Nucleus RTOS
12 3 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.20%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.20%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.100%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 428 (42.71%) Agile Software Development
2 299 (29.84%) Software Engineering
3 286 (28.54%) OO
4 151 (15.07%) MVC
5 128 (12.77%) UML
5 128 (12.77%) OOP
6 127 (12.67%) TDD
7 122 (12.18%) Scrum
8 88 (8.78%) Web Development
9 80 (7.98%) Continuous Integration
10 74 (7.39%) Mentoring
11 72 (7.19%) Data Modelling
12 70 (6.99%) E-Commerce
13 62 (6.19%) Multithreading
14 61 (6.09%) Unit Testing
15 59 (5.89%) Project Management
16 56 (5.59%) Use Case
17 53 (5.29%) OOD
18 50 (4.99%) Continuous Improvement
19 48 (4.79%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 396 (39.52%) C#
2 380 (37.92%) Java
3 282 (28.14%) JavaScript
4 250 (24.95%) C++
5 241 (24.05%) SQL
6 121 (12.08%) Python
7 111 (11.08%) C
8 77 (7.68%) PHP
9 48 (4.79%) VB.NET
10 41 (4.09%) Perl
11 37 (3.69%) VB
12 36 (3.59%) Ruby
13 35 (3.49%) COBOL
14 34 (3.39%) T-SQL
15 26 (2.59%) PL/SQL
16 23 (2.30%) Bash Shell
17 20 (2.00%) Embedded C++
18 16 (1.60%) PHP5
19 13 (1.30%) Ada
19 13 (1.30%) VBA
Qualifications
1 274 (27.35%) Degree
2 37 (3.69%) Security Cleared
3 24 (2.40%) SC Cleared
4 18 (1.80%) PhD
5 16 (1.60%) DV Cleared
6 6 (0.60%) CSSLP
6 6 (0.60%) PMP
6 6 (0.60%) PMI Certification
7 5 (0.50%) ISEB
7 5 (0.50%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.30%) MBA
9 2 (0.20%) RHCSA
9 2 (0.20%) MCSD
9 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.100%) CISSP
10 1 (0.100%) ACCA
10 1 (0.100%) CISM
10 1 (0.100%) CIMA
10 1 (0.100%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (5.29%) QA
2 13 (1.30%) ISO 9001
3 11 (1.10%) ISO 8583
4 7 (0.70%) SLA
5 5 (0.50%) ISO 9000
6 4 (0.40%) Solvency II
6 4 (0.40%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.40%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.30%) WCAG
7 3 (0.30%) WAI
7 3 (0.30%) COBIT
8 1 (0.100%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
8 1 (0.100%) DO-178B
8 1 (0.100%) HL7
System Software
1 23 (2.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (1.30%) VMware ESX
3 12 (1.20%) Varnish
4 8 (0.80%) vSphere
5 5 (0.50%) Firmware
6 4 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.30%) Active Directory
8 2 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.20%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 19 (1.90%) Puppet
2 18 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (1.00%) NetBackup
4 8 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
5 7 (0.70%) Opsview
6 2 (0.20%) SCCM
6 2 (0.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (0.20%) Nagios
7 1 (0.100%) WSUS
Vendors
1 206 (20.56%) Microsoft
2 68 (6.79%) Oracle
3 34 (3.39%) VMware
4 24 (2.40%) Red Hat
5 23 (2.30%) Zend
6 16 (1.60%) TIBCO
7 15 (1.50%) Business Objects
8 13 (1.30%) Brocade
9 12 (1.20%) Akamai
9 12 (1.20%) IBM
9 12 (1.20%) Intel
9 12 (1.20%) NetApp
9 12 (1.20%) TOWER Software
10 10 (1.00%) Symantec
10 10 (1.00%) Veritas
10 10 (1.00%) Cisco
11 9 (0.90%) Citrix
12 7 (0.70%) HP
12 7 (0.70%) Google
12 7 (0.70%) Facebook
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £27000 - £34000 per annum + pension, 23 days hol
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Salary: 30,000 to £50,000
Posted: 2 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Gold Group
Salary: Market rates depending
Posted: 4 hours ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum £50,000 - £60,000 + Bonus + Bens.
Posted: 6 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Gold Group
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Pension + Flexi Hours + BUPA + More
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Purple Consultancy
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
JM
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per month
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + BONUS & BENEFITS, pension,
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + BONUS & BENEFITS, pension
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £70,000 to £110,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Advantage XPO
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £50000 - £70000 Per Annum Bonus + Benefits Available
Posted: 2 days ago
Otley, West Yorkshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 2 days ago