The table below looks at the statistics for Software Architecture skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Architecture over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architecture
Rank - 93 88
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 0 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex - 0.18% 0.095%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.23% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 1
Average salary - £75,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £49,750 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+4.73% +3.26%
Software Architecture
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
777 870 742
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 70.89% 79.74% 70.80%
Number of salaries quoted 604 696 644
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £56,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Software Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Architecture across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Software Architecture
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Architecture across the Essex region.

Software Architecture Salary Trend in Essex

Software Architecture
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 1 (100.00%) Six Sigma
1 1 (100.00%) CMMI
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
1 1 (100.00%) Automotive
1 1 (100.00%) DMAIC
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Management
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) VectorCAST

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (100.00%) VectorCAST
General
1 1 (100.00%) Automotive
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Six Sigma
1 1 (100.00%) CMMI
1 1 (100.00%) DMAIC
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Management
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Software Development
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
1 1 (100.00%) QA