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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architecture
Rank 95 86 72
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -14
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 1 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.080% 0.38% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.097% 0.47% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 0
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
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
1035 857 665
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 82.40% 81.70% 75.74%
Number of salaries quoted 829 672 585
Average salary £45,000 £46,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Architecture within the Essex region over the 3 months to 4 March 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
Basildon - 1 £47,500 -
Software Architecture
East of England

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 5 (83.33%) .NET
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) OOA/OOD
2 4 (66.67%) OO
2 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (66.67%) N-Tier
2 4 (66.67%) Data Modelling
2 4 (66.67%) SOA
2 4 (66.67%) ETL
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) IPv4
2 4 (66.67%) IPv6
2 4 (66.67%) SAN
2 4 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 4 (66.67%) SOAP
2 4 (66.67%) Web Services
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) Scrum
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) TDD
2 4 (66.67%) Banking
2 4 (66.67%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 4 (66.67%) Refactoring
2 4 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Unit Testing

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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.

Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) IPv4
1 4 (66.67%) IPv6
1 4 (66.67%) SAN
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
1 4 (66.67%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
1 4 (66.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) German Language
2 1 (16.67%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Architect
1 4 (66.67%) Technical Architect
2 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Project Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior C# Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) SOAP
2 4 (66.67%) Web Services
2 4 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 4 (66.67%) REST
3 1 (16.67%) LINQ
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) N-Tier
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) OOA/OOD
1 4 (66.67%) OO
1 4 (66.67%) Data Modelling
1 4 (66.67%) SOA
1 4 (66.67%) ETL
1 4 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 4 (66.67%) Scrum
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) TDD
1 4 (66.67%) Technical Architecture
1 4 (66.67%) Refactoring
1 4 (66.67%) Performance Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Unit Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (66.67%) Manual Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Dependency Injection
1 4 (66.67%) Waterfall
1 4 (66.67%) DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) Time Management
2 1 (16.67%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) C++
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (66.67%) VMware