The table below looks at the statistics for Software Architecture skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Architecture over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architecture
Rank 131 124 156
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +32
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 15 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.62% 0.37% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 0.49% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 15 7 8
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% -23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £50,000 £49,250
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £50,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +13.63%
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 Hertfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1880 1434 2290
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 77.85% 74.92% 76.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1528 1131 1897
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £61,000 £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 Hertfordshire

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

Software Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Software Architecture
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Software Architecture Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Software Architecture
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Architecture across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

Software Architecture Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Software Architecture
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Architecture within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 21 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
Rickmansworth -6 6 £71,250 +14.00%
Hertford - 5 £30,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 3 £42,500 -
Software Architecture
East of England

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 20 (74.07%) Relational Database
2 15 (55.56%) XML
3 14 (51.85%) Java
3 14 (51.85%) Oracle
3 14 (51.85%) Finance
3 14 (51.85%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (48.15%) Degree
4 13 (48.15%) Open Source
4 13 (48.15%) Middleware
4 13 (48.15%) Programme Management
4 13 (48.15%) Software Engineering
5 12 (44.44%) DB2
5 12 (44.44%) WebSphere Application Server
5 12 (44.44%) WebLogic
5 12 (44.44%) PKI
5 12 (44.44%) WebSphere
6 11 (40.74%) Computer Science
6 11 (40.74%) MQSeries
6 11 (40.74%) JMS
6 11 (40.74%) TIBCO
6 11 (40.74%) Management Information System
7 9 (33.33%) ISO 8583
7 9 (33.33%) CSS
7 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 9 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 9 (33.33%) HTML
7 9 (33.33%) SWIFT
8 8 (29.63%) HTML5
8 8 (29.63%) jQuery
8 8 (29.63%) MVC

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 12 (44.44%) WebSphere Application Server
1 12 (44.44%) WebLogic
1 12 (44.44%) WebSphere
2 11 (40.74%) MQSeries
3 5 (18.52%) Drupal
3 5 (18.52%) Node.js
4 2 (7.41%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (3.70%) JBoss
5 1 (3.70%) WildFly
Applications
1 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (74.07%) Relational Database
2 12 (44.44%) DB2
3 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 7 (25.93%) RDBMS
5 5 (18.52%) NoSQL
5 5 (18.52%) MySQL
6 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Visual Studio
2 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.70%) Mockito
3 1 (3.70%) Subversion
3 1 (3.70%) Maven
3 1 (3.70%) TestNG
3 1 (3.70%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (51.85%) Finance
2 5 (18.52%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Marketing
3 1 (3.70%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) Architect
2 12 (44.44%) Developer
3 10 (37.04%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (22.22%) Senior Architect
5 5 (18.52%) PHP Developer
6 4 (14.81%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 3 (11.11%) COBOL Developer
7 3 (11.11%) Junior PHP Developer
7 3 (11.11%) Junior
7 3 (11.11%) .NET Developer
7 3 (11.11%) Junior Developer
8 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (7.41%) C# Developer
8 2 (7.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (7.41%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (7.41%) PHP LAMP Developer
9 1 (3.70%) CakePHP Developer
9 1 (3.70%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 1 (3.70%) Software Engineer
9 1 (3.70%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (55.56%) XML
2 13 (48.15%) Middleware
3 11 (40.74%) JMS
4 9 (33.33%) CSS
4 9 (33.33%) HTML
5 8 (29.63%) jQuery
5 8 (29.63%) HTML5
6 7 (25.93%) .NET
7 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET
8 5 (18.52%) LAMP
8 5 (18.52%) Spring
8 5 (18.52%) Ajax
8 5 (18.52%) CakePHP
8 5 (18.52%) YUI
8 5 (18.52%) Backbone.js
9 4 (14.81%) RESTful
9 4 (14.81%) Laravel
9 4 (14.81%) Yii
9 4 (14.81%) Application Packaging
9 4 (14.81%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (51.85%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (48.15%) Open Source
3 12 (44.44%) PKI
4 11 (40.74%) Management Information System
4 11 (40.74%) Computer Science
5 9 (33.33%) SWIFT
6 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (3.70%) Device Driver
7 1 (3.70%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
7 1 (3.70%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Programme Management
1 13 (48.15%) Software Engineering
2 8 (29.63%) MVC
3 6 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (22.22%) SOA
4 5 (18.52%) OO
4 5 (18.52%) ERP
4 5 (18.52%) OO PHP
5 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (14.81%) Waterfall
5 4 (14.81%) Web Development
6 2 (7.41%) Data Architecture
6 2 (7.41%) TDD
7 1 (3.70%) Content Management
7 1 (3.70%) Scrum
7 1 (3.70%) Embedded Software Development
7 1 (3.70%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (3.70%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (3.70%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 14 (51.85%) Java
2 9 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 7 (25.93%) C#
4 5 (18.52%) PHP5
4 5 (18.52%) PHP
4 5 (18.52%) SQL
5 3 (11.11%) VB.NET
5 3 (11.11%) COBOL
6 1 (3.70%) Scala
6 1 (3.70%) Python
6 1 (3.70%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (48.15%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (33.33%) ISO 8583
Vendors
1 14 (51.85%) Oracle
2 11 (40.74%) TIBCO
3 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
4 5 (18.52%) Zend
5 4 (14.81%) IBM
6 3 (11.11%) Micro Focus