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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architecture
Rank 124 132 153
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +21
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 12 1 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.50% 0.048% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.063% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 10
Average salary £80,000 - £48,750
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 - £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 - £58,250
UK excluding London average salary £49,413 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+4.02% +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 Hertfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1888 1575 2146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 79.39% 75.98% 74.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1537 1222 1703
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £29,800 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £65,000
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 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 20 August 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 20 August 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 £84,250 -
Hemel Hempstead - 3 £37,500 -
Software Architecture
East of England

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 15 (71.43%) Middleware
1 15 (71.43%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (66.67%) Java
2 14 (66.67%) Oracle
2 14 (66.67%) Open Source
3 12 (57.14%) Finance
4 11 (52.38%) PKI
5 10 (47.62%) XML
5 10 (47.62%) Relational Database
6 9 (42.86%) DB2
6 9 (42.86%) WebSphere Application Server
6 9 (42.86%) WebLogic
6 9 (42.86%) WebSphere
7 8 (38.10%) TIBCO
7 8 (38.10%) MQSeries
7 8 (38.10%) JMS
8 7 (33.33%) Programme Management
9 6 (28.57%) SharePoint Server
10 5 (23.81%) SWIFT
10 5 (23.81%) ISO 8583
10 5 (23.81%) Banking
10 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering
10 5 (23.81%) ERP
10 5 (23.81%) Management Information System
10 5 (23.81%) J2EE
11 4 (19.05%) Degree
12 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
12 3 (14.29%) .NET
12 3 (14.29%) C#

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 9 (42.86%) WebSphere Application Server
1 9 (42.86%) WebLogic
1 9 (42.86%) WebSphere
2 8 (38.10%) MQSeries
3 6 (28.57%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (47.62%) Relational Database
2 9 (42.86%) DB2
3 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (57.14%) Finance
2 5 (23.81%) Banking
3 2 (9.52%) Electronics
4 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (76.19%) Architect
2 12 (57.14%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Architect
4 2 (9.52%) COBOL Developer
5 1 (4.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Principal Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.76%) C# Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (71.43%) Middleware
2 10 (47.62%) XML
3 8 (38.10%) JMS
4 5 (23.81%) J2EE
5 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET
5 3 (14.29%) .NET
6 1 (4.76%) HTML
6 1 (4.76%) CSS
6 1 (4.76%) NHibernate
6 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
6 1 (4.76%) jQuery
6 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (4.76%) HTML5
6 1 (4.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (4.76%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 15 (71.43%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (66.67%) Open Source
3 11 (52.38%) PKI
4 5 (23.81%) Management Information System
4 5 (23.81%) SWIFT
5 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
6 1 (4.76%) Device Driver
6 1 (4.76%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (4.76%) Mathematics
6 1 (4.76%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering
2 5 (23.81%) ERP
3 3 (14.29%) SOA
3 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (9.52%) Data Architecture
5 1 (4.76%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (4.76%) MVC
5 1 (4.76%) Web Development
5 1 (4.76%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (66.67%) Java
2 3 (14.29%) C#
3 2 (9.52%) COBOL
3 2 (9.52%) VB.NET
4 1 (4.76%) C
4 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) ISO 8583
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) Oracle
2 8 (38.10%) TIBCO
3 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 2 (9.52%) Micro Focus
5 1 (4.76%) VocaLink