The table below looks at the statistics for Software Architecture skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Architecture over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architecture
Rank 89 94 85
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -9
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 2 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.20% 0.52% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.64% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Average salary - £34,250 -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -2.17%
Software Architecture
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
807 934 866
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 81.43% 80.52% 74.46%
Number of salaries quoted 718 775 731
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.29% +6.25%

Software Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Software Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Software Architecture
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Software Architecture Salary Trend in Kent

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 (90.91%) SQL
2 19 (86.36%) SOAP
2 19 (86.36%) Web Services
3 15 (68.18%) Unit Testing
4 14 (63.64%) Hibernate
4 14 (63.64%) J2EE
4 14 (63.64%) Java
4 14 (63.64%) JUnit
5 13 (59.09%) Ant
5 13 (59.09%) MySQL
5 13 (59.09%) JSP
5 13 (59.09%) JBoss
5 13 (59.09%) Apache
5 13 (59.09%) Eclipse
5 13 (59.09%) Linux
5 13 (59.09%) Content Management
5 13 (59.09%) JSF
5 13 (59.09%) Integration Testing
5 13 (59.09%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (59.09%) Multivariate Testing
5 13 (59.09%) RESTful
5 13 (59.09%) RichFaces
5 13 (59.09%) TestNG
5 13 (59.09%) JSTL
5 13 (59.09%) FreeMarker
5 13 (59.09%) SoapUI
6 11 (50.00%) Degree
7 9 (40.91%) Time Management
8 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
9 7 (31.82%) C#

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 13 (59.09%) JBoss
1 13 (59.09%) Apache
2 1 (4.55%) CMS
2 1 (4.55%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (4.55%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) SMTP
1 5 (22.73%) HTTP
1 5 (22.73%) SSL
1 5 (22.73%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (59.09%) MySQL
2 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
3 5 (22.73%) RDBMS
3 5 (22.73%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (63.64%) JUnit
2 13 (59.09%) Eclipse
2 13 (59.09%) Ant
2 13 (59.09%) TestNG
2 13 (59.09%) SoapUI
3 6 (27.27%) ReSharper
4 5 (22.73%) Fiddler
4 5 (22.73%) Visual Studio
5 1 (4.55%) Subversion
5 1 (4.55%) Maven
5 1 (4.55%) jMock
5 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
5 1 (4.55%) Mockito
General
1 4 (18.18%) Publishing
2 1 (4.55%) Military
2 1 (4.55%) Electronics
2 1 (4.55%) Aerospace
2 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (72.73%) Developer
2 13 (59.09%) Java Developer
2 13 (59.09%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Senior Java Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Senior Developer
4 2 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Head of Architecture
5 1 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Lead Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.55%) C# Developer
5 1 (4.55%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Lead Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Lead Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Web Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (86.36%) SOAP
1 19 (86.36%) Web Services
2 14 (63.64%) J2EE
2 14 (63.64%) Hibernate
3 13 (59.09%) JSP
3 13 (59.09%) JSF
3 13 (59.09%) JSTL
3 13 (59.09%) FreeMarker
3 13 (59.09%) RESTful
3 13 (59.09%) RichFaces
4 7 (31.82%) AngularJS
4 7 (31.82%) HTML
4 7 (31.82%) .NET
5 6 (27.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 6 (27.27%) WCF
6 5 (22.73%) HTML5
6 5 (22.73%) CSS3
6 5 (22.73%) JSON
6 5 (22.73%) XML
6 5 (22.73%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 13 (59.09%) Linux
2 6 (27.27%) Windows
3 5 (22.73%) Windows 7
3 5 (22.73%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) Unit Testing
2 13 (59.09%) Integration Testing
2 13 (59.09%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (59.09%) Content Management
2 13 (59.09%) Multivariate Testing
3 9 (40.91%) Time Management
4 7 (31.82%) Scrum
4 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (22.73%) Project Planning
5 5 (22.73%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (22.73%) Data Privacy
5 5 (22.73%) Mentoring
5 5 (22.73%) SDLC
6 3 (13.64%) MVC
7 2 (9.09%) TDD
7 2 (9.09%) UML
8 1 (4.55%) OO
8 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
8 1 (4.55%) Change Management
8 1 (4.55%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 20 (90.91%) SQL
2 14 (63.64%) Java
3 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 7 (31.82%) C#
5 6 (27.27%) VB.NET
6 5 (22.73%) TypeScript
7 1 (4.55%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 11 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.55%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) Sitecore
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle