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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architecture
Rank 80 105 -
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 11 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.15% 0.56% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.43% 0.67% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 0
Average salary £47,500 £34,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.68% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%
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
768 1043 921
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 80.08% 82.98% 75.68%
Number of salaries quoted 687 812 764
Average salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.40% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £72,500 £58,700
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Architecture within the Kent region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
Sittingbourne - 4 £47,500 -
Faversham - 1 £52,500 -
Folkestone - 1 £42,392 -
Software Architecture
South East

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 28 (84.85%) SQL
2 26 (78.79%) SOAP
2 26 (78.79%) Web Services
3 23 (69.70%) Java
4 22 (66.67%) Unit Testing
5 21 (63.64%) Degree
5 21 (63.64%) J2EE
5 21 (63.64%) JUnit
5 21 (63.64%) Hibernate
6 20 (60.61%) MySQL
6 20 (60.61%) Ant
6 20 (60.61%) JSP
6 20 (60.61%) Linux
6 20 (60.61%) JBoss
6 20 (60.61%) Apache
6 20 (60.61%) Eclipse
6 20 (60.61%) JSTL
6 20 (60.61%) Content Management
6 20 (60.61%) JSF
6 20 (60.61%) Integration Testing
6 20 (60.61%) FreeMarker
6 20 (60.61%) Multivariate Testing
6 20 (60.61%) RESTful
6 20 (60.61%) RichFaces
6 20 (60.61%) TestNG
6 20 (60.61%) SoapUI
7 19 (57.58%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (45.45%) Time Management
9 9 (27.27%) JavaScript
10 8 (24.24%) C#

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 20 (60.61%) JBoss
1 20 (60.61%) Apache
2 2 (6.06%) CMS
2 2 (6.06%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (3.03%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.06%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) SMTP
1 5 (15.15%) HTTP
1 5 (15.15%) SSL
1 5 (15.15%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (60.61%) MySQL
2 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
3 5 (15.15%) RDBMS
3 5 (15.15%) Relational Database
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 21 (63.64%) JUnit
2 20 (60.61%) Eclipse
2 20 (60.61%) Ant
2 20 (60.61%) TestNG
2 20 (60.61%) SoapUI
3 6 (18.18%) ReSharper
4 5 (15.15%) Fiddler
4 5 (15.15%) Visual Studio
5 1 (3.03%) Subversion
5 1 (3.03%) Maven
5 1 (3.03%) jMock
5 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.03%) Mockito
General
1 5 (15.15%) Publishing
2 4 (12.12%) Electronics
2 4 (12.12%) Aerospace
3 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.03%) Military
Job Titles
1 24 (72.73%) Developer
2 20 (60.61%) Java Developer
2 20 (60.61%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 5 (15.15%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
3 5 (15.15%) Senior Java Developer
3 5 (15.15%) Senior Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Software Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) .NET Developer
6 2 (6.06%) C# Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Principal Software Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) .NET Web Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Web Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Principal Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Head of Architecture
6 2 (6.06%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Lead Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.03%) Lead Architect
7 1 (3.03%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.03%) Applications Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (78.79%) SOAP
1 26 (78.79%) Web Services
2 21 (63.64%) J2EE
2 21 (63.64%) Hibernate
3 20 (60.61%) JSP
3 20 (60.61%) JSF
3 20 (60.61%) JSTL
3 20 (60.61%) FreeMarker
3 20 (60.61%) RESTful
3 20 (60.61%) RichFaces
4 8 (24.24%) HTML
4 8 (24.24%) .NET
5 7 (21.21%) AngularJS
6 6 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 6 (18.18%) WCF
7 5 (15.15%) HTML5
7 5 (15.15%) CSS3
7 5 (15.15%) JSON
7 5 (15.15%) XML
7 5 (15.15%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (3.03%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 20 (60.61%) Linux
2 6 (18.18%) Windows
3 5 (15.15%) Windows 7
3 5 (15.15%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 20 (60.61%) Integration Testing
2 20 (60.61%) Content Management
2 20 (60.61%) Multivariate Testing
3 19 (57.58%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (45.45%) Time Management
5 7 (21.21%) Scrum
5 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (15.15%) Project Planning
6 5 (15.15%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (15.15%) Data Privacy
6 5 (15.15%) Mentoring
7 4 (12.12%) Software Engineering
7 4 (12.12%) MVC
8 3 (9.09%) UML
9 2 (6.06%) TDD
9 2 (6.06%) Business Analysis
9 2 (6.06%) Web Development
9 2 (6.06%) Embedded Software Development
9 2 (6.06%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 28 (84.85%) SQL
2 23 (69.70%) Java
3 9 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 8 (24.24%) C#
5 6 (18.18%) VB.NET
6 5 (15.15%) TypeScript
7 2 (6.06%) Ada
7 2 (6.06%) MATLAB
7 2 (6.06%) C++
8 1 (3.03%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (63.64%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.03%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.06%) Sitecore
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle