The table below looks at the statistics for Software Architecture skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Architecture over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architecture
Rank 77 71 88
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +17
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 4 13 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.54% 1.60% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 2.16% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 4 12 5
Average salary £62,500 £65,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +52.94%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
Software Architecture
Oxfordshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
586 601 840
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 79.40% 73.83% 82.19%
Number of salaries quoted 479 505 755
Average salary £48,500 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.11% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,050 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Software Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Software Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Software Architecture
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Software Architecture Salary Trend in Oxford

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) Linux
3 4 (57.14%) C++
3 4 (57.14%) Python
3 4 (57.14%) TDD
3 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
3 4 (57.14%) Computer Science
3 4 (57.14%) Big Data
3 4 (57.14%) Big Data Analytics
3 4 (57.14%) Data Analytics
3 4 (57.14%) Analytics
4 2 (28.57%) Subversion
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) CodeIgniter
4 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
4 2 (28.57%) Mercurial
4 2 (28.57%) OOD
4 2 (28.57%) HTML
4 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 2 (28.57%) PHP
4 2 (28.57%) MySQL
4 2 (28.57%) CSS
4 2 (28.57%) OO
5 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
5 1 (14.29%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (14.29%) Information Security
5 1 (14.29%) PRINCE
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Big Data
2 2 (28.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Subversion
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 2 (28.57%) Mercurial
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) C++ Software Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) PHP Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) CodeIgniter
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
1 2 (28.57%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) TDD
2 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 4 (57.14%) Big Data Analytics
2 4 (57.14%) Data Analytics
2 4 (57.14%) Analytics
3 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
3 2 (28.57%) OOD
3 2 (28.57%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Information Security
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C++
1 4 (57.14%) Python
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree