The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Oxford region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architecture
Rank 76 83 65
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -18
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 14 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.50% 0.39% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.98% 0.51% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 13 4 4
Average salary £65,000 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+116.66% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £26,450 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £35,650 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
708 792 499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 75.97% 77.95% 69.02%
Number of salaries quoted 619 685 446
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,052
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.12%
Software Architecture
Oxfordshire

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
Salary Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Architecture across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Software Architecture Salary Histogram in Oxford

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 16 (72.73%) JavaScript
2 12 (54.55%) HTML
2 12 (54.55%) CSS
3 11 (50.00%) Web Development
4 10 (45.45%) PHP
5 9 (40.91%) MySQL
5 9 (40.91%) OOD
6 8 (36.36%) Subversion
6 8 (36.36%) MVC
6 8 (36.36%) OO
6 8 (36.36%) CodeIgniter
6 8 (36.36%) Unit Testing
6 8 (36.36%) Git (software)
6 8 (36.36%) Mercurial
7 7 (31.82%) Computer Science
8 6 (27.27%) Technical Architecture
8 6 (27.27%) Management Information System
8 6 (27.27%) Degree
8 6 (27.27%) Software Engineering
9 5 (22.73%) SQL
9 5 (22.73%) Java
10 4 (18.18%) C++
10 4 (18.18%) PL/SQL
10 4 (18.18%) Oracle
10 4 (18.18%) WebLogic
10 4 (18.18%) JSP
10 4 (18.18%) Struts
10 4 (18.18%) UNIX
10 4 (18.18%) J2EE
10 4 (18.18%) UML

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (18.18%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (4.55%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Project
1 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) Intranet
2 1 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (40.91%) MySQL
2 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database
2 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (36.36%) Subversion
1 8 (36.36%) Git (software)
1 8 (36.36%) Mercurial
2 1 (4.55%) ClearCase
2 1 (4.55%) PhoneGap
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) Developer
2 9 (40.91%) PHP Developer
3 6 (27.27%) Architect
4 5 (22.73%) Software Architect
5 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Oracle Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Database Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Technical Leader
6 2 (9.09%) Technical Support
7 1 (4.55%) Project Manager
7 1 (4.55%) Applications Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Technical Architect
7 1 (4.55%) Web Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Software Architect
7 1 (4.55%) Lead Architect
7 1 (4.55%) Web Applications Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Architect
7 1 (4.55%) Lead Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (54.55%) HTML
1 12 (54.55%) CSS
2 8 (36.36%) CodeIgniter
3 4 (18.18%) JSP
3 4 (18.18%) Struts
3 4 (18.18%) J2EE
3 4 (18.18%) JSF
4 3 (13.64%) CSS3
4 3 (13.64%) HTML5
5 1 (4.55%) Ajax
5 1 (4.55%) JSON
5 1 (4.55%) Web Services
5 1 (4.55%) XML
5 1 (4.55%) XSLT
5 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
5 1 (4.55%) .NET
5 1 (4.55%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Computer Science
2 6 (27.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) UNIX
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Web Development
2 9 (40.91%) OOD
3 8 (36.36%) MVC
3 8 (36.36%) OO
3 8 (36.36%) Unit Testing
4 6 (27.27%) Technical Architecture
4 6 (27.27%) Software Engineering
5 4 (18.18%) UML
5 4 (18.18%) Project Management
5 4 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.55%) Workflow
6 1 (4.55%) Web Design
6 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.55%) Progressive Enhancement
6 1 (4.55%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 16 (72.73%) JavaScript
2 10 (45.45%) PHP
3 5 (22.73%) SQL
3 5 (22.73%) Java
4 4 (18.18%) C++
4 4 (18.18%) PL/SQL
4 4 (18.18%) Shell Script
5 3 (13.64%) Perl
6 1 (4.55%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle
2 1 (4.55%) TIBCO
2 1 (4.55%) IBM
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) HP