The first table below looks at the demand for Software Architecture skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Architecture over the 3 months to 29 July 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 South East region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architecture
Rank 346 347 307
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -40
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 97 96 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.43% 0.44% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.58% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 86 81 129
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,050 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -2.17%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17604 16444 17516
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 77.75% 74.57% 75.59%
Number of salaries quoted 13807 13374 14874
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Software Architecture
England

Software Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Software Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Software Architecture
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Software Architecture Salary Trend in the South East

Software Architecture
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Architecture across the South East region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Software Architecture Salary Histogram in the South East

Software Architecture
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Architecture within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
Surrey +25 60 £52,500 - 7
Berkshire -4 10 £57,500 +53.33% 2
Buckinghamshire -5 7 £55,000 -
Hampshire -1 5 £47,500 +5.55% 1
East Sussex -16 5 £22,500 -43.75%
Oxfordshire -3 4 £47,500 +35.71% 3
Kent -11 4 £47,500 - 1
Software Architecture
England

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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.

1 108 (46.96%) OO
2 89 (38.70%) C#
2 89 (38.70%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (38.70%) Software Engineering
3 82 (35.65%) HTML
4 78 (33.91%) CSS
5 76 (33.04%) JavaScript
6 70 (30.43%) Finance
7 61 (26.52%) Java
8 59 (25.65%) Mathematics
8 59 (25.65%) Computer Science
9 56 (24.35%) Degree
10 55 (23.91%) C++
10 55 (23.91%) SQL Server
11 51 (22.17%) Microsoft
12 50 (21.74%) .NET
13 48 (20.87%) SQL
14 46 (20.00%) Linux
15 40 (17.39%) XML
16 39 (16.96%) MVC
17 37 (16.09%) WPF
18 35 (15.22%) Open Source
19 34 (14.78%) J2EE
20 32 (13.91%) Ant
20 32 (13.91%) UML
20 32 (13.91%) MS Excel
21 31 (13.48%) QA
22 30 (13.04%) jQuery
22 30 (13.04%) ASP.NET
23 29 (12.61%) Spring

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 15 (6.52%) Node.js
2 11 (4.78%) IIS
3 8 (3.48%) WebLogic
4 7 (3.04%) SharePoint
4 7 (3.04%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (2.17%) CMS
5 5 (2.17%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.30%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (1.30%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.30%) Apache
6 3 (1.30%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.87%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (0.87%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.43%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.43%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 32 (13.91%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.30%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.30%) Visualfiles
3 2 (0.87%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 17 (7.39%) SaaS
2 2 (0.87%) Office 365
2 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (9.13%) TCP/IP
2 19 (8.26%) HTTP
3 15 (6.52%) Internet
4 4 (1.74%) DVB
5 3 (1.30%) SAN
5 3 (1.30%) LDAP
6 2 (0.87%) DHCP
7 1 (0.43%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.43%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.43%) LAN
7 1 (0.43%) WAN
7 1 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.43%) Network Security
7 1 (0.43%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (23.91%) SQL Server
2 20 (8.70%) Relational Database
3 18 (7.83%) MySQL
4 14 (6.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (6.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (4.35%) MongoDB
5 10 (4.35%) NoSQL
6 4 (1.74%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.30%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.87%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.87%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.43%) DB2
Development Applications
1 32 (13.91%) Ant
2 25 (10.87%) Maven
3 18 (7.83%) JUnit
3 18 (7.83%) Visual Studio
4 14 (6.09%) JIRA
5 10 (4.35%) Subversion
6 9 (3.91%) Selenium
6 9 (3.91%) PHPUnit
6 9 (3.91%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (3.91%) Jenkins
7 8 (3.48%) Git (software)
8 7 (3.04%) Mercurial
9 5 (2.17%) PhantomJS
9 5 (2.17%) Rhino Mocks
9 5 (2.17%) NUnit
10 4 (1.74%) WebLogic Workshop
10 4 (1.74%) ClearCase
11 3 (1.30%) Eclipse
11 3 (1.30%) SoapUI
12 1 (0.43%) PhoneGap
General
1 70 (30.43%) Finance
2 7 (3.04%) Financial Institution
2 7 (3.04%) Games
3 5 (2.17%) Marketing
3 5 (2.17%) Manufacturing
3 5 (2.17%) Advertising
4 3 (1.30%) French Language
5 2 (0.87%) Legal
6 1 (0.43%) Electronics
6 1 (0.43%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 152 (66.09%) Developer
2 63 (27.39%) Senior Developer
3 51 (22.17%) C# Developer
4 49 (21.30%) Software Engineer
5 30 (13.04%) Analyst
5 30 (13.04%) Software Developer
6 29 (12.61%) Architect
7 28 (12.17%) Programmer
8 27 (11.74%) C# Software Engineer
8 27 (11.74%) Developer Analyst
9 25 (10.87%) Agile C# Developer
9 25 (10.87%) C# Programmer
10 24 (10.43%) Software Programmer
11 23 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
12 19 (8.26%) Java Developer
13 18 (7.83%) Senior Java Developer
13 18 (7.83%) Java/J2EE Developer
14 17 (7.39%) Senior J2EE Developer
14 17 (7.39%) J2EE Developer
14 17 (7.39%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (35.65%) HTML
2 78 (33.91%) CSS
3 50 (21.74%) .NET
4 40 (17.39%) XML
5 37 (16.09%) WPF
6 34 (14.78%) J2EE
7 30 (13.04%) ASP.NET
7 30 (13.04%) jQuery
8 29 (12.61%) Spring
8 29 (12.61%) Ajax
9 24 (10.43%) Web Services
10 23 (10.00%) Servlets
11 22 (9.57%) Struts
11 22 (9.57%) JDBC
11 22 (9.57%) Hibernate
12 20 (8.70%) JSP
13 19 (8.26%) DHTML
13 19 (8.26%) JMS
13 19 (8.26%) .NET Framework
13 19 (8.26%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 59 (25.65%) Mathematics
1 59 (25.65%) Computer Science
2 35 (15.22%) Open Source
3 9 (3.91%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (3.04%) Mobile App
4 7 (3.04%) Social Media
4 7 (3.04%) N-Tier
5 4 (1.74%) DTV
5 4 (1.74%) STB
5 4 (1.74%) Statistics
6 3 (1.30%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.30%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (0.87%) 3D Graphics
7 2 (0.87%) Replication
7 2 (0.87%) Animation
7 2 (0.87%) Physics
7 2 (0.87%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.43%) iPhone
8 1 (0.43%) Symmetrix DMX
8 1 (0.43%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 46 (20.00%) Linux
2 18 (7.83%) UNIX
3 14 (6.09%) Windows
4 6 (2.61%) Solaris
5 5 (2.17%) Mac OS X
6 3 (1.30%) AIX
6 3 (1.30%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.30%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.87%) HPUX
8 1 (0.43%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.43%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.43%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (46.96%) OO
2 89 (38.70%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (38.70%) Software Engineering
3 39 (16.96%) MVC
4 32 (13.91%) UML
5 28 (12.17%) Use Case
6 24 (10.43%) Unit Testing
7 23 (10.00%) OOA/OOD
7 23 (10.00%) TDD
7 23 (10.00%) Scrum
8 22 (9.57%) Web Development
9 20 (8.70%) OOD
10 17 (7.39%) Refactoring
11 16 (6.96%) Data Protection
11 16 (6.96%) Financial Modelling
12 15 (6.52%) Customer Engagement
13 14 (6.09%) OOP
13 14 (6.09%) Kanban
14 13 (5.65%) Parallel Computing
15 10 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 89 (38.70%) C#
2 76 (33.04%) JavaScript
3 61 (26.52%) Java
4 55 (23.91%) C++
5 48 (20.87%) SQL
6 27 (11.74%) PHP
7 23 (10.00%) Python
8 17 (7.39%) C
9 15 (6.52%) Perl
10 14 (6.09%) VB
11 13 (5.65%) VB.NET
12 9 (3.91%) Ruby
13 5 (2.17%) Objective-C
14 4 (1.74%) T-SQL
15 3 (1.30%) AspectJ
15 3 (1.30%) Clojure
15 3 (1.30%) Golang
15 3 (1.30%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.87%) PL/SQL
17 1 (0.43%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 56 (24.35%) Degree
2 3 (1.30%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.87%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.43%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (13.48%) QA
2 4 (1.74%) Solvency II
2 4 (1.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.43%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (1.30%) VMware ESX
2 2 (0.87%) vSphere
3 1 (0.43%) KVM
3 1 (0.43%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.43%) Xen
3 1 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 9 (3.91%) Puppet
1 9 (3.91%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.87%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.43%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.43%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 51 (22.17%) Microsoft
2 11 (4.78%) Oracle
3 9 (3.91%) TOWER Software
4 7 (3.04%) Zend
4 7 (3.04%) Cisco
5 6 (2.61%) JBoss
6 4 (1.74%) Apple
6 4 (1.74%) VMware
7 3 (1.30%) Brocade
7 3 (1.30%) Sitecore
7 3 (1.30%) NetApp
7 3 (1.30%) HP
8 2 (0.87%) IBM
8 2 (0.87%) Veritas
8 2 (0.87%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.87%) Citrix
8 2 (0.87%) Symantec
9 1 (0.43%) McAfee
9 1 (0.43%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.43%) Informatica
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