The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architecture
Rank 291 273 300
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +27
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 150 150 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.72% 0.72% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 0.90% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 136 113 130
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £35,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £69,000 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
Software Architecture
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
16857 16658 16718
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 81.28% 80.48% 77.90%
Number of salaries quoted 13609 13023 13923
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 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
Surrey -7 51 £52,500 -4.54% 4
East Sussex +3 29 £40,000 -11.11%
Kent +23 20 £47,500 -32.14% 1
Berkshire -30 17 £50,000 - 2
Hampshire -14 11 £40,000 -15.78% 2
West Sussex -1 9 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Oxfordshire -11 6 £62,500 -3.84% 1
Middlesex - 4 £50,000 -
Buckinghamshire 0 3 £40,000 -28.88% 2
Software Architecture
England

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

1 131 (46.62%) Java
2 125 (44.48%) OO
3 123 (43.77%) Degree
4 121 (43.06%) JavaScript
5 115 (40.93%) C#
6 114 (40.57%) Software Engineering
7 111 (39.50%) C++
8 106 (37.72%) Agile Software Development
9 91 (32.38%) UML
10 90 (32.03%) HTML
11 87 (30.96%) Finance
12 81 (28.83%) CSS
13 76 (27.05%) OOP
14 75 (26.69%) SQL
15 71 (25.27%) XML
16 66 (23.49%) Linux
17 63 (22.42%) Microsoft
17 63 (22.42%) Use Case
18 61 (21.71%) Aerospace
19 59 (21.00%) .NET
19 59 (21.00%) Web Services
20 56 (19.93%) TDD
21 54 (19.22%) Automotive
21 54 (19.22%) Telecoms
22 49 (17.44%) SOAP
22 49 (17.44%) Windows
23 48 (17.08%) Continuous Integration
24 47 (16.73%) Data Modelling
24 47 (16.73%) Computer Science
25 44 (15.66%) MVC

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 22 (7.83%) JBoss
1 22 (7.83%) Apache
2 15 (5.34%) Node.js
3 2 (0.71%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (0.71%) CMS
3 2 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.36%) IIS
Applications
1 35 (12.46%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.78%) Simulink
3 3 (1.07%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.07%) Fireworks
4 2 (0.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (2.85%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (2.49%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.71%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.07%) PaaS
2 3 (1.07%) IaaS
3 1 (0.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.98%) Internet
2 12 (4.27%) HTTP
3 9 (3.20%) TCP/IP
4 7 (2.49%) VoIP
5 5 (1.78%) NFC
5 5 (1.78%) LDAP
6 3 (1.07%) NAS
6 3 (1.07%) SMTP
6 3 (1.07%) SSL
6 3 (1.07%) SAN
6 3 (1.07%) Firewall
7 1 (0.36%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (13.88%) SQL Server
2 36 (12.81%) MySQL
3 18 (6.41%) Relational Database
4 12 (4.27%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (3.91%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (3.91%) NoSQL
6 8 (2.85%) MongoDB
7 6 (2.14%) SQLite
8 4 (1.42%) Big Data
9 3 (1.07%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.71%) DTS
10 2 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 33 (11.74%) Eclipse
2 28 (9.96%) JUnit
3 27 (9.61%) TestNG
4 23 (8.19%) Team Foundation Server
4 23 (8.19%) Ant
5 22 (7.83%) Visual Studio
5 22 (7.83%) SoapUI
6 20 (7.12%) NUnit
6 20 (7.12%) Subversion
7 17 (6.05%) Jenkins
8 16 (5.69%) Selenium
9 10 (3.56%) Git (software)
10 8 (2.85%) Rhino Mocks
11 6 (2.14%) Redmine
11 6 (2.14%) PhantomJS
11 6 (2.14%) CasperJS
11 6 (2.14%) Maven
11 6 (2.14%) JIRA
11 6 (2.14%) Bugzilla
12 4 (1.42%) ReSharper
General
1 87 (30.96%) Finance
2 61 (21.71%) Aerospace
3 54 (19.22%) Automotive
3 54 (19.22%) Telecoms
4 16 (5.69%) Banking
5 12 (4.27%) Marketing
6 10 (3.56%) Investment Banking
7 8 (2.85%) Electronics
8 6 (2.14%) Publishing
9 5 (1.78%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.78%) French Language
10 4 (1.42%) Military
11 1 (0.36%) Billing
Job Titles
1 184 (65.48%) Developer
2 69 (24.56%) Software Developer
3 52 (18.51%) Senior Developer
4 51 (18.15%) Software Engineer
5 47 (16.73%) Java Developer
6 31 (11.03%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 28 (9.96%) C++ Developer
8 23 (8.19%) C# Developer
8 23 (8.19%) Architect
9 19 (6.76%) Analyst
9 19 (6.76%) .NET Developer
10 18 (6.41%) Junior
10 18 (6.41%) Senior Software Developer
11 15 (5.34%) Junior Developer
12 14 (4.98%) C++ Software Engineer
13 13 (4.63%) Lead Developer
13 13 (4.63%) Senior C++ Developer
14 12 (4.27%) Senior Software Engineer
15 11 (3.91%) C++ Software Developer
15 11 (3.91%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (32.03%) HTML
2 81 (28.83%) CSS
3 71 (25.27%) XML
4 59 (21.00%) Web Services
4 59 (21.00%) .NET
5 49 (17.44%) SOAP
6 44 (15.66%) RESTful
7 41 (14.59%) HTML5
8 39 (13.88%) XML Schema
9 37 (13.17%) Hibernate
9 37 (13.17%) J2EE
10 34 (12.10%) jQuery
11 31 (11.03%) JSP
12 27 (9.61%) FreeMarker
13 26 (9.25%) CSS3
13 26 (9.25%) ASP.NET
14 25 (8.90%) .NET Framework
15 23 (8.19%) WCF
16 22 (7.83%) JSTL
16 22 (7.83%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 47 (16.73%) Computer Science
2 31 (11.03%) Open Source
3 25 (8.90%) Enterprise Software
4 23 (8.19%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (6.76%) Mathematics
6 8 (2.85%) GIS
6 8 (2.85%) Mobile App
6 8 (2.85%) User Experience
7 5 (1.78%) Mobile Banking
7 5 (1.78%) Mobile Payment
7 5 (1.78%) Inversion of Control
7 5 (1.78%) Cryptography
7 5 (1.78%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.78%) EMV
8 4 (1.42%) Life Science
8 4 (1.42%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (1.07%) Replication
10 2 (0.71%) MPEG
10 2 (0.71%) CUDA
11 1 (0.36%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 66 (23.49%) Linux
2 49 (17.44%) Windows
3 26 (9.25%) UNIX
4 7 (2.49%) Windows Mobile
5 6 (2.14%) Android
5 6 (2.14%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.07%) Windows 8
6 3 (1.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.07%) AIX
6 3 (1.07%) Solaris
6 3 (1.07%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.07%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (44.48%) OO
2 114 (40.57%) Software Engineering
3 106 (37.72%) Agile Software Development
4 91 (32.38%) UML
5 76 (27.05%) OOP
6 63 (22.42%) Use Case
7 56 (19.93%) TDD
8 48 (17.08%) Continuous Integration
9 47 (16.73%) Data Modelling
10 44 (15.66%) MVC
11 43 (15.30%) Static Code Analysis
12 39 (13.88%) Scrum
12 39 (13.88%) Unit Testing
13 36 (12.81%) Mentoring
14 32 (11.39%) OOD
15 26 (9.25%) BDD
16 22 (7.83%) Multivariate Testing
16 22 (7.83%) Integration Testing
16 22 (7.83%) Content Management
17 18 (6.41%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 131 (46.62%) Java
2 121 (43.06%) JavaScript
3 115 (40.93%) C#
4 111 (39.50%) C++
5 75 (26.69%) SQL
6 35 (12.46%) COBOL
7 27 (9.61%) C
8 25 (8.90%) Ada
9 22 (7.83%) Python
9 22 (7.83%) PHP
10 17 (6.05%) Perl
11 10 (3.56%) Ruby
12 9 (3.20%) VB
13 7 (2.49%) VB.NET
14 5 (1.78%) AspectJ
14 5 (1.78%) MATLAB
15 3 (1.07%) VB6
15 3 (1.07%) T-SQL
15 3 (1.07%) TypeScript
16 2 (0.71%) IronPython
Qualifications
1 123 (43.77%) Degree
2 7 (2.49%) PMP
2 7 (2.49%) PMI Certification
3 5 (1.78%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.07%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.07%) ISEB
5 2 (0.71%) HND
5 2 (0.71%) PhD
6 1 (0.36%) VCP4
6 1 (0.36%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.76%) QA
2 3 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.36%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.36%) DO-178B
System Software
1 8 (2.85%) Firmware
2 3 (1.07%) VMware ESX
2 3 (1.07%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (4.27%) Puppet
1 12 (4.27%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.07%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 63 (22.42%) Microsoft
2 12 (4.27%) TOWER Software
3 8 (2.85%) Oracle
4 7 (2.49%) Zend
5 4 (1.42%) Hyperion
6 3 (1.07%) NetApp
6 3 (1.07%) Veritas
6 3 (1.07%) EMC
6 3 (1.07%) Brocade
6 3 (1.07%) VMware
6 3 (1.07%) Symantec
7 2 (0.71%) Google
7 2 (0.71%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.71%) Cognos
7 2 (0.71%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.36%) IBM
8 1 (0.36%) GigaSpaces
8 1 (0.36%) Huawei
8 1 (0.36%) Serena
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Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Staines
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: Circa 55,000 with a fantastic benefits package.
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bens
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