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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architecture
Rank 296 282 263
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -19
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 141 128 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.68% 0.64% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 0.80% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 128 101 173
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,350 £35,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
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
16799 15977 17115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 80.99% 80.26% 77.95%
Number of salaries quoted 13572 12611 14606
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 £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 30 January 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 30 January 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 0 42 £52,500 -4.54% 3
East Sussex -4 25 £41,250 -8.33%
Kent +14 23 £47,500 -32.14% 3
Berkshire -38 15 £50,000 - 2
Hampshire -15 12 £40,000 -13.51%
West Sussex -4 7 £23,000 -64.61% 2
Middlesex - 7 £50,000 -
Buckinghamshire +1 5 £40,000 -33.33% 2
Oxfordshire -15 5 £62,500 -3.84% 1
Software Architecture
England

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 130 (47.97%) Java
2 121 (44.65%) OO
3 117 (43.17%) JavaScript
4 115 (42.44%) Degree
5 105 (38.75%) Software Engineering
6 104 (38.38%) C#
6 104 (38.38%) C++
7 100 (36.90%) Agile Software Development
8 84 (31.00%) Finance
9 82 (30.26%) UML
10 80 (29.52%) HTML
11 73 (26.94%) CSS
12 70 (25.83%) XML
13 68 (25.09%) SQL
13 68 (25.09%) OOP
14 60 (22.14%) Linux
15 59 (21.77%) Aerospace
16 57 (21.03%) Use Case
17 52 (19.19%) Automotive
17 52 (19.19%) Telecoms
17 52 (19.19%) Web Services
18 51 (18.82%) Microsoft
19 48 (17.71%) Data Modelling
19 48 (17.71%) TDD
20 47 (17.34%) Continuous Integration
21 46 (16.97%) Computer Science
22 45 (16.61%) SOAP
23 43 (15.87%) .NET
23 43 (15.87%) RESTful
24 40 (14.76%) XML Schema

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 21 (7.75%) JBoss
1 21 (7.75%) Apache
2 15 (5.54%) Node.js
3 2 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (0.74%) CMS
3 2 (0.74%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.37%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.37%) IIS
4 1 (0.37%) Jetty
Applications
1 26 (9.59%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.85%) Simulink
3 3 (1.11%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.11%) Fireworks
4 2 (0.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (2.95%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (2.58%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.74%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.11%) PaaS
1 3 (1.11%) IaaS
2 2 (0.74%) SaaS
3 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.43%) Internet
2 10 (3.69%) HTTP
3 9 (3.32%) TCP/IP
4 7 (2.58%) VoIP
5 6 (2.21%) LDAP
6 5 (1.85%) NFC
7 3 (1.11%) Firewall
7 3 (1.11%) SAN
7 3 (1.11%) NAS
8 1 (0.37%) SMTP
8 1 (0.37%) SNMP
8 1 (0.37%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (12.18%) MySQL
2 29 (10.70%) SQL Server
3 16 (5.90%) Relational Database
4 10 (3.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (3.69%) NoSQL
4 10 (3.69%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (2.58%) MongoDB
6 6 (2.21%) SQLite
7 4 (1.48%) Big Data
8 2 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.74%) DTS
9 1 (0.37%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 29 (10.70%) Eclipse
2 26 (9.59%) JUnit
2 26 (9.59%) TestNG
3 22 (8.12%) Ant
4 21 (7.75%) SoapUI
5 18 (6.64%) Subversion
6 16 (5.90%) Team Foundation Server
6 16 (5.90%) Jenkins
6 16 (5.90%) Selenium
7 15 (5.54%) NUnit
8 13 (4.80%) Visual Studio
9 9 (3.32%) Git (software)
10 7 (2.58%) Maven
11 6 (2.21%) Redmine
11 6 (2.21%) CasperJS
11 6 (2.21%) PhantomJS
11 6 (2.21%) JIRA
11 6 (2.21%) Bugzilla
12 5 (1.85%) Rhino Mocks
13 4 (1.48%) Jasmine
General
1 84 (31.00%) Finance
2 59 (21.77%) Aerospace
3 52 (19.19%) Automotive
3 52 (19.19%) Telecoms
4 23 (8.49%) Banking
5 19 (7.01%) Marketing
6 14 (5.17%) Investment Banking
7 8 (2.95%) Electronics
8 7 (2.58%) Manufacturing
9 6 (2.21%) French Language
9 6 (2.21%) Publishing
10 4 (1.48%) Military
11 1 (0.37%) Billing
Job Titles
1 167 (61.62%) Developer
2 62 (22.88%) Software Developer
3 58 (21.40%) Software Engineer
4 45 (16.61%) Java Developer
5 42 (15.50%) Senior Developer
6 30 (11.07%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 27 (9.96%) C++ Developer
8 25 (9.23%) Architect
9 23 (8.49%) Analyst
9 23 (8.49%) C# Developer
10 21 (7.75%) Junior
11 18 (6.64%) Junior Developer
12 17 (6.27%) .NET Developer
13 16 (5.90%) Senior Software Developer
14 14 (5.17%) C++ Software Engineer
14 14 (5.17%) Programmer
15 13 (4.80%) Team Leader
15 13 (4.80%) Development Team Leader
15 13 (4.80%) Junior Software Developer
16 12 (4.43%) C# Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (29.52%) HTML
2 73 (26.94%) CSS
3 70 (25.83%) XML
4 52 (19.19%) Web Services
5 45 (16.61%) SOAP
6 43 (15.87%) .NET
6 43 (15.87%) RESTful
7 40 (14.76%) XML Schema
8 36 (13.28%) J2EE
8 36 (13.28%) Hibernate
9 30 (11.07%) HTML5
9 30 (11.07%) jQuery
9 30 (11.07%) JSP
10 27 (9.96%) FreeMarker
11 24 (8.86%) ASP.NET
12 22 (8.12%) Spring
13 21 (7.75%) RichFaces
13 21 (7.75%) JSF
13 21 (7.75%) JSTL
13 21 (7.75%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 46 (16.97%) Computer Science
2 33 (12.18%) Enterprise Software
3 31 (11.44%) Open Source
4 21 (7.75%) Mathematics
5 20 (7.38%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (2.58%) Mobile App
6 7 (2.58%) User Experience
7 6 (2.21%) Inversion of Control
7 6 (2.21%) GIS
8 5 (1.85%) Client/Server
8 5 (1.85%) EMV
8 5 (1.85%) Cryptography
8 5 (1.85%) Mobile Banking
8 5 (1.85%) Mobile Payment
9 4 (1.48%) Embedded Systems
9 4 (1.48%) Life Science
10 3 (1.11%) Replication
11 2 (0.74%) CUDA
11 2 (0.74%) MPEG
12 1 (0.37%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 60 (22.14%) Linux
2 39 (14.39%) Windows
3 20 (7.38%) UNIX
4 7 (2.58%) Windows Mobile
5 5 (1.85%) Android
5 5 (1.85%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.11%) AIX
6 3 (1.11%) Solaris
6 3 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.37%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.37%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (44.65%) OO
2 105 (38.75%) Software Engineering
3 100 (36.90%) Agile Software Development
4 82 (30.26%) UML
5 68 (25.09%) OOP
6 57 (21.03%) Use Case
7 48 (17.71%) Data Modelling
7 48 (17.71%) TDD
8 47 (17.34%) Continuous Integration
9 38 (14.02%) MVC
10 37 (13.65%) Static Code Analysis
11 36 (13.28%) Unit Testing
12 35 (12.92%) Mentoring
13 26 (9.59%) OOD
14 22 (8.12%) Scrum
14 22 (8.12%) BDD
15 21 (7.75%) Integration Testing
15 21 (7.75%) Multivariate Testing
15 21 (7.75%) Content Management
16 17 (6.27%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 130 (47.97%) Java
2 117 (43.17%) JavaScript
3 104 (38.38%) C#
3 104 (38.38%) C++
4 68 (25.09%) SQL
5 32 (11.81%) COBOL
6 27 (9.96%) C
7 22 (8.12%) PHP
8 21 (7.75%) Python
9 19 (7.01%) Ada
10 16 (5.90%) Perl
11 9 (3.32%) Ruby
12 6 (2.21%) AspectJ
12 6 (2.21%) VB
13 5 (1.85%) MATLAB
14 2 (0.74%) XPath
14 2 (0.74%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.74%) VC++
15 1 (0.37%) Delphi
15 1 (0.37%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 115 (42.44%) Degree
2 7 (2.58%) PMP
2 7 (2.58%) PMI Certification
3 5 (1.85%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.11%) ISEB
4 3 (1.11%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.74%) PhD
6 1 (0.37%) HND
6 1 (0.37%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.17%) QA
2 1 (0.37%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.37%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.37%) DO-178B
System Software
1 8 (2.95%) Firmware
2 3 (1.11%) VMware ESX
2 3 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (4.06%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (4.06%) Puppet
2 3 (1.11%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 51 (18.82%) Microsoft
2 9 (3.32%) TOWER Software
3 7 (2.58%) Zend
4 4 (1.48%) Hyperion
5 3 (1.11%) EMC
5 3 (1.11%) NetApp
5 3 (1.11%) Veritas
5 3 (1.11%) Symantec
5 3 (1.11%) VMware
5 3 (1.11%) Brocade
6 2 (0.74%) Sitecore
6 2 (0.74%) JD Edwards
6 2 (0.74%) Cognos
7 1 (0.37%) IBM
7 1 (0.37%) Serena
7 1 (0.37%) Google
7 1 (0.37%) Huawei
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
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Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum Pension + Flexi Hours + BUPA + More
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
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Salary: £50,000 - £70,000 per year
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Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + excellent benefits
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West Sussex
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Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
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