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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architecture
Rank 310 352 362
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +10
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 134 99 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.63% 0.44% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 0.54% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 130 83 56
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £36,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-4.04% +4.21%
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
17614 18265 16643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 83.14% 80.94% 78.32%
Number of salaries quoted 14475 14153 13529
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 -2 47 £55,000 - 7
Hampshire +37 23 £56,000 +17.27% 1
East Sussex +25 18 £50,000 +14.94%
Berkshire +25 16 £48,750 -39.06% 3
Buckinghamshire -9 13 £47,500 -13.63% 1
Oxfordshire +10 9 £42,500 -22.72% 2
Kent +2 7 £40,000 -8.57% 2
M4 Corridor - 1 £25,000 -
Software Architecture
England

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 181 (63.51%) C#
2 131 (45.96%) Software Engineering
3 124 (43.51%) Agile Software Development
4 113 (39.65%) OO
5 106 (37.19%) .NET
6 105 (36.84%) UML
7 99 (34.74%) C++
8 87 (30.53%) Finance
9 84 (29.47%) Java
10 83 (29.12%) JavaScript
11 77 (27.02%) Windows
12 74 (25.96%) HTML
13 73 (25.61%) Degree
14 70 (24.56%) SDLC
15 68 (23.86%) Use Case
16 65 (22.81%) TDD
17 64 (22.46%) CSS
18 63 (22.11%) SQL Server
19 57 (20.00%) Telecoms
20 53 (18.60%) Automotive
21 50 (17.54%) Aerospace
22 48 (16.84%) OOP
23 46 (16.14%) SQL
24 45 (15.79%) Oracle
24 45 (15.79%) UNIX
25 42 (14.74%) Visual Studio
26 41 (14.39%) Microsoft
26 41 (14.39%) C
26 41 (14.39%) Continuous Integration
27 40 (14.04%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 15 (5.26%) IIS
2 5 (1.75%) CMS
2 5 (1.75%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (1.40%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (1.40%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.05%) MS Project Server
4 3 (1.05%) Oracle Service Bus
4 3 (1.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (0.70%) Node.js
5 2 (0.70%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.70%) ColdFusion
5 2 (0.70%) JBoss
6 1 (0.35%) Apache
6 1 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.35%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 17 (5.96%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.40%) MS Visio
2 4 (1.40%) MS Office
2 4 (1.40%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.35%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.35%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 6 (2.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (6.67%) SaaS
2 16 (5.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.40%) PaaS
4 3 (1.05%) IaaS
5 1 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 32 (11.23%) TCP/IP
2 24 (8.42%) HTTP
3 23 (8.07%) Internet
4 9 (3.16%) Ethernet
5 8 (2.81%) Modbus
5 8 (2.81%) Profibus
6 6 (2.11%) Wireless
6 6 (2.11%) NFC
7 4 (1.40%) SSL
8 3 (1.05%) Firewall
9 2 (0.70%) VPN
9 2 (0.70%) SMTP
10 1 (0.35%) LAN
10 1 (0.35%) WAN
10 1 (0.35%) SAN
10 1 (0.35%) NAS
10 1 (0.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 1 (0.35%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (22.11%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.26%) Relational Database
3 14 (4.91%) MySQL
4 11 (3.86%) Oracle Database
5 8 (2.81%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (2.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (2.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (1.75%) RDBMS
6 5 (1.75%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.05%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.35%) OLTP
8 1 (0.35%) DB2
8 1 (0.35%) Star Schema
8 1 (0.35%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.35%) SQLite
8 1 (0.35%) Big Data
8 1 (0.35%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 42 (14.74%) Visual Studio
2 26 (9.12%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (6.32%) Jenkins
4 16 (5.61%) JIRA
5 15 (5.26%) Eclipse
5 15 (5.26%) NUnit
6 12 (4.21%) Git (software)
7 11 (3.86%) Rhino Mocks
8 10 (3.51%) Subversion
9 7 (2.46%) ReSharper
9 7 (2.46%) Rational DOORS
10 5 (1.75%) Maven
11 4 (1.40%) RequisitePro
12 2 (0.70%) JUnit
12 2 (0.70%) Selenium
12 2 (0.70%) Fiddler
12 2 (0.70%) PhantomJS
12 2 (0.70%) CasperJS
13 1 (0.35%) Redmine
13 1 (0.35%) Jasmine
General
1 87 (30.53%) Finance
2 57 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 53 (18.60%) Automotive
4 50 (17.54%) Aerospace
5 28 (9.82%) Manufacturing
6 12 (4.21%) Banking
7 9 (3.16%) Marketing
8 8 (2.81%) Retail
9 6 (2.11%) Electronics
10 3 (1.05%) Publishing
11 2 (0.70%) Legal
11 2 (0.70%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.70%) Avionics
12 1 (0.35%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.35%) Russian Language
12 1 (0.35%) Military
Job Titles
1 168 (58.95%) Developer
2 81 (28.42%) Senior Developer
3 73 (25.61%) Software Developer
4 42 (14.74%) Software Engineer
4 42 (14.74%) Senior Software Developer
5 37 (12.98%) Architect
6 34 (11.93%) C# Developer
7 26 (9.12%) .NET Developer
8 23 (8.07%) Team Leader
9 19 (6.67%) Development Team Leader
10 18 (6.32%) Senior Software Engineer
10 18 (6.32%) Java Developer
10 18 (6.32%) Software Architect
11 17 (5.96%) C++ Developer
12 16 (5.61%) Senior Java Developer
12 16 (5.61%) JavaScript Developer
13 15 (5.26%) Senior J2EE Developer
13 15 (5.26%) J2EE Developer
13 15 (5.26%) Java/J2EE Developer
13 15 (5.26%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (37.19%) .NET
2 74 (25.96%) HTML
3 64 (22.46%) CSS
4 37 (12.98%) XML
5 36 (12.63%) ASP.NET
6 34 (11.93%) Web Services
7 33 (11.58%) WCF
8 26 (9.12%) J2EE
9 25 (8.77%) AngularJS
10 24 (8.42%) Spring
11 22 (7.72%) Hibernate
12 19 (6.67%) .NET Framework
12 19 (6.67%) XML Schema
13 17 (5.96%) REST
14 16 (5.61%) HTML5
14 16 (5.61%) JMS
14 16 (5.61%) JSP
14 16 (5.61%) Servlets
15 15 (5.26%) JDBC
15 15 (5.26%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.02%) Computer Science
1 20 (7.02%) User Experience
1 20 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.21%) DTV
3 10 (3.51%) Management Information System
4 8 (2.81%) Grid Computing
4 8 (2.81%) Robotics
4 8 (2.81%) Mathematics
4 8 (2.81%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (2.11%) Mobile Banking
5 6 (2.11%) Mobile Payment
5 6 (2.11%) Cryptography
5 6 (2.11%) EMV
6 5 (1.75%) W3C
6 5 (1.75%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.05%) Hedge funds
8 2 (0.70%) Life Science
9 1 (0.35%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.35%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.35%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 77 (27.02%) Windows
2 45 (15.79%) UNIX
3 39 (13.68%) Linux
4 15 (5.26%) Android
5 11 (3.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (3.51%) Windows NT
7 9 (3.16%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.70%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.70%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.70%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.35%) Scientific Linux
9 1 (0.35%) AIX
9 1 (0.35%) CentOS
9 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (45.96%) Software Engineering
2 124 (43.51%) Agile Software Development
3 113 (39.65%) OO
4 105 (36.84%) UML
5 70 (24.56%) SDLC
6 68 (23.86%) Use Case
7 65 (22.81%) TDD
8 48 (16.84%) OOP
9 41 (14.39%) Continuous Integration
10 40 (14.04%) Scrum
11 37 (12.98%) Mentoring
12 36 (12.63%) Open Source
13 35 (12.28%) Static Code Analysis
14 32 (11.23%) Release Management
15 27 (9.47%) Unit Testing
16 25 (8.77%) MVC
17 23 (8.07%) SOA
18 20 (7.02%) Configuration Management
18 20 (7.02%) Data Modelling
19 18 (6.32%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 181 (63.51%) C#
2 99 (34.74%) C++
3 84 (29.47%) Java
4 83 (29.12%) JavaScript
5 46 (16.14%) SQL
6 41 (14.39%) C
7 28 (9.82%) VB.NET
8 23 (8.07%) Python
9 14 (4.91%) VB6
9 14 (4.91%) VB
10 10 (3.51%) T-SQL
10 10 (3.51%) Ada
10 10 (3.51%) COBOL
11 9 (3.16%) PHP
12 8 (2.81%) Perl
12 8 (2.81%) Ruby
13 3 (1.05%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.35%) R
14 1 (0.35%) Embedded C
14 1 (0.35%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 73 (25.61%) Degree
2 17 (5.96%) Security Cleared
3 11 (3.86%) SC Cleared
4 9 (3.16%) ISEB
4 9 (3.16%) ISTQB
5 5 (1.75%) PhD
6 2 (0.70%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (8.07%) QA
2 5 (1.75%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.35%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (1.75%) Firmware
2 4 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (4.91%) Puppet
3 1 (0.35%) StatsD
3 1 (0.35%) logstash
Vendors
1 45 (15.79%) Oracle
2 41 (14.39%) Microsoft
3 10 (3.51%) SAP
4 8 (2.81%) GigaSpaces
5 7 (2.46%) TOWER Software
6 6 (2.11%) Hyperion
7 5 (1.75%) Genesys
7 5 (1.75%) Sitecore
7 5 (1.75%) Sencha
8 4 (1.40%) VMware
9 3 (1.05%) Cisco
10 2 (0.70%) Websense
10 2 (0.70%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.35%) CheckPoint
11 1 (0.35%) Capita
11 1 (0.35%) Google
11 1 (0.35%) IBM
11 1 (0.35%) Nokia
11 1 (0.35%) HP
11 1 (0.35%) Intel
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum £40-45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £59,000 per annum £45-59k + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Manifestly Important
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus + Life + Pen
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £60,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Folkestone, Kent
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Folkestone, Kent
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + benefits including bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Staines
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 14 days ago
Staines
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Oxford
Corriculo
Salary: £40,000 - £46,000 per year
Posted: 20 days ago
Newbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago