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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architecture
Rank 350 355 319
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -36
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 100 74 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.44% 0.34% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 0.45% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 86 63 115
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £37,500 £39,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £49,500 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +3.26%
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
17755 16471 17389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 78.46% 75.79% 75.96%
Number of salaries quoted 13729 13376 14722
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 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +42 59 £55,000 +15.78% 3
East Sussex -18 10 £43,500 +8.75% 1
Hampshire -12 8 £47,750 +6.11% 2
Berkshire -14 8 £80,000 +113.33% 1
Oxfordshire +14 6 £55,000 +57.14% 2
Kent 0 5 £47,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire -1 3 £55,000 -
Software Architecture
England

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 112 (51.38%) OO
2 95 (43.58%) C#
3 87 (39.91%) Agile Software Development
4 86 (39.45%) Software Engineering
5 84 (38.53%) JavaScript
6 83 (38.07%) HTML
7 79 (36.24%) CSS
8 74 (33.94%) Finance
9 62 (28.44%) Java
10 61 (27.98%) Degree
11 60 (27.52%) Computer Science
12 59 (27.06%) Mathematics
13 54 (24.77%) C++
14 51 (23.39%) SQL Server
15 49 (22.48%) Microsoft
16 43 (19.72%) XML
17 41 (18.81%) SQL
18 39 (17.89%) .NET
18 39 (17.89%) Linux
18 39 (17.89%) MVC
19 37 (16.97%) WPF
20 33 (15.14%) Open Source
21 32 (14.68%) UML
22 30 (13.76%) QA
23 29 (13.30%) J2EE
24 28 (12.84%) Spring
25 27 (12.39%) Use Case
25 27 (12.39%) PHP
25 27 (12.39%) MS Excel
26 26 (11.93%) jQuery

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 16 (7.34%) Node.js
2 9 (4.13%) IIS
3 4 (1.83%) WebLogic
3 4 (1.83%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.38%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (1.38%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.38%) CMS
4 3 (1.38%) Apache
4 3 (1.38%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.38%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.46%) Jetty
5 1 (0.46%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.46%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.46%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 27 (12.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.38%) Visualfiles
1 3 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.96%) SaaS
2 2 (0.92%) Office 365
2 2 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (8.26%) TCP/IP
2 16 (7.34%) HTTP
3 15 (6.88%) Internet
4 5 (2.29%) LDAP
5 4 (1.83%) DVB
6 3 (1.38%) SAN
7 2 (0.92%) DHCP
8 1 (0.46%) Network Security
8 1 (0.46%) NAS
8 1 (0.46%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.46%) LAN
8 1 (0.46%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (23.39%) SQL Server
2 19 (8.72%) MySQL
3 17 (7.80%) Relational Database
4 14 (6.42%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (5.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (4.13%) MongoDB
6 9 (4.13%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.38%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.92%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.92%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 26 (11.93%) Ant
2 25 (11.47%) Maven
3 18 (8.26%) Visual Studio
4 15 (6.88%) JUnit
5 14 (6.42%) JIRA
6 11 (5.05%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (5.05%) Subversion
7 9 (4.13%) Git (software)
7 9 (4.13%) Jenkins
7 9 (4.13%) Selenium
8 8 (3.67%) PHPUnit
8 8 (3.67%) Mercurial
9 7 (3.21%) Rhino Mocks
9 7 (3.21%) NUnit
10 5 (2.29%) PhantomJS
11 4 (1.83%) Eclipse
11 4 (1.83%) ClearCase
12 3 (1.38%) SoapUI
13 1 (0.46%) WebObjects
General
1 74 (33.94%) Finance
2 10 (4.59%) Marketing
3 7 (3.21%) Games
4 6 (2.75%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.75%) Aerospace
4 6 (2.75%) Automotive
4 6 (2.75%) Banking
5 5 (2.29%) French Language
5 5 (2.29%) Advertising
6 4 (1.83%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.83%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.92%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.92%) Legal
8 1 (0.46%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 148 (67.89%) Developer
2 60 (27.52%) Senior Developer
3 51 (23.39%) Software Engineer
3 51 (23.39%) C# Developer
4 33 (15.14%) Software Developer
5 29 (13.30%) Analyst
6 28 (12.84%) Programmer
7 27 (12.39%) Software Programmer
7 27 (12.39%) Developer Analyst
7 27 (12.39%) C# Software Engineer
7 27 (12.39%) C# Programmer
8 26 (11.93%) Agile C# Developer
9 18 (8.26%) Architect
10 17 (7.80%) Project Manager
10 17 (7.80%) Java Developer
10 17 (7.80%) Senior C# Developer
11 15 (6.88%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 15 (6.88%) Senior Java Developer
12 14 (6.42%) Senior J2EE Developer
12 14 (6.42%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (38.07%) HTML
2 79 (36.24%) CSS
3 43 (19.72%) XML
4 39 (17.89%) .NET
5 37 (16.97%) WPF
6 29 (13.30%) J2EE
7 28 (12.84%) Spring
8 26 (11.93%) jQuery
9 24 (11.01%) Ajax
9 24 (11.01%) ASP.NET
10 22 (10.09%) Servlets
11 21 (9.63%) JDBC
11 21 (9.63%) Struts
11 21 (9.63%) Web Services
12 20 (9.17%) Hibernate
13 18 (8.26%) HTML5
14 17 (7.80%) JSP
15 16 (7.34%) Dojo
15 16 (7.34%) DHTML
15 16 (7.34%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 60 (27.52%) Computer Science
2 59 (27.06%) Mathematics
3 33 (15.14%) Open Source
4 14 (6.42%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (4.13%) Social Media
6 6 (2.75%) N-Tier
6 6 (2.75%) Mobile App
7 5 (2.29%) Inversion of Control
8 4 (1.83%) DTV
8 4 (1.83%) STB
9 3 (1.38%) Kindle
10 2 (0.92%) 3D Graphics
10 2 (0.92%) Animation
10 2 (0.92%) Physics
11 1 (0.46%) iPhone
11 1 (0.46%) Symmetrix DMX
11 1 (0.46%) iPad
11 1 (0.46%) Embedded Systems
11 1 (0.46%) VHDL
11 1 (0.46%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 39 (17.89%) Linux
2 12 (5.50%) UNIX
3 9 (4.13%) Windows
4 6 (2.75%) Solaris
5 3 (1.38%) Windows 8
5 3 (1.38%) AIX
5 3 (1.38%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.92%) HPUX
6 2 (0.92%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.46%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.46%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.46%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (51.38%) OO
2 87 (39.91%) Agile Software Development
3 86 (39.45%) Software Engineering
4 39 (17.89%) MVC
5 32 (14.68%) UML
6 27 (12.39%) Use Case
7 25 (11.47%) Scrum
8 24 (11.01%) TDD
8 24 (11.01%) Unit Testing
9 21 (9.63%) OOP
10 20 (9.17%) Web Development
11 19 (8.72%) OOD
12 18 (8.26%) Financial Modelling
13 17 (7.80%) Refactoring
14 16 (7.34%) OOA/OOD
15 14 (6.42%) Kanban
16 13 (5.96%) Continuous Integration
16 13 (5.96%) Parallel Computing
17 11 (5.05%) Customer Engagement
17 11 (5.05%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 95 (43.58%) C#
2 84 (38.53%) JavaScript
3 62 (28.44%) Java
4 54 (24.77%) C++
5 41 (18.81%) SQL
6 27 (12.39%) PHP
7 20 (9.17%) Python
8 17 (7.80%) C
9 14 (6.42%) Perl
9 14 (6.42%) VB
10 13 (5.96%) VB.NET
11 8 (3.67%) Ruby
12 5 (2.29%) AspectJ
13 4 (1.83%) T-SQL
13 4 (1.83%) Objective-C
14 3 (1.38%) Clojure
14 3 (1.38%) Golang
14 3 (1.38%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.92%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.92%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 61 (27.98%) Degree
2 3 (1.38%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.92%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.46%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (13.76%) QA
2 4 (1.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (1.83%) Solvency II
3 3 (1.38%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (1.38%) VMware ESX
2 2 (0.92%) vSphere
3 1 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.46%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (0.46%) KVM
3 1 (0.46%) Xen
3 1 (0.46%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (4.13%) Puppet
1 9 (4.13%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.92%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.46%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.46%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 49 (22.48%) Microsoft
2 11 (5.05%) TOWER Software
3 7 (3.21%) Cisco
4 6 (2.75%) JBoss
4 6 (2.75%) Zend
5 4 (1.83%) Oracle
5 4 (1.83%) VMware
6 3 (1.38%) Sitecore
6 3 (1.38%) Brocade
6 3 (1.38%) HP
6 3 (1.38%) NetApp
7 2 (0.92%) Veritas
7 2 (0.92%) Citrix
7 2 (0.92%) Apple
7 2 (0.92%) Symantec
8 1 (0.46%) 3PAR
8 1 (0.46%) McAfee
8 1 (0.46%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.46%) EMC
8 1 (0.46%) Sun
Reigate, Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum £45,000 to £65,000 + Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 Per Annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 8 hours ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
SJB Corporate Ltd
Salary: £70,000 per annum plus 25 days holiday + pension + additional benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £46000 - £50000 per annum + excellent pension, flexible hours
Posted: 7 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago