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 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architecture
Rank 337 328 303
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -25
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 104 102 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.46% 0.46% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.62% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 87 86 128
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 £37,050 £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
17603 16560 17535
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 77.58% 74.11% 75.18%
Number of salaries quoted 13906 13546 14918
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 £63,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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 11 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 11 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 +36 59 £52,500 -8.69% 4
Berkshire -14 10 £57,500 +53.33% 2
East Sussex -14 10 £41,750 +4.37%
Buckinghamshire -14 9 £55,000 -
Oxfordshire +1 6 £45,000 +28.57%
Hampshire -6 4 £47,500 +5.55% 2
Kent -7 3 £47,500 - 2
West Sussex -22 1 £47,500 -26.92%
Middlesex - 1 - -
Software Architecture
England

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 11 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.

1 112 (43.24%) OO
2 101 (39.00%) Agile Software Development
3 97 (37.45%) Software Engineering
4 93 (35.91%) C#
5 86 (33.20%) HTML
6 83 (32.05%) CSS
7 81 (31.27%) JavaScript
8 80 (30.89%) Finance
9 65 (25.10%) Java
10 63 (24.32%) Computer Science
11 61 (23.55%) Mathematics
12 60 (23.17%) C++
13 58 (22.39%) .NET
14 57 (22.01%) SQL Server
14 57 (22.01%) Degree
15 53 (20.46%) Microsoft
16 52 (20.08%) SQL
17 51 (19.69%) Linux
18 41 (15.83%) MVC
19 40 (15.44%) WPF
20 39 (15.06%) XML
21 37 (14.29%) J2EE
22 36 (13.90%) ASP.NET
22 36 (13.90%) jQuery
22 36 (13.90%) Open Source
23 33 (12.74%) Ant
23 33 (12.74%) UML
23 33 (12.74%) Ajax
24 31 (11.97%) MS Excel
25 30 (11.58%) PHP

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

For the 6 months to 11 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 16 (6.18%) Node.js
2 12 (4.63%) WebLogic
3 11 (4.25%) IIS
4 9 (3.47%) SharePoint
4 9 (3.47%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (2.32%) CMS
6 5 (1.93%) WebSphere
6 5 (1.93%) Apache Solr
7 4 (1.54%) WebLogic Portal
8 3 (1.16%) MS Exchange
8 3 (1.16%) Apache
8 3 (1.16%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.77%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.39%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.39%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 31 (11.97%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.54%) Tridion
3 3 (1.16%) Visualfiles
3 3 (1.16%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 20 (7.72%) SaaS
2 2 (0.77%) Office 365
2 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (8.11%) TCP/IP
2 19 (7.34%) HTTP
3 17 (6.56%) Internet
4 4 (1.54%) DVB
5 3 (1.16%) SAN
6 2 (0.77%) DHCP
6 2 (0.77%) LDAP
7 1 (0.39%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.39%) LAN
7 1 (0.39%) WAN
7 1 (0.39%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.39%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.39%) Network Security
7 1 (0.39%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (22.01%) SQL Server
2 24 (9.27%) Relational Database
3 19 (7.34%) MySQL
4 14 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
5 13 (5.02%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (4.63%) MongoDB
6 12 (4.63%) NoSQL
7 6 (2.32%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.54%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.16%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.77%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.77%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.39%) DB2
Development Applications
1 33 (12.74%) Ant
2 24 (9.27%) Maven
3 18 (6.95%) JUnit
3 18 (6.95%) Visual Studio
4 14 (5.41%) JIRA
5 11 (4.25%) Selenium
5 11 (4.25%) Subversion
5 11 (4.25%) PHPUnit
6 9 (3.47%) Jenkins
6 9 (3.47%) Git (software)
7 8 (3.09%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (3.09%) Mercurial
7 8 (3.09%) WebLogic Workshop
8 5 (1.93%) NUnit
8 5 (1.93%) PhantomJS
8 5 (1.93%) Rhino Mocks
9 4 (1.54%) ClearCase
10 3 (1.16%) Eclipse
10 3 (1.16%) SoapUI
11 2 (0.77%) WebDriver
General
1 80 (30.89%) Finance
2 11 (4.25%) Financial Institution
3 7 (2.70%) Games
4 5 (1.93%) Manufacturing
4 5 (1.93%) Advertising
4 5 (1.93%) Marketing
5 2 (0.77%) French Language
5 2 (0.77%) Publishing
5 2 (0.77%) Electronics
5 2 (0.77%) Legal
6 1 (0.39%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.39%) Military
6 1 (0.39%) Banking
Job Titles
1 166 (64.09%) Developer
2 66 (25.48%) Senior Developer
3 54 (20.85%) C# Developer
4 51 (19.69%) Software Engineer
5 40 (15.44%) Architect
6 37 (14.29%) Analyst
7 34 (13.13%) Software Developer
8 33 (12.74%) Programmer
9 32 (12.36%) Developer Analyst
10 31 (11.97%) Solutions Architect
11 30 (11.58%) C# Software Engineer
12 28 (10.81%) C# Programmer
13 25 (9.65%) Software Programmer
14 23 (8.88%) Agile C# Developer
15 19 (7.34%) Java Developer
15 19 (7.34%) C++ Developer
16 18 (6.95%) Senior Java Developer
16 18 (6.95%) Java/J2EE Developer
17 17 (6.56%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
17 17 (6.56%) Senior J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (33.20%) HTML
2 83 (32.05%) CSS
3 58 (22.39%) .NET
4 40 (15.44%) WPF
5 39 (15.06%) XML
6 37 (14.29%) J2EE
7 36 (13.90%) ASP.NET
7 36 (13.90%) jQuery
8 33 (12.74%) Ajax
9 30 (11.58%) Spring
10 27 (10.42%) Web Services
11 23 (8.88%) .NET Framework
12 22 (8.49%) Hibernate
12 22 (8.49%) Servlets
13 21 (8.11%) Struts
13 21 (8.11%) JDBC
13 21 (8.11%) HTML5
14 20 (7.72%) JSP
15 19 (7.34%) DHTML
15 19 (7.34%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 63 (24.32%) Computer Science
2 61 (23.55%) Mathematics
3 36 (13.90%) Open Source
4 10 (3.86%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (3.47%) Mobile App
6 8 (3.09%) Statistics
6 8 (3.09%) N-Tier
7 7 (2.70%) Management Information System
7 7 (2.70%) Social Media
8 4 (1.54%) STB
8 4 (1.54%) DTV
9 2 (0.77%) 3D Graphics
9 2 (0.77%) Replication
9 2 (0.77%) Grid Computing
9 2 (0.77%) Animation
9 2 (0.77%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.77%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (0.77%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (0.77%) Physics
10 1 (0.39%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 51 (19.69%) Linux
2 22 (8.49%) UNIX
3 20 (7.72%) Windows
4 7 (2.70%) Mac OS X
5 6 (2.32%) Solaris
6 4 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.16%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.16%) Windows 8
7 3 (1.16%) AIX
8 2 (0.77%) HPUX
9 1 (0.39%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.39%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.39%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (43.24%) OO
2 101 (39.00%) Agile Software Development
3 97 (37.45%) Software Engineering
4 41 (15.83%) MVC
5 33 (12.74%) UML
6 29 (11.20%) Use Case
7 28 (10.81%) OOA/OOD
8 25 (9.65%) TDD
8 25 (9.65%) Unit Testing
8 25 (9.65%) Web Development
9 23 (8.88%) Scrum
9 23 (8.88%) OOD
10 19 (7.34%) Data Protection
11 17 (6.56%) Financial Modelling
11 17 (6.56%) Customer Engagement
12 15 (5.79%) Refactoring
13 14 (5.41%) Kanban
14 13 (5.02%) OOP
15 12 (4.63%) Enterprise Architecture
16 11 (4.25%) Parallel Computing
Programming Languages
1 93 (35.91%) C#
2 81 (31.27%) JavaScript
3 65 (25.10%) Java
4 60 (23.17%) C++
5 52 (20.08%) SQL
6 30 (11.58%) PHP
7 26 (10.04%) Python
8 19 (7.34%) C
9 17 (6.56%) Perl
10 12 (4.63%) VB
10 12 (4.63%) Ruby
11 11 (4.25%) VB.NET
12 7 (2.70%) Objective-C
13 4 (1.54%) T-SQL
14 3 (1.16%) Embedded C
14 3 (1.16%) Embedded C++
14 3 (1.16%) Shell Script
14 3 (1.16%) Clojure
14 3 (1.16%) Golang
15 2 (0.77%) AspectJ
Qualifications
1 57 (22.01%) Degree
2 4 (1.54%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.77%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.39%) PhD
4 1 (0.39%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (11.58%) QA
2 5 (1.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (1.54%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (1.16%) VMware ESX
2 2 (0.77%) vSphere
3 1 (0.39%) KVM
3 1 (0.39%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.39%) Xen
3 1 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 9 (3.47%) Puppet
1 9 (3.47%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.77%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.39%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.39%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 53 (20.46%) Microsoft
2 16 (6.18%) Oracle
3 9 (3.47%) Zend
4 8 (3.09%) TOWER Software
5 7 (2.70%) Cisco
6 6 (2.32%) JBoss
6 6 (2.32%) Apple
7 4 (1.54%) Red Hat
7 4 (1.54%) VMware
8 3 (1.16%) Brocade
8 3 (1.16%) NetApp
8 3 (1.16%) HP
9 2 (0.77%) IBM
9 2 (0.77%) Veritas
9 2 (0.77%) Citrix
9 2 (0.77%) GigaSpaces
9 2 (0.77%) Symantec
9 2 (0.77%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.39%) DevExpress
10 1 (0.39%) 3PAR
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