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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architecture
Rank 290 327 345
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +18
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 150 117 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.73% 0.51% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 0.65% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 130 82 90
Average salary £51,000 £47,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.36% -20.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%
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
16858 18135 17065
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 81.82% 79.47% 76.50%
Number of salaries quoted 13369 14487 13886
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +33 54 £55,000 +15.78% 2
Berkshire +12 33 £47,500 +15.15% 5
Hampshire +19 23 £46,500 -2.10% 2
East Sussex +6 15 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Oxfordshire +15 9 £55,000 +22.22% 3
West Sussex +8 9 £57,500 +21.05%
Buckinghamshire -12 5 £47,500 -9.52% 1
Kent +5 2 - -
Software Architecture
England

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 178 (59.33%) C#
2 134 (44.67%) OO
3 133 (44.33%) Software Engineering
4 121 (40.33%) Java
5 117 (39.00%) Agile Software Development
6 114 (38.00%) JavaScript
6 114 (38.00%) C++
7 109 (36.33%) Finance
8 108 (36.00%) Degree
9 103 (34.33%) UML
10 100 (33.33%) .NET
11 96 (32.00%) HTML
12 85 (28.33%) CSS
13 81 (27.00%) Windows
14 79 (26.33%) Microsoft
15 77 (25.67%) OOP
16 74 (24.67%) SQL
17 69 (23.00%) Use Case
18 67 (22.33%) Linux
18 67 (22.33%) Telecoms
19 63 (21.00%) TDD
20 61 (20.33%) Web Services
21 59 (19.67%) XML
22 58 (19.33%) SQL Server
23 57 (19.00%) Aerospace
24 56 (18.67%) Scrum
25 54 (18.00%) Automotive
26 51 (17.00%) Continuous Integration
27 50 (16.67%) Visual Studio
28 48 (16.00%) Static Code Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (5.00%) JBoss
2 14 (4.67%) Apache
3 11 (3.67%) Node.js
4 8 (2.67%) IIS
5 2 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.67%) ColdFusion
5 2 (0.67%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.33%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.33%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.33%) CMS
6 1 (0.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 37 (12.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.67%) MS Office
2 2 (0.67%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.33%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.33%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.33%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 6 (2.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 6 (2.00%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (1.67%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.67%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 18 (6.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.00%) IaaS
2 3 (1.00%) SaaS
2 3 (1.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.33%) TCP/IP
2 14 (4.67%) HTTP
2 14 (4.67%) Internet
3 6 (2.00%) SSL
4 5 (1.67%) LDAP
4 5 (1.67%) VoIP
4 5 (1.67%) SMTP
5 3 (1.00%) NFC
6 1 (0.33%) Firewall
6 1 (0.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (19.33%) SQL Server
2 23 (7.67%) MySQL
3 12 (4.00%) Relational Database
4 9 (3.00%) NoSQL
5 8 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (1.67%) MongoDB
7 5 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (1.67%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (1.33%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.33%) Big Data
9 2 (0.67%) DTS
10 1 (0.33%) SQLite
10 1 (0.33%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.33%) DB2
10 1 (0.33%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 50 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 43 (14.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 36 (12.00%) Eclipse
4 25 (8.33%) NUnit
5 20 (6.67%) JUnit
6 19 (6.33%) TestNG
7 17 (5.67%) Rhino Mocks
8 14 (4.67%) Ant
8 14 (4.67%) SoapUI
8 14 (4.67%) Jenkins
9 11 (3.67%) Maven
10 9 (3.00%) Rational DOORS
11 8 (2.67%) Selenium
12 6 (2.00%) Subversion
12 6 (2.00%) JIRA
12 6 (2.00%) ReSharper
12 6 (2.00%) Git (software)
13 5 (1.67%) Fiddler
14 2 (0.67%) RequisitePro
14 2 (0.67%) PhantomJS
General
1 109 (36.33%) Finance
2 67 (22.33%) Telecoms
3 57 (19.00%) Aerospace
4 54 (18.00%) Automotive
5 16 (5.33%) Manufacturing
6 12 (4.00%) Marketing
7 11 (3.67%) Banking
8 8 (2.67%) Publishing
9 7 (2.33%) Electronics
10 5 (1.67%) French Language
11 4 (1.33%) Retail
11 4 (1.33%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.67%) Military
12 2 (0.67%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.67%) Avionics
13 1 (0.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 202 (67.33%) Developer
2 90 (30.00%) Software Developer
3 81 (27.00%) Senior Developer
4 42 (14.00%) Software Engineer
5 34 (11.33%) Java Developer
5 34 (11.33%) Senior Software Developer
6 32 (10.67%) C# Developer
6 32 (10.67%) Architect
7 28 (9.33%) .NET Developer
8 22 (7.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 18 (6.00%) Lead Developer
10 17 (5.67%) Senior Software Engineer
11 16 (5.33%) C++ Developer
11 16 (5.33%) Senior C# Developer
12 13 (4.33%) Senior Java Developer
12 13 (4.33%) Analyst
12 13 (4.33%) Software Architect
13 12 (4.00%) Junior
13 12 (4.00%) Junior Developer
13 12 (4.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (33.33%) .NET
2 96 (32.00%) HTML
3 85 (28.33%) CSS
4 61 (20.33%) Web Services
5 59 (19.67%) XML
6 43 (14.33%) WCF
6 43 (14.33%) SOAP
7 36 (12.00%) HTML5
8 35 (11.67%) RESTful
9 34 (11.33%) J2EE
10 33 (11.00%) Hibernate
11 31 (10.33%) XML Schema
12 30 (10.00%) ASP.NET
12 30 (10.00%) .NET Framework
13 27 (9.00%) jQuery
14 25 (8.33%) CSS3
14 25 (8.33%) AngularJS
15 24 (8.00%) Spring
16 22 (7.33%) JSP
17 21 (7.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 43 (14.33%) Computer Science
2 31 (10.33%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (9.67%) Open Source
4 18 (6.00%) Enterprise Software
5 14 (4.67%) Mathematics
5 14 (4.67%) User Experience
6 6 (2.00%) DTV
6 6 (2.00%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.67%) Inversion of Control
8 4 (1.33%) GIS
8 4 (1.33%) Grid Computing
8 4 (1.33%) Life Science
9 3 (1.00%) Mobile Banking
9 3 (1.00%) Mobile Payment
9 3 (1.00%) Cryptography
9 3 (1.00%) Mainframe
9 3 (1.00%) EMV
10 2 (0.67%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.67%) MPEG
10 2 (0.67%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 81 (27.00%) Windows
2 67 (22.33%) Linux
3 43 (14.33%) UNIX
4 11 (3.67%) Android
5 5 (1.67%) Windows 8
5 5 (1.67%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.67%) Windows 7
5 5 (1.67%) Windows Mobile
6 3 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.00%) Windows NT
6 3 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (44.67%) OO
2 133 (44.33%) Software Engineering
3 117 (39.00%) Agile Software Development
4 103 (34.33%) UML
5 77 (25.67%) OOP
6 69 (23.00%) Use Case
7 63 (21.00%) TDD
8 56 (18.67%) Scrum
9 51 (17.00%) Continuous Integration
10 48 (16.00%) Static Code Analysis
11 47 (15.67%) Unit Testing
12 39 (13.00%) MVC
12 39 (13.00%) Mentoring
13 36 (12.00%) Data Modelling
14 31 (10.33%) OOD
15 25 (8.33%) Release Management
15 25 (8.33%) Project Management
16 23 (7.67%) BDD
17 20 (6.67%) User Stories
18 19 (6.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 178 (59.33%) C#
2 121 (40.33%) Java
3 114 (38.00%) JavaScript
3 114 (38.00%) C++
4 74 (24.67%) SQL
5 28 (9.33%) C
6 25 (8.33%) COBOL
6 25 (8.33%) Python
7 23 (7.67%) Ada
8 22 (7.33%) VB.NET
9 19 (6.33%) VB
10 13 (4.33%) VB6
11 9 (3.00%) PHP
12 8 (2.67%) Perl
12 8 (2.67%) Ruby
13 7 (2.33%) T-SQL
14 5 (1.67%) TypeScript
14 5 (1.67%) AspectJ
15 3 (1.00%) IronPython
16 2 (0.67%) VC++
Qualifications
1 108 (36.00%) Degree
2 11 (3.67%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.33%) PhD
4 5 (1.67%) PMP
4 5 (1.67%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.00%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.00%) HND
5 3 (1.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (8.00%) QA
2 5 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (3.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (2.33%) Puppet
1 7 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 79 (26.33%) Microsoft
2 29 (9.67%) Oracle
3 14 (4.67%) TOWER Software
4 8 (2.67%) SAP
5 5 (1.67%) Sencha
5 5 (1.67%) Genesys
6 4 (1.33%) Google
6 4 (1.33%) GigaSpaces
7 3 (1.00%) Hyperion
8 2 (0.67%) JD Edwards
8 2 (0.67%) Cognos
9 1 (0.33%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.33%) Zend
9 1 (0.33%) Capita
9 1 (0.33%) Websense
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