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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architecture
Rank 298 290 323
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +33
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 149 153 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.72% 0.69% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 0.86% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 138 113 113
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £35,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,250 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-0.52% -5.00%
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
17037 17861 17139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 81.79% 80.30% 78.10%
Number of salaries quoted 13607 14066 13977
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £43,670
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.04%
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 £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +14 60 £52,500 -4.54% 2
East Sussex -3 27 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Berkshire -26 20 £50,000 - 5
Hampshire -2 13 £30,000 -36.84% 7
Kent +27 12 £47,500 +38.68% 1
West Sussex +7 9 £42,500 +21.42% 2
Oxfordshire -3 5 £55,000 -15.38% 7
Middlesex - 2 £50,000 -
Buckinghamshire -4 1 £50,000 -4.76% 2
Software Architecture
England

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 140 (47.62%) C#
2 138 (46.94%) Java
3 133 (45.24%) OO
4 127 (43.20%) Degree
5 126 (42.86%) JavaScript
6 117 (39.80%) Software Engineering
7 115 (39.12%) C++
8 112 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
9 98 (33.33%) Finance
10 96 (32.65%) HTML
11 92 (31.29%) UML
12 87 (29.59%) CSS
13 86 (29.25%) OOP
14 79 (26.87%) SQL
15 75 (25.51%) Microsoft
16 74 (25.17%) .NET
17 71 (24.15%) XML
18 66 (22.45%) Use Case
19 65 (22.11%) Linux
20 64 (21.77%) Web Services
21 62 (21.09%) Windows
22 61 (20.75%) Aerospace
23 60 (20.41%) TDD
24 55 (18.71%) Automotive
24 55 (18.71%) Telecoms
25 52 (17.69%) Computer Science
26 51 (17.35%) Scrum
27 50 (17.01%) SOAP
28 48 (16.33%) Data Modelling
29 47 (15.99%) Unit Testing

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (7.14%) JBoss
1 21 (7.14%) Apache
2 13 (4.42%) Node.js
3 3 (1.02%) IIS
4 2 (0.68%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.68%) CMS
4 2 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 39 (13.27%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.02%) Fireworks
2 3 (1.02%) Simulink
2 3 (1.02%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (2.72%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (2.38%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.68%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.02%) PaaS
2 3 (1.02%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.42%) HTTP
2 11 (3.74%) TCP/IP
3 9 (3.06%) Internet
4 7 (2.38%) VoIP
5 5 (1.70%) NFC
5 5 (1.70%) LDAP
6 3 (1.02%) NAS
6 3 (1.02%) SMTP
6 3 (1.02%) Firewall
6 3 (1.02%) SSL
6 3 (1.02%) SAN
7 1 (0.34%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (14.63%) SQL Server
2 32 (10.88%) MySQL
3 12 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (3.74%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (3.40%) Relational Database
6 9 (3.06%) NoSQL
7 6 (2.04%) MongoDB
7 6 (2.04%) SQLite
8 4 (1.36%) Big Data
9 3 (1.02%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.68%) DTS
10 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 35 (11.90%) Eclipse
2 33 (11.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 31 (10.54%) Visual Studio
4 27 (9.18%) JUnit
4 27 (9.18%) NUnit
5 26 (8.84%) TestNG
6 21 (7.14%) Ant
6 21 (7.14%) SoapUI
7 18 (6.12%) Subversion
8 13 (4.42%) Rhino Mocks
8 13 (4.42%) Jenkins
9 10 (3.40%) Git (software)
10 9 (3.06%) Selenium
10 9 (3.06%) Maven
11 8 (2.72%) JIRA
12 6 (2.04%) Bugzilla
12 6 (2.04%) Redmine
12 6 (2.04%) Rational DOORS
13 4 (1.36%) ReSharper
14 3 (1.02%) Fiddler
General
1 98 (33.33%) Finance
2 61 (20.75%) Aerospace
3 55 (18.71%) Automotive
3 55 (18.71%) Telecoms
4 15 (5.10%) Banking
5 12 (4.08%) Marketing
6 9 (3.06%) Investment Banking
7 6 (2.04%) Electronics
7 6 (2.04%) Publishing
8 5 (1.70%) French Language
9 3 (1.02%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.68%) Avionics
11 1 (0.34%) Military
11 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 204 (69.39%) Developer
2 80 (27.21%) Software Developer
3 66 (22.45%) Senior Developer
4 47 (15.99%) Java Developer
5 44 (14.97%) Software Engineer
6 31 (10.54%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 27 (9.18%) C# Developer
8 26 (8.84%) Architect
8 26 (8.84%) C++ Developer
9 25 (8.50%) .NET Developer
10 22 (7.48%) Senior Software Developer
11 19 (6.46%) Junior
12 17 (5.78%) Lead Developer
13 16 (5.44%) Junior Developer
14 14 (4.76%) Senior C# Developer
14 14 (4.76%) Senior Software Engineer
14 14 (4.76%) Analyst
15 13 (4.42%) C++ Software Engineer
16 12 (4.08%) Senior C++ Developer
16 12 (4.08%) C++ Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (32.65%) HTML
2 87 (29.59%) CSS
3 74 (25.17%) .NET
4 71 (24.15%) XML
5 64 (21.77%) Web Services
6 50 (17.01%) SOAP
7 45 (15.31%) RESTful
8 44 (14.97%) HTML5
9 40 (13.61%) jQuery
9 40 (13.61%) XML Schema
9 40 (13.61%) Hibernate
10 37 (12.59%) J2EE
11 33 (11.22%) WCF
12 32 (10.88%) .NET Framework
13 31 (10.54%) JSP
14 30 (10.20%) ASP.NET
15 28 (9.52%) CSS3
16 26 (8.84%) FreeMarker
17 24 (8.16%) Spring
18 23 (7.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 52 (17.69%) Computer Science
2 28 (9.52%) Open Source
3 27 (9.18%) Enterprise Software
4 24 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (6.46%) Mathematics
6 15 (5.10%) User Experience
7 9 (3.06%) GIS
8 6 (2.04%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.70%) Mobile Banking
9 5 (1.70%) Mobile Payment
9 5 (1.70%) Inversion of Control
9 5 (1.70%) Life Science
9 5 (1.70%) Cryptography
9 5 (1.70%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.70%) EMV
10 4 (1.36%) Embedded Systems
11 3 (1.02%) Replication
12 2 (0.68%) Grid Computing
12 2 (0.68%) MPEG
12 2 (0.68%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 65 (22.11%) Linux
2 62 (21.09%) Windows
3 30 (10.20%) UNIX
4 9 (3.06%) Android
5 7 (2.38%) Windows Mobile
6 6 (2.04%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.02%) Windows 8
7 3 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.02%) AIX
7 3 (1.02%) Solaris
7 3 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.02%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (45.24%) OO
2 117 (39.80%) Software Engineering
3 112 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
4 92 (31.29%) UML
5 86 (29.25%) OOP
6 66 (22.45%) Use Case
7 60 (20.41%) TDD
8 51 (17.35%) Scrum
9 48 (16.33%) Data Modelling
10 47 (15.99%) Unit Testing
11 46 (15.65%) Static Code Analysis
12 44 (14.97%) Continuous Integration
13 42 (14.29%) MVC
14 40 (13.61%) Mentoring
15 35 (11.90%) OOD
16 28 (9.52%) BDD
17 21 (7.14%) Content Management
17 21 (7.14%) Multivariate Testing
17 21 (7.14%) Integration Testing
18 20 (6.80%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 140 (47.62%) C#
2 138 (46.94%) Java
3 126 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 115 (39.12%) C++
5 79 (26.87%) SQL
6 36 (12.24%) COBOL
7 29 (9.86%) Ada
8 27 (9.18%) C
9 22 (7.48%) Python
10 17 (5.78%) PHP
11 16 (5.44%) VB
12 15 (5.10%) Perl
13 10 (3.40%) VB.NET
13 10 (3.40%) VB6
14 8 (2.72%) Ruby
15 5 (1.70%) AspectJ
16 3 (1.02%) MATLAB
16 3 (1.02%) T-SQL
16 3 (1.02%) IronPython
16 3 (1.02%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 127 (43.20%) Degree
2 7 (2.38%) PMP
2 7 (2.38%) PMI Certification
3 6 (2.04%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.02%) HND
4 3 (1.02%) PhD
5 2 (0.68%) ISEB
5 2 (0.68%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.34%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.14%) QA
2 3 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.34%) DO-178B
System Software
1 9 (3.06%) Firmware
2 3 (1.02%) VMware ESX
2 3 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (2.04%) Puppet
1 6 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.02%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 75 (25.51%) Microsoft
2 16 (5.44%) TOWER Software
3 12 (4.08%) Oracle
4 4 (1.36%) Hyperion
4 4 (1.36%) Zend
5 3 (1.02%) Google
5 3 (1.02%) Brocade
5 3 (1.02%) VMware
5 3 (1.02%) EMC
5 3 (1.02%) Genesys
5 3 (1.02%) NetApp
5 3 (1.02%) Veritas
5 3 (1.02%) Symantec
5 3 (1.02%) Sencha
6 2 (0.68%) JD Edwards
6 2 (0.68%) Cognos
6 2 (0.68%) GigaSpaces
6 2 (0.68%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.34%) Serena
7 1 (0.34%) IBM
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Salary: Package
Posted: 2 days ago
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: Very Attractive
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £0 - £80,000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum Excellent benefits package
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Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + excellent benefits
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus & benefits
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Salary: £45000 - £46000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Package
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