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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Architecture
Rank 319 318 309
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -9
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 148 142 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.76% 0.69% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 0.82% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 136 128 105
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% -11.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £68,250 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
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
16550 17228 16685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 85.51% 84.11% 83.11%
Number of salaries quoted 13997 13887 13098
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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 +35 73 £55,000 +4.76% 9
Hampshire +15 17 £56,000 +40.00% 1
West Sussex +8 15 £24,500 +6.52% 1
Buckinghamshire -3 13 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Oxfordshire -1 11 £55,000 -12.00% 2
Berkshire -3 10 £75,000 +50.00% 3
Kent -3 8 £46,500 -2.10% 1
East Sussex -12 7 £50,000 +25.00% 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 5 February 2016, 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.

1 157 (51.31%) Agile Software Development
2 156 (50.98%) C#
2 156 (50.98%) OO
3 129 (42.16%) C++
3 129 (42.16%) JavaScript
4 122 (39.87%) Degree
5 111 (36.27%) HTML
6 107 (34.97%) Finance
7 100 (32.68%) CSS
8 99 (32.35%) Software Engineering
9 96 (31.37%) SQL
9 96 (31.37%) Computer Science
10 91 (29.74%) SQL Server
11 89 (29.08%) .NET
12 83 (27.12%) SDLC
13 76 (24.84%) UML
14 75 (24.51%) Java
15 62 (20.26%) TDD
16 61 (19.93%) Mathematics
17 59 (19.28%) Linux
18 55 (17.97%) Windows
18 55 (17.97%) Use Case
19 52 (16.99%) Unit Testing
20 50 (16.34%) XML
21 48 (15.69%) Microsoft
21 48 (15.69%) Team Foundation Server
22 46 (15.03%) Visual Studio
23 44 (14.38%) Open Source
23 44 (14.38%) HTML5
24 43 (14.05%) Financial Modelling

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 13 (4.25%) CMS
2 8 (2.61%) SharePoint
3 7 (2.29%) IIS
4 6 (1.96%) Sitecore CMS
5 5 (1.63%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (1.63%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (1.31%) Apache
6 4 (1.31%) JBoss
7 3 (0.98%) Node.js
7 3 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (0.98%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.65%) SAS
9 1 (0.33%) Drupal
9 1 (0.33%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 10 (3.27%) MS Excel
1 10 (3.27%) Photoshop
2 3 (0.98%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (6.86%) SaaS
2 4 (1.31%) IaaS
2 4 (1.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.31%) PaaS
3 3 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.33%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 33 (10.78%) TCP/IP
2 27 (8.82%) HTTP
3 16 (5.23%) Internet
4 8 (2.61%) Wireless
5 7 (2.29%) NFC
6 3 (0.98%) Ethernet
6 3 (0.98%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 3 (0.98%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (0.98%) Firewall
6 3 (0.98%) LAN
6 3 (0.98%) NAS
6 3 (0.98%) SAN
6 3 (0.98%) WAN
7 2 (0.65%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (0.65%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (0.65%) SSL
8 1 (0.33%) 802.15
8 1 (0.33%) ATM
8 1 (0.33%) Bluetooth
8 1 (0.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (29.74%) SQL Server
2 25 (8.17%) Relational Database
3 20 (6.54%) Oracle Database
4 19 (6.21%) MySQL
5 12 (3.92%) NoSQL
5 12 (3.92%) RDBMS
6 7 (2.29%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (1.96%) CouchDB
7 6 (1.96%) MongoDB
7 6 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (1.63%) DTS
9 4 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.98%) OLTP
11 2 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.33%) Big Data
12 1 (0.33%) Oracle ODI
12 1 (0.33%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.33%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 48 (15.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 46 (15.03%) Visual Studio
3 33 (10.78%) NUnit
4 29 (9.48%) Rhino Mocks
5 18 (5.88%) JIRA
6 14 (4.58%) Eclipse
7 13 (4.25%) Jenkins
8 11 (3.59%) JUnit
9 10 (3.27%) Git (software)
10 9 (2.94%) Subversion
11 7 (2.29%) Ant
11 7 (2.29%) Selenium
12 6 (1.96%) ReSharper
13 4 (1.31%) Jasmine
13 4 (1.31%) Moq
13 4 (1.31%) MSTest
13 4 (1.31%) Protractor
13 4 (1.31%) TestNG
14 3 (0.98%) CasperJS
14 3 (0.98%) SoapUI
General
1 107 (34.97%) Finance
2 33 (10.78%) Telecoms
3 31 (10.13%) Aerospace
4 29 (9.48%) Automotive
5 19 (6.21%) Manufacturing
6 16 (5.23%) Marketing
7 15 (4.90%) Financial Institution
8 8 (2.61%) Legal
9 7 (2.29%) Banking
9 7 (2.29%) Electronics
10 5 (1.63%) Russian Language
11 4 (1.31%) Games
12 3 (0.98%) Publishing
13 1 (0.33%) French Language
13 1 (0.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 193 (63.07%) Developer
2 95 (31.05%) C# Developer
3 90 (29.41%) Senior Developer
4 86 (28.10%) Software Developer
5 59 (19.28%) C# Software Developer
6 53 (17.32%) Architect
7 50 (16.34%) C++ Developer
8 46 (15.03%) Senior C# Developer
9 43 (14.05%) Senior Software Developer
10 41 (13.40%) C++ Software Developer
11 39 (12.75%) Java Developer
12 37 (12.09%) JavaScript Developer
13 29 (9.48%) Senior C++ Developer
14 28 (9.15%) Senior Java Developer
15 26 (8.50%) Software Architect
16 25 (8.17%) J2EE Developer
16 25 (8.17%) Java/J2EE Developer
17 24 (7.84%) Senior JavaScript Developer
17 24 (7.84%) Software Engineer
18 22 (7.19%) Senior J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (36.27%) HTML
2 100 (32.68%) CSS
3 89 (29.08%) .NET
4 50 (16.34%) XML
5 44 (14.38%) HTML5
6 43 (14.05%) Web Services
7 42 (13.73%) J2EE
8 38 (12.42%) Hibernate
9 37 (12.09%) Spring
10 36 (11.76%) CSS3
11 34 (11.11%) ASP.NET
12 33 (10.78%) Servlets
13 32 (10.46%) WPF
14 28 (9.15%) Struts
15 27 (8.82%) JMS
16 26 (8.50%) DHTML
17 25 (8.17%) Boost C++ Libraries
18 24 (7.84%) JSP
19 23 (7.52%) STL
20 21 (6.86%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 96 (31.37%) Computer Science
2 61 (19.93%) Mathematics
3 23 (7.52%) Reinsurance
4 17 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (3.92%) Management Information System
6 8 (2.61%) Mobile App
7 7 (2.29%) Contactless
7 7 (2.29%) Cryptography
7 7 (2.29%) DTV
7 7 (2.29%) EMV
7 7 (2.29%) Mobile Banking
7 7 (2.29%) Mobile Payment
8 6 (1.96%) User Experience
8 6 (1.96%) W3C
9 5 (1.63%) Biometrics
9 5 (1.63%) Smartcard
9 5 (1.63%) Statistics
9 5 (1.63%) Visualisation
10 4 (1.31%) N-Tier
11 3 (0.98%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 59 (19.28%) Linux
2 55 (17.97%) Windows
3 42 (13.73%) Unix
4 24 (7.84%) Apple iOS
5 22 (7.19%) Android
6 13 (4.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (3.27%) Windows NT
7 10 (3.27%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (1.96%) Windows Server
9 3 (0.98%) AIX
9 3 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.65%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (51.31%) Agile Software Development
2 156 (50.98%) OO
3 99 (32.35%) Software Engineering
4 83 (27.12%) SDLC
5 76 (24.84%) UML
6 62 (20.26%) TDD
7 55 (17.97%) Use Case
8 52 (16.99%) Unit Testing
9 44 (14.38%) Open Source
10 43 (14.05%) Financial Modelling
11 35 (11.44%) OOP
11 35 (11.44%) User Stories
12 34 (11.11%) Scrum
13 31 (10.13%) Continuous Integration
13 31 (10.13%) OOA/OOD
14 28 (9.15%) MVC
14 28 (9.15%) Static Code Analysis
15 24 (7.84%) Mentoring
16 23 (7.52%) Risk Management
17 18 (5.88%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 156 (50.98%) C#
2 129 (42.16%) C++
2 129 (42.16%) JavaScript
3 96 (31.37%) SQL
4 75 (24.51%) Java
5 25 (8.17%) C
6 13 (4.25%) Python
7 8 (2.61%) Perl
7 8 (2.61%) PHP
8 7 (2.29%) Bash Shell
9 6 (1.96%) R
9 6 (1.96%) Ruby
10 5 (1.63%) VB
10 5 (1.63%) XPath
11 4 (1.31%) Scala
11 4 (1.31%) TypeScript
12 3 (0.98%) Embedded C
12 3 (0.98%) Objective-C
12 3 (0.98%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.65%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 122 (39.87%) Degree
2 15 (4.90%) SC Cleared
2 15 (4.90%) Security Cleared
3 3 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.65%) ISEB
4 2 (0.65%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (12.75%) QA
2 6 (1.96%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.63%) AIFMD
3 5 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 7816
4 3 (0.98%) COBIT
5 2 (0.65%) SLA
6 1 (0.33%) Solvency II
System Software
1 5 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.31%) Firmware
3 2 (0.65%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (3.59%) Puppet
2 10 (3.27%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.65%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 48 (15.69%) Microsoft
2 34 (11.11%) Oracle
3 23 (7.52%) TOWER Software
4 7 (2.29%) Hyperion
5 6 (1.96%) Sitecore
6 5 (1.63%) Cisco
6 5 (1.63%) VMware
7 3 (0.98%) CheckPoint
7 3 (0.98%) F5
7 3 (0.98%) ForgeRock
7 3 (0.98%) HP
7 3 (0.98%) IBM
7 3 (0.98%) New Relic
7 3 (0.98%) Nokia
7 3 (0.98%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.65%) hybris
8 2 (0.65%) NetIQ
8 2 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.65%) SAP
9 1 (0.33%) Cognos
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Jive Software
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill, Surrey
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
NCC Group
Salary: Competitive Salary, Bonus, Pension, Holidays
Posted: 4 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Computer People
Salary: £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + pension, bonus, life assurance
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Maidenhead
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Kent
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Brighton
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Brighton, Sussex
Maximise Recruitment
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Staines
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £50 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Staines
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Negotiable
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Staines
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Negotiable
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West Sussex
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