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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architecture
Rank 317 323 348
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +25
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 133 132 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.63% 0.56% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 0.70% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 114 94 94
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -20.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
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
17300 18774 17637
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 81.35% 79.87% 77.18%
Number of salaries quoted 13600 14917 14298
Average salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
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 £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 1 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 1 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 +35 55 £55,000 +12.82% 5
Berkshire -13 24 £48,750 +8.33% 3
Hampshire +4 16 £39,750 -16.31% 4
East Sussex -3 15 £42,500 - 1
West Sussex +4 9 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Kent +12 6 £50,000 +45.98%
Oxfordshire +9 5 £55,000 +15.78% 4
Buckinghamshire -3 3 £50,000 -4.76%
Software Architecture
England

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 153 (55.04%) C#
2 128 (46.04%) OO
3 120 (43.17%) Java
4 115 (41.37%) Software Engineering
5 109 (39.21%) Degree
5 109 (39.21%) JavaScript
6 106 (38.13%) Agile Software Development
7 103 (37.05%) C++
8 97 (34.89%) Finance
9 91 (32.73%) UML
10 88 (31.65%) HTML
11 86 (30.94%) .NET
12 81 (29.14%) CSS
12 81 (29.14%) Windows
13 80 (28.78%) Microsoft
14 75 (26.98%) OOP
15 69 (24.82%) Linux
16 68 (24.46%) SQL
17 64 (23.02%) Web Services
18 62 (22.30%) Use Case
19 59 (21.22%) Telecoms
20 58 (20.86%) XML
21 56 (20.14%) Aerospace
22 55 (19.78%) TDD
23 53 (19.06%) Scrum
24 52 (18.71%) Continuous Integration
25 51 (18.35%) Automotive
26 49 (17.63%) SOAP
26 49 (17.63%) Unit Testing
27 47 (16.91%) Static Code Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 19 (6.83%) JBoss
2 18 (6.47%) Apache
3 13 (4.68%) Node.js
4 4 (1.44%) IIS
5 2 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.72%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.36%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.36%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.36%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.36%) CMS
6 1 (0.36%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 40 (14.39%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.72%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 8 (2.88%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (2.52%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (1.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.72%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 16 (5.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.08%) PaaS
2 3 (1.08%) IaaS
3 1 (0.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.68%) Internet
2 12 (4.32%) HTTP
3 10 (3.60%) TCP/IP
4 7 (2.52%) VoIP
5 5 (1.80%) SMTP
5 5 (1.80%) SSL
5 5 (1.80%) LDAP
6 3 (1.08%) NFC
7 1 (0.36%) SNMP
7 1 (0.36%) SAN
7 1 (0.36%) Firewall
7 1 (0.36%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (16.55%) SQL Server
2 22 (7.91%) MySQL
3 13 (4.68%) Relational Database
4 10 (3.60%) NoSQL
5 8 (2.88%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (2.16%) MongoDB
7 5 (1.80%) RDBMS
7 5 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (1.44%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.44%) Big Data
9 2 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.72%) DTS
10 1 (0.36%) DB2
10 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 43 (15.47%) Visual Studio
2 40 (14.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 36 (12.95%) Eclipse
4 26 (9.35%) NUnit
5 24 (8.63%) JUnit
6 23 (8.27%) TestNG
7 18 (6.47%) Ant
7 18 (6.47%) SoapUI
8 16 (5.76%) Rhino Mocks
9 15 (5.40%) Jenkins
10 11 (3.96%) Maven
11 10 (3.60%) Selenium
12 8 (2.88%) Rational DOORS
13 7 (2.52%) Git (software)
14 6 (2.16%) Subversion
14 6 (2.16%) ReSharper
15 5 (1.80%) JIRA
15 5 (1.80%) Fiddler
16 2 (0.72%) PhantomJS
16 2 (0.72%) CasperJS
General
1 97 (34.89%) Finance
2 59 (21.22%) Telecoms
3 56 (20.14%) Aerospace
4 51 (18.35%) Automotive
5 12 (4.32%) Manufacturing
5 12 (4.32%) Marketing
6 11 (3.96%) Banking
7 7 (2.52%) Publishing
7 7 (2.52%) Electronics
7 7 (2.52%) Investment Banking
8 5 (1.80%) French Language
9 2 (0.72%) Avionics
9 2 (0.72%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.36%) Military
Job Titles
1 193 (69.42%) Developer
2 77 (27.70%) Software Developer
3 71 (25.54%) Senior Developer
4 36 (12.95%) Java Developer
5 35 (12.59%) Software Engineer
6 32 (11.51%) C# Developer
7 27 (9.71%) .NET Developer
8 26 (9.35%) Architect
9 25 (8.99%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 24 (8.63%) Senior Software Developer
11 18 (6.47%) Lead Developer
11 18 (6.47%) Senior C# Developer
11 18 (6.47%) C++ Developer
12 14 (5.04%) Junior
13 13 (4.68%) Senior Software Engineer
13 13 (4.68%) Junior Developer
14 11 (3.96%) C# .NET Developer
15 10 (3.60%) Senior Java Developer
16 9 (3.24%) Senior C++ Developer
17 8 (2.88%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (31.65%) HTML
2 86 (30.94%) .NET
3 81 (29.14%) CSS
4 64 (23.02%) Web Services
5 58 (20.86%) XML
6 49 (17.63%) SOAP
7 40 (14.39%) RESTful
8 36 (12.95%) Hibernate
8 36 (12.95%) HTML5
9 35 (12.59%) WCF
10 34 (12.23%) XML Schema
10 34 (12.23%) J2EE
11 31 (11.15%) .NET Framework
12 29 (10.43%) jQuery
12 29 (10.43%) ASP.NET
13 26 (9.35%) AngularJS
14 25 (8.99%) JSP
15 24 (8.63%) CSS3
16 23 (8.27%) FreeMarker
16 23 (8.27%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 42 (15.11%) Computer Science
2 30 (10.79%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (10.43%) Open Source
4 21 (7.55%) Enterprise Software
5 15 (5.40%) User Experience
6 13 (4.68%) Mathematics
7 7 (2.52%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.80%) GIS
8 5 (1.80%) Life Science
8 5 (1.80%) Inversion of Control
9 4 (1.44%) DTV
10 3 (1.08%) EMV
10 3 (1.08%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.08%) Cryptography
10 3 (1.08%) Mobile Banking
10 3 (1.08%) Mobile Payment
11 2 (0.72%) Embedded Systems
11 2 (0.72%) CUDA
11 2 (0.72%) Grid Computing
11 2 (0.72%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 81 (29.14%) Windows
2 69 (24.82%) Linux
3 40 (14.39%) UNIX
4 9 (3.24%) Android
5 7 (2.52%) Windows Mobile
6 5 (1.80%) Windows 8
6 5 (1.80%) Windows 7
7 4 (1.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.44%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.08%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.36%) AIX
9 1 (0.36%) Solaris
9 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (46.04%) OO
2 115 (41.37%) Software Engineering
3 106 (38.13%) Agile Software Development
4 91 (32.73%) UML
5 75 (26.98%) OOP
6 62 (22.30%) Use Case
7 55 (19.78%) TDD
8 53 (19.06%) Scrum
9 52 (18.71%) Continuous Integration
10 49 (17.63%) Unit Testing
11 47 (16.91%) Static Code Analysis
12 40 (14.39%) Data Modelling
13 39 (14.03%) Mentoring
14 38 (13.67%) MVC
15 34 (12.23%) OOD
16 25 (8.99%) BDD
17 21 (7.55%) Project Management
18 19 (6.83%) User Stories
19 18 (6.47%) SOA
19 18 (6.47%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 153 (55.04%) C#
2 120 (43.17%) Java
3 109 (39.21%) JavaScript
4 103 (37.05%) C++
5 68 (24.46%) SQL
6 30 (10.79%) COBOL
7 27 (9.71%) Ada
8 25 (8.99%) C
9 24 (8.63%) Python
10 17 (6.12%) VB.NET
11 16 (5.76%) VB
12 12 (4.32%) Perl
13 10 (3.60%) VB6
14 9 (3.24%) PHP
14 9 (3.24%) Ruby
15 5 (1.80%) AspectJ
15 5 (1.80%) TypeScript
16 3 (1.08%) T-SQL
16 3 (1.08%) IronPython
17 2 (0.72%) XPath
Qualifications
1 109 (39.21%) Degree
2 9 (3.24%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.52%) PMP
3 7 (2.52%) PMI Certification
4 5 (1.80%) PhD
5 3 (1.08%) HND
5 3 (1.08%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.36%) ISEB
6 1 (0.36%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.91%) QA
2 5 (1.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.36%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.36%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (3.24%) Firmware
2 1 (0.36%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (2.88%) Puppet
1 8 (2.88%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.36%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 80 (28.78%) Microsoft
2 21 (7.55%) Oracle
3 13 (4.68%) TOWER Software
4 5 (1.80%) Genesys
4 5 (1.80%) Sencha
5 4 (1.44%) Google
5 4 (1.44%) SAP
6 3 (1.08%) Hyperion
6 3 (1.08%) Zend
7 2 (0.72%) GigaSpaces
7 2 (0.72%) Cognos
7 2 (0.72%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.36%) EMC
8 1 (0.36%) IBM
8 1 (0.36%) Symantec
8 1 (0.36%) NetApp
8 1 (0.36%) Veritas
8 1 (0.36%) Brocade
8 1 (0.36%) Serena
8 1 (0.36%) VMware
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £44000 - £50000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60,000-70,000+ 5% Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Romsey, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 6 days ago
Burgess Hill
Spectrum IT
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Abingdon
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
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Walton-on-Thames
White Horse Employment Network Limited
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