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 22 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architecture
Rank 350 349 313
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -36
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 98 97 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.44% 0.44% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 0.59% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 86 79 130
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 £37,500 £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
17380 16483 17603
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 77.76% 74.33% 75.42%
Number of salaries quoted 13682 13451 14960
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 £63,500 £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 22 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 22 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 +42 59 £52,500 -8.69% 4
Berkshire +3 11 £57,500 +53.33% 1
Buckinghamshire -2 7 £55,000 -
East Sussex -13 6 £33,000 -17.50%
Oxfordshire +6 5 £45,000 +28.57%
Kent -4 4 £47,500 - 1
Hampshire -15 4 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Software Architecture
England

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 108 (44.26%) OO
2 95 (38.93%) Agile Software Development
3 94 (38.52%) Software Engineering
4 91 (37.30%) C#
5 84 (34.43%) HTML
6 80 (32.79%) CSS
7 78 (31.97%) JavaScript
8 76 (31.15%) Finance
9 63 (25.82%) Java
10 61 (25.00%) Computer Science
11 60 (24.59%) Mathematics
12 58 (23.77%) C++
13 57 (23.36%) SQL Server
13 57 (23.36%) Degree
14 54 (22.13%) .NET
15 53 (21.72%) Microsoft
16 52 (21.31%) SQL
17 49 (20.08%) Linux
18 40 (16.39%) XML
18 40 (16.39%) MVC
19 38 (15.57%) WPF
20 36 (14.75%) J2EE
21 35 (14.34%) Open Source
22 34 (13.93%) ASP.NET
23 33 (13.52%) Ant
23 33 (13.52%) UML
24 32 (13.11%) MS Excel
24 32 (13.11%) jQuery
25 31 (12.70%) QA
25 31 (12.70%) Ajax

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 15 (6.15%) Node.js
2 11 (4.51%) IIS
3 10 (4.10%) WebLogic
4 8 (3.28%) SharePoint
4 8 (3.28%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (2.46%) CMS
6 5 (2.05%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.23%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (1.23%) Apache Solr
7 3 (1.23%) WebLogic Portal
7 3 (1.23%) MS Exchange
7 3 (1.23%) Apache
7 3 (1.23%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.41%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.41%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 32 (13.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (2.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.23%) Tridion
2 3 (1.23%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.23%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 19 (7.79%) SaaS
2 2 (0.82%) Office 365
2 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (8.61%) TCP/IP
2 19 (7.79%) HTTP
3 15 (6.15%) Internet
4 4 (1.64%) DVB
5 3 (1.23%) SAN
5 3 (1.23%) LDAP
6 2 (0.82%) DHCP
7 1 (0.41%) Network Security
7 1 (0.41%) NAS
7 1 (0.41%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.41%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.41%) LAN
7 1 (0.41%) WAN
7 1 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (23.36%) SQL Server
2 21 (8.61%) Relational Database
3 18 (7.38%) MySQL
4 14 (5.74%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (5.74%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (4.10%) MongoDB
5 10 (4.10%) NoSQL
6 5 (2.05%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.23%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.23%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.82%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.41%) DB2
Development Applications
1 33 (13.52%) Ant
2 25 (10.25%) Maven
3 19 (7.79%) Visual Studio
4 18 (7.38%) JUnit
5 14 (5.74%) JIRA
6 10 (4.10%) Subversion
6 10 (4.10%) Selenium
7 9 (3.69%) Jenkins
7 9 (3.69%) PHPUnit
7 9 (3.69%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (3.28%) Git (software)
9 7 (2.87%) Mercurial
10 6 (2.46%) WebLogic Workshop
11 5 (2.05%) PhantomJS
11 5 (2.05%) Rhino Mocks
11 5 (2.05%) NUnit
12 4 (1.64%) ClearCase
13 3 (1.23%) SoapUI
13 3 (1.23%) Eclipse
14 1 (0.41%) TestNG
General
1 76 (31.15%) Finance
2 9 (3.69%) Financial Institution
3 7 (2.87%) Games
4 5 (2.05%) Marketing
4 5 (2.05%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.05%) Advertising
5 3 (1.23%) French Language
6 2 (0.82%) Legal
7 1 (0.41%) Publishing
7 1 (0.41%) Electronics
7 1 (0.41%) Banking
Job Titles
1 159 (65.16%) Developer
2 64 (26.23%) Senior Developer
3 53 (21.72%) C# Developer
4 49 (20.08%) Software Engineer
5 35 (14.34%) Architect
6 33 (13.52%) Analyst
7 32 (13.11%) Software Developer
8 30 (12.30%) Programmer
9 29 (11.89%) Developer Analyst
10 28 (11.48%) C# Software Engineer
11 27 (11.07%) Solutions Architect
12 26 (10.66%) C# Programmer
13 25 (10.25%) Agile C# Developer
14 24 (9.84%) Software Programmer
15 19 (7.79%) Java Developer
16 18 (7.38%) Java/J2EE Developer
16 18 (7.38%) Senior Java Developer
17 17 (6.97%) Senior J2EE Developer
17 17 (6.97%) C++ Developer
17 17 (6.97%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (34.43%) HTML
2 80 (32.79%) CSS
3 54 (22.13%) .NET
4 40 (16.39%) XML
5 38 (15.57%) WPF
6 36 (14.75%) J2EE
7 34 (13.93%) ASP.NET
8 32 (13.11%) jQuery
9 31 (12.70%) Ajax
10 30 (12.30%) Spring
11 26 (10.66%) Web Services
12 23 (9.43%) Servlets
13 22 (9.02%) JDBC
13 22 (9.02%) Struts
13 22 (9.02%) Hibernate
13 22 (9.02%) .NET Framework
14 20 (8.20%) JSP
15 19 (7.79%) DHTML
15 19 (7.79%) JMS
15 19 (7.79%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 61 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 60 (24.59%) Mathematics
3 35 (14.34%) Open Source
4 10 (4.10%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (2.87%) Mobile App
5 7 (2.87%) Social Media
5 7 (2.87%) N-Tier
6 6 (2.46%) Statistics
6 6 (2.46%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.64%) STB
7 4 (1.64%) DTV
8 3 (1.23%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (0.82%) Replication
9 2 (0.82%) 3D Graphics
9 2 (0.82%) Grid Computing
9 2 (0.82%) Physics
9 2 (0.82%) Animation
9 2 (0.82%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.41%) iPhone
10 1 (0.41%) SystemC
Operating Systems
1 49 (20.08%) Linux
2 20 (8.20%) UNIX
3 17 (6.97%) Windows
4 6 (2.46%) Solaris
4 6 (2.46%) Mac OS X
5 3 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.23%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.23%) Windows 8
5 3 (1.23%) AIX
6 2 (0.82%) HPUX
7 1 (0.41%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.41%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.41%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (44.26%) OO
2 95 (38.93%) Agile Software Development
3 94 (38.52%) Software Engineering
4 40 (16.39%) MVC
5 33 (13.52%) UML
6 29 (11.89%) Use Case
7 25 (10.25%) Unit Testing
7 25 (10.25%) OOA/OOD
8 24 (9.84%) Web Development
9 22 (9.02%) TDD
9 22 (9.02%) Scrum
10 21 (8.61%) OOD
11 18 (7.38%) Data Protection
12 17 (6.97%) Financial Modelling
13 16 (6.56%) Refactoring
13 16 (6.56%) Customer Engagement
14 14 (5.74%) Kanban
14 14 (5.74%) OOP
15 12 (4.92%) Parallel Computing
16 10 (4.10%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 91 (37.30%) C#
2 78 (31.97%) JavaScript
3 63 (25.82%) Java
4 58 (23.77%) C++
5 52 (21.31%) SQL
6 27 (11.07%) PHP
7 24 (9.84%) Python
8 18 (7.38%) C
9 15 (6.15%) Perl
10 13 (5.33%) VB
11 12 (4.92%) VB.NET
12 9 (3.69%) Ruby
13 6 (2.46%) Objective-C
14 4 (1.64%) T-SQL
15 3 (1.23%) Clojure
15 3 (1.23%) Golang
15 3 (1.23%) Shell Script
15 3 (1.23%) AspectJ
16 2 (0.82%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.82%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 57 (23.36%) Degree
2 3 (1.23%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.82%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.41%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (12.70%) QA
2 4 (1.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (1.64%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (1.23%) VMware ESX
2 2 (0.82%) vSphere
3 1 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.41%) Xen
3 1 (0.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (0.41%) KVM
3 1 (0.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (3.69%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (3.69%) Puppet
2 2 (0.82%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.41%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.41%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 53 (21.72%) Microsoft
2 14 (5.74%) Oracle
3 9 (3.69%) TOWER Software
4 7 (2.87%) Zend
4 7 (2.87%) Cisco
5 6 (2.46%) JBoss
6 5 (2.05%) Apple
7 4 (1.64%) VMware
8 3 (1.23%) Sitecore
8 3 (1.23%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.23%) NetApp
8 3 (1.23%) HP
8 3 (1.23%) Brocade
9 2 (0.82%) Veritas
9 2 (0.82%) Citrix
9 2 (0.82%) IBM
9 2 (0.82%) Symantec
9 2 (0.82%) GigaSpaces
10 1 (0.41%) 3PAR
10 1 (0.41%) DevExpress
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