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 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architecture
Rank 296 351 267
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -84
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 148 83 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.69% 0.39% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% 0.49% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 130 63 180
Average salary £45,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £41,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,750 £65,000 £61,400
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.38%
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
17205 16860 17836
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 80.15% 79.65% 77.54%
Number of salaries quoted 13733 13389 15354
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 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 29 December 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 29 December 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 +29 49 £52,500 -8.69% 4
Kent +10 21 £47,500 -13.63% 1
East Sussex +8 21 £42,750 -5.00%
Hampshire -7 19 £31,000 -31.11% 1
West Sussex +2 13 £35,000 -46.15% 1
Buckinghamshire +3 9 £40,000 -33.33%
Berkshire -12 8 £47,500 -5.00% 4
Middlesex - 5 £50,000 -
Oxfordshire -4 3 £62,500 +66.66% 2
Software Architecture
England

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 December 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.

1 111 (46.06%) Java
2 106 (43.98%) OO
3 103 (42.74%) Software Engineering
4 102 (42.32%) Degree
5 100 (41.49%) Agile Software Development
6 98 (40.66%) JavaScript
7 95 (39.42%) C#
8 89 (36.93%) C++
9 76 (31.54%) Finance
10 69 (28.63%) HTML
11 65 (26.97%) CSS
12 62 (25.73%) XML
12 62 (25.73%) UML
13 55 (22.82%) SQL
14 50 (20.75%) OOP
15 48 (19.92%) Computer Science
16 47 (19.50%) TDD
17 44 (18.26%) Aerospace
18 43 (17.84%) Linux
19 42 (17.43%) Microsoft
19 42 (17.43%) Use Case
20 39 (16.18%) Web Services
21 38 (15.77%) Data Modelling
22 37 (15.35%) Automotive
23 36 (14.94%) Continuous Integration
24 35 (14.52%) Telecoms
24 35 (14.52%) .NET
25 34 (14.11%) MVC
26 33 (13.69%) Mathematics
27 32 (13.28%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 16 (6.64%) JBoss
1 16 (6.64%) Apache
2 12 (4.98%) Node.js
3 2 (0.83%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (0.83%) CMS
4 1 (0.41%) Jetty
4 1 (0.41%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.41%) IIS
Applications
1 25 (10.37%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.07%) Simulink
3 3 (1.24%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.24%) Fireworks
4 2 (0.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.49%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (2.07%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.83%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (0.83%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.07%) SaaS
2 1 (0.41%) PaaS
2 1 (0.41%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.73%) HTTP
1 9 (3.73%) TCP/IP
1 9 (3.73%) Internet
2 6 (2.49%) LDAP
3 5 (2.07%) VoIP
4 4 (1.66%) NFC
5 3 (1.24%) NAS
5 3 (1.24%) Firewall
5 3 (1.24%) SAN
6 1 (0.41%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (13.28%) SQL Server
2 30 (12.45%) MySQL
3 13 (5.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (4.98%) Relational Database
5 10 (4.15%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (3.73%) NoSQL
7 6 (2.49%) MongoDB
7 6 (2.49%) SQLite
8 3 (1.24%) Big Data
8 3 (1.24%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (8.30%) Eclipse
2 19 (7.88%) Ant
2 19 (7.88%) JUnit
2 19 (7.88%) TestNG
3 18 (7.47%) Subversion
4 16 (6.64%) SoapUI
5 14 (5.81%) Selenium
5 14 (5.81%) Jenkins
6 12 (4.98%) NUnit
7 10 (4.15%) Visual Studio
8 8 (3.32%) Git (software)
9 7 (2.90%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (2.90%) Maven
10 6 (2.49%) JIRA
10 6 (2.49%) Bugzilla
10 6 (2.49%) PhantomJS
10 6 (2.49%) CasperJS
10 6 (2.49%) Redmine
11 4 (1.66%) Jasmine
11 4 (1.66%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 76 (31.54%) Finance
2 44 (18.26%) Aerospace
3 37 (15.35%) Automotive
4 35 (14.52%) Telecoms
5 19 (7.88%) Banking
6 15 (6.22%) Marketing
7 11 (4.56%) Investment Banking
8 8 (3.32%) Electronics
8 8 (3.32%) Manufacturing
9 6 (2.49%) French Language
10 4 (1.66%) Military
10 4 (1.66%) Publishing
11 1 (0.41%) Games
11 1 (0.41%) Billing
Job Titles
1 147 (61.00%) Developer
2 59 (24.48%) Software Engineer
3 46 (19.09%) Software Developer
4 40 (16.60%) Senior Developer
5 37 (15.35%) Java Developer
6 30 (12.45%) C# Developer
7 26 (10.79%) C++ Developer
7 26 (10.79%) Analyst
8 24 (9.96%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 21 (8.71%) Junior
10 20 (8.30%) Architect
11 18 (7.47%) Junior Developer
12 17 (7.05%) Programmer
13 15 (6.22%) C# Software Engineer
13 15 (6.22%) Developer Analyst
13 15 (6.22%) Software Programmer
13 15 (6.22%) C# Programmer
14 13 (5.39%) Senior Software Developer
14 13 (5.39%) Team Leader
14 13 (5.39%) Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (28.63%) HTML
2 65 (26.97%) CSS
3 62 (25.73%) XML
4 39 (16.18%) Web Services
5 35 (14.52%) .NET
6 32 (13.28%) RESTful
7 31 (12.86%) J2EE
8 30 (12.45%) XML Schema
8 30 (12.45%) Hibernate
9 29 (12.03%) SOAP
10 28 (11.62%) jQuery
11 24 (9.96%) JSP
12 23 (9.54%) HTML5
13 22 (9.13%) WPF
14 21 (8.71%) Spring
14 21 (8.71%) FreeMarker
15 20 (8.30%) ASP.NET
16 19 (7.88%) Ajax
17 17 (7.05%) .NET Framework
17 17 (7.05%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 48 (19.92%) Computer Science
2 33 (13.69%) Mathematics
3 28 (11.62%) Open Source
3 28 (11.62%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (4.56%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.90%) User Experience
6 6 (2.49%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.49%) Inversion of Control
6 6 (2.49%) GIS
7 5 (2.07%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.66%) EMV
8 4 (1.66%) Cryptography
8 4 (1.66%) Embedded Systems
8 4 (1.66%) Mobile Banking
8 4 (1.66%) Mobile Payment
9 3 (1.24%) Replication
9 3 (1.24%) Kindle
10 2 (0.83%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.83%) MPEG
10 2 (0.83%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 43 (17.84%) Linux
2 22 (9.13%) Windows
3 12 (4.98%) UNIX
4 5 (2.07%) Windows Mobile
5 4 (1.66%) Android
5 4 (1.66%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.24%) AIX
6 3 (1.24%) Solaris
6 3 (1.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (43.98%) OO
2 103 (42.74%) Software Engineering
3 100 (41.49%) Agile Software Development
4 62 (25.73%) UML
5 50 (20.75%) OOP
6 47 (19.50%) TDD
7 42 (17.43%) Use Case
8 38 (15.77%) Data Modelling
9 36 (14.94%) Continuous Integration
10 34 (14.11%) MVC
11 29 (12.03%) Mentoring
12 27 (11.20%) Unit Testing
13 24 (9.96%) Static Code Analysis
14 19 (7.88%) OOD
15 18 (7.47%) BDD
16 16 (6.64%) Scrum
16 16 (6.64%) Content Management
17 15 (6.22%) Integration Testing
17 15 (6.22%) Multivariate Testing
18 14 (5.81%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 111 (46.06%) Java
2 98 (40.66%) JavaScript
3 95 (39.42%) C#
4 89 (36.93%) C++
5 55 (22.82%) SQL
6 24 (9.96%) COBOL
6 24 (9.96%) C
7 21 (8.71%) PHP
8 18 (7.47%) Python
9 13 (5.39%) Ada
9 13 (5.39%) Perl
10 9 (3.73%) VB
11 6 (2.49%) VB.NET
11 6 (2.49%) AspectJ
11 6 (2.49%) Ruby
12 5 (2.07%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.41%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.41%) VC++
13 1 (0.41%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 102 (42.32%) Degree
2 5 (2.07%) PMP
2 5 (2.07%) PMI Certification
3 3 (1.24%) ISTQB
3 3 (1.24%) ISEB
3 3 (1.24%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.41%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.47%) QA
2 3 (1.24%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.41%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.41%) Solvency II
System Software
1 4 (1.66%) Firmware
2 3 (1.24%) VMware ESX
2 3 (1.24%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (4.15%) Puppet
1 10 (4.15%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.24%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 42 (17.43%) Microsoft
2 9 (3.73%) TOWER Software
3 6 (2.49%) Zend
4 3 (1.24%) Symantec
4 3 (1.24%) Brocade
4 3 (1.24%) VMware
4 3 (1.24%) EMC
4 3 (1.24%) Hyperion
4 3 (1.24%) NetApp
4 3 (1.24%) Veritas
5 2 (0.83%) JD Edwards
5 2 (0.83%) Cognos
5 2 (0.83%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.41%) IBM
6 1 (0.41%) Serena
6 1 (0.41%) Huawei
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