The table below looks at the statistics for Software Architecture skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Architecture over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Architecture
UK
Rank 441 475 494
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +19
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 487 544 519
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.58% 0.54% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 0.62% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 390 468 456
Median salary £56,250 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £49,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.00% +11.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
73988 87832 90309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.12% 87.69% 86.05%
Number of salaries quoted 60898 73039 74561
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £76,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Software Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Software Architecture as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Software Architecture
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Architecture within the UK.

Software Architecture Salary Trend in the UK

Software Architecture
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Architecture over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 within the UK.

Software Architecture Salary Histogram in the UK

Software Architecture
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Architecture within the UK over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +31 461 £55,000 - 86
London +59 239 £70,000 - 39
East of England +46 58 £45,000 +5.88% 7
South West +31 50 £50,000 +42.85% 6
South East -36 49 £47,500 -13.63% 12
Cambridgeshire +49 41 £42,500 - 6
Cambridge +37 39 £40,000 -5.88% 5
West Midlands +27 28 £41,500 +93.02% 4
Bristol +17 27 £55,000 +57.14% 1
North West -15 16 £55,000 +2.80% 4
Hampshire +17 14 £55,000 -1.78% 3
Scotland +29 13 £57,500 +27.77% 1
Buckinghamshire +19 12 £47,500 - 1
Milton Keynes +16 12 £47,500 - 1
Gloucestershire -7 12 £50,000 +13.63% 1
Manchester -26 12 £57,500 +7.47% 4
City of London +18 11 £72,500 +20.83% 3
North East +9 10 £30,500 -49.16% 2
Norfolk -1 10 £35,000 -
Norwich -4 10 £35,000 -
Berkshire +43 9 £50,000 -23.07% 5
East Midlands +11 9 £40,000 -11.11% 5
Edinburgh +14 8 £57,500 +69.11% 1
Birmingham +6 8 £48,750 +126.74%
Wales - 8 £45,000 - 1
Gloucester - 7 £50,000 - 1
Shropshire - 7 £26,500 - 2
Hertfordshire +11 6 £55,000 -15.38%
Shrewsbury - 6 £26,500 - 1
Staffordshire - 6 £70,000 - 1

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT jobs citing Software Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Software Architecture.

1 487 (52.37%) Agile Software Development
2 359 (38.60%) JavaScript
3 316 (33.98%) C#
4 315 (33.87%) Java
5 304 (32.69%) .NET
6 288 (30.97%) Software Engineering
7 279 (30.00%) HTML
7 279 (30.00%) Finance
8 239 (25.70%) TDD
9 237 (25.48%) Degree
10 213 (22.90%) CSS
11 199 (21.40%) C++
12 183 (19.68%) Scrum
13 181 (19.46%) MVC
14 177 (19.03%) Continuous Integration
15 173 (18.60%) SQL
16 170 (18.28%) OO
17 158 (16.99%) Linux
18 147 (15.81%) SQL Server
19 137 (14.73%) Web Services
20 129 (13.87%) XML
21 128 (13.76%) jQuery
22 127 (13.66%) ASP.NET
23 126 (13.55%) Mentoring
24 125 (13.44%) AngularJS
25 124 (13.33%) Microsoft
26 123 (13.23%) BDD
27 118 (12.69%) HTML5
28 117 (12.58%) C
29 116 (12.47%) Computer Science

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 35 (3.76%) JBoss
2 29 (3.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 28 (3.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 27 (2.90%) SharePoint
5 26 (2.80%) Apache Solr
6 21 (2.26%) Apache
6 21 (2.26%) CMS
7 18 (1.94%) BizTalk Server
7 18 (1.94%) Elasticsearch
8 12 (1.29%) Apache Spark
8 12 (1.29%) Tomcat
9 8 (0.86%) Apache ServiceMix
9 8 (0.86%) WebLogic
10 7 (0.75%) IIS
11 6 (0.65%) OpenStack
12 5 (0.54%) nginx
12 5 (0.54%) WildFly
13 4 (0.43%) Confluence
14 3 (0.32%) Cloud Foundry
14 3 (0.32%) WebSphere
Applications
1 67 (7.20%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.29%) MS Office
2 12 (1.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (0.65%) Simulink
4 4 (0.43%) GNU Octave
4 4 (0.43%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.32%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.22%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 7 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
1 7 (0.75%) Unit4 Business World
2 4 (0.43%) Magento
2 4 (0.43%) Oracle HRMS
3 3 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.22%) Sonata
5 1 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 62 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 62 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (3.12%) SaaS
3 19 (2.04%) Google Cloud Platform
4 18 (1.94%) PaaS
5 17 (1.83%) GitHub
6 13 (1.40%) Google App Engine
7 7 (0.75%) IaaS
8 6 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (0.65%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 6 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.32%) Google Compute Engine
9 3 (0.32%) Heroku
9 3 (0.32%) OpenShift
10 2 (0.22%) iPaaS
11 1 (0.11%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.11%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.11%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 53 (5.70%) HTTP
2 40 (4.30%) Internet
2 40 (4.30%) Wireless
3 37 (3.98%) TCP/IP
4 21 (2.26%) SSL
5 20 (2.15%) Firewall
6 11 (1.18%) Bluetooth
6 11 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
7 10 (1.08%) DNS
8 8 (0.86%) LAN
8 8 (0.86%) RS-485
8 8 (0.86%) WAN
9 7 (0.75%) DHCP
10 6 (0.65%) FTP
10 6 (0.65%) HTTPS
10 6 (0.65%) Network Security
11 5 (0.54%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (0.54%) Ethernet
11 5 (0.54%) Modbus
11 5 (0.54%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 147 (15.81%) SQL Server
2 89 (9.57%) Big Data
3 64 (6.88%) NoSQL
4 52 (5.59%) Relational Database
5 48 (5.16%) PostgreSQL
6 46 (4.95%) Hadoop
7 39 (4.19%) MongoDB
8 32 (3.44%) Redis
9 29 (3.12%) MySQL
10 25 (2.69%) CouchDB
11 24 (2.58%) Apache Cassandra
12 18 (1.94%) RDBMS
13 11 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 11 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 8 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
15 7 (0.75%) Neo4j
15 7 (0.75%) Oracle Database
16 4 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
16 4 (0.43%) Hazelcast
17 3 (0.32%) Riak
Development Applications
1 96 (10.32%) Git (software)
2 88 (9.46%) Jenkins
3 57 (6.13%) Maven
4 41 (4.41%) Visual Studio
5 38 (4.09%) JIRA
6 29 (3.12%) SonarQube
6 29 (3.12%) TeamCity
7 27 (2.90%) Selenium
7 27 (2.90%) Subversion
8 26 (2.80%) Mockito
9 24 (2.58%) JUnit
10 21 (2.26%) Team Foundation Server
11 17 (1.83%) Rational DOORS
12 16 (1.72%) JMeter
13 13 (1.40%) Ant
13 13 (1.40%) Eclipse
13 13 (1.40%) IntelliJ
14 12 (1.29%) Sonatype Nexus
15 11 (1.18%) Cucumber
15 11 (1.18%) WebDriver
General
1 279 (30.00%) Finance
2 58 (6.24%) Banking
3 41 (4.41%) Telecoms
4 38 (4.09%) Electronics
5 35 (3.76%) Marketing
6 25 (2.69%) Law
6 25 (2.69%) Retail
7 18 (1.94%) Games
8 15 (1.61%) Manufacturing
9 11 (1.18%) Automotive
10 10 (1.08%) Aerospace
11 7 (0.75%) Avionics
12 5 (0.54%) Front Office
12 5 (0.54%) Multimedia
13 4 (0.43%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.43%) Legal
14 3 (0.32%) Back Office
14 3 (0.32%) Military
14 3 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.22%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 460 (49.46%) Developer
2 127 (13.66%) C# Developer
3 124 (13.33%) Software Engineer
4 113 (12.15%) .NET Developer
5 112 (12.04%) Senior Developer
6 100 (10.75%) Architect
7 92 (9.89%) C# .NET Developer
8 80 (8.60%) Java Developer
9 60 (6.45%) Lead Developer
10 54 (5.81%) C++ Developer
11 53 (5.70%) Software Developer
12 50 (5.38%) JavaScript Developer
13 47 (5.05%) HTML Developer
14 46 (4.95%) Software Architect
15 41 (4.41%) Senior Software Engineer
16 36 (3.87%) Embedded Engineer
17 34 (3.66%) Technical Leader
18 32 (3.44%) Team Leader
19 31 (3.33%) Graduate
20 30 (3.23%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 304 (32.69%) .NET
2 279 (30.00%) HTML
3 213 (22.90%) CSS
4 137 (14.73%) Web Services
5 129 (13.87%) XML
6 128 (13.76%) jQuery
7 127 (13.66%) ASP.NET
8 125 (13.44%) AngularJS
9 118 (12.69%) HTML5
10 87 (9.35%) ASP.NET MVC
11 80 (8.60%) REST
12 70 (7.53%) Spring
13 67 (7.20%) CSS3
14 62 (6.67%) .NET Framework
14 62 (6.67%) J2EE
14 62 (6.67%) SOAP
15 54 (5.81%) Hibernate
16 49 (5.27%) Node.js
17 43 (4.62%) RESTful
18 40 (4.30%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 116 (12.47%) Computer Science
2 95 (10.22%) Mathematics
3 70 (7.53%) Data Structures
4 54 (5.81%) Hedge funds
5 45 (4.84%) Algorithms
5 45 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
6 44 (4.73%) Enterprise Software
7 34 (3.66%) User Experience
8 32 (3.44%) Fintech
9 31 (3.33%) Management Information System
10 30 (3.23%) Data Centre
11 29 (3.12%) Client/Server
12 27 (2.90%) Inversion of Control
13 24 (2.58%) Internet of Things
14 22 (2.37%) N-Tier
15 20 (2.15%) Embedded Systems
16 19 (2.04%) Derivative
16 19 (2.04%) iPad
17 18 (1.94%) Visualisation
18 17 (1.83%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 158 (16.99%) Linux
2 104 (11.18%) Unix
3 94 (10.11%) Windows
4 31 (3.33%) Android
5 22 (2.37%) Apple iOS
6 10 (1.08%) Windows Server
7 6 (0.65%) Embedded Linux
7 6 (0.65%) Mac OS X
8 4 (0.43%) VMS
8 4 (0.43%) Windows CE
9 3 (0.32%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.11%) AIX
11 1 (0.11%) CoreOS
11 1 (0.11%) Kali Linux
11 1 (0.11%) Solaris
11 1 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.11%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 487 (52.37%) Agile Software Development
2 288 (30.97%) Software Engineering
3 239 (25.70%) TDD
4 183 (19.68%) Scrum
5 181 (19.46%) MVC
6 177 (19.03%) Continuous Integration
7 170 (18.28%) OO
8 126 (13.55%) Mentoring
9 123 (13.23%) BDD
10 94 (10.11%) Unit Testing
10 94 (10.11%) Web Development
11 93 (10.00%) OOP
12 85 (9.14%) SOA
13 75 (8.06%) Microservices
14 70 (7.53%) SOLID
15 66 (7.10%) Stakeholder Management
16 64 (6.88%) Analytics
17 57 (6.13%) Configuration Management
17 57 (6.13%) DevOps
18 54 (5.81%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 359 (38.60%) JavaScript
2 316 (33.98%) C#
3 315 (33.87%) Java
4 199 (21.40%) C++
5 173 (18.60%) SQL
6 117 (12.58%) C
7 87 (9.35%) Python
8 50 (5.38%) TypeScript
9 48 (5.16%) PHP
10 45 (4.84%) Ruby
11 39 (4.19%) Scala
12 37 (3.98%) VB.NET
13 33 (3.55%) T-SQL
14 29 (3.12%) Embedded C
15 22 (2.37%) F#
15 22 (2.37%) Perl
16 20 (2.15%) MATLAB
17 15 (1.61%) Embedded C++
17 15 (1.61%) Go
17 15 (1.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 237 (25.48%) Degree
2 51 (5.48%) Security Cleared
3 28 (3.01%) ISEB
4 21 (2.26%) ISTQB
5 19 (2.04%) DV Cleared
6 15 (1.61%) PhD
6 15 (1.61%) SC Cleared
7 12 (1.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 12 (1.29%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.32%) CISSP
9 3 (0.32%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 3 (0.32%) OCP
9 3 (0.32%) Oracle Certification
9 3 (0.32%) Postgraduate
10 2 (0.22%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.11%) GPEN
11 1 (0.11%) MCSD
11 1 (0.11%) MCSE
11 1 (0.11%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (7.31%) QA
2 9 (0.97%) MISRA
2 9 (0.97%) MISRA C
3 8 (0.86%) DICOM
3 8 (0.86%) ISO 9001
3 8 (0.86%) ISO13485
4 7 (0.75%) DO-178B
5 4 (0.43%) GAAP
5 4 (0.43%) ISO26262
6 3 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.32%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.22%) SDET
8 1 (0.11%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.11%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (3.55%) Docker
2 10 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.97%) Active Directory
4 5 (0.54%) KVM
5 4 (0.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 3 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.22%) QEMU
7 2 (0.22%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.11%) HDFS
8 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.11%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.11%) Xen
8 1 (0.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (1.29%) Puppet
2 9 (0.97%) Kubernetes
2 9 (0.97%) Opsview
3 7 (0.75%) Ansible
3 7 (0.75%) Mesos
4 3 (0.32%) Failover Clustering
4 3 (0.32%) Oracle Identity Management
5 2 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.11%) Marathon
6 1 (0.11%) MIMEsweeper
6 1 (0.11%) Nagios
6 1 (0.11%) Nmap
6 1 (0.11%) Salt
6 1 (0.11%) SCCM
6 1 (0.11%) SCOM
6 1 (0.11%) ThinApp
6 1 (0.11%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.11%) WebInspect
6 1 (0.11%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 124 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 81 (8.71%) Oracle
3 30 (3.23%) Adobe
4 29 (3.12%) Coverity
5 23 (2.47%) Google
6 16 (1.72%) SAP
7 15 (1.61%) Red Hat
8 10 (1.08%) VMware
9 7 (0.75%) Atlassian
9 7 (0.75%) Hitachi
9 7 (0.75%) HP
10 6 (0.65%) Cisco
10 6 (0.65%) Green Hills
10 6 (0.65%) Splunk
11 5 (0.54%) Cadence
11 5 (0.54%) Facebook
11 5 (0.54%) SOASTA, Inc
11 5 (0.54%) Xamarin
11 5 (0.54%) Zend
12 4 (0.43%) webMethods
Fareham, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £35K + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Datalex
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: £60,000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum £40,000-£60,000 dependent on experie
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £80k
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: Bonus and benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Bluetownonline
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
set2recruit
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum (Plus Bonuses)
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Corsham, Wiltshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Superb Package , incl Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Competitive DOE
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Darwin Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Anonymous recruiter
Salary: Excellent salary + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Ventula Consulting Ltd
Salary: From £130,000 to £165,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Shropshire
Recital Consulting
Salary: £28000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 70,000 + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £150k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £44000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Massive Interactive
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago