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 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Architecture
Rank 449 435 513
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +78
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 594 702 597
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.61% 0.63% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 0.73% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 506 570 480
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%

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
85300 96063 103309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.87% 86.80% 85.46%
Number of salaries quoted 71291 78493 83654
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 25 June 2016 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 25 June 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
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statistics and trends)
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 -24 539 £57,500 +9.52% 75
London -28 233 £67,500 - 34
South East +64 173 £50,000 - 18
Surrey +30 60 £47,500 -13.63% 4
Oxfordshire +18 42 £62,500 +13.63% 6
East of England +38 36 £50,000 -13.04% 2
South West +4 32 £42,500 +13.33% 2
Oxford +25 31 £65,000 +44.44% 4
City of London +2 28 £63,750 -8.92% 9
Berkshire +6 26 £52,500 +16.66% 2
Cambridgeshire +4 26 £50,000 -13.04% 2
Scotland +14 25 £46,250 +20.12% 2
Walton-on-Thames -13 25 £47,500 -13.63% 2
Cambridge 0 23 £52,500 -6.66% 1
Glasgow +8 22 £45,000 - 2
Hampshire +6 22 £70,000 +40.00% 3
North West +14 21 £43,500 +26.08% 6
Buckinghamshire +43 19 £47,500 - 1
Yorkshire -6 18 £50,000 -4.76% 4
Reigate +8 17 £60,000 +33.33%
Manchester 0 16 £43,500 +26.08% 6
Reading +13 13 £55,000 +15.78% 1
West Midlands -33 13 £43,750 +2.94% 2
Dorset +24 12 £42,500 -19.04% 1
Leeds -12 12 £47,500 -13.63% 3
West Yorkshire -24 12 £47,500 -13.63% 4
Milton Keynes +34 11 £47,500 -
Staines +14 11 £47,500 +1.06% 1
Gloucestershire +1 11 £40,500 -19.00%
Wimbledon - 10 - -

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, 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.

1 595 (52.65%) Agile Software Development
2 446 (39.47%) Java
3 440 (38.94%) HTML
4 436 (38.58%) JavaScript
5 418 (36.99%) C#
6 391 (34.60%) .NET
7 388 (34.34%) Degree
8 363 (32.12%) CSS
9 341 (30.18%) OO
10 337 (29.82%) Software Engineering
11 332 (29.38%) Finance
12 300 (26.55%) SQL
13 268 (23.72%) C++
14 246 (21.77%) Computer Science
15 230 (20.35%) Microsoft
16 225 (19.91%) SQL Server
17 223 (19.73%) SDLC
18 216 (19.12%) XML
19 199 (17.61%) HTML5
20 194 (17.17%) TDD
21 193 (17.08%) Web Services
22 187 (16.55%) MVC
23 170 (15.04%) Scrum
24 167 (14.78%) SOA
25 165 (14.60%) Linux
26 156 (13.81%) ASP.NET
27 154 (13.63%) Mathematics
28 148 (13.10%) jQuery
29 146 (12.92%) OOP
30 143 (12.65%) Oracle

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 71 (6.28%) SharePoint
2 38 (3.36%) JBoss
3 32 (2.83%) CMS
4 22 (1.95%) Apache
5 21 (1.86%) Elasticsearch
6 18 (1.59%) IIS
7 17 (1.50%) WebSphere
8 16 (1.42%) Tomcat
8 16 (1.42%) WebLogic
9 13 (1.15%) OpenStack
10 11 (0.97%) Apache Solr
10 11 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
11 8 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
12 7 (0.62%) Apache Spark
12 7 (0.62%) SAS
12 7 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
13 6 (0.53%) nginx
14 5 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
15 3 (0.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 3 (0.27%) GemFire
Applications
1 95 (8.41%) MS Excel
2 35 (3.10%) MS Office
3 28 (2.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.44%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.35%) InfoPath
5 4 (0.35%) MS Project
6 1 (0.088%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (1.42%) Hi Portfolio
2 12 (1.06%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 7 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.27%) OPENContractor
4 3 (0.27%) OPENHousing
4 3 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.18%) Magento
5 2 (0.18%) Odoo
5 2 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.18%) Summit
6 1 (0.088%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 77 (6.81%) Amazon AWS
2 69 (6.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (2.57%) SaaS
4 19 (1.68%) Office 365
5 16 (1.42%) PaaS
6 12 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
7 8 (0.71%) Google App Engine
8 5 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.35%) GitHub
9 4 (0.35%) IaaS
9 4 (0.35%) Sumo Logic
10 3 (0.27%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (0.18%) Amazon EMR
11 2 (0.18%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 2 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.18%) Heroku
12 1 (0.088%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.088%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.088%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 40 (3.54%) TCP/IP
2 37 (3.27%) HTTP
3 32 (2.83%) Internet
4 19 (1.68%) DNS
5 16 (1.42%) SSL
6 15 (1.33%) Firewall
7 14 (1.24%) WAN
8 9 (0.80%) LAN
9 8 (0.71%) Wireless
10 7 (0.62%) SAN
11 6 (0.53%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (0.53%) Cisco IOS
11 6 (0.53%) IPsec
11 6 (0.53%) VoIP
11 6 (0.53%) VPN
12 5 (0.44%) iSCSI
13 4 (0.35%) LDAP
14 3 (0.27%) ATM
14 3 (0.27%) HTTPS
15 2 (0.18%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 225 (19.91%) SQL Server
2 75 (6.64%) NoSQL
3 71 (6.28%) MySQL
4 53 (4.69%) MongoDB
5 44 (3.89%) Relational Database
6 39 (3.45%) Oracle Database
7 38 (3.36%) PostgreSQL
8 33 (2.92%) Apache Cassandra
9 28 (2.48%) Hadoop
10 27 (2.39%) Big Data
11 26 (2.30%) Oracle Database 11g
11 26 (2.30%) Oracle Database 12c
12 21 (1.86%) JasperReports
12 21 (1.86%) RDBMS
12 21 (1.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 16 (1.42%) Redis
14 12 (1.06%) Oracle Database 10g
14 12 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
14 12 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 10 (0.88%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 109 (9.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 91 (8.05%) Visual Studio
3 64 (5.66%) Git (software)
4 60 (5.31%) NUnit
5 49 (4.34%) Selenium
6 43 (3.81%) JIRA
7 39 (3.45%) Jenkins
8 37 (3.27%) Maven
8 37 (3.27%) Rhino Mocks
9 27 (2.39%) HP UFT
10 25 (2.21%) JUnit
11 24 (2.12%) Rational Functional Tester
11 24 (2.12%) SilkTest
12 19 (1.68%) Ant
13 18 (1.59%) Eclipse
13 18 (1.59%) Grunt
14 17 (1.50%) JMeter
14 17 (1.50%) Subversion
15 14 (1.24%) Cucumber
15 14 (1.24%) NeoLoad
General
1 332 (29.38%) Finance
2 68 (6.02%) Banking
3 53 (4.69%) Telecoms
4 40 (3.54%) Aerospace
4 40 (3.54%) Automotive
5 39 (3.45%) Marketing
6 38 (3.36%) Games
7 37 (3.27%) Advertising
8 29 (2.57%) Retail
9 13 (1.15%) Electronics
10 12 (1.06%) Financial Institution
11 11 (0.97%) French Language
12 9 (0.80%) Online Betting
13 8 (0.71%) Law
14 6 (0.53%) Manufacturing
15 5 (0.44%) Publishing
16 4 (0.35%) Back Office
17 3 (0.27%) Front Office
17 3 (0.27%) German Language
17 3 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 623 (55.13%) Developer
2 204 (18.05%) Senior Developer
3 191 (16.90%) C# Developer
4 135 (11.95%) Architect
5 133 (11.77%) .NET Developer
6 126 (11.15%) Java Developer
7 113 (10.00%) Software Engineer
8 111 (9.82%) Software Developer
9 91 (8.05%) C# Software Developer
10 88 (7.79%) C# .NET Developer
11 83 (7.35%) JavaScript Developer
12 73 (6.46%) Analyst
13 58 (5.13%) Senior JavaScript Developer
14 53 (4.69%) Senior C# Developer
15 52 (4.60%) Senior Software Developer
16 45 (3.98%) SQL Developer
16 45 (3.98%) Web Developer
17 43 (3.81%) Senior C# Software Developer
18 41 (3.63%) Consultant
18 41 (3.63%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 440 (38.94%) HTML
2 391 (34.60%) .NET
3 363 (32.12%) CSS
4 216 (19.12%) XML
5 199 (17.61%) HTML5
6 193 (17.08%) Web Services
7 156 (13.81%) ASP.NET
8 148 (13.10%) jQuery
9 139 (12.30%) CSS3
10 117 (10.35%) AngularJS
11 110 (9.73%) REST
12 90 (7.96%) SOAP
12 90 (7.96%) Spring
13 81 (7.17%) .NET Framework
14 79 (6.99%) JSON
15 70 (6.19%) Hibernate
16 64 (5.66%) WPF
17 63 (5.58%) J2EE
18 58 (5.13%) RESTful
19 56 (4.96%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 246 (21.77%) Computer Science
2 154 (13.63%) Mathematics
3 91 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
4 78 (6.90%) Algorithms
5 67 (5.93%) User Experience
6 52 (4.60%) Enterprise Software
7 42 (3.72%) Data Structures
8 32 (2.83%) N-Tier
9 27 (2.39%) Hedge funds
10 26 (2.30%) Client/Server
11 24 (2.12%) Mobile App
12 22 (1.95%) Visualisation
13 20 (1.77%) Reinsurance
14 19 (1.68%) iPad
15 18 (1.59%) Fintech
15 18 (1.59%) Management Information System
16 12 (1.06%) iPhone
17 10 (0.88%) Cryptography
17 10 (0.88%) Statistics
18 9 (0.80%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 165 (14.60%) Linux
2 111 (9.82%) Unix
3 103 (9.12%) Windows
4 74 (6.55%) Apple iOS
5 52 (4.60%) Android
6 13 (1.15%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (0.88%) Windows NT
8 7 (0.62%) CentOS
8 7 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.44%) Mac OS
10 4 (0.35%) CoreOS
10 4 (0.35%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.27%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.18%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.088%) Solaris
13 1 (0.088%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 595 (52.65%) Agile Software Development
2 341 (30.18%) OO
3 337 (29.82%) Software Engineering
4 223 (19.73%) SDLC
5 194 (17.17%) TDD
6 187 (16.55%) MVC
7 170 (15.04%) Scrum
8 167 (14.78%) SOA
9 146 (12.92%) OOP
10 137 (12.12%) Unit Testing
11 108 (9.56%) Continuous Integration
12 106 (9.38%) UML
13 95 (8.41%) Mentoring
14 83 (7.35%) Front End Development
15 74 (6.55%) BDD
16 71 (6.28%) E-Commerce
17 64 (5.66%) SOLID
17 64 (5.66%) Web Development
18 63 (5.58%) Analytics
18 63 (5.58%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 446 (39.47%) Java
2 436 (38.58%) JavaScript
3 418 (36.99%) C#
4 300 (26.55%) SQL
5 268 (23.72%) C++
6 113 (10.00%) Python
7 108 (9.56%) C
8 69 (6.11%) PHP
9 60 (5.31%) Scala
10 59 (5.22%) Ruby
11 54 (4.78%) Perl
12 49 (4.34%) VB.NET
13 32 (2.83%) PL/SQL
14 31 (2.74%) VB
15 30 (2.65%) Objective-C
16 29 (2.57%) T-SQL
17 23 (2.04%) Apple Swift
17 23 (2.04%) ES6
18 22 (1.95%) Bash Shell
19 21 (1.86%) Korn
Qualifications
1 388 (34.34%) Degree
2 48 (4.25%) ISEB
3 44 (3.89%) Security Cleared
4 38 (3.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 37 (3.27%) ISTQB
6 27 (2.39%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 27 (2.39%) SC Cleared
7 15 (1.33%) PhD
8 14 (1.24%) DV Cleared
9 5 (0.44%) CCNP
9 5 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (0.44%) CISSP
10 4 (0.35%) CISM
10 4 (0.35%) IISP
10 4 (0.35%) ISACA
10 4 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (0.27%) CSSLP
12 2 (0.18%) OCP
12 2 (0.18%) Oracle Certification
12 2 (0.18%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 119 (10.53%) QA
2 16 (1.42%) ISO13485
3 12 (1.06%) DICOM
3 12 (1.06%) ISO 9001
4 8 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.53%) Solvency II
6 5 (0.44%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.088%) MISRA
7 1 (0.088%) MISRA C
System Software
1 22 (1.95%) Docker
2 12 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.71%) Active Directory
4 6 (0.53%) Firmware
4 6 (0.53%) Hyper-V
4 6 (0.53%) VirtualBox
5 5 (0.44%) HDFS
6 4 (0.35%) Corosync
7 3 (0.27%) Shibboleth
8 2 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.18%) Varnish
9 1 (0.088%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.088%) KVM
9 1 (0.088%) NFS
9 1 (0.088%) pfSense
9 1 (0.088%) Sendmail
9 1 (0.088%) Squid
9 1 (0.088%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.088%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.088%) zsh
Systems Management
1 23 (2.04%) Puppet
2 22 (1.95%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (1.42%) Ansible
4 12 (1.06%) Salt
5 5 (0.44%) Kubernetes
5 5 (0.44%) Nagios
5 5 (0.44%) SCOM
6 4 (0.35%) Pacemaker
6 4 (0.35%) ZABBIX
7 3 (0.27%) Oracle Identity Management
8 2 (0.18%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (0.088%) Cacti
9 1 (0.088%) Consul
9 1 (0.088%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.088%) Kibana
9 1 (0.088%) logstash
9 1 (0.088%) Mesos
9 1 (0.088%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 1 (0.088%) vRealize
9 1 (0.088%) yum
Vendors
1 230 (20.35%) Microsoft
2 143 (12.65%) Oracle
3 30 (2.65%) SAP
3 30 (2.65%) TOWER Software
4 23 (2.04%) HP
5 22 (1.95%) IBM
6 16 (1.42%) Ab Initio
6 16 (1.42%) Splunk
6 16 (1.42%) VMware
7 14 (1.24%) Xamarin
8 11 (0.97%) SaltStack
9 10 (0.88%) SOASTA, Inc
10 9 (0.80%) BEA
10 9 (0.80%) Cisco
11 8 (0.71%) Remedy
12 7 (0.62%) Google
12 7 (0.62%) Sitecore
12 7 (0.62%) Telerik
13 6 (0.53%) TIBCO
13 6 (0.53%) Twitter
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 58 - 60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £65,000 per annum + comprehensive benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: £60,000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 per annum + 25 days holiday, healthcare and much more
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary - Private healthcare, Pension, Shares options
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £68,000 per annum + comprehensive benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Computer People
Salary: £48000.00 - £52000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Send
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum Great benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Competitive package
Posted: 5 days ago
Horley, Surrey
Stark Software International
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + pension, health plan, range of benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
IT Rockstars Recruitment
Salary: +10% annual bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + 30 days holiday + excellent benefi
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £ 65K - 74K, plus a car allowance (6k) and bonus (up to £86K) + pensio
Posted: 2 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago