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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Architecture
Rank 493 446 541
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +95
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 479 665 505
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.50% 0.61% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.70% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 378 549 428
Median salary £55,000 £56,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.65% +7.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.04%

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
84459 94716 97476
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.26% 87.50% 85.31%
Number of salaries quoted 70336 78260 78020
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 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £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 26 September 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 26 September 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
(Click see detailed
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 -46 447 £55,000 -4.34% 85
London -24 203 £70,000 -3.44% 47
South East -9 100 £47,500 -5.00% 9
South West -22 39 £45,000 +16.12% 7
East of England +26 38 £45,000 -21.73% 10
Yorkshire +4 27 £55,000 +22.22% 5
Oxfordshire +22 24 £47,500 +5.55%
Oxford +27 22 £47,500 +5.55%
Hampshire +12 21 £43,000 -23.21% 5
Surrey -22 20 £47,500 -17.39%
Berkshire +13 19 £42,500 -19.04% 1
West Midlands -4 17 £52,500 +23.52% 4
Cambridgeshire +1 16 £45,000 -21.73% 8
Wales +15 15 £63,750 +70.00% 1
Cambridge +5 14 £45,000 -21.73% 7
Gloucestershire -18 14 £70,000 +64.22% 2
City of London +23 12 £70,000 +16.66% 7
Hertfordshire +16 11 £47,500 -46.17% 1
East Midlands +10 11 £47,500 - 1
Sheffield +23 10 £55,000 +37.50%
Reading +22 10 £41,250 -
South Yorkshire +20 10 £55,000 +37.50%
Scotland +6 10 £49,500 +23.75% 4
Leeds -9 10 £45,000 -5.26% 3
North West -10 10 £47,500 +35.71% 1
West Yorkshire -13 10 £45,000 -2.70% 4
South Wales +5 8 £63,750 +70.00% 1
Staines 0 8 - -
Manchester -20 8 £53,750 +55.79% 1
Lincolnshire - 8 £40,250 - 1

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 554 (51.63%) Agile Software Development
2 384 (35.79%) Java
3 367 (34.20%) C#
4 357 (33.27%) JavaScript
5 353 (32.90%) .NET
5 353 (32.90%) HTML
6 315 (29.36%) Degree
7 311 (28.98%) Software Engineering
8 295 (27.49%) Finance
9 274 (25.54%) CSS
10 258 (24.04%) OO
11 241 (22.46%) C++
12 232 (21.62%) SQL
13 230 (21.44%) TDD
14 192 (17.89%) MVC
15 187 (17.43%) Microsoft
16 179 (16.68%) Scrum
17 175 (16.31%) HTML5
18 173 (16.12%) Linux
19 165 (15.38%) SDLC
20 160 (14.91%) Computer Science
21 155 (14.45%) Web Services
22 154 (14.35%) jQuery
23 151 (14.07%) SQL Server
24 145 (13.51%) XML
25 138 (12.86%) Python
26 129 (12.02%) OOP
27 128 (11.93%) SOA
28 124 (11.56%) C
28 124 (11.56%) AngularJS

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 64 (5.96%) SharePoint
2 27 (2.52%) Apache
2 27 (2.52%) JBoss
3 23 (2.14%) CMS
4 21 (1.96%) Apache Solr
5 16 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
6 14 (1.30%) IIS
7 11 (1.03%) WebLogic
8 10 (0.93%) Apache Spark
8 10 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
8 10 (0.93%) nginx
8 10 (0.93%) Tomcat
8 10 (0.93%) WebSphere
9 9 (0.84%) OpenStack
10 5 (0.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 5 (0.47%) Apache ServiceMix
10 5 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (0.37%) SAS
11 4 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.28%) GemFire
Applications
1 107 (9.97%) MS Excel
2 29 (2.70%) MS Office
3 22 (2.05%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.47%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (0.37%) InfoPath
6 3 (0.28%) MS Project
7 2 (0.19%) Doxygen
8 1 (0.093%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (1.12%) HiPortfolio
3 7 (0.65%) Unit4 Business World
4 5 (0.47%) Summit
5 4 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.37%) Magento
6 3 (0.28%) OPENContractor
6 3 (0.28%) OPENHousing
6 3 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.19%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 2 (0.19%) Sonata
8 1 (0.093%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.093%) Odoo
8 1 (0.093%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 77 (7.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 66 (6.15%) Amazon AWS
3 39 (3.63%) SaaS
4 19 (1.77%) PaaS
5 10 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
5 10 (0.93%) Office 365
6 9 (0.84%) GitHub
7 6 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (0.47%) IaaS
8 5 (0.47%) Sumo Logic
9 4 (0.37%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 4 (0.37%) Google App Engine
9 4 (0.37%) Heroku
10 3 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.19%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.19%) iPaaS
12 1 (0.093%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.093%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.093%) Slack
12 1 (0.093%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 43 (4.01%) HTTP
2 35 (3.26%) TCP/IP
3 34 (3.17%) Internet
4 24 (2.24%) DNS
5 22 (2.05%) Firewall
5 22 (2.05%) SSL
6 20 (1.86%) Wireless
7 16 (1.49%) WAN
8 11 (1.03%) Cisco ASA
8 11 (1.03%) LAN
9 9 (0.84%) DHCP
10 8 (0.75%) SAN
11 7 (0.65%) Network Security
11 7 (0.65%) VPN
12 6 (0.56%) HTTPS
12 6 (0.56%) IPsec
12 6 (0.56%) VoIP
13 5 (0.47%) Broadband
13 5 (0.47%) Ethernet
13 5 (0.47%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 151 (14.07%) SQL Server
2 63 (5.87%) NoSQL
3 55 (5.13%) MySQL
4 54 (5.03%) MongoDB
5 47 (4.38%) PostgreSQL
6 42 (3.91%) Relational Database
7 40 (3.73%) Hadoop
8 38 (3.54%) Big Data
9 30 (2.80%) Apache Cassandra
10 25 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 17 (1.58%) JasperReports
12 15 (1.40%) Redis
13 13 (1.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 12 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
15 11 (1.03%) Oracle Database
16 10 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 9 (0.84%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 8 (0.75%) QlikView
18 8 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
19 7 (0.65%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 69 (6.43%) Git (software)
2 68 (6.34%) Team Foundation Server
3 56 (5.22%) Visual Studio
4 50 (4.66%) Jenkins
5 49 (4.57%) JIRA
6 46 (4.29%) Selenium
7 44 (4.10%) Maven
8 29 (2.70%) NUnit
9 25 (2.33%) Ant
9 25 (2.33%) JUnit
10 24 (2.24%) JMeter
11 20 (1.86%) Eclipse
11 20 (1.86%) HP UFT
12 19 (1.77%) Gatling
12 19 (1.77%) Grunt
12 19 (1.77%) NeoLoad
12 19 (1.77%) Subversion
12 19 (1.77%) WebLOAD
13 16 (1.49%) Cucumber
14 15 (1.40%) TeamCity
General
1 295 (27.49%) Finance
2 57 (5.31%) Banking
3 48 (4.47%) Telecoms
4 44 (4.10%) Games
5 34 (3.17%) Automotive
5 34 (3.17%) Marketing
6 33 (3.08%) Aerospace
7 22 (2.05%) Retail
8 18 (1.68%) Advertising
9 12 (1.12%) Electronics
10 9 (0.84%) Manufacturing
11 8 (0.75%) French Language
12 7 (0.65%) Back Office
12 7 (0.65%) Financial Institution
12 7 (0.65%) Law
13 6 (0.56%) Legal
14 5 (0.47%) Multimedia
14 5 (0.47%) Publishing
15 3 (0.28%) Front Office
15 3 (0.28%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 527 (49.11%) Developer
2 155 (14.45%) Senior Developer
3 142 (13.23%) Architect
4 127 (11.84%) Software Engineer
5 120 (11.18%) C# Developer
6 100 (9.32%) Java Developer
7 98 (9.13%) .NET Developer
8 73 (6.80%) Software Developer
9 68 (6.34%) C# .NET Developer
9 68 (6.34%) JavaScript Developer
10 56 (5.22%) C++ Developer
11 54 (5.03%) Software Architect
12 53 (4.94%) Consultant
13 49 (4.57%) Analyst
14 45 (4.19%) C# Software Developer
15 44 (4.10%) Web Developer
16 43 (4.01%) Senior JavaScript Developer
17 40 (3.73%) Solutions Architect
18 39 (3.63%) HTML Developer
19 37 (3.45%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 353 (32.90%) .NET
1 353 (32.90%) HTML
2 274 (25.54%) CSS
3 175 (16.31%) HTML5
4 155 (14.45%) Web Services
5 154 (14.35%) jQuery
6 145 (13.51%) XML
7 124 (11.56%) AngularJS
8 111 (10.34%) ASP.NET
9 108 (10.07%) CSS3
10 86 (8.01%) .NET Framework
11 84 (7.83%) REST
12 68 (6.34%) Spring
13 56 (5.22%) J2EE
13 56 (5.22%) React
14 55 (5.13%) Hibernate
15 52 (4.85%) Node.js
16 50 (4.66%) RESTful
16 50 (4.66%) SOAP
17 49 (4.57%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 160 (14.91%) Computer Science
2 99 (9.23%) Mathematics
3 86 (8.01%) Analytical Skills
4 82 (7.64%) Algorithms
5 64 (5.96%) User Experience
6 62 (5.78%) Enterprise Software
7 59 (5.50%) Data Structures
8 41 (3.82%) Hedge funds
9 35 (3.26%) Visualisation
10 25 (2.33%) Fintech
11 23 (2.14%) N-Tier
12 22 (2.05%) iPad
12 22 (2.05%) Management Information System
13 18 (1.68%) Mobile App
14 13 (1.21%) Artificial Intelligence
15 12 (1.12%) Client/Server
16 11 (1.03%) Equities
17 10 (0.93%) Inversion of Control
17 10 (0.93%) Physics
17 10 (0.93%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 173 (16.12%) Linux
2 114 (10.62%) Unix
3 98 (9.13%) Windows
4 53 (4.94%) Apple iOS
5 43 (4.01%) Android
6 10 (0.93%) Mac OS
7 7 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (0.56%) Windows Server
8 6 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (0.47%) CoreOS
10 4 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.28%) CentOS
11 3 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.28%) Windows CE
12 2 (0.19%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.19%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.093%) Solaris
13 1 (0.093%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.093%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.093%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 554 (51.63%) Agile Software Development
2 311 (28.98%) Software Engineering
3 258 (24.04%) OO
4 230 (21.44%) TDD
5 192 (17.89%) MVC
6 179 (16.68%) Scrum
7 165 (15.38%) SDLC
8 129 (12.02%) OOP
9 128 (11.93%) SOA
10 112 (10.44%) Continuous Integration
11 110 (10.25%) Mentoring
12 99 (9.23%) UML
13 98 (9.13%) Unit Testing
14 97 (9.04%) BDD
15 67 (6.24%) Web Development
16 63 (5.87%) Waterfall
17 62 (5.78%) Analytics
17 62 (5.78%) DevOps
18 59 (5.50%) E-Commerce
19 57 (5.31%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 384 (35.79%) Java
2 367 (34.20%) C#
3 357 (33.27%) JavaScript
4 241 (22.46%) C++
5 232 (21.62%) SQL
6 138 (12.86%) Python
7 124 (11.56%) C
8 87 (8.11%) PHP
9 69 (6.43%) Ruby
10 64 (5.96%) Scala
11 58 (5.41%) Perl
12 43 (4.01%) VB.NET
13 28 (2.61%) MATLAB
14 26 (2.42%) Objective-C
15 24 (2.24%) T-SQL
16 23 (2.14%) Go
17 20 (1.86%) VB
18 19 (1.77%) F#
19 17 (1.58%) Bash Shell
19 17 (1.58%) Korn
Qualifications
1 315 (29.36%) Degree
2 50 (4.66%) Security Cleared
3 34 (3.17%) ISEB
4 29 (2.70%) ISTQB
5 27 (2.52%) SC Cleared
6 26 (2.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 19 (1.77%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 17 (1.58%) PhD
9 15 (1.40%) DV Cleared
10 7 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (0.47%) CCNP
11 5 (0.47%) CISSP
11 5 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.28%) CCNA
12 3 (0.28%) OCP
12 3 (0.28%) Oracle Certification
12 3 (0.28%) Postgraduate
13 2 (0.19%) PMI Certification
13 2 (0.19%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (7.46%) QA
2 32 (2.98%) ISO13485
3 26 (2.42%) DICOM
3 26 (2.42%) ISO 9001
4 8 (0.75%) MISRA
4 8 (0.75%) MISRA C
5 5 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.47%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.37%) Solvency II
7 3 (0.28%) DO-178B
8 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 7816
9 1 (0.093%) GAAP
9 1 (0.093%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (2.89%) Docker
2 18 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (1.30%) Active Directory
4 7 (0.65%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.56%) KVM
6 5 (0.47%) VirtualBox
7 4 (0.37%) HDFS
8 3 (0.28%) Corosync
8 3 (0.28%) Firmware
8 3 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (0.28%) Shibboleth
8 3 (0.28%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.19%) XenApp
10 1 (0.093%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.093%) flannel
10 1 (0.093%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.093%) Xen
10 1 (0.093%) zsh
Systems Management
1 23 (2.14%) Puppet
2 19 (1.77%) Ansible
3 17 (1.58%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (1.12%) Salt
5 6 (0.56%) Kubernetes
5 6 (0.56%) SCOM
6 5 (0.47%) Nagios
6 5 (0.47%) ZABBIX
7 4 (0.37%) Oracle Identity Management
7 4 (0.37%) SCCM
8 3 (0.28%) Failover Clustering
8 3 (0.28%) Pacemaker
9 2 (0.19%) Mesos
9 2 (0.19%) ThinApp
10 1 (0.093%) BladeLogic
10 1 (0.093%) Consul
10 1 (0.093%) Control-M
10 1 (0.093%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.093%) Kibana
10 1 (0.093%) logstash
Vendors
1 187 (17.43%) Microsoft
2 114 (10.62%) Oracle
3 25 (2.33%) SAP
4 22 (2.05%) VMware
5 19 (1.77%) SOASTA, Inc
5 19 (1.77%) Splunk
6 17 (1.58%) Google
7 15 (1.40%) Cisco
7 15 (1.40%) HP
8 14 (1.30%) Xamarin
9 12 (1.12%) Ab Initio
9 12 (1.12%) SaltStack
10 10 (0.93%) Telerik
11 9 (0.84%) BEA
11 9 (0.84%) Remedy
12 8 (0.75%) Adobe
12 8 (0.75%) CA
12 8 (0.75%) IBM
13 7 (0.65%) Atlassian
13 7 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
West London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £80k
Posted: 14 hours ago
West London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35-60K DOE + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Information Factory AG
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Salary: 40,000 to £55,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: £60,000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Douglas-Scott
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Good Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60,000 - 75,000 plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to c£65,000 (DoE) + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum £40,000-£60,000 dependent on experie
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £65000 per annum + fantastic package
Posted: 14 hours ago
Yorkshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £60000 - £75000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
set2recruit
Posted: 3 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Posted: 3 days ago
Grimsby, South Humberside
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30000 - 36000
Posted: 6 days ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60,000 per annum + 25 days holiday, healthcare and much more
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Verifone
Posted: 3 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Quant Capital
Salary: Unspecified Competative + benefits and bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 60,000
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago