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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Architecture
Rank 449 455 541
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +86
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 577 675 525
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.59% 0.62% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 0.71% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 482 558 447
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 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

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
86036 95697 100006
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.86% 87.27% 85.36%
Number of salaries quoted 71823 78372 80573
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 £31,000
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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -23 540 £55,000 +4.76% 92
London -22 227 £65,000 -3.70% 55
South East +44 187 £50,000 - 9
Oxfordshire +32 61 £62,500 +38.88%
Oxford +29 48 £56,250 +25.00%
Surrey +15 40 £47,500 -13.63% 1
Berkshire +11 36 £47,500 +5.55%
Hampshire 0 30 £55,000 +10.00% 6
City of London +25 29 £63,750 +2.00% 8
South West -1 29 £42,500 +13.33% 4
East of England +10 26 £42,500 -26.08% 6
Yorkshire +10 25 £50,000 -4.76% 10
Reading +24 18 £42,500 -10.52%
North West +12 17 £43,500 +25.17% 4
Cambridgeshire 0 17 £45,000 -21.73% 4
Walton-on-Thames -5 17 £47,500 -13.63%
Leeds -8 17 £45,000 -18.18% 9
West Yorkshire -12 17 £45,000 -18.18% 10
West Midlands -2 15 £52,500 +28.83% 1
Manchester -9 15 £43,500 +26.08% 3
Staines +24 14 - -
Buckinghamshire +25 13 £47,500 -
Cambridge -4 13 £37,500 -34.78% 4
Dorset +20 10 £42,500 -19.04% 2
Wales +10 10 £56,750 +10.73% 1
Scotland +3 10 £48,500 +21.25% 2
East Midlands -15 10 £47,500 +26.66% 2
Birmingham - 9 £45,000 -
Portsmouth +13 8 £62,500 -
South Wales +10 8 £56,750 +10.73%

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 612 (52.44%) Agile Software Development
2 437 (37.45%) Java
3 436 (37.36%) HTML
4 427 (36.59%) JavaScript
5 409 (35.05%) C#
6 398 (34.10%) .NET
7 383 (32.82%) Degree
8 350 (29.99%) Software Engineering
9 348 (29.82%) CSS
10 335 (28.71%) Finance
11 305 (26.14%) OO
12 303 (25.96%) SQL
13 253 (21.68%) C++
14 235 (20.14%) Microsoft
15 224 (19.19%) SDLC
16 219 (18.77%) TDD
17 214 (18.34%) Computer Science
18 210 (17.99%) XML
19 204 (17.48%) MVC
20 201 (17.22%) HTML5
21 197 (16.88%) SQL Server
22 193 (16.54%) Web Services
23 190 (16.28%) Scrum
24 167 (14.31%) Linux
25 165 (14.14%) SOA
26 156 (13.37%) jQuery
27 152 (13.02%) ASP.NET
28 149 (12.77%) Mathematics
29 144 (12.34%) OOP
30 140 (12.00%) 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 83 (7.11%) SharePoint
2 39 (3.34%) JBoss
3 36 (3.08%) CMS
4 24 (2.06%) Apache
5 20 (1.71%) Elasticsearch
5 20 (1.71%) WebLogic
6 19 (1.63%) IIS
6 19 (1.63%) Tomcat
7 18 (1.54%) WebSphere
8 14 (1.20%) Apache Solr
9 11 (0.94%) OpenStack
10 10 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
10 10 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
11 8 (0.69%) nginx
12 7 (0.60%) Apache Spark
12 7 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
13 6 (0.51%) SAS
14 5 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
15 3 (0.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 3 (0.26%) GemFire
Applications
1 117 (10.03%) MS Excel
2 39 (3.34%) MS Office
3 32 (2.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.34%) InfoPath
5 3 (0.26%) MS Project
5 3 (0.26%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.086%) Doxygen
7 1 (0.086%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (1.20%) Hi Portfolio
2 12 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (1.03%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 5 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.43%) Summit
4 4 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.26%) Magento
5 3 (0.26%) OPENContractor
5 3 (0.26%) OPENHousing
6 2 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.17%) Odoo
6 2 (0.17%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 86 (7.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 82 (7.03%) Amazon AWS
3 36 (3.08%) SaaS
4 19 (1.63%) Office 365
5 16 (1.37%) PaaS
6 12 (1.03%) Google Cloud Platform
7 7 (0.60%) Google App Engine
8 5 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (0.43%) GitHub
8 5 (0.43%) IaaS
8 5 (0.43%) Sumo Logic
9 3 (0.26%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.17%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 2 (0.17%) Heroku
10 2 (0.17%) Route 53
11 1 (0.086%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 1 (0.086%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.086%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 39 (3.34%) HTTP
2 32 (2.74%) TCP/IP
3 29 (2.49%) Internet
4 26 (2.23%) DNS
5 23 (1.97%) SSL
6 20 (1.71%) Firewall
7 17 (1.46%) WAN
8 12 (1.03%) LAN
9 11 (0.94%) Wireless
10 10 (0.86%) VPN
11 9 (0.77%) IPsec
12 8 (0.69%) SAN
13 7 (0.60%) Cisco ASA
14 6 (0.51%) VoIP
15 5 (0.43%) Cisco IOS
15 5 (0.43%) DHCP
15 5 (0.43%) iSCSI
16 4 (0.34%) ATM
16 4 (0.34%) HTTPS
16 4 (0.34%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 197 (16.88%) SQL Server
2 72 (6.17%) NoSQL
3 69 (5.91%) MySQL
4 57 (4.88%) MongoDB
5 45 (3.86%) PostgreSQL
6 41 (3.51%) Relational Database
7 32 (2.74%) Apache Cassandra
8 30 (2.57%) Oracle Database
9 28 (2.40%) Big Data
9 28 (2.40%) Hadoop
10 25 (2.14%) Oracle Database 11g
10 25 (2.14%) Oracle Database 12c
10 25 (2.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 19 (1.63%) JasperReports
12 15 (1.29%) Redis
13 14 (1.20%) RDBMS
14 13 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 11 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
15 11 (0.94%) Oracle Database 10g
15 11 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 99 (8.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 78 (6.68%) Visual Studio
3 73 (6.26%) Git (software)
4 53 (4.54%) NUnit
5 52 (4.46%) Selenium
6 41 (3.51%) JIRA
7 39 (3.34%) Jenkins
8 37 (3.17%) Maven
9 31 (2.66%) HP UFT
10 27 (2.31%) Rational Functional Tester
10 27 (2.31%) Rhino Mocks
10 27 (2.31%) SilkTest
11 23 (1.97%) Eclipse
11 23 (1.97%) JMeter
11 23 (1.97%) JUnit
12 21 (1.80%) Ant
12 21 (1.80%) Subversion
13 20 (1.71%) Gatling
13 20 (1.71%) NeoLoad
13 20 (1.71%) WebLOAD
General
1 335 (28.71%) Finance
2 70 (6.00%) Banking
3 59 (5.06%) Telecoms
4 45 (3.86%) Aerospace
5 44 (3.77%) Automotive
5 44 (3.77%) Games
6 42 (3.60%) Marketing
7 37 (3.17%) Advertising
8 32 (2.74%) Retail
9 12 (1.03%) Electronics
9 12 (1.03%) French Language
10 9 (0.77%) Law
11 7 (0.60%) Back Office
11 7 (0.60%) Financial Institution
11 7 (0.60%) Manufacturing
11 7 (0.60%) Publishing
12 6 (0.51%) Online Betting
13 5 (0.43%) Legal
14 3 (0.26%) Front Office
14 3 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 607 (52.01%) Developer
2 192 (16.45%) Senior Developer
3 163 (13.97%) C# Developer
4 148 (12.68%) Architect
5 129 (11.05%) Software Engineer
6 119 (10.20%) .NET Developer
7 118 (10.11%) Java Developer
8 99 (8.48%) Software Developer
9 79 (6.77%) C# Software Developer
10 78 (6.68%) C# .NET Developer
11 77 (6.60%) Analyst
12 76 (6.51%) JavaScript Developer
13 53 (4.54%) Senior JavaScript Developer
14 52 (4.46%) Consultant
14 52 (4.46%) Web Developer
15 46 (3.94%) Software Architect
16 44 (3.77%) Senior C# Developer
16 44 (3.77%) Senior Software Developer
17 43 (3.68%) C++ Developer
18 42 (3.60%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 436 (37.36%) HTML
2 398 (34.10%) .NET
3 348 (29.82%) CSS
4 210 (17.99%) XML
5 201 (17.22%) HTML5
6 193 (16.54%) Web Services
7 156 (13.37%) jQuery
8 152 (13.02%) ASP.NET
9 137 (11.74%) CSS3
10 117 (10.03%) AngularJS
11 107 (9.17%) REST
12 88 (7.54%) .NET Framework
13 87 (7.46%) Spring
14 86 (7.37%) SOAP
15 73 (6.26%) JSON
16 64 (5.48%) WPF
17 61 (5.23%) Hibernate
18 59 (5.06%) ASP.NET MVC
19 57 (4.88%) RESTful
20 56 (4.80%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 214 (18.34%) Computer Science
2 149 (12.77%) Mathematics
3 96 (8.23%) Analytical Skills
4 80 (6.86%) User Experience
5 75 (6.43%) Algorithms
6 56 (4.80%) Enterprise Software
7 35 (3.00%) Data Structures
8 31 (2.66%) Visualisation
9 27 (2.31%) N-Tier
10 26 (2.23%) Mobile App
11 24 (2.06%) Client/Server
11 24 (2.06%) Fintech
11 24 (2.06%) Hedge funds
12 21 (1.80%) iPad
13 20 (1.71%) Management Information System
14 13 (1.11%) Statistics
15 12 (1.03%) iPhone
15 12 (1.03%) Reinsurance
16 9 (0.77%) Graphic Design
16 9 (0.77%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 167 (14.31%) Linux
2 110 (9.43%) Unix
3 100 (8.57%) Windows
4 70 (6.00%) Apple iOS
5 46 (3.94%) Android
6 11 (0.94%) Mac OS
7 10 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (0.43%) CoreOS
10 4 (0.34%) CentOS
10 4 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.34%) Ubuntu
10 4 (0.34%) Windows NT
10 4 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.26%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.26%) Windows Server
12 2 (0.17%) Windows CE
13 1 (0.086%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.086%) Solaris
13 1 (0.086%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 612 (52.44%) Agile Software Development
2 350 (29.99%) Software Engineering
3 305 (26.14%) OO
4 224 (19.19%) SDLC
5 219 (18.77%) TDD
6 204 (17.48%) MVC
7 190 (16.28%) Scrum
8 165 (14.14%) SOA
9 144 (12.34%) OOP
10 128 (10.97%) Unit Testing
11 112 (9.60%) Continuous Integration
12 109 (9.34%) UML
13 99 (8.48%) Mentoring
14 85 (7.28%) BDD
15 78 (6.68%) E-Commerce
16 76 (6.51%) Web Development
17 75 (6.43%) Front End Development
18 72 (6.17%) Waterfall
19 65 (5.57%) Analytics
20 64 (5.48%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 437 (37.45%) Java
2 427 (36.59%) JavaScript
3 409 (35.05%) C#
4 303 (25.96%) SQL
5 253 (21.68%) C++
6 132 (11.31%) Python
7 119 (10.20%) C
8 80 (6.86%) PHP
9 71 (6.08%) Ruby
10 64 (5.48%) Scala
11 56 (4.80%) VB.NET
12 52 (4.46%) Perl
13 32 (2.74%) Objective-C
13 32 (2.74%) T-SQL
14 28 (2.40%) PL/SQL
14 28 (2.40%) VB
15 24 (2.06%) Apple Swift
15 24 (2.06%) MATLAB
16 20 (1.71%) ES6
17 19 (1.63%) Korn
Qualifications
1 383 (32.82%) Degree
2 48 (4.11%) ISEB
3 41 (3.51%) ISTQB
4 39 (3.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 39 (3.34%) Security Cleared
5 31 (2.66%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 22 (1.89%) SC Cleared
7 15 (1.29%) PhD
8 13 (1.11%) DV Cleared
9 8 (0.69%) CISSP
10 7 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (0.43%) CCNP
13 4 (0.34%) CISM
13 4 (0.34%) IISP
13 4 (0.34%) ISACA
14 3 (0.26%) CCNA
15 2 (0.17%) MCSE
15 2 (0.17%) PMI Certification
15 2 (0.17%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 115 (9.85%) QA
2 28 (2.40%) ISO13485
3 22 (1.89%) DICOM
3 22 (1.89%) ISO 9001
4 11 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (0.69%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.43%) Solvency II
7 3 (0.26%) MISRA
7 3 (0.26%) MISRA C
8 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 7816
9 1 (0.086%) DO-178B
9 1 (0.086%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (2.40%) Docker
2 15 (1.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (1.11%) Active Directory
4 7 (0.60%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.43%) VirtualBox
6 4 (0.34%) HDFS
7 3 (0.26%) Corosync
7 3 (0.26%) Firmware
7 3 (0.26%) Shibboleth
7 3 (0.26%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.17%) KVM
8 2 (0.17%) XenApp
9 1 (0.086%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.086%) flannel
9 1 (0.086%) Varnish
9 1 (0.086%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.086%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.086%) Xen
9 1 (0.086%) zsh
Systems Management
1 23 (1.97%) Puppet
2 18 (1.54%) Ansible
2 18 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (1.03%) Salt
4 6 (0.51%) Kubernetes
4 6 (0.51%) SCOM
5 5 (0.43%) Nagios
5 5 (0.43%) ZABBIX
6 4 (0.34%) SCCM
7 3 (0.26%) Pacemaker
8 2 (0.17%) ThinApp
9 1 (0.086%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.086%) Consul
9 1 (0.086%) Control-M
9 1 (0.086%) Kibana
9 1 (0.086%) Mesos
9 1 (0.086%) MIMEsweeper
9 1 (0.086%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.086%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.086%) vRealize
Vendors
1 235 (20.14%) Microsoft
2 140 (12.00%) Oracle
3 36 (3.08%) SAP
4 25 (2.14%) HP
5 22 (1.89%) TOWER Software
6 20 (1.71%) IBM
6 20 (1.71%) VMware
7 18 (1.54%) SOASTA, Inc
8 17 (1.46%) Splunk
9 16 (1.37%) Xamarin
10 15 (1.29%) Google
11 14 (1.20%) Ab Initio
12 12 (1.03%) SaltStack
13 11 (0.94%) Cisco
14 10 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
14 10 (0.86%) Telerik
15 9 (0.77%) BEA
15 9 (0.77%) Remedy
16 8 (0.69%) CA
17 7 (0.60%) Adobe
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: benefits, D.O.E.
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Net Talent
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
AdRoc Group
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
IT Rockstars Recruitment
Salary: +10% annual bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Amazing Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From £26,100 to £42,700 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: £60,000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Grimsby, South Humberside
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 36,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum £40,000-£60,000 dependent on experie
Posted: 3 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Free Parking
Posted: 2 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent + good benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £80k
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £500 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £65000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Northwood, Middlesex
DNA Digital
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40-45K
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £40k DoE
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £95k to £150k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago