The table below looks at the statistics for Software Architecture skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Architecture over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Architecture
Rank 494 466 482
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +16
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 512 575 532
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.51% 0.54% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.63% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 446 500 432
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,400 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%

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
87935 90766 89428
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 86.82% 85.27% 84.97%
Number of salaries quoted 72987 74501 71137
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Software Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Architecture within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 11 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Architecture within the UK over the 3 months to 11 February 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 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
England -7 485 £55,000 +10.00% 58
London -18 188 £67,500 +12.50% 25
South East +17 151 £55,000 +10.00% 16
Surrey +34 73 £55,000 +4.76% 7
Yorkshire +13 48 £60,000 +33.33% 4
Reigate +29 47 £55,000 +22.22% 1
West Yorkshire -3 43 £60,000 +33.33% 1
Leeds +3 41 £60,000 +33.33%
East of England +7 34 £42,500 +2.40% 6
South West -24 33 £37,500 -12.79% 2
City of London +38 25 £57,500 +31.42% 1
Hampshire +27 18 £56,000 +40.00%
West Sussex +4 15 £24,500 +6.52%
Scotland -6 15 £45,000 +16.88% 1
East Midlands +6 14 £43,250 +15.33% 2
Cambridgeshire +5 13 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Buckinghamshire +4 13 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Cambridge -4 13 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Milton Keynes +8 12 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Oxfordshire +3 12 £56,250 -10.00% 2
Bristol -14 12 £35,000 -22.22%
Redhill - 12 £55,000 - 1
Gloucestershire +15 11 £45,000 -10.00% 2
North West +13 11 £55,000 +64.17% 1
Bedfordshire +6 11 £40,000 -13.51% 3
Glasgow -21 11 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Leatherhead +12 10 £55,000 -26.66% 1
Oxford -6 10 £55,000 -12.00%
Berkshire -15 10 £75,000 +50.00% 3
Suffolk - 10 £50,000 - 1

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 557 (45.88%) Agile Software Development
2 537 (44.23%) C#
3 430 (35.42%) Java
3 430 (35.42%) .NET
4 411 (33.86%) HTML
5 397 (32.70%) OO
6 396 (32.62%) JavaScript
7 388 (31.96%) Finance
8 374 (30.81%) Degree
9 355 (29.24%) Software Engineering
10 350 (28.83%) C++
11 331 (27.27%) SQL
12 303 (24.96%) SQL Server
13 300 (24.71%) CSS
14 277 (22.82%) Computer Science
15 208 (17.13%) TDD
16 200 (16.47%) Linux
17 189 (15.57%) Web Services
18 186 (15.32%) XML
19 180 (14.83%) SDLC
20 179 (14.74%) ASP.NET
21 176 (14.50%) Scrum
22 173 (14.25%) MVC
23 168 (13.84%) Oracle
24 150 (12.36%) SOA
25 148 (12.19%) HTML5
26 147 (12.11%) Windows
27 145 (11.94%) Continuous Integration
28 143 (11.78%) UML
29 139 (11.45%) Relational Database

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK 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 45 (3.71%) JBoss
2 36 (2.97%) Apache
3 26 (2.14%) CMS
4 24 (1.98%) WebLogic
5 22 (1.81%) SharePoint
6 21 (1.73%) Elasticsearch
6 21 (1.73%) IIS
7 18 (1.48%) WebSphere
8 16 (1.32%) Node.js
9 13 (1.07%) WebSphere Application Server
10 9 (0.74%) OpenStack
10 9 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
11 8 (0.66%) Apache Spark
12 7 (0.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 6 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
13 6 (0.49%) MQSeries
14 5 (0.41%) ColdFusion
14 5 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
15 4 (0.33%) MS Exchange
16 3 (0.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 88 (7.25%) MS Excel
2 22 (1.81%) MS Office
3 10 (0.82%) Photoshop
4 9 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.25%) InfoPath
5 3 (0.25%) Simulink
6 1 (0.082%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (0.74%) Dynamics GP
2 4 (0.33%) Hi Portfolio
2 4 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.082%) Cerner Millennium
5 1 (0.082%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 44 (3.62%) SaaS
2 43 (3.54%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (2.06%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (1.07%) GitHub
5 12 (0.99%) PaaS
6 11 (0.91%) Google Cloud Platform
7 7 (0.58%) IaaS
8 5 (0.41%) Amazon EMR
8 5 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.41%) Google App Engine
9 2 (0.16%) Force.com
9 2 (0.16%) HP Helion
10 1 (0.082%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.082%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.082%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.082%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.082%) Engine Yard
10 1 (0.082%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.082%) Google Tag Manager
10 1 (0.082%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 45 (3.71%) TCP/IP
2 43 (3.54%) Internet
3 37 (3.05%) HTTP
4 15 (1.24%) SSL
5 13 (1.07%) Wireless
6 9 (0.74%) Intranet
7 7 (0.58%) SAN
7 7 (0.58%) Unified Communications
8 6 (0.49%) 3G
8 6 (0.49%) 4G
8 6 (0.49%) GSM
8 6 (0.49%) NFC
9 5 (0.41%) Asterisk PBX
9 5 (0.41%) LAN
9 5 (0.41%) WAN
10 4 (0.33%) ATM
10 4 (0.33%) DNS
10 4 (0.33%) Firewall
11 3 (0.25%) DVB
11 3 (0.25%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 303 (24.96%) SQL Server
2 139 (11.45%) Relational Database
3 75 (6.18%) RDBMS
4 74 (6.10%) NoSQL
5 40 (3.29%) MongoDB
5 40 (3.29%) Oracle Database
6 38 (3.13%) Hadoop
7 36 (2.97%) MySQL
8 31 (2.55%) Big Data
9 29 (2.39%) SQL Server 2008
10 26 (2.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 19 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
12 13 (1.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 12 (0.99%) Oracle Database 11g
13 12 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
14 10 (0.82%) Apache Cassandra
15 9 (0.74%) BusinessObjects
15 9 (0.74%) DB2
16 8 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
17 7 (0.58%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 85 (7.00%) Visual Studio
2 70 (5.77%) Git (software)
3 67 (5.52%) Team Foundation Server
4 55 (4.53%) JUnit
5 45 (3.71%) Jenkins
6 43 (3.54%) NUnit
7 42 (3.46%) Selenium
8 36 (2.97%) Maven
9 35 (2.88%) JIRA
10 31 (2.55%) Eclipse
11 29 (2.39%) Rhino Mocks
12 25 (2.06%) Subversion
13 20 (1.65%) IntelliJ
14 19 (1.57%) Ant
15 11 (0.91%) Moq
16 10 (0.82%) Jasmine
16 10 (0.82%) MSTest
16 10 (0.82%) Protractor
16 10 (0.82%) TestNG
17 9 (0.74%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 388 (31.96%) Finance
2 77 (6.34%) Telecoms
3 71 (5.85%) Banking
4 39 (3.21%) Retail
5 31 (2.55%) Aerospace
6 30 (2.47%) Marketing
7 29 (2.39%) Automotive
7 29 (2.39%) Financial Institution
8 27 (2.22%) Games
9 25 (2.06%) Manufacturing
10 21 (1.73%) Legal
11 17 (1.40%) Electronics
12 16 (1.32%) Back Office
12 16 (1.32%) Online Betting
13 13 (1.07%) Retail Banking
14 10 (0.82%) Advertising
14 10 (0.82%) Front Office
14 10 (0.82%) Russian Language
15 6 (0.49%) French Language
15 6 (0.49%) Law
Job Titles
1 651 (53.62%) Developer
2 268 (22.08%) C# Developer
3 194 (15.98%) Architect
4 172 (14.17%) Senior Developer
5 154 (12.69%) .NET Developer
6 125 (10.30%) Software Developer
7 124 (10.21%) C# .NET Developer
8 120 (9.88%) Java Developer
9 116 (9.56%) Software Engineer
10 88 (7.25%) C# Software Developer
11 81 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
12 79 (6.51%) SQL Developer
13 71 (5.85%) C++ Developer
13 71 (5.85%) Software Architect
14 69 (5.68%) Senior C# Developer
15 51 (4.20%) Senior Software Developer
16 48 (3.95%) Lead Developer
17 47 (3.87%) Solutions Architect
18 45 (3.71%) HTML Developer
19 44 (3.62%) C++ Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 430 (35.42%) .NET
2 411 (33.86%) HTML
3 300 (24.71%) CSS
4 189 (15.57%) Web Services
5 186 (15.32%) XML
6 179 (14.74%) ASP.NET
7 148 (12.19%) HTML5
8 132 (10.87%) AngularJS
9 120 (9.88%) Spring
10 108 (8.90%) Hibernate
10 108 (8.90%) REST
11 94 (7.74%) J2EE
12 86 (7.08%) jQuery
13 85 (7.00%) SOAP
14 82 (6.75%) CSS3
15 69 (5.68%) WPF
16 59 (4.86%) ASP.NET MVC
16 59 (4.86%) JSON
17 53 (4.37%) RESTful
18 52 (4.28%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 277 (22.82%) Computer Science
2 118 (9.72%) Mathematics
3 93 (7.66%) Data Structures
4 87 (7.17%) Algorithms
4 87 (7.17%) Analytical Skills
4 87 (7.17%) Hedge funds
5 56 (4.61%) User Experience
6 49 (4.04%) Enterprise Software
7 47 (3.87%) Mobile App
8 39 (3.21%) N-Tier
9 26 (2.14%) Management Information System
10 25 (2.06%) Client/Server
11 24 (1.98%) Equities
12 23 (1.89%) Derivative
12 23 (1.89%) Reinsurance
13 21 (1.73%) Fixed Income
14 17 (1.40%) Cryptography
14 17 (1.40%) Equity Derivative
15 15 (1.24%) Credit Derivative
15 15 (1.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 200 (16.47%) Linux
2 147 (12.11%) Windows
3 123 (10.13%) Unix
4 75 (6.18%) Android
5 66 (5.44%) Apple iOS
6 13 (1.07%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (0.82%) Solaris
7 10 (0.82%) Windows NT
7 10 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (0.58%) Windows Server
9 6 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.25%) AIX
10 3 (0.25%) CentOS
11 2 (0.16%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.082%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.082%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 557 (45.88%) Agile Software Development
2 397 (32.70%) OO
3 355 (29.24%) Software Engineering
4 208 (17.13%) TDD
5 180 (14.83%) SDLC
6 176 (14.50%) Scrum
7 173 (14.25%) MVC
8 150 (12.36%) SOA
9 145 (11.94%) Continuous Integration
10 143 (11.78%) UML
11 125 (10.30%) Mentoring
12 120 (9.88%) OOP
13 107 (8.81%) Unit Testing
14 101 (8.32%) Multithreading
14 101 (8.32%) Open Source
15 79 (6.51%) OOD
15 79 (6.51%) SOLID
16 65 (5.35%) E-Commerce
17 62 (5.11%) Configuration Management
18 58 (4.78%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 537 (44.23%) C#
2 430 (35.42%) Java
3 396 (32.62%) JavaScript
4 350 (28.83%) C++
5 331 (27.27%) SQL
6 115 (9.47%) Python
7 104 (8.57%) C
8 55 (4.53%) Perl
9 42 (3.46%) PHP
10 37 (3.05%) Scala
10 37 (3.05%) T-SQL
11 35 (2.88%) Ruby
12 30 (2.47%) Bash Shell
13 27 (2.22%) VB
14 26 (2.14%) VB.NET
15 19 (1.57%) PL/SQL
16 18 (1.48%) F#
17 17 (1.40%) Objective-C
17 17 (1.40%) PowerShell
18 15 (1.24%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 374 (30.81%) Degree
2 61 (5.02%) Security Cleared
3 42 (3.46%) SC Cleared
4 34 (2.80%) ISEB
5 31 (2.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 23 (1.89%) PhD
7 21 (1.73%) DV Cleared
8 14 (1.15%) ISTQB
9 8 (0.66%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 6 (0.49%) CSSLP
11 5 (0.41%) HND
12 4 (0.33%) OCP
12 4 (0.33%) Oracle Certification
13 3 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (5.52%) QA
2 15 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 7816
3 9 (0.74%) SLA
4 6 (0.49%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.41%) AIFMD
5 5 (0.41%) ISO 8583
5 5 (0.41%) ISO20022
5 5 (0.41%) SEPA
6 3 (0.25%) COBIT
6 3 (0.25%) IEC 61508
6 3 (0.25%) OIPF
7 2 (0.16%) ISO13485
7 2 (0.16%) JTAG
8 1 (0.082%) HL7
8 1 (0.082%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.082%) Solvency II
System Software
1 21 (1.73%) Docker
2 16 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (1.07%) Firmware
4 6 (0.49%) KVM
4 6 (0.49%) vCloud
5 5 (0.41%) HDFS
5 5 (0.41%) VirtualBox
6 4 (0.33%) Active Directory
6 4 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.16%) LXC
7 2 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.16%) Xen
8 1 (0.082%) Corosync
8 1 (0.082%) NFS
8 1 (0.082%) pfSense
8 1 (0.082%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.082%) Squid
8 1 (0.082%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 29 (2.39%) Puppet
2 15 (1.24%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.33%) Oracle Identity Management
4 2 (0.16%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.082%) Ansible
5 1 (0.082%) Cacti
5 1 (0.082%) Nagios
5 1 (0.082%) Pacemaker
5 1 (0.082%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (0.082%) Salt
5 1 (0.082%) WSUS
5 1 (0.082%) yum
Vendors
1 168 (13.84%) Oracle
2 138 (11.37%) Microsoft
3 24 (1.98%) TOWER Software
4 23 (1.89%) IBM
4 23 (1.89%) TIBCO
5 16 (1.32%) VMware
6 13 (1.07%) Google
6 13 (1.07%) HP
6 13 (1.07%) webMethods
7 12 (0.99%) Adobe
7 12 (0.99%) SAP
8 10 (0.82%) Xamarin
9 9 (0.74%) Sitecore
10 8 (0.66%) Citrix
10 8 (0.66%) Intel
10 8 (0.66%) Red Hat
11 7 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
12 6 (0.49%) Cisco
12 6 (0.49%) Coverity
12 6 (0.49%) Hyperion
Luton, Bedfordshire
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £46000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
London
harringtonstarr
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Highly Competitive Salary + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive salary and company benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Networking People
Salary: full benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Be-IT Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £60,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10%
Posted: 5 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Car, Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50,000 to £60,000 + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Arrows Group
Salary: £60000 - £75000.00 per annum + large benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 55k + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 65,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
NCC Group
Salary: Competitive Salary, Bonus, Pension, Holidays
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 8 days ago
North Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Maidenhead
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago