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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architecture
Rank 426 469 515
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +46
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 635 563 418
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.57% 0.47% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 0.57% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 530 434 312
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £87,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%

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
92400 98031 88665
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.25% 82.02% 80.10%
Number of salaries quoted 74682 78923 72760
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 28 April 2015 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 28 April 2015. 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 +49 570 £52,500 - 88
London +36 246 £67,500 +8.00% 35
South East +8 142 £52,500 +10.52% 21
Surrey +26 57 £52,500 +0.47% 6
City of London +33 45 £62,500 +13.63% 10
North West +36 41 £34,500 -23.33% 6
Yorkshire +25 37 £47,500 -17.39% 6
Scotland +1 36 £38,500 -1.28% 3
West Yorkshire +34 35 £47,500 -17.39% 5
Leeds +39 34 £47,500 -17.39% 4
East of England +13 33 £52,500 +3.96% 8
Manchester +15 28 £45,000 - 5
South West -21 28 £40,000 -13.04% 4
Walton-on-Thames - 26 £52,500 - 3
West Midlands +3 25 £37,500 +2.73% 7
Berkshire -12 24 £48,750 +8.33% 3
Edinburgh -1 20 £38,500 - 1
Cambridge +12 19 £52,500 +3.96% 3
Cambridgeshire +11 19 £52,500 +3.96% 3
Brighton 0 18 £42,500 - 2
East Sussex -6 18 £42,500 - 2
Hampshire +8 16 £39,750 -16.31% 5
Bristol +4 16 £38,750 -3.12% 3
Glasgow +14 15 £47,500 +5.55% 2
East Midlands +19 12 £37,500 +11.94%
Warwickshire +1 12 £35,000 -4.10% 1
Reading -15 12 £46,250 +2.77%
West Sussex +17 11 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Reigate +4 11 £67,500 +42.10%
Wales +1 11 £48,000 -16.52% 3

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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.

1 537 (45.55%) Java
2 521 (44.19%) C#
3 513 (43.51%) Agile Software Development
4 396 (33.59%) .NET
5 379 (32.15%) Finance
6 374 (31.72%) OO
7 372 (31.55%) JavaScript
8 366 (31.04%) Degree
9 341 (28.92%) C++
10 337 (28.58%) HTML
11 322 (27.31%) Software Engineering
12 286 (24.26%) CSS
13 272 (23.07%) SQL
14 257 (21.80%) XML
15 250 (21.20%) SQL Server
16 248 (21.03%) TDD
17 229 (19.42%) Computer Science
18 225 (19.08%) Spring
19 191 (16.20%) ASP.NET
20 188 (15.95%) Microsoft
20 188 (15.95%) Scrum
21 179 (15.18%) Web Services
22 178 (15.10%) Linux
23 175 (14.84%) MVC
24 161 (13.66%) UML
25 159 (13.49%) OOP
26 154 (13.06%) Windows
26 154 (13.06%) SOAP
27 153 (12.98%) REST
28 143 (12.13%) HTML5

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 69 (5.85%) Elasticsearch
2 40 (3.39%) IIS
2 40 (3.39%) JBoss
3 37 (3.14%) CMS
4 33 (2.80%) Node.js
5 29 (2.46%) Apache
6 23 (1.95%) WebSphere
7 21 (1.78%) WebLogic
8 19 (1.61%) WebSphere Application Server
9 18 (1.53%) WordPress
10 14 (1.19%) MQSeries
10 14 (1.19%) Apache Spark
10 14 (1.19%) Apache Solr
10 14 (1.19%) Alfresco
11 13 (1.10%) Cloud Foundry
11 13 (1.10%) Tomcat
12 11 (0.93%) SharePoint
13 8 (0.68%) Confluence
14 7 (0.59%) Sitecore CMS
15 6 (0.51%) Joomla!
Applications
1 79 (6.70%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.51%) InfoPath
3 5 (0.42%) Simulink
4 2 (0.17%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.085%) MS Project
5 1 (0.085%) MS Office
5 1 (0.085%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.085%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 8 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (0.59%) Dynamics NAV
2 7 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (0.51%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.17%) Cognos TM1
4 2 (0.17%) Endur
4 2 (0.17%) Findur
4 2 (0.17%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 31 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (2.54%) SaaS
3 16 (1.36%) PaaS
4 14 (1.19%) IaaS
5 12 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
6 11 (0.93%) GitHub
7 4 (0.34%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.085%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.085%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 46 (3.90%) HTTP
2 27 (2.29%) Internet
3 19 (1.61%) Ethernet
3 19 (1.61%) TCP/IP
4 15 (1.27%) SSL
5 12 (1.02%) SAN
6 11 (0.93%) Firewall
7 9 (0.76%) NAS
8 8 (0.68%) Modbus
8 8 (0.68%) DLNA
8 8 (0.68%) Network Security
9 7 (0.59%) LDAP
9 7 (0.59%) VoIP
10 6 (0.51%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (0.42%) SMTP
11 5 (0.42%) Wireless
12 4 (0.34%) AMQP
13 3 (0.25%) NFC
13 3 (0.25%) ATM
13 3 (0.25%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 250 (21.20%) SQL Server
2 129 (10.94%) Relational Database
3 117 (9.92%) NoSQL
4 84 (7.12%) MySQL
5 60 (5.09%) RDBMS
6 59 (5.00%) Big Data
7 41 (3.48%) Hadoop
7 41 (3.48%) SQL Server 2008
8 39 (3.31%) Redis
9 23 (1.95%) PostgreSQL
10 22 (1.87%) MongoDB
11 19 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
12 18 (1.53%) DB2
13 17 (1.44%) MarkLogic
14 15 (1.27%) Oracle Database
14 15 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 13 (1.10%) Riak
16 11 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 11 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
17 6 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 126 (10.69%) Visual Studio
2 97 (8.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 77 (6.53%) Git (software)
4 76 (6.45%) Maven
5 70 (5.94%) Subversion
6 60 (5.09%) NUnit
7 53 (4.50%) JUnit
8 47 (3.99%) Eclipse
9 40 (3.39%) Jenkins
10 34 (2.88%) TestNG
11 26 (2.21%) Ant
12 24 (2.04%) Rhino Mocks
13 20 (1.70%) JIRA
13 20 (1.70%) Cucumber
14 18 (1.53%) SoapUI
15 14 (1.19%) Android Studio
16 12 (1.02%) Selenium
17 10 (0.85%) CruiseControl
17 10 (0.85%) ReSharper
17 10 (0.85%) Rational DOORS
General
1 379 (32.15%) Finance
2 123 (10.43%) Telecoms
3 99 (8.40%) Banking
4 92 (7.80%) Retail
5 59 (5.00%) Aerospace
6 53 (4.50%) Automotive
7 35 (2.97%) Online Betting
8 33 (2.80%) Electronics
9 30 (2.54%) Marketing
10 26 (2.21%) Publishing
11 20 (1.70%) Advertising
12 19 (1.61%) Manufacturing
13 16 (1.36%) Financial Institution
14 12 (1.02%) Investment Banking
15 10 (0.85%) Front Office
15 10 (0.85%) Legal
16 8 (0.68%) Multimedia
16 8 (0.68%) Back Office
16 8 (0.68%) Law
17 7 (0.59%) French Language
Job Titles
1 670 (56.83%) Developer
2 211 (17.90%) Senior Developer
3 202 (17.13%) Architect
4 153 (12.98%) Software Developer
5 149 (12.64%) Java Developer
5 149 (12.64%) C# Developer
6 139 (11.79%) Software Engineer
7 86 (7.29%) Solutions Architect
8 61 (5.17%) .NET Developer
9 60 (5.09%) Senior Java Developer
9 60 (5.09%) C# .NET Developer
10 57 (4.83%) Senior Software Developer
11 50 (4.24%) C++ Developer
12 48 (4.07%) Software Architect
13 39 (3.31%) Lead Developer
14 37 (3.14%) Web Developer
15 36 (3.05%) Applications Developer
16 34 (2.88%) Analyst
17 33 (2.80%) Senior C# Developer
17 33 (2.80%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 396 (33.59%) .NET
2 337 (28.58%) HTML
3 286 (24.26%) CSS
4 257 (21.80%) XML
5 225 (19.08%) Spring
6 191 (16.20%) ASP.NET
7 179 (15.18%) Web Services
8 154 (13.06%) SOAP
9 153 (12.98%) REST
10 143 (12.13%) HTML5
11 124 (10.52%) jQuery
12 118 (10.01%) Hibernate
13 94 (7.97%) ASP.NET MVC
14 92 (7.80%) RabbitMQ
15 90 (7.63%) ActiveMQ
16 87 (7.38%) .NET Framework
17 80 (6.79%) AngularJS
18 77 (6.53%) JSON
18 77 (6.53%) Ajax
19 74 (6.28%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 229 (19.42%) Computer Science
2 103 (8.74%) Open Source
3 96 (8.14%) Enterprise Software
4 87 (7.38%) Data Structures
5 84 (7.12%) Mathematics
6 83 (7.04%) Algorithms
7 81 (6.87%) Analytical Skills
8 63 (5.34%) User Experience
9 57 (4.83%) Client/Server
10 51 (4.33%) Grid Computing
11 48 (4.07%) N-Tier
12 37 (3.14%) Mobile App
13 28 (2.37%) Management Information System
14 21 (1.78%) CUDA
15 20 (1.70%) Physics
15 20 (1.70%) Visualisation
16 18 (1.53%) Spread Betting
17 15 (1.27%) Digital Media
18 14 (1.19%) PKI
18 14 (1.19%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 178 (15.10%) Linux
2 154 (13.06%) Windows
3 126 (10.69%) UNIX
4 61 (5.17%) Android
5 35 (2.97%) Apple iOS
6 13 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (1.02%) Nucleus RTOS
8 10 (0.85%) Solaris
9 8 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (0.59%) Windows Mobile
11 6 (0.51%) VMS
11 6 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (0.42%) Windows 7
12 5 (0.42%) Windows 8
12 5 (0.42%) AIX
13 3 (0.25%) Oracle Linux
13 3 (0.25%) Windows NT
13 3 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.17%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.17%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 513 (43.51%) Agile Software Development
2 374 (31.72%) OO
3 322 (27.31%) Software Engineering
4 248 (21.03%) TDD
5 188 (15.95%) Scrum
6 175 (14.84%) MVC
7 161 (13.66%) UML
8 159 (13.49%) OOP
9 135 (11.45%) Unit Testing
10 127 (10.77%) Mentoring
11 119 (10.09%) SOA
12 116 (9.84%) E-Commerce
13 110 (9.33%) Multithreading
14 106 (8.99%) Continuous Integration
15 101 (8.57%) OOD
16 86 (7.29%) Project Management
17 84 (7.12%) Use Case
18 68 (5.77%) Web Development
19 66 (5.60%) Software Delivery
20 65 (5.51%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 537 (45.55%) Java
2 521 (44.19%) C#
3 372 (31.55%) JavaScript
4 341 (28.92%) C++
5 272 (23.07%) SQL
6 128 (10.86%) C
7 106 (8.99%) Python
8 56 (4.75%) PL/SQL
9 44 (3.73%) PHP
10 41 (3.48%) VB.NET
11 39 (3.31%) Perl
12 36 (3.05%) T-SQL
13 35 (2.97%) Ruby
13 35 (2.97%) Groovy
14 33 (2.80%) COBOL
15 32 (2.71%) VB
16 27 (2.29%) Ada
17 26 (2.21%) Scala
18 25 (2.12%) Bash Shell
19 20 (1.70%) VC++
Qualifications
1 366 (31.04%) Degree
2 38 (3.22%) Security Cleared
3 28 (2.37%) PhD
4 24 (2.04%) SC Cleared
5 13 (1.10%) DV Cleared
6 8 (0.68%) CSSLP
7 7 (0.59%) PMP
7 7 (0.59%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.25%) HND
8 3 (0.25%) ISEB
8 3 (0.25%) CISM
8 3 (0.25%) CISSP
8 3 (0.25%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.17%) MCSD
10 1 (0.085%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.085%) CNA
10 1 (0.085%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (6.87%) QA
2 18 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (0.93%) PCI DSS
4 9 (0.76%) ISO 8583
5 5 (0.42%) SLA
6 3 (0.25%) COBIT
7 2 (0.17%) WCAG
7 2 (0.17%) WAI
8 1 (0.085%) DO-178B
8 1 (0.085%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.085%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (1.19%) Docker
2 10 (0.85%) VMware ESX
2 10 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.76%) Firmware
4 5 (0.42%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.17%) HDFS
5 2 (0.17%) Oracle Clusterware
5 2 (0.17%) vSphere
6 1 (0.085%) Varnish
6 1 (0.085%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 26 (2.21%) Puppet
2 25 (2.12%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.42%) Vagrant
4 4 (0.34%) Mesos
5 3 (0.25%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 188 (15.95%) Microsoft
2 86 (7.29%) Oracle
3 29 (2.46%) TOWER Software
3 29 (2.46%) TIBCO
4 27 (2.29%) IBM
5 19 (1.61%) Sybase
6 15 (1.27%) VMware
7 14 (1.19%) SAP
8 12 (1.02%) QNX
9 9 (0.76%) Telerik
10 8 (0.68%) Toshiba
10 8 (0.68%) EMC
10 8 (0.68%) Cisco
10 8 (0.68%) Panasonic
11 7 (0.59%) Sitecore
11 7 (0.59%) Business Objects
11 7 (0.59%) Red Hat
11 7 (0.59%) Brocade
12 6 (0.51%) Google
12 6 (0.51%) NetApp
London
GL Global
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 70,000 - 90,000 + bonus and other excellent benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + package
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Westek Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 17 hours ago
Newport, Gwent
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £24000 - £45000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £42000 - £60000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 21 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 21 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 22 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Transport For London (TFL)
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 hours ago
Epsom, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday