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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Architecture
UK
Rank 461 499 476
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -23
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 464 523 590
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.55% 0.51% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 0.58% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 356 445 512
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,250 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +15.55%

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
74798 90228 92581
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.80% 88.29% 86.67%
Number of salaries quoted 61505 74906 75759
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 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £74,500 £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 24 February 2017 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 24 February 2017. 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 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 +54 447 £55,000 - 87
London +130 241 £69,750 -0.35% 52
South East -64 50 £47,500 -11.62% 11
South West +17 43 £49,000 +40.00% 5
East of England +20 39 £55,000 +29.41% 7
City of London +46 32 £72,500 +26.08% 8
Cambridgeshire +19 27 £55,000 +4.76% 5
North West +4 27 £60,000 +9.09% 2
Cambridge +17 24 £55,000 +4.76% 5
Bristol +15 23 £49,000 +40.00% 1
West Midlands +47 22 £46,250 -5.12% 4
Manchester -12 18 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Berkshire +26 14 £52,500 -30.00% 3
East Midlands +10 13 £45,000 +2.27% 2
Hampshire +21 12 £47,500 -15.17% 2
Buckinghamshire +19 12 £47,500 - 1
Milton Keynes +14 12 £47,500 - 1
Scotland +20 10 £57,500 +27.77% 3
Hackney - 9 £51,500 - 1
Reading +40 8 £50,000 -33.33% 2
Birmingham +16 8 £47,500 - 3
North East +9 8 £28,500 -52.50%
Gloucestershire -14 8 £50,000 +11.11%
Lincolnshire - 7 £45,000 -
Edinburgh +8 6 £57,500 - 3
Wales - 6 £42,500 - 1
Hertfordshire - 6 £62,500 -
Shropshire - 6 £26,500 -
Surrey -19 5 £47,500 -13.63% 2
Cornwall - 5 - -

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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.

1 483 (52.05%) Agile Software Development
2 377 (40.63%) JavaScript
3 320 (34.48%) C#
4 315 (33.94%) Java
5 293 (31.57%) .NET
6 283 (30.50%) Software Engineering
7 274 (29.53%) HTML
8 260 (28.02%) Degree
9 258 (27.80%) Finance
10 241 (25.97%) TDD
11 218 (23.49%) CSS
12 198 (21.34%) SQL
13 196 (21.12%) MVC
14 192 (20.69%) Scrum
15 182 (19.61%) Continuous Integration
16 170 (18.32%) C++
17 166 (17.89%) SQL Server
18 164 (17.67%) OO
19 153 (16.49%) ASP.NET
20 152 (16.38%) XML
21 151 (16.27%) Web Services
22 148 (15.95%) Linux
23 147 (15.84%) jQuery
24 136 (14.66%) Mentoring
25 133 (14.33%) AngularJS
25 133 (14.33%) Computer Science
26 122 (13.15%) Microsoft
27 119 (12.82%) Git (software)
28 118 (12.72%) BDD
29 117 (12.61%) C

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 38 (4.09%) JBoss
2 29 (3.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 25 (2.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 24 (2.59%) SharePoint
5 23 (2.48%) CMS
6 19 (2.05%) Apache Solr
7 17 (1.83%) Elasticsearch
8 16 (1.72%) Tomcat
9 14 (1.51%) Apache
10 12 (1.29%) Apache Spark
11 11 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
12 8 (0.86%) Apache ServiceMix
12 8 (0.86%) Confluence
12 8 (0.86%) WebLogic
13 7 (0.75%) OpenStack
13 7 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
14 5 (0.54%) IIS
14 5 (0.54%) WildFly
15 4 (0.43%) Cloud Foundry
15 4 (0.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 56 (6.03%) MS Excel
2 9 (0.97%) MS Office
2 9 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
2 9 (0.97%) Simulink
3 4 (0.43%) GNU Octave
4 3 (0.32%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.11%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.54%) Oracle HRMS
3 4 (0.43%) Magento
4 2 (0.22%) Sonata
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.11%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 75 (8.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 74 (7.97%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (3.02%) SaaS
4 20 (2.16%) Cloud Computing
5 19 (2.05%) PaaS
6 18 (1.94%) Google Cloud Platform
7 16 (1.72%) GitHub
8 10 (1.08%) Google App Engine
9 9 (0.97%) IaaS
10 6 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
10 6 (0.65%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 4 (0.43%) Google Compute Engine
11 4 (0.43%) OpenShift
12 3 (0.32%) Heroku
13 2 (0.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 2 (0.22%) Azure Active Directory
13 2 (0.22%) CloudFront
13 2 (0.22%) iPaaS
13 2 (0.22%) Route 53
13 2 (0.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 50 (5.39%) HTTP
1 50 (5.39%) Internet
2 39 (4.20%) Wireless
3 37 (3.99%) TCP/IP
4 19 (2.05%) SSL
5 15 (1.62%) Firewall
6 13 (1.40%) Bluetooth
6 13 (1.40%) Wi-Fi
7 7 (0.75%) FlexRay
7 7 (0.75%) RS-485
7 7 (0.75%) SAN
8 5 (0.54%) iBeacon
9 4 (0.43%) 802.15
9 4 (0.43%) Software-Defined Radio
9 4 (0.43%) Unified Communications
10 3 (0.32%) DNS
10 3 (0.32%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (0.32%) LAN
10 3 (0.32%) NAS
10 3 (0.32%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 166 (17.89%) SQL Server
2 92 (9.91%) Big Data
3 65 (7.00%) NoSQL
4 63 (6.79%) Relational Database
5 46 (4.96%) PostgreSQL
6 42 (4.53%) Hadoop
7 40 (4.31%) MongoDB
8 35 (3.77%) Redis
9 30 (3.23%) MySQL
10 28 (3.02%) RDBMS
11 27 (2.91%) Blockchain
12 25 (2.69%) CouchDB
13 20 (2.16%) Apache Cassandra
14 15 (1.62%) SQL Server 2012
15 13 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 8 (0.86%) Neo4j
16 8 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 7 (0.75%) Oracle Database
17 7 (0.75%) SQL Server 2016
18 6 (0.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 119 (12.82%) Git (software)
2 95 (10.24%) Jenkins
3 59 (6.36%) Maven
4 55 (5.93%) Visual Studio
5 36 (3.88%) JIRA
6 32 (3.45%) JUnit
6 32 (3.45%) Subversion
7 30 (3.23%) Mockito
8 29 (3.13%) SonarQube
8 29 (3.13%) TeamCity
9 27 (2.91%) Team Foundation Server
10 21 (2.26%) Selenium
11 18 (1.94%) Rational DOORS
12 16 (1.72%) Eclipse
13 14 (1.51%) IntelliJ
13 14 (1.51%) JMeter
14 13 (1.40%) Sonatype Nexus
15 12 (1.29%) Ant
15 12 (1.29%) Cucumber
16 10 (1.08%) Android Studio
General
1 258 (27.80%) Finance
2 66 (7.11%) Banking
3 50 (5.39%) Electronics
4 35 (3.77%) Law
4 35 (3.77%) Telecoms
5 31 (3.34%) Retail
6 30 (3.23%) Marketing
7 16 (1.72%) Games
7 16 (1.72%) Manufacturing
8 12 (1.29%) Automotive
9 10 (1.08%) Aerospace
10 7 (0.75%) Avionics
10 7 (0.75%) Front Office
11 6 (0.65%) Multimedia
12 3 (0.32%) Back Office
12 3 (0.32%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.32%) Legal
12 3 (0.32%) Military
12 3 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.22%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 433 (46.66%) Developer
2 122 (13.15%) C# Developer
3 119 (12.82%) Software Engineer
4 117 (12.61%) Architect
4 117 (12.61%) Senior Developer
5 109 (11.75%) .NET Developer
6 91 (9.81%) Java Developer
7 87 (9.38%) C# .NET Developer
8 58 (6.25%) Software Developer
9 55 (5.93%) JavaScript Developer
10 51 (5.50%) Lead Developer
11 50 (5.39%) HTML Developer
12 49 (5.28%) Software Architect
13 44 (4.74%) Senior Software Engineer
14 43 (4.63%) Embedded Engineer
15 40 (4.31%) Graduate
16 39 (4.20%) C++ Developer
17 37 (3.99%) Senior Java Developer
17 37 (3.99%) Team Leader
18 29 (3.13%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 293 (31.57%) .NET
2 274 (29.53%) HTML
3 218 (23.49%) CSS
4 153 (16.49%) ASP.NET
5 152 (16.38%) XML
6 151 (16.27%) Web Services
7 147 (15.84%) jQuery
8 133 (14.33%) AngularJS
9 105 (11.31%) HTML5
10 95 (10.24%) ASP.NET MVC
11 88 (9.48%) REST
12 74 (7.97%) Spring
13 67 (7.22%) SOAP
14 66 (7.11%) J2EE
15 63 (6.79%) .NET Framework
16 59 (6.36%) Hibernate
17 53 (5.71%) CSS3
18 51 (5.50%) RESTful
19 50 (5.39%) Ajax
20 45 (4.85%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 133 (14.33%) Computer Science
2 54 (5.82%) Analytical Skills
3 50 (5.39%) Data Structures
4 41 (4.42%) Client/Server
4 41 (4.42%) Enterprise Software
5 40 (4.31%) Algorithms
5 40 (4.31%) Hedge funds
6 33 (3.56%) N-Tier
7 32 (3.45%) Data Centre
7 32 (3.45%) Management Information System
8 31 (3.34%) Internet of Things
9 29 (3.13%) Fintech
9 29 (3.13%) User Experience
10 24 (2.59%) Derivative
10 24 (2.59%) Embedded Systems
11 21 (2.26%) Mobile App
12 20 (2.16%) iPad
13 10 (1.08%) Device Driver
13 10 (1.08%) Smart Home
14 8 (0.86%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 148 (15.95%) Linux
2 97 (10.45%) Windows
3 82 (8.84%) Unix
4 38 (4.09%) Android
5 29 (3.13%) Apple iOS
6 10 (1.08%) Windows Server
7 7 (0.75%) Embedded Linux
8 6 (0.65%) Mac OS X
9 4 (0.43%) Solaris
9 4 (0.43%) VMS
10 3 (0.32%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.32%) Windows Embedded Compact
11 2 (0.22%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.11%) AIX
12 1 (0.11%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 483 (52.05%) Agile Software Development
2 283 (30.50%) Software Engineering
3 241 (25.97%) TDD
4 196 (21.12%) MVC
5 192 (20.69%) Scrum
6 182 (19.61%) Continuous Integration
7 164 (17.67%) OO
8 136 (14.66%) Mentoring
9 118 (12.72%) BDD
10 105 (11.31%) Mathematics
11 101 (10.88%) Unit Testing
12 97 (10.45%) SOA
13 95 (10.24%) Web Development
14 87 (9.38%) OOP
15 77 (8.30%) SOLID
16 75 (8.08%) Microservices
17 70 (7.54%) Open Source
18 69 (7.44%) DevOps
19 61 (6.57%) Stakeholder Management
20 55 (5.93%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 377 (40.63%) JavaScript
2 320 (34.48%) C#
3 315 (33.94%) Java
4 198 (21.34%) SQL
5 170 (18.32%) C++
6 117 (12.61%) C
7 85 (9.16%) Python
8 57 (6.14%) T-SQL
9 53 (5.71%) TypeScript
10 45 (4.85%) VB.NET
11 38 (4.09%) PHP
12 35 (3.77%) Ruby
13 33 (3.56%) Embedded C
14 25 (2.69%) Scala
15 22 (2.37%) VB
16 21 (2.26%) MATLAB
17 19 (2.05%) Perl
18 18 (1.94%) Assembly Language
19 17 (1.83%) Embedded C++
20 15 (1.62%) F#
Qualifications
1 260 (28.02%) Degree
2 44 (4.74%) Security Cleared
3 20 (2.16%) ISEB
4 18 (1.94%) PhD
5 17 (1.83%) DV Cleared
6 15 (1.62%) ISTQB
7 10 (1.08%) SC Cleared
8 9 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (0.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 6 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.22%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.11%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.11%) MCSD
11 1 (0.11%) MCSE
11 1 (0.11%) OCP
11 1 (0.11%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (8.30%) QA
2 7 (0.75%) DO-178B
2 7 (0.75%) ISO26262
3 6 (0.65%) MISRA
3 6 (0.65%) MISRA C
4 4 (0.43%) GAAP
5 2 (0.22%) SDET
6 1 (0.11%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.11%) DICOM
6 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.11%) ISO13485
System Software
1 38 (4.09%) Docker
2 8 (0.86%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.54%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 5 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.43%) QEMU
5 2 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.22%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.22%) Xen
6 1 (0.11%) Firmware
6 1 (0.11%) KVM
6 1 (0.11%) LXC
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.11%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 16 (1.72%) Opsview
2 11 (1.19%) Kubernetes
3 9 (0.97%) Puppet
4 8 (0.86%) Mesos
5 7 (0.75%) Ansible
6 3 (0.32%) Control-M
7 2 (0.22%) BladeLogic
7 2 (0.22%) Docker Swarm
7 2 (0.22%) MIMEsweeper
7 2 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (0.22%) Oracle Identity Management
8 1 (0.11%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.11%) Marathon
8 1 (0.11%) Nagios
8 1 (0.11%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.11%) SCCM
8 1 (0.11%) Terraform
8 1 (0.11%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 122 (13.15%) Microsoft
2 89 (9.59%) Oracle
3 30 (3.23%) Adobe
4 29 (3.13%) Coverity
5 23 (2.48%) Google
6 17 (1.83%) Red Hat
7 13 (1.40%) SAP
8 11 (1.19%) HP
9 10 (1.08%) Zend
10 9 (0.97%) Cadence
10 9 (0.97%) Splunk
11 6 (0.65%) Cognizant
11 6 (0.65%) Green Hills
11 6 (0.65%) VMware
12 5 (0.54%) Avaya
12 5 (0.54%) Facebook
12 5 (0.54%) Hitachi
12 5 (0.54%) ServiceNow
13 4 (0.43%) Freescale
13 4 (0.43%) Xamarin
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Salary: 40,000 to £55,000
Posted: 8 hours ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £64000 per annum + Superb Package , incl Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + + Bonus (7K) + Full Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: £60,000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £150k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Equity
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 to 55,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Middlesex
Montash
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 10% Bonus, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Digital Vision Search Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum +equity +bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £95000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £40K + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Annual Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000
Posted: Yesterday
West London
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £44,000 to £51,000 per annum Negotiable.
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Rullion
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000 + Benefits package
Posted: 8 hours ago