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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Architecture
Rank 454 442 512
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +70
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 585 664 573
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.59% 0.62% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 0.72% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 500 546 449
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +0.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,000 £35,800
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%

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
87668 92318 100837
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.86% 86.37% 85.33%
Number of salaries quoted 73071 74999 82059
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 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -32 522 £55,000 - 98
London -41 215 £67,500 - 48
South East +29 173 £50,000 - 18
Surrey +35 80 £50,000 -9.09% 3
East of England +31 42 £52,500 - 8
Cambridgeshire +11 31 £52,500 - 2
Reigate +12 30 £57,500 -11.53% 1
South West +1 30 £42,500 +9.67% 8
Cambridge +12 29 £52,500 - 2
Scotland -13 29 £47,500 +23.37%
Walton-on-Thames -12 28 £47,500 -9.52%
Glasgow +3 25 £46,250 -2.63%
Berkshire -2 25 £64,750 +36.31% 4
Oxfordshire 0 22 £62,500 +13.63% 4
Buckinghamshire +43 21 £47,500 - 1
City of London +2 20 £62,500 -10.71% 10
Yorkshire -14 20 £45,000 -5.26% 7
North West +10 19 £40,000 +15.94% 5
Wimbledon - 19 - -
Hampshire +4 15 £55,000 +18.27% 6
Oxford - 14 £50,000 - 3
Milton Keynes +38 13 £47,500 - 1
West Midlands -27 13 £42,500 - 2
Manchester -7 12 £43,500 +26.08% 5
West Yorkshire -17 11 £50,000 +5.26% 7
Leeds -23 11 £50,000 +8.10% 4
Reading +10 10 £55,000 +15.78% 3
Gloucestershire +1 10 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Dorset +17 9 £42,500 -19.04% 2
Staines +8 9 £47,500 -13.63%

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 553 (50.32%) Agile Software Development
2 448 (40.76%) C#
3 430 (39.13%) Java
4 421 (38.31%) JavaScript
4 421 (38.31%) HTML
5 407 (37.03%) .NET
6 403 (36.67%) Degree
7 349 (31.76%) CSS
8 345 (31.39%) OO
9 342 (31.12%) Finance
10 323 (29.39%) Software Engineering
11 316 (28.75%) SQL
12 287 (26.11%) C++
13 264 (24.02%) Computer Science
14 251 (22.84%) SQL Server
15 226 (20.56%) Microsoft
16 214 (19.47%) SDLC
17 212 (19.29%) Web Services
18 208 (18.93%) XML
19 182 (16.56%) MVC
20 180 (16.38%) HTML5
21 172 (15.65%) Linux
22 170 (15.47%) SOA
22 170 (15.47%) TDD
23 167 (15.20%) ASP.NET
24 164 (14.92%) Mathematics
25 150 (13.65%) Scrum
26 141 (12.83%) Unit Testing
27 135 (12.28%) Oracle
28 128 (11.65%) OOP

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 67 (6.10%) SharePoint
2 46 (4.19%) Node.js
3 39 (3.55%) JBoss
4 31 (2.82%) CMS
5 22 (2.00%) Apache
6 18 (1.64%) WebSphere
7 16 (1.46%) IIS
8 15 (1.36%) Elasticsearch
8 15 (1.36%) Tomcat
8 15 (1.36%) WebLogic
9 14 (1.27%) SharePoint 2010
10 13 (1.18%) OpenStack
11 11 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
12 9 (0.82%) Apache Spark
13 7 (0.64%) SAS
13 7 (0.64%) Sitecore CMS
14 6 (0.55%) Apache Solr
15 5 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
16 4 (0.36%) nginx
17 3 (0.27%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 95 (8.64%) MS Excel
2 32 (2.91%) MS Office
3 25 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (0.73%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.36%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.091%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 16 (1.46%) Hi Portfolio
2 12 (1.09%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 5 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.27%) OPENContractor
5 3 (0.27%) OPENHousing
6 2 (0.18%) Magento
6 2 (0.18%) Odoo
7 1 (0.091%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.091%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 74 (6.73%) Amazon AWS
2 66 (6.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (2.64%) SaaS
4 19 (1.73%) Office 365
5 16 (1.46%) Google Cloud Platform
6 8 (0.73%) Google App Engine
7 4 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.36%) GitHub
7 4 (0.36%) IaaS
7 4 (0.36%) PaaS
7 4 (0.36%) Sumo Logic
8 3 (0.27%) Amazon EMR
9 2 (0.18%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.18%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.091%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.091%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.091%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.091%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.091%) Force.com
10 1 (0.091%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 40 (3.64%) TCP/IP
2 34 (3.09%) HTTP
3 21 (1.91%) Internet
4 17 (1.55%) DNS
5 12 (1.09%) Firewall
6 11 (1.00%) WAN
7 9 (0.82%) SSL
7 9 (0.82%) Wireless
8 8 (0.73%) LAN
9 6 (0.55%) Unified Communications
9 6 (0.55%) VoIP
10 5 (0.45%) IPsec
10 5 (0.45%) SAN
10 5 (0.45%) VPN
11 4 (0.36%) Asterisk PBX
11 4 (0.36%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (0.36%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (0.36%) LDAP
12 3 (0.27%) ATM
12 3 (0.27%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 251 (22.84%) SQL Server
2 69 (6.28%) NoSQL
3 66 (6.01%) MySQL
4 48 (4.37%) Relational Database
5 45 (4.09%) MongoDB
6 42 (3.82%) Oracle Database
7 30 (2.73%) PostgreSQL
8 26 (2.37%) Apache Cassandra
8 26 (2.37%) Oracle Database 11g
8 26 (2.37%) Oracle Database 12c
9 25 (2.27%) Big Data
9 25 (2.27%) Hadoop
10 24 (2.18%) RDBMS
11 21 (1.91%) JasperReports
12 18 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 17 (1.55%) Redis
14 12 (1.09%) Oracle Database 10g
14 12 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
15 11 (1.00%) CouchDB
16 10 (0.91%) DTS
Development Applications
1 111 (10.10%) Team Foundation Server
2 99 (9.01%) Visual Studio
3 65 (5.91%) NUnit
4 62 (5.64%) Git (software)
5 48 (4.37%) Selenium
6 42 (3.82%) Rhino Mocks
7 36 (3.28%) JIRA
8 34 (3.09%) Jenkins
9 31 (2.82%) Maven
10 29 (2.64%) JUnit
11 24 (2.18%) HP UFT
11 24 (2.18%) Rational Functional Tester
11 24 (2.18%) SilkTest
12 18 (1.64%) Subversion
13 15 (1.36%) Grunt
14 14 (1.27%) Ant
14 14 (1.27%) Cucumber
14 14 (1.27%) Eclipse
15 11 (1.00%) JMeter
15 11 (1.00%) MSTest
General
1 342 (31.12%) Finance
2 60 (5.46%) Banking
3 52 (4.73%) Telecoms
4 48 (4.37%) Marketing
5 37 (3.37%) Automotive
6 36 (3.28%) Aerospace
7 34 (3.09%) Advertising
8 26 (2.37%) Games
9 24 (2.18%) Retail
10 18 (1.64%) Financial Institution
11 15 (1.36%) Electronics
12 9 (0.82%) French Language
12 9 (0.82%) Law
12 9 (0.82%) Manufacturing
12 9 (0.82%) Online Betting
13 8 (0.73%) Front Office
14 4 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.36%) Publishing
15 3 (0.27%) Back Office
15 3 (0.27%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 619 (56.32%) Developer
2 222 (20.20%) C# Developer
3 203 (18.47%) Senior Developer
4 136 (12.37%) .NET Developer
5 126 (11.46%) Architect
6 119 (10.83%) Java Developer
6 119 (10.83%) Software Developer
7 114 (10.37%) Software Engineer
8 104 (9.46%) C# Software Developer
9 88 (8.01%) C# .NET Developer
10 70 (6.37%) JavaScript Developer
11 69 (6.28%) Analyst
12 65 (5.91%) Senior C# Developer
13 62 (5.64%) Senior Software Developer
14 58 (5.28%) SQL Developer
15 52 (4.73%) Senior C# Software Developer
16 50 (4.55%) Senior JavaScript Developer
17 47 (4.28%) Software Architect
18 39 (3.55%) Senior Software Engineer
19 38 (3.46%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 421 (38.31%) HTML
2 407 (37.03%) .NET
3 349 (31.76%) CSS
4 212 (19.29%) Web Services
5 208 (18.93%) XML
6 180 (16.38%) HTML5
7 167 (15.20%) ASP.NET
8 124 (11.28%) jQuery
9 123 (11.19%) CSS3
10 106 (9.65%) REST
11 104 (9.46%) AngularJS
12 88 (8.01%) SOAP
13 85 (7.73%) Spring
14 75 (6.82%) JSON
15 67 (6.10%) WPF
16 66 (6.01%) .NET Framework
16 66 (6.01%) Hibernate
17 55 (5.00%) J2EE
18 53 (4.82%) RESTful
19 51 (4.64%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 264 (24.02%) Computer Science
2 164 (14.92%) Mathematics
3 79 (7.19%) Analytical Skills
4 68 (6.19%) Algorithms
5 55 (5.00%) User Experience
6 41 (3.73%) Data Structures
7 40 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
8 37 (3.37%) N-Tier
9 29 (2.64%) Mobile App
10 27 (2.46%) Hedge funds
11 26 (2.37%) Client/Server
12 23 (2.09%) Reinsurance
13 18 (1.64%) Fintech
14 17 (1.55%) Management Information System
15 16 (1.46%) Visualisation
16 14 (1.27%) iPad
17 12 (1.09%) Cryptography
17 12 (1.09%) iPhone
18 11 (1.00%) Statistics
19 10 (0.91%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 172 (15.65%) Linux
2 112 (10.19%) Unix
3 108 (9.83%) Windows
4 67 (6.10%) Apple iOS
5 51 (4.64%) Android
6 12 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (1.00%) Windows NT
8 7 (0.64%) CentOS
8 7 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.36%) CoreOS
10 3 (0.27%) Solaris
10 3 (0.27%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.18%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.18%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.18%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.091%) Windows Server
12 1 (0.091%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 553 (50.32%) Agile Software Development
2 345 (31.39%) OO
3 323 (29.39%) Software Engineering
4 214 (19.47%) SDLC
5 182 (16.56%) MVC
6 170 (15.47%) SOA
6 170 (15.47%) TDD
7 150 (13.65%) Scrum
8 141 (12.83%) Unit Testing
9 128 (11.65%) OOP
10 104 (9.46%) Continuous Integration
11 94 (8.55%) UML
12 93 (8.46%) Mentoring
13 74 (6.73%) Front End Development
14 72 (6.55%) Financial Modelling
15 70 (6.37%) Multithreading
16 67 (6.10%) E-Commerce
17 65 (5.91%) BDD
18 62 (5.64%) Analytics
19 61 (5.55%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 448 (40.76%) C#
2 430 (39.13%) Java
3 421 (38.31%) JavaScript
4 316 (28.75%) SQL
5 287 (26.11%) C++
6 107 (9.74%) Python
7 91 (8.28%) C
8 60 (5.46%) PHP
9 56 (5.10%) Perl
10 51 (4.64%) Scala
11 43 (3.91%) Ruby
12 42 (3.82%) VB.NET
13 34 (3.09%) VB
14 31 (2.82%) PL/SQL
15 26 (2.37%) Objective-C
16 25 (2.27%) Bash Shell
16 25 (2.27%) T-SQL
17 22 (2.00%) Apple Swift
18 21 (1.91%) Korn
19 19 (1.73%) ES6
Qualifications
1 403 (36.67%) Degree
2 49 (4.46%) ISEB
3 42 (3.82%) Security Cleared
4 39 (3.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 34 (3.09%) ISTQB
6 26 (2.37%) SC Cleared
7 24 (2.18%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 19 (1.73%) PhD
9 14 (1.27%) DV Cleared
10 6 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (0.45%) CSSLP
12 4 (0.36%) CISM
12 4 (0.36%) CISSP
12 4 (0.36%) HND
12 4 (0.36%) IISP
12 4 (0.36%) ISACA
12 4 (0.36%) OCP
12 4 (0.36%) Oracle Certification
13 3 (0.27%) CCNP
13 3 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 117 (10.65%) QA
2 10 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 7816
3 8 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.55%) Solvency II
5 5 (0.45%) DICOM
5 5 (0.45%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.45%) ISO13485
6 4 (0.36%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.091%) MISRA
7 1 (0.091%) MISRA C
System Software
1 13 (1.18%) Docker
1 13 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (0.73%) Firmware
3 7 (0.64%) VirtualBox
4 6 (0.55%) HDFS
5 5 (0.45%) Active Directory
6 4 (0.36%) Corosync
6 4 (0.36%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (0.27%) Shibboleth
8 2 (0.18%) Varnish
9 1 (0.091%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.091%) flannel
9 1 (0.091%) KVM
9 1 (0.091%) NFS
9 1 (0.091%) pfSense
9 1 (0.091%) Sendmail
9 1 (0.091%) Squid
9 1 (0.091%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.091%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 19 (1.73%) Opscode Chef
1 19 (1.73%) Puppet
2 11 (1.00%) Ansible
3 9 (0.82%) Salt
4 5 (0.45%) Kubernetes
4 5 (0.45%) Nagios
4 5 (0.45%) Oracle Identity Management
5 4 (0.36%) Pacemaker
5 4 (0.36%) ZABBIX
6 3 (0.27%) SCOM
7 1 (0.091%) Cacti
7 1 (0.091%) Control-M
7 1 (0.091%) Mesos
7 1 (0.091%) MIMEsweeper
7 1 (0.091%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.091%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.091%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (0.091%) SCCM
7 1 (0.091%) WSUS
7 1 (0.091%) yum
Vendors
1 226 (20.56%) Microsoft
2 135 (12.28%) Oracle
3 33 (3.00%) TOWER Software
4 28 (2.55%) SAP
5 24 (2.18%) IBM
6 20 (1.82%) HP
7 17 (1.55%) Xamarin
8 16 (1.46%) Ab Initio
9 15 (1.36%) VMware
10 13 (1.18%) Splunk
11 10 (0.91%) Google
12 8 (0.73%) SaltStack
12 8 (0.73%) TIBCO
13 7 (0.64%) Cisco
13 7 (0.64%) Remedy
13 7 (0.64%) Sitecore
13 7 (0.64%) Telerik
14 6 (0.55%) Adobe
14 6 (0.55%) Infragistics
14 6 (0.55%) Twitter
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Croydon, Surrey
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Competitive package
Posted: 18 hours ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Bright Executive Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £80k
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary - Private healthcare, Pension, Shares options
Posted: 21 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £68,000 per annum + comprehensive benefits package
Posted: 21 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Erin Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Tiro Partners
Salary: £60000.00 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
mkodo
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Benefits package (Including Bonus) +
Posted: 4 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
NCC Group
Salary: Competitive Salary, Bonus, Pension, Holidays
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
JS Agency
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + equity and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 - £85,000 and incredible package
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago