The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architecture
Rank 468 514 454
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -60
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 533 406 552
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.45% 0.37% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 0.47% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 455 286 480
Average salary £50,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.18% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,250 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -2.17%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
94579 85669 91251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.38% 78.68% 77.38%
Number of salaries quoted 76287 70054 77728
Average salary £48,000 £46,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 24 July 2014 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 24 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +40 498 £52,500 -6.66% 38
London -20 183 £60,000 -20.00% 16
South East -24 100 £52,500 -4.54% 10
Surrey +43 61 £52,500 - 5
South West +28 60 £46,000 - 1
City of London +29 54 £56,000 -13.84% 4
Yorkshire +19 54 £40,000 -20.00% 4
East of England 0 48 £45,000 +4.65% 2
Reigate +10 31 £55,000 -26.66%
North West +7 31 £50,000 +34.22% 4
Scotland -9 29 £40,000 +6.66% 3
West Yorkshire -20 28 £60,340 +23.77% 2
Bedfordshire +2 21 £44,000 +0.57% 1
Leeds -17 21 £95,000 +94.87% 1
Bristol +16 20 £75,000 +87.50%
Manchester +10 19 £50,000 +40.84% 1
Edinburgh +2 19 £40,750 -
Gloucestershire +9 18 £46,000 - 1
Sheffield +6 17 £30,920 -38.16% 1
South Yorkshire +5 17 £30,920 -38.16% 1
Leatherhead -5 16 £47,500 -17.39%
East Midlands -2 14 £35,000 -26.31% 1
Cambridgeshire +3 13 £45,000 +5.88%
Cambridge -11 13 £45,000 +5.26%
Hertfordshire -10 12 £81,750 -
Merseyside - 12 £50,000 -
Derbyshire -5 11 £35,000 -26.31% 1
Dorking - 11 £52,500 - 1
Berkshire +2 10 £57,500 +53.33% 1
Liverpool - 10 £50,000 -

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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.

1 376 (34.43%) C#
2 372 (34.07%) Java
3 353 (32.33%) .NET
4 285 (26.10%) SQL
4 285 (26.10%) Agile Software Development
5 280 (25.64%) Software Engineering
6 279 (25.55%) SQL Server
7 277 (25.37%) JavaScript
8 269 (24.63%) Finance
9 268 (24.54%) OO
10 256 (23.44%) Microsoft
11 250 (22.89%) HTML
12 224 (20.51%) CSS
13 213 (19.51%) C++
13 213 (19.51%) Degree
14 211 (19.32%) Oracle
15 191 (17.49%) Linux
16 181 (16.58%) J2EE
17 177 (16.21%) MVC
18 176 (16.12%) ASP.NET
19 158 (14.47%) Windows
20 155 (14.19%) Computer Science
21 153 (14.01%) XML
22 145 (13.28%) jQuery
23 144 (13.19%) MS Excel
24 138 (12.64%) Scrum
25 135 (12.36%) Python
26 133 (12.18%) UNIX
27 132 (12.09%) Mathematics
28 131 (12.00%) Web Services

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 (6.32%) Apache
2 63 (5.77%) WebLogic
3 51 (4.67%) SharePoint
4 36 (3.30%) CMS
5 34 (3.11%) WebSphere
6 32 (2.93%) IIS
7 24 (2.20%) BizTalk Server
8 23 (2.11%) Tomcat
9 22 (2.01%) WebSphere Application Server
10 19 (1.74%) MQSeries
11 16 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
11 16 (1.47%) Node.js
12 11 (1.01%) Sitecore CMS
13 9 (0.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 9 (0.82%) OpenStack
14 8 (0.73%) nginx
15 7 (0.64%) SharePoint Server
16 6 (0.55%) Apache Solr
16 6 (0.55%) PegaRULES
17 5 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 144 (13.19%) MS Excel
2 34 (3.11%) MS Office
3 12 (1.10%) NASTRAN
4 4 (0.37%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.27%) MS Project
5 3 (0.27%) Simulink
5 3 (0.27%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.092%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 21 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.01%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.64%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.37%) Magento
4 4 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.27%) Visualfiles
6 2 (0.18%) Zen Cart
6 2 (0.18%) Tridion
7 1 (0.092%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.092%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 38 (3.48%) SaaS
2 19 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.37%) GitHub
5 3 (0.27%) OpenShift
6 2 (0.18%) PaaS
6 2 (0.18%) IaaS
6 2 (0.18%) Office 365
7 1 (0.092%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 66 (6.04%) Internet
2 56 (5.13%) SAN
3 47 (4.30%) TCP/IP
4 36 (3.30%) DHCP
4 36 (3.30%) HTTP
5 28 (2.56%) Firewall
6 21 (1.92%) Ethernet
7 18 (1.65%) Wireless
8 16 (1.47%) NAS
9 12 (1.10%) Bluetooth
10 11 (1.01%) Wi-Fi
11 10 (0.92%) DNS
12 9 (0.82%) SNMP
13 8 (0.73%) SSH
13 8 (0.73%) SSL
13 8 (0.73%) VoIP
14 6 (0.55%) UWB
14 6 (0.55%) PBX
15 5 (0.46%) DVB
16 4 (0.37%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 279 (25.55%) SQL Server
2 87 (7.97%) MySQL
3 81 (7.42%) Relational Database
4 59 (5.40%) SQL Server 2008
5 46 (4.21%) RDBMS
6 39 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
7 31 (2.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 31 (2.84%) NoSQL
8 30 (2.75%) Oracle Database
8 30 (2.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 28 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 28 (2.56%) OLAP
10 26 (2.38%) MongoDB
11 25 (2.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 25 (2.29%) Oracle OLAP
12 24 (2.20%) Hadoop
13 23 (2.11%) SQL Server 2005
14 21 (1.92%) DB2
15 19 (1.74%) DTS
15 19 (1.74%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 78 (7.14%) Visual Studio
2 68 (6.23%) Subversion
3 54 (4.95%) Maven
4 47 (4.30%) Ant
5 46 (4.21%) Git (software)
6 42 (3.85%) Jenkins
7 33 (3.02%) JUnit
8 28 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
9 21 (1.92%) JIRA
10 16 (1.47%) Selenium
11 15 (1.37%) Hudson
12 13 (1.19%) Eclipse
13 12 (1.10%) Mercurial
13 12 (1.10%) NUnit
14 10 (0.92%) FlexUnit
15 9 (0.82%) CruiseControl
15 9 (0.82%) PHPUnit
16 8 (0.73%) Cucumber
17 6 (0.55%) WebDriver
17 6 (0.55%) Apache Ivy
General
1 269 (24.63%) Finance
2 78 (7.14%) Banking
3 57 (5.22%) Marketing
4 40 (3.66%) Electronics
5 34 (3.11%) Games
6 33 (3.02%) Retail
6 33 (3.02%) Telecoms
7 29 (2.66%) Manufacturing
8 27 (2.47%) Investment Banking
9 22 (2.01%) Advertising
10 21 (1.92%) Legal
11 19 (1.74%) Aerospace
12 15 (1.37%) Law
13 10 (0.92%) Financial Institution
14 9 (0.82%) Publishing
15 7 (0.64%) Front Office
16 6 (0.55%) Online Betting
16 6 (0.55%) Back Office
17 5 (0.46%) French Language
18 4 (0.37%) Billing
Job Titles
1 506 (46.34%) Developer
2 228 (20.88%) Architect
3 138 (12.64%) Senior Developer
3 138 (12.64%) Software Engineer
4 114 (10.44%) C# Developer
5 113 (10.35%) Solutions Architect
6 83 (7.60%) Software Developer
7 71 (6.50%) Analyst
8 70 (6.41%) Java Developer
9 66 (6.04%) .NET Developer
10 58 (5.31%) Programmer
11 45 (4.12%) Developer Analyst
12 43 (3.94%) Lead Developer
13 40 (3.66%) Web Developer
14 39 (3.57%) C# .NET Developer
15 37 (3.39%) Technical Architect
15 37 (3.39%) Senior Java Developer
16 35 (3.21%) C# Programmer
17 34 (3.11%) Senior C# Developer
18 31 (2.84%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 353 (32.33%) .NET
2 250 (22.89%) HTML
3 224 (20.51%) CSS
4 181 (16.58%) J2EE
5 176 (16.12%) ASP.NET
6 153 (14.01%) XML
7 145 (13.28%) jQuery
8 131 (12.00%) Web Services
9 109 (9.98%) Spring
10 91 (8.33%) WPF
11 82 (7.51%) ASP.NET MVC
12 75 (6.87%) Ajax
13 73 (6.68%) HTML5
14 72 (6.59%) .NET Framework
15 69 (6.32%) WCF
16 60 (5.49%) Hibernate
17 59 (5.40%) Middleware
18 57 (5.22%) SOAP
19 53 (4.85%) JSP
20 51 (4.67%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 155 (14.19%) Computer Science
2 132 (12.09%) Mathematics
3 91 (8.33%) Open Source
4 61 (5.59%) Enterprise Software
5 38 (3.48%) Management Information System
6 29 (2.66%) Hedge funds
7 25 (2.29%) Mobile App
8 23 (2.11%) N-Tier
8 23 (2.11%) Visualisation
9 19 (1.74%) Credit Risk
10 18 (1.65%) Physics
10 18 (1.65%) Firmware
11 16 (1.47%) CUDA
11 16 (1.47%) Social Media
11 16 (1.47%) Tandem
12 14 (1.28%) PKI
13 13 (1.19%) Enterprise Storage
14 12 (1.10%) Client/Server
15 11 (1.01%) Embedded Systems
16 10 (0.92%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 191 (17.49%) Linux
2 158 (14.47%) Windows
3 133 (12.18%) UNIX
4 53 (4.85%) Solaris
5 34 (3.11%) HPUX
6 19 (1.74%) Android
7 17 (1.56%) Apple iOS
7 17 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (1.19%) Oracle Linux
9 12 (1.10%) CentOS
10 11 (1.01%) Ubuntu
11 8 (0.73%) Mac OS
12 5 (0.46%) Mac OS X
13 4 (0.37%) AIX
14 3 (0.27%) Debian
14 3 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
14 3 (0.27%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
15 2 (0.18%) Windows Phone
16 1 (0.092%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 285 (26.10%) Agile Software Development
2 280 (25.64%) Software Engineering
3 268 (24.54%) OO
4 177 (16.21%) MVC
5 138 (12.64%) Scrum
6 121 (11.08%) TDD
7 117 (10.71%) OOP
8 105 (9.62%) Web Development
9 104 (9.52%) UML
10 72 (6.59%) E-Commerce
10 72 (6.59%) SOA
10 72 (6.59%) Project Management
11 68 (6.23%) Unit Testing
12 59 (5.40%) Continuous Improvement
13 56 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
13 56 (5.13%) TOGAF
14 50 (4.58%) Use Case
15 48 (4.40%) Stakeholder Management
16 43 (3.94%) Configuration Management
16 43 (3.94%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 376 (34.43%) C#
2 372 (34.07%) Java
3 285 (26.10%) SQL
4 277 (25.37%) JavaScript
5 213 (19.51%) C++
6 135 (12.36%) Python
7 102 (9.34%) C
8 91 (8.33%) Perl
9 82 (7.51%) PHP
10 60 (5.49%) Ruby
11 45 (4.12%) T-SQL
12 41 (3.75%) VB.NET
13 34 (3.11%) VB
14 24 (2.20%) PL/SQL
15 21 (1.92%) Shell Script
16 20 (1.83%) ActionScript
17 16 (1.47%) VC++
18 15 (1.37%) Embedded C
18 15 (1.37%) Embedded C++
19 14 (1.28%) Scala
Qualifications
1 213 (19.51%) Degree
2 57 (5.22%) Security Cleared
3 42 (3.85%) DV Cleared
4 30 (2.75%) SC Cleared
5 22 (2.01%) PhD
6 5 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.37%) CEH
7 4 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (0.37%) Oracle Certification
7 4 (0.37%) CISSP
7 4 (0.37%) SSCP
7 4 (0.37%) CISM
8 3 (0.27%) HND
8 3 (0.27%) PMP
8 3 (0.27%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.092%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.092%) ISEB
9 1 (0.092%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (8.24%) QA
2 9 (0.82%) ISO 8583
3 7 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.37%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.37%) Solvency II
4 4 (0.37%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 3 (0.27%) ISO 9000
5 3 (0.27%) BS7799
5 3 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.092%) SLA
6 1 (0.092%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
System Software
1 43 (3.94%) VMware ESX
2 34 (3.11%) vSphere
3 20 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (1.47%) Active Directory
5 6 (0.55%) Varnish
6 2 (0.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.092%) KVM
7 1 (0.092%) Docker
7 1 (0.092%) Xen
Systems Management
1 34 (3.11%) NetBackup
2 24 (2.20%) Puppet
3 23 (2.11%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (0.82%) Opsview
5 4 (0.37%) Oracle EDQ
6 2 (0.18%) Nagios
7 1 (0.092%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.092%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.092%) Ansible
Vendors
1 256 (23.44%) Microsoft
2 211 (19.32%) Oracle
3 61 (5.59%) VMware
4 55 (5.04%) JBoss
5 39 (3.57%) Cisco
6 37 (3.39%) NetApp
6 37 (3.39%) Brocade
7 35 (3.21%) HP
8 34 (3.11%) Citrix
8 34 (3.11%) Veritas
8 34 (3.11%) Symantec
9 32 (2.93%) IBM
10 31 (2.84%) TIBCO
11 27 (2.47%) Red Hat
12 25 (2.29%) Business Objects
13 19 (1.74%) Sybase
13 19 (1.74%) SAP
13 19 (1.74%) Zend
14 13 (1.19%) Apple
15 11 (1.01%) hybris
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000
Posted: 1 hour ago
South East London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + high bonus + package
Posted: 2 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Linux Recruit
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Vertical IT
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus, pension, gym etc
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £90000 per annum + package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
UK
Department for Work and Pensions (DWP)
Salary: From £44,080 to £55,120 per annum With excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Market related
Posted: 3 days ago
Dorking, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 Per Annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £120000 per annum + bonus, benefits, negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £100k (multiple roles) + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £46000 - £50000 per annum + excellent pension, flexible hours
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Nakama
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum and 25 days holiday
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Talent International
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Talent International
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
eCom Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive Salary and Company Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago