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

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Architecture
Rank 478 439 513
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +74
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 466 695 565
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.51% 0.64% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.73% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 361 580 483
Median salary £55,000 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £84,000 £81,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%

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
80212 94769 98685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.12% 87.47% 85.65%
Number of salaries quoted 66110 78292 81104
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £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 2 December 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 2 December 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 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 -33 434 £55,000 -4.34% 96
London -23 202 £72,500 - 57
East of England +33 61 £40,000 -20.00% 11
South East -23 58 £47,500 -5.00% 7
South West +27 43 £47,500 +18.75% 5
West Midlands +21 36 £41,500 +93.02% 5
Cambridgeshire +26 33 £45,000 -10.00% 10
Cambridge +36 30 £42,500 -15.00% 9
Scotland +27 15 £40,000 -11.11% 5
Bristol +9 15 £49,000 +40.00% 2
Norwich 0 15 £35,000 -
Norfolk -7 15 £35,000 -
Yorkshire -32 15 £62,500 +4.16% 5
Milton Keynes +11 13 £47,500 - 1
Hampshire +10 13 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Buckinghamshire +8 13 £47,500 - 1
Gloucestershire -16 13 £50,000 +16.27% 2
Coventry - 13 £37,500 -
Hertfordshire +9 12 £62,500 -27.74% 1
Berkshire +42 11 £47,500 -13.63%
Wales +7 9 £45,000 +28.57%
Birmingham -5 9 £50,000 +132.55%
Edinburgh +18 8 £57,500 +52.31% 2
South Wales +4 8 £45,000 +28.57%
North West -28 8 £60,000 +33.33% 2
Newport - 8 £45,000 -
City of London +16 7 £72,500 +20.83% 6
East Midlands -4 7 £33,000 -22.35% 3
Bracknell +24 6 £47,500 -13.63%
Wiltshire +23 6 £34,250 +37.00%

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 December 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.

1 549 (55.29%) Agile Software Development
2 368 (37.06%) JavaScript
3 339 (34.14%) Java
4 327 (32.93%) HTML
5 321 (32.33%) C#
6 319 (32.12%) .NET
7 296 (29.81%) Software Engineering
8 280 (28.20%) Finance
9 256 (25.78%) Degree
10 251 (25.28%) TDD
11 242 (24.37%) CSS
12 216 (21.75%) C++
13 205 (20.64%) Scrum
14 196 (19.74%) OO
15 187 (18.83%) SQL
16 183 (18.43%) MVC
17 173 (17.42%) Linux
18 162 (16.31%) Continuous Integration
19 151 (15.21%) HTML5
20 142 (14.30%) jQuery
21 138 (13.90%) Web Services
22 133 (13.39%) Microsoft
23 131 (13.19%) XML
24 129 (12.99%) AngularJS
25 128 (12.89%) Mentoring
26 125 (12.59%) SQL Server
27 124 (12.49%) Computer Science
28 122 (12.29%) C
29 117 (11.78%) Python
30 110 (11.08%) BDD

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 (3.83%) SharePoint
2 33 (3.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 32 (3.22%) Apache Solr
3 32 (3.22%) JBoss
4 29 (2.92%) Apache
5 22 (2.22%) CMS
6 21 (2.11%) Elasticsearch
7 17 (1.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 13 (1.31%) Apache Spark
9 11 (1.11%) Tomcat
10 10 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
10 10 (1.01%) nginx
10 10 (1.01%) WebLogic
11 7 (0.70%) IIS
12 5 (0.50%) Apache ServiceMix
12 5 (0.50%) WebSphere
12 5 (0.50%) WildFly
13 3 (0.30%) OpenStack
14 2 (0.20%) Confluence
14 2 (0.20%) Umbraco
Applications
1 80 (8.06%) MS Excel
2 17 (1.71%) MS Office
2 17 (1.71%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (0.50%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (0.40%) GNU Octave
5 2 (0.20%) Doxygen
5 2 (0.20%) MS Project
5 2 (0.20%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.70%) Unit4 Business World
3 5 (0.50%) Magento
3 5 (0.50%) Summit
4 4 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.20%) Sonata
7 1 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.10%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 74 (7.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 72 (7.25%) Amazon AWS
3 30 (3.02%) SaaS
4 17 (1.71%) Google Cloud Platform
4 17 (1.71%) PaaS
5 14 (1.41%) GitHub
6 13 (1.31%) Google App Engine
7 8 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (0.60%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 5 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (0.50%) Heroku
10 2 (0.20%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.20%) IaaS
10 2 (0.20%) iPaaS
10 2 (0.20%) Sumo Logic
11 1 (0.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.10%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.10%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.10%) Route 53
11 1 (0.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 50 (5.04%) HTTP
2 39 (3.93%) Internet
3 35 (3.52%) Wireless
4 34 (3.42%) TCP/IP
5 28 (2.82%) SSL
6 24 (2.42%) Firewall
7 18 (1.81%) DNS
8 11 (1.11%) Bluetooth
8 11 (1.11%) WAN
8 11 (1.11%) Wi-Fi
9 10 (1.01%) LAN
10 9 (0.91%) DHCP
11 7 (0.70%) Network Security
12 6 (0.60%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (0.60%) FTP
12 6 (0.60%) HTTPS
12 6 (0.60%) IPsec
12 6 (0.60%) RS-485
12 6 (0.60%) VPN
13 5 (0.50%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (12.59%) SQL Server
2 70 (7.05%) Big Data
3 60 (6.04%) NoSQL
4 53 (5.34%) Relational Database
5 45 (4.53%) Hadoop
6 43 (4.33%) MongoDB
7 41 (4.13%) PostgreSQL
8 37 (3.73%) MySQL
9 25 (2.52%) Apache Cassandra
10 24 (2.42%) Redis
11 21 (2.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 16 (1.61%) CouchDB
13 14 (1.41%) RDBMS
14 12 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
15 9 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 8 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
16 8 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 7 (0.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 7 (0.70%) QlikView
18 6 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 85 (8.56%) Git (software)
2 69 (6.95%) Jenkins
3 46 (4.63%) Maven
4 40 (4.03%) JIRA
5 36 (3.63%) Visual Studio
6 33 (3.32%) Team Foundation Server
7 30 (3.02%) Selenium
8 25 (2.52%) JUnit
9 23 (2.32%) JMeter
9 23 (2.32%) Subversion
10 20 (2.01%) TeamCity
11 18 (1.81%) Ant
11 18 (1.81%) Eclipse
12 17 (1.71%) SonarQube
13 16 (1.61%) Gatling
14 15 (1.51%) Mockito
15 14 (1.41%) NeoLoad
15 14 (1.41%) WebLOAD
16 13 (1.31%) IntelliJ
17 12 (1.21%) Rational DOORS
General
1 280 (28.20%) Finance
2 57 (5.74%) Banking
3 49 (4.93%) Telecoms
4 33 (3.32%) Games
5 26 (2.62%) Retail
6 23 (2.32%) Electronics
6 23 (2.32%) Marketing
7 17 (1.71%) Law
8 15 (1.51%) Aerospace
9 14 (1.41%) Automotive
10 10 (1.01%) Manufacturing
11 8 (0.81%) Back Office
12 7 (0.70%) Avionics
13 6 (0.60%) Legal
14 5 (0.50%) Multimedia
15 3 (0.30%) Advertising
15 3 (0.30%) French Language
15 3 (0.30%) Investment Banking
15 3 (0.30%) Publishing
16 2 (0.20%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 487 (49.04%) Developer
2 129 (12.99%) Architect
3 128 (12.89%) Senior Developer
3 128 (12.89%) Software Engineer
4 114 (11.48%) C# Developer
5 102 (10.27%) .NET Developer
6 89 (8.96%) Java Developer
7 82 (8.26%) C# .NET Developer
8 62 (6.24%) Software Developer
9 61 (6.14%) C++ Developer
9 61 (6.14%) JavaScript Developer
10 55 (5.54%) Software Architect
11 50 (5.04%) HTML Developer
12 46 (4.63%) Lead Developer
13 41 (4.13%) Senior Software Engineer
14 38 (3.83%) Consultant
14 38 (3.83%) Web Developer
15 35 (3.52%) Solutions Architect
16 34 (3.42%) Technical Leader
17 33 (3.32%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 327 (32.93%) HTML
2 319 (32.12%) .NET
3 242 (24.37%) CSS
4 151 (15.21%) HTML5
5 142 (14.30%) jQuery
6 138 (13.90%) Web Services
7 131 (13.19%) XML
8 129 (12.99%) AngularJS
9 106 (10.67%) ASP.NET
10 90 (9.06%) CSS3
11 84 (8.46%) REST
12 74 (7.45%) .NET Framework
13 71 (7.15%) ASP.NET MVC
14 70 (7.05%) Spring
15 63 (6.34%) SOAP
16 62 (6.24%) J2EE
17 58 (5.84%) Hibernate
18 47 (4.73%) RESTful
19 45 (4.53%) Node.js
19 45 (4.53%) React
Miscellaneous
1 124 (12.49%) Computer Science
2 86 (8.66%) Mathematics
3 63 (6.34%) Data Structures
4 61 (6.14%) Algorithms
5 57 (5.74%) Analytical Skills
5 57 (5.74%) User Experience
6 53 (5.34%) Hedge funds
7 50 (5.04%) Enterprise Software
8 35 (3.52%) Fintech
9 30 (3.02%) Visualisation
10 26 (2.62%) Client/Server
11 24 (2.42%) Management Information System
12 21 (2.11%) iPad
13 19 (1.91%) Data Centre
13 19 (1.91%) Inversion of Control
14 18 (1.81%) Embedded Systems
14 18 (1.81%) Internet of Things
15 16 (1.61%) N-Tier
16 15 (1.51%) Statistics
17 13 (1.31%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 173 (17.42%) Linux
2 109 (10.98%) Unix
3 97 (9.77%) Windows
4 40 (4.03%) Android
5 39 (3.93%) Apple iOS
6 11 (1.11%) Windows Server
7 10 (1.01%) Mac OS
8 5 (0.50%) Windows CE
8 5 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.40%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.30%) VMS
10 3 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.20%) CoreOS
11 2 (0.20%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.10%) AIX
12 1 (0.10%) Solaris
12 1 (0.10%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.10%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.10%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 549 (55.29%) Agile Software Development
2 296 (29.81%) Software Engineering
3 251 (25.28%) TDD
4 205 (20.64%) Scrum
5 196 (19.74%) OO
6 183 (18.43%) MVC
7 162 (16.31%) Continuous Integration
8 128 (12.89%) Mentoring
9 110 (11.08%) BDD
10 103 (10.37%) OOP
11 96 (9.67%) SOA
12 88 (8.86%) Web Development
13 87 (8.76%) Unit Testing
14 79 (7.96%) SDLC
15 73 (7.35%) Microservices
16 68 (6.85%) Stakeholder Management
16 68 (6.85%) UML
17 64 (6.45%) Analytics
17 64 (6.45%) E-Commerce
17 64 (6.45%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 368 (37.06%) JavaScript
2 339 (34.14%) Java
3 321 (32.33%) C#
4 216 (21.75%) C++
5 187 (18.83%) SQL
6 122 (12.29%) C
7 117 (11.78%) Python
8 74 (7.45%) PHP
9 65 (6.55%) Ruby
10 54 (5.44%) Scala
11 40 (4.03%) VB.NET
12 37 (3.73%) TypeScript
13 34 (3.42%) Perl
14 29 (2.92%) MATLAB
14 29 (2.92%) T-SQL
15 26 (2.62%) Embedded C
16 25 (2.52%) F#
17 18 (1.81%) Go
17 18 (1.81%) Objective-C
18 15 (1.51%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 256 (25.78%) Degree
2 51 (5.14%) Security Cleared
3 33 (3.32%) ISEB
4 26 (2.62%) ISTQB
5 18 (1.81%) SC Cleared
6 17 (1.71%) DV Cleared
6 17 (1.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 17 (1.71%) PhD
7 12 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (0.81%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 5 (0.50%) CISSP
9 5 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.30%) MCSE
10 3 (0.30%) OCP
10 3 (0.30%) Oracle Certification
10 3 (0.30%) Postgraduate
11 2 (0.20%) BPSS Clearance
12 1 (0.10%) ECSA
12 1 (0.10%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (6.95%) QA
2 27 (2.72%) ISO13485
3 21 (2.11%) DICOM
3 21 (2.11%) ISO 9001
4 10 (1.01%) MISRA
4 10 (1.01%) MISRA C
5 7 (0.70%) DO-178B
6 5 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.50%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.40%) GAAP
8 2 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 7816
9 1 (0.10%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.10%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (3.52%) Docker
2 14 (1.41%) Active Directory
3 12 (1.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.60%) KVM
5 3 (0.30%) Firmware
5 3 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (0.30%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.20%) HDFS
6 2 (0.20%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.20%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.20%) XenApp
7 1 (0.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.10%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.10%) Xen
7 1 (0.10%) zsh
Systems Management
1 18 (1.81%) Puppet
2 9 (0.91%) Ansible
3 7 (0.70%) Kubernetes
4 6 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.40%) Mesos
5 4 (0.40%) Salt
6 3 (0.30%) Failover Clustering
6 3 (0.30%) Oracle Identity Management
6 3 (0.30%) SCCM
7 2 (0.20%) Nagios
7 2 (0.20%) SCOM
7 2 (0.20%) ThinApp
7 2 (0.20%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.10%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.10%) Kibana
8 1 (0.10%) logstash
8 1 (0.10%) MIMEsweeper
8 1 (0.10%) Nmap
8 1 (0.10%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.10%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 133 (13.39%) Microsoft
2 86 (8.66%) Oracle
3 21 (2.11%) Google
3 21 (2.11%) SAP
4 19 (1.91%) Adobe
5 17 (1.71%) Coverity
6 14 (1.41%) SOASTA, Inc
6 14 (1.41%) VMware
7 9 (0.91%) Cisco
7 9 (0.91%) HP
7 9 (0.91%) Red Hat
8 8 (0.81%) BEA
8 8 (0.81%) Xamarin
9 7 (0.70%) Atlassian
9 7 (0.70%) CA
9 7 (0.70%) Zend
10 6 (0.60%) Alteryx
10 6 (0.60%) Green Hills
10 6 (0.60%) Tableau
10 6 (0.60%) webMethods
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £70K + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Salary: 40,000 to £55,000
Posted: 13 hours ago
Musselburgh, Midlothian
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 14 hours ago
East London
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
East London
Spring Technology
Salary: £55000 - £68000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: £60,000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Deltatre Media
Salary: Competitive + good benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £80k + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £55000 - £95000 per annum + Amazing benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum £40,000-£60,000 dependent on experie
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Robert Half
Salary: £50000 - £59000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £80k
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Leidos
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
DeSantis Arin Recruitment
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Bonus and benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Send
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum + 25 Days Holiday + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Scotland
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Send
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum + 25 Days Holiday + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £40k DoE
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Technical Futures
Salary: Excellent Package
Posted: 4 days ago