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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architecture
Rank 487 512 459
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -53
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 500 394 531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.43% 0.37% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.46% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 433 280 453
Average salary £50,000 £60,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,600 £37,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £89,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £49,500 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +3.26%

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
94499 85180 91147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.67% 79.43% 77.75%
Number of salaries quoted 75420 69572 77387
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £73,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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
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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 +36 465 £50,000 -18.36% 58
London -61 152 £57,500 -17.85% 20
South East +7 102 £52,500 - 9
Surrey +36 61 £55,000 +15.78% 2
East of England +9 59 £44,000 -2.22% 8
Yorkshire +1 59 £40,000 -17.94% 8
South West +16 38 £45,500 -1.08% 6
City of London -4 36 £52,500 -21.05% 4
North West -2 33 £50,000 -23.07% 3
West Yorkshire -7 31 £60,340 +23.77% 2
Reigate +5 29 £55,000 -26.66% 1
Bedfordshire +11 24 £41,000 -8.88% 3
Scotland -10 23 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Leeds -26 21 £95,000 +94.87% 1
Edinburgh +2 19 £41,500 -35.15% 1
Manchester +6 18 £50,000 -23.07%
Sheffield - 18 £40,000 - 2
South Yorkshire - 18 £40,000 - 2
Cambridgeshire +1 17 £47,500 +10.46% 3
Cambridge -7 17 £47,500 +10.46% 3
Leatherhead - 16 £51,250 -
Gloucestershire +3 15 £45,000 -2.17% 2
East Midlands -7 13 £35,000 -26.31% 2
Hertfordshire +1 12 £80,000 -
Bristol - 12 £75,000 - 1
Merseyside +13 10 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Liverpool +7 10 £50,000 +33.33%
East Sussex -16 10 £43,500 +8.75% 1
North Yorkshire - 10 £50,000 - 4
Dorking - 10 £52,500 -

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 383 (35.96%) Java
2 369 (34.65%) C#
3 344 (32.30%) .NET
4 281 (26.38%) Agile Software Development
5 280 (26.29%) JavaScript
5 280 (26.29%) SQL
6 275 (25.82%) SQL Server
7 274 (25.73%) Software Engineering
8 259 (24.32%) Finance
9 257 (24.13%) OO
10 247 (23.19%) Microsoft
11 242 (22.72%) HTML
12 223 (20.94%) CSS
13 221 (20.75%) Degree
14 215 (20.19%) C++
15 178 (16.71%) J2EE
16 177 (16.62%) Oracle
17 173 (16.24%) Linux
18 164 (15.40%) ASP.NET
19 162 (15.21%) XML
20 161 (15.12%) Computer Science
21 159 (14.93%) Windows
22 149 (13.99%) MVC
23 144 (13.52%) MS Excel
24 140 (13.15%) Scrum
25 138 (12.96%) UNIX
26 135 (12.68%) jQuery
27 131 (12.30%) Python
28 129 (12.11%) OOP
29 128 (12.02%) Mathematics

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 67 (6.29%) Apache
2 52 (4.88%) WebLogic
2 52 (4.88%) SharePoint
3 32 (3.00%) Tomcat
4 31 (2.91%) WebSphere
5 24 (2.25%) CMS
5 24 (2.25%) IIS
6 21 (1.97%) WebSphere Application Server
7 20 (1.88%) Node.js
8 18 (1.69%) MQSeries
9 15 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
9 15 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
10 13 (1.22%) OpenStack
11 10 (0.94%) nginx
12 7 (0.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 7 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
13 6 (0.56%) PegaRULES
13 6 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
14 5 (0.47%) CloudStack
14 5 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 144 (13.52%) MS Excel
2 40 (3.76%) MS Office
3 12 (1.13%) NASTRAN
4 5 (0.47%) MS Project
4 5 (0.47%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.28%) Simulink
6 2 (0.19%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 18 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.66%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.28%) Visualfiles
6 1 (0.094%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.094%) Magento
6 1 (0.094%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 32 (3.00%) SaaS
2 17 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.19%) PaaS
4 2 (0.19%) Office 365
4 2 (0.19%) GitHub
4 2 (0.19%) IaaS
5 1 (0.094%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.094%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.094%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 61 (5.73%) Internet
2 50 (4.69%) SAN
3 41 (3.85%) TCP/IP
4 35 (3.29%) HTTP
5 31 (2.91%) DHCP
6 24 (2.25%) Firewall
7 21 (1.97%) Ethernet
8 16 (1.50%) Wireless
9 12 (1.13%) NAS
10 10 (0.94%) Wi-Fi
10 10 (0.94%) Bluetooth
10 10 (0.94%) DNS
11 9 (0.85%) SNMP
12 8 (0.75%) SSL
12 8 (0.75%) VoIP
12 8 (0.75%) SSH
13 6 (0.56%) UWB
13 6 (0.56%) LDAP
13 6 (0.56%) PBX
14 5 (0.47%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 275 (25.82%) SQL Server
2 87 (8.17%) MySQL
3 68 (6.38%) Relational Database
4 63 (5.92%) SQL Server 2008
5 44 (4.13%) SQL Server 2012
6 40 (3.76%) OLAP
7 39 (3.66%) RDBMS
7 39 (3.66%) NoSQL
8 33 (3.10%) Hadoop
8 33 (3.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 33 (3.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 32 (3.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 29 (2.72%) Oracle OLAP
10 29 (2.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 28 (2.63%) MongoDB
12 25 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
13 23 (2.16%) Oracle Database
14 21 (1.97%) SQL Server 2005
15 19 (1.78%) BusinessObjects XI
15 19 (1.78%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 75 (7.04%) Visual Studio
2 56 (5.26%) Subversion
3 51 (4.79%) Maven
4 46 (4.32%) Git (software)
5 40 (3.76%) Ant
5 40 (3.76%) Jenkins
6 31 (2.91%) JUnit
7 24 (2.25%) JIRA
8 23 (2.16%) Team Foundation Server
9 18 (1.69%) Hudson
10 15 (1.41%) Eclipse
11 13 (1.22%) Mercurial
11 13 (1.22%) Selenium
12 12 (1.13%) NUnit
13 10 (0.94%) FlexUnit
14 9 (0.85%) PHPUnit
14 9 (0.85%) CruiseControl
15 7 (0.66%) Rhino Mocks
15 7 (0.66%) Cucumber
16 6 (0.56%) Rational DOORS
General
1 259 (24.32%) Finance
2 92 (8.64%) Banking
3 60 (5.63%) Marketing
4 38 (3.57%) Electronics
5 35 (3.29%) Investment Banking
6 33 (3.10%) Telecoms
7 32 (3.00%) Retail
7 32 (3.00%) Games
8 30 (2.82%) Manufacturing
9 23 (2.16%) Aerospace
10 22 (2.07%) Advertising
11 17 (1.60%) Legal
12 16 (1.50%) Publishing
13 14 (1.31%) Law
14 9 (0.85%) French Language
15 7 (0.66%) Automotive
15 7 (0.66%) Front Office
16 6 (0.56%) Back Office
17 4 (0.38%) Billing
18 3 (0.28%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 482 (45.26%) Developer
2 209 (19.62%) Architect
3 138 (12.96%) Software Engineer
4 127 (11.92%) Senior Developer
5 112 (10.52%) C# Developer
6 99 (9.30%) Solutions Architect
7 83 (7.79%) Software Developer
8 75 (7.04%) Analyst
9 61 (5.73%) Java Developer
10 53 (4.98%) .NET Developer
11 52 (4.88%) Programmer
12 42 (3.94%) Developer Analyst
13 37 (3.47%) Web Developer
14 34 (3.19%) Junior
14 34 (3.19%) C# .NET Developer
15 33 (3.10%) Team Leader
15 33 (3.10%) Junior Developer
16 32 (3.00%) SQL Developer
16 32 (3.00%) C# Programmer
16 32 (3.00%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 344 (32.30%) .NET
2 242 (22.72%) HTML
3 223 (20.94%) CSS
4 178 (16.71%) J2EE
5 164 (15.40%) ASP.NET
6 162 (15.21%) XML
7 135 (12.68%) jQuery
8 113 (10.61%) Web Services
9 110 (10.33%) Spring
10 88 (8.26%) WPF
11 73 (6.85%) HTML5
12 72 (6.76%) ASP.NET MVC
13 70 (6.57%) Ajax
14 67 (6.29%) .NET Framework
15 55 (5.16%) WCF
16 51 (4.79%) Middleware
16 51 (4.79%) Hibernate
17 50 (4.69%) JSP
18 46 (4.32%) Servlets
19 45 (4.23%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 161 (15.12%) Computer Science
2 128 (12.02%) Mathematics
3 84 (7.89%) Open Source
4 68 (6.38%) Enterprise Software
5 28 (2.63%) Management Information System
6 25 (2.35%) Mobile App
6 25 (2.35%) Hedge funds
7 22 (2.07%) Visualisation
8 20 (1.88%) N-Tier
9 19 (1.78%) Physics
9 19 (1.78%) Credit Risk
10 18 (1.69%) Tandem
11 17 (1.60%) Firmware
11 17 (1.60%) Social Media
12 16 (1.50%) CUDA
12 16 (1.50%) PKI
13 13 (1.22%) Embedded Systems
14 11 (1.03%) Enterprise Storage
15 10 (0.94%) Reference Data
15 10 (0.94%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 173 (16.24%) Linux
2 159 (14.93%) Windows
3 138 (12.96%) UNIX
4 44 (4.13%) Solaris
5 29 (2.72%) HPUX
6 20 (1.88%) Android
7 17 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 15 (1.41%) Apple iOS
9 11 (1.03%) Oracle Linux
9 11 (1.03%) CentOS
10 10 (0.94%) Ubuntu
11 8 (0.75%) Mac OS
12 4 (0.38%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
13 3 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (0.28%) AIX
13 3 (0.28%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.19%) Debian
14 2 (0.19%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.094%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 281 (26.38%) Agile Software Development
2 274 (25.73%) Software Engineering
3 257 (24.13%) OO
4 149 (13.99%) MVC
5 140 (13.15%) Scrum
6 129 (12.11%) OOP
7 125 (11.74%) TDD
8 109 (10.23%) UML
9 103 (9.67%) Web Development
10 78 (7.32%) Project Management
11 70 (6.57%) E-Commerce
12 65 (6.10%) SOA
13 61 (5.73%) Unit Testing
13 61 (5.73%) Continuous Improvement
14 56 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
15 53 (4.98%) Use Case
16 46 (4.32%) Stakeholder Management
17 45 (4.23%) CRM
18 44 (4.13%) Data Modelling
18 44 (4.13%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 383 (35.96%) Java
2 369 (34.65%) C#
3 280 (26.29%) JavaScript
3 280 (26.29%) SQL
4 215 (20.19%) C++
5 131 (12.30%) Python
6 112 (10.52%) C
7 79 (7.42%) PHP
8 78 (7.32%) Perl
9 53 (4.98%) T-SQL
9 53 (4.98%) Ruby
10 52 (4.88%) VB.NET
11 43 (4.04%) VB
12 20 (1.88%) ActionScript
13 19 (1.78%) Shell Script
14 16 (1.50%) Embedded C++
14 16 (1.50%) VC++
15 14 (1.31%) PL/SQL
15 14 (1.31%) Embedded C
16 12 (1.13%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 221 (20.75%) Degree
2 55 (5.16%) Security Cleared
3 37 (3.47%) DV Cleared
4 26 (2.44%) SC Cleared
5 22 (2.07%) PhD
6 5 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.28%) PMP
8 3 (0.28%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.28%) HND
9 2 (0.19%) ISEB
9 2 (0.19%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.094%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.094%) CISSP
10 1 (0.094%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.094%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.094%) ACCA
10 1 (0.094%) SSCP
10 1 (0.094%) CISM
10 1 (0.094%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (8.17%) QA
2 9 (0.85%) ISO 8583
3 8 (0.75%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.47%) ISO 9000
4 5 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (0.47%) Solvency II
5 3 (0.28%) SLA
6 1 (0.094%) BS7799
6 1 (0.094%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (0.094%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
6 1 (0.094%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.094%) HL7
6 1 (0.094%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 37 (3.47%) VMware ESX
2 29 (2.72%) vSphere
3 20 (1.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (1.31%) Active Directory
5 8 (0.75%) Varnish
6 1 (0.094%) KVM
6 1 (0.094%) Docker
6 1 (0.094%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.094%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.094%) Xen
Systems Management
1 29 (2.72%) NetBackup
2 21 (1.97%) Puppet
3 20 (1.88%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (0.85%) Opsview
5 4 (0.38%) Oracle EDQ
6 3 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.19%) Nagios
8 1 (0.094%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.094%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.094%) SCCM
Vendors
1 247 (23.19%) Microsoft
2 177 (16.62%) Oracle
3 55 (5.16%) VMware
4 49 (4.60%) JBoss
5 34 (3.19%) Cisco
6 30 (2.82%) HP
6 30 (2.82%) NetApp
6 30 (2.82%) Brocade
7 29 (2.72%) Veritas
7 29 (2.72%) Citrix
7 29 (2.72%) Business Objects
7 29 (2.72%) Symantec
8 28 (2.63%) Red Hat
9 23 (2.16%) TIBCO
10 22 (2.07%) IBM
11 20 (1.88%) Zend
12 19 (1.78%) SAP
12 19 (1.78%) Sybase
13 11 (1.03%) Apple
13 11 (1.03%) TOWER Software
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
South West
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 to £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £26000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benifits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
SJB Corporate Ltd
Salary: £70,000 per annum plus 25 days holiday + pension + additional benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Rolls Royce
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £95,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sittingbourne, Kent
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £47 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
LA International
Salary: £50000 - £61000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Trust In Soda
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum 65,000
Posted: Yesterday
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
UK
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £95,000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
UK
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £95,000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Talent International
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Talent International
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
UK
Streamline Connections
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000
Posted: 3 days ago