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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architecture
Rank 463 514 445
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -69
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 510 402 549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.44% 0.37% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.47% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 434 280 472
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £32,300
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,750 £46,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+3.80% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
93591 85411 91038
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.38% 78.79% 77.51%
Number of salaries quoted 75267 69754 77438
Average salary £47,500 £47,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.06% +2.17%
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 1 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 1 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
(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 +20 477 £51,000 -11.30% 55
London -42 161 £57,500 -23.33% 17
South East +4 105 £52,500 -4.54% 12
Surrey +36 67 £55,000 +15.78% 5
Yorkshire +17 54 £40,000 -20.00% 8
South West +22 51 £46,000 - 2
East of England 0 50 £45,000 - 10
City of London +11 43 £56,000 -13.84% 2
Reigate +9 33 £55,000 -26.66%
North West +12 31 £50,000 +11.11% 3
West Yorkshire -21 29 £60,340 +23.77% 3
Scotland -5 23 £38,500 +2.66% 4
Bedfordshire +8 21 £41,000 -8.88% 1
Leeds -19 21 £95,000 +94.87% 3
Manchester +7 19 £50,000 +38.88% 1
South Yorkshire +3 18 £30,920 -38.16% 3
Sheffield +1 18 £30,920 -38.16% 2
Edinburgh -3 18 £40,750 -
Bristol +12 17 £75,000 +87.50% 1
Gloucestershire +6 17 £46,000 - 1
Leatherhead -4 17 £47,500 -17.39%
Cambridgeshire +8 15 £45,000 +5.26% 8
Cambridge +2 15 £45,000 +4.65% 7
East Midlands -10 15 £35,000 -26.31% 3
Derbyshire -2 12 £35,000 -26.31% 2
Hertfordshire -7 12 £81,750 -
Merseyside - 11 £50,000 -
Liverpool - 10 £50,000 -
Dorking - 10 £52,500 -
Berkshire -5 9 £57,500 +53.33% 1

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 382 (35.14%) C#
2 378 (34.77%) Java
3 349 (32.11%) .NET
4 286 (26.31%) Agile Software Development
5 281 (25.85%) SQL
6 280 (25.76%) Software Engineering
7 279 (25.67%) SQL Server
8 275 (25.30%) JavaScript
9 271 (24.93%) Finance
10 269 (24.75%) OO
11 258 (23.74%) Microsoft
12 243 (22.36%) HTML
13 221 (20.33%) C++
14 219 (20.15%) CSS
15 217 (19.96%) Degree
16 200 (18.40%) Oracle
17 184 (16.93%) Linux
18 181 (16.65%) J2EE
19 169 (15.55%) ASP.NET
20 167 (15.36%) MVC
21 161 (14.81%) Windows
22 160 (14.72%) Computer Science
23 159 (14.63%) XML
24 142 (13.06%) MS Excel
25 140 (12.88%) Scrum
26 138 (12.70%) jQuery
27 137 (12.60%) Python
28 136 (12.51%) Mathematics
29 134 (12.33%) UNIX
30 125 (11.50%) Web Services

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 72 (6.62%) Apache
2 61 (5.61%) WebLogic
3 52 (4.78%) SharePoint
4 34 (3.13%) WebSphere
5 32 (2.94%) IIS
5 32 (2.94%) CMS
6 24 (2.21%) Tomcat
7 23 (2.12%) BizTalk Server
8 22 (2.02%) WebSphere Application Server
9 19 (1.75%) MQSeries
10 16 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
10 16 (1.47%) Node.js
11 11 (1.01%) OpenStack
12 9 (0.83%) Sitecore CMS
12 9 (0.83%) nginx
13 8 (0.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 7 (0.64%) SharePoint Server
15 6 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
15 6 (0.55%) PegaRULES
16 5 (0.46%) CloudStack
Applications
1 142 (13.06%) MS Excel
2 36 (3.31%) MS Office
3 12 (1.10%) NASTRAN
4 4 (0.37%) MS Project
4 4 (0.37%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.28%) Simulink
5 3 (0.28%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.18%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 20 (1.84%) 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 (0.28%) Visualfiles
6 2 (0.18%) Zen Cart
7 1 (0.092%) Tridion
7 1 (0.092%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.092%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 37 (3.40%) SaaS
2 19 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.28%) OpenShift
4 3 (0.28%) GitHub
5 2 (0.18%) PaaS
5 2 (0.18%) Office 365
5 2 (0.18%) IaaS
6 1 (0.092%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 68 (6.26%) Internet
2 55 (5.06%) SAN
3 45 (4.14%) TCP/IP
4 36 (3.31%) DHCP
5 35 (3.22%) HTTP
6 25 (2.30%) Firewall
7 21 (1.93%) Ethernet
8 18 (1.66%) Wireless
9 14 (1.29%) NAS
10 12 (1.10%) Bluetooth
11 11 (1.01%) Wi-Fi
12 9 (0.83%) SNMP
12 9 (0.83%) DNS
13 8 (0.74%) SSH
13 8 (0.74%) SSL
13 8 (0.74%) VoIP
14 6 (0.55%) UWB
14 6 (0.55%) PBX
15 4 (0.37%) DVB
15 4 (0.37%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 279 (25.67%) SQL Server
2 87 (8.00%) MySQL
3 77 (7.08%) Relational Database
4 60 (5.52%) SQL Server 2008
5 44 (4.05%) RDBMS
6 40 (3.68%) SQL Server 2012
7 32 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 31 (2.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 30 (2.76%) NoSQL
10 29 (2.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 29 (2.67%) OLAP
11 27 (2.48%) MongoDB
12 26 (2.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 26 (2.39%) Hadoop
12 26 (2.39%) Oracle OLAP
12 26 (2.39%) Oracle Database
13 22 (2.02%) SQL Server 2005
14 21 (1.93%) DB2
15 19 (1.75%) Sybase ASE
15 19 (1.75%) DTS
Development Applications
1 79 (7.27%) Visual Studio
2 63 (5.80%) Subversion
3 53 (4.88%) Maven
4 45 (4.14%) Ant
4 45 (4.14%) Git (software)
5 42 (3.86%) Jenkins
6 33 (3.04%) JUnit
7 28 (2.58%) Team Foundation Server
8 21 (1.93%) JIRA
9 16 (1.47%) Hudson
9 16 (1.47%) Selenium
10 14 (1.29%) Eclipse
11 12 (1.10%) Mercurial
11 12 (1.10%) NUnit
12 10 (0.92%) FlexUnit
13 9 (0.83%) CruiseControl
13 9 (0.83%) PHPUnit
14 7 (0.64%) Cucumber
15 6 (0.55%) WebDriver
15 6 (0.55%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 271 (24.93%) Finance
2 85 (7.82%) Banking
3 62 (5.70%) Marketing
4 40 (3.68%) Electronics
5 35 (3.22%) Games
6 34 (3.13%) Telecoms
7 31 (2.85%) Investment Banking
7 31 (2.85%) Retail
8 30 (2.76%) Manufacturing
9 23 (2.12%) Aerospace
10 22 (2.02%) Advertising
11 20 (1.84%) Legal
12 15 (1.38%) Law
13 12 (1.10%) Publishing
14 8 (0.74%) Financial Institution
15 7 (0.64%) Front Office
16 6 (0.55%) French Language
16 6 (0.55%) Automotive
16 6 (0.55%) Back Office
17 4 (0.37%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 501 (46.09%) Developer
2 226 (20.79%) Architect
3 142 (13.06%) Software Engineer
4 140 (12.88%) Senior Developer
5 111 (10.21%) C# Developer
6 110 (10.12%) Solutions Architect
7 84 (7.73%) Software Developer
8 69 (6.35%) Java Developer
9 67 (6.16%) Analyst
10 62 (5.70%) .NET Developer
11 55 (5.06%) Programmer
12 43 (3.96%) Developer Analyst
13 39 (3.59%) Web Developer
14 38 (3.50%) Lead Developer
15 36 (3.31%) C# .NET Developer
15 36 (3.31%) Technical Architect
15 36 (3.31%) Senior Java Developer
16 34 (3.13%) Senior C# Developer
17 33 (3.04%) C# Programmer
18 32 (2.94%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 349 (32.11%) .NET
2 243 (22.36%) HTML
3 219 (20.15%) CSS
4 181 (16.65%) J2EE
5 169 (15.55%) ASP.NET
6 159 (14.63%) XML
7 138 (12.70%) jQuery
8 125 (11.50%) Web Services
9 110 (10.12%) Spring
10 92 (8.46%) WPF
11 78 (7.18%) ASP.NET MVC
12 72 (6.62%) HTML5
13 71 (6.53%) .NET Framework
14 70 (6.44%) Ajax
15 68 (6.26%) WCF
16 59 (5.43%) Hibernate
17 56 (5.15%) Middleware
18 55 (5.06%) SOAP
19 53 (4.88%) JSP
20 50 (4.60%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 160 (14.72%) Computer Science
2 136 (12.51%) Mathematics
3 89 (8.19%) Open Source
4 65 (5.98%) Enterprise Software
5 33 (3.04%) Management Information System
6 28 (2.58%) Hedge funds
7 25 (2.30%) Mobile App
8 23 (2.12%) N-Tier
8 23 (2.12%) Visualisation
9 19 (1.75%) Credit Risk
9 19 (1.75%) Physics
10 18 (1.66%) Firmware
10 18 (1.66%) Tandem
11 16 (1.47%) CUDA
11 16 (1.47%) Social Media
11 16 (1.47%) PKI
12 13 (1.20%) Embedded Systems
13 12 (1.10%) Client/Server
14 11 (1.01%) Cryptography
14 11 (1.01%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 184 (16.93%) Linux
2 161 (14.81%) Windows
3 134 (12.33%) UNIX
4 51 (4.69%) Solaris
5 34 (3.13%) HPUX
6 20 (1.84%) Android
7 17 (1.56%) Apple iOS
8 16 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (1.01%) Oracle Linux
9 11 (1.01%) CentOS
10 10 (0.92%) Ubuntu
11 8 (0.74%) Mac OS
12 4 (0.37%) Mac OS X
12 4 (0.37%) AIX
13 3 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
13 3 (0.28%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (0.18%) Windows Phone
14 2 (0.18%) Debian
15 1 (0.092%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 286 (26.31%) Agile Software Development
2 280 (25.76%) Software Engineering
3 269 (24.75%) OO
4 167 (15.36%) MVC
5 140 (12.88%) Scrum
6 123 (11.32%) OOP
7 119 (10.95%) TDD
8 110 (10.12%) UML
9 103 (9.48%) Web Development
10 76 (6.99%) Project Management
11 73 (6.72%) E-Commerce
12 67 (6.16%) SOA
13 66 (6.07%) Unit Testing
14 59 (5.43%) Continuous Improvement
15 56 (5.15%) Continuous Integration
16 53 (4.88%) Use Case
17 48 (4.42%) TOGAF
18 44 (4.05%) Stakeholder Management
19 43 (3.96%) CRM
19 43 (3.96%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 382 (35.14%) C#
2 378 (34.77%) Java
3 281 (25.85%) SQL
4 275 (25.30%) JavaScript
5 221 (20.33%) C++
6 137 (12.60%) Python
7 108 (9.94%) C
8 88 (8.10%) Perl
9 82 (7.54%) PHP
10 58 (5.34%) Ruby
11 46 (4.23%) T-SQL
12 43 (3.96%) VB.NET
13 35 (3.22%) VB
14 21 (1.93%) PL/SQL
15 20 (1.84%) ActionScript
15 20 (1.84%) Shell Script
16 16 (1.47%) VC++
16 16 (1.47%) Embedded C++
17 15 (1.38%) Embedded C
18 12 (1.10%) Scala
Qualifications
1 217 (19.96%) Degree
2 59 (5.43%) Security Cleared
3 42 (3.86%) DV Cleared
4 30 (2.76%) SC Cleared
5 22 (2.02%) PhD
6 5 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.28%) HND
8 3 (0.28%) SSCP
8 3 (0.28%) CISM
8 3 (0.28%) PMP
8 3 (0.28%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.28%) CISSP
8 3 (0.28%) CEH
9 2 (0.18%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.092%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.092%) CIMA
10 1 (0.092%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (8.00%) QA
2 9 (0.83%) ISO 8583
3 6 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (0.55%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.46%) ISO 9000
5 4 (0.37%) Solvency II
6 3 (0.28%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.18%) BS7799
7 2 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 2 (0.18%) SLA
8 1 (0.092%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
8 1 (0.092%) HL7
System Software
1 43 (3.96%) VMware ESX
2 34 (3.13%) vSphere
3 19 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (1.29%) Active Directory
5 6 (0.55%) Varnish
6 2 (0.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.092%) Docker
7 1 (0.092%) KVM
7 1 (0.092%) Xen
Systems Management
1 34 (3.13%) NetBackup
2 23 (2.12%) Puppet
3 22 (2.02%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (0.83%) Opsview
5 4 (0.37%) Oracle EDQ
6 2 (0.18%) Nagios
7 1 (0.092%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.092%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 258 (23.74%) Microsoft
2 200 (18.40%) Oracle
3 60 (5.52%) VMware
4 54 (4.97%) JBoss
5 39 (3.59%) Cisco
6 37 (3.40%) NetApp
6 37 (3.40%) Brocade
7 35 (3.22%) HP
8 34 (3.13%) Citrix
8 34 (3.13%) Veritas
8 34 (3.13%) Symantec
9 29 (2.67%) TIBCO
10 28 (2.58%) IBM
11 26 (2.39%) Business Objects
11 26 (2.39%) Red Hat
12 19 (1.75%) SAP
12 19 (1.75%) Sybase
12 19 (1.75%) Zend
13 12 (1.10%) Apple
14 10 (0.92%) TOWER Software
Croydon, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus an excellent bonus and benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Central London / West End
Reading Room Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum Based on experience + Flexible benef
Posted: 15 hours ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds
Department for Work and Pensions
Salary: £44,080 - £54,570
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bicester, Oxfordshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + yes
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Nakama
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum and 25 days holiday
Posted: Yesterday
London
Accenture
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum depending on level and experience
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Thales
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Thales
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The People Network
Salary: £1 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Linux Recruit
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
SDL Plc
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Leeds Building Society
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Trust In Soda
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum 65,000
Posted: 3 days ago