Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Software Architecture skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Architecture over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Architecture
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 217 274 297
Rank change year-on-year +57 +23 +27
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 39 37 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.63% 0.43% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 0.48% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 27 35 24
Berkshire median annual salary £65,000 £45,000 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +44.44% -12.20% -14.58%
10th Percentile £31,500 £37,500 £40,750
90th Percentile £76,950 £68,750 £63,750
South East median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +15.79% -5.00% -

Software Architecture is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5384 7647 9613
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 86.35% 88.32% 86.98%
Number of salaries quoted 4199 5833 7498
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £28,500 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £72,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Software Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Software Architecture as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Software Architecture in Berkshire

Software Architecture
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Architecture in Berkshire.

Salary trend for Software Architecture in Berkshire

Software Architecture
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Architecture in Berkshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Architecture in Berkshire

Software Architecture
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Architecture within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +31 13 £65,000 +52.94%
Slough - 9 £33,000 - 1
Maidenhead +25 4 £68,750 +25.00%
Bracknell +3 4 £69,000 +53.33% 1
Newbury -11 4 £45,000 -10.00%
Software Architecture
South East

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, 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 across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Software Architecture.

1 24 (61.54%) .NET
2 22 (56.41%) SOA
3 20 (51.28%) SQL
4 19 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (46.15%) Microsoft
6 16 (41.03%) CSS
6 16 (41.03%) MVC
7 15 (38.46%) C#
7 15 (38.46%) JavaScript
7 15 (38.46%) SQL Server
8 14 (35.90%) UML
8 14 (35.90%) jQuery
9 13 (33.33%) Microservices
10 12 (30.77%) Java
11 11 (28.21%) HTML
11 11 (28.21%) T-SQL
11 11 (28.21%) VB.NET
11 11 (28.21%) Web Services
12 10 (25.64%) ASP.NET
12 10 (25.64%) B2B
12 10 (25.64%) B2C
13 9 (23.08%) XML
13 9 (23.08%) OO
13 9 (23.08%) N-Tier
13 9 (23.08%) Finance
13 9 (23.08%) WCF
13 9 (23.08%) HTML5
14 8 (20.51%) Scrum
14 8 (20.51%) TDD
14 8 (20.51%) Retail

Software Architecture
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 4 (10.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 4 (10.26%) SharePoint
1 4 (10.26%) SharePoint 2010
1 4 (10.26%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (5.13%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 5 (12.82%) MS Visio
2 4 (10.26%) InfoPath
2 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (12.82%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (2.56%) Akamai
3 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.56%) IaaS
3 1 (2.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) Ethernet
1 2 (5.13%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 2 (5.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 2 (5.13%) Firewall
1 2 (5.13%) LAN
1 2 (5.13%) NAS
1 2 (5.13%) SAN
1 2 (5.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 7 (17.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (10.26%) NoSQL
4 3 (7.69%) Oracle Database
5 2 (5.13%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.56%) Big Data
6 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Jenkins
1 4 (10.26%) Subversion
1 4 (10.26%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (10.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (7.69%) Maven
3 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.56%) Moq
4 1 (2.56%) NUnit
General
1 9 (23.08%) Finance
2 8 (20.51%) Retail
3 3 (7.69%) Electronics
3 3 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 3 (7.69%) Marketing
3 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (41.03%) Developer
2 15 (38.46%) .NET Developer
3 12 (30.77%) Architect
4 5 (12.82%) .NET Development Manager
4 5 (12.82%) Development Manager
4 5 (12.82%) Systems Manager
5 4 (10.26%) .NET Software Developer
5 4 (10.26%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (10.26%) C# Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Hybris Architect
5 4 (10.26%) Principal .NET Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Principal Developer
5 4 (10.26%) SharePoint Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.13%) .NET Web Developer
6 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (5.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (5.13%) C# Web Developer
6 2 (5.13%) IT Architect
6 2 (5.13%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (61.54%) .NET
2 16 (41.03%) CSS
3 14 (35.90%) jQuery
4 11 (28.21%) HTML
4 11 (28.21%) Web Services
5 10 (25.64%) ASP.NET
6 9 (23.08%) HTML5
6 9 (23.08%) WCF
6 9 (23.08%) XML
7 6 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (15.38%) Java EE
7 6 (15.38%) REST
7 6 (15.38%) SOAP
8 5 (12.82%) .NET Framework
8 5 (12.82%) AngularJS
8 5 (12.82%) CSS3
8 5 (12.82%) Entity Framework
8 5 (12.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (12.82%) WinForms
8 5 (12.82%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) N-Tier
2 5 (12.82%) Computer Science
3 4 (10.26%) Algorithms
3 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.26%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (7.69%) Data Centre
5 2 (5.13%) Cloud Native
5 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (2.56%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.95%) Windows
2 5 (12.82%) Android
2 5 (12.82%) Apple iOS
3 2 (5.13%) AIX
3 2 (5.13%) Linux
3 2 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (5.13%) Unix
3 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (56.41%) SOA
2 19 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (41.03%) MVC
4 14 (35.90%) UML
5 13 (33.33%) Microservices
6 10 (25.64%) B2B
6 10 (25.64%) B2C
7 9 (23.08%) OO
8 8 (20.51%) Scrum
8 8 (20.51%) TDD
9 7 (17.95%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (17.95%) Test Automation
10 6 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (15.38%) E-Commerce
10 6 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
10 6 (15.38%) SDLC
10 6 (15.38%) TOGAF
10 6 (15.38%) Web Development
11 5 (12.82%) Software Engineering
11 5 (12.82%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 20 (51.28%) SQL
2 15 (38.46%) C#
2 15 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 12 (30.77%) Java
4 11 (28.21%) T-SQL
4 11 (28.21%) VB.NET
5 4 (10.26%) C++
5 4 (10.26%) PowerShell
5 4 (10.26%) XPath
5 4 (10.26%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) Degree
2 4 (10.26%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.95%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) Ansible
2 1 (2.56%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 18 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 7 (17.95%) Xamarin
3 5 (12.82%) Oracle
4 4 (10.26%) DevExpress
4 4 (10.26%) hybris
4 4 (10.26%) Telerik
5 3 (7.69%) Red Hat
5 3 (7.69%) SAP
6 2 (5.13%) CheckPoint
6 2 (5.13%) Cisco
6 2 (5.13%) F5
6 2 (5.13%) HP
6 2 (5.13%) IBM
6 2 (5.13%) Nokia
6 2 (5.13%) VMware
7 1 (2.56%) Atlassian
7 1 (2.56%) TIBCO