Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Architecture
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 134 116 127
Rank change year-on-year -18 +11 +3
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 45 32 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.48% 1.40% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.59% 1.56% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 28 31 25
Cambridge median annual salary £65,000 £40,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +62.50% -30.43% +4.55%
10th Percentile £43,125 £18,000 £36,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £62,500 £64,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +22.22% -21.74% +15.00%

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 Cambridge with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2824 2046 2547
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 92.99% 89.42% 88.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2153 1679 2184
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +8.43%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £63,750
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Software Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Architecture in Cambridge

Software Architecture
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for Software Architecture in Cambridge

Software Architecture
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Architecture in Cambridge over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Architecture in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 17 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Software Architecture.

1 35 (77.78%) Software Engineering
2 34 (75.56%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (71.11%) Computer Science
4 30 (66.67%) OO
5 28 (62.22%) Mathematics
6 27 (60.00%) C++
6 27 (60.00%) Java
6 27 (60.00%) Linux
7 26 (57.78%) Windows
7 26 (57.78%) Degree
8 25 (55.56%) Multithreading
9 23 (51.11%) Python
10 21 (46.67%) Data Structures
10 21 (46.67%) Algorithms
10 21 (46.67%) Performance Optimisation
11 17 (37.78%) C#
12 16 (35.56%) TDD
12 16 (35.56%) Docker
13 15 (33.33%) Finance
14 14 (31.11%) OOD
15 11 (24.44%) Collaborative Working
16 10 (22.22%) .NET
16 10 (22.22%) JavaScript
16 10 (22.22%) Scrum
17 9 (20.00%) Kanban
17 9 (20.00%) TeamCity
17 9 (20.00%) Test Automation
17 9 (20.00%) RESTful
17 9 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
17 9 (20.00%) iPad

Software Architecture
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 7 (15.56%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.00%) GitHub
2 7 (15.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (2.22%) iSCSI
1 1 (2.22%) SAN
1 1 (2.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) Blockchain
2 1 (2.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (20.00%) AppVeyor
1 9 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 9 (20.00%) JIRA
1 9 (20.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 9 (20.00%) Selenium
1 9 (20.00%) TeamCity
General
1 15 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 31 (68.89%) Software Engineer
2 26 (57.78%) C++ Software Engineer
2 26 (57.78%) Java Engineer
2 26 (57.78%) Java Software Engineer
3 14 (31.11%) Graduate
3 14 (31.11%) Graduate C++ Software Engineer
3 14 (31.11%) Graduate Java Engineer
3 14 (31.11%) Graduate Java Software Engineer
3 14 (31.11%) Graduate Software Engineer
4 12 (26.67%) Principal Engineer
4 12 (26.67%) Principal Software Engineer
5 11 (24.44%) C# Developer
5 11 (24.44%) Developer
6 7 (15.56%) Architect
7 6 (13.33%) C# Software Developer
8 5 (11.11%) C# Architect
8 5 (11.11%) SQL Developer
8 5 (11.11%) Technical Architect
9 4 (8.89%) C# Software Engineer
9 4 (8.89%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.22%) .NET
2 9 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 9 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 9 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 9 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 9 (20.00%) RESTful
3 5 (11.11%) WPF
4 1 (2.22%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 32 (71.11%) Computer Science
2 21 (46.67%) Algorithms
2 21 (46.67%) Data Structures
3 9 (20.00%) iPad
4 1 (2.22%) Bitcoin
4 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.22%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.22%) Fintech
4 1 (2.22%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.22%) Hedge funds
4 1 (2.22%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 27 (60.00%) Linux
2 26 (57.78%) Windows
3 8 (17.78%) Android
4 7 (15.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (77.78%) Software Engineering
2 34 (75.56%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (66.67%) OO
4 28 (62.22%) Mathematics
5 25 (55.56%) Multithreading
6 21 (46.67%) Performance Optimisation
7 16 (35.56%) TDD
8 14 (31.11%) OOD
9 11 (24.44%) Collaborative Working
10 10 (22.22%) Scrum
11 9 (20.00%) Kanban
11 9 (20.00%) MVC
11 9 (20.00%) OOP
11 9 (20.00%) Software Testing
11 9 (20.00%) Test Automation
12 8 (17.78%) Unit Testing
13 7 (15.56%) Complexity Analysis
13 7 (15.56%) Physics
13 7 (15.56%) Process Improvement
14 5 (11.11%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 27 (60.00%) C++
1 27 (60.00%) Java
2 23 (51.11%) Python
3 17 (37.78%) C#
4 10 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 6 (13.33%) SQL
6 2 (4.44%) C
7 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.22%) Embedded C
7 1 (2.22%) F#
7 1 (2.22%) Haskell
7 1 (2.22%) ML
7 1 (2.22%) OCaml
7 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 26 (57.78%) Degree
2 9 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.22%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.56%) QA
System Software
1 16 (35.56%) Docker
2 1 (2.22%) QEMU