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 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Architecture
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 82 92
Rank change year-on-year -7 +10  
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 30 22 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 2.21% 1.87% 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.51% 2.11% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 29 22 15
Median salary £67,500 £47,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.10% -17.39%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,715 £48,750
10% offered a salary of more than £71,250 £65,000 £62,750
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -  

Software Architecture is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1196 1044 1256
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 88.07% 88.93% 86.80%
Number of salaries quoted 4281 3238 4372
Median salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.69% +2.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £57,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Architecture in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 30 (57.69%) Degree
2 29 (55.77%) Python
2 29 (55.77%) Docker
3 28 (53.85%) TDD
4 26 (50.00%) Software Engineering
5 25 (48.08%) Mathematics
6 23 (44.23%) JavaScript
7 20 (38.46%) C
8 18 (34.62%) C#
8 18 (34.62%) .NET
8 18 (34.62%) ASP.NET
8 18 (34.62%) Linux
8 18 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (34.62%) MVC
8 18 (34.62%) ASP.NET MVC
8 18 (34.62%) AngularJS
8 18 (34.62%) ASP.NET Web API
8 18 (34.62%) Mentoring
9 17 (32.69%) Jenkins
9 17 (32.69%) Android
9 17 (32.69%) TeamCity
9 17 (32.69%) C++
10 16 (30.77%) OO
10 16 (30.77%) Unit Testing
10 16 (30.77%) Apple iOS
11 15 (28.85%) Computer Science
11 15 (28.85%) QA
11 15 (28.85%) Embedded C
11 15 (28.85%) Computer Science Degree
12 14 (26.92%) Electronics

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 10 (19.23%) Cloud Foundry
2 6 (11.54%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.85%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 12 (23.08%) GitHub
2 10 (19.23%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (25.00%) Wireless
2 5 (9.62%) Fibre Channel
2 5 (9.62%) Firewall
2 5 (9.62%) Internet
2 5 (9.62%) SAN
3 2 (3.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.54%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (32.69%) Jenkins
1 17 (32.69%) TeamCity
2 12 (23.08%) JIRA
2 12 (23.08%) Selenium
3 11 (21.15%) AppVeyor
3 11 (21.15%) Octopus Deploy
4 6 (11.54%) Git (software)
4 6 (11.54%) Moq
4 6 (11.54%) MSBuild
4 6 (11.54%) NUnit
4 6 (11.54%) Subversion
4 6 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (3.85%) GCC
General
1 14 (26.92%) Electronics
2 10 (19.23%) Finance
3 5 (9.62%) Law
Job Titles
1 20 (38.46%) Software Engineer
2 17 (32.69%) Embedded Engineer
3 14 (26.92%) Architect
4 13 (25.00%) Embedded C Engineer
5 12 (23.08%) C# Architect
5 12 (23.08%) Wireless Engineer
6 11 (21.15%) C++ Software Engineer
6 11 (21.15%) Java Engineer
6 11 (21.15%) Java Software Engineer
7 10 (19.23%) Principal Engineer
7 10 (19.23%) Principal Software Engineer
8 6 (11.54%) .NET Architect
8 6 (11.54%) C# Developer
8 6 (11.54%) Developer
8 6 (11.54%) Full Stack Developer
8 6 (11.54%) Software Architect
8 6 (11.54%) Technical Architect
9 5 (9.62%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 5 (9.62%) Senior Developer
9 5 (9.62%) Senior Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (34.62%) .NET
1 18 (34.62%) AngularJS
1 18 (34.62%) ASP.NET
1 18 (34.62%) ASP.NET MVC
1 18 (34.62%) ASP.NET Web API
2 12 (23.08%) RESTful
3 6 (11.54%) .NET Framework
3 6 (11.54%) Ajax
3 6 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 6 (11.54%) CSS
3 6 (11.54%) CSS3
3 6 (11.54%) HTML
3 6 (11.54%) HTML5
3 6 (11.54%) jQuery
3 6 (11.54%) JSON
3 6 (11.54%) REST
3 6 (11.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 6 (11.54%) WCF
3 6 (11.54%) Web Services
4 5 (9.62%) Catalyst
Miscellaneous
1 15 (28.85%) Computer Science
2 12 (23.08%) iPad
3 10 (19.23%) Algorithms
3 10 (19.23%) Data Structures
4 6 (11.54%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.92%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.92%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 18 (34.62%) Linux
2 17 (32.69%) Android
3 16 (30.77%) Apple iOS
4 11 (21.15%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (53.85%) TDD
2 26 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 25 (48.08%) Mathematics
4 18 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (34.62%) Mentoring
4 18 (34.62%) MVC
5 16 (30.77%) OO
5 16 (30.77%) Unit Testing
6 12 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (23.08%) Kanban
6 12 (23.08%) OOP
6 12 (23.08%) Scrum
6 12 (23.08%) Software Testing
6 12 (23.08%) Test Automation
7 10 (19.23%) Complexity Analysis
7 10 (19.23%) Multithreading
7 10 (19.23%) Performance Optimisation
7 10 (19.23%) Physics
7 10 (19.23%) Process Improvement
8 6 (11.54%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (55.77%) Python
2 23 (44.23%) JavaScript
3 20 (38.46%) C
4 18 (34.62%) C#
5 17 (32.69%) C++
6 15 (28.85%) Embedded C
7 12 (23.08%) Assembly Language
8 11 (21.15%) Java
9 6 (11.54%) Perl
9 6 (11.54%) PHP
9 6 (11.54%) SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (57.69%) Degree
2 15 (28.85%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (28.85%) QA
System Software
1 29 (55.77%) Docker
2 5 (9.62%) KVM
2 5 (9.62%) LXC
2 5 (9.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.85%) QEMU
3 2 (3.85%) Xen
Vendors
1 6 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.62%) Brocade
2 5 (9.62%) CA
2 5 (9.62%) Riverbed
2 5 (9.62%) VMware
2 5 (9.62%) Vyatta
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