Period
to 22 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Architecture
England > East of England
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 282 257 317
Rank change year-on-year -25 +60 -35
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 66 102 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.55% 0.83% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 0.93% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 32 95 48
East of England median annual salary £65,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +36.84% -5.00% +20.48%
10th Percentile £33,750 £25,500 £35,875
90th Percentile £78,875 £62,500 £76,875
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +4.55% +10.00%

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 the East of England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 10,514 10,957 12,923
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 88.01% 88.99% 87.46%
Number of salaries quoted 8,542 9,007 10,587
East of England median annual salary £48,500 £45,344 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.96% +0.76% -
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £68,100
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Software Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Software Architecture as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Software Architecture in the East of England

Software Architecture
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for Software Architecture in the East of England

Software Architecture
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Architecture in the East of England over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Architecture in the East of England

Software Architecture
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Architecture within the East of England region over the 6 months to 22 January 2018. 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
Cambridgeshire -37 54 £65,000 +30.00% 10
Essex +18 7 £67,500 +35.00%
Suffolk +19 3 £37,500 -42.31%
Bedfordshire +36 2 £80,000 +95.12%
Software Architecture
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 East of England region with a requirement for Software Architecture.

1 60 (90.91%) Software Engineering
2 51 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (65.15%) Java
4 41 (62.12%) Computer Science
5 39 (59.09%) Linux
5 39 (59.09%) OO
6 35 (53.03%) Windows
7 34 (51.52%) C++
8 31 (46.97%) Multithreading
9 29 (43.94%) Mathematics
10 28 (42.42%) Python
11 27 (40.91%) Degree
12 24 (36.36%) Finance
13 20 (30.30%) Algorithms
14 19 (28.79%) Data Structures
14 19 (28.79%) Performance Optimisation
14 19 (28.79%) OOD
15 15 (22.73%) SQL
15 15 (22.73%) Collaborative Working
16 14 (21.21%) Web Services
17 13 (19.70%) JavaScript
17 13 (19.70%) C#
18 12 (18.18%) Project Management
18 12 (18.18%) Android
18 12 (18.18%) Apple iOS
18 12 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
19 11 (16.67%) Jenkins
19 11 (16.67%) Games
19 11 (16.67%) .NET
20 10 (15.15%) TDD

Software Architecture
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 2 (3.03%) WebSphere
1 2 (3.03%) WebSphere Portal
Business Applications
1 7 (10.61%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (3.03%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 10 (15.15%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (10.61%) GitHub
2 7 (10.61%) OpenShift
3 2 (3.03%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (3.03%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.03%) SaaS
3 2 (3.03%) Serverless
4 1 (1.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.52%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (1.52%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.52%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.55%) DVB
1 3 (4.55%) Internet
2 2 (3.03%) Bluetooth
3 1 (1.52%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.61%) Apache Cassandra
1 7 (10.61%) NoSQL
2 4 (6.06%) Blockchain
3 2 (3.03%) GIS
3 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (1.52%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.52%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 7 (10.61%) Cucumber
2 7 (10.61%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (4.55%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.55%) Moq
3 3 (4.55%) MSBuild
3 3 (4.55%) NUnit
3 3 (4.55%) Subversion
3 3 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (4.55%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.52%) CircleCI
4 1 (1.52%) GitLab
General
1 24 (36.36%) Finance
2 11 (16.67%) Games
3 2 (3.03%) Electronics
4 1 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 41 (62.12%) Software Engineer
2 33 (50.00%) Java Engineer
3 31 (46.97%) C++ Software Engineer
3 31 (46.97%) Java Software Engineer
4 20 (30.30%) Graduate
4 20 (30.30%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 19 (28.79%) Graduate C++ Software Engineer
5 19 (28.79%) Graduate Java Engineer
5 19 (28.79%) Graduate Java Software Engineer
6 18 (27.27%) Developer
7 14 (21.21%) Principal Engineer
7 14 (21.21%) Principal Software Engineer
8 11 (16.67%) C# Developer
9 8 (12.12%) Senior Developer
10 7 (10.61%) C# Software Developer
10 7 (10.61%) Java Developer
10 7 (10.61%) Senior Java Developer
11 6 (9.09%) Architect
12 5 (7.58%) SQL Developer
13 4 (6.06%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (21.21%) Web Services
2 11 (16.67%) .NET
3 10 (15.15%) AngularJS
4 7 (10.61%) .NET Framework
4 7 (10.61%) Akka
4 7 (10.61%) RESTful
4 7 (10.61%) Spring
5 5 (7.58%) WPF
6 3 (4.55%) Ajax
6 3 (4.55%) ASP.NET
6 3 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (4.55%) CSS
6 3 (4.55%) HTML
6 3 (4.55%) HTML5
6 3 (4.55%) jQuery
6 3 (4.55%) JSON
6 3 (4.55%) POSIX
6 3 (4.55%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 41 (62.12%) Computer Science
2 20 (30.30%) Algorithms
3 19 (28.79%) Data Structures
4 8 (12.12%) Fintech
5 7 (10.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 7 (10.61%) Online Games
5 7 (10.61%) Private Cloud
6 3 (4.55%) 3D Graphics
6 3 (4.55%) Digital TV
7 2 (3.03%) Biotechnology
7 2 (3.03%) Bitcoin
7 2 (3.03%) Device Driver
7 2 (3.03%) Virtual Team
8 1 (1.52%) 3D Printing
8 1 (1.52%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.52%) Hedge funds
8 1 (1.52%) Internet of Things
8 1 (1.52%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 39 (59.09%) Linux
2 35 (53.03%) Windows
3 12 (18.18%) Android
3 12 (18.18%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.03%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.52%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (90.91%) Software Engineering
2 51 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (59.09%) OO
4 31 (46.97%) Multithreading
5 29 (43.94%) Mathematics
6 19 (28.79%) OOD
6 19 (28.79%) Performance Optimisation
7 15 (22.73%) Collaborative Working
8 12 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
8 12 (18.18%) Project Management
9 10 (15.15%) TDD
10 9 (13.64%) Cryptography
11 8 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (12.12%) DevOps
12 7 (10.61%) Continuous Delivery
12 7 (10.61%) DDoS Mitigation
12 7 (10.61%) ERD
12 7 (10.61%) Integration Testing
12 7 (10.61%) SDLC
12 7 (10.61%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 43 (65.15%) Java
2 34 (51.52%) C++
3 28 (42.42%) Python
4 15 (22.73%) SQL
5 13 (19.70%) C#
5 13 (19.70%) JavaScript
6 9 (13.64%) Ruby
7 7 (10.61%) C
7 7 (10.61%) Scala
8 2 (3.03%) Assembly Language
8 2 (3.03%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.03%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.52%) Clojure
9 1 (1.52%) Erlang
9 1 (1.52%) Go
Qualifications
1 27 (40.91%) Degree
2 6 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (3.03%) DV Cleared
3 2 (3.03%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.03%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.52%) ISEB
4 1 (1.52%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.61%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.03%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 8 (12.12%) Docker
2 2 (3.03%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 3 (4.55%) Ansible
1 3 (4.55%) Puppet
2 1 (1.52%) Consul
2 1 (1.52%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.52%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.52%) logstash
2 1 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.52%) Prometheus
2 1 (1.52%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (10.61%) WorldPay
2 3 (4.55%) Sony
3 2 (3.03%) Fujitsu
3 2 (3.03%) Google
3 2 (3.03%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.03%) Oracle
3 2 (3.03%) QNX
3 2 (3.03%) Wind River
4 1 (1.52%) SaltStack