The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Architecture
UK / England
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 452 498 493
Rank change year-on-year +46 -5  
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 461 510 547
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.57% 0.52% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.59% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 340 450 490
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £39,400 £35,150
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +7.52%  

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 England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 71582 86916 87623
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 89.15% 88.63% 86.96%
Number of salaries quoted 59383 72761 71685
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Software Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Software Architecture as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Software Architecture in England

Software Architecture
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Software Architecture in England

Software Architecture
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Architecture in England over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Architecture in England

Software Architecture
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +132 254 £65,000 -3.70% 43
South East -44 70 £47,500 -5.00% 17
East of England +11 37 £55,000 -8.33% 5
West Midlands +50 29 £46,250 +8.82% 3
South West +27 24 £47,500 +5.55% 7
North West -3 23 £55,000 +69.23% 3
East Midlands +9 13 £42,500 -3.40% 1
North East +12 6 £45,000 -25.00% 1
Yorkshire -1 5 £47,500 -20.83% 5
Software Architecture
UK

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 England region with a requirement for Software Architecture.

1 469 (51.31%) Agile Software Development
2 368 (40.26%) JavaScript
3 303 (33.15%) C#
4 302 (33.04%) Java
5 286 (31.29%) Degree
6 279 (30.53%) Software Engineering
7 269 (29.43%) .NET
8 256 (28.01%) HTML
9 251 (27.46%) Finance
10 228 (24.95%) TDD
11 219 (23.96%) CSS
12 205 (22.43%) SQL
13 203 (22.21%) Scrum
14 191 (20.90%) Continuous Integration
15 181 (19.80%) MVC
16 162 (17.72%) Web Services
17 157 (17.18%) SQL Server
18 153 (16.74%) Linux
19 152 (16.63%) Computer Science
20 146 (15.97%) XML
21 145 (15.86%) C++
22 144 (15.75%) ASP.NET
23 140 (15.32%) OO
24 135 (14.77%) jQuery
25 131 (14.33%) Git (software)
26 128 (14.00%) AngularJS
27 126 (13.79%) Microsoft
28 120 (13.13%) Oracle
29 115 (12.58%) Mentoring
30 114 (12.47%) BDD

Software Architecture
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 42 (4.60%) JBoss
2 32 (3.50%) SharePoint
3 29 (3.17%) Tomcat
4 27 (2.95%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 26 (2.84%) CMS
6 23 (2.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 19 (2.08%) Apache Solr
7 19 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
8 17 (1.86%) Apache
8 17 (1.86%) SharePoint 2013
8 17 (1.86%) WebLogic
9 16 (1.75%) Apache Spark
9 16 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
10 13 (1.42%) MS Exchange
11 9 (0.98%) Confluence
12 8 (0.88%) OpenStack
13 7 (0.77%) IIS
14 4 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
14 4 (0.44%) Umbraco
14 4 (0.44%) WildFly
Applications
1 50 (5.47%) MS Excel
2 9 (0.98%) Simulink
3 8 (0.88%) MS Office
3 8 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.33%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.22%) GNU Octave
6 1 (0.11%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 10 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.66%) Oracle HRMS
3 3 (0.33%) Magento
4 2 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.11%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 99 (10.83%) Amazon AWS
2 85 (9.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (3.83%) Cloud Computing
3 35 (3.83%) SaaS
4 27 (2.95%) PaaS
5 20 (2.19%) IaaS
6 19 (2.08%) Google Cloud Platform
7 15 (1.64%) GitHub
8 9 (0.98%) Google App Engine
9 5 (0.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 5 (0.55%) AWS Lambda
9 5 (0.55%) CloudFront
9 5 (0.55%) Route 53
9 5 (0.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 4 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.44%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 4 (0.44%) Azure Active Directory
10 4 (0.44%) Google Compute Engine
10 4 (0.44%) OpenShift
11 3 (0.33%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 55 (6.02%) Internet
2 47 (5.14%) HTTP
3 41 (4.49%) Wireless
4 34 (3.72%) TCP/IP
5 29 (3.17%) Firewall
6 24 (2.63%) SSL
7 23 (2.52%) SAN
8 16 (1.75%) LAN
8 16 (1.75%) WAN
9 12 (1.31%) NAS
10 9 (0.98%) Bluetooth
10 9 (0.98%) Wi-Fi
11 8 (0.88%) BIG-IP
11 8 (0.88%) Ethernet
11 8 (0.88%) VoIP
12 7 (0.77%) Fibre Channel
12 7 (0.77%) FlexRay
13 6 (0.66%) DNS
13 6 (0.66%) LDAP
14 5 (0.55%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 157 (17.18%) SQL Server
2 108 (11.82%) Big Data
3 61 (6.67%) NoSQL
4 60 (6.56%) Relational Database
5 51 (5.58%) Hadoop
6 48 (5.25%) PostgreSQL
7 42 (4.60%) Redis
8 41 (4.49%) MySQL
9 39 (4.27%) MongoDB
10 27 (2.95%) CouchDB
10 27 (2.95%) RDBMS
10 27 (2.95%) SQL Server 2012
11 26 (2.84%) Blockchain
12 22 (2.41%) Oracle Database
13 21 (2.30%) Apache Cassandra
14 16 (1.75%) SQL Server 2016
14 16 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 15 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
16 12 (1.31%) Oracle Exadata
17 8 (0.88%) HBase
Development Applications
1 131 (14.33%) Git (software)
2 94 (10.28%) Jenkins
3 58 (6.35%) Visual Studio
4 54 (5.91%) Maven
5 37 (4.05%) Team Foundation Server
6 31 (3.39%) Mockito
6 31 (3.39%) Subversion
6 31 (3.39%) TeamCity
7 30 (3.28%) JIRA
8 27 (2.95%) SonarQube
9 21 (2.30%) JUnit
10 17 (1.86%) Selenium
11 14 (1.53%) Eclipse
12 13 (1.42%) IntelliJ
12 13 (1.42%) Sonatype Nexus
13 11 (1.20%) JMeter
14 10 (1.09%) Ant
14 10 (1.09%) Mercurial
14 10 (1.09%) ReSharper
15 9 (0.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 251 (27.46%) Finance
2 77 (8.42%) Banking
3 49 (5.36%) Electronics
4 39 (4.27%) Law
5 34 (3.72%) Retail
6 30 (3.28%) Telecoms
7 25 (2.74%) Marketing
8 24 (2.63%) Games
9 14 (1.53%) Manufacturing
10 8 (0.88%) Aerospace
10 8 (0.88%) Automotive
10 8 (0.88%) Front Office
11 7 (0.77%) Avionics
12 5 (0.55%) Investment Banking
12 5 (0.55%) Multimedia
13 3 (0.33%) Military
13 3 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.22%) Advertising
14 2 (0.22%) Back Office
14 2 (0.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 428 (46.83%) Developer
2 132 (14.44%) Architect
3 124 (13.57%) C# Developer
4 120 (13.13%) Senior Developer
5 112 (12.25%) .NET Developer
6 107 (11.71%) Software Engineer
7 90 (9.85%) C# .NET Developer
7 90 (9.85%) Java Developer
8 60 (6.56%) Software Developer
9 51 (5.58%) Lead Developer
10 48 (5.25%) Graduate
10 48 (5.25%) JavaScript Developer
11 44 (4.81%) HTML Developer
12 42 (4.60%) Embedded Engineer
12 42 (4.60%) Senior Java Developer
13 38 (4.16%) Team Leader
14 37 (4.05%) C++ Developer
14 37 (4.05%) Technical Architect
15 34 (3.72%) Software Architect
16 32 (3.50%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 269 (29.43%) .NET
2 256 (28.01%) HTML
3 219 (23.96%) CSS
4 162 (17.72%) Web Services
5 146 (15.97%) XML
6 144 (15.75%) ASP.NET
7 135 (14.77%) jQuery
8 128 (14.00%) AngularJS
9 104 (11.38%) REST
10 92 (10.07%) HTML5
11 84 (9.19%) ASP.NET MVC
12 72 (7.88%) Spring
13 60 (6.56%) J2EE
14 59 (6.46%) Hibernate
15 53 (5.80%) SOAP
16 52 (5.69%) .NET Framework
16 52 (5.69%) CSS3
16 52 (5.69%) RESTful
17 44 (4.81%) Ajax
17 44 (4.81%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 152 (16.63%) Computer Science
2 60 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
3 47 (5.14%) Client/Server
3 47 (5.14%) Data Centre
4 46 (5.03%) Algorithms
5 45 (4.92%) Management Information System
6 44 (4.81%) Data Structures
7 37 (4.05%) N-Tier
8 35 (3.83%) Hedge funds
9 34 (3.72%) Internet of Things
10 30 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
11 25 (2.74%) Fintech
11 25 (2.74%) User Experience
12 23 (2.52%) Mobile App
13 22 (2.41%) Derivative
14 21 (2.30%) Embedded Systems
15 17 (1.86%) iPad
16 11 (1.20%) Virtual Team
17 10 (1.09%) Linux Command Line
17 10 (1.09%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 153 (16.74%) Linux
2 102 (11.16%) Windows
3 74 (8.10%) Unix
4 39 (4.27%) Android
5 30 (3.28%) Apple iOS
6 16 (1.75%) Solaris
7 12 (1.31%) Oracle Linux
8 11 (1.20%) Windows Server
9 7 (0.77%) Embedded Linux
10 4 (0.44%) VMS
11 3 (0.33%) Mac OS
11 3 (0.33%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.33%) Windows Embedded Compact
12 1 (0.11%) AIX
12 1 (0.11%) CoreOS
12 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 469 (51.31%) Agile Software Development
2 279 (30.53%) Software Engineering
3 228 (24.95%) TDD
4 203 (22.21%) Scrum
5 191 (20.90%) Continuous Integration
6 181 (19.80%) MVC
7 140 (15.32%) OO
8 115 (12.58%) Mentoring
9 114 (12.47%) BDD
10 98 (10.72%) Mathematics
11 97 (10.61%) Unit Testing
12 89 (9.74%) DevOps
13 88 (9.63%) SOA
13 88 (9.63%) Web Development
14 82 (8.97%) OOP
14 82 (8.97%) SOLID
15 81 (8.86%) Continuous Improvement
16 78 (8.53%) Microservices
17 71 (7.77%) Stakeholder Management
18 64 (7.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 368 (40.26%) JavaScript
2 303 (33.15%) C#
3 302 (33.04%) Java
4 205 (22.43%) SQL
5 145 (15.86%) C++
6 104 (11.38%) C
7 84 (9.19%) Python
8 69 (7.55%) T-SQL
9 47 (5.14%) VB.NET
10 44 (4.81%) TypeScript
11 34 (3.72%) PHP
12 26 (2.84%) Embedded C
13 25 (2.74%) Ruby
14 24 (2.63%) Scala
15 21 (2.30%) Assembly Language
15 21 (2.30%) Bash Shell
16 20 (2.19%) MATLAB
17 19 (2.08%) Perl
18 18 (1.97%) R
19 17 (1.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 286 (31.29%) Degree
2 27 (2.95%) Security Cleared
3 13 (1.42%) DV Cleared
3 13 (1.42%) ISEB
3 13 (1.42%) PhD
4 11 (1.20%) ISTQB
5 10 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (0.66%) SC Cleared
8 4 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.22%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.22%) MCPD
10 1 (0.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (0.11%) MCAD
10 1 (0.11%) MCSD
10 1 (0.11%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (10.61%) QA
2 7 (0.77%) DO-178B
2 7 (0.77%) ISO26262
3 3 (0.33%) MISRA
3 3 (0.33%) MISRA C
3 3 (0.33%) SLA
4 2 (0.22%) GAAP
4 2 (0.22%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.22%) SDET
5 1 (0.11%) COBIT
5 1 (0.11%) Data Quality
System Software
1 41 (4.49%) Docker
2 23 (2.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (2.19%) Active Directory
4 12 (1.31%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (0.55%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 5 (0.55%) KVM
5 5 (0.55%) LXC
6 4 (0.44%) QEMU
6 4 (0.44%) Virtual Desktop
6 4 (0.44%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.22%) Xen
8 1 (0.11%) Firmware
8 1 (0.11%) HDFS
8 1 (0.11%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 20 (2.19%) Opsview
2 16 (1.75%) Control-M
3 12 (1.31%) Kubernetes
3 12 (1.31%) Puppet
4 9 (0.98%) Ansible
5 8 (0.88%) BladeLogic
5 8 (0.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 7 (0.77%) Mesos
7 6 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (0.55%) Terraform
9 4 (0.44%) MIMEsweeper
9 4 (0.44%) Norton AntiVirus
9 4 (0.44%) Oracle Identity Management
9 4 (0.44%) SCCM
10 2 (0.22%) Docker Swarm
10 2 (0.22%) Nagios
11 1 (0.11%) Marathon
11 1 (0.11%) Salt
11 1 (0.11%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.11%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 126 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 120 (13.13%) Oracle
3 28 (3.06%) Adobe
4 27 (2.95%) Coverity
5 25 (2.74%) Cognizant
6 24 (2.63%) Google
7 23 (2.52%) VMware
8 16 (1.75%) Cisco
9 15 (1.64%) SAP
10 14 (1.53%) Zend
11 12 (1.31%) BEA
11 12 (1.31%) IBM
12 11 (1.20%) HP
12 11 (1.20%) Red Hat
13 10 (1.09%) Sitecore
14 9 (0.98%) CA
14 9 (0.98%) ServiceNow
15 8 (0.88%) Cadence
15 8 (0.88%) CheckPoint
15 8 (0.88%) Nokia
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Bluetownonline
Posted: 8 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £64000 per annum + Superb Package , incl Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + stock options
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: £60,000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Corsham, Wiltshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £44000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + stock options
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + flexi work, pen, life, health
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
IGI Ltd
Salary: From £26,000 to £46,000 per annum plus bonus and pension
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum £40,000-£60,000 dependent on experie
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £80000 - £140000 per annum + Bens - Equity
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £130k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £80k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 65,000 per annum + 25 days holiday, healthcare and much more
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 - 70,000
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Salary: 40,000 to £55,000
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric.com
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Destinology Ltd
Salary: plus eligible for performance related bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Highly competitive salary plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum + benfits
Posted: 4 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 9 days ago