Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Architecture
UK > England
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 536 504 459
Rank change year-on-year -32 -45 +99
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 818 925 1314
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.49% 0.52% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.58% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 677 758 1116
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +10.00%
10th Percentile £37,000 £36,250 £34,863
90th Percentile £85,000 £88,750 £86,250
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +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 England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 150826 160156 182795
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 89.93% 89.37% 88.72%
Number of salaries quoted 119888 134356 152138
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%

Software Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 6 months to 18 November 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 6 months to 18 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
London -51 354 £70,000 - 23
South East -14 164 £55,000 +15.79% 5
North of England +50 111 £52,500 +5.00% 6
Midlands +37 73 £55,000 +15.79% 5
West Midlands +37 64 £55,000 +15.79% 2
East of England -8 63 £55,000 +29.41% 5
North West +16 58 £52,500 +20.69% 3
South West -34 48 £42,500 -5.56% 2
Yorkshire +23 29 £57,500 +4.55% 2
North East +31 27 £45,000 +28.57% 1
East Midlands +30 8 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Software Architecture
UK

For the 6 months to 18 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 England region with a requirement for Software Architecture.

1 428 (52.32%) Agile Software Development
2 321 (39.24%) Java
3 285 (34.84%) JavaScript
4 257 (31.42%) Software Engineering
5 231 (28.24%) SQL
6 229 (28.00%) C#
7 228 (27.87%) Degree
8 223 (27.26%) OO
9 206 (25.18%) .NET
10 204 (24.94%) HTML
11 181 (22.13%) CSS
12 178 (21.76%) Scrum
13 177 (21.64%) TDD
14 176 (21.52%) AngularJS
15 168 (20.54%) Finance
16 151 (18.46%) Computer Science
17 148 (18.09%) Linux
18 137 (16.75%) Windows
19 136 (16.63%) C++
20 127 (15.53%) SQL Server
21 124 (15.16%) Test Automation
22 122 (14.91%) OOP
23 119 (14.55%) Web Services
24 117 (14.30%) HTML5
25 109 (13.33%) SDLC
25 109 (13.33%) Microsoft
26 104 (12.71%) Oracle
27 99 (12.10%) REST
28 92 (11.25%) Microservices
29 91 (11.12%) SOA

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 54 (6.60%) Apache
2 41 (5.01%) Tomcat
3 25 (3.06%) SharePoint
4 23 (2.81%) Documentum
5 21 (2.57%) Apache Solr
6 20 (2.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 17 (2.08%) JBoss
8 16 (1.96%) IIS
8 16 (1.96%) WebLogic
9 14 (1.71%) Elasticsearch
9 14 (1.71%) MS Exchange
9 14 (1.71%) SharePoint 2013
10 11 (1.34%) WebSphere
11 10 (1.22%) Apache Spark
11 10 (1.22%) CMS
11 10 (1.22%) SharePoint 2010
11 10 (1.22%) Umbraco
12 9 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
12 9 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2013
13 8 (0.98%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 20 (2.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 19 (2.32%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (1.83%) Microsoft Excel
4 13 (1.59%) Simulink
5 7 (0.86%) Doxygen
6 5 (0.61%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.49%) InfoPath
7 4 (0.49%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.12%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.12%) CPLEX
8 1 (0.12%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 9 (1.10%) Dynamics NAV
2 8 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.73%) Maximo
4 5 (0.61%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.37%) R3 Corda
6 1 (0.12%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.12%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 76 (9.29%) Amazon AWS
2 64 (7.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (3.30%) SaaS
4 18 (2.20%) Google Cloud Platform
5 15 (1.83%) GitHub
6 10 (1.22%) IaaS
7 7 (0.86%) PaaS
8 6 (0.73%) Dynamics 365
8 6 (0.73%) Serverless
9 4 (0.49%) Google App Engine
10 3 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.24%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (0.24%) Azure Machine Learning
11 2 (0.24%) Google Play
11 2 (0.24%) Loggly
11 2 (0.24%) Sumo Logic
12 1 (0.12%) Akamai
12 1 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.12%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.12%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (3.79%) Internet
2 22 (2.69%) SAN
3 18 (2.20%) HTTP
4 13 (1.59%) Ethernet
5 11 (1.34%) Firewall
5 11 (1.34%) LAN
5 11 (1.34%) NAS
5 11 (1.34%) TCP/IP
5 11 (1.34%) WAN
6 9 (1.10%) Wireless
7 8 (0.98%) Bluetooth
7 8 (0.98%) Wi-Fi
8 7 (0.86%) 802.11
9 6 (0.73%) DVB
9 6 (0.73%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 6 (0.73%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 3 (0.37%) DNS
10 3 (0.37%) SMS
11 1 (0.12%) DHCP
11 1 (0.12%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (15.53%) SQL Server
2 71 (8.68%) NoSQL
3 69 (8.44%) MySQL
4 56 (6.85%) MongoDB
5 41 (5.01%) Relational Database
6 39 (4.77%) Big Data
7 30 (3.67%) Redis
8 27 (3.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 24 (2.93%) Data Warehouse
9 24 (2.93%) Oracle Database
10 20 (2.44%) Apache Cassandra
11 19 (2.32%) PostgreSQL
12 18 (2.20%) Hadoop
13 14 (1.71%) Blockchain
13 14 (1.71%) RDBMS
14 12 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 11 (1.34%) Oracle Database 10g
16 10 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 9 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
17 9 (1.10%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 71 (8.68%) Git (software)
2 65 (7.95%) Jenkins
3 47 (5.75%) Maven
4 46 (5.62%) Selenium
5 38 (4.65%) Visual Studio
6 33 (4.03%) JIRA
7 29 (3.55%) Subversion
8 26 (3.18%) Team Foundation Server
9 17 (2.08%) Eclipse
10 16 (1.96%) TeamCity
11 13 (1.59%) Vagrant
12 11 (1.34%) Codeception
12 11 (1.34%) WebDriver
13 9 (1.10%) AppVeyor
13 9 (1.10%) Octopus Deploy
14 8 (0.98%) Moq
14 8 (0.98%) PyCharm
14 8 (0.98%) Rational DOORS
15 7 (0.86%) Mockito
16 6 (0.73%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 168 (20.54%) Finance
2 83 (10.15%) Banking
3 38 (4.65%) Retail
4 26 (3.18%) Investment Banking
5 25 (3.06%) Games
5 25 (3.06%) Marketing
6 23 (2.81%) Electronics
7 17 (2.08%) Retail Banking
8 15 (1.83%) Law
9 13 (1.59%) Telecoms
10 11 (1.34%) Manufacturing
11 8 (0.98%) Legal
12 7 (0.86%) Military
13 4 (0.49%) Aerospace
13 4 (0.49%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.49%) French Language
13 4 (0.49%) German Language
13 4 (0.49%) Italian Language
13 4 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.49%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 358 (43.77%) Developer
2 162 (19.80%) Architect
3 129 (15.77%) Software Engineer
4 104 (12.71%) Senior Developer
5 65 (7.95%) .NET Developer
6 64 (7.82%) C# Developer
6 64 (7.82%) Java Developer
7 60 (7.33%) Software Developer
8 55 (6.72%) C++ Software Engineer
9 52 (6.36%) Solutions Architect
10 49 (5.99%) JavaScript Developer
11 47 (5.75%) Analyst
11 47 (5.75%) Java Engineer
11 47 (5.75%) Lead Developer
12 42 (5.13%) Angular Developer
12 42 (5.13%) Senior Software Engineer
13 39 (4.77%) Java Software Engineer
14 38 (4.65%) C# .NET Developer
14 38 (4.65%) Full Stack Developer
15 31 (3.79%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 206 (25.18%) .NET
2 204 (24.94%) HTML
3 181 (22.13%) CSS
4 176 (21.52%) AngularJS
5 119 (14.55%) Web Services
6 117 (14.30%) HTML5
7 99 (12.10%) REST
8 87 (10.64%) ASP.NET
9 85 (10.39%) RESTful
10 74 (9.05%) XML
11 62 (7.58%) jQuery
12 61 (7.46%) Middleware
12 61 (7.46%) Node.js
13 57 (6.97%) ASP.NET Web API
14 56 (6.85%) SOAP
15 54 (6.60%) Spring
16 51 (6.23%) ASP.NET MVC
17 39 (4.77%) React
18 31 (3.79%) Hibernate
18 31 (3.79%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 151 (18.46%) Computer Science
2 68 (8.31%) Algorithms
3 49 (5.99%) Fintech
4 47 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
4 47 (5.75%) Greenfield Project
5 40 (4.89%) Enterprise Software
6 32 (3.91%) Management Information System
7 31 (3.79%) Data Structures
8 28 (3.42%) iPad
9 23 (2.81%) User Experience
10 18 (2.20%) Client/Server
10 18 (2.20%) Mobile App
11 17 (2.08%) Hedge funds
12 15 (1.83%) Clustering
13 14 (1.71%) N-Tier
14 13 (1.59%) Data Centre
14 13 (1.59%) Linux Command Line
15 11 (1.34%) Enterprise Storage
16 9 (1.10%) Equities
17 7 (0.86%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 148 (18.09%) Linux
2 137 (16.75%) Windows
3 35 (4.28%) Android
3 35 (4.28%) Unix
4 29 (3.55%) Apple iOS
5 9 (1.10%) Windows Server
5 9 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (0.98%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 7 (0.86%) Embedded Linux
8 6 (0.73%) AIX
8 6 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (0.73%) Solaris
8 6 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (0.61%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.24%) CoreOS
10 2 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.12%) HPUX
11 1 (0.12%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 428 (52.32%) Agile Software Development
2 257 (31.42%) Software Engineering
3 223 (27.26%) OO
4 178 (21.76%) Scrum
5 177 (21.64%) TDD
6 124 (15.16%) Test Automation
7 122 (14.91%) OOP
8 109 (13.33%) SDLC
9 92 (11.25%) Microservices
10 91 (11.12%) SOA
10 91 (11.12%) Unit Testing
11 87 (10.64%) Mentoring
11 87 (10.64%) MVC
12 84 (10.27%) Continuous Integration
13 81 (9.90%) DevOps
14 77 (9.41%) Mathematics
15 72 (8.80%) UML
16 69 (8.44%) Web Development
17 64 (7.82%) Front End Development
18 63 (7.70%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 321 (39.24%) Java
2 285 (34.84%) JavaScript
3 231 (28.24%) SQL
4 229 (28.00%) C#
5 136 (16.63%) C++
6 82 (10.02%) Python
7 63 (7.70%) PHP
8 59 (7.21%) T-SQL
9 55 (6.72%) C
10 33 (4.03%) Ruby
10 33 (4.03%) VB.NET
11 18 (2.20%) Shell Script
12 16 (1.96%) MATLAB
12 16 (1.96%) Scala
12 16 (1.96%) XPath
13 15 (1.83%) Embedded C
14 14 (1.71%) PL/SQL
15 13 (1.59%) VB
16 12 (1.47%) PHP 7
17 10 (1.22%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 228 (27.87%) Degree
2 82 (10.02%) Computer Science Degree
3 52 (6.36%) Security Cleared
4 20 (2.44%) Master's Degree
4 20 (2.44%) SC Cleared
5 11 (1.34%) ISEB
5 11 (1.34%) ISTQB
6 10 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (0.86%) DV Cleared
7 7 (0.86%) Numerate Degree
8 6 (0.73%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 6 (0.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 6 (0.73%) MCPD
8 6 (0.73%) PhD
9 2 (0.24%) HND
10 1 (0.12%) CISA
10 1 (0.12%) CISM
10 1 (0.12%) CISSP
10 1 (0.12%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.12%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (8.31%) QA
2 23 (2.81%) SLA
3 22 (2.69%) Disclosure Scotland
4 12 (1.47%) IEC 62304
4 12 (1.47%) MISRA
5 8 (0.98%) IEC 61508
5 8 (0.98%) MISRA C
6 6 (0.73%) ISO 13485
6 6 (0.73%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.49%) JTAG
7 4 (0.49%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.24%) PA-DSS
9 1 (0.12%) IEC 61131
9 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 15288
9 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.12%) WCAG
System Software
1 59 (7.21%) Docker
2 31 (3.79%) Active Directory
3 22 (2.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (1.71%) Firmware
5 11 (1.34%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (1.10%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.37%) HDFS
8 2 (0.24%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.12%) OpenDJ
9 1 (0.12%) OpenIDM
9 1 (0.12%) Oracle Clusterware
9 1 (0.12%) QEMU
9 1 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.12%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 28 (3.42%) Puppet
2 24 (2.93%) Opsview
3 13 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (1.22%) Kubernetes
5 9 (1.10%) Ansible
6 6 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (0.61%) Control-M
8 3 (0.37%) SQL Sentry
9 2 (0.24%) Nagios
9 2 (0.24%) Salt
9 2 (0.24%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.12%) Hadoop YARN
10 1 (0.12%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.12%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 109 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 104 (12.71%) Oracle
3 25 (3.06%) Google
4 24 (2.93%) Pega
5 23 (2.81%) VMware
6 22 (2.69%) EMC
7 21 (2.57%) IBM
8 16 (1.96%) SAP
9 15 (1.83%) Splunk
10 14 (1.71%) HP
11 12 (1.47%) Cisco
11 12 (1.47%) Xamarin
12 11 (1.34%) Sitecore
13 9 (1.10%) Apigee
13 9 (1.10%) Fujitsu
14 7 (0.86%) Apple
14 7 (0.86%) Red Hat
15 6 (0.73%) Adobe
15 6 (0.73%) CheckPoint
15 6 (0.73%) Nokia