The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Architecture
South East / Kent
Rank 83 94 81
Rank change year-on-year +11 -13  
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 2 12 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.25% 1.05% 1.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 1.16% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 9
Median salary £35,000 £44,250 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.90% -6.84%  
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 Kent with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 704 1033 792
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 88.55% 90.53% 84.26%
Number of salaries quoted 572 889 705
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £29,000 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Software Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent 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 Kent

Software Architecture
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for Software Architecture in Kent

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 23 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 Kent region with a requirement for Software Architecture.

1 5 (62.50%) HTML
1 5 (62.50%) MVC
2 4 (50.00%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) CSS
2 4 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 4 (50.00%) Web Development
2 4 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
3 3 (37.50%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) UML
3 3 (37.50%) OO
3 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (37.50%) C++
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) TDD
3 3 (37.50%) Degree
4 2 (25.00%) ReSharper
4 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
4 2 (25.00%) Physics
4 2 (25.00%) LINQ
4 2 (25.00%) Subversion
4 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (25.00%) Electronics
4 2 (25.00%) C
4 2 (25.00%) CMS
4 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) Military

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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 (25.00%) CMS
1 2 (25.00%) IIS
1 2 (25.00%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Internet
1 2 (25.00%) Intranet
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 2 (25.00%) ReSharper
2 2 (25.00%) Subversion
3 1 (12.50%) jMock
3 1 (12.50%) JUnit
3 1 (12.50%) Maven
3 1 (12.50%) Mockito
General
1 2 (25.00%) Electronics
1 2 (25.00%) Military
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Lead Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Graduate Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Web Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) HTML
2 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 4 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (25.00%) Backbone.js
3 2 (25.00%) CSS3
3 2 (25.00%) HTML5
3 2 (25.00%) jQuery
3 2 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (25.00%) LINQ
3 2 (25.00%) REST
3 2 (25.00%) SOAP
3 2 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
4 1 (12.50%) J2EE
4 1 (12.50%) Spring
4 1 (12.50%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) W3C
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Embedded Linux
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) MVC
2 4 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 4 (50.00%) Web Development
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) OO
3 3 (37.50%) TDD
3 3 (37.50%) UML
4 2 (25.00%) Change Management
4 2 (25.00%) Coaching
4 2 (25.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
4 2 (25.00%) MVVM
4 2 (25.00%) OOD
4 2 (25.00%) OWASP
4 2 (25.00%) Physics
4 2 (25.00%) Prototyping
4 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (25.00%) System Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) C++
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (25.00%) C
3 2 (25.00%) MATLAB
3 2 (25.00%) Python
3 2 (25.00%) R
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle