The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 25 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Architecture
England / South East
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 303 298 342
Rank change year-on-year -5 +44  
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 89 170 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.60% 0.87% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 1.01% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 54 155 124
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £40,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +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 the South East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 12853 16915 18683
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 86.08% 86.79% 85.65%
Number of salaries quoted 10653 14217 14812
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.06%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Software Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

Software Architecture
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Software Architecture in the South East

Software Architecture
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Architecture in the South East over the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Architecture in the South East

Software Architecture
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Architecture within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 April 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
Berkshire +35 30 £55,000 -15.05% 5
Hampshire +39 28 £45,000 -19.64% 2
Buckinghamshire +8 14 £47,500 - 2
Surrey -16 12 £50,000 - 2
Kent +10 2 £35,000 -19.07% 1
East Sussex +8 1 £55,000 +22.22%
Oxfordshire -6 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 £45,000 -
Software Architecture
England

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 South East region with a requirement for Software Architecture.

1 98 (70.50%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (46.76%) Software Engineering
3 61 (43.88%) Java
3 61 (43.88%) JavaScript
4 59 (42.45%) TDD
5 55 (39.57%) HTML
6 44 (31.65%) C#
7 40 (28.78%) .NET
7 40 (28.78%) CSS
8 39 (28.06%) Scrum
9 38 (27.34%) Degree
10 37 (26.62%) XML
11 36 (25.90%) SQL
12 33 (23.74%) Oracle
12 33 (23.74%) Microsoft
12 33 (23.74%) Hibernate
12 33 (23.74%) Continuous Integration
13 31 (22.30%) Spring
14 30 (21.58%) Unit Testing
15 29 (20.86%) OO
15 29 (20.86%) J2EE
16 28 (20.14%) Web Services
16 28 (20.14%) Hadoop
16 28 (20.14%) Big Data
17 26 (18.71%) REST
17 26 (18.71%) Mentoring
17 26 (18.71%) Finance
17 26 (18.71%) JMS
17 26 (18.71%) TCP/IP
18 25 (17.99%) JDBC

Software Architecture
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 18 (12.95%) BizTalk Server
2 10 (7.19%) Apache Spark
3 9 (6.47%) JBoss
4 5 (3.60%) SharePoint
4 5 (3.60%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (2.16%) WildFly
6 2 (1.44%) Apache
6 2 (1.44%) CMS
6 2 (1.44%) IIS
6 2 (1.44%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.72%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (1.44%) MS Visio
1 2 (1.44%) Simulink
2 1 (0.72%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 7 (5.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.63%) SaaS
2 11 (7.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.60%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.60%) iPaaS
3 5 (3.60%) PaaS
4 1 (0.72%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 26 (18.71%) TCP/IP
2 25 (17.99%) HTTP
3 3 (2.16%) Internet
4 2 (1.44%) 802.15
4 2 (1.44%) Bluetooth
4 2 (1.44%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (1.44%) Wireless
5 1 (0.72%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.72%) Modbus
5 1 (0.72%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (20.14%) Big Data
1 28 (20.14%) Hadoop
2 24 (17.27%) SQL Server
3 15 (10.79%) NoSQL
4 7 (5.04%) Relational Database
5 6 (4.32%) Apache Hive
5 6 (4.32%) Data Mining
5 6 (4.32%) HBase
6 3 (2.16%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.16%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 20 (14.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (9.35%) Jenkins
3 10 (7.19%) Git (software)
4 8 (5.76%) Maven
5 5 (3.60%) Ant
5 5 (3.60%) Bitbucket
5 5 (3.60%) GitLab
6 3 (2.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (2.16%) Selenium
6 3 (2.16%) Subversion
6 3 (2.16%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (1.44%) Gradle
7 2 (1.44%) Rational DOORS
7 2 (1.44%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.72%) CMake
8 1 (0.72%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.72%) GCC
8 1 (0.72%) GDB
8 1 (0.72%) GNU Toolchain
8 1 (0.72%) Hudson
General
1 26 (18.71%) Finance
2 5 (3.60%) Avionics
2 5 (3.60%) Electronics
3 2 (1.44%) Military
4 1 (0.72%) Banking
Job Titles
1 68 (48.92%) Developer
2 32 (23.02%) Software Engineer
3 28 (20.14%) Java Developer
4 26 (18.71%) HTML Developer
4 26 (18.71%) Senior Developer
5 24 (17.27%) Senior Java Developer
6 23 (16.55%) JavaScript Developer
6 23 (16.55%) Senior JavaScript Developer
7 22 (15.83%) C# Developer
8 20 (14.39%) .NET Developer
9 18 (12.95%) C# .NET Developer
10 17 (12.23%) Software Developer
11 14 (10.07%) Architect
12 13 (9.35%) C# Software Engineer
13 11 (7.91%) .NET Software Engineer
13 11 (7.91%) Senior Software Engineer
14 10 (7.19%) Developer/Software Engineer
15 9 (6.47%) Technical Architect
15 9 (6.47%) UI Engineer
16 8 (5.76%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (39.57%) HTML
2 40 (28.78%) .NET
2 40 (28.78%) CSS
3 37 (26.62%) XML
4 33 (23.74%) Hibernate
5 31 (22.30%) Spring
6 29 (20.86%) J2EE
7 28 (20.14%) Web Services
8 26 (18.71%) JMS
8 26 (18.71%) REST
9 25 (17.99%) Ajax
9 25 (17.99%) JDBC
10 23 (16.55%) DHTML
10 23 (16.55%) JSP
10 23 (16.55%) Servlets
11 20 (14.39%) jQuery
12 14 (10.07%) AngularJS
13 13 (9.35%) HTML5
14 11 (7.91%) KnockoutJS
15 10 (7.19%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 22 (15.83%) User Experience
2 12 (8.63%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (7.19%) Computer Science
4 7 (5.04%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (4.32%) Algorithms
5 6 (4.32%) Embedded Systems
5 6 (4.32%) Social Media
5 6 (4.32%) Virtual Team
6 3 (2.16%) Cyber Attack
6 3 (2.16%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.44%) Device Driver
7 2 (1.44%) Smart Home
7 2 (1.44%) W3C
8 1 (0.72%) CAN bus
8 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.72%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.72%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.72%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (12.23%) Linux
2 14 (10.07%) Windows
3 9 (6.47%) Unix
4 3 (2.16%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (1.44%) Android
5 2 (1.44%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.44%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.72%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (70.50%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (46.76%) Software Engineering
3 59 (42.45%) TDD
4 39 (28.06%) Scrum
5 33 (23.74%) Continuous Integration
6 30 (21.58%) Unit Testing
7 29 (20.86%) OO
8 26 (18.71%) Mentoring
9 23 (16.55%) OOA/OOD
9 23 (16.55%) Use Case
10 19 (13.67%) Regression Testing
11 18 (12.95%) Machine Learning
11 18 (12.95%) MVC
12 17 (12.23%) BDD
13 16 (11.51%) SDLC
14 15 (10.79%) Open Source
14 15 (10.79%) UML
15 13 (9.35%) Domain-Driven Design
15 13 (9.35%) Multithreading
16 10 (7.19%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 61 (43.88%) Java
1 61 (43.88%) JavaScript
2 44 (31.65%) C#
3 36 (25.90%) SQL
4 24 (17.27%) C++
5 15 (10.79%) Python
6 10 (7.19%) C
7 8 (5.76%) Ruby
8 7 (5.04%) PHP
9 6 (4.32%) MATLAB
10 5 (3.60%) Bash Shell
11 4 (2.88%) Scala
12 3 (2.16%) HQL
12 3 (2.16%) Perl
13 2 (1.44%) R
13 2 (1.44%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.72%) Ada
14 1 (0.72%) Embedded C
14 1 (0.72%) Embedded C++
14 1 (0.72%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 38 (27.34%) Degree
2 10 (7.19%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.60%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.16%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.72%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (15.11%) QA
2 5 (3.60%) DO-178B
3 2 (1.44%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.72%) JTAG
4 1 (0.72%) MISRA
System Software
1 6 (4.32%) Docker
2 2 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.72%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (4.32%) Kubernetes
2 5 (3.60%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (3.60%) Puppet
3 2 (1.44%) Ansible
Vendors
1 33 (23.74%) Microsoft
1 33 (23.74%) Oracle
2 4 (2.88%) Green Hills
3 3 (2.16%) PeopleSoft
3 3 (2.16%) SAP
3 3 (2.16%) Sitecore
4 2 (1.44%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.44%) VMware
5 1 (0.72%) Cognizant
5 1 (0.72%) Google
Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bens
Posted: 9 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Modis International
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 11 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Salary: 40,000 to £55,000
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Folkestone, Kent
Premier IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Talent International
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Thatcham, Berkshire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Perm or contract - competitive salary + benefits OR day rate contract
Posted: 5 days ago
Petersfield
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 19 days ago
Berkshire
Third Republic Ltd
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Maersk Line
Posted: 25 days ago
Guildford
Allianz Insurance Plc
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + car & bonus
Posted: 18 days ago
Maidenhead
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago