Period
to 22 July 2017

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 6 months to 22 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Architecture
England > South East
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 403 309 387
Rank change year-on-year -94 +78 +44
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 139 356 301
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.46% 0.94% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 1.07% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 90 313 280
South East median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% - -
10th Percentile £37,250 £38,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £66,875 £68,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -

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 25915 33140 36700
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 86.66% 87.06% 86.22%
Number of salaries quoted 21425 27873 29366
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £67,500
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 South East

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

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 6 months to 22 July 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 6 months to 22 July 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
Thames Valley -26 71 £47,500 -5.00% 3
Berkshire +30 41 £60,000 +9.09% 2
Hampshire +27 30 £47,000 -14.55%
Buckinghamshire -4 28 £47,500 - 1
Surrey -44 28 £50,000 - 5
East Sussex +10 7 £55,000 +22.22%
Kent +11 2 £35,000 -19.08%
Oxfordshire -45 2 £60,000 -
Middlesex - 1 £45,000 -
Software Architecture
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 90 (64.75%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (48.20%) Software Engineering
3 58 (41.73%) .NET
4 56 (40.29%) Java
5 54 (38.85%) C#
6 51 (36.69%) TDD
7 50 (35.97%) JavaScript
8 43 (30.94%) Oracle
9 41 (29.50%) Scrum
10 39 (28.06%) SQL
11 36 (25.90%) HTML
12 34 (24.46%) Degree
13 31 (22.30%) SQL Server
14 29 (20.86%) Web Services
15 28 (20.14%) Microsoft
15 28 (20.14%) Unit Testing
16 27 (19.42%) Finance
17 25 (17.99%) CSS
17 25 (17.99%) OO
17 25 (17.99%) SDLC
18 24 (17.27%) Big Data
18 24 (17.27%) Master's Degree
18 24 (17.27%) Continuous Integration
18 24 (17.27%) QA
18 24 (17.27%) Hadoop
19 23 (16.55%) Mentoring
20 22 (15.83%) REST
20 22 (15.83%) Spring
20 22 (15.83%) Microsoft Azure
20 22 (15.83%) C++

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 7 (5.04%) IIS
4 5 (3.60%) SharePoint
4 5 (3.60%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (2.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.44%) CMS
6 2 (1.44%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (1.44%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.44%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 9 (6.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.44%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 22 (15.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (7.19%) SaaS
3 6 (4.32%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (3.60%) iPaaS
4 5 (3.60%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (13.67%) HTTP
1 19 (13.67%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.16%) Ethernet
2 3 (2.16%) Internet
3 2 (1.44%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (1.44%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (1.44%) Firewall
3 2 (1.44%) LAN
3 2 (1.44%) NAS
3 2 (1.44%) SAN
3 2 (1.44%) WAN
4 1 (0.72%) 802.15
4 1 (0.72%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.72%) Modbus
4 1 (0.72%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.72%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (22.30%) SQL Server
2 24 (17.27%) Big Data
2 24 (17.27%) Hadoop
3 18 (12.95%) NoSQL
4 10 (7.19%) Relational Database
5 6 (4.32%) Apache Hive
5 6 (4.32%) Data Mining
5 6 (4.32%) HBase
6 5 (3.60%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (3.60%) MariaDB
6 5 (3.60%) MongoDB
6 5 (3.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (2.88%) MySQL
7 4 (2.88%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.44%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (1.44%) Power BI
8 2 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.44%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (1.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 21 (15.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (8.63%) Jenkins
3 7 (5.04%) Git (software)
4 6 (4.32%) Maven
5 5 (3.60%) Bitbucket
5 5 (3.60%) GitLab
6 3 (2.16%) Visual Studio
6 3 (2.16%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (1.44%) GDB
7 2 (1.44%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.72%) CMake
8 1 (0.72%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.72%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.72%) GCC
8 1 (0.72%) GNU Toolchain
8 1 (0.72%) Hudson
8 1 (0.72%) Moq
8 1 (0.72%) MSTest
8 1 (0.72%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (0.72%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 27 (19.42%) Finance
2 4 (2.88%) Banking
3 2 (1.44%) Electronics
4 1 (0.72%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.72%) Avionics
4 1 (0.72%) Games
Job Titles
1 63 (45.32%) Developer
2 27 (19.42%) .NET Developer
3 25 (17.99%) Software Engineer
4 24 (17.27%) C# .NET Developer
4 24 (17.27%) C# Developer
5 22 (15.83%) Senior Developer
6 20 (14.39%) Java Developer
7 19 (13.67%) Senior Java Developer
8 17 (12.23%) HTML Developer
8 17 (12.23%) JavaScript Developer
8 17 (12.23%) Senior JavaScript Developer
9 15 (10.79%) Software Developer
10 14 (10.07%) Architect
11 12 (8.63%) .NET Software Engineer
12 11 (7.91%) C# Software Engineer
13 9 (6.47%) Senior Software Engineer
13 9 (6.47%) UI Engineer
14 8 (5.76%) Development Manager
14 8 (5.76%) Software Development Manager
14 8 (5.76%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (41.73%) .NET
2 36 (25.90%) HTML
3 29 (20.86%) Web Services
4 25 (17.99%) CSS
5 22 (15.83%) REST
5 22 (15.83%) Spring
6 19 (13.67%) Hibernate
6 19 (13.67%) XML
7 18 (12.95%) Ajax
8 17 (12.23%) DHTML
8 17 (12.23%) J2EE
8 17 (12.23%) JDBC
8 17 (12.23%) JMS
8 17 (12.23%) JSP
8 17 (12.23%) Servlets
9 13 (9.35%) jQuery
10 11 (7.91%) AngularJS
10 11 (7.91%) KnockoutJS
10 11 (7.91%) WCF
11 10 (7.19%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (14.39%) User Experience
2 8 (5.76%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.04%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.32%) Algorithms
4 6 (4.32%) Social Media
4 6 (4.32%) Virtual Team
5 5 (3.60%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (3.60%) iPad
6 3 (2.16%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (2.16%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.44%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.44%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (1.44%) W3C
8 1 (0.72%) ASIC
8 1 (0.72%) CAN bus
8 1 (0.72%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.72%) Cyber Attack
8 1 (0.72%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.72%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 20 (14.39%) Windows
2 5 (3.60%) Linux
3 3 (2.16%) Unix
4 2 (1.44%) AIX
4 2 (1.44%) Android
4 2 (1.44%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.44%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.72%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (64.75%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (48.20%) Software Engineering
3 51 (36.69%) TDD
4 41 (29.50%) Scrum
5 28 (20.14%) Unit Testing
6 25 (17.99%) OO
6 25 (17.99%) SDLC
7 24 (17.27%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (16.55%) Mentoring
9 19 (13.67%) Regression Testing
10 18 (12.95%) Machine Learning
11 17 (12.23%) OOA/OOD
11 17 (12.23%) Open Source
11 17 (12.23%) Use Case
12 16 (11.51%) BDD
13 13 (9.35%) MVC
14 12 (8.63%) UML
15 11 (7.91%) Migration
15 11 (7.91%) Multithreading
15 11 (7.91%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 56 (40.29%) Java
2 54 (38.85%) C#
3 50 (35.97%) JavaScript
4 39 (28.06%) SQL
5 22 (15.83%) C++
6 12 (8.63%) Python
7 10 (7.19%) VB.NET
8 8 (5.76%) PHP
9 5 (3.60%) C
9 5 (3.60%) MATLAB
9 5 (3.60%) Ruby
10 4 (2.88%) Scala
11 3 (2.16%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.44%) Perl
12 2 (1.44%) R
13 1 (0.72%) Assembly Language
13 1 (0.72%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.72%) Embedded C++
13 1 (0.72%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 34 (24.46%) Degree
2 24 (17.27%) Master's Degree
3 5 (3.60%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.72%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.72%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (17.27%) QA
2 2 (1.44%) JTAG
3 1 (0.72%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.72%) IEC 61131
3 1 (0.72%) MISRA
System Software
1 6 (4.32%) Docker
2 5 (3.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.44%) Firmware
3 2 (1.44%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (4.32%) Ansible
1 6 (4.32%) Kubernetes
2 5 (3.60%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (3.60%) Puppet
3 2 (1.44%) SQL Sentry
Vendors
1 43 (30.94%) Oracle
2 28 (20.14%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.76%) Apigee
4 5 (3.60%) VMware
5 3 (2.16%) PeopleSoft
5 3 (2.16%) SAP
5 3 (2.16%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.44%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.44%) Cisco
6 2 (1.44%) F5
6 2 (1.44%) HP
6 2 (1.44%) IBM
6 2 (1.44%) Nokia
6 2 (1.44%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.72%) Green Hills
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Modis International
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford
Allianz Insurance plc (UK)
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + car & bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Bupa
Posted: 26 days ago
Guildford
Allianz Insurance plc (UK)
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago