Period
to 18 October 2018

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 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Architecture
England > South East
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 334 424 365
Rank change year-on-year +90 -59 +5
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 214 123 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.73% 0.42% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 0.47% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 193 101 221
South East median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +15.79% -5.00%
10th Percentile £43,000 £32,500 £38,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% -

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 the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 26,142 25,915 31,728
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 89.73% 89.46% 89.22%
Number of salaries quoted 21,551 21,370 26,446
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +5.26%

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 18 October 2018.

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 18 October 2018. 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 -3 59 £55,000 -8.33% 9
Hampshire +33 57 £55,000 +37.50% 2
Surrey +25 40 £55,000 +10.00% 4
West Sussex +35 35 £57,500 -32.35% 3
Buckinghamshire +18 32 £55,000 +15.79% 1
Berkshire -17 15 £60,000 -7.69% 4
Kent +21 14 £50,000 +92.31% 3
Oxfordshire -2 12 £57,500 -4.17% 4
East Sussex -26 9 £57,500 +4.55% 3
Software Architecture
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, IT jobs citing Software Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Software Architecture.

1 107 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (47.20%) CSS
3 97 (45.33%) HTML
4 92 (42.99%) Java
5 87 (40.65%) JavaScript
6 61 (28.50%) Degree
7 60 (28.04%) AngularJS
8 59 (27.57%) Git (software)
9 58 (27.10%) Software Engineering
10 57 (26.64%) HTML5
11 53 (24.77%) Computer Science
12 48 (22.43%) C++
13 47 (21.96%) SQL
13 47 (21.96%) Scrum
14 45 (21.03%) Linux
15 41 (19.16%) OO
16 39 (18.22%) Open Source
16 39 (18.22%) Problem-Solving
17 37 (17.29%) Unit Testing
17 37 (17.29%) Spring
18 36 (16.82%) Front End Development
19 35 (16.36%) JIRA
19 35 (16.36%) Python
20 33 (15.42%) XML
21 32 (14.95%) Amazon AWS
21 32 (14.95%) Sass
22 31 (14.49%) CSS3
23 30 (14.02%) C
24 29 (13.55%) .NET
24 29 (13.55%) J2EE

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 19 (8.88%) Tomcat
2 9 (4.21%) Apache
3 8 (3.74%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (3.74%) JBoss
4 7 (3.27%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.40%) Confluence
6 2 (0.93%) Apache Solr
6 2 (0.93%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.93%) IIS
6 2 (0.93%) nginx
6 2 (0.93%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.47%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 32 (14.95%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (5.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.34%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (0.93%) GitHub
4 2 (0.93%) OpenShift
4 2 (0.93%) PaaS
4 2 (0.93%) SaaS
4 2 (0.93%) Serverless
5 1 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (10.75%) HTTP
1 23 (10.75%) TCP/IP
2 10 (4.67%) Wi-Fi
2 10 (4.67%) Wireless
3 3 (1.40%) Internet
4 2 (0.93%) NAS
4 2 (0.93%) SAN
5 1 (0.47%) 802.15
5 1 (0.47%) ATM
5 1 (0.47%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.47%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.47%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (12.15%) MySQL
2 21 (9.81%) SQL Server
3 19 (8.88%) Big Data
3 19 (8.88%) Relational Database
4 12 (5.61%) MongoDB
5 10 (4.67%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (2.80%) NoSQL
7 5 (2.34%) MariaDB
8 2 (0.93%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (0.93%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.93%) HBase
8 2 (0.93%) InterSystems Cache
9 1 (0.47%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.47%) DB2
9 1 (0.47%) NuoDB
9 1 (0.47%) QlikView
9 1 (0.47%) Redis
9 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 59 (27.57%) Git (software)
2 35 (16.36%) JIRA
3 25 (11.68%) Maven
4 9 (4.21%) Subversion
4 9 (4.21%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (3.74%) Eclipse
5 8 (3.74%) Selenium
6 7 (3.27%) IntelliJ
6 7 (3.27%) Jenkins
6 7 (3.27%) JUnit
7 6 (2.80%) Octopus Deploy
7 6 (2.80%) TeamCity
7 6 (2.80%) Visual Studio Team System
8 3 (1.40%) Rational DOORS
8 3 (1.40%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.93%) Gradle
9 2 (0.93%) Moq
9 2 (0.93%) NUnit
9 2 (0.93%) Sonatype Nexus
10 1 (0.47%) gulp
General
1 14 (6.54%) Aerospace
2 8 (3.74%) Finance
3 6 (2.80%) Automotive
3 6 (2.80%) Marketing
3 6 (2.80%) Military
4 3 (1.40%) Electronics
5 2 (0.93%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 108 (50.47%) Developer
2 49 (22.90%) Software Engineer
3 48 (22.43%) Java Developer
3 48 (22.43%) Senior Developer
4 39 (18.22%) Senior Software Engineer
5 31 (14.49%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 24 (11.21%) Senior Java Developer
7 19 (8.88%) Architect
8 17 (7.94%) Lead Developer
9 12 (5.61%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 12 (5.61%) Software Architect
10 11 (5.14%) .NET Developer
10 11 (5.14%) Systems Engineer
11 9 (4.21%) C# Developer
11 9 (4.21%) Senior Systems Engineer
12 8 (3.74%) C# .NET Developer
12 8 (3.74%) DevOps Engineer
13 7 (3.27%) Embedded Engineer
13 7 (3.27%) Senior C# Developer
13 7 (3.27%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (47.20%) CSS
2 97 (45.33%) HTML
3 60 (28.04%) AngularJS
4 57 (26.64%) HTML5
5 37 (17.29%) Spring
6 33 (15.42%) XML
7 32 (14.95%) Sass
8 31 (14.49%) CSS3
9 29 (13.55%) .NET
9 29 (13.55%) Hibernate
9 29 (13.55%) J2EE
10 27 (12.62%) Redux
11 25 (11.68%) REST
12 23 (10.75%) Servlets
13 21 (9.81%) DHTML
13 21 (9.81%) JDBC
13 21 (9.81%) JMS
13 21 (9.81%) JSP
13 21 (9.81%) Struts
14 19 (8.88%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 53 (24.77%) Computer Science
2 23 (10.75%) Mobile App
3 16 (7.48%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (2.34%) Data Structures
4 5 (2.34%) Public Cloud
5 4 (1.87%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.87%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (1.87%) User Experience
6 2 (0.93%) Device Driver
6 2 (0.93%) e-Learning
6 2 (0.93%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.47%) ASIC
7 1 (0.47%) Biotechnology
7 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.47%) Replication
7 1 (0.47%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 45 (21.03%) Linux
2 10 (4.67%) Debian
3 8 (3.74%) Windows
4 7 (3.27%) Unix
5 2 (0.93%) CentOS
5 2 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.93%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.47%) Android
6 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.47%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (27.10%) Software Engineering
3 47 (21.96%) Scrum
4 41 (19.16%) OO
5 39 (18.22%) Open Source
5 39 (18.22%) Problem-Solving
6 37 (17.29%) Unit Testing
7 36 (16.82%) Front End Development
8 29 (13.55%) OOP
9 21 (9.81%) OOA/OOD
9 21 (9.81%) UML
9 21 (9.81%) Use Case
10 20 (9.35%) DevOps
10 20 (9.35%) Microservices
11 19 (8.88%) Mobile Application Development
12 16 (7.48%) Coaching
13 15 (7.01%) MVC
13 15 (7.01%) Refactoring
13 15 (7.01%) Validation
14 14 (6.54%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 92 (42.99%) Java
2 87 (40.65%) JavaScript
3 48 (22.43%) C++
4 47 (21.96%) SQL
5 35 (16.36%) Python
6 30 (14.02%) C
7 24 (11.21%) C#
8 16 (7.48%) Ada
9 8 (3.74%) Scala
10 7 (3.27%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.87%) ES6
11 4 (1.87%) Java 8
11 4 (1.87%) Ruby
11 4 (1.87%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.40%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.93%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.93%) Go
13 2 (0.93%) Perl
13 2 (0.93%) PHP
14 1 (0.47%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 61 (28.50%) Degree
2 22 (10.28%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (4.21%) Master's Degree
3 9 (4.21%) SC Cleared
3 9 (4.21%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.40%) QA
2 1 (0.47%) GDPR
2 1 (0.47%) JTAG
System Software
1 27 (12.62%) Docker
2 9 (4.21%) LXC
3 5 (2.34%) Active Directory
4 4 (1.87%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.93%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 14 (6.54%) Puppet
2 12 (5.61%) Ansible
3 7 (3.27%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (2.34%) Graylog
4 5 (2.34%) PingFederate
4 5 (2.34%) Terraform
5 2 (0.93%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.93%) Prometheus
6 1 (0.47%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 14 (6.54%) Microsoft
2 7 (3.27%) webMethods
3 6 (2.80%) Cadence
4 5 (2.34%) Oracle
4 5 (2.34%) Splunk
5 4 (1.87%) IBM
5 4 (1.87%) VMware
6 2 (0.93%) Peoplefluent
7 1 (0.47%) Avaya
7 1 (0.47%) Cisco
7 1 (0.47%) Google
7 1 (0.47%) Motorola
7 1 (0.47%) NetApp
7 1 (0.47%) SAP
7 1 (0.47%) Tableau
7 1 (0.47%) Wind River