Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Architecture
England > South East
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 354 407 313
Rank change year-on-year +53 -94 +80
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 199 139 356
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.66% 0.46% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 0.53% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 174 90 313
South East median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £41,975 £37,250 £38,750
90th Percentile £72,125 £66,875 £68,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% +4.76%

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 26,820 26,322 33,466
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 88.79% 88.00% 87.93%
Number of salaries quoted 22,188 21,778 28,167
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 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 22 July 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 +11 82 £52,500 +10.53% 10
Hampshire +7 50 £55,000 +17.02% 5
Buckinghamshire +22 44 £52,500 +10.53% 3
Surrey +30 39 £55,000 +10.00% 8
Oxfordshire +1 21 £50,000 -16.67% 4
Berkshire -21 17 £60,000 - 3
West Sussex - 11 £85,000 - 5
East Sussex -21 10 £57,500 +4.55% 1
Kent +24 7 £47,500 +35.71% 1
Software Architecture
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 108 (54.27%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (49.25%) CSS
3 85 (42.71%) Java
4 81 (40.70%) JavaScript
5 80 (40.20%) HTML
6 58 (29.15%) Software Engineering
7 55 (27.64%) AngularJS
8 51 (25.63%) Open Source
8 51 (25.63%) OO
9 46 (23.12%) SQL
9 46 (23.12%) Degree
10 43 (21.61%) Unit Testing
11 42 (21.11%) Git (software)
12 38 (19.10%) Scrum
12 38 (19.10%) Python
13 37 (18.59%) C++
14 36 (18.09%) Computer Science
15 34 (17.09%) C#
16 33 (16.58%) HTML5
17 32 (16.08%) JIRA
18 31 (15.58%) Spring
18 31 (15.58%) .NET
18 31 (15.58%) XML
19 30 (15.08%) C
20 29 (14.57%) Linux
20 29 (14.57%) HTTP
20 29 (14.57%) TCP/IP
20 29 (14.57%) Problem-Solving
21 28 (14.07%) J2EE
21 28 (14.07%) Servlets

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 10 (5.03%) Tomcat
2 6 (3.02%) Apache Spark
3 5 (2.51%) Apache
4 4 (2.01%) Confluence
5 2 (1.01%) IIS
5 2 (1.01%) JBoss
6 1 (0.50%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.50%) CMS
6 1 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.50%) nginx
6 1 (0.50%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (1.01%) Simulink
2 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 24 (12.06%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (7.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.01%) OpenShift
3 4 (2.01%) SaaS
4 3 (1.51%) Serverless
5 2 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.01%) GitHub
5 2 (1.01%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 29 (14.57%) HTTP
1 29 (14.57%) TCP/IP
2 7 (3.52%) Ethernet
3 3 (1.51%) Internet
4 2 (1.01%) NAS
4 2 (1.01%) SAN
5 1 (0.50%) 802.15
5 1 (0.50%) ATM
5 1 (0.50%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.50%) LAN
5 1 (0.50%) RS-232
5 1 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (12.56%) SQL Server
2 23 (11.56%) Big Data
3 19 (9.55%) Relational Database
4 14 (7.04%) MySQL
5 10 (5.03%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (5.03%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (3.52%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (3.02%) Hadoop
7 6 (3.02%) HBase
8 5 (2.51%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (2.51%) NoSQL
8 5 (2.51%) Redis
9 4 (2.01%) MongoDB
10 3 (1.51%) DB2
10 3 (1.51%) Neo4j
11 2 (1.01%) Azure SQL Database
11 2 (1.01%) NuoDB
12 1 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.50%) QlikView
12 1 (0.50%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 42 (21.11%) Git (software)
2 32 (16.08%) JIRA
3 16 (8.04%) Subversion
4 12 (6.03%) Maven
5 7 (3.52%) Eclipse
5 7 (3.52%) Jenkins
5 7 (3.52%) Visual Studio
6 5 (2.51%) PyCharm
6 5 (2.51%) WebDriver
7 4 (2.01%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (1.51%) Rational DOORS
8 3 (1.51%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (1.01%) Moq
9 2 (1.01%) NUnit
9 2 (1.01%) Selenium
10 1 (0.50%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.50%) Gradle
10 1 (0.50%) gulp
10 1 (0.50%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.50%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 18 (9.05%) Finance
2 10 (5.03%) Aerospace
3 7 (3.52%) Military
4 6 (3.02%) Automotive
4 6 (3.02%) Marketing
5 5 (2.51%) Retail
6 3 (1.51%) Electronics
6 3 (1.51%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.50%) Avionics
7 1 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 102 (51.26%) Developer
2 47 (23.62%) Software Engineer
3 43 (21.61%) Senior Developer
4 42 (21.11%) Java Developer
5 36 (18.09%) Senior Software Engineer
6 28 (14.07%) Senior Java Developer
7 22 (11.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 17 (8.54%) Architect
9 15 (7.54%) .NET Developer
10 14 (7.04%) JavaScript Developer
10 14 (7.04%) Lead Developer
10 14 (7.04%) Software Tester
10 14 (7.04%) Tester
11 12 (6.03%) Software Developer
12 11 (5.53%) Embedded Engineer
12 11 (5.53%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 11 (5.53%) J2EE Developer
12 11 (5.53%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 11 (5.53%) Senior J2EE Developer
12 11 (5.53%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (49.25%) CSS
2 80 (40.20%) HTML
3 55 (27.64%) AngularJS
4 33 (16.58%) HTML5
5 31 (15.58%) .NET
5 31 (15.58%) Spring
5 31 (15.58%) XML
6 28 (14.07%) Hibernate
6 28 (14.07%) J2EE
6 28 (14.07%) Servlets
7 27 (13.57%) CSS3
8 26 (13.07%) DHTML
8 26 (13.07%) JDBC
8 26 (13.07%) JMS
8 26 (13.07%) JSP
8 26 (13.07%) Struts
9 23 (11.56%) Redux
9 23 (11.56%) Sass
10 21 (10.55%) jQuery
10 21 (10.55%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 36 (18.09%) Computer Science
2 22 (11.06%) Mobile App
3 14 (7.04%) Blog
3 14 (7.04%) Cloud Native
4 11 (5.53%) Greenfield Project
5 8 (4.02%) Algorithms
6 7 (3.52%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (2.01%) User Experience
8 3 (1.51%) Life Science
9 2 (1.01%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.01%) Device Driver
9 2 (1.01%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.01%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.50%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.50%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.50%) EMC VMAX
10 1 (0.50%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.50%) Fintech
10 1 (0.50%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.50%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 29 (14.57%) Linux
2 18 (9.05%) Windows
3 1 (0.50%) Android
3 1 (0.50%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.50%) CentOS
3 1 (0.50%) Debian
3 1 (0.50%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.50%) Ubuntu
3 1 (0.50%) Unix
3 1 (0.50%) VxWorks
3 1 (0.50%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.50%) Windows 8
3 1 (0.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (54.27%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (29.15%) Software Engineering
3 51 (25.63%) OO
3 51 (25.63%) Open Source
4 43 (21.61%) Unit Testing
5 38 (19.10%) Scrum
6 29 (14.57%) Problem-Solving
7 27 (13.57%) Front End Development
8 26 (13.07%) Microservices
8 26 (13.07%) OOA/OOD
8 26 (13.07%) Pair Programming
8 26 (13.07%) SDLC
8 26 (13.07%) Use Case
9 25 (12.56%) TDD
10 24 (12.06%) Test Automation
11 23 (11.56%) BDD
12 22 (11.06%) Continuous Delivery
12 22 (11.06%) MVC
13 20 (10.05%) Continuous Integration
14 19 (9.55%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 85 (42.71%) Java
2 81 (40.70%) JavaScript
3 46 (23.12%) SQL
4 38 (19.10%) Python
5 37 (18.59%) C++
6 34 (17.09%) C#
7 30 (15.08%) C
8 21 (10.55%) T-SQL
9 14 (7.04%) VB.NET
10 10 (5.03%) VB
10 10 (5.03%) VB6
11 9 (4.52%) Ada
12 6 (3.02%) Delphi
13 5 (2.51%) Bash Shell
13 5 (2.51%) Embedded C
13 5 (2.51%) Embedded C++
13 5 (2.51%) Pascal
13 5 (2.51%) Ruby
13 5 (2.51%) Scala
14 4 (2.01%) PHP
Qualifications
1 46 (23.12%) Degree
2 19 (9.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (2.51%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.51%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.52%) QA
2 1 (0.50%) GDPR
2 1 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (4.02%) Docker
2 5 (2.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.51%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (3.52%) Ansible
2 3 (1.51%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.51%) Prometheus
3 2 (1.01%) Puppet
4 1 (0.50%) EMC VPLEX
4 1 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 19 (9.55%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.02%) TOWER Software
3 5 (2.51%) IBM
3 5 (2.51%) Oracle
3 5 (2.51%) VMware
4 3 (1.51%) Cloudera
4 3 (1.51%) Google
5 2 (1.01%) Cadence
6 1 (0.50%) Brocade
6 1 (0.50%) Cisco
6 1 (0.50%) EMC
6 1 (0.50%) Isilon
6 1 (0.50%) NetApp
6 1 (0.50%) Pegasus
6 1 (0.50%) Tableau
6 1 (0.50%) webMethods
6 1 (0.50%) Wind River