The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 28 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Architecture
UK
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 461 479 467
Rank change year-on-year +18 -12  
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 486 592 629
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.56% 0.57% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 0.64% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 350 503 526
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 77984 91876 96681
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.31% 88.80% 87.12%
Number of salaries quoted 64177 76399 78045
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Software Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

Software Architecture
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Software Architecture in the UK

Software Architecture
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Architecture over the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Architecture in the UK

Software Architecture
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Architecture within the UK over the 3 months to 28 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
England +24 467 £57,500 +4.54% 64
London +92 240 £65,000 -3.70% 29
South East -22 89 £47,500 -5.00% 11
City of London +77 68 £77,500 +24.00% 6
East of England -24 35 £55,000 -8.33% 6
West Midlands +40 31 £42,500 - 2
Berkshire +31 30 £55,000 -15.05% 3
Hampshire +36 28 £47,000 -15.31% 1
Cambridgeshire 0 27 £55,000 +4.76% 5
Reading +35 26 £65,000 -13.33%
Cambridge -10 26 £55,000 +4.76% 3
Birmingham +33 25 £35,000 -20.00% 1
South West +10 24 £40,000 -11.11% 8
North West -18 24 £42,500 +30.76% 2
Buckinghamshire +9 13 £47,500 - 2
Milton Keynes +6 13 £47,500 - 2
Yorkshire +6 13 £47,500 -5.00% 3
Surrey -18 13 £52,500 +5.00% 5
Basingstoke - 12 £41,250 -
Manchester -22 11 £60,000 +17.07%
Scotland -11 10 £52,500 +10.52% 1
Edinburgh +9 9 £52,500 - 1
Bristol 0 9 £45,000 -16.66%
East Midlands +4 8 £45,000 +2.27% 1
South Yorkshire -5 8 £50,000 +42.85%
Hertfordshire -10 8 £62,500 -13.79%
Hackney - 8 - -
Southampton +19 6 £50,000 -4.76%
Cheshire -1 6 £38,000 +40.74% 1
Staines -1 5 £55,000 +13.40% 2

For the 6 months to 28 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 with a requirement for Software Architecture.

1 488 (50.31%) Agile Software Development
2 396 (40.82%) JavaScript
3 335 (34.54%) C#
4 318 (32.78%) Java
5 304 (31.34%) .NET
6 293 (30.21%) Software Engineering
6 293 (30.21%) Degree
7 286 (29.48%) HTML
8 259 (26.70%) CSS
9 256 (26.39%) Finance
10 239 (24.64%) TDD
11 237 (24.43%) SQL
12 221 (22.78%) Scrum
13 202 (20.82%) MVC
14 199 (20.52%) Continuous Integration
15 179 (18.45%) SQL Server
16 174 (17.94%) Web Services
17 165 (17.01%) ASP.NET
18 164 (16.91%) OO
19 162 (16.70%) Computer Science
20 158 (16.29%) AngularJS
21 156 (16.08%) Microsoft
22 154 (15.88%) XML
23 149 (15.36%) Linux
23 149 (15.36%) jQuery
24 145 (14.95%) Git (software)
25 138 (14.23%) C++
26 136 (14.02%) Mentoring
27 135 (13.92%) Oracle
28 116 (11.96%) HTML5

Software Architecture
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 48 (4.95%) SharePoint
2 37 (3.81%) JBoss
3 30 (3.09%) Tomcat
4 29 (2.99%) BizTalk Server
5 26 (2.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 24 (2.47%) SharePoint 2013
7 23 (2.37%) CMS
8 21 (2.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 18 (1.86%) Apache
10 16 (1.65%) Elasticsearch
11 15 (1.55%) Apache Spark
11 15 (1.55%) WebLogic
12 12 (1.24%) Apache Solr
12 12 (1.24%) MS Exchange
13 9 (0.93%) Confluence
13 9 (0.93%) Umbraco
14 7 (0.72%) IIS
14 7 (0.72%) OpenStack
15 5 (0.52%) Cloud Foundry
15 5 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 29 (2.99%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (0.93%) Simulink
3 8 (0.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (0.72%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.10%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.10%) GNU Octave
5 1 (0.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.62%) Oracle HRMS
3 4 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.31%) Maximo
5 2 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.10%) Magento
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 109 (11.24%) Amazon AWS
2 106 (10.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 45 (4.64%) SaaS
4 40 (4.12%) Cloud Computing
5 32 (3.30%) PaaS
6 20 (2.06%) Google Cloud Platform
6 20 (2.06%) IaaS
7 17 (1.75%) GitHub
8 7 (0.72%) Google App Engine
9 5 (0.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 5 (0.52%) AWS Lambda
9 5 (0.52%) Azure Machine Learning
9 5 (0.52%) CloudFront
9 5 (0.52%) Force.com
9 5 (0.52%) iPaaS
9 5 (0.52%) Route 53
9 5 (0.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 4 (0.41%) Azure Active Directory
10 4 (0.41%) Google Compute Engine
10 4 (0.41%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 53 (5.46%) Internet
2 50 (5.15%) HTTP
3 43 (4.43%) Wireless
4 35 (3.61%) TCP/IP
5 26 (2.68%) Firewall
6 24 (2.47%) SSL
7 23 (2.37%) SAN
8 16 (1.65%) LAN
8 16 (1.65%) WAN
9 12 (1.24%) NAS
10 10 (1.03%) Ethernet
10 10 (1.03%) LDAP
11 9 (0.93%) Bluetooth
11 9 (0.93%) Wi-Fi
12 8 (0.82%) BIG-IP
12 8 (0.82%) VoIP
13 7 (0.72%) Fibre Channel
13 7 (0.72%) FlexRay
14 6 (0.62%) DNS
14 6 (0.62%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 179 (18.45%) SQL Server
2 101 (10.41%) Big Data
3 67 (6.91%) NoSQL
3 67 (6.91%) Relational Database
4 54 (5.57%) MySQL
5 49 (5.05%) MongoDB
6 47 (4.85%) Hadoop
7 43 (4.43%) PostgreSQL
8 39 (4.02%) Redis
9 37 (3.81%) SQL Server 2012
10 32 (3.30%) RDBMS
11 28 (2.89%) Oracle Database
12 25 (2.58%) Blockchain
13 22 (2.27%) CouchDB
14 21 (2.16%) Oracle Database 11g
14 21 (2.16%) SQL Server 2016
15 17 (1.75%) Apache Cassandra
16 14 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 12 (1.24%) Oracle Exadata
17 12 (1.24%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 145 (14.95%) Git (software)
2 97 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 65 (6.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 65 (6.70%) Visual Studio
4 50 (5.15%) Maven
5 39 (4.02%) Subversion
6 38 (3.92%) JIRA
7 33 (3.40%) TeamCity
8 30 (3.09%) Mockito
9 26 (2.68%) SonarQube
10 20 (2.06%) JUnit
10 20 (2.06%) Selenium
11 15 (1.55%) Bitbucket
12 14 (1.44%) Eclipse
13 12 (1.24%) Sonatype Nexus
13 12 (1.24%) SpecFlow
13 12 (1.24%) Talend Open Studio
14 11 (1.13%) Android Studio
14 11 (1.13%) Moq
14 11 (1.13%) Rational DOORS
General
1 256 (26.39%) Finance
2 84 (8.66%) Banking
3 50 (5.15%) Electronics
4 34 (3.51%) Law
5 30 (3.09%) Retail
6 28 (2.89%) Marketing
6 28 (2.89%) Telecoms
7 27 (2.78%) Games
8 15 (1.55%) Manufacturing
9 10 (1.03%) Front Office
10 9 (0.93%) Aerospace
10 9 (0.93%) Automotive
10 9 (0.93%) Multimedia
11 4 (0.41%) Avionics
11 4 (0.41%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.31%) Billing
12 3 (0.31%) Legal
12 3 (0.31%) Military
12 3 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.21%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 452 (46.60%) Developer
2 154 (15.88%) Architect
3 137 (14.12%) Senior Developer
4 133 (13.71%) C# Developer
5 118 (12.16%) Software Engineer
6 115 (11.86%) .NET Developer
7 92 (9.48%) C# .NET Developer
8 90 (9.28%) Java Developer
9 72 (7.42%) Software Developer
10 53 (5.46%) JavaScript Developer
11 48 (4.95%) Graduate
11 48 (4.95%) Lead Developer
11 48 (4.95%) Technical Architect
12 46 (4.74%) HTML Developer
13 45 (4.64%) Senior Java Developer
14 43 (4.43%) Embedded Engineer
15 40 (4.12%) Software Architect
16 37 (3.81%) Senior Software Engineer
17 35 (3.61%) C++ Developer
18 34 (3.51%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 304 (31.34%) .NET
2 286 (29.48%) HTML
3 259 (26.70%) CSS
4 174 (17.94%) Web Services
5 165 (17.01%) ASP.NET
6 158 (16.29%) AngularJS
7 154 (15.88%) XML
8 149 (15.36%) jQuery
9 116 (11.96%) HTML5
9 116 (11.96%) REST
10 96 (9.90%) ASP.NET MVC
11 83 (8.56%) Spring
12 69 (7.11%) Hibernate
13 67 (6.91%) .NET Framework
14 66 (6.80%) ASP.NET Web API
15 63 (6.49%) CSS3
16 62 (6.39%) Ajax
17 57 (5.88%) J2EE
18 55 (5.67%) SOAP
18 55 (5.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 162 (16.70%) Computer Science
2 65 (6.70%) Analytical Skills
3 52 (5.36%) Client/Server
4 47 (4.85%) Data Centre
4 47 (4.85%) Management Information System
4 47 (4.85%) N-Tier
5 44 (4.54%) Algorithms
5 44 (4.54%) User Experience
6 41 (4.23%) Data Structures
7 37 (3.81%) Enterprise Software
8 34 (3.51%) Internet of Things
9 31 (3.20%) Hedge funds
9 31 (3.20%) Mobile App
10 27 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
11 20 (2.06%) Fintech
11 20 (2.06%) iPad
12 18 (1.86%) Embedded Systems
13 17 (1.75%) Derivative
14 11 (1.13%) Virtual Team
15 10 (1.03%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 149 (15.36%) Linux
2 113 (11.65%) Windows
3 66 (6.80%) Unix
4 51 (5.26%) Android
5 42 (4.33%) Apple iOS
6 16 (1.65%) Solaris
7 12 (1.24%) Oracle Linux
8 8 (0.82%) Windows Server
9 7 (0.72%) Embedded Linux
10 4 (0.41%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.41%) VMS
11 3 (0.31%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.21%) Windows Embedded Compact
13 1 (0.10%) AIX
13 1 (0.10%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 488 (50.31%) Agile Software Development
2 293 (30.21%) Software Engineering
3 239 (24.64%) TDD
4 221 (22.78%) Scrum
5 202 (20.82%) MVC
6 199 (20.52%) Continuous Integration
7 164 (16.91%) OO
8 136 (14.02%) Mentoring
9 113 (11.65%) BDD
10 111 (11.44%) SOA
11 110 (11.34%) Unit Testing
12 101 (10.41%) DevOps
13 94 (9.69%) OOP
14 92 (9.48%) Web Development
15 91 (9.38%) Mathematics
16 88 (9.07%) Continuous Improvement
17 87 (8.97%) SOLID
18 80 (8.25%) Microservices
19 71 (7.32%) Open Source
19 71 (7.32%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 396 (40.82%) JavaScript
2 335 (34.54%) C#
3 318 (32.78%) Java
4 237 (24.43%) SQL
5 138 (14.23%) C++
6 103 (10.62%) C
7 94 (9.69%) Python
8 77 (7.94%) T-SQL
9 48 (4.95%) PHP
10 46 (4.74%) VB.NET
11 39 (4.02%) TypeScript
12 30 (3.09%) Embedded C
13 26 (2.68%) Ruby
14 24 (2.47%) Scala
15 23 (2.37%) Assembly Language
16 22 (2.27%) MATLAB
17 21 (2.16%) Bash Shell
17 21 (2.16%) VB
17 21 (2.16%) VBA
18 20 (2.06%) R
Qualifications
1 293 (30.21%) Degree
2 27 (2.78%) Security Cleared
3 18 (1.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (1.13%) DV Cleared
4 11 (1.13%) ISEB
5 10 (1.03%) ISTQB
5 10 (1.03%) PhD
6 8 (0.82%) SC Cleared
7 6 (0.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (0.41%) MCPD
9 3 (0.31%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 2 (0.21%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.21%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.10%) MCAD
11 1 (0.10%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 101 (10.41%) QA
2 7 (0.72%) ISO26262
3 5 (0.52%) SLA
4 4 (0.41%) DO-178B
5 3 (0.31%) COBIT
5 3 (0.31%) MISRA
6 2 (0.21%) GAAP
6 2 (0.21%) MISRA C
6 2 (0.21%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.21%) SDET
7 1 (0.10%) JTAG
System Software
1 50 (5.15%) Docker
2 25 (2.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (1.96%) Active Directory
4 12 (1.24%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (0.52%) KVM
5 5 (0.52%) LXC
6 4 (0.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 4 (0.41%) QEMU
6 4 (0.41%) Virtual Desktop
6 4 (0.41%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.21%) Xen
8 1 (0.10%) Firmware
8 1 (0.10%) HDFS
8 1 (0.10%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 23 (2.37%) Opsview
2 20 (2.06%) Kubernetes
3 18 (1.86%) Puppet
4 16 (1.65%) Control-M
5 12 (1.24%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (1.03%) Ansible
7 8 (0.82%) BladeLogic
7 8 (0.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 5 (0.52%) Terraform
9 4 (0.41%) Mesos
9 4 (0.41%) MIMEsweeper
9 4 (0.41%) Norton AntiVirus
9 4 (0.41%) Oracle Identity Management
9 4 (0.41%) SCCM
10 2 (0.21%) Nagios
11 1 (0.10%) Salt
11 1 (0.10%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.10%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 156 (16.08%) Microsoft
2 135 (13.92%) Oracle
3 30 (3.09%) Google
4 26 (2.68%) Adobe
4 26 (2.68%) Coverity
4 26 (2.68%) VMware
5 25 (2.58%) Cognizant
6 18 (1.86%) SAP
7 16 (1.65%) Cisco
8 13 (1.34%) ServiceNow
8 13 (1.34%) Sitecore
8 13 (1.34%) Zend
9 12 (1.24%) BEA
9 12 (1.24%) IBM
9 12 (1.24%) Red Hat
9 12 (1.24%) Talend
10 11 (1.13%) HP
11 9 (0.93%) Atlassian
11 9 (0.93%) CA
12 8 (0.82%) Fujitsu
London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + comprehensive benefits package
Posted: 13 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Bupa
Posted: 17 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Bupa
Posted: 17 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Salary: 40,000 to £55,000
Posted: 12 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
UK
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £80k + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 65,000 per annum + 25 days holiday, healthcare and much more
Posted: Yesterday
London
Resource Group
Salary: £70000 - £120000 per annum, Benefits Equity
Posted: Yesterday
Derby, Derbyshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Energon People
Salary: £85000.00 per annum + Amazing Package
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
NCC Group
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: £60,000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Energon People
Salary: £75000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Amazing Package
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50 to £75,000 per annum £50-75,000 base, 30% bonus, 35 hour work
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric.com
Salary: Negotiable depending on experience + pension + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £64000 per annum + Superb Package , incl Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Modis International
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
Opensauce /New Growth Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Relocation fee
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Salt
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
F4P Recruitment Consultancy
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum + benefits+parking
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Home Office
Salary: £100,000 per annum - circa £100K plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago