The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architect
Rank 218 226 211
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Architect 4 3 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.069% 0.051% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.073% 0.054% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 13
Average salary £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
Software Architect
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5478 5517 5169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.11% 93.27% 94.12%
Number of salaries quoted 3838 4048 4296
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Architect in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Software Architect
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Architect across the Berkshire region.

Software Architect Salary Trend in Berkshire

Software Architect
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Architect within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell - 4 £60,000 -
Software Architect
South East

Software Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Software Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Architect in their job title.

1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) MySQL
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
1 4 (80.00%) JUnit
1 4 (80.00%) UNIX
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) Process Management
2 3 (60.00%) jQuery
2 3 (60.00%) Network Management
3 1 (20.00%) Ant
3 1 (20.00%) SOAP
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) JBoss
3 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (20.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Software Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Relational Database

Software Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Software Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) JBoss
1 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (80.00%) MySQL
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) JUnit
2 1 (20.00%) Ant
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
1 3 (60.00%) jQuery
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) SOAP
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) UNIX
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Process Management
1 3 (60.00%) Network Management
2 1 (20.00%) Software Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle