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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architect
Rank - 213 202
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Architect 0 6 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.11% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.12% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 25
Average salary - £82,500 £85,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.94%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -
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
5455 5174 5246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.19% 93.01% 93.91%
Number of salaries quoted 3795 4042 4374
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) jQuery
2 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (40.00%) iPad
2 2 (40.00%) WebObjects
2 2 (40.00%) Objective-C
2 2 (40.00%) iPhone
2 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) MySQL
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) Ant
2 2 (40.00%) JUnit
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) Servlets
2 2 (40.00%) SOAP
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) UNIX
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) UML
2 2 (40.00%) JBoss
2 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) CRM
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (40.00%) SOA

Software Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (40.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MySQL
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Ant
1 2 (40.00%) JUnit
1 2 (40.00%) WebObjects
1 2 (40.00%) Subversion
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
1 2 (40.00%) Servlets
1 2 (40.00%) SOAP
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
1 2 (40.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) Middleware
2 1 (20.00%) Spring
2 1 (20.00%) Java EE
2 1 (20.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) iPhone
1 2 (40.00%) iPad
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (20.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) UML
2 2 (40.00%) CRM
2 2 (40.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) Process Management
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Software Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) C
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) Objective-C
3 1 (20.00%) Korn
3 1 (20.00%) Bourne shell
3 1 (20.00%) C-shell
3 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) JBoss
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft