The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architect
Rank 209 212 205
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Architect 1 11 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.018% 0.20% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.21% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 27
Average salary £60,000 £82,500 £85,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.27% -2.94%
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
-14.81% +3.84%
Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5161 5117 5658
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.84% 93.29% 94.39%
Number of salaries quoted 3689 4070 4765
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Architect
South East

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 28 July 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
Reading -7 1 £60,000 -
Software Architect
South East

Software Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) Java
1 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (33.33%) iPad
2 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 2 (33.33%) Objective-C
2 2 (33.33%) jQuery
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) iPhone
2 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) MySQL
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) Ant
2 2 (33.33%) JUnit
2 2 (33.33%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) Servlets
2 2 (33.33%) SOAP
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 2 (33.33%) UNIX
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) UML
2 2 (33.33%) JBoss
2 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) CRM

Software Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (33.33%) Ant
1 2 (33.33%) JUnit
1 2 (33.33%) Subversion
1 2 (33.33%) WebObjects
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) jQuery
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) CSS
1 2 (33.33%) Servlets
1 2 (33.33%) SOAP
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
1 2 (33.33%) Spring
1 2 (33.33%) Middleware
1 2 (33.33%) Java EE
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) iPad
1 2 (33.33%) iPhone
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) UNIX
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Mac OS X
2 1 (16.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 2 (33.33%) UML
2 2 (33.33%) CRM
2 2 (33.33%) SOA
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) Process Management
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) Objective-C
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) C
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) Korn
3 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 1 (16.67%) Bourne shell
3 1 (16.67%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
1 2 (33.33%) JBoss
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft