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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architect
Rank 204 - 215
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Architect 5 0 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.10% - 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% - 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 10
Average salary £65,000 - £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £56,250 £67,500
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -16.66%
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
4689 5222 5175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.12% 93.10% 93.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3597 3686 4105
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £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 31 July 2015. 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 - 1 - -
Software Architect
South East

Software Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 7 (77.78%) XML
2 7 (77.78%) XSLT
2 7 (77.78%) Visual Studio
2 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET
2 7 (77.78%) C#
2 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 7 (77.78%) .NET
2 7 (77.78%) MVC
2 7 (77.78%) jQuery
3 6 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (66.67%) .NET Framework
3 6 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (66.67%) ADO.NET
3 6 (66.67%) Entity Framework
4 5 (55.56%) Finance
5 4 (44.44%) HTML
5 4 (44.44%) Coaching
6 3 (33.33%) CSS
7 2 (22.22%) MCP
7 2 (22.22%) OO
7 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (22.22%) SOAP
7 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
7 2 (22.22%) OOD
7 2 (22.22%) MCPD
7 2 (22.22%) SQL

Software Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 (22.22%) SharePoint
1 2 (22.22%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (11.11%) Node.js
2 1 (11.11%) Liferay
2 1 (11.11%) Apache
2 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Photoshop
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 1 (11.11%) CTI
1 1 (11.11%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 6 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 1 (11.11%) JasperReports
3 1 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (11.11%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) Visual Studio
2 6 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) .NET
1 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET
1 7 (77.78%) XML
1 7 (77.78%) XSLT
1 7 (77.78%) jQuery
2 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (66.67%) Entity Framework
2 6 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 6 (66.67%) ADO.NET
3 4 (44.44%) HTML
4 3 (33.33%) CSS
5 2 (22.22%) REST
5 2 (22.22%) SOAP
6 1 (11.11%) Struts
6 1 (11.11%) Web Services
6 1 (11.11%) JSR 286
6 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
6 1 (11.11%) HTML5
6 1 (11.11%) JDBC
6 1 (11.11%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) UNIX
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Android
1 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) MVC
2 4 (44.44%) Coaching
3 2 (22.22%) OO
3 2 (22.22%) OOD
4 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 1 (11.11%) Mobile Development
4 1 (11.11%) Content Management
4 1 (11.11%) Web Development
4 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
4 1 (11.11%) Reverse Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) Android Development
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) C#
1 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
3 1 (11.11%) C++
3 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) MCP
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (22.22%) MCTS
1 2 (22.22%) MCPD
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle