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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architect
Rank 212 209 212
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Architect 5 5 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.098% 0.091% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.098% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 10
Average salary £65,000 £65,000 £82,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -21.21%
UK excluding London average salary £56,359 £57,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
-1.98% -11.53%
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
4755 5118 4915
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.18% 92.77% 94.34%
Number of salaries quoted 3561 3710 3908
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 27 May 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 -9 1 - -
Software Architect
South East

Software Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 11 (91.67%) ASP.NET
1 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
1 11 (91.67%) C#
1 11 (91.67%) .NET
1 11 (91.67%) SQL Server
1 11 (91.67%) Visual Studio
1 11 (91.67%) XML
2 10 (83.33%) XSLT
2 10 (83.33%) ADO.NET
2 10 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 10 (83.33%) MVC
2 10 (83.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 10 (83.33%) .NET Framework
2 10 (83.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (83.33%) jQuery
2 10 (83.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (83.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 10 (83.33%) Entity Framework
3 7 (58.33%) HTML
4 6 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 6 (50.00%) CSS
4 6 (50.00%) SharePoint
5 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (41.67%) MCTS
5 5 (41.67%) Finance
5 5 (41.67%) MCP
5 5 (41.67%) Coaching
5 5 (41.67%) MCPD
6 2 (16.67%) SQL
7 1 (8.33%) VBScript

Software Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 6 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 6 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) LAN
1 1 (8.33%) WAN
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (8.33%) CTI
1 1 (8.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (91.67%) SQL Server
2 10 (83.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 10 (83.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (91.67%) Visual Studio
2 10 (83.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) .NET
1 11 (91.67%) ASP.NET
1 11 (91.67%) XML
2 10 (83.33%) XSLT
2 10 (83.33%) .NET Framework
2 10 (83.33%) ADO.NET
2 10 (83.33%) jQuery
2 10 (83.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 10 (83.33%) Entity Framework
3 7 (58.33%) HTML
4 6 (50.00%) CSS
5 1 (8.33%) SOAP
5 1 (8.33%) OOXML
5 1 (8.33%) WCF
5 1 (8.33%) WPF
5 1 (8.33%) REST
5 1 (8.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) MVC
2 5 (41.67%) Coaching
3 1 (8.33%) OO
3 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (8.33%) OOD
3 1 (8.33%) Multithreading
3 1 (8.33%) Network Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) Analytics
3 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) C#
2 10 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) VBScript
4 1 (8.33%) VB
4 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
4 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
4 1 (8.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) MCP
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (41.67%) MCTS
1 5 (41.67%) MCPD
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle