The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge 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 106 117 128
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Architect 4 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.28% 0.27% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.28% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 1
Average salary £60,000 £68,750 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.72% +56.25%
UK excluding London average salary £56,359 £57,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
-1.98% -11.53%
Software Architect
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge 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
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1381 1778 1728
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.90% 95.03% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1165 1496 1538
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Software Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Software Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Software Architect
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Software Architect Salary Trend in Cambridge

Software Architect
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Architect across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

Software Architect Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Software Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 7 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (71.43%) UNIX
3 5 (71.43%) Software Engineering
4 4 (57.14%) Subversion
4 4 (57.14%) Scrum
5 3 (42.86%) Finance
5 3 (42.86%) SQL
5 3 (42.86%) Oracle
5 3 (42.86%) OO
5 3 (42.86%) Tomcat
5 3 (42.86%) Python
5 3 (42.86%) OOD
5 3 (42.86%) Degree
5 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
6 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
6 2 (28.57%) Software Architecture
6 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
6 2 (28.57%) C
6 2 (28.57%) C#
6 2 (28.57%) C++
6 2 (28.57%) Information Security
6 2 (28.57%) Cryptography
6 2 (28.57%) Windows
6 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 2 (28.57%) Internet
7 1 (14.29%) Middleware
7 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
7 1 (14.29%) Linux
7 1 (14.29%) Spring

Software Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 3 (42.86%) Tomcat
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 1 (14.29%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Internet
2 1 (14.29%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Subversion
2 1 (14.29%) JIRA
2 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) FishEye
2 1 (14.29%) Eclipse
2 1 (14.29%) IntelliJ
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) JSP
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
1 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
1 1 (14.29%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
2 2 (28.57%) Cryptography
2 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
3 1 (14.29%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) UNIX
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Software Engineering
3 4 (57.14%) Scrum
4 3 (42.86%) OO
4 3 (42.86%) OOD
5 2 (28.57%) Information Security
5 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
5 2 (28.57%) Software Architecture
6 1 (14.29%) SDLC
6 1 (14.29%) Web Development
6 1 (14.29%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Python
3 2 (28.57%) C
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) C++
4 1 (14.29%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 1 (14.29%) Atlassian
3 1 (14.29%) IBM
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