The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 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 Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architect
Rank 112 114 113
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Architect 6 1 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.34% 0.060% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.065% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 10
Average salary £72,500 £90,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.44% +71.42%
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £67,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year
-14.81% +8.00%
Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1670 1544 1742
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.40% 93.12% 96.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1355 1362 1504
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Architect
Cambridgeshire

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 23 July 2014.

Software Architect Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Software Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 5 (71.43%) Computer Science
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) UML
2 4 (57.14%) Requirements Management
2 4 (57.14%) GCC
2 4 (57.14%) QEMU
2 4 (57.14%) OpenStack
2 4 (57.14%) LLVM
2 4 (57.14%) KVM
3 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) Internet
4 2 (28.57%) C++
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) Software Architecture
5 1 (14.29%) Degree
5 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
5 1 (14.29%) Big Data
5 1 (14.29%) Analytics
5 1 (14.29%) 3D Visualisation
5 1 (14.29%) Internet of Things
5 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
5 1 (14.29%) Huawei
5 1 (14.29%) Identity Management
5 1 (14.29%) TDD
5 1 (14.29%) Cryptography
5 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing

Software Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 4 (57.14%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
1 1 (14.29%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) LLVM
1 4 (57.14%) GCC
General
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Qt
1 1 (14.29%) VTK
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
2 1 (14.29%) Open Source
2 1 (14.29%) Internet of Things
2 1 (14.29%) 3D Graphics
2 1 (14.29%) Cryptography
2 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) UML
1 4 (57.14%) Requirements Management
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Software Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) 3D Visualisation
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
3 1 (14.29%) Image Processing
3 1 (14.29%) OOP
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Identity Management
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C++
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) C
2 1 (14.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) QEMU
1 4 (57.14%) KVM
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Huawei
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
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Posted: 6 hours ago
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