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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architect
Rank 103 109 122
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Architect 17 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.97% 0.13% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.01% 0.13% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 5
Average salary £66,250 £72,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.62% +31.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,500 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £86,500 £68,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £57,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year
-4.34% -8.00%
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
1677 1487 1914
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.39% 95.08% 96.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1290 1301 1695
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,000 £57,500
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 14 (66.67%) C
2 13 (61.90%) Computer Science
3 11 (52.38%) Telecoms
3 11 (52.38%) Software Engineering
4 10 (47.62%) Finance
4 10 (47.62%) C#
5 9 (42.86%) Software Architecture
6 8 (38.10%) Degree
7 7 (33.33%) Mathematics
8 6 (28.57%) Requirements Management
8 6 (28.57%) LLVM
8 6 (28.57%) QEMU
8 6 (28.57%) OpenStack
8 6 (28.57%) GCC
8 6 (28.57%) KVM
8 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (28.57%) Linux
8 6 (28.57%) UML
9 5 (23.81%) Embedded C
10 4 (19.05%) Internet
10 4 (19.05%) C++
10 4 (19.05%) Automotive
10 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
10 4 (19.05%) Electronics
10 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (19.05%) Banking
10 4 (19.05%) Embedded Software Development
10 4 (19.05%) TargetLink
10 4 (19.05%) Physics
11 3 (14.29%) Data Protection

Software Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 6 (28.57%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) TargetLink
2 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) MySQL
1 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
1 1 (4.76%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) LLVM
1 6 (28.57%) GCC
General
1 11 (52.38%) Telecoms
2 10 (47.62%) Finance
3 4 (19.05%) Automotive
3 4 (19.05%) Electronics
3 4 (19.05%) Banking
4 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
1 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (61.90%) Computer Science
2 7 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (19.05%) Physics
5 3 (14.29%) Cryptography
6 1 (4.76%) Open Source
6 1 (4.76%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Linux
2 3 (14.29%) UNIX
2 3 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Software Engineering
2 9 (42.86%) Software Architecture
3 6 (28.57%) Requirements Management
3 6 (28.57%) UML
4 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (19.05%) Embedded Software Development
5 3 (14.29%) Data Protection
5 3 (14.29%) Information Security
6 1 (4.76%) Analytics
6 1 (4.76%) Automated Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (66.67%) C
2 10 (47.62%) C#
3 5 (23.81%) Embedded C
4 4 (19.05%) C++
5 3 (14.29%) Java
5 3 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) QEMU
1 6 (28.57%) KVM
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Huawei
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle
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