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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architect
Rank 112 110 113
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Architect 3 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.19% 0.27% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.28% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 5
Average salary £57,500 £65,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.53% -
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £56,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.66%
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
1528 1418 1734
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.22% 95.62% 96.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1221 1234 1493
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 2 March 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 16 (88.89%) C
2 13 (72.22%) Software Engineering
3 12 (66.67%) C#
3 12 (66.67%) Software Architecture
4 8 (44.44%) Embedded C
4 8 (44.44%) Degree
4 8 (44.44%) Mathematics
4 8 (44.44%) Computer Science
5 7 (38.89%) Finance
6 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 5 (27.78%) Telecoms
7 5 (27.78%) Banking
7 5 (27.78%) C++
7 5 (27.78%) Java
8 4 (22.22%) Embedded Software Development
8 4 (22.22%) TargetLink
8 4 (22.22%) Internet
8 4 (22.22%) Electronics
8 4 (22.22%) UNIX
8 4 (22.22%) Windows
8 4 (22.22%) Python
8 4 (22.22%) Cryptography
8 4 (22.22%) Information Security
8 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (22.22%) Automotive
8 4 (22.22%) Data Protection
8 4 (22.22%) Physics
9 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
9 1 (5.56%) Requirements Engineering
9 1 (5.56%) SaaS

Software Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) TargetLink
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 5 (27.78%) Telecoms
2 5 (27.78%) Banking
3 4 (22.22%) Electronics
3 4 (22.22%) Automotive
4 1 (5.56%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Mathematics
1 8 (44.44%) Computer Science
2 4 (22.22%) Cryptography
2 4 (22.22%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) UNIX
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Software Engineering
2 12 (66.67%) Software Architecture
3 4 (22.22%) Embedded Software Development
3 4 (22.22%) Data Protection
3 4 (22.22%) Information Security
3 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.56%) Requirements Engineering
Programming Languages
1 16 (88.89%) C
2 12 (66.67%) C#
3 8 (44.44%) Embedded C
4 5 (27.78%) C++
4 5 (27.78%) Java
5 4 (22.22%) Python
6 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) IBM
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + pension, life/health insurance
Posted: 3 days ago