The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire 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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architect
Rank 128 128 140
Rank change year-on-year
0 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Architect 11 7 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.44% 0.32% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.34% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 5
Average salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
- -4.34%
Software Architect
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire 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
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2356 2081 2655
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 94.92% 96.52% 94.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1889 1673 2290
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 Cambridgeshire

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

Software Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Software Architect
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Software Architect Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

Software Architect
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Architect within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
Cambridge +7 10 £67,500 +3.84%
Software Architect
East of England

Software Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 25 (86.21%) C
2 19 (65.52%) C#
2 19 (65.52%) Software Engineering
3 18 (62.07%) Software Architecture
4 15 (51.72%) Computer Science
5 13 (44.83%) Degree
6 12 (41.38%) Telecoms
6 12 (41.38%) Finance
6 12 (41.38%) Mathematics
7 9 (31.03%) C++
7 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
7 9 (31.03%) Embedded C
8 8 (27.59%) Java
8 8 (27.59%) Windows
9 7 (24.14%) UNIX
9 7 (24.14%) Python
9 7 (24.14%) Internet
9 7 (24.14%) Information Security
9 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (24.14%) Banking
9 7 (24.14%) Cryptography
9 7 (24.14%) Data Protection
10 5 (17.24%) Electronics
10 5 (17.24%) Automotive
10 5 (17.24%) Physics
10 5 (17.24%) TargetLink
10 5 (17.24%) Embedded Software Development
11 4 (13.79%) Linux
12 3 (10.34%) UML
12 3 (10.34%) Requirements Management

Software Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 (10.34%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.45%) JBoss
2 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) TargetLink
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (24.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) DB2
2 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) LLVM
1 3 (10.34%) GCC
2 1 (3.45%) Concordion
2 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.45%) Hudson
2 1 (3.45%) Ant
2 1 (3.45%) JUnit
2 1 (3.45%) Maven
2 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.45%) Mercurial
2 1 (3.45%) Mockito
General
1 12 (41.38%) Telecoms
1 12 (41.38%) Finance
2 7 (24.14%) Banking
3 5 (17.24%) Electronics
3 5 (17.24%) Automotive
4 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.45%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) .NET
2 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.45%) EJB
2 1 (3.45%) JDBC
2 1 (3.45%) JSP
2 1 (3.45%) SOAP
2 1 (3.45%) Web Services
2 1 (3.45%) JMS
2 1 (3.45%) JAXP
2 1 (3.45%) JAXB
2 1 (3.45%) Middleware
2 1 (3.45%) JMX
2 1 (3.45%) Hibernate
2 1 (3.45%) Spring
2 1 (3.45%) JSF
2 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.45%) Java SE
2 1 (3.45%) Java EE
2 1 (3.45%) JAX-WS
2 1 (3.45%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (51.72%) Computer Science
2 12 (41.38%) Mathematics
3 7 (24.14%) Cryptography
4 5 (17.24%) Physics
5 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (27.59%) Windows
2 7 (24.14%) UNIX
3 4 (13.79%) Linux
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (3.45%) Android
4 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (65.52%) Software Engineering
2 18 (62.07%) Software Architecture
3 7 (24.14%) Information Security
3 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (24.14%) Data Protection
4 5 (17.24%) Embedded Software Development
5 3 (10.34%) UML
5 3 (10.34%) Requirements Management
6 1 (3.45%) Requirements Engineering
6 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (3.45%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (86.21%) C
2 19 (65.52%) C#
3 9 (31.03%) C++
3 9 (31.03%) Embedded C
4 8 (27.59%) Java
5 7 (24.14%) Python
6 2 (6.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (44.83%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) QEMU
1 3 (10.34%) KVM
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) IBM