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

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architect
Rank 120 134 149
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Architect 16 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.66% 0.045% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.047% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 6
Average salary £67,500 £90,000 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +67.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £90,000 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £90,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £62,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year
-12.00% -
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
2334 2131 2887
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 95.85% 95.47% 96.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1856 1851 2538
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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 16 September 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 +11 15 £65,000 -27.77% 3
Software Architect
East of England

Software Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 12 (54.55%) C
1 12 (54.55%) Computer Science
2 11 (50.00%) C#
3 10 (45.45%) Telecoms
3 10 (45.45%) Finance
4 9 (40.91%) Software Engineering
5 8 (36.36%) Degree
5 8 (36.36%) Software Architecture
6 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (27.27%) Linux
7 6 (27.27%) UML
7 6 (27.27%) LLVM
7 6 (27.27%) Mathematics
7 6 (27.27%) Requirements Management
7 6 (27.27%) GCC
7 6 (27.27%) QEMU
7 6 (27.27%) OpenStack
7 6 (27.27%) KVM
7 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
9 4 (18.18%) Internet
9 4 (18.18%) C++
9 4 (18.18%) .NET
10 3 (13.64%) Embedded Software Development
10 3 (13.64%) Information Security
10 3 (13.64%) .NET Framework
10 3 (13.64%) Physics
10 3 (13.64%) Banking
10 3 (13.64%) Cryptography
10 3 (13.64%) TargetLink

Software Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 6 (27.27%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) TargetLink
2 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) MySQL
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
1 1 (4.55%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) LLVM
1 6 (27.27%) GCC
General
1 10 (45.45%) Telecoms
1 10 (45.45%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Banking
2 3 (13.64%) Electronics
2 3 (13.64%) Automotive
3 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) .NET
2 3 (13.64%) .NET Framework
2 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET
3 2 (9.09%) CSS
4 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (54.55%) Computer Science
2 6 (27.27%) Mathematics
2 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (13.64%) Physics
3 3 (13.64%) Cryptography
4 1 (4.55%) N-Tier
4 1 (4.55%) Open Source
4 1 (4.55%) Internet of Things
4 1 (4.55%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Linux
2 3 (13.64%) UNIX
2 3 (13.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Software Engineering
2 8 (36.36%) Software Architecture
3 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (27.27%) UML
4 6 (27.27%) Requirements Management
5 3 (13.64%) Embedded Software Development
5 3 (13.64%) Information Security
5 3 (13.64%) Data Protection
6 2 (9.09%) OO
7 1 (4.55%) Identity Management
7 1 (4.55%) Scrum
7 1 (4.55%) TDD
7 1 (4.55%) Automated Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 12 (54.55%) C
2 11 (50.00%) C#
3 4 (18.18%) C++
4 3 (13.64%) Java
4 3 (13.64%) Python
4 3 (13.64%) Embedded C
5 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (27.27%) QEMU
1 6 (27.27%) KVM
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle
2 1 (4.55%) Huawei
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The People Network
Salary: £60 - £75000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Parking, Dental
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + pension, life/health insurance
Posted: 4 days ago