The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the East of England 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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architect
Rank 261 248 248
Rank change year-on-year
-13 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Architect 3 15 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.041% 0.20% 0.070%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.20% 0.074%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 5
Average salary £55,000 £71,250 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.80% -5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £56,500 £55,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+2.72% -15.38%
Software Architect
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 East of England 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
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6918 7397 6795
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 94.17% 96.26% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 5867 6084 5823
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Software Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Software Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Software Architect
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Software Architect Salary Trend in the East of England

Software Architect
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Architect within the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
Suffolk - 2 £55,000 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £58,500 -
Software Architect
England

Software Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Java
3 4 (40.00%) Web Services
3 4 (40.00%) OO
3 4 (40.00%) TDD
3 4 (40.00%) Subversion
3 4 (40.00%) Scrum
3 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (30.00%) jQuery
4 3 (30.00%) Finance
4 3 (30.00%) Apache
4 3 (30.00%) Tomcat
4 3 (30.00%) OOD
4 3 (30.00%) UNIX
4 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (30.00%) PHP
4 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 3 (30.00%) .NET
4 3 (30.00%) MySQL
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle
4 3 (30.00%) Software Architecture
4 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
4 3 (30.00%) Mobile Development
4 3 (30.00%) SDLC
5 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (20.00%) Analytics
5 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 2 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (20.00%) HTTP
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft

Software Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 (30.00%) Apache
1 3 (30.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (10.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) HTTP
2 1 (10.00%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) MySQL
1 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Subversion
2 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (10.00%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (10.00%) FishEye
3 1 (10.00%) SpecFlow
3 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (10.00%) SonarQube
3 1 (10.00%) Maven
3 1 (10.00%) JIRA
3 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (10.00%) IntelliJ
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (10.00%) Automotive
2 1 (10.00%) Electronics
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) Web Services
2 3 (30.00%) .NET
2 3 (30.00%) jQuery
3 2 (20.00%) Spring
3 2 (20.00%) SOAP
3 2 (20.00%) LAMP
4 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (10.00%) XML
4 1 (10.00%) HTML
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (10.00%) JSP
4 1 (10.00%) JSON
4 1 (10.00%) Spring MVC
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (10.00%) HTML5
4 1 (10.00%) REST
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Wiki
2 1 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) UNIX
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) TDD
2 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (40.00%) OO
2 4 (40.00%) Scrum
3 3 (30.00%) Software Architecture
3 3 (30.00%) OOD
3 3 (30.00%) Mobile Development
3 3 (30.00%) SDLC
4 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (20.00%) Analytics
4 2 (20.00%) Web Development
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (10.00%) UML
5 1 (10.00%) DevOps
5 1 (10.00%) BDD
5 1 (10.00%) MVC
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (30.00%) PHP
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) Python
3 1 (10.00%) Ada
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded C
3 1 (10.00%) C
3 1 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) IEC 61508
1 1 (10.00%) DO-178B
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (10.00%) Atlassian
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + pension, life/health insurance
Posted: 3 days ago