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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architect
Rank 236 249 246
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Architect 23 8 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.31% 0.11% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.12% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 20 8 10
Average salary £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £59,500 £54,750
10% offered a salary of more than £62,750 £80,000 £68,200
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £56,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.66%
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
7019 6754 7878
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.06% 95.91% 95.19%
Number of salaries quoted 5682 5504 6796
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £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 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
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Architect across the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Software Architect Salary Histogram 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 27 February 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
Cambridgeshire +10 13 £60,000 -7.69% 2
Norfolk - 5 £40,000 -
Bedfordshire +13 4 £62,500 +19.04%
Essex - 1 - -
Software Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 24 (54.55%) C
2 19 (43.18%) C#
3 15 (34.09%) Java
4 14 (31.82%) Software Engineering
5 12 (27.27%) Software Architecture
6 10 (22.73%) Embedded C
7 9 (20.45%) IBM
7 9 (20.45%) Windows
7 9 (20.45%) WebSphere
8 8 (18.18%) Finance
8 8 (18.18%) .NET
8 8 (18.18%) Oracle
8 8 (18.18%) SQL Server
8 8 (18.18%) Degree
8 8 (18.18%) Mathematics
8 8 (18.18%) Computer Science
9 7 (15.91%) Mockito
9 7 (15.91%) Mobile App
9 7 (15.91%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (15.91%) JUnit
9 7 (15.91%) JDBC
9 7 (15.91%) C++
9 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
9 7 (15.91%) SQL
9 7 (15.91%) JMS
9 7 (15.91%) Hibernate
9 7 (15.91%) Middleware
9 7 (15.91%) Java SE
9 7 (15.91%) Java EE
9 7 (15.91%) Spring

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 9 (20.45%) WebSphere
2 5 (11.36%) JBoss
2 5 (11.36%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) TargetLink
2 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.64%) DB2
2 6 (13.64%) NoSQL
2 6 (13.64%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (15.91%) JUnit
1 7 (15.91%) Mockito
2 6 (13.64%) Hudson
2 6 (13.64%) Ant
2 6 (13.64%) Jenkins
2 6 (13.64%) Maven
2 6 (13.64%) Git (software)
2 6 (13.64%) Mercurial
3 5 (11.36%) Concordion
General
1 8 (18.18%) Finance
2 6 (13.64%) Telecoms
2 6 (13.64%) Banking
3 4 (9.09%) Automotive
3 4 (9.09%) Electronics
4 1 (2.27%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.27%) Advertising
4 1 (2.27%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.18%) .NET
2 7 (15.91%) JDBC
2 7 (15.91%) JMS
2 7 (15.91%) Middleware
2 7 (15.91%) Java SE
2 7 (15.91%) Java EE
2 7 (15.91%) Hibernate
2 7 (15.91%) Spring
3 6 (13.64%) JSF
3 6 (13.64%) Apache Camel
3 6 (13.64%) MyBatis
3 6 (13.64%) JAX-WS
3 6 (13.64%) JMX
3 6 (13.64%) Web Services
3 6 (13.64%) JAXB
3 6 (13.64%) JSP
3 6 (13.64%) HTML
3 6 (13.64%) EJB
4 5 (11.36%) SOAP
4 5 (11.36%) JAXP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.18%) Mathematics
1 8 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 7 (15.91%) Mobile App
2 7 (15.91%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (9.09%) Physics
3 4 (9.09%) Cryptography
4 2 (4.55%) Robotics
4 2 (4.55%) Mechatronics
4 2 (4.55%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.27%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.45%) Windows
2 5 (11.36%) Linux
2 5 (11.36%) Windows Mobile
2 5 (11.36%) Android
2 5 (11.36%) Apple iOS
3 4 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.82%) Software Engineering
2 12 (27.27%) Software Architecture
3 6 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (13.64%) Enterprise Architecture
3 6 (13.64%) Mobile Application Development
4 4 (9.09%) Embedded Software Development
4 4 (9.09%) Information Security
4 4 (9.09%) Data Protection
5 2 (4.55%) Digital Signal Processing
5 2 (4.55%) Signal Processing
5 2 (4.55%) Scrum
5 2 (4.55%) RUP
5 2 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (2.27%) Matrix Management
6 1 (2.27%) ERP
6 1 (2.27%) BDD
6 1 (2.27%) Requirements Engineering
6 1 (2.27%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 24 (54.55%) C
2 19 (43.18%) C#
3 15 (34.09%) Java
4 10 (22.73%) Embedded C
5 7 (15.91%) SQL
5 7 (15.91%) C++
6 4 (9.09%) Python
7 2 (4.55%) Embedded C++
8 1 (2.27%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (18.18%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) Firmware
Vendors
1 9 (20.45%) IBM
2 8 (18.18%) Oracle
3 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
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