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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architect
Rank 232 238 266
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Architect 28 5 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.36% 0.071% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.074% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 14 5 17
Average salary £63,750 £55,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.90% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
- -4.34%
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
7466 6769 8805
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.34% 95.85% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 6076 5690 7552
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,500 £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
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 24 October 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
Cambridgeshire +26 21 £66,250 +20.45% 1
Bedfordshire -3 4 £62,500 +19.04%
Suffolk - 2 - - 2
Software Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 23 (60.53%) C
2 18 (47.37%) C#
3 17 (44.74%) Software Engineering
4 16 (42.11%) Computer Science
5 15 (39.47%) Software Architecture
6 14 (36.84%) Finance
7 13 (34.21%) Telecoms
8 12 (31.58%) Degree
9 10 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (26.32%) Mathematics
9 10 (26.32%) Embedded C
10 8 (21.05%) C++
11 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
12 6 (15.79%) QEMU
12 6 (15.79%) OpenStack
12 6 (15.79%) LLVM
12 6 (15.79%) GCC
12 6 (15.79%) KVM
12 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (15.79%) Internet
12 6 (15.79%) Linux
12 6 (15.79%) UML
12 6 (15.79%) Java
12 6 (15.79%) Requirements Management
12 6 (15.79%) Banking
13 5 (13.16%) Cryptography
13 5 (13.16%) Information Security
13 5 (13.16%) Automotive
13 5 (13.16%) Physics
13 5 (13.16%) Data Protection

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 6 (15.79%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.63%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (13.16%) TargetLink
2 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) MySQL
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
1 1 (2.63%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (15.79%) LLVM
1 6 (15.79%) GCC
2 1 (2.63%) JUnit
General
1 14 (36.84%) Finance
2 13 (34.21%) Telecoms
3 6 (15.79%) Banking
4 5 (13.16%) Electronics
4 5 (13.16%) Automotive
5 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) .NET
2 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET
2 3 (7.89%) .NET Framework
3 2 (5.26%) Web Services
3 2 (5.26%) CSS
4 1 (2.63%) SOAP
4 1 (2.63%) XML
4 1 (2.63%) Spring
4 1 (2.63%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (42.11%) Computer Science
2 10 (26.32%) Mathematics
3 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (13.16%) Physics
4 5 (13.16%) Cryptography
5 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (5.26%) Robotics
6 2 (5.26%) Mechatronics
6 2 (5.26%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (2.63%) N-Tier
7 1 (2.63%) Wiki
7 1 (2.63%) Open Source
7 1 (2.63%) Internet of Things
7 1 (2.63%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.79%) Linux
2 5 (13.16%) UNIX
2 5 (13.16%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (44.74%) Software Engineering
2 15 (39.47%) Software Architecture
3 10 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (15.79%) Requirements Management
4 6 (15.79%) UML
5 5 (13.16%) Data Protection
5 5 (13.16%) Embedded Software Development
5 5 (13.16%) Information Security
6 2 (5.26%) Digital Signal Processing
6 2 (5.26%) Signal Processing
6 2 (5.26%) OO
7 1 (2.63%) Project Management
7 1 (2.63%) Identity Management
7 1 (2.63%) Scrum
7 1 (2.63%) Product Management
7 1 (2.63%) Requirements Engineering
7 1 (2.63%) TDD
7 1 (2.63%) Automated Testing
7 1 (2.63%) Analytics
7 1 (2.63%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 23 (60.53%) C
2 18 (47.37%) C#
3 10 (26.32%) Embedded C
4 8 (21.05%) C++
5 6 (15.79%) Java
6 5 (13.16%) Python
7 2 (5.26%) Embedded C++
7 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (31.58%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (15.79%) QEMU
1 6 (15.79%) KVM
2 2 (5.26%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle
3 1 (2.63%) Huawei
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ECM Selection
Salary: £Negotiable DoE + top benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Posted: 6 days ago
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