The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the East of England region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architect
Rank 277 245 259
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Architect 5 16 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.058% 0.19% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% 0.20% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 19
Average salary £72,500 £65,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.53% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £63,250 £50,800 £36,400
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £66,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £56,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Job Titles Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8261 8203 8983
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.47% 95.85% 96.09%
Number of salaries quoted 6847 7129 7459
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Software Architect
England

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 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
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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
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Cambridgeshire +7 2 £63,750 -1.92% 1
Hertfordshire 0 2 £80,000 +23.07%
Suffolk - 1 - -
Software Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 10 (58.82%) Telecoms
1 10 (58.82%) C#
1 10 (58.82%) Software Architecture
2 9 (52.94%) Middleware
3 8 (47.06%) Wireless
3 8 (47.06%) C++
3 8 (47.06%) Java
3 8 (47.06%) Embedded Software Development
4 7 (41.18%) Software Engineering
5 6 (35.29%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (29.41%) Requirements Engineering
6 5 (29.41%) XML
7 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
7 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
7 4 (23.53%) SQL
7 4 (23.53%) .NET
7 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
7 4 (23.53%) Client/Server
7 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
8 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
8 3 (17.65%) Web Services
8 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (17.65%) WCF
8 3 (17.65%) WPF
8 3 (17.65%) Open Source
8 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
9 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (11.76%) Product Management

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.76%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (11.76%) WebSphere
2 2 (11.76%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (11.76%) WebLogic
2 2 (11.76%) MQSeries
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) Wireless
2 1 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (11.76%) DB2
3 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
1 1 (5.88%) Subversion
1 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (58.82%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) Middleware
2 5 (29.41%) XML
3 4 (23.53%) .NET
3 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
4 3 (17.65%) Web Services
4 3 (17.65%) WCF
4 3 (17.65%) WPF
5 2 (11.76%) Silverlight
5 2 (11.76%) JMS
5 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (5.88%) LINQ
6 1 (5.88%) Qt
6 1 (5.88%) VTK
6 1 (5.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (5.88%) LINQ to SQL
6 1 (5.88%) ADO.NET
6 1 (5.88%) XSLT
6 1 (5.88%) WinForms
6 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (23.53%) Client/Server
3 3 (17.65%) Open Source
4 2 (11.76%) N-Tier
5 1 (5.88%) GIS
5 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
5 1 (5.88%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (5.88%) Cryptography
5 1 (5.88%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
1 2 (11.76%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Software Architecture
2 8 (47.06%) Embedded Software Development
3 7 (41.18%) Software Engineering
4 5 (29.41%) Requirements Engineering
5 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (11.76%) Product Management
6 2 (11.76%) UML
6 2 (11.76%) OOP
6 2 (11.76%) OO
6 2 (11.76%) SOA
6 2 (11.76%) Project Management
6 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
6 2 (11.76%) Scrum
7 1 (5.88%) CRM
7 1 (5.88%) OOD
7 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
7 1 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (5.88%) Security Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) C#
2 8 (47.06%) C++
2 8 (47.06%) Java
3 4 (23.53%) SQL
4 2 (11.76%) XAML
5 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.88%) Python
5 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.88%) Perl
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Nessus
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) TIBCO
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle
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