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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architect
Rank 227 231 246
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Architect 25 12 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.34% 0.18% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.19% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 22 10 12
Average salary £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%
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
6944 6311 8108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.41% 96.22% 95.19%
Number of salaries quoted 5628 5112 7026
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 £25,000 £25,000
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 30 January 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 30 January 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
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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 +7 16 £60,000 -7.69% 4
Norfolk - 5 £40,000 -
Bedfordshire +15 4 £62,500 +19.04%
Software Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 31 (59.62%) C
2 24 (46.15%) C#
3 19 (36.54%) Software Engineering
4 17 (32.69%) Software Architecture
5 16 (30.77%) Java
6 12 (23.08%) Telecoms
6 12 (23.08%) Finance
6 12 (23.08%) Computer Science
7 11 (21.15%) Degree
7 11 (21.15%) Embedded C
8 10 (19.23%) Windows
8 10 (19.23%) Mathematics
9 9 (17.31%) IBM
9 9 (17.31%) C++
9 9 (17.31%) WebSphere
10 8 (15.38%) Banking
10 8 (15.38%) .NET
10 8 (15.38%) Oracle
10 8 (15.38%) SQL Server
11 7 (13.46%) JUnit
11 7 (13.46%) SQL
11 7 (13.46%) Microsoft
11 7 (13.46%) JMS
11 7 (13.46%) Linux
11 7 (13.46%) JDBC
11 7 (13.46%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (13.46%) Spring
11 7 (13.46%) Middleware
11 7 (13.46%) Hibernate
11 7 (13.46%) Java SE

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (17.31%) WebSphere
2 5 (9.62%) Tomcat
2 5 (9.62%) JBoss
3 2 (3.85%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (9.62%) TargetLink
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.62%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.54%) Oracle Database
2 6 (11.54%) NoSQL
2 6 (11.54%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (13.46%) JUnit
1 7 (13.46%) Mockito
2 6 (11.54%) Jenkins
2 6 (11.54%) Hudson
2 6 (11.54%) Git (software)
2 6 (11.54%) Mercurial
2 6 (11.54%) Maven
2 6 (11.54%) Ant
3 5 (9.62%) Concordion
4 2 (3.85%) LLVM
4 2 (3.85%) GCC
General
1 12 (23.08%) Telecoms
1 12 (23.08%) Finance
2 8 (15.38%) Banking
3 5 (9.62%) Automotive
3 5 (9.62%) Electronics
4 1 (1.92%) Retail
4 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.92%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.38%) .NET
2 7 (13.46%) JMS
2 7 (13.46%) JDBC
2 7 (13.46%) Spring
2 7 (13.46%) Middleware
2 7 (13.46%) Hibernate
2 7 (13.46%) Java SE
2 7 (13.46%) Java EE
3 6 (11.54%) MyBatis
3 6 (11.54%) Apache Camel
3 6 (11.54%) JAX-WS
3 6 (11.54%) JMX
3 6 (11.54%) JSF
3 6 (11.54%) JSP
3 6 (11.54%) Web Services
3 6 (11.54%) JAXB
3 6 (11.54%) EJB
3 6 (11.54%) HTML
4 5 (9.62%) JAXP
4 5 (9.62%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (23.08%) Computer Science
2 10 (19.23%) Mathematics
3 7 (13.46%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (13.46%) Mobile App
4 5 (9.62%) Physics
4 5 (9.62%) Cryptography
5 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.85%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (3.85%) Robotics
5 2 (3.85%) Mechatronics
Operating Systems
1 10 (19.23%) Windows
2 7 (13.46%) Linux
3 5 (9.62%) UNIX
3 5 (9.62%) Windows Mobile
3 5 (9.62%) Android
3 5 (9.62%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (36.54%) Software Engineering
2 17 (32.69%) Software Architecture
3 7 (13.46%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (11.54%) Mobile Application Development
4 6 (11.54%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (9.62%) Information Security
5 5 (9.62%) Data Protection
5 5 (9.62%) Embedded Software Development
6 2 (3.85%) Digital Signal Processing
6 2 (3.85%) Signal Processing
6 2 (3.85%) Requirements Engineering
6 2 (3.85%) Scrum
6 2 (3.85%) Requirements Management
6 2 (3.85%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (3.85%) RUP
6 2 (3.85%) UML
7 1 (1.92%) TDD
7 1 (1.92%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 31 (59.62%) C
2 24 (46.15%) C#
3 16 (30.77%) Java
4 11 (21.15%) Embedded C
5 9 (17.31%) C++
6 7 (13.46%) SQL
7 5 (9.62%) Python
8 2 (3.85%) Embedded C++
9 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.92%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 11 (21.15%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) KVM
1 2 (3.85%) QEMU
1 2 (3.85%) Firmware
Vendors
1 9 (17.31%) IBM
2 8 (15.38%) Oracle
3 7 (13.46%) Microsoft
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