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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architect
Rank 234 225 256
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Architect 18 10 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.23% 0.15% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.15% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 12 8 11
Average salary £62,500 £63,750 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.96% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,250 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £68,250 £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
7344 6551 8524
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 94.64% 96.37% 95.72%
Number of salaries quoted 6009 5257 7412
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 £60,000 £55,000 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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 0 11 £67,500 +3.84%
Norfolk - 4 £40,000 -
Bedfordshire +8 3 £62,500 +19.04%
Software Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 28 (68.29%) C
2 24 (58.54%) C#
3 20 (48.78%) Software Engineering
4 19 (46.34%) Software Architecture
5 15 (36.59%) Computer Science
6 13 (31.71%) Degree
7 12 (29.27%) Telecoms
7 12 (29.27%) Finance
7 12 (29.27%) Mathematics
8 11 (26.83%) C++
8 11 (26.83%) Embedded C
9 9 (21.95%) Microsoft
10 8 (19.51%) Java
10 8 (19.51%) Windows
11 7 (17.07%) UNIX
11 7 (17.07%) Python
11 7 (17.07%) Internet
11 7 (17.07%) Information Security
11 7 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (17.07%) Banking
11 7 (17.07%) Cryptography
11 7 (17.07%) Data Protection
12 6 (14.63%) .NET
13 5 (12.20%) Electronics
13 5 (12.20%) Automotive
13 5 (12.20%) Physics
13 5 (12.20%) TargetLink
13 5 (12.20%) Embedded Software Development
14 4 (9.76%) Linux
14 4 (9.76%) Enterprise Software

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (7.32%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.44%) JBoss
2 1 (2.44%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (12.20%) TargetLink
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.07%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) DB2
2 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) LLVM
1 3 (7.32%) GCC
2 1 (2.44%) Concordion
2 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.44%) Hudson
2 1 (2.44%) Ant
2 1 (2.44%) JUnit
2 1 (2.44%) Maven
2 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.44%) Mercurial
2 1 (2.44%) Mockito
General
1 12 (29.27%) Telecoms
1 12 (29.27%) Finance
2 7 (17.07%) Banking
3 5 (12.20%) Electronics
3 5 (12.20%) Automotive
4 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.44%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.63%) .NET
2 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.44%) EJB
2 1 (2.44%) JDBC
2 1 (2.44%) JSP
2 1 (2.44%) SOAP
2 1 (2.44%) Web Services
2 1 (2.44%) JMS
2 1 (2.44%) JAXP
2 1 (2.44%) JAXB
2 1 (2.44%) Middleware
2 1 (2.44%) JMX
2 1 (2.44%) Hibernate
2 1 (2.44%) Spring
2 1 (2.44%) JSF
2 1 (2.44%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.44%) Java SE
2 1 (2.44%) Java EE
2 1 (2.44%) JAX-WS
2 1 (2.44%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (36.59%) Computer Science
2 12 (29.27%) Mathematics
3 7 (17.07%) Cryptography
4 5 (12.20%) Physics
5 4 (9.76%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (4.88%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (4.88%) Robotics
7 2 (4.88%) Mechatronics
8 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.51%) Windows
2 7 (17.07%) UNIX
3 4 (9.76%) Linux
4 1 (2.44%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (2.44%) Android
4 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (48.78%) Software Engineering
2 19 (46.34%) Software Architecture
3 7 (17.07%) Information Security
3 7 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (17.07%) Data Protection
4 5 (12.20%) Embedded Software Development
5 3 (7.32%) UML
5 3 (7.32%) Requirements Management
6 2 (4.88%) Requirements Engineering
6 2 (4.88%) Digital Signal Processing
6 2 (4.88%) Signal Processing
7 1 (2.44%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 28 (68.29%) C
2 24 (58.54%) C#
3 11 (26.83%) C++
3 11 (26.83%) Embedded C
4 8 (19.51%) Java
5 7 (17.07%) Python
6 2 (4.88%) Embedded C++
6 2 (4.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (31.71%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) QEMU
1 3 (7.32%) KVM
2 2 (4.88%) Firmware
Vendors
1 9 (21.95%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle
3 1 (2.44%) IBM