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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architect
Rank 250 242 251
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Architect 10 5 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.13% 0.065% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.069% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 21
Average salary £72,500 £73,750 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.69% +22.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £60,750 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,750 £86,750 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
-14.81% +3.84%
Job Titles Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7625 7277 8180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.67% 94.62% 96.86%
Number of salaries quoted 6371 6247 6974
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +5 9 £72,500 -19.44% 5
Hertfordshire -13 1 £75,000 -
Software Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 6 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) C#
2 5 (33.33%) Linux
2 5 (33.33%) UML
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (26.67%) Java
3 4 (26.67%) .NET
3 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (26.67%) Requirements Management
3 4 (26.67%) Software Architecture
3 4 (26.67%) LLVM
3 4 (26.67%) GCC
3 4 (26.67%) QEMU
3 4 (26.67%) OpenStack
3 4 (26.67%) KVM
4 3 (20.00%) Degree
4 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (20.00%) C++
4 3 (20.00%) Oracle
4 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (20.00%) Web Services
4 3 (20.00%) XML
4 3 (20.00%) Internet
4 3 (20.00%) OO
4 3 (20.00%) Windows
5 2 (13.33%) WebLogic
5 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
5 2 (13.33%) SharePoint

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 4 (26.67%) OpenStack
2 2 (13.33%) WebLogic
2 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
3 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (6.67%) MQSeries
3 1 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Internet
2 1 (6.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (6.67%) Big Data
2 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (6.67%) MySQL
2 1 (6.67%) DB2
2 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) LLVM
1 4 (26.67%) GCC
2 1 (6.67%) JUnit
General
1 5 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) .NET
2 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (20.00%) Web Services
2 3 (20.00%) XML
3 2 (13.33%) CSS
3 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
4 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (6.67%) JAX-RS
4 1 (6.67%) Qt
4 1 (6.67%) VTK
4 1 (6.67%) WCF
4 1 (6.67%) WPF
4 1 (6.67%) Spring
4 1 (6.67%) SOAP
4 1 (6.67%) Middleware
4 1 (6.67%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (13.33%) N-Tier
2 2 (13.33%) Cryptography
2 2 (13.33%) Mathematics
2 2 (13.33%) Open Source
3 1 (6.67%) Internet of Things
3 1 (6.67%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (6.67%) Visualisation
3 1 (6.67%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (20.00%) Windows
3 2 (13.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) UML
2 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) Requirements Management
2 4 (26.67%) Software Architecture
3 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (20.00%) OO
4 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
4 2 (13.33%) TDD
4 2 (13.33%) Project Management
4 2 (13.33%) Information Security
5 1 (6.67%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (6.67%) Analytics
5 1 (6.67%) 3D Visualisation
5 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.67%) Identity Management
5 1 (6.67%) Scrum
5 1 (6.67%) Image Processing
5 1 (6.67%) Product Management
5 1 (6.67%) Requirements Engineering
5 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) C#
2 4 (26.67%) Java
3 3 (20.00%) C++
4 2 (13.33%) Python
4 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (13.33%) C
4 2 (13.33%) SQL
5 1 (6.67%) XAML
5 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) QEMU
1 4 (26.67%) KVM
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) Huawei
3 1 (6.67%) TIBCO
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + pension,health/life insurance
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Thales
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + pension, life/health insurance
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k dep. on experience
Posted: 19 days ago