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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architect
Rank 239 252 252
Rank change year-on-year
+13 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Architect 14 4 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.18% 0.055% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.058% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 26
Average salary £72,500 £75,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £65,750 £65,000
% change year-on-year
-16.34% +1.15%
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
7582 6919 8605
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.95% 94.73% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 6233 5928 7331
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 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 +9 13 £72,500 -19.44% 4
Software Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (47.62%) Computer Science
1 10 (47.62%) C#
2 8 (38.10%) C
2 8 (38.10%) Telecoms
3 7 (33.33%) Finance
3 7 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 7 (33.33%) Linux
3 7 (33.33%) UML
3 7 (33.33%) Software Architecture
4 6 (28.57%) LLVM
4 6 (28.57%) QEMU
4 6 (28.57%) OpenStack
4 6 (28.57%) GCC
4 6 (28.57%) KVM
4 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 6 (28.57%) Requirements Management
4 6 (28.57%) Degree
5 5 (23.81%) .NET
5 5 (23.81%) C++
6 4 (19.05%) Java
6 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET
6 4 (19.05%) Internet
6 4 (19.05%) Windows
6 4 (19.05%) Mathematics
6 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (14.29%) Cryptography
7 3 (14.29%) .NET Framework
7 3 (14.29%) Data Protection
7 3 (14.29%) UNIX
7 3 (14.29%) OO

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (28.57%) OpenStack
2 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (4.76%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) TargetLink
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (4.76%) MySQL
2 1 (4.76%) Big Data
2 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) LLVM
1 6 (28.57%) GCC
2 1 (4.76%) JUnit
General
1 8 (38.10%) Telecoms
2 7 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Automotive
3 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.76%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) .NET
2 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET
3 3 (14.29%) .NET Framework
3 3 (14.29%) Web Services
4 2 (9.52%) XML
4 2 (9.52%) CSS
5 1 (4.76%) Spring
5 1 (4.76%) Qt
5 1 (4.76%) VTK
5 1 (4.76%) WCF
5 1 (4.76%) WPF
5 1 (4.76%) SOAP
5 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (4.76%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (47.62%) Computer Science
2 4 (19.05%) Mathematics
3 3 (14.29%) Cryptography
4 2 (9.52%) N-Tier
5 1 (4.76%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (4.76%) Visualisation
5 1 (4.76%) Open Source
5 1 (4.76%) Physics
5 1 (4.76%) Wiki
5 1 (4.76%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Linux
2 4 (19.05%) Windows
3 3 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 7 (33.33%) UML
1 7 (33.33%) Software Architecture
2 6 (28.57%) Requirements Management
3 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (14.29%) Data Protection
4 3 (14.29%) OO
4 3 (14.29%) Information Security
5 2 (9.52%) Project Management
5 2 (9.52%) TDD
6 1 (4.76%) Automated Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Scrum
6 1 (4.76%) Image Processing
6 1 (4.76%) Product Management
6 1 (4.76%) Requirements Engineering
6 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.76%) Identity Management
6 1 (4.76%) SOA
6 1 (4.76%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) C#
2 8 (38.10%) C
3 5 (23.81%) C++
4 4 (19.05%) Java
5 3 (14.29%) Python
6 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
6 2 (9.52%) SQL
7 1 (4.76%) XAML
7 1 (4.76%) Embedded C
7 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) QEMU
1 6 (28.57%) KVM
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) Huawei
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