The first table below looks at the demand for the Software Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the 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 31 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 England region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architect
Rank 773 710 682
Rank change year-on-year
-63 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Architect 96 119 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.088% 0.12% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.093% 0.12% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 78 110 169
Average salary £60,000 £70,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £68,750 £65,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +5.76%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103175 95734 105673
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.34% 94.21% 95.29%
Number of salaries quoted 84966 79988 91183
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Architect
UK

Software Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Architect in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Architect Jobs Demand Trend in England

Software Architect
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Architect across the England region.

Software Architect Salary Trend in England

Software Architect
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Architect across the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Software Architect Salary Histogram in England

Software Architect
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 31 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
London -49 44 £65,000 -7.14% 4
North West +1 12 £55,000 - 1
South West -6 11 £54,500 +14.73% 6
Yorkshire -21 11 £50,000 +11.11%
East of England -2 10 £72,500 -3.33% 4
South East -43 6 £65,000 -7.14% 2
East Midlands -13 1 £50,000 -9.09%
West Midlands - 1 £50,000 -
Software Architect
UK

Software Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the 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.

1 115 (52.04%) .NET
2 106 (47.96%) Java
3 81 (36.65%) C#
4 58 (26.24%) SQL Server
5 50 (22.62%) OO
5 50 (22.62%) Agile Software Development
6 45 (20.36%) ASP.NET
6 45 (20.36%) MVC
7 39 (17.65%) Spring
8 38 (17.19%) Software Engineering
8 38 (17.19%) Finance
9 37 (16.74%) Web Services
10 36 (16.29%) Scrum
11 34 (15.38%) JavaScript
11 34 (15.38%) WCF
11 34 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
12 32 (14.48%) Security Cleared
12 32 (14.48%) Oracle
13 31 (14.03%) HTML
14 29 (13.12%) Microsoft
15 28 (12.67%) ASP.NET MVC
16 27 (12.22%) Technical Architecture
17 26 (11.76%) Middleware
17 26 (11.76%) UML
18 25 (11.31%) Software Architecture
19 24 (10.86%) Enterprise Architecture
19 24 (10.86%) Linux
19 24 (10.86%) Client/Server
19 24 (10.86%) CSS
20 23 (10.41%) SOA

Software Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the 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 17 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
2 12 (5.43%) Tomcat
3 11 (4.98%) Node.js
4 10 (4.52%) Jetty
5 6 (2.71%) IIS
6 4 (1.81%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.81%) OpenStack
7 3 (1.36%) NServiceBus
8 2 (0.90%) Apache
8 2 (0.90%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.90%) ArchestrA
8 2 (0.90%) Apache ServiceMix
9 1 (0.45%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.45%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.45%) MQSeries
Applications
1 12 (5.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.45%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (5.43%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.81%) SCCP
2 3 (1.36%) Internet
3 1 (0.45%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (0.45%) iSCSI
3 1 (0.45%) ZigBee
3 1 (0.45%) Wireless
3 1 (0.45%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.45%) FTP
3 1 (0.45%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (26.24%) SQL Server
2 16 (7.24%) MySQL
3 9 (4.07%) NoSQL
4 7 (3.17%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (2.71%) Relational Database
5 6 (2.71%) Big Data
5 6 (2.71%) MongoDB
6 5 (2.26%) Hadoop
6 5 (2.26%) RDBMS
6 5 (2.26%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.81%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (1.81%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.45%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.45%) DB2
Development Applications
1 8 (3.62%) Git (software)
2 7 (3.17%) Visual Studio
3 5 (2.26%) Subversion
4 4 (1.81%) Dreamweaver
4 4 (1.81%) NetBeans
4 4 (1.81%) LLVM
4 4 (1.81%) GCC
4 4 (1.81%) CA Gen
5 3 (1.36%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.36%) Gerrit
5 3 (1.36%) Maven
5 3 (1.36%) JUnit
6 2 (0.90%) Ant
6 2 (0.90%) WebObjects
6 2 (0.90%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.45%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 38 (17.19%) Finance
2 14 (6.33%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.17%) Banking
3 7 (3.17%) Retail
3 7 (3.17%) Marketing
3 7 (3.17%) Publishing
4 5 (2.26%) Games
5 4 (1.81%) Electronics
5 4 (1.81%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.81%) Aerospace
5 4 (1.81%) Local Government
6 2 (0.90%) Automotive
6 2 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.45%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.45%) Billing
7 1 (0.45%) Advertising
7 1 (0.45%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (52.04%) .NET
2 45 (20.36%) ASP.NET
3 39 (17.65%) Spring
4 37 (16.74%) Web Services
5 34 (15.38%) WCF
6 31 (14.03%) HTML
7 28 (12.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 26 (11.76%) Middleware
9 24 (10.86%) CSS
10 20 (9.05%) Java EE
11 17 (7.69%) XML
11 17 (7.69%) .NET Framework
11 17 (7.69%) jQuery
12 15 (6.79%) J2EE
13 13 (5.88%) HTML5
14 11 (4.98%) Spring MVC
14 11 (4.98%) Ruby on Rails
14 11 (4.98%) SOAP
14 11 (4.98%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 11 (4.98%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 34 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
2 24 (10.86%) Client/Server
3 22 (9.95%) Digital Media
4 14 (6.33%) Computer Science
5 13 (5.88%) Open Source
6 4 (1.81%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.36%) Mobile Banking
7 3 (1.36%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.36%) DTV
8 2 (0.90%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.90%) iPad
8 2 (0.90%) iPhone
8 2 (0.90%) Cryptography
8 2 (0.90%) PDA
8 2 (0.90%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.45%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.45%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (0.45%) Video Editing
9 1 (0.45%) Wiki
9 1 (0.45%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 24 (10.86%) Linux
2 14 (6.33%) UNIX
3 8 (3.62%) Windows
4 4 (1.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (1.81%) Android
4 4 (1.81%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.90%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (22.62%) OO
1 50 (22.62%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (20.36%) MVC
3 38 (17.19%) Software Engineering
4 36 (16.29%) Scrum
5 27 (12.22%) Technical Architecture
6 26 (11.76%) UML
7 25 (11.31%) Software Architecture
8 24 (10.86%) Enterprise Architecture
9 23 (10.41%) SOA
10 22 (9.95%) OOD
11 21 (9.50%) TDD
11 21 (9.50%) Process Management
12 20 (9.05%) Requirements Analysis
13 17 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
14 13 (5.88%) Waterfall
14 13 (5.88%) Project Management
15 12 (5.43%) OOP
15 12 (5.43%) E-Commerce
16 9 (4.07%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 106 (47.96%) Java
2 81 (36.65%) C#
3 34 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 19 (8.60%) Ruby
4 19 (8.60%) Python
5 18 (8.14%) SQL
6 15 (6.79%) C++
7 11 (4.98%) C
8 10 (4.52%) Perl
8 10 (4.52%) PHP
9 4 (1.81%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.36%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.36%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.36%) Fortran
11 2 (0.90%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.45%) Korn
12 1 (0.45%) F#
12 1 (0.45%) Bourne shell
12 1 (0.45%) C-shell
12 1 (0.45%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 32 (14.48%) Security Cleared
2 21 (9.50%) SC Cleared
3 17 (7.69%) Degree
4 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.45%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.43%) QA
2 2 (0.90%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (1.81%) QEMU
1 4 (1.81%) KVM
Systems Management
1 4 (1.81%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 32 (14.48%) Oracle
2 29 (13.12%) Microsoft
3 13 (5.88%) JBoss
4 11 (4.98%) Rackspace
5 5 (2.26%) IBM
6 4 (1.81%) Teradata
6 4 (1.81%) HP
6 4 (1.81%) CA
6 4 (1.81%) Red Hat
6 4 (1.81%) Netezza
7 3 (1.36%) SAP
8 2 (0.90%) VMware
8 2 (0.90%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.90%) Wonderware
9 1 (0.45%) Huawei
9 1 (0.45%) Borland
9 1 (0.45%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.45%) Salesforce.com
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