The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the England region that had Software Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 1 March 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Architect
UK / England
Rank 713 791 825
Rank change year-on-year
+78 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Architect 105 138 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.14% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.15% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 91 125 94
Median salary £67,500 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.39% -4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £56,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+16.07% +1.81%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
75029 92379 96896
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.29% 96.46% 96.74%
Number of salaries quoted 62753 78219 80442
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Software Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region that featured Software Architect in the job title.

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 1 March 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Architect within the England region over the 3 months to 1 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +75 35 £85,000 +6.25% 7
North West +4 23 £65,000 +13.04% 3
South East +36 14 £67,500 +12.50% 3
West Midlands +45 13 £70,000 +21.73% 1
North East +14 8 £55,000 -18.51% 1
Yorkshire +12 5 £58,000 +5.45% 2
South West +10 5 £68,500 +40.51%
East of England +14 2 £77,500 +59.79% 2
Software Architect
UK

Software Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, Software Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Software Architect in the job title.

1 136 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
2 127 (54.74%) Java
3 103 (44.40%) C#
4 89 (38.36%) .NET
5 68 (29.31%) Scrum
6 63 (27.16%) JavaScript
7 60 (25.86%) Big Data
8 51 (21.98%) Finance
9 49 (21.12%) HTML
10 45 (19.40%) Software Engineering
11 43 (18.53%) SOA
12 42 (18.10%) DevOps
12 42 (18.10%) SQL
12 42 (18.10%) TOGAF
13 41 (17.67%) REST
14 40 (17.24%) Software Architecture
15 39 (16.81%) TDD
16 38 (16.38%) MVC
16 38 (16.38%) HTML5
17 37 (15.95%) Enterprise Software
17 37 (15.95%) SQL Server
18 36 (15.52%) Microsoft
19 35 (15.09%) Degree
20 34 (14.66%) Spring
21 33 (14.22%) CSS
22 32 (13.79%) Retail
23 31 (13.36%) SOAP
23 31 (13.36%) Amazon AWS
24 30 (12.93%) MongoDB
24 30 (12.93%) ASP.NET

Software Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 27 (11.64%) Apache Spark
2 19 (8.19%) Apache
3 12 (5.17%) Apache Pig
3 12 (5.17%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (3.45%) JBoss
4 8 (3.45%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.29%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.29%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.86%) EPiServer
6 2 (0.86%) IIS
6 2 (0.86%) Umbraco
6 2 (0.86%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.43%) CMS
7 1 (0.43%) Drupal
7 1 (0.43%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.43%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.43%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.43%) WordPress
Applications
1 17 (7.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.16%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.86%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 31 (13.36%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (11.64%) SaaS
3 17 (7.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.72%) PaaS
6 3 (1.29%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.43%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.88%) HTTP
2 5 (2.16%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.43%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.43%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (0.43%) SSL
3 1 (0.43%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.43%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (25.86%) Big Data
2 37 (15.95%) SQL Server
3 30 (12.93%) MongoDB
4 27 (11.64%) NoSQL
5 26 (11.21%) MySQL
6 24 (10.34%) RDBMS
6 24 (10.34%) Relational Database
7 15 (6.47%) Hadoop
8 14 (6.03%) Apache Cassandra
9 12 (5.17%) Apache Hive
10 6 (2.59%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (2.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 5 (2.16%) HBase
11 5 (2.16%) Riak
12 4 (1.72%) DB2
12 4 (1.72%) Neo4j
13 2 (0.86%) BusinessObjects
13 2 (0.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 2 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (5.17%) JUnit
2 11 (4.74%) Jenkins
3 9 (3.88%) Maven
4 8 (3.45%) Visual Studio
5 6 (2.59%) Eclipse
5 6 (2.59%) Git (software)
5 6 (2.59%) Gradle
5 6 (2.59%) Selenium
5 6 (2.59%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (2.16%) Ant
7 4 (1.72%) DbUnit
7 4 (1.72%) jMock
7 4 (1.72%) Mockito
8 3 (1.29%) Artifactory
8 3 (1.29%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.29%) IntelliJ
8 3 (1.29%) JIRA
8 3 (1.29%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.43%) Travis CI
General
1 51 (21.98%) Finance
2 32 (13.79%) Retail
3 13 (5.60%) Marketing
4 12 (5.17%) Military
5 10 (4.31%) Electronics
6 7 (3.02%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.72%) Banking
8 3 (1.29%) Advertising
8 3 (1.29%) Law
8 3 (1.29%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.86%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.43%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.43%) Back Office
10 1 (0.43%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (38.36%) .NET
2 49 (21.12%) HTML
3 41 (17.67%) REST
4 38 (16.38%) HTML5
5 34 (14.66%) Spring
6 33 (14.22%) CSS
7 31 (13.36%) SOAP
8 30 (12.93%) ASP.NET
9 29 (12.50%) AngularJS
9 29 (12.50%) jQuery
10 28 (12.07%) Hibernate
11 27 (11.64%) Node.js
12 25 (10.78%) .NET Framework
12 25 (10.78%) Web Services
13 23 (9.91%) XML
14 22 (9.48%) ASP.NET MVC
15 18 (7.76%) Middleware
16 17 (7.33%) J2EE
16 17 (7.33%) JSON
17 16 (6.90%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 37 (15.95%) Enterprise Software
2 28 (12.07%) Computer Science
3 12 (5.17%) PKI
4 7 (3.02%) Fintech
4 7 (3.02%) N-Tier
5 6 (2.59%) NHS
5 6 (2.59%) User Experience
6 5 (2.16%) Blog
6 5 (2.16%) Robotics
7 4 (1.72%) iPad
7 4 (1.72%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.29%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.29%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.29%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (1.29%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.86%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (0.86%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.86%) Life Science
9 2 (0.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 27 (11.64%) Linux
2 16 (6.90%) Windows
3 15 (6.47%) Unix
4 9 (3.88%) Apple iOS
5 8 (3.45%) Android
6 2 (0.86%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.43%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (29.31%) Scrum
3 45 (19.40%) Software Engineering
4 43 (18.53%) SOA
5 42 (18.10%) DevOps
5 42 (18.10%) TOGAF
6 40 (17.24%) Software Architecture
7 39 (16.81%) TDD
8 38 (16.38%) MVC
9 29 (12.50%) Open Source
10 28 (12.07%) SDLC
10 28 (12.07%) Software Delivery
11 27 (11.64%) Continuous Delivery
11 27 (11.64%) Technical Architecture
12 26 (11.21%) Zachman Framework
13 25 (10.78%) Continuous Integration
14 23 (9.91%) Microservices
15 22 (9.48%) Analytics
15 22 (9.48%) Project Management
16 18 (7.76%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 127 (54.74%) Java
2 103 (44.40%) C#
3 63 (27.16%) JavaScript
4 42 (18.10%) SQL
5 25 (10.78%) C
5 25 (10.78%) C++
6 24 (10.34%) Python
7 13 (5.60%) Scala
8 9 (3.88%) VB
9 8 (3.45%) Ruby
9 8 (3.45%) TypeScript
10 7 (3.02%) PHP
11 6 (2.59%) Erlang
11 6 (2.59%) Groovy
12 5 (2.16%) T-SQL
12 5 (2.16%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.86%) Clojure
13 2 (0.86%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 2 (0.86%) MATLAB
13 2 (0.86%) Perl
Qualifications
1 35 (15.09%) Degree
2 16 (6.90%) Security Cleared
3 11 (4.74%) DV Cleared
4 7 (3.02%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.86%) PhD
6 1 (0.43%) ISEB
6 1 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.43%) MBA
6 1 (0.43%) MCPD
6 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.43%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.03%) QA
2 13 (5.60%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.29%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.86%) GCP
5 1 (0.43%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 25 (10.78%) Docker
2 13 (5.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (5.17%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.16%) Apache Flume
5 4 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (3.02%) Kubernetes
1 7 (3.02%) Puppet
2 3 (1.29%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.86%) Ansible
3 2 (0.86%) Docker Swarm
3 2 (0.86%) Mesos
Vendors
1 36 (15.52%) Microsoft
2 27 (11.64%) Oracle
3 14 (6.03%) VMware
4 8 (3.45%) Google
5 6 (2.59%) SAP
6 5 (2.16%) Facebook
7 4 (1.72%) Apple
7 4 (1.72%) Avaya
7 4 (1.72%) IBM
8 3 (1.29%) hybris
8 3 (1.29%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.29%) webMethods
9 2 (0.86%) DevExpress
9 2 (0.86%) Nintex
10 1 (0.43%) Apiary
10 1 (0.43%) Aruba
10 1 (0.43%) Cisco
10 1 (0.43%) HP
10 1 (0.43%) Meraki
10 1 (0.43%) Solace
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
North East
Reed Technology
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + excellent beneifts
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
First Point
Salary: £80000.00 - £100000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Digital Gurus
Salary: £60000 - £75000.00 per annum + pension, healthcare, etc.
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge
ECM Selection
Salary: to £65k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £65k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Quant Capital
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Technical Team Solutions
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum Pension, private healthcare, 25 days
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £95,000
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum 27 days holiday + home / flexible wo
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £58000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 65,000
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + 100k OTE
Posted: 13 days ago
Basingstoke
People Source Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago