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 26 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Architect
Rank 745 806 852
Rank change year-on-year
+61 +46
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Architect 163 128 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.13% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 152 90 78
Median salary £65,000 £57,500 £58,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.04% -0.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £44,400
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £61,000 £56,359 £57,750
% change year-on-year
+8.23% -2.40%
Software Architect
UK

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
88576 96429 106135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.32% 96.53% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 75322 79912 87719
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 26 May 2016.

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 26 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +43 50 £72,500 +11.53% 1
South East +8 31 £65,000 +8.33% 3
Yorkshire +17 20 £55,000 +4.76% 2
South West +4 16 £71,250 +35.71% 1
East of England +36 14 £52,500 -12.50%
East Midlands +7 10 £52,500 -8.69% 1
West Midlands -3 10 £65,000 -7.14%
North West +13 6 £67,500 +8.00% 1
North East +8 6 £67,500 +42.10%
Software Architect
UK

Software Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, 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.

1 200 (66.89%) Agile Software Development
2 175 (58.53%) Java
3 115 (38.46%) .NET
4 103 (34.45%) HTML
5 98 (32.78%) C#
6 96 (32.11%) JavaScript
7 82 (27.42%) Scrum
8 80 (26.76%) HTML5
9 64 (21.40%) Software Engineering
10 61 (20.40%) SQL
10 61 (20.40%) XML
11 60 (20.07%) Big Data
12 58 (19.40%) Mentoring
13 55 (18.39%) Degree
13 55 (18.39%) J2EE
13 55 (18.39%) Web Services
14 51 (17.06%) SOA
15 49 (16.39%) Open Source
16 48 (16.05%) PHP
16 48 (16.05%) CSS
17 47 (15.72%) Software Architecture
18 46 (15.38%) ASP.NET
19 43 (14.38%) SQL Server
19 43 (14.38%) MVC
20 42 (14.05%) UML
21 39 (13.04%) C++
21 39 (13.04%) Finance
21 39 (13.04%) Microsoft
22 38 (12.71%) Continuous Integration
23 37 (12.37%) TDD

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 28 (9.36%) JBoss
2 24 (8.03%) WebLogic
3 23 (7.69%) Apache
4 16 (5.35%) Tomcat
5 15 (5.02%) Node.js
6 13 (4.35%) IIS
7 11 (3.68%) Apache Spark
8 10 (3.34%) Apache Solr
9 7 (2.34%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (1.67%) Jetty
10 5 (1.67%) OpenStack
10 5 (1.67%) WebSphere
11 4 (1.34%) CMS
11 4 (1.34%) DNN
11 4 (1.34%) WordPress
12 3 (1.00%) K2 blackpearl
12 3 (1.00%) SharePoint
13 2 (0.67%) Facebook Platform
14 1 (0.33%) NServiceBus
14 1 (0.33%) Umbraco
Applications
1 27 (9.03%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.33%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 5 (1.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.00%) Primavera
3 2 (0.67%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 20 (6.69%) SaaS
2 13 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (4.01%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (3.34%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.00%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.67%) PaaS
7 1 (0.33%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.34%) HTTP
2 6 (2.01%) SNMP
2 6 (2.01%) VPN
2 6 (2.01%) Wireless
3 5 (1.67%) Network Security
4 3 (1.00%) Internet
4 3 (1.00%) Software-Defined Networking
5 2 (0.67%) SSL
6 1 (0.33%) Cisco ICM
6 1 (0.33%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.33%) NAS
6 1 (0.33%) OpenFlow
6 1 (0.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (20.07%) Big Data
2 43 (14.38%) SQL Server
3 32 (10.70%) MongoDB
4 29 (9.70%) MySQL
5 24 (8.03%) NoSQL
6 23 (7.69%) Hadoop
7 14 (4.68%) Apache Cassandra
8 11 (3.68%) Oracle Database
9 10 (3.34%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (2.34%) HBase
11 6 (2.01%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (2.01%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (1.34%) GIS
12 4 (1.34%) Redis
13 3 (1.00%) Couchbase
13 3 (1.00%) Riak
14 2 (0.67%) Azure SQL Database
14 2 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database 11g
15 1 (0.33%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 32 (10.70%) Eclipse
1 32 (10.70%) JUnit
2 24 (8.03%) Git (software)
3 21 (7.02%) IntelliJ
3 21 (7.02%) Selenium
4 19 (6.35%) JIRA
4 19 (6.35%) Team Foundation Server
5 14 (4.68%) Jenkins
6 8 (2.68%) Subversion
7 7 (2.34%) MSBuild
8 6 (2.01%) ReSharper
9 5 (1.67%) Maven
10 4 (1.34%) Ant
10 4 (1.34%) Mockito
10 4 (1.34%) NetBeans
11 3 (1.00%) Visual Studio
12 2 (0.67%) Concordion
12 2 (0.67%) Cucumber
12 2 (0.67%) Grunt
12 2 (0.67%) Jasmine
General
1 39 (13.04%) Finance
2 27 (9.03%) Retail
3 25 (8.36%) Telecoms
4 24 (8.03%) Marketing
5 11 (3.68%) Banking
6 10 (3.34%) Aerospace
7 8 (2.68%) Automotive
8 6 (2.01%) Front Office
8 6 (2.01%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.67%) Electronics
9 5 (1.67%) Investment Banking
10 4 (1.34%) Advertising
10 4 (1.34%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (1.00%) French Language
11 3 (1.00%) Military
12 2 (0.67%) Law
13 1 (0.33%) Back Office
13 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.33%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (38.46%) .NET
2 103 (34.45%) HTML
3 80 (26.76%) HTML5
4 61 (20.40%) XML
5 55 (18.39%) J2EE
5 55 (18.39%) Web Services
6 48 (16.05%) CSS
7 46 (15.38%) ASP.NET
8 36 (12.04%) SOAP
9 35 (11.71%) EJB
10 34 (11.37%) RESTful
11 33 (11.04%) Spring
12 32 (10.70%) REST
13 31 (10.37%) JSON
14 29 (9.70%) Hibernate
15 26 (8.70%) jQuery
16 25 (8.36%) J2SE
17 22 (7.36%) ASP.NET MVC
17 22 (7.36%) Play Framework
18 21 (7.02%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.69%) Mobile App
2 16 (5.35%) Computer Science
3 14 (4.68%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (3.68%) Client/Server
5 10 (3.34%) Biometrics
5 10 (3.34%) Smartcard
6 7 (2.34%) Visualisation
7 5 (1.67%) Digital Media
7 5 (1.67%) Driving Licence
8 4 (1.34%) Clustering
8 4 (1.34%) iPad
8 4 (1.34%) MPEG
8 4 (1.34%) Replication
9 3 (1.00%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (1.00%) Internet of Things
9 3 (1.00%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.67%) Bitcoin
10 2 (0.67%) Blockchain
10 2 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 35 (11.71%) Unix
2 28 (9.36%) Windows
3 20 (6.69%) Android
3 20 (6.69%) Apple iOS
3 20 (6.69%) Linux
4 10 (3.34%) Windows NT
4 10 (3.34%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (3.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (2.01%) Debian
5 6 (2.01%) Ubuntu
6 3 (1.00%) Windows Mobile
6 3 (1.00%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (66.89%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (27.42%) Scrum
3 64 (21.40%) Software Engineering
4 58 (19.40%) Mentoring
5 51 (17.06%) SOA
6 49 (16.39%) Open Source
7 47 (15.72%) Software Architecture
8 43 (14.38%) MVC
9 42 (14.05%) UML
10 38 (12.71%) Continuous Integration
11 37 (12.37%) TDD
12 33 (11.04%) Web Development
13 32 (10.70%) Microservices
14 28 (9.36%) Coaching
15 27 (9.03%) SDLC
16 26 (8.70%) Technical Architecture
17 25 (8.36%) TOGAF
18 24 (8.03%) Integration Testing
19 21 (7.02%) Project Management
19 21 (7.02%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 175 (58.53%) Java
2 98 (32.78%) C#
3 96 (32.11%) JavaScript
4 61 (20.40%) SQL
5 48 (16.05%) PHP
6 39 (13.04%) C++
7 31 (10.37%) Scala
8 30 (10.03%) C
9 29 (9.70%) Ruby
10 28 (9.36%) Python
11 19 (6.35%) Bash Shell
12 14 (4.68%) PowerShell
13 12 (4.01%) T-SQL
14 11 (3.68%) Perl
15 8 (2.68%) Objective-C
16 7 (2.34%) VBA
17 5 (1.67%) VB
17 5 (1.67%) VB.NET
18 3 (1.00%) Go
19 2 (0.67%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 55 (18.39%) Degree
2 36 (12.04%) Security Cleared
3 30 (10.03%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.33%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.33%) MBA
5 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.02%) QA
2 10 (3.34%) ISO/IEC 7816
3 2 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.33%) DICOM
System Software
1 24 (8.03%) Docker
2 6 (2.01%) Btrfs
2 6 (2.01%) NFS
Systems Management
1 27 (9.03%) Puppet
2 3 (1.00%) Ansible
2 3 (1.00%) Kibana
2 3 (1.00%) logstash
2 3 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 39 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 34 (11.37%) Oracle
3 21 (7.02%) webMethods
4 5 (1.67%) Google
4 5 (1.67%) SAP
5 4 (1.34%) InterSystems
5 4 (1.34%) Telerik
6 2 (0.67%) Facebook
6 2 (0.67%) IBM
6 2 (0.67%) Rackspace
6 2 (0.67%) Twitter
7 1 (0.33%) Avaya
7 1 (0.33%) Cisco
7 1 (0.33%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.33%) Genesys
7 1 (0.33%) GigaSpaces
7 1 (0.33%) Remedy
7 1 (0.33%) Solace
7 1 (0.33%) StreamBase
7 1 (0.33%) Tableau
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Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
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