The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architect
Rank 760 754 693
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -61
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Architect 106 126 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.12% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.13% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 93 90 131
Average salary £57,500 £67,500 £61,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.81% +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,600 £50,900 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -
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
95668 99324 96326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.81% 94.56% 94.84%
Number of salaries quoted 79169 81086 81446
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £66,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 March 2015.

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 30 March 2015. 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 -19 24 £58,750 -20.33% 6
South East +3 22 £60,000 -13.04% 4
South West -14 18 £45,750 -10.29% 6
East of England +23 14 £60,000 -7.69% 2
Yorkshire +2 12 £55,000 +15.78%
East Midlands +19 6 £57,500 - 1
West Midlands -25 6 £70,000 +3.70% 1
North West -4 5 £55,000 -8.33%
North East -5 1 £47,500 -
Software Architect
UK

Software Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 91 (43.13%) .NET
2 86 (40.76%) C#
3 72 (34.12%) Java
4 56 (26.54%) Software Engineering
5 55 (26.07%) Agile Software Development
6 49 (23.22%) SQL Server
7 43 (20.38%) JavaScript
8 41 (19.43%) OO
9 40 (18.96%) Microsoft
10 39 (18.48%) HTML
11 36 (17.06%) SOA
12 34 (16.11%) XML
12 34 (16.11%) Software Architecture
13 33 (15.64%) SQL
13 33 (15.64%) MVC
14 32 (15.17%) Finance
15 31 (14.69%) Python
16 30 (14.22%) Oracle
16 30 (14.22%) TDD
17 29 (13.74%) Degree
17 29 (13.74%) Web Services
18 28 (13.27%) ASP.NET
19 27 (12.80%) Linux
19 27 (12.80%) Scrum
20 26 (12.32%) CSS
20 26 (12.32%) Enterprise Software
21 25 (11.85%) jQuery
22 24 (11.37%) C
22 24 (11.37%) C++
23 23 (10.90%) .NET Framework

Software Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 12 (5.69%) SharePoint
2 11 (5.21%) WebSphere
3 10 (4.74%) JBoss
4 6 (2.84%) Tomcat
4 6 (2.84%) SharePoint 2010
4 6 (2.84%) NServiceBus
5 5 (2.37%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (1.42%) Drupal
6 3 (1.42%) nginx
7 2 (0.95%) CMS
7 2 (0.95%) Apache
7 2 (0.95%) ArchestrA
7 2 (0.95%) Node.js
8 1 (0.47%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.47%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (5.69%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.37%) MS Office
3 1 (0.47%) Mathematica
3 1 (0.47%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 3 (1.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.95%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.47%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.84%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.90%) SaaS
4 2 (0.95%) GitHub
5 1 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.37%) Internet
2 4 (1.90%) Network Security
2 4 (1.90%) CTI
2 4 (1.90%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.95%) VPN
4 1 (0.47%) LAN
4 1 (0.47%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (23.22%) SQL Server
2 20 (9.48%) NoSQL
3 15 (7.11%) MySQL
4 13 (6.16%) Relational Database
5 10 (4.74%) MongoDB
6 9 (4.27%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (3.32%) RDBMS
8 6 (2.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (2.84%) DB2
8 6 (2.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (2.84%) Big Data
8 6 (2.84%) Oracle Database
9 5 (2.37%) Riak
9 5 (2.37%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (2.37%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (2.37%) Hadoop
9 5 (2.37%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (2.37%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (1.90%) Oracle BI EE
10 4 (1.90%) Redis
Development Applications
1 16 (7.58%) Visual Studio
1 16 (7.58%) Git (software)
2 13 (6.16%) Jenkins
3 11 (5.21%) JUnit
3 11 (5.21%) Maven
4 9 (4.27%) Ant
5 8 (3.79%) Hudson
6 7 (3.32%) Mockito
7 6 (2.84%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (2.84%) Mercurial
8 5 (2.37%) Concordion
8 5 (2.37%) Subversion
9 3 (1.42%) JIRA
10 2 (0.95%) Gradle
10 2 (0.95%) SonarQube
11 1 (0.47%) Calabash
11 1 (0.47%) Oracle Forms
11 1 (0.47%) ClearCase
11 1 (0.47%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.47%) IntelliJ
General
1 32 (15.17%) Finance
2 18 (8.53%) Telecoms
3 12 (5.69%) Banking
3 12 (5.69%) Retail
4 10 (4.74%) Law
5 5 (2.37%) Electronics
6 4 (1.90%) Back Office
6 4 (1.90%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.90%) Marketing
7 3 (1.42%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.95%) Advertising
8 2 (0.95%) Games
8 2 (0.95%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.95%) Legal
8 2 (0.95%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.95%) Automotive
9 1 (0.47%) Front Office
9 1 (0.47%) Billing
9 1 (0.47%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (43.13%) .NET
2 39 (18.48%) HTML
3 34 (16.11%) XML
4 29 (13.74%) Web Services
5 28 (13.27%) ASP.NET
6 26 (12.32%) CSS
7 25 (11.85%) jQuery
8 23 (10.90%) .NET Framework
9 19 (9.00%) HTML5
10 18 (8.53%) Middleware
11 17 (8.06%) WCF
11 17 (8.06%) ASP.NET MVC
12 15 (7.11%) REST
12 15 (7.11%) SOAP
13 13 (6.16%) Spring
13 13 (6.16%) Entity Framework
13 13 (6.16%) AngularJS
14 11 (5.21%) Java EE
14 11 (5.21%) JSF
14 11 (5.21%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 26 (12.32%) Enterprise Software
2 20 (9.48%) Open Source
3 18 (8.53%) Client/Server
4 15 (7.11%) Computer Science
5 13 (6.16%) Mobile App
6 8 (3.79%) N-Tier
7 7 (3.32%) Digital Media
8 6 (2.84%) Embedded Systems
9 5 (2.37%) Cryptography
9 5 (2.37%) Blog
9 5 (2.37%) Mathematics
10 4 (1.90%) Social Network
10 4 (1.90%) Social Media
10 4 (1.90%) User Experience
11 3 (1.42%) Visualisation
11 3 (1.42%) DTV
12 2 (0.95%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.95%) Streaming Video
12 2 (0.95%) Taxonomies
12 2 (0.95%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 27 (12.80%) Linux
2 18 (8.53%) Windows
3 13 (6.16%) Android
4 11 (5.21%) Apple iOS
4 11 (5.21%) UNIX
5 5 (2.37%) Windows Mobile
6 3 (1.42%) CentOS
6 3 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (26.54%) Software Engineering
2 55 (26.07%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (19.43%) OO
4 36 (17.06%) SOA
5 34 (16.11%) Software Architecture
6 33 (15.64%) MVC
7 30 (14.22%) TDD
8 27 (12.80%) Scrum
9 18 (8.53%) OOD
10 17 (8.06%) Mentoring
11 16 (7.58%) Project Management
12 14 (6.64%) OOP
12 14 (6.64%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (6.64%) Enterprise Architecture
13 13 (6.16%) UML
14 10 (4.74%) E-Commerce
14 10 (4.74%) Technical Architecture
15 9 (4.27%) Change Management
15 9 (4.27%) Business Intelligence
16 8 (3.79%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 86 (40.76%) C#
2 72 (34.12%) Java
3 43 (20.38%) JavaScript
4 33 (15.64%) SQL
5 31 (14.69%) Python
6 24 (11.37%) C
6 24 (11.37%) C++
7 11 (5.21%) PHP
7 11 (5.21%) Ruby
8 8 (3.79%) VB.NET
9 6 (2.84%) Scala
9 6 (2.84%) T-SQL
10 4 (1.90%) PL/SQL
10 4 (1.90%) F#
10 4 (1.90%) XPath
11 3 (1.42%) Erlang
11 3 (1.42%) Clojure
11 3 (1.42%) IronPython
11 3 (1.42%) VB
11 3 (1.42%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 29 (13.74%) Degree
2 9 (4.27%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.84%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.37%) MCP
4 5 (2.37%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (2.37%) MCTS
4 5 (2.37%) MCPD
5 3 (1.42%) HND
6 2 (0.95%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.32%) QA
2 3 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.47%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.47%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 2 (0.95%) Varnish
2 1 (0.47%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (1.42%) Puppet
1 3 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 40 (18.96%) Microsoft
2 30 (14.22%) Oracle
3 9 (4.27%) IBM
4 5 (2.37%) Twitter
4 5 (2.37%) Red Hat
5 3 (1.42%) SAP
5 3 (1.42%) Google
6 2 (0.95%) Wonderware
6 2 (0.95%) iRise
6 2 (0.95%) Facebook
6 2 (0.95%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.47%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.47%) Xamarin
Midlands
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50k - 70k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Weymouth, Dorset
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000-55,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Poole
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Moonpig
Salary: Attractive Basic + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Brightred Resourcing
Salary: £0 - £85,000 per year
Posted: 11 days ago
North London
The Developer Portal
Salary: £45,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Poole
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Superb Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Abingdon
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Bristol
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits: bonus + benefts
Posted: 25 days ago
City, London
Massive Interactive
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago