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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architect
Rank 743 801 708
Rank change year-on-year
+58 -93
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Architect 128 116 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.10% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.11% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 89 77 124
Average salary £57,500 £60,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,200 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £76,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £56,359 £58,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
-2.83% -10.76%
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
93153 104532 96855
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.64% 94.61% 94.63%
Number of salaries quoted 77472 86582 81511
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 29 May 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 29 May 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
South East +45 46 £60,000 - 7
London +39 33 £65,000 -7.14% 6
South West -16 15 £52,500 +2.94% 3
East Midlands +15 14 £57,500 -4.16% 2
East of England +21 7 £60,000 -17.24% 3
Yorkshire +3 6 £52,500 +32.57% 1
North West +12 4 £62,500 +8.69%
West Midlands 0 2 £70,000 +16.66% 1
North East - 1 £47,500 -
Software Architect
UK

Software Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 114 (49.57%) .NET
2 100 (43.48%) C#
2 100 (43.48%) Java
3 87 (37.83%) Agile Software Development
4 66 (28.70%) SQL Server
5 63 (27.39%) JavaScript
6 59 (25.65%) Software Engineering
7 58 (25.22%) HTML
8 52 (22.61%) MVC
9 49 (21.30%) ASP.NET
10 47 (20.43%) Finance
11 46 (20.00%) OO
12 45 (19.57%) XML
12 45 (19.57%) Software Architecture
13 42 (18.26%) SQL
14 41 (17.83%) CSS
14 41 (17.83%) SOA
15 39 (16.96%) Microsoft
16 37 (16.09%) OOD
16 37 (16.09%) Degree
17 35 (15.22%) TDD
17 35 (15.22%) Oracle
18 34 (14.78%) Scrum
19 33 (14.35%) ASP.NET MVC
20 31 (13.48%) Web Services
20 31 (13.48%) C++
21 30 (13.04%) Retail
21 30 (13.04%) HTML5
22 29 (12.61%) Mobile App
22 29 (12.61%) jQuery

Software Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 16 (6.96%) SharePoint
2 15 (6.52%) JBoss
3 13 (5.65%) WebSphere
4 9 (3.91%) Node.js
5 8 (3.48%) Tomcat
6 6 (2.61%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (1.74%) IIS
7 4 (1.74%) NServiceBus
8 3 (1.30%) Apache
8 3 (1.30%) Documentum
8 3 (1.30%) FileNet
9 2 (0.87%) CMS
10 1 (0.43%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.43%) Confluence
10 1 (0.43%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.43%) Drupal
Applications
1 18 (7.83%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.43%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 3 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.87%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.43%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 18 (7.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (7.39%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.30%) SaaS
4 2 (0.87%) GitHub
5 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.22%) TCP/IP
2 7 (3.04%) CTI
2 7 (3.04%) Network Security
3 3 (1.30%) Internet
4 2 (0.87%) VPN
4 2 (0.87%) HTTP
4 2 (0.87%) SNMP
5 1 (0.43%) LTE
5 1 (0.43%) LDAP
5 1 (0.43%) DHCP
5 1 (0.43%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.43%) GPRS
5 1 (0.43%) LAN
5 1 (0.43%) 3GPP
5 1 (0.43%) WAN
5 1 (0.43%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (28.70%) SQL Server
2 23 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 17 (7.39%) NoSQL
4 16 (6.96%) MongoDB
5 12 (5.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (5.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (4.78%) RDBMS
7 10 (4.35%) MySQL
8 9 (3.91%) Oracle Database
9 8 (3.48%) Redis
10 6 (2.61%) DB2
10 6 (2.61%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (2.17%) Riak
11 5 (2.17%) Hadoop
12 4 (1.74%) Oracle BI EE
12 4 (1.74%) Big Data
13 3 (1.30%) Couchbase
14 2 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
14 2 (0.87%) Apache Cassandra
15 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 19 (8.26%) Subversion
2 17 (7.39%) Visual Studio
3 15 (6.52%) Git (software)
3 15 (6.52%) Maven
4 13 (5.65%) Jenkins
5 11 (4.78%) JUnit
6 10 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (3.48%) Ant
7 8 (3.48%) Hudson
8 7 (3.04%) Mockito
9 6 (2.61%) JIRA
9 6 (2.61%) Mercurial
10 5 (2.17%) Concordion
11 3 (1.30%) Eclipse
11 3 (1.30%) IntelliJ
12 2 (0.87%) Rational DOORS
12 2 (0.87%) Gradle
12 2 (0.87%) SonarQube
13 1 (0.43%) FishEye
13 1 (0.43%) SpecFlow
General
1 47 (20.43%) Finance
2 30 (13.04%) Retail
3 14 (6.09%) Telecoms
4 11 (4.78%) Banking
5 8 (3.48%) Publishing
6 6 (2.61%) Marketing
6 6 (2.61%) Law
7 4 (1.74%) Back Office
7 4 (1.74%) Electronics
8 3 (1.30%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.87%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.87%) Billing
9 2 (0.87%) Advertising
9 2 (0.87%) Legal
9 2 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.43%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.43%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (49.57%) .NET
2 58 (25.22%) HTML
3 49 (21.30%) ASP.NET
4 45 (19.57%) XML
5 41 (17.83%) CSS
6 33 (14.35%) ASP.NET MVC
7 31 (13.48%) Web Services
8 30 (13.04%) HTML5
9 29 (12.61%) jQuery
10 27 (11.74%) .NET Framework
10 27 (11.74%) REST
11 26 (11.30%) SOAP
12 21 (9.13%) Java EE
13 18 (7.83%) Middleware
14 17 (7.39%) AngularJS
14 17 (7.39%) Spring
14 17 (7.39%) Ajax
15 16 (6.96%) J2EE
16 15 (6.52%) WCF
16 15 (6.52%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 29 (12.61%) Mobile App
2 28 (12.17%) Computer Science
3 20 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (5.65%) Data Structures
4 13 (5.65%) Algorithms
4 13 (5.65%) Client/Server
5 8 (3.48%) Photography
5 8 (3.48%) N-Tier
6 7 (3.04%) Visualisation
6 7 (3.04%) Social Media
7 5 (2.17%) Embedded Systems
7 5 (2.17%) Mainframe
7 5 (2.17%) Social Network
8 4 (1.74%) Blog
8 4 (1.74%) Taxonomies
9 3 (1.30%) Digital Media
9 3 (1.30%) DTV
9 3 (1.30%) Cryptography
10 2 (0.87%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.87%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 26 (11.30%) Linux
2 19 (8.26%) Windows
3 14 (6.09%) Android
4 12 (5.22%) UNIX
4 12 (5.22%) Apple iOS
5 5 (2.17%) Windows Mobile
6 4 (1.74%) CentOS
7 3 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.30%) Windows NT
7 3 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (37.83%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (25.65%) Software Engineering
3 52 (22.61%) MVC
4 46 (20.00%) OO
5 45 (19.57%) Software Architecture
6 41 (17.83%) SOA
7 37 (16.09%) OOD
8 35 (15.22%) TDD
9 34 (14.78%) Scrum
10 21 (9.13%) Open Source
11 19 (8.26%) Mentoring
12 17 (7.39%) SDLC
13 16 (6.96%) Continuous Integration
14 15 (6.52%) DevOps
14 15 (6.52%) UML
15 14 (6.09%) Technical Architecture
15 14 (6.09%) Project Management
16 13 (5.65%) Software Deployment
17 12 (5.22%) Web Application Development
17 12 (5.22%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 100 (43.48%) C#
1 100 (43.48%) Java
2 63 (27.39%) JavaScript
3 42 (18.26%) SQL
4 31 (13.48%) C++
5 29 (12.61%) C
6 22 (9.57%) Python
7 14 (6.09%) PHP
8 7 (3.04%) Scala
9 6 (2.61%) XPath
9 6 (2.61%) Ruby
9 6 (2.61%) XQuery
9 6 (2.61%) COBOL
10 5 (2.17%) VB
10 5 (2.17%) VB.NET
11 3 (1.30%) F#
11 3 (1.30%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.30%) IronPython
12 2 (0.87%) PHP5
12 2 (0.87%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 37 (16.09%) Degree
2 12 (5.22%) Security Cleared
3 9 (3.91%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.17%) MCP
4 5 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (2.17%) MCTS
4 5 (2.17%) MCPD
5 3 (1.30%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.61%) QA
2 3 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.43%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.43%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1 (0.43%) Docker
1 1 (0.43%) Varnish
1 1 (0.43%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (2.17%) Puppet
2 3 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 39 (16.96%) Microsoft
2 35 (15.22%) Oracle
3 9 (3.91%) IBM
4 6 (2.61%) Red Hat
4 6 (2.61%) iRise
5 4 (1.74%) Google
6 3 (1.30%) SAP
7 2 (0.87%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.43%) Facebook
8 1 (0.43%) Twitter
8 1 (0.43%) Tableau
8 1 (0.43%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.43%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.43%) HP
8 1 (0.43%) webMethods
8 1 (0.43%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.43%) Atlassian
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Posted: 1 hour ago
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Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
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Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Extensive Benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Superb Benefits
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: Up to £110,000 per annum plus corporate benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: 50,000-55,000
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Salary: £45k - 50k per year + Bonus/Benefits
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
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