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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Architect
Rank 776 820 786
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -34
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Architect 133 109 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.11% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 114 98 105
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £41,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,750 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £56,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -
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
90816 95785 94380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.15% 96.49% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 77032 80058 76663
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Architect within the England region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(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 +44 41 £60,000 -4.00% 3
London -3 24 £80,000 +3.22% 4
East of England -9 15 £48,500 -19.16% 1
Yorkshire +15 14 £55,000 -12.00% 5
North West +26 11 £57,500 +21.05% 2
South West -14 10 £48,750 +8.33% 2
East Midlands +6 7 £65,000 +100.00%
West Midlands -10 7 £58,750 -16.07% 3
North East - 3 £67,500 - 2
Software Architect
UK

Software Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 167 (61.40%) Agile Software Development
2 151 (55.51%) Java
3 94 (34.56%) .NET
4 90 (33.09%) C#
5 76 (27.94%) JavaScript
6 71 (26.10%) Software Architecture
7 68 (25.00%) HTML
8 62 (22.79%) Scrum
9 61 (22.43%) Software Engineering
10 56 (20.59%) SQL
11 55 (20.22%) J2EE
12 54 (19.85%) XML
13 50 (18.38%) Mentoring
14 48 (17.65%) HTML5
15 46 (16.91%) ASP.NET
16 45 (16.54%) C++
17 44 (16.18%) EJB
18 43 (15.81%) CSS
18 43 (15.81%) SQL Server
18 43 (15.81%) TDD
19 42 (15.44%) Security Cleared
20 41 (15.07%) SC Cleared
20 41 (15.07%) REST
20 41 (15.07%) Degree
20 41 (15.07%) JSON
20 41 (15.07%) Oracle
20 41 (15.07%) Unix
20 41 (15.07%) UML
21 40 (14.71%) Open Source
22 39 (14.34%) SOAP

Software Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 38 (13.97%) Apache
2 34 (12.50%) JBoss
3 28 (10.29%) WebLogic
4 16 (5.88%) Tomcat
5 12 (4.41%) Node.js
6 8 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (2.94%) IIS
7 6 (2.21%) CMS
8 5 (1.84%) ColdFusion
9 4 (1.47%) Apache Spark
9 4 (1.47%) OpenStack
9 4 (1.47%) WebSphere
10 3 (1.10%) Apache Solr
10 3 (1.10%) DNN
10 3 (1.10%) Jetty
10 3 (1.10%) WordPress
11 2 (0.74%) Facebook Platform
12 1 (0.37%) GlassFish
12 1 (0.37%) NServiceBus
12 1 (0.37%) Umbraco
Applications
1 14 (5.15%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (2.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.74%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 19 (6.99%) Amazon EC2
2 15 (5.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (4.04%) SaaS
4 10 (3.68%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (1.47%) Bluemix
6 3 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.74%) PaaS
8 1 (0.37%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.37%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.21%) Network Security
2 3 (1.10%) HTTP
2 3 (1.10%) SSL
3 2 (0.74%) Internet
3 2 (0.74%) Software-Defined Networking
3 2 (0.74%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.37%) OpenFlow
4 1 (0.37%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (15.81%) SQL Server
2 36 (13.24%) MongoDB
3 33 (12.13%) MySQL
4 24 (8.82%) NoSQL
5 18 (6.62%) Big Data
6 12 (4.41%) Oracle Database
7 11 (4.04%) Jackrabbit
8 9 (3.31%) Hadoop
9 6 (2.21%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (2.21%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (1.84%) Redis
11 4 (1.47%) DB2
11 4 (1.47%) Relational Database
12 3 (1.10%) Couchbase
12 3 (1.10%) Riak
13 2 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (0.74%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 1 (0.37%) GIS
14 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 36 (13.24%) JUnit
2 29 (10.66%) Eclipse
2 29 (10.66%) Git (software)
2 29 (10.66%) Selenium
3 25 (9.19%) IntelliJ
4 15 (5.51%) JIRA
5 8 (2.94%) Jenkins
6 6 (2.21%) Visual Studio
7 4 (1.47%) Cucumber
7 4 (1.47%) Mockito
7 4 (1.47%) NetBeans
7 4 (1.47%) SpecFlow
7 4 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.74%) Concordion
8 2 (0.74%) Grunt
8 2 (0.74%) Jasmine
8 2 (0.74%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (0.74%) Subversion
9 1 (0.37%) Hudson
9 1 (0.37%) NUnit
General
1 27 (9.93%) Marketing
2 25 (9.19%) Finance
3 12 (4.41%) Telecoms
4 10 (3.68%) Legal
5 9 (3.31%) Manufacturing
5 9 (3.31%) Retail
6 8 (2.94%) Aerospace
7 7 (2.57%) Electronics
8 6 (2.21%) Automotive
8 6 (2.21%) Front Office
9 5 (1.84%) Banking
9 5 (1.84%) French Language
9 5 (1.84%) Polish Language
9 5 (1.84%) Russian Language
9 5 (1.84%) Ukrainian Language
10 3 (1.10%) Military
11 1 (0.37%) Advertising
11 1 (0.37%) Games
11 1 (0.37%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (34.56%) .NET
2 68 (25.00%) HTML
3 55 (20.22%) J2EE
4 54 (19.85%) XML
5 48 (17.65%) HTML5
6 46 (16.91%) ASP.NET
7 44 (16.18%) EJB
8 43 (15.81%) CSS
9 41 (15.07%) JSON
9 41 (15.07%) REST
10 39 (14.34%) SOAP
11 38 (13.97%) Spring
12 37 (13.60%) Web Services
13 34 (12.50%) jQuery
14 30 (11.03%) Hibernate
15 29 (10.66%) J2SE
16 25 (9.19%) Play Framework
17 19 (6.99%) LAMP
18 17 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
19 15 (5.51%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.09%) Computer Science
2 15 (5.51%) Biometrics
2 15 (5.51%) Smartcard
3 10 (3.68%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (2.57%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 7 (2.57%) Mathematics
5 6 (2.21%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.47%) Clustering
6 4 (1.47%) Informatics
6 4 (1.47%) Replication
7 3 (1.10%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (1.10%) Smartphone
8 2 (0.74%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (0.74%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.74%) Economics
8 2 (0.74%) Grid Computing
8 2 (0.74%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (0.74%) RIA
9 1 (0.37%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 41 (15.07%) Unix
2 36 (13.24%) Linux
3 33 (12.13%) Windows
4 22 (8.09%) Android
4 22 (8.09%) Apple iOS
5 10 (3.68%) Windows NT
5 10 (3.68%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (3.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.10%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.37%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (61.40%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (26.10%) Software Architecture
3 62 (22.79%) Scrum
4 61 (22.43%) Software Engineering
5 50 (18.38%) Mentoring
6 43 (15.81%) TDD
7 41 (15.07%) UML
8 40 (14.71%) Open Source
9 38 (13.97%) SOA
10 32 (11.76%) MVC
11 27 (9.93%) Microservices
12 26 (9.56%) Continuous Integration
13 23 (8.46%) Project Management
14 22 (8.09%) Web Development
15 21 (7.72%) OO
16 18 (6.62%) SDLC
17 17 (6.25%) Configuration Management
18 16 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
18 16 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
19 15 (5.51%) Product Marketing
Programming Languages
1 151 (55.51%) Java
2 90 (33.09%) C#
3 76 (27.94%) JavaScript
4 56 (20.59%) SQL
5 45 (16.54%) C++
6 27 (9.93%) Scala
7 25 (9.19%) PHP
8 22 (8.09%) Python
9 20 (7.35%) C
10 10 (3.68%) Bash Shell
11 9 (3.31%) Perl
11 9 (3.31%) Ruby
12 5 (1.84%) VB
13 4 (1.47%) VB.NET
14 3 (1.10%) Embedded C
14 3 (1.10%) Go
14 3 (1.10%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.74%) Clojure
15 2 (0.74%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.37%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 42 (15.44%) Security Cleared
2 41 (15.07%) Degree
2 41 (15.07%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.37%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.37%) MCSD
3 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.37%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.37%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.51%) ISO/IEC 7816
2 5 (1.84%) AIFMD
3 3 (1.10%) QA
4 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 25 (9.19%) Docker
2 2 (0.74%) Firmware
2 2 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 33 (12.13%) Puppet
2 3 (1.10%) Ansible
2 3 (1.10%) Kibana
2 3 (1.10%) logstash
2 3 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.10%) Salt
Vendors
1 41 (15.07%) Oracle
2 25 (9.19%) webMethods
3 22 (8.09%) Microsoft
4 11 (4.04%) Red Hat
5 6 (2.21%) SAP
6 4 (1.47%) Google
6 4 (1.47%) InterSystems
6 4 (1.47%) Kony
7 3 (1.10%) Telerik
8 2 (0.74%) CheckPoint
8 2 (0.74%) Cisco
8 2 (0.74%) EPiServer
8 2 (0.74%) F5
8 2 (0.74%) Facebook
8 2 (0.74%) Intel Security
8 2 (0.74%) Juniper
8 2 (0.74%) Symantec
8 2 (0.74%) VMware
9 1 (0.37%) Rackspace
9 1 (0.37%) Tableau
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Posted: 14 hours ago
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £55,000 to £80,000 per annum
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Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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