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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architect
Rank 741 725 675
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -50
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Architect 105 123 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.13% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.13% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 93 95 136
Average salary £60,000 £67,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £87,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £57,750 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -3.75%
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
92746 92860 91869
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.83% 94.46% 94.86%
Number of salaries quoted 77029 75604 78139
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 £65,000 £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 5 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 5 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 +8 28 £65,000 -13.33% 2
East of England +15 22 £60,000 -7.69% 3
South East -18 18 £60,000 -13.04% 4
South West -24 14 £45,000 -14.28% 6
Yorkshire -2 10 £55,000 +15.78% 3
North West -8 7 £52,500 -6.25%
West Midlands -21 6 £70,000 +3.70% 3
East Midlands +24 2 - - 2
Software Architect
UK

Software Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 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 (42.33%) .NET
2 85 (39.53%) C#
3 63 (29.30%) Java
4 55 (25.58%) Software Engineering
5 54 (25.12%) Agile Software Development
6 44 (20.47%) SQL Server
7 43 (20.00%) OO
8 40 (18.60%) Microsoft
9 39 (18.14%) JavaScript
10 38 (17.67%) MVC
11 37 (17.21%) SOA
11 37 (17.21%) Software Architecture
12 34 (15.81%) ASP.NET
13 33 (15.35%) Web Services
13 33 (15.35%) Finance
14 31 (14.42%) Oracle
14 31 (14.42%) SQL
14 31 (14.42%) TDD
15 30 (13.95%) C
16 29 (13.49%) Python
16 29 (13.49%) Scrum
17 28 (13.02%) HTML
17 28 (13.02%) Enterprise Software
18 26 (12.09%) XML
18 26 (12.09%) Degree
19 24 (11.16%) jQuery
19 24 (11.16%) C++
19 24 (11.16%) Linux
20 23 (10.70%) .NET Framework
21 22 (10.23%) ASP.NET MVC

Software Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 11 (5.12%) WebSphere
1 11 (5.12%) SharePoint
2 9 (4.19%) NServiceBus
3 8 (3.72%) JBoss
4 6 (2.79%) SharePoint 2010
4 6 (2.79%) Tomcat
5 5 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (1.40%) nginx
6 3 (1.40%) Drupal
7 2 (0.93%) ArchestrA
7 2 (0.93%) Apache
7 2 (0.93%) CMS
8 1 (0.47%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (3.26%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.33%) MS Office
3 3 (1.40%) TargetLink
4 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.93%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.79%) SaaS
2 6 (2.79%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.93%) GitHub
4 1 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.47%) Office 365
4 1 (0.47%) Heroku
4 1 (0.47%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.33%) Internet
2 2 (0.93%) CTI
2 2 (0.93%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.93%) VPN
2 2 (0.93%) Network Security
3 1 (0.47%) LAN
3 1 (0.47%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (20.47%) SQL Server
2 19 (8.84%) NoSQL
3 15 (6.98%) MySQL
4 10 (4.65%) Relational Database
5 9 (4.19%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (3.26%) RDBMS
6 7 (3.26%) MongoDB
7 6 (2.79%) Oracle Database
7 6 (2.79%) Big Data
7 6 (2.79%) DB2
7 6 (2.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (2.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (1.86%) Hadoop
9 4 (1.86%) Riak
9 4 (1.86%) Oracle BI EE
10 3 (1.40%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 15 (6.98%) Git (software)
2 14 (6.51%) Visual Studio
3 12 (5.58%) Jenkins
4 11 (5.12%) JUnit
5 9 (4.19%) Maven
5 9 (4.19%) Ant
6 8 (3.72%) Hudson
7 7 (3.26%) Mockito
8 6 (2.79%) Mercurial
8 6 (2.79%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (2.33%) Concordion
10 3 (1.40%) Subversion
10 3 (1.40%) JIRA
11 2 (0.93%) MSTest
11 2 (0.93%) Moq
11 2 (0.93%) Gradle
11 2 (0.93%) NUnit
12 1 (0.47%) AccuRev
12 1 (0.47%) Eclipse
12 1 (0.47%) IntelliJ
General
1 33 (15.35%) Finance
2 19 (8.84%) Telecoms
3 11 (5.12%) Banking
4 10 (4.65%) Law
4 10 (4.65%) Retail
5 6 (2.79%) Electronics
6 4 (1.86%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.86%) Automotive
6 4 (1.86%) Back Office
6 4 (1.86%) Marketing
7 2 (0.93%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.93%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.93%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.93%) Games
8 1 (0.47%) Billing
8 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.47%) Advertising
8 1 (0.47%) Publishing
8 1 (0.47%) Legal
8 1 (0.47%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (42.33%) .NET
2 34 (15.81%) ASP.NET
3 33 (15.35%) Web Services
4 28 (13.02%) HTML
5 26 (12.09%) XML
6 24 (11.16%) jQuery
7 23 (10.70%) .NET Framework
8 22 (10.23%) ASP.NET MVC
9 19 (8.84%) CSS
9 19 (8.84%) WCF
10 16 (7.44%) Middleware
11 13 (6.05%) SOAP
11 13 (6.05%) Spring
11 13 (6.05%) AngularJS
12 12 (5.58%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 12 (5.58%) REST
13 11 (5.12%) WPF
13 11 (5.12%) XSLT
13 11 (5.12%) HTML5
14 10 (4.65%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 28 (13.02%) Enterprise Software
2 15 (6.98%) Open Source
3 14 (6.51%) Client/Server
4 13 (6.05%) Computer Science
5 10 (4.65%) Digital Media
6 9 (4.19%) Mobile App
7 7 (3.26%) Mathematics
8 6 (2.79%) N-Tier
9 5 (2.33%) Blog
9 5 (2.33%) Embedded Systems
10 4 (1.86%) User Experience
10 4 (1.86%) Cryptography
11 3 (1.40%) Physics
11 3 (1.40%) DTV
12 2 (0.93%) Inversion of Control
12 2 (0.93%) Hedge funds
12 2 (0.93%) Social Media
12 2 (0.93%) Social Network
12 2 (0.93%) Streaming Video
13 1 (0.47%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 24 (11.16%) Linux
2 16 (7.44%) Windows
3 11 (5.12%) UNIX
4 10 (4.65%) Apple iOS
4 10 (4.65%) Android
5 5 (2.33%) Windows Mobile
6 3 (1.40%) CentOS
6 3 (1.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (25.58%) Software Engineering
2 54 (25.12%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (20.00%) OO
4 38 (17.67%) MVC
5 37 (17.21%) SOA
5 37 (17.21%) Software Architecture
6 31 (14.42%) TDD
7 29 (13.49%) Scrum
8 19 (8.84%) OOP
9 18 (8.37%) Mentoring
9 18 (8.37%) UML
10 16 (7.44%) Project Management
11 15 (6.98%) Enterprise Architecture
12 14 (6.51%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (6.05%) OOD
14 12 (5.58%) Technical Architecture
15 10 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
16 9 (4.19%) E-Commerce
17 8 (3.72%) MVVM
17 8 (3.72%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 85 (39.53%) C#
2 63 (29.30%) Java
3 39 (18.14%) JavaScript
4 31 (14.42%) SQL
5 30 (13.95%) C
6 29 (13.49%) Python
7 24 (11.16%) C++
8 11 (5.12%) Ruby
9 10 (4.65%) PHP
10 8 (3.72%) Embedded C
10 8 (3.72%) PL/SQL
10 8 (3.72%) VB.NET
11 5 (2.33%) T-SQL
11 5 (2.33%) Scala
12 3 (1.40%) IronPython
12 3 (1.40%) F#
12 3 (1.40%) Erlang
12 3 (1.40%) VB
12 3 (1.40%) Clojure
13 2 (0.93%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 26 (12.09%) Degree
2 8 (3.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (3.26%) Security Cleared
4 5 (2.33%) MCTS
4 5 (2.33%) MCPD
4 5 (2.33%) MCP
5 4 (1.86%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.40%) HND
6 3 (1.40%) MCSE
6 3 (1.40%) Microsoft Certified Architect
6 3 (1.40%) VCP4
7 2 (0.93%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.33%) QA
2 3 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (0.93%) Varnish
2 1 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.47%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.47%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (1.40%) Puppet
Vendors
1 40 (18.60%) Microsoft
2 31 (14.42%) Oracle
3 9 (4.19%) IBM
4 5 (2.33%) Red Hat
4 5 (2.33%) Twitter
5 4 (1.86%) Sitecore
5 4 (1.86%) Google
6 3 (1.40%) SAP
7 2 (0.93%) Facebook
7 2 (0.93%) TIBCO
7 2 (0.93%) Wonderware
8 1 (0.47%) Rackspace
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Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 14 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Cielo Talent - Nice
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bristol
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits: bonus + benefts
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: 41000-46000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Massive Interactive
Posted: Yesterday
Norwich, Norfolk
Aviva
Posted: Yesterday
Dorset
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £43000 - £50000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
East Sussex
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + upto 20% bonus + extensive package
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + pension, life/health insurance
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: c£50k - £55K
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Superb Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
East Riding of Yorkshire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 12 days ago
Chippenham
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Superb Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + inc FE Car + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 20 days ago
Poole
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, 25 days leave
Posted: 22 days ago
Poole
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + pension. 25 days holiday, bonus
Posted: 26 days ago
Stoke on Trent
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + +FE Car + Bonus + Bens
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