The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architect
Rank 770 683 700
Rank change year-on-year
-87 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Architect 125 182 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.17% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.18% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 85 130 165
Average salary £67,500 £60,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,400 £44,800 £49,700
10% offered a salary of more than £76,500 £75,000 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £56,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
106581 98705 112223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.50% 94.71% 94.81%
Number of salaries quoted 87190 83107 96889
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Software Architect
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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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
London -36 44 £75,000 +22.44% 1
South East -66 26 £67,500 +3.84% 1
South West +17 22 £51,000 -5.55% 3
Yorkshire -29 13 - - 2
North West +1 11 £67,500 +58.82%
East of England -32 5 £72,500 +11.53% 1
West Midlands -22 3 £67,500 +28.57% 1
East Midlands -23 1 - -
Software Architect
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Software Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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.

1 129 (51.19%) Java
2 115 (45.63%) .NET
3 84 (33.33%) C#
4 82 (32.54%) Agile Software Development
5 70 (27.78%) Software Engineering
6 59 (23.41%) Scrum
7 56 (22.22%) MVC
8 51 (20.24%) ASP.NET
9 48 (19.05%) OO
10 44 (17.46%) Software Architecture
11 43 (17.06%) SQL Server
12 42 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
13 39 (15.48%) Open Source
13 39 (15.48%) Web Services
14 37 (14.68%) Spring
15 36 (14.29%) Oracle
16 35 (13.89%) SOA
17 33 (13.10%) J2EE
18 32 (12.70%) HTML
19 31 (12.30%) Microsoft
19 31 (12.30%) Middleware
20 30 (11.90%) Finance
20 30 (11.90%) Linux
20 30 (11.90%) ASP.NET MVC
21 29 (11.51%) Telecoms
21 29 (11.51%) WCF
21 29 (11.51%) Degree
21 29 (11.51%) TDD
22 28 (11.11%) Client/Server
23 27 (10.71%) Security Cleared

Software Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 15 (5.95%) Tomcat
2 13 (5.16%) Jetty
3 12 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
4 10 (3.97%) SharePoint
5 8 (3.17%) WebLogic
5 8 (3.17%) SharePoint Server
6 6 (2.38%) WebSphere
6 6 (2.38%) MQSeries
7 5 (1.98%) Apache
7 5 (1.98%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (1.98%) Node.js
8 4 (1.59%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (1.59%) IIS
9 3 (1.19%) NServiceBus
9 3 (1.19%) Alfresco
9 3 (1.19%) Liferay
10 2 (0.79%) JCAPS
10 2 (0.79%) Apache ServiceMix
10 2 (0.79%) iPlanet
11 1 (0.40%) FileNet
Applications
1 15 (5.95%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.40%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.17%) SaaS
3 2 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.16%) Wireless
2 12 (4.76%) Internet
3 2 (0.79%) HTTP
4 1 (0.40%) IPv4
4 1 (0.40%) IPv6
4 1 (0.40%) LDAP
4 1 (0.40%) 3GPP
4 1 (0.40%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.40%) Firewall
4 1 (0.40%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.40%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (17.06%) SQL Server
2 20 (7.94%) NoSQL
3 14 (5.56%) MySQL
4 11 (4.37%) Big Data
4 11 (4.37%) Relational Database
5 8 (3.17%) Oracle Database
6 6 (2.38%) MongoDB
6 6 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (1.98%) DB2
7 5 (1.98%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.19%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.19%) CouchDB
10 2 (0.79%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.40%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.40%) HBase
Development Applications
1 16 (6.35%) Git (software)
2 8 (3.17%) Moq
2 8 (3.17%) Subversion
3 6 (2.38%) Visual Studio
4 5 (1.98%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (1.59%) JUnit
6 2 (0.79%) Ant
6 2 (0.79%) JIRA
6 2 (0.79%) Rational Rhapsody
6 2 (0.79%) WebObjects
6 2 (0.79%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.40%) Behat
7 1 (0.40%) JProfiler
7 1 (0.40%) Gerrit
7 1 (0.40%) RSpec
7 1 (0.40%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.40%) Selenium
7 1 (0.40%) Maven
7 1 (0.40%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.40%) XMLSpy
General
1 30 (11.90%) Finance
2 29 (11.51%) Telecoms
3 14 (5.56%) Banking
4 13 (5.16%) Marketing
5 10 (3.97%) Retail
6 8 (3.17%) Online Betting
6 8 (3.17%) Publishing
7 6 (2.38%) Billing
8 5 (1.98%) Automotive
9 4 (1.59%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.59%) Games
9 4 (1.59%) Local Government
10 3 (1.19%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.79%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (45.63%) .NET
2 51 (20.24%) ASP.NET
3 39 (15.48%) Web Services
4 37 (14.68%) Spring
5 33 (13.10%) J2EE
6 32 (12.70%) HTML
7 31 (12.30%) Middleware
8 30 (11.90%) ASP.NET MVC
9 29 (11.51%) WCF
10 20 (7.94%) XML
11 18 (7.14%) .NET Framework
12 16 (6.35%) WPF
12 16 (6.35%) CSS
12 16 (6.35%) Servlets
13 15 (5.95%) Java EE
14 14 (5.56%) Hibernate
14 14 (5.56%) JSP
14 14 (5.56%) EJB
14 14 (5.56%) EJB 3.0
14 14 (5.56%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 42 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 39 (15.48%) Open Source
3 28 (11.11%) Client/Server
4 23 (9.13%) Computer Science
5 20 (7.94%) Digital Media
6 9 (3.57%) Mobile App
7 8 (3.17%) Social Media
7 8 (3.17%) Management Information System
8 7 (2.78%) Cryptography
9 6 (2.38%) Streaming Video
9 6 (2.38%) IPTV
10 5 (1.98%) Device Driver
10 5 (1.98%) EMV
11 4 (1.59%) Mobile Banking
12 2 (0.79%) iPhone
12 2 (0.79%) Visualisation
12 2 (0.79%) iPad
12 2 (0.79%) N-Tier
12 2 (0.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 2 (0.79%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 30 (11.90%) Linux
2 12 (4.76%) Android
2 12 (4.76%) Apple iOS
3 11 (4.37%) UNIX
3 11 (4.37%) Windows
4 2 (0.79%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.40%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (32.54%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (27.78%) Software Engineering
3 59 (23.41%) Scrum
4 56 (22.22%) MVC
5 48 (19.05%) OO
6 44 (17.46%) Software Architecture
7 35 (13.89%) SOA
8 29 (11.51%) TDD
9 26 (10.32%) UML
10 23 (9.13%) Enterprise Architecture
11 20 (7.94%) Requirements Analysis
11 20 (7.94%) E-Commerce
12 19 (7.54%) OOD
13 16 (6.35%) Process Management
14 14 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
14 14 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
14 14 (5.56%) Waterfall
15 13 (5.16%) CRM
16 12 (4.76%) Unit Testing
17 11 (4.37%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 129 (51.19%) Java
2 84 (33.33%) C#
3 25 (9.92%) JavaScript
3 25 (9.92%) SQL
4 23 (9.13%) PHP
5 20 (7.94%) C++
6 15 (5.95%) Python
6 15 (5.95%) Ruby
7 13 (5.16%) C
8 11 (4.37%) Scala
9 10 (3.97%) Perl
9 10 (3.97%) VB.NET
10 9 (3.57%) Objective-C
11 5 (1.98%) Embedded C
12 3 (1.19%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.19%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.79%) XAML
13 2 (0.79%) Erlang
14 1 (0.40%) Korn
14 1 (0.40%) XPath
Qualifications
1 29 (11.51%) Degree
2 27 (10.71%) Security Cleared
3 15 (5.95%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.40%) CISSP
4 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.40%) CISA
4 1 (0.40%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.57%) QA
2 2 (0.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 2 (0.79%) Nessus
1 2 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 36 (14.29%) Oracle
2 31 (12.30%) Microsoft
3 9 (3.57%) JBoss
4 6 (2.38%) Zend
5 5 (1.98%) TIBCO
6 2 (0.79%) Tumbleweed
6 2 (0.79%) HP
6 2 (0.79%) IBM
7 1 (0.40%) SAP
7 1 (0.40%) Intel
South West
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 35 minutes ago
York, North Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary DOE + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 Per Annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Yorkshire and the Humber
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + upto 20% bonus, benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Trowbridge
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £38000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Cambridge
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + full benefits package +shares
Posted: 20 days ago