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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architect
Rank 787 805 734
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -71
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Architect 91 92 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.089% 0.084% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.094% 0.089% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 65 73 112
Average salary £58,500 £60,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,600 £50,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £56,250 £67,500
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -16.66%
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
96460 103322 95939
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.34% 94.48% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 80662 85110 80222
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 £26,500 £26,375
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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +33 38 £57,500 -11.53% 5
London +12 25 £77,500 +19.23% 7
East Midlands +10 10 £56,500 +13.00%
South West -13 6 £52,500 -17.96% 1
East of England 0 5 £58,500 -19.31% 1
North West -11 4 £62,500 +13.63% 2
Yorkshire -6 2 - - 3
West Midlands -10 1 £70,000 +40.00%
Software Architect
UK

Software Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 112 (54.63%) .NET
2 98 (47.80%) C#
3 94 (45.85%) Java
4 91 (44.39%) Agile Software Development
5 68 (33.17%) SQL Server
6 61 (29.76%) Software Engineering
7 60 (29.27%) MVC
8 57 (27.80%) JavaScript
9 56 (27.32%) HTML
9 56 (27.32%) ASP.NET
10 49 (23.90%) OO
11 44 (21.46%) OOD
11 44 (21.46%) XML
12 42 (20.49%) Finance
12 42 (20.49%) Degree
13 41 (20.00%) Microsoft
14 40 (19.51%) CSS
14 40 (19.51%) ASP.NET MVC
14 40 (19.51%) Software Architecture
15 39 (19.02%) SQL
16 38 (18.54%) HTML5
17 36 (17.56%) SOA
18 34 (16.59%) C++
19 31 (15.12%) C
19 31 (15.12%) Computer Science
20 30 (14.63%) Oracle
21 28 (13.66%) Retail
22 27 (13.17%) Mobile App
23 26 (12.68%) Microsoft Azure
23 26 (12.68%) Web Services

Software Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (7.80%) SharePoint
2 10 (4.88%) JBoss
2 10 (4.88%) Node.js
3 6 (2.93%) Tomcat
3 6 (2.93%) IIS
4 5 (2.44%) Apache
5 3 (1.46%) Documentum
5 3 (1.46%) FileNet
6 2 (0.98%) CMS
6 2 (0.98%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.98%) GlassFish
6 2 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.98%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.49%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.49%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.49%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.49%) Liferay
7 1 (0.49%) Confluence
Applications
1 24 (11.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.49%) Simulink
2 1 (0.49%) Mathematica
2 1 (0.49%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.49%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 26 (12.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (10.24%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.44%) SaaS
4 1 (0.49%) Office 365
4 1 (0.49%) IaaS
4 1 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.83%) TCP/IP
1 14 (6.83%) Network Security
2 8 (3.90%) CTI
3 2 (0.98%) HTTP
3 2 (0.98%) SNMP
3 2 (0.98%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (0.49%) LTE
4 1 (0.49%) Wireless
4 1 (0.49%) LDAP
4 1 (0.49%) GPRS
4 1 (0.49%) 3GPP
4 1 (0.49%) DHCP
4 1 (0.49%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (33.17%) SQL Server
2 25 (12.20%) Relational Database
3 20 (9.76%) MongoDB
4 9 (4.39%) MySQL
5 8 (3.90%) NoSQL
5 8 (3.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (3.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (3.41%) RDBMS
6 7 (3.41%) Riak
7 6 (2.93%) Redis
7 6 (2.93%) Oracle Database
8 5 (2.44%) Big Data
9 4 (1.95%) Couchbase
9 4 (1.95%) IBM InfoSphere
10 3 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.46%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.98%) Apache Hive
11 2 (0.98%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.49%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 20 (9.76%) Visual Studio
2 18 (8.78%) Subversion
3 13 (6.34%) Git (software)
3 13 (6.34%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (4.39%) Maven
5 6 (2.93%) JIRA
5 6 (2.93%) JUnit
6 5 (2.44%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.46%) Rational DOORS
8 2 (0.98%) Mockito
8 2 (0.98%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.98%) Selenium
8 2 (0.98%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.98%) IntelliJ
8 2 (0.98%) SpecFlow
8 2 (0.98%) SonarQube
9 1 (0.49%) Calabash
9 1 (0.49%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.49%) NUnit
9 1 (0.49%) Oracle Forms
General
1 42 (20.49%) Finance
2 28 (13.66%) Retail
3 14 (6.83%) Publishing
3 14 (6.83%) Telecoms
4 10 (4.88%) Banking
5 7 (3.41%) Marketing
6 6 (2.93%) Electronics
7 5 (2.44%) Back Office
8 4 (1.95%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.95%) Advertising
9 2 (0.98%) Billing
9 2 (0.98%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.98%) Legal
9 2 (0.98%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.49%) Automotive
10 1 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.49%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.49%) French Language
10 1 (0.49%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (54.63%) .NET
2 56 (27.32%) ASP.NET
2 56 (27.32%) HTML
3 44 (21.46%) XML
4 40 (19.51%) CSS
4 40 (19.51%) ASP.NET MVC
5 38 (18.54%) HTML5
6 26 (12.68%) Web Services
7 23 (11.22%) SOAP
7 23 (11.22%) jQuery
8 22 (10.73%) REST
9 21 (10.24%) .NET Framework
10 18 (8.78%) Ajax
11 16 (7.80%) J2EE
11 16 (7.80%) AngularJS
12 15 (7.32%) RESTful
13 14 (6.83%) WCF
14 12 (5.85%) Java EE
15 11 (5.37%) Spring
15 11 (5.37%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 31 (15.12%) Computer Science
2 27 (13.17%) Mobile App
3 19 (9.27%) Data Structures
3 19 (9.27%) Algorithms
4 15 (7.32%) Client/Server
5 14 (6.83%) Photography
5 14 (6.83%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (3.90%) Visualisation
6 8 (3.90%) Embedded Systems
6 8 (3.90%) Taxonomies
7 6 (2.93%) RIA
7 6 (2.93%) Social Media
8 5 (2.44%) N-Tier
8 5 (2.44%) Mainframe
9 4 (1.95%) DTV
9 4 (1.95%) Social Network
10 3 (1.46%) Human Factors
11 2 (0.98%) Blog
11 2 (0.98%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.98%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 19 (9.27%) Windows
2 18 (8.78%) Linux
3 14 (6.83%) UNIX
4 9 (4.39%) Android
5 6 (2.93%) Apple iOS
6 5 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (2.44%) Windows NT
6 5 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.49%) CentOS
7 1 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (44.39%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (29.76%) Software Engineering
3 60 (29.27%) MVC
4 49 (23.90%) OO
5 44 (21.46%) OOD
6 40 (19.51%) Software Architecture
7 36 (17.56%) SOA
8 25 (12.20%) Scrum
8 25 (12.20%) Mentoring
9 23 (11.22%) TDD
10 22 (10.73%) Open Source
11 21 (10.24%) DevOps
12 19 (9.27%) Software Deployment
12 19 (9.27%) SDLC
12 19 (9.27%) UML
13 16 (7.80%) Continuous Integration
14 14 (6.83%) Web Application Development
15 13 (6.34%) Content Management
16 12 (5.85%) Multithreading
17 11 (5.37%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 98 (47.80%) C#
2 94 (45.85%) Java
3 57 (27.80%) JavaScript
4 39 (19.02%) SQL
5 34 (16.59%) C++
6 31 (15.12%) C
7 13 (6.34%) Python
8 9 (4.39%) PHP
9 6 (2.93%) COBOL
9 6 (2.93%) XQuery
9 6 (2.93%) XPath
9 6 (2.93%) Scala
10 4 (1.95%) F#
10 4 (1.95%) Ruby
10 4 (1.95%) VB
11 3 (1.46%) VB.NET
11 3 (1.46%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.46%) Haskell
11 3 (1.46%) Erlang
11 3 (1.46%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 42 (20.49%) Degree
2 17 (8.29%) Security Cleared
3 16 (7.80%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.98%) MCP
4 2 (0.98%) HND
4 2 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.98%) MCTS
4 2 (0.98%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.90%) QA
2 1 (0.49%) IEC 61508
2 1 (0.49%) DO-178B
2 1 (0.49%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.49%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1 (0.49%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (0.49%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.98%) Puppet
1 2 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 41 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 30 (14.63%) Oracle
3 6 (2.93%) iRise
4 5 (2.44%) Google
5 4 (1.95%) Red Hat
5 4 (1.95%) SAP
5 4 (1.95%) IBM
6 2 (0.98%) Tableau
6 2 (0.98%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.49%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.49%) Adobe
7 1 (0.49%) HP
7 1 (0.49%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.49%) webMethods
7 1 (0.49%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.49%) EPiServer
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits!
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Corriculo
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 per year
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