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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architect
Rank 797 787 750
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -37
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Architect 87 101 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.085% 0.094% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.090% 0.100% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 75 76 99
Average salary £57,500 £60,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £56,500 £55,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+2.72% -15.38%
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
96305 101240 93715
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.20% 94.50% 94.25%
Number of salaries quoted 81010 82636 78466
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +35 29 £57,500 -8.00% 5
London -4 26 £77,500 +19.23% 1
East Midlands +9 13 £51,500 -6.36% 3
South West -26 6 £48,750 -2.50%
North West -2 5 £63,750 +15.90% 2
East of England -13 3 £55,000 -22.80% 1
North East - 2 £50,750 -
Yorkshire -1 1 £55,000 +6.28% 3
West Midlands -6 1 £70,000 +40.00%
Software Architect
UK

Software Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (53.02%) .NET
2 113 (52.56%) Agile Software Development
3 100 (46.51%) Java
4 98 (45.58%) C#
5 64 (29.77%) JavaScript
5 64 (29.77%) SQL Server
6 63 (29.30%) Software Engineering
7 59 (27.44%) MVC
8 58 (26.98%) HTML
8 58 (26.98%) ASP.NET
9 50 (23.26%) OO
10 46 (21.40%) Software Architecture
11 45 (20.93%) Degree
12 43 (20.00%) SQL
12 43 (20.00%) HTML5
13 41 (19.07%) CSS
13 41 (19.07%) OOD
14 39 (18.14%) Finance
15 38 (17.67%) Microsoft
15 38 (17.67%) ASP.NET MVC
16 35 (16.28%) C
16 35 (16.28%) C++
17 34 (15.81%) XML
18 33 (15.35%) SOA
18 33 (15.35%) Computer Science
19 30 (13.95%) Scrum
20 29 (13.49%) TDD
21 28 (13.02%) Retail
21 28 (13.02%) jQuery
21 28 (13.02%) Oracle

Software Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 13 (6.05%) SharePoint
2 12 (5.58%) JBoss
2 12 (5.58%) Apache
3 11 (5.12%) Node.js
4 7 (3.26%) IIS
5 6 (2.79%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.40%) Documentum
6 3 (1.40%) FileNet
6 3 (1.40%) CMS
6 3 (1.40%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.40%) GlassFish
7 2 (0.93%) ColdFusion
7 2 (0.93%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.93%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.47%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.47%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.47%) Liferay
Applications
1 24 (11.16%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.47%) Simulink
2 1 (0.47%) Mathematica
2 1 (0.47%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.47%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 25 (11.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (10.70%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.86%) SaaS
4 3 (1.40%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.47%) Office 365
6 1 (0.47%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (8.37%) Network Security
2 13 (6.05%) TCP/IP
3 7 (3.26%) CTI
4 2 (0.93%) HTTP
4 2 (0.93%) SNMP
4 2 (0.93%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (0.47%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.47%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (0.47%) LTE
5 1 (0.47%) Wireless
5 1 (0.47%) LDAP
5 1 (0.47%) GPRS
5 1 (0.47%) 3GPP
5 1 (0.47%) DHCP
5 1 (0.47%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (29.77%) SQL Server
2 27 (12.56%) Relational Database
3 15 (6.98%) MongoDB
4 10 (4.65%) Oracle Database
5 9 (4.19%) MySQL
6 7 (3.26%) Big Data
7 6 (2.79%) NoSQL
7 6 (2.79%) Redis
7 6 (2.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (2.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (2.79%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.86%) Jackrabbit
8 4 (1.86%) Riak
8 4 (1.86%) IBM InfoSphere
9 3 (1.40%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.93%) Apache Hive
10 2 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.93%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 20 (9.30%) Visual Studio
2 19 (8.84%) Subversion
3 18 (8.37%) Git (software)
4 14 (6.51%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (4.65%) JIRA
6 9 (4.19%) Maven
7 7 (3.26%) JUnit
8 4 (1.86%) Jenkins
8 4 (1.86%) Selenium
9 3 (1.40%) Eclipse
9 3 (1.40%) IntelliJ
9 3 (1.40%) Cucumber
9 3 (1.40%) Rational DOORS
9 3 (1.40%) SpecFlow
10 2 (0.93%) Mockito
10 2 (0.93%) SonarQube
11 1 (0.47%) gulp
11 1 (0.47%) Calabash
11 1 (0.47%) Grunt
11 1 (0.47%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 39 (18.14%) Finance
2 28 (13.02%) Retail
3 14 (6.51%) Publishing
4 10 (4.65%) Telecoms
5 7 (3.26%) Banking
6 6 (2.79%) Marketing
7 5 (2.33%) Advertising
7 5 (2.33%) Electronics
8 4 (1.86%) French Language
9 3 (1.40%) Back Office
9 3 (1.40%) Legal
10 2 (0.93%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.93%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.93%) Automotive
10 2 (0.93%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.93%) Billing
10 2 (0.93%) Polish Language
10 2 (0.93%) Russian Language
10 2 (0.93%) Ukrainian Language
11 1 (0.47%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (53.02%) .NET
2 58 (26.98%) ASP.NET
2 58 (26.98%) HTML
3 43 (20.00%) HTML5
4 41 (19.07%) CSS
5 38 (17.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 34 (15.81%) XML
7 28 (13.02%) jQuery
8 24 (11.16%) Web Services
9 23 (10.70%) REST
10 21 (9.77%) SOAP
11 19 (8.84%) J2EE
12 18 (8.37%) AngularJS
13 17 (7.91%) RESTful
14 16 (7.44%) Ajax
14 16 (7.44%) .NET Framework
15 12 (5.58%) Java EE
15 12 (5.58%) WCF
16 11 (5.12%) CSS3
16 11 (5.12%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 33 (15.35%) Computer Science
2 28 (13.02%) Mobile App
3 19 (8.84%) Data Structures
3 19 (8.84%) Algorithms
4 14 (6.51%) Photography
5 11 (5.12%) Client/Server
6 9 (4.19%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (4.19%) RIA
6 9 (4.19%) Visualisation
7 8 (3.72%) Taxonomies
8 6 (2.79%) Social Media
9 5 (2.33%) Embedded Systems
9 5 (2.33%) Mainframe
10 4 (1.86%) Social Network
11 3 (1.40%) Human Factors
11 3 (1.40%) N-Tier
12 2 (0.93%) DTV
12 2 (0.93%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.93%) Informatics
12 2 (0.93%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 25 (11.63%) Windows
2 19 (8.84%) UNIX
3 17 (7.91%) Linux
4 11 (5.12%) Android
5 9 (4.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (4.19%) Windows NT
5 9 (4.19%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (3.72%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.47%) CentOS
7 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (52.56%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (29.30%) Software Engineering
3 59 (27.44%) MVC
4 50 (23.26%) OO
5 46 (21.40%) Software Architecture
6 41 (19.07%) OOD
7 33 (15.35%) SOA
8 30 (13.95%) Scrum
9 29 (13.49%) TDD
10 27 (12.56%) Mentoring
11 25 (11.63%) DevOps
12 22 (10.23%) UML
13 19 (8.84%) Software Deployment
14 18 (8.37%) SDLC
14 18 (8.37%) Open Source
14 18 (8.37%) Continuous Integration
15 17 (7.91%) Content Management
16 14 (6.51%) Web Application Development
17 11 (5.12%) API Development
17 11 (5.12%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 100 (46.51%) Java
2 98 (45.58%) C#
3 64 (29.77%) JavaScript
4 43 (20.00%) SQL
5 35 (16.28%) C++
5 35 (16.28%) C
6 11 (5.12%) PHP
7 10 (4.65%) Python
8 6 (2.79%) XQuery
8 6 (2.79%) COBOL
8 6 (2.79%) XPath
8 6 (2.79%) Scala
9 5 (2.33%) T-SQL
9 5 (2.33%) Ruby
10 3 (1.40%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.40%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.40%) F#
11 2 (0.93%) Clojure
11 2 (0.93%) Haskell
11 2 (0.93%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 45 (20.93%) Degree
2 18 (8.37%) SC Cleared
2 18 (8.37%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.47%) PMP
3 1 (0.47%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.26%) QA
2 1 (0.47%) IEC 61508
2 1 (0.47%) DO-178B
2 1 (0.47%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.47%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 2 (0.93%) Docker
2 1 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.86%) Puppet
2 2 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 38 (17.67%) Microsoft
2 28 (13.02%) Oracle
3 7 (3.26%) Red Hat
4 6 (2.79%) iRise
5 4 (1.86%) IBM
6 3 (1.40%) Tableau
6 3 (1.40%) Google
7 2 (0.93%) webMethods
7 2 (0.93%) SAP
8 1 (0.47%) Cisco
8 1 (0.47%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.47%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.47%) Adobe
8 1 (0.47%) HP
8 1 (0.47%) Juniper
8 1 (0.47%) Symantec
8 1 (0.47%) McAfee
8 1 (0.47%) VMware
8 1 (0.47%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.47%) EPiServer
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