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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architect
Rank 758 777 698
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -79
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Architect 115 125 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.11% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.12% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 86 82 124
Average salary £57,500 £61,250 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.12% +2.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,100 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%
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
97506 105347 98011
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.69% 94.61% 94.75%
Number of salaries quoted 80548 86456 82479
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 £27,450 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 +30 34 £60,000 -4.00% 5
London +13 26 £58,750 -17.54% 6
South West -17 18 £52,500 +2.94% 4
East Midlands +4 13 £57,500 -4.16%
Yorkshire +1 8 £52,500 +32.57% 1
East of England +27 5 £60,000 -7.69% 2
North West +3 5 £62,500 -7.40%
West Midlands -6 5 £70,000 +3.70% 1
North East - 1 £47,500 -
Software Architect
UK

Software Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 98 (43.75%) .NET
2 91 (40.63%) Java
3 89 (39.73%) C#
4 72 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
5 54 (24.11%) JavaScript
6 52 (23.21%) SQL Server
7 51 (22.77%) HTML
7 51 (22.77%) Software Engineering
8 46 (20.54%) OO
9 42 (18.75%) MVC
9 42 (18.75%) Microsoft
10 40 (17.86%) SOA
10 40 (17.86%) SQL
11 39 (17.41%) XML
11 39 (17.41%) Finance
12 38 (16.96%) Software Architecture
13 35 (15.63%) ASP.NET
13 35 (15.63%) CSS
14 34 (15.18%) Scrum
15 33 (14.73%) TDD
16 32 (14.29%) Oracle
17 31 (13.84%) Web Services
17 31 (13.84%) Degree
18 30 (13.39%) OOD
19 28 (12.50%) HTML5
20 27 (12.05%) jQuery
21 26 (11.61%) C++
21 26 (11.61%) Linux
22 25 (11.16%) Python
22 25 (11.16%) REST

Software Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 17 (7.59%) SharePoint
2 14 (6.25%) JBoss
3 12 (5.36%) WebSphere
4 7 (3.13%) Tomcat
4 7 (3.13%) Node.js
5 6 (2.68%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (2.23%) NServiceBus
7 3 (1.34%) Drupal
7 3 (1.34%) FileNet
7 3 (1.34%) Documentum
7 3 (1.34%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (1.34%) Apache
8 2 (0.89%) ArchestrA
8 2 (0.89%) nginx
8 2 (0.89%) CMS
9 1 (0.45%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.45%) IIS
9 1 (0.45%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 18 (8.04%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.34%) MS Office
3 1 (0.45%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 3 (1.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.89%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.45%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (5.36%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.79%) SaaS
4 2 (0.89%) GitHub
5 1 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.57%) TCP/IP
2 7 (3.13%) Network Security
2 7 (3.13%) CTI
3 3 (1.34%) Internet
4 2 (0.89%) VPN
5 1 (0.45%) Wireless
5 1 (0.45%) DHCP
5 1 (0.45%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.45%) HTTP
5 1 (0.45%) SNMP
5 1 (0.45%) GPRS
5 1 (0.45%) LAN
5 1 (0.45%) 3GPP
5 1 (0.45%) WAN
5 1 (0.45%) LDAP
5 1 (0.45%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (23.21%) SQL Server
2 20 (8.93%) NoSQL
2 20 (8.93%) Relational Database
3 15 (6.70%) MongoDB
4 11 (4.91%) MySQL
5 10 (4.46%) RDBMS
6 8 (3.57%) Oracle Database
7 7 (3.13%) Redis
8 6 (2.68%) Big Data
8 6 (2.68%) DB2
8 6 (2.68%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (2.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (2.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (2.23%) Hadoop
9 5 (2.23%) Riak
10 4 (1.79%) Oracle BI EE
10 4 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (1.34%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (1.34%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 16 (7.14%) Visual Studio
2 15 (6.70%) Git (software)
3 14 (6.25%) Maven
3 14 (6.25%) Subversion
4 13 (5.80%) Jenkins
5 10 (4.46%) JUnit
6 8 (3.57%) Hudson
6 8 (3.57%) Ant
7 7 (3.13%) Mockito
8 6 (2.68%) Mercurial
8 6 (2.68%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (2.23%) Concordion
10 4 (1.79%) JIRA
11 2 (0.89%) SonarQube
11 2 (0.89%) Gradle
11 2 (0.89%) Rational DOORS
11 2 (0.89%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.89%) IntelliJ
12 1 (0.45%) NUnit
12 1 (0.45%) Selenium
General
1 39 (17.41%) Finance
2 19 (8.48%) Retail
3 15 (6.70%) Telecoms
4 13 (5.80%) Banking
5 9 (4.02%) Law
6 6 (2.68%) Marketing
7 4 (1.79%) Electronics
7 4 (1.79%) Back Office
7 4 (1.79%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.34%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.89%) Legal
9 2 (0.89%) Billing
10 1 (0.45%) Advertising
10 1 (0.45%) Publishing
10 1 (0.45%) German Language
10 1 (0.45%) Front Office
10 1 (0.45%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (43.75%) .NET
2 51 (22.77%) HTML
3 39 (17.41%) XML
4 35 (15.63%) ASP.NET
4 35 (15.63%) CSS
5 31 (13.84%) Web Services
6 28 (12.50%) HTML5
7 27 (12.05%) jQuery
8 25 (11.16%) REST
9 24 (10.71%) SOAP
9 24 (10.71%) .NET Framework
10 22 (9.82%) ASP.NET MVC
11 19 (8.48%) Java EE
11 19 (8.48%) Middleware
12 16 (7.14%) Spring
13 15 (6.70%) JSF
14 14 (6.25%) AngularJS
14 14 (6.25%) WCF
14 14 (6.25%) Ajax
15 13 (5.80%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.27%) Enterprise Software
2 22 (9.82%) Mobile App
2 22 (9.82%) Open Source
3 20 (8.93%) Computer Science
4 17 (7.59%) Client/Server
5 8 (3.57%) N-Tier
6 7 (3.13%) Social Media
7 6 (2.68%) Data Structures
7 6 (2.68%) Algorithms
7 6 (2.68%) Visualisation
7 6 (2.68%) Social Network
8 5 (2.23%) Blog
8 5 (2.23%) Embedded Systems
8 5 (2.23%) Digital Media
9 4 (1.79%) Taxonomies
10 3 (1.34%) Cryptography
10 3 (1.34%) DTV
11 2 (0.89%) Mobile Banking
11 2 (0.89%) User Experience
11 2 (0.89%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 26 (11.61%) Linux
2 18 (8.04%) Windows
3 15 (6.70%) Android
4 13 (5.80%) Apple iOS
5 11 (4.91%) UNIX
6 5 (2.23%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (1.34%) CentOS
7 3 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.89%) Windows NT
8 2 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (22.77%) Software Engineering
3 46 (20.54%) OO
4 42 (18.75%) MVC
5 40 (17.86%) SOA
6 38 (16.96%) Software Architecture
7 34 (15.18%) Scrum
8 33 (14.73%) TDD
9 30 (13.39%) OOD
10 15 (6.70%) Technical Architecture
11 14 (6.25%) Mentoring
11 14 (6.25%) Project Management
11 14 (6.25%) UML
12 13 (5.80%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (5.36%) Business Intelligence
13 12 (5.36%) Enterprise Architecture
14 11 (4.91%) Change Management
14 11 (4.91%) OOP
14 11 (4.91%) Mobile Application Development
15 10 (4.46%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 91 (40.63%) Java
2 89 (39.73%) C#
3 54 (24.11%) JavaScript
4 40 (17.86%) SQL
5 26 (11.61%) C++
6 25 (11.16%) Python
7 22 (9.82%) C
8 14 (6.25%) PHP
9 9 (4.02%) Ruby
10 8 (3.57%) Scala
11 6 (2.68%) VB.NET
12 5 (2.23%) XPath
12 5 (2.23%) XQuery
12 5 (2.23%) COBOL
13 4 (1.79%) F#
13 4 (1.79%) PL/SQL
14 3 (1.34%) IronPython
14 3 (1.34%) Erlang
14 3 (1.34%) VB
14 3 (1.34%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 31 (13.84%) Degree
2 11 (4.91%) Security Cleared
3 8 (3.57%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.23%) MCPD
4 5 (2.23%) MCTS
4 5 (2.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (2.23%) MCP
5 3 (1.34%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.13%) QA
2 3 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.45%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (0.89%) Varnish
2 1 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (1.79%) Puppet
2 3 (1.34%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 42 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 32 (14.29%) Oracle
3 9 (4.02%) IBM
4 5 (2.23%) Red Hat
4 5 (2.23%) iRise
5 4 (1.79%) Google
6 3 (1.34%) SAP
6 3 (1.34%) Twitter
7 2 (0.89%) Facebook
7 2 (0.89%) TIBCO
7 2 (0.89%) Wonderware
8 1 (0.45%) webMethods
8 1 (0.45%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.45%) Xamarin
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, Sussex
Disys Technical and Consulting Kft
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Somerset
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: benefts
Posted: 3 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Canary Wharf and City
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum plus corporate benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Square One Resources
Salary: £65,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Square One Resources
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits bonus + benefts
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Moonpig
Salary: Attractive Basic + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Health Insurance, Pension, Flexi
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
East Riding of Yorkshire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 25 days ago
City, London
Massive Interactive
Posted: 26 days ago