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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architect
Rank 761 802 711
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -91
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Architect 117 99 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.090% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.095% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 80 73 123
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -11.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £43,400 £48,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,750 £77,500 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £55,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -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
97564 104302 96112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.53% 94.51% 94.53%
Number of salaries quoted 81515 86339 80864
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% 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 3 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 3 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 +57 52 £60,000 - 2
London +8 30 £85,000 +25.92% 3
East Midlands +14 11 £57,000 -5.00% 3
South West -6 11 £52,500 +2.94%
East of England +5 5 £60,000 -17.24%
North West -9 4 £62,500 +13.63% 4
Yorkshire -11 3 - - 1
West Midlands -11 1 £70,000 +27.27% 2
Software Architect
UK

Software Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 119 (51.97%) .NET
2 104 (45.41%) C#
2 104 (45.41%) Java
3 93 (40.61%) Agile Software Development
4 78 (34.06%) SQL Server
5 63 (27.51%) MVC
6 62 (27.07%) JavaScript
6 62 (27.07%) Software Engineering
7 61 (26.64%) HTML
8 57 (24.89%) ASP.NET
9 52 (22.71%) OO
10 47 (20.52%) XML
11 46 (20.09%) OOD
11 46 (20.09%) Finance
12 45 (19.65%) Microsoft
13 43 (18.78%) SQL
14 42 (18.34%) CSS
14 42 (18.34%) Degree
14 42 (18.34%) ASP.NET MVC
14 42 (18.34%) Software Architecture
15 39 (17.03%) SOA
16 37 (16.16%) Oracle
17 34 (14.85%) C++
17 34 (14.85%) HTML5
18 33 (14.41%) Retail
19 32 (13.97%) Scrum
19 32 (13.97%) C
19 32 (13.97%) Mobile App
20 31 (13.54%) Web Services
21 30 (13.10%) Computer Science

Software Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 21 (9.17%) SharePoint
2 12 (5.24%) JBoss
3 10 (4.37%) WebSphere
3 10 (4.37%) Node.js
4 7 (3.06%) Tomcat
5 6 (2.62%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (2.62%) IIS
6 3 (1.31%) Apache
6 3 (1.31%) Documentum
6 3 (1.31%) FileNet
7 2 (0.87%) CMS
7 2 (0.87%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.44%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.44%) Liferay
8 1 (0.44%) Confluence
8 1 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.44%) WebLogic
Applications
1 23 (10.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.44%) Mathematica
2 1 (0.44%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.44%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.44%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 26 (11.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (9.17%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.18%) SaaS
4 1 (0.44%) GitHub
4 1 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.11%) TCP/IP
2 11 (4.80%) Network Security
3 8 (3.49%) CTI
4 2 (0.87%) HTTP
4 2 (0.87%) SNMP
5 1 (0.44%) LTE
5 1 (0.44%) Internet
5 1 (0.44%) Wireless
5 1 (0.44%) LDAP
5 1 (0.44%) GPRS
5 1 (0.44%) LAN
5 1 (0.44%) 3GPP
5 1 (0.44%) WAN
5 1 (0.44%) DHCP
5 1 (0.44%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (34.06%) SQL Server
2 24 (10.48%) Relational Database
3 17 (7.42%) MongoDB
4 12 (5.24%) NoSQL
4 12 (5.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (5.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (4.37%) Oracle Database
6 9 (3.93%) RDBMS
7 8 (3.49%) MySQL
8 7 (3.06%) Redis
9 6 (2.62%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (2.18%) Riak
11 4 (1.75%) Couchbase
11 4 (1.75%) IBM InfoSphere
11 4 (1.75%) DB2
11 4 (1.75%) Oracle BI EE
12 3 (1.31%) Big Data
13 2 (0.87%) Hadoop
14 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
14 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 21 (9.17%) Visual Studio
2 16 (6.99%) Subversion
3 14 (6.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (5.68%) Git (software)
5 12 (5.24%) Maven
6 9 (3.93%) JUnit
6 9 (3.93%) Jenkins
7 7 (3.06%) JIRA
8 5 (2.18%) Ant
8 5 (2.18%) Mockito
8 5 (2.18%) Hudson
9 4 (1.75%) Mercurial
10 3 (1.31%) Concordion
10 3 (1.31%) Rational DOORS
11 2 (0.87%) SonarQube
11 2 (0.87%) SpecFlow
11 2 (0.87%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.87%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.87%) IntelliJ
11 2 (0.87%) Selenium
General
1 46 (20.09%) Finance
2 33 (14.41%) Retail
3 15 (6.55%) Telecoms
4 14 (6.11%) Publishing
5 11 (4.80%) Banking
6 8 (3.49%) Marketing
7 5 (2.18%) Back Office
7 5 (2.18%) Electronics
8 4 (1.75%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.75%) Advertising
9 2 (0.87%) Billing
9 2 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.87%) Law
9 2 (0.87%) Legal
10 1 (0.44%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.44%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.44%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (51.97%) .NET
2 61 (26.64%) HTML
3 57 (24.89%) ASP.NET
4 47 (20.52%) XML
5 42 (18.34%) CSS
5 42 (18.34%) ASP.NET MVC
6 34 (14.85%) HTML5
7 31 (13.54%) Web Services
8 28 (12.23%) .NET Framework
9 26 (11.35%) jQuery
9 26 (11.35%) REST
9 26 (11.35%) SOAP
10 18 (7.86%) J2EE
10 18 (7.86%) Ajax
10 18 (7.86%) Java EE
11 17 (7.42%) AngularJS
12 16 (6.99%) WCF
13 15 (6.55%) Middleware
13 15 (6.55%) Spring
14 13 (5.68%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 32 (13.97%) Mobile App
2 30 (13.10%) Computer Science
3 19 (8.30%) Enterprise Software
3 19 (8.30%) Data Structures
3 19 (8.30%) Algorithms
4 16 (6.99%) Client/Server
5 14 (6.11%) Photography
6 8 (3.49%) Taxonomies
6 8 (3.49%) Visualisation
7 7 (3.06%) Embedded Systems
8 6 (2.62%) Social Media
8 6 (2.62%) N-Tier
9 5 (2.18%) Mainframe
10 4 (1.75%) DTV
10 4 (1.75%) Social Network
11 3 (1.31%) RIA
11 3 (1.31%) Human Factors
12 2 (0.87%) Blog
12 2 (0.87%) Mobile Banking
13 1 (0.44%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 20 (8.73%) Linux
2 19 (8.30%) Windows
3 13 (5.68%) UNIX
4 12 (5.24%) Android
5 9 (3.93%) Apple iOS
6 5 (2.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (2.18%) Windows NT
6 5 (2.18%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.31%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (1.31%) CentOS
7 3 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (40.61%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (27.51%) MVC
3 62 (27.07%) Software Engineering
4 52 (22.71%) OO
5 46 (20.09%) OOD
6 42 (18.34%) Software Architecture
7 39 (17.03%) SOA
8 32 (13.97%) Scrum
9 28 (12.23%) TDD
10 25 (10.92%) Mentoring
11 21 (9.17%) DevOps
12 20 (8.73%) Open Source
13 19 (8.30%) UML
13 19 (8.30%) Software Deployment
13 19 (8.30%) SDLC
14 16 (6.99%) Technical Architecture
14 16 (6.99%) Continuous Integration
15 14 (6.11%) Web Application Development
16 13 (5.68%) Project Management
16 13 (5.68%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 104 (45.41%) C#
1 104 (45.41%) Java
2 62 (27.07%) JavaScript
3 43 (18.78%) SQL
4 34 (14.85%) C++
5 32 (13.97%) C
6 16 (6.99%) Python
7 9 (3.93%) PHP
8 6 (2.62%) COBOL
8 6 (2.62%) XQuery
8 6 (2.62%) XPath
8 6 (2.62%) Scala
9 5 (2.18%) Ruby
9 5 (2.18%) VB
9 5 (2.18%) VB.NET
10 4 (1.75%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.31%) IronPython
11 3 (1.31%) F#
12 2 (0.87%) Clojure
12 2 (0.87%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 42 (18.34%) Degree
2 17 (7.42%) Security Cleared
3 14 (6.11%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.18%) MCP
4 5 (2.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (2.18%) MCTS
4 5 (2.18%) MCPD
5 3 (1.31%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.62%) QA
2 1 (0.44%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.44%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.44%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (0.44%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (1.75%) Puppet
2 2 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 45 (19.65%) Microsoft
2 37 (16.16%) Oracle
3 11 (4.80%) IBM
4 6 (2.62%) iRise
5 5 (2.18%) Red Hat
6 4 (1.75%) SAP
6 4 (1.75%) Google
7 2 (0.87%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.87%) Tableau
8 1 (0.44%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.44%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.44%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.44%) HP
8 1 (0.44%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.44%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.44%) webMethods
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Salary: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Massive Interactive
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
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Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
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Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
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Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
East Riding of Yorkshire
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Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Leicester
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 21 days ago