The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the England region that had Software Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Architect
UK / England
Rank 743 784 826
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +42
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Architect 97 134 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.15% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.15% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 79 115 93
Median salary £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £88,000 £80,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £67,500 £56,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+20.53% +1.81%

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
76201 89097 95104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.44% 96.50% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 63797 75537 79690
Median salary £47,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.17% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Software Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region that featured Software Architect in the job title.

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 23 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Architect within the England region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +56 30 £85,000 +6.25% 5
North West -6 15 £61,000 +10.90% 1
South East +32 12 £72,500 +20.83%
West Midlands +6 12 £70,000 +16.66% 1
North East +7 9 £55,000 -18.51% 1
Yorkshire +17 7 £61,250 +11.36% 1
South West +14 7 £80,000 +77.77% 2
East of England +11 5 £65,000 +34.02%
Software Architect
UK

Software Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, Software Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Software Architect in the job title.

1 138 (57.74%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (53.97%) Java
3 97 (40.59%) C#
4 96 (40.17%) .NET
5 66 (27.62%) Scrum
6 62 (25.94%) JavaScript
7 61 (25.52%) Big Data
8 53 (22.18%) Finance
9 52 (21.76%) HTML
10 47 (19.67%) SQL
11 46 (19.25%) REST
12 43 (17.99%) TOGAF
13 41 (17.15%) Technical Architecture
14 40 (16.74%) HTML5
15 39 (16.32%) Software Architecture
16 38 (15.90%) Retail
16 38 (15.90%) Microsoft
17 35 (14.64%) Spring
17 35 (14.64%) Degree
17 35 (14.64%) DevOps
18 34 (14.23%) Software Delivery
18 34 (14.23%) TDD
18 34 (14.23%) MVC
18 34 (14.23%) Web Services
19 33 (13.81%) Project Management
19 33 (13.81%) Zachman Framework
19 33 (13.81%) Enterprise Software
20 31 (12.97%) MongoDB
20 31 (12.97%) Software Engineering
20 31 (12.97%) CSS

Software Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (7.53%) Apache
1 18 (7.53%) Apache Spark
2 10 (4.18%) Apache Pig
2 10 (4.18%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (3.77%) JBoss
4 6 (2.51%) Tomcat
5 5 (2.09%) WebLogic
6 4 (1.67%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.26%) IIS
7 3 (1.26%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.42%) Drupal
8 1 (0.42%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.42%) Mule
8 1 (0.42%) nginx
8 1 (0.42%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.42%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.42%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.42%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.42%) WordPress
Applications
1 18 (7.53%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.51%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.84%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 29 (12.13%) SaaS
2 25 (10.46%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (7.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (2.93%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (2.09%) PaaS
6 3 (1.26%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.02%) HTTP
2 6 (2.51%) Unified Communications
3 4 (1.67%) SSL
4 2 (0.84%) Software-Defined Networking
4 2 (0.84%) Wireless
5 1 (0.42%) DNS
5 1 (0.42%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.42%) LDAP
5 1 (0.42%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (25.52%) Big Data
2 31 (12.97%) MongoDB
3 29 (12.13%) SQL Server
4 24 (10.04%) NoSQL
5 20 (8.37%) MySQL
6 19 (7.95%) RDBMS
6 19 (7.95%) Relational Database
7 12 (5.02%) Apache Cassandra
7 12 (5.02%) Hadoop
8 10 (4.18%) Apache Hive
9 7 (2.93%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (2.09%) HBase
10 5 (2.09%) Neo4j
11 4 (1.67%) CouchDB
12 3 (1.26%) BusinessObjects
12 3 (1.26%) PerformancePoint
12 3 (1.26%) Riak
12 3 (1.26%) SAP Data Services
12 3 (1.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (1.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (5.86%) Jenkins
2 13 (5.44%) Git (software)
3 12 (5.02%) JUnit
4 11 (4.60%) Maven
5 8 (3.35%) Ant
5 8 (3.35%) JIRA
6 7 (2.93%) Selenium
6 7 (2.93%) Visual Studio
7 6 (2.51%) Eclipse
7 6 (2.51%) Gradle
8 5 (2.09%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (1.67%) IntelliJ
10 3 (1.26%) Artifactory
10 3 (1.26%) Cucumber
10 3 (1.26%) Sonatype Nexus
11 2 (0.84%) DbUnit
11 2 (0.84%) jMock
11 2 (0.84%) Mockito
12 1 (0.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 1 (0.42%) MSTest
General
1 53 (22.18%) Finance
2 38 (15.90%) Retail
3 12 (5.02%) Marketing
4 10 (4.18%) Military
5 7 (2.93%) Electronics
6 4 (1.67%) Banking
6 4 (1.67%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.26%) Advertising
7 3 (1.26%) Law
7 3 (1.26%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.26%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.42%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.42%) Back Office
8 1 (0.42%) Front Office
8 1 (0.42%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.42%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (40.17%) .NET
2 52 (21.76%) HTML
3 46 (19.25%) REST
4 40 (16.74%) HTML5
5 35 (14.64%) Spring
6 34 (14.23%) Web Services
7 31 (12.97%) CSS
8 29 (12.13%) AngularJS
8 29 (12.13%) XML
9 28 (11.72%) .NET Framework
9 28 (11.72%) SOAP
10 27 (11.30%) Hibernate
11 26 (10.88%) ASP.NET
12 25 (10.46%) Node.js
13 23 (9.62%) JSON
14 21 (8.79%) jQuery
15 20 (8.37%) Middleware
16 19 (7.95%) J2EE
17 16 (6.69%) ASP.NET MVC
17 16 (6.69%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 33 (13.81%) Enterprise Software
2 24 (10.04%) Computer Science
3 10 (4.18%) PKI
3 10 (4.18%) Visualisation
4 8 (3.35%) Fintech
5 7 (2.93%) iPad
6 6 (2.51%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (2.09%) Algorithms
7 5 (2.09%) NHS
7 5 (2.09%) N-Tier
8 4 (1.67%) Blog
8 4 (1.67%) Embedded Systems
8 4 (1.67%) Inversion of Control
8 4 (1.67%) Public Cloud
8 4 (1.67%) Robotics
8 4 (1.67%) User Experience
9 3 (1.26%) Data Centre
9 3 (1.26%) Life Science
9 3 (1.26%) Mathematics
9 3 (1.26%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 28 (11.72%) Linux
2 15 (6.28%) Unix
3 10 (4.18%) Windows
4 4 (1.67%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.26%) Android
6 2 (0.84%) Solaris
7 1 (0.42%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (57.74%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (27.62%) Scrum
3 43 (17.99%) TOGAF
4 41 (17.15%) Technical Architecture
5 39 (16.32%) Software Architecture
6 35 (14.64%) DevOps
7 34 (14.23%) MVC
7 34 (14.23%) Software Delivery
7 34 (14.23%) TDD
8 33 (13.81%) Project Management
8 33 (13.81%) Zachman Framework
9 31 (12.97%) Software Engineering
10 30 (12.55%) SOA
11 24 (10.04%) Continuous Integration
11 24 (10.04%) Open Source
12 23 (9.62%) SDLC
13 20 (8.37%) Analytics
13 20 (8.37%) Continuous Delivery
14 18 (7.53%) Mentoring
14 18 (7.53%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 129 (53.97%) Java
2 97 (40.59%) C#
3 62 (25.94%) JavaScript
4 47 (19.67%) SQL
5 25 (10.46%) Python
6 21 (8.79%) C++
7 20 (8.37%) C
8 19 (7.95%) PHP
9 15 (6.28%) Ruby
9 15 (6.28%) Scala
10 9 (3.77%) Groovy
10 9 (3.77%) Perl
11 6 (2.51%) Erlang
11 6 (2.51%) TypeScript
11 6 (2.51%) VB.NET
12 5 (2.09%) VB
13 3 (1.26%) Clojure
13 3 (1.26%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 3 (1.26%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.84%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 35 (14.64%) Degree
2 22 (9.21%) Security Cleared
3 13 (5.44%) SC Cleared
4 12 (5.02%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.42%) ISEB
5 1 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.42%) MBA
5 1 (0.42%) MCPD
5 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.42%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.18%) PCI DSS
1 10 (4.18%) QA
2 5 (2.09%) ISO 9001
3 4 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.84%) GCP
4 2 (0.84%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.42%) Data Quality
System Software
1 18 (7.53%) Docker
2 12 (5.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (4.18%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.09%) Apache Flume
4 5 (2.09%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (2.93%) Puppet
2 4 (1.67%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.42%) Ansible
3 1 (0.42%) Rancher
Vendors
1 38 (15.90%) Microsoft
2 29 (12.13%) Oracle
3 12 (5.02%) VMware
4 8 (3.35%) Google
5 5 (2.09%) Facebook
5 5 (2.09%) SAP
6 4 (1.67%) Apple
6 4 (1.67%) Avaya
6 4 (1.67%) IBM
6 4 (1.67%) webMethods
7 3 (1.26%) hybris
7 3 (1.26%) Nintex
7 3 (1.26%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.84%) Aruba
8 2 (0.84%) DevExpress
8 2 (0.84%) HP
8 2 (0.84%) Meraki
8 2 (0.84%) MuleSoft
8 2 (0.84%) Sun
8 2 (0.84%) Zend
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