The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Reading 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 144 139 136
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Architect 1 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.044% 0.042% 0.089%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.046% 0.045% 0.094%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £60,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £55,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -15.38%
Software Architect
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2163 2229 2133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.79% 92.64% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1627 1630 1732
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £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 Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Architect in the job title across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Software Architect
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Architect across the Reading region.

Software Architect Salary Trend in Reading

Software Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 5 (83.33%) MVC
1 5 (83.33%) jQuery
1 5 (83.33%) HTML
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
1 5 (83.33%) CSS
1 5 (83.33%) XSLT
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 4 (66.67%) MCP
2 4 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 4 (66.67%) ADO.NET
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 4 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) XML
2 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (66.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (66.67%) Entity Framework
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (66.67%) MCTS
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (66.67%) MCPD
2 4 (66.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) iBATIS
3 1 (16.67%) JSR 168
3 1 (16.67%) Spring MVC

Software Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 4 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 4 (66.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (16.67%) Node.js
2 1 (16.67%) Liferay
2 1 (16.67%) Apache
2 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (16.67%) JasperReports
3 1 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (16.67%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Visual Studio
1 4 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) HTML
1 5 (83.33%) CSS
1 5 (83.33%) XSLT
1 5 (83.33%) jQuery
2 4 (66.67%) XML
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (66.67%) Entity Framework
2 4 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) ADO.NET
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) J2EE
3 1 (16.67%) JDBC
3 1 (16.67%) JSP
3 1 (16.67%) SOAP
3 1 (16.67%) Struts
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) iBATIS
3 1 (16.67%) JSR 168
3 1 (16.67%) Spring MVC
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Android
1 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) Content Management
2 1 (16.67%) Web Development
2 1 (16.67%) Reverse Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Android Development
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile Development
2 1 (16.67%) OO
2 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
2 1 (16.67%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) MCP
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (66.67%) MCTS
1 4 (66.67%) MCPD
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle