The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architect
Rank 133 134 131
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Architect 1 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.043% 0.044% 0.090%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.046% 0.047% 0.096%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Average salary £60,000 - £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £67,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year
-14.81% +8.00%
Job Titles Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2169 2129 2090
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 92.65% 94.25% 93.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1555 1706 1776
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Architect
Berkshire

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 23 July 2014, 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 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Middleware
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Process Management
2 2 (50.00%) Spring
2 2 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (50.00%) Java EE
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Korn
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Subversion
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (25.00%) Objective-C
3 1 (25.00%) WebObjects
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) MySQL
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) Ant

Software Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (25.00%) MQSeries
1 1 (25.00%) iPlanet
1 1 (25.00%) JCAPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Ant
1 1 (25.00%) JUnit
1 1 (25.00%) WebObjects
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Middleware
2 2 (50.00%) Spring
2 2 (50.00%) Java EE
3 1 (25.00%) JSON
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) Servlets
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (25.00%) iPhone
2 1 (25.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
1 1 (25.00%) Solaris
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Process Management
2 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) EAI
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (25.00%) Objective-C
2 1 (25.00%) Korn
2 1 (25.00%) Bourne shell
2 1 (25.00%) C-shell
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) JBoss
1 1 (25.00%) Tumbleweed