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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architect
Rank 142 138 139
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Architect 4 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.16% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.13% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 2
Average salary £65,000 £65,000 £82,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -21.21%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-4.54% -8.33%
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
2296 2264 2074
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 92.58% 93.28% 94.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1574 1686 1671
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 28 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 4 (80.00%) MVC
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (80.00%) MCTS
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (80.00%) MCPD
1 4 (80.00%) .NET Framework
1 4 (80.00%) jQuery
1 4 (80.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (80.00%) C#
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (80.00%) Visual Studio
1 4 (80.00%) ADO.NET
1 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (80.00%) CSS
1 4 (80.00%) XML
1 4 (80.00%) XSLT
1 4 (80.00%) MCP
1 4 (80.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (80.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 4 (80.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) SaaS

Software Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (80.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (80.00%) SharePoint 2010
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Visual Studio
1 4 (80.00%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
1 4 (80.00%) ADO.NET
1 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (80.00%) CSS
1 4 (80.00%) XML
1 4 (80.00%) XSLT
1 4 (80.00%) .NET Framework
1 4 (80.00%) jQuery
1 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (80.00%) Entity Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) MCP
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (80.00%) MCTS
1 4 (80.00%) MCPD
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft