The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architect
Rank 392 426 372
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -54
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Architect 46 16 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.22% 0.070% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.074% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 30 14 61
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £65,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -8.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £55,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
- -15.38%
Software Architect
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
19601 21628 21215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.13% 94.78% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 15851 17539 17558
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Software Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Software Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Software Architect
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Software Architect Salary Trend in the South East

Software Architect
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Architect across the South East region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Software Architect Salary Histogram in the South East

Software Architect
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Architect within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
East Sussex +17 18 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Hampshire - 13 £56,359 - 3
Oxfordshire - 5 £57,500 - 1
Berkshire +2 4 £65,000 -
Surrey +19 3 £90,000 +28.57%
West Sussex - 1 £65,000 -
Home Counties - 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 £62,500 -
Software Architect
England

Software Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 40 (66.67%) C#
2 38 (63.33%) .NET
3 28 (46.67%) HTML
3 28 (46.67%) XML
4 27 (45.00%) JavaScript
5 25 (41.67%) Java
5 25 (41.67%) SQL Server
5 25 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (38.33%) Finance
7 21 (35.00%) MVC
8 20 (33.33%) ASP.NET
8 20 (33.33%) CSS
8 20 (33.33%) OOD
9 19 (31.67%) Microsoft
10 17 (28.33%) OO
11 16 (26.67%) Visual Studio
11 16 (26.67%) REST
12 15 (25.00%) SOAP
12 15 (25.00%) SQL
13 14 (23.33%) SOA
13 14 (23.33%) Degree
13 14 (23.33%) HTML5
14 13 (21.67%) Software Architecture
14 13 (21.67%) Software Engineering
14 13 (21.67%) Scrum
14 13 (21.67%) Web Services
15 12 (20.00%) jQuery
16 11 (18.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 11 (18.33%) .NET Framework
16 11 (18.33%) Subversion

Software Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 6 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 6 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.00%) FileNet
2 3 (5.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (5.00%) Documentum
2 3 (5.00%) JBoss
2 3 (5.00%) IIS
3 1 (1.67%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (11.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 7 (11.67%) CTI
2 7 (11.67%) Network Security
3 1 (1.67%) LAN
3 1 (1.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 11 (18.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (18.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (13.33%) MongoDB
4 6 (10.00%) Redis
5 3 (5.00%) RDBMS
5 3 (5.00%) MySQL
5 3 (5.00%) Couchbase
5 3 (5.00%) Relational Database
6 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 16 (26.67%) Visual Studio
2 11 (18.33%) Subversion
3 9 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (11.67%) Maven
5 2 (3.33%) JUnit
5 2 (3.33%) JIRA
6 1 (1.67%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.67%) Ant
6 1 (1.67%) Gradle
6 1 (1.67%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.67%) Hudson
General
1 23 (38.33%) Finance
2 6 (10.00%) Retail
3 4 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.00%) Manufacturing
4 3 (5.00%) Back Office
4 3 (5.00%) Electronics
4 3 (5.00%) Marketing
5 1 (1.67%) Banking
5 1 (1.67%) Billing
5 1 (1.67%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (63.33%) .NET
2 28 (46.67%) HTML
2 28 (46.67%) XML
3 20 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 20 (33.33%) CSS
4 16 (26.67%) REST
5 15 (25.00%) SOAP
6 14 (23.33%) HTML5
7 13 (21.67%) Web Services
8 12 (20.00%) jQuery
9 11 (18.33%) .NET Framework
9 11 (18.33%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (16.67%) WCF
10 10 (16.67%) WPF
11 9 (15.00%) ADO.NET
11 9 (15.00%) XSLT
11 9 (15.00%) Entity Framework
12 8 (13.33%) Java EE
13 7 (11.67%) J2EE
13 7 (11.67%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.67%) Computer Science
1 7 (11.67%) Client/Server
1 7 (11.67%) Mobile App
2 6 (10.00%) Visualisation
2 6 (10.00%) Social Media
3 5 (8.33%) Mainframe
4 3 (5.00%) DTV
5 1 (1.67%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.00%) Windows
2 7 (11.67%) Android
3 6 (10.00%) Apple iOS
4 3 (5.00%) UNIX
5 2 (3.33%) Windows NT
5 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (35.00%) MVC
3 20 (33.33%) OOD
4 17 (28.33%) OO
5 14 (23.33%) SOA
6 13 (21.67%) Software Architecture
6 13 (21.67%) Software Engineering
6 13 (21.67%) Scrum
7 8 (13.33%) Analytics
8 7 (11.67%) Multithreading
9 6 (10.00%) Mobile Application Development
9 6 (10.00%) Software Delivery
9 6 (10.00%) Project Management
9 6 (10.00%) RAD
9 6 (10.00%) Release Management
9 6 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
9 6 (10.00%) TOGAF
9 6 (10.00%) Content Management
9 6 (10.00%) Asset Management
9 6 (10.00%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 40 (66.67%) C#
2 27 (45.00%) JavaScript
3 25 (41.67%) Java
4 15 (25.00%) SQL
5 7 (11.67%) C++
6 6 (10.00%) XQuery
6 6 (10.00%) COBOL
6 6 (10.00%) XPath
7 3 (5.00%) IronPython
7 3 (5.00%) Python
7 3 (5.00%) VB
7 3 (5.00%) VB.NET
8 2 (3.33%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.33%) VB6
9 1 (1.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (23.33%) Degree
2 5 (8.33%) MCPD
2 5 (8.33%) MCTS
2 5 (8.33%) MCP
2 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (5.00%) HND
4 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (1.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 19 (31.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.67%) Oracle
3 6 (10.00%) iRise
4 4 (6.67%) Google
5 3 (5.00%) SAP
6 1 (1.67%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.67%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.67%) HP
6 1 (1.67%) EPiServer
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