The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South East region that had Software Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Architect
Rank 398 424 469
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +45
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Architect 49 38 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.27% 0.18% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.19% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 46 32 6
Median salary £70,000 £57,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.73% -8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £56,000 £54,500
10% offered a salary of more than £81,250 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+13.04% -
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
17942 20114 21946
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 97.19% 96.79% 96.75%
Number of salaries quoted 15255 16523 17462
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Software Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

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 30 July 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Architect within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Hampshire +3 22 £75,000 +30.43% 4
Surrey +38 13 £72,500 +7.40%
Berkshire +1 7 £65,000 -
West Sussex +1 3 £59,000 -9.23%
Oxfordshire -18 3 £60,000 +4.34%
Buckinghamshire - 1 £70,000 -
Software Architect
England

Software Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, 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 South East region featuring Software Architect in the job title.

1 42 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (55.56%) Java
3 32 (44.44%) Software Architecture
4 27 (37.50%) Software Engineering
5 24 (33.33%) Scrum
5 24 (33.33%) .NET
6 23 (31.94%) C#
6 23 (31.94%) Degree
7 22 (30.56%) C
7 22 (30.56%) UML
8 20 (27.78%) SQL
8 20 (27.78%) Microsoft
9 18 (25.00%) J2EE
10 17 (23.61%) MS Excel
11 16 (22.22%) C++
12 15 (20.83%) Oracle
12 15 (20.83%) SQL Server
12 15 (20.83%) JIRA
13 14 (19.44%) Technical Architecture
13 14 (19.44%) Python
13 14 (19.44%) Finance
13 14 (19.44%) SC Cleared
13 14 (19.44%) Security Cleared
14 13 (18.06%) Analytical Skills
15 12 (16.67%) JavaScript
15 12 (16.67%) SDLC
15 12 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
16 11 (15.28%) PHP
16 11 (15.28%) Web Services
16 11 (15.28%) SOA

Software Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 3 (4.17%) IIS
2 2 (2.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (23.61%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.50%) SaaS
2 1 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.39%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.94%) HTTP
2 3 (4.17%) Internet
2 3 (4.17%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.39%) Cisco ICM
3 1 (1.39%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (1.39%) DVB
3 1 (1.39%) HbbTV
3 1 (1.39%) MQTT
3 1 (1.39%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 10 (13.89%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (9.72%) NoSQL
4 6 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (8.33%) Hadoop
4 6 (8.33%) MongoDB
5 3 (4.17%) Big Data
5 3 (4.17%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.39%) MySQL
6 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 15 (20.83%) JIRA
2 12 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (13.89%) Ant
3 10 (13.89%) Jenkins
3 10 (13.89%) Maven
4 2 (2.78%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.39%) Subversion
5 1 (1.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (19.44%) Finance
2 8 (11.11%) Aerospace
2 8 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 7 (9.72%) Marketing
4 5 (6.94%) Automotive
4 5 (6.94%) Banking
4 5 (6.94%) Investment Banking
5 4 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (4.17%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.78%) Electronics
8 1 (1.39%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (33.33%) .NET
2 18 (25.00%) J2EE
3 11 (15.28%) Web Services
4 8 (11.11%) .NET Framework
4 8 (11.11%) HTML
5 7 (9.72%) CSS
5 7 (9.72%) jQuery
5 7 (9.72%) RESTful
5 7 (9.72%) Spring
5 7 (9.72%) XML
6 6 (8.33%) Drools
6 6 (8.33%) Hibernate
6 6 (8.33%) Kafka
6 6 (8.33%) Software Packaging
6 6 (8.33%) XML Schema
7 5 (6.94%) ASP.NET
7 5 (6.94%) Java EE
8 2 (2.78%) HTML5
8 2 (2.78%) IBM Integration Bus
8 2 (2.78%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.06%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (11.11%) Driving Licence
3 6 (8.33%) Client/Server
4 4 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.56%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.39%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.39%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.39%) Digital TV
5 1 (1.39%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.39%) MHEG
5 1 (1.39%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.39%) STB
5 1 (1.39%) User Experience
5 1 (1.39%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.39%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.89%) Windows
2 6 (8.33%) Unix
3 3 (4.17%) Apple iOS
3 3 (4.17%) Linux
3 3 (4.17%) Windows NT
3 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.78%) Android
5 1 (1.39%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (44.44%) Software Architecture
3 27 (37.50%) Software Engineering
4 24 (33.33%) Scrum
5 22 (30.56%) UML
6 14 (19.44%) Technical Architecture
7 12 (16.67%) SDLC
8 11 (15.28%) SOA
9 10 (13.89%) Programme Management
10 8 (11.11%) Data Modelling
11 7 (9.72%) Business Development
11 7 (9.72%) OOA/OOD
12 6 (8.33%) API Design
12 6 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
12 6 (8.33%) OO
12 6 (8.33%) Open Source
12 6 (8.33%) TDD
12 6 (8.33%) Use Case
12 6 (8.33%) Web Development
13 5 (6.94%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 40 (55.56%) Java
2 23 (31.94%) C#
3 22 (30.56%) C
4 20 (27.78%) SQL
5 16 (22.22%) C++
6 14 (19.44%) Python
7 12 (16.67%) JavaScript
8 11 (15.28%) PHP
9 7 (9.72%) Perl
9 7 (9.72%) Ruby
10 5 (6.94%) T-SQL
11 4 (5.56%) Go
12 1 (1.39%) Assembly Language
12 1 (1.39%) Embedded C
12 1 (1.39%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.39%) R
Qualifications
1 23 (31.94%) Degree
2 14 (19.44%) SC Cleared
2 14 (19.44%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.39%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.39%) MBA
System Software
1 6 (8.33%) Docker
Vendors
1 20 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 15 (20.83%) Oracle
3 2 (2.78%) IBM
3 2 (2.78%) SAP
4 1 (1.39%) Avaya
4 1 (1.39%) Broadcom
4 1 (1.39%) CA
4 1 (1.39%) Cisco
4 1 (1.39%) Genesys
4 1 (1.39%) NICE Systems
4 1 (1.39%) Remedy
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