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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architect
Rank 402 433 369
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -64
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Architect 39 20 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.086% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.091% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 23 18 63
Average salary £60,000 £62,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% -3.84%
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 £58,000 £64,000
% change year-on-year
-5.17% -9.37%
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
20117 22039 21210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.99% 94.80% 95.09%
Number of salaries quoted 16158 17728 17552
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 £64,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 6 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 6 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 +2 16 £60,000 +9.09%
Hampshire - 10 £56,359 -
Oxfordshire +9 4 £60,000 -13.04% 1
Berkshire -4 4 £65,000 -0.76% 1
Surrey +22 3 £90,000 +28.57% 1
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 6 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 31 (60.78%) C#
2 29 (56.86%) .NET
3 24 (47.06%) HTML
4 23 (45.10%) XML
5 22 (43.14%) Java
6 21 (41.18%) JavaScript
7 20 (39.22%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (37.25%) OOD
9 18 (35.29%) SQL Server
9 18 (35.29%) MVC
9 18 (35.29%) Finance
10 17 (33.33%) Microsoft
11 16 (31.37%) OO
11 16 (31.37%) CSS
11 16 (31.37%) REST
12 15 (29.41%) SOAP
12 15 (29.41%) ASP.NET
13 14 (27.45%) Visual Studio
14 13 (25.49%) Degree
14 13 (25.49%) HTML5
15 12 (23.53%) Scrum
15 12 (23.53%) Web Services
15 12 (23.53%) SQL
15 12 (23.53%) SOA
16 11 (21.57%) Software Engineering
17 10 (19.61%) WPF
17 10 (19.61%) Subversion
17 10 (19.61%) jQuery
18 9 (17.65%) Windows
19 8 (15.69%) TCP/IP

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

For the 6 months to 6 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 (11.76%) SharePoint
1 6 (11.76%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (5.88%) JBoss
2 3 (5.88%) Documentum
2 3 (5.88%) FileNet
2 3 (5.88%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.96%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (13.73%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.69%) TCP/IP
2 7 (13.73%) CTI
2 7 (13.73%) Network Security
3 1 (1.96%) LAN
3 1 (1.96%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 7 (13.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (13.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (13.73%) MongoDB
3 5 (9.80%) Redis
4 3 (5.88%) RDBMS
4 3 (5.88%) Couchbase
4 3 (5.88%) MySQL
4 3 (5.88%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.96%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 14 (27.45%) Visual Studio
2 10 (19.61%) Subversion
3 7 (13.73%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (11.76%) Maven
5 2 (3.92%) JIRA
5 2 (3.92%) JUnit
6 1 (1.96%) Ant
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.96%) Hudson
6 1 (1.96%) Gradle
6 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
General
1 18 (35.29%) Finance
2 4 (7.84%) Retail
2 4 (7.84%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.88%) Back Office
3 3 (5.88%) Electronics
3 3 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.88%) Marketing
4 1 (1.96%) Banking
4 1 (1.96%) Billing
4 1 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (56.86%) .NET
2 24 (47.06%) HTML
3 23 (45.10%) XML
4 16 (31.37%) CSS
4 16 (31.37%) REST
5 15 (29.41%) SOAP
5 15 (29.41%) ASP.NET
6 13 (25.49%) HTML5
7 12 (23.53%) Web Services
8 10 (19.61%) WPF
8 10 (19.61%) jQuery
9 8 (15.69%) .NET Framework
9 8 (15.69%) Java EE
9 8 (15.69%) WCF
9 8 (15.69%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (13.73%) Entity Framework
10 7 (13.73%) ADO.NET
10 7 (13.73%) XSLT
11 5 (9.80%) XHTML
11 5 (9.80%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.73%) Client/Server
2 6 (11.76%) Computer Science
2 6 (11.76%) Mobile App
3 5 (9.80%) Visualisation
3 5 (9.80%) Social Media
4 3 (5.88%) DTV
4 3 (5.88%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.96%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (17.65%) Windows
2 6 (11.76%) Android
3 5 (9.80%) Apple iOS
4 3 (5.88%) UNIX
5 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.92%) Windows NT
5 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (39.22%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (37.25%) OOD
3 18 (35.29%) MVC
4 16 (31.37%) OO
5 12 (23.53%) SOA
5 12 (23.53%) Scrum
6 11 (21.57%) Software Engineering
7 8 (15.69%) Analytics
8 7 (13.73%) Multithreading
8 7 (13.73%) Software Architecture
9 6 (11.76%) Software Delivery
10 5 (9.80%) Mobile Application Development
10 5 (9.80%) Release Management
10 5 (9.80%) Systems Analysis
10 5 (9.80%) Asset Management
10 5 (9.80%) TOGAF
10 5 (9.80%) SEO
10 5 (9.80%) UML
10 5 (9.80%) Project Management
10 5 (9.80%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 31 (60.78%) C#
2 22 (43.14%) Java
3 21 (41.18%) JavaScript
4 12 (23.53%) SQL
5 7 (13.73%) C++
6 5 (9.80%) COBOL
6 5 (9.80%) XQuery
6 5 (9.80%) XPath
7 3 (5.88%) Python
7 3 (5.88%) IronPython
8 2 (3.92%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.96%) VBScript
9 1 (1.96%) VB
9 1 (1.96%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (25.49%) Degree
2 5 (9.80%) MCP
2 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (9.80%) MCTS
2 5 (9.80%) MCPD
3 3 (5.88%) HND
4 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 17 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.73%) Oracle
3 5 (9.80%) iRise
4 4 (7.84%) Google
5 3 (5.88%) SAP
6 1 (1.96%) HP
6 1 (1.96%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.96%) TIBCO
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