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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architect
Rank 420 402 366
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -36
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Architect 18 16 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.089% 0.077% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.093% 0.081% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 15 15 56
Average salary £60,000 £69,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% +6.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £72,400 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £57,750 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -3.75%
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
19277 19662 19473
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.18% 94.63% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 15741 15577 16420
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 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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
Berkshire +4 8 £65,000 -3.70%
Oxfordshire +7 6 £55,000 -20.28% 1
Hampshire - 2 £55,000 - 2
East Sussex -26 1 £55,000 - 1
Software Architect
England

Software Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 17 (41.46%) C#
2 14 (34.15%) .NET
2 14 (34.15%) Software Engineering
3 13 (31.71%) JavaScript
4 12 (29.27%) HTML
4 12 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (26.83%) SQL Server
5 11 (26.83%) Microsoft
6 10 (24.39%) ASP.NET
6 10 (24.39%) Degree
7 9 (21.95%) jQuery
7 9 (21.95%) MVC
7 9 (21.95%) Visual Studio
7 9 (21.95%) XML
7 9 (21.95%) CSS
7 9 (21.95%) Java
7 9 (21.95%) OO
8 8 (19.51%) OOD
8 8 (19.51%) C++
8 8 (19.51%) C
8 8 (19.51%) Oracle
9 7 (17.07%) MySQL
9 7 (17.07%) Finance
9 7 (17.07%) .NET Framework
9 7 (17.07%) Software Architecture
10 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (14.63%) SharePoint 2010
10 6 (14.63%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (14.63%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 6 (14.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 (14.63%) SharePoint 2010
1 6 (14.63%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.88%) JBoss
3 1 (2.44%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.44%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.44%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) TargetLink
2 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) Network Security
1 2 (4.88%) CTI
1 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.44%) LAN
2 1 (2.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.83%) SQL Server
2 7 (17.07%) MySQL
3 6 (14.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (14.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (9.76%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (7.32%) Couchbase
6 2 (4.88%) MongoDB
7 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (21.95%) Visual Studio
2 6 (14.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (9.76%) JUnit
4 2 (4.88%) Ant
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (2.44%) JIRA
5 1 (2.44%) Maven
5 1 (2.44%) Hudson
5 1 (2.44%) Gradle
5 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (17.07%) Finance
2 6 (14.63%) Electronics
2 6 (14.63%) Telecoms
3 4 (9.76%) Automotive
4 3 (7.32%) Back Office
4 3 (7.32%) Manufacturing
4 3 (7.32%) Marketing
5 1 (2.44%) Publishing
5 1 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.44%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (34.15%) .NET
2 12 (29.27%) HTML
3 10 (24.39%) ASP.NET
4 9 (21.95%) jQuery
4 9 (21.95%) XML
4 9 (21.95%) CSS
5 7 (17.07%) .NET Framework
6 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (14.63%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 6 (14.63%) XSLT
6 6 (14.63%) ADO.NET
7 5 (12.20%) Web Services
7 5 (12.20%) WPF
8 4 (9.76%) RESTful
9 3 (7.32%) SOAP
9 3 (7.32%) WinForms
9 3 (7.32%) HTML5
10 2 (4.88%) REST
10 2 (4.88%) WCF
10 2 (4.88%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Client/Server
2 3 (7.32%) DTV
2 3 (7.32%) Mathematics
2 3 (7.32%) Physics
2 3 (7.32%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.44%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.20%) UNIX
1 5 (12.20%) Linux
2 2 (4.88%) Windows
3 1 (2.44%) Mac OS X
3 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (34.15%) Software Engineering
2 12 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (21.95%) MVC
3 9 (21.95%) OO
4 8 (19.51%) OOD
5 7 (17.07%) Software Architecture
6 6 (14.63%) SOA
7 5 (12.20%) UML
8 4 (9.76%) Programme Management
8 4 (9.76%) Scrum
8 4 (9.76%) Data Modelling
8 4 (9.76%) OOP
9 3 (7.32%) OOA/OOD
9 3 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (7.32%) Process Management
9 3 (7.32%) TOGAF
9 3 (7.32%) Digital Marketing
9 3 (7.32%) Network Management
9 3 (7.32%) Embedded Software Development
9 3 (7.32%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 17 (41.46%) C#
2 13 (31.71%) JavaScript
3 9 (21.95%) Java
4 8 (19.51%) C++
4 8 (19.51%) C
5 6 (14.63%) Python
6 4 (9.76%) SQL
7 3 (7.32%) Embedded C
7 3 (7.32%) IronPython
8 2 (4.88%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.44%) PHP
9 1 (2.44%) VBScript
9 1 (2.44%) VB
9 1 (2.44%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.44%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 10 (24.39%) Degree
2 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (12.20%) MCP
2 5 (12.20%) MCPD
2 5 (12.20%) MCTS
3 3 (7.32%) HND
4 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.44%) VCP4
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 11 (26.83%) Microsoft
2 8 (19.51%) Oracle
3 3 (7.32%) SAP
3 3 (7.32%) Google
4 1 (2.44%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.44%) Red Hat
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