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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Architect
Rank 378 445 455
Rank change year-on-year
+67 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Architect 26 33 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.16% 0.15% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.16% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 20 29 20
Median salary £73,750 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.91% -
90% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,500 £110,000 £62,750
UK excluding London median salary £67,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+17.39% +4.54%
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
15646 21143 21433
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.85% 97.06% 96.94%
Number of salaries quoted 13044 17856 17076
Median salary £44,000 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.32% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 +10 9 £80,000 +33.33%
Surrey +22 7 £80,000 -
East Sussex - 3 £72,500 -
Buckinghamshire +18 2 £67,500 -14.28%
West Sussex +24 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Software Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 37 (53.62%) Java
1 37 (53.62%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (34.78%) .NET
3 22 (31.88%) C#
4 20 (28.99%) Scrum
4 20 (28.99%) Software Architecture
5 17 (24.64%) JavaScript
5 17 (24.64%) SQL
6 16 (23.19%) Software Engineering
7 13 (18.84%) Degree
7 13 (18.84%) HTML
7 13 (18.84%) PHP
7 13 (18.84%) Web Services
8 12 (17.39%) Python
8 12 (17.39%) J2EE
8 12 (17.39%) Technical Architecture
8 12 (17.39%) .NET Framework
8 12 (17.39%) SaaS
9 11 (15.94%) SQL Server
9 11 (15.94%) Microsoft
10 10 (14.49%) Oracle
10 10 (14.49%) C++
10 10 (14.49%) Perl
10 10 (14.49%) XML
10 10 (14.49%) Ruby
10 10 (14.49%) Waterfall
10 10 (14.49%) REST
11 9 (13.04%) Jenkins
11 9 (13.04%) SC Cleared
11 9 (13.04%) Security Cleared

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 5 (7.25%) IIS
2 3 (4.35%) Apache
2 3 (4.35%) JBoss
3 2 (2.90%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.45%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (2.90%) MS Project
1 2 (2.90%) MS Visio
1 2 (2.90%) Simulink
2 1 (1.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (17.39%) SaaS
2 2 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.59%) HTTP
2 3 (4.35%) SSL
2 3 (4.35%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.90%) Internet
4 1 (1.45%) DVB
4 1 (1.45%) HbbTV
4 1 (1.45%) MQTT
4 1 (1.45%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.94%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.14%) MongoDB
2 7 (10.14%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (4.35%) Hadoop
3 3 (4.35%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.45%) Big Data
5 1 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.45%) MySQL
5 1 (1.45%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (13.04%) Ant
1 9 (13.04%) Jenkins
1 9 (13.04%) Maven
2 8 (11.59%) JIRA
3 4 (5.80%) Selenium
4 3 (4.35%) Git (software)
4 3 (4.35%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.90%) Gradle
6 1 (1.45%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.45%) IntelliJ
6 1 (1.45%) JUnit
6 1 (1.45%) Subversion
6 1 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (13.04%) Finance
2 5 (7.25%) Marketing
3 4 (5.80%) Aerospace
4 3 (4.35%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.35%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.90%) Electronics
6 1 (1.45%) Law
6 1 (1.45%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (34.78%) .NET
2 13 (18.84%) HTML
2 13 (18.84%) Web Services
3 12 (17.39%) .NET Framework
3 12 (17.39%) J2EE
4 10 (14.49%) REST
4 10 (14.49%) XML
5 9 (13.04%) Spring
6 7 (10.14%) CSS
6 7 (10.14%) Hibernate
7 6 (8.70%) ASP.NET
7 6 (8.70%) HTML5
7 6 (8.70%) SOAP
8 4 (5.80%) Java EE
8 4 (5.80%) JSON
8 4 (5.80%) RAML
9 3 (4.35%) Drools
9 3 (4.35%) Kafka
10 2 (2.90%) JSF
10 2 (2.90%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (7.25%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (5.80%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.35%) Algorithms
4 3 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.35%) Life Science
4 3 (4.35%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.90%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.45%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.45%) Digital TV
6 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.45%) MHEG
6 1 (1.45%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.45%) STB
6 1 (1.45%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.70%) Linux
1 6 (8.70%) Unix
1 6 (8.70%) Windows
2 5 (7.25%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.90%) Android
4 1 (1.45%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (53.62%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (28.99%) Scrum
2 20 (28.99%) Software Architecture
3 16 (23.19%) Software Engineering
4 12 (17.39%) Technical Architecture
5 10 (14.49%) Waterfall
6 7 (10.14%) E-Commerce
6 7 (10.14%) Mentoring
6 7 (10.14%) Open Source
7 6 (8.70%) MVC
7 6 (8.70%) Technical Analysis
7 6 (8.70%) UML
8 5 (7.25%) Business Development
8 5 (7.25%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (7.25%) Microservices
8 5 (7.25%) SOA
9 4 (5.80%) Load Balancing
9 4 (5.80%) Logistics
9 4 (5.80%) Refactoring
10 3 (4.35%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 37 (53.62%) Java
2 22 (31.88%) C#
3 17 (24.64%) JavaScript
3 17 (24.64%) SQL
4 13 (18.84%) PHP
5 12 (17.39%) Python
6 10 (14.49%) C++
6 10 (14.49%) Perl
6 10 (14.49%) Ruby
7 6 (8.70%) C
8 4 (5.80%) Go
9 3 (4.35%) VB.NET
10 2 (2.90%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.45%) Assembly Language
11 1 (1.45%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.45%) R
11 1 (1.45%) Scala
Qualifications
1 13 (18.84%) Degree
2 9 (13.04%) SC Cleared
2 9 (13.04%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.45%) MBA
3 1 (1.45%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (5.80%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (15.94%) Microsoft
2 10 (14.49%) Oracle
3 2 (2.90%) IBM
3 2 (2.90%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.45%) Broadcom
4 1 (1.45%) CA
4 1 (1.45%) NICE Systems
4 1 (1.45%) SAP
4 1 (1.45%) webMethods