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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architect
Rank 405 448 401
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -47
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Architect 38 6 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.027% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.028% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 33 5 37
Average salary £57,500 £65,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.53% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £53,400 £55,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £55,000 £68,750
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -20.00%
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
19661 21486 20910
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.91% 94.99% 95.04%
Number of salaries quoted 16220 17143 17233
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 £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 3 August 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 3 August 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
Hampshire +27 16 £57,500 -11.53% 3
Oxfordshire +13 7 £57,500 -17.85% 1
East Sussex - 6 £60,000 -
Berkshire - 5 £65,000 - 1
Surrey +14 2 £67,500 +23.85%
West Sussex - 1 £65,000 -
Home Counties - 1 - -
Software Architect
England

Software Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 46 (63.89%) C#
1 46 (63.89%) .NET
2 34 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (43.06%) HTML
3 31 (43.06%) Java
4 28 (38.89%) SQL Server
4 28 (38.89%) MVC
5 27 (37.50%) Finance
6 26 (36.11%) JavaScript
7 25 (34.72%) XML
8 23 (31.94%) ASP.NET
9 22 (30.56%) OOD
10 21 (29.17%) HTML5
11 20 (27.78%) OO
12 19 (26.39%) Microsoft
12 19 (26.39%) Visual Studio
13 18 (25.00%) SQL
13 18 (25.00%) REST
14 17 (23.61%) CSS
14 17 (23.61%) SOAP
15 16 (22.22%) Degree
16 15 (20.83%) Scrum
16 15 (20.83%) Web Services
16 15 (20.83%) Software Architecture
17 14 (19.44%) Network Security
17 14 (19.44%) Windows
17 14 (19.44%) SOA
18 13 (18.06%) TCP/IP
18 13 (18.06%) Software Engineering
18 13 (18.06%) WCF

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

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 5 (6.94%) IIS
2 3 (4.17%) Documentum
2 3 (4.17%) FileNet
3 2 (2.78%) CMS
3 2 (2.78%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.78%) JBoss
4 1 (1.39%) Apache
4 1 (1.39%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.39%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.39%) Liferay
4 1 (1.39%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.39%) Node.js
Applications
1 8 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.39%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (19.44%) Network Security
2 13 (18.06%) TCP/IP
3 8 (11.11%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 10 (13.89%) MongoDB
3 9 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 7 (9.72%) Oracle Database
4 7 (9.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (9.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (8.33%) Redis
6 4 (5.56%) Couchbase
6 4 (5.56%) MySQL
7 3 (4.17%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.39%) JasperReports
8 1 (1.39%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.39%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.39%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.39%) Big Data
8 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 19 (26.39%) Visual Studio
2 12 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (15.28%) Subversion
4 7 (9.72%) Git (software)
5 6 (8.33%) Maven
5 6 (8.33%) JIRA
6 2 (2.78%) JUnit
7 1 (1.39%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (1.39%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.39%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 27 (37.50%) Finance
2 6 (8.33%) Retail
3 5 (6.94%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.56%) Marketing
4 4 (5.56%) Manufacturing
4 4 (5.56%) Back Office
4 4 (5.56%) Electronics
5 2 (2.78%) Banking
6 1 (1.39%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (63.89%) .NET
2 31 (43.06%) HTML
3 25 (34.72%) XML
4 23 (31.94%) ASP.NET
5 21 (29.17%) HTML5
6 18 (25.00%) REST
7 17 (23.61%) CSS
7 17 (23.61%) SOAP
8 15 (20.83%) Web Services
9 13 (18.06%) ASP.NET MVC
9 13 (18.06%) WCF
10 11 (15.28%) J2EE
11 10 (13.89%) WPF
11 10 (13.89%) jQuery
12 8 (11.11%) .NET Framework
13 7 (9.72%) Java EE
13 7 (9.72%) Ajax
13 7 (9.72%) XHTML
14 6 (8.33%) XML Schema
14 6 (8.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.11%) Client/Server
2 7 (9.72%) Computer Science
2 7 (9.72%) Mobile App
3 6 (8.33%) Social Media
3 6 (8.33%) RIA
3 6 (8.33%) Visualisation
4 5 (6.94%) Mainframe
5 4 (5.56%) DTV
6 1 (1.39%) Streaming Media
6 1 (1.39%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 14 (19.44%) Windows
2 8 (11.11%) Android
2 8 (11.11%) UNIX
3 6 (8.33%) Apple iOS
3 6 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (8.33%) Windows NT
3 6 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.39%) Linux
4 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (38.89%) MVC
3 22 (30.56%) OOD
4 20 (27.78%) OO
5 15 (20.83%) Scrum
5 15 (20.83%) Software Architecture
6 14 (19.44%) SOA
7 13 (18.06%) Software Engineering
8 10 (13.89%) UML
8 10 (13.89%) API Development
9 9 (12.50%) Analytics
10 8 (11.11%) Programme Management
10 8 (11.11%) Multithreading
11 7 (9.72%) Content Management
11 7 (9.72%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (8.33%) Release Management
12 6 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
12 6 (8.33%) Asset Management
12 6 (8.33%) TOGAF
12 6 (8.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (63.89%) C#
2 31 (43.06%) Java
3 26 (36.11%) JavaScript
4 18 (25.00%) SQL
5 8 (11.11%) C++
6 6 (8.33%) COBOL
6 6 (8.33%) XQuery
6 6 (8.33%) XPath
7 2 (2.78%) C
7 2 (2.78%) VB6
7 2 (2.78%) IronPython
7 2 (2.78%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.78%) VB
7 2 (2.78%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.78%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (22.22%) Degree
2 4 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 4 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.78%) HND
4 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.39%) MCTS
4 1 (1.39%) MCPD
4 1 (1.39%) MCP
System Software
1 1 (1.39%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 19 (26.39%) Microsoft
2 10 (13.89%) Oracle
3 6 (8.33%) iRise
4 4 (5.56%) SAP
5 3 (4.17%) Google
6 1 (1.39%) EPiServer
6 1 (1.39%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.39%) HP
6 1 (1.39%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
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