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 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Architect
Rank 403 420 471
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +51
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Architect 32 49 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.24% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.24% 0.066%
Number of salaries quoted 31 33 13
Median salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £55,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £62,500 £56,359 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+10.89% -1.98%
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
17679 20227 22676
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.84% 97.07% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 14979 16338 18353
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 May 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 May 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
Surrey +22 12 £40,000 -55.55%
Hampshire +2 9 £70,000 +24.60% 4
Berkshire +19 5 £72,000 +10.76%
Oxfordshire -10 4 £61,250 +6.52%
West Sussex -1 2 £65,000 -
Software Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 46 (66.67%) Java
2 41 (59.42%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (42.03%) Software Architecture
4 27 (39.13%) J2EE
5 26 (37.68%) UML
6 23 (33.33%) C
7 22 (31.88%) C#
7 22 (31.88%) C++
7 22 (31.88%) .NET
7 22 (31.88%) SC Cleared
7 22 (31.88%) Security Cleared
8 20 (28.99%) JavaScript
8 20 (28.99%) Oracle
8 20 (28.99%) SQL
8 20 (28.99%) MS Excel
9 19 (27.54%) Software Engineering
9 19 (27.54%) Degree
9 19 (27.54%) JIRA
10 18 (26.09%) Scrum
10 18 (26.09%) Programme Management
11 17 (24.64%) Windows
12 15 (21.74%) Finance
13 14 (20.29%) CSS
13 14 (20.29%) Web Services
13 14 (20.29%) XML
13 14 (20.29%) Unix
14 13 (18.84%) Python
14 13 (18.84%) SQL Server
14 13 (18.84%) Analytical Skills
14 13 (18.84%) SDLC

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 4 (5.80%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.90%) Node.js
4 1 (1.45%) CMS
Applications
1 20 (28.99%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (5.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.90%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.70%) SaaS
2 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.90%) Internet
2 1 (1.45%) Cisco ICM
2 1 (1.45%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (1.45%) HTTP
2 1 (1.45%) Network Security
2 1 (1.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.84%) SQL Server
2 10 (14.49%) Oracle Database
3 7 (10.14%) NoSQL
4 6 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (7.25%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (5.80%) MongoDB
7 3 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (4.35%) Big Data
7 3 (4.35%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 19 (27.54%) JIRA
2 11 (15.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (13.04%) Jenkins
4 5 (7.25%) Ant
4 5 (7.25%) Maven
5 4 (5.80%) JUnit
5 4 (5.80%) NetBeans
6 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (21.74%) Finance
2 11 (15.94%) Telecoms
3 9 (13.04%) Marketing
4 7 (10.14%) Aerospace
5 5 (7.25%) Automotive
5 5 (7.25%) Banking
5 5 (7.25%) Investment Banking
5 5 (7.25%) Manufacturing
6 4 (5.80%) Electronics
6 4 (5.80%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.45%) Law
7 1 (1.45%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (39.13%) J2EE
2 22 (31.88%) .NET
3 14 (20.29%) CSS
3 14 (20.29%) Web Services
3 14 (20.29%) XML
4 11 (15.94%) HTML
5 8 (11.59%) ASP.NET
5 8 (11.59%) jQuery
6 7 (10.14%) RESTful
7 6 (8.70%) Software Packaging
7 6 (8.70%) XML Schema
8 5 (7.25%) REST
9 4 (5.80%) Ajax
9 4 (5.80%) EDI
9 4 (5.80%) J2ME
9 4 (5.80%) J2SE
9 4 (5.80%) Middleware
9 4 (5.80%) SOAP
9 4 (5.80%) Spring
10 3 (4.35%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.84%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.70%) Client/Server
2 6 (8.70%) Driving Licence
3 5 (7.25%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.80%) Clustering
4 4 (5.80%) Replication
5 3 (4.35%) Biometrics
5 3 (4.35%) Smartcard
6 1 (1.45%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.45%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.45%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (24.64%) Windows
2 14 (20.29%) Unix
3 10 (14.49%) Windows NT
3 10 (14.49%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (14.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (7.25%) Linux
5 1 (1.45%) Android
5 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (59.42%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (42.03%) Software Architecture
3 26 (37.68%) UML
4 19 (27.54%) Software Engineering
5 18 (26.09%) Programme Management
5 18 (26.09%) Scrum
6 13 (18.84%) SDLC
7 11 (15.94%) Technical Architecture
8 8 (11.59%) Data Modelling
8 8 (11.59%) TDD
9 7 (10.14%) Data Acquisition
9 7 (10.14%) Input Data Acquisition
9 7 (10.14%) SOA
10 6 (8.70%) API Design
10 6 (8.70%) Business Development
10 6 (8.70%) High Availability
10 6 (8.70%) Kalman Filter
10 6 (8.70%) OOA/OOD
10 6 (8.70%) Use Case
10 6 (8.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 46 (66.67%) Java
2 23 (33.33%) C
3 22 (31.88%) C#
3 22 (31.88%) C++
4 20 (28.99%) JavaScript
4 20 (28.99%) SQL
5 13 (18.84%) Python
6 8 (11.59%) Perl
7 7 (10.14%) Ruby
8 5 (7.25%) T-SQL
8 5 (7.25%) VB
9 4 (5.80%) Bash Shell
9 4 (5.80%) PHP
10 1 (1.45%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 22 (31.88%) SC Cleared
1 22 (31.88%) Security Cleared
2 19 (27.54%) Degree
3 1 (1.45%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.45%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 7816
System Software
1 3 (4.35%) Docker
Vendors
1 20 (28.99%) Oracle
2 12 (17.39%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.80%) InterSystems
3 4 (5.80%) SAP
4 1 (1.45%) Avaya
4 1 (1.45%) Cisco
4 1 (1.45%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.45%) Genesys
4 1 (1.45%) Remedy
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