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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architect
Rank 395 460 389
Rank change year-on-year
+65 -71
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Architect 54 10 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.25% 0.043% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.045% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 41 10 54
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
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 £57,500 £55,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -15.38%
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
20230 22212 21356
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.25% 94.88% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 16513 18046 17678
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 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +31 19 £56,359 -13.29% 3
East Sussex +38 16 £60,000 +9.09%
Oxfordshire +12 6 £57,500 -17.85%
Surrey +19 5 £67,500 +12.50%
Berkshire +4 5 £65,000 +8.33%
Home Counties - 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 £62,500 -
West Sussex - 1 £65,000 -
Software Architect
England

Software Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 50 (65.79%) C#
2 49 (64.47%) .NET
3 34 (44.74%) HTML
4 33 (43.42%) SQL Server
5 31 (40.79%) JavaScript
5 31 (40.79%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (39.47%) MVC
6 30 (39.47%) Java
6 30 (39.47%) XML
7 27 (35.53%) Finance
8 26 (34.21%) ASP.NET
9 24 (31.58%) Microsoft
10 23 (30.26%) OOD
11 22 (28.95%) CSS
12 21 (27.63%) Visual Studio
13 20 (26.32%) SQL
13 20 (26.32%) OO
14 19 (25.00%) HTML5
15 18 (23.68%) REST
16 17 (22.37%) SOAP
17 16 (21.05%) Scrum
17 16 (21.05%) Degree
18 15 (19.74%) jQuery
18 15 (19.74%) Software Architecture
18 15 (19.74%) ASP.NET MVC
18 15 (19.74%) Software Engineering
18 15 (19.74%) Web Services
19 14 (18.42%) SOA
19 14 (18.42%) Team Foundation Server
20 13 (17.11%) .NET Framework

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (7.89%) SharePoint
1 6 (7.89%) SharePoint 2010
2 5 (6.58%) IIS
3 3 (3.95%) JBoss
3 3 (3.95%) Documentum
3 3 (3.95%) FileNet
3 3 (3.95%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.63%) CMS
5 1 (1.32%) Apache
5 1 (1.32%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.32%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.32%) Liferay
5 1 (1.32%) Node.js
Applications
1 8 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.32%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.32%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (17.11%) TCP/IP
2 11 (14.47%) Network Security
3 8 (10.53%) CTI
4 1 (1.32%) LAN
4 1 (1.32%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (43.42%) SQL Server
2 12 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 12 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (11.84%) MongoDB
4 6 (7.89%) Redis
4 6 (7.89%) Oracle Database
4 6 (7.89%) Relational Database
5 4 (5.26%) Couchbase
5 4 (5.26%) MySQL
6 3 (3.95%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.32%) JasperReports
7 1 (1.32%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.32%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.32%) Big Data
7 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 21 (27.63%) Visual Studio
2 14 (18.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (14.47%) Subversion
4 7 (9.21%) Maven
5 5 (6.58%) JIRA
6 4 (5.26%) Git (software)
7 2 (2.63%) JUnit
8 1 (1.32%) Ant
8 1 (1.32%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (1.32%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.32%) Hudson
8 1 (1.32%) Gradle
8 1 (1.32%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.32%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 27 (35.53%) Finance
2 6 (7.89%) Retail
2 6 (7.89%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.26%) Back Office
3 4 (5.26%) Electronics
3 4 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 4 (5.26%) Marketing
4 2 (2.63%) Banking
5 1 (1.32%) Billing
5 1 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (64.47%) .NET
2 34 (44.74%) HTML
3 30 (39.47%) XML
4 26 (34.21%) ASP.NET
5 22 (28.95%) CSS
6 19 (25.00%) HTML5
7 18 (23.68%) REST
8 17 (22.37%) SOAP
9 15 (19.74%) Web Services
9 15 (19.74%) jQuery
9 15 (19.74%) ASP.NET MVC
10 13 (17.11%) WCF
10 13 (17.11%) .NET Framework
11 11 (14.47%) WPF
11 11 (14.47%) XSLT
11 11 (14.47%) J2EE
12 10 (13.16%) ADO.NET
12 10 (13.16%) Entity Framework
13 8 (10.53%) Java EE
14 7 (9.21%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.53%) Client/Server
2 7 (9.21%) Computer Science
2 7 (9.21%) Mobile App
3 6 (7.89%) Social Media
3 6 (7.89%) Visualisation
4 5 (6.58%) Mainframe
5 4 (5.26%) DTV
6 3 (3.95%) RIA
7 1 (1.32%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (1.32%) Streaming Media
7 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (17.11%) Windows
2 8 (10.53%) Android
3 7 (9.21%) UNIX
4 6 (7.89%) Apple iOS
5 5 (6.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (6.58%) Windows NT
5 5 (6.58%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.32%) Linux
6 1 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (40.79%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (39.47%) MVC
3 23 (30.26%) OOD
4 20 (26.32%) OO
5 16 (21.05%) Scrum
6 15 (19.74%) Software Engineering
6 15 (19.74%) Software Architecture
7 14 (18.42%) SOA
8 10 (13.16%) API Development
9 9 (11.84%) Analytics
9 9 (11.84%) UML
10 8 (10.53%) Programme Management
10 8 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (10.53%) Multithreading
11 7 (9.21%) Content Management
12 6 (7.89%) Coaching
12 6 (7.89%) Software Delivery
12 6 (7.89%) Mobile Application Development
12 6 (7.89%) Systems Analysis
12 6 (7.89%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (65.79%) C#
2 31 (40.79%) JavaScript
3 30 (39.47%) Java
4 20 (26.32%) SQL
5 8 (10.53%) C++
6 6 (7.89%) COBOL
6 6 (7.89%) XQuery
6 6 (7.89%) XPath
7 3 (3.95%) IronPython
7 3 (3.95%) VB
7 3 (3.95%) VB.NET
7 3 (3.95%) Python
7 3 (3.95%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.63%) C
8 2 (2.63%) VB6
9 1 (1.32%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (21.05%) Degree
2 5 (6.58%) MCP
2 5 (6.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (6.58%) MCTS
2 5 (6.58%) MCPD
3 4 (5.26%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.26%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.95%) HND
System Software
1 1 (1.32%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.32%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 24 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 11 (14.47%) Oracle
3 6 (7.89%) iRise
4 4 (5.26%) SAP
4 4 (5.26%) Google
5 2 (2.63%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.32%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.32%) EPiServer
6 1 (1.32%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.32%) HP
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