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

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Architect
Rank 434 445 463
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Architect 24 34 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.16% 0.085%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.16% 0.088%
Number of salaries quoted 23 19 18
Median salary £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £55,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £78,400 £66,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
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
18551 20619 22732
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.88% 96.95% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 15770 16461 18200
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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 5 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 5 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 +9 8 £40,000 -55.55% 2
Berkshire +10 5 £72,000 +10.76%
West Sussex - 5 £65,000 -
Hampshire +4 3 £56,000 -0.63%
Oxfordshire -3 3 £62,500 +6.38% 1
Software Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 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 40 (58.82%) Java
2 36 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (38.24%) C#
4 25 (36.76%) .NET
4 25 (36.76%) JavaScript
5 24 (35.29%) J2EE
6 23 (33.82%) Software Architecture
7 20 (29.41%) UML
8 19 (27.94%) C++
8 19 (27.94%) SQL
9 18 (26.47%) C
9 18 (26.47%) CSS
9 18 (26.47%) MS Excel
10 17 (25.00%) SC Cleared
10 17 (25.00%) Security Cleared
10 17 (25.00%) Finance
11 15 (22.06%) Web Services
11 15 (22.06%) Windows
11 15 (22.06%) HTML
11 15 (22.06%) Oracle
11 15 (22.06%) SQL Server
12 14 (20.59%) Unix
12 14 (20.59%) Programme Management
12 14 (20.59%) JIRA
12 14 (20.59%) Software Engineering
12 14 (20.59%) Degree
13 13 (19.12%) XML
14 12 (17.65%) Python
14 12 (17.65%) Technical Architecture
14 12 (17.65%) Scrum

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 6 (8.82%) Tomcat
2 4 (5.88%) IIS
2 4 (5.88%) Node.js
3 2 (2.94%) CMS
Applications
1 18 (26.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.94%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.88%) SaaS
2 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.47%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.47%) Cisco ICM
1 1 (1.47%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (1.47%) HTTP
1 1 (1.47%) Internet
1 1 (1.47%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (22.06%) SQL Server
2 10 (14.71%) Oracle Database
3 6 (8.82%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (7.35%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.94%) Big Data
6 1 (1.47%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.47%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (20.59%) JIRA
2 11 (16.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (8.82%) JUnit
4 4 (5.88%) Jenkins
4 4 (5.88%) NetBeans
5 2 (2.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (25.00%) Finance
2 11 (16.18%) Marketing
3 8 (11.76%) Telecoms
4 5 (7.35%) Aerospace
4 5 (7.35%) Banking
4 5 (7.35%) Investment Banking
5 4 (5.88%) Electronics
5 4 (5.88%) Manufacturing
6 3 (4.41%) Automotive
6 3 (4.41%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.47%) Law
7 1 (1.47%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (36.76%) .NET
2 24 (35.29%) J2EE
3 18 (26.47%) CSS
4 15 (22.06%) HTML
4 15 (22.06%) Web Services
5 13 (19.12%) XML
6 11 (16.18%) ASP.NET
7 9 (13.24%) jQuery
8 6 (8.82%) REST
9 5 (7.35%) AngularJS
9 5 (7.35%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (7.35%) EJB
9 5 (7.35%) RESTful
9 5 (7.35%) Servlets
10 4 (5.88%) EDI
10 4 (5.88%) J2ME
10 4 (5.88%) J2SE
10 4 (5.88%) JDBC
10 4 (5.88%) SOAP
10 4 (5.88%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.18%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.82%) Computer Science
3 5 (7.35%) Biometrics
3 5 (7.35%) Driving Licence
3 5 (7.35%) Smartcard
4 4 (5.88%) Client/Server
4 4 (5.88%) Clustering
4 4 (5.88%) Replication
5 2 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.47%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.47%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (22.06%) Windows
2 14 (20.59%) Unix
3 10 (14.71%) Windows NT
3 10 (14.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (14.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (7.35%) Linux
5 1 (1.47%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (33.82%) Software Architecture
3 20 (29.41%) UML
4 14 (20.59%) Programme Management
4 14 (20.59%) Software Engineering
5 12 (17.65%) Scrum
5 12 (17.65%) SDLC
5 12 (17.65%) Technical Architecture
6 10 (14.71%) TDD
7 8 (11.76%) Mentoring
8 7 (10.29%) Data Acquisition
8 7 (10.29%) Input Data Acquisition
8 7 (10.29%) OO
9 6 (8.82%) Project Management
9 6 (8.82%) SOA
9 6 (8.82%) Web Development
10 5 (7.35%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (7.35%) Data Modelling
10 5 (7.35%) MVC
10 5 (7.35%) Product Marketing
Programming Languages
1 40 (58.82%) Java
2 26 (38.24%) C#
3 25 (36.76%) JavaScript
4 19 (27.94%) C++
4 19 (27.94%) SQL
5 18 (26.47%) C
6 12 (17.65%) Python
7 7 (10.29%) Perl
7 7 (10.29%) Ruby
8 5 (7.35%) T-SQL
8 5 (7.35%) VB
9 4 (5.88%) Bash Shell
9 4 (5.88%) PHP
10 1 (1.47%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.47%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 17 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (20.59%) Degree
3 1 (1.47%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.47%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (1.47%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.35%) ISO/IEC 7816
2 1 (1.47%) AIFMD
Vendors
1 15 (22.06%) Oracle
2 9 (13.24%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.88%) InterSystems
3 4 (5.88%) SAP
4 2 (2.94%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.47%) Avaya
5 1 (1.47%) Cisco
5 1 (1.47%) Genesys
5 1 (1.47%) Sun
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