The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Surrey 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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architect
Rank 219 215 213
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Architect 3 1 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.061% 0.021% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% 0.022% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 14
Average salary £54,500 £67,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.25% +3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,100 £67,500 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,900 £67,500 £91,750
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -
Software Architect
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Surrey 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
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4689 4619 5204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 95.13% 95.49% 96.09%
Number of salaries quoted 3841 3702 4472
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Software Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Architect in the job title across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Software Architect
Salary Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Architect across the Surrey region.

Software Architect Salary Trend in Surrey

Software Architect
Salary Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Architect across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

Software Architect Salary Histogram in Surrey

Software Architect
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Architect within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014. 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
Leatherhead - 2 £49,000 -
Cobham - 1 £60,000 -
Software Architect
South East

Software Architect
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Surrey 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 5 (71.43%) SOA
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
1 5 (71.43%) WCF
2 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
2 4 (57.14%) XSLT
2 4 (57.14%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) QA
4 2 (28.57%) Security Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Time Management
4 2 (28.57%) Information Assurance
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) MVC
5 1 (14.29%) OO
5 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 1 (14.29%) CSS
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 1 (14.29%) C#
5 1 (14.29%) HTML
5 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 1 (14.29%) HTML5
5 1 (14.29%) jQuery
5 1 (14.29%) TDD
5 1 (14.29%) BDD
5 1 (14.29%) CSS3
5 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
5 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software

Software Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Surrey 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 4 (57.14%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
1 5 (71.43%) WCF
2 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
2 4 (57.14%) XSLT
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) jQuery
3 1 (14.29%) HTML5
3 1 (14.29%) CSS3
3 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) SOA
2 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Security Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Time Management
2 2 (28.57%) Information Assurance
3 1 (14.29%) BDD
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) OO
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft