The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Senior Software Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Software Architect
UK
Rank 855 925 931
Rank change year-on-year
+70 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Architect 4 5 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.005% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.005% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 10
Median salary £65,000 £55,000 £78,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -30.15%
UK excluding London median salary £90,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+63.63% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
81056 95508 100334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.41% 96.44% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 67357 80149 83348
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Senior Software Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Senior Software Architect in the job title.

Senior Software Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Software Architect
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Software Architect within the UK.

Senior Software Architect Salary Trend in the UK

Senior Software Architect
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Software Architect over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 within the UK.

Senior Software Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Software Architect
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Software Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 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
England +66 4 £65,000 +18.18%
London +55 3 £65,000 -21.21%
South East +55 1 £90,000 +63.63%
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £90,000 -

Senior Software Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, Senior 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 featuring Senior Software Architect in the job title.

1 10 (50.00%) Java
2 8 (40.00%) .NET
2 8 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (35.00%) Finance
4 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
4 6 (30.00%) PHP
4 6 (30.00%) Web Services
4 6 (30.00%) Big Data
4 6 (30.00%) Analytics
4 6 (30.00%) Software Architecture
4 6 (30.00%) High Availability
5 5 (25.00%) DevOps
5 5 (25.00%) SDLC
5 5 (25.00%) Fintech
5 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (25.00%) Python
5 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (20.00%) Strategic Planning
6 4 (20.00%) CRM
6 4 (20.00%) Avaya
6 4 (20.00%) Presales
6 4 (20.00%) User Experience
6 4 (20.00%) Unified Communications
6 4 (20.00%) REST
6 4 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (20.00%) Marketing
7 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (15.00%) SaaS
7 3 (15.00%) Waterfall
7 3 (15.00%) Perl

Senior Software Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 2 (10.00%) Apache
1 2 (10.00%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (15.00%) SaaS
2 2 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (10.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (10.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) Unified Communications
2 2 (10.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) Big Data
2 1 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Ant
1 2 (10.00%) Gradle
1 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (10.00%) Maven
2 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) .NET
2 6 (30.00%) Web Services
3 4 (20.00%) REST
4 3 (15.00%) Spring
5 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
5 2 (10.00%) AngularJS
5 2 (10.00%) Apache Flex
5 2 (10.00%) HTML
5 2 (10.00%) J2EE
5 2 (10.00%) JDBC
5 2 (10.00%) JSF
5 2 (10.00%) SOAP
5 2 (10.00%) XML
6 1 (5.00%) Backbone.js
6 1 (5.00%) HTML5
6 1 (5.00%) LESS
6 1 (5.00%) RAML
6 1 (5.00%) React
6 1 (5.00%) Sass
6 1 (5.00%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (25.00%) Fintech
3 4 (20.00%) User Experience
4 2 (10.00%) Blockchain
4 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
5 1 (5.00%) Mathematics
5 1 (5.00%) Over-the-Top Content
5 1 (5.00%) Physics
5 1 (5.00%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Linux
1 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Analytics
1 6 (30.00%) High Availability
1 6 (30.00%) Software Architecture
1 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (25.00%) DevOps
2 5 (25.00%) SDLC
3 4 (20.00%) CRM
3 4 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (20.00%) Presales
3 4 (20.00%) Strategic Planning
4 3 (15.00%) Scrum
4 3 (15.00%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (15.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (10.00%) Load Balancing
5 2 (10.00%) Machine Learning
5 2 (10.00%) Predictive Analytics
5 2 (10.00%) UML
5 2 (10.00%) Use Case
6 1 (5.00%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) Java
2 6 (30.00%) PHP
3 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (25.00%) Python
4 3 (15.00%) Perl
4 3 (15.00%) Ruby
4 3 (15.00%) SQL
5 2 (10.00%) C#
6 1 (5.00%) C++
6 1 (5.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) GCP
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Avaya
2 2 (10.00%) Google
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) Zend