The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Software Architect role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Software Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Software Architect
Rank 944 926 948
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Architect 4 16 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.015% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.004% 0.016% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 4 11 4
Average salary £55,000 £77,500 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.03% +44.18%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £62,500 £53,750
% change year-on-year
-12.00% +16.27%

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
97345 102801 101131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.11% 96.45% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 81678 85210 81441
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Senior Software Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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
Top 3 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Software Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(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
England +20 4 £55,000 -29.03% 3
South East +14 4 £55,000 - 2
Oxfordshire - 4 £55,000 -

Senior Software Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior Software Architect in their job title.

1 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) Java
3 7 (46.67%) SQL
4 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (40.00%) XML
5 5 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 5 (33.33%) Linux
5 5 (33.33%) C++
5 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
6 4 (26.67%) Content Management
6 4 (26.67%) Ajax
6 4 (26.67%) Web Development
6 4 (26.67%) Load Balancing
6 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (26.67%) Jackrabbit
6 4 (26.67%) Open Source
6 4 (26.67%) Bash Shell
6 4 (26.67%) REST
6 4 (26.67%) High Availability
6 4 (26.67%) Apache Sling
6 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
6 4 (26.67%) Line Management
6 4 (26.67%) Database Mirroring
6 4 (26.67%) Perl
6 4 (26.67%) VB
6 4 (26.67%) JUnit
6 4 (26.67%) IIS
6 4 (26.67%) J2EE
6 4 (26.67%) CSS
6 4 (26.67%) SOAP

Senior Software Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior Software Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (26.67%) Apache
1 4 (26.67%) IIS
1 4 (26.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Bluemix
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) Jackrabbit
2 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (6.67%) Big Data
4 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
1 4 (26.67%) JUnit
1 4 (26.67%) NetBeans
2 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.67%) Advertising
2 1 (6.67%) Aerospace
2 1 (6.67%) Automotive
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) XML
2 4 (26.67%) Ajax
2 4 (26.67%) Apache Sling
2 4 (26.67%) CSS
2 4 (26.67%) EDI
2 4 (26.67%) J2EE
2 4 (26.67%) J2ME
2 4 (26.67%) J2SE
2 4 (26.67%) Middleware
2 4 (26.67%) REST
2 4 (26.67%) SOAP
2 4 (26.67%) Web Services
3 3 (20.00%) .NET
3 3 (20.00%) HTML
4 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
4 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (13.33%) HTML5
4 2 (13.33%) JSON
4 2 (13.33%) RESTful
5 1 (6.67%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Clustering
1 4 (26.67%) Replication
2 2 (13.33%) RIA
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) Hedge funds
3 1 (6.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (20.00%) Windows
3 2 (13.33%) Android
3 2 (13.33%) Apple iOS
4 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 4 (26.67%) B2B
3 4 (26.67%) Content Management
3 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (26.67%) Database Mirroring
3 4 (26.67%) High Availability
3 4 (26.67%) Line Management
3 4 (26.67%) Load Balancing
3 4 (26.67%) Open Source
3 4 (26.67%) Scrum
3 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (26.67%) Web Development
4 3 (20.00%) MVC
4 3 (20.00%) OOP
4 3 (20.00%) SDLC
4 3 (20.00%) SOA
5 2 (13.33%) Project Management
5 2 (13.33%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) Java
2 7 (46.67%) SQL
3 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (33.33%) C++
5 4 (26.67%) Bash Shell
5 4 (26.67%) Perl
5 4 (26.67%) VB
6 3 (20.00%) C#
6 3 (20.00%) Python
7 1 (6.67%) C
7 1 (6.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) InterSystems
1 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (13.33%) Kony
3 1 (6.67%) Tableau
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