The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Architect
Rank 887 847 878
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Architect 18 32 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.029% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.031% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 17 32 17
Average salary £77,500 £65,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.23% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £45,000 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £65,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -3.70%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110640 102566 112158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.27% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 90375 84963 96161
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -

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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Software Architect over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 within the UK.

Senior Software Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Software Architect
Top 10 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 25 July 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
England -44 16 £77,500 +19.23% 2
London -50 13 £80,000 +18.51% 1
South East -19 2 £70,000 +7.69% 1
Oxford - 2 £70,000 -
Edinburgh - 2 £45,000 - 1
Scotland - 2 £45,000 - 1
Oxfordshire - 2 £70,000 -
North West - 1 £55,000 -
Crewe - 1 £55,000 -
Cheshire - 1 £55,000 -

Senior Software Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 17 (60.71%) .NET
2 14 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 14 (50.00%) Java
2 14 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 14 (50.00%) MVC
3 13 (46.43%) C#
4 12 (42.86%) MySQL
5 11 (39.29%) Software Engineering
5 11 (39.29%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (35.71%) Open Source
6 10 (35.71%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (35.71%) Rackspace
6 10 (35.71%) Technical Architecture
6 10 (35.71%) Ruby
6 10 (35.71%) Ruby on Rails
6 10 (35.71%) OOP
6 10 (35.71%) E-Commerce
7 9 (32.14%) .NET Framework
8 8 (28.57%) jQuery
9 7 (25.00%) TDD
9 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 7 (25.00%) SOA
9 7 (25.00%) HTML
10 6 (21.43%) Pair Programming
10 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (17.86%) Finance
11 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 4 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (14.29%) Scrum
12 4 (14.29%) Computer Science

Senior Software Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 4 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (35.71%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (42.86%) MySQL
2 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (60.71%) .NET
2 14 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 11 (39.29%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (35.71%) Ruby on Rails
5 9 (32.14%) .NET Framework
6 8 (28.57%) jQuery
7 7 (25.00%) HTML
8 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 4 (14.29%) CSS
10 3 (10.71%) LINQ
10 3 (10.71%) HTML5
10 3 (10.71%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 2 (7.14%) WCF
11 2 (7.14%) XML
11 2 (7.14%) XSLT
12 1 (3.57%) SOAP
12 1 (3.57%) KnockoutJS
12 1 (3.57%) AngularJS
12 1 (3.57%) RESTful
12 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) Open Source
2 4 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.57%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (50.00%) MVC
2 11 (39.29%) Software Engineering
3 10 (35.71%) OOP
3 10 (35.71%) E-Commerce
3 10 (35.71%) Technical Architecture
4 7 (25.00%) SOA
4 7 (25.00%) TDD
5 6 (21.43%) Pair Programming
5 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (14.29%) Scrum
7 3 (10.71%) OO
8 2 (7.14%) CRM
8 2 (7.14%) Unit Testing
9 1 (3.57%) Integration Testing
9 1 (3.57%) Performance Management
9 1 (3.57%) Product Management
9 1 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (3.57%) Analytics
9 1 (3.57%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 14 (50.00%) Java
1 14 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 13 (46.43%) C#
3 10 (35.71%) Ruby
4 4 (14.29%) SQL
5 2 (7.14%) PHP
5 2 (7.14%) C++
6 1 (3.57%) Perl
6 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) Rackspace
2 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle
4 1 (3.57%) Twitter
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