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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Architect
Rank 891 929 867
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -62
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Architect 12 11 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.009% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.010% 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 13
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -38.46%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £40,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -38.46%

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
104884 114227 107029
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.65% 94.59% 94.74%
Number of salaries quoted 85795 92537 89098
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 17 April 2015 within the UK.

Senior Software Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Software Architect
Top 9 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 17 April 2015. 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
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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 +37 9 £60,000 -13.04% 3
London +16 6 £60,000 +33.33% 1
Cardiff - 3 £50,000 -
South Wales - 3 £50,000 -
Wales - 3 £50,000 -
East Midlands - 2 £55,000 -
Telford - 1 £70,000 -
Shropshire - 1 £70,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £70,000 -

Senior Software Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 19 (73.08%) Software Engineering
2 14 (53.85%) C++
2 14 (53.85%) Java
3 11 (42.31%) C
3 11 (42.31%) Computer Science
4 9 (34.62%) Law
4 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (34.62%) TDD
5 8 (30.77%) C#
5 8 (30.77%) Python
5 8 (30.77%) Microservices
6 6 (23.08%) Mentoring
6 6 (23.08%) .NET
6 6 (23.08%) Linux
6 6 (23.08%) Degree
7 5 (19.23%) Numerical Analysis
7 5 (19.23%) Software Testing
7 5 (19.23%) MVC
7 5 (19.23%) Retail
7 5 (19.23%) Data Management
7 5 (19.23%) OO
7 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
7 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET
7 5 (19.23%) XML
7 5 (19.23%) Windows
7 5 (19.23%) MSI
7 5 (19.23%) OOD
7 5 (19.23%) GAMP
7 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (19.23%) Data Structures

Senior Software Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 2 (7.69%) JBoss
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (19.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) LDAP
1 1 (3.85%) GPRS
1 1 (3.85%) 3GPP
1 1 (3.85%) DHCP
1 1 (3.85%) Ethernet
1 1 (3.85%) SNMP
1 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.85%) Wireless
1 1 (3.85%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.54%) Big Data
3 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) MSI
1 5 (19.23%) WiX
General
1 9 (34.62%) Law
2 5 (19.23%) Retail
3 4 (15.38%) Finance
4 3 (11.54%) Advertising
5 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) .NET
2 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET
2 5 (19.23%) Qt
2 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (19.23%) XML
3 2 (7.69%) JSF
3 2 (7.69%) Java SE
3 2 (7.69%) Java EE
3 2 (7.69%) jQuery
3 2 (7.69%) CSS
3 2 (7.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (42.31%) Computer Science
2 5 (19.23%) Mobile App
2 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (19.23%) Data Structures
2 5 (19.23%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Linux
2 5 (19.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (73.08%) Software Engineering
2 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (34.62%) TDD
3 8 (30.77%) Microservices
4 6 (23.08%) Mentoring
5 5 (19.23%) Data Management
5 5 (19.23%) Numerical Analysis
5 5 (19.23%) Software Deployment
5 5 (19.23%) DevOps
5 5 (19.23%) Software Testing
5 5 (19.23%) OO
5 5 (19.23%) OOD
5 5 (19.23%) MVC
6 2 (7.69%) Software Architecture
7 1 (3.85%) UML
7 1 (3.85%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (3.85%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (3.85%) Deep Packet Inspection
Programming Languages
1 14 (53.85%) C++
1 14 (53.85%) Java
2 11 (42.31%) C
3 8 (30.77%) C#
3 8 (30.77%) Python
4 2 (7.69%) Ruby
4 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) GAMP
Vendors
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
Midlands
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum Plus bonus & bens
Posted: 3 days ago
East Riding of Yorkshire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago