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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Architect
Rank 868 923 851
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -72
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Architect 34 15 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.013% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.013% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 15 14 33
Average salary £57,500 £73,750 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.03% +13.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £49,750 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £108,000 £80,000 £74,500
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £62,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -3.84%

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
104585 111653 102685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.55% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 86393 91565 85529
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £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 3 July 2015 within the UK.

Senior Software Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Software Architect
Top 16 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 3 July 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 +44 34 £57,500 -25.80% 2
London +29 19 £140,000 +80.64%
South East +21 10 £57,500 -17.85% 1
Oxfordshire +12 5 £57,500 -17.85%
Abingdon - 5 £57,500 -
Hampshire - 4 £57,500 - 1
East Midlands - 3 £60,000 - 1
Southampton - 3 £57,500 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 1 £46,500 -
East Sussex - 1 £47,500 -
Cambridge - 1 £46,500 -
Eastleigh - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
East of England - 1 £46,500 -

Senior Software Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 32 (72.73%) .NET
2 31 (70.45%) C#
2 31 (70.45%) Java
3 28 (63.64%) SQL Server
3 28 (63.64%) Software Engineering
4 25 (56.82%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (54.55%) MVC
5 24 (54.55%) C++
6 23 (52.27%) ASP.NET
7 22 (50.00%) Computer Science
7 22 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 21 (47.73%) Degree
8 21 (47.73%) C
9 20 (45.45%) Mentoring
10 19 (43.18%) DevOps
10 19 (43.18%) Mobile App
10 19 (43.18%) Data Structures
10 19 (43.18%) Algorithms
10 19 (43.18%) OOD
10 19 (43.18%) OO
10 19 (43.18%) Retail
10 19 (43.18%) Microsoft Azure
10 19 (43.18%) Amazon AWS
10 19 (43.18%) Software Deployment
11 14 (31.82%) Photography
11 14 (31.82%) Publishing
12 9 (20.45%) SQL
13 8 (18.18%) Software Architecture
13 8 (18.18%) Relational Database
14 7 (15.91%) HTML

Senior Software Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 5 (11.36%) IIS
2 3 (6.82%) JBoss
3 1 (2.27%) CMS
3 1 (2.27%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.27%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 19 (43.18%) Microsoft Azure
1 19 (43.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.64%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.82%) Network Security
3 2 (4.55%) SNMP
4 1 (2.27%) LTE
4 1 (2.27%) Wireless
4 1 (2.27%) LDAP
4 1 (2.27%) GPRS
4 1 (2.27%) 3GPP
4 1 (2.27%) DHCP
4 1 (2.27%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 8 (18.18%) Relational Database
3 5 (11.36%) Big Data
4 2 (4.55%) MySQL
5 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Git (software)
2 4 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (6.82%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.27%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.27%) IntelliJ
4 1 (2.27%) MSI
4 1 (2.27%) Subversion
4 1 (2.27%) JIRA
4 1 (2.27%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.27%) WiX
4 1 (2.27%) FishEye
4 1 (2.27%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 19 (43.18%) Retail
2 14 (31.82%) Publishing
3 5 (11.36%) Advertising
4 2 (4.55%) Law
4 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.27%) Finance
5 1 (2.27%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (72.73%) .NET
2 23 (52.27%) ASP.NET
3 22 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (15.91%) HTML
5 5 (11.36%) WCF
6 4 (9.09%) jQuery
6 4 (9.09%) CSS
6 4 (9.09%) HTML5
7 3 (6.82%) RESTful
7 3 (6.82%) Java SE
7 3 (6.82%) Java EE
7 3 (6.82%) JSF
8 2 (4.55%) Web Services
8 2 (4.55%) AngularJS
9 1 (2.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (2.27%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (2.27%) CSS3
9 1 (2.27%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (2.27%) Underscore.js
9 1 (2.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 19 (43.18%) Mobile App
2 19 (43.18%) Data Structures
2 19 (43.18%) Algorithms
3 14 (31.82%) Photography
4 3 (6.82%) RIA
5 2 (4.55%) Visualisation
6 1 (2.27%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (2.27%) Wiki
6 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.82%) Linux
2 1 (2.27%) CentOS
2 1 (2.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (63.64%) Software Engineering
2 25 (56.82%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (54.55%) MVC
4 20 (45.45%) Mentoring
5 19 (43.18%) Software Deployment
5 19 (43.18%) DevOps
5 19 (43.18%) OO
5 19 (43.18%) OOD
6 8 (18.18%) Software Architecture
7 6 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (11.36%) Configuration Management
9 4 (9.09%) TDD
10 3 (6.82%) SOA
10 3 (6.82%) Product Management
11 2 (4.55%) Data Visualisation
11 2 (4.55%) Microservices
11 2 (4.55%) SDLC
11 2 (4.55%) Web Development
12 1 (2.27%) Numerical Analysis
12 1 (2.27%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 31 (70.45%) C#
1 31 (70.45%) Java
2 24 (54.55%) C++
3 21 (47.73%) C
4 9 (20.45%) SQL
5 5 (11.36%) Python
6 4 (9.09%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.55%) Ruby
8 1 (2.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 21 (47.73%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) GAMP
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle
1 2 (4.55%) Tableau
2 1 (2.27%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (2.27%) Atlassian
2 1 (2.27%) Sitecore
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