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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Software Architect
Rank 890 956 975
Rank change year-on-year
+66 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Architect 17 11 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.010% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.010% 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 10 11 9
Median salary £76,250 £57,500 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+32.60% -28.12%
UK excluding London median salary £66,250 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+15.21% -

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
91484 105195 110265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.28% 96.25% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76513 87677 89230
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,091 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.22% -

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 29 September 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Software Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 29 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +72 17 £76,250 +32.60% 1
London +50 7 £112,500 -19.64% 1
South East +49 4 £80,000 +39.13%
Surrey +41 4 £80,000 +28.00%
Solihull - 4 £60,000 -
West Midlands - 4 £60,000 -
Guildford - 3 £80,000 -
Bristol - 2 - -
South West - 2 - -
City of London - 1 £125,000 - 1

Senior Software Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, 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 16 (57.14%) SQL
2 14 (50.00%) Java
3 13 (46.43%) .NET
4 10 (35.71%) PHP
4 10 (35.71%) Web Services
4 10 (35.71%) Python
4 10 (35.71%) Ruby
4 10 (35.71%) Software Architecture
5 9 (32.14%) Degree
5 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (32.14%) C#
6 8 (28.57%) Perl
6 8 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
6 8 (28.57%) SaaS
6 8 (28.57%) Big Data
7 7 (25.00%) High Availability
7 7 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (25.00%) DevOps
7 7 (25.00%) Finance
8 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
8 6 (21.43%) SDLC
8 6 (21.43%) Computer Science
9 5 (17.86%) Marketing
9 5 (17.86%) HTML
9 5 (17.86%) CSS
9 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
9 5 (17.86%) MVC
10 4 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
10 4 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (14.29%) Project Planning

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 3 (10.71%) CMS
1 3 (10.71%) IIS
1 3 (10.71%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Project
2 1 (3.57%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (28.57%) SaaS
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) Internet
1 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
1 3 (10.71%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) Big Data
2 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
3 3 (10.71%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (7.14%) MySQL
5 1 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (3.57%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (25.00%) Finance
2 5 (17.86%) Marketing
3 4 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (7.14%) Advertising
4 2 (7.14%) Electronics
5 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (46.43%) .NET
2 10 (35.71%) Web Services
3 5 (17.86%) CSS
3 5 (17.86%) HTML
4 4 (14.29%) AngularJS
5 3 (10.71%) .NET Framework
5 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET
5 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (7.14%) Backbone.js
6 2 (7.14%) LESS
6 2 (7.14%) Sass
6 2 (7.14%) Spring
6 2 (7.14%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (21.43%) Computer Science
3 4 (14.29%) Fintech
4 3 (10.71%) Driving Licence
4 3 (10.71%) User Experience
5 2 (7.14%) Visualisation
6 1 (3.57%) Algorithms
6 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (3.57%) Credit Risk
6 1 (3.57%) Mathematics
6 1 (3.57%) PACS
6 1 (3.57%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Apple iOS
2 2 (7.14%) Linux
2 2 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Software Architecture
2 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
4 7 (25.00%) DevOps
4 7 (25.00%) High Availability
5 6 (21.43%) SDLC
6 5 (17.86%) MVC
7 4 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (14.29%) Project Planning
7 4 (14.29%) Waterfall
8 3 (10.71%) Analytics
8 3 (10.71%) Automated Testing
8 3 (10.71%) CRM
8 3 (10.71%) iOS Development
8 3 (10.71%) Presales
8 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
8 3 (10.71%) Strategic Planning
9 2 (7.14%) OOP
9 2 (7.14%) Scrum
9 2 (7.14%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 16 (57.14%) SQL
2 14 (50.00%) Java
3 10 (35.71%) PHP
3 10 (35.71%) Python
3 10 (35.71%) Ruby
4 9 (32.14%) C#
5 8 (28.57%) Perl
6 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.57%) C
7 1 (3.57%) C++
7 1 (3.57%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 9 (32.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) DICOM
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Avaya
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) Tableau
2 2 (7.14%) Zend
3 1 (3.57%) SAP
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