The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Software Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Architect
Rank 772 862 848
Rank change year-on-year
+90 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Architect 139 102 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.093% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.097% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 122 97 98
Median salary £72,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,750 £46,750
10% offered a salary of more than £94,675 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+13.04% +4.54%

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
90823 105550 110058
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.28% 96.22% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76065 87949 88918
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
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 £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Software Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Software Architect in the job title.

Software Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Software Architect
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Architect within the UK.

Software Architect Salary Trend in the UK

Software Architect
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Architect over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 within the UK.

Software Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Software Architect
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 25 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 +86 132 £72,500 +16.00% 14
London +66 46 £80,000 +3.22% 5
South East +61 40 £72,500 +18.56% 3
Hampshire +20 17 £55,000 -4.34% 2
Surrey +36 16 £72,500 +16.00%
East of England +17 11 £55,000 -
East Midlands +6 10 £60,000 +16.50% 1
South West +5 9 £41,000 +64.00%
City of London +69 7 £80,000 +3.22% 2
Yorkshire +34 6 £67,500 +22.72% 2
Havant +15 5 £82,500 +37.50% 1
Nottingham +10 5 £80,000 +41.59%
Nottinghamshire +10 5 £80,000 +41.59%
West Midlands -12 5 £60,000 -
Bristol - 5 £80,000 -
Farnborough - 5 £50,000 -
Exeter - 4 £41,000 -
Luton - 4 £55,000 -
Guildford - 4 £80,000 -
Solihull - 4 £60,000 -
Devon - 4 £41,000 -
Bedfordshire - 4 £55,000 -
Berkshire +33 3 £67,750 +4.23%
Hertfordshire +20 3 £80,000 +36.75%
West Sussex +20 3 £59,000 -5.60%
North West +8 3 £57,000 -12.30% 3
Southampton 0 3 £60,000 +4.34%
Basingstoke - 3 £50,000 -
Watford - 3 £80,000 -
Lincoln - 3 £50,000 -

Software Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, 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 Software Architect in the job title.

1 174 (58.39%) Agile Software Development
2 156 (52.35%) Java
3 90 (30.20%) .NET
4 75 (25.17%) JavaScript
4 75 (25.17%) C#
5 69 (23.15%) HTML
5 69 (23.15%) Scrum
6 68 (22.82%) SQL
7 65 (21.81%) Finance
8 64 (21.48%) Big Data
9 62 (20.81%) Software Engineering
10 58 (19.46%) HTML5
11 53 (17.79%) Software Architecture
12 52 (17.45%) Web Services
13 51 (17.11%) Degree
14 49 (16.44%) PHP
15 45 (15.10%) XML
16 44 (14.77%) Continuous Integration
17 43 (14.43%) TOGAF
18 42 (14.09%) Python
19 41 (13.76%) MVC
19 41 (13.76%) Technical Architecture
20 40 (13.42%) Spring
20 40 (13.42%) Microsoft
21 39 (13.09%) TDD
21 39 (13.09%) Retail
21 39 (13.09%) Open Source
22 38 (12.75%) Ruby
23 37 (12.42%) REST
24 36 (12.08%) C++

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 18 (6.04%) Apache
2 13 (4.36%) WebLogic
3 12 (4.03%) JBoss
4 7 (2.35%) IIS
5 6 (2.01%) CMS
5 6 (2.01%) Jetty
5 6 (2.01%) Tomcat
5 6 (2.01%) WebSphere
6 5 (1.68%) Apache Solr
6 5 (1.68%) Umbraco
7 3 (1.01%) Apache Spark
7 3 (1.01%) nginx
7 3 (1.01%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.67%) K2 blackpearl
8 2 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.34%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.34%) Mule
9 1 (0.34%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.34%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 20 (6.71%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.01%) MS Project
3 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.34%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (0.67%) Primavera
1 2 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 34 (11.41%) SaaS
2 16 (5.37%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (3.36%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.34%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.03%) HTTP
2 6 (2.01%) Internet
2 6 (2.01%) Network Security
2 6 (2.01%) Software-Defined Networking
2 6 (2.01%) SSL
2 6 (2.01%) Wireless
3 5 (1.68%) SNMP
3 5 (1.68%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.68%) VPN
4 3 (1.01%) DNS
4 3 (1.01%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.34%) Cisco ICM
5 1 (0.34%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.34%) DVB
5 1 (0.34%) LAN
5 1 (0.34%) LDAP
5 1 (0.34%) MQTT
5 1 (0.34%) NAS
5 1 (0.34%) SMPP
5 1 (0.34%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (21.48%) Big Data
2 31 (10.40%) MongoDB
3 23 (7.72%) NoSQL
4 22 (7.38%) SQL Server
5 19 (6.38%) Apache Cassandra
5 19 (6.38%) MySQL
6 16 (5.37%) Hadoop
7 15 (5.03%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (2.35%) HBase
9 5 (1.68%) Relational Database
10 4 (1.34%) Azure SQL Database
11 3 (1.01%) CouchDB
11 3 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (1.01%) Neo4j
11 3 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.67%) GIS
12 2 (0.67%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database 12c
13 1 (0.34%) Redis
Development Applications
1 32 (10.74%) Git (software)
2 21 (7.05%) Jenkins
3 20 (6.71%) JUnit
4 18 (6.04%) JIRA
5 17 (5.70%) Eclipse
6 16 (5.37%) Maven
7 14 (4.70%) Ant
8 12 (4.03%) IntelliJ
8 12 (4.03%) Selenium
9 10 (3.36%) Subversion
10 6 (2.01%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (1.68%) Cucumber
12 4 (1.34%) MSBuild
13 3 (1.01%) ReSharper
13 3 (1.01%) Visual Studio
14 2 (0.67%) NUnit
15 1 (0.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 1 (0.34%) jMock
15 1 (0.34%) TeamCity
15 1 (0.34%) TestNG
General
1 65 (21.81%) Finance
2 39 (13.09%) Retail
3 22 (7.38%) Telecoms
4 20 (6.71%) Marketing
5 9 (3.02%) Aerospace
5 9 (3.02%) Manufacturing
6 6 (2.01%) Advertising
7 5 (1.68%) Automotive
7 5 (1.68%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (1.01%) Banking
8 3 (1.01%) Electronics
9 2 (0.67%) Back Office
9 2 (0.67%) Law
10 1 (0.34%) Legal
10 1 (0.34%) Military
10 1 (0.34%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (30.20%) .NET
2 69 (23.15%) HTML
3 58 (19.46%) HTML5
4 52 (17.45%) Web Services
5 45 (15.10%) XML
6 40 (13.42%) Spring
7 37 (12.42%) REST
8 34 (11.41%) J2EE
9 33 (11.07%) Hibernate
10 30 (10.07%) CSS
11 25 (8.39%) JSON
11 25 (8.39%) RESTful
12 24 (8.05%) SOAP
13 21 (7.05%) .NET Framework
13 21 (7.05%) AngularJS
14 18 (6.04%) EJB
15 16 (5.37%) ASP.NET
15 16 (5.37%) CSS3
16 15 (5.03%) Node.js
17 14 (4.70%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 22 (7.38%) Mobile App
2 16 (5.37%) Computer Science
3 13 (4.36%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (4.03%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (3.36%) Visualisation
6 9 (3.02%) Client/Server
6 9 (3.02%) iPad
7 8 (2.68%) Digital Media
8 5 (1.68%) Fintech
9 4 (1.34%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.34%) Embedded Systems
9 4 (1.34%) Mathematics
9 4 (1.34%) Virtual Team
10 3 (1.01%) Driving Licence
10 3 (1.01%) Internet of Things
10 3 (1.01%) PKI
10 3 (1.01%) User Experience
11 2 (0.67%) Blog
11 2 (0.67%) Cybercrime
11 2 (0.67%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 32 (10.74%) Linux
2 22 (7.38%) Apple iOS
3 19 (6.38%) Unix
4 18 (6.04%) Android
5 16 (5.37%) Windows
6 5 (1.68%) Debian
6 5 (1.68%) Ubuntu
7 4 (1.34%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (0.67%) Solaris
9 1 (0.34%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.34%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (58.39%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (23.15%) Scrum
3 62 (20.81%) Software Engineering
4 53 (17.79%) Software Architecture
5 44 (14.77%) Continuous Integration
6 43 (14.43%) TOGAF
7 41 (13.76%) MVC
7 41 (13.76%) Technical Architecture
8 39 (13.09%) Open Source
8 39 (13.09%) TDD
9 33 (11.07%) SOA
10 32 (10.74%) UML
11 31 (10.40%) Zachman Framework
12 29 (9.73%) Mentoring
13 27 (9.06%) BDD
13 27 (9.06%) DevOps
13 27 (9.06%) Enterprise Architecture
13 27 (9.06%) SDLC
14 25 (8.39%) Project Management
15 24 (8.05%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 156 (52.35%) Java
2 75 (25.17%) C#
2 75 (25.17%) JavaScript
3 68 (22.82%) SQL
4 49 (16.44%) PHP
5 42 (14.09%) Python
6 38 (12.75%) Ruby
7 36 (12.08%) C++
8 22 (7.38%) C
9 20 (6.71%) Scala
10 17 (5.70%) Perl
11 10 (3.36%) Bash Shell
11 10 (3.36%) Groovy
11 10 (3.36%) Objective-C
12 9 (3.02%) PowerShell
13 5 (1.68%) Clojure
13 5 (1.68%) VBA
14 4 (1.34%) Go
15 3 (1.01%) T-SQL
15 3 (1.01%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 51 (17.11%) Degree
2 21 (7.05%) Security Cleared
3 20 (6.71%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.01%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.34%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.38%) QA
2 9 (3.02%) ISO 9001
3 6 (2.01%) ISO 14001
4 2 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 7816
5 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.34%) DICOM
System Software
1 23 (7.72%) Docker
2 7 (2.35%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (1.68%) Btrfs
3 5 (1.68%) NFS
4 2 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.34%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.34%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (4.36%) Puppet
2 1 (0.34%) Ansible
2 1 (0.34%) Mesos
2 1 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.34%) Rancher
Vendors
1 40 (13.42%) Microsoft
2 25 (8.39%) Oracle
3 12 (4.03%) webMethods
4 7 (2.35%) IBM
5 4 (1.34%) CA
5 4 (1.34%) SAP
6 3 (1.01%) Avaya
6 3 (1.01%) Google
6 3 (1.01%) MuleSoft
7 2 (0.67%) Cisco
7 2 (0.67%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.67%) Sun
7 2 (0.67%) Tableau
7 2 (0.67%) VMware
7 2 (0.67%) Zend
8 1 (0.34%) Broadcom
8 1 (0.34%) Facebook
8 1 (0.34%) hybris
8 1 (0.34%) Meraki
8 1 (0.34%) Nintex
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60,000 - 75,000 plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: benefits, D.O.E.
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Quant Capital
Salary: Unspecified Competative + benefits and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Overtine + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
InsightSoftware.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: £56,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Havant
aap3
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 20 days ago
City, London
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Salary: Competitive Salary
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Glasgow
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Salary: competitive
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Salford, Lancashire
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