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 30 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Architect
Rank 776 846 882
Rank change year-on-year
+70 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Architect 160 129 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.12% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.12% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 150 89 94
Median salary £67,500 £57,500 £59,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.39% -2.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £50,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £72,500 £79,250
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
94361 106979 116217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.39% 96.46% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79501 88148 95129
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +71 154 £67,500 +12.50% 15
London +48 53 £77,500 -8.82% 8
South East +22 40 £70,000 +16.66% 2
South West +25 18 £65,000 +23.80% 1
Surrey +40 15 £68,750 +1.85%
Hampshire +5 15 £75,000 +33.07% 1
Yorkshire +36 12 £55,000 - 1
West Yorkshire +34 11 £55,000 - 1
Leeds +31 11 £55,000 - 1
Bristol +27 9 £65,000 +23.80% 1
East Midlands +10 9 £77,500 +34.78% 1
West Midlands -6 9 £65,000 -7.14%
City of London +54 8 £80,000 -10.11% 4
East of England +30 7 £51,000 -15.00% 1
Nottingham +9 6 £77,500 +34.78%
Nottinghamshire +6 6 £77,500 +34.78%
Cambridgeshire +3 6 £51,000 -15.00% 1
Guildford - 6 £80,000 -
North West +24 5 £57,500 -8.00% 1
Havant +9 5 £75,500 +33.96%
Berkshire +6 5 £65,000 -
Walton-on-Thames - 5 £40,000 -
Cheltenham - 5 £72,500 -
Coventry - 5 £65,000 -
Gloucestershire - 5 £72,500 -
Reading +17 3 £65,000 -
South Wales +10 3 £40,000 -15.78%
Wales +8 3 £40,000 -15.78%
Leicester - 3 £52,500 -
Portsmouth - 3 £80,000 - 1

Software Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 212 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 171 (53.77%) Java
3 111 (34.91%) .NET
4 94 (29.56%) HTML
5 93 (29.25%) C#
6 90 (28.30%) JavaScript
7 79 (24.84%) Scrum
8 75 (23.58%) HTML5
9 71 (22.33%) Software Engineering
10 70 (22.01%) Big Data
11 62 (19.50%) SQL
12 56 (17.61%) Mentoring
13 54 (16.98%) SOA
13 54 (16.98%) Finance
14 53 (16.67%) PHP
15 51 (16.04%) Web Services
16 50 (15.72%) XML
17 49 (15.41%) Degree
17 49 (15.41%) Open Source
18 47 (14.78%) TDD
18 47 (14.78%) J2EE
19 46 (14.47%) SQL Server
20 45 (14.15%) UML
21 44 (13.84%) Microsoft
22 43 (13.52%) Continuous Integration
23 42 (13.21%) Software Architecture
24 40 (12.58%) MVC
25 39 (12.26%) CSS
26 38 (11.95%) ASP.NET
26 38 (11.95%) TOGAF

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 20 (6.29%) JBoss
2 17 (5.35%) WebLogic
3 16 (5.03%) Apache
4 13 (4.09%) IIS
4 13 (4.09%) Tomcat
5 10 (3.14%) Apache Solr
5 10 (3.14%) Apache Spark
6 7 (2.20%) Jetty
7 6 (1.89%) WebSphere
8 4 (1.26%) CMS
8 4 (1.26%) DNN
8 4 (1.26%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (1.26%) OpenStack
8 4 (1.26%) WordPress
9 3 (0.94%) K2 blackpearl
9 3 (0.94%) SharePoint
9 3 (0.94%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.31%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 28 (8.81%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.94%) MS Project
3 1 (0.31%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (0.94%) Primavera
1 3 (0.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.63%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 24 (7.55%) SaaS
2 11 (3.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (3.14%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (3.14%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.31%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.46%) HTTP
2 8 (2.52%) Internet
3 7 (2.20%) SNMP
3 7 (2.20%) VPN
3 7 (2.20%) Wireless
4 5 (1.57%) Network Security
4 5 (1.57%) Software-Defined Networking
5 3 (0.94%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.31%) Cisco ICM
6 1 (0.31%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.31%) NAS
6 1 (0.31%) OpenFlow
6 1 (0.31%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (22.01%) Big Data
2 46 (14.47%) SQL Server
3 28 (8.81%) MySQL
4 27 (8.49%) MongoDB
5 25 (7.86%) Hadoop
6 24 (7.55%) NoSQL
7 17 (5.35%) Apache Cassandra
8 13 (4.09%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (2.52%) HBase
9 8 (2.52%) Oracle Database
10 7 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (1.26%) GIS
13 3 (0.94%) Redis
14 2 (0.63%) Azure SQL Database
14 2 (0.63%) Couchbase
14 2 (0.63%) Relational Database
14 2 (0.63%) Riak
14 2 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 1 (0.31%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 26 (8.18%) Eclipse
2 24 (7.55%) JUnit
3 21 (6.60%) Git (software)
4 20 (6.29%) JIRA
5 19 (5.97%) Team Foundation Server
6 18 (5.66%) Jenkins
7 15 (4.72%) IntelliJ
7 15 (4.72%) Selenium
8 11 (3.46%) Maven
9 9 (2.83%) Ant
10 8 (2.52%) Subversion
11 7 (2.20%) MSBuild
12 6 (1.89%) ReSharper
13 4 (1.26%) Cucumber
14 3 (0.94%) Mockito
14 3 (0.94%) Visual Studio
15 2 (0.63%) Concordion
15 2 (0.63%) NetBeans
16 1 (0.31%) Grunt
16 1 (0.31%) Jasmine
General
1 54 (16.98%) Finance
2 35 (11.01%) Retail
3 25 (7.86%) Telecoms
4 16 (5.03%) Marketing
5 11 (3.46%) Aerospace
5 11 (3.46%) Banking
6 7 (2.20%) Automotive
7 6 (1.89%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.57%) Advertising
8 5 (1.57%) Investment Banking
9 4 (1.26%) Electronics
9 4 (1.26%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.94%) Front Office
11 2 (0.63%) French Language
11 2 (0.63%) Military
12 1 (0.31%) Back Office
12 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.31%) Law
12 1 (0.31%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (34.91%) .NET
2 94 (29.56%) HTML
3 75 (23.58%) HTML5
4 51 (16.04%) Web Services
5 50 (15.72%) XML
6 47 (14.78%) J2EE
7 39 (12.26%) CSS
8 38 (11.95%) ASP.NET
9 35 (11.01%) Spring
10 34 (10.69%) RESTful
11 32 (10.06%) Hibernate
12 28 (8.81%) SOAP
13 27 (8.49%) REST
14 24 (7.55%) JSON
15 21 (6.60%) EJB
15 21 (6.60%) jQuery
16 20 (6.29%) WSDL
17 19 (5.97%) ASP.NET MVC
18 18 (5.66%) AngularJS
19 17 (5.35%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.23%) Mobile App
2 16 (5.03%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (4.09%) Client/Server
4 10 (3.14%) Computer Science
4 10 (3.14%) Visualisation
5 8 (2.52%) Digital Media
5 8 (2.52%) Driving Licence
6 5 (1.57%) Internet of Things
7 4 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.26%) iPad
7 4 (1.26%) Mathematics
7 4 (1.26%) MPEG
8 3 (0.94%) Algorithms
8 3 (0.94%) Streaming Video
9 2 (0.63%) Bitcoin
9 2 (0.63%) Blockchain
9 2 (0.63%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.63%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 26 (8.18%) Unix
1 26 (8.18%) Windows
2 24 (7.55%) Apple iOS
3 21 (6.60%) Android
4 20 (6.29%) Linux
5 8 (2.52%) Windows NT
5 8 (2.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (2.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (2.20%) Debian
6 7 (2.20%) Ubuntu
7 4 (1.26%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (0.63%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.31%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 212 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (24.84%) Scrum
3 71 (22.33%) Software Engineering
4 56 (17.61%) Mentoring
5 54 (16.98%) SOA
6 49 (15.41%) Open Source
7 47 (14.78%) TDD
8 45 (14.15%) UML
9 43 (13.52%) Continuous Integration
10 42 (13.21%) Software Architecture
11 40 (12.58%) MVC
12 38 (11.95%) TOGAF
13 35 (11.01%) Web Development
14 30 (9.43%) Technical Architecture
15 29 (9.12%) Microservices
16 28 (8.81%) SDLC
17 27 (8.49%) Coaching
18 24 (7.55%) BDD
19 23 (7.23%) Integration Testing
20 22 (6.92%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 171 (53.77%) Java
2 93 (29.25%) C#
3 90 (28.30%) JavaScript
4 62 (19.50%) SQL
5 53 (16.67%) PHP
6 32 (10.06%) C
6 32 (10.06%) Python
6 32 (10.06%) Ruby
7 30 (9.43%) C++
8 26 (8.18%) Scala
9 18 (5.66%) Bash Shell
10 14 (4.40%) PowerShell
11 11 (3.46%) T-SQL
12 8 (2.52%) Objective-C
12 8 (2.52%) Perl
12 8 (2.52%) VBA
13 6 (1.89%) VB.NET
14 4 (1.26%) Go
15 3 (0.94%) VB
16 2 (0.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 49 (15.41%) Degree
2 27 (8.49%) Security Cleared
3 21 (6.60%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.31%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.31%) MBA
5 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.29%) QA
2 2 (0.63%) ISO 14001
2 2 (0.63%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.31%) DICOM
3 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 7816
System Software
1 22 (6.92%) Docker
2 7 (2.20%) Btrfs
2 7 (2.20%) NFS
2 7 (2.20%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 19 (5.97%) Puppet
2 2 (0.63%) Ansible
2 2 (0.63%) Kibana
2 2 (0.63%) logstash
2 2 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.63%) Salt
Vendors
1 44 (13.84%) Microsoft
2 36 (11.32%) Oracle
3 15 (4.72%) webMethods
4 4 (1.26%) IBM
4 4 (1.26%) Telerik
5 3 (0.94%) Google
5 3 (0.94%) SAP
6 2 (0.63%) InterSystems
6 2 (0.63%) Sitecore
6 2 (0.63%) Tableau
6 2 (0.63%) Twitter
7 1 (0.31%) Avaya
7 1 (0.31%) Cisco
7 1 (0.31%) Facebook
7 1 (0.31%) Genesys
7 1 (0.31%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.31%) Remedy
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