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 23 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Architect
Rank 775 847 864
Rank change year-on-year
+72 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Architect 158 112 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.10% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.11% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 140 80 98
Median salary £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,350 £46,750
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+13.04% -

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
94552 106382 112198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.41% 96.31% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79554 87702 91489
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 £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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +90 152 £70,000 +16.66% 24
London +73 55 £80,000 +3.22% 10
South East +20 48 £70,000 +16.66% 4
Hampshire +5 19 £72,500 +27.19% 3
South West +25 16 £65,000 +23.80% 3
Surrey +34 15 £72,500 +7.40%
City of London +80 10 £80,000 +3.22% 5
Bristol +26 9 £65,000 +23.80%
East Midlands +4 8 £77,500 +37.16%
Berkshire +10 7 £65,000 -
West Midlands 0 7 £65,000 -7.14% 1
Yorkshire +26 6 £55,000 - 1
East of England +22 6 £52,500 -12.50% 4
Nottingham +15 6 £77,500 +37.16%
Nottinghamshire +8 6 £77,500 +37.16%
Leeds +34 5 £55,000 - 1
West Yorkshire +23 5 £55,000 - 1
North West +23 5 £55,000 -12.00% 1
Havant +9 5 £75,500 +33.20% 1
Guildford - 5 £80,000 -
Coventry - 5 £65,000 -
Cambridgeshire +8 4 £51,000 -15.00% 2
Devon - 4 £41,000 -
Farnborough - 4 £51,250 - 1
Exeter - 4 £41,000 -
Reading +23 3 £65,000 -
West Sussex -5 3 £59,000 -9.23%
Oxfordshire -19 3 £60,000 +4.34%
Cheshire - 3 £57,500 -
Portsmouth - 3 £80,000 -

Software Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 205 (64.06%) Agile Software Development
2 165 (51.56%) Java
3 111 (34.69%) .NET
4 97 (30.31%) HTML
5 92 (28.75%) C#
6 84 (26.25%) JavaScript
7 79 (24.69%) HTML5
8 78 (24.38%) Scrum
9 76 (23.75%) Software Engineering
10 68 (21.25%) Big Data
11 67 (20.94%) SQL
12 57 (17.81%) PHP
12 57 (17.81%) Finance
13 56 (17.50%) Open Source
14 55 (17.19%) SOA
15 53 (16.56%) Web Services
16 52 (16.25%) Degree
17 49 (15.31%) XML
18 47 (14.69%) Mentoring
19 46 (14.38%) MVC
20 45 (14.06%) Microsoft
20 45 (14.06%) Software Architecture
21 42 (13.13%) SQL Server
21 42 (13.13%) TDD
22 40 (12.50%) CSS
22 40 (12.50%) TOGAF
22 40 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
23 39 (12.19%) UML
24 38 (11.88%) J2EE
25 36 (11.25%) Spring

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 (6.25%) Apache
2 17 (5.31%) JBoss
3 16 (5.00%) WebLogic
4 10 (3.13%) IIS
5 8 (2.50%) Apache Solr
5 8 (2.50%) Apache Spark
6 7 (2.19%) Tomcat
7 6 (1.88%) Jetty
8 5 (1.56%) CMS
8 5 (1.56%) Umbraco
8 5 (1.56%) WebSphere
9 4 (1.25%) DNN
9 4 (1.25%) WordPress
10 3 (0.94%) K2 blackpearl
10 3 (0.94%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.63%) nginx
11 2 (0.63%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 27 (8.44%) 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 1 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 27 (8.44%) SaaS
2 15 (4.69%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (3.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.88%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.31%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.38%) HTTP
2 7 (2.19%) Internet
2 7 (2.19%) SNMP
2 7 (2.19%) VPN
2 7 (2.19%) Wireless
3 6 (1.88%) Network Security
4 5 (1.56%) Software-Defined Networking
5 4 (1.25%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.63%) DNS
6 2 (0.63%) SSL
7 1 (0.31%) Cisco ICM
7 1 (0.31%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.31%) DVB
7 1 (0.31%) HbbTV
7 1 (0.31%) LAN
7 1 (0.31%) MQTT
7 1 (0.31%) NAS
7 1 (0.31%) OpenFlow
7 1 (0.31%) SMPP
7 1 (0.31%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (21.25%) Big Data
2 42 (13.13%) SQL Server
3 26 (8.13%) MongoDB
3 26 (8.13%) MySQL
4 24 (7.50%) Hadoop
5 21 (6.56%) NoSQL
6 17 (5.31%) Apache Cassandra
7 10 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
8 9 (2.81%) HBase
9 8 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (1.88%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (1.25%) Azure SQL Database
11 4 (1.25%) GIS
11 4 (1.25%) Oracle Database
11 4 (1.25%) Relational Database
12 3 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (0.63%) Redis
14 1 (0.31%) CouchDB
14 1 (0.31%) Data Mining
14 1 (0.31%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 27 (8.44%) Git (software)
2 25 (7.81%) Eclipse
3 22 (6.88%) JUnit
4 20 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
5 16 (5.00%) IntelliJ
5 16 (5.00%) Jenkins
5 16 (5.00%) JIRA
5 16 (5.00%) Selenium
6 12 (3.75%) Maven
6 12 (3.75%) Subversion
7 9 (2.81%) Ant
8 7 (2.19%) MSBuild
9 6 (1.88%) ReSharper
10 4 (1.25%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.63%) Visual Studio
12 1 (0.31%) Concordion
12 1 (0.31%) Hamcrest
12 1 (0.31%) jMock
12 1 (0.31%) Mockito
12 1 (0.31%) TestNG
General
1 57 (17.81%) Finance
2 31 (9.69%) Retail
3 25 (7.81%) Telecoms
4 20 (6.25%) Marketing
5 9 (2.81%) Aerospace
5 9 (2.81%) Banking
6 7 (2.19%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.88%) Advertising
8 5 (1.56%) Automotive
8 5 (1.56%) Investment Banking
9 4 (1.25%) Electronics
9 4 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.63%) Law
11 1 (0.31%) Back Office
11 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.31%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (34.69%) .NET
2 97 (30.31%) HTML
3 79 (24.69%) HTML5
4 53 (16.56%) Web Services
5 49 (15.31%) XML
6 40 (12.50%) CSS
7 38 (11.88%) J2EE
8 36 (11.25%) Spring
9 35 (10.94%) ASP.NET
10 33 (10.31%) Hibernate
10 33 (10.31%) RESTful
11 28 (8.75%) REST
12 26 (8.13%) SOAP
13 24 (7.50%) JSON
14 22 (6.88%) EJB
15 19 (5.94%) ASP.NET MVC
16 18 (5.63%) CSS3
16 18 (5.63%) WSDL
17 17 (5.31%) .NET Framework
17 17 (5.31%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 25 (7.81%) Mobile App
2 20 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (4.06%) Client/Server
4 12 (3.75%) Computer Science
5 10 (3.13%) Visualisation
6 8 (2.50%) Digital Media
6 8 (2.50%) Driving Licence
7 7 (2.19%) iPad
8 6 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.56%) Mathematics
10 4 (1.25%) Internet of Things
10 4 (1.25%) MPEG
10 4 (1.25%) Virtual Team
11 3 (0.94%) Algorithms
12 2 (0.63%) Bitcoin
12 2 (0.63%) Blockchain
12 2 (0.63%) Credit Risk
12 2 (0.63%) Cybercrime
12 2 (0.63%) PKI
12 2 (0.63%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 25 (7.81%) Unix
2 24 (7.50%) Apple iOS
3 22 (6.88%) Windows
4 21 (6.56%) Linux
5 19 (5.94%) Android
6 7 (2.19%) Debian
6 7 (2.19%) Ubuntu
7 4 (1.25%) Windows Mobile
7 4 (1.25%) Windows NT
7 4 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.31%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.31%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.31%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 205 (64.06%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (24.38%) Scrum
3 76 (23.75%) Software Engineering
4 56 (17.50%) Open Source
5 55 (17.19%) SOA
6 47 (14.69%) Mentoring
7 46 (14.38%) MVC
8 45 (14.06%) Software Architecture
9 42 (13.13%) TDD
10 40 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
10 40 (12.50%) TOGAF
11 39 (12.19%) UML
12 34 (10.63%) Microservices
12 34 (10.63%) Web Development
13 32 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
14 29 (9.06%) SDLC
15 25 (7.81%) Coaching
16 23 (7.19%) BDD
17 22 (6.88%) Integration Testing
17 22 (6.88%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 165 (51.56%) Java
2 92 (28.75%) C#
3 84 (26.25%) JavaScript
4 67 (20.94%) SQL
5 57 (17.81%) PHP
6 36 (11.25%) Ruby
7 32 (10.00%) Python
8 30 (9.38%) C
9 28 (8.75%) C++
10 27 (8.44%) Scala
11 15 (4.69%) PowerShell
12 13 (4.06%) Bash Shell
13 11 (3.44%) Objective-C
13 11 (3.44%) T-SQL
14 8 (2.50%) Perl
14 8 (2.50%) VBA
15 6 (1.88%) VB.NET
16 4 (1.25%) Clojure
16 4 (1.25%) Go
17 3 (0.94%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 52 (16.25%) Degree
2 23 (7.19%) Security Cleared
3 17 (5.31%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.94%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.31%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.31%) MBA
6 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (7.19%) QA
2 4 (1.25%) ISO 14001
2 4 (1.25%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 7816
4 1 (0.31%) DICOM
System Software
1 24 (7.50%) Docker
2 7 (2.19%) Btrfs
2 7 (2.19%) NFS
2 7 (2.19%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 17 (5.31%) Puppet
Vendors
1 45 (14.06%) Microsoft
2 27 (8.44%) Oracle
3 16 (5.00%) webMethods
4 5 (1.56%) IBM
5 4 (1.25%) Telerik
6 3 (0.94%) CA
6 3 (0.94%) SAP
7 2 (0.63%) Google
7 2 (0.63%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.63%) Tableau
7 2 (0.63%) Twitter
8 1 (0.31%) Avaya
8 1 (0.31%) Broadcom
8 1 (0.31%) Cisco
8 1 (0.31%) Cognizant
8 1 (0.31%) Genesys
8 1 (0.31%) NICE Systems
8 1 (0.31%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.31%) Remedy
8 1 (0.31%) Zend
Farnborough, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45-55k
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Derivco Ipswich Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Havant
aap3
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Jenkins Jacob
Salary: Up to £110,000 per annum plus generous bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k dep. on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Proteus Europe
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Tangent International
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: benefits, D.O.E.
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + fantastic package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: From £56,000
Posted: 9 days ago
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Massive Interactive
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 9 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Chippenham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Chippenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £80000.00 - £95000.00 per annum + Bonus+benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
City of London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £145000 - £160000 per annum + Benefits, Healthcare & Pension.
Posted: 24 days ago