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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Architect
Rank 734 846 854
Rank change year-on-year
+112 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Architect 142 139 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.13% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 106 121 103
Median salary £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £50,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £86,000 £94,225 £82,000
UK excluding London median salary £67,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+17.39% +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
86868 103583 109353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.55% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 72113 86403 90477
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 +84 128 £72,500 +16.00% 14
London +65 43 £78,750 -1.56% 5
South East +59 27 £75,000 +25.00%
North West -12 11 £57,000 +3.63% 6
Hampshire +15 10 £81,250 +35.41%
Yorkshire +13 9 £67,500 +28.57% 1
East Midlands +7 9 £80,000 -27.27%
Scotland - 9 £57,500 - 3
East of England -1 8 £65,000 +18.18%
Manchester -8 8 £57,000 +3.63% 6
West Midlands -22 8 £60,000 +4.34% 1
Bristol +23 7 £80,000 -
Surrey +21 7 £80,000 -
South West +20 7 £80,000 +220.00%
Glasgow - 6 £57,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 5 £80,000 -
Nottingham - 5 £80,000 -
West Yorkshire +26 4 £60,000 +14.28% 1
North East +12 4 £45,000 -33.33% 1
Bedfordshire - 4 £60,000 -
Luton - 4 £60,000 -
Leeds +27 3 £62,500 +19.04% 1
Hertfordshire +15 3 £80,000 -
Northampton +4 3 - -
Northamptonshire -1 3 - -
East Sussex - 3 £72,500 -
Wimbledon - 3 £77,500 -
Brighton - 3 £72,500 -
Edinburgh - 3 - - 3
Staffordshire - 3 £60,000 - 1

Software Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 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.

1 160 (55.75%) Agile Software Development
2 146 (50.87%) Java
3 110 (38.33%) .NET
4 105 (36.59%) C#
5 68 (23.69%) Finance
6 66 (23.00%) JavaScript
7 65 (22.65%) HTML
8 63 (21.95%) Big Data
9 61 (21.25%) Scrum
10 55 (19.16%) Software Architecture
11 53 (18.47%) SQL
12 52 (18.12%) Microsoft
12 52 (18.12%) REST
13 50 (17.42%) HTML5
14 47 (16.38%) TOGAF
15 46 (16.03%) Technical Architecture
15 46 (16.03%) Web Services
16 44 (15.33%) Spring
17 43 (14.98%) Software Engineering
18 41 (14.29%) Retail
19 40 (13.94%) MVC
20 39 (13.59%) Degree
21 38 (13.24%) XML
22 37 (12.89%) CSS
22 37 (12.89%) Project Management
22 37 (12.89%) .NET Framework
22 37 (12.89%) TDD
23 36 (12.54%) DevOps
24 35 (12.20%) Continuous Integration
25 34 (11.85%) MongoDB

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 22 (7.67%) Apache
2 12 (4.18%) Apache Spark
2 12 (4.18%) JBoss
3 8 (2.79%) Tomcat
3 8 (2.79%) WebLogic
4 7 (2.44%) Apache Pig
4 7 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (1.39%) CMS
5 4 (1.39%) IIS
5 4 (1.39%) Jetty
6 3 (1.05%) nginx
6 3 (1.05%) Umbraco
6 3 (1.05%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.70%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.35%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.35%) Drupal
8 1 (0.35%) Mule
8 1 (0.35%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 26 (9.06%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.39%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.70%) Simulink
4 1 (0.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 30 (10.45%) SaaS
2 29 (10.10%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (6.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (2.09%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.05%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (1.05%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (6.62%) HTTP
2 6 (2.09%) SSL
2 6 (2.09%) Unified Communications
3 4 (1.39%) Wireless
4 3 (1.05%) DNS
4 3 (1.05%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.70%) Internet
5 2 (0.70%) Network Security
5 2 (0.70%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (0.35%) 3G
6 1 (0.35%) 4G
6 1 (0.35%) DVB
6 1 (0.35%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.35%) LAN
6 1 (0.35%) LDAP
6 1 (0.35%) MQTT
6 1 (0.35%) SMPP
6 1 (0.35%) SNMP
6 1 (0.35%) VPN
6 1 (0.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (21.95%) Big Data
2 34 (11.85%) MongoDB
3 28 (9.76%) NoSQL
4 24 (8.36%) SQL Server
5 20 (6.97%) MySQL
6 16 (5.57%) Relational Database
7 14 (4.88%) Apache Cassandra
8 13 (4.53%) Hadoop
8 13 (4.53%) RDBMS
9 7 (2.44%) Apache Hive
9 7 (2.44%) HBase
9 7 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.39%) Neo4j
11 3 (1.05%) CouchDB
12 2 (0.70%) Azure SQL Database
12 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2014
12 2 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 24 (8.36%) Git (software)
2 19 (6.62%) Jenkins
3 16 (5.57%) JUnit
4 12 (4.18%) Maven
5 11 (3.83%) JIRA
6 10 (3.48%) Ant
6 10 (3.48%) Eclipse
6 10 (3.48%) Selenium
7 8 (2.79%) Visual Studio
8 7 (2.44%) IntelliJ
9 6 (2.09%) Gradle
9 6 (2.09%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (1.74%) Cucumber
10 5 (1.74%) Subversion
11 3 (1.05%) Artifactory
11 3 (1.05%) Sonatype Nexus
12 2 (0.70%) NUnit
13 1 (0.35%) Bitbucket
13 1 (0.35%) Jasmine
13 1 (0.35%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 68 (23.69%) Finance
2 41 (14.29%) Retail
3 21 (7.32%) Marketing
4 7 (2.44%) Electronics
4 7 (2.44%) Manufacturing
4 7 (2.44%) Military
5 6 (2.09%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.74%) Banking
7 4 (1.39%) Advertising
7 4 (1.39%) Aerospace
8 3 (1.05%) Law
8 3 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.35%) Back Office
9 1 (0.35%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (38.33%) .NET
2 65 (22.65%) HTML
3 52 (18.12%) REST
4 50 (17.42%) HTML5
5 46 (16.03%) Web Services
6 44 (15.33%) Spring
7 38 (13.24%) XML
8 37 (12.89%) .NET Framework
8 37 (12.89%) CSS
9 34 (11.85%) Hibernate
10 33 (11.50%) SOAP
11 29 (10.10%) JSON
12 27 (9.41%) AngularJS
13 24 (8.36%) J2EE
14 23 (8.01%) ASP.NET
14 23 (8.01%) Node.js
15 18 (6.27%) Middleware
16 14 (4.88%) Java EE
16 14 (4.88%) jQuery
16 14 (4.88%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 25 (8.71%) Enterprise Software
2 22 (7.67%) Computer Science
3 11 (3.83%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (3.48%) iPad
5 9 (3.14%) PKI
6 7 (2.44%) Fintech
6 7 (2.44%) Mobile App
6 7 (2.44%) N-Tier
6 7 (2.44%) Visualisation
7 6 (2.09%) Algorithms
7 6 (2.09%) Mathematics
8 5 (1.74%) Embedded Systems
9 4 (1.39%) Blog
9 4 (1.39%) Public Cloud
9 4 (1.39%) Robotics
9 4 (1.39%) User Experience
10 3 (1.05%) Data Centre
10 3 (1.05%) Digital Media
10 3 (1.05%) Life Science
10 3 (1.05%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 34 (11.85%) Linux
2 19 (6.62%) Unix
3 11 (3.83%) Apple iOS
3 11 (3.83%) Windows
4 7 (2.44%) Android
5 2 (0.70%) Solaris
6 1 (0.35%) Debian
6 1 (0.35%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.35%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.35%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.35%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (55.75%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (21.25%) Scrum
3 55 (19.16%) Software Architecture
4 47 (16.38%) TOGAF
5 46 (16.03%) Technical Architecture
6 43 (14.98%) Software Engineering
7 40 (13.94%) MVC
8 37 (12.89%) Project Management
8 37 (12.89%) TDD
9 36 (12.54%) DevOps
10 35 (12.20%) Continuous Integration
11 34 (11.85%) Zachman Framework
12 31 (10.80%) Open Source
12 31 (10.80%) SOA
12 31 (10.80%) Software Delivery
13 24 (8.36%) Microservices
14 21 (7.32%) Mentoring
14 21 (7.32%) SDLC
15 20 (6.97%) Enterprise Architecture
15 20 (6.97%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 146 (50.87%) Java
2 105 (36.59%) C#
3 66 (23.00%) JavaScript
4 53 (18.47%) SQL
5 33 (11.50%) PHP
6 29 (10.10%) Python
7 25 (8.71%) C++
8 21 (7.32%) Ruby
9 18 (6.27%) Scala
10 17 (5.92%) C
11 13 (4.53%) Perl
12 12 (4.18%) Groovy
13 9 (3.14%) TypeScript
14 5 (1.74%) Clojure
14 5 (1.74%) VB
15 4 (1.39%) Bash Shell
15 4 (1.39%) Go
15 4 (1.39%) VB.NET
16 3 (1.05%) Erlang
16 3 (1.05%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (13.59%) Degree
2 23 (8.01%) Security Cleared
3 16 (5.57%) SC Cleared
4 12 (4.18%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.35%) ISEB
5 1 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.35%) MBA
5 1 (0.35%) MCPD
5 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.35%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.83%) QA
2 8 (2.79%) ISO 9001
3 5 (1.74%) ISO 14001
4 4 (1.39%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.70%) GCP
5 2 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 7816
6 1 (0.35%) Data Quality
System Software
1 17 (5.92%) Docker
2 9 (3.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.44%) Hyper-V
4 6 (2.09%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (1.74%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.35%) Btrfs
6 1 (0.35%) Firmware
6 1 (0.35%) NFS
Systems Management
1 9 (3.14%) Puppet
2 1 (0.35%) Ansible
2 1 (0.35%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.35%) Mesos
2 1 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.35%) Rancher
Vendors
1 52 (18.12%) Microsoft
2 30 (10.45%) Oracle
3 9 (3.14%) VMware
4 8 (2.79%) Google
5 7 (2.44%) webMethods
6 5 (1.74%) Facebook
7 4 (1.39%) Apple
7 4 (1.39%) Avaya
7 4 (1.39%) CA
7 4 (1.39%) IBM
7 4 (1.39%) SAP
8 3 (1.05%) hybris
8 3 (1.05%) MuleSoft
8 3 (1.05%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.05%) Zend
9 2 (0.70%) Aruba
9 2 (0.70%) DevExpress
9 2 (0.70%) HP
9 2 (0.70%) Meraki
9 2 (0.70%) Sun
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