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 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Architect
UK
Rank 728 800 843
Rank change year-on-year
+72 +43
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Architect 113 139 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.14% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 95 122 96
Median salary £70,000 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.73% -4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £42,200
10% offered a salary of more than £89,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £56,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+16.07% +1.81%

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
79883 98427 103086
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.32% 96.43% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 66300 82530 84981
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 February 2017 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 February 2017. 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 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 +71 105 £70,000 +21.73% 15
London +89 34 £80,000 +1.58% 7
North West -2 22 £65,000 +13.04% 2
Manchester -15 20 £65,000 +18.18% 2
West Midlands +44 13 £70,000 +21.73%
South East +39 13 £67,500 +12.50% 4
North East +9 9 £55,000 -18.51%
Hampshire +16 8 £67,500 +3.84% 3
Staffordshire +15 6 £70,000 +16.66%
Yorkshire +21 5 £59,000 +7.27% 1
South West +10 5 £68,500 +40.51%
Durham - 5 £55,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 5 £70,000 -
East of England +9 4 £78,750 +62.37% 1
Bristol -1 4 £80,000 +60.00%
Scotland +22 3 £60,000 - 1
South Wales +18 3 £75,000 +36.36%
Hertfordshire +10 3 £77,500 -
Wales +10 3 £75,000 +36.36%
Tyne and Wear +8 3 £42,500 -37.03%
Basingstoke +8 3 £67,500 +3.84% 2
West Yorkshire +6 3 £58,000 +5.45% 1
East Sussex - 3 £62,500 -
Edinburgh - 3 £60,000 - 1
Coventry +22 2 £67,500 +42.10%
Cheshire +14 2 £57,500 -
Shropshire - 2 £82,500 -
Torfaen - 2 - -
Brighton - 2 £66,250 -
Edgware - 2 £100,000 -

Software Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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.

1 144 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (52.34%) Java
3 114 (44.53%) C#
4 101 (39.45%) .NET
5 72 (28.13%) JavaScript
6 68 (26.56%) Scrum
7 62 (24.22%) Big Data
8 57 (22.27%) Finance
9 56 (21.88%) HTML
10 48 (18.75%) Software Architecture
11 47 (18.36%) SOA
12 46 (17.97%) Software Engineering
13 44 (17.19%) SQL
13 44 (17.19%) SQL Server
13 44 (17.19%) HTML5
14 43 (16.80%) REST
14 43 (16.80%) DevOps
14 43 (16.80%) Microsoft
14 43 (16.80%) TOGAF
15 42 (16.41%) MVC
15 42 (16.41%) Enterprise Software
16 39 (15.23%) CSS
16 39 (15.23%) TDD
17 37 (14.45%) SOAP
17 37 (14.45%) ASP.NET
18 35 (13.67%) Retail
18 35 (13.67%) Spring
18 35 (13.67%) Degree
19 33 (12.89%) jQuery
20 32 (12.50%) .NET Framework

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 25 (9.77%) Apache Spark
2 19 (7.42%) Apache
3 12 (4.69%) Apache Pig
3 12 (4.69%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (3.13%) JBoss
4 8 (3.13%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.56%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.17%) IIS
6 3 (1.17%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.17%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.78%) CMS
7 2 (0.78%) EPiServer
7 2 (0.78%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.39%) Drupal
8 1 (0.39%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.39%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.39%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.39%) WordPress
Applications
1 22 (8.59%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.34%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.78%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 32 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (11.33%) SaaS
3 20 (7.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (1.95%) PaaS
6 3 (1.17%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.39%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.91%) HTTP
2 6 (2.34%) Unified Communications
3 3 (1.17%) Wireless
4 2 (0.78%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (0.39%) 3G
5 1 (0.39%) 4G
5 1 (0.39%) 5G
5 1 (0.39%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.39%) Internet
5 1 (0.39%) SSL
5 1 (0.39%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (24.22%) Big Data
2 44 (17.19%) SQL Server
3 31 (12.11%) MongoDB
3 31 (12.11%) NoSQL
4 28 (10.94%) RDBMS
4 28 (10.94%) Relational Database
5 25 (9.77%) MySQL
6 14 (5.47%) Hadoop
7 13 (5.08%) Apache Cassandra
8 12 (4.69%) Apache Hive
9 6 (2.34%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (1.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 5 (1.95%) HBase
11 4 (1.56%) DB2
11 4 (1.56%) Neo4j
11 4 (1.56%) Riak
12 3 (1.17%) BusinessObjects
12 3 (1.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 3 (1.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (4.69%) JUnit
2 11 (4.30%) Jenkins
3 10 (3.91%) Maven
4 8 (3.13%) Visual Studio
5 7 (2.73%) Git (software)
6 6 (2.34%) Eclipse
6 6 (2.34%) Gradle
6 6 (2.34%) Selenium
6 6 (2.34%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (1.95%) Ant
8 4 (1.56%) DbUnit
8 4 (1.56%) jMock
8 4 (1.56%) Mockito
9 3 (1.17%) Artifactory
9 3 (1.17%) Cucumber
9 3 (1.17%) IntelliJ
9 3 (1.17%) JIRA
9 3 (1.17%) Sonatype Nexus
10 1 (0.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.39%) Subversion
General
1 57 (22.27%) Finance
2 35 (13.67%) Retail
3 13 (5.08%) Marketing
4 12 (4.69%) Military
5 10 (3.91%) Electronics
6 8 (3.13%) Telecoms
7 6 (2.34%) Banking
8 3 (1.17%) Advertising
8 3 (1.17%) Law
8 3 (1.17%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.78%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.78%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.39%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.39%) Back Office
10 1 (0.39%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (39.45%) .NET
2 56 (21.88%) HTML
3 44 (17.19%) HTML5
4 43 (16.80%) REST
5 39 (15.23%) CSS
6 37 (14.45%) ASP.NET
6 37 (14.45%) SOAP
7 35 (13.67%) Spring
8 33 (12.89%) jQuery
9 32 (12.50%) .NET Framework
10 30 (11.72%) AngularJS
10 30 (11.72%) XML
11 29 (11.33%) Hibernate
12 27 (10.55%) ASP.NET MVC
12 27 (10.55%) Node.js
12 27 (10.55%) Web Services
13 18 (7.03%) JSON
13 18 (7.03%) Middleware
14 17 (6.64%) J2EE
15 16 (6.25%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 42 (16.41%) Enterprise Software
2 28 (10.94%) Computer Science
3 12 (4.69%) N-Tier
3 12 (4.69%) PKI
4 7 (2.73%) Fintech
5 6 (2.34%) NHS
5 6 (2.34%) User Experience
6 5 (1.95%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.56%) Blog
7 4 (1.56%) iPad
7 4 (1.56%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.56%) Robotics
8 3 (1.17%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.17%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.17%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (1.17%) Life Science
8 3 (1.17%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.78%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.78%) STB
Operating Systems
1 28 (10.94%) Linux
2 15 (5.86%) Unix
2 15 (5.86%) Windows
3 9 (3.52%) Apple iOS
4 8 (3.13%) Android
5 2 (0.78%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.39%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (26.56%) Scrum
3 48 (18.75%) Software Architecture
4 47 (18.36%) SOA
5 46 (17.97%) Software Engineering
6 43 (16.80%) DevOps
6 43 (16.80%) TOGAF
7 42 (16.41%) MVC
8 39 (15.23%) TDD
9 32 (12.50%) Open Source
10 31 (12.11%) Software Delivery
10 31 (12.11%) Technical Architecture
11 30 (11.72%) Continuous Integration
12 29 (11.33%) Zachman Framework
13 27 (10.55%) SDLC
14 26 (10.16%) Continuous Delivery
14 26 (10.16%) Mentoring
15 25 (9.77%) Project Management
16 23 (8.98%) Analytics
17 22 (8.59%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 134 (52.34%) Java
2 114 (44.53%) C#
3 72 (28.13%) JavaScript
4 44 (17.19%) SQL
5 27 (10.55%) C
6 24 (9.38%) C++
6 24 (9.38%) Python
7 14 (5.47%) TypeScript
7 14 (5.47%) VB
8 13 (5.08%) Scala
9 10 (3.91%) Ruby
10 9 (3.52%) PHP
11 6 (2.34%) Erlang
11 6 (2.34%) Groovy
12 5 (1.95%) T-SQL
12 5 (1.95%) VB.NET
13 3 (1.17%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 3 (1.17%) Perl
14 2 (0.78%) Clojure
14 2 (0.78%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 35 (13.67%) Degree
2 17 (6.64%) Security Cleared
3 11 (4.30%) DV Cleared
4 8 (3.13%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.78%) PhD
6 1 (0.39%) ISEB
6 1 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.39%) MBA
6 1 (0.39%) MCPD
6 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.39%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.03%) QA
2 13 (5.08%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.56%) Cyber Essentials
3 4 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.78%) GCP
5 1 (0.39%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 25 (9.77%) Docker
2 14 (5.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (4.69%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.95%) Apache Flume
5 4 (1.56%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.39%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (2.73%) Kubernetes
1 7 (2.73%) Puppet
2 3 (1.17%) Ansible
3 2 (0.78%) Docker Swarm
3 2 (0.78%) Mesos
3 2 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 43 (16.80%) Microsoft
2 30 (11.72%) Oracle
3 15 (5.86%) VMware
4 8 (3.13%) Google
5 6 (2.34%) SAP
6 5 (1.95%) Facebook
6 5 (1.95%) IBM
7 4 (1.56%) Apple
7 4 (1.56%) Avaya
8 3 (1.17%) hybris
8 3 (1.17%) Nintex
8 3 (1.17%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.17%) webMethods
9 2 (0.78%) Aruba
9 2 (0.78%) Cisco
9 2 (0.78%) DevExpress
9 2 (0.78%) HP
9 2 (0.78%) Meraki
10 1 (0.39%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.39%) Zend
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Salary: £58000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Car Allowance
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Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benefits
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