The median annual salary for a Software Architect was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Architect
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 110 108 108
Rank change year-on-year -2 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Architect 10 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.73% 0.084% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.086% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 4
Median salary £52,500 - £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £66,250 £65,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +1.92% +13.04%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1335 1161 1414
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 97.73% 97.40% 97.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1015 978 1196
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,900
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,700
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Software Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge that featured Software Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Software Architect in Cambridge

Software Architect
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for Software Architect in Cambridge

Software Architect
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Architect in Cambridge over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Architect in Cambridge

Software Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 across the Cambridge region featuring Software Architect in the job title.

1 10 (90.91%) .NET
2 9 (81.82%) JavaScript
2 9 (81.82%) PHP
2 9 (81.82%) C#
2 9 (81.82%) HTML
2 9 (81.82%) CSS
2 9 (81.82%) OO
2 9 (81.82%) SharePoint
2 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 9 (81.82%) MVC
2 9 (81.82%) Android
2 9 (81.82%) WCF
2 9 (81.82%) jQuery
2 9 (81.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (81.82%) Apple iOS
2 9 (81.82%) Mentoring
3 7 (63.64%) AngularJS
3 7 (63.64%) REST
3 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET Web API
3 7 (63.64%) Software Engineering
3 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (54.55%) TDD
4 6 (54.55%) NUnit
4 6 (54.55%) OOD
4 6 (54.55%) Subversion
4 6 (54.55%) TOGAF
4 6 (54.55%) Web Services
4 6 (54.55%) UML
4 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET
4 6 (54.55%) SQL

Software Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 9 (81.82%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) Relational Database
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Git (software)
1 6 (54.55%) Jenkins
1 6 (54.55%) Moq
1 6 (54.55%) MSBuild
1 6 (54.55%) NUnit
1 6 (54.55%) Subversion
1 6 (54.55%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (54.55%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (9.09%) Banking
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) .NET
2 9 (81.82%) CSS
2 9 (81.82%) HTML
2 9 (81.82%) jQuery
2 9 (81.82%) WCF
3 7 (63.64%) AngularJS
3 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET Web API
3 7 (63.64%) REST
4 6 (54.55%) .NET Framework
4 6 (54.55%) Ajax
4 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET
4 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 6 (54.55%) CSS3
4 6 (54.55%) HTML5
4 6 (54.55%) JSON
4 6 (54.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 6 (54.55%) Web Services
5 1 (9.09%) Angular 2
5 1 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Mobile App
2 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Android
1 9 (81.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Mentoring
1 9 (81.82%) MVC
1 9 (81.82%) OO
2 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) Software Engineering
3 6 (54.55%) Inversion of Control
3 6 (54.55%) Mobile Application Development
3 6 (54.55%) OOD
3 6 (54.55%) Software Architecture
3 6 (54.55%) TDD
3 6 (54.55%) TOGAF
3 6 (54.55%) UML
3 6 (54.55%) Unit Testing
3 6 (54.55%) Waterfall
4 1 (9.09%) Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) Low Latency
4 1 (9.09%) Microservices
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (9.09%) Re-Platforming
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) C#
1 9 (81.82%) JavaScript
1 9 (81.82%) PHP
2 6 (54.55%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) C
3 1 (9.09%) C++
3 1 (9.09%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) PhD
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
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