The median annual salary for a Software Architect was £92,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Architect
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 126 136 117
Rank change year-on-year +10 -19  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Architect 1 2 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.058% 0.092% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% 0.095% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 11
Median salary £92,500 £61,750 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +49.79% +2.91%  
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £56,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +16.07% +1.81%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. 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
Cambridgeshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1641 2114 2020
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 95.52% 97.42% 98.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1246 1654 1658
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -2.29%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Software Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Architect in Cambridgeshire

Software Architect
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Salary trend for Software Architect in Cambridgeshire

Software Architect
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Architect within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 25 March 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
Cambridge - 1 £92,500 - 6
Software Architect
East of England

Software Architect Skill Set
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Cambridgeshire region featuring Software Architect in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) PhD
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (100.00%) Benchmarking
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) Physics
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Machine Learning
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Low Latency
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning

Software Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Benchmarking
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Low Latency
1 1 (100.00%) Machine Learning
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (100.00%) Physics
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) PhD
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55k plus pension, 25 days, flexi time, training + more
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric.com
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k dep. on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £very competitive + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Cambridge
ECM Selection
Salary: to £65k + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago