Period
to 6 June 2020

The median annual salary for a Software Architect was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 6 June 2020.

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

Software Architect
England > East Midlands
6 months to
6 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 131 192 229
Rank change year-on-year +61 +37 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Architect 14 11 6
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.61% 0.27% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.28% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 6
Median annual salary £65,000 £69,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.47% +11.20% -12.28%
10th Percentile £49,500 £53,000 £52,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £89,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £72,500 £82,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year -12.12% +17.86% +3.70%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
East Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the East Midlands with a recognized job title 2,206 3,883 4,974
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.50% 96.45% 97.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1,800 2,915 4,202
Median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% -1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,725 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,644 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.50% +3.29% +5.26%

Software Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings that featured Software Architect in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Software Architect in the East Midlands

Software Architect
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Software Architect in the East Midlands.

Salary trend for Software Architect in the East Midlands

Software Architect
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Software Architect in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 6 June 2020.

Salary histogram for Software Architect in the East Midlands

Software Architect
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Architect within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 6 June 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire +63 12 £47,500 -13.64%
Northamptonshire +30 2 £65,000 -11.56%
Software Architect
England

Software Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 June 2020, Software Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the East Midlands region featuring Software Architect in the job title.

1 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (78.57%) TOGAF
2 11 (78.57%) Data Analysis
2 11 (78.57%) Mathematics
2 11 (78.57%) Azure
2 11 (78.57%) PaaS
2 11 (78.57%) Software Architecture
2 11 (78.57%) PhD
2 11 (78.57%) Pharmaceutical
2 11 (78.57%) Analytics
2 11 (78.57%) Algorithms
2 11 (78.57%) SDLC
2 11 (78.57%) Threat Modelling
2 11 (78.57%) Innovative Thinking
2 11 (78.57%) Data Science
3 3 (21.43%) C#
4 2 (14.29%) C++
4 2 (14.29%) HTML
4 2 (14.29%) Java
4 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 2 (14.29%) MATLAB
4 2 (14.29%) CSS
4 2 (14.29%) UML
4 2 (14.29%) Python
4 2 (14.29%) Node.js
4 2 (14.29%) REST
4 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 2 (14.29%) QA
4 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture

Software Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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:

Cloud Services
1 11 (78.57%) Azure
1 11 (78.57%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (78.57%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) CSS
1 2 (14.29%) HTML
1 2 (14.29%) Kafka
1 2 (14.29%) Node.js
1 2 (14.29%) React
1 2 (14.29%) REST
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
2 1 (7.14%) Silverlight
2 1 (7.14%) Web Services
2 1 (7.14%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (78.57%) Algorithms
2 2 (14.29%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (78.57%) Analytics
2 11 (78.57%) Data Analysis
2 11 (78.57%) Data Science
2 11 (78.57%) Innovative Thinking
2 11 (78.57%) Mathematics
2 11 (78.57%) SDLC
2 11 (78.57%) Software Architecture
2 11 (78.57%) Threat Modelling
2 11 (78.57%) TOGAF
3 2 (14.29%) Coaching
3 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 2 (14.29%) UML
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.14%) Logistics
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) C#
2 2 (14.29%) C++
2 2 (14.29%) Java
2 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 2 (14.29%) MATLAB
2 2 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (78.57%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle