Period
to 16 January 2021

The median annual salary for a Software Architect was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 16 January 2021.

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
16 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 123 177 208
Rank change year-on-year +54 +31 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Architect 4 10 6
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.21% 0.27% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.28% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 3
Median annual salary £75,000 £55,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +36.36% -21.43% +126.91%
England median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +9.49%

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 1,884 3,553 4,108
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.21% 96.60% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1,557 3,065 3,102
Median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £72,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +1.94% +3.00%

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
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 16 January 2021. 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
Lincolnshire - 2 £75,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £77,000 - 1
Software Architect
England

Software Architect Skill Set
Top 28 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 January 2021, 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 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) Azure
2 2 (50.00%) AWS
2 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (50.00%) User Experience
2 2 (50.00%) Vue.js
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Core
2 2 (50.00%) Architectural Design
3 1 (25.00%) Thought Leadership
3 1 (25.00%) Slack
3 1 (25.00%) React
3 1 (25.00%) Microservices
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (25.00%) Node.js
3 1 (25.00%) COM
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Domain-Driven Design
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Law

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 2 (50.00%) AWS
1 2 (50.00%) Azure
2 1 (25.00%) Slack
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) .NET Core
1 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (50.00%) Vue.js
2 1 (25.00%) COM
2 1 (25.00%) Node.js
2 1 (25.00%) React
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Architectural Design
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (50.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) Domain-Driven Design
3 1 (25.00%) Microservices
3 1 (25.00%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) Python
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft