Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Architect was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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 of England
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 317 347 380
Rank change year-on-year +30 +33 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Architect 30 18 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.25% 0.14% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.14% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 23 17 15
East of England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% -15.38%
10th Percentile £53,750 £52,000 £52,500
90th Percentile £79,250 £80,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £70,000 £72,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year -3.45% +16.00% +4.17%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England. 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 of England
Permanent vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 11513 12679 14819
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.63% 96.41% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 9456 10525 12280
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £66,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Software Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Architect in the East of England

Software Architect
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for Software Architect in the East of England

Software Architect
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Architect in the East of England over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Architect in the East of England

Software Architect
Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
Cambridgeshire -16 19 £65,000 +26.83% 3
Bedfordshire +28 9 £65,000 +13.04% 1
Hertfordshire +5 2 £80,000 -
Software Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 East of England region featuring Software Architect in the job title.

1 13 (43.33%) Embedded Systems
2 12 (40.00%) Degree
3 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 9 (30.00%) Mathematics
4 9 (30.00%) Java
5 8 (26.67%) Software Engineering
6 7 (23.33%) C
6 7 (23.33%) C++
6 7 (23.33%) .NET
7 5 (16.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 5 (16.67%) Xilinx
7 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 5 (16.67%) Aerospace
7 5 (16.67%) Automotive
7 5 (16.67%) VHDL
7 5 (16.67%) Computer Science
7 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
7 5 (16.67%) 3D Modelling
7 5 (16.67%) Algorithms
7 5 (16.67%) FPGA Design
7 5 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (13.33%) FlexRay
8 4 (13.33%) Coaching
8 4 (13.33%) ISO 26262
8 4 (13.33%) V-Model
8 4 (13.33%) Waterfall
8 4 (13.33%) Military
8 4 (13.33%) TOGAF
8 4 (13.33%) C#

Software Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 2 (6.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) Ethernet
1 4 (13.33%) FlexRay
2 2 (6.67%) AMQP
2 2 (6.67%) DNS
2 2 (6.67%) HTTP
2 2 (6.67%) HTTPS
2 2 (6.67%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (6.67%) Blockchain
2 2 (6.67%) MongoDB
2 2 (6.67%) MySQL
2 2 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (6.67%) Redis
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) ClearCase
General
1 5 (16.67%) Aerospace
1 5 (16.67%) Automotive
2 4 (13.33%) Military
3 2 (6.67%) Electronics
4 1 (3.33%) Advertising
4 1 (3.33%) Finance
4 1 (3.33%) Retail
4 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) .NET
2 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (10.00%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (10.00%) REST
3 2 (6.67%) Node.js
3 2 (6.67%) WCF
3 2 (6.67%) Web Services
4 1 (3.33%) Angular 2
4 1 (3.33%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (3.33%) CSS
4 1 (3.33%) HTML
4 1 (3.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 13 (43.33%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (16.67%) Algorithms
2 5 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 5 (16.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 5 (16.67%) VHDL
3 2 (6.67%) Bitcoin
3 2 (6.67%) PKI
4 1 (3.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Android
2 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 9 (30.00%) Mathematics
3 8 (26.67%) Software Engineering
4 5 (16.67%) 3D Modelling
4 5 (16.67%) FPGA Design
5 4 (13.33%) Coaching
5 4 (13.33%) TOGAF
5 4 (13.33%) V-Model
5 4 (13.33%) Waterfall
6 3 (10.00%) Open Source
6 3 (10.00%) Software Architecture
7 2 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.67%) DevOps
7 2 (6.67%) Machine Learning
7 2 (6.67%) Microservices
7 2 (6.67%) MVC
7 2 (6.67%) Open Source Development
8 1 (3.33%) Scrum
8 1 (3.33%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (30.00%) Java
2 7 (23.33%) C
2 7 (23.33%) C++
3 4 (13.33%) C#
3 4 (13.33%) MATLAB
3 4 (13.33%) Python
4 1 (3.33%) Ada
4 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.33%) PHP
4 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (40.00%) Degree
2 5 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) ISO 26262
2 1 (3.33%) MISRA
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Docker
1 2 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Ansible
1 2 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (6.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 5 (16.67%) Xilinx
2 4 (13.33%) MathWorks
3 3 (10.00%) Oracle