Period
to 27 January 2022

The median annual salary for a Software Architect was £85,000 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 27 January 2022.

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

Software Architect
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
27 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 207 191 242
Rank change year-on-year -16 +51 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Architect 64 5 3
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.90% 0.13% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 0.13% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 37 5 3
10th Percentile £63,750 - £55,250
25th Percentile £71,250 £54,250 £55,625
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £85,000 £55,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +53.15% -7.50% -17.24%
75th Percentile - £56,750 £68,125
90th Percentile - £60,200 £70,000
England median annual salary £82,500 £75,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% +7.14% -6.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire. 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
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies in Yorkshire with a recognized job title 6,683 3,745 5,862
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.72% 96.72% 96.53%
Number of salaries quoted 4,733 3,158 4,953
10th Percentile £29,900 £28,500 £25,500
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £33,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
75th Percentile £65,000 £58,750 £57,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £65,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +1.94%

Software Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Architect in Yorkshire

Software Architect
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Software Architect in Yorkshire.

Salary trend for Software Architect in Yorkshire

Software Architect
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Software Architect in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 27 January 2022.

Salary histogram for Software Architect in Yorkshire

Software Architect
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Architect within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 27 January 2022. 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
Jobs
South Yorkshire - 53 £85,000 - 2
West Yorkshire -57 10 £67,500 +21.62%
North Yorkshire - 1 £85,000 -
Software Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 2022, 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 Yorkshire region featuring Software Architect in the job title.

1 53 (82.81%) Network Management
1 53 (82.81%) UML
2 34 (53.13%) RESTful
3 27 (42.19%) Firmware
4 26 (40.63%) 802.1X
4 26 (40.63%) Storage Management
4 26 (40.63%) Social Skills
4 26 (40.63%) Internet
4 26 (40.63%) MPLS
4 26 (40.63%) DNS
4 26 (40.63%) IPv4
4 26 (40.63%) IPv6
4 26 (40.63%) 3GPP
4 26 (40.63%) DHCP
4 26 (40.63%) Ethernet
4 26 (40.63%) VLAN
4 26 (40.63%) Wireless
5 11 (17.19%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (17.19%) Software Engineering
6 10 (15.63%) Scrum
6 10 (15.63%) DSDM
7 8 (12.50%) SOA
7 8 (12.50%) OO
7 8 (12.50%) RUP
7 8 (12.50%) Java
7 8 (12.50%) .NET
7 8 (12.50%) Web Services
7 8 (12.50%) XML
7 8 (12.50%) WSDL
7 8 (12.50%) Azure

Software Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 8 (12.50%) AWS
1 8 (12.50%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (40.63%) 3GPP
1 26 (40.63%) DHCP
1 26 (40.63%) DNS
1 26 (40.63%) Ethernet
1 26 (40.63%) Internet
1 26 (40.63%) IPv4
1 26 (40.63%) IPv6
1 26 (40.63%) MPLS
1 26 (40.63%) VLAN
1 26 (40.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.50%) Big Data
General
1 26 (40.63%) Social Skills
2 1 (1.56%) Presentation Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (53.13%) RESTful
2 26 (40.63%) 802.1X
3 8 (12.50%) .NET
3 8 (12.50%) Web Services
3 8 (12.50%) WSDL
3 8 (12.50%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (82.81%) Network Management
1 53 (82.81%) UML
2 26 (40.63%) Storage Management
3 11 (17.19%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (17.19%) Software Engineering
4 10 (15.63%) DSDM
4 10 (15.63%) Scrum
5 8 (12.50%) Architectural Design
5 8 (12.50%) OO
5 8 (12.50%) RUP
5 8 (12.50%) SDLC
5 8 (12.50%) Separation of Concerns
5 8 (12.50%) SOA
6 1 (1.56%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (1.56%) Critical Success Factor
6 1 (1.56%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (1.56%) DevOps
6 1 (1.56%) People Management
6 1 (1.56%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.50%) Java
System Software
1 27 (42.19%) Firmware