A Software Architect in Ottawa, Ontario earns an average salary of C$125,618 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

C$80,643 - C$134,387
C$81K
C$120K
C$130K
MEDIAN: C$115,287
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$163K
Salary C$80,643 - C$134,387
Bonus C$9,000
Profit Sharing C$3,000
Total Pay (?
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C$81,215 - C$163,047
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 29

Job Description for Software Architect

Software architects create customized software solutions such as web services, user interfaces, coding programs, and databases, and they are employed primarily by large corporations and agencies which create software for other companies. These architects must always strive to create efficient and satisfactory software solutions for end-users, and they are often responsible for creating standard coding practices and programs for other software designers within their companies.

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Software Architect Tasks

  • Design new operating system components.
  • Conceive, experiment with, and present architectural approaches for operating system components.
  • Design new software applications.
  • Conceive, experiment with, and present architectural approaches for software applications, including web, client, server, and others.
  • Ensure architectural integrity and consistency across the entire product.

Software Architect Job Listings

Key Stats for Software Architect

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
1-4 years
3%
5-9 years
6%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
56%

Experience Affects Software Architect Salaries

▲11%

National Average
C$122,000

Experienced
▼24%

Skills That Affect Software Architect Salaries

Software Architecture
▲13%

Linux
▲6%

National Average
C$122,000

Java
▼10%

C++
▼15%

C#
▼28%

.NET
▼40%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
3%
5-9 years
6%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
56%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 13%