£57,555
Avg. Salary
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

£4,904

Bonus

£4,069

Profit Sharing

£5,500

Commission

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The average pay for a Software Architect is £57,555 per year.

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Salary £40,071 - £89,092
Bonus £1,212 - £15,040
Profit Sharing £621 - £7,007
Commission £5,500
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£40,954 - £94,348
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 18 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 269

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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Popular Skills for Software Architect

Pay by Experience Level for Software Architect

Pay by Experience for a Software Architect has a positive trend. An entry-level Software Architect with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤43,000 based on 17 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Software Architect with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤52,000 based on 47 salaries. An experienced Software Architect which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤61,000 based on 84 salaries. A Software Architect with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤60,000 based on 19 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

22%

National Average: £59,042

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Software Architect Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Software Architect?

Software Architect in London:
"It's cheaper living in a hotel than an apartment."
Pros: Living in a hotel
Cons: The tube

Software Architect in Bristol:
Never stop learning! Always listen to the team.

Software Architect in Reading:
Have patience, open mind, stay away from "ivory tower" logic, don't treat engineers as resources.

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Key Stats for Software Architect

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
55%
20 years or more
17%

Experience Affects Software Architect Salaries

▲3%

▲1%

National Average
₤59,000

▼11%

Entry-Level
▼26%

Skills That Affect Software Architect Salaries

▼0%

C++
▼0%

National Average
₤59,000

Linux
▼1%

ASP.NET Framework
▼3%

C#
▼5%

VB.Net
▼5%



SQL
▼6%



▼8%

ASP.NET
▼8%

▼17%

PHP
▼24%

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
55%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 26%
vision benefits
Vision: 23%
no benefits
None: 28%