The job of a software architect requires continuous interaction with the developers and the clients in order to fulfill all the client’s requirements. They are responsible for the prototype as well as the final product, and follow an optimized development process. A software architect manages IT professionals, creates software programs, and handles maintenance and updates of the product. One should have prior knowledge of programming languages and also should have a few years of experience as a software developer. It has been in the top 10 in-demand jobs for the last 4-5 years.