The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architect
Rank 300 330 318
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Architect 3 6 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.029% 0.046% 0.082%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.050% 0.088%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 9
Average salary £89,000 £60,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+48.33% -14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £55,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -15.38%
Software Architect
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
9510 11967 11345
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.12% 92.52% 93.08%
Number of salaries quoted 8182 10116 9803
Average salary £55,000 £54,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.85% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Software Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Architect in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Software Architect
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Architect across the City of London region.

Software Architect Salary Trend in the City of London

Software Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Software Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Architect in their job title.

1 5 (71.43%) .NET
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Scrum
2 4 (57.14%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 3 (42.86%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) SOA
3 3 (42.86%) TDD
4 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
4 2 (28.57%) jQuery
4 2 (28.57%) Open Source
4 2 (28.57%) OO
4 2 (28.57%) MVC
4 2 (28.57%) NServiceBus
4 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
4 2 (28.57%) SDLC
5 1 (14.29%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
5 1 (14.29%) Apache Spark
5 1 (14.29%) Electronics
5 1 (14.29%) Legal
5 1 (14.29%) Advertising
5 1 (14.29%) Migration
5 1 (14.29%) Python
5 1 (14.29%) C
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server

Software Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Software Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) NServiceBus
2 1 (14.29%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Mathematica
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (14.29%) Electronics
1 1 (14.29%) Legal
1 1 (14.29%) Advertising
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) jQuery
2 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Cryptography
3 1 (14.29%) Neural Network
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Scrum
3 3 (42.86%) SOA
3 3 (42.86%) TDD
4 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 2 (28.57%) Open Source
4 2 (28.57%) MVC
4 2 (28.57%) OO
4 2 (28.57%) SDLC
5 1 (14.29%) Migration
5 1 (14.29%) Software Architecture
5 1 (14.29%) Pattern Recognition
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) C
3 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) F#
3 1 (14.29%) Scala
3 1 (14.29%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
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