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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Architect
Rank 263 312 302
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Architect 2 6 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.030% 0.058% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.061% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 17
Average salary £97,500 £65,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £63,750 £61,000
10% offered a salary of more than £107,500 £67,500 £74,000
UK excluding London average salary £56,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -
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
6345 9909 9973
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.06% 95.41% 94.52%
Number of salaries quoted 5708 8596 8486
Average salary £57,500 £54,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.50% -0.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Architect across the City of London region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Software Architect Salary Histogram in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Clojure
1 2 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (100.00%) Functional Programming
1 2 (100.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (50.00%) Akka
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) Microservices
2 1 (50.00%) Bitcoin
2 1 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Solace
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile First
2 1 (50.00%) DOM Manipulation/Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Swagger
2 1 (50.00%) Blockchain
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) Node.js
2 1 (50.00%) Ultra Messaging
2 1 (50.00%) SAP HANA
2 1 (50.00%) Backbone.js
2 1 (50.00%) Neo4j
2 1 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (50.00%) Rackspace
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (100.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (50.00%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Google App Engine
1 1 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (50.00%) IaaS
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) PaaS
1 1 (50.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (100.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data
2 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (50.00%) Hazelcast
2 1 (50.00%) KDB
2 1 (50.00%) Neo4j
2 1 (50.00%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Akka
1 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (50.00%) Backbone.js
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) DOM
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (50.00%) RESTful
1 1 (50.00%) Swagger
1 1 (50.00%) Ultra Messaging
1 1 (50.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Bitcoin
1 1 (50.00%) Blockchain
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Functional Programming
2 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (50.00%) Business Development
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Domain-Driven Design
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Microservices
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) OOD
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Clojure
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Scala
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) GigaSpaces
1 1 (50.00%) Google
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Rackspace
1 1 (50.00%) SAP
1 1 (50.00%) Solace
1 1 (50.00%) StreamBase