The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architect
Rank 326 302 326
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Architect 6 14 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.048% 0.12% 0.072%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.052% 0.13% 0.077%
Number of salaries quoted 6 14 9
Average salary £67,500 £55,000 £77,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.72% -29.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £66,250 £52,500 £62,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,750 £85,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £56,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Job Titles Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
11650 10951 13021
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.39% 93.34% 93.51%
Number of salaries quoted 9795 9599 11782
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Software Architect
London

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 2014, 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 21 (75.00%) Java
2 18 (64.29%) MVC
3 15 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (53.57%) J2EE
4 14 (50.00%) Scrum
5 13 (46.43%) EJB
5 13 (46.43%) JSP
5 13 (46.43%) Servlets
5 13 (46.43%) EJB 3.0
6 6 (21.43%) Git (software)
6 6 (21.43%) NoSQL
7 5 (17.86%) Software Engineering
7 5 (17.86%) PHP
7 5 (17.86%) C++
7 5 (17.86%) Python
7 5 (17.86%) Computer Science
8 4 (14.29%) Unit Testing
8 4 (14.29%) Open Source
8 4 (14.29%) Linux
8 4 (14.29%) OO
8 4 (14.29%) C
8 4 (14.29%) SQL
8 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
8 4 (14.29%) Perl
8 4 (14.29%) MySQL
9 3 (10.71%) Oracle
9 3 (10.71%) Web Services
9 3 (10.71%) UNIX
9 3 (10.71%) TDD
9 3 (10.71%) WebLogic

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 3 (10.71%) WebLogic
1 3 (10.71%) WebSphere
2 2 (7.14%) Jetty
2 2 (7.14%) Apache
2 2 (7.14%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.57%) MQSeries
3 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) NoSQL
2 4 (14.29%) MySQL
3 2 (7.14%) CouchDB
3 2 (7.14%) MongoDB
3 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.57%) Big Data
4 1 (3.57%) DB2
4 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (10.71%) Marketing
2 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.14%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (53.57%) J2EE
2 13 (46.43%) EJB
2 13 (46.43%) JSP
2 13 (46.43%) Servlets
2 13 (46.43%) EJB 3.0
3 3 (10.71%) Spring
3 3 (10.71%) Web Services
4 2 (7.14%) .NET
4 2 (7.14%) Struts
4 2 (7.14%) Tapestry
4 2 (7.14%) Middleware
4 2 (7.14%) Hibernate
4 2 (7.14%) Spring MVC
5 1 (3.57%) Symfony
5 1 (3.57%) jQuery
5 1 (3.57%) Java EE
5 1 (3.57%) Qt
5 1 (3.57%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (3.57%) Threading Building Blocks
5 1 (3.57%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Computer Science
2 4 (14.29%) Open Source
3 2 (7.14%) Digital Media
3 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (7.14%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Linux
2 3 (10.71%) UNIX
3 1 (3.57%) Windows
3 1 (3.57%) Android
3 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (64.29%) MVC
2 15 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (50.00%) Scrum
4 5 (17.86%) Software Engineering
5 4 (14.29%) Unit Testing
5 4 (14.29%) OO
6 3 (10.71%) TDD
6 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (10.71%) Multithreading
6 3 (10.71%) OO PHP
7 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
8 1 (3.57%) Project Management
8 1 (3.57%) Process Management
8 1 (3.57%) Information Security Management
8 1 (3.57%) Security Management
8 1 (3.57%) Pair Programming
8 1 (3.57%) Information Security
8 1 (3.57%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 21 (75.00%) Java
2 5 (17.86%) PHP
2 5 (17.86%) Python
2 5 (17.86%) C++
3 4 (14.29%) SQL
3 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 4 (14.29%) Perl
3 4 (14.29%) C
4 3 (10.71%) Ruby
4 3 (10.71%) Scala
5 2 (7.14%) Erlang
5 2 (7.14%) C#
6 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) CISSP
2 1 (3.57%) CISA
2 1 (3.57%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle
2 1 (3.57%) Intel
2 1 (3.57%) TIBCO
2 1 (3.57%) Zend