The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the City of London region that had Software Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Architect
Rank 266 313 344
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Architect 3 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.043% 0.047% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.050% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 7
Median salary £73,750 £89,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.13% +31.85%
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -
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
6684 10093 12021
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.72% 95.12% 94.73%
Number of salaries quoted 6037 8563 10146
Median salary £55,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.90% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Software Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region that featured Software Architect in the job title.

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 2 May 2016.

Software Architect Salary Histogram in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, Software Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region featuring Software Architect in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (75.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (50.00%) Rackspace
2 2 (50.00%) Big Data
2 2 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (50.00%) Functional Programming
2 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (50.00%) Coaching
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) Web Development
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) RESTful
2 2 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (50.00%) Open Source
2 2 (50.00%) HTML5
2 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (50.00%) Clojure
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (25.00%) Apache Solr
2 1 (25.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (25.00%) Google App Engine
2 1 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (25.00%) IaaS
2 1 (25.00%) PaaS
2 1 (25.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (75.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (50.00%) Big Data
2 2 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (50.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (25.00%) Hazelcast
3 1 (25.00%) HBase
3 1 (25.00%) KDB
3 1 (25.00%) MySQL
3 1 (25.00%) Neo4j
3 1 (25.00%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (25.00%) Advertising
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) HTML5
1 2 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (25.00%) Ajax
2 1 (25.00%) Akka
2 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Backbone.js
2 1 (25.00%) CSS3
2 1 (25.00%) DOM
2 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (25.00%) Lucene
2 1 (25.00%) SOAP
2 1 (25.00%) Swagger
2 1 (25.00%) Ultra Messaging
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Bitcoin
1 1 (25.00%) Blockchain
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Android
1 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Coaching
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 2 (50.00%) Functional Programming
1 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) Open Source
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
1 2 (50.00%) TDD
1 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) Business Development
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) DOM Manipulation/Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Fault Management
2 1 (25.00%) Microservices
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile First
2 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Clojure
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) Scala
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Rackspace
2 1 (25.00%) GigaSpaces
2 1 (25.00%) Google
2 1 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) Solace
2 1 (25.00%) StreamBase