The table below looks at the statistics for Software Architecture skills 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 Architecture over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architecture
Rank 271 291 294
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +3
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 39 27 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.37% 0.23% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.28% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 34 23 22
Average salary £56,500 £62,500 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.60% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £52,520 £48,000
10% offered a salary of more than £88,500 £100,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.00%
Software Architecture
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
8926 9505 9002
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 84.31% 82.65% 80.22%
Number of salaries quoted 7501 7952 7972
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,507 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +6.25%

Software Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Architecture across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Software Architecture
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Software Architecture Salary Trend in the City of London

Software Architecture
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Architecture across the City of London region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

Software Architecture Salary Histogram in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Software Architecture also 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 that cited Software Architecture.

1 30 (41.10%) HTML
1 30 (41.10%) CSS
2 28 (38.36%) C#
2 28 (38.36%) .NET
3 26 (35.62%) JavaScript
3 26 (35.62%) Finance
3 26 (35.62%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (34.25%) jQuery
5 24 (32.88%) ASP.NET
6 21 (28.77%) Java
7 20 (27.40%) HTML5
8 18 (24.66%) Ajax
8 18 (24.66%) Data Structures
9 17 (23.29%) PHP
10 16 (21.92%) SQL
10 16 (21.92%) Web Services
10 16 (21.92%) MySQL
10 16 (21.92%) Algorithms
11 15 (20.55%) SQL Server
12 14 (19.18%) CMS
12 14 (19.18%) Web Development
12 14 (19.18%) WordPress
13 12 (16.44%) Computer Science
13 12 (16.44%) Spring
14 11 (15.07%) Degree
14 11 (15.07%) OO
15 10 (13.70%) Scrum
15 10 (13.70%) Management Information System
15 10 (13.70%) TDD
15 10 (13.70%) Unit Testing

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Software Architecture also 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 that cited Software Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (19.18%) CMS
1 14 (19.18%) WordPress
2 6 (8.22%) IIS
3 4 (5.48%) Node.js
4 3 (4.11%) WebSphere
4 3 (4.11%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (2.74%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.74%) MQSeries
5 2 (2.74%) Joomla!
5 2 (2.74%) Drupal
5 2 (2.74%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.37%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.37%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.37%) WebSphere Process Server
6 1 (1.37%) JBoss
6 1 (1.37%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (9.59%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.37%) Mathematica
2 1 (1.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Endur
1 2 (2.74%) Findur
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.74%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.85%) Firewall
2 3 (4.11%) Internet
3 2 (2.74%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.37%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (1.37%) HTTP
4 1 (1.37%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (21.92%) MySQL
2 15 (20.55%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.11%) Hadoop
3 3 (4.11%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.74%) Big Data
4 2 (2.74%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.74%) DB2
4 2 (2.74%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.37%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (1.37%) OLAP
5 1 (1.37%) MS Access
5 1 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.37%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (10.96%) JUnit
2 7 (9.59%) Git (software)
3 6 (8.22%) Subversion
4 5 (6.85%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (6.85%) TestNG
5 3 (4.11%) Jenkins
5 3 (4.11%) Grunt
5 3 (4.11%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.74%) Maven
6 2 (2.74%) Android Studio
7 1 (1.37%) Ant
7 1 (1.37%) JIRA
7 1 (1.37%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.37%) Gerrit
General
1 26 (35.62%) Finance
2 5 (6.85%) Front Office
3 3 (4.11%) Legal
3 3 (4.11%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.74%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.74%) Marketing
4 2 (2.74%) Advertising
4 2 (2.74%) Publishing
4 2 (2.74%) Banking
5 1 (1.37%) Retail
5 1 (1.37%) Billing
5 1 (1.37%) Electronics
5 1 (1.37%) Games
5 1 (1.37%) German Language
Job Titles
1 37 (50.68%) Developer
2 16 (21.92%) Web Developer
3 14 (19.18%) PHP Developer
4 11 (15.07%) PHP Web Developer
5 8 (10.96%) Senior Developer
6 6 (8.22%) Architect
6 6 (8.22%) Information Manager
6 6 (8.22%) Information Security Manager
6 6 (8.22%) Security Manager
7 5 (6.85%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (5.48%) Applications Developer
8 4 (5.48%) Development Manager
8 4 (5.48%) Web Applications Developer
8 4 (5.48%) .NET Developer
8 4 (5.48%) C# Developer
9 3 (4.11%) Software Development Manager
9 3 (4.11%) Team Leader
9 3 (4.11%) Consultant
9 3 (4.11%) Java Developer
9 3 (4.11%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (41.10%) HTML
1 30 (41.10%) CSS
2 28 (38.36%) .NET
3 25 (34.25%) jQuery
4 24 (32.88%) ASP.NET
5 20 (27.40%) HTML5
6 18 (24.66%) Ajax
7 16 (21.92%) Web Services
8 12 (16.44%) Spring
9 8 (10.96%) REST
9 8 (10.96%) XML
9 8 (10.96%) SOAP
10 7 (9.59%) .NET Framework
11 6 (8.22%) WCF
12 5 (6.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 4 (5.48%) Entity Framework
13 4 (5.48%) WPF
13 4 (5.48%) LINQ
13 4 (5.48%) WinForms
13 4 (5.48%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (24.66%) Data Structures
2 16 (21.92%) Algorithms
3 12 (16.44%) Computer Science
4 10 (13.70%) Management Information System
5 6 (8.22%) Mathematics
6 5 (6.85%) User Experience
7 4 (5.48%) Open Source
8 3 (4.11%) Fixed Income
8 3 (4.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (4.11%) Equities
8 3 (4.11%) Derivative
8 3 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (2.74%) iPhone
9 2 (2.74%) Animation
9 2 (2.74%) Cryptography
9 2 (2.74%) Client/Server
9 2 (2.74%) Grid Computing
9 2 (2.74%) iPad
9 2 (2.74%) SWIFT
9 2 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.74%) UNIX
1 2 (2.74%) Windows
1 2 (2.74%) Linux
1 2 (2.74%) Android
1 2 (2.74%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.37%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (35.62%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (19.18%) Web Development
3 11 (15.07%) OO
4 10 (13.70%) TDD
4 10 (13.70%) Scrum
4 10 (13.70%) Unit Testing
5 9 (12.33%) Information Security
6 8 (10.96%) Information Security Management
6 8 (10.96%) Security Management
6 8 (10.96%) Dependency Injection
6 8 (10.96%) Line Management
7 7 (9.59%) Systems Analysis
7 7 (9.59%) Business Analysis
7 7 (9.59%) UML
8 6 (8.22%) MVC
8 6 (8.22%) Project Management
8 6 (8.22%) Multithreading
8 6 (8.22%) Waterfall
9 5 (6.85%) Low Latency
9 5 (6.85%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 28 (38.36%) C#
2 26 (35.62%) JavaScript
3 21 (28.77%) Java
4 17 (23.29%) PHP
5 16 (21.92%) SQL
6 7 (9.59%) Python
7 6 (8.22%) Scala
8 5 (6.85%) T-SQL
8 5 (6.85%) C++
9 3 (4.11%) C
9 3 (4.11%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.74%) Ruby
11 1 (1.37%) PHP5
11 1 (1.37%) F#
11 1 (1.37%) R
11 1 (1.37%) VB
11 1 (1.37%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.37%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 11 (15.07%) Degree
2 3 (4.11%) CISSP
2 3 (4.11%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (9.59%) PCI DSS
3 4 (5.48%) QA
4 3 (4.11%) WCAG
4 3 (4.11%) WAI
5 2 (2.74%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 1 (1.37%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (10.96%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.48%) Oracle
2 4 (5.48%) IBM
3 3 (4.11%) TIBCO
4 2 (2.74%) Apple
4 2 (2.74%) OpenLink
5 1 (1.37%) VMware
5 1 (1.37%) Zend
5 1 (1.37%) hybris
5 1 (1.37%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.37%) webMethods
5 1 (1.37%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.37%) Cognos
5 1 (1.37%) Progress
5 1 (1.37%) Cisco
5 1 (1.37%) EMC
5 1 (1.37%) Software AG
5 1 (1.37%) BMC
5 1 (1.37%) CA
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus & substantial benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £48000 per annum + Pension / Healthcare / bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits / Bonus / Holidays
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits / Bonus / Holidays
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits / Bonus / Holidays
Posted: 19 days ago
City, London
Massive Interactive
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago