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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architecture
Rank 241 287 291
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +4
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 55 37 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.58% 0.32% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.38% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 20 32 21
Average salary £61,250 £55,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.36% -12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,500 £84,500 £100,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-4.04% +4.21%
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
8036 9749 9896
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 84.73% 83.09% 82.80%
Number of salaries quoted 6881 8105 8696
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 57 (46.72%) Java
2 53 (43.44%) Finance
3 44 (36.07%) JavaScript
4 39 (31.97%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (31.15%) HTML
6 37 (30.33%) Banking
7 36 (29.51%) SOA
8 33 (27.05%) Advertising
9 30 (24.59%) Software Engineering
9 30 (24.59%) Android
10 29 (23.77%) Apple iOS
11 27 (22.13%) Linux
11 27 (22.13%) iOS Development
11 27 (22.13%) User Experience
12 25 (20.49%) Apple Swift
12 25 (20.49%) OO
12 25 (20.49%) C++
12 25 (20.49%) CSS
12 25 (20.49%) Objective-C
13 24 (19.67%) .NET
13 24 (19.67%) Mobile Banking
14 23 (18.85%) CocoaPods
14 23 (18.85%) TeamCity
14 23 (18.85%) JIRA
14 23 (18.85%) Computer Science
15 22 (18.03%) UNIX
15 22 (18.03%) Python
16 20 (16.39%) C#
16 20 (16.39%) Unit Testing
17 19 (15.57%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 9 (7.38%) Node.js
2 8 (6.56%) IIS
3 7 (5.74%) Apache
4 6 (4.92%) SharePoint
5 5 (4.10%) Tomcat
5 5 (4.10%) JBoss
5 5 (4.10%) OpenStack
6 3 (2.46%) Jetty
7 2 (1.64%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.64%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.64%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.64%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.82%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.82%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 10 (8.20%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.74%) MS Office
3 6 (4.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.82%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 1 (0.82%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.82%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.10%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (4.10%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.10%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (0.82%) Network Security
2 1 (0.82%) VoIP
2 1 (0.82%) DNS
2 1 (0.82%) Internet
2 1 (0.82%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (14.75%) SQL Server
2 17 (13.93%) NoSQL
3 7 (5.74%) Big Data
4 6 (4.92%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (4.10%) Oracle Database
5 5 (4.10%) Relational Database
5 5 (4.10%) MySQL
6 3 (2.46%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.46%) DB2
7 2 (1.64%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.64%) CouchDB
7 2 (1.64%) Redis
8 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.82%) QlikView
8 1 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.82%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 23 (18.85%) JIRA
1 23 (18.85%) TeamCity
1 23 (18.85%) CocoaPods
2 16 (13.11%) Git (software)
3 8 (6.56%) JUnit
4 6 (4.92%) HP UFT
4 6 (4.92%) Selenium
4 6 (4.92%) Rational Functional Tester
4 6 (4.92%) SilkTest
5 5 (4.10%) Maven
5 5 (4.10%) Jenkins
6 4 (3.28%) Ant
6 4 (3.28%) TestNG
6 4 (3.28%) Gerrit
7 3 (2.46%) Subversion
7 3 (2.46%) Android Studio
8 2 (1.64%) Grunt
8 2 (1.64%) Yeoman
8 2 (1.64%) Jasmine
8 2 (1.64%) Cucumber
General
1 53 (43.44%) Finance
2 37 (30.33%) Banking
3 33 (27.05%) Advertising
4 6 (4.92%) Multimedia
5 5 (4.10%) Billing
5 5 (4.10%) Marketing
5 5 (4.10%) Publishing
5 5 (4.10%) Legal
5 5 (4.10%) Front Office
6 3 (2.46%) Retail
7 2 (1.64%) German Language
8 1 (0.82%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.82%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.82%) Games
8 1 (0.82%) Electronics
8 1 (0.82%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.82%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 68 (55.74%) Developer
2 25 (20.49%) iOS Developer
3 10 (8.20%) Consultant
4 9 (7.38%) Java Developer
4 9 (7.38%) Team Leader
5 8 (6.56%) .NET Developer
5 8 (6.56%) C# Developer
5 8 (6.56%) Senior Developer
5 8 (6.56%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (5.74%) Development Team Leader
6 7 (5.74%) ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (5.74%) Applications Developer
6 7 (5.74%) Senior Consultant
6 7 (5.74%) C++ Team Leader
6 7 (5.74%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (4.92%) Architect
8 5 (4.10%) Software Engineer
8 5 (4.10%) Software Developer
8 5 (4.10%) Network Engineer
8 5 (4.10%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (31.15%) HTML
2 25 (20.49%) CSS
3 24 (19.67%) .NET
4 19 (15.57%) Web Services
5 16 (13.11%) ASP.NET
5 16 (13.11%) Spring
6 14 (11.48%) REST
7 13 (10.66%) Ajax
8 12 (9.84%) SOAP
9 11 (9.02%) WCF
9 11 (9.02%) AngularJS
10 10 (8.20%) HTML5
10 10 (8.20%) XML
11 9 (7.38%) jQuery
11 9 (7.38%) CSS3
12 8 (6.56%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (6.56%) JMS
12 8 (6.56%) J2EE
12 8 (6.56%) .NET Framework
13 7 (5.74%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 27 (22.13%) User Experience
2 24 (19.67%) Mobile Banking
3 23 (18.85%) Computer Science
4 18 (14.75%) SWIFT
5 12 (9.84%) Derivative
6 7 (5.74%) Hedge funds
6 7 (5.74%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (4.92%) Data Structures
7 6 (4.92%) Algorithms
8 5 (4.10%) Data Centre
8 5 (4.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (4.10%) Fixed Income
8 5 (4.10%) Equities
9 4 (3.28%) Artificial Intelligence
9 4 (3.28%) iPad
9 4 (3.28%) iPhone
9 4 (3.28%) Semantic Web
9 4 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (2.46%) Animation
10 3 (2.46%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 30 (24.59%) Android
2 29 (23.77%) Apple iOS
3 27 (22.13%) Linux
4 22 (18.03%) UNIX
5 17 (13.93%) Windows
6 7 (5.74%) Solaris
7 2 (1.64%) VMS
8 1 (0.82%) Windows CE
8 1 (0.82%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (31.97%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (29.51%) SOA
3 30 (24.59%) Software Engineering
4 27 (22.13%) iOS Development
5 25 (20.49%) OO
6 20 (16.39%) Unit Testing
7 18 (14.75%) TDD
7 18 (14.75%) MVC
8 15 (12.30%) Multithreading
8 15 (12.30%) Continuous Improvement
9 14 (11.48%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (9.84%) Line Management
11 11 (9.02%) Scrum
12 10 (8.20%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (7.38%) Workflow
13 9 (7.38%) Microservices
13 9 (7.38%) Waterfall
14 8 (6.56%) Low Latency
14 8 (6.56%) E-Commerce
14 8 (6.56%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 57 (46.72%) Java
2 44 (36.07%) JavaScript
3 25 (20.49%) C++
3 25 (20.49%) Objective-C
3 25 (20.49%) Apple Swift
4 22 (18.03%) Python
5 20 (16.39%) C#
6 19 (15.57%) SQL
7 8 (6.56%) Ruby
7 8 (6.56%) Scala
8 7 (5.74%) VC++
8 7 (5.74%) Pascal
9 6 (4.92%) VB.NET
10 5 (4.10%) PHP
11 3 (2.46%) T-SQL
11 3 (2.46%) C
12 2 (1.64%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.82%) Groovy
13 1 (0.82%) F#
13 1 (0.82%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 16 (13.11%) Degree
2 6 (4.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 6 (4.92%) ISEB
2 6 (4.92%) ISTQB
3 4 (3.28%) PhD
4 1 (0.82%) CISSP
4 1 (0.82%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.84%) QA
2 2 (1.64%) ISO 8583
3 1 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.82%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.82%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.82%) Firmware
1 1 (0.82%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (2.46%) Puppet
2 2 (1.64%) Vagrant
2 2 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (13.11%) Oracle
2 8 (6.56%) IBM
2 8 (6.56%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.74%) SAP
3 7 (5.74%) Intel
3 7 (5.74%) Cisco
4 5 (4.10%) EMC
4 5 (4.10%) ServiceNow
4 5 (4.10%) BMC
4 5 (4.10%) CA
4 5 (4.10%) VMware
4 5 (4.10%) Cognos
5 4 (3.28%) Apple
6 3 (2.46%) TIBCO
7 2 (1.64%) Adobe
8 1 (0.82%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.82%) Siebel
8 1 (0.82%) Progress
8 1 (0.82%) TOWER Software
8 1 (0.82%) Google
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