The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Software Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Software Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Architect
Rank 616 625 637
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Architect 3 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.007% 0.018% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.007% 0.019% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 7
Average salary £80,000 £71,250 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.28% +29.54%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-4.54% -8.33%
Senior Software Architect
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
42376 42691 44981
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.85% 93.90% 94.37%
Number of salaries quoted 35736 35906 38731
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Software Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Software Architect in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Software Architect Jobs Demand Trend in London

Senior Software Architect
Salary Trend in London

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

Senior Software Architect Salary Trend in London

Senior Software Architect
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Software Architect across the London region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

Senior Software Architect Salary Histogram in London

Senior Software Architect
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Software Architect within the London region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +27 1 £67,500 -
Senior Software Architect
England

Senior Software Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the London region that cited Senior 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 Senior Software Architect in their job title.

1 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (80.00%) Java
2 11 (73.33%) Ruby
3 10 (66.67%) Ruby on Rails
3 10 (66.67%) Technical Architecture
3 10 (66.67%) MySQL
3 10 (66.67%) E-Commerce
3 10 (66.67%) OOP
3 10 (66.67%) Open Source
3 10 (66.67%) Rackspace
3 10 (66.67%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (20.00%) SOA
4 3 (20.00%) C#
4 3 (20.00%) .NET
5 2 (13.33%) MVC
5 2 (13.33%) Finance
5 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
5 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
5 2 (13.33%) HTML
5 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (13.33%) OO
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
5 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
5 2 (13.33%) Market Making
5 2 (13.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (13.33%) HTML5
5 2 (13.33%) LINQ
6 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration

Senior Software Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the London region that cited Senior 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 Senior Software Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 10 (66.67%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (66.67%) MySQL
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (66.67%) Ruby on Rails
2 3 (20.00%) .NET
3 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (13.33%) HTML
3 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
3 2 (13.33%) LINQ
3 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (13.33%) HTML5
3 2 (13.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (66.67%) Open Source
2 1 (6.67%) Data Structures
2 1 (6.67%) Algorithms
2 1 (6.67%) Smartphone
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Android
1 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (66.67%) OOP
2 10 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 10 (66.67%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (20.00%) SOA
4 2 (13.33%) MVC
4 2 (13.33%) OO
4 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (13.33%) Market Making
5 1 (6.67%) UML
5 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (6.67%) Low Latency
5 1 (6.67%) Pair Programming
5 1 (6.67%) Logistics
5 1 (6.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) Java
2 11 (73.33%) Ruby
3 3 (20.00%) C#
4 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.67%) Perl
5 1 (6.67%) PHP
5 1 (6.67%) SQL
5 1 (6.67%) Python
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Rackspace
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle