The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Software Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architect
Rank 597 619 570
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -49
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Architect 28 41 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.063% 0.084% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.090% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 9 30 46
Average salary £85,000 £68,750 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.63% +1.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £55,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £140,000 £80,000 £92,500
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £55,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -15.38%
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
41174 45679 41778
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.30% 93.62% 93.69%
Number of salaries quoted 34928 38421 35168
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +0.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Software Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Software Architect Jobs Demand Trend in London

Software Architect
Salary Trend in London

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

Software Architect Salary Trend in London

Software Architect
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Architect across the London region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

Software Architect Salary Histogram in London

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 Software Architect within the London region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015. 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 +43 3 £89,000 +48.33% 1
Software Architect
England

Software Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the 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 37 (67.27%) .NET
2 35 (63.64%) C#
2 35 (63.64%) Java
3 30 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (47.27%) Retail
4 26 (47.27%) Software Engineering
5 25 (45.45%) C
5 25 (45.45%) MVC
6 24 (43.64%) SQL Server
6 24 (43.64%) ASP.NET
7 22 (40.00%) OO
7 22 (40.00%) Degree
7 22 (40.00%) Computer Science
8 20 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC
8 20 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
8 20 (36.36%) C++
8 20 (36.36%) Mobile App
8 20 (36.36%) DevOps
9 19 (34.55%) Mentoring
9 19 (34.55%) Data Structures
9 19 (34.55%) Algorithms
9 19 (34.55%) Software Deployment
9 19 (34.55%) OOD
9 19 (34.55%) Microsoft Azure
10 14 (25.45%) Photography
10 14 (25.45%) Publishing
11 10 (18.18%) SQL
12 9 (16.36%) JavaScript
13 8 (14.55%) TDD
14 7 (12.73%) Scrum

Software Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the 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 1 (1.82%) WebLogic
1 1 (1.82%) JBoss
1 1 (1.82%) Apache
1 1 (1.82%) Node.js
1 1 (1.82%) NServiceBus
1 1 (1.82%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.82%) Mathematica
Cloud Services
1 20 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (34.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (7.27%) SaaS
4 1 (1.82%) GitHub
4 1 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) LDAP
1 1 (1.82%) GPRS
1 1 (1.82%) 3GPP
1 1 (1.82%) DHCP
1 1 (1.82%) Ethernet
1 1 (1.82%) SNMP
1 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.82%) Wireless
1 1 (1.82%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (43.64%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.27%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (7.27%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (5.45%) MongoDB
3 3 (5.45%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.64%) MySQL
4 2 (3.64%) Big Data
4 2 (3.64%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.64%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.64%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.82%) Redis
5 1 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.64%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.64%) JUnit
3 1 (1.82%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.82%) IntelliJ
3 1 (1.82%) NUnit
3 1 (1.82%) JIRA
3 1 (1.82%) Selenium
3 1 (1.82%) TestNG
3 1 (1.82%) Calabash
3 1 (1.82%) SonarQube
3 1 (1.82%) Moq
General
1 26 (47.27%) Retail
2 14 (25.45%) Publishing
3 4 (7.27%) Finance
4 3 (5.45%) Advertising
5 2 (3.64%) Law
5 2 (3.64%) Legal
5 2 (3.64%) Banking
6 1 (1.82%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.82%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.82%) Electronics
6 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.82%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.82%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (67.27%) .NET
2 24 (43.64%) ASP.NET
3 20 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (10.91%) Web Services
5 4 (7.27%) REST
5 4 (7.27%) AngularJS
6 3 (5.45%) HTML5
6 3 (5.45%) Spring
6 3 (5.45%) HTML
6 3 (5.45%) JSON
7 2 (3.64%) SOAP
7 2 (3.64%) XML
7 2 (3.64%) Hibernate
8 1 (1.82%) Entity Framework
8 1 (1.82%) Backbone.js
8 1 (1.82%) SignalR
8 1 (1.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (1.82%) Apache Cordova
8 1 (1.82%) Play Framework
8 1 (1.82%) MvvmCross
Miscellaneous
1 22 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 20 (36.36%) Mobile App
3 19 (34.55%) Data Structures
3 19 (34.55%) Algorithms
4 14 (25.45%) Photography
5 3 (5.45%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (5.45%) N-Tier
6 2 (3.64%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (3.64%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.82%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.82%) Neural Network
7 1 (1.82%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.82%) UNIX
1 1 (1.82%) Linux
1 1 (1.82%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (47.27%) Software Engineering
3 25 (45.45%) MVC
4 22 (40.00%) OO
5 20 (36.36%) DevOps
6 19 (34.55%) Mentoring
6 19 (34.55%) OOD
6 19 (34.55%) Software Deployment
7 8 (14.55%) TDD
8 7 (12.73%) Scrum
9 6 (10.91%) SOA
9 6 (10.91%) Software Architecture
10 5 (9.09%) Unit Testing
11 4 (7.27%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (7.27%) ETL
11 4 (7.27%) SDLC
12 3 (5.45%) Open Source
12 3 (5.45%) Microservices
12 3 (5.45%) E-Commerce
12 3 (5.45%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 35 (63.64%) C#
1 35 (63.64%) Java
2 25 (45.45%) C
3 20 (36.36%) C++
4 10 (18.18%) SQL
5 9 (16.36%) JavaScript
6 5 (9.09%) Python
7 4 (7.27%) Scala
8 3 (5.45%) Ruby
9 1 (1.82%) Groovy
9 1 (1.82%) F#
9 1 (1.82%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.82%) R
Qualifications
1 22 (40.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (3.64%) Oracle
1 2 (3.64%) Tableau
2 1 (1.82%) Xamarin
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.82%) webMethods
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