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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architect
Rank 588 545 550
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Architect 36 70 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.087% 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.093% 0.17% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 36 62 52
Average salary £78,750 £70,000 £66,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £57,500 £60,250
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £89,750 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
- -4.34%
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
38883 40117 42236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.84% 93.86% 94.38%
Number of salaries quoted 33115 32901 36375
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -15 7 £65,000 -3.70% 1
Software Architect
England

Software Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 28 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (37.88%) C#
3 23 (34.85%) TDD
4 22 (33.33%) .NET
5 21 (31.82%) Finance
6 20 (30.30%) Scrum
7 18 (27.27%) OO
8 17 (25.76%) Java
8 17 (25.76%) SOA
9 15 (22.73%) MVC
10 14 (21.21%) JavaScript
11 12 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
11 12 (18.18%) Software Engineering
11 12 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
12 11 (16.67%) jQuery
12 11 (16.67%) ASP.NET
13 10 (15.15%) Law
13 10 (15.15%) AngularJS
14 9 (13.64%) E-Commerce
14 9 (13.64%) Python
14 9 (13.64%) Degree
15 8 (12.12%) WCF
15 8 (12.12%) Git (software)
15 8 (12.12%) OOP
15 8 (12.12%) Microservices
16 7 (10.61%) NServiceBus
16 7 (10.61%) Microsoft
16 7 (10.61%) Web Services
16 7 (10.61%) PHP
16 7 (10.61%) Banking

Software Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 7 (10.61%) NServiceBus
2 3 (4.55%) Drupal
3 2 (3.03%) CMS
4 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.58%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (7.58%) Office 365
2 3 (4.55%) SaaS
3 2 (3.03%) GitHub
3 2 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.52%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.52%) Heroku
4 1 (1.52%) Google App Engine
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 5 (7.58%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.06%) MySQL
4 3 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (4.55%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.03%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (3.03%) Hadoop
5 2 (3.03%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (3.03%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.03%) Redis
6 1 (1.52%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 8 (12.12%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.55%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.03%) Subversion
3 2 (3.03%) JIRA
4 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.52%) Maven
4 1 (1.52%) Gerrit
General
1 21 (31.82%) Finance
2 10 (15.15%) Law
3 7 (10.61%) Banking
4 6 (9.09%) Retail
5 4 (6.06%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.52%) Front Office
6 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (33.33%) .NET
2 11 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 11 (16.67%) jQuery
3 10 (15.15%) AngularJS
4 8 (12.12%) WCF
5 7 (10.61%) Web Services
6 5 (7.58%) CSS
6 5 (7.58%) HTML
6 5 (7.58%) SOAP
6 5 (7.58%) HTML5
7 4 (6.06%) REST
7 4 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (6.06%) J2EE
7 4 (6.06%) XML
7 4 (6.06%) Spring
7 4 (6.06%) Ruby on Rails
8 3 (4.55%) XSLT
8 3 (4.55%) Sass
8 3 (4.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 5 (7.58%) Digital Media
4 4 (6.06%) Open Source
4 4 (6.06%) User Experience
5 3 (4.55%) N-Tier
6 2 (3.03%) Streaming Video
6 2 (3.03%) Blog
6 2 (3.03%) Social Network
6 2 (3.03%) Social Media
6 2 (3.03%) Hedge funds
6 2 (3.03%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.52%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (1.52%) SWIFT
7 1 (1.52%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.52%) Clustering
7 1 (1.52%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.58%) Android
2 4 (6.06%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (34.85%) TDD
3 20 (30.30%) Scrum
4 18 (27.27%) OO
5 17 (25.76%) SOA
6 15 (22.73%) MVC
7 12 (18.18%) Software Engineering
7 12 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
8 9 (13.64%) E-Commerce
9 8 (12.12%) OOP
9 8 (12.12%) Microservices
10 6 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
10 6 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (9.09%) Zachman Framework
10 6 (9.09%) TOGAF
11 5 (7.58%) Business Analysis
11 5 (7.58%) ERP
11 5 (7.58%) CRM
11 5 (7.58%) Campaign Management
11 5 (7.58%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 25 (37.88%) C#
2 17 (25.76%) Java
3 14 (21.21%) JavaScript
4 9 (13.64%) Python
5 7 (10.61%) Ruby
5 7 (10.61%) PHP
6 3 (4.55%) SQL
6 3 (4.55%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.03%) C++
7 2 (3.03%) PHP5
7 2 (3.03%) Groovy
7 2 (3.03%) Scala
8 1 (1.52%) C
8 1 (1.52%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (13.64%) Degree
2 3 (4.55%) MCSE
2 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Certified Architect
3 2 (3.03%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.06%) QA
2 1 (1.52%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 2 (3.03%) Varnish
Vendors
1 7 (10.61%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.58%) Twitter
3 3 (4.55%) Rackspace
3 3 (4.55%) Oracle
3 3 (4.55%) Sitecore
4 2 (3.03%) Facebook
5 1 (1.52%) Google
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