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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architect
Rank 596 560 572
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Architect 38 46 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.083% 0.10% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.088% 0.11% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 36 43 73
Average salary £66,250 £70,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.35% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £61,750
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £57,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year
-4.34% -8.00%
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
43006 41638 46964
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.37% 93.52% 94.55%
Number of salaries quoted 35883 35024 40689
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 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 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 +3 10 £62,500 -7.40% 3
Upminster - 1 £60,000 -
Software Architect
England

Software Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 43 (51.19%) Java
2 42 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (28.57%) Finance
4 22 (26.19%) .NET
5 19 (22.62%) C#
6 17 (20.24%) Ruby
7 16 (19.05%) Enterprise Architecture
7 16 (19.05%) J2EE
7 16 (19.05%) Enterprise Software
8 15 (17.86%) MVC
8 15 (17.86%) Scrum
8 15 (17.86%) Technical Architecture
9 13 (15.48%) Microsoft
9 13 (15.48%) Rackspace
10 12 (14.29%) Open Source
10 12 (14.29%) E-Commerce
10 12 (14.29%) MySQL
10 12 (14.29%) SQL Server
10 12 (14.29%) JavaScript
10 12 (14.29%) OOP
10 12 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
10 12 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
11 11 (13.10%) TDD
11 11 (13.10%) ASP.NET
11 11 (13.10%) Oracle
11 11 (13.10%) Software Architecture
12 10 (11.90%) SQL
12 10 (11.90%) Python
12 10 (11.90%) WCF
13 9 (10.71%) Spring

Software Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 9 (10.71%) Node.js
2 1 (1.19%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 2 (2.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (5.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.95%) Office 365
3 1 (1.19%) Google App Engine
3 1 (1.19%) SaaS
3 1 (1.19%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.19%) GPRS
1 1 (1.19%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.29%) MySQL
1 12 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.95%) NoSQL
3 4 (4.76%) Big Data
3 4 (4.76%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (4.76%) RDBMS
3 4 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (4.76%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.19%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.76%) Gerrit
2 4 (4.76%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.76%) Maven
3 2 (2.38%) TeamCity
3 2 (2.38%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.38%) Subversion
General
1 24 (28.57%) Finance
2 7 (8.33%) Banking
3 5 (5.95%) Retail
3 5 (5.95%) Publishing
4 2 (2.38%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.38%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.19%) Legal
5 1 (1.19%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.19%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (26.19%) .NET
2 16 (19.05%) J2EE
3 12 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
4 11 (13.10%) ASP.NET
5 10 (11.90%) WCF
6 9 (10.71%) Spring
7 8 (9.52%) jQuery
7 8 (9.52%) REST
7 8 (9.52%) Web Services
8 7 (8.33%) JSP
8 7 (8.33%) Servlets
8 7 (8.33%) SOAP
8 7 (8.33%) EJB
8 7 (8.33%) EJB 3.0
9 5 (5.95%) Backbone.js
9 5 (5.95%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (4.76%) HTML5
10 4 (4.76%) Django
10 4 (4.76%) WPF
10 4 (4.76%) CherryPy
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.05%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (14.29%) Open Source
3 6 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 6 (7.14%) Client/Server
3 6 (7.14%) Digital Media
4 3 (3.57%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (2.38%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.19%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.19%) GIS
6 1 (1.19%) Clustering
6 1 (1.19%) Video Editing
6 1 (1.19%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.33%) Linux
2 6 (7.14%) UNIX
3 5 (5.95%) Android
4 4 (4.76%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.19%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (19.05%) Enterprise Architecture
3 15 (17.86%) MVC
3 15 (17.86%) Scrum
3 15 (17.86%) Technical Architecture
4 12 (14.29%) OOP
4 12 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 11 (13.10%) TDD
5 11 (13.10%) Software Architecture
6 9 (10.71%) Mentoring
6 9 (10.71%) OO
6 9 (10.71%) UML
7 8 (9.52%) Software Engineering
8 7 (8.33%) SOA
9 6 (7.14%) CRM
10 5 (5.95%) RUP
10 5 (5.95%) ERP
10 5 (5.95%) Business Analysis
10 5 (5.95%) Information Security
10 5 (5.95%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 43 (51.19%) Java
2 19 (22.62%) C#
3 17 (20.24%) Ruby
4 12 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 10 (11.90%) SQL
5 10 (11.90%) Python
6 6 (7.14%) Perl
7 5 (5.95%) PHP
8 2 (2.38%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.38%) C++
9 1 (1.19%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (5.95%) Degree
2 2 (2.38%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.38%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Certified Architect
2 2 (2.38%) MCSE
2 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.76%) QA
2 1 (1.19%) ISO 8583
Vendors
1 13 (15.48%) Microsoft
1 13 (15.48%) Rackspace
2 11 (13.10%) Oracle
3 5 (5.95%) IBM
4 4 (4.76%) Teradata
4 4 (4.76%) Netezza
4 4 (4.76%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.19%) Google
5 1 (1.19%) JBoss
5 1 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
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Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £65000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + pension, health, bonus, dental, etc
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Salary: £75k - 90k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago