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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architect
Rank 604 566 570
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Architect 29 55 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.064% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.13% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 28 53 47
Average salary £80,000 £70,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,930 £55,500 £56,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £79,000 £78,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £55,000 £56,250
% change year-on-year
- -2.22%
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
42437 43288 43893
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.78% 93.99% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 36075 36075 37807
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 £78,000
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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +22 11 £65,000 -3.70% 2
Software Architect
England

Software Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 34 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (40.00%) Java
3 24 (34.29%) .NET
4 22 (31.43%) C#
5 21 (30.00%) Finance
6 14 (20.00%) MVC
6 14 (20.00%) TDD
6 14 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 14 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 14 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 13 (18.57%) SOA
7 13 (18.57%) ASP.NET
7 13 (18.57%) OO
7 13 (18.57%) Scrum
8 12 (17.14%) Enterprise Software
9 11 (15.71%) WCF
9 11 (15.71%) OOP
10 10 (14.29%) J2EE
10 10 (14.29%) SQL Server
10 10 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
10 10 (14.29%) Ruby
11 9 (12.86%) E-Commerce
11 9 (12.86%) Software Architecture
11 9 (12.86%) AngularJS
12 8 (11.43%) Rackspace
12 8 (11.43%) Web Services
12 8 (11.43%) Degree
13 7 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails
13 7 (10.00%) Banking
13 7 (10.00%) MySQL

Software Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 3 (4.29%) NServiceBus
2 2 (2.86%) Drupal
2 2 (2.86%) Node.js
3 1 (1.43%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (7.14%) Office 365
3 1 (1.43%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.43%) Google App Engine
3 1 (1.43%) SaaS
3 1 (1.43%) Heroku
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.00%) MySQL
3 4 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (5.71%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.29%) Big Data
4 3 (4.29%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.43%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.43%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.43%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.43%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (8.57%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.86%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.86%) Subversion
2 2 (2.86%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.43%) Maven
3 1 (1.43%) Gerrit
3 1 (1.43%) Jenkins
General
1 21 (30.00%) Finance
2 7 (10.00%) Banking
3 3 (4.29%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.86%) Publishing
4 2 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.86%) Retail
5 1 (1.43%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.43%) Billing
5 1 (1.43%) Law
5 1 (1.43%) Legal
5 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.43%) Front Office
5 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (34.29%) .NET
2 13 (18.57%) ASP.NET
3 11 (15.71%) WCF
4 10 (14.29%) J2EE
5 9 (12.86%) AngularJS
6 8 (11.43%) Web Services
7 7 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails
7 7 (10.00%) jQuery
8 6 (8.57%) Spring
8 6 (8.57%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (8.57%) SOAP
9 5 (7.14%) HTML
9 5 (7.14%) HTML5
9 5 (7.14%) WPF
9 5 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (5.71%) CSS3
10 4 (5.71%) CSS
10 4 (5.71%) XML
11 3 (4.29%) XSLT
11 3 (4.29%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.14%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (10.00%) Open Source
3 6 (8.57%) Computer Science
4 5 (7.14%) Digital Media
5 4 (5.71%) User Experience
6 2 (2.86%) Hedge funds
6 2 (2.86%) SWIFT
6 2 (2.86%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (1.43%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.43%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.43%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.43%) Social Network
7 1 (1.43%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.43%) Social Media
7 1 (1.43%) GIS
7 1 (1.43%) Streaming Video
7 1 (1.43%) Clustering
7 1 (1.43%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.43%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.71%) Linux
1 4 (5.71%) Android
2 3 (4.29%) Apple iOS
2 3 (4.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (20.00%) TDD
2 14 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 14 (20.00%) MVC
3 13 (18.57%) OO
3 13 (18.57%) SOA
3 13 (18.57%) Scrum
4 11 (15.71%) OOP
5 10 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
6 9 (12.86%) E-Commerce
6 9 (12.86%) Software Architecture
7 7 (10.00%) Mentoring
8 6 (8.57%) CRM
8 6 (8.57%) UML
8 6 (8.57%) RUP
8 6 (8.57%) Software Engineering
8 6 (8.57%) Zachman Framework
8 6 (8.57%) TOGAF
9 5 (7.14%) Business Analysis
9 5 (7.14%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 28 (40.00%) Java
2 22 (31.43%) C#
3 14 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 10 (14.29%) Ruby
5 6 (8.57%) PHP
5 6 (8.57%) SQL
6 4 (5.71%) T-SQL
6 4 (5.71%) Python
7 3 (4.29%) Perl
7 3 (4.29%) C++
8 2 (2.86%) C
9 1 (1.43%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (11.43%) Degree
2 3 (4.29%) MCSE
2 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Certified Architect
3 2 (2.86%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.14%) QA
2 1 (1.43%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 1 (1.43%) Varnish
Vendors
1 14 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.43%) Rackspace
3 6 (8.57%) Oracle
4 5 (7.14%) Sitecore
5 4 (5.71%) IBM
5 4 (5.71%) Twitter
6 3 (4.29%) Netezza
6 3 (4.29%) Teradata
7 1 (1.43%) Google
7 1 (1.43%) Facebook
7 1 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
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