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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architect
Rank 605 617 592
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Architect 24 42 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.054% 0.085% 0.076%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.091% 0.081%
Number of salaries quoted 17 22 28
Average salary £57,500 £73,750 £61,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.03% +20.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,300 £56,000 £42,300
10% offered a salary of more than £91,400 £75,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-4.54% -8.33%
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
41649 46201 43088
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.55% 93.84% 93.97%
Number of salaries quoted 35125 38133 36385
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +32 3 £89,000 +31.85% 3
Software Architect
England

Software Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 30 (50.00%) C#
2 27 (45.00%) .NET
3 25 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (36.67%) Java
5 20 (33.33%) Software Engineering
6 19 (31.67%) TDD
7 18 (30.00%) JavaScript
8 17 (28.33%) OO
9 16 (26.67%) MVC
10 15 (25.00%) Retail
10 15 (25.00%) Scrum
11 13 (21.67%) ASP.NET
12 12 (20.00%) Finance
12 12 (20.00%) Degree
13 10 (16.67%) Computer Science
13 10 (16.67%) SQL
13 10 (16.67%) SOA
14 9 (15.00%) C
14 9 (15.00%) E-Commerce
14 9 (15.00%) SQL Server
14 9 (15.00%) Python
14 9 (15.00%) Law
14 9 (15.00%) Microservices
15 8 (13.33%) Mobile App
15 8 (13.33%) jQuery
16 7 (11.67%) Enterprise Software
16 7 (11.67%) ASP.NET MVC
16 7 (11.67%) Software Architecture
16 7 (11.67%) Git (software)
16 7 (11.67%) Mentoring

Software Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 5 (8.33%) NServiceBus
2 3 (5.00%) Drupal
3 2 (3.33%) CMS
4 1 (1.67%) Node.js
4 1 (1.67%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.67%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.67%) JBoss
4 1 (1.67%) Apache
4 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.67%) Mathematica
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.33%) SaaS
3 2 (3.33%) GitHub
4 1 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) LDAP
1 1 (1.67%) GPRS
1 1 (1.67%) 3GPP
1 1 (1.67%) DHCP
1 1 (1.67%) Ethernet
1 1 (1.67%) SNMP
1 1 (1.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.67%) Wireless
1 1 (1.67%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (6.67%) MySQL
3 4 (6.67%) Oracle BI EE
3 4 (6.67%) Relational Database
4 3 (5.00%) NoSQL
4 3 (5.00%) Hadoop
4 3 (5.00%) MongoDB
4 3 (5.00%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (3.33%) Redis
6 1 (1.67%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (11.67%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.33%) Subversion
3 2 (3.33%) JIRA
4 1 (1.67%) Selenium
4 1 (1.67%) Moq
4 1 (1.67%) JUnit
4 1 (1.67%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.67%) IntelliJ
4 1 (1.67%) NUnit
4 1 (1.67%) Calabash
4 1 (1.67%) SonarQube
General
1 15 (25.00%) Retail
2 12 (20.00%) Finance
3 9 (15.00%) Law
4 4 (6.67%) Banking
5 3 (5.00%) Investment Banking
6 2 (3.33%) Telecoms
6 2 (3.33%) Legal
7 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.67%) Advertising
7 1 (1.67%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.67%) Front Office
7 1 (1.67%) Electronics
7 1 (1.67%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (45.00%) .NET
2 13 (21.67%) ASP.NET
3 8 (13.33%) jQuery
4 7 (11.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (10.00%) HTML5
5 6 (10.00%) AngularJS
5 6 (10.00%) HTML
6 5 (8.33%) Spring
7 4 (6.67%) CSS
7 4 (6.67%) Web Services
7 4 (6.67%) XML
7 4 (6.67%) REST
7 4 (6.67%) JSON
8 3 (5.00%) Hibernate
9 2 (3.33%) WCF
9 2 (3.33%) J2EE
9 2 (3.33%) SOAP
9 2 (3.33%) Middleware
9 2 (3.33%) Ruby on Rails
10 1 (1.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 8 (13.33%) Mobile App
3 7 (11.67%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (8.33%) Open Source
4 5 (8.33%) Data Structures
4 5 (8.33%) Algorithms
4 5 (8.33%) N-Tier
5 2 (3.33%) Streaming Video
5 2 (3.33%) Blog
5 2 (3.33%) Social Network
5 2 (3.33%) Digital Media
5 2 (3.33%) User Experience
5 2 (3.33%) Social Media
6 1 (1.67%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.67%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (1.67%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.67%) Life Science
6 1 (1.67%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.67%) Neural Network
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.67%) Android
2 3 (5.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (5.00%) Linux
3 1 (1.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 19 (31.67%) TDD
4 17 (28.33%) OO
5 16 (26.67%) MVC
6 15 (25.00%) Scrum
7 10 (16.67%) SOA
8 9 (15.00%) E-Commerce
8 9 (15.00%) Microservices
9 7 (11.67%) Mentoring
9 7 (11.67%) Software Architecture
10 6 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (10.00%) DevOps
11 5 (8.33%) Software Deployment
11 5 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
11 5 (8.33%) Unit Testing
11 5 (8.33%) OOD
12 4 (6.67%) ETL
13 3 (5.00%) UML
13 3 (5.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 30 (50.00%) C#
2 22 (36.67%) Java
3 18 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 10 (16.67%) SQL
5 9 (15.00%) Python
5 9 (15.00%) C
6 6 (10.00%) C++
6 6 (10.00%) PHP
7 4 (6.67%) Scala
7 4 (6.67%) Ruby
8 2 (3.33%) PHP5
8 2 (3.33%) Groovy
8 2 (3.33%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.67%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.67%) F#
9 1 (1.67%) R
Qualifications
1 12 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (1.67%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.33%) Varnish
2 1 (1.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (5.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (5.00%) Twitter
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle
2 2 (3.33%) Facebook
3 1 (1.67%) webMethods
3 1 (1.67%) Xamarin
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