The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architect
Rank 616 581 560
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Architect 44 35 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.088% 0.076% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.094% 0.081% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 24 28 81
Average salary £73,750 £61,250 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.40% -15.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £42,300 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £76,750 £85,000 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -
Job Titles Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46874 43055 52359
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.73% 93.92% 93.89%
Number of salaries quoted 38720 36351 45400
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Software Architect
England

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 April 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 23 April 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
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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
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Job
Vacancies
City of London -18 6 £67,500 +22.72% 1
Hammersmith - 4 - -
Software Architect
England

Software Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 67 (59.82%) Java
2 43 (38.39%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (34.82%) Scrum
4 38 (33.93%) Software Engineering
5 33 (29.46%) Open Source
6 29 (25.89%) J2EE
7 27 (24.11%) MVC
8 23 (20.54%) TDD
9 22 (19.64%) Linux
9 22 (19.64%) Software Architecture
10 21 (18.75%) PHP
11 20 (17.86%) E-Commerce
12 19 (16.96%) SOA
13 18 (16.07%) NoSQL
14 16 (14.29%) Degree
14 16 (14.29%) JavaScript
14 16 (14.29%) .NET
14 16 (14.29%) OO
14 16 (14.29%) Spring
15 15 (13.39%) Ruby
15 15 (13.39%) SQL
15 15 (13.39%) C#
16 14 (12.50%) EJB 3.0
16 14 (12.50%) JSP
16 14 (12.50%) Servlets
16 14 (12.50%) EJB
17 13 (11.61%) UML
17 13 (11.61%) Computer Science
18 12 (10.71%) Marketing
18 12 (10.71%) Git (software)

Software Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 6 (5.36%) Node.js
2 4 (3.57%) WebSphere
2 4 (3.57%) WebLogic
3 3 (2.68%) NServiceBus
4 2 (1.79%) Jetty
4 2 (1.79%) Apache
4 2 (1.79%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.79%) MQSeries
4 2 (1.79%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (2.68%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.25%) SaaS
2 5 (4.46%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.04%) Internet
2 5 (4.46%) Wireless
3 2 (1.79%) HTTP
4 1 (0.89%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (16.07%) NoSQL
2 10 (8.93%) MySQL
3 9 (8.04%) Big Data
4 6 (5.36%) SQL Server
5 5 (4.46%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.57%) MongoDB
6 4 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (2.68%) CouchDB
8 2 (1.79%) DB2
8 2 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.89%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.89%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.89%) STATISTICA
9 1 (0.89%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.89%) BigTable
9 1 (0.89%) HBase
9 1 (0.89%) Mahout
Development Applications
1 12 (10.71%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.57%) Subversion
3 1 (0.89%) Maven
3 1 (0.89%) JIRA
3 1 (0.89%) Selenium
3 1 (0.89%) RSpec
3 1 (0.89%) Gerrit
3 1 (0.89%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (0.89%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.89%) JUnit
3 1 (0.89%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.89%) XMLSpy
General
1 12 (10.71%) Marketing
2 11 (9.82%) Telecoms
3 10 (8.93%) Banking
3 10 (8.93%) Retail
4 9 (8.04%) Finance
5 8 (7.14%) Publishing
5 8 (7.14%) Online Betting
6 6 (5.36%) Billing
7 4 (3.57%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (25.89%) J2EE
2 16 (14.29%) .NET
2 16 (14.29%) Spring
3 14 (12.50%) EJB 3.0
3 14 (12.50%) JSP
3 14 (12.50%) Servlets
3 14 (12.50%) EJB
4 11 (9.82%) Web Services
4 11 (9.82%) Middleware
5 10 (8.93%) HTML
5 10 (8.93%) WCF
6 9 (8.04%) Java EE
7 8 (7.14%) .NET Framework
7 8 (7.14%) Apache Flex
7 8 (7.14%) Grails
8 7 (6.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 6 (5.36%) REST
9 6 (5.36%) jQuery
9 6 (5.36%) CSS
10 5 (4.46%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (29.46%) Open Source
2 13 (11.61%) Computer Science
3 10 (8.93%) Client/Server
3 10 (8.93%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (8.04%) Mobile App
5 8 (7.14%) Social Media
6 6 (5.36%) Streaming Video
6 6 (5.36%) Cryptography
6 6 (5.36%) IPTV
7 5 (4.46%) EMV
7 5 (4.46%) Device Driver
7 5 (4.46%) Digital Media
8 4 (3.57%) Mobile Banking
9 2 (1.79%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.89%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.89%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.89%) Machine Learning
Operating Systems
1 22 (19.64%) Linux
2 11 (9.82%) Android
2 11 (9.82%) Apple iOS
3 7 (6.25%) UNIX
4 2 (1.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (38.39%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (34.82%) Scrum
3 38 (33.93%) Software Engineering
4 27 (24.11%) MVC
5 23 (20.54%) TDD
6 22 (19.64%) Software Architecture
7 20 (17.86%) E-Commerce
8 19 (16.96%) SOA
9 16 (14.29%) OO
10 13 (11.61%) UML
11 11 (9.82%) Pair Programming
11 11 (9.82%) Unit Testing
12 9 (8.04%) Waterfall
12 9 (8.04%) Process Management
13 8 (7.14%) OO PHP
14 7 (6.25%) CRM
15 6 (5.36%) Enterprise Architecture
15 6 (5.36%) Capacity Planning
15 6 (5.36%) Continuous Integration
16 5 (4.46%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 67 (59.82%) Java
2 21 (18.75%) PHP
3 16 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 15 (13.39%) C#
4 15 (13.39%) SQL
4 15 (13.39%) Ruby
5 12 (10.71%) Python
6 11 (9.82%) Scala
7 8 (7.14%) C
8 7 (6.25%) Objective-C
8 7 (6.25%) Perl
9 6 (5.36%) C++
10 5 (4.46%) Embedded C
11 2 (1.79%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.79%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.79%) Erlang
12 1 (0.89%) R
12 1 (0.89%) XPath
Qualifications
1 16 (14.29%) Degree
2 9 (8.04%) SC Cleared
2 9 (8.04%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.89%) CISSP
3 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.89%) CISA
3 1 (0.89%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.89%) Nessus
Vendors
1 8 (7.14%) Oracle
2 7 (6.25%) JBoss
3 6 (5.36%) Zend
4 4 (3.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.79%) HP
5 2 (1.79%) TIBCO
London
Vertical IT
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus, pension, gym etc
Posted: 15 hours ago
South East London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £49555 - £61215 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Pivotal Software
Salary: Excellent package with pre IPO stock options
Posted: 18 hours ago