The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the London region that had Software Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Architect
England / London
Rank 559 614 599
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Architect 29 34 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.087% 0.084% 0.086%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.091% 0.087% 0.090%
Number of salaries quoted 24 32 35
Median salary £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,500 £57,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £100,000 £106,000
UK excluding London median salary £67,500 £56,750 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+18.94% +3.18%

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
31979 39106 38954
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.86% 96.15% 96.11%
Number of salaries quoted 27127 33602 33122
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £33,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Software Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region that featured Software Architect in the job title.

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 18 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Architect within the London region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 - -
Software Architect
England

Software Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, Software Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region featuring Software Architect in the job title.

1 47 (58.75%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (56.25%) Java
3 33 (41.25%) Big Data
4 28 (35.00%) .NET
5 26 (32.50%) REST
6 25 (31.25%) Finance
7 23 (28.75%) TOGAF
7 23 (28.75%) SQL
8 20 (25.00%) C#
9 18 (22.50%) Retail
9 18 (22.50%) DevOps
10 16 (20.00%) Zachman Framework
10 16 (20.00%) HTML
10 16 (20.00%) JavaScript
11 15 (18.75%) Web Services
11 15 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
12 14 (17.50%) Technical Architecture
12 14 (17.50%) HTML5
12 14 (17.50%) NoSQL
12 14 (17.50%) Scrum
13 13 (16.25%) Spring
13 13 (16.25%) Software Engineering
13 13 (16.25%) C++
13 13 (16.25%) Microsoft
13 13 (16.25%) Project Management
13 13 (16.25%) Node.js
13 13 (16.25%) JSON
13 13 (16.25%) Open Source
13 13 (16.25%) Continuous Integration
14 12 (15.00%) SaaS

Software Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (13.75%) Apache
2 5 (6.25%) Apache Spark
3 4 (5.00%) JBoss
3 4 (5.00%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.75%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.75%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.50%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.25%) CMS
6 1 (1.25%) Drupal
6 1 (1.25%) Mule
6 1 (1.25%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (1.25%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (1.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 5 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.75%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 15 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (15.00%) SaaS
3 8 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (6.25%) PaaS
5 2 (2.50%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.75%) HTTP
2 4 (5.00%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.25%) Internet
3 1 (1.25%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (41.25%) Big Data
2 14 (17.50%) NoSQL
3 11 (13.75%) MongoDB
4 8 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (6.25%) HBase
5 5 (6.25%) SQL Server
6 4 (5.00%) CouchDB
7 3 (3.75%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (3.75%) PerformancePoint
7 3 (3.75%) PowerPivot
7 3 (3.75%) SAP Data Services
7 3 (3.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (3.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (3.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (2.50%) Neo4j
9 1 (1.25%) Data Mart
9 1 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.25%) JUnit
3 4 (5.00%) Eclipse
4 3 (3.75%) IntelliJ
4 3 (3.75%) Selenium
5 2 (2.50%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.50%) JIRA
5 2 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.50%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.25%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.25%) Maven
General
1 25 (31.25%) Finance
2 18 (22.50%) Retail
3 8 (10.00%) Marketing
4 2 (2.50%) Law
4 2 (2.50%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.25%) Banking
5 1 (1.25%) Front Office
5 1 (1.25%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.25%) Legal
5 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (35.00%) .NET
2 26 (32.50%) REST
3 16 (20.00%) HTML
4 15 (18.75%) Web Services
5 14 (17.50%) HTML5
6 13 (16.25%) JSON
6 13 (16.25%) Node.js
6 13 (16.25%) Spring
7 11 (13.75%) AngularJS
7 11 (13.75%) SOAP
7 11 (13.75%) XML
8 9 (11.25%) Hibernate
9 7 (8.75%) .NET Framework
10 6 (7.50%) JMS
10 6 (7.50%) Spring Integration
11 5 (6.25%) Apache Camel
11 5 (6.25%) J2EE
12 4 (5.00%) JRuby
12 4 (5.00%) RAML
12 4 (5.00%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.00%) Fintech
2 7 (8.75%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (5.00%) Blog
3 4 (5.00%) Robotics
3 4 (5.00%) User Experience
4 3 (3.75%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.75%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.50%) Blockchain
5 2 (2.50%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.25%) Augmented Reality
6 1 (1.25%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.25%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.25%) Over-the-Top Content
6 1 (1.25%) Physics
6 1 (1.25%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.50%) Linux
2 5 (6.25%) Unix
3 4 (5.00%) Windows
4 1 (1.25%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (58.75%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (28.75%) TOGAF
3 18 (22.50%) DevOps
4 16 (20.00%) Zachman Framework
5 14 (17.50%) Scrum
5 14 (17.50%) Technical Architecture
6 13 (16.25%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (16.25%) Open Source
6 13 (16.25%) Project Management
6 13 (16.25%) Software Engineering
7 12 (15.00%) Software Delivery
8 11 (13.75%) Continuous Delivery
9 10 (12.50%) Analytics
9 10 (12.50%) SOA
10 9 (11.25%) Microservices
10 9 (11.25%) TDD
11 8 (10.00%) MVC
12 7 (8.75%) Presales
13 6 (7.50%) Release Management
13 6 (7.50%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 45 (56.25%) Java
2 23 (28.75%) SQL
3 20 (25.00%) C#
4 16 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 13 (16.25%) C++
6 12 (15.00%) Scala
7 10 (12.50%) Groovy
7 10 (12.50%) Python
8 9 (11.25%) PHP
9 7 (8.75%) Ruby
10 4 (5.00%) Clojure
11 3 (3.75%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 2 (2.50%) Shell Script
12 2 (2.50%) T-SQL
13 1 (1.25%) C
13 1 (1.25%) Elixir
13 1 (1.25%) GraphQL
13 1 (1.25%) TypeScript
13 1 (1.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (8.75%) Degree
2 4 (5.00%) DV Cleared
2 4 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.50%) GCP
2 2 (2.50%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.25%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.25%) QA
System Software
1 9 (11.25%) Docker
2 5 (6.25%) Apache Flume
2 5 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (6.25%) Puppet
2 3 (3.75%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.25%) Ansible
3 1 (1.25%) Rancher
Vendors
1 13 (16.25%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.75%) Google
3 4 (5.00%) Apple
3 4 (5.00%) Avaya
3 4 (5.00%) Facebook
3 4 (5.00%) IBM
4 3 (3.75%) Nintex
4 3 (3.75%) Oracle
4 3 (3.75%) SAP
4 3 (3.75%) webMethods
5 2 (2.50%) DevExpress
5 2 (2.50%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.25%) Greenplum
6 1 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.25%) Solace
6 1 (1.25%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.25%) Zend
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