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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architect
Rank 575 574 572
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Architect 28 55 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.067% 0.13% 0.095%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% 0.14% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 28 43 32
Average salary £68,750 £75,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £67,500 £65,000
10% offered a salary of more than £103,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £56,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.66%
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
39241 40713 41625
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.76% 93.78% 94.21%
Number of salaries quoted 33105 33367 35450
Average salary £53,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.90% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
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 4 March 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 4 March 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 +1 4 £65,000 -3.70% 1
Software Architect
England

Software Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 24 (44.44%) C#
2 21 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (38.89%) TDD
3 19 (35.19%) .NET
3 19 (35.19%) Scrum
4 17 (31.48%) SOA
5 16 (29.63%) OO
6 14 (25.93%) Java
6 14 (25.93%) JavaScript
6 14 (25.93%) MVC
7 13 (24.07%) Finance
8 11 (20.37%) Software Engineering
9 10 (18.52%) jQuery
9 10 (18.52%) Law
9 10 (18.52%) ASP.NET
9 10 (18.52%) AngularJS
10 9 (16.67%) Python
10 9 (16.67%) Degree
11 8 (14.81%) Retail
11 8 (14.81%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (14.81%) Microservices
12 7 (12.96%) NServiceBus
12 7 (12.96%) E-Commerce
12 7 (12.96%) PHP
12 7 (12.96%) WCF
12 7 (12.96%) Git (software)
13 6 (11.11%) Computer Science
13 6 (11.11%) OOP
13 6 (11.11%) Microsoft
14 5 (9.26%) Web Services

Software Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 7 (12.96%) NServiceBus
2 3 (5.56%) Drupal
3 2 (3.70%) CMS
4 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.56%) SaaS
2 2 (3.70%) GitHub
3 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.85%) Google App Engine
3 1 (1.85%) Heroku
3 1 (1.85%) Office 365
3 1 (1.85%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.26%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (9.26%) Relational Database
2 4 (7.41%) Oracle BI EE
2 4 (7.41%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.56%) MySQL
4 2 (3.70%) Redis
4 2 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (3.70%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.70%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.70%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.85%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.85%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (12.96%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.70%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.70%) JIRA
2 2 (3.70%) Subversion
General
1 13 (24.07%) Finance
2 10 (18.52%) Law
3 8 (14.81%) Retail
4 3 (5.56%) Banking
5 2 (3.70%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.85%) Legal
6 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.85%) Front Office
6 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (35.19%) .NET
2 10 (18.52%) jQuery
2 10 (18.52%) ASP.NET
2 10 (18.52%) AngularJS
3 7 (12.96%) WCF
4 5 (9.26%) Web Services
4 5 (9.26%) HTML
4 5 (9.26%) CSS
4 5 (9.26%) HTML5
5 4 (7.41%) Spring
5 4 (7.41%) XML
6 3 (5.56%) XSLT
6 3 (5.56%) SOAP
6 3 (5.56%) WPF
6 3 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (5.56%) Sass
6 3 (5.56%) CSS3
6 3 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (3.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.81%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 5 (9.26%) Digital Media
4 4 (7.41%) User Experience
5 3 (5.56%) N-Tier
6 2 (3.70%) Mobile App
6 2 (3.70%) Hedge funds
6 2 (3.70%) Open Source
6 2 (3.70%) Social Media
6 2 (3.70%) Blog
6 2 (3.70%) Social Network
6 2 (3.70%) Streaming Video
7 1 (1.85%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.85%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.41%) Apple iOS
1 4 (7.41%) Android
2 2 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (38.89%) TDD
2 19 (35.19%) Scrum
3 17 (31.48%) SOA
4 16 (29.63%) OO
5 14 (25.93%) MVC
6 11 (20.37%) Software Engineering
7 8 (14.81%) Microservices
8 7 (12.96%) E-Commerce
9 6 (11.11%) OOP
10 5 (9.26%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (7.41%) Mentoring
11 4 (7.41%) Software Architecture
11 4 (7.41%) ETL
12 3 (5.56%) RUP
12 3 (5.56%) Pair Programming
12 3 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
12 3 (5.56%) Business Development
12 3 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
12 3 (5.56%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 24 (44.44%) C#
2 14 (25.93%) Java
2 14 (25.93%) JavaScript
3 9 (16.67%) Python
4 7 (12.96%) PHP
5 5 (9.26%) Ruby
6 3 (5.56%) SQL
6 3 (5.56%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.70%) Scala
7 2 (3.70%) PHP5
7 2 (3.70%) Groovy
7 2 (3.70%) C
7 2 (3.70%) C++
8 1 (1.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (16.67%) Degree
2 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.56%) MCSE
2 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Certified Architect
3 2 (3.70%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) Varnish
Vendors
1 6 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.26%) Twitter
3 3 (5.56%) Sitecore
4 2 (3.70%) Facebook
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle
5 1 (1.85%) Google
5 1 (1.85%) Rackspace
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