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 17 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architect
Rank 602 566 580
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Architect 44 33 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.089% 0.073% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.095% 0.077% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 25 26 81
Average salary £75,000 £61,250 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.44% -15.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £48,750 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £79,000 £85,000 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £56,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Job Titles Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46423 42735 52633
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.75% 93.92% 93.85%
Number of salaries quoted 38303 36072 45659
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 £75,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
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 17 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 17 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 -24 6 £67,500 +22.72%
Hammersmith - 3 - -
Software Architect
England

Software Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 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 68 (60.18%) Java
2 43 (38.05%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (33.63%) Software Engineering
3 38 (33.63%) Scrum
4 33 (29.20%) Open Source
5 29 (25.66%) J2EE
6 27 (23.89%) MVC
7 23 (20.35%) TDD
7 23 (20.35%) Linux
8 22 (19.47%) PHP
8 22 (19.47%) Software Architecture
9 20 (17.70%) E-Commerce
10 19 (16.81%) SOA
11 17 (15.04%) NoSQL
11 17 (15.04%) .NET
11 17 (15.04%) Spring
12 16 (14.16%) JavaScript
12 16 (14.16%) C#
12 16 (14.16%) OO
12 16 (14.16%) Degree
13 15 (13.27%) SQL
13 15 (13.27%) Ruby
14 14 (12.39%) EJB
14 14 (12.39%) JSP
14 14 (12.39%) Servlets
14 14 (12.39%) EJB 3.0
15 13 (11.50%) Computer Science
15 13 (11.50%) UML
16 12 (10.62%) Python
16 12 (10.62%) Web Services

Software Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 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 5 (4.42%) Node.js
2 4 (3.54%) WebSphere
2 4 (3.54%) WebLogic
3 3 (2.65%) NServiceBus
4 2 (1.77%) Jetty
4 2 (1.77%) Apache
4 2 (1.77%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.77%) MQSeries
4 2 (1.77%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (2.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.08%) SaaS
2 5 (4.42%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.96%) Internet
2 5 (4.42%) Wireless
3 2 (1.77%) HTTP
4 1 (0.88%) LDAP
4 1 (0.88%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (15.04%) NoSQL
2 11 (9.73%) MySQL
3 9 (7.96%) Big Data
4 6 (5.31%) Relational Database
4 6 (5.31%) SQL Server
5 4 (3.54%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.65%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.65%) CouchDB
7 2 (1.77%) DB2
7 2 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.77%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.88%) HBase
8 1 (0.88%) Mahout
8 1 (0.88%) BigTable
8 1 (0.88%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.88%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.88%) STATISTICA
Development Applications
1 12 (10.62%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.54%) Subversion
3 2 (1.77%) JUnit
4 1 (0.88%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.88%) XMLSpy
4 1 (0.88%) Maven
4 1 (0.88%) JIRA
4 1 (0.88%) Selenium
4 1 (0.88%) RSpec
4 1 (0.88%) JProfiler
4 1 (0.88%) Gerrit
4 1 (0.88%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (0.88%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (10.62%) Marketing
2 11 (9.73%) Telecoms
3 10 (8.85%) Banking
3 10 (8.85%) Retail
4 9 (7.96%) Finance
5 8 (7.08%) Publishing
5 8 (7.08%) Online Betting
6 6 (5.31%) Billing
7 4 (3.54%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (25.66%) J2EE
2 17 (15.04%) .NET
2 17 (15.04%) Spring
3 14 (12.39%) EJB 3.0
3 14 (12.39%) JSP
3 14 (12.39%) Servlets
3 14 (12.39%) EJB
4 12 (10.62%) Web Services
5 11 (9.73%) Middleware
6 10 (8.85%) HTML
6 10 (8.85%) WCF
7 9 (7.96%) Java EE
8 8 (7.08%) .NET Framework
8 8 (7.08%) Apache Flex
8 8 (7.08%) Grails
9 7 (6.19%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 6 (5.31%) REST
10 6 (5.31%) CSS
11 5 (4.42%) XML
11 5 (4.42%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 33 (29.20%) Open Source
2 13 (11.50%) Computer Science
3 9 (7.96%) Client/Server
3 9 (7.96%) Mobile App
3 9 (7.96%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (7.08%) Social Media
5 6 (5.31%) Streaming Video
5 6 (5.31%) Cryptography
5 6 (5.31%) IPTV
6 5 (4.42%) EMV
6 5 (4.42%) Device Driver
6 5 (4.42%) Digital Media
7 4 (3.54%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (1.77%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.88%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.88%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.88%) Machine Learning
Operating Systems
1 23 (20.35%) Linux
2 11 (9.73%) Android
2 11 (9.73%) Apple iOS
3 7 (6.19%) UNIX
4 3 (2.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (38.05%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (33.63%) Scrum
2 38 (33.63%) Software Engineering
3 27 (23.89%) MVC
4 23 (20.35%) TDD
5 22 (19.47%) Software Architecture
6 20 (17.70%) E-Commerce
7 19 (16.81%) SOA
8 16 (14.16%) OO
9 13 (11.50%) UML
10 11 (9.73%) Pair Programming
10 11 (9.73%) Unit Testing
11 9 (7.96%) Waterfall
11 9 (7.96%) Process Management
12 8 (7.08%) OO PHP
13 7 (6.19%) CRM
14 6 (5.31%) Enterprise Architecture
14 6 (5.31%) Continuous Integration
14 6 (5.31%) Capacity Planning
15 5 (4.42%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 68 (60.18%) Java
2 22 (19.47%) PHP
3 16 (14.16%) JavaScript
3 16 (14.16%) C#
4 15 (13.27%) SQL
4 15 (13.27%) Ruby
5 12 (10.62%) Python
6 11 (9.73%) Scala
7 9 (7.96%) C
8 8 (7.08%) Perl
9 7 (6.19%) C++
9 7 (6.19%) Objective-C
10 5 (4.42%) Embedded C
11 2 (1.77%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.77%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.77%) Erlang
12 1 (0.88%) R
12 1 (0.88%) XPath
Qualifications
1 16 (14.16%) Degree
2 9 (7.96%) SC Cleared
2 9 (7.96%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.88%) CISSP
3 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.88%) CISA
3 1 (0.88%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.42%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.88%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 2 (1.77%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.88%) Nessus
Vendors
1 8 (7.08%) Oracle
2 7 (6.19%) JBoss
3 6 (5.31%) Zend
4 4 (3.54%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.77%) HP
5 2 (1.77%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.88%) Intel