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 4 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Architect
Rank 617 633 650
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Architect 41 25 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.097% 0.056% 0.092%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.059% 0.096%
Number of salaries quoted 35 15 25
Median salary £72,500 £57,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+26.08% -17.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £52,500 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £92,600 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
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
40326 42640 46978
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.81% 95.81% 95.97%
Number of salaries quoted 34966 35890 38832
Median salary £55,000 £53,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.80% +1.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 4 May 2016.

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 4 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
City of London +43 3 £73,750 -17.13% 1
Software Architect
England

Software Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, 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 53 (82.81%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (65.63%) Java
3 40 (62.50%) HTML
3 40 (62.50%) HTML5
4 34 (53.13%) Open Source
5 27 (42.19%) Scrum
6 25 (39.06%) JSON
7 24 (37.50%) JavaScript
8 23 (35.94%) MongoDB
9 22 (34.38%) Puppet
9 22 (34.38%) Mentoring
10 21 (32.81%) Coaching
10 21 (32.81%) Eclipse
10 21 (32.81%) SQL
11 20 (31.25%) PHP
11 20 (31.25%) SOAP
12 19 (29.69%) XML
12 19 (29.69%) JBoss
12 19 (29.69%) WebLogic
12 19 (29.69%) Spring
12 19 (29.69%) REST
12 19 (29.69%) Integration Testing
13 18 (28.13%) Git (software)
13 18 (28.13%) JUnit
13 18 (28.13%) Apache
14 17 (26.56%) Hibernate
14 17 (26.56%) Scala
14 17 (26.56%) Microservices
15 16 (25.00%) Docker
15 16 (25.00%) User Stories

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 19 (29.69%) JBoss
1 19 (29.69%) WebLogic
2 18 (28.13%) Apache
3 8 (12.50%) Apache Solr
3 8 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (9.38%) Tomcat
5 4 (6.25%) DNN
5 4 (6.25%) WordPress
6 3 (4.69%) Apache Spark
6 3 (4.69%) CMS
6 3 (4.69%) Jetty
6 3 (4.69%) Node.js
6 3 (4.69%) OpenStack
6 3 (4.69%) WebSphere
7 2 (3.13%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 2 (3.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.13%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.56%) Google App Engine
3 1 (1.56%) IaaS
3 1 (1.56%) PaaS
3 1 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.25%) SNMP
1 4 (6.25%) VPN
1 4 (6.25%) Wireless
2 3 (4.69%) HTTP
2 3 (4.69%) SSL
3 1 (1.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (35.94%) MongoDB
2 14 (21.88%) Big Data
3 13 (20.31%) NoSQL
4 12 (18.75%) Hadoop
5 11 (17.19%) MySQL
6 10 (15.63%) Apache Cassandra
7 9 (14.06%) SQL Server
8 5 (7.81%) HBase
8 5 (7.81%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (6.25%) Redis
10 3 (4.69%) Couchbase
10 3 (4.69%) Riak
11 1 (1.56%) GIS
11 1 (1.56%) Hazelcast
11 1 (1.56%) KDB
11 1 (1.56%) Neo4j
11 1 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (1.56%) SAP HANA
11 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 21 (32.81%) Eclipse
2 18 (28.13%) Git (software)
2 18 (28.13%) JUnit
3 16 (25.00%) IntelliJ
3 16 (25.00%) Selenium
4 3 (4.69%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.13%) Grunt
5 2 (3.13%) Jasmine
5 2 (3.13%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (3.13%) Mockito
6 1 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (15.63%) Retail
2 9 (14.06%) Finance
3 6 (9.38%) Front Office
4 4 (6.25%) Banking
5 1 (1.56%) Advertising
5 1 (1.56%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.56%) Law
5 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (62.50%) HTML
1 40 (62.50%) HTML5
2 25 (39.06%) JSON
3 20 (31.25%) SOAP
4 19 (29.69%) REST
4 19 (29.69%) Spring
4 19 (29.69%) XML
5 17 (26.56%) Hibernate
6 16 (25.00%) EJB
6 16 (25.00%) J2EE
6 16 (25.00%) J2SE
6 16 (25.00%) Play Framework
7 14 (21.88%) .NET
8 8 (12.50%) CSS
8 8 (12.50%) Lucene
9 6 (9.38%) ASP.NET
9 6 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (7.81%) .NET Framework
10 5 (7.81%) Entity Framework
10 5 (7.81%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.69%) Client/Server
1 3 (4.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (3.13%) Bitcoin
2 2 (3.13%) Blockchain
2 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.13%) Grid Computing
2 2 (3.13%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.56%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.56%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.56%) Economics
3 1 (1.56%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 16 (25.00%) Unix
2 7 (10.94%) Linux
3 5 (7.81%) Android
4 4 (6.25%) Apple iOS
4 4 (6.25%) Debian
4 4 (6.25%) Ubuntu
4 4 (6.25%) Windows
5 1 (1.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (82.81%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (53.13%) Open Source
3 27 (42.19%) Scrum
4 22 (34.38%) Mentoring
5 21 (32.81%) Coaching
6 19 (29.69%) Integration Testing
7 17 (26.56%) Microservices
8 16 (25.00%) User Stories
9 11 (17.19%) Software Delivery
10 9 (14.06%) DSDM
10 9 (14.06%) RUP
10 9 (14.06%) Web Development
11 7 (10.94%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (10.94%) MVC
11 7 (10.94%) Project Management
11 7 (10.94%) Software Engineering
11 7 (10.94%) Technical Architecture
12 6 (9.38%) OO
12 6 (9.38%) TDD
13 5 (7.81%) Fault Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (65.63%) Java
2 24 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 21 (32.81%) SQL
4 20 (31.25%) PHP
5 17 (26.56%) Scala
6 16 (25.00%) Ruby
7 14 (21.88%) C#
8 8 (12.50%) Bash Shell
9 5 (7.81%) PowerShell
9 5 (7.81%) VBA
10 4 (6.25%) VB.NET
11 3 (4.69%) Go
11 3 (4.69%) Perl
11 3 (4.69%) Python
12 2 (3.13%) Clojure
12 2 (3.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (15.63%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.13%) Degree
4 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 16 (25.00%) Docker
2 4 (6.25%) Btrfs
2 4 (6.25%) NFS
Systems Management
1 22 (34.38%) Puppet
2 3 (4.69%) Ansible
2 3 (4.69%) Kibana
2 3 (4.69%) logstash
2 3 (4.69%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (4.69%) Salt
Vendors
1 16 (25.00%) webMethods
2 11 (17.19%) Oracle
3 4 (6.25%) Google
3 4 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.25%) Telerik
4 2 (3.13%) Facebook
4 2 (3.13%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.56%) GigaSpaces
5 1 (1.56%) SAP
5 1 (1.56%) Solace
5 1 (1.56%) StreamBase
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