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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Architect
Rank 620 611 575
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -36
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Architect 23 36 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.056% 0.086% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.090% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 22 36 60
Average salary £80,000 £77,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,000 £57,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £105,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £56,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -
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
39261 39886 40581
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.71% 95.75% 95.67%
Number of salaries quoted 33887 33811 33189
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 8 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Architect within the London region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
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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
Twickenham - 3 £62,500 -
City of London +54 2 £97,500 +50.00%
Software Architect
England

Software Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 57 (87.69%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (81.54%) Java
3 35 (53.85%) Apache
4 34 (52.31%) Open Source
5 33 (50.77%) Scrum
6 29 (44.62%) JSON
6 29 (44.62%) MongoDB
7 28 (43.08%) Puppet
7 28 (43.08%) HTML5
7 28 (43.08%) HTML
8 26 (40.00%) REST
8 26 (40.00%) Spring
8 26 (40.00%) JBoss
9 25 (38.46%) SQL
9 25 (38.46%) WebLogic
9 25 (38.46%) SOAP
9 25 (38.46%) XML
9 25 (38.46%) Git (software)
10 24 (36.92%) JUnit
10 24 (36.92%) Hibernate
11 23 (35.38%) J2EE
11 23 (35.38%) Scala
11 23 (35.38%) Microservices
12 22 (33.85%) Docker
12 22 (33.85%) Play Framework
12 22 (33.85%) SC Cleared
12 22 (33.85%) Security Cleared
12 22 (33.85%) Unix
12 22 (33.85%) EJB
12 22 (33.85%) J2SE

Software Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 35 (53.85%) Apache
2 26 (40.00%) JBoss
3 25 (38.46%) WebLogic
4 8 (12.31%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (9.23%) Tomcat
6 4 (6.15%) WebSphere
7 3 (4.62%) Apache Solr
7 3 (4.62%) Apache Spark
7 3 (4.62%) CMS
7 3 (4.62%) Jetty
7 3 (4.62%) Node.js
7 3 (4.62%) OpenStack
8 2 (3.08%) DNN
8 2 (3.08%) Facebook Platform
8 2 (3.08%) WordPress
9 1 (1.54%) GlassFish
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.54%) Google App Engine
3 1 (1.54%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.54%) IaaS
3 1 (1.54%) PaaS
3 1 (1.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.62%) HTTP
1 3 (4.62%) SSL
2 1 (1.54%) Internet
2 1 (1.54%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (44.62%) MongoDB
2 11 (16.92%) Jackrabbit
3 8 (12.31%) NoSQL
3 8 (12.31%) SQL Server
4 7 (10.77%) Big Data
4 7 (10.77%) Hadoop
4 7 (10.77%) MySQL
5 5 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (6.15%) Redis
7 3 (4.62%) Couchbase
7 3 (4.62%) Riak
8 1 (1.54%) DB2
8 1 (1.54%) GIS
8 1 (1.54%) Hazelcast
8 1 (1.54%) KDB
8 1 (1.54%) Neo4j
8 1 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.54%) SAP HANA
8 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 25 (38.46%) Git (software)
2 24 (36.92%) JUnit
3 22 (33.85%) Eclipse
3 22 (33.85%) IntelliJ
3 22 (33.85%) Selenium
4 3 (4.62%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.08%) Grunt
5 2 (3.08%) Jasmine
5 2 (3.08%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (3.08%) Mockito
6 1 (1.54%) Subversion
6 1 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (9.23%) Front Office
2 4 (6.15%) Banking
3 3 (4.62%) Retail
4 2 (3.08%) Finance
5 1 (1.54%) Advertising
5 1 (1.54%) Electronics
5 1 (1.54%) Games
5 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (44.62%) JSON
2 28 (43.08%) HTML
2 28 (43.08%) HTML5
3 26 (40.00%) REST
3 26 (40.00%) Spring
4 25 (38.46%) SOAP
4 25 (38.46%) XML
5 24 (36.92%) Hibernate
6 23 (35.38%) J2EE
7 22 (33.85%) EJB
7 22 (33.85%) J2SE
7 22 (33.85%) Play Framework
8 11 (16.92%) Apache Sling
9 6 (9.23%) AngularJS
9 6 (9.23%) CSS
10 5 (7.69%) WebSockets
11 4 (6.15%) .NET
11 4 (6.15%) jQuery
12 3 (4.62%) Lucene
12 3 (4.62%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.62%) Computer Science
1 3 (4.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (3.08%) Grid Computing
3 1 (1.54%) Bitcoin
3 1 (1.54%) Blockchain
3 1 (1.54%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.54%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (1.54%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.54%) Physics
3 1 (1.54%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 22 (33.85%) Unix
2 5 (7.69%) Android
2 5 (7.69%) Apple iOS
3 3 (4.62%) Linux
4 2 (3.08%) Windows
5 1 (1.54%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (87.69%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (52.31%) Open Source
3 33 (50.77%) Scrum
4 23 (35.38%) Microservices
5 17 (26.15%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (26.15%) Software Engineering
6 14 (21.54%) Content Management
6 14 (21.54%) Software Delivery
6 14 (21.54%) Web Development
7 13 (20.00%) RUP
8 12 (18.46%) DevOps
8 12 (18.46%) SOA
8 12 (18.46%) Software Architecture
9 11 (16.92%) Configuration Management
9 11 (16.92%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (15.38%) Release Management
11 7 (10.77%) OO
12 6 (9.23%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (9.23%) Mentoring
13 5 (7.69%) UML
Programming Languages
1 53 (81.54%) Java
2 25 (38.46%) SQL
3 23 (35.38%) Scala
4 8 (12.31%) JavaScript
5 7 (10.77%) C#
6 4 (6.15%) Python
7 3 (4.62%) Bash Shell
7 3 (4.62%) Go
7 3 (4.62%) Perl
8 2 (3.08%) Clojure
8 2 (3.08%) PHP
8 2 (3.08%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.08%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.54%) C
9 1 (1.54%) C++
9 1 (1.54%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (33.85%) SC Cleared
1 22 (33.85%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.62%) Degree
3 1 (1.54%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.54%) PMP
System Software
1 22 (33.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 28 (43.08%) Puppet
2 3 (4.62%) Ansible
2 3 (4.62%) Kibana
2 3 (4.62%) logstash
2 3 (4.62%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (4.62%) Salt
Vendors
1 22 (33.85%) webMethods
2 11 (16.92%) Red Hat
3 10 (15.38%) Oracle
4 3 (4.62%) Google
5 2 (3.08%) Facebook
5 2 (3.08%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.08%) Telerik
6 1 (1.54%) GigaSpaces
6 1 (1.54%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.54%) SAP
6 1 (1.54%) Solace
6 1 (1.54%) StreamBase
6 1 (1.54%) Tableau
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