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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architect
Rank 597 557 564
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Architect 33 64 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.075% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.080% 0.15% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 33 59 52
Average salary £80,000 £70,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £57,000 £57,750
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £87,500 £84,600
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
- -4.34%
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
41068 41891 44489
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.90% 93.97% 94.41%
Number of salaries quoted 35022 34487 38469
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,500 £75,000 £78,500
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 24 December 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 24 December 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
(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 8 £67,500 - 1
Software Architect
England

Software Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 31 (44.29%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (35.71%) C#
3 24 (34.29%) Java
4 22 (31.43%) .NET
4 22 (31.43%) Finance
5 21 (30.00%) TDD
6 17 (24.29%) Scrum
7 16 (22.86%) OO
7 16 (22.86%) MVC
8 15 (21.43%) JavaScript
9 14 (20.00%) SOA
10 12 (17.14%) ASP.NET
10 12 (17.14%) Microsoft
10 12 (17.14%) Enterprise Architecture
11 11 (15.71%) Software Engineering
11 11 (15.71%) jQuery
12 10 (14.29%) OOP
12 10 (14.29%) E-Commerce
12 10 (14.29%) Degree
12 10 (14.29%) AngularJS
12 10 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
13 9 (12.86%) Ruby
13 9 (12.86%) Technical Architecture
13 9 (12.86%) WCF
13 9 (12.86%) Git (software)
14 8 (11.43%) J2EE
14 8 (11.43%) Web Services
14 8 (11.43%) Python
14 8 (11.43%) Law
14 8 (11.43%) Banking

Software Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (7.14%) NServiceBus
2 3 (4.29%) Drupal
3 2 (2.86%) CMS
4 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (7.14%) Office 365
2 2 (2.86%) SaaS
3 1 (1.43%) Heroku
3 1 (1.43%) Google App Engine
3 1 (1.43%) GitHub
3 1 (1.43%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.00%) MySQL
1 7 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.86%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.43%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.43%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.43%) Redis
4 1 (1.43%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.43%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 9 (12.86%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.71%) Subversion
3 2 (2.86%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.86%) TeamCity
3 2 (2.86%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.43%) Gerrit
4 1 (1.43%) Maven
4 1 (1.43%) JIRA
General
1 22 (31.43%) Finance
2 8 (11.43%) Law
2 8 (11.43%) Banking
3 4 (5.71%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.86%) Retail
4 2 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.43%) Front Office
5 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.43%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (31.43%) .NET
2 12 (17.14%) ASP.NET
3 11 (15.71%) jQuery
4 10 (14.29%) AngularJS
5 9 (12.86%) WCF
6 8 (11.43%) J2EE
6 8 (11.43%) Web Services
7 6 (8.57%) Ruby on Rails
7 6 (8.57%) SOAP
8 5 (7.14%) HTML
8 5 (7.14%) CSS
8 5 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (7.14%) HTML5
9 4 (5.71%) REST
9 4 (5.71%) XML
9 4 (5.71%) Spring
10 3 (4.29%) XSLT
10 3 (4.29%) CSS3
10 3 (4.29%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (11.43%) Computer Science
3 7 (10.00%) Open Source
4 5 (7.14%) Digital Media
5 4 (5.71%) User Experience
6 2 (2.86%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (2.86%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.86%) Social Media
6 2 (2.86%) Hedge funds
6 2 (2.86%) SWIFT
6 2 (2.86%) Blog
6 2 (2.86%) Social Network
6 2 (2.86%) Streaming Video
7 1 (1.43%) Clustering
7 1 (1.43%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.43%) Video Editing
7 1 (1.43%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.43%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.43%) GIS
7 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.14%) Android
2 4 (5.71%) Apple iOS
3 3 (4.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (44.29%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (30.00%) TDD
3 17 (24.29%) Scrum
4 16 (22.86%) MVC
4 16 (22.86%) OO
5 14 (20.00%) SOA
6 12 (17.14%) Enterprise Architecture
7 11 (15.71%) Software Engineering
8 10 (14.29%) OOP
8 10 (14.29%) E-Commerce
9 9 (12.86%) Technical Architecture
10 8 (11.43%) Software Architecture
11 6 (8.57%) Mentoring
11 6 (8.57%) Microservices
11 6 (8.57%) Zachman Framework
11 6 (8.57%) TOGAF
11 6 (8.57%) CRM
12 5 (7.14%) ERP
12 5 (7.14%) Business Analysis
12 5 (7.14%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 25 (35.71%) C#
2 24 (34.29%) Java
3 15 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 9 (12.86%) Ruby
5 8 (11.43%) Python
6 7 (10.00%) PHP
7 6 (8.57%) SQL
8 4 (5.71%) T-SQL
9 3 (4.29%) C++
10 2 (2.86%) C
10 2 (2.86%) PHP5
11 1 (1.43%) Groovy
11 1 (1.43%) Scala
11 1 (1.43%) Perl
11 1 (1.43%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (14.29%) Degree
2 3 (4.29%) MCSE
2 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Certified Architect
3 2 (2.86%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.71%) QA
2 1 (1.43%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 2 (2.86%) Varnish
Vendors
1 12 (17.14%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.57%) Rackspace
3 5 (7.14%) Twitter
4 4 (5.71%) Oracle
5 3 (4.29%) Sitecore
6 2 (2.86%) Facebook
7 1 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.43%) Google
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
London
The People Network
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum + pension, health, bonus, travel
Posted: 24 days ago