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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architect
Rank 580 572 570
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Architect 43 51 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.091% 0.12% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.098% 0.12% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 38 48 71
Average salary £62,500 £70,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £55,000 £60,250
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £78,250 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -
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
43977 41236 47790
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.41% 93.48% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 36739 34601 41479
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -10 12 £62,500 -7.40% 1
Upminster - 1 £60,000 -
Software Architect
England

Software Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 48 (52.75%) Java
2 27 (29.67%) .NET
3 26 (28.57%) Finance
4 24 (26.37%) C#
5 19 (20.88%) MVC
5 19 (20.88%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (19.78%) Ruby
7 16 (17.58%) Enterprise Software
7 16 (17.58%) Enterprise Architecture
7 16 (17.58%) JavaScript
7 16 (17.58%) J2EE
7 16 (17.58%) SQL Server
8 15 (16.48%) Technical Architecture
8 15 (16.48%) Scrum
9 14 (15.38%) Microsoft
10 12 (13.19%) E-Commerce
10 12 (13.19%) SQL
10 12 (13.19%) MySQL
10 12 (13.19%) Oracle
10 12 (13.19%) ASP.NET
10 12 (13.19%) OOP
10 12 (13.19%) OO
10 12 (13.19%) Ruby on Rails
10 12 (13.19%) TDD
10 12 (13.19%) Spring
10 12 (13.19%) Rackspace
10 12 (13.19%) Open Source
10 12 (13.19%) Cloud Computing
11 11 (12.09%) Software Architecture
11 11 (12.09%) Software Engineering

Software Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 10 (10.99%) Node.js
2 3 (3.30%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 4 (4.40%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.19%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (4.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.40%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.10%) GPRS
1 1 (1.10%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.58%) SQL Server
2 12 (13.19%) MySQL
3 5 (5.49%) NoSQL
4 4 (4.40%) Big Data
4 4 (4.40%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.40%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (4.40%) RDBMS
4 4 (4.40%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (4.40%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.10%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (6.59%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.40%) Gerrit
2 4 (4.40%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.40%) Maven
3 2 (2.20%) TeamCity
3 2 (2.20%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.20%) Subversion
General
1 26 (28.57%) Finance
2 7 (7.69%) Banking
3 6 (6.59%) Retail
3 6 (6.59%) Publishing
4 2 (2.20%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.20%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.20%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.10%) Legal
5 1 (1.10%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.10%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (29.67%) .NET
2 16 (17.58%) J2EE
3 12 (13.19%) ASP.NET
3 12 (13.19%) Spring
3 12 (13.19%) Ruby on Rails
4 11 (12.09%) WCF
5 9 (9.89%) jQuery
6 8 (8.79%) EJB 3.0
6 8 (8.79%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (8.79%) REST
6 8 (8.79%) EJB
6 8 (8.79%) JSP
6 8 (8.79%) Servlets
6 8 (8.79%) Web Services
7 7 (7.69%) SOAP
7 7 (7.69%) .NET Framework
7 7 (7.69%) HTML
8 6 (6.59%) HTML5
8 6 (6.59%) Backbone.js
8 6 (6.59%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.58%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (13.19%) Open Source
3 7 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 7 (7.69%) Client/Server
4 5 (5.49%) Digital Media
5 3 (3.30%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (2.20%) SWIFT
7 1 (1.10%) Smart Meter
7 1 (1.10%) GIS
7 1 (1.10%) Clustering
7 1 (1.10%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.79%) Linux
2 7 (7.69%) UNIX
3 5 (5.49%) Android
4 4 (4.40%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.20%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (20.88%) MVC
1 19 (20.88%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (17.58%) Enterprise Architecture
3 15 (16.48%) Technical Architecture
3 15 (16.48%) Scrum
4 12 (13.19%) OOP
4 12 (13.19%) OO
4 12 (13.19%) E-Commerce
4 12 (13.19%) TDD
5 11 (12.09%) Software Engineering
5 11 (12.09%) UML
5 11 (12.09%) Software Architecture
6 7 (7.69%) SOA
7 6 (6.59%) Process Management
7 6 (6.59%) CRM
8 4 (4.40%) ERP
8 4 (4.40%) Project Management
8 4 (4.40%) Business Analysis
8 4 (4.40%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (4.40%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 48 (52.75%) Java
2 24 (26.37%) C#
3 18 (19.78%) Ruby
4 16 (17.58%) JavaScript
5 12 (13.19%) SQL
6 11 (12.09%) Python
7 7 (7.69%) Perl
8 6 (6.59%) PHP
9 3 (3.30%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.20%) C++
11 1 (1.10%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (6.59%) Degree
2 5 (5.49%) SC Cleared
2 5 (5.49%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.40%) QA
2 1 (1.10%) ISO 8583
Vendors
1 14 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 12 (13.19%) Oracle
2 12 (13.19%) Rackspace
3 5 (5.49%) IBM
4 4 (4.40%) Teradata
4 4 (4.40%) Netezza
4 4 (4.40%) JBoss
5 2 (2.20%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
City, London
Asset Resourcing
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + benefits + 10% bonus
Posted: 23 days ago