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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architect
Rank 601 613 546
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -67
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Architect 26 46 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.059% 0.095% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.10% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 12 39 51
Average salary £77,500 £65,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.23% -3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £55,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £134,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £57,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year
- -14.81%
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
41333 45058 41496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.27% 93.49% 93.52%
Number of salaries quoted 35059 37848 34733
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 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
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 30 July 2015.

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 30 July 2015. 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 +34 2 £77,500 +29.16% 2
Software Architect
England

Software Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 36 (70.59%) Java
1 36 (70.59%) .NET
2 34 (66.67%) C#
3 31 (60.78%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (50.98%) Software Engineering
5 25 (49.02%) MVC
5 25 (49.02%) C
6 24 (47.06%) SQL Server
6 24 (47.06%) ASP.NET
7 22 (43.14%) Retail
7 22 (43.14%) Computer Science
7 22 (43.14%) Degree
8 20 (39.22%) Amazon AWS
8 20 (39.22%) ASP.NET MVC
8 20 (39.22%) C++
8 20 (39.22%) OO
8 20 (39.22%) Mobile App
8 20 (39.22%) DevOps
9 19 (37.25%) Software Deployment
9 19 (37.25%) Data Structures
9 19 (37.25%) Algorithms
9 19 (37.25%) Mentoring
9 19 (37.25%) OOD
9 19 (37.25%) Microsoft Azure
10 14 (27.45%) Photography
10 14 (27.45%) Publishing
11 12 (23.53%) SQL
12 10 (19.61%) JavaScript
13 6 (11.76%) Web Services
14 5 (9.80%) HTML

Software Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 4 (7.84%) Apache
2 3 (5.88%) JBoss
3 2 (3.92%) Apache Pig
3 2 (3.92%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.92%) GlassFish
4 1 (1.96%) Node.js
4 1 (1.96%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.96%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.96%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.96%) Mathematica
Cloud Services
1 20 (39.22%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (37.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.88%) SaaS
4 1 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (1.96%) LDAP
2 1 (1.96%) GPRS
2 1 (1.96%) 3GPP
2 1 (1.96%) DHCP
2 1 (1.96%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.96%) SNMP
2 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.96%) Wireless
2 1 (1.96%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.80%) MongoDB
3 4 (7.84%) MySQL
3 4 (7.84%) Big Data
4 3 (5.88%) Hadoop
5 2 (3.92%) Apache Hive
5 2 (3.92%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.92%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.92%) Riak
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (1.96%) Jackrabbit
6 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.96%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.96%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (7.84%) JUnit
1 4 (7.84%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.88%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.92%) Mockito
3 2 (3.92%) Subversion
3 2 (3.92%) Maven
4 1 (1.96%) Selenium
4 1 (1.96%) TestNG
4 1 (1.96%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.96%) IntelliJ
4 1 (1.96%) NUnit
4 1 (1.96%) Calabash
4 1 (1.96%) SonarQube
4 1 (1.96%) Moq
General
1 22 (43.14%) Retail
2 14 (27.45%) Publishing
3 4 (7.84%) Finance
4 3 (5.88%) Advertising
5 2 (3.92%) Banking
5 2 (3.92%) Legal
5 2 (3.92%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.96%) Electronics
6 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.96%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.96%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (70.59%) .NET
2 24 (47.06%) ASP.NET
3 20 (39.22%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (11.76%) Web Services
5 5 (9.80%) HTML
5 5 (9.80%) HTML5
6 4 (7.84%) AngularJS
6 4 (7.84%) JSON
6 4 (7.84%) Hibernate
6 4 (7.84%) Spring
6 4 (7.84%) XML
7 3 (5.88%) CSS
7 3 (5.88%) REST
8 2 (3.92%) CSS3
8 2 (3.92%) jQuery
8 2 (3.92%) Guice
8 2 (3.92%) SignalR
8 2 (3.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (3.92%) SOAP
8 2 (3.92%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 22 (43.14%) Computer Science
2 20 (39.22%) Mobile App
3 19 (37.25%) Data Structures
3 19 (37.25%) Algorithms
4 14 (27.45%) Photography
5 2 (3.92%) Visualisation
5 2 (3.92%) N-Tier
5 2 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.92%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.96%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.96%) Neural Network
6 1 (1.96%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.88%) Linux
2 2 (3.92%) Windows
3 1 (1.96%) UNIX
3 1 (1.96%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (60.78%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (50.98%) Software Engineering
3 25 (49.02%) MVC
4 20 (39.22%) OO
4 20 (39.22%) DevOps
5 19 (37.25%) OOD
5 19 (37.25%) Software Deployment
5 19 (37.25%) Mentoring
6 5 (9.80%) Unit Testing
6 5 (9.80%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (9.80%) Open Source
6 5 (9.80%) Software Architecture
6 5 (9.80%) TDD
7 4 (7.84%) SOA
7 4 (7.84%) Scrum
7 4 (7.84%) SDLC
8 3 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (3.92%) Web Development
9 2 (3.92%) Asset Management
9 2 (3.92%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (70.59%) Java
2 34 (66.67%) C#
3 25 (49.02%) C
4 20 (39.22%) C++
5 12 (23.53%) SQL
6 10 (19.61%) JavaScript
7 5 (9.80%) Python
8 4 (7.84%) Ruby
9 3 (5.88%) Scala
10 1 (1.96%) R
10 1 (1.96%) F#
10 1 (1.96%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (43.14%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.96%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (3.92%) Oracle
1 2 (3.92%) Red Hat
1 2 (3.92%) Google
1 2 (3.92%) Tableau
2 1 (1.96%) Xamarin
2 1 (1.96%) webMethods
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.96%) Adobe
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