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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architect
Rank 583 600 568
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -32
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Architect 24 47 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.056% 0.10% 0.088%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.060% 0.11% 0.093%
Number of salaries quoted 22 32 29
Average salary £58,750 £73,750 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.33% +9.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £58,250 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £94,500 £87,250 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -
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
40103 42659 41747
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.72% 93.90% 94.08%
Number of salaries quoted 33809 35111 35345
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +4 4 £72,500 +7.40% 1
Software Architect
England

Software Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 29 (51.79%) C#
2 23 (41.07%) .NET
3 21 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (37.50%) TDD
4 18 (32.14%) JavaScript
5 17 (30.36%) Java
5 17 (30.36%) OO
6 16 (28.57%) Scrum
7 14 (25.00%) MVC
7 14 (25.00%) SOA
8 13 (23.21%) Software Engineering
9 12 (21.43%) Finance
10 11 (19.64%) Retail
10 11 (19.64%) Degree
11 10 (17.86%) Law
11 10 (17.86%) Python
11 10 (17.86%) ASP.NET
12 9 (16.07%) E-Commerce
12 9 (16.07%) jQuery
12 9 (16.07%) AngularJS
13 8 (14.29%) Microservices
13 8 (14.29%) Git (software)
13 8 (14.29%) Computer Science
14 7 (12.50%) HTML5
14 7 (12.50%) PHP
14 7 (12.50%) SQL
14 7 (12.50%) HTML
14 7 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
15 6 (10.71%) Software Architecture
15 6 (10.71%) NServiceBus

Software Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 6 (10.71%) NServiceBus
2 3 (5.36%) Drupal
3 2 (3.57%) CMS
4 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.79%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.79%) Mathematica
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) SaaS
1 2 (3.57%) GitHub
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.93%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (8.93%) Relational Database
3 4 (7.14%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (5.36%) Hadoop
4 3 (5.36%) MySQL
5 2 (3.57%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (3.57%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.57%) Redis
6 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.79%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 8 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.36%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.57%) Subversion
3 2 (3.57%) JIRA
4 1 (1.79%) Moq
4 1 (1.79%) Calabash
4 1 (1.79%) SonarQube
4 1 (1.79%) NUnit
General
1 12 (21.43%) Finance
2 11 (19.64%) Retail
3 10 (17.86%) Law
4 4 (7.14%) Banking
5 3 (5.36%) Investment Banking
6 2 (3.57%) Legal
7 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.79%) Advertising
7 1 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.79%) Front Office
7 1 (1.79%) Electronics
7 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.79%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (41.07%) .NET
2 10 (17.86%) ASP.NET
3 9 (16.07%) jQuery
3 9 (16.07%) AngularJS
4 7 (12.50%) HTML5
4 7 (12.50%) HTML
5 6 (10.71%) Web Services
6 5 (8.93%) XML
6 5 (8.93%) CSS
7 4 (7.14%) WCF
7 4 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (7.14%) Spring
8 3 (5.36%) JSON
8 3 (5.36%) SOAP
8 3 (5.36%) XSLT
8 3 (5.36%) REST
8 3 (5.36%) CSS3
8 3 (5.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (5.36%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (5.36%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 7 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (8.93%) N-Tier
4 4 (7.14%) User Experience
4 4 (7.14%) Mobile App
5 3 (5.36%) Open Source
6 2 (3.57%) Social Media
6 2 (3.57%) Hedge funds
6 2 (3.57%) Digital Media
6 2 (3.57%) Streaming Video
6 2 (3.57%) Blog
6 2 (3.57%) Social Network
7 1 (1.79%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.79%) Life Science
7 1 (1.79%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.79%) Neural Network
7 1 (1.79%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.79%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.79%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.93%) Android
2 4 (7.14%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (37.50%) TDD
2 17 (30.36%) OO
3 16 (28.57%) Scrum
4 14 (25.00%) MVC
4 14 (25.00%) SOA
5 13 (23.21%) Software Engineering
6 9 (16.07%) E-Commerce
7 8 (14.29%) Microservices
8 6 (10.71%) OOP
8 6 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (10.71%) Software Architecture
9 4 (7.14%) MVVM
9 4 (7.14%) ETL
10 3 (5.36%) Pair Programming
10 3 (5.36%) BDD
10 3 (5.36%) Business Development
10 3 (5.36%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (5.36%) Unit Testing
10 3 (5.36%) UML
Programming Languages
1 29 (51.79%) C#
2 18 (32.14%) JavaScript
3 17 (30.36%) Java
4 10 (17.86%) Python
5 7 (12.50%) PHP
5 7 (12.50%) SQL
6 5 (8.93%) Ruby
7 4 (7.14%) C
8 3 (5.36%) T-SQL
8 3 (5.36%) Scala
9 2 (3.57%) PHP5
9 2 (3.57%) Groovy
9 2 (3.57%) PL/SQL
9 2 (3.57%) C++
10 1 (1.79%) F#
10 1 (1.79%) R
Qualifications
1 11 (19.64%) Degree
2 2 (3.57%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.57%) Varnish
Vendors
1 5 (8.93%) Twitter
2 3 (5.36%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.57%) Facebook
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle
4 1 (1.79%) Xamarin
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