The table below looks at the statistics for Software Architecture skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Architecture over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architecture
Rank 373 475 426
Rank change year-on-year
+102 -49
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 273 156 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.61% 0.33% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 0.39% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 226 134 147
Average salary £72,500 £56,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.46% -17.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £40,000 £49,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £81,750 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-4.04% +4.21%
Software Architecture
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
38304 39860 37136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 85.70% 84.63% 84.17%
Number of salaries quoted 32372 32867 30757
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £37,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Software Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Architecture across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in London

Software Architecture
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Architecture across the London region.

Software Architecture Salary Trend in London

Software Architecture
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Architecture across the London region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Software Architecture Salary Histogram in London

Software Architecture
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 Architecture within the London region over the 3 months to 1 September 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 +50 56 £62,500 +19.04% 5
Wembley +3 4 £48,750 -
Hayes - 2 £67,500 -
Ealing - 1 £62,500 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £85,000 -
Software Architecture
England

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing Software Architecture also 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 that cited Software Architecture.

1 319 (55.09%) Java
2 267 (46.11%) Finance
3 227 (39.21%) Agile Software Development
4 208 (35.92%) C#
5 188 (32.47%) OO
6 164 (28.32%) .NET
7 160 (27.63%) Software Engineering
8 145 (25.04%) C++
9 134 (23.14%) Degree
10 130 (22.45%) JavaScript
10 130 (22.45%) SQL
11 129 (22.28%) Spring
11 129 (22.28%) NoSQL
12 122 (21.07%) Computer Science
12 122 (21.07%) TDD
13 115 (19.86%) REST
14 107 (18.48%) XML
15 103 (17.79%) HTML
16 100 (17.27%) Relational Database
17 92 (15.89%) Data Structures
17 92 (15.89%) Banking
18 88 (15.20%) E-Commerce
19 85 (14.68%) Python
20 83 (14.34%) SOA
21 82 (14.16%) Elasticsearch
22 77 (13.30%) SQL Server
23 76 (13.13%) CSS
24 74 (12.78%) Oracle
24 74 (12.78%) Linux
25 73 (12.61%) Algorithms

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing Software Architecture also 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 that cited Software Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 82 (14.16%) Elasticsearch
2 27 (4.66%) Apache Spark
3 24 (4.15%) Cloud Foundry
3 24 (4.15%) Apache Solr
4 23 (3.97%) Apache
5 22 (3.80%) Node.js
6 14 (2.42%) JBoss
7 11 (1.90%) Tomcat
7 11 (1.90%) SharePoint
8 10 (1.73%) OpenStack
9 8 (1.38%) IIS
10 6 (1.04%) Mule
10 6 (1.04%) CMS
11 5 (0.86%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.69%) Oracle Coherence
12 4 (0.69%) GemFire
13 3 (0.52%) Jetty
13 3 (0.52%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.52%) Oracle Service Bus
14 2 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 27 (4.66%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.55%) MS Office
3 6 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.17%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 2 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 25 (4.32%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (2.25%) OpenShift
3 12 (2.07%) IaaS
4 11 (1.90%) PaaS
5 10 (1.73%) SaaS
6 9 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.52%) GitHub
8 2 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.35%) Sumo Logic
8 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.25%) AMQP
2 11 (1.90%) Cisco IOS
3 8 (1.38%) HTTP
4 7 (1.21%) Internet
5 5 (0.86%) Extranet
5 5 (0.86%) LDAP
5 5 (0.86%) Intranet
6 4 (0.69%) DNS
7 3 (0.52%) SAN
7 3 (0.52%) 4G
7 3 (0.52%) GSM
7 3 (0.52%) 3G
8 2 (0.35%) Firewall
8 2 (0.35%) ATM
8 2 (0.35%) NAS
9 1 (0.17%) Network Security
9 1 (0.17%) VoIP
9 1 (0.17%) DHCP
9 1 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.17%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (22.28%) NoSQL
2 100 (17.27%) Relational Database
3 77 (13.30%) SQL Server
4 67 (11.57%) Big Data
5 64 (11.05%) RDBMS
6 54 (9.33%) Hadoop
7 38 (6.56%) Redis
8 27 (4.66%) Apache Cassandra
9 25 (4.32%) MySQL
10 24 (4.15%) Riak
11 14 (2.42%) Oracle Database
11 14 (2.42%) MongoDB
11 14 (2.42%) SQL Server 2008
12 11 (1.90%) MarkLogic
13 9 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 8 (1.38%) SQL Server 2005
14 8 (1.38%) PostgreSQL
15 6 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 6 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
16 4 (0.69%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 45 (7.77%) Git (software)
2 33 (5.70%) JIRA
3 32 (5.53%) Maven
4 25 (4.32%) TeamCity
5 23 (3.97%) CocoaPods
6 21 (3.63%) Jenkins
7 20 (3.45%) JUnit
8 18 (3.11%) Visual Studio
9 16 (2.76%) Team Foundation Server
10 12 (2.07%) Subversion
11 10 (1.73%) Selenium
12 9 (1.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 8 (1.38%) Ant
13 8 (1.38%) Cucumber
13 8 (1.38%) Mercurial
14 7 (1.21%) TestNG
15 6 (1.04%) Rational Functional Tester
15 6 (1.04%) SilkTest
15 6 (1.04%) HP UFT
15 6 (1.04%) Android Studio
General
1 267 (46.11%) Finance
2 92 (15.89%) Banking
3 48 (8.29%) Telecoms
4 46 (7.94%) Retail
5 36 (6.22%) Advertising
6 34 (5.87%) Online Betting
7 15 (2.59%) Legal
8 13 (2.25%) Marketing
9 12 (2.07%) Publishing
9 12 (2.07%) Front Office
10 9 (1.55%) Games
11 8 (1.38%) Billing
11 8 (1.38%) Back Office
11 8 (1.38%) Law
12 7 (1.21%) Financial Institution
12 7 (1.21%) Investment Banking
13 6 (1.04%) Multimedia
14 3 (0.52%) German Language
15 2 (0.35%) Manufacturing
16 1 (0.17%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 373 (64.42%) Developer
2 120 (20.73%) Senior Developer
3 109 (18.83%) C# Developer
4 87 (15.03%) Java Developer
5 72 (12.44%) Architect
6 64 (11.05%) C# .NET Developer
7 59 (10.19%) Senior Java Developer
8 36 (6.22%) Software Developer
9 34 (5.87%) Applications Developer
10 31 (5.35%) iOS Developer
11 29 (5.01%) Solutions Architect
12 22 (3.80%) JavaScript Developer
13 21 (3.63%) Consultant
14 20 (3.45%) Software Engineer
15 19 (3.28%) Web Developer
16 18 (3.11%) Lead Developer
17 17 (2.94%) Senior C# Developer
18 16 (2.76%) AWS Developer
19 15 (2.59%) Development Manager
20 14 (2.42%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 164 (28.32%) .NET
2 129 (22.28%) Spring
3 115 (19.86%) REST
4 107 (18.48%) XML
5 103 (17.79%) HTML
6 76 (13.13%) CSS
7 73 (12.61%) Kafka
8 72 (12.44%) SOAP
8 72 (12.44%) RabbitMQ
9 71 (12.26%) ActiveMQ
10 56 (9.67%) Web Services
10 56 (9.67%) ASP.NET
10 56 (9.67%) AngularJS
11 49 (8.46%) JDBC
12 45 (7.77%) Java RMI
12 45 (7.77%) XML-RPC
12 45 (7.77%) WPF
13 43 (7.43%) WCF
14 39 (6.74%) HTML5
14 39 (6.74%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 122 (21.07%) Computer Science
2 92 (15.89%) Data Structures
3 73 (12.61%) Algorithms
4 61 (10.54%) Hedge funds
5 54 (9.33%) Analytical Skills
6 52 (8.98%) Client/Server
7 48 (8.29%) Grid Computing
8 37 (6.39%) User Experience
9 35 (6.04%) Enterprise Software
10 27 (4.66%) Mobile Banking
11 18 (3.11%) SWIFT
12 15 (2.59%) Cryptography
13 14 (2.42%) Derivative
14 13 (2.25%) Mathematics
14 13 (2.25%) Data Centre
15 12 (2.07%) Mobile App
16 11 (1.90%) iPhone
17 8 (1.38%) iPad
18 7 (1.21%) Management Information System
19 6 (1.04%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 74 (12.78%) Linux
2 55 (9.50%) UNIX
3 46 (7.94%) Windows
4 41 (7.08%) Android
5 39 (6.74%) Apple iOS
6 11 (1.90%) Solaris
7 8 (1.38%) VMS
8 5 (0.86%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.35%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (0.35%) CoreOS
10 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.17%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.17%) Windows CE
10 1 (0.17%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 227 (39.21%) Agile Software Development
2 188 (32.47%) OO
3 160 (27.63%) Software Engineering
4 122 (21.07%) TDD
5 88 (15.20%) E-Commerce
6 83 (14.34%) SOA
7 70 (12.09%) Multithreading
8 61 (10.54%) Scrum
9 59 (10.19%) MVC
10 52 (8.98%) Continuous Integration
10 52 (8.98%) Mentoring
10 52 (8.98%) Software Delivery
11 50 (8.64%) OOD
12 45 (7.77%) Continuous Improvement
13 41 (7.08%) OOP
14 39 (6.74%) UML
15 37 (6.39%) iOS Development
16 34 (5.87%) Web Development
17 33 (5.70%) Microservices
17 33 (5.70%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 319 (55.09%) Java
2 208 (35.92%) C#
3 145 (25.04%) C++
4 130 (22.45%) JavaScript
4 130 (22.45%) SQL
5 85 (14.68%) Python
6 54 (9.33%) Ruby
6 54 (9.33%) Scala
7 48 (8.29%) PL/SQL
8 38 (6.56%) Go
9 35 (6.04%) Groovy
10 32 (5.53%) Objective-C
11 30 (5.18%) Apple Swift
12 24 (4.15%) Clojure
12 24 (4.15%) Erlang
13 21 (3.63%) C
14 20 (3.45%) PHP
15 13 (2.25%) T-SQL
16 12 (2.07%) VB.NET
17 11 (1.90%) Perl
Qualifications
1 134 (23.14%) Degree
2 25 (4.32%) PhD
3 6 (1.04%) ISEB
3 6 (1.04%) ISTQB
3 6 (1.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (0.35%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.35%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.35%) CSSLP
5 1 (0.17%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.17%) CISSP
5 1 (0.17%) CNA
5 1 (0.17%) Novell Certification
5 1 (0.17%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.15%) QA
2 4 (0.69%) SLA
3 2 (0.35%) ISO 8583
3 2 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 28 (4.84%) Docker
2 9 (1.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.21%) vCloud
4 4 (0.69%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.52%) HDFS
5 3 (0.52%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.35%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle Clusterware
7 1 (0.17%) Firmware
7 1 (0.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 31 (5.35%) Puppet
2 28 (4.84%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (2.25%) Mesos
4 4 (0.69%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.35%) Nagios
5 2 (0.35%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.35%) Ansible
5 2 (0.35%) Salt
5 2 (0.35%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.17%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 74 (12.78%) Oracle
2 44 (7.60%) Microsoft
3 18 (3.11%) TIBCO
3 18 (3.11%) VMware
3 18 (3.11%) IBM
4 14 (2.42%) Cisco
5 13 (2.25%) Sybase
6 12 (2.07%) SAP
7 8 (1.38%) Cognos
7 8 (1.38%) EMC
7 8 (1.38%) Intel
7 8 (1.38%) BMC
7 8 (1.38%) CA
7 8 (1.38%) Xamarin
7 8 (1.38%) ServiceNow
8 6 (1.04%) Apple
9 5 (0.86%) Google
9 5 (0.86%) Atlassian
9 5 (0.86%) Coverity
10 4 (0.69%) GigaSpaces
London
Walter Everett
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum + bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £75000 - £90000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
London
JM
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Bonus and Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10%
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: up to 65K + car allowance + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Energon Global
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
PlayGen
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Energon People
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Purple Consultancy
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
PwC
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 19 days ago