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 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 Architecture
Rank 469 420 445
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +25
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 156 213 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.33% 0.48% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.59% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 134 147 169
Average salary £56,000 £67,500 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.03% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £49,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £81,750 £90,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £49,500 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +3.26%
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
38965 36132 40630
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 82.77% 81.91% 80.39%
Number of salaries quoted 32119 29911 35026
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 29 August 2014.

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 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 +4 38 £52,500 -19.23% 3
Uxbridge +6 5 £30,000 -47.82%
Wembley - 2 - -
Hammersmith - 1 £42,500 - 1
Software Architecture
England

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

1 138 (36.60%) Java
2 129 (34.22%) SQL Server
3 128 (33.95%) Finance
4 123 (32.63%) .NET
5 116 (30.77%) Oracle
6 110 (29.18%) C#
7 109 (28.91%) SQL
8 97 (25.73%) OO
9 92 (24.40%) JavaScript
10 88 (23.34%) Microsoft
11 86 (22.81%) Agile Software Development
12 81 (21.49%) Scrum
13 76 (20.16%) XML
14 71 (18.83%) HTML
15 70 (18.57%) UNIX
15 70 (18.57%) MS Excel
15 70 (18.57%) Degree
16 68 (18.04%) Software Engineering
17 66 (17.51%) ASP.NET
17 66 (17.51%) CSS
18 63 (16.71%) J2EE
19 62 (16.45%) OOP
19 62 (16.45%) MVC
20 60 (15.92%) Linux
21 57 (15.12%) Banking
22 51 (13.53%) Web Services
22 51 (13.53%) Computer Science
23 49 (13.00%) jQuery
23 49 (13.00%) TDD
24 46 (12.20%) QA

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 39 (10.34%) SharePoint
2 30 (7.96%) Apache
3 19 (5.04%) Tomcat
4 18 (4.77%) WebLogic
5 16 (4.24%) Elasticsearch
6 14 (3.71%) WebSphere
7 12 (3.18%) IIS
8 11 (2.92%) CMS
9 10 (2.65%) BizTalk Server
9 10 (2.65%) WebSphere Application Server
10 8 (2.12%) nginx
10 8 (2.12%) OpenStack
11 7 (1.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 6 (1.59%) PegaRULES
12 6 (1.59%) MQSeries
13 5 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
13 5 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
14 4 (1.06%) Apache Solr
15 3 (0.80%) Node.js
15 3 (0.80%) WordPress
Applications
1 70 (18.57%) MS Excel
2 36 (9.55%) MS Office
3 4 (1.06%) NASTRAN
4 2 (0.53%) MS Project
4 2 (0.53%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.53%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 8 (2.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.80%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.45%) SaaS
2 3 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.27%) OpenShift
3 1 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 27 (7.16%) SAN
2 22 (5.84%) Internet
2 22 (5.84%) Firewall
3 17 (4.51%) HTTP
3 17 (4.51%) TCP/IP
4 11 (2.92%) NAS
5 9 (2.39%) DNS
5 9 (2.39%) SNMP
6 8 (2.12%) SSH
6 8 (2.12%) SSL
6 8 (2.12%) DHCP
7 4 (1.06%) Intranet
8 2 (0.53%) 3G
8 2 (0.53%) 3GPP
8 2 (0.53%) VoIP
8 2 (0.53%) LTE
8 2 (0.53%) Radio Access Network
9 1 (0.27%) AMQP
9 1 (0.27%) LDAP
9 1 (0.27%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (34.22%) SQL Server
2 43 (11.41%) MySQL
3 42 (11.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 37 (9.81%) Relational Database
5 33 (8.75%) RDBMS
6 32 (8.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 32 (8.49%) OLAP
6 32 (8.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 29 (7.69%) Oracle OLAP
7 29 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 29 (7.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 21 (5.57%) SQL Server 2005
9 18 (4.77%) BusinessObjects XI
9 18 (4.77%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 18 (4.77%) Sybase ASE
9 18 (4.77%) DTS
10 16 (4.24%) Oracle Database
11 14 (3.71%) Data Warehouse
12 13 (3.45%) MS Access
12 13 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 29 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 27 (7.16%) Git (software)
3 24 (6.37%) Maven
4 20 (5.31%) Subversion
4 20 (5.31%) Visual Studio
5 14 (3.71%) Hudson
6 12 (3.18%) Ant
7 9 (2.39%) CruiseControl
8 8 (2.12%) FlexUnit
9 7 (1.86%) JUnit
10 5 (1.33%) Eclipse
11 4 (1.06%) Bugzilla
11 4 (1.06%) Cucumber
11 4 (1.06%) Redmine
11 4 (1.06%) Mercurial
11 4 (1.06%) Jasmine
11 4 (1.06%) Grunt
11 4 (1.06%) Apache Ivy
12 3 (0.80%) JIRA
13 2 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 128 (33.95%) Finance
2 57 (15.12%) Banking
3 31 (8.22%) Investment Banking
4 24 (6.37%) Marketing
5 16 (4.24%) Games
6 14 (3.71%) Legal
7 13 (3.45%) Law
8 12 (3.18%) Publishing
9 10 (2.65%) Telecoms
10 8 (2.12%) Retail
11 7 (1.86%) Front Office
12 5 (1.33%) Manufacturing
13 4 (1.06%) Advertising
13 4 (1.06%) Aerospace
14 3 (0.80%) Back Office
15 2 (0.53%) Billing
15 2 (0.53%) French Language
15 2 (0.53%) German Language
16 1 (0.27%) Online Betting
16 1 (0.27%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 173 (45.89%) Developer
2 89 (23.61%) Architect
3 45 (11.94%) C# Developer
4 39 (10.34%) Senior Developer
5 26 (6.90%) Solutions Architect
6 25 (6.63%) Analyst
7 23 (6.10%) C# .NET Developer
8 21 (5.57%) Consultant
8 21 (5.57%) .NET Developer
8 21 (5.57%) SQL Developer
8 21 (5.57%) Microsoft Developer
9 20 (5.31%) Team Leader
9 20 (5.31%) Programmer
9 20 (5.31%) Java Developer
10 17 (4.51%) Junior
10 17 (4.51%) PHP Developer
11 16 (4.24%) Junior Developer
11 16 (4.24%) SQL Server Developer
11 16 (4.24%) Developer Analyst
11 16 (4.24%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (32.63%) .NET
2 76 (20.16%) XML
3 71 (18.83%) HTML
4 66 (17.51%) ASP.NET
4 66 (17.51%) CSS
5 63 (16.71%) J2EE
6 51 (13.53%) Web Services
7 49 (13.00%) jQuery
8 37 (9.81%) SOAP
9 33 (8.75%) ASP.NET MVC
10 32 (8.49%) Spring
11 29 (7.69%) Ajax
12 28 (7.43%) REST
13 24 (6.37%) HTML5
13 24 (6.37%) Middleware
14 23 (6.10%) Servlets
14 23 (6.10%) WCF
15 22 (5.84%) XSLT
16 19 (5.04%) JSP
16 19 (5.04%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 51 (13.53%) Computer Science
2 29 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
3 24 (6.37%) Hedge funds
4 19 (5.04%) Mathematics
5 18 (4.77%) Credit Risk
5 18 (4.77%) Open Source
6 15 (3.98%) Mobile App
6 15 (3.98%) Management Information System
7 11 (2.92%) Enterprise Storage
7 11 (2.92%) Reference Data
8 8 (2.12%) N-Tier
9 6 (1.59%) Physics
10 4 (1.06%) Contract for Difference
10 4 (1.06%) Spread Betting
10 4 (1.06%) Equities
10 4 (1.06%) Social Media
10 4 (1.06%) Mobile Banking
11 3 (0.80%) iPad
11 3 (0.80%) iPhone
11 3 (0.80%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 70 (18.57%) UNIX
2 60 (15.92%) Linux
3 42 (11.14%) Windows
4 19 (5.04%) Solaris
5 17 (4.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (2.92%) Oracle Linux
6 11 (2.92%) CentOS
7 9 (2.39%) Ubuntu
7 9 (2.39%) Android
8 8 (2.12%) HPUX
9 6 (1.59%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.53%) Debian
11 2 (0.53%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.27%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (25.73%) OO
2 86 (22.81%) Agile Software Development
3 81 (21.49%) Scrum
4 68 (18.04%) Software Engineering
5 62 (16.45%) MVC
5 62 (16.45%) OOP
6 49 (13.00%) TDD
7 45 (11.94%) Web Development
8 44 (11.67%) Project Management
9 41 (10.88%) Continuous Improvement
10 38 (10.08%) UML
11 37 (9.81%) Data Modelling
12 36 (9.55%) TOGAF
13 35 (9.28%) ETL
14 33 (8.75%) E-Commerce
15 32 (8.49%) SOA
16 31 (8.22%) CRM
16 31 (8.22%) Continuous Integration
17 26 (6.90%) DevOps
18 25 (6.63%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 138 (36.60%) Java
2 110 (29.18%) C#
3 109 (28.91%) SQL
4 92 (24.40%) JavaScript
5 43 (11.41%) C++
6 42 (11.14%) PHP
7 34 (9.02%) Python
8 26 (6.90%) T-SQL
9 18 (4.77%) Perl
9 18 (4.77%) Ruby
10 17 (4.51%) VB
11 16 (4.24%) ActionScript
12 14 (3.71%) PHP5
13 11 (2.92%) Shell Script
13 11 (2.92%) Bash Shell
14 9 (2.39%) sed
14 9 (2.39%) AWK
15 8 (2.12%) ActionScript 3.0
15 8 (2.12%) XPath
15 8 (2.12%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 70 (18.57%) Degree
2 12 (3.18%) PhD
3 9 (2.39%) Security Cleared
4 8 (2.12%) DV Cleared
5 7 (1.86%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.80%) PMP
6 3 (0.80%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.27%) ACCA
7 1 (0.27%) SSCP
7 1 (0.27%) CISM
7 1 (0.27%) CIMA
7 1 (0.27%) CEH
7 1 (0.27%) CISSP
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (12.20%) QA
2 3 (0.80%) SLA
2 3 (0.80%) ISO 8583
3 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.27%) BS7799
3 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.27%) HL7
3 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 20 (5.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (3.71%) VMware ESX
3 13 (3.45%) Active Directory
4 9 (2.39%) vSphere
5 8 (2.12%) Varnish
6 2 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (2.92%) Puppet
1 11 (2.92%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (2.39%) Opsview
3 8 (2.12%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.53%) Nagios
4 2 (0.53%) SCCM
5 1 (0.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 116 (30.77%) Oracle
2 88 (23.34%) Microsoft
3 30 (7.96%) VMware
4 29 (7.69%) Business Objects
5 20 (5.31%) IBM
6 18 (4.77%) Red Hat
6 18 (4.77%) Sybase
7 17 (4.51%) JBoss
8 15 (3.98%) Zend
9 14 (3.71%) TIBCO
10 10 (2.65%) SAP
11 9 (2.39%) Salesforce.com
12 8 (2.12%) Apple
12 8 (2.12%) Cisco
12 8 (2.12%) NetApp
12 8 (2.12%) Veritas
12 8 (2.12%) HP
12 8 (2.12%) Intel
12 8 (2.12%) Citrix
12 8 (2.12%) Symantec
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
West London
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 15 hours ago
Hammersmith and Fulham
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Talent Source Global
Posted: Yesterday
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £150000 per annum + bonus, benefits, negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Talent International
Salary: £50000 - £85000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £45k - 55k per year + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £70000 to £90000 per annum - plus bonus pension helathcare
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive Salary and Company Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Accenture
Salary: £42,000 per annum depending on level and experience
Posted: 25 days ago