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

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architecture
Rank 431 410 432
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +22
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 184 223 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.45% 0.53% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.63% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 171 173 120
Average salary £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £46,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
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
34047 35501 35625
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 83.62% 83.79% 82.32%
Number of salaries quoted 28416 28815 29877
Average salary £56,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.81% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 6 March 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 6 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 +10 29 £52,500 -41.66% 5
Bromley - 2 £90,000 -
Croydon +4 1 £75,000 +25.00%
Docklands, London - 1 £47,500 -
Software Architecture
England

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

1 181 (44.58%) Java
2 179 (44.09%) Finance
3 160 (39.41%) C#
4 156 (38.42%) Agile Software Development
5 127 (31.28%) OO
6 121 (29.80%) .NET
7 104 (25.62%) Degree
8 100 (24.63%) C++
9 96 (23.65%) XML
9 96 (23.65%) Spring
10 94 (23.15%) SQL
11 83 (20.44%) Data Structures
12 82 (20.20%) REST
13 76 (18.72%) JavaScript
14 73 (17.98%) Software Engineering
15 72 (17.73%) Computer Science
16 68 (16.75%) Multithreading
17 64 (15.76%) HTML
17 64 (15.76%) Algorithms
18 61 (15.02%) CSS
19 58 (14.29%) SQL Server
20 57 (14.04%) SOAP
21 56 (13.79%) TDD
22 55 (13.55%) ASP.NET
23 53 (13.05%) Banking
24 52 (12.81%) E-Commerce
24 52 (12.81%) NoSQL
25 50 (12.32%) jQuery
25 50 (12.32%) UNIX
26 47 (11.58%) Scrum

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 43 (10.59%) Elasticsearch
2 25 (6.16%) CMS
3 21 (5.17%) IIS
4 19 (4.68%) Node.js
5 18 (4.43%) WordPress
6 8 (1.97%) WebSphere
7 7 (1.72%) Alfresco
7 7 (1.72%) Apache
7 7 (1.72%) Tomcat
7 7 (1.72%) SharePoint
8 6 (1.48%) Joomla!
8 6 (1.48%) Drupal
8 6 (1.48%) Umbraco
9 5 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (1.23%) JBoss
9 5 (1.23%) WebLogic
10 4 (0.99%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (0.99%) OpenStack
10 4 (0.99%) nginx
10 4 (0.99%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 33 (8.13%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.72%) MS Office
3 4 (0.99%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.74%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.49%) Endur
1 2 (0.49%) Findur
1 2 (0.49%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.48%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (1.48%) SaaS
2 5 (1.23%) GitHub
3 2 (0.49%) IaaS
3 2 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.49%) PaaS
4 1 (0.25%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 28 (6.90%) HTTP
2 16 (3.94%) Internet
3 11 (2.71%) SAN
4 10 (2.46%) Firewall
5 8 (1.97%) SSL
6 5 (1.23%) NAS
7 4 (0.99%) DNS
8 3 (0.74%) Intranet
8 3 (0.74%) SNMP
8 3 (0.74%) VPN
8 3 (0.74%) WAN
8 3 (0.74%) VPLS
8 3 (0.74%) MPLS
8 3 (0.74%) OSPF
8 3 (0.74%) BGP
8 3 (0.74%) RTP
8 3 (0.74%) WAAS
8 3 (0.74%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 3 (0.74%) Software-Defined Networking
9 2 (0.49%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 52 (12.81%) NoSQL
3 39 (9.61%) MySQL
4 33 (8.13%) Big Data
5 23 (5.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 22 (5.42%) Relational Database
7 17 (4.19%) Hadoop
8 15 (3.69%) Redis
9 14 (3.45%) RDBMS
10 11 (2.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 10 (2.46%) MongoDB
12 9 (2.22%) Apache Cassandra
12 9 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
13 6 (1.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (1.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 6 (1.48%) MarkLogic
13 6 (1.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 4 (0.99%) Riak
14 4 (0.99%) OLAP Cube
14 4 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 37 (9.11%) Git (software)
2 26 (6.40%) Subversion
2 26 (6.40%) Visual Studio
3 20 (4.93%) Maven
4 14 (3.45%) Jenkins
5 13 (3.20%) Android Studio
6 10 (2.46%) JUnit
7 9 (2.22%) JIRA
8 8 (1.97%) Cucumber
9 7 (1.72%) Gradle
10 6 (1.48%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (1.23%) TestNG
12 4 (0.99%) Xcode
12 4 (0.99%) CruiseControl
12 4 (0.99%) FlexUnit
12 4 (0.99%) Grunt
13 3 (0.74%) Eclipse
13 3 (0.74%) TeamCity
14 2 (0.49%) Ant
15 1 (0.25%) Rational Rose
General
1 179 (44.09%) Finance
2 53 (13.05%) Banking
3 36 (8.87%) Retail
4 29 (7.14%) Telecoms
5 25 (6.16%) Online Betting
6 14 (3.45%) Law
6 14 (3.45%) Legal
7 13 (3.20%) Publishing
8 12 (2.96%) Advertising
9 11 (2.71%) Investment Banking
10 10 (2.46%) Marketing
11 9 (2.22%) Financial Institution
12 8 (1.97%) Back Office
13 7 (1.72%) Front Office
14 4 (0.99%) French Language
14 4 (0.99%) German Language
15 3 (0.74%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.74%) Games
15 3 (0.74%) Manufacturing
16 2 (0.49%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 267 (65.76%) Developer
2 72 (17.73%) Java Developer
2 72 (17.73%) C# Developer
3 68 (16.75%) Senior Developer
4 50 (12.32%) Architect
5 36 (8.87%) Software Developer
6 33 (8.13%) C++ Developer
7 27 (6.65%) Senior Java Developer
7 27 (6.65%) C# .NET Developer
8 26 (6.40%) Web Developer
9 24 (5.91%) Applications Developer
10 22 (5.42%) Analyst
11 21 (5.17%) Software Engineer
12 20 (4.93%) C# Software Developer
13 17 (4.19%) C++/C# Developer
13 17 (4.19%) Technical Architect
14 16 (3.94%) Senior Applications Developer
15 14 (3.45%) PHP Developer
15 14 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
15 14 (3.45%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (29.80%) .NET
2 96 (23.65%) XML
2 96 (23.65%) Spring
3 82 (20.20%) REST
4 64 (15.76%) HTML
5 61 (15.02%) CSS
6 57 (14.04%) SOAP
7 55 (13.55%) ASP.NET
8 50 (12.32%) jQuery
9 46 (11.33%) Web Services
10 44 (10.84%) ActiveMQ
10 44 (10.84%) RabbitMQ
11 40 (9.85%) JDBC
12 39 (9.61%) XML-RPC
13 38 (9.36%) Java RMI
14 34 (8.37%) Kafka
15 33 (8.13%) HTML5
16 27 (6.65%) Hibernate
17 26 (6.40%) Ajax
18 25 (6.16%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 83 (20.44%) Data Structures
2 72 (17.73%) Computer Science
3 64 (15.76%) Algorithms
4 41 (10.10%) Client/Server
5 33 (8.13%) Grid Computing
6 31 (7.64%) Analytical Skills
7 22 (5.42%) Open Source
8 21 (5.17%) Mathematics
9 18 (4.43%) Spread Betting
10 17 (4.19%) Mobile App
11 14 (3.45%) iPhone
12 13 (3.20%) Digital Media
12 13 (3.20%) iPad
13 12 (2.96%) Enterprise Software
13 12 (2.96%) Management Information System
14 11 (2.71%) Animation
14 11 (2.71%) User Experience
15 10 (2.46%) Physics
16 8 (1.97%) Hedge funds
16 8 (1.97%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 50 (12.32%) UNIX
2 40 (9.85%) Linux
3 20 (4.93%) Windows
4 17 (4.19%) Android
5 16 (3.94%) Apple iOS
6 8 (1.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (1.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (1.72%) Solaris
8 4 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.99%) AIX
9 2 (0.49%) HPUX
9 2 (0.49%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.25%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (38.42%) Agile Software Development
2 127 (31.28%) OO
3 73 (17.98%) Software Engineering
4 68 (16.75%) Multithreading
5 56 (13.79%) TDD
6 52 (12.81%) E-Commerce
7 47 (11.58%) Scrum
8 46 (11.33%) MVC
9 45 (11.08%) OOP
10 35 (8.62%) Mentoring
11 34 (8.37%) OOD
12 28 (6.90%) Web Development
13 27 (6.65%) Low Latency
14 25 (6.16%) BDD
15 24 (5.91%) UML
16 22 (5.42%) Project Management
17 21 (5.17%) SOA
17 21 (5.17%) Domain-Driven Design
18 20 (4.93%) Content Management
19 18 (4.43%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 181 (44.58%) Java
2 160 (39.41%) C#
3 100 (24.63%) C++
4 94 (23.15%) SQL
5 76 (18.72%) JavaScript
6 41 (10.10%) PL/SQL
7 29 (7.14%) PHP
8 27 (6.65%) Python
9 22 (5.42%) C
10 16 (3.94%) T-SQL
11 15 (3.69%) Groovy
12 13 (3.20%) XPath
12 13 (3.20%) VBA
13 12 (2.96%) Perl
14 9 (2.22%) Ruby
14 9 (2.22%) Scala
15 7 (1.72%) Bash Shell
16 6 (1.48%) VB.NET
16 6 (1.48%) Objective-C
17 5 (1.23%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 104 (25.62%) Degree
2 19 (4.68%) PhD
3 8 (1.97%) CSSLP
4 5 (1.23%) VCP4
5 3 (0.74%) MBA
5 3 (0.74%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.49%) CISSP
6 2 (0.49%) CISM
6 2 (0.49%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.49%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.17%) QA
2 10 (2.46%) PCI DSS
2 10 (2.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.23%) SLA
4 4 (0.99%) WCAG
4 4 (0.99%) WAI
5 3 (0.74%) COBIT
6 2 (0.49%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 9 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (1.72%) VMware ESX
3 4 (0.99%) Varnish
3 4 (0.99%) Docker
4 2 (0.49%) HDFS
4 2 (0.49%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.49%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (0.99%) Puppet
1 4 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (0.49%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 45 (11.08%) Microsoft
2 16 (3.94%) Oracle
3 13 (3.20%) TIBCO
4 11 (2.71%) VMware
5 10 (2.46%) IBM
6 8 (1.97%) Red Hat
6 8 (1.97%) Google
7 6 (1.48%) Brocade
7 6 (1.48%) Cisco
7 6 (1.48%) Sybase
7 6 (1.48%) Facebook
8 5 (1.23%) NetApp
9 4 (0.99%) Apple
9 4 (0.99%) Software AG
9 4 (0.99%) Business Objects
9 4 (0.99%) EMC
9 4 (0.99%) Intel
9 4 (0.99%) Akamai
10 3 (0.74%) F5
10 3 (0.74%) Nimsoft
London
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 50k per year
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 20%
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £50000 - £50001 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £70k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Massive Interactive
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
KPRS
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Reading Room Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum Highly Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
East London
TelecityGroup International Limited
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Competitive
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London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + competitive bonus
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London
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £600.00 - £639.00 per annum
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South East London
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + 25 days holiday, medical, gym
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