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 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architecture
Rank 364 488 452
Rank change year-on-year
+124 -36
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 296 161 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.66% 0.33% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.39% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 237 133 109
Average salary £67,500 £57,500 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.39% -23.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £40,950 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £88,250 £85,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,750 £46,000
% change year-on-year
-0.52% +3.80%
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
38182 41113 37776
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 85.46% 84.75% 83.97%
Number of salaries quoted 32073 34094 31188
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 5 August 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 5 August 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 +61 77 £62,500 +11.60% 6
Wembley - 6 £45,000 -
Hayes - 2 £67,500 -
Harrow - 1 £42,500 -
Docklands, London - 1 £77,500 -
Ealing - 1 £62,500 -
Greenwich - 1 £45,000 -
Software Architecture
England

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 August 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.

1 316 (57.77%) Java
2 233 (42.60%) Finance
3 219 (40.04%) Agile Software Development
4 193 (35.28%) C#
5 169 (30.90%) OO
6 151 (27.61%) .NET
7 140 (25.59%) Software Engineering
8 135 (24.68%) Spring
9 134 (24.50%) Degree
10 129 (23.58%) C++
10 129 (23.58%) SQL
11 123 (22.49%) NoSQL
12 121 (22.12%) JavaScript
12 121 (22.12%) REST
13 118 (21.57%) TDD
14 117 (21.39%) Computer Science
15 110 (20.11%) XML
16 96 (17.55%) Relational Database
17 90 (16.45%) HTML
18 84 (15.36%) Elasticsearch
19 79 (14.44%) Banking
19 79 (14.44%) E-Commerce
20 77 (14.08%) Python
21 75 (13.71%) SOA
21 75 (13.71%) Kafka
22 74 (13.53%) RabbitMQ
23 73 (13.35%) ActiveMQ
24 72 (13.16%) SOAP
24 72 (13.16%) SQL Server
25 71 (12.98%) Data Structures

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 84 (15.36%) Elasticsearch
2 30 (5.48%) Apache Spark
3 27 (4.94%) Cloud Foundry
3 27 (4.94%) Apache Solr
4 21 (3.84%) Apache
4 21 (3.84%) Node.js
5 13 (2.38%) JBoss
6 12 (2.19%) IIS
7 11 (2.01%) Tomcat
8 10 (1.83%) OpenStack
9 9 (1.65%) SharePoint
10 6 (1.10%) Mule
10 6 (1.10%) CMS
11 4 (0.73%) Oracle Coherence
11 4 (0.73%) WebLogic
11 4 (0.73%) GemFire
12 3 (0.55%) Jetty
12 3 (0.55%) Oracle Service Bus
12 3 (0.55%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.37%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 26 (4.75%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.91%) MS Office
3 4 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.18%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 2 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.18%) Endur
2 1 (0.18%) Findur
2 1 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.29%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (2.38%) IaaS
2 13 (2.38%) OpenShift
3 11 (2.01%) PaaS
4 9 (1.65%) SaaS
4 9 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.37%) Sumo Logic
8 1 (0.18%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.56%) HTTP
2 13 (2.38%) AMQP
3 11 (2.01%) Cisco IOS
4 7 (1.28%) Firewall
4 7 (1.28%) Internet
5 5 (0.91%) Extranet
5 5 (0.91%) LDAP
5 5 (0.91%) Intranet
6 4 (0.73%) DNS
6 4 (0.73%) SAN
7 3 (0.55%) NAS
8 2 (0.37%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.18%) Network Security
9 1 (0.18%) ATM
9 1 (0.18%) VoIP
9 1 (0.18%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (22.49%) NoSQL
2 96 (17.55%) Relational Database
3 72 (13.16%) SQL Server
4 65 (11.88%) Big Data
5 57 (10.42%) RDBMS
6 55 (10.05%) Hadoop
7 44 (8.04%) Redis
8 29 (5.30%) Apache Cassandra
9 28 (5.12%) MySQL
10 27 (4.94%) Riak
11 20 (3.66%) SQL Server 2008
12 14 (2.56%) MarkLogic
13 13 (2.38%) Oracle Database
14 11 (2.01%) SQL Server 2005
15 9 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 9 (1.65%) MongoDB
16 8 (1.46%) PostgreSQL
17 6 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 6 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
18 5 (0.91%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 38 (6.95%) Git (software)
2 29 (5.30%) JIRA
3 26 (4.75%) Maven
3 26 (4.75%) TeamCity
4 23 (4.20%) CocoaPods
5 21 (3.84%) Visual Studio
6 19 (3.47%) JUnit
7 17 (3.11%) Jenkins
8 15 (2.74%) Team Foundation Server
9 13 (2.38%) Subversion
10 9 (1.65%) Cucumber
11 7 (1.28%) TestNG
11 7 (1.28%) Selenium
11 7 (1.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 7 (1.28%) Android Studio
12 6 (1.10%) Spock
12 6 (1.10%) Ant
13 5 (0.91%) Jasmine
13 5 (0.91%) Grunt
14 4 (0.73%) Gerrit
General
1 233 (42.60%) Finance
2 79 (14.44%) Banking
3 46 (8.41%) Retail
4 39 (7.13%) Telecoms
5 35 (6.40%) Advertising
6 33 (6.03%) Online Betting
7 16 (2.93%) Publishing
7 16 (2.93%) Legal
8 15 (2.74%) Marketing
9 14 (2.56%) Front Office
10 11 (2.01%) Law
11 8 (1.46%) Billing
12 6 (1.10%) Investment Banking
12 6 (1.10%) Games
12 6 (1.10%) Multimedia
13 5 (0.91%) Back Office
14 4 (0.73%) Manufacturing
15 3 (0.55%) Financial Institution
16 2 (0.37%) German Language
17 1 (0.18%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 350 (63.99%) Developer
2 119 (21.76%) Senior Developer
3 101 (18.46%) C# Developer
4 88 (16.09%) Java Developer
5 68 (12.43%) Architect
6 57 (10.42%) Senior Java Developer
7 50 (9.14%) C# .NET Developer
8 39 (7.13%) Software Developer
9 30 (5.48%) iOS Developer
10 29 (5.30%) Applications Developer
11 28 (5.12%) Solutions Architect
12 21 (3.84%) Software Engineer
12 21 (3.84%) Consultant
13 18 (3.29%) Lead Developer
14 17 (3.11%) JavaScript Developer
15 15 (2.74%) Senior Software Developer
16 14 (2.56%) Team Leader
16 14 (2.56%) Senior C# Developer
16 14 (2.56%) Development Manager
17 13 (2.38%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (27.61%) .NET
2 135 (24.68%) Spring
3 121 (22.12%) REST
4 110 (20.11%) XML
5 90 (16.45%) HTML
6 75 (13.71%) Kafka
7 74 (13.53%) RabbitMQ
8 73 (13.35%) ActiveMQ
9 72 (13.16%) SOAP
10 68 (12.43%) CSS
11 65 (11.88%) Web Services
12 52 (9.51%) ASP.NET
13 50 (9.14%) JDBC
14 47 (8.59%) XML-RPC
15 46 (8.41%) Java RMI
16 43 (7.86%) JMS
17 41 (7.50%) .NET Framework
18 40 (7.31%) AngularJS
19 39 (7.13%) Akka
20 38 (6.95%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 117 (21.39%) Computer Science
2 71 (12.98%) Data Structures
3 56 (10.24%) Algorithms
4 49 (8.96%) Grid Computing
5 48 (8.78%) Client/Server
6 44 (8.04%) Analytical Skills
7 42 (7.68%) Hedge funds
8 34 (6.22%) User Experience
9 27 (4.94%) Enterprise Software
9 27 (4.94%) Mobile Banking
10 18 (3.29%) SWIFT
11 14 (2.56%) Data Centre
12 13 (2.38%) Mathematics
12 13 (2.38%) Derivative
12 13 (2.38%) Management Information System
13 12 (2.19%) Cryptography
14 11 (2.01%) Digital Media
15 9 (1.65%) Mobile App
16 6 (1.10%) Fixed Income
16 6 (1.10%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 68 (12.43%) Linux
2 51 (9.32%) UNIX
3 44 (8.04%) Windows
4 37 (6.76%) Android
5 35 (6.40%) Apple iOS
6 11 (2.01%) Solaris
7 7 (1.28%) VMS
8 5 (0.91%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.55%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.37%) CoreOS
11 1 (0.18%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.18%) Windows CE
11 1 (0.18%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 219 (40.04%) Agile Software Development
2 169 (30.90%) OO
3 140 (25.59%) Software Engineering
4 118 (21.57%) TDD
5 79 (14.44%) E-Commerce
6 75 (13.71%) SOA
7 68 (12.43%) Multithreading
8 55 (10.05%) MVC
9 54 (9.87%) Software Delivery
10 52 (9.51%) Scrum
11 51 (9.32%) Mentoring
12 43 (7.86%) Continuous Integration
12 43 (7.86%) OOD
13 42 (7.68%) Continuous Improvement
14 37 (6.76%) UML
15 35 (6.40%) BDD
16 32 (5.85%) iOS Development
17 31 (5.67%) Unit Testing
17 31 (5.67%) Open Source
18 30 (5.48%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 316 (57.77%) Java
2 193 (35.28%) C#
3 129 (23.58%) C++
3 129 (23.58%) SQL
4 121 (22.12%) JavaScript
5 77 (14.08%) Python
6 57 (10.42%) Scala
7 50 (9.14%) Ruby
8 48 (8.78%) PL/SQL
9 45 (8.23%) Groovy
10 38 (6.95%) Go
11 31 (5.67%) Objective-C
12 27 (4.94%) Erlang
12 27 (4.94%) Apple Swift
12 27 (4.94%) Clojure
13 18 (3.29%) PHP
14 13 (2.38%) Perl
14 13 (2.38%) T-SQL
15 12 (2.19%) C
16 10 (1.83%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 134 (24.50%) Degree
2 25 (4.57%) PhD
3 4 (0.73%) ISEB
3 4 (0.73%) ISTQB
3 4 (0.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (0.37%) CSSLP
4 2 (0.37%) CISM
4 2 (0.37%) CISSP
5 1 (0.18%) CNA
5 1 (0.18%) Novell Certification
5 1 (0.18%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.18%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.75%) QA
2 7 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.10%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.73%) SLA
5 2 (0.37%) ISO 8583
6 1 (0.18%) WCAG
6 1 (0.18%) WAI
6 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 30 (5.48%) Docker
2 10 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.91%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.73%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.55%) HDFS
6 2 (0.37%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.18%) vCloud
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle Clusterware
7 1 (0.18%) Firmware
7 1 (0.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 33 (6.03%) Puppet
2 31 (5.67%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (2.38%) Mesos
4 4 (0.73%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.37%) Nagios
5 2 (0.37%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.37%) Ansible
5 2 (0.37%) Salt
5 2 (0.37%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.18%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 57 (10.42%) Oracle
2 47 (8.59%) Microsoft
3 19 (3.47%) VMware
4 18 (3.29%) IBM
5 16 (2.93%) Sybase
6 14 (2.56%) Cisco
6 14 (2.56%) TIBCO
7 10 (1.83%) SAP
8 8 (1.46%) Cognos
8 8 (1.46%) EMC
8 8 (1.46%) BMC
8 8 (1.46%) CA
8 8 (1.46%) ServiceNow
9 7 (1.28%) Intel
9 7 (1.28%) Xamarin
10 4 (0.73%) GigaSpaces
10 4 (0.73%) Apple
11 3 (0.55%) Google
12 2 (0.37%) Sitecore
12 2 (0.37%) New Relic
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Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum
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Salary: £75000 - £90000 Per Annum Benefits
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Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
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Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
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Salary: £70k to £90k + bonus + benefits
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Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £80k + bonus + benefits
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