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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architecture
Rank 407 426 482
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +56
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 239 241 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.54% 0.49% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 0.58% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 206 193 100
Average salary £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £42,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £86,250 £100,000 £90,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -6.25%
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
37718 41209 38006
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 84.72% 83.70% 82.89%
Number of salaries quoted 31453 33760 31705
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 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +32 46 £56,250 +2.27% 11
Ealing -1 6 - - 1
Hayes - 2 £57,500 -
Croydon +12 1 £75,000 +36.36%
Bromley - 1 £90,000 -
Docklands, London - 1 £47,500 -
Software Architecture
England

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 268 (58.26%) Java
2 197 (42.83%) Finance
3 196 (42.61%) Agile Software Development
4 167 (36.30%) C#
5 148 (32.17%) Spring
6 142 (30.87%) OO
7 124 (26.96%) XML
8 121 (26.30%) Degree
9 117 (25.43%) REST
10 111 (24.13%) SQL
11 107 (23.26%) .NET
11 107 (23.26%) C++
12 94 (20.43%) JavaScript
13 92 (20.00%) NoSQL
14 84 (18.26%) Software Engineering
14 84 (18.26%) Data Structures
15 83 (18.04%) Computer Science
15 83 (18.04%) SOAP
16 82 (17.83%) TDD
17 81 (17.61%) E-Commerce
18 75 (16.30%) Multithreading
19 73 (15.87%) HTML
20 72 (15.65%) ActiveMQ
20 72 (15.65%) RabbitMQ
21 69 (15.00%) Algorithms
22 68 (14.78%) Elasticsearch
23 66 (14.35%) Web Services
24 65 (14.13%) Software Delivery
25 64 (13.91%) CSS
26 58 (12.61%) JDBC

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 68 (14.78%) Elasticsearch
2 25 (5.43%) CMS
3 24 (5.22%) IIS
4 18 (3.91%) WordPress
5 13 (2.83%) Node.js
5 13 (2.83%) Apache Spark
6 12 (2.61%) Cloud Foundry
6 12 (2.61%) Apache Solr
7 11 (2.39%) JBoss
8 10 (2.17%) Apache
8 10 (2.17%) Tomcat
9 7 (1.52%) Alfresco
9 7 (1.52%) WebSphere
10 6 (1.30%) Joomla!
10 6 (1.30%) Drupal
10 6 (1.30%) WebLogic
10 6 (1.30%) Umbraco
11 5 (1.09%) OpenStack
11 5 (1.09%) Mule
12 4 (0.87%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 21 (4.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.22%) Mathematica
2 1 (0.22%) MS Project
2 1 (0.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.43%) Endur
1 2 (0.43%) Findur
1 2 (0.43%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (1.96%) PaaS
2 9 (1.96%) IaaS
3 8 (1.74%) SaaS
4 6 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (1.09%) GitHub
6 3 (0.65%) OpenShift
6 3 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.22%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 27 (5.87%) HTTP
2 11 (2.39%) SAN
3 10 (2.17%) Firewall
4 7 (1.52%) Internet
4 7 (1.52%) NAS
5 6 (1.30%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (0.65%) AMQP
6 3 (0.65%) RTP
6 3 (0.65%) DNS
7 2 (0.43%) DHCP
7 2 (0.43%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.22%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.22%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 56 (12.17%) SQL Server
3 52 (11.30%) Big Data
4 44 (9.57%) MySQL
5 43 (9.35%) Relational Database
6 34 (7.39%) Redis
7 33 (7.17%) Hadoop
8 27 (5.87%) RDBMS
9 21 (4.57%) SQL Server 2008
10 17 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
11 16 (3.48%) MarkLogic
12 12 (2.61%) Riak
13 11 (2.39%) MongoDB
14 7 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
14 7 (1.52%) Oracle Database
15 4 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
16 3 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 3 (0.65%) Oracle Exadata
17 2 (0.43%) DB2
17 2 (0.43%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 40 (8.70%) Git (software)
2 36 (7.83%) Maven
3 25 (5.43%) Subversion
4 23 (5.00%) Visual Studio
4 23 (5.00%) Jenkins
5 22 (4.78%) JUnit
6 15 (3.26%) Cucumber
7 14 (3.04%) Android Studio
8 11 (2.39%) JIRA
9 9 (1.96%) TestNG
10 7 (1.52%) Gradle
11 6 (1.30%) Spock
11 6 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (0.87%) Ant
12 4 (0.87%) Eclipse
12 4 (0.87%) CruiseControl
12 4 (0.87%) Xcode
12 4 (0.87%) Grunt
12 4 (0.87%) FlexUnit
13 3 (0.65%) Artifactory
General
1 197 (42.83%) Finance
2 56 (12.17%) Banking
3 48 (10.43%) Retail
4 36 (7.83%) Telecoms
5 35 (7.61%) Online Betting
6 18 (3.91%) Publishing
7 10 (2.17%) Advertising
7 10 (2.17%) Front Office
7 10 (2.17%) Legal
8 9 (1.96%) Financial Institution
8 9 (1.96%) Marketing
9 8 (1.74%) Back Office
9 8 (1.74%) Law
10 6 (1.30%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.87%) Games
11 4 (0.87%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.65%) Billing
12 3 (0.65%) German Language
13 2 (0.43%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.43%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 298 (64.78%) Developer
2 90 (19.57%) Java Developer
3 88 (19.13%) Senior Developer
4 81 (17.61%) C# Developer
5 61 (13.26%) Architect
6 45 (9.78%) Software Developer
6 45 (9.78%) Senior Java Developer
7 27 (5.87%) C# .NET Developer
8 24 (5.22%) Web Developer
9 22 (4.78%) Solutions Architect
10 20 (4.35%) Applications Developer
11 19 (4.13%) Software Engineer
11 19 (4.13%) Analyst
11 19 (4.13%) Senior Software Developer
12 17 (3.70%) Consultant
13 16 (3.48%) Technical Architect
14 15 (3.26%) C++ Developer
15 14 (3.04%) PHP Developer
15 14 (3.04%) Programmer
15 14 (3.04%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (32.17%) Spring
2 124 (26.96%) XML
3 117 (25.43%) REST
4 107 (23.26%) .NET
5 83 (18.04%) SOAP
6 73 (15.87%) HTML
7 72 (15.65%) ActiveMQ
7 72 (15.65%) RabbitMQ
8 66 (14.35%) Web Services
9 64 (13.91%) CSS
10 58 (12.61%) JDBC
10 58 (12.61%) Kafka
11 55 (11.96%) XML-RPC
12 54 (11.74%) Java RMI
12 54 (11.74%) ASP.NET
13 43 (9.35%) Hibernate
14 42 (9.13%) jQuery
15 34 (7.39%) HTML5
16 30 (6.52%) Ajax
17 28 (6.09%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 84 (18.26%) Data Structures
2 83 (18.04%) Computer Science
3 69 (15.00%) Algorithms
4 54 (11.74%) Client/Server
5 49 (10.65%) Grid Computing
6 34 (7.39%) Analytical Skills
7 32 (6.96%) Open Source
8 26 (5.65%) Enterprise Software
9 19 (4.13%) Mobile App
10 18 (3.91%) Spread Betting
11 15 (3.26%) User Experience
11 15 (3.26%) Digital Media
12 14 (3.04%) iPhone
13 13 (2.83%) iPad
13 13 (2.83%) Mathematics
14 12 (2.61%) Management Information System
15 11 (2.39%) Animation
15 11 (2.39%) Hedge funds
16 6 (1.30%) Derivative
16 6 (1.30%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 49 (10.65%) Linux
2 44 (9.57%) UNIX
3 26 (5.65%) Windows
4 19 (4.13%) Android
5 17 (3.70%) Apple iOS
6 9 (1.96%) Solaris
6 9 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (1.09%) VMS
9 4 (0.87%) AIX
9 4 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.65%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (0.43%) HPUX
11 2 (0.43%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (42.61%) Agile Software Development
2 142 (30.87%) OO
3 84 (18.26%) Software Engineering
4 82 (17.83%) TDD
5 81 (17.61%) E-Commerce
6 75 (16.30%) Multithreading
7 65 (14.13%) Software Delivery
8 49 (10.65%) MVC
8 49 (10.65%) Scrum
9 43 (9.35%) Mentoring
10 32 (6.96%) Low Latency
10 32 (6.96%) OOD
10 32 (6.96%) Web Development
11 30 (6.52%) SOA
11 30 (6.52%) UML
11 30 (6.52%) OOP
12 29 (6.30%) BDD
13 27 (5.87%) Continuous Integration
14 22 (4.78%) Unit Testing
14 22 (4.78%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 268 (58.26%) Java
2 167 (36.30%) C#
3 111 (24.13%) SQL
4 107 (23.26%) C++
5 94 (20.43%) JavaScript
6 55 (11.96%) PL/SQL
7 42 (9.13%) Python
8 33 (7.17%) Groovy
9 29 (6.30%) PHP
10 23 (5.00%) Scala
11 22 (4.78%) Ruby
12 18 (3.91%) C
13 13 (2.83%) Go
14 12 (2.61%) Erlang
14 12 (2.61%) Clojure
15 11 (2.39%) T-SQL
15 11 (2.39%) Perl
16 9 (1.96%) VBA
17 8 (1.74%) XPath
18 7 (1.52%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 121 (26.30%) Degree
2 20 (4.35%) PhD
3 7 (1.52%) CSSLP
4 3 (0.65%) CISM
4 3 (0.65%) CISSP
5 2 (0.43%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.43%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.43%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.22%) CNA
6 1 (0.22%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.78%) QA
2 10 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.96%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.09%) SLA
5 3 (0.65%) COBIT
6 2 (0.43%) ISO 8583
6 2 (0.43%) WCAG
6 2 (0.43%) WAI
7 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (2.83%) Docker
2 9 (1.96%) VMware ESX
2 9 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.09%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.43%) HDFS
4 2 (0.43%) Oracle Clusterware
4 2 (0.43%) vSphere
4 2 (0.43%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 15 (3.26%) Puppet
2 14 (3.04%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.65%) Mesos
4 2 (0.43%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.43%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 38 (8.26%) Microsoft
2 25 (5.43%) Oracle
3 18 (3.91%) Sybase
4 16 (3.48%) TIBCO
5 15 (3.26%) IBM
6 14 (3.04%) VMware
7 8 (1.74%) Cisco
8 7 (1.52%) EMC
9 6 (1.30%) Brocade
9 6 (1.30%) Red Hat
10 5 (1.09%) NetApp
10 5 (1.09%) MuleSoft
11 4 (0.87%) Apple
11 4 (0.87%) SAP
12 3 (0.65%) Cognos
12 3 (0.65%) BMC
12 3 (0.65%) CA
12 3 (0.65%) Google
12 3 (0.65%) ServiceNow
12 3 (0.65%) hybris
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £75000 - £90000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £44000 - £50000 per annum + Pension / Healthcare / bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Accomplish Today Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum excellent employee benefit package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Careerwise
Salary: benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Excellent Salary + Company Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Adroit People Limited
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50k - £90k plus package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55,000 DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Trust In Soda
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + Private health insurance, up to 10
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 70,000 - 85,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10%
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 20%
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
PCR
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago