The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Software Architecture skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Architecture over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Architecture
London / City of London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 189 225 242
Rank change year-on-year +36 +17  
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 38 30 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.74% 0.47% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 0.52% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 34 21 50
Median salary £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.70%  
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £90,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.52% -  

Software Architecture is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4579 5771 9076
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 89.10% 90.58% 89.21%
Number of salaries quoted 4043 5263 7769
Median salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.16% +4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Software Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Software Architecture as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Software Architecture in the City of London

Software Architecture
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Software Architecture in the City of London

Software Architecture
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Architecture in the City of London over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Architecture in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT jobs citing Software Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Software Architecture.

1 57 (66.28%) JavaScript
2 51 (59.30%) SQL
3 41 (47.67%) CSS
4 40 (46.51%) Degree
5 37 (43.02%) Java
6 36 (41.86%) .NET
6 36 (41.86%) MVC
7 35 (40.70%) Test Automation
8 33 (38.37%) Computer Science
8 33 (38.37%) Agile Software Development
8 33 (38.37%) C#
8 33 (38.37%) Computer Science Degree
9 31 (36.05%) ASP.NET
10 29 (33.72%) SOA
11 28 (32.56%) CRM
12 27 (31.40%) T-SQL
12 27 (31.40%) jQuery
12 27 (31.40%) AngularJS
13 26 (30.23%) Continuous Integration
14 25 (29.07%) Microsoft Azure
14 25 (29.07%) ASP.NET Web API
14 25 (29.07%) Web Services
14 25 (29.07%) XML
15 24 (27.91%) SQL Server
15 24 (27.91%) Visual Studio
15 24 (27.91%) SQL Server 2012
15 24 (27.91%) WPF
16 23 (26.74%) WCF
16 23 (26.74%) Team Foundation Server
16 23 (26.74%) HTML

Software Architecture
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 21 (24.42%) SharePoint
1 21 (24.42%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (2.33%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.16%) Apache
3 1 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 21 (24.42%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 25 (29.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (24.42%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (8.14%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (8.14%) Force.com
4 2 (2.33%) Azure Machine Learning
4 2 (2.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (27.91%) SQL Server
1 24 (27.91%) SQL Server 2012
2 21 (24.42%) SQL Server 2016
3 16 (18.60%) MongoDB
4 13 (15.12%) Relational Database
5 12 (13.95%) MySQL
5 12 (13.95%) Oracle Database
5 12 (13.95%) Oracle Database 11g
5 12 (13.95%) SQLPlus
6 9 (10.47%) RDBMS
7 8 (9.30%) NoSQL
8 4 (4.65%) Big Data
9 2 (2.33%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (2.33%) Blockchain
9 2 (2.33%) DocumentDB
10 1 (1.16%) Geospatial Data
10 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (1.16%) Tick Data
Development Applications
1 24 (27.91%) Visual Studio
2 23 (26.74%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (13.95%) Talend Open Studio
4 5 (5.81%) Git (software)
5 3 (3.49%) JIRA
6 2 (2.33%) Maven
6 2 (2.33%) SpecFlow
6 2 (2.33%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (1.16%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.16%) JUnit
7 1 (1.16%) SonarQube
7 1 (1.16%) Subversion
General
1 16 (18.60%) Banking
2 13 (15.12%) Finance
3 6 (6.98%) Front Office
4 3 (3.49%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.49%) Legal
5 1 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.16%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (38.37%) Developer
2 25 (29.07%) Architect
3 21 (24.42%) Technical Architect
4 12 (13.95%) Oracle Developer
4 12 (13.95%) PL/SQL Developer
4 12 (13.95%) SQL Developer
5 10 (11.63%) Solutions Architect
6 9 (10.47%) Applications Architect
7 8 (9.30%) .NET Developer
7 8 (9.30%) Technical Solutions Architect
8 7 (8.14%) CRM Manager
8 7 (8.14%) Java Engineer
8 7 (8.14%) Senior Developer
9 5 (5.81%) HTML Developer
9 5 (5.81%) JavaScript Developer
10 4 (4.65%) C# Developer
10 4 (4.65%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 4 (4.65%) Lead Developer
10 4 (4.65%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 4 (4.65%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (47.67%) CSS
2 36 (41.86%) .NET
3 31 (36.05%) ASP.NET
4 27 (31.40%) AngularJS
4 27 (31.40%) jQuery
5 25 (29.07%) ASP.NET Web API
5 25 (29.07%) Web Services
5 25 (29.07%) XML
6 24 (27.91%) WPF
7 23 (26.74%) HTML
7 23 (26.74%) WCF
8 21 (24.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 14 (16.28%) Spring
10 12 (13.95%) Hibernate
10 12 (13.95%) iBATIS
11 10 (11.63%) HTML5
12 7 (8.14%) CSS3
12 7 (8.14%) Visualforce
13 6 (6.98%) REST
14 5 (5.81%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 33 (38.37%) Computer Science
2 21 (24.42%) Client/Server
2 21 (24.42%) N-Tier
3 18 (20.93%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (3.49%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.33%) Cloud Native
5 2 (2.33%) Credit Risk
5 2 (2.33%) Fintech
5 2 (2.33%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.33%) User Experience
6 1 (1.16%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.16%) CUDA
6 1 (1.16%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.16%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.16%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.81%) Linux
2 4 (4.65%) Windows
3 2 (2.33%) Android
3 2 (2.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (41.86%) MVC
2 35 (40.70%) Test Automation
3 33 (38.37%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (33.72%) SOA
5 28 (32.56%) CRM
6 26 (30.23%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (25.58%) SOLID
8 21 (24.42%) OO
8 21 (24.42%) System Testing
8 21 (24.42%) Technical Architecture
8 21 (24.42%) TOGAF
8 21 (24.42%) Zachman Framework
9 18 (20.93%) BPR
9 18 (20.93%) Systems Analysis
10 16 (18.60%) Scrum
11 12 (13.95%) ETL
11 12 (13.95%) ETL Development
12 10 (11.63%) Open Source
13 9 (10.47%) Presales
13 9 (10.47%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (66.28%) JavaScript
2 51 (59.30%) SQL
3 37 (43.02%) Java
4 33 (38.37%) C#
5 27 (31.40%) T-SQL
6 21 (24.42%) VBA
7 13 (15.12%) PL/SQL
8 10 (11.63%) Python
9 7 (8.14%) Apex Code
9 7 (8.14%) SOQL
10 6 (6.98%) C++
11 2 (2.33%) Apple Swift
11 2 (2.33%) Objective-C
11 2 (2.33%) R
12 1 (1.16%) VB.NET
12 1 (1.16%) XPath
Qualifications
1 40 (46.51%) Degree
2 33 (38.37%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (3.49%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.16%) MCSD
4 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (16.28%) QA
2 7 (8.14%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (4.65%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.33%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.16%) Ansible
2 1 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.16%) Puppet
2 1 (1.16%) Terraform
Vendors
1 21 (24.42%) Oracle
2 12 (13.95%) Talend
3 7 (8.14%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (5.81%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.65%) Google
6 2 (2.33%) AppDynamics
6 2 (2.33%) Atlassian
6 2 (2.33%) New Relic
6 2 (2.33%) Sitecore
6 2 (2.33%) Xamarin
7 1 (1.16%) Adobe
7 1 (1.16%) Coverity
City, London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £95000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 - £75,000 and strong benefits (car, bonus, more)
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Yoti ltd
Posted: 14 days ago
City, London
Quidco
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum plus performance related bonus
Posted: 19 days ago