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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Architecture
London / City of London
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 174 252 284
Rank change year-on-year +78 +32  
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 49 16 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.95% 0.22% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 0.25% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 46 13 30
Median salary £76,250 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.08% +9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,500 £42,950
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £62,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26%  

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 4654 6484 9126
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 90.46% 90.31% 87.84%
Number of salaries quoted 4254 5773 7692
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 £41,000 £42,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Architecture in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 35 (57.38%) SQL
2 33 (54.10%) .NET
3 32 (52.46%) JavaScript
4 28 (45.90%) C#
5 26 (42.62%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (42.62%) Degree
6 24 (39.34%) MVC
6 24 (39.34%) Java
6 24 (39.34%) ASP.NET
7 23 (37.70%) Computer Science
8 22 (36.07%) Continuous Integration
8 22 (36.07%) CSS
8 22 (36.07%) T-SQL
9 21 (34.43%) CRM
10 19 (31.15%) Client/Server
10 19 (31.15%) Visual Studio
10 19 (31.15%) SOA
11 18 (29.51%) Web Services
11 18 (29.51%) XML
11 18 (29.51%) Microsoft Azure
11 18 (29.51%) ASP.NET Web API
12 17 (27.87%) SQL Server 2012
12 17 (27.87%) SOLID
12 17 (27.87%) WPF
12 17 (27.87%) SQL Server
12 17 (27.87%) Technical Architecture
13 16 (26.23%) Zachman Framework
13 16 (26.23%) TOGAF
13 16 (26.23%) N-Tier
13 16 (26.23%) SharePoint

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 16 (26.23%) SharePoint
1 16 (26.23%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (4.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (3.28%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 18 (29.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (26.23%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (6.56%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (4.92%) Force.com
5 2 (3.28%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (27.87%) SQL Server
1 17 (27.87%) SQL Server 2012
2 16 (26.23%) SQL Server 2016
3 9 (14.75%) Relational Database
4 8 (13.11%) MongoDB
5 6 (9.84%) MySQL
5 6 (9.84%) Oracle Database
5 6 (9.84%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (9.84%) SQLPlus
6 5 (8.20%) RDBMS
7 4 (6.56%) Big Data
8 3 (4.92%) NoSQL
9 2 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (1.64%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (1.64%) Apache Hive
10 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (31.15%) Visual Studio
2 16 (26.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (9.84%) Talend Open Studio
4 4 (6.56%) Maven
5 3 (4.92%) Jenkins
5 3 (4.92%) Mockito
5 3 (4.92%) SonarQube
6 2 (3.28%) Git (software)
6 2 (3.28%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (3.28%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (1.64%) Android Studio
7 1 (1.64%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.64%) JIRA
General
1 11 (18.03%) Banking
2 10 (16.39%) Finance
3 7 (11.48%) Front Office
4 3 (4.92%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.28%) Marketing
5 2 (3.28%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.64%) Billing
6 1 (1.64%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (40.98%) Architect
2 18 (29.51%) Developer
3 17 (27.87%) Technical Architect
4 10 (16.39%) Solutions Architect
5 8 (13.11%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 7 (11.48%) .NET Developer
7 6 (9.84%) Applications Architect
7 6 (9.84%) Oracle Developer
7 6 (9.84%) PL/SQL Developer
7 6 (9.84%) SQL Developer
8 4 (6.56%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (6.56%) C# Developer
8 4 (6.56%) Java Engineer
8 4 (6.56%) Lead Developer
9 3 (4.92%) C# Software Engineer
9 3 (4.92%) CRM Manager
9 3 (4.92%) Senior Architect
9 3 (4.92%) Senior Developer
9 3 (4.92%) Senior Software Engineer
9 3 (4.92%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (54.10%) .NET
2 24 (39.34%) ASP.NET
3 22 (36.07%) CSS
4 18 (29.51%) ASP.NET Web API
4 18 (29.51%) Web Services
4 18 (29.51%) XML
5 17 (27.87%) WPF
6 16 (26.23%) AngularJS
6 16 (26.23%) jQuery
6 16 (26.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 16 (26.23%) WCF
7 7 (11.48%) HTML
7 7 (11.48%) Spring
8 6 (9.84%) Hibernate
8 6 (9.84%) iBATIS
9 4 (6.56%) REST
10 3 (4.92%) JSR 170
10 3 (4.92%) OSGi
10 3 (4.92%) PowerMock
10 3 (4.92%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 23 (37.70%) Computer Science
2 19 (31.15%) Client/Server
3 16 (26.23%) N-Tier
4 15 (24.59%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.28%) Cloud Native
5 2 (3.28%) Credit Risk
5 2 (3.28%) IVR
5 2 (3.28%) Life Science
5 2 (3.28%) User Experience
6 1 (1.64%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (1.64%) Fintech
6 1 (1.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.64%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.64%) Android
1 1 (1.64%) Linux
1 1 (1.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (42.62%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (39.34%) MVC
3 22 (36.07%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (34.43%) CRM
5 19 (31.15%) SOA
6 17 (27.87%) SOLID
6 17 (27.87%) Technical Architecture
7 16 (26.23%) System Testing
7 16 (26.23%) TOGAF
7 16 (26.23%) Zachman Framework
8 15 (24.59%) BPR
8 15 (24.59%) Scrum
8 15 (24.59%) Systems Analysis
9 12 (19.67%) OO
10 8 (13.11%) Open Source
11 6 (9.84%) ETL
11 6 (9.84%) ETL Development
11 6 (9.84%) Line Management
11 6 (9.84%) OOD
11 6 (9.84%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (57.38%) SQL
2 32 (52.46%) JavaScript
3 28 (45.90%) C#
4 24 (39.34%) Java
5 22 (36.07%) T-SQL
6 16 (26.23%) VBA
7 7 (11.48%) Python
8 6 (9.84%) PL/SQL
9 3 (4.92%) Apex Code
9 3 (4.92%) C++
9 3 (4.92%) SOQL
10 2 (3.28%) R
10 2 (3.28%) Ruby
11 1 (1.64%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.64%) XPath
Qualifications
1 26 (42.62%) Degree
2 1 (1.64%) MCSD
2 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.84%) QA
2 3 (4.92%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.92%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) Marathon
1 1 (1.64%) Mesos
1 1 (1.64%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (18.03%) Oracle
2 6 (9.84%) Talend
3 3 (4.92%) Adobe
3 3 (4.92%) Coverity
3 3 (4.92%) Google
3 3 (4.92%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.92%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (3.28%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.64%) Apigee
5 1 (1.64%) SAP
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