Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Architecture
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 298 319 336
Rank change year-on-year +21 +17 +76
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 24 31 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.24% 0.27% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.30% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 23 19 55
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +16.67% +9.09%
10th Percentile £56,250 £50,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £89,500 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £61,250 £60,000
% change year-on-year +18.37% +2.08% +4.35%

Software Architecture is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following 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 or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 9128 10396 15326
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 90.10% 89.42% 89.14%
Number of salaries quoted 8240 9472 13280
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £94,325 £90,000 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%

Software Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Software Architecture as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

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 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Architecture in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 12 (50.00%) Java
2 11 (45.83%) OO
3 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (41.67%) Degree
4 8 (33.33%) Banking
4 8 (33.33%) AngularJS
5 7 (29.17%) Computer Science
5 7 (29.17%) QA
5 7 (29.17%) Scrum
5 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
5 7 (29.17%) C#
5 7 (29.17%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 6 (25.00%) Relational Database
6 6 (25.00%) SDLC
6 6 (25.00%) MongoDB
7 5 (20.83%) Node.js
7 5 (20.83%) REST
7 5 (20.83%) Functional Testing
7 5 (20.83%) Kafka
7 5 (20.83%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (20.83%) Presales
7 5 (20.83%) Mentoring
7 5 (20.83%) RabbitMQ
7 5 (20.83%) Docker
7 5 (20.83%) Release Management
7 5 (20.83%) Legal
7 5 (20.83%) PHP
7 5 (20.83%) Oracle
7 5 (20.83%) RDBMS

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 3 (12.50%) Apache Solr
2 2 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (4.17%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) SaaS
2 1 (4.17%) GitHub
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 6 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (20.83%) RDBMS
3 4 (16.67%) MySQL
3 4 (16.67%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.17%) Big Data
4 1 (4.17%) Geospatial Data
4 1 (4.17%) Redis
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.17%) Tick Data
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.17%) Bitbucket
2 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.17%) JUnit
2 1 (4.17%) Phabricator
2 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (33.33%) Banking
2 5 (20.83%) Legal
3 4 (16.67%) Finance
4 2 (8.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Developer
2 5 (20.83%) Java Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Senior Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Software Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Software Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Software Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) C++ Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (8.33%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (8.33%) HTML CSS Developer
5 2 (8.33%) HTML Developer
5 2 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Lead Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Linux Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Senior JavaScript Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Full Stack Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Software Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 5 (20.83%) Kafka
2 5 (20.83%) Node.js
2 5 (20.83%) RabbitMQ
2 5 (20.83%) REST
3 4 (16.67%) .NET
3 4 (16.67%) Angular 2
3 4 (16.67%) Backbone.js
3 4 (16.67%) React
4 3 (12.50%) CSS
5 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (8.33%) CSS3
5 2 (8.33%) HTML
5 2 (8.33%) HTML5
5 2 (8.33%) jQuery
5 2 (8.33%) SOAP
5 2 (8.33%) Web Services
6 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (4.17%) Celery
6 1 (4.17%) Semantic UI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) Algorithms
2 1 (4.17%) CUDA
2 1 (4.17%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.17%) Fintech
2 1 (4.17%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (4.17%) Social Media
2 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) OO
2 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (29.17%) Scrum
4 6 (25.00%) SDLC
4 6 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 5 (20.83%) Functional Testing
5 5 (20.83%) Mentoring
5 5 (20.83%) Presales
5 5 (20.83%) Release Management
5 5 (20.83%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (16.67%) ETL
7 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (12.50%) Domain-Driven Design
7 3 (12.50%) Front End Development
7 3 (12.50%) MVC
7 3 (12.50%) TDD
8 2 (8.33%) Coaching
8 2 (8.33%) Line Management
8 2 (8.33%) Microservices
8 2 (8.33%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 12 (50.00%) Java
2 7 (29.17%) C#
2 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
3 5 (20.83%) PHP
3 5 (20.83%) Python
4 2 (8.33%) C++
4 2 (8.33%) SQL
5 1 (4.17%) R
5 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) Degree
2 7 (29.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (12.50%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (29.17%) QA
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
1 5 (20.83%) Oracle
2 1 (4.17%) Zend