Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Software Architect was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Software Architect
England > London
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 833 828 898
Rank change year-on-year -5 +70 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Architect 11 16 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.015% 0.021% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.022% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 7
London median annual salary £75,000 £100,000 £82,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +21.21% +3.13%
10th Percentile £62,500 £58,000 £81,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £133,000 £140,000
England median annual salary £75,000 £65,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +15.38% +13.04% -28.13%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 70770 72897 85692
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.34% 95.96% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 55623 62964 72725
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Senior Software Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured Senior Software Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Software Architect in London

Senior Software Architect
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Senior Software Architect in London

Senior Software Architect
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Software Architect in London over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Software Architect in London

Senior Software Architect
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Software Architect within the London region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West London - 4 £65,000 -
Senior Software Architect
England

Senior Software Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Senior Software Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region featuring Senior Software Architect in the job title.

1 9 (81.82%) Computer Science
2 8 (72.73%) Degree
2 8 (72.73%) C++
2 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
3 7 (63.64%) React
4 6 (54.55%) C#
4 6 (54.55%) .NET
5 5 (45.45%) XML
5 5 (45.45%) Node.js
5 5 (45.45%) AngularJS
6 4 (36.36%) Line Management
6 4 (36.36%) Mentoring
6 4 (36.36%) NoSQL
6 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (36.36%) Client/Server
6 4 (36.36%) SOA
6 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
6 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
6 4 (36.36%) CSS
6 4 (36.36%) Web Services
6 4 (36.36%) HTML
6 4 (36.36%) Scrum
6 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (36.36%) C++/CLI
6 4 (36.36%) Multithreading
6 4 (36.36%) HTML5
7 3 (27.27%) Visualisation
7 3 (27.27%) Java
7 3 (27.27%) C
7 3 (27.27%) SQL

Senior Software Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) NoSQL
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
1 1 (9.09%) Maven
General
1 2 (18.18%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) React
2 6 (54.55%) .NET
3 5 (45.45%) AngularJS
3 5 (45.45%) Node.js
3 5 (45.45%) XML
4 4 (36.36%) CSS
4 4 (36.36%) HTML
4 4 (36.36%) HTML5
4 4 (36.36%) Web Services
5 3 (27.27%) CSS3
5 3 (27.27%) REST
6 2 (18.18%) Spring
7 1 (9.09%) JSON
7 1 (9.09%) Kafka
7 1 (9.09%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (81.82%) Computer Science
2 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (36.36%) Client/Server
3 1 (9.09%) Device Driver
3 1 (9.09%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (36.36%) Line Management
1 4 (36.36%) Mentoring
1 4 (36.36%) Multithreading
1 4 (36.36%) Scrum
1 4 (36.36%) SOA
2 3 (27.27%) Coaching
2 3 (27.27%) Parallel Processing
2 3 (27.27%) Visualisation
3 2 (18.18%) CAD
3 2 (18.18%) CAE
3 2 (18.18%) Open Source
3 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
4 1 (9.09%) Microservices
4 1 (9.09%) Software Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) C++
1 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
2 6 (54.55%) C#
3 4 (36.36%) C++/CLI
4 3 (27.27%) C
4 3 (27.27%) Java
4 3 (27.27%) SQL
5 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Facebook
2 1 (9.09%) Google