The median annual salary for a Senior Software Architect was £92,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 614 641 657
Rank change year-on-year +27 +16  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Architect 2 3 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.006% 0.007% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.008% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 3
Median salary £92,500 £120,000 £140,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.91% -14.28%  
UK excluding London median salary £72,500 £80,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -9.37% +39.13%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 34367 38431 43064
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.84% 95.93% 95.89%
Number of salaries quoted 27870 33422 36403
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Senior Software Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London that featured Senior Software Architect in the job title.

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 3 months to 24 June 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 3 months to 24 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London - 1 £110,000 -
Senior Software Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 3 (75.00%) C++
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (50.00%) Software Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (25.00%) Node.js
3 1 (25.00%) iOS SDK
3 1 (25.00%) Machine Learning
3 1 (25.00%) Kafka
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (25.00%) Android Studio
3 1 (25.00%) Docker
3 1 (25.00%) Line Management
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Microservices
3 1 (25.00%) Apache Spark
3 1 (25.00%) Kubernetes
3 1 (25.00%) React
3 1 (25.00%) Apple Swift
3 1 (25.00%) iTunes
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (25.00%) iTunes
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Android Studio
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (25.00%) Xcode
General
1 1 (25.00%) Publishing
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) iOS SDK
1 1 (25.00%) Kafka
1 1 (25.00%) Node.js
1 1 (25.00%) OpenGL
1 1 (25.00%) React
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Android
1 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Software Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) Line Management
2 1 (25.00%) Machine Learning
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Microservices
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C++
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) Apple Swift
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) C++/CLI
3 1 (25.00%) Objective-C
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft