Period
to 20 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Architect was £77,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

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

Software Architect
England > London
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 723 797 856
Rank change year-on-year +74 +59 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Architect 113 93 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.16% 0.11% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.12% 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 69 82 28
London median annual salary £77,500 £77,500 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.90% +3.57%
10th Percentile £62,250 £40,000 £48,750
90th Percentile £110,000 £100,000 £106,250
England median annual salary £68,500 £65,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +5.38% +13.04% -7.26%

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 69001 79125 85659
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.98% 96.05% 95.93%
Number of salaries quoted 55776 68584 72277
London median annual salary £59,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.18% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Software Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Architect in London

Software Architect
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Software Architect in London

Software Architect
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Architect in London over the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Architect in London

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 Software Architect within the London region over the 6 months to 20 July 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
City of London +42 9 £82,500 +3.13%
Edgware - 4 £100,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 - -
Wembley - 1 £57,500 -
Hammersmith - 1 £75,000 -
Software Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 July 2017, 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 Software Architect in the job title.

1 65 (57.52%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (56.64%) Java
3 57 (50.44%) Finance
4 49 (43.36%) Retail
5 45 (39.82%) Banking
6 36 (31.86%) .NET
7 32 (28.32%) Scrum
8 31 (27.43%) Software Engineering
8 31 (27.43%) Web Services
9 30 (26.55%) Investment Banking
9 30 (26.55%) Asset Management
9 30 (26.55%) Retail Banking
9 30 (26.55%) Wealth Management
10 27 (23.89%) C++
11 26 (23.01%) Degree
12 25 (22.12%) SQL
13 24 (21.24%) DevOps
13 24 (21.24%) Computer Science
14 23 (20.35%) Amazon AWS
15 22 (19.47%) SOA
16 20 (17.70%) OO
16 20 (17.70%) Kanban
16 20 (17.70%) Relational Database
16 20 (17.70%) Enterprise Software
16 20 (17.70%) Computer Science Degree
17 19 (16.81%) NoSQL
17 19 (16.81%) Continuous Integration
17 19 (16.81%) UML
17 19 (16.81%) Data Modelling
18 18 (15.93%) XML

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 5 (4.42%) Apache
2 4 (3.54%) eris
2 4 (3.54%) Ethereum
2 4 (3.54%) Hyperledger
3 3 (2.65%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.77%) GemFire
4 2 (1.77%) nginx
4 2 (1.77%) Oracle Coherence
Cloud Services
1 23 (20.35%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (8.85%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (8.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (7.08%) SaaS
4 2 (1.77%) GitHub
5 1 (0.88%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 16 (14.16%) HTTP
1 16 (14.16%) SSL
1 16 (14.16%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.77%) AMQP
2 2 (1.77%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (17.70%) Relational Database
2 19 (16.81%) NoSQL
3 16 (14.16%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (8.85%) Apache Cassandra
5 9 (7.96%) Big Data
6 6 (5.31%) CouchDB
7 4 (3.54%) Blockchain
7 4 (3.54%) RDBMS
7 4 (3.54%) SQL Server
8 3 (2.65%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.77%) Hazelcast
9 2 (1.77%) Redis
10 1 (0.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.88%) GIS
10 1 (0.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.77%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.88%) Android Studio
2 1 (0.88%) Subversion
2 1 (0.88%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.88%) Xcode
General
1 57 (50.44%) Finance
2 49 (43.36%) Retail
3 45 (39.82%) Banking
4 30 (26.55%) Investment Banking
4 30 (26.55%) Retail Banking
5 6 (5.31%) Publishing
6 4 (3.54%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.77%) Law
7 2 (1.77%) Legal
8 1 (0.88%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.88%) Electronics
8 1 (0.88%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (31.86%) .NET
2 31 (27.43%) Web Services
3 18 (15.93%) REST
3 18 (15.93%) XML
4 16 (14.16%) JSON
5 15 (13.27%) HTML
5 15 (13.27%) HTML5
6 14 (12.39%) .NET Framework
7 12 (10.62%) SOAP
8 11 (9.73%) Node.js
9 8 (7.08%) React
10 7 (6.19%) AngularJS
11 4 (3.54%) ASP.NET
11 4 (3.54%) Middleware
11 4 (3.54%) Redux
11 4 (3.54%) Spring
12 3 (2.65%) J2EE
13 2 (1.77%) Hibernate
13 2 (1.77%) iBATIS
13 2 (1.77%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 24 (21.24%) Computer Science
2 20 (17.70%) Enterprise Software
3 16 (14.16%) Algorithms
3 16 (14.16%) Data Structures
3 16 (14.16%) Reference Data
4 14 (12.39%) Management Information System
5 7 (6.19%) Fintech
6 6 (5.31%) Client/Server
7 4 (3.54%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (3.54%) Mobile App
7 4 (3.54%) Robotics
7 4 (3.54%) Smart Home
8 2 (1.77%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.88%) User Experience
9 1 (0.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (13.27%) Linux
1 15 (13.27%) Windows
2 7 (6.19%) Android
2 7 (6.19%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (57.52%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (28.32%) Scrum
3 31 (27.43%) Software Engineering
4 30 (26.55%) Asset Management
4 30 (26.55%) Wealth Management
5 24 (21.24%) DevOps
6 22 (19.47%) SOA
7 20 (17.70%) Kanban
7 20 (17.70%) OO
8 19 (16.81%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (16.81%) Data Modelling
8 19 (16.81%) UML
9 18 (15.93%) BPMN
10 16 (14.16%) Domain Models
10 16 (14.16%) OOD
11 15 (13.27%) Microservices
12 14 (12.39%) Open Source
12 14 (12.39%) Operations Management
12 14 (12.39%) Project Management
12 14 (12.39%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 64 (56.64%) Java
2 27 (23.89%) C++
3 25 (22.12%) SQL
4 16 (14.16%) JavaScript
5 12 (10.62%) Python
6 10 (8.85%) C
7 9 (7.96%) C#
8 4 (3.54%) Go
8 4 (3.54%) Solidity
8 4 (3.54%) VB
9 3 (2.65%) Scala
10 2 (1.77%) C++/CLI
11 1 (0.88%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.88%) GraphQL
11 1 (0.88%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.88%) Ruby
11 1 (0.88%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 26 (23.01%) Degree
2 20 (17.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 18 (15.93%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.88%) IEC 62304
System Software
1 15 (13.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (9.73%) Kubernetes
2 4 (3.54%) Docker Swarm
2 4 (3.54%) Mesos
2 4 (3.54%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 16 (14.16%) GoldenSource
2 8 (7.08%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.65%) Google
4 2 (1.77%) Salesforce.com
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