Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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
England > London
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 516 463 433
Rank change year-on-year -53 -30 +157
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 355 423 598
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.48% 0.56% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.62% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 284 343 515
London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.45% +20.83%
10th Percentile £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £99,250 £90,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +10.00%

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 London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 68400 68410 79775
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 91.62% 90.62% 89.57%
Number of salaries quoted 52517 58869 67204
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £33,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £88,750 £86,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Software Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Architecture in London

Software Architecture
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Software Architecture in London

Software Architecture
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Architecture in London over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Architecture in London

Software Architecture
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 Architecture within the London region over the 6 months to 19 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
Central London +15 48 £72,500 +18.37% 10
East London +13 14 £55,000 -35.29%
South London +4 9 £42,500 -23.77%
West London +17 8 £67,500 -10.00% 1
Software Architecture
England

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 London region with a requirement for Software Architecture.

1 193 (54.37%) Java
2 173 (48.73%) Agile Software Development
3 148 (41.69%) JavaScript
4 111 (31.27%) HTML
4 111 (31.27%) OO
5 109 (30.70%) Degree
6 97 (27.32%) SQL
6 97 (27.32%) Finance
7 96 (27.04%) AngularJS
8 91 (25.63%) HTML5
9 90 (25.35%) CSS
10 88 (24.79%) OOP
11 86 (24.23%) Software Engineering
12 81 (22.82%) Scrum
13 77 (21.69%) Computer Science
14 71 (20.00%) C#
15 66 (18.59%) Banking
16 59 (16.62%) REST
17 57 (16.06%) TDD
17 57 (16.06%) Linux
18 55 (15.49%) .NET
19 52 (14.65%) Domain-Driven Design
20 51 (14.37%) Oracle
21 50 (14.08%) Web Services
21 50 (14.08%) Microservices
22 46 (12.96%) MySQL
22 46 (12.96%) Windows
22 46 (12.96%) Amazon AWS
22 46 (12.96%) NoSQL
23 45 (12.68%) Front End Development

Software Architecture
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 38 (10.70%) Apache
2 24 (6.76%) Tomcat
3 14 (3.94%) JBoss
4 11 (3.10%) Apache Solr
4 11 (3.10%) Elasticsearch
4 11 (3.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 9 (2.54%) Documentum
5 9 (2.54%) WebSphere
6 8 (2.25%) Apache Spark
6 8 (2.25%) MS Exchange
7 6 (1.69%) SharePoint
7 6 (1.69%) WebLogic
8 5 (1.41%) IIS
8 5 (1.41%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (1.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 4 (1.13%) WebSphere Portal
10 3 (0.85%) Ethereum
10 3 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (0.85%) Hyperledger
Applications
1 6 (1.69%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (1.69%) Microsoft Office
1 6 (1.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.56%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.28%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.28%) CPLEX
3 1 (0.28%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 5 (1.41%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.85%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.85%) R3 Corda
3 1 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.28%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 46 (12.96%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (3.38%) Google Cloud Platform
4 10 (2.82%) SaaS
5 8 (2.25%) IaaS
6 6 (1.69%) PaaS
7 5 (1.41%) GitHub
8 4 (1.13%) Google App Engine
9 2 (0.56%) Azure Machine Learning
9 2 (0.56%) Google Play
9 2 (0.56%) Loggly
9 2 (0.56%) Serverless
9 2 (0.56%) Sumo Logic
10 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.28%) Office 365
10 1 (0.28%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.28%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.54%) SAN
2 5 (1.41%) Ethernet
2 5 (1.41%) Firewall
2 5 (1.41%) HTTP
2 5 (1.41%) Internet
2 5 (1.41%) LAN
2 5 (1.41%) NAS
2 5 (1.41%) WAN
3 3 (0.85%) DNS
4 1 (0.28%) DHCP
4 1 (0.28%) DSL
4 1 (0.28%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (12.96%) MySQL
1 46 (12.96%) NoSQL
2 40 (11.27%) MongoDB
3 38 (10.70%) SQL Server
4 33 (9.30%) Big Data
5 25 (7.04%) Redis
6 15 (4.23%) Relational Database
7 12 (3.38%) Blockchain
8 11 (3.10%) PostgreSQL
9 10 (2.82%) Oracle Database
10 9 (2.54%) Apache Cassandra
10 9 (2.54%) Hadoop
10 9 (2.54%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (1.41%) Couchbase
11 5 (1.41%) CouchDB
11 5 (1.41%) NewSQL
11 5 (1.41%) Oracle Exadata
11 5 (1.41%) Oracle ODI
11 5 (1.41%) RDBMS
11 5 (1.41%) Riak
Development Applications
1 26 (7.32%) Jenkins
2 25 (7.04%) Git (software)
3 19 (5.35%) Maven
3 19 (5.35%) Selenium
4 11 (3.10%) Subversion
5 10 (2.82%) Vagrant
6 8 (2.25%) Codeception
7 6 (1.69%) HP UFT
7 6 (1.69%) Mockito
7 6 (1.69%) Rational Functional Tester
7 6 (1.69%) SilkTest
7 6 (1.69%) Visual Studio
8 5 (1.41%) JIRA
8 5 (1.41%) SpecFlow
9 4 (1.13%) Sonatype Nexus
10 3 (0.85%) Bitbucket
10 3 (0.85%) Gradle
10 3 (0.85%) SonarQube
10 3 (0.85%) TeamCity
10 3 (0.85%) WebDriver
General
1 97 (27.32%) Finance
2 66 (18.59%) Banking
3 25 (7.04%) Investment Banking
4 17 (4.79%) Retail Banking
5 15 (4.23%) Law
6 13 (3.66%) Marketing
7 10 (2.82%) Games
7 10 (2.82%) Telecoms
8 9 (2.54%) Retail
9 7 (1.97%) Manufacturing
10 5 (1.41%) Legal
11 4 (1.13%) Electronics
11 4 (1.13%) French Language
11 4 (1.13%) German Language
11 4 (1.13%) Italian Language
11 4 (1.13%) Publishing
12 3 (0.85%) Advertising
12 3 (0.85%) Billing
12 3 (0.85%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.85%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 186 (52.39%) Developer
2 76 (21.41%) Architect
3 60 (16.90%) Senior Developer
4 41 (11.55%) Angular Developer
5 38 (10.70%) Lead Developer
6 37 (10.42%) JavaScript Developer
7 34 (9.58%) Java Developer
8 33 (9.30%) Solutions Architect
9 26 (7.32%) Software Developer
10 22 (6.20%) Software Engineer
11 21 (5.92%) Full Stack Developer
12 20 (5.63%) Ruby Developer
13 19 (5.35%) Analyst
13 19 (5.35%) Web Developer
14 16 (4.51%) Java Architect
14 16 (4.51%) Technical Leader
15 15 (4.23%) Senior Full Stack Developer
15 15 (4.23%) Senior Web Developer
15 15 (4.23%) Technical Developer
16 13 (3.66%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (31.27%) HTML
2 96 (27.04%) AngularJS
3 91 (25.63%) HTML5
4 90 (25.35%) CSS
5 59 (16.62%) REST
6 55 (15.49%) .NET
7 50 (14.08%) Web Services
8 38 (10.70%) Node.js
9 37 (10.42%) RESTful
10 34 (9.58%) XML
11 27 (7.61%) SOAP
12 26 (7.32%) Middleware
12 26 (7.32%) Spring
13 23 (6.48%) ASP.NET Web API
14 22 (6.20%) Kafka
14 22 (6.20%) RabbitMQ
14 22 (6.20%) Ruby on Rails
15 19 (5.35%) React
16 15 (4.23%) Hibernate
16 15 (4.23%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 77 (21.69%) Computer Science
2 45 (12.68%) Fintech
3 30 (8.45%) Enterprise Software
4 29 (8.17%) Greenfield Project
5 23 (6.48%) Management Information System
6 22 (6.20%) Algorithms
7 16 (4.51%) Hedge funds
8 15 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
9 12 (3.38%) Client/Server
10 9 (2.54%) Clustering
10 9 (2.54%) Equities
10 9 (2.54%) Linux Command Line
11 7 (1.97%) Fixed Income
11 7 (1.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 7 (1.97%) User Experience
12 6 (1.69%) Data Structures
13 5 (1.41%) Animation
13 5 (1.41%) Data Centre
13 5 (1.41%) Enterprise Storage
13 5 (1.41%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 57 (16.06%) Linux
2 46 (12.96%) Windows
3 29 (8.17%) Unix
4 13 (3.66%) Android
5 11 (3.10%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.69%) Solaris
7 5 (1.41%) Oracle Linux
7 5 (1.41%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.56%) CoreOS
10 1 (0.28%) HPUX
10 1 (0.28%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (48.73%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (31.27%) OO
3 88 (24.79%) OOP
4 86 (24.23%) Software Engineering
5 81 (22.82%) Scrum
6 57 (16.06%) TDD
7 52 (14.65%) Domain-Driven Design
8 50 (14.08%) Microservices
9 45 (12.68%) Front End Development
10 44 (12.39%) MVVM
11 43 (12.11%) Open Source
12 40 (11.27%) Proprietary Trading
13 39 (10.99%) Test Automation
14 38 (10.70%) Web Development
15 37 (10.42%) DevOps
15 37 (10.42%) Mentoring
16 35 (9.86%) SOA
17 34 (9.58%) SDLC
18 30 (8.45%) Asset Management
19 28 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 193 (54.37%) Java
2 148 (41.69%) JavaScript
3 97 (27.32%) SQL
4 71 (20.00%) C#
5 44 (12.39%) PHP
6 35 (9.86%) C++
7 32 (9.01%) Ruby
8 31 (8.73%) Python
9 21 (5.92%) T-SQL
10 17 (4.79%) C
10 17 (4.79%) Shell Script
11 14 (3.94%) PL/SQL
12 13 (3.66%) Scala
13 9 (2.54%) PHP 7
14 8 (2.25%) VB
14 8 (2.25%) XPath
15 7 (1.97%) R
15 7 (1.97%) VB.NET
16 6 (1.69%) Apple Swift
16 6 (1.69%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 109 (30.70%) Degree
2 43 (12.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 25 (7.04%) Security Cleared
4 16 (4.51%) Master's Degree
5 8 (2.25%) SC Cleared
6 7 (1.97%) DV Cleared
7 6 (1.69%) ISEB
7 6 (1.69%) ISTQB
7 6 (1.69%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 6 (1.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (1.69%) PhD
8 3 (0.85%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.20%) QA
2 9 (2.54%) Disclosure Scotland
2 9 (2.54%) SLA
3 2 (0.56%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 15288
4 1 (0.28%) WCAG
System Software
1 28 (7.89%) Docker
2 24 (6.76%) Active Directory
3 10 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.41%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.85%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.56%) HDFS
6 2 (0.56%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.28%) Firmware
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle Clusterware
7 1 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.28%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (4.51%) Opsview
2 12 (3.38%) Puppet
3 6 (1.69%) Kubernetes
4 5 (1.41%) Control-M
5 3 (0.85%) Ansible
6 2 (0.56%) Nagios
6 2 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.56%) Salt
6 2 (0.56%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.28%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 51 (14.37%) Oracle
2 43 (12.11%) Microsoft
3 19 (5.35%) Google
4 13 (3.66%) SAP
5 11 (3.10%) VMware
6 10 (2.82%) Splunk
7 9 (2.54%) EMC
7 9 (2.54%) Fujitsu
7 9 (2.54%) Pega
8 8 (2.25%) HP
8 8 (2.25%) IBM
9 7 (1.97%) Apple
10 6 (1.69%) Cisco
11 5 (1.41%) Adobe
11 5 (1.41%) BEA
11 5 (1.41%) Cognizant
11 5 (1.41%) Xamarin
12 4 (1.13%) New Relic
13 3 (0.85%) Coverity
13 3 (0.85%) Sun