The table below looks at the statistics for Software Architecture skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Architecture over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architecture
Rank 114 111 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 22 12 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.15% 0.66% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.31% 0.76% -
Number of salaries quoted 20 9 0
Average salary £36,750 £75,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-51.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-4.04% +4.21%
Software Architecture
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1683 1570 1334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 88.25% 86.50% 84.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1460 1240 1166
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Software Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Architecture across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Software Architecture
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Software Architecture Salary Trend in Bristol

Software Architecture
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Architecture across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Software Architecture Salary Histogram in Bristol

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol region citing Software Architecture also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Architecture.

1 33 (82.50%) Software Engineering
2 27 (67.50%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (67.50%) JavaScript
2 27 (67.50%) OOA/OOD
3 25 (62.50%) C++
3 25 (62.50%) CSS
4 22 (55.00%) HTML
5 21 (52.50%) OO
5 21 (52.50%) Linux
6 20 (50.00%) C
7 19 (47.50%) Python
8 17 (42.50%) Perl
8 17 (42.50%) Multithreading
8 17 (42.50%) Bash Shell
9 16 (40.00%) OOP
10 15 (37.50%) Scrum
11 14 (35.00%) OOD
12 13 (32.50%) Java
12 13 (32.50%) Android
12 13 (32.50%) Android Development
13 12 (30.00%) Degree
14 10 (25.00%) Computer Science
15 9 (22.50%) Kanban
15 9 (22.50%) DLNA
15 9 (22.50%) Oracle
15 9 (22.50%) MPEG
15 9 (22.50%) TCP/IP
16 8 (20.00%) SQL
16 8 (20.00%) Refactoring
17 6 (15.00%) Validation

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol region citing Software Architecture also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.50%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (2.50%) SAS
2 1 (2.50%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Google App Engine
1 2 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.00%) SaaS
1 2 (5.00%) PaaS
1 2 (5.00%) HP Helion
1 2 (5.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (22.50%) TCP/IP
1 9 (22.50%) DLNA
2 1 (2.50%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) Oracle Database
2 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (7.50%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.50%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 5 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.00%) Ant
2 2 (5.00%) Maven
2 2 (5.00%) Hudson
2 2 (5.00%) Gradle
2 2 (5.00%) Artifactory
General
1 5 (12.50%) Advertising
2 4 (10.00%) Electronics
3 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
3 3 (7.50%) Finance
3 3 (7.50%) Manufacturing
3 3 (7.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (55.00%) Software Engineer
2 14 (35.00%) Developer
3 12 (30.00%) C++ Software Engineer
4 7 (17.50%) C++ Developer
4 7 (17.50%) Architect
5 6 (15.00%) Software Developer
5 6 (15.00%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (15.00%) Java Developer
6 5 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
6 5 (12.50%) Java Software Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) C++ Software Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Senior .NET Developer
8 1 (2.50%) .NET Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Technical Architect
8 1 (2.50%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (62.50%) CSS
2 22 (55.00%) HTML
3 6 (15.00%) Flash
3 6 (15.00%) Hibernate
3 6 (15.00%) Apache Flex
4 5 (12.50%) HTML5
4 5 (12.50%) Middleware
4 5 (12.50%) .NET
5 3 (7.50%) Dojo
6 2 (5.00%) Web Services
7 1 (2.50%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 9 (22.50%) MPEG
3 4 (10.00%) DTV
4 3 (7.50%) Mathematics
4 3 (7.50%) Data Structures
4 3 (7.50%) Algorithms
5 2 (5.00%) Public Cloud
5 2 (5.00%) User Experience
6 1 (2.50%) iDTV
6 1 (2.50%) Video on Demand
6 1 (2.50%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 21 (52.50%) Linux
2 13 (32.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (82.50%) Software Engineering
2 27 (67.50%) OOA/OOD
2 27 (67.50%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (52.50%) OO
4 17 (42.50%) Multithreading
5 16 (40.00%) OOP
6 15 (37.50%) Scrum
7 14 (35.00%) OOD
8 13 (32.50%) Android Development
9 9 (22.50%) Kanban
10 8 (20.00%) Refactoring
11 6 (15.00%) Validation
11 6 (15.00%) UML
12 4 (10.00%) SDLC
13 3 (7.50%) Customer Engagement
13 3 (7.50%) Pattern Recognition
13 3 (7.50%) Digital Signal Processing
13 3 (7.50%) Signal Processing
13 3 (7.50%) Analytics
13 3 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 27 (67.50%) JavaScript
2 25 (62.50%) C++
3 20 (50.00%) C
4 19 (47.50%) Python
5 17 (42.50%) Bash Shell
5 17 (42.50%) Perl
6 13 (32.50%) Java
7 8 (20.00%) SQL
8 6 (15.00%) ActionScript
9 5 (12.50%) C#
10 3 (7.50%) VB.NET
11 2 (5.00%) Clojure
11 2 (5.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 12 (30.00%) Degree
2 4 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) Xen
1 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (5.00%) KVM
1 2 (5.00%) Docker
1 2 (5.00%) LXC
Vendors
1 9 (22.50%) Oracle
2 6 (15.00%) Adobe
3 4 (10.00%) Toshiba
3 4 (10.00%) Panasonic
4 3 (7.50%) SAP
5 2 (5.00%) HP
5 2 (5.00%) Rackspace
5 2 (5.00%) VMware
5 2 (5.00%) Google
6 1 (2.50%) IBM