The table below looks at the statistics for Software Architecture skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Architecture over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architecture
Rank 70 79 60
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -19
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 15 3 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.79% 0.37% 3.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.38% 0.49% 4.89%
Number of salaries quoted 15 2 39
Average salary £45,000 £46,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.17% -
UK excluding London average salary £49,500 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +3.26%
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 Gloucestershire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
629 608 859
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 75.15% 75.25% 71.76%
Number of salaries quoted 515 538 784
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Software Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Software Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Software Architecture
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Software Architecture Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

Software Architecture
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Architecture across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Software Architecture Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

Software Architecture
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Architecture within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester - 9 £41,650 -
Software Architecture
South West

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 31 (83.78%) Linux
2 30 (81.08%) Security Cleared
3 26 (70.27%) C#
4 25 (67.57%) J2EE
4 25 (67.57%) JBoss
4 25 (67.57%) DV Cleared
5 23 (62.16%) Windows
5 23 (62.16%) Web Development
6 21 (56.76%) Java
6 21 (56.76%) SQL
7 20 (54.05%) Software Engineering
8 19 (51.35%) Perl
9 17 (45.95%) C++
9 17 (45.95%) MySQL
9 17 (45.95%) WebLogic
9 17 (45.95%) HPUX
9 17 (45.95%) Solaris
9 17 (45.95%) ITIL
9 17 (45.95%) Apache
9 17 (45.95%) DHCP
9 17 (45.95%) Cisco
9 17 (45.95%) HP
9 17 (45.95%) Citrix
9 17 (45.95%) SAN
9 17 (45.95%) NetApp
9 17 (45.95%) Veritas
9 17 (45.95%) Brocade
9 17 (45.95%) NetBackup
9 17 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (45.95%) Symantec

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 17 (45.95%) WebLogic
1 17 (45.95%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (16.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (45.95%) DHCP
1 17 (45.95%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (45.95%) MySQL
2 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
2 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (10.81%) Hadoop
3 4 (10.81%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (8.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (29.73%) Developer
2 10 (27.03%) Software Engineer
3 9 (24.32%) Linux Engineer
3 9 (24.32%) Wintel Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Senior Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Junior
5 3 (8.11%) .NET Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Junior Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Junior .NET Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Java Developer
7 1 (2.70%) UI Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Front-End Web Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Designer
7 1 (2.70%) User Experience Developer
7 1 (2.70%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (67.57%) J2EE
2 14 (37.84%) jQuery
3 11 (29.73%) XML
4 8 (21.62%) Hibernate
4 8 (21.62%) JSF
4 8 (21.62%) HTML
4 8 (21.62%) EJB
4 8 (21.62%) CSS
4 8 (21.62%) Web Services
5 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (16.22%) Backbone.js
5 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 6 (16.22%) .NET
5 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET
6 3 (8.11%) .NET Framework
6 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (8.11%) PrimeFaces
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.70%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 31 (83.78%) Linux
2 23 (62.16%) Windows
3 17 (45.95%) HPUX
3 17 (45.95%) Solaris
4 11 (29.73%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (62.16%) Web Development
2 20 (54.05%) Software Engineering
3 17 (45.95%) ITIL
3 17 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (27.03%) Configuration Management
5 8 (21.62%) UML
5 8 (21.62%) Scrum
6 6 (16.22%) Usability Testing
6 6 (16.22%) Kanban
6 6 (16.22%) E-Commerce
6 6 (16.22%) MVC
6 6 (16.22%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (13.51%) Requirements Analysis
8 4 (10.81%) Software Testing
9 3 (8.11%) TDD
10 2 (5.41%) SOA
11 1 (2.70%) User Experience Design
Programming Languages
1 26 (70.27%) C#
2 21 (56.76%) Java
2 21 (56.76%) SQL
3 19 (51.35%) Perl
4 17 (45.95%) C++
5 14 (37.84%) JavaScript
6 7 (18.92%) C
6 7 (18.92%) Ruby
7 4 (10.81%) Shell Script
8 2 (5.41%) Python
Qualifications
1 30 (81.08%) Security Cleared
2 25 (67.57%) DV Cleared
3 13 (35.14%) SC Cleared
4 7 (18.92%) Degree
System Software
1 17 (45.95%) VMware ESX
1 17 (45.95%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (45.95%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 25 (67.57%) JBoss
2 17 (45.95%) Cisco
2 17 (45.95%) Symantec
2 17 (45.95%) VMware
2 17 (45.95%) Brocade
2 17 (45.95%) HP
2 17 (45.95%) Citrix
2 17 (45.95%) NetApp
2 17 (45.95%) Veritas
3 9 (24.32%) Red Hat
4 8 (21.62%) Oracle
5 6 (16.22%) Microsoft