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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architecture
Rank 86 78 74
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -4
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 2 3 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.20% 0.38% 1.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.49% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 16
Average salary £50,750 £46,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.32% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
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
777 613 782
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 78.01% 77.11% 74.76%
Number of salaries quoted 662 527 682
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 18 (90.00%) C#
2 16 (80.00%) Windows
2 16 (80.00%) Web Development
3 14 (70.00%) Security Cleared
3 14 (70.00%) Software Engineering
3 14 (70.00%) J2EE
3 14 (70.00%) Linux
3 14 (70.00%) JBoss
4 13 (65.00%) Java
5 12 (60.00%) C++
5 12 (60.00%) Perl
5 12 (60.00%) SQL
6 10 (50.00%) MySQL
6 10 (50.00%) JavaScript
6 10 (50.00%) HPUX
6 10 (50.00%) Solaris
6 10 (50.00%) ITIL
6 10 (50.00%) WebLogic
6 10 (50.00%) Apache
6 10 (50.00%) DHCP
6 10 (50.00%) Cisco
6 10 (50.00%) HP
6 10 (50.00%) Citrix
6 10 (50.00%) SAN
6 10 (50.00%) NetApp
6 10 (50.00%) Veritas
6 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (50.00%) Symantec
6 10 (50.00%) VMware
6 10 (50.00%) VMware ESX

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 14 (70.00%) JBoss
2 10 (50.00%) Apache
2 10 (50.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (50.00%) DHCP
1 10 (50.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (50.00%) MySQL
2 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (10.00%) Hadoop
3 2 (10.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Software Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Wintel Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Junior
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (15.00%) .NET Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Junior Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Junior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (70.00%) J2EE
2 10 (50.00%) jQuery
3 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (30.00%) Backbone.js
3 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 6 (30.00%) .NET
3 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET
4 4 (20.00%) EJB
4 4 (20.00%) CSS
4 4 (20.00%) Web Services
4 4 (20.00%) XML
4 4 (20.00%) Hibernate
4 4 (20.00%) JSF
4 4 (20.00%) HTML
5 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 3 (15.00%) .NET Framework
6 1 (5.00%) PrimeFaces
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (80.00%) Windows
2 14 (70.00%) Linux
3 10 (50.00%) HPUX
3 10 (50.00%) Solaris
4 4 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) Web Development
2 14 (70.00%) Software Engineering
3 10 (50.00%) ITIL
3 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (30.00%) MVC
4 6 (30.00%) E-Commerce
4 6 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (20.00%) Scrum
6 4 (20.00%) UML
6 4 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (15.00%) Configuration Management
7 3 (15.00%) TDD
7 3 (15.00%) Software Testing
8 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
9 1 (5.00%) Usability Testing
9 1 (5.00%) Kanban
9 1 (5.00%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 18 (90.00%) C#
2 13 (65.00%) Java
3 12 (60.00%) C++
3 12 (60.00%) Perl
3 12 (60.00%) SQL
4 10 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (15.00%) Ruby
6 2 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (70.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 10 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 6 (30.00%) Degree
System Software
1 10 (50.00%) VMware ESX
1 10 (50.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (50.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) HP
1 10 (50.00%) Citrix
1 10 (50.00%) NetApp
1 10 (50.00%) Veritas
1 10 (50.00%) Cisco
1 10 (50.00%) Symantec
1 10 (50.00%) VMware
1 10 (50.00%) Brocade
2 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 4 (20.00%) Oracle