The table below looks at the statistics for Software Architecture skills in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Architecture over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Architecture
Rank 70 50 -
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 1 14 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 0.16% 2.87% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 3.34% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 0
Average salary £75,000 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
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 Somerset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
528 419 505
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 85.85% 86.04% 83.89%
Number of salaries quoted 452 372 419
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,950 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Software Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Software Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Software Architecture
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Software Architecture Salary Trend in Somerset

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) SilkTest
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Wealth Management
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 1 (33.33%) Rational Functional Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) OpenStack
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) OpenFlow
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
2 1 (33.33%) OpenDaylight
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
2 1 (33.33%) .NET

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 1 (33.33%) OpenStack
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
1 1 (33.33%) Intranet
1 1 (33.33%) OpenFlow
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) HP UFT
1 1 (33.33%) Rational Functional Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) SilkTest
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Banking Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Software Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) OpenDaylight
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) XBRL
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) SAP