The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Architect
Rank 214 206 205
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Architect 19 20 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.31% 0.35% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.36% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 14 16 6
Average salary £67,500 £57,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.42% +14.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £46,750
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £66,250
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £67,750 £65,000
% change year-on-year
-4.05% +4.23%
Senior Architect
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5796 5510 5143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.02% 95.36% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4783 4609 4539
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Senior Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Architect in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Senior Architect
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Architect across the South West region.

Senior Architect Salary Trend in the South West

Senior Architect
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Architect across the South West region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Senior Architect Salary Histogram in the South West

Senior Architect
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Architect within the South West region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015. 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
Bristol +4 7 £75,000 +46.34%
Wiltshire +3 2 £65,150 -3.48%
Gloucestershire -18 2 £50,000 -
Somerset +10 1 £47,500 -15.55%
Senior Architect
England

Senior Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the South West region that cited Senior Architect in their job title 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 with Senior Architect in their job title.

1 31 (65.96%) Finance
2 19 (40.43%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (29.79%) Enterprise Architecture
4 13 (27.66%) Banking
5 12 (25.53%) Retail
6 11 (23.40%) Retail Banking
7 9 (19.15%) Programme Management
8 7 (14.89%) Firewall
8 7 (14.89%) Cisco
8 7 (14.89%) Java
9 6 (12.77%) J2EE
9 6 (12.77%) Telecoms
9 6 (12.77%) Git (software)
10 5 (10.64%) BDD
10 5 (10.64%) MongoDB
10 5 (10.64%) NoSQL
10 5 (10.64%) F5
10 5 (10.64%) REST
10 5 (10.64%) Spring Integration
10 5 (10.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 5 (10.64%) Spring MVC
10 5 (10.64%) Integration Testing
10 5 (10.64%) Kanban
10 5 (10.64%) SC Cleared
10 5 (10.64%) Security Cleared
10 5 (10.64%) JPA
10 5 (10.64%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (10.64%) Amazon AWS
10 5 (10.64%) Spring
10 5 (10.64%) TDD

Senior Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the South West region that cited Senior Architect in their job title 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 with Senior Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (10.64%) JBoss
1 5 (10.64%) Tomcat
2 3 (6.38%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.38%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 4 (8.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.64%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (10.64%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.89%) Firewall
2 5 (10.64%) Wireless
3 2 (4.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.64%) MongoDB
1 5 (10.64%) NoSQL
1 5 (10.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (2.13%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (12.77%) Git (software)
2 5 (10.64%) JUnit
2 5 (10.64%) IntelliJ
2 5 (10.64%) JIRA
3 1 (2.13%) Ant
3 1 (2.13%) Maven
3 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
General
1 31 (65.96%) Finance
2 13 (27.66%) Banking
3 12 (25.53%) Retail
4 11 (23.40%) Retail Banking
5 6 (12.77%) Telecoms
6 5 (10.64%) Marketing
7 4 (8.51%) Electronics
7 4 (8.51%) Manufacturing
8 1 (2.13%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.77%) J2EE
2 5 (10.64%) SOAP
2 5 (10.64%) Web Services
2 5 (10.64%) XML
2 5 (10.64%) Hibernate
2 5 (10.64%) Spring
2 5 (10.64%) JSON
2 5 (10.64%) Spring MVC
2 5 (10.64%) JPA
2 5 (10.64%) REST
2 5 (10.64%) Spring Integration
3 4 (8.51%) .NET
4 1 (2.13%) HTML
4 1 (2.13%) CSS
4 1 (2.13%) Ajax
4 1 (2.13%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) DTV
2 3 (6.38%) Visualisation
2 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.26%) BBC
3 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.13%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.64%) Linux
2 2 (4.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (40.43%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (29.79%) Enterprise Architecture
3 9 (19.15%) Programme Management
4 5 (10.64%) Integration Testing
4 5 (10.64%) Kanban
4 5 (10.64%) BDD
4 5 (10.64%) TDD
4 5 (10.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (10.64%) Scrum
4 5 (10.64%) Network Design
4 5 (10.64%) ITIL
4 5 (10.64%) MVC
5 4 (8.51%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (8.51%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (6.38%) Data Architecture
6 3 (6.38%) Analytics
6 3 (6.38%) Waterfall
6 3 (6.38%) Process Management
6 3 (6.38%) PRINCE2
6 3 (6.38%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.89%) Java
2 4 (8.51%) C#
3 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (10.64%) SC Cleared
1 5 (10.64%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.51%) Degree
3 3 (6.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (6.38%) MCSD
3 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (14.89%) Cisco
2 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.64%) F5
2 5 (10.64%) Juniper
3 4 (8.51%) SAP
3 4 (8.51%) HP
4 2 (4.26%) Nokia
4 2 (4.26%) Siemens
4 2 (4.26%) Toshiba
4 2 (4.26%) BT