The table below looks at the statistics for Software Architecture skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West 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 223 200 214
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +14
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 32 46 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.56% 0.78% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.90% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 26 41 14
Average salary £35,000 £42,600 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.84% +0.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £45,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
Software Architecture
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4987 5100 4540
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 87.58% 86.62% 84.64%
Number of salaries quoted 4144 4299 3844
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Software Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Software Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Software Architecture
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Software Architecture Salary Trend in the South West

Software Architecture
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Architecture across the South West region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Software Architecture Salary Histogram in the South West

Software Architecture
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 Software Architecture within the South West region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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 -8 12 £35,000 -20.00%
Gloucestershire - 10 £45,000 - 2
Devon -4 5 £27,500 -34.98% 1
Dorset - 4 £47,500 -
Somerset -20 1 £75,000 +66.66%
Avon - 1 £75,000 -
Software Architecture
England

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the South West 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 60 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (66.25%) Software Engineering
3 46 (57.50%) HTML
4 44 (55.00%) C++
5 43 (53.75%) Java
6 40 (50.00%) CSS
7 37 (46.25%) Linux
7 37 (46.25%) JavaScript
8 36 (45.00%) C#
9 35 (43.75%) UML
10 32 (40.00%) SQL
11 29 (36.25%) Oracle
11 29 (36.25%) Hibernate
12 28 (35.00%) Scrum
13 26 (32.50%) .NET
14 25 (31.25%) C
14 25 (31.25%) Web Services
14 25 (31.25%) Security Cleared
15 24 (30.00%) Unix
15 24 (30.00%) Configuration Management
16 22 (27.50%) JBoss
17 21 (26.25%) Python
17 21 (26.25%) DV Cleared
17 21 (26.25%) Software Delivery
18 20 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
18 20 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
19 19 (23.75%) XML
20 18 (22.50%) EJB
20 18 (22.50%) Perl
20 18 (22.50%) J2EE

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the South West 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 22 (27.50%) JBoss
2 7 (8.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 7 (8.75%) WebSphere
2 7 (8.75%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (6.25%) ColdFusion
4 3 (3.75%) Apache Spark
4 3 (3.75%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.50%) Apache
5 2 (2.50%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.25%) MS Office
2 1 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.25%) SaaS
2 2 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.50%) Google App Engine
2 2 (2.50%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (2.50%) HP Helion
2 2 (2.50%) IaaS
2 2 (2.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.50%) DLNA
1 2 (2.50%) DVB
1 2 (2.50%) HbbTV
1 2 (2.50%) Internet
1 2 (2.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.25%) 802.15
2 1 (1.25%) Bluetooth
2 1 (1.25%) Intranet
2 1 (1.25%) OpenFlow
2 1 (1.25%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (21.25%) SQL Server
2 16 (20.00%) Hadoop
3 13 (16.25%) MongoDB
4 7 (8.75%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (8.75%) NoSQL
4 7 (8.75%) Oracle BI EE
4 7 (8.75%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.50%) Big Data
5 2 (2.50%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.25%) Apache Accumulo
6 1 (1.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (10.00%) Selenium
2 7 (8.75%) Cucumber
2 7 (8.75%) JIRA
2 7 (8.75%) JUnit
3 4 (5.00%) Maven
4 3 (3.75%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (2.50%) Ant
5 2 (2.50%) Artifactory
5 2 (2.50%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.50%) Gradle
5 2 (2.50%) Hudson
5 2 (2.50%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.50%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (2.50%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.25%) HP UFT
6 1 (1.25%) Rational Functional Tester
6 1 (1.25%) SilkTest
6 1 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (11.25%) Telecoms
2 7 (8.75%) Finance
3 5 (6.25%) Legal
3 5 (6.25%) Polish Language
3 5 (6.25%) Russian Language
3 5 (6.25%) Ukrainian Language
4 4 (5.00%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.75%) Banking
6 2 (2.50%) Electronics
7 1 (1.25%) Advertising
7 1 (1.25%) Military
Job Titles
1 45 (56.25%) Software Engineer
2 13 (16.25%) C++ Software Engineer
3 10 (12.50%) Java Engineer
3 10 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
4 9 (11.25%) Systems Engineer
5 8 (10.00%) Architect
5 8 (10.00%) Java Software Engineer
6 7 (8.75%) Developer
7 6 (7.50%) Software Architect
8 5 (6.25%) Administrator
8 5 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (6.25%) Systems Support
8 5 (6.25%) UX Engineer
9 3 (3.75%) .NET Developer
9 3 (3.75%) C# Software Engineer
9 3 (3.75%) Java Developer
9 3 (3.75%) Lead Software Engineer
10 2 (2.50%) Senior .NET Developer
10 2 (2.50%) Senior Java Software Engineer
10 2 (2.50%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (57.50%) HTML
2 40 (50.00%) CSS
3 29 (36.25%) Hibernate
4 26 (32.50%) .NET
5 25 (31.25%) Web Services
6 19 (23.75%) XML
7 18 (22.50%) EJB
7 18 (22.50%) J2EE
7 18 (22.50%) jQuery
7 18 (22.50%) JSF
8 9 (11.25%) .NET Framework
9 8 (10.00%) AngularJS
10 7 (8.75%) Apache Flex
10 7 (8.75%) ASP.NET
10 7 (8.75%) Flash
10 7 (8.75%) Java EE
10 7 (8.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (5.00%) PrimeFaces
11 4 (5.00%) Spring
12 3 (3.75%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.50%) User Experience
2 5 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.75%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.50%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.50%) Data Integration
4 2 (2.50%) DTV
4 2 (2.50%) MPEG
4 2 (2.50%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.50%) Video on Demand
5 1 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.25%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.25%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.25%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.25%) iDTV
5 1 (1.25%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 37 (46.25%) Linux
2 24 (30.00%) Unix
3 3 (3.75%) Android
4 1 (1.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (66.25%) Software Engineering
3 35 (43.75%) UML
4 28 (35.00%) Scrum
5 24 (30.00%) Configuration Management
6 21 (26.25%) Software Delivery
7 20 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
7 20 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
8 18 (22.50%) SDLC
8 18 (22.50%) SOA
9 17 (21.25%) OOP
10 16 (20.00%) OO
11 13 (16.25%) Software Testing
12 12 (15.00%) Multithreading
12 12 (15.00%) Validation
13 9 (11.25%) Mentoring
13 9 (11.25%) TDD
14 8 (10.00%) OOD
15 7 (8.75%) Kanban
16 6 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 44 (55.00%) C++
2 43 (53.75%) Java
3 37 (46.25%) JavaScript
4 36 (45.00%) C#
5 32 (40.00%) SQL
6 25 (31.25%) C
7 21 (26.25%) Python
8 18 (22.50%) Perl
9 12 (15.00%) Bash Shell
10 10 (12.50%) Ruby
11 7 (8.75%) ActionScript
12 2 (2.50%) Clojure
12 2 (2.50%) Scala
13 1 (1.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 25 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 21 (26.25%) DV Cleared
3 17 (21.25%) Degree
4 10 (12.50%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.25%) ISEB
5 1 (1.25%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.75%) QA
2 2 (2.50%) OIPF
3 1 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (2.50%) Docker
1 2 (2.50%) Firmware
1 2 (2.50%) KVM
1 2 (2.50%) LXC
1 2 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.50%) Xen
Vendors
1 29 (36.25%) Oracle
2 7 (8.75%) Adobe
2 7 (8.75%) IBM
3 2 (2.50%) Google
3 2 (2.50%) HP
3 2 (2.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.50%) Rackspace
3 2 (2.50%) VMware
4 1 (1.25%) Panasonic
4 1 (1.25%) SAP
4 1 (1.25%) Toshiba
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