The first table below looks at the demand 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 9 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
9 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architecture
Rank 164 191 150
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -41
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 61 19 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.01% 0.36% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.25% 0.46% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 47 18 47
Average salary £46,000 £46,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,250 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -2.17%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4863 4161 4192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 80.21% 78.96% 77.60%
Number of salaries quoted 3933 3640 3674
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £57,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Software Architecture
England

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 9 July 2014.

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 9 July 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
Bristol +18 19 £75,000 +87.50%
Gloucestershire +4 17 £46,000 - 1
Dorset - 11 £35,000 -
Somerset -18 8 £63,000 +57.50%
Devon -3 6 £42,000 +68.00%
Software Architecture
England

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 9 July 2014, 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 42 (44.21%) Java
1 42 (44.21%) Linux
2 41 (43.16%) C++
3 40 (42.11%) C#
4 37 (38.95%) Software Engineering
5 35 (36.84%) Security Cleared
6 32 (33.68%) SQL
7 31 (32.63%) DV Cleared
8 30 (31.58%) Windows
9 29 (30.53%) Web Development
10 27 (28.42%) ITIL
10 27 (28.42%) J2EE
10 27 (28.42%) JBoss
11 25 (26.32%) Perl
12 24 (25.26%) MySQL
12 24 (25.26%) Apache
13 23 (24.21%) DHCP
13 23 (24.21%) Cisco
13 23 (24.21%) HP
13 23 (24.21%) Citrix
13 23 (24.21%) NetApp
13 23 (24.21%) Veritas
13 23 (24.21%) SAN
13 23 (24.21%) HPUX
13 23 (24.21%) Solaris
13 23 (24.21%) WebLogic
13 23 (24.21%) Brocade
13 23 (24.21%) NetBackup
13 23 (24.21%) Symantec
13 23 (24.21%) VMware

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

For the 6 months to 9 July 2014, 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 24 (25.26%) Apache
2 23 (24.21%) WebLogic
3 5 (5.26%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.05%) nginx
Applications
1 8 (8.42%) NASTRAN
2 6 (6.32%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.16%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (3.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.05%) Zen Cart
2 1 (1.05%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (24.21%) DHCP
1 23 (24.21%) SAN
2 6 (6.32%) TCP/IP
3 5 (5.26%) PBX
3 5 (5.26%) VoIP
4 2 (2.11%) Wireless
4 2 (2.11%) DVB
4 2 (2.11%) 802.15
4 2 (2.11%) Ethernet
4 2 (2.11%) DLNA
5 1 (1.05%) HTTP
5 1 (1.05%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (25.26%) MySQL
2 10 (10.53%) SQL Server
3 6 (6.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (6.32%) MongoDB
3 6 (6.32%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.11%) Data Mining
4 2 (2.11%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.05%) DB2
Development Applications
1 8 (8.42%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.16%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.16%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (2.11%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.05%) CodeWarrior
General
1 14 (14.74%) Telecoms
1 14 (14.74%) Finance
1 14 (14.74%) Aerospace
2 13 (13.68%) Manufacturing
3 5 (5.26%) Electronics
4 3 (3.16%) Marketing
4 3 (3.16%) Law
5 2 (2.11%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.05%) Avionics
6 1 (1.05%) Banking
6 1 (1.05%) Military
Job Titles
1 22 (23.16%) Software Engineer
2 20 (21.05%) Developer
3 18 (18.95%) Architect
4 14 (14.74%) Solutions Architect
5 10 (10.53%) Linux Engineer
5 10 (10.53%) Wintel Engineer
6 9 (9.47%) .NET Developer
6 9 (9.47%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (5.26%) Senior Developer
8 4 (4.21%) Software Developer
8 4 (4.21%) Software Architect
8 4 (4.21%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.21%) C# Developer
8 4 (4.21%) Senior Architect
9 3 (3.16%) Head of Architecture
9 3 (3.16%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (3.16%) Junior .NET Developer
9 3 (3.16%) Junior Developer
9 3 (3.16%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (28.42%) J2EE
2 21 (22.11%) .NET
3 11 (11.58%) ASP.NET
4 10 (10.53%) jQuery
5 9 (9.47%) Web Services
6 8 (8.42%) CSS
6 8 (8.42%) HTML
7 7 (7.37%) XML
8 6 (6.32%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (6.32%) Backbone.js
8 6 (6.32%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 4 (4.21%) Spring
9 4 (4.21%) JSF
9 4 (4.21%) Hibernate
9 4 (4.21%) Middleware
9 4 (4.21%) EJB
9 4 (4.21%) Spring MVC
9 4 (4.21%) Spring Integration
10 3 (3.16%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 3 (3.16%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.63%) Mathematics
2 11 (11.58%) Computer Science
3 8 (8.42%) Physics
4 5 (5.26%) Client/Server
4 5 (5.26%) Firmware
4 5 (5.26%) DTV
5 4 (4.21%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (2.11%) MPEG
7 1 (1.05%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.05%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 42 (44.21%) Linux
2 30 (31.58%) Windows
3 23 (24.21%) HPUX
3 23 (24.21%) Solaris
4 8 (8.42%) UNIX
5 1 (1.05%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (38.95%) Software Engineering
2 29 (30.53%) Web Development
3 27 (28.42%) ITIL
4 22 (23.16%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (12.63%) E-Commerce
6 11 (11.58%) MVC
7 10 (10.53%) Scrum
8 9 (9.47%) OO
8 9 (9.47%) UML
9 8 (8.42%) Configuration Management
10 7 (7.37%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (7.37%) TDD
11 6 (6.32%) OOP
11 6 (6.32%) Kanban
11 6 (6.32%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (5.26%) Usability Testing
12 5 (5.26%) Multithreading
12 5 (5.26%) Zachman Framework
12 5 (5.26%) TOGAF
12 5 (5.26%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (44.21%) Java
2 41 (43.16%) C++
3 40 (42.11%) C#
4 32 (33.68%) SQL
5 25 (26.32%) Perl
6 22 (23.16%) C
7 18 (18.95%) JavaScript
8 12 (12.63%) Python
9 8 (8.42%) Fortran
10 4 (4.21%) Ruby
10 4 (4.21%) Shell Script
11 3 (3.16%) MATLAB
12 2 (2.11%) Bash Shell
13 1 (1.05%) PHP5
13 1 (1.05%) PHP
13 1 (1.05%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 35 (36.84%) Security Cleared
2 31 (32.63%) DV Cleared
3 19 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 15 (15.79%) Degree
5 8 (8.42%) PhD
6 4 (4.21%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (3.16%) HND
7 3 (3.16%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.11%) QA
System Software
1 23 (24.21%) VMware ESX
1 23 (24.21%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 23 (24.21%) NetBackup
2 4 (4.21%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 27 (28.42%) JBoss
2 23 (24.21%) Cisco
2 23 (24.21%) HP
2 23 (24.21%) Citrix
2 23 (24.21%) NetApp
2 23 (24.21%) Veritas
2 23 (24.21%) Brocade
2 23 (24.21%) Symantec
2 23 (24.21%) VMware
3 14 (14.74%) Microsoft
4 10 (10.53%) Red Hat
5 9 (9.47%) Oracle
6 3 (3.16%) SAP
7 1 (1.05%) hybris
7 1 (1.05%) Zend
7 1 (1.05%) Intershop
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday