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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architecture
Rank 191 197 212
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +15
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 47 32 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.79% 0.52% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 0.63% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 42 30 6
Average salary £37,500 £45,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.58% -1.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £75,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-4.04% +4.21%
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
5069 5040 4179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 85.32% 82.37% 82.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4277 4082 3586
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 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 -2 20 £36,750 -51.00%
Gloucestershire -15 15 £42,500 -5.55%
Wiltshire +12 7 £34,500 -56.87%
Somerset +4 3 - -
Devon -6 2 £42,325 +7.15% 2
Software Architecture
England

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 59 (71.95%) Software Engineering
2 57 (69.51%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (51.22%) C++
4 40 (48.78%) Java
5 39 (47.56%) JavaScript
6 38 (46.34%) Linux
7 37 (45.12%) Scrum
8 35 (42.68%) UML
8 35 (42.68%) CSS
8 35 (42.68%) HTML
8 35 (42.68%) C
9 33 (40.24%) OO
10 28 (34.15%) Security Cleared
11 27 (32.93%) OOA/OOD
12 24 (29.27%) Hibernate
13 22 (26.83%) Python
14 21 (25.61%) C#
14 21 (25.61%) SQL
15 20 (24.39%) Perl
15 20 (24.39%) Oracle
15 20 (24.39%) Multithreading
16 17 (20.73%) Bash Shell
17 16 (19.51%) UNIX
17 16 (19.51%) OOP
18 15 (18.29%) Web Services
18 15 (18.29%) Configuration Management
19 14 (17.07%) OOD
19 14 (17.07%) .NET
19 14 (17.07%) Kanban
20 13 (15.85%) SC Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 12 (14.63%) JBoss
2 8 (9.76%) Confluence
3 3 (3.66%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.66%) ColdFusion
4 2 (2.44%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.22%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.22%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.22%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (4.88%) MS Office
1 4 (4.88%) Simulink
2 3 (3.66%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (3.66%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.10%) SaaS
2 2 (2.44%) PaaS
2 2 (2.44%) HP Helion
2 2 (2.44%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (2.44%) Google App Engine
2 2 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.20%) TCP/IP
2 9 (10.98%) DLNA
3 1 (1.22%) Bluetooth
3 1 (1.22%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.22%) Internet
3 1 (1.22%) 802.15
3 1 (1.22%) DVB
3 1 (1.22%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.98%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.32%) Oracle Database
3 4 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.66%) Hadoop
4 3 (3.66%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.66%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.22%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 13 (15.85%) Git (software)
2 10 (12.20%) Maven
3 9 (10.98%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (9.76%) Eclipse
4 8 (9.76%) JIRA
4 8 (9.76%) ReSharper
4 8 (9.76%) FindBugs
4 8 (9.76%) dotCover
5 5 (6.10%) Jenkins
6 3 (3.66%) Selenium
6 3 (3.66%) Rational Functional Tester
6 3 (3.66%) HP UFT
6 3 (3.66%) SilkTest
6 3 (3.66%) Rational DOORS
7 2 (2.44%) Hudson
7 2 (2.44%) Ant
7 2 (2.44%) Gradle
7 2 (2.44%) Artifactory
8 1 (1.22%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.22%) MSTest
General
1 6 (7.32%) Electronics
1 6 (7.32%) Telecoms
1 6 (7.32%) Finance
1 6 (7.32%) Marketing
1 6 (7.32%) Manufacturing
1 6 (7.32%) Advertising
2 3 (3.66%) Banking
2 3 (3.66%) Polish Language
2 3 (3.66%) Russian Language
2 3 (3.66%) Ukrainian Language
2 3 (3.66%) Legal
Job Titles
1 39 (47.56%) Software Engineer
2 19 (23.17%) Developer
3 13 (15.85%) Architect
4 12 (14.63%) C++ Software Engineer
5 9 (10.98%) Java Developer
5 9 (10.98%) Senior Software Engineer
6 8 (9.76%) Team Leader
6 8 (9.76%) Software Developer
7 7 (8.54%) Software Architect
7 7 (8.54%) C++ Developer
8 6 (7.32%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (6.10%) Java Software Developer
9 5 (6.10%) Software Team Leader
9 5 (6.10%) UX Engineer
10 3 (3.66%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
10 3 (3.66%) Technical Team Leader
10 3 (3.66%) Systems Engineer
10 3 (3.66%) Analyst
10 3 (3.66%) Test Analyst
11 2 (2.44%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (42.68%) HTML
1 35 (42.68%) CSS
2 24 (29.27%) Hibernate
3 15 (18.29%) Web Services
4 14 (17.07%) .NET
5 12 (14.63%) J2EE
6 11 (13.41%) XML
7 10 (12.20%) Spring
8 9 (10.98%) WCF
9 8 (9.76%) jQuery
9 8 (9.76%) JSF
9 8 (9.76%) EJB
10 6 (7.32%) Flash
10 6 (7.32%) Apache Flex
11 5 (6.10%) HTML5
11 5 (6.10%) Middleware
11 5 (6.10%) SOAP
12 4 (4.88%) PrimeFaces
13 3 (3.66%) Dojo
13 3 (3.66%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.41%) Computer Science
2 9 (10.98%) MPEG
3 7 (8.54%) User Experience
4 4 (4.88%) DTV
5 3 (3.66%) Mathematics
5 3 (3.66%) Human Factors
5 3 (3.66%) Data Structures
5 3 (3.66%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.44%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.44%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.44%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.22%) Video on Demand
7 1 (1.22%) RIA
7 1 (1.22%) iDTV
7 1 (1.22%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 38 (46.34%) Linux
2 16 (19.51%) UNIX
3 13 (15.85%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (71.95%) Software Engineering
2 57 (69.51%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (45.12%) Scrum
4 35 (42.68%) UML
5 33 (40.24%) OO
6 27 (32.93%) OOA/OOD
7 20 (24.39%) Multithreading
8 16 (19.51%) OOP
9 15 (18.29%) Configuration Management
10 14 (17.07%) OOD
10 14 (17.07%) Kanban
11 13 (15.85%) Waterfall
11 13 (15.85%) Android Development
11 13 (15.85%) Software Delivery
11 13 (15.85%) TDD
12 11 (13.41%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (10.98%) SDLC
14 8 (9.76%) Integration Testing
14 8 (9.76%) Refactoring
14 8 (9.76%) Code Coverage
Programming Languages
1 42 (51.22%) C++
2 40 (48.78%) Java
3 39 (47.56%) JavaScript
4 35 (42.68%) C
5 22 (26.83%) Python
6 21 (25.61%) C#
6 21 (25.61%) SQL
7 20 (24.39%) Perl
8 17 (20.73%) Bash Shell
9 7 (8.54%) Ruby
10 6 (7.32%) VB.NET
10 6 (7.32%) ActionScript
11 2 (2.44%) Scala
11 2 (2.44%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 28 (34.15%) Security Cleared
2 13 (15.85%) Degree
2 13 (15.85%) SC Cleared
3 12 (14.63%) DV Cleared
4 3 (3.66%) ISEB
4 3 (3.66%) ISTQB
4 3 (3.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.66%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.44%) Firmware
1 2 (2.44%) Xen
1 2 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.44%) KVM
1 2 (2.44%) Docker
1 2 (2.44%) LXC
Vendors
1 20 (24.39%) Oracle
2 8 (9.76%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.76%) Perforce
3 6 (7.32%) Adobe
3 6 (7.32%) SAP
4 4 (4.88%) Toshiba
4 4 (4.88%) Panasonic
5 2 (2.44%) Rackspace
5 2 (2.44%) VMware
5 2 (2.44%) Google
5 2 (2.44%) HP
6 1 (1.22%) IBM
6 1 (1.22%) ESRI
Devon
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Plymouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 21 days ago