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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architecture
Rank 206 201 162
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -39
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 31 28 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.51% 0.51% 1.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.63% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 30 21 47
Average salary £42,800 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.88% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,350 £46,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.00%
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
5072 4456 4297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 83.34% 81.94% 79.06%
Number of salaries quoted 4220 3762 3781
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,445 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £54,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,507 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +6.25%

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 31 March 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 31 March 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 +9 16 £38,750 +10.71% 4
Somerset - 8 £40,000 -
Gloucestershire -28 2 £52,500 +14.13% 1
Devon - 2 £42,800 -
Wiltshire - 1 - -
Software Architecture
England

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 46 (67.65%) HTML
1 46 (67.65%) CSS
2 45 (66.18%) C++
3 41 (60.29%) Software Engineering
4 38 (55.88%) JavaScript
5 36 (52.94%) Java
5 36 (52.94%) OO
6 34 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (41.18%) Python
8 27 (39.71%) C#
9 26 (38.24%) OOA/OOD
10 25 (36.76%) Linux
11 24 (35.29%) Security Cleared
12 20 (29.41%) SC Cleared
13 19 (27.94%) HTML5
13 19 (27.94%) C
14 18 (26.47%) .NET
15 17 (25.00%) Perl
15 17 (25.00%) Multithreading
16 16 (23.53%) Android
16 16 (23.53%) Bash Shell
17 15 (22.06%) Android Development
18 14 (20.59%) XML
19 13 (19.12%) Change Management
19 13 (19.12%) DV Cleared
20 12 (17.65%) Requirements Analysis
20 12 (17.65%) Java EE
20 12 (17.65%) Middleware
20 12 (17.65%) SQL
20 12 (17.65%) Mentoring

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 7 (10.29%) Alfresco
2 3 (4.41%) JBoss
3 2 (2.94%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (2.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (2.94%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.47%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.47%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.76%) TCP/IP
1 8 (11.76%) DLNA
2 1 (1.47%) DHCP
2 1 (1.47%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.29%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (4.41%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.94%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.94%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.94%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.47%) MySQL
General
1 9 (13.24%) Advertising
2 4 (5.88%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.88%) Finance
2 4 (5.88%) Banking
3 1 (1.47%) Electronics
3 1 (1.47%) Military
Job Titles
1 27 (39.71%) Software Engineer
2 24 (35.29%) Developer
3 16 (23.53%) C++ Developer
4 10 (14.71%) Architect
5 7 (10.29%) Development Manager
5 7 (10.29%) Software Development Manager
5 7 (10.29%) Software Manager
6 6 (8.82%) Software Designer
6 6 (8.82%) Designer
6 6 (8.82%) Senior C++ Developer
6 6 (8.82%) IT Development Manager
6 6 (8.82%) Service Development Manager
6 6 (8.82%) IT Services Manager
6 6 (8.82%) Senior Developer
6 6 (8.82%) Solutions Designer
6 6 (8.82%) Service Manager
6 6 (8.82%) Java Developer
6 6 (8.82%) Software Architect
6 6 (8.82%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (7.35%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (67.65%) HTML
1 46 (67.65%) CSS
2 19 (27.94%) HTML5
3 18 (26.47%) .NET
4 14 (20.59%) XML
5 12 (17.65%) Java EE
5 12 (17.65%) Middleware
6 4 (5.88%) Hibernate
7 3 (4.41%) Apache Flex
7 3 (4.41%) Flash
7 3 (4.41%) Web Services
7 3 (4.41%) J2EE
8 2 (2.94%) EJB
8 2 (2.94%) jQuery
8 2 (2.94%) JSF
8 2 (2.94%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.76%) MPEG
2 7 (10.29%) Open Source
2 7 (10.29%) User Experience
3 5 (7.35%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.47%) GIS
5 1 (1.47%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 25 (36.76%) Linux
2 16 (23.53%) Android
3 1 (1.47%) Windows
3 1 (1.47%) HPUX
3 1 (1.47%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (60.29%) Software Engineering
2 36 (52.94%) OO
3 34 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (38.24%) OOA/OOD
5 17 (25.00%) Multithreading
6 15 (22.06%) Android Development
7 13 (19.12%) Change Management
8 12 (17.65%) Mentoring
8 12 (17.65%) Critical Success Factor
8 12 (17.65%) Requirements Analysis
9 11 (16.18%) UML
10 9 (13.24%) Project Management
10 9 (13.24%) Refactoring
10 9 (13.24%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (11.76%) Scrum
11 8 (11.76%) Kanban
12 7 (10.29%) Data Architecture
12 7 (10.29%) People Management
12 7 (10.29%) Business Analysis
13 6 (8.82%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 45 (66.18%) C++
2 38 (55.88%) JavaScript
3 36 (52.94%) Java
4 28 (41.18%) Python
5 27 (39.71%) C#
6 19 (27.94%) C
7 17 (25.00%) Perl
8 16 (23.53%) Bash Shell
9 12 (17.65%) SQL
10 3 (4.41%) ActionScript
10 3 (4.41%) Objective-C
11 2 (2.94%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 24 (35.29%) Security Cleared
2 20 (29.41%) SC Cleared
3 13 (19.12%) DV Cleared
4 8 (11.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.29%) QA
2 3 (4.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.47%) VMware ESX
1 1 (1.47%) vSphere
1 1 (1.47%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.47%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 9 (13.24%) Oracle
2 7 (10.29%) Toshiba
2 7 (10.29%) Panasonic
3 3 (4.41%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.41%) Adobe
4 2 (2.94%) Business Objects
4 2 (2.94%) IBM
5 1 (1.47%) Cisco
5 1 (1.47%) VMware
5 1 (1.47%) Brocade
5 1 (1.47%) HP
5 1 (1.47%) Citrix
5 1 (1.47%) NetApp
5 1 (1.47%) Veritas
5 1 (1.47%) Symantec
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