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 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architecture
Rank 204 219 208
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -11
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 35 21 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.56% 0.36% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.44% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 28 19 15
Average salary £43,750 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £37,750 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,450 £46,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.38%
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
5177 4797 4435
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 82.71% 82.25% 77.79%
Number of salaries quoted 4283 4044 3908
Average salary £40,000 £39,250 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.91% +0.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 29 December 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 29 December 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 16 £45,000 - 2
Somerset - 8 £45,000 - 1
Devon -11 7 £41,800 -1.64%
Gloucestershire -13 1 £46,000 - 1
Software Architecture
England

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 40 (60.61%) HTML
1 40 (60.61%) CSS
2 37 (56.06%) Software Engineering
3 36 (54.55%) C++
4 35 (53.03%) C#
4 35 (53.03%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (43.94%) JavaScript
5 29 (43.94%) OO
5 29 (43.94%) Python
6 28 (42.42%) .NET
7 27 (40.91%) Java
8 24 (36.36%) Security Cleared
9 22 (33.33%) XML
10 21 (31.82%) Linux
11 20 (30.30%) SC Cleared
12 18 (27.27%) Perl
13 17 (25.76%) Requirements Analysis
13 17 (25.76%) HTML5
14 16 (24.24%) SQL
14 16 (24.24%) OOA/OOD
15 15 (22.73%) DV Cleared
15 15 (22.73%) Multithreading
15 15 (22.73%) Mentoring
16 14 (21.21%) Bash Shell
16 14 (21.21%) Scrum
17 13 (19.70%) MVC
17 13 (19.70%) Java EE
17 13 (19.70%) TDD
17 13 (19.70%) C
18 12 (18.18%) UML

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

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 6 (9.09%) JBoss
2 4 (6.06%) Alfresco
3 2 (3.03%) Apache
3 2 (3.03%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.52%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.52%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (6.06%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.64%) TCP/IP
1 9 (13.64%) DLNA
2 2 (3.03%) SAN
2 2 (3.03%) DHCP
2 2 (3.03%) DVB
3 1 (1.52%) Wireless
3 1 (1.52%) LTE
3 1 (1.52%) 3GPP
3 1 (1.52%) 3G
3 1 (1.52%) 802.15
3 1 (1.52%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.61%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.06%) RDBMS
2 4 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (6.06%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.03%) MySQL
3 2 (3.03%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.03%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (6.06%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.52%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (10.61%) Finance
2 6 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 6 (9.09%) Banking
3 4 (6.06%) Electronics
4 2 (3.03%) Military
5 1 (1.52%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.52%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 26 (39.39%) Software Engineer
2 20 (30.30%) Developer
3 10 (15.15%) Architect
4 8 (12.12%) C# Developer
5 7 (10.61%) C++ Developer
6 5 (7.58%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (7.58%) Development Manager
6 5 (7.58%) Technical Architect
7 4 (6.06%) Service Manager
7 4 (6.06%) Java Developer
7 4 (6.06%) Software Development Manager
7 4 (6.06%) IT Development Manager
7 4 (6.06%) Service Development Manager
7 4 (6.06%) IT Services Manager
7 4 (6.06%) Software Manager
8 3 (4.55%) Senior Software Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) C++ Software Engineer
9 2 (3.03%) Systems Engineer
9 2 (3.03%) C Developer
10 1 (1.52%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (60.61%) HTML
1 40 (60.61%) CSS
2 28 (42.42%) .NET
3 22 (33.33%) XML
4 17 (25.76%) HTML5
5 13 (19.70%) Java EE
6 8 (12.12%) jQuery
7 6 (9.09%) Middleware
7 6 (9.09%) J2EE
8 5 (7.58%) ASP.NET
8 5 (7.58%) Hibernate
8 5 (7.58%) Web Services
8 5 (7.58%) .NET Framework
8 5 (7.58%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (6.06%) JSF
9 4 (6.06%) EJB
9 4 (6.06%) CSS3
10 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 1 (1.52%) PrimeFaces
10 1 (1.52%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.64%) MPEG
2 5 (7.58%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (7.58%) User Experience
3 4 (6.06%) Open Source
4 2 (3.03%) Video on Demand
4 2 (3.03%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.03%) DTV
5 1 (1.52%) GIS
5 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.52%) Handset
5 1 (1.52%) STB
5 1 (1.52%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 21 (31.82%) Linux
2 10 (15.15%) Android
3 4 (6.06%) UNIX
4 2 (3.03%) Windows
4 2 (3.03%) HPUX
4 2 (3.03%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (56.06%) Software Engineering
2 35 (53.03%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (43.94%) OO
4 17 (25.76%) Requirements Analysis
5 16 (24.24%) OOA/OOD
6 15 (22.73%) Multithreading
6 15 (22.73%) Mentoring
7 14 (21.21%) Scrum
8 13 (19.70%) MVC
8 13 (19.70%) TDD
9 12 (18.18%) UML
10 10 (15.15%) Kanban
10 10 (15.15%) Refactoring
11 9 (13.64%) Android Development
12 7 (10.61%) Web Development
12 7 (10.61%) Stakeholder Management
13 5 (7.58%) Change Management
13 5 (7.58%) Project Management
14 4 (6.06%) Service Delivery
14 4 (6.06%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 36 (54.55%) C++
2 35 (53.03%) C#
3 29 (43.94%) JavaScript
3 29 (43.94%) Python
4 27 (40.91%) Java
5 18 (27.27%) Perl
6 16 (24.24%) SQL
7 14 (21.21%) Bash Shell
8 13 (19.70%) C
9 3 (4.55%) Objective-C
9 3 (4.55%) Ruby
10 1 (1.52%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 24 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 20 (30.30%) SC Cleared
3 15 (22.73%) DV Cleared
4 6 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.06%) QA
2 1 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (3.03%) VMware ESX
1 2 (3.03%) vSphere
2 1 (1.52%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (3.03%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 9 (13.64%) Oracle
2 5 (7.58%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.03%) Cisco
3 2 (3.03%) HP
3 2 (3.03%) Citrix
3 2 (3.03%) NetApp
3 2 (3.03%) Veritas
3 2 (3.03%) Symantec
3 2 (3.03%) VMware
3 2 (3.03%) Brocade
4 1 (1.52%) IBM
4 1 (1.52%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.52%) Adobe
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