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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Architecture over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Architecture
Rank 217 217 186
Rank change year-on-year
0 -31
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 29 29 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.52% 0.48% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 0.56% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 22 25 33
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £33,500 £33,400
10% offered a salary of more than £65,800 £52,500 £63,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
4858 5222 4983
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 87.17% 85.85% 85.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4040 4277 4133
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Software Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing Software Architecture as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 May 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Architecture within the South West region over the 3 months to 5 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire +7 11 £47,500 -9.52% 2
Devon - 7 £32,500 -
Dorset +17 6 £42,500 -19.04% 3
Bristol -11 4 £54,000 +44.00% 3
Somerset +1 1 £75,000 +100.00%
Avon - 1 £75,000 -
Software Architecture
England

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT jobs citing Software Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Software Architecture.

1 42 (71.19%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (59.32%) HTML
3 34 (57.63%) SQL
3 34 (57.63%) Software Engineering
4 31 (52.54%) JavaScript
4 31 (52.54%) C++
5 29 (49.15%) Java
5 29 (49.15%) C#
6 28 (47.46%) CSS
7 24 (40.68%) Linux
7 24 (40.68%) .NET
8 23 (38.98%) Degree
9 21 (35.59%) SQL Server
10 20 (33.90%) Scrum
11 19 (32.20%) C
12 18 (30.51%) Hibernate
12 18 (30.51%) Security Cleared
12 18 (30.51%) NoSQL
12 18 (30.51%) AngularJS
13 17 (28.81%) Hadoop
13 17 (28.81%) Oracle
14 16 (27.12%) Web Services
14 16 (27.12%) SOA
14 16 (27.12%) JIRA
15 15 (25.42%) SDLC
16 14 (23.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 14 (23.73%) Requirements Analysis
16 14 (23.73%) Java EE
16 14 (23.73%) Selenium
16 14 (23.73%) Software Testing

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (23.73%) JBoss
2 3 (5.08%) Apache Spark
3 2 (3.39%) Apache
3 2 (3.39%) Apache Solr
3 2 (3.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (3.39%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.39%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.69%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.39%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (3.39%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) OpenFlow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (35.59%) SQL Server
2 18 (30.51%) NoSQL
3 17 (28.81%) Hadoop
4 14 (23.73%) MongoDB
5 3 (5.08%) MySQL
6 2 (3.39%) Big Data
6 2 (3.39%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (3.39%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database
6 2 (3.39%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.69%) Apache Accumulo
Development Applications
1 16 (27.12%) JIRA
2 14 (23.73%) Cucumber
2 14 (23.73%) JUnit
2 14 (23.73%) Selenium
3 3 (5.08%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.39%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.39%) Maven
4 2 (3.39%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (1.69%) Electronics
1 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
1 1 (1.69%) Military
Job Titles
1 34 (57.63%) Software Engineer
2 13 (22.03%) C++ Software Engineer
3 8 (13.56%) Administrator
3 8 (13.56%) Java Engineer
3 8 (13.56%) Java Software Engineer
3 8 (13.56%) Systems Administrator
3 8 (13.56%) Systems Support
4 7 (11.86%) .NET Developer
4 7 (11.86%) C# Software Engineer
4 7 (11.86%) Developer
5 5 (8.47%) Architect
6 4 (6.78%) Cybersecurity Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) Research Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) Security Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) Senior .NET Developer
6 4 (6.78%) Senior Developer
6 4 (6.78%) Senior Software Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.39%) Cloud Software Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (59.32%) HTML
2 28 (47.46%) CSS
3 24 (40.68%) .NET
4 18 (30.51%) AngularJS
4 18 (30.51%) Hibernate
5 16 (27.12%) Web Services
6 14 (23.73%) EJB
6 14 (23.73%) Java EE
6 14 (23.73%) jQuery
6 14 (23.73%) JSF
6 14 (23.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 14 (23.73%) XML
7 10 (16.95%) .NET Framework
8 8 (13.56%) ASP.NET
9 7 (11.86%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (6.78%) KnockoutJS
11 2 (3.39%) Apache Flex
11 2 (3.39%) HTML5
11 2 (3.39%) Sass
11 2 (3.39%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.47%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.78%) Cryptography
3 3 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.08%) Data Structures
3 3 (5.08%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.39%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.39%) Blog
4 2 (3.39%) PDA
5 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (40.68%) Linux
2 14 (23.73%) Unix
3 4 (6.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (71.19%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (57.63%) Software Engineering
3 20 (33.90%) Scrum
4 16 (27.12%) SOA
5 15 (25.42%) SDLC
6 14 (23.73%) Configuration Management
6 14 (23.73%) Requirements Analysis
6 14 (23.73%) Software Testing
7 12 (20.34%) Software Delivery
8 11 (18.64%) OO
8 11 (18.64%) OOP
9 10 (16.95%) BDD
9 10 (16.95%) OOA/OOD
10 9 (15.25%) Information Security
10 9 (15.25%) TDD
11 8 (13.56%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (13.56%) Multithreading
12 7 (11.86%) Domain-Driven Design
12 7 (11.86%) MVC
12 7 (11.86%) UML
Programming Languages
1 34 (57.63%) SQL
2 31 (52.54%) C++
2 31 (52.54%) JavaScript
3 29 (49.15%) C#
3 29 (49.15%) Java
4 19 (32.20%) C
5 9 (15.25%) Python
6 8 (13.56%) Bash Shell
6 8 (13.56%) Perl
7 2 (3.39%) ActionScript
7 2 (3.39%) PHP
Qualifications
1 23 (38.98%) Degree
2 18 (30.51%) Security Cleared
3 14 (23.73%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.39%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.39%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.69%) Firmware
Vendors
1 17 (28.81%) Oracle
2 2 (3.39%) Adobe
2 2 (3.39%) IBM
2 2 (3.39%) Microsoft
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