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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architecture
Rank 199 168 196
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +28
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 41 61 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.70% 1.00% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 1.21% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 37 47 21
Average salary £37,500 £46,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.47% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +2.22%
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
4906 5045 4274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 83.24% 82.57% 80.60%
Number of salaries quoted 4083 4094 3758
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 7 July 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 7 July 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 -11 25 £37,500 -50.00% 2
Gloucestershire -22 7 £50,000 +8.69%
Wiltshire - 5 £35,000 -
Dorset +4 3 £52,500 +50.00%
Devon -16 1 £37,150 -11.54% 1
Software Architecture
England

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 51 (68.92%) Software Engineering
2 42 (56.76%) C++
3 40 (54.05%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (52.70%) Java
4 39 (52.70%) OO
5 37 (50.00%) CSS
6 36 (48.65%) JavaScript
7 34 (45.95%) HTML
8 29 (39.19%) OOA/OOD
9 28 (37.84%) C
10 26 (35.14%) Security Cleared
11 24 (32.43%) Linux
12 22 (29.73%) UML
13 21 (28.38%) Scrum
14 18 (24.32%) Python
14 18 (24.32%) C#
15 17 (22.97%) Android
15 17 (22.97%) Android Development
16 16 (21.62%) Hibernate
16 16 (21.62%) Multithreading
17 15 (20.27%) HTML5
18 13 (17.57%) Bash Shell
18 13 (17.57%) Perl
18 13 (17.57%) .NET
18 13 (17.57%) OOD
18 13 (17.57%) OOP
18 13 (17.57%) SC Cleared
19 12 (16.22%) Degree
19 12 (16.22%) Advertising
20 11 (14.86%) Middleware

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 8 (10.81%) Confluence
2 2 (2.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (2.70%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (2.70%) JBoss
2 2 (2.70%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.70%) Alfresco
3 1 (1.35%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (5.41%) Simulink
2 1 (1.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.81%) TCP/IP
2 7 (9.46%) DLNA
3 1 (1.35%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.46%) SQL Server
1 7 (9.46%) Oracle Database
2 4 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.05%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.70%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.70%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (14.86%) Git (software)
2 9 (12.16%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (10.81%) Eclipse
3 8 (10.81%) Maven
3 8 (10.81%) JIRA
3 8 (10.81%) ReSharper
3 8 (10.81%) FindBugs
3 8 (10.81%) dotCover
4 3 (4.05%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.05%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (1.35%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.35%) MSTest
5 1 (1.35%) Moq
General
1 12 (16.22%) Advertising
2 6 (8.11%) Marketing
3 4 (5.41%) Electronics
4 3 (4.05%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.05%) Finance
4 3 (4.05%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (39.19%) Software Engineer
2 23 (31.08%) Developer
3 15 (20.27%) Architect
4 13 (17.57%) C++ Developer
5 10 (13.51%) C++ Software Engineer
5 10 (13.51%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (10.81%) Software Developer
6 8 (10.81%) Software Architect
6 8 (10.81%) Team Leader
7 7 (9.46%) Java Developer
8 6 (8.11%) Senior C++ Developer
8 6 (8.11%) Senior Software Engineer
8 6 (8.11%) Senior Developer
9 5 (6.76%) Software Team Leader
10 4 (5.41%) Designer
10 4 (5.41%) Java Software Developer
10 4 (5.41%) Software Designer
10 4 (5.41%) Solutions Designer
11 3 (4.05%) Technical Team Leader
11 3 (4.05%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (50.00%) CSS
2 34 (45.95%) HTML
3 16 (21.62%) Hibernate
4 15 (20.27%) HTML5
5 13 (17.57%) .NET
6 11 (14.86%) Middleware
7 9 (12.16%) WCF
8 8 (10.81%) Spring
9 7 (9.46%) Apache Flex
9 7 (9.46%) XML
9 7 (9.46%) Flash
10 5 (6.76%) Java EE
11 3 (4.05%) Dojo
12 2 (2.70%) JSF
12 2 (2.70%) .NET Framework
12 2 (2.70%) Web Services
12 2 (2.70%) J2EE
12 2 (2.70%) EJB
12 2 (2.70%) jQuery
13 1 (1.35%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.51%) Computer Science
2 7 (9.46%) MPEG
3 4 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (5.41%) User Experience
4 3 (4.05%) Data Structures
4 3 (4.05%) Algorithms
4 3 (4.05%) DTV
4 3 (4.05%) Mathematics
4 3 (4.05%) Human Factors
5 2 (2.70%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.35%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 24 (32.43%) Linux
2 17 (22.97%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (68.92%) Software Engineering
2 40 (54.05%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (52.70%) OO
4 29 (39.19%) OOA/OOD
5 22 (29.73%) UML
6 21 (28.38%) Scrum
7 17 (22.97%) Android Development
8 16 (21.62%) Multithreading
9 13 (17.57%) OOP
9 13 (17.57%) OOD
10 10 (13.51%) TDD
11 8 (10.81%) RUP
11 8 (10.81%) Code Coverage
11 8 (10.81%) Waterfall
11 8 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (9.46%) Kanban
12 7 (9.46%) Validation
12 7 (9.46%) Refactoring
13 6 (8.11%) Change Management
13 6 (8.11%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 42 (56.76%) C++
2 39 (52.70%) Java
3 36 (48.65%) JavaScript
4 28 (37.84%) C
5 18 (24.32%) C#
5 18 (24.32%) Python
6 13 (17.57%) Perl
6 13 (17.57%) Bash Shell
7 11 (14.86%) SQL
8 7 (9.46%) ActionScript
9 3 (4.05%) VB.NET
10 2 (2.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 26 (35.14%) Security Cleared
2 13 (17.57%) SC Cleared
3 12 (16.22%) Degree
4 9 (12.16%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.70%) QA
2 1 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.35%) Firmware
Vendors
1 11 (14.86%) Oracle
2 10 (13.51%) Toshiba
2 10 (13.51%) Panasonic
3 8 (10.81%) Perforce
4 7 (9.46%) Microsoft
4 7 (9.46%) Adobe
5 3 (4.05%) SAP
6 2 (2.70%) IBM
6 2 (2.70%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.35%) ESRI
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