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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architecture
Rank 202 173 207
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +34
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 38 56 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.65% 0.91% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 1.10% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 35 46 8
Average salary £37,500 £46,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.47% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £31,650
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £75,000 £47,200
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
4945 5083 4251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 84.16% 82.70% 81.22%
Number of salaries quoted 4176 4141 3657
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 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 31 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 -7 22 £37,500 -50.00% 1
Wiltshire +1 7 £35,000 -56.25% 1
Gloucestershire -25 6 £46,500 +1.08%
Somerset +6 1 - -
Dorset 0 1 £52,500 +23.52%
Devon -9 1 £37,150 -11.54% 5
Software Architecture
England

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 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 48 (72.73%) Software Engineering
2 40 (60.61%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (57.58%) C++
4 35 (53.03%) OO
5 34 (51.52%) CSS
5 34 (51.52%) Java
5 34 (51.52%) JavaScript
6 32 (48.48%) HTML
6 32 (48.48%) C
7 28 (42.42%) OOA/OOD
8 26 (39.39%) Linux
8 26 (39.39%) Scrum
9 22 (33.33%) UML
9 22 (33.33%) Security Cleared
10 20 (30.30%) Hibernate
11 18 (27.27%) Multithreading
11 18 (27.27%) Python
12 16 (24.24%) Perl
13 15 (22.73%) Android
13 15 (22.73%) Bash Shell
13 15 (22.73%) Android Development
14 14 (21.21%) OOD
14 14 (21.21%) OOP
15 13 (19.70%) SQL
15 13 (19.70%) C#
16 12 (18.18%) Oracle
17 11 (16.67%) Waterfall
17 11 (16.67%) Git (software)
18 10 (15.15%) Spring
18 10 (15.15%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 31 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 (12.12%) Confluence
2 4 (6.06%) JBoss
3 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.52%) SAS
3 1 (1.52%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.52%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (6.06%) Simulink
2 2 (3.03%) MS Office
3 1 (1.52%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.64%) TCP/IP
2 8 (12.12%) DLNA
3 1 (1.52%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 6 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 4 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.55%) Hadoop
3 3 (4.55%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.55%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 11 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 9 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (12.12%) FindBugs
3 8 (12.12%) Eclipse
3 8 (12.12%) Maven
3 8 (12.12%) JIRA
3 8 (12.12%) ReSharper
3 8 (12.12%) dotCover
4 3 (4.55%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.55%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.52%) MSTest
5 1 (1.52%) Moq
5 1 (1.52%) Selenium
5 1 (1.52%) Rational Functional Tester
5 1 (1.52%) SilkTest
5 1 (1.52%) HP UFT
General
1 9 (13.64%) Advertising
2 6 (9.09%) Marketing
3 4 (6.06%) Electronics
4 3 (4.55%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.55%) Finance
4 3 (4.55%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.52%) Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (43.94%) Software Engineer
2 21 (31.82%) Developer
3 11 (16.67%) Architect
3 11 (16.67%) C++ Software Engineer
4 10 (15.15%) C++ Developer
5 9 (13.64%) Software Developer
6 8 (12.12%) Java Developer
6 8 (12.12%) Team Leader
7 7 (10.61%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (10.61%) Senior Software Engineer
8 5 (7.58%) Java Software Developer
8 5 (7.58%) Software Team Leader
8 5 (7.58%) Software Architect
9 3 (4.55%) Technical Team Leader
9 3 (4.55%) Senior Developer
9 3 (4.55%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
9 3 (4.55%) Senior C++ Developer
10 2 (3.03%) Lead Software Engineer
10 2 (3.03%) Software Programmer
10 2 (3.03%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (51.52%) CSS
2 32 (48.48%) HTML
3 20 (30.30%) Hibernate
4 10 (15.15%) Spring
4 10 (15.15%) .NET
5 9 (13.64%) WCF
5 9 (13.64%) HTML5
6 7 (10.61%) Web Services
6 7 (10.61%) XML
6 7 (10.61%) Middleware
7 6 (9.09%) Flash
7 6 (9.09%) Apache Flex
8 4 (6.06%) jQuery
8 4 (6.06%) J2EE
8 4 (6.06%) EJB
8 4 (6.06%) JSF
9 3 (4.55%) SOAP
9 3 (4.55%) Dojo
10 2 (3.03%) Java EE
10 2 (3.03%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.15%) Computer Science
2 8 (12.12%) MPEG
3 3 (4.55%) DTV
3 3 (4.55%) Mathematics
3 3 (4.55%) Human Factors
3 3 (4.55%) User Experience
3 3 (4.55%) Data Structures
3 3 (4.55%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.03%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.52%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.52%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 26 (39.39%) Linux
2 15 (22.73%) Android
3 3 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (72.73%) Software Engineering
2 40 (60.61%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (53.03%) OO
4 28 (42.42%) OOA/OOD
5 26 (39.39%) Scrum
6 22 (33.33%) UML
7 18 (27.27%) Multithreading
8 15 (22.73%) Android Development
9 14 (21.21%) OOP
9 14 (21.21%) OOD
10 11 (16.67%) Waterfall
11 9 (13.64%) Kanban
11 9 (13.64%) TDD
12 8 (12.12%) Code Coverage
12 8 (12.12%) RUP
12 8 (12.12%) Refactoring
12 8 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (10.61%) Validation
14 5 (7.58%) Risk Management
14 5 (7.58%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (57.58%) C++
2 34 (51.52%) Java
2 34 (51.52%) JavaScript
3 32 (48.48%) C
4 18 (27.27%) Python
5 16 (24.24%) Perl
6 15 (22.73%) Bash Shell
7 13 (19.70%) SQL
7 13 (19.70%) C#
8 6 (9.09%) ActionScript
9 4 (6.06%) Ruby
9 4 (6.06%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 10 (15.15%) Degree
3 9 (13.64%) SC Cleared
4 8 (12.12%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.52%) ISEB
5 1 (1.52%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.52%) Firmware
Vendors
1 12 (18.18%) Oracle
2 8 (12.12%) Perforce
3 7 (10.61%) Panasonic
3 7 (10.61%) Toshiba
4 6 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 6 (9.09%) Adobe
5 4 (6.06%) SAP
6 1 (1.52%) IBM
6 1 (1.52%) ESRI
Devon
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chippenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Plymouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol
Oracle
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Plymouth
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Plymouth
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Plymouth
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago