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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architecture
Rank 190 203 167
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -36
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 40 22 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.67% 0.41% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 0.50% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 36 18 32
Average salary £45,000 £43,750 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +15.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £34,750 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £46,650 £42,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
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
4974 4383 4261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 83.30% 81.94% 78.62%
Number of salaries quoted 4160 3657 3763
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
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 2 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 2 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 -1 16 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Somerset - 14 £42,500 -
Devon +9 4 £42,450 -0.11%
Gloucestershire -10 2 £52,500 +14.13%
Software Architecture
England

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 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 55 (69.62%) HTML
1 55 (69.62%) CSS
2 49 (62.03%) C++
3 48 (60.76%) Software Engineering
4 42 (53.16%) OO
5 41 (51.90%) Java
5 41 (51.90%) JavaScript
6 40 (50.63%) C#
7 39 (49.37%) Agile Software Development
8 35 (44.30%) Python
9 31 (39.24%) .NET
10 28 (35.44%) Security Cleared
11 27 (34.18%) HTML5
12 26 (32.91%) OOA/OOD
13 25 (31.65%) Linux
13 25 (31.65%) SC Cleared
14 23 (29.11%) XML
15 19 (24.05%) DV Cleared
16 18 (22.78%) Multithreading
16 18 (22.78%) Requirements Analysis
16 18 (22.78%) Java EE
16 18 (22.78%) Perl
16 18 (22.78%) Mentoring
17 17 (21.52%) Bash Shell
17 17 (21.52%) C
17 17 (21.52%) Android
18 16 (20.25%) Android Development
19 15 (18.99%) SQL
20 13 (16.46%) Change Management
21 12 (15.19%) Middleware

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

For the 6 months to 2 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 (8.86%) Alfresco
2 3 (3.80%) JBoss
3 2 (2.53%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (2.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (2.53%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.27%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.27%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (3.80%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.66%) TCP/IP
1 10 (12.66%) DLNA
2 2 (2.53%) DVB
3 1 (1.27%) DHCP
3 1 (1.27%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.86%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (7.59%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.80%) RDBMS
3 3 (3.80%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (3.80%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.80%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.53%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.53%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (3.80%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (8.86%) Advertising
2 6 (7.59%) Finance
3 5 (6.33%) Banking
3 5 (6.33%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.80%) Electronics
5 1 (1.27%) Military
Job Titles
1 30 (37.97%) Software Engineer
2 28 (35.44%) Developer
3 14 (17.72%) C++ Developer
4 10 (12.66%) Architect
5 8 (10.13%) Development Manager
6 7 (8.86%) Software Development Manager
6 7 (8.86%) Software Manager
7 6 (7.59%) Software Designer
7 6 (7.59%) Designer
7 6 (7.59%) Senior C++ Developer
7 6 (7.59%) IT Development Manager
7 6 (7.59%) Service Development Manager
7 6 (7.59%) IT Services Manager
7 6 (7.59%) Senior Developer
7 6 (7.59%) Solutions Designer
7 6 (7.59%) Service Manager
7 6 (7.59%) Java Developer
7 6 (7.59%) C# Developer
7 6 (7.59%) Software Architect
7 6 (7.59%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (69.62%) HTML
1 55 (69.62%) CSS
2 31 (39.24%) .NET
3 27 (34.18%) HTML5
4 23 (29.11%) XML
5 18 (22.78%) Java EE
6 12 (15.19%) Middleware
7 5 (6.33%) .NET Framework
7 5 (6.33%) jQuery
8 4 (5.06%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (5.06%) Hibernate
8 4 (5.06%) ASP.NET
9 3 (3.80%) J2EE
9 3 (3.80%) Flash
9 3 (3.80%) Web Services
9 3 (3.80%) Apache Flex
9 3 (3.80%) CSS3
10 2 (2.53%) JSF
10 2 (2.53%) EJB
11 1 (1.27%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.66%) MPEG
2 7 (8.86%) Open Source
2 7 (8.86%) User Experience
3 5 (6.33%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.53%) Video on Demand
4 2 (2.53%) DTV
4 2 (2.53%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.27%) GIS
5 1 (1.27%) STB
Operating Systems
1 25 (31.65%) Linux
2 17 (21.52%) Android
3 1 (1.27%) Windows
3 1 (1.27%) HPUX
3 1 (1.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (60.76%) Software Engineering
2 42 (53.16%) OO
3 39 (49.37%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (32.91%) OOA/OOD
5 18 (22.78%) Requirements Analysis
5 18 (22.78%) Multithreading
5 18 (22.78%) Mentoring
6 16 (20.25%) Android Development
7 13 (16.46%) Change Management
8 11 (13.92%) Refactoring
8 11 (13.92%) Scrum
9 10 (12.66%) Kanban
9 10 (12.66%) MVC
9 10 (12.66%) TDD
9 10 (12.66%) UML
10 9 (11.39%) Project Management
10 9 (11.39%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (8.86%) People Management
11 7 (8.86%) Data Architecture
11 7 (8.86%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 49 (62.03%) C++
2 41 (51.90%) Java
2 41 (51.90%) JavaScript
3 40 (50.63%) C#
4 35 (44.30%) Python
5 18 (22.78%) Perl
6 17 (21.52%) C
6 17 (21.52%) Bash Shell
7 15 (18.99%) SQL
8 3 (3.80%) ActionScript
8 3 (3.80%) Objective-C
9 2 (2.53%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 28 (35.44%) Security Cleared
2 25 (31.65%) SC Cleared
3 19 (24.05%) DV Cleared
4 9 (11.39%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.86%) QA
2 3 (3.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.27%) VMware ESX
1 1 (1.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.27%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 9 (11.39%) Oracle
2 6 (7.59%) Toshiba
2 6 (7.59%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.59%) Panasonic
3 3 (3.80%) Adobe
4 2 (2.53%) Business Objects
4 2 (2.53%) IBM
5 1 (1.27%) Cisco
5 1 (1.27%) VMware
5 1 (1.27%) Brocade
5 1 (1.27%) HP
5 1 (1.27%) Citrix
5 1 (1.27%) NetApp
5 1 (1.27%) Veritas
5 1 (1.27%) Symantec
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Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 10 hours ago
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Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + flexible benefits
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