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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architecture
Rank 207 203 157
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -46
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 31 8 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.50% 0.16% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.19% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 26 7 58
Average salary £43,750 £46,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.89% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.69%
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
5047 4153 4331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 81.15% 81.62% 75.66%
Number of salaries quoted 4125 3572 3805
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +4 10 £75,000 +163.15% 5
Devon - 9 £41,500 - 1
Gloucestershire 0 7 £46,000 -
Somerset -12 4 - - 2
Wiltshire +3 1 £80,000 +33.33%
Software Architecture
England

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 44 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (44.79%) C#
3 38 (39.58%) Java
4 37 (38.54%) C++
4 37 (38.54%) Software Engineering
5 32 (33.33%) .NET
6 30 (31.25%) SQL
6 30 (31.25%) Security Cleared
7 29 (30.21%) Linux
8 24 (25.00%) JavaScript
8 24 (25.00%) Web Development
9 23 (23.96%) DV Cleared
10 22 (22.92%) J2EE
10 22 (22.92%) Windows
10 22 (22.92%) JBoss
11 20 (20.83%) Perl
12 19 (19.79%) ITIL
13 18 (18.75%) HTML
13 18 (18.75%) CSS
13 18 (18.75%) MVC
14 17 (17.71%) Python
14 17 (17.71%) Microsoft
15 16 (16.67%) XML
15 16 (16.67%) C
15 16 (16.67%) Finance
15 16 (16.67%) TDD
15 16 (16.67%) SC Cleared
15 16 (16.67%) jQuery
16 15 (15.63%) vSphere
16 15 (15.63%) VMware

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 15 (15.63%) WebLogic
1 15 (15.63%) Apache
2 5 (5.21%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 8 (8.33%) NASTRAN
3 3 (3.13%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (15.63%) DHCP
1 15 (15.63%) SAN
2 5 (5.21%) VoIP
2 5 (5.21%) TCP/IP
2 5 (5.21%) PBX
3 3 (3.13%) 802.15
3 3 (3.13%) Wireless
3 3 (3.13%) DLNA
4 2 (2.08%) DVB
4 2 (2.08%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.04%) HTTP
5 1 (1.04%) 3GPP
5 1 (1.04%) 3G
5 1 (1.04%) LTE
5 1 (1.04%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.63%) MySQL
2 13 (13.54%) SQL Server
3 9 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (9.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (6.25%) MongoDB
5 3 (3.13%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.13%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.13%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.08%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 11 (11.46%) Visual Studio
2 4 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.13%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (3.13%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.04%) CodeWarrior
General
1 16 (16.67%) Finance
2 14 (14.58%) Telecoms
3 13 (13.54%) Manufacturing
4 12 (12.50%) Aerospace
5 8 (8.33%) Electronics
6 3 (3.13%) Law
6 3 (3.13%) Banking
6 3 (3.13%) Marketing
7 2 (2.08%) Military
7 2 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 23 (23.96%) Developer
2 21 (21.88%) Architect
3 20 (20.83%) Software Engineer
4 16 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
5 9 (9.38%) .NET Developer
5 9 (9.38%) C# Developer
6 8 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
6 8 (8.33%) Wintel Engineer
7 4 (4.17%) Senior Architect
7 4 (4.17%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 4 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (3.13%) Software Architect
8 3 (3.13%) Software Developer
8 3 (3.13%) Junior
8 3 (3.13%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 3 (3.13%) Senior Software Engineer
8 3 (3.13%) Senior Developer
8 3 (3.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (3.13%) Junior Developer
8 3 (3.13%) Junior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (33.33%) .NET
2 22 (22.92%) J2EE
3 18 (18.75%) CSS
3 18 (18.75%) HTML
4 16 (16.67%) XML
4 16 (16.67%) jQuery
5 14 (14.58%) ASP.NET
6 10 (10.42%) Web Services
7 9 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (7.29%) HTML5
8 7 (7.29%) EJB
8 7 (7.29%) Hibernate
8 7 (7.29%) JSF
9 6 (6.25%) .NET Framework
9 6 (6.25%) Backbone.js
9 6 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 4 (4.17%) Spring Integration
10 4 (4.17%) Java EE
10 4 (4.17%) Spring MVC
10 4 (4.17%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.50%) Mathematics
1 12 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 8 (8.33%) User Experience
2 8 (8.33%) Physics
3 6 (6.25%) Client/Server
3 6 (6.25%) Firmware
4 5 (5.21%) DTV
4 5 (5.21%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (3.13%) MPEG
6 2 (2.08%) Video on Demand
7 1 (1.04%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.04%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.04%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.04%) Handset
7 1 (1.04%) STB
Operating Systems
1 29 (30.21%) Linux
2 22 (22.92%) Windows
3 15 (15.63%) HPUX
3 15 (15.63%) Solaris
4 9 (9.38%) UNIX
5 3 (3.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (38.54%) Software Engineering
3 24 (25.00%) Web Development
4 19 (19.79%) ITIL
5 18 (18.75%) MVC
6 16 (16.67%) TDD
7 14 (14.58%) Scrum
7 14 (14.58%) UML
8 13 (13.54%) OO
9 11 (11.46%) E-Commerce
10 9 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (9.38%) Configuration Management
10 9 (9.38%) Requirements Analysis
10 9 (9.38%) Mentoring
11 7 (7.29%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (7.29%) Kanban
12 6 (6.25%) TOGAF
12 6 (6.25%) Project Management
12 6 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
13 5 (5.21%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 43 (44.79%) C#
2 38 (39.58%) Java
3 37 (38.54%) C++
4 30 (31.25%) SQL
5 24 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 20 (20.83%) Perl
7 17 (17.71%) Python
8 16 (16.67%) C
9 8 (8.33%) Fortran
10 6 (6.25%) Ruby
11 3 (3.13%) Bash Shell
11 3 (3.13%) Shell Script
11 3 (3.13%) MATLAB
12 1 (1.04%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 30 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 23 (23.96%) DV Cleared
3 16 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 13 (13.54%) Degree
5 8 (8.33%) PhD
6 4 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (3.13%) HND
7 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 15 (15.63%) VMware ESX
1 15 (15.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (15.63%) NetBackup
2 4 (4.17%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 22 (22.92%) JBoss
2 17 (17.71%) Microsoft
3 15 (15.63%) HP
3 15 (15.63%) Citrix
3 15 (15.63%) NetApp
3 15 (15.63%) Veritas
3 15 (15.63%) Cisco
3 15 (15.63%) Symantec
3 15 (15.63%) VMware
3 15 (15.63%) Brocade
4 12 (12.50%) Oracle
5 8 (8.33%) Red Hat
6 3 (3.13%) SAP
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