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 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Architecture
Rank 209 215 168
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -47
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 30 42 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.58% 0.70% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 0.82% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 23 37 53
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -18.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,100 £32,500 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £62,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +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
4552 5147 5308
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 87.37% 85.40% 85.49%
Number of salaries quoted 3812 4288 4327
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 30 June 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 30 June 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
Dorset +23 12 £42,500 -19.04% 1
Gloucestershire +3 9 £33,500 -33.00% 1
Bristol +6 6 £47,500 +26.66% 1
Devon +2 2 £42,500 +14.40% 1
Somerset - 1 £82,500 -
Software Architecture
England

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 49 (81.67%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (56.67%) Software Engineering
2 34 (56.67%) C#
3 31 (51.67%) JavaScript
4 30 (50.00%) SQL
4 30 (50.00%) HTML
5 29 (48.33%) .NET
6 25 (41.67%) C++
6 25 (41.67%) CSS
7 24 (40.00%) Java
7 24 (40.00%) SDLC
8 22 (36.67%) Linux
9 19 (31.67%) Scrum
9 19 (31.67%) BDD
10 18 (30.00%) .NET Framework
10 18 (30.00%) C
11 17 (28.33%) TDD
11 17 (28.33%) Degree
11 17 (28.33%) Security Cleared
11 17 (28.33%) NoSQL
11 17 (28.33%) AngularJS
12 16 (26.67%) SQL Server
13 15 (25.00%) OO
13 15 (25.00%) JIRA
14 14 (23.33%) Hadoop
14 14 (23.33%) Hibernate
14 14 (23.33%) Web Services
15 13 (21.67%) XML
15 13 (21.67%) JUnit
15 13 (21.67%) Oracle

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 13 (21.67%) JBoss
2 1 (1.67%) Apache
2 1 (1.67%) Apache Solr
2 1 (1.67%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.67%) CMS
2 1 (1.67%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.67%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (3.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) OpenFlow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (28.33%) NoSQL
2 16 (26.67%) SQL Server
3 14 (23.33%) Hadoop
4 13 (21.67%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.33%) MySQL
6 1 (1.67%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (25.00%) JIRA
2 13 (21.67%) Cucumber
2 13 (21.67%) JUnit
2 13 (21.67%) Selenium
3 8 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (13.33%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.33%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.67%) Maven
General
1 3 (5.00%) Finance
2 2 (3.33%) French Language
2 2 (3.33%) Mandarin Language
3 1 (1.67%) Electronics
3 1 (1.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 34 (56.67%) Software Engineer
2 11 (18.33%) Senior Software Engineer
3 10 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 10 (16.67%) C++ Software Engineer
3 10 (16.67%) Developer
4 7 (11.67%) Senior .NET Developer
4 7 (11.67%) Senior Developer
5 6 (10.00%) Administrator
5 6 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (10.00%) Systems Support
6 5 (8.33%) Architect
6 5 (8.33%) C# Software Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) Java Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) Java Software Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Cybersecurity Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Research Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Security Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) Project Manager
8 2 (3.33%) Software Architect
8 2 (3.33%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (50.00%) HTML
2 29 (48.33%) .NET
3 25 (41.67%) CSS
4 18 (30.00%) .NET Framework
5 17 (28.33%) AngularJS
6 14 (23.33%) Hibernate
6 14 (23.33%) Web Services
7 13 (21.67%) EJB
7 13 (21.67%) Java EE
7 13 (21.67%) jQuery
7 13 (21.67%) JSF
7 13 (21.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 13 (21.67%) XML
8 9 (15.00%) ASP.NET
9 8 (13.33%) .NET Compact Framework
9 8 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (6.67%) KnockoutJS
11 2 (3.33%) HTML5
11 2 (3.33%) REST
11 2 (3.33%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.67%) Cryptography
2 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.33%) Blog
3 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.33%) PDA
4 1 (1.67%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.67%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 22 (36.67%) Linux
2 13 (21.67%) Unix
3 10 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (1.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (81.67%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (56.67%) Software Engineering
3 24 (40.00%) SDLC
4 19 (31.67%) BDD
4 19 (31.67%) Scrum
5 17 (28.33%) TDD
6 15 (25.00%) OO
7 13 (21.67%) Configuration Management
7 13 (21.67%) Requirements Analysis
7 13 (21.67%) SOA
7 13 (21.67%) Software Testing
8 12 (20.00%) Software Delivery
9 9 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (15.00%) Domain-Driven Design
9 9 (15.00%) UML
10 8 (13.33%) MVC
10 8 (13.33%) OOD
11 7 (11.67%) Multithreading
11 7 (11.67%) OOA/OOD
11 7 (11.67%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 34 (56.67%) C#
2 31 (51.67%) JavaScript
3 30 (50.00%) SQL
4 25 (41.67%) C++
5 24 (40.00%) Java
6 18 (30.00%) C
7 8 (13.33%) Python
8 7 (11.67%) Bash Shell
8 7 (11.67%) Perl
9 2 (3.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (28.33%) Degree
1 17 (28.33%) Security Cleared
2 13 (21.67%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.67%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (21.67%) Oracle
2 10 (16.67%) Microsoft
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