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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Architecture
Rank 188 208 213
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +5
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 46 36 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.89% 0.63% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 0.71% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 37 34 28
Median salary £47,500 £38,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.58% -8.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,300 £30,750 £35,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £45,300
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
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
4533 5075 5610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 87.81% 88.80% 86.07%
Number of salaries quoted 3750 4257 4607
Median salary £43,000 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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
Bristol +26 19 £51,750 +47.85% 1
Gloucestershire -11 13 £50,000 +16.27% 2
Devon -4 6 £45,000 +56.52%
Wiltshire +21 5 £35,000 +12.00%
Dorset +28 3 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Somerset +4 1 £55,000 +22.22%
Cornwall - 1 - -
Software Architecture
England

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 53 (65.43%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (50.62%) Software Engineering
3 40 (49.38%) C#
4 35 (43.21%) JavaScript
5 34 (41.98%) HTML
6 31 (38.27%) CSS
7 30 (37.04%) Java
8 29 (35.80%) C++
9 27 (33.33%) .NET
9 27 (33.33%) Linux
10 26 (32.10%) BDD
11 23 (28.40%) Web Services
11 23 (28.40%) TDD
12 22 (27.16%) Python
13 20 (24.69%) XML
14 19 (23.46%) Scrum
15 18 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
15 18 (22.22%) Security Cleared
16 17 (20.99%) OO
17 16 (19.75%) SQL Server
17 16 (19.75%) Finance
18 15 (18.52%) C
18 15 (18.52%) Microsoft
18 15 (18.52%) Mentoring
19 14 (17.28%) DV Cleared
19 14 (17.28%) jQuery
19 14 (17.28%) Web Development
19 14 (17.28%) Unix
20 13 (16.05%) UML
20 13 (16.05%) SQL

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 10 (12.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 10 (12.35%) JBoss
2 8 (9.88%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (9.88%) SharePoint
3 5 (6.17%) CMS
3 5 (6.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (2.47%) Apache Spark
4 2 (2.47%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.23%) IIS
5 1 (1.23%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (12.35%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.94%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 7 (8.64%) Unit4 Business World
2 5 (6.17%) Magento
3 1 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 12 (14.81%) SaaS
2 8 (9.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (7.41%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (7.41%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 2 (2.47%) iPaaS
4 2 (2.47%) PaaS
5 1 (1.23%) Google App Engine
5 1 (1.23%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.17%) Internet
1 5 (6.17%) Modbus
1 5 (6.17%) RS-485
1 5 (6.17%) TCP/IP
1 5 (6.17%) Wireless
2 4 (4.94%) Software-Defined Radio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (19.75%) SQL Server
2 11 (13.58%) Hadoop
3 9 (11.11%) MongoDB
4 8 (9.88%) NoSQL
4 8 (9.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (6.17%) Big Data
6 2 (2.47%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (2.47%) Data Lake
6 2 (2.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (16.05%) Git (software)
2 11 (13.58%) Jenkins
3 10 (12.35%) Maven
3 10 (12.35%) SonarQube
4 7 (8.64%) JIRA
5 6 (7.41%) Mockito
6 5 (6.17%) Subversion
7 4 (4.94%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (3.70%) Cucumber
8 3 (3.70%) JUnit
8 3 (3.70%) Selenium
8 3 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (3.70%) TeamCity
9 2 (2.47%) Visual Studio
10 1 (1.23%) Mercurial
10 1 (1.23%) MSI
10 1 (1.23%) PyUnit
General
1 16 (19.75%) Finance
2 4 (4.94%) Aerospace
2 4 (4.94%) Manufacturing
2 4 (4.94%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.70%) Retail
4 1 (1.23%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 31 (38.27%) Developer
2 28 (34.57%) Software Engineer
3 13 (16.05%) Senior Software Engineer
4 12 (14.81%) .NET Developer
4 12 (14.81%) Senior Developer
5 10 (12.35%) Senior .NET Developer
6 8 (9.88%) Analyst
6 8 (9.88%) C++ Software Engineer
6 8 (9.88%) Lead Developer
6 8 (9.88%) Test Analyst
7 6 (7.41%) Agile Test Analyst
7 6 (7.41%) Automation Test Analyst
7 6 (7.41%) C# Developer
7 6 (7.41%) IT Analyst
8 5 (6.17%) Embedded Engineer
8 5 (6.17%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 5 (6.17%) PHP Developer
8 5 (6.17%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
9 4 (4.94%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
9 4 (4.94%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (41.98%) HTML
2 31 (38.27%) CSS
3 27 (33.33%) .NET
4 23 (28.40%) Web Services
5 20 (24.69%) XML
6 14 (17.28%) jQuery
7 10 (12.35%) .NET Framework
7 10 (12.35%) JSR 170
7 10 (12.35%) OSGi
7 10 (12.35%) REST
8 9 (11.11%) EJB
8 9 (11.11%) Hibernate
8 9 (11.11%) JSF
9 8 (9.88%) J2EE
10 7 (8.64%) ASP.NET
10 7 (8.64%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (8.64%) HTML5
10 7 (8.64%) WinForms
11 6 (7.41%) PowerMock
12 5 (6.17%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.88%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (6.17%) Device Driver
2 5 (6.17%) Internet of Things
3 3 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.70%) User Experience
4 2 (2.47%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.23%) Blog
5 1 (1.23%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.23%) Digital TV
5 1 (1.23%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.23%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.23%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 27 (33.33%) Linux
2 14 (17.28%) Unix
3 7 (8.64%) Windows
4 5 (6.17%) Android
5 1 (1.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (65.43%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (50.62%) Software Engineering
3 26 (32.10%) BDD
4 23 (28.40%) TDD
5 19 (23.46%) Scrum
6 18 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (20.99%) OO
8 15 (18.52%) Mentoring
9 14 (17.28%) Web Development
10 13 (16.05%) MVC
10 13 (16.05%) Test Scripting
10 13 (16.05%) UML
11 10 (12.35%) Configuration Management
11 10 (12.35%) SDLC
11 10 (12.35%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (11.11%) Software Delivery
13 8 (9.88%) Content Management
13 8 (9.88%) OOA/OOD
13 8 (9.88%) OOP
14 7 (8.64%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 40 (49.38%) C#
2 35 (43.21%) JavaScript
3 30 (37.04%) Java
4 29 (35.80%) C++
5 22 (27.16%) Python
6 15 (18.52%) C
7 13 (16.05%) SQL
8 9 (11.11%) Perl
9 6 (7.41%) Ruby
10 5 (6.17%) Embedded C
10 5 (6.17%) Embedded C++
10 5 (6.17%) PHP
11 4 (4.94%) Bash Shell
11 4 (4.94%) MATLAB
12 2 (2.47%) Clojure
12 2 (2.47%) Erlang
12 2 (2.47%) F#
12 2 (2.47%) Haskell
12 2 (2.47%) Scala
13 1 (1.23%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 18 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 14 (17.28%) DV Cleared
3 8 (9.88%) Degree
3 8 (9.88%) ISEB
4 4 (4.94%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (3.70%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.17%) MISRA
1 5 (6.17%) MISRA C
System Software
1 2 (2.47%) Docker
Vendors
1 15 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 12 (14.81%) Oracle
3 10 (12.35%) Adobe
3 10 (12.35%) Coverity
4 1 (1.23%) Google
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