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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Architecture
England / South West
Rank 179 212 202
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -10
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 50 31 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.01% 0.56% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 0.63% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 39 25 37
Median salary £50,000 £35,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -18.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £31,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £46,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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
4381 4902 5241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 88.29% 88.90% 86.90%
Number of salaries quoted 3583 4107 4411
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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 +20 27 £55,000 +57.14% 1
Gloucestershire -15 12 £50,000 +13.63% 1
Dorset +25 4 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Cornwall - 4 - -
Devon -1 3 £45,000 +63.63% 1
Somerset - 1 £55,000 -
Wiltshire - 1 £55,000 - 2
Software Architecture
England

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 58 (63.74%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (48.35%) Software Engineering
2 44 (48.35%) C#
3 41 (45.05%) JavaScript
4 38 (41.76%) HTML
5 36 (39.56%) Java
6 33 (36.26%) BDD
7 32 (35.16%) C++
8 31 (34.07%) CSS
9 30 (32.97%) .NET
9 30 (32.97%) Web Services
9 30 (32.97%) TDD
10 29 (31.87%) Linux
11 24 (26.37%) XML
12 23 (25.27%) SQL Server
12 23 (25.27%) Python
12 23 (25.27%) Finance
12 23 (25.27%) Scrum
12 23 (25.27%) Continuous Integration
13 21 (23.08%) Web Development
14 20 (21.98%) Microsoft
14 20 (21.98%) Git (software)
15 19 (20.88%) Security Cleared
15 19 (20.88%) Mentoring
16 18 (19.78%) jQuery
16 18 (19.78%) MVC
17 16 (17.58%) Stakeholder Management
17 16 (17.58%) Oracle
17 16 (17.58%) C
17 16 (17.58%) OO

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 15 (16.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 11 (12.09%) BizTalk Server
2 11 (12.09%) JBoss
2 11 (12.09%) SharePoint
3 7 (7.69%) CMS
4 3 (3.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (2.20%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.10%) IIS
6 1 (1.10%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.10%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.40%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 7 (7.69%) Unit4 Business World
2 4 (4.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (4.40%) Magento
2 4 (4.40%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 15 (16.48%) SaaS
2 10 (10.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (6.59%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (6.59%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (6.59%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 2 (2.20%) iPaaS
4 2 (2.20%) PaaS
5 1 (1.10%) Google App Engine
5 1 (1.10%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.59%) TCP/IP
2 5 (5.49%) Internet
2 5 (5.49%) Modbus
2 5 (5.49%) RS-485
2 5 (5.49%) Wireless
3 4 (4.40%) Software-Defined Radio
4 1 (1.10%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (25.27%) SQL Server
2 12 (13.19%) Hadoop
3 11 (12.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (10.99%) MongoDB
5 9 (9.89%) Big Data
6 6 (6.59%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.20%) Data Lake
7 2 (2.20%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (21.98%) Git (software)
2 16 (17.58%) Jenkins
3 15 (16.48%) Maven
3 15 (16.48%) SonarQube
4 8 (8.79%) Mockito
4 8 (8.79%) Subversion
5 7 (7.69%) TeamCity
6 5 (5.49%) JIRA
6 5 (5.49%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (1.10%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.10%) JUnit
7 1 (1.10%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.10%) MSI
7 1 (1.10%) PyUnit
7 1 (1.10%) Selenium
7 1 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 23 (25.27%) Finance
2 7 (7.69%) Retail
3 4 (4.40%) Aerospace
3 4 (4.40%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.40%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.10%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 37 (40.66%) Developer
2 26 (28.57%) Software Engineer
3 14 (15.38%) .NET Developer
4 11 (12.09%) Lead Developer
4 11 (12.09%) Senior Software Engineer
5 9 (9.89%) Senior Developer
6 8 (8.79%) Analyst
6 8 (8.79%) C# Developer
6 8 (8.79%) Senior .NET Developer
6 8 (8.79%) Test Analyst
7 7 (7.69%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
8 6 (6.59%) Agile Test Analyst
8 6 (6.59%) Automation Test Analyst
8 6 (6.59%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (6.59%) C++ Software Engineer
8 6 (6.59%) Embedded Engineer
8 6 (6.59%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 6 (6.59%) IT Analyst
9 5 (5.49%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
10 4 (4.40%) Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (41.76%) HTML
2 31 (34.07%) CSS
3 30 (32.97%) .NET
3 30 (32.97%) Web Services
4 24 (26.37%) XML
5 18 (19.78%) jQuery
6 15 (16.48%) JSR 170
6 15 (16.48%) OSGi
7 13 (14.29%) REST
8 11 (12.09%) J2EE
9 10 (10.99%) EJB
9 10 (10.99%) Hibernate
9 10 (10.99%) JSF
10 9 (9.89%) ASP.NET
10 9 (9.89%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (9.89%) JSON
11 8 (8.79%) .NET Framework
11 8 (8.79%) PowerMock
11 8 (8.79%) SOAP
11 8 (8.79%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.09%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (5.49%) Device Driver
2 5 (5.49%) Industrial Internet of Things
2 5 (5.49%) Internet of Things
3 4 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.40%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.30%) Cryptography
4 3 (3.30%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.30%) User Experience
5 2 (2.20%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.10%) Digital TV
6 1 (1.10%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.10%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.10%) Replication
6 1 (1.10%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 29 (31.87%) Linux
2 15 (16.48%) Unix
3 8 (8.79%) Android
3 8 (8.79%) Windows
4 4 (4.40%) Apple iOS
5 3 (3.30%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (63.74%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (48.35%) Software Engineering
3 33 (36.26%) BDD
4 30 (32.97%) TDD
5 23 (25.27%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (25.27%) Scrum
6 21 (23.08%) Web Development
7 19 (20.88%) Mentoring
8 18 (19.78%) MVC
9 16 (17.58%) OO
9 16 (17.58%) Stakeholder Management
10 14 (15.38%) UML
11 13 (14.29%) Test Scripting
12 12 (13.19%) Content Management
13 11 (12.09%) Configuration Management
14 10 (10.99%) Migration
14 10 (10.99%) Software Delivery
15 9 (9.89%) SOLID
16 8 (8.79%) Kanban
16 8 (8.79%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (48.35%) C#
2 41 (45.05%) JavaScript
3 36 (39.56%) Java
4 32 (35.16%) C++
5 23 (25.27%) Python
6 16 (17.58%) C
7 12 (13.19%) SQL
8 10 (10.99%) Perl
9 9 (9.89%) Ruby
10 5 (5.49%) Embedded C
10 5 (5.49%) Embedded C++
11 4 (4.40%) MATLAB
11 4 (4.40%) PHP
12 2 (2.20%) Bash Shell
12 2 (2.20%) Clojure
12 2 (2.20%) Erlang
12 2 (2.20%) F#
12 2 (2.20%) Haskell
12 2 (2.20%) Scala
13 1 (1.10%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 19 (20.88%) Security Cleared
2 15 (16.48%) DV Cleared
3 9 (9.89%) Degree
4 8 (8.79%) ISEB
5 4 (4.40%) SC Cleared
6 3 (3.30%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (3.30%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.49%) MISRA
1 5 (5.49%) MISRA C
System Software
1 2 (2.20%) Docker
Vendors
1 20 (21.98%) Microsoft
2 16 (17.58%) Oracle
3 15 (16.48%) Adobe
3 15 (16.48%) Coverity
4 1 (1.10%) Google
Corsham, Wiltshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £44000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Superb Package , incl Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: 13 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Plymouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Incredible bens
Posted: 19 days ago