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 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Architecture
Rank 208 202 206
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 42 48 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.75% 0.81% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% 0.93% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 20 43 25
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,450 £25,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £54,300 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.04%
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
4900 5181 5205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 87.81% 87.40% 84.81%
Number of salaries quoted 4115 4365 4283
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,000 £62,500
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 1 October 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 1 October 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
Gloucestershire -16 16 £47,500 +11.43% 2
Cornwall - 7 - -
Wiltshire -2 6 £34,000 +36.00% 2
Bristol -14 4 £45,000 +25.00% 1
Dorset - 4 £47,500 - 1
Devon +2 3 £45,000 -5.26%
Somerset -4 2 £42,000 -
Software Architecture
England

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 46 (64.79%) C#
2 45 (63.38%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (50.70%) Software Engineering
4 31 (43.66%) .NET
5 29 (40.85%) JavaScript
6 28 (39.44%) C++
7 27 (38.03%) HTML
7 27 (38.03%) CSS
8 24 (33.80%) SDLC
9 23 (32.39%) Linux
10 22 (30.99%) Java
11 21 (29.58%) Security Cleared
12 20 (28.17%) SQL
12 20 (28.17%) Web Services
13 19 (26.76%) XML
13 19 (26.76%) Microsoft
13 19 (26.76%) BDD
14 17 (23.94%) Python
14 17 (23.94%) C
14 17 (23.94%) .NET Framework
15 16 (22.54%) TDD
15 16 (22.54%) Scrum
15 16 (22.54%) UML
15 16 (22.54%) DV Cleared
16 15 (21.13%) Hadoop
16 15 (21.13%) Unix
16 15 (21.13%) Oracle
16 15 (21.13%) SQL Server
16 15 (21.13%) OO
17 14 (19.72%) Configuration Management

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 (18.31%) JBoss
2 7 (9.86%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (9.86%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.23%) CMS
3 3 (4.23%) Umbraco
4 2 (2.82%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.41%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (12.68%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.82%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 7 (9.86%) Unit4 Business World
2 4 (5.63%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.08%) SaaS
2 5 (7.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.63%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (5.63%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (5.63%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 2 (2.82%) iPaaS
4 2 (2.82%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.04%) Internet
1 5 (7.04%) Modbus
1 5 (7.04%) RS-485
1 5 (7.04%) TCP/IP
1 5 (7.04%) Wireless
2 2 (2.82%) Software-Defined Radio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (21.13%) Hadoop
1 15 (21.13%) SQL Server
2 13 (18.31%) MongoDB
2 13 (18.31%) NoSQL
3 7 (9.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (4.23%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (2.82%) Big Data
5 2 (2.82%) Data Lake
5 2 (2.82%) MySQL
5 2 (2.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (18.31%) JIRA
2 10 (14.08%) Cucumber
2 10 (14.08%) JUnit
2 10 (14.08%) Selenium
3 9 (12.68%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (11.27%) Visual Studio
5 3 (4.23%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.41%) MSI
General
1 13 (18.31%) Finance
2 3 (4.23%) Aerospace
2 3 (4.23%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.23%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.82%) French Language
3 2 (2.82%) Mandarin Language
4 1 (1.41%) Games
4 1 (1.41%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 35 (49.30%) Software Engineer
2 16 (22.54%) Senior Software Engineer
3 15 (21.13%) Developer
4 12 (16.90%) Senior Developer
5 11 (15.49%) .NET Developer
6 10 (14.08%) Senior .NET Developer
7 7 (9.86%) C++ Software Engineer
8 6 (8.45%) Analyst
8 6 (8.45%) Test Analyst
9 5 (7.04%) Architect
9 5 (7.04%) Embedded Engineer
9 5 (7.04%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 5 (7.04%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
9 5 (7.04%) Senior WinForms Developer
9 5 (7.04%) WinForms Developer
10 4 (5.63%) Agile Test Analyst
10 4 (5.63%) Automation Test Analyst
10 4 (5.63%) C# Developer
10 4 (5.63%) IT Analyst
10 4 (5.63%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (43.66%) .NET
2 27 (38.03%) CSS
2 27 (38.03%) HTML
3 20 (28.17%) Web Services
4 19 (26.76%) XML
5 17 (23.94%) .NET Framework
6 14 (19.72%) jQuery
7 13 (18.31%) EJB
7 13 (18.31%) Hibernate
7 13 (18.31%) JSF
8 12 (16.90%) AngularJS
9 10 (14.08%) Java EE
9 10 (14.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 8 (11.27%) .NET Compact Framework
11 6 (8.45%) ASP.NET
11 6 (8.45%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (8.45%) HTML5
11 6 (8.45%) WinForms
12 5 (7.04%) J2EE
13 3 (4.23%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.86%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (7.04%) Device Driver
2 5 (7.04%) Internet of Things
3 3 (4.23%) Blog
3 3 (4.23%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.23%) User Experience
4 2 (2.82%) PDA
4 2 (2.82%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.41%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.41%) Digital TV
5 1 (1.41%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 23 (32.39%) Linux
2 15 (21.13%) Unix
3 11 (15.49%) Windows
4 1 (1.41%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (63.38%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (50.70%) Software Engineering
3 24 (33.80%) SDLC
4 19 (26.76%) BDD
5 16 (22.54%) Scrum
5 16 (22.54%) TDD
5 16 (22.54%) UML
6 15 (21.13%) OO
7 14 (19.72%) Configuration Management
7 14 (19.72%) Requirements Analysis
8 13 (18.31%) Software Delivery
9 12 (16.90%) SOA
10 11 (15.49%) Test Scripting
11 10 (14.08%) Software Testing
12 9 (12.68%) Mentoring
12 9 (12.68%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (11.27%) Continuous Improvement
13 8 (11.27%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (11.27%) OOD
14 7 (9.86%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 46 (64.79%) C#
2 29 (40.85%) JavaScript
3 28 (39.44%) C++
4 22 (30.99%) Java
5 20 (28.17%) SQL
6 17 (23.94%) C
6 17 (23.94%) Python
7 7 (9.86%) Perl
8 5 (7.04%) Embedded C
8 5 (7.04%) Embedded C++
9 4 (5.63%) Bash Shell
9 4 (5.63%) PHP
10 3 (4.23%) Ruby
11 2 (2.82%) MATLAB
12 1 (1.41%) Clojure
12 1 (1.41%) Erlang
12 1 (1.41%) F#
12 1 (1.41%) Haskell
12 1 (1.41%) Scala
Qualifications
1 21 (29.58%) Security Cleared
2 16 (22.54%) DV Cleared
3 13 (18.31%) Degree
4 6 (8.45%) ISEB
5 4 (5.63%) SC Cleared
6 3 (4.23%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (4.23%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.04%) MISRA
1 5 (7.04%) MISRA C
System Software
1 1 (1.41%) Docker
Vendors
1 19 (26.76%) Microsoft
2 15 (21.13%) Oracle
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