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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Architecture
England / South West
Rank 192 228 203
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -25
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 43 29 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.84% 0.50% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 0.56% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 34 23 40
Median salary £49,000 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+30.66% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,150 £27,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £61,250 £48,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +16.66%

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
4599 5138 5226
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 89.68% 89.29% 87.92%
Number of salaries quoted 3756 4213 4381
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,112 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +17 23 £49,000 +40.00% 1
Gloucestershire -12 8 £50,000 +11.11%
Cornwall - 5 - -
Dorset +33 3 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Devon -5 3 £37,500 +36.36% 1
Somerset -7 1 £42,000 -44.00%
Software Architecture
England

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 59 (70.24%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 38 (45.24%) Java
4 37 (44.05%) JavaScript
5 35 (41.67%) HTML
6 34 (40.48%) C#
6 34 (40.48%) TDD
7 33 (39.29%) BDD
8 30 (35.71%) Linux
9 29 (34.52%) C++
10 28 (33.33%) CSS
11 26 (30.95%) Scrum
12 25 (29.76%) Web Services
12 25 (29.76%) Git (software)
13 23 (27.38%) Continuous Integration
14 22 (26.19%) Python
15 21 (25.00%) XML
15 21 (25.00%) .NET
15 21 (25.00%) Web Development
16 20 (23.81%) Maven
17 19 (22.62%) OO
18 18 (21.43%) MVC
19 17 (20.24%) Finance
19 17 (20.24%) jQuery
19 17 (20.24%) Jenkins
20 16 (19.05%) Mentoring
20 16 (19.05%) SonarQube
20 16 (19.05%) JSR 170
20 16 (19.05%) Security Cleared
20 16 (19.05%) Coverity

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 16 (19.05%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 10 (11.90%) JBoss
3 7 (8.33%) CMS
4 6 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (7.14%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (2.38%) Apache Spark
7 1 (1.19%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.19%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.76%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 5 (5.95%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (5.95%) Oracle HRMS
2 4 (4.76%) Magento
3 1 (1.19%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 13 (15.48%) SaaS
2 10 (11.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (7.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 4 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.38%) iPaaS
5 2 (2.38%) PaaS
6 1 (1.19%) Google App Engine
6 1 (1.19%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 5 (5.95%) Internet
2 5 (5.95%) Wireless
3 4 (4.76%) Software-Defined Radio
4 3 (3.57%) HTTP
4 3 (3.57%) Modbus
4 3 (3.57%) RS-485
5 2 (2.38%) 802.15
5 2 (2.38%) Bluetooth
5 2 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 11 (13.10%) Hadoop
3 9 (10.71%) Big Data
3 9 (10.71%) MongoDB
4 6 (7.14%) NoSQL
4 6 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.38%) Data Lake
5 2 (2.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (29.76%) Git (software)
2 20 (23.81%) Maven
3 17 (20.24%) Jenkins
4 16 (19.05%) SonarQube
5 13 (15.48%) Subversion
6 8 (9.52%) Mockito
7 7 (8.33%) TeamCity
8 5 (5.95%) JIRA
8 5 (5.95%) JUnit
8 5 (5.95%) Sonatype Nexus
9 4 (4.76%) Ant
10 1 (1.19%) Cucumber
10 1 (1.19%) Mercurial
10 1 (1.19%) PyUnit
10 1 (1.19%) Selenium
General
1 17 (20.24%) Finance
2 7 (8.33%) Retail
3 3 (3.57%) Aerospace
3 3 (3.57%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.57%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.38%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 40 (47.62%) Developer
2 23 (27.38%) Software Engineer
3 13 (15.48%) .NET Developer
4 11 (13.10%) Lead Developer
4 11 (13.10%) Senior Software Engineer
5 8 (9.52%) C# Developer
5 8 (9.52%) Senior Developer
6 7 (8.33%) Senior .NET Developer
7 6 (7.14%) Analyst
7 6 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (7.14%) C++ Software Engineer
7 6 (7.14%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
7 6 (7.14%) Embedded Engineer
7 6 (7.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 6 (7.14%) Java Developer
7 6 (7.14%) Test Analyst
8 5 (5.95%) Agile Test Analyst
8 5 (5.95%) IT Analyst
8 5 (5.95%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
8 5 (5.95%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (41.67%) HTML
2 28 (33.33%) CSS
3 25 (29.76%) Web Services
4 21 (25.00%) .NET
4 21 (25.00%) XML
5 17 (20.24%) jQuery
6 16 (19.05%) JSR 170
6 16 (19.05%) OSGi
7 14 (16.67%) REST
8 10 (11.90%) J2EE
8 10 (11.90%) JSON
9 9 (10.71%) EJB
9 9 (10.71%) Hibernate
9 9 (10.71%) JSF
9 9 (10.71%) SOAP
9 9 (10.71%) Spring
10 8 (9.52%) Apache Sling
10 8 (9.52%) ASP.NET
10 8 (9.52%) PowerMock
10 8 (9.52%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.90%) Computer Science
2 8 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (5.95%) Internet of Things
5 3 (3.57%) Device Driver
5 3 (3.57%) Industrial Internet of Things
5 3 (3.57%) Smart Home
6 2 (2.38%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.19%) Digital TV
7 1 (1.19%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.19%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 30 (35.71%) Linux
2 14 (16.67%) Unix
3 8 (9.52%) Android
3 8 (9.52%) Windows
4 4 (4.76%) Apple iOS
5 3 (3.57%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (70.24%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 34 (40.48%) TDD
4 33 (39.29%) BDD
5 26 (30.95%) Scrum
6 23 (27.38%) Continuous Integration
7 21 (25.00%) Web Development
8 19 (22.62%) OO
9 18 (21.43%) MVC
10 16 (19.05%) Mentoring
11 13 (15.48%) Content Management
12 11 (13.10%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (13.10%) UML
13 9 (10.71%) Configuration Management
13 9 (10.71%) Multithreading
13 9 (10.71%) Software Delivery
13 9 (10.71%) SOLID
13 9 (10.71%) Test Scripting
14 8 (9.52%) Kanban
14 8 (9.52%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (45.24%) Java
2 37 (44.05%) JavaScript
3 34 (40.48%) C#
4 29 (34.52%) C++
5 22 (26.19%) Python
6 16 (19.05%) C
7 12 (14.29%) SQL
8 9 (10.71%) Perl
9 8 (9.52%) Ruby
10 5 (5.95%) Embedded C++
11 4 (4.76%) MATLAB
11 4 (4.76%) PHP
12 3 (3.57%) Embedded C
13 2 (2.38%) Bash Shell
13 2 (2.38%) Clojure
13 2 (2.38%) Erlang
13 2 (2.38%) F#
13 2 (2.38%) Haskell
13 2 (2.38%) Scala
14 1 (1.19%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 16 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 13 (15.48%) DV Cleared
3 12 (14.29%) Degree
4 6 (7.14%) ISEB
5 3 (3.57%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.57%) MISRA
1 3 (3.57%) MISRA C
System Software
1 2 (2.38%) Docker
Vendors
1 16 (19.05%) Adobe
1 16 (19.05%) Coverity
1 16 (19.05%) Oracle
2 15 (17.86%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.19%) Google
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