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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Architecture over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architecture
Rank 208 170 162
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -8
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 30 57 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.53% 0.96% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 1.16% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 24 40 45
Average salary £38,750 £46,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.76% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -2.17%
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
4676 4916 4269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 82.56% 82.83% 80.17%
Number of salaries quoted 3904 4065 3761
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £54,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Software Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Architecture across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 May 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Architecture within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -2 17 £37,500 -35.34% 3
Gloucestershire -20 8 £50,000 +8.69%
Wiltshire - 3 £35,000 -
Dorset -4 2 £52,500 +50.00% 1
Software Architecture
England

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the South West region citing Software Architecture also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Architecture.

1 47 (67.14%) Software Engineering
2 44 (62.86%) C++
3 42 (60.00%) CSS
4 40 (57.14%) OO
5 39 (55.71%) HTML
6 38 (54.29%) Java
7 37 (52.86%) Agile Software Development
8 33 (47.14%) JavaScript
9 29 (41.43%) Security Cleared
10 25 (35.71%) C
11 24 (34.29%) OOA/OOD
12 21 (30.00%) Linux
12 21 (30.00%) UML
12 21 (30.00%) Python
12 21 (30.00%) C#
13 18 (25.71%) Scrum
13 18 (25.71%) HTML5
14 17 (24.29%) SC Cleared
15 16 (22.86%) Android
15 16 (22.86%) .NET
15 16 (22.86%) Android Development
16 14 (20.00%) Multithreading
17 13 (18.57%) Hibernate
18 12 (17.14%) Middleware
18 12 (17.14%) Perl
18 12 (17.14%) DV Cleared
18 12 (17.14%) Bash Shell
19 11 (15.71%) XML
20 10 (14.29%) OOD
20 10 (14.29%) OOP

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the South West region citing Software Architecture also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (11.43%) Confluence
2 4 (5.71%) Alfresco
3 3 (4.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (4.29%) WebSphere
3 3 (4.29%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (2.86%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.00%) DLNA
1 7 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.71%) Oracle Database
1 4 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (4.29%) NoSQL
2 3 (4.29%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.86%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.86%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (11.43%) dotCover
1 8 (11.43%) Eclipse
1 8 (11.43%) Git (software)
1 8 (11.43%) Team Foundation Server
1 8 (11.43%) FindBugs
1 8 (11.43%) Maven
1 8 (11.43%) JIRA
1 8 (11.43%) ReSharper
2 2 (2.86%) Rational DOORS
General
1 10 (14.29%) Advertising
2 2 (2.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (38.57%) Software Engineer
2 19 (27.14%) Developer
3 14 (20.00%) Architect
4 13 (18.57%) C++ Developer
5 9 (12.86%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (11.43%) Software Architect
6 8 (11.43%) C++ Software Engineer
6 8 (11.43%) Team Leader
7 6 (8.57%) Senior Software Engineer
7 6 (8.57%) Solutions Designer
7 6 (8.57%) Senior Developer
7 6 (8.57%) Designer
7 6 (8.57%) Software Designer
7 6 (8.57%) Senior C++ Developer
8 5 (7.14%) Software Team Leader
9 4 (5.71%) Software Development Manager
9 4 (5.71%) Java Developer
9 4 (5.71%) Development Manager
9 4 (5.71%) Software Manager
10 3 (4.29%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (60.00%) CSS
2 39 (55.71%) HTML
3 18 (25.71%) HTML5
4 16 (22.86%) .NET
5 13 (18.57%) Hibernate
6 12 (17.14%) Middleware
7 11 (15.71%) XML
8 9 (12.86%) Java EE
9 8 (11.43%) Spring
9 8 (11.43%) WCF
10 4 (5.71%) Flash
10 4 (5.71%) Apache Flex
11 3 (4.29%) .NET Framework
11 3 (4.29%) Web Services
12 2 (2.86%) EJB
12 2 (2.86%) J2EE
12 2 (2.86%) jQuery
12 2 (2.86%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.00%) MPEG
2 6 (8.57%) User Experience
2 6 (8.57%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.29%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (4.29%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.86%) Human Factors
4 2 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.43%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 21 (30.00%) Linux
2 16 (22.86%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (67.14%) Software Engineering
2 40 (57.14%) OO
3 37 (52.86%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (34.29%) OOA/OOD
5 21 (30.00%) UML
6 18 (25.71%) Scrum
7 16 (22.86%) Android Development
8 14 (20.00%) Multithreading
9 10 (14.29%) OOD
9 10 (14.29%) OOP
9 10 (14.29%) Change Management
10 9 (12.86%) Requirements Analysis
10 9 (12.86%) TDD
10 9 (12.86%) Mentoring
10 9 (12.86%) Critical Success Factor
11 8 (11.43%) RUP
11 8 (11.43%) Code Coverage
11 8 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (11.43%) Waterfall
12 7 (10.00%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 44 (62.86%) C++
2 38 (54.29%) Java
3 33 (47.14%) JavaScript
4 25 (35.71%) C
5 21 (30.00%) Python
5 21 (30.00%) C#
6 12 (17.14%) Perl
6 12 (17.14%) Bash Shell
7 8 (11.43%) SQL
8 4 (5.71%) ActionScript
9 2 (2.86%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 29 (41.43%) Security Cleared
2 17 (24.29%) SC Cleared
3 12 (17.14%) DV Cleared
4 10 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.71%) QA
2 3 (4.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 9 (12.86%) Panasonic
1 9 (12.86%) Toshiba
1 9 (12.86%) Oracle
2 8 (11.43%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.43%) Perforce
3 4 (5.71%) Adobe
4 3 (4.29%) Business Objects
4 3 (4.29%) IBM
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