The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Systems Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Architect
Rank 233 213 210
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Architect 4 1 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.066% 0.020% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.069% 0.021% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 9
Average salary £60,000 £36,271 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+65.42% -46.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £36,271 £66,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £36,271 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Systems Architect
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5790 4876 5498
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.07% 95.31% 96.09%
Number of salaries quoted 4855 4209 4869
Average salary £36,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.38% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Systems Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Systems Architect in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Systems Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Systems Architect
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Systems Architect across the South West region.

Systems Architect Salary Trend in the South West

Systems Architect
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Architect across the South West region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

Systems Architect Salary Histogram in the South West

Systems Architect
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 Systems Architect within the South West region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014. 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
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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
Wiltshire - 2 £70,000 -
Bristol -7 1 £50,000 +37.85%
Devon - 1 £47,500 -
Systems Architect
England

Systems Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the South West region that cited Systems Architect in their job title 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 with Systems Architect in their job title.

1 11 (55.00%) E-Commerce
2 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (35.00%) Windows
3 7 (35.00%) C#
3 7 (35.00%) C++
3 7 (35.00%) Java
4 6 (30.00%) .NET
4 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET
4 6 (30.00%) MSMQ
4 6 (30.00%) SOA
4 6 (30.00%) MVC
4 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
4 6 (30.00%) .NET Framework
4 6 (30.00%) WCF
4 6 (30.00%) WPF
4 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (30.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 5 (25.00%) Hibernate
6 4 (20.00%) TOGAF
7 3 (15.00%) Linux
7 3 (15.00%) ITIL
7 3 (15.00%) Degree
8 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (10.00%) Web Development
8 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
8 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
8 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Modelling

Systems Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the South West region that cited Systems Architect in their job title 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 with Systems Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.00%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (10.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) French Language
2 1 (5.00%) Spanish Language
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) .NET
1 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (30.00%) MSMQ
1 6 (30.00%) .NET Framework
1 6 (30.00%) WCF
1 6 (30.00%) WPF
1 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 6 (30.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 5 (25.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (5.00%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Linux
3 2 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) E-Commerce
2 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (30.00%) SOA
3 6 (30.00%) MVC
3 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (20.00%) TOGAF
5 3 (15.00%) ITIL
6 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Modelling
6 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
6 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (10.00%) Web Development
6 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) C#
1 7 (35.00%) C++
1 7 (35.00%) Java
2 2 (10.00%) PHP
3 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) VCP5
3 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) CCNA
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Dell
2 1 (5.00%) VMware