The table below looks at the statistics for Technical 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 Technical Architecture over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Architecture
Rank 220 197 189
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -8
Permanent jobs citing Technical Architecture 34 46 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.59% 0.78% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 0.91% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 25 37 29
Average salary £53,750 £47,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.15% -9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £31,350 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,750 £86,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-4.34% +9.52%
Technical 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
5055 5062 4545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 87.55% 86.31% 84.87%
Number of salaries quoted 4185 4266 3835
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £29,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Technical Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Technical Architecture across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Technical Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Technical Architecture
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Technical Architecture Salary Trend in the South West

Technical Architecture
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Architecture across the South West region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Technical Architecture Salary Histogram in the South West

Technical 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 Technical Architecture within the South West region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(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 14 £42,500 -15.00% 3
Gloucestershire 0 9 £55,000 +74.60% 2
Dorset +4 7 £72,500 +61.11% 1
Wiltshire -3 4 £70,000 +55.55% 3
Somerset -12 1 £50,000 -9.09% 2
Technical Architecture
England

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the South West region citing Technical 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 Technical Architecture.

1 26 (47.27%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (36.36%) Windows
3 13 (23.64%) Finance
3 13 (23.64%) Scrum
3 13 (23.64%) Linux
3 13 (23.64%) SOA
4 12 (21.82%) Cisco
4 12 (21.82%) Java
4 12 (21.82%) Firewall
4 12 (21.82%) Software Engineering
5 11 (20.00%) Project Management
5 11 (20.00%) VMware
6 10 (18.18%) XML
7 9 (16.36%) UML
7 9 (16.36%) .NET
8 8 (14.55%) SQL
8 8 (14.55%) IBM
8 8 (14.55%) Middleware
8 8 (14.55%) Release Management
8 8 (14.55%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (14.55%) Data Centre
8 8 (14.55%) Presales
9 7 (12.73%) Coaching
9 7 (12.73%) User Experience
9 7 (12.73%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (12.73%) Customer Engagement
9 7 (12.73%) Degree
9 7 (12.73%) Telecoms
9 7 (12.73%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (12.73%) E-Commerce

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

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the South West region citing Technical 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 Technical Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (7.27%) Tomcat
2 3 (5.45%) WebSphere
2 3 (5.45%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.82%) IIS
3 1 (1.82%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.27%) IaaS
2 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.82%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (21.82%) Firewall
2 7 (12.73%) LAN
2 7 (12.73%) WAN
3 5 (9.09%) Internet
3 5 (9.09%) SSL
4 4 (7.27%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (5.45%) Intranet
6 1 (1.82%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.91%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.09%) Big Data
3 4 (7.27%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (5.45%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.64%) MySQL
6 1 (1.82%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.82%) DB2
6 1 (1.82%) FileMaker
6 1 (1.82%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.82%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 13 (23.64%) Finance
2 7 (12.73%) Telecoms
3 4 (7.27%) Banking
4 3 (5.45%) Advertising
5 1 (1.82%) Military
5 1 (1.82%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 17 (30.91%) Architect
2 8 (14.55%) Analyst
2 8 (14.55%) Developer
3 7 (12.73%) Cisco Engineer
4 6 (10.91%) Infrastructure Architect
4 6 (10.91%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (10.91%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) Java Developer
5 5 (9.09%) Security Analyst
5 5 (9.09%) Team Leader
6 4 (7.27%) Digital Architect
6 4 (7.27%) Digital Solutions Architect
6 4 (7.27%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) Senior Security Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) Web Architect
7 3 (5.45%) Development Manager
7 3 (5.45%) Development Team Leader
7 3 (5.45%) Senior Architect
7 3 (5.45%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Strategy Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.18%) XML
2 9 (16.36%) .NET
3 8 (14.55%) Middleware
4 5 (9.09%) ASP.NET
4 5 (9.09%) CSS
4 5 (9.09%) HTML
5 4 (7.27%) Ajax
5 4 (7.27%) Web Services
6 3 (5.45%) Hibernate
6 3 (5.45%) Spring
7 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (3.64%) Java EE
7 2 (3.64%) JSF
7 2 (3.64%) JSP
7 2 (3.64%) Spring Web Flow
7 2 (3.64%) Struts
8 1 (1.82%) Ext JS
8 1 (1.82%) JPA
8 1 (1.82%) RichFaces
8 1 (1.82%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.55%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (14.55%) Data Centre
2 7 (12.73%) User Experience
3 6 (10.91%) Client/Server
3 6 (10.91%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (9.09%) Internet of Things
4 5 (9.09%) Management Information System
5 4 (7.27%) AS400
5 4 (7.27%) Computer Science
5 4 (7.27%) IBM Mainframe
5 4 (7.27%) Mainframe
5 4 (7.27%) Mobile App
5 4 (7.27%) Security Operations Centre
5 4 (7.27%) Social Media
6 3 (5.45%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (3.64%) iPad
8 1 (1.82%) CESG
8 1 (1.82%) CMDB
8 1 (1.82%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 20 (36.36%) Windows
2 13 (23.64%) Linux
3 3 (5.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (5.45%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.64%) Android
4 2 (3.64%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.64%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.82%) Windows Phone 8
5 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (47.27%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (23.64%) Scrum
2 13 (23.64%) SOA
3 12 (21.82%) Software Engineering
4 11 (20.00%) Project Management
5 9 (16.36%) UML
6 8 (14.55%) Presales
6 8 (14.55%) Release Management
7 7 (12.73%) Coaching
7 7 (12.73%) Customer Engagement
7 7 (12.73%) E-Commerce
7 7 (12.73%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (10.91%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (10.91%) DSDM
8 6 (10.91%) Line Management
8 6 (10.91%) Open Source
8 6 (10.91%) SDLC
8 6 (10.91%) Waterfall
9 5 (9.09%) Kanban
9 5 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.82%) Java
2 8 (14.55%) SQL
3 6 (10.91%) JavaScript
4 4 (7.27%) C#
5 1 (1.82%) PHP
5 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.82%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.82%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (12.73%) Degree
2 5 (9.09%) CISSP
3 2 (3.64%) HND
3 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.82%) CCNP
4 1 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.82%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.82%) HNC
4 1 (1.82%) ISEB
4 1 (1.82%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.82%) PMP
4 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.09%) ISO27002
1 5 (9.09%) PCI DSS
1 5 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 7 (12.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.27%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.64%) XenApp
3 2 (3.64%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 12 (21.82%) Cisco
2 11 (20.00%) VMware
3 8 (14.55%) IBM
4 7 (12.73%) Oracle
5 4 (7.27%) NetApp
5 4 (7.27%) Sitecore
6 3 (5.45%) Avaya
6 3 (5.45%) Citrix
6 3 (5.45%) Red Hat
6 3 (5.45%) TIBCO
7 2 (3.64%) LogRhythm
7 2 (3.64%) Twitter
8 1 (1.82%) BMC
8 1 (1.82%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.82%) EMC
8 1 (1.82%) HP
8 1 (1.82%) Juniper
8 1 (1.82%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.82%) Sencha
8 1 (1.82%) Sourcefire
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