Period
to 14 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for Software Architecture skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Architecture over the 6 months to 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Architecture
South West > Bristol
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 168 194 175
Rank change year-on-year +26 -19 -10
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 24 17 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.64% 0.44% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 0.47% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 24 17 9
Bristol median annual salary £66,250 £41,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +61.59% -13.68% +26.67%
10th Percentile £46,250 £32,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £48,750 £64,300
South West median annual salary £58,488 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +42.65% -3.53% +13.33%

Software Architecture is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bristol
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,486 3,593 3,110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 92.98% 92.99% 91.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2,855 2,984 2,709
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £26,850 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £66,250
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -

Software Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing Software Architecture as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Software Architecture in Bristol

Software Architecture
Salary Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Architecture in Bristol.

Salary trend for Software Architecture in Bristol

Software Architecture
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Architecture in Bristol over the 6 months to 14 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Architecture in Bristol

For the 6 months to 14 August 2018, IT jobs citing Software Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Software Architecture.

1 22 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (62.50%) Scrum
3 14 (58.33%) Software Engineering
4 12 (50.00%) Java
4 12 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 10 (41.67%) SOA
5 10 (41.67%) Apache
5 10 (41.67%) DevOps
5 10 (41.67%) Open Source
6 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
7 4 (16.67%) C
7 4 (16.67%) C++
7 4 (16.67%) Kanban
7 4 (16.67%) Degree
7 4 (16.67%) Mentoring
7 4 (16.67%) Git (software)
8 3 (12.50%) RESTful
8 3 (12.50%) Web Development
8 3 (12.50%) JSON
8 3 (12.50%) TDD
8 3 (12.50%) Unit Testing
8 3 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (12.50%) HTML
8 3 (12.50%) OOD
8 3 (12.50%) Web Services
8 3 (12.50%) XML
8 3 (12.50%) Internet
9 2 (8.33%) Project Management
9 2 (8.33%) Linux
9 2 (8.33%) C#

Software Architecture
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 10 (41.67%) Apache
2 1 (4.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) GitHub
2 1 (4.17%) Google Play
2 1 (4.17%) iTunes
2 1 (4.17%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) MySQL
1 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.17%) Mockito
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Electronics
2 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.17%) Marketing
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Architect
2 10 (41.67%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (25.00%) Developer
4 5 (20.83%) Senior Developer
5 4 (16.67%) C++ Software Engineer
5 4 (16.67%) Software Engineer
6 3 (12.50%) Development Manager
7 2 (8.33%) Applications Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (8.33%) Senior Applications Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 1 (4.17%) C Software Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) C# Software Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) IT Architect
8 1 (4.17%) Java Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Lead Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Lead Java Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Software Architect
8 1 (4.17%) Software Development Manager
8 1 (4.17%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) HTML
1 3 (12.50%) JSON
1 3 (12.50%) RESTful
1 3 (12.50%) Web Services
1 3 (12.50%) XML
2 2 (8.33%) AngularJS
2 2 (8.33%) Backbone.js
2 2 (8.33%) Ember.js
2 2 (8.33%) React
2 2 (8.33%) React Native
3 1 (4.17%) .NET
3 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.17%) JSR 170
3 1 (4.17%) Node.js
3 1 (4.17%) OSGi
3 1 (4.17%) PowerMock
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.17%) 3D Graphics
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) Robotics
2 1 (4.17%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Android
1 2 (8.33%) Apple iOS
1 2 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (62.50%) Scrum
3 14 (58.33%) Software Engineering
4 10 (41.67%) DevOps
4 10 (41.67%) Open Source
4 10 (41.67%) SOA
5 4 (16.67%) Kanban
5 4 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 3 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (12.50%) OOD
6 3 (12.50%) TDD
6 3 (12.50%) Unit Testing
6 3 (12.50%) Web Development
7 2 (8.33%) Front End Development
7 2 (8.33%) Project Management
7 2 (8.33%) Prototyping
7 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (4.17%) Content Management
8 1 (4.17%) Programme Management
8 1 (4.17%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (50.00%) Java
1 12 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (16.67%) C
2 4 (16.67%) C++
3 2 (8.33%) Apple Swift
3 2 (8.33%) C#
4 1 (4.17%) Kotlin
4 1 (4.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Adobe
2 1 (4.17%) Google
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle
2 1 (4.17%) SAP