Period
to 17 December 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 17 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Architecture
South West > Bristol
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 147 186 159
Rank change year-on-year +39 -27 +11
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 39 16 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.07% 0.43% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 0.46% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 33 12 19
Bristol median annual salary £60,000 £41,750 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +43.71% -14.80% +40.00%
10th Percentile £39,500 £25,000 £38,050
90th Percentile £77,500 £67,625 £75,000
South West median annual salary £60,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +41.18% -10.53% +26.67%

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 3,439 3,496 3,045
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 94.56% 93.38% 93.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2,757 2,903 2,550
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,100 £67,500 £71,250
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%

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 17 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Architecture in Bristol

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 33 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (35.90%) JavaScript
2 14 (35.90%) RESTful
3 13 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 12 (30.77%) Git (software)
4 12 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (28.21%) Open Source
5 11 (28.21%) Node.js
6 10 (25.64%) TDD
6 10 (25.64%) Scrum
6 10 (25.64%) DevOps
7 9 (23.08%) User Experience
7 9 (23.08%) Docker
8 8 (20.51%) GitHub
8 8 (20.51%) Internet
8 8 (20.51%) MySQL
8 8 (20.51%) SOA
8 8 (20.51%) Apache
8 8 (20.51%) ERP
9 7 (17.95%) .NET
9 7 (17.95%) SQL
9 7 (17.95%) Java
9 7 (17.95%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (17.95%) JIRA
10 6 (15.38%) Google
10 6 (15.38%) SaaS
10 6 (15.38%) C#
10 6 (15.38%) Oracle
10 6 (15.38%) Finance
10 6 (15.38%) LAMP

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 8 (20.51%) Apache
2 2 (5.13%) Confluence
3 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (20.51%) GitHub
2 6 (15.38%) SaaS
3 5 (12.82%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (12.82%) G Suite
3 5 (12.82%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (12.82%) Slack
4 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (2.56%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (2.56%) Google Play
5 1 (2.56%) iTunes
5 1 (2.56%) Office 365
5 1 (2.56%) PaaS
5 1 (2.56%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.51%) Internet
2 5 (12.82%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.51%) MySQL
2 6 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (30.77%) Git (software)
2 7 (17.95%) JIRA
3 2 (5.13%) Bitbucket
3 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Banking
2 1 (2.56%) Electronics
2 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.56%) Marketing
2 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (43.59%) Architect
2 14 (35.90%) Developer
3 10 (25.64%) Senior Developer
3 10 (25.64%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (15.38%) Node.js Developer
5 5 (12.82%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) Technical Architect
7 3 (7.69%) Software Architect
8 2 (5.13%) .NET Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Applications Developer
8 2 (5.13%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (5.13%) C# Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 2 (5.13%) Senior Applications Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 1 (2.56%) Azure Architect
9 1 (2.56%) Full Stack Developer
9 1 (2.56%) Head of DevOps
9 1 (2.56%) Head of Engineering
9 1 (2.56%) Senior Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (35.90%) RESTful
2 11 (28.21%) Node.js
3 7 (17.95%) .NET
4 6 (15.38%) LAMP
5 5 (12.82%) .NET Framework
5 5 (12.82%) Kafka
5 5 (12.82%) Web Services
6 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET
6 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (7.69%) AngularJS
7 3 (7.69%) Ember.js
7 3 (7.69%) React
8 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (5.13%) Backbone.js
8 2 (5.13%) React Native
9 1 (2.56%) CSS3
9 1 (2.56%) Entity Framework
9 1 (2.56%) HTML5
9 1 (2.56%) Laravel
9 1 (2.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) User Experience
2 5 (12.82%) Blog
3 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.13%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.13%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.56%) Cloud Native
5 1 (2.56%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.82%) Linux
2 2 (5.13%) Android
2 2 (5.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 12 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (28.21%) Open Source
5 10 (25.64%) DevOps
5 10 (25.64%) Scrum
5 10 (25.64%) TDD
6 8 (20.51%) ERP
6 8 (20.51%) SOA
7 7 (17.95%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (15.38%) API Design
8 6 (15.38%) SDLC
9 5 (12.82%) Identity Access Management
9 5 (12.82%) Kanban
10 4 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (10.26%) Enterprise Architecture
10 4 (10.26%) MVC
10 4 (10.26%) TOGAF
10 4 (10.26%) Web Development
11 3 (7.69%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.90%) JavaScript
2 7 (17.95%) Java
2 7 (17.95%) SQL
3 6 (15.38%) C#
4 5 (12.82%) Bash Shell
4 5 (12.82%) Python
5 4 (10.26%) PHP
6 2 (5.13%) Apple Swift
6 2 (5.13%) C
7 1 (2.56%) Kotlin
7 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) Degree
1 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) GDPR
2 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (23.08%) Docker
2 5 (12.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (15.38%) Google
1 6 (15.38%) Oracle
2 5 (12.82%) Workday
3 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.56%) SAP
4 1 (2.56%) Zend