Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Architecture
South West > Bristol
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 177 169 182
Rank change year-on-year -8 +13 -25
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 17 22 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.44% 0.61% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.66% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 17 22 11
Bristol median annual salary £60,000 £43,750 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.14% -7.89% +26.67%
10th Percentile £25,750 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £55,000 £62,000
South West median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +17.65% - +6.25%

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 3,597 3,330 3,139
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 92.66% 91.89% 91.30%
Number of salaries quoted 2,970 2,738 2,738
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,425 £25,675
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £67,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% -

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 18 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Architecture in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 16 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (70.59%) Software Engineering
3 10 (58.82%) Scrum
4 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
5 7 (41.18%) Java
6 6 (35.29%) SOA
6 6 (35.29%) Apache
6 6 (35.29%) Open Source
6 6 (35.29%) DevOps
7 5 (29.41%) JSON
7 5 (29.41%) Web Services
7 5 (29.41%) XML
7 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
8 4 (23.53%) C
8 4 (23.53%) C++
8 4 (23.53%) Mentoring
9 3 (17.65%) GitHub
9 3 (17.65%) Kanban
9 3 (17.65%) HTML
9 3 (17.65%) OOD
10 2 (11.76%) Project Management
10 2 (11.76%) Finance
10 2 (11.76%) C#
10 2 (11.76%) SQL
10 2 (11.76%) ITIL
10 2 (11.76%) Python
10 2 (11.76%) RESTful
10 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
10 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
10 2 (11.76%) SaaS

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 6 (35.29%) Apache
2 1 (5.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) GitHub
2 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (11.76%) G Suite
2 2 (11.76%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (11.76%) Heroku
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (11.76%) SaaS
2 2 (11.76%) Slack
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) JIRA
2 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.88%) Mockito
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
1 2 (11.76%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Electronics
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Architect
1 6 (35.29%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (23.53%) C++ Software Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Software Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Development Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) C Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) C# Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Lead Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Lead Java Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Software Development Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) JSON
1 5 (29.41%) Web Services
1 5 (29.41%) XML
2 3 (17.65%) HTML
3 2 (11.76%) Kafka
3 2 (11.76%) RESTful
4 1 (5.88%) .NET
4 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.88%) CakePHP
4 1 (5.88%) CodeIgniter
4 1 (5.88%) Ember.js
4 1 (5.88%) JSR 170
4 1 (5.88%) Laravel
4 1 (5.88%) OSGi
4 1 (5.88%) PowerMock
4 1 (5.88%) React
4 1 (5.88%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) User Experience
2 1 (5.88%) 3D Graphics
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) Robotics
2 1 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (70.59%) Software Engineering
3 10 (58.82%) Scrum
4 6 (35.29%) DevOps
4 6 (35.29%) Open Source
4 6 (35.29%) SOA
5 4 (23.53%) Mentoring
6 3 (17.65%) Kanban
6 3 (17.65%) OOD
7 2 (11.76%) ITIL
7 2 (11.76%) Project Management
7 2 (11.76%) Server Patching
7 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (5.88%) Business Transformation
8 1 (5.88%) Case Management
8 1 (5.88%) Coaching
8 1 (5.88%) Customer Requirements
8 1 (5.88%) Loose Coupling
8 1 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
8 1 (5.88%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
2 7 (41.18%) Java
3 4 (23.53%) C
3 4 (23.53%) C++
4 2 (11.76%) Bash Shell
4 2 (11.76%) C#
4 2 (11.76%) Python
4 2 (11.76%) SQL
5 1 (5.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Google
3 1 (5.88%) Adobe
3 1 (5.88%) SAP
3 1 (5.88%) Zend