Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Architecture
South West > Bristol
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 158 179 171
Rank change year-on-year +21 -8 -2
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 33 21 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.90% 0.56% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 0.60% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 29 17 6
Bristol median annual salary £60,000 £42,500 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.18% -8.11% +28.47%
10th Percentile £47,500 £31,700 £33,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £62,000 £54,375
South West median annual salary £61,250 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +44.12% - +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 3,422 3,485 2,949
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 93.32% 92.81% 91.61%
Number of salaries quoted 2,787 2,880 2,543
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £44,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.56% +5.29% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £27,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £68,750
South West median annual salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -

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 21 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Architecture in Bristol

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 28 (84.85%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 14 (42.42%) Software Engineering
4 13 (39.39%) Scrum
4 13 (39.39%) Open Source
4 13 (39.39%) DevOps
5 12 (36.36%) Apache
5 12 (36.36%) SOA
6 11 (33.33%) Java
6 11 (33.33%) Git (software)
6 11 (33.33%) RESTful
7 9 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (27.27%) TDD
8 8 (24.24%) Node.js
9 7 (21.21%) Docker
9 7 (21.21%) Internet
9 7 (21.21%) MySQL
10 6 (18.18%) ERP
10 6 (18.18%) GitHub
11 5 (15.15%) User Experience
11 5 (15.15%) Linux
11 5 (15.15%) Oracle
11 5 (15.15%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (15.15%) JIRA
12 4 (12.12%) Google
12 4 (12.12%) Enterprise Architecture
12 4 (12.12%) Web Development
12 4 (12.12%) LAMP
12 4 (12.12%) Finance
12 4 (12.12%) PHP

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 12 (36.36%) Apache
2 2 (6.06%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.18%) GitHub
2 4 (12.12%) SaaS
3 3 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (9.09%) G Suite
3 3 (9.09%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (9.09%) Slack
4 1 (3.03%) Google Play
4 1 (3.03%) iTunes
4 1 (3.03%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.21%) Internet
2 3 (9.09%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) MySQL
2 5 (15.15%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 5 (15.15%) JIRA
3 2 (6.06%) Bitbucket
General
1 4 (12.12%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Banking
2 1 (3.03%) Electronics
2 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.03%) Marketing
2 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (54.55%) Architect
2 13 (39.39%) Solutions Architect
3 11 (33.33%) Developer
4 9 (27.27%) Senior Developer
5 5 (15.15%) Node.js Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Software Architect
6 3 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Applications Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Applications Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Technical Architect
8 1 (3.03%) .NET Architect
8 1 (3.03%) Full Stack Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Head of Engineering
8 1 (3.03%) Lead PHP Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Linux Developer
8 1 (3.03%) MySQL Developer
8 1 (3.03%) PHP Web Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (33.33%) RESTful
2 8 (24.24%) Node.js
3 4 (12.12%) LAMP
4 3 (9.09%) .NET
4 3 (9.09%) AngularJS
4 3 (9.09%) Ember.js
4 3 (9.09%) Kafka
4 3 (9.09%) React
4 3 (9.09%) Web Services
5 2 (6.06%) .NET Framework
5 2 (6.06%) Backbone.js
5 2 (6.06%) React Native
6 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
6 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (3.03%) CakePHP
6 1 (3.03%) CodeIgniter
6 1 (3.03%) Laravel
6 1 (3.03%) REST
6 1 (3.03%) Symfony
6 1 (3.03%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) User Experience
2 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.09%) Blog
3 2 (6.06%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) Linux
2 2 (6.06%) Android
2 2 (6.06%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (84.85%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (42.42%) Software Engineering
3 13 (39.39%) DevOps
3 13 (39.39%) Open Source
3 13 (39.39%) Scrum
4 12 (36.36%) SOA
5 9 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (27.27%) TDD
6 6 (18.18%) ERP
7 4 (12.12%) API Design
7 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (12.12%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (12.12%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (12.12%) SDLC
7 4 (12.12%) Web Development
8 3 (9.09%) Asset Management
8 3 (9.09%) Identity Access Management
8 3 (9.09%) Kanban
8 3 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (9.09%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 15 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 11 (33.33%) Java
3 4 (12.12%) PHP
3 4 (12.12%) SQL
4 3 (9.09%) Bash Shell
4 3 (9.09%) C#
4 3 (9.09%) Python
5 2 (6.06%) Apple Swift
5 2 (6.06%) C
6 1 (3.03%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) Degree
1 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) QA
System Software
1 7 (21.21%) Docker
2 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) Oracle
2 4 (12.12%) Google
3 3 (9.09%) Workday
4 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.03%) SAP
5 1 (3.03%) Zend