The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset 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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Architecture
South West / Dorset
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 78 -
Rank change year-on-year +23 -  
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 2 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 0.53% 0.85% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 0.94% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 0
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% -  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +7.52%  

Software Architecture is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Dorset
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 324 637 721
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 85.71% 90.48% 90.81%
Number of salaries quoted 287 459 616
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.58%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Software Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorset citing Software Architecture as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Software Architecture in Dorset

Software Architecture
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Salary trend for Software Architecture in Dorset

Software Architecture
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Architecture within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth +27 2 £47,500 -5.00%
Software Architecture
South West

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT jobs citing Software Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Dorset region with a requirement for Software Architecture.

1 5 (100.00%) WinForms
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
1 5 (100.00%) Web Development
1 5 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 5 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (100.00%) BDD
1 5 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) SOLID
2 1 (20.00%) MVC

Software Architecture
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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:

Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Senior .NET Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Senior Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Full Stack Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Senior Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 5 (100.00%) WinForms
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) BDD
1 5 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
1 5 (100.00%) Web Development
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript