The median annual salary for a Applications Architect was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Application Architect
England / South West
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 227 251 247
Rank change year-on-year +24 -4  
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Architect 6 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.12% 0.035% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.036% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 1
Median salary £57,500 £84,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.54% +20.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £63,750 £65,000
% change year-on-year +1.96% -1.92%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4987 5570 6083
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 96.29% 96.77% 97.59%
Number of salaries quoted 4150 4645 4999
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Applications Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West that featured Applications Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Applications Architect in the South West

Applications Architect
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Applications Architect in the South West.

Salary trend for Applications Architect in the South West

Applications Architect
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Architect within the South West region over the 3 months to 25 April 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
Bristol - 4 £57,500 -
Gloucestershire - 1 - - 1
Somerset - 1 £57,500 -
Applications Architect
England

Applications Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 April 2017, Applications Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region featuring Applications Architect in the job title.

1 4 (57.14%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) NoSQL
2 3 (42.86%) Web Services
2 3 (42.86%) MarkLogic
2 3 (42.86%) Microservices
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) SAP
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
4 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) Open Source
4 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 1 (14.29%) EPoS
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 1 (14.29%) SAP CRM
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) C
4 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (14.29%) DevOps
4 1 (14.29%) Secure Coding
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Deployment

Applications Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) MarkLogic
1 3 (42.86%) NoSQL
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (14.29%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Microservices
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) CRM
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (14.29%) Open Source
3 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Secure Coding
3 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) SAP
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