Period
to 24 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 24 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Architecture
England > South West
6 months to
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 285 250 271
Rank change year-on-year -35 +21 +14
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 47 91 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.46% 0.87% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.97% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 34 65 70
South West median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.53% +17.28% -4.71%
10th Percentile £25,000 £34,400 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £60,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +4.55% +10.00%

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 the South West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 9,024 9,359 10,203
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 89.06% 89.47% 89.70%
Number of salaries quoted 7,378 7,748 8,536
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Software Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Software Architecture as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Software Architecture in the South West

Software Architecture
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Software Architecture in the South West

Software Architecture
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Architecture in the South West over the 6 months to 24 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Architecture in the South West

Software Architecture
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 Software Architecture within the South West region over the 6 months to 24 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire +29 13 £56,250 +10.29% 2
Bristol -28 13 £25,000 -54.34% 4
Somerset +5 8 £45,000 -18.18%
Wiltshire -8 6 £37,500 +4.90% 3
Dorset -17 4 £42,500 -10.53% 1
Devon +14 2 £44,500 -1.11%
Cornwall -22 1 £40,000 -
Software Architecture
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 South West region with a requirement for Software Architecture.

1 25 (53.19%) JavaScript
2 24 (51.06%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (48.94%) Software Engineering
3 23 (48.94%) SQL
4 18 (38.30%) HTML
4 18 (38.30%) CSS
5 17 (36.17%) Linux
6 16 (34.04%) Web Services
7 15 (31.91%) XML
7 15 (31.91%) .NET
7 15 (31.91%) Git (software)
8 13 (27.66%) Security Cleared
8 13 (27.66%) C#
8 13 (27.66%) ITIL
9 12 (25.53%) Microsoft
9 12 (25.53%) Java
9 12 (25.53%) ASP.NET
9 12 (25.53%) MVC
9 12 (25.53%) Computer Science
10 11 (23.40%) Degree
11 10 (21.28%) UML
11 10 (21.28%) Oracle
11 10 (21.28%) SQL Server
11 10 (21.28%) Web Development
11 10 (21.28%) JIRA
12 9 (19.15%) JSF
12 9 (19.15%) DV Cleared
12 9 (19.15%) SaaS
12 9 (19.15%) REST
12 9 (19.15%) User Experience

Software Architecture
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 8 (17.02%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (12.77%) Umbraco
3 5 (10.64%) Confluence
3 5 (10.64%) JBoss
4 4 (8.51%) CMS
4 4 (8.51%) EPiServer
4 4 (8.51%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (8.51%) Sitefinity
4 4 (8.51%) WebSphere
4 4 (8.51%) WebSphere Portal
5 3 (6.38%) Apache Solr
5 3 (6.38%) SharePoint
5 3 (6.38%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (6.38%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (2.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (2.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (2.13%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (6.38%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (6.38%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 9 (19.15%) SaaS
2 8 (17.02%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (17.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (14.89%) GitHub
4 5 (10.64%) G Suite
4 5 (10.64%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (10.64%) Heroku
4 5 (10.64%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) Ethernet
2 2 (4.26%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.13%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (2.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (2.13%) Firewall
3 1 (2.13%) LAN
3 1 (2.13%) NAS
3 1 (2.13%) SAN
3 1 (2.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.28%) SQL Server
2 8 (17.02%) MongoDB
3 5 (10.64%) Oracle Database
3 5 (10.64%) Relational Database
4 4 (8.51%) GIS
4 4 (8.51%) NoSQL
4 4 (8.51%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (8.51%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (6.38%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (6.38%) Redis
5 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.13%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (2.13%) MySQL
6 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (31.91%) Git (software)
2 10 (21.28%) JIRA
3 6 (12.77%) Visual Studio
4 4 (8.51%) Jenkins
4 4 (8.51%) JUnit
5 3 (6.38%) Codeception
5 3 (6.38%) Subversion
5 3 (6.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (6.38%) Vagrant
6 2 (4.26%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (2.13%) Mockito
7 1 (2.13%) Moq
General
1 5 (10.64%) Retail
2 4 (8.51%) Marketing
3 3 (6.38%) Games
4 2 (4.26%) Aerospace
4 2 (4.26%) Avionics
4 2 (4.26%) Electronics
4 2 (4.26%) Finance
4 2 (4.26%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (36.17%) Developer
2 11 (23.40%) .NET Developer
3 6 (12.77%) Software Engineer
3 6 (12.77%) Web Developer
4 5 (10.64%) Applications Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) Architect
4 5 (10.64%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (10.64%) C# Developer
4 5 (10.64%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) .NET Web Developer
5 4 (8.51%) C# Web Developer
5 4 (8.51%) CMS Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Development Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Integration Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Java Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Lead Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Software Development Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Software Integration Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) .NET Applications Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Senior Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (38.30%) CSS
1 18 (38.30%) HTML
2 16 (34.04%) Web Services
3 15 (31.91%) .NET
3 15 (31.91%) XML
4 12 (25.53%) ASP.NET
5 9 (19.15%) JSF
5 9 (19.15%) REST
6 8 (17.02%) AngularJS
6 8 (17.02%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (17.02%) Kafka
7 7 (14.89%) .NET Framework
7 7 (14.89%) JSON
7 7 (14.89%) RESTful
8 6 (12.77%) Java EE
8 6 (12.77%) XSD
9 5 (10.64%) EJB
9 5 (10.64%) Hibernate
9 5 (10.64%) JAXB
9 5 (10.64%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.53%) Computer Science
2 9 (19.15%) User Experience
3 7 (14.89%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (8.51%) Algorithms
5 3 (6.38%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.13%) BBC
6 1 (2.13%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.13%) Device Driver
6 1 (2.13%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (2.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (2.13%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 17 (36.17%) Linux
2 5 (10.64%) Windows
3 4 (8.51%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.13%) AIX
4 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.13%) Unix
4 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (51.06%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (48.94%) Software Engineering
3 13 (27.66%) ITIL
4 12 (25.53%) MVC
5 10 (21.28%) UML
5 10 (21.28%) Web Development
6 8 (17.02%) SDLC
7 7 (14.89%) Configuration Management
7 7 (14.89%) Requirements Analysis
7 7 (14.89%) Scrum
8 6 (12.77%) DevOps
8 6 (12.77%) Migration
8 6 (12.77%) OO
9 5 (10.64%) Content Management
9 5 (10.64%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (10.64%) Loose Coupling
9 5 (10.64%) Server Patching
9 5 (10.64%) Service Management
9 5 (10.64%) Software Delivery
9 5 (10.64%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 25 (53.19%) JavaScript
2 23 (48.94%) SQL
3 13 (27.66%) C#
4 12 (25.53%) Java
5 9 (19.15%) PHP
6 8 (17.02%) C
7 5 (10.64%) Bash Shell
7 5 (10.64%) C++
7 5 (10.64%) Python
8 4 (8.51%) PL/SQL
9 3 (6.38%) PHP 5
9 3 (6.38%) PHP 7
9 3 (6.38%) XPath
10 2 (4.26%) ES7
10 2 (4.26%) ES8
10 2 (4.26%) VB.NET
11 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (27.66%) Security Cleared
2 11 (23.40%) Degree
3 9 (19.15%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (19.15%) DV Cleared
4 8 (17.02%) SC Cleared
5 3 (6.38%) MCPD
5 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (4.26%) HND
6 2 (4.26%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.51%) Active Directory
1 4 (8.51%) Docker
2 1 (2.13%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (10.64%) Kibana
1 5 (10.64%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (10.64%) Puppet
2 2 (4.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (25.53%) Microsoft
2 10 (21.28%) Oracle
3 6 (12.77%) Sitecore
4 5 (10.64%) Google
5 4 (8.51%) Fujitsu
6 3 (6.38%) Zend
7 2 (4.26%) Intel
8 1 (2.13%) Adobe
8 1 (2.13%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.13%) Cisco
8 1 (2.13%) F5
8 1 (2.13%) HP
8 1 (2.13%) IBM
8 1 (2.13%) Nokia
8 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.13%) VMware