Period
to 28 July 2017

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 28 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Architecture
England > South West
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 283 287 306
Rank change year-on-year +4 +19 -65
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 52 58 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.49% 0.52% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.59% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 46 47 60
South West median annual salary £42,250 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.59% +13.33% -18.48%
10th Percentile £32,750 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £51,250 £69,900 £61,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -

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

Process & Methodology Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 9508 9817 10564
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 90.44% 88.20% 87.54%
Number of salaries quoted 7877 8164 8761
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £62,500
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 28 July 2017.

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 28 July 2017. 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
Bristol -11 22 £42,500 -10.53% 3
Wiltshire - 13 £37,500 - 1
Dorset +15 9 £47,500 +11.76% 2
Cornwall -3 4 - -
Devon -4 2 £37,500 +3.45% 1
Gloucestershire -4 1 £50,000 +23.46%
Somerset -6 1 £42,000 -46.67%
Software Architecture
England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 South West region with a requirement for Software Architecture.

1 29 (55.77%) JavaScript
2 27 (51.92%) .NET
3 25 (48.08%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (44.23%) CSS
5 22 (42.31%) C#
6 21 (40.38%) HTML
7 20 (38.46%) MVC
7 20 (38.46%) .NET Framework
8 19 (36.54%) ASP.NET
8 19 (36.54%) ASP.NET MVC
9 18 (34.62%) Microsoft
10 15 (28.85%) SQL Server
10 15 (28.85%) Git (software)
11 12 (23.08%) Umbraco
11 12 (23.08%) SQL
11 12 (23.08%) TDD
11 12 (23.08%) Software Engineering
12 11 (21.15%) Web Development
12 11 (21.15%) C++
12 11 (21.15%) Linux
12 11 (21.15%) REST
13 10 (19.23%) Sitecore
14 9 (17.31%) TOGAF
14 9 (17.31%) Business Intelligence
14 9 (17.31%) SharePoint
14 9 (17.31%) Analytics
15 8 (15.38%) AngularJS
15 8 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
15 8 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
15 8 (15.38%) Test Automation

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 12 (23.08%) Umbraco
2 9 (17.31%) SharePoint
3 7 (13.46%) SharePoint 2010
3 7 (13.46%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (7.69%) CMS
4 4 (7.69%) EPiServer
4 4 (7.69%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (7.69%) Sitefinity
5 2 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (1.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.92%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 7 (13.46%) Dynamics NAV
1 7 (13.46%) Maximo
2 3 (5.77%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (3.85%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (11.54%) SaaS
3 4 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.54%) Internet
2 5 (9.62%) DVB
3 4 (7.69%) HTTP
3 4 (7.69%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.85%) 802.15
4 2 (3.85%) Bluetooth
4 2 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (3.85%) Wireless
5 1 (1.92%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.92%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (1.92%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (1.92%) Firewall
5 1 (1.92%) LAN
5 1 (1.92%) NAS
5 1 (1.92%) SAN
5 1 (1.92%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (28.85%) SQL Server
2 7 (13.46%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (11.54%) RDBMS
3 6 (11.54%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.92%) MySQL
5 1 (1.92%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (28.85%) Git (software)
2 7 (13.46%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (9.62%) Maven
3 5 (9.62%) Subversion
4 4 (7.69%) Ant
4 4 (7.69%) JUnit
5 2 (3.85%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.92%) SonarQube
General
1 5 (9.62%) Finance
2 4 (7.69%) Marketing
3 2 (3.85%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 32 (61.54%) Developer
2 22 (42.31%) .NET Developer
3 10 (19.23%) Senior Developer
3 10 (19.23%) Software Engineer
4 6 (11.54%) ASP.NET Developer
4 6 (11.54%) C# Developer
4 6 (11.54%) C++ Software Engineer
4 6 (11.54%) Lead .NET Developer
4 6 (11.54%) Lead Developer
4 6 (11.54%) Senior .NET Developer
5 5 (9.62%) .NET Applications Developer
5 5 (9.62%) Analyst
5 5 (9.62%) Applications Developer
5 5 (9.62%) C Software Engineer
5 5 (9.62%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (9.62%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 5 (9.62%) Full Stack Developer
5 5 (9.62%) Java Developer
5 5 (9.62%) Senior Full Stack Developer
5 5 (9.62%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (51.92%) .NET
2 23 (44.23%) CSS
3 21 (40.38%) HTML
4 20 (38.46%) .NET Framework
5 19 (36.54%) ASP.NET
5 19 (36.54%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (21.15%) REST
7 8 (15.38%) AngularJS
7 8 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
7 8 (15.38%) Entity Framework
7 8 (15.38%) RESTful
8 6 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 6 (11.54%) NHibernate
8 6 (11.54%) Web Services
9 5 (9.62%) WinForms
10 4 (7.69%) NumPy
11 3 (5.77%) HTML5
12 2 (3.85%) JSON
12 2 (3.85%) SOAP
12 2 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.46%) Computer Science
2 5 (9.62%) Digital TV
3 4 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (7.69%) Internet of Things
3 4 (7.69%) User Experience
4 2 (3.85%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.85%) Smart Home
5 1 (1.92%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 11 (21.15%) Linux
2 1 (1.92%) AIX
2 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.92%) Unix
2 1 (1.92%) Windows
2 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (48.08%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (38.46%) MVC
3 12 (23.08%) Software Engineering
3 12 (23.08%) TDD
4 11 (21.15%) Web Development
5 9 (17.31%) Analytics
5 9 (17.31%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (17.31%) TOGAF
6 8 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (15.38%) OO
6 8 (15.38%) Requirements Analysis
6 8 (15.38%) Test Automation
6 8 (15.38%) UML
7 7 (13.46%) Dependency Injection
7 7 (13.46%) Facilities Management
7 7 (13.46%) ITIL
7 7 (13.46%) Multithreading
7 7 (13.46%) Process Improvement
7 7 (13.46%) SOA
7 7 (13.46%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 29 (55.77%) JavaScript
2 22 (42.31%) C#
3 12 (23.08%) SQL
4 11 (21.15%) C++
5 8 (15.38%) C
6 7 (13.46%) Java
7 6 (11.54%) Python
8 2 (3.85%) Embedded C++
9 1 (1.92%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.92%) Perl
9 1 (1.92%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (15.38%) Degree
1 8 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 8 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 7 (13.46%) MCPD
2 7 (13.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (7.69%) ISEB
4 2 (3.85%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) Docker
1 1 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (34.62%) Microsoft
2 10 (19.23%) Sitecore
3 4 (7.69%) Oracle
4 2 (3.85%) Twitter
5 1 (1.92%) Adobe
5 1 (1.92%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.92%) Cisco
5 1 (1.92%) Coverity
5 1 (1.92%) F5
5 1 (1.92%) HP
5 1 (1.92%) IBM
5 1 (1.92%) Nokia
5 1 (1.92%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.92%) VMware
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