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 3 months to 28 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Architecture
England / South West
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 208 218 227
Rank change year-on-year +10 +9  
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 24 29 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.46% 0.51% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.58% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 20 22 25
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,100 £27,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £68,600 £51,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26%  

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 4739 5034 5378
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 90.11% 88.38% 86.94%
Number of salaries quoted 3917 4186 4383
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Software Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 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 3 months to 28 April 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 3 months to 28 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 0 9 £45,000 -16.66%
Wiltshire - 5 £40,000 - 5
Cornwall - 4 - -
Dorset +10 2 £47,500 +2.70% 1
Devon -17 2 £37,500 +15.38% 2
Gloucestershire +2 1 £50,000 +2.56%
Somerset -8 1 £42,000 -44.00%
Software Architecture
England

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 45 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (48.57%) JavaScript
3 32 (45.71%) TDD
4 31 (44.29%) Software Engineering
4 31 (44.29%) C#
5 30 (42.86%) HTML
6 28 (40.00%) Java
6 28 (40.00%) .NET
6 28 (40.00%) BDD
7 26 (37.14%) Git (software)
8 23 (32.86%) CSS
8 23 (32.86%) MVC
9 22 (31.43%) Microsoft
9 22 (31.43%) Web Services
10 21 (30.00%) Scrum
11 20 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
12 19 (27.14%) Web Development
12 19 (27.14%) Maven
13 18 (25.71%) Linux
13 18 (25.71%) OO
13 18 (25.71%) SQL Server
13 18 (25.71%) C++
14 16 (22.86%) ASP.NET
14 16 (22.86%) ASP.NET MVC
15 15 (21.43%) Coverity
15 15 (21.43%) OSGi
15 15 (21.43%) REST
15 15 (21.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 15 (21.43%) Jenkins
15 15 (21.43%) Mentoring

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 15 (21.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 9 (12.86%) SharePoint
3 7 (10.00%) CMS
4 6 (8.57%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (8.57%) JBoss
4 6 (8.57%) Umbraco
5 3 (4.29%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (4.29%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.43%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.43%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 6 (8.57%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (8.57%) Oracle HRMS
2 3 (4.29%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (4.29%) Maximo
3 1 (1.43%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (18.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (14.29%) SaaS
3 4 (5.71%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.86%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (1.43%) Google App Engine
5 1 (1.43%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.71%) Internet
2 3 (4.29%) HTTP
2 3 (4.29%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.86%) 802.15
3 2 (2.86%) Bluetooth
3 2 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (2.86%) Wireless
4 1 (1.43%) Software-Defined Radio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (25.71%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.00%) Big Data
3 6 (8.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (7.14%) Hadoop
4 5 (7.14%) MongoDB
5 4 (5.71%) RDBMS
5 4 (5.71%) Relational Database
6 3 (4.29%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.86%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 26 (37.14%) Git (software)
2 19 (27.14%) Maven
3 15 (21.43%) Jenkins
3 15 (21.43%) SonarQube
4 12 (17.14%) Subversion
5 8 (11.43%) Mockito
6 7 (10.00%) TeamCity
7 5 (7.14%) Sonatype Nexus
8 4 (5.71%) Ant
8 4 (5.71%) JUnit
9 3 (4.29%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (2.86%) Octopus Deploy
11 1 (1.43%) JIRA
11 1 (1.43%) PyUnit
General
1 15 (21.43%) Finance
2 7 (10.00%) Retail
3 2 (2.86%) Electronics
4 1 (1.43%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 43 (61.43%) Developer
2 19 (27.14%) .NET Developer
3 14 (20.00%) Software Engineer
4 13 (18.57%) Lead Developer
5 10 (14.29%) Senior Developer
6 8 (11.43%) C# Developer
7 7 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (10.00%) Senior .NET Developer
7 7 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
8 6 (8.57%) Java Developer
9 5 (7.14%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
9 5 (7.14%) Full Stack Developer
9 5 (7.14%) Senior Full Stack Developer
10 4 (5.71%) ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (5.71%) C++ Software Engineer
10 4 (5.71%) Java Software Developer
10 4 (5.71%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
10 4 (5.71%) Software Developer
11 3 (4.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 3 (4.29%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (42.86%) HTML
2 28 (40.00%) .NET
3 23 (32.86%) CSS
4 22 (31.43%) Web Services
5 16 (22.86%) ASP.NET
5 16 (22.86%) ASP.NET MVC
6 15 (21.43%) JSR 170
6 15 (21.43%) OSGi
6 15 (21.43%) REST
7 14 (20.00%) .NET Framework
7 14 (20.00%) XML
8 12 (17.14%) jQuery
9 9 (12.86%) JSON
10 8 (11.43%) PowerMock
10 8 (11.43%) SOAP
10 8 (11.43%) Spring
11 7 (10.00%) Apache Felix
11 7 (10.00%) Apache Sling
11 7 (10.00%) Ext JS
11 7 (10.00%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.71%) Computer Science
2 8 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (8.57%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (5.71%) Internet of Things
5 3 (4.29%) Smart Home
6 2 (2.86%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.43%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 18 (25.71%) Linux
2 7 (10.00%) Android
2 7 (10.00%) Unix
3 5 (7.14%) Windows
4 3 (4.29%) Apple iOS
4 3 (4.29%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (45.71%) TDD
3 31 (44.29%) Software Engineering
4 28 (40.00%) BDD
5 23 (32.86%) MVC
6 21 (30.00%) Scrum
7 20 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (27.14%) Web Development
9 18 (25.71%) OO
10 15 (21.43%) Mentoring
11 12 (17.14%) Analytics
11 12 (17.14%) Content Management
12 11 (15.71%) SOLID
12 11 (15.71%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (11.43%) Mathematics
13 8 (11.43%) Multithreading
13 8 (11.43%) UML
13 8 (11.43%) Unit Testing
14 7 (10.00%) OOP
14 7 (10.00%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 34 (48.57%) JavaScript
2 31 (44.29%) C#
3 28 (40.00%) Java
4 18 (25.71%) C++
5 12 (17.14%) Python
6 10 (14.29%) C
6 10 (14.29%) SQL
7 5 (7.14%) Perl
7 5 (7.14%) Ruby
8 2 (2.86%) Embedded C++
8 2 (2.86%) PHP
9 1 (1.43%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.43%) Clojure
9 1 (1.43%) Erlang
9 1 (1.43%) F#
9 1 (1.43%) Haskell
9 1 (1.43%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.43%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (15.71%) Degree
2 10 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 6 (8.57%) DV Cleared
4 4 (5.71%) SC Cleared
5 3 (4.29%) MCPD
5 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.86%) DBS Check
6 2 (2.86%) ISEB
System Software
1 1 (1.43%) Docker
Vendors
1 22 (31.43%) Microsoft
2 15 (21.43%) Adobe
2 15 (21.43%) Coverity
3 11 (15.71%) Oracle
4 4 (5.71%) Sitecore
5 2 (2.86%) Twitter
6 1 (1.43%) Google
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