Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Systems Architect was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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

System Architect
England > South West
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 310 332 351
Rank change year-on-year +22 +19 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Architect 6 13 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.059% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.060% 0.12% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 4 12 12
South West median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £47,500 £42,625 £36,250
90th Percentile £72,375 £94,125 £63,307
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +18.18% -

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

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
South West
Permanent vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 9964 10538 11547
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.55% 96.99% 97.12%
Number of salaries quoted 8263 8900 9774
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £24,500 £24,613 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Systems Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings that featured Systems Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Systems Architect in the South West

Systems Architect
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Systems Architect in the South West

Systems Architect
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Architect in the South West over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Systems Architect in the South West

Systems 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 Systems Architect within the South West region over the 6 months to 19 November 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
Wiltshire -1 3 £50,000 -3.85%
Bristol -20 2 - -
Dorset +1 1 £55,000 +15.79%
Systems Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, Systems 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 Systems Architect in the job title.

1 3 (50.00%) UML
1 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) DV Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (33.33%) Wireless
2 2 (33.33%) Electronics
2 2 (33.33%) C
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 2 (33.33%) MODAF
2 2 (33.33%) SysML
2 2 (33.33%) SaaS
2 2 (33.33%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) 802.1X
3 1 (16.67%) OrCAD
3 1 (16.67%) Presales
3 1 (16.67%) Re-Platforming
3 1 (16.67%) Prototyping
3 1 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Mentor Graphics
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Network Design
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle

Systems 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:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) OrCAD
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) SaaS
2 1 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (16.67%) 802.11
2 1 (16.67%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 2 (33.33%) Electronics
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) e-Learning
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (16.67%) Smartcard
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Project Management
1 3 (50.00%) UML
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) MODAF
2 2 (33.33%) SysML
2 2 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 1 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Network Design
3 1 (16.67%) Presales
3 1 (16.67%) Prototyping
3 1 (16.67%) Rapid Prototyping
3 1 (16.67%) Re-Platforming
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
1 2 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Cadence
1 1 (16.67%) Citrix
1 1 (16.67%) Mentor Graphics
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle