The median annual salary for a Systems Architect was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

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

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Architect
England / South West
Rank 218 247 244
Rank change year-on-year +29 -3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Architect 19 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.38% 0.069% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.071% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 18 4 8
Median salary £62,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +47.05% -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £78,250 £42,500 £48,250
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £58,750 £44,000
% change year-on-year +10.63% +33.52%  

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 4852 5643 5821
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 96.63% 96.73% 97.86%
Number of salaries quoted 4032 4653 4883
Median salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.26% +5.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Systems Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

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 3 months to 22 March 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 3 months to 22 March 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 - 9 £77,500 -
Somerset - 4 £62,500 -
Dorset +27 3 £50,000 +17.64%
Wiltshire - 2 £47,500 -
Systems Architect
England

Systems Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 26 (55.32%) Finance
2 25 (53.19%) .NET
3 15 (31.91%) C#
3 15 (31.91%) SQL
4 9 (19.15%) .NET Framework
4 9 (19.15%) OOP
4 9 (19.15%) ERP
4 9 (19.15%) N-Tier
4 9 (19.15%) Inversion of Control
4 9 (19.15%) SaaS
4 9 (19.15%) MVVM
4 9 (19.15%) CQRS
4 9 (19.15%) SOLID
5 8 (17.02%) Unit4 Business World
5 8 (17.02%) CRM
5 8 (17.02%) Web Services
6 7 (14.89%) Project Management
6 7 (14.89%) TOGAF
6 7 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (14.89%) Mentoring
6 7 (14.89%) Coaching
7 6 (12.77%) Presales
7 6 (12.77%) Waterfall
7 6 (12.77%) UML
8 5 (10.64%) Automated Testing
8 5 (10.64%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (10.64%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (8.51%) PCI DSS
9 4 (8.51%) Smartcard
10 3 (6.38%) ISA Server

Systems Architect Skill Set
Top Related 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 2 (4.26%) Apache Pig
2 1 (2.13%) Apache
2 1 (2.13%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.13%) Confluence
2 1 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) AutoCAD
1 1 (2.13%) Autodesk Inventor
1 1 (2.13%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 8 (17.02%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (4.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (2.13%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 9 (19.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) Ethernet
1 1 (2.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) Apache Hive
1 2 (4.26%) Big Data
1 2 (4.26%) Hadoop
1 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) Apache Accumulo
2 1 (2.13%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.13%) Neo4j
2 1 (2.13%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.13%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) JIRA
1 1 (2.13%) LabVIEW
General
1 26 (55.32%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Electronics
2 3 (6.38%) Manufacturing
2 3 (6.38%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.26%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (53.19%) .NET
2 9 (19.15%) .NET Framework
3 8 (17.02%) Web Services
4 1 (2.13%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) N-Tier
2 4 (8.51%) Smartcard
3 3 (6.38%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.13%) CPLD
4 1 (2.13%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (2.13%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (2.13%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.38%) Linux
1 3 (6.38%) Windows
1 3 (6.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.15%) CQRS
1 9 (19.15%) ERP
1 9 (19.15%) Inversion of Control
1 9 (19.15%) MVVM
1 9 (19.15%) OOP
1 9 (19.15%) SOLID
2 8 (17.02%) CRM
3 7 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (14.89%) Coaching
3 7 (14.89%) Mentoring
3 7 (14.89%) Project Management
3 7 (14.89%) TOGAF
4 6 (12.77%) Presales
4 6 (12.77%) UML
4 6 (12.77%) Waterfall
5 5 (10.64%) Automated Testing
5 5 (10.64%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (10.64%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (6.38%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (6.38%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 15 (31.91%) C#
1 15 (31.91%) SQL
2 2 (4.26%) C
3 1 (2.13%) C++
3 1 (2.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (6.38%) ISA Server
1 3 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (6.38%) vSphere
2 2 (4.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) SCCM
1 3 (6.38%) SCOM
2 2 (4.26%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 3 (6.38%) Microsoft
1 3 (6.38%) VMware
2 2 (4.26%) SAP
3 1 (2.13%) Cloudera
3 1 (2.13%) Hortonworks
3 1 (2.13%) MapR
3 1 (2.13%) Siemens