Period
to 24 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for Technical Architecture skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Technical Architecture over the 6 months to 24 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Technical Architecture
England > South West
6 months to
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 270 233 310
Rank change year-on-year -37 +77 -41
Permanent jobs citing Technical Architecture 62 110 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.61% 1.05% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 1.18% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 50 96 38
South West median annual salary £60,000 £73,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.64% +63.89% -18.18%
10th Percentile £41,450 £45,000 £35,100
90th Percentile £80,000 £90,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -7.14% +12.00% -

Technical 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%

Technical Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Architecture in the South West

Technical Architecture
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Technical Architecture in the South West

Technical Architecture
Salary Histogram in the South West

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

Salary histogram for Technical Architecture in the South West

Technical 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 Technical 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
Bristol -44 39 £60,000 -25.00% 2
Wiltshire -4 10 £67,500 +12.50% 2
Somerset -3 6 £65,000 +4.00%
Gloucestershire - 5 £45,500 -
Dorset -24 1 £42,500 -5.56% 1
Cornwall - 1 £34,000 - 1
Technical Architecture
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2018, IT jobs citing Technical 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 Technical Architecture.

1 45 (72.58%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (50.00%) Project Management
3 30 (48.39%) Amazon AWS
4 28 (45.16%) Java
4 28 (45.16%) Microservices
5 27 (43.55%) C#
6 26 (41.94%) QA
7 23 (37.10%) .NET
8 22 (35.48%) Open Source
9 20 (32.26%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (30.65%) Test Automation
11 18 (29.03%) Cucumber
12 17 (27.42%) BDD
12 17 (27.42%) Jenkins
12 17 (27.42%) User Experience
13 16 (25.81%) Node.js
13 16 (25.81%) Ruby
13 16 (25.81%) Web Services
14 15 (24.19%) Embedded Systems
15 14 (22.58%) Line Management
16 13 (20.97%) DevOps
16 13 (20.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 12 (19.35%) Android
17 12 (19.35%) Apple iOS
17 12 (19.35%) Scrum
17 12 (19.35%) Xcode
17 12 (19.35%) Linux
17 12 (19.35%) MQTT
17 12 (19.35%) Appium
17 12 (19.35%) Software Delivery

Technical 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 4 (6.45%) Apache Solr
1 4 (6.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.61%) CMS
2 1 (1.61%) Confluence
2 1 (1.61%) EPiServer
2 1 (1.61%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (1.61%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.61%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 30 (48.39%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (19.35%) TestFlight
3 4 (6.45%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (4.84%) Office 365
5 2 (3.23%) SaaS
6 1 (1.61%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.61%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (1.61%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 12 (19.35%) MQTT
2 4 (6.45%) Firewall
3 3 (4.84%) Ethernet
3 3 (4.84%) LAN
3 3 (4.84%) NAS
3 3 (4.84%) SAN
3 3 (4.84%) WAN
4 2 (3.23%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.23%) VLAN
4 2 (3.23%) VPN
4 2 (3.23%) Wireless
5 1 (1.61%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (1.61%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (1.61%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (1.61%) Intranet
5 1 (1.61%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.68%) NoSQL
2 4 (6.45%) Big Data
2 4 (6.45%) Relational Database
2 4 (6.45%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.23%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.61%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.61%) DB2
4 1 (1.61%) MySQL
4 1 (1.61%) MySQL Workbench
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (29.03%) Cucumber
2 17 (27.42%) Jenkins
3 13 (20.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 12 (19.35%) Android Studio
4 12 (19.35%) Appium
4 12 (19.35%) Calabash
4 12 (19.35%) Xcode
5 11 (17.74%) SpecFlow
6 4 (6.45%) Rational DOORS
7 2 (3.23%) Git (software)
7 2 (3.23%) JIRA
7 2 (3.23%) JUnit
7 2 (3.23%) Selenium
General
1 8 (12.90%) Finance
2 6 (9.68%) Games
3 5 (8.06%) Retail
4 2 (3.23%) Advertising
4 2 (3.23%) Electronics
4 2 (3.23%) Legal
5 1 (1.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (38.71%) Architect
2 16 (25.81%) Test Leader
3 14 (22.58%) Technical Architect
4 11 (17.74%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (11.29%) Consultant
6 6 (9.68%) Technical Solutions Architect
7 4 (6.45%) Cloud Architect
7 4 (6.45%) DevOps Architect
7 4 (6.45%) Java Architect
7 4 (6.45%) Java Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Java Software Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Senior Java Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Senior Java Software Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Senior Software Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Software Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Information Assurance Consultant
8 3 (4.84%) Project Manager
8 3 (4.84%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (37.10%) .NET
2 16 (25.81%) Node.js
2 16 (25.81%) Web Services
3 8 (12.90%) Velocity
4 7 (11.29%) XML
5 6 (9.68%) Spring
6 5 (8.06%) J2EE
6 5 (8.06%) Java EE
6 5 (8.06%) JSF
7 4 (6.45%) AngularJS
7 4 (6.45%) Lucene
7 4 (6.45%) Middleware
7 4 (6.45%) RESTful
7 4 (6.45%) Spring Boot
8 3 (4.84%) Hibernate
8 3 (4.84%) HTML
8 3 (4.84%) HTML5
8 3 (4.84%) REST
9 2 (3.23%) Servlets
9 2 (3.23%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (27.42%) User Experience
2 15 (24.19%) Embedded Systems
3 12 (19.35%) Mobile App
4 11 (17.74%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (9.68%) Client/Server
5 6 (9.68%) Management Information System
6 3 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (3.23%) Data Centre
7 2 (3.23%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.61%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.61%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.61%) Digital TV
8 1 (1.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (1.61%) e-Learning
8 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (1.61%) IPTV
8 1 (1.61%) PMI
8 1 (1.61%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 12 (19.35%) Android
1 12 (19.35%) Apple iOS
1 12 (19.35%) Linux
2 10 (16.13%) Windows
3 2 (3.23%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.61%) AIX
4 1 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.61%) Unix
4 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (72.58%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (50.00%) Project Management
3 28 (45.16%) Microservices
4 22 (35.48%) Open Source
5 20 (32.26%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (30.65%) Test Automation
7 17 (27.42%) BDD
8 14 (22.58%) Line Management
9 13 (20.97%) DevOps
10 12 (19.35%) Exploratory Testing
10 12 (19.35%) Mobile Application Development
10 12 (19.35%) Scrum
10 12 (19.35%) Software Delivery
11 11 (17.74%) Presales
11 11 (17.74%) TDD
12 10 (16.13%) Coaching
13 9 (14.52%) Migration
13 9 (14.52%) Process Improvement
14 8 (12.90%) Mentoring
15 7 (11.29%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 28 (45.16%) Java
2 27 (43.55%) C#
3 16 (25.81%) Ruby
4 5 (8.06%) JavaScript
5 4 (6.45%) SQL
6 3 (4.84%) C
6 3 (4.84%) C++
7 2 (3.23%) Python
8 1 (1.61%) Apex Code
8 1 (1.61%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (14.52%) SC Cleared
1 9 (14.52%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.45%) CESG Certified Professional
2 4 (6.45%) DV Cleared
3 2 (3.23%) CISSP
3 2 (3.23%) Degree
4 1 (1.61%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.61%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (41.94%) QA
2 4 (6.45%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 4 (6.45%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 4 (6.45%) RMADS
3 3 (4.84%) ISO 9001
3 3 (4.84%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (3.23%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (6.45%) Docker
1 4 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.23%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.61%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.61%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (19.35%) HockeyApp
2 4 (6.45%) Ansible
3 1 (1.61%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 12 (19.35%) Xamarin
2 6 (9.68%) Oracle
3 4 (6.45%) Cisco
3 4 (6.45%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.45%) VMware
4 3 (4.84%) HP
5 2 (3.23%) 3PAR
5 2 (3.23%) Aruba
5 2 (3.23%) Citrix
5 2 (3.23%) EqualLogic
5 2 (3.23%) hybris
5 2 (3.23%) SAP
5 2 (3.23%) SonicWALL
6 1 (1.61%) ArcSight
6 1 (1.61%) F5
6 1 (1.61%) Google
6 1 (1.61%) IBM
6 1 (1.61%) Nokia
6 1 (1.61%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.61%) Sitecore