Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Technical Architecture
England > South West
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 279 250 262
Rank change year-on-year -29 +12 -26
Permanent jobs citing Technical Architecture 65 85 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.60% 0.82% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 0.89% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 58 67 63
South West median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -12.00% +13.64%
10th Percentile £37,750 £42,000 £42,500
90th Percentile £70,250 £78,750 £80,750
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,750
% change year-on-year - -1.14% +9.58%

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 9,911 9,549 9,990
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 91.03% 91.58% 89.48%
Number of salaries quoted 8,152 7,874 8,261
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,377 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.72% +3.44% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 16 July 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 16 July 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 +5 31 £55,000 -4.35% 4
Wiltshire -20 24 £55,000 +10.00% 4
Gloucestershire +6 5 £39,500 - 1
Devon - 2 £35,000 - 3
Dorset - 2 £57,500 -
Cornwall -10 1 £26,500 -37.65%
Technical Architecture
England

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 30 (46.15%) Windows
2 26 (40.00%) VMware
2 26 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (38.46%) Windows Server
4 24 (36.92%) Amazon AWS
5 23 (35.38%) Linux
5 23 (35.38%) PRINCE2
5 23 (35.38%) Microsoft
6 22 (33.85%) Cisco
6 22 (33.85%) Project Management
6 22 (33.85%) Microsoft Azure
7 21 (32.31%) Security Cleared
7 21 (32.31%) Enterprise Architecture
8 19 (29.23%) SC Cleared
9 18 (27.69%) Firewall
9 18 (27.69%) Data Protection
10 16 (24.62%) SCCM
10 16 (24.62%) SCOM
10 16 (24.62%) Unified Communications
10 16 (24.62%) Windows Server 2012
10 16 (24.62%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (24.62%) TOGAF
10 16 (24.62%) Intrusion Detection
10 16 (24.62%) Active Directory
10 16 (24.62%) MS Exchange
10 16 (24.62%) Security Monitoring
11 15 (23.08%) vRealize
11 15 (23.08%) Virtual Desktop
11 15 (23.08%) TOGAF Certification
11 15 (23.08%) Microsoft Project

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 16 (24.62%) MS Exchange
2 15 (23.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (7.69%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.62%) Apache
4 3 (4.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (3.08%) Apache Spark
5 2 (3.08%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.54%) Confluence
Applications
1 15 (23.08%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (36.92%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (33.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (18.46%) Office 365
4 10 (15.38%) SaaS
5 3 (4.62%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (3.08%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (3.08%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (3.08%) PaaS
7 1 (1.54%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.54%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (1.54%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (27.69%) Firewall
2 16 (24.62%) Intrusion Detection
2 16 (24.62%) Unified Communications
3 15 (23.08%) Software-Defined Networking
4 4 (6.15%) LAN
5 2 (3.08%) BGP
5 2 (3.08%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (3.08%) Cisco Wireless
5 2 (3.08%) Internet
5 2 (3.08%) OSPF
5 2 (3.08%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.15%) MySQL
2 3 (4.62%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.08%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (3.08%) Apache Hive
3 2 (3.08%) Big Data
3 2 (3.08%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.08%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (1.54%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.54%) Redis
4 1 (1.54%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Cucumber
2 2 (3.08%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.08%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.08%) JIRA
2 2 (3.08%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (3.08%) Selenium
3 1 (1.54%) Appium
3 1 (1.54%) Calabash
3 1 (1.54%) Gatling
3 1 (1.54%) JBehave
3 1 (1.54%) JMeter
3 1 (1.54%) JUnit
3 1 (1.54%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.54%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (20.00%) Finance
2 5 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 5 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.15%) Electronics
3 4 (6.15%) Marketing
4 3 (4.62%) Military
5 2 (3.08%) Retail
6 1 (1.54%) Automotive
6 1 (1.54%) Banking
6 1 (1.54%) Legal
Job Titles
1 37 (56.92%) Architect
2 19 (29.23%) Solutions Architect
3 12 (18.46%) Lead Architect
3 12 (18.46%) Lead Solutions Architect
4 8 (12.31%) Senior Architect
4 8 (12.31%) Technical Architect
5 7 (10.77%) Developer
6 5 (7.69%) Technical Design Leader
6 5 (7.69%) Technical Leader
7 4 (6.15%) Analyst
7 4 (6.15%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 4 (6.15%) Software Developer
8 3 (4.62%) .NET Architect
8 3 (4.62%) Applications Support
8 3 (4.62%) Business Analyst
8 3 (4.62%) Network Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Service Manager
8 3 (4.62%) Software Architect
8 3 (4.62%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.23%) .NET
2 5 (7.69%) ASP.NET
2 5 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (7.69%) REST
2 5 (7.69%) WCF
3 4 (6.15%) HTML
3 4 (6.15%) XML
4 3 (4.62%) AngularJS
4 3 (4.62%) JSF
4 3 (4.62%) LAMP
4 3 (4.62%) Middleware
4 3 (4.62%) Spring
5 2 (3.08%) HTML5
5 2 (3.08%) Java EE
5 2 (3.08%) jQuery
5 2 (3.08%) Node.js
5 2 (3.08%) React
6 1 (1.54%) Laravel
6 1 (1.54%) Material Design
6 1 (1.54%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 15 (23.08%) Blackberry
1 15 (23.08%) Hybrid Cloud
2 12 (18.46%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (18.46%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (12.31%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (4.62%) Client/Server
4 3 (4.62%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.62%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (3.08%) Fintech
5 2 (3.08%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.54%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.54%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 30 (46.15%) Windows
2 25 (38.46%) Windows Server
3 23 (35.38%) Linux
4 16 (24.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (23.08%) Windows 10
5 15 (23.08%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.54%) Android
6 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (35.38%) PRINCE2
2 22 (33.85%) Project Management
3 21 (32.31%) Enterprise Architecture
4 18 (27.69%) Data Protection
5 16 (24.62%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (24.62%) Security Monitoring
5 16 (24.62%) TOGAF
6 15 (23.08%) ArchiMate
6 15 (23.08%) Mobile Device Management
7 14 (21.54%) ITIL
8 12 (18.46%) Collaborative Working
9 11 (16.92%) Migration
9 11 (16.92%) MODAF
10 10 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (13.85%) Problem-Solving
11 9 (13.85%) SDLC
12 8 (12.31%) Server Virtualisation
13 7 (10.77%) MVC
14 5 (7.69%) Network Design
14 5 (7.69%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 15 (23.08%) PowerShell
2 11 (16.92%) C#
3 6 (9.23%) JavaScript
3 6 (9.23%) SQL
4 5 (7.69%) Java
5 4 (6.15%) PHP
5 4 (6.15%) Python
6 3 (4.62%) C
6 3 (4.62%) C++
7 2 (3.08%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.54%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 21 (32.31%) Security Cleared
2 19 (29.23%) SC Cleared
3 15 (23.08%) TOGAF Certification
4 14 (21.54%) DV Cleared
5 3 (4.62%) Degree
6 2 (3.08%) CESG Certified Professional
6 2 (3.08%) ISEB
7 1 (1.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.69%) QA
2 3 (4.62%) ISO 9001
2 3 (4.62%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (3.08%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (3.08%) RMADS
System Software
1 26 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (24.62%) Active Directory
3 15 (23.08%) Virtual Desktop
4 10 (15.38%) Hyper-V
4 10 (15.38%) vSphere
5 8 (12.31%) XenApp
6 1 (1.54%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (24.62%) SCCM
1 16 (24.62%) SCOM
2 15 (23.08%) vRealize
3 1 (1.54%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 26 (40.00%) VMware
2 23 (35.38%) Microsoft
3 22 (33.85%) Cisco
4 9 (13.85%) Citrix
5 5 (7.69%) EMC
5 5 (7.69%) SAP
6 4 (6.15%) SonicWALL
7 3 (4.62%) Oracle
8 2 (3.08%) F5
8 2 (3.08%) Juniper
9 1 (1.54%) BMC
9 1 (1.54%) NetApp
9 1 (1.54%) Zend