Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Technical Architecture
England > South West
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 300 252 285
Rank change year-on-year -48 +33 -56
Permanent jobs citing Technical Architecture 45 84 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.42% 0.82% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.90% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 37 69 49
South West median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +13.04% +15.00%
10th Percentile £41,000 £42,500 £38,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £87,500 £76,250
England median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% +4.84%

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 9,653 9,316 10,187
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 90.64% 91.34% 90.20%
Number of salaries quoted 7,932 7,645 8,475
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +1.27%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.15%

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 23 April 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 23 April 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 -14 30 £59,500 -17.93% 2
Somerset +3 5 £65,000 +4.00%
Wiltshire -25 5 £62,500 +25.00% 1
Gloucestershire +32 2 £49,750 -
Cornwall -20 2 £30,250 -28.82% 1
Dorset - 1 £42,500 -
Technical Architecture
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 24 (53.33%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (51.11%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (46.67%) Project Management
4 20 (44.44%) Microservices
5 19 (42.22%) QA
6 18 (40.00%) C#
7 17 (37.78%) Jenkins
8 16 (35.56%) Test Automation
8 16 (35.56%) Cucumber
8 16 (35.56%) BDD
8 16 (35.56%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (35.56%) Java
9 15 (33.33%) Ruby
9 15 (33.33%) Open Source
10 14 (31.11%) Node.js
10 14 (31.11%) Problem-Solving
10 14 (31.11%) Deployment Automation
11 12 (26.67%) .NET
11 12 (26.67%) SpecFlow
12 11 (24.44%) Embedded Systems
12 11 (24.44%) Calabash
12 11 (24.44%) Appium
12 11 (24.44%) User Experience
12 11 (24.44%) Apple iOS
12 11 (24.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 11 (24.44%) Android
12 11 (24.44%) Web Services
12 11 (24.44%) Windows
13 10 (22.22%) TDD
13 10 (22.22%) Xcode

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 (8.89%) Apache Solr
2 3 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.44%) Confluence
4 1 (2.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.22%) CMS
4 1 (2.22%) EPiServer
4 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.22%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (2.22%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.22%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 24 (53.33%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (22.22%) TestFlight
3 8 (17.78%) Office 365
4 7 (15.56%) SaaS
5 4 (8.89%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (2.22%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (2.22%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (22.22%) MQTT
2 3 (6.67%) LAN
3 2 (4.44%) Ethernet
3 2 (4.44%) Wireless
4 1 (2.22%) Firewall
4 1 (2.22%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (2.22%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (2.22%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.44%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.22%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.22%) MySQL
3 1 (2.22%) MySQL Workbench
3 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (37.78%) Jenkins
2 16 (35.56%) Cucumber
3 12 (26.67%) SpecFlow
4 11 (24.44%) Appium
4 11 (24.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 11 (24.44%) Calabash
5 10 (22.22%) Android Studio
5 10 (22.22%) Xcode
6 4 (8.89%) JIRA
6 4 (8.89%) Rational DOORS
7 3 (6.67%) Git (software)
8 2 (4.44%) JUnit
9 1 (2.22%) Gatling
9 1 (2.22%) JBehave
9 1 (2.22%) JMeter
9 1 (2.22%) Selenium
9 1 (2.22%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (8.89%) Finance
1 4 (8.89%) Games
2 2 (4.44%) Legal
3 1 (2.22%) Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Marketing
3 1 (2.22%) Retail
3 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (31.11%) Architect
1 14 (31.11%) Test Leader
2 9 (20.00%) Technical Architect
3 4 (8.89%) Consultant
3 4 (8.89%) Java Engineer
3 4 (8.89%) Java Software Engineer
3 4 (8.89%) Senior Java Engineer
3 4 (8.89%) Senior Java Software Engineer
3 4 (8.89%) Senior Software Engineer
3 4 (8.89%) Software Engineer
3 4 (8.89%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (6.67%) Security Consultant
5 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Senior Architect
5 2 (4.44%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (4.44%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Software Tester
5 2 (4.44%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 2 (4.44%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (31.11%) Node.js
2 12 (26.67%) .NET
3 11 (24.44%) Web Services
4 8 (17.78%) Velocity
5 4 (8.89%) Lucene
5 4 (8.89%) RESTful
5 4 (8.89%) Spring Boot
6 2 (4.44%) AngularJS
6 2 (4.44%) JSF
6 2 (4.44%) Spring
7 1 (2.22%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (2.22%) Hibernate
7 1 (2.22%) JSON
7 1 (2.22%) Middleware
7 1 (2.22%) REST
7 1 (2.22%) Spring MVC
7 1 (2.22%) Spring Security
7 1 (2.22%) Visualforce
7 1 (2.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (24.44%) Embedded Systems
1 11 (24.44%) User Experience
2 10 (22.22%) Mobile App
3 7 (15.56%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (13.33%) Enterprise Storage
5 5 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (8.89%) Management Information System
7 2 (4.44%) Algorithms
7 2 (4.44%) Data Structures
8 1 (2.22%) Blackberry
8 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
8 1 (2.22%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (2.22%) IPTV
8 1 (2.22%) PMI
8 1 (2.22%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 11 (24.44%) Android
1 11 (24.44%) Apple iOS
1 11 (24.44%) Windows
2 9 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (13.33%) Linux
4 1 (2.22%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (51.11%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (46.67%) Project Management
3 20 (44.44%) Microservices
4 16 (35.56%) BDD
4 16 (35.56%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (35.56%) Test Automation
5 15 (33.33%) Open Source
6 14 (31.11%) Deployment Automation
6 14 (31.11%) Problem-Solving
7 10 (22.22%) Exploratory Testing
7 10 (22.22%) Line Management
7 10 (22.22%) Mobile Application Development
7 10 (22.22%) TDD
8 9 (20.00%) Coaching
8 9 (20.00%) Migration
8 9 (20.00%) Process Improvement
8 9 (20.00%) Scrum
9 8 (17.78%) ITIL
9 8 (17.78%) PRINCE2
10 7 (15.56%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 18 (40.00%) C#
2 16 (35.56%) Java
3 15 (33.33%) Ruby
4 2 (4.44%) C++
5 1 (2.22%) Apex Code
5 1 (2.22%) C
5 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.22%) Python
5 1 (2.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (13.33%) SC Cleared
1 6 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.11%) DV Cleared
3 4 (8.89%) CESG Certified Professional
4 2 (4.44%) Degree
5 1 (2.22%) ISEB
5 1 (2.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.22%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.22%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (42.22%) QA
2 4 (8.89%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 4 (8.89%) RMADS
3 1 (2.22%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 9 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (17.78%) Hyper-V
2 8 (17.78%) vSphere
3 6 (13.33%) XenApp
4 4 (8.89%) Docker
5 2 (4.44%) Active Directory
6 1 (2.22%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 10 (22.22%) HockeyApp
2 4 (8.89%) Ansible
3 1 (2.22%) SCCM
3 1 (2.22%) SCOM
3 1 (2.22%) vRealize
Vendors
1 10 (22.22%) Xamarin
2 9 (20.00%) VMware
3 6 (13.33%) Citrix
4 4 (8.89%) Cisco
5 3 (6.67%) EMC
5 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
5 3 (6.67%) SonicWALL
6 1 (2.22%) hybris
6 1 (2.22%) Oracle
6 1 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.22%) SAP
6 1 (2.22%) Sitecore