The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 44 48 51
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 37 20 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.43% 3.08% 2.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.51% 3.17% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 28 15 8
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -15.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £45,000 £53,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £75,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,500 £62,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +0.80%
Architect
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cardiff region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
821 630 553
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 98.21% 96.92% 95.84%
Number of salaries quoted 693 564 457
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £45,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Architect in the job title across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Architect
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Architect across the Cardiff region.

Architect Salary Trend in Cardiff

Architect
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Architect across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Architect Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff region that cited Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Architect in their job title.

1 46 (62.16%) Finance
2 25 (33.78%) TOGAF
3 22 (29.73%) Mainframe
4 19 (25.68%) Java
5 18 (24.32%) Microsoft
5 18 (24.32%) Migration
6 17 (22.97%) B2B
7 15 (20.27%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (18.92%) Web Services
9 13 (17.57%) Unisys
10 11 (14.86%) Technical Architecture
11 10 (13.51%) Enterprise Architecture
11 10 (13.51%) Spring
11 10 (13.51%) SOAP
12 8 (10.81%) Windows
12 8 (10.81%) MS Excel
12 8 (10.81%) Advertising
12 8 (10.81%) Software Engineering
13 7 (9.46%) Business Transformation
13 7 (9.46%) .NET
14 6 (8.11%) ITIL
14 6 (8.11%) Continuous Improvement
14 6 (8.11%) Degree
15 5 (6.76%) JPA
15 5 (6.76%) Banking
15 5 (6.76%) Retail
15 5 (6.76%) Big Data
15 5 (6.76%) Jenkins
15 5 (6.76%) Apache Camel
15 5 (6.76%) 3PAR

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff region that cited Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.35%) ArcGIS
1 1 (1.35%) ArcSDE
Applications
1 8 (10.81%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.76%) WAN
1 5 (6.76%) Internet
2 4 (5.41%) LAN
3 3 (4.05%) Firewall
4 2 (2.70%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.76%) Big Data
2 4 (5.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (6.76%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.70%) JIRA
General
1 46 (62.16%) Finance
2 8 (10.81%) Advertising
3 5 (6.76%) Banking
3 5 (6.76%) Retail
3 5 (6.76%) Back Office
4 1 (1.35%) Electronics
4 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.35%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (18.92%) Web Services
2 10 (13.51%) Spring
2 10 (13.51%) SOAP
3 7 (9.46%) .NET
4 5 (6.76%) Apache Camel
4 5 (6.76%) JPA
5 3 (4.05%) REST
6 1 (1.35%) J2EE
6 1 (1.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 22 (29.73%) Mainframe
2 5 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.76%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.41%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (5.41%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (4.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.35%) DTV
5 1 (1.35%) GIS
5 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.81%) Windows
2 4 (5.41%) AIX
2 4 (5.41%) Solaris
2 4 (5.41%) Linux
2 4 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (4.05%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (33.78%) TOGAF
2 18 (24.32%) Migration
3 17 (22.97%) B2B
4 15 (20.27%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (14.86%) Technical Architecture
6 10 (13.51%) Enterprise Architecture
7 8 (10.81%) Software Engineering
8 7 (9.46%) Business Transformation
9 6 (8.11%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (8.11%) ITIL
10 4 (5.41%) E-Commerce
11 3 (4.05%) Business Analysis
11 3 (4.05%) Information Security
11 3 (4.05%) High Availability
11 3 (4.05%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (4.05%) Product Management
12 1 (1.35%) Software Architecture
12 1 (1.35%) ITIL V3
12 1 (1.35%) Line Management
12 1 (1.35%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 19 (25.68%) Java
2 5 (6.76%) C++
3 4 (5.41%) C
4 1 (1.35%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 6 (8.11%) Degree
2 3 (4.05%) CCIE
2 3 (4.05%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.35%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.35%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.41%) XenApp
2 1 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (4.05%) Nessus
Vendors
1 18 (24.32%) Microsoft
2 13 (17.57%) Unisys
3 5 (6.76%) NetApp
3 5 (6.76%) 3PAR
4 4 (5.41%) Citrix
4 4 (5.41%) Red Hat
4 4 (5.41%) VMware
4 4 (5.41%) Cisco
4 4 (5.41%) IBM
4 4 (5.41%) Oracle
4 4 (5.41%) HP
5 3 (4.05%) Sun
5 3 (4.05%) Atlassian
5 3 (4.05%) Qualys
5 3 (4.05%) LogRhythm
6 1 (1.35%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.35%) ESRI
6 1 (1.35%) EMC
6 1 (1.35%) SAP
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £45,000 to £50,000 12 Months Fixed term contract
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £400 to £450 a day
Posted: 9 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: Market related
Posted: 10 days ago
Cardiff
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £40,000 to £50,000 (12 months fixed term contract)
Posted: 10 days ago