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 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 46 30 46
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +16
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 21 23 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.24% 5.81% 1.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.32% 6.35% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 12 19 4
Average salary £51,500 £60,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.16% +4.34%
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
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
633 362 440
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 97.53% 91.41% 98.65%
Number of salaries quoted 564 324 386
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,800 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 January 2015.

Architect Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 13 (29.55%) Windows
2 11 (25.00%) Finance
3 9 (20.45%) SAN
3 9 (20.45%) Linux
4 7 (15.91%) Clustering
4 7 (15.91%) Oracle
4 7 (15.91%) Java
4 7 (15.91%) Banking
4 7 (15.91%) NAS
5 6 (13.64%) Technical Architecture
5 6 (13.64%) Retail
5 6 (13.64%) Microsoft
5 6 (13.64%) Active Directory
5 6 (13.64%) HP
5 6 (13.64%) VMware
5 6 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (13.64%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (11.36%) Firewall
6 5 (11.36%) Cisco
6 5 (11.36%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (11.36%) VPN
6 5 (11.36%) CCIE
6 5 (11.36%) MS Excel
6 5 (11.36%) LAN
6 5 (11.36%) WAN
7 4 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (9.09%) Mentoring
7 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (9.09%) vSphere
7 4 (9.09%) XenApp

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 4 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 4 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.27%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (11.36%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.45%) SAN
2 7 (15.91%) NAS
3 5 (11.36%) Firewall
3 5 (11.36%) LAN
3 5 (11.36%) WAN
3 5 (11.36%) VPN
4 4 (9.09%) IPv4
4 4 (9.09%) IPv6
4 4 (9.09%) DHCP
5 3 (6.82%) FTP
5 3 (6.82%) DNS
5 3 (6.82%) Internet
5 3 (6.82%) MPLS
5 3 (6.82%) NetScaler
5 3 (6.82%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (4.55%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (4.55%) OSPF
6 2 (4.55%) BGP
6 2 (4.55%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.27%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
1 3 (6.82%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (4.55%) MySQL
3 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
General
1 11 (25.00%) Finance
2 7 (15.91%) Banking
3 6 (13.64%) Retail
4 1 (2.27%) Billing
4 1 (2.27%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (2.27%) SOAP
2 1 (2.27%) Web Services
2 1 (2.27%) XML
2 1 (2.27%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) Clustering
2 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.55%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.27%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.27%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 13 (29.55%) Windows
2 9 (20.45%) Linux
3 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.55%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.55%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (13.64%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (9.09%) SOA
2 4 (9.09%) Mentoring
3 3 (6.82%) Load Balancing
3 3 (6.82%) Network Architecture
4 2 (4.55%) TOGAF
4 2 (4.55%) Project Management
4 2 (4.55%) Analytics
4 2 (4.55%) Scrum
5 1 (2.27%) User Stories
5 1 (2.27%) Coaching
5 1 (2.27%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.27%) TDD
5 1 (2.27%) Zachman Framework
5 1 (2.27%) B2B
5 1 (2.27%) ITIL
5 1 (2.27%) UML
5 1 (2.27%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.91%) Java
2 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (11.36%) CCIE
1 5 (11.36%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.55%) Degree
2 2 (4.55%) ISEB
3 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.27%) MCSE
3 1 (2.27%) MCSA
3 1 (2.27%) CCNP
3 1 (2.27%) CCDA
3 1 (2.27%) CCDP
System Software
1 6 (13.64%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.09%) XenApp
2 4 (9.09%) vSphere
3 3 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.55%) XenDesktop
4 2 (4.55%) DFS Replication
5 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.27%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 7 (15.91%) Oracle
2 6 (13.64%) Salesforce.com
2 6 (13.64%) VMware
2 6 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.64%) HP
3 5 (11.36%) Cisco
4 4 (9.09%) Citrix
4 4 (9.09%) CheckPoint
5 2 (4.55%) Juniper
5 2 (4.55%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.55%) F5
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £35K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 7 days ago