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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 50 32 48
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +16
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 16 30 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.59% 6.29% 1.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.69% 6.74% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 8 26 2
Average salary £50,000 £61,250 £49,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.36% +23.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £41,000 £43,550
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £80,000 £55,950
UK excluding London average salary £64,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +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
595 445 412
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 96.43% 93.29% 98.10%
Number of salaries quoted 521 392 375
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,750 £21,300
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £51,000
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 24 December 2014.

Architect Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (30.23%) Finance
2 10 (23.26%) Cisco
2 10 (23.26%) Firewall
3 9 (20.93%) Windows
3 9 (20.93%) CCIE
3 9 (20.93%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (20.93%) CheckPoint
4 8 (18.60%) Linux
4 8 (18.60%) SAN
4 8 (18.60%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (16.28%) Java
5 7 (16.28%) MPLS
5 7 (16.28%) Clustering
5 7 (16.28%) Banking
5 7 (16.28%) Load Balancing
5 7 (16.28%) NAS
6 6 (13.95%) Oracle
6 6 (13.95%) LAN
6 6 (13.95%) WAN
6 6 (13.95%) VPN
6 6 (13.95%) HP
6 6 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (13.95%) F5
6 6 (13.95%) Mentoring
7 5 (11.63%) TOGAF
8 4 (9.30%) .NET
8 4 (9.30%) SOA
8 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
8 4 (9.30%) IPv4
8 4 (9.30%) IPv6

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (23.26%) Firewall
2 8 (18.60%) SAN
2 8 (18.60%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (16.28%) NAS
3 7 (16.28%) MPLS
4 6 (13.95%) LAN
4 6 (13.95%) WAN
4 6 (13.95%) VPN
5 4 (9.30%) IPv4
5 4 (9.30%) IPv6
5 4 (9.30%) Internet
5 4 (9.30%) BGP
6 3 (6.98%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (6.98%) DWDM
6 3 (6.98%) OSPF
6 3 (6.98%) DNS
6 3 (6.98%) FTP
7 2 (4.65%) DHCP
8 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
8 1 (2.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.33%) MySQL
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
General
1 13 (30.23%) Finance
2 7 (16.28%) Banking
3 4 (9.30%) Retail
4 1 (2.33%) Billing
4 1 (2.33%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.30%) .NET
2 1 (2.33%) SOAP
2 1 (2.33%) Web Services
2 1 (2.33%) XML
2 1 (2.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Clustering
2 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.33%) Open Source
3 1 (2.33%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.93%) Windows
2 8 (18.60%) Linux
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (16.28%) Load Balancing
2 6 (13.95%) Mentoring
2 6 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (11.63%) TOGAF
4 4 (9.30%) Zachman Framework
4 4 (9.30%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (9.30%) SOA
5 3 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (6.98%) Coaching
5 3 (6.98%) Network Architecture
6 2 (4.65%) Scrum
6 2 (4.65%) Project Management
7 1 (2.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.33%) B2B
7 1 (2.33%) ITIL
7 1 (2.33%) UML
7 1 (2.33%) TDD
7 1 (2.33%) Network Design
7 1 (2.33%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (2.33%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.28%) Java
2 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (20.93%) CCIE
1 9 (20.93%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.65%) Degree
3 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.33%) MCSE
3 1 (2.33%) MCSA
3 1 (2.33%) CCNP
3 1 (2.33%) CCDA
3 1 (2.33%) CCDP
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (4.65%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.33%) Terminal Services
2 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.33%) XenApp
2 1 (2.33%) vSphere
Vendors
1 10 (23.26%) Cisco
2 9 (20.93%) CheckPoint
3 6 (13.95%) HP
3 6 (13.95%) Oracle
3 6 (13.95%) F5
4 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
5 3 (6.98%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (6.98%) Juniper
6 2 (4.65%) VMware
7 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.33%) Citrix
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