The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cardiff region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 47 42 35
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -7
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 20 17 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.92% 3.18% 3.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.06% 3.32% 3.48%
Number of salaries quoted 14 12 12
Average salary £67,500 £55,000 £63,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.72% -13.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,150 £42,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £57,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £62,000 £61,500
% change year-on-year
+0.80% +0.81%
Job Titles Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
653 512 345
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 95.47% 95.88% 95.83%
Number of salaries quoted 578 409 317
Average salary £33,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,928 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Architect
South Wales

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 29 July 2014.

Architect Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 19 (52.78%) Finance
2 8 (22.22%) Cisco
3 7 (19.44%) CCIE
3 7 (19.44%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (16.67%) VMware
4 6 (16.67%) Firewall
4 6 (16.67%) JDA
4 6 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 6 (16.67%) TOGAF
4 6 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (13.89%) Retail
6 4 (11.11%) Manufacturing
6 4 (11.11%) Advertising
6 4 (11.11%) MPLS
6 4 (11.11%) Java
6 4 (11.11%) J2EE
6 4 (11.11%) SAP
6 4 (11.11%) SOAP
6 4 (11.11%) Load Balancing
6 4 (11.11%) F5
7 3 (8.33%) Zachman Framework
7 3 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (8.33%) Spring
7 3 (8.33%) Web Services
7 3 (8.33%) Oracle
7 3 (8.33%) SQL
7 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (8.33%) UML

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.78%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) SAP SD
1 2 (5.56%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.67%) Firewall
1 6 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (11.11%) MPLS
3 3 (8.33%) DWDM
4 2 (5.56%) HSRP
4 2 (5.56%) BGP
4 2 (5.56%) SAN
5 1 (2.78%) Internet
5 1 (2.78%) LAN
5 1 (2.78%) WAN
5 1 (2.78%) VPN
5 1 (2.78%) VRRP
5 1 (2.78%) NetScreen
5 1 (2.78%) OSPF
5 1 (2.78%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (2.78%) VLAN
5 1 (2.78%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) JUnit
2 1 (2.78%) Maven
2 1 (2.78%) Apache Ivy
2 1 (2.78%) Ant
General
1 19 (52.78%) Finance
2 5 (13.89%) Retail
3 4 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 4 (11.11%) Advertising
4 1 (2.78%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) J2EE
1 4 (11.11%) SOAP
2 3 (8.33%) Web Services
2 3 (8.33%) Spring
3 2 (5.56%) Java EE
3 2 (5.56%) Struts
4 1 (2.78%) EJB 3.0
4 1 (2.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (2.78%) REST
4 1 (2.78%) EJB
4 1 (2.78%) JSP
4 1 (2.78%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.78%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.67%) TOGAF
2 4 (11.11%) Load Balancing
3 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (8.33%) Scrum
3 3 (8.33%) Zachman Framework
3 3 (8.33%) UML
3 3 (8.33%) OO
3 3 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (5.56%) TDD
4 2 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (5.56%) Test Scripting
5 1 (2.78%) Data Architecture
5 1 (2.78%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (2.78%) Software Architecture
5 1 (2.78%) Email Migration
5 1 (2.78%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.78%) Software Engineering
5 1 (2.78%) Business Analysis
5 1 (2.78%) Project Planning
5 1 (2.78%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.11%) Java
2 3 (8.33%) SQL
3 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.78%) VB
3 1 (2.78%) RPG
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) CCIE
1 7 (19.44%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (8.33%) MCSE
3 2 (5.56%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.56%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.78%) vSphere
3 1 (2.78%) UAG
3 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (22.22%) Cisco
2 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.67%) JDA
2 6 (16.67%) CheckPoint
2 6 (16.67%) VMware
3 4 (11.11%) F5
3 4 (11.11%) SAP
4 3 (8.33%) Oracle
4 3 (8.33%) NetApp
4 3 (8.33%) EMC
5 2 (5.56%) Dell
6 1 (2.78%) WatchGuard
6 1 (2.78%) SonicWALL
6 1 (2.78%) Juniper
6 1 (2.78%) HP
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