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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 53 51 45
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 26 20 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.15% 2.96% 3.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.25% 3.10% 3.31%
Number of salaries quoted 20 14 12
Average salary £53,750 £67,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.37% +22.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £47,150 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £75,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,500 £61,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.62%
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
800 646 514
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 96.97% 95.70% 95.90%
Number of salaries quoted 660 571 412
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,928 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 31 July 2015.

Architect Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 37 (58.73%) Finance
2 22 (34.92%) Mainframe
2 22 (34.92%) TOGAF
3 18 (28.57%) Migration
4 17 (26.98%) B2B
4 17 (26.98%) Microsoft
5 12 (19.05%) Unisys
6 10 (15.87%) Java
6 10 (15.87%) Windows
6 10 (15.87%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (12.70%) MS Excel
8 7 (11.11%) Business Transformation
9 6 (9.52%) Data Centre
9 6 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (9.52%) Big Data
9 6 (9.52%) .NET
9 6 (9.52%) C++
9 6 (9.52%) ITIL
10 5 (7.94%) UNIX
10 5 (7.94%) WAN
10 5 (7.94%) Web Services
10 5 (7.94%) Linux
10 5 (7.94%) Internet
10 5 (7.94%) Back Office
10 5 (7.94%) VMware
10 5 (7.94%) Advertising
10 5 (7.94%) Firewall
10 5 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (7.94%) Banking
10 5 (7.94%) Retail

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (1.59%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (12.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.35%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.94%) WAN
1 5 (7.94%) Internet
1 5 (7.94%) Firewall
2 4 (6.35%) LAN
3 2 (3.17%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.59%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.52%) Big Data
2 4 (6.35%) SQL Server
General
1 37 (58.73%) Finance
2 5 (7.94%) Advertising
2 5 (7.94%) Banking
2 5 (7.94%) Retail
2 5 (7.94%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.52%) .NET
2 5 (7.94%) Web Services
3 1 (1.59%) Middleware
3 1 (1.59%) Spring
3 1 (1.59%) J2EE
3 1 (1.59%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (34.92%) Mainframe
2 6 (9.52%) Data Centre
3 5 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.35%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (6.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (6.35%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.87%) Windows
2 5 (7.94%) Linux
2 5 (7.94%) UNIX
3 4 (6.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (6.35%) AIX
3 4 (6.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (34.92%) TOGAF
2 18 (28.57%) Migration
3 17 (26.98%) B2B
4 10 (15.87%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (11.11%) Business Transformation
6 6 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (9.52%) ITIL
7 4 (6.35%) E-Commerce
7 4 (6.35%) Information Security
7 4 (6.35%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (6.35%) Product Management
8 3 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
9 2 (3.17%) High Availability
9 2 (3.17%) Software Engineering
10 1 (1.59%) Software Architecture
10 1 (1.59%) ITIL V3
10 1 (1.59%) Load Balancing
10 1 (1.59%) Scrum
10 1 (1.59%) Project Management
10 1 (1.59%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.87%) Java
2 6 (9.52%) C++
3 3 (4.76%) C
4 2 (3.17%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2 (3.17%) CCIE
1 2 (3.17%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (6.35%) XenApp
2 2 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.59%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.59%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (6.35%) Nessus
Vendors
1 17 (26.98%) Microsoft
2 12 (19.05%) Unisys
3 5 (7.94%) VMware
4 4 (6.35%) Qualys
4 4 (6.35%) 3PAR
4 4 (6.35%) LogRhythm
4 4 (6.35%) Oracle
4 4 (6.35%) IBM
4 4 (6.35%) HP
4 4 (6.35%) Citrix
4 4 (6.35%) NetApp
4 4 (6.35%) Red Hat
5 3 (4.76%) Cisco
6 2 (3.17%) Sun
7 1 (1.59%) ServiceNow
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Clarius Solutions Ltd
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 11 days ago