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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 46 52 18
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -34
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 23 11 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.66% 1.93% 8.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.76% 2.00% 8.93%
Number of salaries quoted 21 8 31
Average salary £47,500 £57,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.39% -
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £57,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
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
612 551 347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 97.30% 96.50% 95.86%
Number of salaries quoted 541 462 312
Average salary £34,000 £33,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.74% -3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 2014.

Architect Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 18 (42.86%) Finance
2 8 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (19.05%) CCIE
3 7 (16.67%) Cisco
3 7 (16.67%) Java
3 7 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (16.67%) TOGAF
4 6 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 6 (14.29%) Firewall
5 5 (11.90%) JDA
5 5 (11.90%) CheckPoint
5 5 (11.90%) MPLS
5 5 (11.90%) Oracle
5 5 (11.90%) Windows
5 5 (11.90%) F5
5 5 (11.90%) Load Balancing
5 5 (11.90%) Retail
6 4 (9.52%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (9.52%) NAS
6 4 (9.52%) Zachman Framework
6 4 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (9.52%) Linux
6 4 (9.52%) SAN
6 4 (9.52%) Advertising
6 4 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (9.52%) VMware
7 3 (7.14%) Clustering

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) SAP SD
1 2 (4.76%) SAP PP
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.29%) Firewall
1 6 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (11.90%) MPLS
3 4 (9.52%) SAN
3 4 (9.52%) NAS
4 3 (7.14%) BGP
4 3 (7.14%) DWDM
5 2 (4.76%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (4.76%) OSPF
5 2 (4.76%) LAN
5 2 (4.76%) WAN
5 2 (4.76%) VPN
6 1 (2.38%) Internet
6 1 (2.38%) EIGRP
6 1 (2.38%) NetScreen
6 1 (2.38%) FCoE
6 1 (2.38%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (2.38%) Wireless
6 1 (2.38%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (2.38%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.76%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Ant
1 1 (2.38%) Maven
1 1 (2.38%) Apache Ivy
General
1 18 (42.86%) Finance
2 5 (11.90%) Retail
3 4 (9.52%) Advertising
4 3 (7.14%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.38%) Banking
5 1 (2.38%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.14%) .NET
1 3 (7.14%) SOAP
2 2 (4.76%) Web Services
2 2 (4.76%) J2EE
2 2 (4.76%) REST
3 1 (2.38%) EJB
3 1 (2.38%) JSP
3 1 (2.38%) Servlets
3 1 (2.38%) XML
3 1 (2.38%) Spring
3 1 (2.38%) EJB 3.0
3 1 (2.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.14%) Clustering
3 1 (2.38%) Open Source
3 1 (2.38%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (2.38%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.90%) Windows
2 4 (9.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (16.67%) TOGAF
2 6 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 5 (11.90%) Load Balancing
4 4 (9.52%) Zachman Framework
4 4 (9.52%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (7.14%) TDD
5 3 (7.14%) Configuration Management
5 3 (7.14%) Coaching
6 2 (4.76%) Software Architecture
6 2 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (4.76%) Test Scripting
6 2 (4.76%) UML
6 2 (4.76%) SOA
6 2 (4.76%) Scrum
7 1 (2.38%) Network Design
7 1 (2.38%) Software Engineering
7 1 (2.38%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (2.38%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (2.38%) SQL
2 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (19.05%) CCIE
1 8 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (7.14%) MCSE
3 1 (2.38%) Degree
3 1 (2.38%) CCNP
3 1 (2.38%) CCDA
3 1 (2.38%) CCDP
System Software
1 4 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.38%) vSphere
Vendors
1 7 (16.67%) Cisco
2 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 5 (11.90%) Oracle
3 5 (11.90%) JDA
3 5 (11.90%) CheckPoint
3 5 (11.90%) F5
4 4 (9.52%) VMware
5 3 (7.14%) NetApp
5 3 (7.14%) SAP
5 3 (7.14%) HP
5 3 (7.14%) EMC
6 1 (2.38%) Juniper
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CPS Group UK
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Industry Leading Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35000 - 55000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago