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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 48 57 39
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -18
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 29 15 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.63% 2.22% 3.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.76% 2.32% 4.09%
Number of salaries quoted 25 8 19
Average salary £52,500 £68,750 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.63% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £63,750 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £80,000 £80,000
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
772 646 514
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 96.74% 95.70% 96.98%
Number of salaries quoted 621 550 420
Average salary £37,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.82% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,025 £24,450 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £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 3 July 2015.

Architect Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 3 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 33 (51.56%) Finance
2 22 (34.38%) Mainframe
3 21 (32.81%) TOGAF
4 18 (28.13%) Migration
4 18 (28.13%) Microsoft
5 17 (26.56%) B2B
6 13 (20.31%) Windows
7 12 (18.75%) Unisys
8 10 (15.63%) MS Excel
9 8 (12.50%) VMware
9 8 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (10.94%) Business Transformation
10 7 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (10.94%) Java
11 6 (9.38%) .NET
11 6 (9.38%) C++
11 6 (9.38%) Citrix
11 6 (9.38%) Data Centre
11 6 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (9.38%) Big Data
11 6 (9.38%) XenApp
12 5 (7.81%) Back Office
12 5 (7.81%) Technical Architecture
12 5 (7.81%) Active Directory
12 5 (7.81%) Linux
12 5 (7.81%) ITIL
12 5 (7.81%) UNIX
12 5 (7.81%) Firewall
12 5 (7.81%) Internet
13 4 (6.25%) Advertising

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 4 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.56%) Lync
Applications
1 10 (15.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.56%) Mimecast
2 1 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.81%) Internet
1 5 (7.81%) Firewall
2 4 (6.25%) WAN
3 3 (4.69%) NetScaler
3 3 (4.69%) LAN
4 2 (3.13%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (3.13%) DHCP
5 1 (1.56%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.56%) SAN
5 1 (1.56%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.38%) Big Data
2 4 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.56%) MySQL
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 33 (51.56%) Finance
2 5 (7.81%) Back Office
3 4 (6.25%) Retail
3 4 (6.25%) Advertising
4 2 (3.13%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.38%) .NET
2 3 (4.69%) Web Services
3 1 (1.56%) Middleware
3 1 (1.56%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 22 (34.38%) Mainframe
2 7 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (9.38%) Data Centre
4 4 (6.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (4.69%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (4.69%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.56%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.31%) Windows
2 5 (7.81%) Linux
2 5 (7.81%) UNIX
3 4 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (4.69%) AIX
4 3 (4.69%) Solaris
5 2 (3.13%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.13%) Windows 8
5 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (32.81%) TOGAF
2 18 (28.13%) Migration
3 17 (26.56%) B2B
4 8 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (10.94%) Business Transformation
6 6 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (7.81%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (7.81%) ITIL
8 4 (6.25%) Product Management
8 4 (6.25%) Information Security
9 3 (4.69%) E-Commerce
10 2 (3.13%) High Availability
10 2 (3.13%) Analytics
11 1 (1.56%) Scrum
11 1 (1.56%) Project Management
11 1 (1.56%) Service Management
11 1 (1.56%) Disaster Recovery
11 1 (1.56%) ITSM
11 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Architecture
11 1 (1.56%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.94%) Java
2 6 (9.38%) C++
3 3 (4.69%) C
4 2 (3.13%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2 (3.13%) CCIE
1 2 (3.13%) ISEB
1 2 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (9.38%) XenApp
2 5 (7.81%) Active Directory
3 4 (6.25%) vSphere
4 3 (4.69%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (3.13%) XenDesktop
5 2 (3.13%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 4 (6.25%) Nessus
Vendors
1 18 (28.13%) Microsoft
2 12 (18.75%) Unisys
3 8 (12.50%) VMware
4 6 (9.38%) Citrix
5 4 (6.25%) Oracle
5 4 (6.25%) Qualys
5 4 (6.25%) Red Hat
5 4 (6.25%) LogRhythm
6 3 (4.69%) HP
6 3 (4.69%) 3PAR
6 3 (4.69%) IBM
6 3 (4.69%) NetApp
7 2 (3.13%) Sun
7 2 (3.13%) Cisco
7 2 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.56%) ServiceNow
Cardiff
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 15 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £60k - 75k per year + Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 23 days ago