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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 61 50 32
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -18
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 13 20 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.87% 2.99% 5.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.91% 3.07% 5.70%
Number of salaries quoted 9 12 19
Average salary £55,000 £51,750 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.28% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,496 £35,000 £39,900
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £67,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
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
681 652 386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 97.70% 97.60% 96.98%
Number of salaries quoted 557 567 333
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 13 February 2016.

Architect Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 17 (38.64%) Finance
2 15 (34.09%) Java
3 13 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (29.55%) Web Services
3 13 (29.55%) Microsoft
4 12 (27.27%) SOAP
4 12 (27.27%) Spring
5 11 (25.00%) TOGAF
6 10 (22.73%) Enterprise Architecture
7 8 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
8 7 (15.91%) Degree
8 7 (15.91%) Software Engineering
8 7 (15.91%) Mainframe
8 7 (15.91%) .NET
9 6 (13.64%) SQL
9 6 (13.64%) C#
9 6 (13.64%) IIS
9 6 (13.64%) Linux
9 6 (13.64%) JPA
9 6 (13.64%) Jenkins
9 6 (13.64%) Apache Camel
10 5 (11.36%) JIRA
10 5 (11.36%) Windows
10 5 (11.36%) Unisys
11 4 (9.09%) MS Office
11 4 (9.09%) MCP
11 4 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (9.09%) Internet
11 4 (9.09%) CCIE

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 6 (13.64%) IIS
2 4 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.27%) ArcGIS
3 1 (2.27%) ArcSDE
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) MS Office
2 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) Internet
2 2 (4.55%) SAN
3 1 (2.27%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.27%) Firewall
3 1 (2.27%) HTTP
3 1 (2.27%) Network Security
3 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.27%) tcpdump
3 1 (2.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) Big Data
2 1 (2.27%) GIS
2 1 (2.27%) MySQL
2 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (13.64%) Jenkins
2 5 (11.36%) JIRA
3 4 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (38.64%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Advertising
3 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.27%) Electronics
4 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.27%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (29.55%) Web Services
2 12 (27.27%) SOAP
2 12 (27.27%) Spring
3 7 (15.91%) .NET
4 6 (13.64%) Apache Camel
4 6 (13.64%) JPA
5 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.27%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) Mainframe
2 2 (4.55%) Data Integration
2 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.55%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (4.55%) Internet of Things
2 2 (4.55%) Streaming Video
3 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.27%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.27%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.64%) Linux
2 5 (11.36%) Windows
3 1 (2.27%) AIX
3 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.27%) Solaris
3 1 (2.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (25.00%) TOGAF
3 10 (22.73%) Enterprise Architecture
4 8 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
5 7 (15.91%) Software Engineering
6 4 (9.09%) Information Security
6 4 (9.09%) Line Management
6 4 (9.09%) Presales
6 4 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (6.82%) B2B
7 3 (6.82%) Data Analysis
7 3 (6.82%) Migration
8 2 (4.55%) Cybersecurity
8 2 (4.55%) Data Modelling
8 2 (4.55%) Data Transformation
8 2 (4.55%) MVC
8 2 (4.55%) Security Architecture
8 2 (4.55%) Software Architecture
8 2 (4.55%) Waterfall
9 1 (2.27%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 15 (34.09%) Java
2 6 (13.64%) C#
2 6 (13.64%) SQL
3 2 (4.55%) C
4 1 (2.27%) C++
4 1 (2.27%) Erlang
4 1 (2.27%) Haskell
4 1 (2.27%) Lisp
4 1 (2.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (15.91%) Degree
2 4 (9.09%) CCIE
2 4 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (9.09%) MCP
3 1 (2.27%) CISSP
3 1 (2.27%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.27%) Snort
1 1 (2.27%) VMware ESX
1 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.27%) XenApp
Vendors
1 13 (29.55%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.36%) Unisys
3 3 (6.82%) Cisco
3 3 (6.82%) VMware
4 2 (4.55%) 3PAR
4 2 (4.55%) Citrix
4 2 (4.55%) IBM
4 2 (4.55%) NetApp
5 1 (2.27%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.27%) Avaya
5 1 (2.27%) EMC
5 1 (2.27%) ESRI
5 1 (2.27%) HP
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle
5 1 (2.27%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.27%) SAP
5 1 (2.27%) Sun
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: Competitive + Shares + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
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Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago