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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 39 37 40
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 23 24 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.89% 4.80% 2.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.02% 5.00% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 17 21 9
Average salary £47,500 £60,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.83% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,600 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £80,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
572 480 398
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 96.79% 96.00% 97.55%
Number of salaries quoted 497 428 376
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,300 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,240
% change year-on-year
- +4.60%

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 27 November 2014.

Architect Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 17 (39.53%) Finance
2 10 (23.26%) Firewall
2 10 (23.26%) Cisco
2 10 (23.26%) CCIE
2 10 (23.26%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (20.93%) CheckPoint
4 8 (18.60%) SAN
4 8 (18.60%) Retail
4 8 (18.60%) Windows
4 8 (18.60%) Linux
4 8 (18.60%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (16.28%) Load Balancing
5 7 (16.28%) NAS
5 7 (16.28%) Java
5 7 (16.28%) MPLS
6 6 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (13.95%) Clustering
6 6 (13.95%) LAN
6 6 (13.95%) WAN
6 6 (13.95%) Oracle
6 6 (13.95%) HP
6 6 (13.95%) VPN
6 6 (13.95%) F5
6 6 (13.95%) Banking
6 6 (13.95%) Mentoring
7 5 (11.63%) TOGAF
8 4 (9.30%) Zachman Framework
8 4 (9.30%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
8 4 (9.30%) IPv4

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 (2.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (23.26%) Firewall
2 8 (18.60%) SAN
2 8 (18.60%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (16.28%) NAS
3 7 (16.28%) MPLS
4 6 (13.95%) LAN
4 6 (13.95%) WAN
4 6 (13.95%) VPN
5 4 (9.30%) IPv4
5 4 (9.30%) IPv6
5 4 (9.30%) Internet
5 4 (9.30%) BGP
6 3 (6.98%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (6.98%) DWDM
6 3 (6.98%) OSPF
6 3 (6.98%) DNS
6 3 (6.98%) FTP
7 2 (4.65%) DHCP
8 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
8 1 (2.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.33%) MySQL
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
General
1 17 (39.53%) Finance
2 8 (18.60%) Retail
3 6 (13.95%) Banking
4 2 (4.65%) Advertising
5 1 (2.33%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.30%) .NET
2 1 (2.33%) SOAP
2 1 (2.33%) Web Services
2 1 (2.33%) XML
2 1 (2.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Clustering
2 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.33%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.60%) Windows
1 8 (18.60%) Linux
2 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (16.28%) Load Balancing
2 6 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (13.95%) Mentoring
3 5 (11.63%) TOGAF
4 4 (9.30%) Zachman Framework
4 4 (9.30%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (6.98%) Coaching
5 3 (6.98%) Network Architecture
5 3 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (6.98%) SOA
6 2 (4.65%) Scrum
6 2 (4.65%) Project Management
7 1 (2.33%) Time Management
7 1 (2.33%) Network Design
7 1 (2.33%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (2.33%) Project Planning
7 1 (2.33%) TDD
7 1 (2.33%) B2B
7 1 (2.33%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.28%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (23.26%) CCIE
1 10 (23.26%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.65%) Degree
3 1 (2.33%) MCSE
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.33%) CCNP
3 1 (2.33%) CCDA
3 1 (2.33%) CCDP
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.33%) vSphere
2 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (23.26%) Cisco
2 9 (20.93%) CheckPoint
3 6 (13.95%) HP
3 6 (13.95%) Oracle
3 6 (13.95%) F5
4 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
5 3 (6.98%) Juniper
6 2 (4.65%) VMware
7 1 (2.33%) NetApp
7 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.33%) EMC
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago