The table below looks at the statistics for the Software 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 Software Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architect
Rank 63 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Architect 5 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.80% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% - -
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 0
Average salary £45,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%
Software 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
610 557 355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 97.29% 96.37% 95.69%
Number of salaries quoted 538 468 320
Average salary £35,000 £33,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £23,000
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%

Software Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Architect in the job title across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Software Architect
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Architect across the Cardiff region.

Software Architect Salary Trend in Cardiff

Software Architect
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff region that cited Software 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 Software Architect in their job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle
3 3 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (33.33%) .NET
4 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (33.33%) SOA
4 2 (33.33%) TDD
4 2 (33.33%) Software Architecture
5 1 (16.67%) REST
5 1 (16.67%) User Stories
5 1 (16.67%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (16.67%) Banking
5 1 (16.67%) Billing
5 1 (16.67%) Spring
5 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) Scrum
5 1 (16.67%) J2EE
5 1 (16.67%) SOAP
5 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (16.67%) Time Management

Software Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff region that cited Software 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 Software Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) REST
2 1 (16.67%) Spring
2 1 (16.67%) J2EE
2 1 (16.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (33.33%) SOA
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) Software Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) User Stories
4 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
Cardiff
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago