The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Cardiff region that had Software Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Architect
Rank 67 66 70
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Architect 1 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.15% 0.75% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.78% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 3
Median salary £40,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -
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
639 640 613
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 98.61% 96.24% 99.35%
Number of salaries quoted 538 538 498
Median salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Software Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of job ads across the Cardiff region that featured Software Architect in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, Software Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cardiff region featuring Software Architect in the job title.

1 2 (50.00%) Data Integration
1 2 (50.00%) Streaming Video
1 2 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (50.00%) Big Data
1 2 (50.00%) Data Transformation
1 2 (50.00%) Internet of Things
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
1 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Programming
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) tcpdump
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Online Security
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) CMS
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) HTTP
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) Lisp
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) Linux

Software Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) CMS
1 1 (25.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (25.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) HTTP
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Big Data
2 1 (25.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Integration
1 2 (50.00%) Internet of Things
1 2 (50.00%) Streaming Video
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (50.00%) Data Transformation
1 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Programming
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Online Security
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) C++
1 1 (25.00%) Erlang
1 1 (25.00%) Haskell
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) Lisp
1 1 (25.00%) Python
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Snort
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Sitecore