The table below looks at the statistics for Software Architecture skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Architecture over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Architecture
Rank - 66 43
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 0 6 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff - 0.90% 3.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.08% 3.75%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 11
Average salary - £46,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -16.36%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
Software Architecture
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
568 557 320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 82.68% 84.01% 80.40%
Number of salaries quoted 480 488 284
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,855 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Software Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Architecture across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Software Architecture
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Software Architecture Salary Trend in Cardiff

Software Architecture
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cardiff region citing Software Architecture also 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 that cited Software Architecture.

1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) Advertising
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (50.00%) Project Planning
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (50.00%) SDLC

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cardiff region citing Software Architecture also 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 that cited Software Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 2 (50.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Java Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Java Technical Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (50.00%) Project Planning
1 2 (50.00%) SDLC
1 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB