The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Cardiff region that had Solutions Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 74 74 66
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 1 17 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.15% 1.96% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 1.98% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 4
Median salary £58,000 £67,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.07% +42.10%
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
Solutions 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
647 857 621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 98.18% 98.96% 99.04%
Number of salaries quoted 584 739 549
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Solutions Architect Salary Trend in Cardiff

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, Solutions 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 Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) CMS
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (50.00%) Umbraco
1 2 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (50.00%) Sitecore
1 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Presales
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (25.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) SAP CRM
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX

Solutions 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 2 (50.00%) CMS
1 2 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (50.00%) Umbraco
2 1 (25.00%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) Presales
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) VMware