The first table below looks at the demand for the Solutions 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 Solutions Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cardiff region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 65 58 45
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 7 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.02% 0.57% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% 0.59% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 3
Average salary £67,500 £55,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.72% -21.42%
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Job Titles Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
655 506 350
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 95.48% 95.83% 95.89%
Number of salaries quoted 579 406 322
Average salary £33,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,928 £25,000 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Solutions Architect
South Wales

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

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
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Solutions Architect
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff region that cited Solutions 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 Solutions Architect in their job title.

1 6 (54.55%) Finance
1 6 (54.55%) JDA
2 5 (45.45%) TOGAF
3 4 (36.36%) SAP
3 4 (36.36%) Manufacturing
4 3 (27.27%) Advertising
4 3 (27.27%) VMware
4 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
4 3 (27.27%) MCSE
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 3 (27.27%) CCIE
4 3 (27.27%) EMC
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (27.27%) NetApp
4 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (27.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
5 2 (18.18%) SAP SD
5 2 (18.18%) SAP PP
5 2 (18.18%) Zachman Framework
6 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff region that cited Solutions 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 Solutions Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) SAP SD
1 2 (18.18%) SAP PP
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) Manufacturing
3 3 (27.27%) Advertising
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) TOGAF
2 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
3 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
3 2 (18.18%) Zachman Framework
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) MCSE
1 3 (27.27%) CCIE
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (27.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) JDA
2 4 (36.36%) SAP
3 3 (27.27%) VMware
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) EMC
3 3 (27.27%) NetApp
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £42 - £52 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago