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 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 58 57 44
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 8 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.19% 0.74% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.24% 0.76% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 1
Average salary £68,750 £67,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.85% -3.57%
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £62,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Job Titles Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
646 524 339
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 95.85% 96.68% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 553 422 314
Average salary £33,500 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.28% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,284 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
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 11 July 2014.

Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 11 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 (60.00%) JDA
2 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) SAP
2 4 (40.00%) Manufacturing
2 4 (40.00%) Advertising
2 4 (40.00%) VMware
2 4 (40.00%) TOGAF
2 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (30.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (30.00%) MCSE
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) CCIE
3 3 (30.00%) EMC
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (30.00%) NetApp
3 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (20.00%) SAP SD
4 2 (20.00%) SAP PP
4 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (10.00%) NAS
5 1 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Marketing
5 1 (10.00%) Network Design
5 1 (10.00%) Legal
5 1 (10.00%) Service Management
5 1 (10.00%) SAN
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 11 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 (20.00%) SAP SD
1 2 (20.00%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
1 1 (10.00%) NAS
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
1 4 (40.00%) Manufacturing
1 4 (40.00%) Advertising
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Legal
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) UNIX
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) TOGAF
2 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (10.00%) Service Management
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) MCSE
1 3 (30.00%) CCIE
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (30.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) JDA
2 4 (40.00%) VMware
2 4 (40.00%) SAP
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) EMC
3 3 (30.00%) NetApp
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco