The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South Wales region that had Software Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Architect
Rank 88 89 95
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Architect 3 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.27% 0.66% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.68% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 2
Median salary £40,000 £48,750 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.94% -15.21%
UK excluding London median salary £61,000 £56,359 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+8.23% -1.98%
Software Architect
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 South Wales 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
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1110 1178 1067
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 98.58% 96.95% 98.34%
Number of salaries quoted 966 1024 916
Median salary £38,000 £37,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £52,500 £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 South Wales

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

Software Architect Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Software Architect
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Software Architect Salary Trend in South Wales

Software Architect
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Architect across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

Software Architect Salary Histogram in South Wales

Software Architect
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Architect within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +4 2 £40,000 -20.00%
Newport - 1 £72,500 -
Software Architect
Wales

Software Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 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 South Wales region featuring Software Architect in the job title.

1 3 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (33.33%) Internet of Things
2 2 (33.33%) Big Data
2 2 (33.33%) Data Transformation
2 2 (33.33%) Umbraco
2 2 (33.33%) Data Integration
2 2 (33.33%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (33.33%) Sitecore
2 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) CMS
2 2 (33.33%) Streaming Video
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 2 (33.33%) HTTP
2 2 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (16.67%) C
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) Lisp
3 1 (16.67%) SOA
3 1 (16.67%) ETL
3 1 (16.67%) SOAP
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) Unix

Software Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 (33.33%) CMS
1 2 (33.33%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (33.33%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) HTTP
1 2 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Big Data
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) REST
2 1 (16.67%) SOAP
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Integration
1 2 (33.33%) Internet of Things
1 2 (33.33%) Streaming Video
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 2 (33.33%) Data Transformation
2 2 (33.33%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) ETL
3 1 (16.67%) Functional Programming
3 1 (16.67%) Online Security
3 1 (16.67%) Presales
3 1 (16.67%) Requirements Management
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) SOA
3 1 (16.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C#
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) Erlang
2 1 (16.67%) Haskell
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) Lisp
2 1 (16.67%) Python
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Snort
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Sitecore