The table below looks at the statistics for Software Architecture skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Architecture over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Architecture
Rank 88 96 90
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 8 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.75% 0.39% 0.094%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 0.46% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 1
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -25.00%
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.04%
Software Architecture
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 South Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
937 1078 848
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 88.06% 83.50% 80.08%
Number of salaries quoted 843 939 737
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Software Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the South Wales region citing Software Architecture as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Software Architecture
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Software Architecture Salary Trend in South Wales

Software Architecture
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Architecture across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

Software Architecture Salary Histogram in South Wales

Software Architecture
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 Architecture within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 27 September 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 +11 4 £82,500 +120.00%
Newport - 4 £45,000 -
Software Architecture
Wales

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT jobs citing Software Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for Software Architecture.

1 8 (61.54%) SDLC
2 5 (38.46%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 5 (38.46%) Threat Modelling
2 5 (38.46%) Data Loss Prevention
2 5 (38.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (38.46%) Data Protection Act
2 5 (38.46%) Risk Analysis
2 5 (38.46%) Security Testing
2 5 (38.46%) Data Protection
2 5 (38.46%) PCI DSS
2 5 (38.46%) Information Assurance
2 5 (38.46%) ITIL
2 5 (38.46%) LAN
2 5 (38.46%) WAN
2 5 (38.46%) HTTP
2 5 (38.46%) VPN
2 5 (38.46%) SSL
2 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 5 (38.46%) CISSP
2 5 (38.46%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (38.46%) Firewall
2 5 (38.46%) Data Security
2 5 (38.46%) Management Information System
2 5 (38.46%) Wireless
2 5 (38.46%) IPsec
2 5 (38.46%) Risk Management
2 5 (38.46%) Risk Assessment
2 5 (38.46%) Information Security
2 5 (38.46%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering

Software Architecture
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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) Firewall
1 5 (38.46%) HTTP
1 5 (38.46%) IPsec
1 5 (38.46%) LAN
1 5 (38.46%) SSL
1 5 (38.46%) VPN
1 5 (38.46%) WAN
1 5 (38.46%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (23.08%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Head of Security
1 4 (30.77%) Head of Technology
1 4 (30.77%) Senior Software Engineer
1 4 (30.77%) Software Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Business Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Designer
3 1 (7.69%) Security Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Technology Manager
3 1 (7.69%) UX Designer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Data Protection Act
1 5 (38.46%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) SDLC
2 5 (38.46%) Data Loss Prevention
2 5 (38.46%) Data Protection
2 5 (38.46%) Data Security
2 5 (38.46%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (38.46%) Information Assurance
2 5 (38.46%) Information Security
2 5 (38.46%) ITIL
2 5 (38.46%) Penetration Testing
2 5 (38.46%) Risk Analysis
2 5 (38.46%) Risk Assessment
2 5 (38.46%) Risk Management
2 5 (38.46%) Security Testing
2 5 (38.46%) Threat Modelling
2 5 (38.46%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 4 (30.77%) Configuration Management
3 4 (30.77%) OO
3 4 (30.77%) OOA/OOD
3 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
3 4 (30.77%) UML
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) C
1 4 (30.77%) C#
1 4 (30.77%) C++
1 4 (30.77%) Embedded C
1 4 (30.77%) Embedded C++
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) CISSP
2 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (38.46%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Active Directory