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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Architecture over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architecture
Rank 86 - 85
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.094% - 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% - 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £50,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £49,500 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
-1.00% +8.69%
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
808 949 691
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 75.73% 78.95% 73.67%
Number of salaries quoted 711 850 616
Average salary £36,000 £35,065 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -6.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,550 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Software Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Architecture across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Architecture within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff - 1 £50,000 -
Software Architecture
Wales

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales region citing Software Architecture also 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 that cited Software Architecture.

1 3 (60.00%) OO
1 3 (60.00%) MVC
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) WinForms
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) OOD
2 2 (40.00%) SOAP
2 2 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) J2EE
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (40.00%) WCF
2 2 (40.00%) Umbraco
2 2 (40.00%) Android
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (40.00%) PaaS
2 2 (40.00%) IaaS
2 2 (40.00%) SignalR
2 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Phone
2 2 (40.00%) Mobile Application Development

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales region citing Software Architecture also 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 that cited Software Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (40.00%) PaaS
1 2 (40.00%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Ant
1 1 (20.00%) Maven
1 1 (20.00%) Apache Ivy
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Software Architect
1 2 (40.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Java Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Java Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) J2EE
1 2 (40.00%) SOAP
1 2 (40.00%) XML
1 2 (40.00%) WinForms
1 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (40.00%) WCF
1 2 (40.00%) HTML5
1 2 (40.00%) SignalR
1 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (20.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) EJB 3.0
2 1 (20.00%) Spring
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) EJB
2 1 (20.00%) JSP
2 1 (20.00%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Android
1 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) OO
1 3 (60.00%) MVC
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) OOD
2 2 (40.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 2 (40.00%) Android Development
2 2 (40.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO 8583
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle