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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architecture
Rank 90 96 81
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -15
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 4 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.36% 0.50% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.61% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 0
Average salary £48,000 £80,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
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
863 983 625
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 76.78% 82.19% 68.38%
Number of salaries quoted 732 883 587
Average salary £36,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,950
10% offered a salary of more than £54,550 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 28 November 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 -4 4 £48,000 -40.00%
Software Architecture
Wales

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 4 (80.00%) HTML
1 4 (80.00%) HTML5
2 3 (60.00%) SaaS
2 3 (60.00%) User Experience
2 3 (60.00%) Node.js
2 3 (60.00%) CSS3
2 3 (60.00%) KnockoutJS
2 3 (60.00%) GitHub
2 3 (60.00%) Ember.js
2 3 (60.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (60.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (60.00%) Subversion
2 3 (60.00%) JSON
2 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (60.00%) ECMAScript
2 3 (60.00%) HTTP
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) WinForms
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Android
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (20.00%) WCF
3 1 (20.00%) Umbraco
3 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 3 (60.00%) Node.js
2 1 (20.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) SaaS
1 3 (60.00%) GitHub
2 1 (20.00%) IaaS
2 1 (20.00%) PaaS
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Subversion
1 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Lead Developer
2 3 (60.00%) UI Developer
2 3 (60.00%) UI Programmer
3 2 (40.00%) Senior UI Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Architect
4 1 (20.00%) Software Architect
4 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
1 4 (80.00%) HTML5
2 3 (60.00%) CSS3
2 3 (60.00%) KnockoutJS
2 3 (60.00%) Ember.js
2 3 (60.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (60.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (60.00%) JSON
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) WinForms
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) WCF
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (20.00%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Android
2 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Phone
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) OOD
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (20.00%) Android Development
2 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (60.00%) ECMAScript
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft