The first table below looks at the demand for the Software Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 24 April 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 Wales region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architect
Rank 94 - 93
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Architect 6 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.50% - 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% - 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 1
Average salary £72,500 - £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -
Job Titles Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1170 1212 1092
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 96.77% 97.04% 97.07%
Number of salaries quoted 979 1090 947
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Software Architect
UK

Software Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Architect in the job title across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Software Architect
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Software Architect Salary Trend in Wales

Software Architect
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Architect across the Wales region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Software Architect Salary Histogram in Wales

Software Architect
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Architect within the Wales region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South Wales - 3 £55,000 -
West Wales - 3 £85,000 -
Software Architect
UK

Software Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region that cited Software 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 Software Architect in their job title.

1 6 (54.55%) Java
2 5 (45.45%) J2EE
3 4 (36.36%) SOAP
4 3 (27.27%) MVC
4 3 (27.27%) Scrum
4 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (27.27%) Spring
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle
4 3 (27.27%) Web Services
4 3 (27.27%) UML
4 3 (27.27%) OO
4 3 (27.27%) Open Source
4 3 (27.27%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
5 2 (18.18%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (18.18%) REST
5 2 (18.18%) C#
5 2 (18.18%) HTML
5 2 (18.18%) CSS
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
5 2 (18.18%) JUnit
5 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
5 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 2 (18.18%) SQL
5 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
5 2 (18.18%) .NET
5 2 (18.18%) jQuery
5 2 (18.18%) Ajax
5 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework

Software Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region that cited Software 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 Software Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) JUnit
2 1 (9.09%) Maven
2 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 1 (9.09%) Gerrit
General
1 2 (18.18%) Banking
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) J2EE
2 4 (36.36%) SOAP
3 3 (27.27%) Spring
3 3 (27.27%) Web Services
4 2 (18.18%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 2 (18.18%) REST
4 2 (18.18%) HTML
4 2 (18.18%) CSS
4 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
4 2 (18.18%) .NET
4 2 (18.18%) jQuery
4 2 (18.18%) Ajax
4 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
4 2 (18.18%) Java EE
4 2 (18.18%) Struts
5 1 (9.09%) EJB 3.0
5 1 (9.09%) EJB
5 1 (9.09%) JSP
5 1 (9.09%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Open Source
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) MVC
1 3 (27.27%) Scrum
1 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (27.27%) UML
1 3 (27.27%) OO
1 3 (27.27%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (18.18%) TDD
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (9.09%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) C#
2 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO 8583
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle