The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Wales region that had Software Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Architect
Rank 105 104 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Architect 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.075% 0.072% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.078% 0.073% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Median salary £70,000 £50,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £56,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+15.04% +2.72%
Software Architect
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1281 1372 1266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 96.32% 98.35% 97.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1099 1149 1108
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,015 £23,800 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,543 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.85% -

Software Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

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
Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
South Wales +6 1 £70,000 +40.00%
Software Architect
UK

Software Architect Skill Set
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 Wales region featuring Software Architect in the job title.

1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) CMS
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) SOAP
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (50.00%) Umbraco
1 2 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (50.00%) Sitecore
1 2 (50.00%) REST
1 2 (50.00%) SDLC
1 2 (50.00%) Requirements Management
1 2 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Presales
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) UML
2 1 (25.00%) TDD

Software Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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 (50.00%) CMS
1 2 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (50.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) REST
1 2 (50.00%) SOAP
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) Requirements Management
1 2 (50.00%) SDLC
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Presales
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Sitecore