The table below looks at the statistics 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 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architect
Rank 94 - 95
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Architect 7 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.54% - 0.088%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% - 0.090%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 0
Average salary £45,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
- -4.34%
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
1249 1337 1109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 96.90% 96.74% 97.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1025 1195 1021
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
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 October 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
South Wales - 6 £45,000 - 1
North Wales - 1 - -
Software Architect
UK

Software Architect
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Java
3 5 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (40.00%) Oracle
5 3 (30.00%) .NET
5 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (30.00%) SOA
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (30.00%) Open Source
5 3 (30.00%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (30.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (20.00%) Scrum
7 1 (10.00%) C#
7 1 (10.00%) TDD
7 1 (10.00%) Billing
7 1 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
7 1 (10.00%) UML
7 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (10.00%) User Stories
7 1 (10.00%) Software Architecture
7 1 (10.00%) Time Management
7 1 (10.00%) Degree
7 1 (10.00%) WCF
7 1 (10.00%) WPF

Software Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) WCF
2 1 (10.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Open Source
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (30.00%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (30.00%) SOA
3 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (30.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (20.00%) Scrum
5 1 (10.00%) TDD
5 1 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) User Stories
5 1 (10.00%) Time Management
5 1 (10.00%) Software Architecture
5 1 (10.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
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