The first table below looks at the demand for Software Architecture skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Architecture over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Wales region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architecture
Rank 100 95 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 2 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.15% 0.16% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.21% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £41,250 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+4.39% -1.08%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1008 940 685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 74.89% 73.21% 71.43%
Number of salaries quoted 885 836 623
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,150 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Software Architecture
UK

Software Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Architecture across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Software Architecture
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Software Architecture Salary Trend in Wales

Software Architecture
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 Architecture within the Wales region over the 3 months to 31 July 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 -8 2 £41,250 +10.00%
Software Architecture
UK

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the 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 (75.00%) OO
1 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) WinForms
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) OOD
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) J2EE
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) WCF
2 2 (50.00%) Umbraco
2 2 (50.00%) Android
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (50.00%) PaaS
2 2 (50.00%) HTML5
2 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (50.00%) IaaS
2 2 (50.00%) SignalR
2 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Phone
2 2 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the 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 (50.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (50.00%) PaaS
1 2 (50.00%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Apache Ivy
1 1 (25.00%) Ant
1 1 (25.00%) Maven
General
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Software Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Java Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) XML
1 2 (50.00%) WinForms
1 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) SOAP
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) J2EE
1 2 (50.00%) WCF
1 2 (50.00%) HTML5
1 2 (50.00%) SignalR
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (25.00%) REST
2 1 (25.00%) EJB 3.0
2 1 (25.00%) EJB
2 1 (25.00%) JSP
2 1 (25.00%) Servlets
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Android
1 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) OO
1 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) OOD
2 2 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 2 (50.00%) Android Development
2 2 (50.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) UML
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO 8583
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle