The median annual salary for a Architect was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cardiff during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Architect
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 50 62 39
Rank change year-on-year +12 -23  
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 18 12 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 3.20% 1.72% 4.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.25% 1.76% 4.57%
Number of salaries quoted 17 7 24
Median salary £57,500 £50,000 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% -2.43%  
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £47,100 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Cardiff
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 554 683 634
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 98.58% 97.99% 97.09%
Number of salaries quoted 502 547 556
Median salary £37,500 £35,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.63% +1.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £51,100 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff that featured Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Architect in Cardiff

Architect
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Architect in Cardiff.

Salary trend for Architect in Cardiff

Architect
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Architect in Cardiff over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Architect in Cardiff

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, 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 Cardiff region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 26 (65.00%) Finance
2 16 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (30.00%) Internet
4 11 (27.50%) CCNP
4 11 (27.50%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (27.50%) MPLS
4 11 (27.50%) Telecoms
4 11 (27.50%) LAN
4 11 (27.50%) DHCP
4 11 (27.50%) DNS
4 11 (27.50%) Cisco
4 11 (27.50%) Banking
4 11 (27.50%) Unified Communications
5 10 (25.00%) CheckPoint
5 10 (25.00%) Avaya
6 9 (22.50%) Change Management
6 9 (22.50%) Enterprise Architecture
7 8 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (20.00%) Target Operating Model
7 8 (20.00%) IT Strategy
8 7 (17.50%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (17.50%) F5
8 7 (17.50%) OSPF
8 7 (17.50%) BGP
8 7 (17.50%) VPN
8 7 (17.50%) WAN
8 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (17.50%) BIG-IP
8 7 (17.50%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (15.00%) Data Warehouse

Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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 (5.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (2.50%) Alfresco
2 1 (2.50%) Documentum
2 1 (2.50%) Drupal
2 1 (2.50%) FileNet
2 1 (2.50%) Liferay
2 1 (2.50%) LiveCycle
2 1 (2.50%) LiveLink
2 1 (2.50%) SAS
2 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (30.00%) Internet
2 11 (27.50%) DHCP
2 11 (27.50%) DNS
2 11 (27.50%) LAN
2 11 (27.50%) MPLS
2 11 (27.50%) Unified Communications
3 7 (17.50%) BGP
3 7 (17.50%) BIG-IP
3 7 (17.50%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (17.50%) Cisco Nexus
3 7 (17.50%) OSPF
3 7 (17.50%) VPN
3 7 (17.50%) WAN
4 1 (2.50%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (12.50%) Hadoop
3 4 (10.00%) Big Data
4 2 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (5.00%) Data Mining
4 2 (5.00%) MongoDB
4 2 (5.00%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.50%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.50%) QlikView
5 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.50%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Ant
1 1 (2.50%) ERwin
1 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.50%) Maven
1 1 (2.50%) Subversion
1 1 (2.50%) Vagrant
1 1 (2.50%) Xcode
General
1 26 (65.00%) Finance
2 11 (27.50%) Banking
2 11 (27.50%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.00%) Advertising
3 2 (5.00%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) .NET
2 4 (10.00%) Spring
3 3 (7.50%) SOAP
3 3 (7.50%) Web Services
4 2 (5.00%) Apache Camel
4 2 (5.00%) JPA
4 2 (5.00%) REST
4 2 (5.00%) XML
5 1 (2.50%) Angular 2
5 1 (2.50%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.50%) Apache Flex
5 1 (2.50%) Dojo
5 1 (2.50%) Ext JS
5 1 (2.50%) Java EE
5 1 (2.50%) jQuery
5 1 (2.50%) JSON
5 1 (2.50%) JSR 170
5 1 (2.50%) React
5 1 (2.50%) Sencha Touch
5 1 (2.50%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 16 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.50%) AS400
3 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.50%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.50%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.50%) Android
1 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (22.50%) Change Management
1 9 (22.50%) Enterprise Architecture
2 8 (20.00%) IT Strategy
2 8 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (20.00%) Target Operating Model
3 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (10.00%) Translating Business Requirements
6 3 (7.50%) Software Engineering
7 2 (5.00%) Artificial Intelligence
7 2 (5.00%) B2B
7 2 (5.00%) Business Transformation
7 2 (5.00%) Microservices
7 2 (5.00%) Presales
7 2 (5.00%) Software Architecture
7 2 (5.00%) TOGAF
7 2 (5.00%) Zachman Framework
8 1 (2.50%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (2.50%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (2.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.50%) Java
2 3 (7.50%) C
3 2 (5.00%) C#
3 2 (5.00%) R
4 1 (2.50%) Objective-C
4 1 (2.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (27.50%) CCNP
1 11 (27.50%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (10.00%) CCNP Voice
2 4 (10.00%) CCVP
3 3 (7.50%) Degree
4 2 (5.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (2.50%) Ansible
Vendors
1 11 (27.50%) Cisco
2 10 (25.00%) Avaya
2 10 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 7 (17.50%) F5
4 2 (5.00%) Informatica
4 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.00%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (2.50%) Ab Initio
5 1 (2.50%) Adobe
5 1 (2.50%) Cognos
5 1 (2.50%) FatWire
5 1 (2.50%) IBM
5 1 (2.50%) Interwoven
5 1 (2.50%) Netezza
5 1 (2.50%) OpenText
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle
5 1 (2.50%) Sencha
5 1 (2.50%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.50%) Teradata
5 1 (2.50%) Vignette
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
GM Financial
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £0.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75,000 - 95,000k + great package
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff
Virtusa
Salary: £0 - £85,000 per year
Posted: 26 days ago