Period
to 23 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Architect was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

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

Senior Architect
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 102 127 145
Rank change year-on-year +25 +18 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Architect 5 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.37% 0.47% 0.086%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.47% 0.087%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 2
South Wales median annual salary £47,500 £52,000 £46,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.65% +11.23% -26.95%
10th Percentile £39,580 £49,500 £42,575
90th Percentile £56,700 £57,200 £49,525
Wales median annual salary £51,500 £52,000 £46,750
% change year-on-year -0.96% +11.23% -26.95%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
South Wales
Permanent vacancies in South Wales with a recognized job title 1,325 1,898 2,288
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.86% 98.34% 98.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1,168 1,699 1,992
South Wales median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.67% +4.17% +2.86%
10th Percentile £22,925 £22,500 £21,251
90th Percentile £55,349 £55,250 £53,700
Wales median annual salary £39,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +5.33% +7.14% -

Senior Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings that featured Senior Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Architect in South Wales

Senior Architect
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for Senior Architect in South Wales

Senior Architect
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Architect in South Wales over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Senior Architect in South Wales

Senior Architect
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Architect within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 23 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newport -3 4 £49,500 -4.81% 1
Cardiff - 1 £41,500 - 1
Senior Architect
Wales

Senior Architect Skill Set
Top 26 Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, Senior Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South Wales region featuring Senior Architect in the job title.

1 3 (60.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (40.00%) Data Architecture
2 2 (40.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) SysML
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) Electronics
3 1 (20.00%) Aerospace
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Military
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (20.00%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (20.00%) Data Governance
3 1 (20.00%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (20.00%) Big Data
3 1 (20.00%) Cloudera
3 1 (20.00%) Data Transformation
3 1 (20.00%) Def Stans
3 1 (20.00%) Data Strategy

Senior Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in South 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Big Data
1 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (20.00%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 1 (20.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (20.00%) Electronics
1 1 (20.00%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (40.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Data Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Data Governance
3 1 (20.00%) Data Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Data Transformation
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) SysML
3 1 (20.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Def Stans
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Cloudera
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft