The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for Software Architecture skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Architecture over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Architecture
Wales / South Wales
Rank 86 - 97
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 2 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.23% - 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% - 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 5
Median salary £42,500 - £46,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,250
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.82%  

Software Architecture is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
South Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 732 1010 992
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 85.12% 81.91% 84.21%
Number of salaries quoted 632 851 865
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Software Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales citing Software Architecture as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Software Architecture in South Wales

Software Architecture
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for Software Architecture in South Wales

Software Architecture
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 Software Architecture within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. 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 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
Cardiff - 2 £42,500 -
Software Architecture
Wales

Software Architecture
Top 28 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT jobs citing Software Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for Software Architecture.

1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (75.00%) C++
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) UML
2 6 (75.00%) OOA/OOD
2 6 (75.00%) OO
2 6 (75.00%) Embedded C
2 6 (75.00%) Embedded C++
2 6 (75.00%) Configuration Management
2 6 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (75.00%) Requirements Management
2 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (75.00%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (75.00%) C
3 2 (25.00%) R
3 2 (25.00%) Big Data
3 2 (25.00%) Apache Spark
3 2 (25.00%) Hadoop
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
3 2 (25.00%) Data Mining
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) .NET

Software Architecture
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (25.00%) Big Data
1 2 (25.00%) Data Mining
1 2 (25.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Rational DOORS
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Senior Software Engineer
1 6 (75.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Big Data Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Data Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Configuration Management
1 6 (75.00%) OO
1 6 (75.00%) OOA/OOD
1 6 (75.00%) Requirements Management
1 6 (75.00%) Software Engineering
1 6 (75.00%) UML
2 2 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (75.00%) C
2 6 (75.00%) C++
2 6 (75.00%) Embedded C
2 6 (75.00%) Embedded C++
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft