Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Architecture
UK > Wales
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 136 135 160
Rank change year-on-year -1 +25 -12
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 5 24 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.25% 0.92% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 1.03% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 4 17 5
Wales median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +20.00% -11.76%
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +10.00%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1823 2322 2357
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 90.02% 88.93% 85.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1569 1984 1981
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +4.17% +2.86%
10th Percentile £23,500 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £56,700 £55,250 £55,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,476 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.06% +4.16% +5.56%

Software Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Software Architecture as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Software Architecture 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 in Wales.

Salary trend for Software Architecture in Wales

Software Architecture
Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
South Wales +23 5 £50,000 +11.11%
Software Architecture
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Wales region with a requirement for Software Architecture.

1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) WCF
2 3 (60.00%) Subversion
2 3 (60.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (60.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) SOAP
2 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (60.00%) RESTful
2 3 (60.00%) Time Management
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (60.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (60.00%) Coaching
2 3 (60.00%) API Integration
3 2 (40.00%) SOLID
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Core
3 2 (40.00%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (40.00%) DC/OS
3 2 (40.00%) Kubernetes
3 2 (40.00%) SDLC
3 2 (40.00%) API Development
3 2 (40.00%) Docker
3 2 (40.00%) DevOps
3 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS

Software Architecture
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (60.00%) NoSQL
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Subversion
2 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) SpecFlow
2 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Developer
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Lead Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) RESTful
2 3 (60.00%) SOAP
2 3 (60.00%) WCF
3 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Core
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (40.00%) Entity Framework
3 2 (40.00%) Gherkin
3 2 (40.00%) LESS
3 2 (40.00%) NHibernate
3 2 (40.00%) Sass
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (40.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) API Integration
2 3 (60.00%) Coaching
2 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (60.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (60.00%) Time Management
3 2 (40.00%) API Development
3 2 (40.00%) BDD
3 2 (40.00%) DevOps
3 2 (40.00%) MVC
3 2 (40.00%) SDLC
3 2 (40.00%) SOA
3 2 (40.00%) SOLID
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) TypeScript
2 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (20.00%) VB
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Google