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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Architecture
UK / Wales
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 - 98
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 4 0 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.36% - 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% - 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 8
Median salary £42,500 - £44,750
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26%  

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 Wales with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 952 1135 1130
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 86.31% 81.19% 84.96%
Number of salaries quoted 781 958 960
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Software Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 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 3 months to 29 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
South Wales - 2 £42,500 -
Mid Wales - 2 - -
Software Architecture
UK

For the 6 months to 29 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 Wales region with a requirement for Software Architecture.

1 13 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 8 (61.54%) .NET
3 6 (46.15%) Oracle
3 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
3 6 (46.15%) Web Services
3 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
3 6 (46.15%) CRM
3 6 (46.15%) SharePoint
3 6 (46.15%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (46.15%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (46.15%) Oracle HRMS
3 6 (46.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (46.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (46.15%) SaaS
3 6 (46.15%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (38.46%) C
4 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
4 5 (38.46%) Rational DOORS
4 5 (38.46%) Requirements Management
4 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
4 5 (38.46%) Configuration Management
4 5 (38.46%) Embedded C
4 5 (38.46%) Embedded C++
4 5 (38.46%) C++
4 5 (38.46%) SQL
4 5 (38.46%) Windows
4 5 (38.46%) UML
4 5 (38.46%) OOA/OOD
4 5 (38.46%) OO

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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (46.15%) BizTalk Server
1 6 (46.15%) SharePoint
2 2 (15.38%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (46.15%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 6 (46.15%) SaaS
2 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (15.38%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (15.38%) Big Data
2 2 (15.38%) Data Mining
2 2 (15.38%) Hadoop
2 2 (15.38%) MongoDB
2 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Rational DOORS
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Senior Software Engineer
1 5 (38.46%) Software Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Big Data Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Data Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) .NET
2 6 (46.15%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) CRM
1 6 (46.15%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (38.46%) Configuration Management
2 5 (38.46%) OO
2 5 (38.46%) OOA/OOD
2 5 (38.46%) Requirements Management
2 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
2 5 (38.46%) UML
3 2 (15.38%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (38.46%) C
2 5 (38.46%) C++
2 5 (38.46%) Embedded C
2 5 (38.46%) Embedded C++
2 5 (38.46%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 6 (46.15%) Oracle