Period
to 18 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Systems Architect was £71,500 in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

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

System Architect
UK > Wales
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 121 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Architect 15 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.75% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% - -
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 0
Wales median annual salary £71,500 - -
UK median annual salary £70,000 £62,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +12.90% -4.62% +7.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in 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
Wales
Permanent vacancies in Wales with a recognized job title 1,914 1,982 2,491
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.18% 97.25% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1,581 1,702 2,165
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £56,250 £55,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +4.40%

Systems Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Architect in Wales

Systems Architect
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for Systems Architect in Wales

Systems Architect
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Architect within the Wales region over the 6 months to 18 December 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
South Wales - 15 £71,500 - 3
Systems Architect
UK

Systems Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, Systems 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 Wales region featuring Systems Architect in the job title.

1 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) Java
3 7 (46.67%) Technical Architecture
4 6 (40.00%) WPA
4 6 (40.00%) Microservices
5 5 (33.33%) Kafka
6 4 (26.67%) Apache Spark
6 4 (26.67%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (26.67%) Delphi
6 4 (26.67%) Spring
6 4 (26.67%) Use Case
6 4 (26.67%) NoSQL
7 3 (20.00%) Product Management
7 3 (20.00%) Degree
7 3 (20.00%) UML
7 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
8 2 (13.33%) Public Cloud
8 2 (13.33%) Presales
8 2 (13.33%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (13.33%) Acceptance Criteria
8 2 (13.33%) Coaching
8 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (13.33%) Analytics
8 2 (13.33%) User Stories
8 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Excel
8 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
8 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
8 2 (13.33%) Digital TV
8 2 (13.33%) Firewall
8 2 (13.33%) Management Information System

Systems Architect Skill Set
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 4 (26.67%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) WPA
2 2 (13.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) NoSQL
1 4 (26.67%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (13.33%) Big Data
2 2 (13.33%) MongoDB
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) Kafka
2 4 (26.67%) Spring
3 1 (6.67%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (13.33%) Digital TV
1 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
1 2 (13.33%) Public Cloud
2 1 (6.67%) Cloud Native
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) Technical Architecture
3 6 (40.00%) Microservices
4 4 (26.67%) Use Case
5 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
5 3 (20.00%) Product Management
5 3 (20.00%) UML
6 2 (13.33%) Acceptance Criteria
6 2 (13.33%) Analytics
6 2 (13.33%) BDD
6 2 (13.33%) Coaching
6 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
6 2 (13.33%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (13.33%) Data Management
6 2 (13.33%) Information Management
6 2 (13.33%) Presales
6 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
6 2 (13.33%) User Stories
7 1 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (6.67%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) Java
2 4 (26.67%) Delphi
3 1 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft