The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Bridgend region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 13 16 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 6 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 9.84% 3.51% -
As % of the Job Titles category 10.17% 3.64% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 0
Average salary £54,250 £51,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £63,600 £62,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+2.58% +3.33%
Architect
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bridgend region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bridgend
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
59 55 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 96.72% 96.49% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 53 53 98
Average salary £35,000 £36,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% +21.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £30,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Architect in the job title across the Bridgend region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

Architect
Salary Trend in Bridgend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Architect across the Bridgend region.

Architect Salary Trend in Bridgend

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bridgend

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bridgend region that cited Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Architect in their job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (80.00%) VMware
2 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (70.00%) Citrix
4 6 (60.00%) SC Cleared
5 5 (50.00%) Migration
5 5 (50.00%) ITIL
5 5 (50.00%) Hyper-V
6 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2000
6 4 (40.00%) Clustering
6 4 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (40.00%) MCP
6 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
6 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
7 3 (30.00%) Dell
7 3 (30.00%) CGI
7 3 (30.00%) Service Management
7 3 (30.00%) GIS
7 3 (30.00%) MS Office
7 3 (30.00%) Terminal Services
7 3 (30.00%) Computacenter
7 3 (30.00%) ITSM
7 3 (30.00%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (30.00%) Business Development
7 3 (30.00%) SCCM
7 3 (30.00%) XenApp
7 3 (30.00%) XenDesktop
7 3 (30.00%) Lync
7 3 (30.00%) Office 365

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bridgend region that cited Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2000
1 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (30.00%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Wireless
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Clustering
2 3 (30.00%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Migration
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Service Management
2 3 (30.00%) ITSM
2 3 (30.00%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (30.00%) Business Development
3 2 (20.00%) Network Design
4 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) People Management
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (40.00%) MCP
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (30.00%) Terminal Services
4 3 (30.00%) XenApp
4 3 (30.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) VMware
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (70.00%) Citrix
3 3 (30.00%) Dell
3 3 (30.00%) Computacenter
4 2 (20.00%) F5
4 2 (20.00%) Juniper
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco
4 2 (20.00%) Intel