The first table below looks at the demand for the Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South Wales region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 42 57 56
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 47 31 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 4.64% 2.97% 3.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.81% 3.05% 3.49%
Number of salaries quoted 42 22 25
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £47,757
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +15.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £44,632 £34,453
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £78,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year
- -4.00%
Job Titles Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
977 1017 917
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 96.54% 97.32% 97.45%
Number of salaries quoted 811 920 798
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Architect
Wales

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Architect
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Architect Salary Trend in South Wales

Architect
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Architect across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Architect Salary Histogram in South Wales

Architect
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +7 15 £51,250 +2.50% 3
Bridgend - 9 £57,000 -
Newport +1 8 £55,000 -8.33%
Torfaen - 4 £50,000 -
Caerphilly -11 1 £40,000 -33.33%
Architect
Wales

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 40 (41.24%) Microsoft
2 34 (35.05%) SC Cleared
2 34 (35.05%) Security Cleared
3 28 (28.87%) ITIL
4 27 (27.84%) VMware
5 25 (25.77%) Active Directory
6 24 (24.74%) Scrum
7 23 (23.71%) MS Excel
7 23 (23.71%) Java
7 23 (23.71%) VMware Infrastructure
8 22 (22.68%) Finance
9 21 (21.65%) MVC
10 20 (20.62%) Citrix
11 19 (19.59%) SCCM
12 18 (18.56%) Cisco
12 18 (18.56%) Windows
12 18 (18.56%) Microsoft App-V
13 17 (17.53%) Agile Software Development
13 17 (17.53%) Service Management
13 17 (17.53%) J2EE
14 16 (16.49%) Hyper-V
14 16 (16.49%) Change Control
15 14 (14.43%) OO
16 13 (13.40%) SQL Server
16 13 (13.40%) .NET
16 13 (13.40%) C#
16 13 (13.40%) ASP.NET
16 13 (13.40%) VMware ESX
17 12 (12.37%) SOA
17 12 (12.37%) Juniper

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 9 (9.28%) IIS
2 6 (6.19%) MS Exchange
3 5 (5.15%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2000
4 3 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (3.09%) Lync
4 3 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.09%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.06%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 23 (23.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.03%) SAP SD
1 1 (1.03%) SAP FI
1 1 (1.03%) SAP MM
1 1 (1.03%) SAP PP
1 1 (1.03%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (1.03%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.09%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.34%) Firewall
2 9 (9.28%) Internet
3 8 (8.25%) SAN
4 5 (5.15%) NAS
5 4 (4.12%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (4.12%) DNS
5 4 (4.12%) DHCP
6 3 (3.09%) Wireless
7 2 (2.06%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.03%) VLAN
8 1 (1.03%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.03%) HSRP
8 1 (1.03%) IPv6
8 1 (1.03%) VoIP
8 1 (1.03%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.40%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.06%) RDBMS
2 2 (2.06%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.06%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.03%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (5.15%) WebLogic Workshop
2 3 (3.09%) Maven
2 3 (3.09%) JUnit
3 2 (2.06%) Ant
3 2 (2.06%) Apache Ivy
3 2 (2.06%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (2.06%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (1.03%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.03%) MSTest
4 1 (1.03%) Gerrit
4 1 (1.03%) Jenkins
General
1 22 (22.68%) Finance
2 10 (10.31%) Legal
3 6 (6.19%) Military
4 4 (4.12%) Banking
4 4 (4.12%) Advertising
5 3 (3.09%) Marketing
6 2 (2.06%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.03%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (17.53%) J2EE
2 13 (13.40%) .NET
2 13 (13.40%) ASP.NET
3 9 (9.28%) Web Services
4 6 (6.19%) SOAP
4 6 (6.19%) .NET Framework
5 5 (5.15%) Spring
6 4 (4.12%) XML
6 4 (4.12%) XSLT
6 4 (4.12%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (4.12%) Java EE
7 3 (3.09%) jQuery
7 3 (3.09%) Ajax
7 3 (3.09%) Struts
7 3 (3.09%) CSS
7 3 (3.09%) HTML
8 2 (2.06%) JSP
8 2 (2.06%) Servlets
8 2 (2.06%) EJB
8 2 (2.06%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.19%) Clustering
1 6 (6.19%) Management Information System
2 5 (5.15%) Statistics
3 4 (4.12%) RMADS
3 4 (4.12%) RIA
4 3 (3.09%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (2.06%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.03%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 18 (18.56%) Windows
2 5 (5.15%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (5.15%) Linux
2 5 (5.15%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (3.09%) UNIX
4 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.03%) Android
5 1 (1.03%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.03%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.03%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.03%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (28.87%) ITIL
2 24 (24.74%) Scrum
3 21 (21.65%) MVC
4 17 (17.53%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (17.53%) Service Management
5 16 (16.49%) Change Control
6 14 (14.43%) OO
7 12 (12.37%) SOA
8 9 (9.28%) Network Architecture
8 9 (9.28%) OOD
8 9 (9.28%) TOGAF
9 7 (7.22%) Software Architecture
9 7 (7.22%) Network Design
10 6 (6.19%) Project Management
10 6 (6.19%) Technical Architecture
11 5 (5.15%) Enterprise Architecture
11 5 (5.15%) Zachman Framework
11 5 (5.15%) Project Planning
11 5 (5.15%) Performance Testing
11 5 (5.15%) UML
Programming Languages
1 23 (23.71%) Java
2 13 (13.40%) C#
3 11 (11.34%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.09%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.09%) SQL
5 2 (2.06%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.03%) C
6 1 (1.03%) VB
6 1 (1.03%) RPG
Qualifications
1 34 (35.05%) SC Cleared
1 34 (35.05%) Security Cleared
2 9 (9.28%) Degree
2 9 (9.28%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (9.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (9.28%) CCNP
3 4 (4.12%) DV Cleared
4 3 (3.09%) MCP
4 3 (3.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.12%) HMG Infosec
1 4 (4.12%) JSP 440
2 2 (2.06%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 25 (25.77%) Active Directory
2 23 (23.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (18.56%) Microsoft App-V
4 16 (16.49%) Hyper-V
5 13 (13.40%) VMware ESX
6 11 (11.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 5 (5.15%) XenApp
8 3 (3.09%) vSphere
8 3 (3.09%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.03%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.03%) UAG
9 1 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 19 (19.59%) SCCM
2 10 (10.31%) WSUS
3 2 (2.06%) SCOM
4 1 (1.03%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.03%) ARCserve
4 1 (1.03%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.03%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 40 (41.24%) Microsoft
2 27 (27.84%) VMware
3 20 (20.62%) Citrix
4 18 (18.56%) Cisco
5 12 (12.37%) Juniper
5 12 (12.37%) F5
6 10 (10.31%) Sophos
6 10 (10.31%) Remedy
6 10 (10.31%) Oracle
7 2 (2.06%) JDA
7 2 (2.06%) HP
7 2 (2.06%) Dell
7 2 (2.06%) SAP
8 1 (1.03%) WatchGuard
8 1 (1.03%) SonicWALL
8 1 (1.03%) ProCurve
8 1 (1.03%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.03%) Symantec
8 1 (1.03%) Mitel
Cardiff
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Cardiff
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago