The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 29 65 39
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -26
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 71 32 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 6.07% 3.03% 5.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.34% 3.11% 5.21%
Number of salaries quoted 68 29 50
Average salary £53,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.63% -
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £62,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+0.80% +3.33%
Architect
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 South Wales 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
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1119 1029 1037
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 95.64% 97.44% 97.83%
Number of salaries quoted 978 883 942
Average salary £36,125 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.21% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +20 34 £52,500 -8.69% 5
Caerphilly +7 13 £75,000 +87.50%
Newport -5 11 £63,250 -20.93% 1
Bridgend +2 5 £53,500 -6.14%
Torfaen -14 4 £47,500 -5.00%
Architect
Wales

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 35 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 32 (26.67%) Windows
3 28 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (22.50%) VMware
5 26 (21.67%) Finance
5 26 (21.67%) Analytical Skills
6 25 (20.83%) Firewall
6 25 (20.83%) Citrix
7 23 (19.17%) Product Management
8 22 (18.33%) Cisco Nexus
9 21 (17.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 20 (16.67%) TOGAF
11 17 (14.17%) Migration
11 17 (14.17%) NetScaler
12 16 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 15 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
13 15 (12.50%) Cisco
13 15 (12.50%) Active Directory
13 15 (12.50%) Java
14 14 (11.67%) C++
14 14 (11.67%) MS Exchange
15 13 (10.83%) MS Excel
15 13 (10.83%) Mainframe
15 13 (10.83%) XenApp
16 12 (10.00%) SAP
16 12 (10.00%) Degree
17 11 (9.17%) Clustering
17 11 (9.17%) Internet
17 11 (9.17%) F5
18 10 (8.33%) Lync

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 14 (11.67%) MS Exchange
2 10 (8.33%) Lync
3 9 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (5.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 7 (5.83%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 13 (10.83%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.67%) Office 365
1 8 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (5.83%) Mimecast
3 4 (3.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 25 (20.83%) Firewall
2 22 (18.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 17 (14.17%) NetScaler
4 11 (9.17%) Internet
5 10 (8.33%) MPLS
5 10 (8.33%) BGP
6 9 (7.50%) BIG-IP
6 9 (7.50%) IPv6
6 9 (7.50%) OSPF
6 9 (7.50%) Spanning Tree
7 8 (6.67%) DVB
7 8 (6.67%) HTTP
8 2 (1.67%) Unified Communications
8 2 (1.67%) Network Security
8 2 (1.67%) Wireless
8 2 (1.67%) DHCP
9 1 (0.83%) SAN
9 1 (0.83%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.83%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.83%) Big Data
2 1 (0.83%) MySQL
2 1 (0.83%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (3.33%) JIRA
General
1 26 (21.67%) Finance
2 4 (3.33%) Advertising
3 2 (1.67%) Retail
3 2 (1.67%) Back Office
4 1 (0.83%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.67%) GStreamer
1 8 (6.67%) OpenGL
2 5 (4.17%) .NET
3 3 (2.50%) CGI
4 2 (1.67%) COM
5 1 (0.83%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 26 (21.67%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (17.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 13 (10.83%) Mainframe
4 11 (9.17%) Clustering
5 8 (6.67%) iPad
5 8 (6.67%) iPhone
5 8 (6.67%) Blackberry
5 8 (6.67%) Cryptography
5 8 (6.67%) Streaming Video
6 4 (3.33%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.33%) GIS
7 2 (1.67%) User Experience
8 1 (0.83%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 32 (26.67%) Windows
2 10 (8.33%) UNIX
3 8 (6.67%) Apple iOS
3 8 (6.67%) Android
3 8 (6.67%) Mac OS X
4 3 (2.50%) Linux
4 3 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.67%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.67%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (19.17%) Product Management
3 20 (16.67%) TOGAF
4 17 (14.17%) Migration
5 15 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
6 10 (8.33%) Load Balancing
7 8 (6.67%) Web Application Development
7 8 (6.67%) DRM
7 8 (6.67%) UML
7 8 (6.67%) OO
7 8 (6.67%) B2B
7 8 (6.67%) Information Security
8 7 (5.83%) ITIL
9 6 (5.00%) Mentoring
9 6 (5.00%) Coaching
9 6 (5.00%) Business Transformation
10 4 (3.33%) Enterprise Architecture
10 4 (3.33%) Service Management
10 4 (3.33%) ITSM
10 4 (3.33%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 15 (12.50%) Java
2 14 (11.67%) C++
3 10 (8.33%) C
4 8 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 8 (6.67%) Objective-C
5 2 (1.67%) MATLAB
6 1 (0.83%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (10.00%) Degree
2 10 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 10 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (8.33%) CCIE
3 8 (6.67%) SAP Certification
4 6 (5.00%) SC Cleared
5 5 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (3.33%) MCP
7 2 (1.67%) MBA
7 2 (1.67%) ISEB
8 1 (0.83%) CISSP
8 1 (0.83%) MCSE
8 1 (0.83%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (6.67%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.83%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 13 (10.83%) XenApp
3 10 (8.33%) vSphere
3 10 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (4.17%) XenDesktop
4 5 (4.17%) Hyper-V
5 4 (3.33%) Terminal Services
6 2 (1.67%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 8 (6.67%) Nessus
2 3 (2.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 35 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 27 (22.50%) VMware
3 25 (20.83%) Citrix
4 15 (12.50%) Cisco
5 12 (10.00%) SAP
6 11 (9.17%) F5
7 9 (7.50%) SolarWinds
8 8 (6.67%) LogRhythm
8 8 (6.67%) HP
8 8 (6.67%) Qualys
9 7 (5.83%) Unisys
10 6 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (3.33%) Perforce
12 3 (2.50%) Dell
12 3 (2.50%) Computacenter
13 2 (1.67%) Intel
13 2 (1.67%) Juniper
14 1 (0.83%) Cognizant
14 1 (0.83%) Red Hat
14 1 (0.83%) Sun
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