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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 68 53 36
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -17
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 27 45 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.38% 3.79% 6.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.43% 3.85% 6.38%
Number of salaries quoted 24 24 47
Average salary £65,000 £63,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.17% +14.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,450 £35,000 £37,350
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £71,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
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
1113 1169 846
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 98.06% 98.57% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 962 1027 730
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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 -11 11 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Caerphilly -3 4 £60,000 -12.72%
Newport +3 1 £72,500 +1.39% 1
Torfaen -1 1 £75,000 -
Architect
Wales

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 27 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 25 (32.05%) Finance
4 24 (30.77%) TOGAF
5 18 (23.08%) Java
6 17 (21.79%) Microsoft
7 16 (20.51%) Technical Architecture
8 15 (19.23%) Web Services
9 14 (17.95%) SOAP
9 14 (17.95%) Linux
9 14 (17.95%) Spring
10 13 (16.67%) Degree
10 13 (16.67%) Windows
10 13 (16.67%) SAP
11 12 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
12 11 (14.10%) Presales
12 11 (14.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 10 (12.82%) HP
13 10 (12.82%) SAN
14 9 (11.54%) CRM
14 9 (11.54%) Software Engineering
14 9 (11.54%) Product Management
15 8 (10.26%) NAS
15 8 (10.26%) Unix
16 7 (8.97%) SOA
16 7 (8.97%) .NET
16 7 (8.97%) Mainframe
16 7 (8.97%) Asset Management
16 7 (8.97%) VMware
16 7 (8.97%) SAP CRM

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 6 (7.69%) IIS
2 4 (5.13%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (3.85%) Apache
4 1 (1.28%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.28%) ArcSDE
Applications
1 4 (5.13%) MS Office
2 2 (2.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (8.97%) SAP CRM
2 6 (7.69%) SAP IS-U
2 6 (7.69%) SAP PM
3 1 (1.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.41%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.85%) PaaS
3 2 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.82%) SAN
2 8 (10.26%) NAS
3 7 (8.97%) iSCSI
4 6 (7.69%) Firewall
4 6 (7.69%) Internet
5 5 (6.41%) FCoE
5 5 (6.41%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (3.85%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.56%) BGP
7 2 (2.56%) BIG-IP
7 2 (2.56%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (2.56%) IPv6
7 2 (2.56%) MPLS
7 2 (2.56%) NetScaler
7 2 (2.56%) OSPF
7 2 (2.56%) Spanning Tree
8 1 (1.28%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.28%) Network Security
8 1 (1.28%) tcpdump
8 1 (1.28%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.56%) Big Data
1 2 (2.56%) GIS
2 1 (1.28%) MySQL
2 1 (1.28%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.28%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (8.97%) Jenkins
2 5 (6.41%) JIRA
3 4 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 25 (32.05%) Finance
2 6 (7.69%) Advertising
2 6 (7.69%) Billing
3 4 (5.13%) Marketing
4 2 (2.56%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.28%) Electronics
5 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (19.23%) Web Services
2 14 (17.95%) SOAP
2 14 (17.95%) Spring
3 7 (8.97%) .NET
3 7 (8.97%) Apache Camel
3 7 (8.97%) JPA
4 2 (2.56%) Apache Flex
4 2 (2.56%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.56%) COM
4 2 (2.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.97%) Mainframe
3 6 (7.69%) Clustering
4 5 (6.41%) CESG
4 5 (6.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 5 (6.41%) Private Cloud
4 5 (6.41%) Public Cloud
4 5 (6.41%) Statistics
5 3 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.56%) Data Integration
6 2 (2.56%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (2.56%) Internet of Things
6 2 (2.56%) Streaming Video
7 1 (1.28%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.28%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (17.95%) Linux
2 13 (16.67%) Windows
3 8 (10.26%) Unix
4 1 (1.28%) AIX
4 1 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.28%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 24 (30.77%) TOGAF
4 16 (20.51%) Technical Architecture
5 11 (14.10%) Presales
6 9 (11.54%) CRM
6 9 (11.54%) Product Management
6 9 (11.54%) Software Engineering
7 7 (8.97%) Asset Management
7 7 (8.97%) SOA
8 6 (7.69%) ITIL
8 6 (7.69%) Open Source
9 5 (6.41%) Change Control
9 5 (6.41%) Market Research
9 5 (6.41%) Performance Testing
9 5 (6.41%) Service Delivery
9 5 (6.41%) Service Management
9 5 (6.41%) Zachman Framework
10 4 (5.13%) Information Security
10 4 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (23.08%) Java
2 6 (7.69%) C#
2 6 (7.69%) SQL
3 4 (5.13%) C++
4 3 (3.85%) C
5 1 (1.28%) Erlang
5 1 (1.28%) Haskell
5 1 (1.28%) Lisp
5 1 (1.28%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (16.67%) Degree
2 5 (6.41%) SAP Certification
3 4 (5.13%) CCIE
3 4 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (5.13%) MCP
4 1 (1.28%) CISSP
4 1 (1.28%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (14.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (6.41%) COBIT
3 4 (5.13%) ISO 9001
3 4 (5.13%) ISO22301
System Software
1 2 (2.56%) NFS
2 1 (1.28%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.28%) Snort
2 1 (1.28%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.28%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (5.13%) NetBackup
2 2 (2.56%) Nessus
Vendors
1 17 (21.79%) Microsoft
2 13 (16.67%) SAP
3 10 (12.82%) HP
4 7 (8.97%) VMware
5 6 (7.69%) Cisco
5 6 (7.69%) NetApp
6 5 (6.41%) 3PAR
6 5 (6.41%) IBM
6 5 (6.41%) Unisys
7 4 (5.13%) Citrix
8 3 (3.85%) EMC
8 3 (3.85%) Veritas
9 2 (2.56%) Atlassian
9 2 (2.56%) ESRI
9 2 (2.56%) F5
9 2 (2.56%) LogRhythm
9 2 (2.56%) Qualys
9 2 (2.56%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.28%) Avaya
10 1 (1.28%) Brocade
Newport, Gwent
Office for National Statistics
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 hours ago
South Wales
Spencer Rose
Salary: £75,000 per annum Bonus and Benefits Scheme
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £40000 - £47000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South Wales
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £75000 per annum + benefits & Shares
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: Competitive + Shares + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago