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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 69 35 51
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +16
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 23 54 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.01% 4.94% 3.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.09% 5.14% 3.77%
Number of salaries quoted 16 49 27
Average salary £67,500 £55,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.72% -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,200 £45,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £57,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £62,000 £61,500
% change year-on-year
+0.80% +0.81%
Job Titles Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1102 1051 796
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 96.41% 96.07% 96.14%
Number of salaries quoted 985 930 723
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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 28 July 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 28 July 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
(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 -9 19 £67,500 +22.72% 5
Newport +1 3 £58,750 +17.50% 1
Architect
Wales

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 23 (35.94%) Microsoft
1 23 (35.94%) Finance
2 16 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 16 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 14 (21.88%) Cisco
4 13 (20.31%) VMware
5 12 (18.75%) Active Directory
6 11 (17.19%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (15.63%) F5
7 10 (15.63%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (15.63%) ITIL
7 10 (15.63%) Windows
7 10 (15.63%) MS Excel
8 9 (14.06%) SQL Server
8 9 (14.06%) Firewall
9 8 (12.50%) Scrum
9 8 (12.50%) TOGAF
9 8 (12.50%) OO
9 8 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (10.94%) Juniper
10 7 (10.94%) JDA
10 7 (10.94%) CCIE
10 7 (10.94%) Microsoft App-V
10 7 (10.94%) MVC
10 7 (10.94%) Citrix
10 7 (10.94%) Hyper-V
10 7 (10.94%) SCCM
11 6 (9.38%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (9.38%) Change Control
11 6 (9.38%) VMware ESX

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 6 (9.38%) IIS
2 4 (6.25%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2000
3 3 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.13%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.56%) Lync
Applications
1 10 (15.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.69%) SAP SD
1 3 (4.69%) SAP PP
2 1 (1.56%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.56%) SAP MM
2 1 (1.56%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.56%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) Office 365
1 1 (1.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.06%) Firewall
2 6 (9.38%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (6.25%) MPLS
3 4 (6.25%) Internet
4 3 (4.69%) SAN
4 3 (4.69%) DWDM
4 3 (4.69%) Wireless
5 2 (3.13%) HSRP
5 2 (3.13%) BGP
6 1 (1.56%) IPv6
6 1 (1.56%) LAN
6 1 (1.56%) VoIP
6 1 (1.56%) WAN
6 1 (1.56%) VPN
6 1 (1.56%) VRRP
6 1 (1.56%) NetScreen
6 1 (1.56%) OSPF
6 1 (1.56%) Network Security
6 1 (1.56%) VLAN
6 1 (1.56%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.06%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.56%) MySQL
3 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.56%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.13%) WebLogic Workshop
1 2 (3.13%) JUnit
2 1 (1.56%) Ant
2 1 (1.56%) Maven
2 1 (1.56%) Apache Ivy
General
1 23 (35.94%) Finance
2 5 (7.81%) Retail
2 5 (7.81%) Legal
2 5 (7.81%) Manufacturing
3 4 (6.25%) Advertising
4 1 (1.56%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.38%) ASP.NET
1 6 (9.38%) .NET
1 6 (9.38%) J2EE
2 5 (7.81%) Web Services
3 4 (6.25%) SOAP
4 3 (4.69%) Spring
5 2 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (3.13%) .NET Framework
5 2 (3.13%) Java EE
5 2 (3.13%) XML
5 2 (3.13%) XSLT
5 2 (3.13%) Struts
6 1 (1.56%) EJB
6 1 (1.56%) JSP
6 1 (1.56%) Servlets
6 1 (1.56%) EJB 3.0
6 1 (1.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (1.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.13%) Statistics
1 2 (3.13%) RIA
1 2 (3.13%) Clustering
2 1 (1.56%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.56%) Replication
2 1 (1.56%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.63%) Windows
2 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (15.63%) ITIL
2 8 (12.50%) Scrum
2 8 (12.50%) TOGAF
2 8 (12.50%) OO
3 7 (10.94%) MVC
4 6 (9.38%) Change Control
5 5 (7.81%) OOD
5 5 (7.81%) SOA
6 4 (6.25%) Load Balancing
6 4 (6.25%) Zachman Framework
7 3 (4.69%) UML
7 3 (4.69%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (4.69%) Network Design
7 3 (4.69%) Configuration Management
7 3 (4.69%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (4.69%) Service Management
7 3 (4.69%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (4.69%) Network Architecture
8 2 (3.13%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (3.13%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.38%) C#
1 6 (9.38%) Java
2 4 (6.25%) PowerShell
2 4 (6.25%) SQL
3 2 (3.13%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.56%) VB
4 1 (1.56%) RPG
4 1 (1.56%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 16 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (15.63%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (10.94%) CCIE
5 6 (9.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (6.25%) Degree
7 3 (4.69%) MCP
7 3 (4.69%) MCSE
7 3 (4.69%) CCNP
8 1 (1.56%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 12 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 11 (17.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (10.94%) Microsoft App-V
3 7 (10.94%) Hyper-V
4 6 (9.38%) VMware ESX
5 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (4.69%) Terminal Services
6 3 (4.69%) XenApp
7 2 (3.13%) vSphere
8 1 (1.56%) UAG
8 1 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (10.94%) SCCM
2 3 (4.69%) WSUS
3 1 (1.56%) ARCserve
3 1 (1.56%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.56%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.56%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 23 (35.94%) Microsoft
2 14 (21.88%) Cisco
3 13 (20.31%) VMware
4 10 (15.63%) F5
5 7 (10.94%) Juniper
5 7 (10.94%) JDA
5 7 (10.94%) Citrix
6 6 (9.38%) CheckPoint
6 6 (9.38%) Oracle
7 5 (7.81%) SAP
8 3 (4.69%) NetApp
8 3 (4.69%) EMC
8 3 (4.69%) Remedy
8 3 (4.69%) Sophos
9 2 (3.13%) HP
9 2 (3.13%) Dell
10 1 (1.56%) Mitel
10 1 (1.56%) Symantec
10 1 (1.56%) ProCurve
10 1 (1.56%) WatchGuard
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Aston Carter
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
South Wales
Sanderson
Salary: £50000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £42 - £52 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 7 days ago
Cardiff
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
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Salary: £42415 - £52395 per annum + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago