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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 27 48 54
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +6
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 84 41 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 7.04% 4.11% 3.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.37% 4.24% 3.38%
Number of salaries quoted 73 38 26
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £40,000 £44,632
10% offered a salary of more than £74,300 £66,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £60,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+7.43% +0.83%
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
1139 967 1005
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 95.39% 96.89% 97.38%
Number of salaries quoted 997 807 914
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £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 27 April 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 27 April 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 39 £52,500 +2.43%
Caerphilly +9 17 £75,000 +87.50%
Newport -7 12 £71,500 +30.00% 3
Bridgend 0 7 £52,500 -7.89%
Torfaen -10 6 £47,500 -5.00%
Glamorgan - 1 £50,000 -
Architect
Wales

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 33 (27.05%) Windows
2 32 (26.23%) Microsoft
3 31 (25.41%) Finance
4 28 (22.95%) VMware
4 28 (22.95%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (22.13%) Firewall
6 26 (21.31%) Analytical Skills
7 25 (20.49%) Citrix
8 23 (18.85%) Product Management
9 21 (17.21%) Cisco Nexus
10 18 (14.75%) TOGAF
11 17 (13.93%) Migration
11 17 (13.93%) Cisco
11 17 (13.93%) NetScaler
12 16 (13.11%) Active Directory
13 15 (12.30%) Java
13 15 (12.30%) MS Exchange
13 15 (12.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 15 (12.30%) Technical Architecture
14 14 (11.48%) C++
15 13 (10.66%) MS Excel
15 13 (10.66%) Mainframe
15 13 (10.66%) XenApp
16 12 (9.84%) F5
16 12 (9.84%) Degree
16 12 (9.84%) SAP
17 11 (9.02%) MPLS
17 11 (9.02%) BGP
17 11 (9.02%) Load Balancing
17 11 (9.02%) Clustering

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 15 (12.30%) MS Exchange
2 10 (8.20%) Lync
2 10 (8.20%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (7.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (5.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 7 (5.74%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 13 (10.66%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.56%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (6.56%) Office 365
2 7 (5.74%) Mimecast
3 4 (3.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 27 (22.13%) Firewall
2 21 (17.21%) Cisco Nexus
3 17 (13.93%) NetScaler
4 11 (9.02%) BGP
4 11 (9.02%) MPLS
5 10 (8.20%) OSPF
5 10 (8.20%) Internet
5 10 (8.20%) IPv6
6 9 (7.38%) BIG-IP
6 9 (7.38%) Spanning Tree
7 8 (6.56%) HTTP
7 8 (6.56%) DVB
8 3 (2.46%) Wireless
9 2 (1.64%) TCP/IP
9 2 (1.64%) SAN
9 2 (1.64%) WAN
9 2 (1.64%) DHCP
9 2 (1.64%) Network Security
9 2 (1.64%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.82%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.74%) Big Data
2 2 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (1.64%) MySQL
2 2 (1.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (3.28%) JIRA
General
1 31 (25.41%) Finance
2 7 (5.74%) Banking
3 6 (4.92%) Retail
4 4 (3.28%) Advertising
5 2 (1.64%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.56%) OpenGL
1 8 (6.56%) GStreamer
2 5 (4.10%) .NET
3 3 (2.46%) CGI
4 2 (1.64%) COM
5 1 (0.82%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 26 (21.31%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (10.66%) Mainframe
3 11 (9.02%) Clustering
4 8 (6.56%) Cryptography
4 8 (6.56%) iPhone
4 8 (6.56%) iPad
4 8 (6.56%) Blackberry
4 8 (6.56%) Streaming Video
5 4 (3.28%) GIS
5 4 (3.28%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 33 (27.05%) Windows
2 10 (8.20%) UNIX
3 8 (6.56%) Apple iOS
3 8 (6.56%) Mac OS X
3 8 (6.56%) Android
4 4 (3.28%) Linux
5 3 (2.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.64%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.64%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (22.95%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (18.85%) Product Management
3 18 (14.75%) TOGAF
4 17 (13.93%) Migration
5 15 (12.30%) Technical Architecture
6 11 (9.02%) Load Balancing
7 8 (6.56%) Information Security
7 8 (6.56%) ITIL
7 8 (6.56%) UML
7 8 (6.56%) OO
7 8 (6.56%) B2B
7 8 (6.56%) DRM
7 8 (6.56%) Web Application Development
8 6 (4.92%) Mentoring
8 6 (4.92%) Coaching
9 4 (3.28%) Business Transformation
9 4 (3.28%) Service Management
9 4 (3.28%) ITSM
10 3 (2.46%) Network Design
10 3 (2.46%) Lean Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 15 (12.30%) Java
2 14 (11.48%) C++
3 10 (8.20%) C
4 8 (6.56%) JavaScript
4 8 (6.56%) Objective-C
5 2 (1.64%) MATLAB
6 1 (0.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (9.84%) Degree
2 11 (9.02%) Security Cleared
3 10 (8.20%) CCIE
3 10 (8.20%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (6.56%) SAP Certification
5 7 (5.74%) SC Cleared
6 5 (4.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (3.28%) MCP
8 2 (1.64%) ISEB
8 2 (1.64%) MBA
8 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.82%) MCSE
9 1 (0.82%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (12.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (6.56%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.82%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (13.11%) Active Directory
2 13 (10.66%) XenApp
3 11 (9.02%) vSphere
3 11 (9.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (4.10%) Hyper-V
4 5 (4.10%) XenDesktop
5 4 (3.28%) Terminal Services
6 2 (1.64%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 8 (6.56%) Nessus
2 3 (2.46%) SCCM
Vendors
1 32 (26.23%) Microsoft
2 28 (22.95%) VMware
3 25 (20.49%) Citrix
4 17 (13.93%) Cisco
5 12 (9.84%) F5
5 12 (9.84%) SAP
6 9 (7.38%) SolarWinds
7 8 (6.56%) Qualys
7 8 (6.56%) LogRhythm
7 8 (6.56%) HP
8 7 (5.74%) Unisys
9 6 (4.92%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (3.28%) Perforce
11 3 (2.46%) Juniper
11 3 (2.46%) Dell
11 3 (2.46%) Computacenter
12 2 (1.64%) Intel
12 2 (1.64%) Oracle
12 2 (1.64%) Red Hat
13 1 (0.82%) CheckPoint
South Wales
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £65000 - £78000 per annum + Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago