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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 52 80 33
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -47
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 44 19 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.63% 1.70% 5.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.72% 1.77% 5.44%
Number of salaries quoted 38 11 55
Average salary £55,000 £67,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.51% +22.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £43,000 £43,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £80,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
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
1182 1073 1047
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 97.44% 96.23% 97.21%
Number of salaries quoted 996 938 928
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
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 7 July 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 7 July 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 +10 28 £52,500 -23.63% 2
Newport -3 8 £70,000 -12.50% 1
Caerphilly +13 2 £75,000 +87.50%
Bridgend - 1 £60,000 - 1
Architect
Wales

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 44 (32.59%) Microsoft
2 38 (28.15%) Finance
3 34 (25.19%) Windows
4 30 (22.22%) VMware
5 29 (21.48%) TOGAF
6 28 (20.74%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (20.00%) Citrix
7 27 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
8 24 (17.78%) Migration
8 24 (17.78%) Cisco Nexus
9 23 (17.04%) Product Management
9 23 (17.04%) Firewall
9 23 (17.04%) Mainframe
10 21 (15.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 18 (13.33%) B2B
12 17 (12.59%) Data Centre
12 17 (12.59%) NetScaler
13 16 (11.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 16 (11.85%) Technical Architecture
14 15 (11.11%) Cisco
14 15 (11.11%) Java
14 15 (11.11%) MS Excel
14 15 (11.11%) XenApp
15 14 (10.37%) MS Exchange
15 14 (10.37%) C++
15 14 (10.37%) SAP
15 14 (10.37%) Active Directory
15 14 (10.37%) Internet
16 12 (8.89%) Degree
16 12 (8.89%) CCIE

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 (10.37%) MS Exchange
2 10 (7.41%) Lync
3 8 (5.93%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (5.93%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (4.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 15 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.93%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.74%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.15%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.93%) Office 365
3 7 (5.19%) Mimecast
4 4 (2.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (17.78%) Cisco Nexus
2 23 (17.04%) Firewall
3 17 (12.59%) NetScaler
4 14 (10.37%) Internet
5 10 (7.41%) MPLS
5 10 (7.41%) BGP
6 9 (6.67%) BIG-IP
6 9 (6.67%) OSPF
6 9 (6.67%) IPv6
6 9 (6.67%) Spanning Tree
7 8 (5.93%) HTTP
7 8 (5.93%) DVB
8 4 (2.96%) WAN
9 3 (2.22%) LAN
10 2 (1.48%) Network Security
10 2 (1.48%) Unified Communications
10 2 (1.48%) DHCP
11 1 (0.74%) TCP/IP
11 1 (0.74%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.19%) Big Data
2 4 (2.96%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.74%) MySQL
3 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (2.96%) JIRA
General
1 38 (28.15%) Finance
2 5 (3.70%) Back Office
2 5 (3.70%) Retail
3 4 (2.96%) Advertising
4 3 (2.22%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.93%) OpenGL
1 8 (5.93%) GStreamer
1 8 (5.93%) PlayReady
2 6 (4.44%) .NET
3 3 (2.22%) Web Services
3 3 (2.22%) CGI
4 2 (1.48%) COM
5 1 (0.74%) J2EE
5 1 (0.74%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 27 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (17.04%) Mainframe
3 21 (15.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 17 (12.59%) Data Centre
5 10 (7.41%) Clustering
6 8 (5.93%) Cryptography
6 8 (5.93%) Streaming Video
6 8 (5.93%) iPhone
6 8 (5.93%) iPad
7 7 (5.19%) Blackberry
8 4 (2.96%) GIS
8 4 (2.96%) Computer Science
9 3 (2.22%) Enterprise Storage
9 3 (2.22%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (1.48%) User Experience
11 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.74%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 34 (25.19%) Windows
2 10 (7.41%) UNIX
3 8 (5.93%) Mac OS X
3 8 (5.93%) Android
3 8 (5.93%) Apple iOS
4 6 (4.44%) Linux
5 4 (2.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.22%) AIX
6 3 (2.22%) Solaris
7 2 (1.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.48%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.48%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (21.48%) TOGAF
2 28 (20.74%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (17.78%) Migration
4 23 (17.04%) Product Management
5 18 (13.33%) B2B
6 16 (11.85%) Technical Architecture
7 10 (7.41%) Load Balancing
8 9 (6.67%) Business Transformation
9 8 (5.93%) Web Application Development
9 8 (5.93%) Information Security
9 8 (5.93%) DRM
9 8 (5.93%) ITIL
9 8 (5.93%) UML
9 8 (5.93%) OO
10 6 (4.44%) CRM
10 6 (4.44%) Enterprise Architecture
10 6 (4.44%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (4.44%) Mentoring
10 6 (4.44%) Coaching
11 4 (2.96%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 15 (11.11%) Java
2 14 (10.37%) C++
3 11 (8.15%) C
4 8 (5.93%) JavaScript
4 8 (5.93%) Objective-C
5 2 (1.48%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 12 (8.89%) CCIE
1 12 (8.89%) Cisco Certification
1 12 (8.89%) Degree
2 8 (5.93%) Security Cleared
2 8 (5.93%) SAP Certification
3 4 (2.96%) MCP
3 4 (2.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (2.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.96%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.48%) ISEB
4 2 (1.48%) MBA
5 1 (0.74%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (11.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (5.93%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.74%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (11.11%) XenApp
2 14 (10.37%) Active Directory
3 11 (8.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (7.41%) vSphere
5 5 (3.70%) XenDesktop
5 5 (3.70%) Hyper-V
6 3 (2.22%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.48%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 8 (5.93%) Nessus
2 3 (2.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 44 (32.59%) Microsoft
2 30 (22.22%) VMware
3 27 (20.00%) Citrix
4 15 (11.11%) Cisco
5 14 (10.37%) SAP
6 12 (8.89%) Unisys
7 11 (8.15%) HP
8 9 (6.67%) SolarWinds
8 9 (6.67%) F5
9 8 (5.93%) Qualys
9 8 (5.93%) LogRhythm
10 5 (3.70%) Oracle
11 4 (2.96%) IBM
11 4 (2.96%) Red Hat
11 4 (2.96%) Perforce
12 3 (2.22%) NetApp
12 3 (2.22%) Dell
12 3 (2.22%) Computacenter
12 3 (2.22%) 3PAR
13 2 (1.48%) Intel
Newport, Gwent
Smartedge
Salary: As per market standard
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £60k - 75k per year + Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 19 days ago