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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 60 48 33
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -15
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 31 44 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.87% 3.86% 5.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.98% 4.02% 5.42%
Number of salaries quoted 26 38 44
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £48,500 £37,150
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £58,250 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+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
1042 1094 867
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 96.39% 96.05% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 936 970 783
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +1 20 £47,500 -15.55% 6
Newport +13 3 £68,500 +37.00% 1
Caerphilly -6 2 £51,250 -10.48%
Bridgend - 2 £45,000 - 1
Architect
Wales

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 24 (40.00%) Finance
2 14 (23.33%) Microsoft
3 11 (18.33%) Windows
4 9 (15.00%) Cisco
4 9 (15.00%) CCIE
4 9 (15.00%) SAN
4 9 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (13.33%) NAS
5 8 (13.33%) HP
5 8 (13.33%) VMware
5 8 (13.33%) TOGAF
5 8 (13.33%) Firewall
5 8 (13.33%) SC Cleared
5 8 (13.33%) Security Cleared
6 7 (11.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (11.67%) F5
7 6 (10.00%) FCoE
7 6 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
7 6 (10.00%) Active Directory
7 6 (10.00%) JDA
7 6 (10.00%) MS Excel
7 6 (10.00%) SQL Server
8 5 (8.33%) Linux
8 5 (8.33%) ITIL
8 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (8.33%) CheckPoint
8 5 (8.33%) Clustering
8 5 (8.33%) Retail
8 5 (8.33%) iSCSI
8 5 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 2 (3.33%) IIS
1 2 (3.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2000
1 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) SAP SD
1 2 (3.33%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.00%) SAN
2 8 (13.33%) Firewall
2 8 (13.33%) NAS
3 6 (10.00%) FCoE
3 6 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
4 5 (8.33%) iSCSI
4 5 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (6.67%) MPLS
6 3 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (5.00%) Wireless
6 3 (5.00%) DWDM
7 2 (3.33%) BGP
7 2 (3.33%) Internet
8 1 (1.67%) OSPF
8 1 (1.67%) LAN
8 1 (1.67%) VoIP
8 1 (1.67%) WAN
8 1 (1.67%) VPN
8 1 (1.67%) IPv6
8 1 (1.67%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.67%) MySQL
3 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.67%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Ant
1 1 (1.67%) JUnit
1 1 (1.67%) Maven
1 1 (1.67%) Apache Ivy
General
1 24 (40.00%) Finance
2 5 (8.33%) Retail
3 4 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 4 (6.67%) Advertising
4 3 (5.00%) Legal
5 1 (1.67%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.67%) SOAP
1 4 (6.67%) Web Services
2 3 (5.00%) .NET
2 3 (5.00%) J2EE
3 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.33%) XML
3 2 (3.33%) Spring
3 2 (3.33%) REST
4 1 (1.67%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.67%) Java EE
4 1 (1.67%) EJB 3.0
4 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (1.67%) XSLT
4 1 (1.67%) Struts
4 1 (1.67%) EJB
4 1 (1.67%) JSP
4 1 (1.67%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.33%) Clustering
2 1 (1.67%) RIA
2 1 (1.67%) Open Source
2 1 (1.67%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (1.67%) N-Tier
2 1 (1.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.33%) Windows
2 5 (8.33%) Linux
3 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.33%) UNIX
4 1 (1.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (13.33%) TOGAF
2 5 (8.33%) ITIL
3 4 (6.67%) OO
3 4 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (6.67%) Scrum
3 4 (6.67%) Zachman Framework
3 4 (6.67%) Load Balancing
4 3 (5.00%) UML
4 3 (5.00%) Network Design
4 3 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (5.00%) MVC
4 3 (5.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (5.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (5.00%) Coaching
5 2 (3.33%) OOD
5 2 (3.33%) SOA
5 2 (3.33%) TDD
5 2 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (3.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (3.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.67%) Java
2 3 (5.00%) SQL
3 2 (3.33%) T-SQL
3 2 (3.33%) C#
4 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.67%) RPG
Qualifications
1 9 (15.00%) CCIE
1 9 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (13.33%) SC Cleared
2 8 (13.33%) Security Cleared
3 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (5.00%) MCSE
5 2 (3.33%) MCP
6 1 (1.67%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (11.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (10.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (5.00%) VMware ESX
3 3 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (5.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.33%) XenApp
4 2 (3.33%) Terminal Services
4 2 (3.33%) vSphere
5 1 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (5.00%) SCCM
2 1 (1.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (23.33%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.00%) Cisco
3 8 (13.33%) VMware
3 8 (13.33%) HP
4 7 (11.67%) F5
5 6 (10.00%) JDA
6 5 (8.33%) CheckPoint
7 4 (6.67%) Citrix
7 4 (6.67%) Juniper
7 4 (6.67%) Oracle
7 4 (6.67%) SAP
8 3 (5.00%) EMC
8 3 (5.00%) NetApp
9 1 (1.67%) Remedy
9 1 (1.67%) Sophos
9 1 (1.67%) Mitel
9 1 (1.67%) ProCurve
9 1 (1.67%) Red Gate
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