The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South Wales region that had Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 56 30 63
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +33
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 38 76 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.32% 6.39% 2.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.37% 6.59% 2.96%
Number of salaries quoted 29 73 28
Median salary £57,500 £53,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.47% -2.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,500 £74,300 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £65,500 £62,500 £62,000
% change year-on-year
+4.80% +0.80%
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
1128 1154 1049
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 98.60% 97.06% 98.41%
Number of salaries quoted 976 1006 902
Median salary £38,000 £37,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,650 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the South Wales region that featured Architect in the job title.

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 May 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newport +2 14 £40,000 -36.75%
Cardiff -28 9 £50,000 -4.76%
Torfaen +15 4 £75,000 +57.89%
Gwent - 1 £100,000 -
Architect
Wales

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South Wales region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 17 (25.00%) CRM
1 17 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 16 (23.53%) TOGAF
2 16 (23.53%) Finance
2 16 (23.53%) SAP CRM
2 16 (23.53%) Asset Management
2 16 (23.53%) SAP
2 16 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (22.06%) Presales
3 15 (22.06%) Linux
4 14 (20.59%) Billing
5 13 (19.12%) Windows
5 13 (19.12%) SAN
5 13 (19.12%) NAS
6 12 (17.65%) HP
6 12 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (17.65%) SAP PM
6 12 (17.65%) SAP IS-U
7 11 (16.18%) Technical Architecture
7 11 (16.18%) Clustering
7 11 (16.18%) Unix
7 11 (16.18%) SDLC
8 10 (14.71%) NetApp
9 9 (13.24%) Cisco
9 9 (13.24%) 3PAR
9 9 (13.24%) Coaching
10 8 (11.76%) PaaS
11 7 (10.29%) IBM
11 7 (10.29%) TCP/IP
11 7 (10.29%) Apache

Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (10.29%) Apache
2 3 (4.41%) IIS
3 2 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.94%) CMS
3 2 (2.94%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (2.94%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.47%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.47%) SAS
4 1 (1.47%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 16 (23.53%) SAP CRM
2 12 (17.65%) SAP IS-U
2 12 (17.65%) SAP PM
3 2 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.76%) PaaS
2 1 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (19.12%) NAS
1 13 (19.12%) SAN
2 7 (10.29%) iSCSI
2 7 (10.29%) TCP/IP
3 6 (8.82%) Internet
4 5 (7.35%) FCoE
4 5 (7.35%) Fibre Channel
5 4 (5.88%) HTTP
6 2 (2.94%) NetScaler
6 2 (2.94%) RTSP
7 1 (1.47%) Firewall
7 1 (1.47%) LAN
7 1 (1.47%) Skype
7 1 (1.47%) tcpdump
7 1 (1.47%) WAN
7 1 (1.47%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.82%) Big Data
2 3 (4.41%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.94%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.47%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.47%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.47%) MySQL
4 1 (1.47%) QlikView
4 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.47%) LoadUI
2 1 (1.47%) Maven
2 1 (1.47%) Selenium
2 1 (1.47%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (23.53%) Finance
2 14 (20.59%) Billing
3 6 (8.82%) Advertising
4 3 (4.41%) Marketing
5 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.82%) Apache Flex
2 5 (7.35%) .NET
3 3 (4.41%) REST
3 3 (4.41%) SOAP
3 3 (4.41%) Web Services
4 1 (1.47%) Apache Camel
4 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (16.18%) Clustering
3 2 (2.94%) Data Integration
3 2 (2.94%) Digital Media
3 2 (2.94%) Internet of Things
3 2 (2.94%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.94%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.94%) Private Cloud
3 2 (2.94%) Public Cloud
3 2 (2.94%) Streaming Video
4 1 (1.47%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 15 (22.06%) Linux
2 13 (19.12%) Windows
3 11 (16.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.00%) CRM
1 17 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 16 (23.53%) Asset Management
2 16 (23.53%) TOGAF
3 15 (22.06%) Presales
4 12 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (16.18%) SDLC
5 11 (16.18%) Technical Architecture
6 9 (13.24%) Coaching
7 7 (10.29%) Business Development
7 7 (10.29%) Software Engineering
8 5 (7.35%) PLM
8 5 (7.35%) Service Design
9 3 (4.41%) Analytics
9 3 (4.41%) Information Security
9 3 (4.41%) Low Latency
9 3 (4.41%) MVC
9 3 (4.41%) Requirements Management
9 3 (4.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (4.41%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.82%) C#
2 5 (7.35%) Java
2 5 (7.35%) SQL
3 4 (5.88%) C++
4 2 (2.94%) C
5 1 (1.47%) Erlang
5 1 (1.47%) Haskell
5 1 (1.47%) Lisp
5 1 (1.47%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (1.47%) CCA
1 1 (1.47%) CCEA
1 1 (1.47%) CCNA
1 1 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (1.47%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (1.47%) Degree
1 1 (1.47%) MCP
1 1 (1.47%) MCSA
1 1 (1.47%) MCSE
1 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (1.47%) SAP Certification
1 1 (1.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (4.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.94%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.94%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.94%) NFS
2 2 (2.94%) XenApp
2 2 (2.94%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.47%) Snort
Systems Management
1 5 (7.35%) NetBackup
2 2 (2.94%) XenMobile
3 1 (1.47%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 16 (23.53%) SAP
2 12 (17.65%) HP
3 10 (14.71%) NetApp
4 9 (13.24%) 3PAR
4 9 (13.24%) Cisco
5 7 (10.29%) Brocade
5 7 (10.29%) IBM
6 6 (8.82%) Microsoft
7 4 (5.88%) Veritas
8 3 (4.41%) VMware
9 2 (2.94%) Citrix
9 2 (2.94%) Dell
9 2 (2.94%) EMC
9 2 (2.94%) Sitecore
9 2 (2.94%) Unisys
9 2 (2.94%) Veeam
10 1 (1.47%) Dell Compellent
10 1 (1.47%) MicroStrategy
10 1 (1.47%) Oracle
10 1 (1.47%) Tableau