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

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 47 54 56
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +2
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 45 42 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 4.15% 3.51% 3.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.29% 3.64% 3.42%
Number of salaries quoted 37 38 32
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,900 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £69,750 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
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
1048 1154 966
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 96.68% 96.49% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 888 1031 899
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 October 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 30 October 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 +8 24 £47,500 -17.39% 3
Newport +32 12 £68,500 +33.65% 2
Bridgend +19 1 £45,000 -23.40% 1
Caerphilly -1 1 £52,500 -8.69%
Glamorgan - 1 £47,500 -
Torfaen - 1 £50,500 -
Architect
Wales

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 19 (26.39%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (25.00%) CCIE
2 18 (25.00%) Finance
3 13 (18.06%) Firewall
3 13 (18.06%) Cisco
3 13 (18.06%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (18.06%) TOGAF
4 12 (16.67%) NAS
4 12 (16.67%) Windows
4 12 (16.67%) SAN
5 11 (15.28%) HP
6 9 (12.50%) Zachman Framework
6 9 (12.50%) Clustering
6 9 (12.50%) CheckPoint
6 9 (12.50%) Linux
6 9 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
7 8 (11.11%) F5
7 8 (11.11%) Microsoft
7 8 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (9.72%) Load Balancing
8 7 (9.72%) Java
8 7 (9.72%) MPLS
9 6 (8.33%) Oracle
9 6 (8.33%) VPN
9 6 (8.33%) LAN
9 6 (8.33%) WAN
9 6 (8.33%) Retail
9 6 (8.33%) FCoE
9 6 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
9 6 (8.33%) Mentoring

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 1 (1.39%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.39%) SAS
1 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2000
1 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) SAP SD
1 1 (1.39%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (18.06%) Firewall
2 12 (16.67%) SAN
2 12 (16.67%) NAS
3 9 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 8 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (9.72%) MPLS
6 6 (8.33%) LAN
6 6 (8.33%) WAN
6 6 (8.33%) VPN
6 6 (8.33%) FCoE
6 6 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
7 5 (6.94%) iSCSI
8 4 (5.56%) Internet
8 4 (5.56%) IPv4
8 4 (5.56%) IPv6
8 4 (5.56%) BGP
9 3 (4.17%) OSPF
9 3 (4.17%) Wireless
9 3 (4.17%) DWDM
9 3 (4.17%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.94%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.39%) MySQL
General
1 18 (25.00%) Finance
2 6 (8.33%) Retail
3 5 (6.94%) Advertising
4 2 (2.78%) Banking
4 2 (2.78%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.39%) Billing
5 1 (1.39%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.56%) .NET
2 1 (1.39%) SOAP
2 1 (1.39%) Web Services
2 1 (1.39%) XML
2 1 (1.39%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (1.39%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.50%) Clustering
2 5 (6.94%) Statistics
2 5 (6.94%) Visualisation
3 4 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.39%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.39%) Replication
4 1 (1.39%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.67%) Windows
2 9 (12.50%) Linux
3 2 (2.78%) UNIX
4 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (18.06%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (18.06%) TOGAF
2 9 (12.50%) Zachman Framework
3 7 (9.72%) Load Balancing
4 6 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 5 (6.94%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (6.94%) OOA/OOD
5 5 (6.94%) RUP
6 4 (5.56%) ITIL
6 4 (5.56%) Migration
6 4 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (5.56%) Data Migration
6 4 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (4.17%) Coaching
7 3 (4.17%) Network Architecture
7 3 (4.17%) Network Design
7 3 (4.17%) SOA
7 3 (4.17%) Configuration Management
8 2 (2.78%) Project Management
8 2 (2.78%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.72%) Java
2 4 (5.56%) SQL
3 2 (2.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (26.39%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (25.00%) CCIE
3 5 (6.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (5.56%) MCSE
5 3 (4.17%) SC Cleared
5 3 (4.17%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.78%) Degree
7 1 (1.39%) MCP
7 1 (1.39%) MCITP
7 1 (1.39%) CCNP
7 1 (1.39%) CCNA
7 1 (1.39%) CCDA
7 1 (1.39%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (6.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.39%) XenApp
2 1 (1.39%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.39%) Terminal Services
2 1 (1.39%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 13 (18.06%) Cisco
2 11 (15.28%) HP
3 9 (12.50%) CheckPoint
4 8 (11.11%) F5
4 8 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 6 (8.33%) Oracle
6 5 (6.94%) Juniper
6 5 (6.94%) VMware
7 3 (4.17%) NetApp
7 3 (4.17%) EMC
8 2 (2.78%) JDA
8 2 (2.78%) SAP
9 1 (1.39%) Citrix
9 1 (1.39%) Red Gate
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