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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 52 58 51
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -7
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 50 32 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.99% 2.94% 3.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.07% 3.05% 3.96%
Number of salaries quoted 39 27 38
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £55,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -14.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,600 £45,000 £48,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £72,000 £58,250
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,500 £62,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +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
1227 1050 1085
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 97.85% 96.33% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1054 950 964
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,250 £45,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +4 37 £52,500 +10.52% 8
Newport -6 8 £50,000 -27.00%
Caerphilly +10 2 £70,000 +36.58%
Bridgend -5 1 £47,000 +4.44%
Architect
Wales

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 50 (40.00%) Finance
2 38 (30.40%) Microsoft
3 35 (28.00%) TOGAF
4 30 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (19.20%) Java
6 23 (18.40%) Migration
6 23 (18.40%) Mainframe
7 21 (16.80%) Windows
8 20 (16.00%) VMware
9 19 (15.20%) Enterprise Architecture
10 18 (14.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 18 (14.40%) Technical Architecture
10 18 (14.40%) Firewall
10 18 (14.40%) B2B
10 18 (14.40%) Analytical Skills
10 18 (14.40%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 17 (13.60%) SAP
12 14 (11.20%) Web Services
12 14 (11.20%) HP
12 14 (11.20%) Citrix
12 14 (11.20%) Product Management
12 14 (11.20%) Amazon AWS
12 14 (11.20%) Cisco Nexus
13 13 (10.40%) Unisys
14 12 (9.60%) Cisco
15 11 (8.80%) SAP Certification
15 11 (8.80%) ITIL
15 11 (8.80%) Degree
16 10 (8.00%) Data Centre
16 10 (8.00%) SOAP

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 3 (2.40%) Lync
2 2 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2000
2 2 (1.60%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.80%) ArcGIS
3 1 (0.80%) ArcSDE
Applications
1 8 (6.40%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.40%) SAP CRM
3 2 (1.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (11.20%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 3 (2.40%) Office 365
4 1 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (14.40%) Firewall
2 14 (11.20%) Cisco Nexus
3 10 (8.00%) Internet
4 6 (4.80%) MPLS
4 6 (4.80%) BGP
5 5 (4.00%) OSPF
5 5 (4.00%) WAN
5 5 (4.00%) IPv6
5 5 (4.00%) Spanning Tree
5 5 (4.00%) BIG-IP
5 5 (4.00%) NetScaler
6 4 (3.20%) LAN
6 4 (3.20%) HTTP
6 4 (3.20%) DVB
7 2 (1.60%) SAN
7 2 (1.60%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.80%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.00%) Big Data
3 2 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (4.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.60%) JIRA
General
1 50 (40.00%) Finance
2 8 (6.40%) Advertising
3 5 (4.00%) Banking
3 5 (4.00%) Retail
3 5 (4.00%) Back Office
4 1 (0.80%) Electronics
4 1 (0.80%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.80%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.80%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.20%) Web Services
2 10 (8.00%) SOAP
2 10 (8.00%) Spring
3 7 (5.60%) .NET
4 5 (4.00%) JPA
4 5 (4.00%) Apache Camel
5 4 (3.20%) PlayReady
5 4 (3.20%) GStreamer
5 4 (3.20%) COM
5 4 (3.20%) OpenGL
6 3 (2.40%) CGI
6 3 (2.40%) REST
7 1 (0.80%) Middleware
7 1 (0.80%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 23 (18.40%) Mainframe
2 18 (14.40%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (14.40%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 10 (8.00%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.20%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (3.20%) Clustering
4 4 (3.20%) Cryptography
4 4 (3.20%) GIS
4 4 (3.20%) Streaming Video
4 4 (3.20%) iPhone
4 4 (3.20%) iPad
4 4 (3.20%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.60%) Replication
6 1 (0.80%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.80%) User Experience
6 1 (0.80%) RMADS
6 1 (0.80%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 21 (16.80%) Windows
2 9 (7.20%) UNIX
3 4 (3.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (3.20%) Apple iOS
3 4 (3.20%) AIX
3 4 (3.20%) Solaris
3 4 (3.20%) Linux
3 4 (3.20%) Mac OS X
3 4 (3.20%) Android
4 2 (1.60%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (28.00%) TOGAF
2 30 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (18.40%) Migration
4 19 (15.20%) Enterprise Architecture
5 18 (14.40%) Technical Architecture
5 18 (14.40%) B2B
6 14 (11.20%) Product Management
7 11 (8.80%) ITIL
8 10 (8.00%) CRM
9 9 (7.20%) Information Security
9 9 (7.20%) Business Transformation
10 8 (6.40%) Software Engineering
11 6 (4.80%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (4.00%) Load Balancing
13 4 (3.20%) Business Analysis
13 4 (3.20%) Business Development
13 4 (3.20%) Asset Management
13 4 (3.20%) E-Commerce
13 4 (3.20%) UML
13 4 (3.20%) OO
Programming Languages
1 24 (19.20%) Java
2 9 (7.20%) C++
3 8 (6.40%) C
4 4 (3.20%) Objective-C
4 4 (3.20%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.60%) SQL
5 2 (1.60%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.60%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.80%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 11 (8.80%) SAP Certification
1 11 (8.80%) Degree
2 8 (6.40%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.40%) CCIE
2 8 (6.40%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (4.80%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.20%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.40%) MCP
6 2 (1.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.80%) MBA
7 1 (0.80%) CISSP
7 1 (0.80%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (14.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (8.00%) ISO 9001
3 3 (2.40%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (5.60%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (5.60%) XenApp
2 3 (2.40%) XenDesktop
2 3 (2.40%) Hyper-V
2 3 (2.40%) Terminal Services
3 2 (1.60%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (7.20%) Nessus
2 3 (2.40%) SCCM
Vendors
1 38 (30.40%) Microsoft
2 20 (16.00%) VMware
3 17 (13.60%) SAP
4 14 (11.20%) HP
4 14 (11.20%) Citrix
5 13 (10.40%) Unisys
6 12 (9.60%) Cisco
7 9 (7.20%) Qualys
7 9 (7.20%) LogRhythm
8 7 (5.60%) NetApp
9 6 (4.80%) IBM
9 6 (4.80%) Oracle
10 5 (4.00%) SolarWinds
10 5 (4.00%) 3PAR
10 5 (4.00%) F5
11 4 (3.20%) Red Hat
12 3 (2.40%) Computacenter
12 3 (2.40%) Atlassian
12 3 (2.40%) Sun
12 3 (2.40%) Dell
South Wales
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £ 50,000 - 100,000. Maybe more for the right Arhcitect
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £45,000 to £50,000 12 Months Fixed term contract
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £400 to £450 a day
Posted: 8 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: Market related
Posted: 9 days ago
Cardiff
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £40,000 to £50,000 (12 months fixed term contract)
Posted: 10 days ago