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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 65 49 51
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +2
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 28 50 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.49% 4.60% 3.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.56% 4.86% 3.88%
Number of salaries quoted 17 46 23
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £37,500 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,700 £80,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £64,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +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
1094 1028 851
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 97.24% 94.66% 96.92%
Number of salaries quoted 962 929 792
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
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 24 December 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 24 December 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
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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 -18 16 £50,000 -18.36% 1
Newport +12 5 £70,000 +27.27%
Bridgend +9 3 £64,000 +8.93%
Glamorgan - 1 £47,500 -
Torfaen - 1 £50,500 -
Architect
Wales

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 16 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
1 16 (22.22%) Finance
2 15 (20.83%) Cisco
2 15 (20.83%) CCIE
2 15 (20.83%) Firewall
3 14 (19.44%) Windows
4 13 (18.06%) SAN
5 12 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (16.67%) NAS
6 11 (15.28%) HP
7 10 (13.89%) Linux
7 10 (13.89%) Clustering
7 10 (13.89%) TOGAF
7 10 (13.89%) F5
8 9 (12.50%) CheckPoint
8 9 (12.50%) Zachman Framework
8 9 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
9 8 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (9.72%) Java
10 7 (9.72%) Oracle
10 7 (9.72%) Juniper
10 7 (9.72%) MPLS
10 7 (9.72%) Banking
10 7 (9.72%) Load Balancing
10 7 (9.72%) SC Cleared
10 7 (9.72%) Security Cleared
11 6 (8.33%) ITIL
11 6 (8.33%) LAN
11 6 (8.33%) WAN
11 6 (8.33%) VPN

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 3 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (2.78%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.39%) SAS
3 1 (1.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (6.94%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (20.83%) Firewall
2 13 (18.06%) SAN
3 12 (16.67%) NAS
4 9 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
5 8 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (9.72%) MPLS
7 6 (8.33%) LAN
7 6 (8.33%) WAN
7 6 (8.33%) VPN
7 6 (8.33%) FCoE
7 6 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
8 5 (6.94%) iSCSI
8 5 (6.94%) Wireless
9 4 (5.56%) Internet
9 4 (5.56%) IPv4
9 4 (5.56%) IPv6
9 4 (5.56%) BGP
10 3 (4.17%) DNS
10 3 (4.17%) FTP
10 3 (4.17%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.94%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.78%) MySQL
4 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 16 (22.22%) Finance
2 7 (9.72%) Banking
3 4 (5.56%) Retail
4 2 (2.78%) Advertising
5 1 (1.39%) Billing
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%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.89%) 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%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.39%) Replication
4 1 (1.39%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 14 (19.44%) Windows
2 10 (13.89%) Linux
3 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (2.78%) UNIX
3 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (13.89%) TOGAF
3 9 (12.50%) Zachman Framework
4 7 (9.72%) Load Balancing
5 6 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 6 (8.33%) ITIL
6 5 (6.94%) OOA/OOD
6 5 (6.94%) RUP
6 5 (6.94%) Network Design
6 5 (6.94%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (5.56%) Migration
7 4 (5.56%) SOA
7 4 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (5.56%) Data Migration
8 3 (4.17%) Network Architecture
8 3 (4.17%) Coaching
8 3 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (2.78%) Scrum
9 2 (2.78%) Project Management
9 2 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.72%) Java
2 3 (4.17%) SQL
3 1 (1.39%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.39%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (20.83%) CCIE
3 7 (9.72%) SC Cleared
3 7 (9.72%) Security Cleared
4 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (2.78%) MCSE
5 2 (2.78%) Degree
6 1 (1.39%) MCP
6 1 (1.39%) MCSA
6 1 (1.39%) MCITP
6 1 (1.39%) CCNP
6 1 (1.39%) CCNA
6 1 (1.39%) CCDA
6 1 (1.39%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.17%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.78%) Terminal Services
3 2 (2.78%) XenApp
4 1 (1.39%) vSphere
4 1 (1.39%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.39%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 15 (20.83%) Cisco
2 11 (15.28%) HP
3 10 (13.89%) F5
4 9 (12.50%) CheckPoint
5 7 (9.72%) Juniper
5 7 (9.72%) Oracle
6 6 (8.33%) Microsoft
7 4 (5.56%) VMware
8 3 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (2.78%) Citrix
10 1 (1.39%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.39%) Red Gate
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