The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the 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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 64 39 45
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +6
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 35 65 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.67% 4.91% 4.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.78% 5.11% 4.67%
Number of salaries quoted 26 59 42
Average salary £47,500 £52,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% -8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £37,050
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £57,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £61,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+1.62% +2.50%
Architect
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1259 1272 964
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 96.11% 96.07% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1094 1133 876
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £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 Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Architect in the job title across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Architect
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Architect across the Wales region.

Architect Salary Trend in Wales

Architect
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Architect across the Wales region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Architect Salary Histogram in Wales

Architect
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Wales region over the 3 months to 22 August 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
South Wales -18 32 £47,500 -15.17% 9
West Wales - 3 - - 1
Architect
UK

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the 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 28 (33.73%) Finance
2 15 (18.07%) Microsoft
3 13 (15.66%) JDA
4 12 (14.46%) SAP
4 12 (14.46%) Manufacturing
5 11 (13.25%) Cisco
5 11 (13.25%) Windows
5 11 (13.25%) SC Cleared
5 11 (13.25%) Security Cleared
6 10 (12.05%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (10.84%) VMware
7 9 (10.84%) SAN
7 9 (10.84%) CCIE
7 9 (10.84%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (9.64%) Capacity Planning
8 8 (9.64%) F5
8 8 (9.64%) Firewall
8 8 (9.64%) SAP PP
8 8 (9.64%) TOGAF
9 7 (8.43%) Active Directory
9 7 (8.43%) HP
9 7 (8.43%) Java
9 7 (8.43%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (8.43%) NAS
10 6 (7.23%) SAP Implementation
10 6 (7.23%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (7.23%) Test Scripting
10 6 (7.23%) FCoE
10 6 (7.23%) Fibre Channel
10 6 (7.23%) Open Source

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the 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 (3.61%) IIS
1 3 (3.61%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2000
2 2 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.20%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 6 (7.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (9.64%) SAP PP
2 6 (7.23%) SAP MM
3 5 (6.02%) SAP SD
4 3 (3.61%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (3.61%) SAP CO
4 3 (3.61%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.84%) SAN
2 8 (9.64%) Firewall
3 7 (8.43%) NAS
4 6 (7.23%) FCoE
4 6 (7.23%) Fibre Channel
5 5 (6.02%) iSCSI
5 5 (6.02%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (4.82%) MPLS
7 3 (3.61%) DWDM
7 3 (3.61%) Wireless
7 3 (3.61%) Internet
7 3 (3.61%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (2.41%) BGP
9 1 (1.20%) NetScreen
9 1 (1.20%) LAN
9 1 (1.20%) VoIP
9 1 (1.20%) WAN
9 1 (1.20%) VPN
9 1 (1.20%) IPv6
9 1 (1.20%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.23%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.20%) MySQL
2 1 (1.20%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.20%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Maven
1 1 (1.20%) Ant
1 1 (1.20%) JUnit
1 1 (1.20%) Apache Ivy
General
1 28 (33.73%) Finance
2 12 (14.46%) Manufacturing
3 5 (6.02%) Retail
4 4 (4.82%) Advertising
4 4 (4.82%) Legal
5 1 (1.20%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.82%) .NET
1 4 (4.82%) J2EE
2 3 (3.61%) ASP.NET
2 3 (3.61%) SOAP
2 3 (3.61%) Web Services
3 2 (2.41%) Spring
4 1 (1.20%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.20%) Java EE
4 1 (1.20%) EJB
4 1 (1.20%) JSP
4 1 (1.20%) Servlets
4 1 (1.20%) XML
4 1 (1.20%) XSLT
4 1 (1.20%) Struts
4 1 (1.20%) Middleware
4 1 (1.20%) EJB 3.0
4 1 (1.20%) jQuery
4 1 (1.20%) Dojo
4 1 (1.20%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.20%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.23%) Open Source
2 4 (4.82%) Clustering
3 1 (1.20%) GIS
3 1 (1.20%) Replication
3 1 (1.20%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.20%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.20%) RIA
3 1 (1.20%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.20%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.25%) Windows
2 4 (4.82%) Linux
3 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (2.41%) UNIX
4 1 (1.20%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (10.84%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (9.64%) Capacity Planning
2 8 (9.64%) TOGAF
3 6 (7.23%) SAP Implementation
3 6 (7.23%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (7.23%) Test Scripting
3 6 (7.23%) ITIL
4 5 (6.02%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (4.82%) OO
5 4 (4.82%) Zachman Framework
5 4 (4.82%) Load Balancing
5 4 (4.82%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (4.82%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (4.82%) Scrum
5 4 (4.82%) MVC
6 3 (3.61%) Configuration Management
6 3 (3.61%) Network Design
7 2 (2.41%) UML
7 2 (2.41%) B2B
7 2 (2.41%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.43%) Java
2 3 (3.61%) SQL
2 3 (3.61%) C
2 3 (3.61%) C#
2 3 (3.61%) Scala
3 2 (2.41%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.20%) VB
4 1 (1.20%) RPG
4 1 (1.20%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (13.25%) SC Cleared
1 11 (13.25%) Security Cleared
2 10 (12.05%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (10.84%) CCIE
4 5 (6.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (6.02%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.61%) MCSE
6 2 (2.41%) MCP
6 2 (2.41%) Degree
7 1 (1.20%) CCNP
System Software
1 7 (8.43%) Active Directory
1 7 (8.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.82%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (3.61%) VMware ESX
3 3 (3.61%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.41%) vSphere
4 2 (2.41%) XenApp
4 2 (2.41%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.20%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (4.82%) SCCM
2 1 (1.20%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (18.07%) Microsoft
2 13 (15.66%) JDA
3 12 (14.46%) SAP
4 11 (13.25%) Cisco
5 9 (10.84%) VMware
6 8 (9.64%) F5
7 7 (8.43%) HP
8 5 (6.02%) Juniper
8 5 (6.02%) CheckPoint
9 4 (4.82%) Citrix
10 3 (3.61%) Oracle
10 3 (3.61%) EMC
10 3 (3.61%) NetApp
11 1 (1.20%) Mitel
11 1 (1.20%) Dell
11 1 (1.20%) Remedy
11 1 (1.20%) Sophos
11 1 (1.20%) ProCurve
11 1 (1.20%) Red Gate
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