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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 58 69 40
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -29
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 52 35 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 3.74% 2.69% 4.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.82% 2.78% 4.81%
Number of salaries quoted 40 27 53
Average salary £51,250 £47,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.89% -9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,800 £45,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.30%
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
1360 1260 1248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 97.84% 96.77% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1149 1091 1110
Average salary £35,000 £34,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.18% -2.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 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
South Wales +3 52 £51,250 +7.89% 12
Architect
UK

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 49 (37.12%) Finance
2 42 (31.82%) Microsoft
3 34 (25.76%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (25.76%) TOGAF
4 26 (19.70%) Java
5 24 (18.18%) Migration
6 23 (17.42%) Mainframe
6 23 (17.42%) VMware
6 23 (17.42%) Windows
7 21 (15.91%) Enterprise Architecture
8 20 (15.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 20 (15.15%) Technical Architecture
8 20 (15.15%) Firewall
8 20 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
8 20 (15.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 19 (14.39%) SAP
10 18 (13.64%) B2B
11 17 (12.88%) Citrix
12 16 (12.12%) HP
12 16 (12.12%) Web Services
12 16 (12.12%) Product Management
12 16 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
13 15 (11.36%) Cisco Nexus
14 14 (10.61%) Cisco
15 13 (9.85%) SAP Certification
15 13 (9.85%) Unisys
16 12 (9.09%) ISO 9001
16 12 (9.09%) SOAP
16 12 (9.09%) Degree
16 12 (9.09%) Spring

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 4 (3.03%) Lync
2 2 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2000
2 2 (1.52%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.76%) ArcGIS
3 1 (0.76%) ArcSDE
Applications
1 8 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.27%) SAP CRM
3 2 (1.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 4 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (15.15%) Firewall
2 15 (11.36%) Cisco Nexus
3 10 (7.58%) Internet
4 7 (5.30%) MPLS
4 7 (5.30%) BGP
5 6 (4.55%) OSPF
5 6 (4.55%) IPv6
5 6 (4.55%) Spanning Tree
5 6 (4.55%) BIG-IP
5 6 (4.55%) NetScaler
6 5 (3.79%) WAN
7 4 (3.03%) HTTP
7 4 (3.03%) DVB
7 4 (3.03%) LAN
8 2 (1.52%) Network Security
8 2 (1.52%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.03%) Big Data
3 2 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (4.55%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.27%) JIRA
General
1 49 (37.12%) Finance
2 8 (6.06%) Advertising
3 5 (3.79%) Banking
3 5 (3.79%) Retail
3 5 (3.79%) Back Office
4 1 (0.76%) Electronics
4 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.76%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (12.12%) Web Services
2 12 (9.09%) SOAP
2 12 (9.09%) Spring
3 7 (5.30%) .NET
4 6 (4.55%) JPA
4 6 (4.55%) Apache Camel
5 4 (3.03%) PlayReady
5 4 (3.03%) GStreamer
5 4 (3.03%) COM
5 4 (3.03%) CGI
5 4 (3.03%) OpenGL
6 3 (2.27%) REST
7 1 (0.76%) Middleware
7 1 (0.76%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 23 (17.42%) Mainframe
2 20 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (15.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 11 (8.33%) Data Centre
4 5 (3.79%) GIS
5 4 (3.03%) Streaming Video
5 4 (3.03%) iPhone
5 4 (3.03%) iPad
5 4 (3.03%) Enterprise Storage
5 4 (3.03%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (3.03%) Clustering
5 4 (3.03%) Cryptography
6 3 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.52%) Replication
8 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.76%) User Experience
8 1 (0.76%) RMADS
8 1 (0.76%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 23 (17.42%) Windows
2 11 (8.33%) UNIX
3 4 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (3.03%) Apple iOS
3 4 (3.03%) AIX
3 4 (3.03%) Solaris
3 4 (3.03%) Linux
3 4 (3.03%) Mac OS X
3 4 (3.03%) Android
4 2 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (25.76%) Agile Software Development
1 34 (25.76%) TOGAF
2 24 (18.18%) Migration
3 21 (15.91%) Enterprise Architecture
4 20 (15.15%) Technical Architecture
5 18 (13.64%) B2B
6 16 (12.12%) Product Management
7 11 (8.33%) ITIL
8 10 (7.58%) CRM
8 10 (7.58%) Information Security
9 9 (6.82%) Software Engineering
9 9 (6.82%) Business Transformation
10 6 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (4.55%) Load Balancing
11 5 (3.79%) Business Development
12 4 (3.03%) Business Analysis
12 4 (3.03%) Asset Management
12 4 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (3.03%) Scrum
12 4 (3.03%) DRM
Programming Languages
1 26 (19.70%) Java
2 8 (6.06%) C
2 8 (6.06%) C++
3 4 (3.03%) Objective-C
3 4 (3.03%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.52%) SQL
4 2 (1.52%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.52%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.76%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 13 (9.85%) SAP Certification
2 12 (9.09%) Degree
3 9 (6.82%) Security Cleared
3 9 (6.82%) CCIE
3 9 (6.82%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (5.30%) SC Cleared
5 4 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (3.03%) MCP
6 2 (1.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.76%) MBA
7 1 (0.76%) CISSP
7 1 (0.76%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (15.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (9.09%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.52%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (6.06%) XenApp
2 4 (3.03%) XenDesktop
2 4 (3.03%) Terminal Services
3 3 (2.27%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (7.58%) Nessus
2 4 (3.03%) SCCM
Vendors
1 42 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 23 (17.42%) VMware
3 19 (14.39%) SAP
4 17 (12.88%) Citrix
5 16 (12.12%) HP
6 14 (10.61%) Cisco
7 13 (9.85%) Unisys
8 10 (7.58%) Qualys
8 10 (7.58%) LogRhythm
9 7 (5.30%) NetApp
10 6 (4.55%) IBM
10 6 (4.55%) SolarWinds
10 6 (4.55%) Oracle
10 6 (4.55%) F5
11 5 (3.79%) 3PAR
12 4 (3.03%) Dell
12 4 (3.03%) Red Hat
12 4 (3.03%) Computacenter
13 3 (2.27%) Atlassian
13 3 (2.27%) Sun
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