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 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 60 55 55
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 39 54 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 3.04% 4.25% 3.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.13% 4.48% 3.31%
Number of salaries quoted 20 50 24
Average salary £61,750 £55,000 £52,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.27% +5.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £37,500 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,500 £80,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £64,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +4.16%
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
1246 1205 1027
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 97.04% 94.81% 97.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1070 1077 941
Average salary £34,836 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.47% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £23,500
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 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 24 December 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 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
(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 -16 28 £55,000 - 2
North Wales +2 6 £73,000 +39.04% 1
West Wales +8 5 £75,000 +50.00% 2
Architect
UK

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 25 (27.78%) Finance
2 24 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (20.00%) Windows
4 16 (17.78%) Cisco
4 16 (17.78%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (17.78%) Firewall
5 15 (16.67%) Java
5 15 (16.67%) CCIE
6 14 (15.56%) Linux
6 14 (15.56%) SAN
7 13 (14.44%) Technical Architecture
7 13 (14.44%) NAS
8 12 (13.33%) HP
9 11 (12.22%) Clustering
9 11 (12.22%) F5
10 10 (11.11%) TOGAF
10 10 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
11 9 (10.00%) CheckPoint
11 9 (10.00%) Zachman Framework
11 9 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
12 8 (8.89%) Oracle
12 8 (8.89%) Microsoft
12 8 (8.89%) Juniper
12 8 (8.89%) SC Cleared
12 8 (8.89%) Security Cleared
12 8 (8.89%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (8.89%) Scala
12 8 (8.89%) Capacity Planning
12 8 (8.89%) Mentoring
12 8 (8.89%) Analytical Skills

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (2.22%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.11%) SAS
3 1 (1.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (17.78%) Firewall
2 14 (15.56%) SAN
3 13 (14.44%) NAS
4 9 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 8 (8.89%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (7.78%) FCoE
6 7 (7.78%) Fibre Channel
6 7 (7.78%) MPLS
7 6 (6.67%) Wireless
7 6 (6.67%) LAN
7 6 (6.67%) WAN
7 6 (6.67%) VPN
7 6 (6.67%) iSCSI
8 4 (4.44%) BGP
8 4 (4.44%) IPv4
8 4 (4.44%) IPv6
8 4 (4.44%) Internet
9 3 (3.33%) DWDM
9 3 (3.33%) OSPF
9 3 (3.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.22%) MySQL
5 1 (1.11%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.11%) Star Schema
5 1 (1.11%) DataStage
5 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.11%) QlikView
5 1 (1.11%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.11%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 3 (3.33%) MSI
1 3 (3.33%) WiX
2 1 (1.11%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 25 (27.78%) Finance
2 7 (7.78%) Banking
3 4 (4.44%) Retail
4 2 (2.22%) Advertising
5 1 (1.11%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.56%) .NET
2 4 (4.44%) XML
3 3 (3.33%) Qt
4 2 (2.22%) WPF
5 1 (1.11%) REST
5 1 (1.11%) WinForms
5 1 (1.11%) WCF
5 1 (1.11%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.11%) SOAP
5 1 (1.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.22%) Clustering
2 8 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.56%) Statistics
3 5 (5.56%) Visualisation
4 4 (4.44%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.22%) Open Source
6 1 (1.11%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.11%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.11%) Replication
6 1 (1.11%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 18 (20.00%) Windows
2 14 (15.56%) Linux
3 4 (4.44%) UNIX
4 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (14.44%) Technical Architecture
3 10 (11.11%) TOGAF
3 10 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (10.00%) Zachman Framework
5 8 (8.89%) Capacity Planning
5 8 (8.89%) Mentoring
6 7 (7.78%) Load Balancing
6 7 (7.78%) ITIL
7 6 (6.67%) Network Design
8 5 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (5.56%) OOA/OOD
8 5 (5.56%) RUP
9 4 (4.44%) SOA
9 4 (4.44%) Migration
9 4 (4.44%) Data Migration
9 4 (4.44%) Software Engineering
10 3 (3.33%) Software Testing
10 3 (3.33%) Numerical Analysis
10 3 (3.33%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 15 (16.67%) Java
2 8 (8.89%) Scala
3 4 (4.44%) C++
3 4 (4.44%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.33%) SQL
4 3 (3.33%) C
5 2 (2.22%) C#
6 1 (1.11%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (17.78%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (16.67%) CCIE
3 8 (8.89%) SC Cleared
3 8 (8.89%) Security Cleared
4 4 (4.44%) Degree
5 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (2.22%) MCSE
7 1 (1.11%) MCSA
7 1 (1.11%) MCP
7 1 (1.11%) MCITP
7 1 (1.11%) CCNP
7 1 (1.11%) CCNA
7 1 (1.11%) CCDA
7 1 (1.11%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.33%) GAMP
2 1 (1.11%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.22%) Terminal Services
3 2 (2.22%) XenApp
4 1 (1.11%) vSphere
4 1 (1.11%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.11%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.11%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.11%) Puppet
1 1 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.11%) Ansible
Vendors
1 16 (17.78%) Cisco
2 12 (13.33%) HP
3 11 (12.22%) F5
4 9 (10.00%) CheckPoint
5 8 (8.89%) Microsoft
5 8 (8.89%) Juniper
5 8 (8.89%) Oracle
6 4 (4.44%) VMware
7 3 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (2.22%) Citrix
9 1 (1.11%) Informatica
9 1 (1.11%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.11%) Business Objects
9 1 (1.11%) Cognos
9 1 (1.11%) IBM
9 1 (1.11%) Teradata
9 1 (1.11%) Netezza
9 1 (1.11%) Greenplum
9 1 (1.11%) Red Gate
9 1 (1.11%) Tableau
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Kainos
Salary: £55,000 - £80,000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Swansea
Kainos
Salary: £55,000 - £80,000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
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