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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 36 29 52
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +23
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 74 61 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 5.63% 6.20% 3.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.84% 6.55% 3.65%
Number of salaries quoted 43 54 20
Average salary £62,500 £55,000 £60,405
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -8.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,055 £37,150 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £80,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +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
1268 931 1096
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 96.50% 94.61% 96.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1090 777 937
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,500 £25,184
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
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 6 March 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 6 March 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 -19 53 £55,000 +4.76% 15
West Wales +22 14 £67,500 -20.58% 5
North Wales - 7 £54,250 -
Architect
UK

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 41 (34.45%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (27.73%) Windows
3 26 (21.85%) Finance
4 21 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (15.13%) Firewall
5 18 (15.13%) Citrix
6 17 (14.29%) Cisco
6 17 (14.29%) Java
6 17 (14.29%) VMware
6 17 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 17 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
7 16 (13.45%) Microsoft
8 15 (12.61%) Active Directory
8 15 (12.61%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (12.61%) Clustering
9 14 (11.76%) CCIE
9 14 (11.76%) Linux
9 14 (11.76%) MS Exchange
9 14 (11.76%) Technical Architecture
10 13 (10.92%) NetScaler
10 13 (10.92%) Coaching
10 13 (10.92%) C++
11 12 (10.08%) Open Source
11 12 (10.08%) Product Management
12 11 (9.24%) Degree
12 11 (9.24%) vSphere
12 11 (9.24%) F5
13 10 (8.40%) MS Excel
13 10 (8.40%) Exchange Server 2013
13 10 (8.40%) Computer Science

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 14 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 10 (8.40%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (7.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (5.88%) Lync
4 7 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2000
5 3 (2.52%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.84%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (8.40%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.20%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.20%) Office 365
2 1 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (15.13%) Firewall
2 17 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
3 13 (10.92%) NetScaler
4 9 (7.56%) IPv6
5 8 (6.72%) MPLS
6 7 (5.88%) OSPF
6 7 (5.88%) BGP
6 7 (5.88%) SAN
6 7 (5.88%) Internet
7 5 (4.20%) Wireless
7 5 (4.20%) LAN
7 5 (4.20%) WAN
7 5 (4.20%) VPN
7 5 (4.20%) BIG-IP
7 5 (4.20%) NAS
8 4 (3.36%) IPv4
8 4 (3.36%) HTTP
8 4 (3.36%) DHCP
8 4 (3.36%) DVB
9 3 (2.52%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.20%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.36%) Big Data
3 3 (2.52%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.52%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.68%) MySQL
5 1 (0.84%) Star Schema
5 1 (0.84%) DataStage
5 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.84%) QlikView
5 1 (0.84%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.84%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 5 (4.20%) MSI
1 5 (4.20%) WiX
2 4 (3.36%) JIRA
3 1 (0.84%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 26 (21.85%) Finance
2 7 (5.88%) Banking
3 6 (5.04%) Retail
4 4 (3.36%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.20%) XML
1 5 (4.20%) Qt
2 4 (3.36%) GStreamer
2 4 (3.36%) OpenGL
3 3 (2.52%) .NET
4 2 (1.68%) WPF
5 1 (0.84%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.84%) WinForms
5 1 (0.84%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (12.61%) Clustering
3 12 (10.08%) Open Source
4 10 (8.40%) Computer Science
5 8 (6.72%) Blackberry
5 8 (6.72%) Management Information System
6 5 (4.20%) Statistics
6 5 (4.20%) Visualisation
7 4 (3.36%) iPhone
7 4 (3.36%) iPad
7 4 (3.36%) Streaming Video
7 4 (3.36%) Cryptography
8 2 (1.68%) User Experience
9 1 (0.84%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.84%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 33 (27.73%) Windows
2 14 (11.76%) Linux
3 6 (5.04%) UNIX
4 4 (3.36%) Apple iOS
4 4 (3.36%) Mac OS X
4 4 (3.36%) Android
5 3 (2.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.68%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.68%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.68%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (34.45%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 14 (11.76%) Technical Architecture
4 13 (10.92%) Coaching
5 12 (10.08%) Product Management
6 9 (7.56%) Load Balancing
6 9 (7.56%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (7.56%) User Stories
6 9 (7.56%) Configuration Management
7 8 (6.72%) TOGAF
8 7 (5.88%) ITIL
9 6 (5.04%) UML
9 6 (5.04%) Scrum
9 6 (5.04%) Software Engineering
10 5 (4.20%) Numerical Analysis
10 5 (4.20%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (4.20%) Data Management
10 5 (4.20%) Zachman Framework
10 5 (4.20%) Network Design
10 5 (4.20%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (14.29%) Java
2 13 (10.92%) C++
3 9 (7.56%) C
4 8 (6.72%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.36%) Objective-C
5 4 (3.36%) Scala
6 2 (1.68%) C#
6 2 (1.68%) SQL
7 1 (0.84%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.84%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (12.61%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (11.76%) CCIE
3 11 (9.24%) Degree
4 8 (6.72%) Security Cleared
5 5 (4.20%) SC Cleared
6 4 (3.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (2.52%) VCP4
7 3 (2.52%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (2.52%) MCP
8 2 (1.68%) MCSE
8 2 (1.68%) ISEB
9 1 (0.84%) MCITP
9 1 (0.84%) MCSA
9 1 (0.84%) MBA
9 1 (0.84%) CCNP
9 1 (0.84%) CCNA
9 1 (0.84%) CCDA
9 1 (0.84%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.20%) GAMP
2 2 (1.68%) SLA
3 1 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (12.61%) Active Directory
2 11 (9.24%) vSphere
3 10 (8.40%) XenApp
4 8 (6.72%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (3.36%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.68%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.68%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.84%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.84%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 9 (7.56%) Puppet
1 9 (7.56%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (7.56%) Ansible
2 1 (0.84%) Nessus
Vendors
1 18 (15.13%) Citrix
2 17 (14.29%) Cisco
2 17 (14.29%) VMware
3 16 (13.45%) Microsoft
4 11 (9.24%) F5
5 8 (6.72%) Oracle
6 6 (5.04%) SAP
6 6 (5.04%) Juniper
6 6 (5.04%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (4.20%) HP
7 5 (4.20%) SolarWinds
8 4 (3.36%) Perforce
8 4 (3.36%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.68%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.68%) Teradata
10 1 (0.84%) Netezza
10 1 (0.84%) Qualys
10 1 (0.84%) Greenplum
10 1 (0.84%) Tableau
10 1 (0.84%) Vertica
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