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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 59 41 42
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +1
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 44 64 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 3.38% 4.84% 4.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.49% 5.02% 4.91%
Number of salaries quoted 35 57 50
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 £48,000 £39,700
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
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
1261 1276 1019
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 96.85% 96.59% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1058 1136 924
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +1 37 £47,500 -13.63% 8
West Wales +8 5 £70,000 +51.35% 2
North Wales -12 1 - -
Architect
UK

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (30.49%) Finance
2 19 (23.17%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (14.63%) Java
4 11 (13.41%) Windows
4 11 (13.41%) Microsoft
4 11 (13.41%) SAN
4 11 (13.41%) JDA
5 10 (12.20%) NAS
5 10 (12.20%) Manufacturing
5 10 (12.20%) TOGAF
5 10 (12.20%) HP
5 10 (12.20%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (12.20%) Cisco
5 10 (12.20%) CCIE
5 10 (12.20%) SAP
6 9 (10.98%) Technical Architecture
6 9 (10.98%) Firewall
6 9 (10.98%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (9.76%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (9.76%) F5
8 7 (8.54%) Capacity Planning
8 7 (8.54%) FCoE
8 7 (8.54%) Fibre Channel
8 7 (8.54%) Clustering
8 7 (8.54%) Linux
8 7 (8.54%) SAP PP
9 6 (7.32%) MS Excel
9 6 (7.32%) Oracle
9 6 (7.32%) VMware
9 6 (7.32%) Mentoring

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 1 (1.22%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.22%) ArcGIS
1 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2000
1 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (7.32%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (8.54%) SAP PP
2 5 (6.10%) SAP MM
3 4 (4.88%) SAP SD
4 2 (2.44%) SAP FI
4 2 (2.44%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (2.44%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.41%) SAN
2 10 (12.20%) NAS
3 9 (10.98%) Firewall
4 7 (8.54%) FCoE
4 7 (8.54%) Fibre Channel
5 6 (7.32%) iSCSI
5 6 (7.32%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (6.10%) MPLS
7 4 (4.88%) Wireless
7 4 (4.88%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (3.66%) DWDM
8 3 (3.66%) BGP
9 2 (2.44%) OSPF
9 2 (2.44%) LAN
9 2 (2.44%) WAN
9 2 (2.44%) VPN
10 1 (1.22%) IPv6
10 1 (1.22%) VoIP
10 1 (1.22%) Internet
10 1 (1.22%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.10%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.66%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.44%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.22%) MySQL
4 1 (1.22%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Ant
1 1 (1.22%) Maven
1 1 (1.22%) Apache Ivy
General
1 25 (30.49%) Finance
2 10 (12.20%) Manufacturing
3 5 (6.10%) Retail
4 4 (4.88%) Advertising
5 2 (2.44%) Legal
6 1 (1.22%) Banking
6 1 (1.22%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.88%) .NET
2 3 (3.66%) J2EE
2 3 (3.66%) SOAP
3 2 (2.44%) Web Services
3 2 (2.44%) REST
4 1 (1.22%) EJB
4 1 (1.22%) JSP
4 1 (1.22%) Servlets
4 1 (1.22%) XML
4 1 (1.22%) Middleware
4 1 (1.22%) Spring
4 1 (1.22%) Dojo
4 1 (1.22%) WCF
4 1 (1.22%) WPF
4 1 (1.22%) jQuery
4 1 (1.22%) EJB 3.0
4 1 (1.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.98%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.54%) Clustering
3 6 (7.32%) Open Source
4 2 (2.44%) Statistics
4 2 (2.44%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.22%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.22%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.22%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.22%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.22%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.22%) GIS
5 1 (1.22%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.41%) Windows
2 7 (8.54%) Linux
3 3 (3.66%) UNIX
4 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.22%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (23.17%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (12.20%) TOGAF
3 9 (10.98%) Technical Architecture
4 8 (9.76%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (8.54%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (7.32%) Mentoring
6 6 (7.32%) Zachman Framework
6 6 (7.32%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (7.32%) Test Scripting
7 5 (6.10%) ITIL
7 5 (6.10%) Load Balancing
7 5 (6.10%) SAP Implementation
8 4 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (4.88%) Network Design
9 3 (3.66%) TDD
9 3 (3.66%) Configuration Management
9 3 (3.66%) UML
9 3 (3.66%) Coaching
10 2 (2.44%) Software Architecture
10 2 (2.44%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 12 (14.63%) Java
2 4 (4.88%) Scala
3 2 (2.44%) SQL
3 2 (2.44%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.44%) C
4 1 (1.22%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (12.20%) CCIE
1 10 (12.20%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (7.32%) SC Cleared
2 6 (7.32%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.66%) MCSE
5 2 (2.44%) Degree
6 1 (1.22%) MCP
6 1 (1.22%) CCNP
6 1 (1.22%) CCDA
6 1 (1.22%) CCDP
System Software
1 5 (6.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.66%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.44%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.44%) vSphere
4 1 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.22%) XenApp
4 1 (1.22%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.22%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.22%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.22%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (13.41%) Microsoft
1 11 (13.41%) JDA
2 10 (12.20%) HP
2 10 (12.20%) SAP
2 10 (12.20%) Cisco
3 8 (9.76%) F5
4 6 (7.32%) VMware
4 6 (7.32%) Oracle
5 5 (6.10%) CheckPoint
6 4 (4.88%) Juniper
7 3 (3.66%) EMC
7 3 (3.66%) NetApp
8 2 (2.44%) Citrix
9 1 (1.22%) Mitel
9 1 (1.22%) ProCurve
9 1 (1.22%) Red Gate
Newport, Gwent
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £65000 - £72000 per annum + Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Industry Leading Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Wales
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35000 - 55000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Swansea
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Office for National Statistics
Posted: 12 days ago
Swansea
Kainos
Salary: Excellent Salary
Posted: 13 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago