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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 76 50 37
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -13
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 30 64 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.27% 4.67% 5.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.31% 4.75% 5.81%
Number of salaries quoted 25 34 52
Average salary £65,000 £65,750 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.14% +19.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,600 £36,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £78,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
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
1298 1348 1032
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 98.11% 98.39% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1116 1155 880
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £52,200 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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 -12 30 £65,000 +4.00% 5
Architect
UK

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 27 (33.75%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (32.50%) Finance
3 25 (31.25%) Enterprise Architecture
4 24 (30.00%) TOGAF
5 17 (21.25%) Microsoft
5 17 (21.25%) Java
6 16 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
7 15 (18.75%) Web Services
7 15 (18.75%) Linux
8 14 (17.50%) Windows
8 14 (17.50%) SOAP
8 14 (17.50%) Spring
9 13 (16.25%) SAP
9 13 (16.25%) Degree
10 12 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (15.00%) Presales
11 11 (13.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 10 (12.50%) HP
12 10 (12.50%) SAN
13 9 (11.25%) CRM
13 9 (11.25%) Product Management
14 8 (10.00%) NAS
14 8 (10.00%) Software Engineering
14 8 (10.00%) Unix
15 7 (8.75%) SOA
15 7 (8.75%) .NET
15 7 (8.75%) Internet
15 7 (8.75%) Mainframe
15 7 (8.75%) Asset Management
15 7 (8.75%) SAP CRM

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 6 (7.50%) IIS
2 4 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (3.75%) Apache
4 1 (1.25%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.25%) ArcSDE
Applications
1 4 (5.00%) MS Office
2 2 (2.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (8.75%) SAP CRM
2 6 (7.50%) SAP IS-U
2 6 (7.50%) SAP PM
3 1 (1.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.00%) PaaS
3 2 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.50%) SAN
2 8 (10.00%) NAS
3 7 (8.75%) Internet
3 7 (8.75%) iSCSI
4 6 (7.50%) Firewall
5 5 (6.25%) FCoE
5 5 (6.25%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (3.75%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.50%) BGP
7 2 (2.50%) BIG-IP
7 2 (2.50%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (2.50%) IPv6
7 2 (2.50%) MPLS
7 2 (2.50%) NetScaler
7 2 (2.50%) OSPF
7 2 (2.50%) Spanning Tree
8 1 (1.25%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.25%) Network Security
8 1 (1.25%) tcpdump
8 1 (1.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.50%) Big Data
1 2 (2.50%) GIS
2 1 (1.25%) MySQL
2 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (8.75%) Jenkins
2 5 (6.25%) JIRA
3 4 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 26 (32.50%) Finance
2 6 (7.50%) Advertising
2 6 (7.50%) Billing
3 4 (5.00%) Marketing
4 2 (2.50%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.25%) Electronics
5 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (18.75%) Web Services
2 14 (17.50%) SOAP
2 14 (17.50%) Spring
3 7 (8.75%) .NET
3 7 (8.75%) Apache Camel
3 7 (8.75%) JPA
4 2 (2.50%) Apache Flex
4 2 (2.50%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.50%) COM
4 2 (2.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.75%) Mainframe
3 6 (7.50%) Clustering
4 5 (6.25%) CESG
4 5 (6.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 5 (6.25%) Private Cloud
4 5 (6.25%) Public Cloud
4 5 (6.25%) Statistics
5 3 (3.75%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.50%) Data Integration
6 2 (2.50%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (2.50%) Internet of Things
6 2 (2.50%) Streaming Video
7 1 (1.25%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.25%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.25%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (18.75%) Linux
2 14 (17.50%) Windows
3 8 (10.00%) Unix
4 1 (1.25%) AIX
4 1 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (33.75%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (31.25%) Enterprise Architecture
3 24 (30.00%) TOGAF
4 16 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
5 12 (15.00%) Presales
6 9 (11.25%) CRM
6 9 (11.25%) Product Management
7 8 (10.00%) Software Engineering
8 7 (8.75%) Asset Management
8 7 (8.75%) SOA
9 6 (7.50%) Information Security
9 6 (7.50%) ITIL
9 6 (7.50%) Open Source
10 5 (6.25%) Change Control
10 5 (6.25%) Market Research
10 5 (6.25%) Performance Testing
10 5 (6.25%) Service Delivery
10 5 (6.25%) Service Management
10 5 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (6.25%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 17 (21.25%) Java
2 6 (7.50%) C#
2 6 (7.50%) SQL
3 4 (5.00%) C++
4 3 (3.75%) C
5 1 (1.25%) Erlang
5 1 (1.25%) Haskell
5 1 (1.25%) Lisp
5 1 (1.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (16.25%) Degree
2 5 (6.25%) SAP Certification
3 4 (5.00%) CCIE
3 4 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (5.00%) MCP
4 1 (1.25%) CISSP
4 1 (1.25%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (6.25%) COBIT
3 4 (5.00%) ISO 9001
3 4 (5.00%) ISO22301
System Software
1 2 (2.50%) NFS
2 1 (1.25%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.25%) Snort
2 1 (1.25%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (5.00%) NetBackup
2 2 (2.50%) Nessus
Vendors
1 17 (21.25%) Microsoft
2 13 (16.25%) SAP
3 10 (12.50%) HP
4 7 (8.75%) VMware
5 6 (7.50%) Cisco
5 6 (7.50%) NetApp
6 5 (6.25%) 3PAR
6 5 (6.25%) IBM
6 5 (6.25%) Unisys
7 4 (5.00%) Citrix
8 3 (3.75%) EMC
8 3 (3.75%) Veritas
9 2 (2.50%) Atlassian
9 2 (2.50%) ESRI
9 2 (2.50%) F5
9 2 (2.50%) LogRhythm
9 2 (2.50%) Qualys
9 2 (2.50%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.25%) Avaya
10 1 (1.25%) Brocade
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Salary: £75,000 per annum Bonus and Benefits Scheme
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: Competitive + Shares + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago