The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Wales region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 43 64 66
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +2
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 57 34 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 4.70% 2.72% 2.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.87% 2.81% 2.89%
Number of salaries quoted 53 24 24
Average salary £55,000 £55,750 £46,379
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.34% +20.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £44,632 £34,453
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year
- -4.00%
Job Titles Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1170 1210 1074
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 96.46% 96.88% 96.93%
Number of salaries quoted 983 1086 928
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Architect
UK

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
South Wales +10 47 £50,000 -9.09% 3
West Wales - 3 £85,000 -
North Wales +7 1 £55,000 -
Architect
UK

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 39 (35.78%) Microsoft
2 34 (31.19%) SC Cleared
2 34 (31.19%) Security Cleared
3 28 (25.69%) ITIL
4 26 (23.85%) VMware
5 25 (22.94%) Active Directory
6 24 (22.02%) Finance
7 23 (21.10%) Scrum
7 23 (21.10%) Java
8 22 (20.18%) MS Excel
8 22 (20.18%) VMware Infrastructure
9 21 (19.27%) MVC
10 19 (17.43%) Citrix
10 19 (17.43%) SCCM
11 18 (16.51%) Cisco
11 18 (16.51%) J2EE
11 18 (16.51%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (16.51%) Microsoft App-V
12 17 (15.60%) Service Management
13 16 (14.68%) Windows
13 16 (14.68%) Hyper-V
13 16 (14.68%) Change Control
14 14 (12.84%) OO
15 13 (11.93%) ASP.NET
15 13 (11.93%) SQL Server
15 13 (11.93%) .NET
15 13 (11.93%) C#
15 13 (11.93%) VMware ESX
16 12 (11.01%) Juniper
16 12 (11.01%) F5

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 9 (8.26%) IIS
2 6 (5.50%) MS Exchange
3 5 (4.59%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.75%) Lync
4 3 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.75%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2000
4 3 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.83%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 22 (20.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (4.59%) SAP PP
2 4 (3.67%) SAP MM
3 3 (2.75%) SAP SD
4 2 (1.83%) SAP FI
4 2 (1.83%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (1.83%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.75%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.09%) Firewall
2 9 (8.26%) SAN
2 9 (8.26%) Internet
3 5 (4.59%) NAS
4 4 (3.67%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (2.75%) Wireless
5 3 (2.75%) DHCP
5 3 (2.75%) DNS
6 1 (0.92%) IPv6
6 1 (0.92%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.92%) VRRP
6 1 (0.92%) VLAN
6 1 (0.92%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.92%) HSRP
6 1 (0.92%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.93%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.83%) RDBMS
2 2 (1.83%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.83%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.92%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (4.59%) WebLogic Workshop
2 3 (2.75%) Maven
2 3 (2.75%) JUnit
3 2 (1.83%) Ant
3 2 (1.83%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (1.83%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (1.83%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (0.92%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.92%) Gerrit
4 1 (0.92%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.92%) MSTest
General
1 24 (22.02%) Finance
2 10 (9.17%) Legal
3 7 (6.42%) Manufacturing
4 6 (5.50%) Military
5 4 (3.67%) Advertising
6 3 (2.75%) Banking
6 3 (2.75%) Marketing
7 1 (0.92%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (16.51%) J2EE
2 13 (11.93%) ASP.NET
2 13 (11.93%) .NET
3 9 (8.26%) Web Services
4 6 (5.50%) .NET Framework
4 6 (5.50%) SOAP
5 5 (4.59%) Spring
6 4 (3.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (3.67%) Java EE
6 4 (3.67%) XML
6 4 (3.67%) XSLT
7 3 (2.75%) Struts
7 3 (2.75%) CSS
7 3 (2.75%) HTML
7 3 (2.75%) Ajax
7 3 (2.75%) jQuery
8 2 (1.83%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 2 (1.83%) REST
8 2 (1.83%) EJB 3.0
8 2 (1.83%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.50%) Management Information System
2 5 (4.59%) Clustering
2 5 (4.59%) Statistics
3 4 (3.67%) RIA
3 4 (3.67%) RMADS
4 3 (2.75%) Open Source
5 2 (1.83%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.92%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (0.92%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.92%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 16 (14.68%) Windows
2 5 (4.59%) Linux
3 4 (3.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (3.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (3.67%) UNIX
4 2 (1.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.92%) AIX
5 1 (0.92%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (25.69%) ITIL
2 23 (21.10%) Scrum
3 21 (19.27%) MVC
4 18 (16.51%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (15.60%) Service Management
6 16 (14.68%) Change Control
7 14 (12.84%) OO
8 11 (10.09%) SOA
9 9 (8.26%) OOD
9 9 (8.26%) TOGAF
9 9 (8.26%) Network Architecture
10 7 (6.42%) Software Architecture
10 7 (6.42%) Network Design
11 6 (5.50%) Project Management
11 6 (5.50%) Technical Architecture
12 5 (4.59%) Performance Testing
12 5 (4.59%) Zachman Framework
12 5 (4.59%) Capacity Planning
12 5 (4.59%) Performance Tuning
12 5 (4.59%) UML
Programming Languages
1 23 (21.10%) Java
2 13 (11.93%) C#
3 11 (10.09%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.75%) SQL
4 3 (2.75%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.83%) C
5 2 (1.83%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.92%) VB
6 1 (0.92%) RPG
Qualifications
1 34 (31.19%) SC Cleared
1 34 (31.19%) Security Cleared
2 9 (8.26%) CCNP
2 9 (8.26%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (8.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (7.34%) Degree
4 4 (3.67%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.75%) MCP
5 3 (2.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.67%) HMG Infosec
1 4 (3.67%) JSP 440
2 2 (1.83%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 25 (22.94%) Active Directory
2 22 (20.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (16.51%) Microsoft App-V
4 16 (14.68%) Hyper-V
5 13 (11.93%) VMware ESX
6 11 (10.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 5 (4.59%) XenApp
8 3 (2.75%) Terminal Services
8 3 (2.75%) vSphere
9 1 (0.92%) UAG
9 1 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.92%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (17.43%) SCCM
2 10 (9.17%) WSUS
3 2 (1.83%) SCOM
4 1 (0.92%) ARCserve
4 1 (0.92%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.92%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.92%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 39 (35.78%) Microsoft
2 26 (23.85%) VMware
3 19 (17.43%) Citrix
4 18 (16.51%) Cisco
5 12 (11.01%) F5
5 12 (11.01%) Juniper
6 10 (9.17%) Oracle
6 10 (9.17%) Remedy
6 10 (9.17%) Sophos
7 7 (6.42%) SAP
7 7 (6.42%) JDA
8 2 (1.83%) HP
8 2 (1.83%) Dell
9 1 (0.92%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.92%) Symantec
9 1 (0.92%) Mitel
9 1 (0.92%) WatchGuard
9 1 (0.92%) SonicWALL
9 1 (0.92%) ProCurve
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Salary: £80000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £80000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £85000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + Package
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Salary: £85000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + Package
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Cardiff
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
Cardiff
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 28 days ago