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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 45 45 53
Rank change year-on-year
0 +8
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 58 62 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 4.55% 4.56% 4.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.69% 4.72% 4.25%
Number of salaries quoted 46 57 46
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 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £64,800 £70,000
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
1236 1314 1130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 96.94% 96.55% 97.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1017 1173 1035
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 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
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 21 October 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 21 October 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 50 £47,500 -15.17% 9
West Wales 0 5 £70,000 +40.00%
North Wales -7 2 - -
Architect
UK

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 23 (27.06%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (23.53%) Finance
3 18 (21.18%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (20.00%) CCIE
5 13 (15.29%) TOGAF
5 13 (15.29%) SAN
5 13 (15.29%) Windows
5 13 (15.29%) NAS
6 12 (14.12%) Cisco
6 12 (14.12%) HP
6 12 (14.12%) Firewall
7 11 (12.94%) Java
8 10 (11.76%) Linux
8 10 (11.76%) Microsoft
8 10 (11.76%) Clustering
9 9 (10.59%) Zachman Framework
9 9 (10.59%) Technical Architecture
9 9 (10.59%) Cisco Nexus
10 8 (9.41%) F5
10 8 (9.41%) Performance Tuning
10 8 (9.41%) CheckPoint
11 7 (8.24%) Mentoring
11 7 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (8.24%) Capacity Planning
11 7 (8.24%) FCoE
11 7 (8.24%) Fibre Channel
11 7 (8.24%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (7.06%) iSCSI
12 6 (7.06%) Open Source
12 6 (7.06%) MPLS

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (1.18%) ArcGIS
1 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2000
1 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (1.18%) SAS
1 1 (1.18%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.53%) SAP PP
2 2 (2.35%) SAP SD
2 2 (2.35%) SAP MM
3 1 (1.18%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (1.18%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.18%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (15.29%) SAN
1 13 (15.29%) NAS
2 12 (14.12%) Firewall
3 9 (10.59%) Cisco Nexus
4 7 (8.24%) FCoE
4 7 (8.24%) Fibre Channel
4 7 (8.24%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (7.06%) iSCSI
5 6 (7.06%) MPLS
6 5 (5.88%) VPN
6 5 (5.88%) LAN
6 5 (5.88%) WAN
7 4 (4.71%) Internet
8 3 (3.53%) Wireless
8 3 (3.53%) DNS
8 3 (3.53%) IPv4
8 3 (3.53%) IPv6
8 3 (3.53%) DWDM
8 3 (3.53%) BGP
8 3 (3.53%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.06%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.71%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.18%) MySQL
4 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.18%) Relational Database
General
1 20 (23.53%) Finance
2 5 (5.88%) Retail
2 5 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 5 (5.88%) Advertising
3 1 (1.18%) Legal
3 1 (1.18%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.06%) .NET
2 2 (2.35%) WPF
3 1 (1.18%) WinForms
3 1 (1.18%) jQuery
3 1 (1.18%) Dojo
3 1 (1.18%) WCF
3 1 (1.18%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.18%) SOAP
3 1 (1.18%) Web Services
3 1 (1.18%) XML
3 1 (1.18%) REST
3 1 (1.18%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.76%) Clustering
2 7 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.06%) Open Source
4 5 (5.88%) Statistics
4 5 (5.88%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.18%) Replication
5 1 (1.18%) GIS
5 1 (1.18%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.18%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.18%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 13 (15.29%) Windows
2 10 (11.76%) Linux
3 3 (3.53%) UNIX
4 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (27.06%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (15.29%) TOGAF
3 9 (10.59%) Zachman Framework
3 9 (10.59%) Technical Architecture
4 8 (9.41%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (8.24%) Mentoring
5 7 (8.24%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (7.06%) Load Balancing
7 5 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (5.88%) RUP
7 5 (5.88%) OOA/OOD
8 4 (4.71%) Data Migration
8 4 (4.71%) ITIL
8 4 (4.71%) Migration
8 4 (4.71%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (3.53%) Network Design
9 3 (3.53%) UML
9 3 (3.53%) SOA
9 3 (3.53%) Configuration Management
9 3 (3.53%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.94%) Java
2 4 (4.71%) Scala
2 4 (4.71%) SQL
3 2 (2.35%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.35%) C#
4 1 (1.18%) C++
4 1 (1.18%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (21.18%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (20.00%) CCIE
3 5 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (4.71%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.71%) Security Cleared
4 4 (4.71%) MCSE
4 4 (4.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (3.53%) Degree
6 1 (1.18%) MCITP
6 1 (1.18%) MCP
6 1 (1.18%) CCNP
6 1 (1.18%) CCNA
6 1 (1.18%) CCDA
6 1 (1.18%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.18%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.18%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.18%) Terminal Services
2 1 (1.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.18%) XenApp
Vendors
1 12 (14.12%) Cisco
1 12 (14.12%) HP
2 10 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 8 (9.41%) F5
3 8 (9.41%) CheckPoint
4 6 (7.06%) Oracle
5 5 (5.88%) VMware
5 5 (5.88%) SAP
5 5 (5.88%) JDA
5 5 (5.88%) Juniper
6 3 (3.53%) NetApp
6 3 (3.53%) EMC
7 1 (1.18%) Citrix
7 1 (1.18%) Red Gate
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £39355 - £55560 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £45000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £35K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Gwent
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £70k - 80k per year + £5K Car Allowance + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Newport
CPS Group
Salary: £65000 - £72000 per annum + Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 18 days ago