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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 27 49 57
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +8
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 93 52 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 6.76% 4.22% 3.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.07% 4.36% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 80 48 35
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £43,353
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £85,000 £74,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
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
1315 1194 1217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 95.57% 96.84% 97.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1115 1008 1102
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,500 £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 5 May 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 5 May 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 +29 80 £54,250 +8.50% 1
West Wales +24 10 £42,055 -50.52%
North Wales -10 1 £45,000 -18.18%
Architect
UK

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 47 (30.92%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (26.97%) Finance
3 40 (26.32%) Windows
4 36 (23.68%) Microsoft
5 31 (20.39%) Analytical Skills
6 29 (19.08%) VMware
7 28 (18.42%) Citrix
8 27 (17.76%) Firewall
9 23 (15.13%) Product Management
10 22 (14.47%) Cisco Nexus
11 21 (13.82%) Java
12 19 (12.50%) C++
12 19 (12.50%) Cisco
12 19 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
13 18 (11.84%) Migration
13 18 (11.84%) TOGAF
14 17 (11.18%) NetScaler
15 16 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 16 (10.53%) Active Directory
16 15 (9.87%) C
16 15 (9.87%) SAP
16 15 (9.87%) MS Exchange
16 15 (9.87%) Mentoring
17 14 (9.21%) Coaching
17 14 (9.21%) XenApp
18 13 (8.55%) Security Cleared
18 13 (8.55%) Degree
18 13 (8.55%) F5
18 13 (8.55%) MS Excel
18 13 (8.55%) UNIX

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 15 (9.87%) MS Exchange
2 11 (7.24%) Lync
3 10 (6.58%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (5.92%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (4.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 7 (4.61%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2000
7 3 (1.97%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (8.55%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.92%) Office 365
2 8 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (4.61%) Mimecast
4 4 (2.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 27 (17.76%) Firewall
2 22 (14.47%) Cisco Nexus
3 17 (11.18%) NetScaler
4 11 (7.24%) Internet
5 10 (6.58%) MPLS
5 10 (6.58%) BGP
6 9 (5.92%) Spanning Tree
6 9 (5.92%) BIG-IP
6 9 (5.92%) OSPF
6 9 (5.92%) IPv6
7 8 (5.26%) HTTP
7 8 (5.26%) DVB
8 4 (2.63%) Wireless
9 2 (1.32%) Network Security
9 2 (1.32%) Unified Communications
9 2 (1.32%) TCP/IP
9 2 (1.32%) DHCP
9 2 (1.32%) SAN
10 1 (0.66%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.61%) Big Data
2 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (1.32%) MySQL
2 2 (1.32%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.66%) Star Schema
3 1 (0.66%) DataStage
3 1 (0.66%) QlikView
3 1 (0.66%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (0.66%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (3.29%) MSI
1 5 (3.29%) WiX
2 4 (2.63%) JIRA
3 1 (0.66%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 41 (26.97%) Finance
2 4 (2.63%) Advertising
2 4 (2.63%) Banking
2 4 (2.63%) Retail
3 2 (1.32%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.26%) OpenGL
1 8 (5.26%) GStreamer
2 5 (3.29%) Qt
2 5 (3.29%) .NET
2 5 (3.29%) XML
3 4 (2.63%) CGI
4 2 (1.32%) COM
5 1 (0.66%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 31 (20.39%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (8.55%) Mainframe
3 11 (7.24%) Clustering
3 11 (7.24%) Open Source
4 10 (6.58%) Computer Science
5 8 (5.26%) Cryptography
5 8 (5.26%) Management Information System
5 8 (5.26%) Streaming Video
5 8 (5.26%) iPad
5 8 (5.26%) Blackberry
5 8 (5.26%) iPhone
6 5 (3.29%) GIS
7 3 (1.97%) User Experience
8 1 (0.66%) RMADS
8 1 (0.66%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 40 (26.32%) Windows
2 13 (8.55%) UNIX
3 9 (5.92%) Linux
4 8 (5.26%) Mac OS X
4 8 (5.26%) Android
4 8 (5.26%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.97%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.32%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.32%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (30.92%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (15.13%) Product Management
3 19 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
4 18 (11.84%) Migration
4 18 (11.84%) TOGAF
5 15 (9.87%) Mentoring
6 14 (9.21%) Coaching
7 10 (6.58%) Load Balancing
7 10 (6.58%) ITIL
8 9 (5.92%) Configuration Management
8 9 (5.92%) Scrum
8 9 (5.92%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (5.26%) Web Application Development
9 8 (5.26%) User Stories
9 8 (5.26%) Information Security
9 8 (5.26%) DRM
9 8 (5.26%) B2B
9 8 (5.26%) UML
9 8 (5.26%) OO
10 5 (3.29%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (13.82%) Java
2 19 (12.50%) C++
3 15 (9.87%) C
4 11 (7.24%) JavaScript
5 8 (5.26%) Objective-C
6 3 (1.97%) Scala
7 2 (1.32%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.66%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (8.55%) Degree
1 13 (8.55%) Security Cleared
2 10 (6.58%) CCIE
2 10 (6.58%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (5.92%) SC Cleared
4 8 (5.26%) SAP Certification
5 5 (3.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (3.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (2.63%) MCP
7 2 (1.32%) ISEB
7 2 (1.32%) MBA
8 1 (0.66%) CISSP
8 1 (0.66%) MCSE
8 1 (0.66%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (5.26%) ISO 9001
3 5 (3.29%) GAMP
4 1 (0.66%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 14 (9.21%) XenApp
3 12 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (7.24%) vSphere
5 6 (3.95%) XenDesktop
6 5 (3.29%) Hyper-V
6 5 (3.29%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.32%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.66%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 9 (5.92%) Puppet
1 9 (5.92%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (5.92%) Ansible
2 8 (5.26%) Nessus
3 4 (2.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 36 (23.68%) Microsoft
2 29 (19.08%) VMware
3 28 (18.42%) Citrix
4 19 (12.50%) Cisco
5 15 (9.87%) SAP
6 13 (8.55%) F5
7 9 (5.92%) SolarWinds
8 8 (5.26%) LogRhythm
8 8 (5.26%) Qualys
8 8 (5.26%) HP
9 7 (4.61%) Unisys
10 6 (3.95%) Oracle
10 6 (3.95%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (2.63%) Perforce
11 4 (2.63%) Computacenter
11 4 (2.63%) Dell
11 4 (2.63%) Juniper
12 2 (1.32%) Intel
12 2 (1.32%) Red Hat
12 2 (1.32%) Teradata
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