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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 73 78 34
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -44
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 37 31 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.67% 2.30% 5.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.75% 2.38% 5.34%
Number of salaries quoted 30 24 60
Average salary £52,500 £67,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,850 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £85,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,500 £61,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.62%
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
1345 1300 1218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 97.11% 96.65% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1108 1139 1081
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +3 37 £52,500 -22.22% 10
Architect
UK

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (34.56%) Finance
2 40 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 39 (28.68%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (22.06%) TOGAF
5 26 (19.12%) Windows
6 25 (18.38%) Migration
7 24 (17.65%) VMware
8 23 (16.91%) Mainframe
9 22 (16.18%) Citrix
10 19 (13.97%) Java
10 19 (13.97%) SAP
10 19 (13.97%) Firewall
11 18 (13.24%) B2B
11 18 (13.24%) Analytical Skills
11 18 (13.24%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 17 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
13 16 (11.76%) Product Management
13 16 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 15 (11.03%) Data Centre
15 14 (10.29%) Cisco
16 13 (9.56%) Technical Architecture
17 12 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
17 12 (8.82%) HP
17 12 (8.82%) Unisys
18 11 (8.09%) ITIL
18 11 (8.09%) C++
18 11 (8.09%) UNIX
18 11 (8.09%) Internet
18 11 (8.09%) VMware Infrastructure
19 10 (7.35%) Security Cleared

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 7 (5.15%) MS Exchange
2 6 (4.41%) Lync
3 4 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2000
4 3 (2.21%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 10 (7.35%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.47%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.41%) Office 365
3 4 (2.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (1.47%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (13.97%) Firewall
2 17 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
3 11 (8.09%) Internet
4 8 (5.88%) NetScaler
5 7 (5.15%) MPLS
5 7 (5.15%) BGP
6 6 (4.41%) OSPF
6 6 (4.41%) IPv6
6 6 (4.41%) Spanning Tree
6 6 (4.41%) BIG-IP
7 5 (3.68%) WAN
7 5 (3.68%) HTTP
7 5 (3.68%) DVB
8 4 (2.94%) LAN
9 2 (1.47%) Network Security
10 1 (0.74%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.74%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.15%) Big Data
2 5 (3.68%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.74%) JIRA
General
1 47 (34.56%) Finance
2 5 (3.68%) Advertising
2 5 (3.68%) Banking
2 5 (3.68%) Retail
2 5 (3.68%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.41%) .NET
2 5 (3.68%) Web Services
2 5 (3.68%) OpenGL
2 5 (3.68%) GStreamer
2 5 (3.68%) PlayReady
3 4 (2.94%) CGI
4 2 (1.47%) COM
5 1 (0.74%) SOAP
5 1 (0.74%) J2EE
5 1 (0.74%) Middleware
5 1 (0.74%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 23 (16.91%) Mainframe
2 18 (13.24%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (13.24%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 15 (11.03%) Data Centre
4 7 (5.15%) Clustering
5 5 (3.68%) Cryptography
5 5 (3.68%) GIS
5 5 (3.68%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.68%) Streaming Video
5 5 (3.68%) iPhone
5 5 (3.68%) iPad
6 4 (2.94%) Enterprise Storage
6 4 (2.94%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (2.21%) User Experience
8 2 (1.47%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.74%) Replication
9 1 (0.74%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.74%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 26 (19.12%) Windows
2 11 (8.09%) UNIX
3 5 (3.68%) Linux
3 5 (3.68%) Mac OS X
3 5 (3.68%) Android
3 5 (3.68%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (2.94%) AIX
4 4 (2.94%) Solaris
5 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (28.68%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (22.06%) TOGAF
3 25 (18.38%) Migration
4 18 (13.24%) B2B
5 16 (11.76%) Product Management
6 13 (9.56%) Technical Architecture
7 11 (8.09%) ITIL
8 10 (7.35%) Enterprise Architecture
9 9 (6.62%) Business Transformation
9 9 (6.62%) Mentoring
9 9 (6.62%) Coaching
9 9 (6.62%) Scrum
10 8 (5.88%) Information Security
10 8 (5.88%) CRM
10 8 (5.88%) Open Source
11 7 (5.15%) Load Balancing
12 6 (4.41%) Continuous Improvement
13 5 (3.68%) User Stories
13 5 (3.68%) Web Application Development
13 5 (3.68%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 19 (13.97%) Java
2 11 (8.09%) C++
3 8 (5.88%) C
4 5 (3.68%) Objective-C
4 5 (3.68%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.47%) MATLAB
6 1 (0.74%) SQL
6 1 (0.74%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.74%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (7.35%) Security Cleared
2 9 (6.62%) Degree
2 9 (6.62%) CCIE
2 9 (6.62%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (5.88%) SAP Certification
4 6 (4.41%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.94%) MCP
5 4 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.47%) MBA
7 1 (0.74%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (5.88%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.47%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (8.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (7.35%) XenApp
3 7 (5.15%) Active Directory
4 5 (3.68%) Hyper-V
5 4 (2.94%) Terminal Services
5 4 (2.94%) XenDesktop
6 3 (2.21%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (5.88%) Nessus
2 5 (3.68%) Puppet
2 5 (3.68%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (3.68%) Ansible
3 4 (2.94%) SCCM
Vendors
1 40 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 24 (17.65%) VMware
3 22 (16.18%) Citrix
4 19 (13.97%) SAP
5 14 (10.29%) Cisco
6 12 (8.82%) Unisys
6 12 (8.82%) HP
7 9 (6.62%) Oracle
8 8 (5.88%) Qualys
8 8 (5.88%) LogRhythm
9 6 (4.41%) SolarWinds
9 6 (4.41%) F5
9 6 (4.41%) IBM
10 5 (3.68%) NetApp
11 4 (2.94%) Red Hat
11 4 (2.94%) Dell
11 4 (2.94%) 3PAR
11 4 (2.94%) Computacenter
12 2 (1.47%) Intel
12 2 (1.47%) Sun
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