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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 33 58 40
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -18
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 80 45 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 5.86% 3.42% 4.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.14% 3.52% 4.86%
Number of salaries quoted 77 40 54
Average salary £52,500 £63,750 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +15.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,822 £42,250 £43,140
10% offered a salary of more than £72,900 £85,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £63,600 £62,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+2.58% +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
1302 1277 1235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 95.38% 96.96% 97.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1095 1090 1109
Average salary £36,250 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 29 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 29 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 +34 74 £55,000 - 5
West Wales +15 4 £42,055 -50.52%
Architect
UK

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 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 44 (29.33%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (26.00%) Finance
2 39 (26.00%) Windows
2 39 (26.00%) Microsoft
3 31 (20.67%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (19.33%) VMware
5 28 (18.67%) Citrix
6 26 (17.33%) Firewall
7 23 (15.33%) TOGAF
7 23 (15.33%) Product Management
7 23 (15.33%) Cisco Nexus
8 21 (14.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 20 (13.33%) Migration
10 19 (12.67%) C++
11 18 (12.00%) Java
11 18 (12.00%) Cisco
11 18 (12.00%) Data Centre
12 17 (11.33%) NetScaler
13 16 (10.67%) Mainframe
13 16 (10.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 16 (10.67%) Technical Architecture
14 15 (10.00%) Active Directory
14 15 (10.00%) C
14 15 (10.00%) SAP
15 14 (9.33%) MS Excel
15 14 (9.33%) MS Exchange
15 14 (9.33%) XenApp
15 14 (9.33%) Mentoring
15 14 (9.33%) Coaching
16 13 (8.67%) Security Cleared

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 14 (9.33%) MS Exchange
2 11 (7.33%) Lync
3 9 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (4.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (4.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2000
7 3 (2.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 14 (9.33%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.00%) Office 365
2 8 (5.33%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (4.67%) Mimecast
4 4 (2.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 26 (17.33%) Firewall
2 23 (15.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 17 (11.33%) NetScaler
4 12 (8.00%) Internet
5 10 (6.67%) MPLS
5 10 (6.67%) BGP
6 9 (6.00%) Spanning Tree
6 9 (6.00%) OSPF
6 9 (6.00%) IPv6
6 9 (6.00%) BIG-IP
7 8 (5.33%) HTTP
7 8 (5.33%) DVB
8 3 (2.00%) Wireless
9 2 (1.33%) DHCP
9 2 (1.33%) Unified Communications
9 2 (1.33%) Network Security
10 1 (0.67%) SAN
10 1 (0.67%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.67%) Big Data
2 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (3.33%) WiX
1 5 (3.33%) MSI
2 4 (2.67%) JIRA
General
1 39 (26.00%) Finance
2 4 (2.67%) Advertising
3 3 (2.00%) Back Office
4 2 (1.33%) Retail
5 1 (0.67%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.33%) OpenGL
1 8 (5.33%) PlayReady
1 8 (5.33%) GStreamer
2 5 (3.33%) Qt
2 5 (3.33%) .NET
2 5 (3.33%) XML
3 4 (2.67%) CGI
4 2 (1.33%) COM
5 1 (0.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 31 (20.67%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (14.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 18 (12.00%) Data Centre
4 16 (10.67%) Mainframe
5 11 (7.33%) Clustering
6 9 (6.00%) Computer Science
7 8 (5.33%) Streaming Video
7 8 (5.33%) Management Information System
7 8 (5.33%) Cryptography
7 8 (5.33%) Blackberry
7 8 (5.33%) iPad
7 8 (5.33%) iPhone
8 5 (3.33%) GIS
9 3 (2.00%) User Experience
10 1 (0.67%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 39 (26.00%) Windows
2 12 (8.00%) UNIX
3 8 (5.33%) Linux
3 8 (5.33%) Mac OS X
3 8 (5.33%) Apple iOS
3 8 (5.33%) Android
4 3 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.33%) Windows 8
5 2 (1.33%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (29.33%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (15.33%) TOGAF
2 23 (15.33%) Product Management
3 20 (13.33%) Migration
4 16 (10.67%) Technical Architecture
5 14 (9.33%) Mentoring
5 14 (9.33%) Coaching
6 11 (7.33%) Open Source
6 11 (7.33%) B2B
7 10 (6.67%) Load Balancing
8 9 (6.00%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (6.00%) Configuration Management
8 9 (6.00%) ITIL
8 9 (6.00%) Scrum
9 8 (5.33%) Information Security
9 8 (5.33%) UML
9 8 (5.33%) OO
9 8 (5.33%) DRM
9 8 (5.33%) User Stories
9 8 (5.33%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (12.67%) C++
2 18 (12.00%) Java
3 15 (10.00%) C
4 8 (5.33%) Objective-C
4 8 (5.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.33%) MATLAB
6 1 (0.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (8.67%) Security Cleared
2 12 (8.00%) Degree
3 11 (7.33%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (7.33%) CCIE
4 9 (6.00%) SC Cleared
5 8 (5.33%) SAP Certification
6 5 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (2.67%) MCP
8 2 (1.33%) MBA
8 2 (1.33%) ISEB
9 1 (0.67%) CISSP
9 1 (0.67%) MCSE
9 1 (0.67%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (5.33%) ISO 9001
3 5 (3.33%) GAMP
4 1 (0.67%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 14 (9.33%) XenApp
3 12 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (6.67%) vSphere
5 6 (4.00%) XenDesktop
5 6 (4.00%) Hyper-V
6 5 (3.33%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.33%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 9 (6.00%) Puppet
1 9 (6.00%) Ansible
1 9 (6.00%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (5.33%) Nessus
3 4 (2.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 39 (26.00%) Microsoft
2 29 (19.33%) VMware
3 28 (18.67%) Citrix
4 18 (12.00%) Cisco
5 15 (10.00%) SAP
6 12 (8.00%) F5
7 9 (6.00%) SolarWinds
7 9 (6.00%) Unisys
8 8 (5.33%) HP
8 8 (5.33%) LogRhythm
8 8 (5.33%) Qualys
9 5 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (2.67%) Perforce
10 4 (2.67%) Computacenter
10 4 (2.67%) Oracle
10 4 (2.67%) Dell
11 3 (2.00%) Juniper
12 2 (1.33%) Intel
13 1 (0.67%) ServiceNow
13 1 (0.67%) Sun
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