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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 55 41 49
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +8
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 54 55 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 4.06% 5.16% 3.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.17% 5.49% 3.89%
Number of salaries quoted 28 48 26
Average salary £65,750 £55,000 £60,810
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.54% -9.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £37,400 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,550 £80,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
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
1296 1002 1081
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 97.37% 94.08% 97.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1127 880 951
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £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 29 January 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 January 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 -23 40 £63,000 +14.54% 12
West Wales +11 7 £67,500 +1.50%
North Wales - 7 £73,000 -
Architect
UK

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 30 (27.78%) Windows
1 30 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (24.07%) Finance
3 18 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
3 18 (16.67%) Java
3 18 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (15.74%) Linux
5 15 (13.89%) Cisco
5 15 (13.89%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (13.89%) Firewall
5 15 (13.89%) Cisco Nexus
6 14 (12.96%) CCIE
7 13 (12.04%) Microsoft
7 13 (12.04%) SAN
7 13 (12.04%) Clustering
8 12 (11.11%) VMware
8 12 (11.11%) Mentoring
9 11 (10.19%) NAS
9 11 (10.19%) Citrix
10 10 (9.26%) Active Directory
10 10 (9.26%) HP
10 10 (9.26%) MS Excel
10 10 (9.26%) F5
11 9 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
11 9 (8.33%) XenApp
11 9 (8.33%) Computer Science
11 9 (8.33%) NetScaler
11 9 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
11 9 (8.33%) MS Exchange
11 9 (8.33%) C++

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 9 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 9 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 8 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (4.63%) Lync
4 5 (4.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2000
5 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.93%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (9.26%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.78%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (13.89%) Firewall
1 15 (13.89%) Cisco Nexus
2 13 (12.04%) SAN
3 11 (10.19%) NAS
4 9 (8.33%) NetScaler
5 7 (6.48%) IPv6
6 6 (5.56%) Internet
6 6 (5.56%) Wireless
6 6 (5.56%) MPLS
7 5 (4.63%) FCoE
7 5 (4.63%) Fibre Channel
7 5 (4.63%) OSPF
7 5 (4.63%) BGP
7 5 (4.63%) LAN
7 5 (4.63%) WAN
7 5 (4.63%) VPN
8 4 (3.70%) IPv4
8 4 (3.70%) DHCP
8 4 (3.70%) iSCSI
9 3 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.85%) MySQL
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (0.93%) QlikView
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.93%) DataStage
5 1 (0.93%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 5 (4.63%) WiX
1 5 (4.63%) MSI
2 3 (2.78%) JIRA
3 1 (0.93%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 26 (24.07%) Finance
2 7 (6.48%) Banking
3 6 (5.56%) Retail
4 2 (1.85%) Advertising
5 1 (0.93%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.56%) XML
2 5 (4.63%) Qt
2 5 (4.63%) .NET
3 3 (2.78%) GStreamer
3 3 (2.78%) OpenGL
4 2 (1.85%) WPF
5 1 (0.93%) REST
5 1 (0.93%) WCF
5 1 (0.93%) WinForms
5 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.93%) SOAP
5 1 (0.93%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (12.04%) Clustering
3 9 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 6 (5.56%) Blackberry
5 5 (4.63%) Open Source
5 5 (4.63%) Visualisation
5 5 (4.63%) Statistics
6 3 (2.78%) iPad
6 3 (2.78%) iPhone
6 3 (2.78%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.78%) Streaming Video
6 3 (2.78%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.93%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.93%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 30 (27.78%) Windows
2 17 (15.74%) Linux
3 4 (3.70%) UNIX
4 3 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (2.78%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.78%) Android
4 3 (2.78%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.85%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
3 12 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 9 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (7.41%) TOGAF
5 8 (7.41%) Capacity Planning
6 7 (6.48%) Product Management
6 7 (6.48%) Coaching
6 7 (6.48%) ITIL
7 6 (5.56%) UML
7 6 (5.56%) Zachman Framework
7 6 (5.56%) Network Design
7 6 (5.56%) Software Engineering
7 6 (5.56%) Load Balancing
8 5 (4.63%) Numerical Analysis
8 5 (4.63%) Data Management
8 5 (4.63%) Software Testing
8 5 (4.63%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (4.63%) OOA/OOD
8 5 (4.63%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 18 (16.67%) Java
2 9 (8.33%) C++
3 8 (7.41%) C
3 8 (7.41%) Scala
4 7 (6.48%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.78%) Objective-C
6 2 (1.85%) SQL
6 2 (1.85%) C#
7 1 (0.93%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (13.89%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (12.96%) CCIE
3 7 (6.48%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.48%) Security Cleared
3 7 (6.48%) Degree
4 3 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.85%) ISEB
5 2 (1.85%) MCSE
5 2 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.93%) MCITP
6 1 (0.93%) MCSA
6 1 (0.93%) MCP
6 1 (0.93%) CCNP
6 1 (0.93%) CCNA
6 1 (0.93%) CCDA
6 1 (0.93%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.63%) GAMP
2 1 (0.93%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (9.26%) Active Directory
2 9 (8.33%) XenApp
3 8 (7.41%) vSphere
4 5 (4.63%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.85%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.85%) DFS Replication
5 2 (1.85%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.93%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.93%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (3.70%) Puppet
1 4 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (3.70%) Ansible
Vendors
1 15 (13.89%) Cisco
2 13 (12.04%) Microsoft
3 12 (11.11%) VMware
4 11 (10.19%) Citrix
5 10 (9.26%) HP
5 10 (9.26%) F5
6 8 (7.41%) Oracle
7 7 (6.48%) Juniper
8 6 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (3.70%) CheckPoint
10 3 (2.78%) SolarWinds
10 3 (2.78%) Perforce
11 2 (1.85%) Red Hat
12 1 (0.93%) Talend
12 1 (0.93%) Vertica
12 1 (0.93%) Tableau
12 1 (0.93%) Greenplum
12 1 (0.93%) Teradata
12 1 (0.93%) Netezza
12 1 (0.93%) Cognos
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £65000 - £78000 per annum + Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bridgend
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bridgend
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
South Wales
Sanderson
Salary: £50000.00 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Office for National Statistics
Salary: From £49,111 to £63,545 per annum plus excellent benefits and pension
Posted: 8 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Office for National Statistics
Salary: From £43,550 to £56,492 per annum plus excellent benefits and pension
Posted: 8 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Office for National Statistics
Salary: From £43,550 to £56,492 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Bridgend
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago