The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Wales region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 76 36 48
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +12
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 31 63 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.30% 4.91% 3.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.38% 5.12% 4.03%
Number of salaries quoted 24 58 34
Average salary £67,500 £52,875 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.65% -8.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £35,600
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £57,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £61,500 £61,500
% change year-on-year
+1.62% -
Job Titles Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1301 1231 919
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 96.51% 96.02% 96.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1140 1092 838
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Architect
UK

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -25 27 £67,500 +20.53% 7
West Wales - 3 £85,000 -
Architect
UK

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 25 (29.41%) Finance
2 23 (27.06%) Microsoft
3 18 (21.18%) SC Cleared
3 18 (21.18%) Security Cleared
4 15 (17.65%) Cisco
5 13 (15.29%) VMware
5 13 (15.29%) JDA
6 12 (14.12%) Active Directory
6 12 (14.12%) SAP
6 12 (14.12%) Manufacturing
7 11 (12.94%) ITIL
7 11 (12.94%) Windows
7 11 (12.94%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (12.94%) F5
8 10 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (11.76%) MS Excel
8 10 (11.76%) Firewall
9 9 (10.59%) TOGAF
9 9 (10.59%) SQL Server
10 8 (9.41%) OO
10 8 (9.41%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (9.41%) Juniper
10 8 (9.41%) Scrum
10 8 (9.41%) SAP PP
11 7 (8.24%) MVC
11 7 (8.24%) Microsoft App-V
11 7 (8.24%) Citrix
11 7 (8.24%) CCIE
11 7 (8.24%) Java
11 7 (8.24%) .NET

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 6 (7.06%) IIS
2 4 (4.71%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2000
3 3 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.35%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.18%) ArcGIS
5 1 (1.18%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.18%) Lync
Applications
1 10 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (9.41%) SAP PP
2 6 (7.06%) SAP MM
3 5 (5.88%) SAP SD
4 3 (3.53%) SAP FI
4 3 (3.53%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (3.53%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.18%) PaaS
1 1 (1.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.76%) Firewall
2 6 (7.06%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (5.88%) SAN
4 4 (4.71%) Internet
4 4 (4.71%) Wireless
4 4 (4.71%) MPLS
5 3 (3.53%) DWDM
6 2 (2.35%) HSRP
6 2 (2.35%) FCoE
6 2 (2.35%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (2.35%) NAS
6 2 (2.35%) iSCSI
6 2 (2.35%) BGP
7 1 (1.18%) VRRP
7 1 (1.18%) NetScreen
7 1 (1.18%) OSPF
7 1 (1.18%) IPv6
7 1 (1.18%) LAN
7 1 (1.18%) VoIP
7 1 (1.18%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.59%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.35%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.18%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.18%) MySQL
3 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.35%) JUnit
1 2 (2.35%) WebLogic Workshop
2 1 (1.18%) Maven
2 1 (1.18%) Ant
2 1 (1.18%) Apache Ivy
General
1 25 (29.41%) Finance
2 12 (14.12%) Manufacturing
3 5 (5.88%) Legal
3 5 (5.88%) Retail
4 4 (4.71%) Advertising
5 1 (1.18%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.24%) .NET
1 7 (8.24%) J2EE
2 6 (7.06%) ASP.NET
3 5 (5.88%) Web Services
4 4 (4.71%) SOAP
5 3 (3.53%) Spring
6 2 (2.35%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.35%) Java EE
6 2 (2.35%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (2.35%) XML
6 2 (2.35%) XSLT
6 2 (2.35%) Struts
7 1 (1.18%) Middleware
7 1 (1.18%) EJB
7 1 (1.18%) JSP
7 1 (1.18%) Servlets
7 1 (1.18%) EJB 3.0
7 1 (1.18%) jQuery
7 1 (1.18%) Dojo
7 1 (1.18%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.24%) Open Source
2 3 (3.53%) Clustering
3 2 (2.35%) RIA
3 2 (2.35%) Statistics
4 1 (1.18%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.18%) GIS
4 1 (1.18%) Replication
4 1 (1.18%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.18%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.18%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.18%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.94%) Windows
2 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.18%) UNIX
3 1 (1.18%) Linux
3 1 (1.18%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (12.94%) ITIL
2 9 (10.59%) TOGAF
3 8 (9.41%) OO
3 8 (9.41%) Scrum
4 7 (8.24%) MVC
4 7 (8.24%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (7.06%) Change Control
5 6 (7.06%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (7.06%) SAP Implementation
5 6 (7.06%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (7.06%) Test Scripting
6 5 (5.88%) Zachman Framework
6 5 (5.88%) OOD
6 5 (5.88%) SOA
7 4 (4.71%) Load Balancing
7 4 (4.71%) Network Design
8 3 (3.53%) Configuration Management
8 3 (3.53%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (3.53%) Service Management
8 3 (3.53%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.24%) Java
2 6 (7.06%) C#
3 4 (4.71%) PowerShell
3 4 (4.71%) SQL
4 3 (3.53%) C
5 2 (2.35%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.18%) VB
6 1 (1.18%) RPG
Qualifications
1 18 (21.18%) SC Cleared
1 18 (21.18%) Security Cleared
2 10 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (9.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (8.24%) CCIE
5 6 (7.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (4.71%) Degree
7 3 (3.53%) CCNP
7 3 (3.53%) MCP
7 3 (3.53%) MCSE
8 1 (1.18%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 12 (14.12%) Active Directory
2 11 (12.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (8.24%) Microsoft App-V
3 7 (8.24%) Hyper-V
4 6 (7.06%) VMware ESX
5 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (3.53%) Terminal Services
6 3 (3.53%) XenApp
7 2 (2.35%) vSphere
8 1 (1.18%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.18%) UAG
8 1 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (8.24%) SCCM
2 3 (3.53%) WSUS
3 1 (1.18%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.18%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.18%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.18%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 23 (27.06%) Microsoft
2 15 (17.65%) Cisco
3 13 (15.29%) VMware
3 13 (15.29%) JDA
4 12 (14.12%) SAP
5 11 (12.94%) F5
6 8 (9.41%) Juniper
7 7 (8.24%) Citrix
8 6 (7.06%) Oracle
8 6 (7.06%) CheckPoint
9 4 (4.71%) HP
10 3 (3.53%) Remedy
10 3 (3.53%) Sophos
10 3 (3.53%) NetApp
10 3 (3.53%) EMC
11 2 (2.35%) Dell
12 1 (1.18%) Symantec
12 1 (1.18%) Mitel
12 1 (1.18%) ProCurve
12 1 (1.18%) WatchGuard
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £30000 per annum + company health, pension, 25 days holiday
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £42 - £52 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 8 days ago
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Salary: competitive
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