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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 67 27 50
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +23
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 38 99 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.83% 7.18% 4.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.87% 7.43% 4.30%
Number of salaries quoted 29 83 48
Average salary £72,500 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.09% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £78,500 £75,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.43%
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
1323 1332 1187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 98.44% 96.59% 98.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1125 1128 996
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 28 April 2016.

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 28 April 2016. 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 -28 38 £72,500 +38.09% 2
Architect
UK

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 18 (27.27%) Presales
2 15 (22.73%) Linux
2 15 (22.73%) TOGAF
3 14 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (21.21%) Enterprise Architecture
3 14 (21.21%) Windows
3 14 (21.21%) SAN
3 14 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (19.70%) NAS
4 13 (19.70%) CRM
5 12 (18.18%) SAP
5 12 (18.18%) Asset Management
5 12 (18.18%) Finance
5 12 (18.18%) SAP CRM
6 11 (16.67%) Clustering
6 11 (16.67%) Billing
6 11 (16.67%) Unix
6 11 (16.67%) HP
6 11 (16.67%) NetApp
7 10 (15.15%) Technical Architecture
7 10 (15.15%) 3PAR
8 9 (13.64%) SAP IS-U
8 9 (13.64%) SAP PM
9 8 (12.12%) Cisco
9 8 (12.12%) SDLC
10 7 (10.61%) Coaching
10 7 (10.61%) PaaS
10 7 (10.61%) IBM
10 7 (10.61%) Brocade
10 7 (10.61%) Software Engineering

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 (9.09%) Apache
2 4 (6.06%) IIS
3 2 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.52%) CMS
4 1 (1.52%) SAS
4 1 (1.52%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.52%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (18.18%) SAP CRM
2 9 (13.64%) SAP IS-U
2 9 (13.64%) SAP PM
3 2 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.61%) PaaS
2 2 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (21.21%) SAN
2 13 (19.70%) NAS
3 7 (10.61%) iSCSI
4 6 (9.09%) Internet
4 6 (9.09%) TCP/IP
5 5 (7.58%) FCoE
5 5 (7.58%) Fibre Channel
6 4 (6.06%) HTTP
7 2 (3.03%) RTSP
8 1 (1.52%) Firewall
8 1 (1.52%) tcpdump
8 1 (1.52%) WAN
8 1 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.58%) Big Data
2 3 (4.55%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.03%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.52%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.52%) MySQL
4 1 (1.52%) QlikView
4 1 (1.52%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.52%) LoadUI
2 1 (1.52%) Maven
2 1 (1.52%) Selenium
2 1 (1.52%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (18.18%) Finance
2 11 (16.67%) Billing
3 5 (7.58%) Advertising
4 3 (4.55%) Marketing
5 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.58%) .NET
1 5 (7.58%) Apache Flex
2 4 (6.06%) Web Services
3 3 (4.55%) REST
3 3 (4.55%) SOAP
4 2 (3.03%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.52%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (16.67%) Clustering
3 5 (7.58%) Private Cloud
3 5 (7.58%) Public Cloud
4 2 (3.03%) Data Integration
4 2 (3.03%) Digital Media
4 2 (3.03%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (3.03%) Internet of Things
4 2 (3.03%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.03%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.03%) Streaming Video
5 1 (1.52%) CESG
5 1 (1.52%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.52%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 15 (22.73%) Linux
2 14 (21.21%) Windows
3 11 (16.67%) Unix
4 1 (1.52%) AIX
4 1 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.52%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (27.27%) Presales
2 15 (22.73%) TOGAF
3 14 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (21.21%) Enterprise Architecture
4 13 (19.70%) CRM
5 12 (18.18%) Asset Management
6 10 (15.15%) Technical Architecture
7 8 (12.12%) SDLC
8 7 (10.61%) Coaching
8 7 (10.61%) Software Engineering
9 6 (9.09%) Business Development
10 5 (7.58%) Market Research
10 5 (7.58%) PLM
10 5 (7.58%) Product Management
10 5 (7.58%) Service Design
11 4 (6.06%) Data Analysis
11 4 (6.06%) SOA
11 4 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (4.55%) Data Modelling
12 3 (4.55%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.09%) C#
2 5 (7.58%) Java
2 5 (7.58%) SQL
3 4 (6.06%) C++
4 2 (3.03%) C
5 1 (1.52%) Erlang
5 1 (1.52%) Haskell
5 1 (1.52%) Lisp
5 1 (1.52%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (3.03%) Degree
2 1 (1.52%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) COBIT
1 1 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (3.03%) NFS
1 2 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.52%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.52%) Snort
2 1 (1.52%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (7.58%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 12 (18.18%) SAP
2 11 (16.67%) HP
2 11 (16.67%) NetApp
3 10 (15.15%) 3PAR
4 8 (12.12%) Cisco
5 7 (10.61%) Brocade
5 7 (10.61%) IBM
6 6 (9.09%) Microsoft
7 4 (6.06%) Veritas
8 3 (4.55%) VMware
9 2 (3.03%) Citrix
9 2 (3.03%) EMC
9 2 (3.03%) Oracle
9 2 (3.03%) Unisys
10 1 (1.52%) MicroStrategy
10 1 (1.52%) Netezza
10 1 (1.52%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.52%) Sitecore
10 1 (1.52%) Tableau
10 1 (1.52%) Teradata
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