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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 62 71 40
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -31
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 45 31 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 3.23% 2.31% 5.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.34% 2.40% 5.22%
Number of salaries quoted 40 22 63
Average salary £55,000 £80,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.25% +52.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £55,000 £44,706
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £87,500 £60,000
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
1349 1293 1245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 96.84% 96.28% 97.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1102 1105 1111
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £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 2 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 2 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 +29 45 £55,000 -18.51% 3
Architect
UK

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 2 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 45 (29.61%) Microsoft
2 44 (28.95%) Finance
3 42 (27.63%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (25.00%) Windows
5 31 (20.39%) VMware
6 30 (19.74%) Citrix
7 28 (18.42%) TOGAF
7 28 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
8 25 (16.45%) Migration
9 24 (15.79%) Cisco Nexus
10 23 (15.13%) Product Management
10 23 (15.13%) Firewall
10 23 (15.13%) Mainframe
11 21 (13.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 19 (12.50%) Data Centre
13 18 (11.84%) B2B
13 18 (11.84%) Java
14 17 (11.18%) Cisco
14 17 (11.18%) NetScaler
14 17 (11.18%) Technical Architecture
15 16 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 16 (10.53%) XenApp
15 16 (10.53%) C++
15 16 (10.53%) SAP
16 15 (9.87%) MS Excel
17 14 (9.21%) MS Exchange
17 14 (9.21%) Active Directory
17 14 (9.21%) Internet
18 13 (8.55%) C
18 13 (8.55%) Mentoring

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 14 (9.21%) MS Exchange
2 11 (7.24%) Lync
3 8 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (4.61%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (3.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2000
7 3 (1.97%) WebLogic
Applications
1 15 (9.87%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.24%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (5.92%) Office 365
3 7 (4.61%) Mimecast
4 4 (2.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (15.79%) Cisco Nexus
2 23 (15.13%) Firewall
3 17 (11.18%) NetScaler
4 14 (9.21%) Internet
5 10 (6.58%) MPLS
5 10 (6.58%) BGP
6 9 (5.92%) BIG-IP
6 9 (5.92%) OSPF
6 9 (5.92%) IPv6
6 9 (5.92%) Spanning Tree
7 8 (5.26%) HTTP
7 8 (5.26%) DVB
8 4 (2.63%) WAN
9 3 (1.97%) LAN
10 2 (1.32%) Network Security
10 2 (1.32%) Unified Communications
10 2 (1.32%) DHCP
11 1 (0.66%) TCP/IP
11 1 (0.66%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.61%) Big Data
2 4 (2.63%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.66%) MySQL
3 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (2.63%) JIRA
2 2 (1.32%) WiX
2 2 (1.32%) MSI
General
1 44 (28.95%) Finance
2 5 (3.29%) Back Office
3 4 (2.63%) Retail
3 4 (2.63%) Advertising
4 2 (1.32%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.26%) OpenGL
1 8 (5.26%) GStreamer
1 8 (5.26%) PlayReady
2 6 (3.95%) .NET
3 4 (2.63%) CGI
4 3 (1.97%) Web Services
5 2 (1.32%) XML
5 2 (1.32%) COM
5 2 (1.32%) Qt
6 1 (0.66%) Middleware
6 1 (0.66%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 28 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (15.13%) Mainframe
3 21 (13.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 19 (12.50%) Data Centre
5 10 (6.58%) Clustering
6 8 (5.26%) Cryptography
6 8 (5.26%) iPhone
6 8 (5.26%) iPad
6 8 (5.26%) Streaming Video
7 7 (4.61%) Blackberry
7 7 (4.61%) Management Information System
8 6 (3.95%) Computer Science
9 5 (3.29%) GIS
10 3 (1.97%) Enterprise Storage
10 3 (1.97%) User Experience
10 3 (1.97%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.66%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 38 (25.00%) Windows
2 12 (7.89%) UNIX
3 8 (5.26%) Apple iOS
3 8 (5.26%) Linux
3 8 (5.26%) Mac OS X
3 8 (5.26%) Android
4 4 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.97%) AIX
5 3 (1.97%) Solaris
6 2 (1.32%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.32%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (27.63%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (18.42%) TOGAF
3 25 (16.45%) Migration
4 23 (15.13%) Product Management
5 18 (11.84%) B2B
6 17 (11.18%) Technical Architecture
7 13 (8.55%) Mentoring
7 13 (8.55%) Coaching
8 10 (6.58%) Open Source
8 10 (6.58%) Load Balancing
9 9 (5.92%) Business Transformation
9 9 (5.92%) Scrum
9 9 (5.92%) ITIL
10 8 (5.26%) UML
10 8 (5.26%) OO
10 8 (5.26%) DRM
10 8 (5.26%) Information Security
10 8 (5.26%) Web Application Development
11 7 (4.61%) User Stories
11 7 (4.61%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 18 (11.84%) Java
2 16 (10.53%) C++
3 13 (8.55%) C
4 8 (5.26%) JavaScript
4 8 (5.26%) Objective-C
5 2 (1.32%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 12 (7.89%) CCIE
1 12 (7.89%) Cisco Certification
1 12 (7.89%) Degree
2 9 (5.92%) Security Cleared
3 8 (5.26%) SAP Certification
4 5 (3.29%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.63%) MCP
5 4 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.32%) ISEB
6 2 (1.32%) MBA
7 1 (0.66%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (5.26%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.32%) GAMP
4 1 (0.66%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (10.53%) XenApp
2 14 (9.21%) Active Directory
3 12 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (6.58%) vSphere
5 6 (3.95%) XenDesktop
6 5 (3.29%) Hyper-V
7 4 (2.63%) Terminal Services
8 2 (1.32%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 8 (5.26%) Nessus
2 7 (4.61%) Puppet
2 7 (4.61%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (4.61%) Ansible
3 4 (2.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 45 (29.61%) Microsoft
2 31 (20.39%) VMware
3 30 (19.74%) Citrix
4 17 (11.18%) Cisco
5 16 (10.53%) SAP
6 12 (7.89%) Unisys
7 11 (7.24%) HP
8 9 (5.92%) SolarWinds
8 9 (5.92%) F5
9 8 (5.26%) Qualys
9 8 (5.26%) LogRhythm
9 8 (5.26%) Oracle
10 4 (2.63%) IBM
10 4 (2.63%) Dell
10 4 (2.63%) Red Hat
10 4 (2.63%) Perforce
10 4 (2.63%) Computacenter
11 3 (1.97%) 3PAR
11 3 (1.97%) NetApp
12 2 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
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