The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Architect
Rank 94 91 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Architect 6 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.43% 0.25% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.26% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 0
Average salary £50,000 £57,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.28% -
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
Senior 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
1320 1164 1225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 95.38% 96.36% 96.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1123 974 1097
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Architect in the job title across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Senior Architect
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Architect across the Wales region.

Senior Architect Salary Trend in Wales

Senior Architect
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Architect across the Wales region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Senior Architect Salary Histogram in Wales

Senior 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 Senior Architect within the Wales region over the 3 months to 17 April 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 -1 6 £50,000 -12.28%
Senior Architect
UK

Senior Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Wales region that cited Senior 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 Senior Architect in their job title.

1 10 (58.82%) C++
2 6 (35.29%) Windows
2 6 (35.29%) Computer Science
2 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (29.41%) Numerical Analysis
3 5 (29.41%) Qt
3 5 (29.41%) WiX
3 5 (29.41%) Big Data
3 5 (29.41%) Linux
3 5 (29.41%) Java
3 5 (29.41%) GAMP
3 5 (29.41%) XML
3 5 (29.41%) Software Engineering
3 5 (29.41%) Software Testing
3 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (29.41%) Data Management
3 5 (29.41%) MSI
3 5 (29.41%) C
4 4 (23.53%) Firewall
4 4 (23.53%) Cisco
5 3 (17.65%) ITIL
5 3 (17.65%) Juniper
5 3 (17.65%) Network Design
5 3 (17.65%) Wireless
5 3 (17.65%) Finance
5 3 (17.65%) Advertising
5 3 (17.65%) F5
5 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
5 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
6 2 (11.76%) XenApp

Senior Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Wales region that cited Senior 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 Senior Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (5.88%) Lync
1 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) Firewall
2 3 (17.65%) Wireless
3 2 (11.76%) NetScaler
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (5.88%) LAN
4 1 (5.88%) WAN
4 1 (5.88%) DHCP
4 1 (5.88%) VPN
4 1 (5.88%) IPv4
4 1 (5.88%) IPv6
4 1 (5.88%) MPLS
4 1 (5.88%) OSPF
4 1 (5.88%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) Big Data
2 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.88%) Star Schema
2 1 (5.88%) DataStage
2 1 (5.88%) QlikView
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MSI
1 5 (29.41%) WiX
2 1 (5.88%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
1 3 (17.65%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) XML
1 5 (29.41%) Qt
2 1 (5.88%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Computer Science
1 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.88%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (29.41%) Data Management
1 5 (29.41%) Software Engineering
1 5 (29.41%) Software Testing
1 5 (29.41%) Numerical Analysis
2 3 (17.65%) Network Design
2 3 (17.65%) ITIL
3 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
3 1 (5.88%) ETL
3 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.88%) Information Management
3 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) C++
2 5 (29.41%) Java
2 5 (29.41%) C
3 1 (5.88%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) CCIE
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) GAMP
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) XenApp
2 1 (5.88%) XenDesktop
2 1 (5.88%) DFS Replication
2 1 (5.88%) vSphere
2 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Cisco
2 3 (17.65%) Juniper
2 3 (17.65%) F5
3 2 (11.76%) Citrix
4 1 (5.88%) Tableau
4 1 (5.88%) Vertica
4 1 (5.88%) Talend
4 1 (5.88%) Informatica
4 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.88%) VMware
4 1 (5.88%) Teradata
4 1 (5.88%) Netezza
4 1 (5.88%) Greenplum
4 1 (5.88%) IBM
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle
4 1 (5.88%) Business Objects
4 1 (5.88%) Cognos