The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the West 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 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 2 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 12 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales 24.49% 2.50% -
As % of the Job Titles category 25.00% 2.65% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 0
Average salary £42,055 £85,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-50.52% -
UK excluding London average salary £64,750 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+7.91% -
Architect
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West 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
West Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
48 113 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales 97.96% 94.17% 97.33%
Number of salaries quoted 36 107 68
Average salary £33,668 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.59% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,500 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £40,000 £54,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

Architect
Salary Trend in West Wales

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

Architect Salary Trend in West Wales

Architect
Salary Histogram in West Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Architect across the West Wales region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

Architect Salary Histogram in West Wales

Architect
Job Locations in West Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the West Wales region over the 3 months to 28 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
Swansea +25 12 £42,055 -50.52%
Architect
Wales

Architect
Top 28 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the West 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 20 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (60.00%) Finance
3 11 (55.00%) Open Source
4 9 (45.00%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (45.00%) Puppet
4 9 (45.00%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (45.00%) Ansible
4 9 (45.00%) Configuration Management
5 8 (40.00%) Management Information System
5 8 (40.00%) Mentoring
5 8 (40.00%) Coaching
5 8 (40.00%) User Stories
6 7 (35.00%) Scrum
6 7 (35.00%) Java
7 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 4 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (20.00%) Scala
7 4 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (15.00%) Oracle
8 3 (15.00%) WebLogic
8 3 (15.00%) SAP
9 2 (10.00%) UNIX
9 2 (10.00%) Windows
9 2 (10.00%) SOA
9 2 (10.00%) Cisco
9 2 (10.00%) Citrix
9 2 (10.00%) Software Architecture

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the West 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 3 (15.00%) WebLogic
General
1 12 (60.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 11 (55.00%) Open Source
2 8 (40.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) UNIX
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (45.00%) Configuration Management
2 9 (45.00%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (40.00%) User Stories
3 8 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 8 (40.00%) Coaching
4 7 (35.00%) Scrum
5 4 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (10.00%) SOA
6 2 (10.00%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) Java
2 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (20.00%) Scala
Systems Management
1 9 (45.00%) Puppet
1 9 (45.00%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (45.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle
1 3 (15.00%) SAP
2 2 (10.00%) Cisco
2 2 (10.00%) Citrix