The median annual salary for an Architect was £57,000 in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Architect
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 61 44
Rank change year-on-year +30 -17  
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 39 30 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 5.36% 2.68% 4.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.49% 2.73% 4.77%
Number of salaries quoted 32 21 56
Median salary £57,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.57% -4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £40,000 £48,750
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £92,500 £73,250
UK excluding London median salary £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
South Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 710 1099 1215
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 97.53% 98.21% 97.59%
Number of salaries quoted 611 964 1035
Median salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +1.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,163 £52,500 £52,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales that featured Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Architect in South Wales

Architect
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for Architect in South Wales

Architect
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Architect in South Wales over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Architect in South Wales

Architect
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +29 27 £57,500 -2.12% 1
Newport +5 7 £52,646 +31.61%
Torfaen +6 1 - -
Vale of Glamorgan - 1 - -
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 1 - -
Monmouthshire - 1 - -
Architect
Wales

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South Wales region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 32 (48.48%) Finance
2 29 (43.94%) IT Strategy
3 27 (40.91%) Enterprise Architecture
4 21 (31.82%) TOGAF
5 19 (28.79%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (22.73%) Zachman Framework
6 15 (22.73%) Migration
6 15 (22.73%) Business Transformation
7 14 (21.21%) Change Management
7 14 (21.21%) Data Migration
8 13 (19.70%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 12 (18.18%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 11 (16.67%) Target Operating Model
11 10 (15.15%) Banking
11 10 (15.15%) .NET
12 8 (12.12%) Java
12 8 (12.12%) SOA
12 8 (12.12%) Internet
12 8 (12.12%) Online Banking
12 8 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
13 7 (10.61%) Spring
13 7 (10.61%) Telecoms
13 7 (10.61%) Service Delivery
13 7 (10.61%) Web Services
13 7 (10.61%) UML
14 5 (7.58%) Mobile Banking
14 5 (7.58%) Microsoft Azure
14 5 (7.58%) Software Engineering
14 5 (7.58%) Advertising

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.55%) Apache Spark
1 3 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (3.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (3.03%) Alfresco
2 2 (3.03%) Documentum
2 2 (3.03%) Drupal
2 2 (3.03%) FileNet
2 2 (3.03%) Liferay
2 2 (3.03%) LiveCycle
2 2 (3.03%) LiveLink
2 2 (3.03%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.52%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (1.52%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.52%) AWS OpsWorks
4 1 (1.52%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.12%) Internet
2 2 (3.03%) LDAP
3 1 (1.52%) BGP
3 1 (1.52%) IPsec
3 1 (1.52%) OSPF
3 1 (1.52%) SSL
3 1 (1.52%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.52%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.06%) Big Data
1 4 (6.06%) Hadoop
1 4 (6.06%) MongoDB
2 3 (4.55%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.03%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (3.03%) Data Mining
3 2 (3.03%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.03%) SQLite
4 1 (1.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (1.52%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.52%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.52%) GIS
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.52%) QlikView
4 1 (1.52%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Maven
2 2 (3.03%) Ant
2 2 (3.03%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.03%) Subversion
2 2 (3.03%) Vagrant
2 2 (3.03%) Xcode
3 1 (1.52%) ERwin
General
1 32 (48.48%) Finance
2 10 (15.15%) Banking
3 7 (10.61%) Telecoms
4 5 (7.58%) Advertising
5 2 (3.03%) Financial Institution
5 2 (3.03%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.52%) Games
6 1 (1.52%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.15%) .NET
2 7 (10.61%) Spring
2 7 (10.61%) Web Services
3 3 (4.55%) AngularJS
3 3 (4.55%) XML
4 2 (3.03%) Angular 2
4 2 (3.03%) CSS
4 2 (3.03%) Dojo
4 2 (3.03%) Ext JS
4 2 (3.03%) Java EE
4 2 (3.03%) jQuery
4 2 (3.03%) JSON
4 2 (3.03%) JSR 170
4 2 (3.03%) Kafka
4 2 (3.03%) OpenGL
4 2 (3.03%) React
4 2 (3.03%) RESTful
4 2 (3.03%) Sencha Touch
4 2 (3.03%) SOAP
4 2 (3.03%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.12%) Online Banking
2 5 (7.58%) Mobile Banking
3 3 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.55%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.03%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.03%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.03%) STB
5 1 (1.52%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.03%) Android
1 2 (3.03%) Apple iOS
1 2 (3.03%) Linux
1 2 (3.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (43.94%) IT Strategy
2 27 (40.91%) Enterprise Architecture
3 21 (31.82%) TOGAF
4 19 (28.79%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (22.73%) Business Transformation
5 15 (22.73%) Migration
5 15 (22.73%) Zachman Framework
6 14 (21.21%) Change Management
6 14 (21.21%) Data Migration
7 13 (19.70%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (16.67%) Target Operating Model
9 8 (12.12%) SOA
10 7 (10.61%) Service Delivery
10 7 (10.61%) UML
11 5 (7.58%) E-Commerce
11 5 (7.58%) Software Engineering
12 3 (4.55%) Artificial Intelligence
12 3 (4.55%) B2B
12 3 (4.55%) Process Management
12 3 (4.55%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.12%) Java
2 5 (7.58%) C
3 3 (4.55%) C#
4 2 (3.03%) Objective-C
4 2 (3.03%) R
5 1 (1.52%) C++
5 1 (1.52%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.52%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (7.58%) ISEB
2 2 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (3.03%) Degree
2 2 (3.03%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (18.18%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 12 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.52%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (3.03%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.03%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (4.55%) Oracle
1 3 (4.55%) SAP
2 2 (3.03%) Adobe
2 2 (3.03%) FatWire
2 2 (3.03%) IBM
2 2 (3.03%) Interwoven
2 2 (3.03%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.03%) OpenText
2 2 (3.03%) Sencha
2 2 (3.03%) Sitecore
2 2 (3.03%) Vignette
2 2 (3.03%) Xerox
3 1 (1.52%) Ab Initio
3 1 (1.52%) ESRI
3 1 (1.52%) F5
3 1 (1.52%) Informatica
3 1 (1.52%) Netezza
3 1 (1.52%) Sourcefire
3 1 (1.52%) Tableau
3 1 (1.52%) Teradata