The median annual salary for a Architect was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Architect
Wales / South Wales
Rank 59 62 35
Rank change year-on-year +3 -27  
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 29 36 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 3.31% 2.92% 5.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.39% 2.98% 6.11%
Number of salaries quoted 25 31 49
Median salary £55,000 £75,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.66% +36.36%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £82,500 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000

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 855 1210 1146
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 97.60% 98.21% 97.45%
Number of salaries quoted 744 1028 1007
Median salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.66% +1.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 25 March 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 25 March 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 +12 18 £57,500 +15.00% 4
Newport +3 9 £47,750 -34.13%
Torfaen +15 2 - -
Architect
Wales

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 29 (40.85%) Finance
2 19 (26.76%) Enterprise Architecture
3 17 (23.94%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (22.54%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (19.72%) Cisco
5 14 (19.72%) Unified Communications
6 13 (18.31%) Statistics
7 12 (16.90%) Time Management
7 12 (16.90%) IT Strategy
7 12 (16.90%) Internet
7 12 (16.90%) Telecoms
8 11 (15.49%) Banking
8 11 (15.49%) CheckPoint
8 11 (15.49%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (15.49%) CCNP
8 11 (15.49%) MPLS
8 11 (15.49%) LAN
8 11 (15.49%) DHCP
8 11 (15.49%) DNS
8 11 (15.49%) Big Data
9 10 (14.08%) Avaya
10 9 (12.68%) Change Management
10 9 (12.68%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (12.68%) Information Assurance
11 8 (11.27%) F5
11 8 (11.27%) Target Operating Model
11 8 (11.27%) Advertising
11 8 (11.27%) OSPF
11 8 (11.27%) BGP
12 7 (9.86%) VPN

Architect Skill Set
Top Related 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 2 (2.82%) Apache Spark
1 2 (2.82%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (1.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (1.41%) Alfresco
2 1 (1.41%) Documentum
2 1 (1.41%) Drupal
2 1 (1.41%) FileNet
2 1 (1.41%) Liferay
2 1 (1.41%) LiveCycle
2 1 (1.41%) LiveLink
2 1 (1.41%) SAS
2 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.63%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.82%) IaaS
2 2 (2.82%) Office 365
2 2 (2.82%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (19.72%) Unified Communications
2 12 (16.90%) Internet
3 11 (15.49%) DHCP
3 11 (15.49%) DNS
3 11 (15.49%) LAN
3 11 (15.49%) MPLS
4 8 (11.27%) BGP
4 8 (11.27%) OSPF
5 7 (9.86%) BIG-IP
5 7 (9.86%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (9.86%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (9.86%) VPN
5 7 (9.86%) WAN
6 2 (2.82%) LDAP
7 1 (1.41%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.41%) Firewall
7 1 (1.41%) Network Security
7 1 (1.41%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.41%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.49%) Big Data
2 6 (8.45%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (7.04%) Hadoop
4 3 (4.23%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.82%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (2.82%) Data Mining
5 2 (2.82%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.41%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.41%) GIS
6 1 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.41%) QlikView
6 1 (1.41%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.41%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.41%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Ant
1 1 (1.41%) ERwin
1 1 (1.41%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.41%) Maven
1 1 (1.41%) Subversion
1 1 (1.41%) Vagrant
1 1 (1.41%) Xcode
General
1 29 (40.85%) Finance
2 12 (16.90%) Telecoms
3 11 (15.49%) Banking
4 8 (11.27%) Advertising
5 2 (2.82%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.82%) Legal
5 2 (2.82%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.04%) .NET
2 4 (5.63%) Spring
3 3 (4.23%) SOAP
3 3 (4.23%) Web Services
4 2 (2.82%) Apache Camel
4 2 (2.82%) JPA
4 2 (2.82%) Middleware
4 2 (2.82%) REST
4 2 (2.82%) XML
5 1 (1.41%) Angular 2
5 1 (1.41%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.41%) CSS
5 1 (1.41%) Dojo
5 1 (1.41%) Java EE
5 1 (1.41%) JSON
5 1 (1.41%) JSR 170
5 1 (1.41%) OpenGL
5 1 (1.41%) React
5 1 (1.41%) Sencha Touch
5 1 (1.41%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 17 (23.94%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.23%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (2.82%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.82%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.82%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.82%) STB
4 1 (1.41%) AS400
4 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.41%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.82%) Linux
1 2 (2.82%) Windows
1 2 (2.82%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.41%) Android
2 1 (1.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (26.76%) Enterprise Architecture
2 16 (22.54%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (18.31%) Statistics
4 12 (16.90%) IT Strategy
4 12 (16.90%) Time Management
5 9 (12.68%) Change Management
5 9 (12.68%) Information Assurance
5 9 (12.68%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (11.27%) Target Operating Model
7 7 (9.86%) Software Engineering
8 6 (8.45%) Security Architecture
9 5 (7.04%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (7.04%) Microservices
9 5 (7.04%) Translating Business Requirements
10 4 (5.63%) SOA
11 3 (4.23%) Data Management
11 3 (4.23%) Migration
11 3 (4.23%) Presales
11 3 (4.23%) Process Management
12 2 (2.82%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.45%) Java
2 3 (4.23%) C
3 2 (2.82%) C#
3 2 (2.82%) R
4 1 (1.41%) Objective-C
4 1 (1.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (15.49%) CCNP
1 11 (15.49%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (5.63%) CCNP Voice
2 4 (5.63%) CCVP
3 3 (4.23%) Degree
4 2 (2.82%) CISSP
4 2 (2.82%) HND
5 1 (1.41%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (1.41%) CISA
5 1 (1.41%) CISM
5 1 (1.41%) CISMP
5 1 (1.41%) CLAS
5 1 (1.41%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.82%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (2.82%) RMADS
3 1 (1.41%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.41%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (2.82%) Virtual Desktop
1 2 (2.82%) VMware ESX
1 2 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (4.23%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (1.41%) Ansible
Vendors
1 14 (19.72%) Cisco
2 11 (15.49%) CheckPoint
3 10 (14.08%) Avaya
4 8 (11.27%) F5
5 2 (2.82%) Cloudera
5 2 (2.82%) Informatica
5 2 (2.82%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.82%) MicroStrategy
5 2 (2.82%) VMware
6 1 (1.41%) Adobe
6 1 (1.41%) Cognos
6 1 (1.41%) IBM
6 1 (1.41%) Interwoven
6 1 (1.41%) Netezza
6 1 (1.41%) Oracle
6 1 (1.41%) SAP
6 1 (1.41%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.41%) Sourcefire
6 1 (1.41%) Teradata
6 1 (1.41%) Vignette
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