The median annual salary for a Architect was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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

Architect
UK / Wales
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 71 29
Rank change year-on-year -4 -42  
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 29 36 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.63% 2.60% 7.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.73% 2.65% 7.54%
Number of salaries quoted 26 31 72
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 £42,055
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £82,500 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £66,750 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +2.69% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in 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
Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1064 1359 1313
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 96.64% 98.12% 97.40%
Number of salaries quoted 890 1151 1128
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -5.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Architect in Wales

Architect
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for Architect in Wales

Architect
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Architect in Wales over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Architect in Wales

Architect
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Wales region over the 3 months to 30 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
South Wales +4 29 £55,000 -26.66% 1
Architect
UK

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

For the 6 months to 30 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 Wales region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 27 (39.13%) Finance
2 18 (26.09%) Enterprise Architecture
3 17 (24.64%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (18.84%) Statistics
6 12 (17.39%) Cisco
6 12 (17.39%) IT Strategy
6 12 (17.39%) Time Management
6 12 (17.39%) Unified Communications
6 12 (17.39%) Big Data
7 10 (14.49%) Internet
7 10 (14.49%) Telecoms
8 9 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (13.04%) Banking
8 9 (13.04%) CheckPoint
8 9 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (13.04%) CCNP
8 9 (13.04%) MPLS
8 9 (13.04%) Change Management
8 9 (13.04%) LAN
8 9 (13.04%) DHCP
8 9 (13.04%) DNS
8 9 (13.04%) Information Assurance
9 8 (11.59%) Target Operating Model
9 8 (11.59%) Avaya
9 8 (11.59%) Advertising
10 7 (10.14%) Software Engineering
10 7 (10.14%) OSPF
10 7 (10.14%) BGP
10 7 (10.14%) Java

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (4.35%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.90%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.45%) Alfresco
3 1 (1.45%) Documentum
3 1 (1.45%) Drupal
3 1 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.45%) FileNet
3 1 (1.45%) Liferay
3 1 (1.45%) LiveCycle
3 1 (1.45%) LiveLink
3 1 (1.45%) SAS
3 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.25%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (7.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.90%) IaaS
2 2 (2.90%) Office 365
2 2 (2.90%) PaaS
3 1 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 12 (17.39%) Unified Communications
2 10 (14.49%) Internet
3 9 (13.04%) DHCP
3 9 (13.04%) DNS
3 9 (13.04%) LAN
3 9 (13.04%) MPLS
4 7 (10.14%) BGP
4 7 (10.14%) OSPF
5 6 (8.70%) BIG-IP
5 6 (8.70%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (8.70%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (8.70%) VPN
5 6 (8.70%) WAN
6 2 (2.90%) LDAP
7 1 (1.45%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.45%) Firewall
7 1 (1.45%) Network Security
7 1 (1.45%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.39%) Big Data
2 6 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (8.70%) Hadoop
3 4 (5.80%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.90%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (2.90%) Data Mining
4 2 (2.90%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.45%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.45%) GIS
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.45%) QlikView
5 1 (1.45%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.45%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.45%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Ant
1 1 (1.45%) ERwin
1 1 (1.45%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.45%) Maven
1 1 (1.45%) Subversion
1 1 (1.45%) Vagrant
1 1 (1.45%) Xcode
General
1 27 (39.13%) Finance
2 10 (14.49%) Telecoms
3 9 (13.04%) Banking
4 8 (11.59%) Advertising
5 2 (2.90%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.90%) Legal
5 2 (2.90%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.70%) .NET
2 4 (5.80%) Spring
3 3 (4.35%) SOAP
3 3 (4.35%) Web Services
4 2 (2.90%) AngularJS
4 2 (2.90%) Apache Camel
4 2 (2.90%) JPA
4 2 (2.90%) Middleware
4 2 (2.90%) REST
4 2 (2.90%) XML
5 1 (1.45%) Angular 2
5 1 (1.45%) Apache Flex
5 1 (1.45%) Dojo
5 1 (1.45%) Ext JS
5 1 (1.45%) Java EE
5 1 (1.45%) jQuery
5 1 (1.45%) JSON
5 1 (1.45%) JSR 170
5 1 (1.45%) React
5 1 (1.45%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 15 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.35%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (2.90%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.90%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.90%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.90%) STB
4 1 (1.45%) AS400
4 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.45%) CUDA
4 1 (1.45%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.35%) Linux
2 2 (2.90%) Windows
2 2 (2.90%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.45%) Android
3 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (26.09%) Enterprise Architecture
2 17 (24.64%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (18.84%) Statistics
4 12 (17.39%) IT Strategy
4 12 (17.39%) Time Management
5 9 (13.04%) Change Management
5 9 (13.04%) Information Assurance
5 9 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (11.59%) Target Operating Model
7 7 (10.14%) Software Engineering
8 6 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (8.70%) Security Architecture
9 5 (7.25%) Microservices
9 5 (7.25%) Translating Business Requirements
10 4 (5.80%) SOA
11 3 (4.35%) Artificial Intelligence
11 3 (4.35%) Data Management
11 3 (4.35%) Migration
11 3 (4.35%) Presales
11 3 (4.35%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.14%) Java
2 4 (5.80%) C
3 3 (4.35%) C#
4 2 (2.90%) R
5 1 (1.45%) C++
5 1 (1.45%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.45%) Objective-C
5 1 (1.45%) Python
5 1 (1.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (13.04%) CCNP
1 9 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (4.35%) CCNP Voice
2 3 (4.35%) CCVP
2 3 (4.35%) Degree
3 2 (2.90%) CISSP
3 2 (2.90%) HND
4 1 (1.45%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (1.45%) CISA
4 1 (1.45%) CISM
4 1 (1.45%) CISMP
4 1 (1.45%) CLAS
4 1 (1.45%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.90%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (2.90%) RMADS
3 1 (1.45%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.45%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (2.90%) Virtual Desktop
1 2 (2.90%) VMware ESX
1 2 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.90%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (1.45%) Ansible
Vendors
1 12 (17.39%) Cisco
2 9 (13.04%) CheckPoint
3 8 (11.59%) Avaya
4 7 (10.14%) F5
5 2 (2.90%) Cloudera
5 2 (2.90%) Informatica
5 2 (2.90%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.90%) MicroStrategy
5 2 (2.90%) VMware
6 1 (1.45%) Ab Initio
6 1 (1.45%) Adobe
6 1 (1.45%) Cognos
6 1 (1.45%) ESRI
6 1 (1.45%) FatWire
6 1 (1.45%) IBM
6 1 (1.45%) Interwoven
6 1 (1.45%) Netezza
6 1 (1.45%) OpenText
6 1 (1.45%) Sourcefire
6 1 (1.45%) Teradata
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