The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Technical Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Architect
Rank 96 94 67
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Architect 1 8 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.085% 0.67% 2.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.087% 0.68% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 13
Average salary £80,000 £41,750 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+91.61% +5.69%
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Technical 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 South 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
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1147 1173 838
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 98.03% 98.32% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 989 1025 718
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Technical Architect Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Technical Architect
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Technical Architect Salary Trend in South Wales

Technical Architect
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Architect within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016. 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
Cardiff -10 1 £80,000 +128.57% 2
Technical Architect
Wales

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the South Wales region that cited Technical 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 Technical Architect in their job title.

1 15 (71.43%) Java
2 14 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (61.90%) Technical Architecture
4 12 (57.14%) Spring
4 12 (57.14%) SOAP
4 12 (57.14%) Web Services
5 11 (52.38%) Enterprise Architecture
6 7 (33.33%) Software Engineering
6 7 (33.33%) Finance
7 6 (28.57%) Degree
7 6 (28.57%) JPA
7 6 (28.57%) Jenkins
7 6 (28.57%) Apache Camel
8 5 (23.81%) Performance Testing
8 5 (23.81%) Change Control
8 5 (23.81%) Open Source
8 5 (23.81%) Statistics
8 5 (23.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (23.81%) COBIT
8 5 (23.81%) JIRA
8 5 (23.81%) CESG
8 5 (23.81%) Zachman Framework
8 5 (23.81%) TOGAF
8 5 (23.81%) ITIL
8 5 (23.81%) Service Management
8 5 (23.81%) Service Delivery
8 5 (23.81%) SOA
9 3 (14.29%) Advertising
10 2 (9.52%) C
10 2 (9.52%) Software Architecture

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the South Wales region that cited Technical 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 Technical Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) HTTP
1 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.76%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) MySQL
1 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 5 (23.81%) JIRA
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (57.14%) SOAP
1 12 (57.14%) Spring
1 12 (57.14%) Web Services
2 6 (28.57%) Apache Camel
2 6 (28.57%) JPA
3 1 (4.76%) .NET
3 1 (4.76%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) CESG
1 5 (23.81%) Statistics
2 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
1 1 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (61.90%) Technical Architecture
3 11 (52.38%) Enterprise Architecture
4 7 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 5 (23.81%) Change Control
5 5 (23.81%) ITIL
5 5 (23.81%) Open Source
5 5 (23.81%) Performance Testing
5 5 (23.81%) Service Delivery
5 5 (23.81%) Service Management
5 5 (23.81%) SOA
5 5 (23.81%) TOGAF
5 5 (23.81%) Zachman Framework
6 2 (9.52%) Software Architecture
7 1 (4.76%) Business Analysis
7 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (4.76%) Functional Programming
7 1 (4.76%) High Availability
7 1 (4.76%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 15 (71.43%) Java
2 2 (9.52%) C
3 1 (4.76%) C++
3 1 (4.76%) Erlang
3 1 (4.76%) Haskell
3 1 (4.76%) Lisp
3 1 (4.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) COBIT
1 5 (23.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Snort
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) Atlassian
1 1 (4.76%) Sun
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Arriva
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago