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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architect
Rank 92 83 79
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Architect 1 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.090% 0.60% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.094% 0.63% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 4
Average salary £67,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-8.00% +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
1064 1119 841
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 95.94% 95.97% 96.22%
Number of salaries quoted 958 994 761
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,175 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) vSphere
3 1 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) Dell
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) SAN
3 1 (16.67%) Internet
3 1 (16.67%) Remedy
3 1 (16.67%) Sophos
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) UML
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (16.67%) B2B

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
1 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Apache Ivy
1 1 (16.67%) Ant
1 1 (16.67%) Maven
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) J2EE
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (16.67%) EJB
1 1 (16.67%) JSP
1 1 (16.67%) Servlets
1 1 (16.67%) SOAP
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
1 1 (16.67%) EJB 3.0
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (16.67%) Change Control
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile Commerce
2 1 (16.67%) UML
2 1 (16.67%) OO
2 1 (16.67%) B2B
2 1 (16.67%) B2C
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) TDD
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (16.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (16.67%) vSphere
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) WSUS
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) Dell
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Remedy
3 1 (16.67%) Sophos
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle