The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South Wales region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architect
Rank 75 85 80
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Architect 12 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.20% 0.19% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.24% 0.20% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 6
Average salary £43,250 £49,500 £38,976
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.62% +27.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,300 £43,900 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £55,100 £47,066
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
Job Titles Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
969 1005 924
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 96.90% 97.38% 97.57%
Number of salaries quoted 808 914 806
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,000 £23,550
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Technical Architect
Wales

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
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Architect across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Technical Architect Salary Histogram 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 24 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Cardiff - 3 £44,500 - 2
Newport - 2 - -
Torfaen - 2 £50,000 -
Bridgend - 1 £40,500 -
Technical Architect
Wales

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 17 (65.38%) Microsoft
2 16 (61.54%) Change Control
3 14 (53.85%) VMware
4 13 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 13 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (46.15%) Active Directory
6 11 (42.31%) Citrix
6 11 (42.31%) VMware ESX
6 11 (42.31%) ITIL
6 11 (42.31%) MS Excel
6 11 (42.31%) PowerShell
6 11 (42.31%) Security Cleared
6 11 (42.31%) SCCM
6 11 (42.31%) SC Cleared
6 11 (42.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 10 (38.46%) WSUS
7 10 (38.46%) Service Management
7 10 (38.46%) Microsoft App-V
7 10 (38.46%) Remedy
7 10 (38.46%) Sophos
8 7 (26.92%) MVC
8 7 (26.92%) Finance
8 7 (26.92%) Windows
8 7 (26.92%) Java
8 7 (26.92%) Oracle
9 6 (23.08%) J2EE
9 6 (23.08%) OO
9 6 (23.08%) Scrum
9 6 (23.08%) Technical Architecture
10 5 (19.23%) Enterprise Architecture

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 5 (19.23%) WebLogic
2 4 (15.38%) IIS
3 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2000
4 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.85%) Umbraco
4 1 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 11 (42.31%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) Internet
2 1 (3.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) WebLogic Workshop
2 2 (7.69%) Ant
2 2 (7.69%) Maven
2 2 (7.69%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (3.85%) MSTest
3 1 (3.85%) JUnit
General
1 7 (26.92%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) J2EE
2 5 (19.23%) .NET
2 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET
3 3 (11.54%) Web Services
4 2 (7.69%) SOAP
4 2 (7.69%) Java EE
4 2 (7.69%) Spring
5 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.85%) Ajax
5 1 (3.85%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (3.85%) Spring Web Flow
5 1 (3.85%) jQuery
5 1 (3.85%) JPA
5 1 (3.85%) EJB 3.0
5 1 (3.85%) HTML
5 1 (3.85%) EJB
5 1 (3.85%) CSS
5 1 (3.85%) JSP
5 1 (3.85%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Statistics
2 1 (3.85%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (3.85%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (3.85%) RIA
2 1 (3.85%) Clustering
2 1 (3.85%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (61.54%) Change Control
2 11 (42.31%) ITIL
3 10 (38.46%) Service Management
4 7 (26.92%) MVC
5 6 (23.08%) OO
5 6 (23.08%) Scrum
5 6 (23.08%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (19.23%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (19.23%) Zachman Framework
6 5 (19.23%) TOGAF
6 5 (19.23%) Information Management
6 5 (19.23%) Performance Testing
6 5 (19.23%) Service Delivery
7 4 (15.38%) OOD
7 4 (15.38%) SOA
8 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (7.69%) UML
8 2 (7.69%) B2B
8 2 (7.69%) B2C
8 2 (7.69%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (42.31%) PowerShell
2 7 (26.92%) Java
3 5 (19.23%) C#
4 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (42.31%) Security Cleared
1 11 (42.31%) SC Cleared
2 5 (19.23%) Degree
3 4 (15.38%) DV Cleared
4 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (3.85%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 13 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 13 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (46.15%) Active Directory
3 11 (42.31%) VMware ESX
3 11 (42.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 10 (38.46%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (3.85%) XenApp
5 1 (3.85%) vSphere
5 1 (3.85%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 11 (42.31%) SCCM
2 10 (38.46%) WSUS
3 1 (3.85%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.85%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.85%) ARCserve
3 1 (3.85%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 17 (65.38%) Microsoft
2 14 (53.85%) VMware
3 11 (42.31%) Citrix
4 10 (38.46%) Remedy
4 10 (38.46%) Sophos
5 7 (26.92%) Oracle
6 2 (7.69%) Cisco
7 1 (3.85%) Dell
7 1 (3.85%) Symantec