The table below looks at the statistics for Technical Architecture skills 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 Architecture over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architecture
Rank 82 - 81
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Technical Architecture 3 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.28% - 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% - 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 7
Average salary £45,000 - £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £51,106 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+2.72% -7.08%
Technical Architecture
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
802 964 722
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 76.02% 79.74% 72.64%
Number of salaries quoted 696 864 652
Average salary £36,000 £35,065 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -6.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,186 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Technical Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Technical Architecture across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Technical Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Technical Architecture
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Technical Architecture Salary Trend in South Wales

Technical Architecture
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 Architecture within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
(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 - 3 £45,000 -
Technical Architecture
Wales

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales region citing Technical Architecture also 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 that cited Technical Architecture.

1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (40.00%) SOA
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Banking
4 1 (20.00%) Maven
4 1 (20.00%) Release Management
4 1 (20.00%) EJB 3.0
4 1 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (20.00%) Software Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) User Stories
4 1 (20.00%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) ISO 8583
4 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (20.00%) MVC
4 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) J2EE
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) Ant
4 1 (20.00%) MS Project

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales region citing Technical Architecture also 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 that cited Technical Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Maven
1 1 (20.00%) Apache Ivy
1 1 (20.00%) Ant
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Architect
1 3 (60.00%) Software Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) EJB 3.0
2 1 (20.00%) J2EE
2 1 (20.00%) EJB
2 1 (20.00%) JSP
2 1 (20.00%) Servlets
2 1 (20.00%) SOAP
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) SOA
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Release Management
3 1 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (20.00%) Software Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) User Stories
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO 8583
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft