The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the 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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Architect
Rank 93 95 92
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Architect 9 9 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.67% 0.65% 1.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.67% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 12
Average salary £40,000 £51,250 £47,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.95% +8.46%
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Technical Architect
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1318 1338 1197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 98.43% 96.54% 98.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1118 1134 1001
Average salary £37,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,850 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Technical Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Technical Architect
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Technical Architect Salary Trend in Wales

Technical Architect
Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
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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
South Wales +5 9 £40,000 -21.95%
Technical Architect
UK

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the 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 9 (81.82%) Technical Architecture
2 7 (63.64%) SDLC
3 6 (54.55%) Coaching
3 6 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
4 4 (36.36%) Java
5 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
5 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (9.09%) Statistics
7 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (9.09%) Zachman Framework
7 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
7 1 (9.09%) Snort
7 1 (9.09%) Maven
7 1 (9.09%) Service Management
7 1 (9.09%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 1 (9.09%) Online Security
7 1 (9.09%) Scrum
7 1 (9.09%) CESG
7 1 (9.09%) C
7 1 (9.09%) C++
7 1 (9.09%) MySQL
7 1 (9.09%) ITIL
7 1 (9.09%) Unix
7 1 (9.09%) Linux
7 1 (9.09%) Python
7 1 (9.09%) SOA
7 1 (9.09%) ETL
7 1 (9.09%) HTTP

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the 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 (9.09%) HTTP
1 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
1 1 (9.09%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
1 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Maven
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) CESG
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Technical Architecture
2 7 (63.64%) SDLC
3 6 (54.55%) Coaching
4 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
5 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
6 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (9.09%) Change Control
7 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (9.09%) ETL
7 1 (9.09%) Functional Programming
7 1 (9.09%) ITIL
7 1 (9.09%) Online Security
7 1 (9.09%) Open Source
7 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Scrum
7 1 (9.09%) Service Management
7 1 (9.09%) SOA
7 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
7 1 (9.09%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) C
2 1 (9.09%) C++
2 1 (9.09%) Erlang
2 1 (9.09%) Haskell
2 1 (9.09%) Lisp
2 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) COBIT
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Snort