The table below looks at the statistics for Technical Architecture skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Technical Architecture over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architecture
Rank 87 95 80
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -15
Permanent jobs citing Technical Architecture 12 6 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.95% 0.44% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.27% 0.55% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 8
Average salary £45,000 £35,500 £39,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.76% -10.69%
UK excluding London average salary £56,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+1.81% +4.76%
Technical Architecture
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
946 1086 728
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 74.61% 79.74% 69.47%
Number of salaries quoted 788 969 667
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Technical Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Technical Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Technical Architecture
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Technical Architecture Salary Trend in Wales

Technical Architecture
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Architecture across the Wales region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

Technical Architecture Salary Histogram in Wales

Technical Architecture
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 Architecture within the Wales region over the 3 months to 21 November 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
South Wales +10 6 £45,000 +26.76%
West Wales - 5 - -
North Wales - 1 - -
Technical Architecture
UK

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the 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 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (80.00%) Java
3 8 (53.33%) Finance
3 8 (53.33%) Scala
3 8 (53.33%) Capacity Planning
3 8 (53.33%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
4 4 (26.67%) Oracle
4 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
5 3 (20.00%) SOA
5 3 (20.00%) .NET
5 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
6 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (13.33%) LAMP
6 2 (13.33%) Scrum
6 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
6 2 (13.33%) Windows
6 2 (13.33%) Linux
6 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
7 1 (6.67%) vSphere
7 1 (6.67%) Apache Flex
7 1 (6.67%) WCF
7 1 (6.67%) WPF
7 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
7 1 (6.67%) C#
7 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) JBoss
1 1 (6.67%) Apache
1 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (6.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.67%) MySQL
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 8 (53.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Architect
2 9 (60.00%) Technical Architect
3 5 (33.33%) Software Architect
4 4 (26.67%) Java Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Support
5 1 (6.67%) Solutions Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) .NET
2 2 (13.33%) LAMP
3 1 (6.67%) Apache Flex
3 1 (6.67%) WCF
3 1 (6.67%) WPF
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
1 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (53.33%) Capacity Planning
2 8 (53.33%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (20.00%) SOA
4 2 (13.33%) Scrum
5 1 (6.67%) TDD
5 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.67%) User Stories
5 1 (6.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) Java
2 8 (53.33%) Scala
3 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
1 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (6.67%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) Verint
3 1 (6.67%) Avaya
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco
3 1 (6.67%) IBM