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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architecture
Rank 93 103 90
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -13
Permanent jobs citing Technical Architecture 9 3 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.67% 0.23% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 0.28% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 8
Average salary £50,000 £57,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% +35.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,500 £41,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £51,816 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year
-5.78% +5.76%
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
1081 1056 921
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 80.79% 81.54% 73.50%
Number of salaries quoted 895 903 816
Average salary £39,500 £35,783 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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
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 22 May 2015. 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 +12 8 £48,750 -15.21%
Technical Architecture
UK

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 (61.90%) Windows
2 9 (42.86%) C
3 8 (38.10%) C++
3 8 (38.10%) Java
3 8 (38.10%) JavaScript
3 8 (38.10%) UML
3 8 (38.10%) OO
3 8 (38.10%) HTTP
3 8 (38.10%) Mac OS X
3 8 (38.10%) DRM
3 8 (38.10%) DVB
3 8 (38.10%) Internet
3 8 (38.10%) OpenGL
3 8 (38.10%) Streaming Video
3 8 (38.10%) Objective-C
3 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (38.10%) Cryptography
3 8 (38.10%) Degree
3 8 (38.10%) Android
3 8 (38.10%) iPhone
3 8 (38.10%) iPad
3 8 (38.10%) GStreamer
3 8 (38.10%) Apple iOS
3 8 (38.10%) Web Application Development
4 7 (33.33%) VMware
5 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 6 (28.57%) MS Office
5 6 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (28.57%) Mentoring
5 6 (28.57%) Coaching

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
1 4 (19.05%) Lync
2 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) MS Office
2 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 2 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (38.10%) HTTP
1 8 (38.10%) DVB
1 8 (38.10%) Internet
2 2 (9.52%) Firewall
2 2 (9.52%) SAN
2 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
2 2 (9.52%) VoIP
3 1 (4.76%) Network Security
3 1 (4.76%) WAN
3 1 (4.76%) Ethernet
3 1 (4.76%) VPN
3 1 (4.76%) ATM
3 1 (4.76%) LAN
3 1 (4.76%) IPv4
3 1 (4.76%) IPv6
3 1 (4.76%) IPsec
3 1 (4.76%) MPLS
3 1 (4.76%) OSPF
3 1 (4.76%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (4.76%) MySQL
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) JIRA
General
1 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (76.19%) Architect
2 6 (28.57%) Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (23.81%) Software Architect
4 4 (19.05%) Solutions Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Technical Architect
6 2 (9.52%) Business Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Security Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Technical Solutions Architect
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Network Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Project Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Security Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Network Security Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) OpenGL
1 8 (38.10%) GStreamer
2 4 (19.05%) CGI
3 2 (9.52%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Streaming Video
1 8 (38.10%) Cryptography
1 8 (38.10%) iPhone
1 8 (38.10%) iPad
2 4 (19.05%) GIS
2 4 (19.05%) Computer Science
3 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (61.90%) Windows
2 8 (38.10%) Mac OS X
2 8 (38.10%) Android
2 8 (38.10%) Apple iOS
3 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (9.52%) Linux
5 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) UML
1 8 (38.10%) OO
1 8 (38.10%) DRM
1 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (38.10%) Web Application Development
2 6 (28.57%) Mentoring
2 6 (28.57%) Coaching
3 4 (19.05%) Service Management
3 4 (19.05%) ITSM
3 4 (19.05%) Migration
3 4 (19.05%) ITIL
3 4 (19.05%) Business Development
4 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (9.52%) Requirements Engineering
4 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
4 2 (9.52%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.76%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) C
2 8 (38.10%) C++
2 8 (38.10%) Java
2 8 (38.10%) JavaScript
2 8 (38.10%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) Degree
2 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
3 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
4 2 (9.52%) ISEB
5 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
5 1 (4.76%) CCNP
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (4.76%) JNCIS
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
3 4 (19.05%) Terminal Services
3 4 (19.05%) XenApp
3 4 (19.05%) XenDesktop
4 2 (9.52%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) VMware
2 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 4 (19.05%) Computacenter
3 4 (19.05%) Dell
3 4 (19.05%) Citrix
3 4 (19.05%) Perforce
4 2 (9.52%) MicroStrategy
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco
5 1 (4.76%) Verint
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle
5 1 (4.76%) IBM
5 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.76%) Avaya
5 1 (4.76%) Juniper