Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Technical Architect was £44,098 in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Technical Architect
UK > Wales
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 136 145 128
Rank change year-on-year +9 -17 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Architect 5 8 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.24% 0.31% 1.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.32% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 21
Wales median annual salary £44,098 £55,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.82% +17.02% -30.37%
10th Percentile £41,590 £47,000 £42,500
90th Percentile £55,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% +3.85%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Wales
Permanent vacancies in Wales with a recognized job title 2001 2506 2698
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.47% 96.57% 98.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1739 2169 2276
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £22,950 £22,000 £22,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £55,250 £52,500
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Technical Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings that featured Technical Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Architect 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 in Wales.

Salary trend for Technical Architect in Wales

Technical Architect
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Architect in Wales over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Technical Architect in Wales

Technical Architect
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Architect within the Wales region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +27 4 £44,098 -23.31%
West Wales -17 1 - -
Technical Architect
UK

Technical Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Technical Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Wales region featuring Technical Architect in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (60.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (40.00%) RESTful
3 2 (40.00%) Kafka
3 2 (40.00%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (40.00%) MVC
3 2 (40.00%) Spring
3 2 (40.00%) Spring MVC
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) Unix
4 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (20.00%) SOA
4 1 (20.00%) ETL
4 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
4 1 (20.00%) SOAP
4 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (20.00%) Wireless
4 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) Legal
4 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (20.00%) Data Management
4 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (20.00%) Microservices
4 1 (20.00%) Service Design
4 1 (20.00%) Virtual Environments

Technical Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (20.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (20.00%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Kafka
1 2 (40.00%) RESTful
1 2 (40.00%) Spring
1 2 (40.00%) Spring MVC
2 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (20.00%) SOAP
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Business Process Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (20.00%) Data Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) ETL
3 1 (20.00%) Microservices
3 1 (20.00%) Service Design
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) GDPR
1 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (20.00%) PSD2
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle