Period
to 12 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for Technical Architecture skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Technical Architecture over the 6 months to 12 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Technical Architecture
UK > Wales
6 months to
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 131 143
Rank change year-on-year +37 +12 -7
Permanent jobs citing Technical Architecture 40 14 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.97% 0.69% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.21% 0.75% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 29 12 8
Wales median annual salary £65,000 £40,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +62.50% -14.89% -
10th Percentile £35,600 £24,575 £30,000
90th Percentile £74,000 £59,875 £62,500
UK median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +8.00% -10.71% +12.00%

Technical Architecture is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,806 1,873 2,392
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 88.83% 92.81% 90.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1,451 1,614 2,044
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £25,450 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £55,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

Technical Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Technical Architecture as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Architecture 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 in Wales.

Salary trend for Technical Architecture in Wales

Technical Architecture
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Architecture in Wales over the 6 months to 12 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Technical Architecture in Wales

Technical Architecture
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 Architecture within the Wales region over the 6 months to 12 November 2018. 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 +17 29 £53,500 +32.10% 2
North Wales - 7 £65,000 -
West Wales +15 4 £47,500 +18.75%
Technical Architecture
UK

For the 6 months to 12 November 2018, IT jobs citing Technical Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for Technical Architecture.

1 21 (52.50%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (37.50%) Java
3 11 (27.50%) Migration
3 11 (27.50%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (25.00%) Windows
4 10 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 10 (25.00%) Citrix
4 10 (25.00%) Office 365
5 9 (22.50%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (22.50%) WPA
5 9 (22.50%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (20.00%) VMware
6 8 (20.00%) DHCP
6 8 (20.00%) DNS
6 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 8 (20.00%) Windows Server
7 7 (17.50%) Spring Boot
7 7 (17.50%) SAP S/4HANA
7 7 (17.50%) Microservices
7 7 (17.50%) Active Directory
7 7 (17.50%) Pegasus
7 7 (17.50%) SAP
7 7 (17.50%) Manufacturing
7 7 (17.50%) Unit Testing
7 7 (17.50%) Integration Testing
7 7 (17.50%) Data Migration
7 7 (17.50%) Data Cleansing
7 7 (17.50%) Spring
8 6 (15.00%) Application Packaging
8 6 (15.00%) XenApp

Technical Architecture
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 10 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (12.50%) Cloud Foundry
3 5 (12.50%) Confluence
4 4 (10.00%) IIS
5 3 (7.50%) Skype for Business
6 1 (2.50%) Apache Spark
6 1 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (2.50%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (17.50%) SAP S/4HANA
2 5 (12.50%) SAP SCM
3 3 (7.50%) SAP APO
4 2 (5.00%) SAP PP
5 1 (2.50%) SAP CO
5 1 (2.50%) SAP FI
5 1 (2.50%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (2.50%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 11 (27.50%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (25.00%) Office 365
3 9 (22.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (10.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 4 (10.00%) Mimecast
5 2 (5.00%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (2.50%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (2.50%) PaaS
6 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (22.50%) WPA
2 8 (20.00%) DHCP
2 8 (20.00%) DNS
3 6 (15.00%) VoIP
4 4 (10.00%) SAN
4 4 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (7.50%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (12.50%) SAP HANA
3 3 (7.50%) DTS
3 3 (7.50%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.50%) DB2
4 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.50%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 5 (12.50%) JIRA
2 1 (2.50%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.50%) Selenium
General
1 7 (17.50%) Manufacturing
2 5 (12.50%) Finance
3 2 (5.00%) Games
4 1 (2.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (42.50%) Architect
2 7 (17.50%) Systems Architect
3 6 (15.00%) Consultant
3 6 (15.00%) Functional Consultant
3 6 (15.00%) Lead Architect
3 6 (15.00%) SAP Consultant
3 6 (15.00%) SAP Functional Consultant
4 5 (12.50%) Java Architect
4 5 (12.50%) Technical Architect
5 4 (10.00%) Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Cloud Architect
6 3 (7.50%) Finance Systems Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Financial Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Service Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Software Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Cloud Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Systems Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.50%) Spring
1 7 (17.50%) Spring Boot
2 4 (10.00%) Kafka
3 2 (5.00%) RxJava
4 1 (2.50%) COM
4 1 (2.50%) Node.js
4 1 (2.50%) OpenGL
4 1 (2.50%) pytest
4 1 (2.50%) REST
4 1 (2.50%) SOAP
4 1 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Cloud Native
2 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (10.00%) Clustering
3 4 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 4 (10.00%) Fat Client
3 4 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (10.00%) Replication
3 4 (10.00%) Thin Client
3 4 (10.00%) User Experience
4 2 (5.00%) Fintech
5 1 (2.50%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.00%) Windows
2 8 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (10.00%) CentOS
3 4 (10.00%) Linux
3 4 (10.00%) Ubuntu
3 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (52.50%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (27.50%) Migration
3 9 (22.50%) Problem-Solving
4 7 (17.50%) Data Cleansing
4 7 (17.50%) Data Migration
4 7 (17.50%) Integration Testing
4 7 (17.50%) Microservices
4 7 (17.50%) Unit Testing
5 6 (15.00%) Application Packaging
5 6 (15.00%) Coaching
6 5 (12.50%) IT Strategy
6 5 (12.50%) Product Management
6 5 (12.50%) Scrum
6 5 (12.50%) Use Case
7 4 (10.00%) Business Continuity
7 4 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 4 (10.00%) Project Management
7 4 (10.00%) Service Management
7 4 (10.00%) Workload Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (37.50%) Java
2 5 (12.50%) Delphi
3 3 (7.50%) Java 8
3 3 (7.50%) Scala
4 2 (5.00%) SQL
5 1 (2.50%) COBOL
5 1 (2.50%) Go
5 1 (2.50%) PL/1
5 1 (2.50%) Python
5 1 (2.50%) R
5 1 (2.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) MCSA
1 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (17.50%) Active Directory
2 6 (15.00%) XenApp
3 4 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.00%) Docker
5 1 (2.50%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) HP Data Protector
1 4 (10.00%) Nagios
1 4 (10.00%) SCCM
1 4 (10.00%) SCOM
1 4 (10.00%) SCOrch
1 4 (10.00%) SCSM
2 1 (2.50%) Kibana
Vendors
1 10 (25.00%) Citrix
2 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (20.00%) VMware
3 7 (17.50%) Pegasus
3 7 (17.50%) SAP
4 6 (15.00%) Avaya
4 6 (15.00%) Freshdesk
5 4 (10.00%) Actifio
5 4 (10.00%) Apple
5 4 (10.00%) Dell
5 4 (10.00%) Dell Compellent
5 4 (10.00%) EqualLogic
5 4 (10.00%) HP
5 4 (10.00%) Nexenta
6 1 (2.50%) Google
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle