The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 31 29 26
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 167 172 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 6.73% 7.09% 7.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.27% 7.60% 8.24%
Number of salaries quoted 108 131 116
Average salary £70,000 £65,000 £68,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £60,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+7.43% +0.83%
Architect
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2296 2264 2074
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 92.58% 93.28% 94.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1574 1686 1671
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Architect
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Architect Salary Trend in Reading

Architect
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Architect across the Reading region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Architect Salary Histogram in Reading

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited 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 Architect in their job title.

1 73 (24.91%) Finance
2 72 (24.57%) Microsoft
3 69 (23.55%) Telecoms
4 66 (22.53%) Cisco
5 64 (21.84%) Agile Software Development
6 60 (20.48%) VMware
7 59 (20.14%) ITIL
8 52 (17.75%) Security Cleared
9 45 (15.36%) Windows
9 45 (15.36%) SC Cleared
10 41 (13.99%) JavaScript
11 40 (13.65%) Mentoring
12 39 (13.31%) Degree
13 38 (12.97%) Java
14 37 (12.63%) HP
14 37 (12.63%) VMware Infrastructure
15 36 (12.29%) Oracle
15 36 (12.29%) Firewall
16 34 (11.60%) Juniper
17 32 (10.92%) SQL Server
17 32 (10.92%) Scrum
17 32 (10.92%) Business Development
18 31 (10.58%) Migration
18 31 (10.58%) Project Management
18 31 (10.58%) SOA
19 30 (10.24%) Linux
20 29 (9.90%) HTML
20 29 (9.90%) TDD
20 29 (9.90%) TOGAF
20 29 (9.90%) Technical Architecture

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited 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 Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (7.17%) SharePoint
2 12 (4.10%) IIS
3 10 (3.41%) MS Exchange
4 9 (3.07%) Lync
5 8 (2.73%) OpenStack
6 6 (2.05%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (1.71%) WebLogic
8 4 (1.37%) Apache
8 4 (1.37%) Tomcat
8 4 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2000
8 4 (1.37%) Apache Solr
9 3 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (1.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.68%) Office Communications Server
10 2 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.34%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.34%) WebSphere Portal
11 1 (0.34%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 22 (7.51%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.10%) MS Visio
2 12 (4.10%) MS Office
3 2 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.34%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.34%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 1 (0.34%) Oracle BRM
2 1 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 23 (7.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (5.46%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (3.41%) Mimecast
4 9 (3.07%) Office 365
4 9 (3.07%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (3.07%) SaaS
5 4 (1.37%) PaaS
6 2 (0.68%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (12.29%) Firewall
2 18 (6.14%) Wireless
2 18 (6.14%) Internet
3 16 (5.46%) WAN
4 13 (4.44%) LAN
4 13 (4.44%) SAN
4 13 (4.44%) DNS
5 12 (4.10%) TCP/IP
5 12 (4.10%) Broadband
5 12 (4.10%) MPLS
5 12 (4.10%) Network Security
6 11 (3.75%) NAS
6 11 (3.75%) Cisco Nexus
7 10 (3.41%) DHCP
8 9 (3.07%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (3.07%) Software-Defined Networking
9 7 (2.39%) VoLTE
9 7 (2.39%) 4G
9 7 (2.39%) 3G
10 4 (1.37%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (10.92%) SQL Server
2 21 (7.17%) Big Data
3 13 (4.44%) Hadoop
4 11 (3.75%) Oracle Database 10g
4 11 (3.75%) Oracle Database
5 10 (3.41%) NoSQL
5 10 (3.41%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (3.41%) Oracle Database 11g
6 9 (3.07%) CouchDB
6 9 (3.07%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (2.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (2.05%) MySQL
9 5 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (1.02%) SAP HANA
11 2 (0.68%) DTS
12 1 (0.34%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.34%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.34%) BusinessObjects
12 1 (0.34%) Oracle OWB
12 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (3.41%) ERwin
2 6 (2.05%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.71%) Maven
3 5 (1.71%) Eclipse
4 4 (1.37%) Visual Studio
4 4 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (1.37%) Mockito
4 4 (1.37%) Selenium
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.34%) Ant
5 1 (0.34%) JIRA
5 1 (0.34%) Subversion
General
1 73 (24.91%) Finance
2 69 (23.55%) Telecoms
3 27 (9.22%) Marketing
4 26 (8.87%) Billing
5 21 (7.17%) Legal
6 19 (6.48%) Retail
7 14 (4.78%) Banking
8 9 (3.07%) Manufacturing
9 7 (2.39%) German Language
10 6 (2.05%) Mandarin Language
10 6 (2.05%) Cantonese Language
11 3 (1.02%) Electronics
12 1 (0.34%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.34%) Automotive
12 1 (0.34%) Advertising
12 1 (0.34%) Publishing
12 1 (0.34%) Games
12 1 (0.34%) French Language
12 1 (0.34%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (9.90%) HTML
2 26 (8.87%) jQuery
3 25 (8.53%) .NET
4 22 (7.51%) Spring
5 21 (7.17%) CSS
6 15 (5.12%) Web Services
6 15 (5.12%) ASP.NET
7 13 (4.44%) XML
7 13 (4.44%) ASP.NET MVC
8 11 (3.75%) .NET Framework
8 11 (3.75%) AngularJS
9 10 (3.41%) Software Packaging
9 10 (3.41%) HTML5
10 9 (3.07%) XSLT
11 8 (2.73%) KnockoutJS
12 7 (2.39%) CGI
13 6 (2.05%) J2EE
14 5 (1.71%) Hibernate
14 5 (1.71%) Vaadin
14 5 (1.71%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 24 (8.19%) Computer Science
2 18 (6.14%) Open Source
3 15 (5.12%) Clustering
4 14 (4.78%) Management Information System
5 13 (4.44%) User Experience
6 11 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (3.41%) GIS
7 10 (3.41%) N-Tier
8 9 (3.07%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (2.73%) PKI
10 6 (2.05%) Internet of Things
10 6 (2.05%) Machine to Machine
11 4 (1.37%) iPad
11 4 (1.37%) Client/Server
12 3 (1.02%) Mainframe
13 2 (0.68%) Blackberry
13 2 (0.68%) DTV
13 2 (0.68%) Hybrid Cloud
14 1 (0.34%) Chromecast
14 1 (0.34%) Apple TV
Operating Systems
1 45 (15.36%) Windows
2 30 (10.24%) Linux
3 14 (4.78%) UNIX
4 13 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (4.10%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (3.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.02%) AIX
7 3 (1.02%) Solaris
8 2 (0.68%) Windows 2000
8 2 (0.68%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.68%) Android
8 2 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.34%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (21.84%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (20.14%) ITIL
3 40 (13.65%) Mentoring
4 32 (10.92%) Scrum
4 32 (10.92%) Business Development
5 31 (10.58%) Migration
5 31 (10.58%) Project Management
5 31 (10.58%) SOA
6 29 (9.90%) TDD
6 29 (9.90%) TOGAF
6 29 (9.90%) Technical Architecture
7 20 (6.83%) Network Design
7 20 (6.83%) Capacity Planning
8 19 (6.48%) Performance Tuning
9 18 (6.14%) BDD
9 18 (6.14%) Software Engineering
10 17 (5.80%) CRM
10 17 (5.80%) Service Management
11 16 (5.46%) Business Intelligence
11 16 (5.46%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 41 (13.99%) JavaScript
2 38 (12.97%) Java
3 21 (7.17%) C#
4 11 (3.75%) SQL
5 7 (2.39%) PHP
6 6 (2.05%) Ruby
7 4 (1.37%) VBScript
8 3 (1.02%) Perl
9 2 (0.68%) VB
9 2 (0.68%) Python
9 2 (0.68%) XPath
9 2 (0.68%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.34%) Scala
10 1 (0.34%) Clojure
10 1 (0.34%) R
10 1 (0.34%) C
Qualifications
1 52 (17.75%) Security Cleared
2 45 (15.36%) SC Cleared
3 39 (13.31%) Degree
4 18 (6.14%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (6.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (5.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 14 (4.78%) MCSE
7 12 (4.10%) CCNP
8 10 (3.41%) MCITP
8 10 (3.41%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
9 9 (3.07%) CISSP
9 9 (3.07%) CCNA
10 8 (2.73%) MCP
11 6 (2.05%) CCDP
12 5 (1.71%) CCIE
12 5 (1.71%) DV Cleared
13 4 (1.37%) CCSP
13 4 (1.37%) CCDA
13 4 (1.37%) Security+ Certification
13 4 (1.37%) Linux+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.10%) COBIT
2 5 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.37%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.02%) QA
System Software
1 37 (12.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (6.83%) Active Directory
2 20 (6.83%) Terminal Services
3 16 (5.46%) Hyper-V
3 16 (5.46%) vSphere
4 11 (3.75%) XenServer
5 10 (3.41%) XenApp
5 10 (3.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 10 (3.41%) vCloud
6 8 (2.73%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.34%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.34%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.34%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.34%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.34%) UAG
Systems Management
1 13 (4.44%) SCCM
2 10 (3.41%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (0.34%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.34%) ARCserve
3 1 (0.34%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.34%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.34%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 72 (24.57%) Microsoft
2 66 (22.53%) Cisco
3 60 (20.48%) VMware
4 37 (12.63%) HP
5 36 (12.29%) Oracle
6 34 (11.60%) Juniper
7 28 (9.56%) Citrix
8 25 (8.53%) IBM
9 19 (6.48%) F5
9 19 (6.48%) 3PAR
10 18 (6.14%) Dell
10 18 (6.14%) NetApp
11 15 (5.12%) SAP
12 13 (4.44%) CA
13 11 (3.75%) Red Hat
13 11 (3.75%) Symantec
14 10 (3.41%) Veritas
14 10 (3.41%) Varonis
14 10 (3.41%) Zerto
14 10 (3.41%) Neverfail
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