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 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 34 29 45
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +16
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 146 169 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 5.72% 6.79% 5.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.10% 7.35% 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 103 126 79
Average salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £50,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £89,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £64,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +4.16%
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
2393 2300 1958
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.70% 92.44% 96.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1542 1748 1670
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 December 2014.

Architect Salary Histogram in Reading

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

1 125 (33.07%) Telecoms
2 96 (25.40%) Finance
3 85 (22.49%) Security Cleared
4 80 (21.16%) SC Cleared
5 77 (20.37%) Microsoft
6 62 (16.40%) ITIL
6 62 (16.40%) Windows
7 60 (15.87%) Cisco
8 56 (14.81%) VMware
9 55 (14.55%) Mentoring
10 49 (12.96%) Agile Software Development
11 48 (12.70%) VMware Infrastructure
12 44 (11.64%) Degree
13 43 (11.38%) TOGAF
14 39 (10.32%) SAP
14 39 (10.32%) SOA
15 38 (10.05%) Citrix
15 38 (10.05%) Scrum
15 38 (10.05%) Marketing
16 37 (9.79%) Java
16 37 (9.79%) MS Excel
16 37 (9.79%) Hyper-V
17 35 (9.26%) Active Directory
17 35 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
18 34 (8.99%) Wireless
19 33 (8.73%) JavaScript
19 33 (8.73%) CRM
19 33 (8.73%) Migration
19 33 (8.73%) Network Design
20 32 (8.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 30 (7.94%) MS Exchange
2 21 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (5.29%) Exchange Server 2003
3 20 (5.29%) Exchange Server 2007
4 18 (4.76%) Apache Solr
4 18 (4.76%) Apache
4 18 (4.76%) Tomcat
5 14 (3.70%) SharePoint
6 12 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2000
8 8 (2.12%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (0.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (0.79%) Lync
10 2 (0.53%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.26%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
11 1 (0.26%) Documentum
11 1 (0.26%) SAS
11 1 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.26%) WebLogic
Applications
1 37 (9.79%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.59%) MS Visio
2 6 (1.59%) MS Office
3 2 (0.53%) MS Project
3 2 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.59%) Oracle ERP
2 4 (1.06%) Oracle ASCP
3 3 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.53%) Maximo
4 2 (0.53%) Oracle BRM
4 2 (0.53%) Demantra
5 1 (0.26%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 17 (4.50%) Office 365
2 15 (3.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.38%) SuccessFactors
4 5 (1.32%) SaaS
5 2 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.53%) Force.com
6 1 (0.26%) PaaS
6 1 (0.26%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (8.99%) Wireless
2 31 (8.20%) Firewall
3 26 (6.88%) Cisco Nexus
4 23 (6.08%) Network Security
5 21 (5.56%) IPv6
6 19 (5.03%) 3G
6 19 (5.03%) 4G
7 18 (4.76%) HTTP
8 16 (4.23%) 3GPP
8 16 (4.23%) LTE
8 16 (4.23%) Software-Defined Networking
9 13 (3.44%) MPLS
10 11 (2.91%) WAAS
11 10 (2.65%) Broadband
11 10 (2.65%) NetScaler
11 10 (2.65%) VoLTE
12 9 (2.38%) Internet
13 8 (2.12%) Unified Communications
14 7 (1.85%) OSPF
14 7 (1.85%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (5.29%) SQL Server
2 19 (5.03%) MySQL
3 13 (3.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (3.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (3.17%) Big Data
5 7 (1.85%) Hadoop
5 7 (1.85%) EDRMS
6 6 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (1.59%) Data Mining
6 6 (1.59%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (0.79%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.79%) SAP HANA
8 2 (0.53%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.53%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.26%) Oracle OWB
9 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.26%) BODI
9 1 (0.26%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 20 (5.29%) Git (software)
2 18 (4.76%) Mockito
2 18 (4.76%) Selenium
3 4 (1.06%) ERwin
4 2 (0.53%) JIRA
4 2 (0.53%) Ant
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle APEX
General
1 125 (33.07%) Telecoms
2 96 (25.40%) Finance
3 38 (10.05%) Marketing
4 18 (4.76%) Billing
5 16 (4.23%) Legal
6 7 (1.85%) Back Office
7 6 (1.59%) Aerospace
7 6 (1.59%) Banking
8 5 (1.32%) Retail
9 3 (0.79%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.53%) Electronics
11 1 (0.26%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (7.14%) HTML
2 25 (6.61%) Web Services
2 25 (6.61%) Spring
3 22 (5.82%) CSS
4 21 (5.56%) J2EE
5 20 (5.29%) XML
5 20 (5.29%) jQuery
6 18 (4.76%) Java EE
6 18 (4.76%) JSP
6 18 (4.76%) XSLT
6 18 (4.76%) XHTML
7 7 (1.85%) HTML5
8 6 (1.59%) WebCenter
9 5 (1.32%) Application Packaging
9 5 (1.32%) .NET
10 4 (1.06%) Oracle Fusion
11 3 (0.79%) XSD
11 3 (0.79%) WSDL
12 2 (0.53%) Ajax
12 2 (0.53%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 35 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (6.88%) Computer Science
3 18 (4.76%) Client/Server
3 18 (4.76%) iPad
4 16 (4.23%) Economics
5 11 (2.91%) Celerra
5 11 (2.91%) CLARiiON
6 9 (2.38%) Smartphone
7 8 (2.12%) PKI
7 8 (2.12%) Open Source
8 7 (1.85%) User Experience
8 7 (1.85%) Taxonomies
9 5 (1.32%) Clustering
10 4 (1.06%) FlexPod
11 3 (0.79%) Replication
11 3 (0.79%) Enterprise Storage
11 3 (0.79%) Blackberry
12 1 (0.26%) DTV
12 1 (0.26%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.26%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 62 (16.40%) Windows
2 21 (5.56%) Linux
3 6 (1.59%) UNIX
3 6 (1.59%) Windows 8
4 4 (1.06%) Windows 7
5 3 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (0.79%) AIX
5 3 (0.79%) Solaris
6 2 (0.53%) Windows 2000
6 2 (0.53%) Android
6 2 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.53%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (0.53%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.26%) Debian
7 1 (0.26%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (16.40%) ITIL
2 55 (14.55%) Mentoring
3 49 (12.96%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (11.38%) TOGAF
5 39 (10.32%) SOA
6 38 (10.05%) Scrum
7 33 (8.73%) Migration
7 33 (8.73%) Network Design
7 33 (8.73%) CRM
8 31 (8.20%) Project Management
9 29 (7.67%) Network Architecture
10 25 (6.61%) TDD
11 24 (6.35%) BDD
12 21 (5.56%) Data Modelling
13 20 (5.29%) E-Commerce
14 19 (5.03%) Extreme Programming
14 19 (5.03%) Coaching
15 18 (4.76%) Unit Testing
15 18 (4.76%) Business Analysis
15 18 (4.76%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 37 (9.79%) Java
2 33 (8.73%) JavaScript
3 23 (6.08%) SQL
4 7 (1.85%) PHP
5 6 (1.59%) Ruby
6 5 (1.32%) C
7 4 (1.06%) VBScript
8 3 (0.79%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.53%) Scala
9 2 (0.53%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.53%) C#
10 1 (0.26%) Perl
10 1 (0.26%) Python
10 1 (0.26%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.26%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.26%) Clojure
10 1 (0.26%) R
Qualifications
1 85 (22.49%) Security Cleared
2 80 (21.16%) SC Cleared
3 44 (11.64%) Degree
4 32 (8.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 27 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 25 (6.61%) MCSE
7 22 (5.82%) Citrix Certification
7 22 (5.82%) Cisco Certification
8 21 (5.56%) CCNP
9 20 (5.29%) VTSP
10 19 (5.03%) MCITP
11 16 (4.23%) MCTS
11 16 (4.23%) CCA
12 15 (3.97%) CCIE
12 15 (3.97%) VCAP
13 14 (3.70%) NCDA
13 14 (3.70%) NCIE
14 13 (3.44%) CCIA
15 12 (3.17%) CCEA
16 11 (2.91%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.12%) COBIT
2 7 (1.85%) QA
3 5 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.53%) SLA
5 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 48 (12.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (9.79%) Hyper-V
3 35 (9.26%) Active Directory
4 24 (6.35%) XenApp
4 24 (6.35%) XenDesktop
5 22 (5.82%) vSphere
6 15 (3.97%) vCloud
7 11 (2.91%) Terminal Services
8 10 (2.65%) VMware ESX
9 8 (2.12%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (1.32%) ProxySG
11 4 (1.06%) XenServer
12 3 (0.79%) Xen
13 2 (0.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 11 (2.91%) XenMobile
2 5 (1.32%) FortiGate
3 4 (1.06%) Windows Intune
3 4 (1.06%) SCOrch
4 2 (0.53%) ARCserve
4 2 (0.53%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.53%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.53%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.26%) WMI
5 1 (0.26%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.26%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.26%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 77 (20.37%) Microsoft
2 60 (15.87%) Cisco
3 56 (14.81%) VMware
4 39 (10.32%) SAP
5 38 (10.05%) Citrix
6 30 (7.94%) Oracle
7 26 (6.88%) EMC
7 26 (6.88%) NetApp
8 25 (6.61%) Juniper
8 25 (6.61%) F5
9 21 (5.56%) HP
10 18 (4.76%) hybris
11 16 (4.23%) IBM
12 14 (3.70%) 3PAR
13 7 (1.85%) Open Text
14 6 (1.59%) Hyperion
14 6 (1.59%) CA
14 6 (1.59%) AppSense
15 5 (1.32%) SevOne
15 5 (1.32%) BMC
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