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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 69 21 30
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +9
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 73 207 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.31% 8.33% 6.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.51% 9.04% 7.34%
Number of salaries quoted 63 130 106
Average salary £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £93,250 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,500 £62,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +0.80%
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
2079 2289 2112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.16% 92.15% 93.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1620 1621 1677
Average salary £45,000 £46,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 2015.

Architect Salary Histogram in Reading

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 51 (26.84%) Cisco
2 48 (25.26%) Microsoft
3 44 (23.16%) VMware
4 43 (22.63%) Finance
5 39 (20.53%) Telecoms
6 38 (20.00%) ITIL
6 38 (20.00%) Security Cleared
7 37 (19.47%) Agile Software Development
7 37 (19.47%) TOGAF
8 36 (18.95%) VMware Infrastructure
9 34 (17.89%) Degree
10 32 (16.84%) SC Cleared
10 32 (16.84%) Data Centre
11 31 (16.32%) Migration
12 30 (15.79%) Oracle
12 30 (15.79%) Project Management
13 27 (14.21%) Juniper
13 27 (14.21%) Firewall
14 25 (13.16%) Business Development
14 25 (13.16%) Windows
15 24 (12.63%) SQL Server
15 24 (12.63%) Citrix
16 22 (11.58%) Java
17 21 (11.05%) MS Excel
17 21 (11.05%) Data Modelling
17 21 (11.05%) Cisco Certification
17 21 (11.05%) Business Intelligence
17 21 (11.05%) Banking
18 20 (10.53%) HP
18 20 (10.53%) Terminal Services

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 12 (6.32%) SharePoint
2 9 (4.74%) IIS
3 7 (3.68%) Lync
3 7 (3.68%) WebLogic
3 7 (3.68%) MS Exchange
3 7 (3.68%) Exchange Server 2000
4 6 (3.16%) OpenStack
5 5 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.58%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.05%) Node.js
8 2 (1.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.53%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.53%) Liferay
9 1 (0.53%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.53%) Apache
9 1 (0.53%) Tomcat
Applications
1 21 (11.05%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.74%) MS Visio
3 7 (3.68%) MS Office
4 2 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.05%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.53%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) SAP FI
1 1 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.53%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (0.53%) Summit
1 1 (0.53%) SAP CO
1 1 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.53%) JDE EnterpriseOne
1 1 (0.53%) SAP HCM
1 1 (0.53%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.79%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (4.74%) Mimecast
3 8 (4.21%) Office 365
4 4 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.58%) Force.com
5 3 (1.58%) SuccessFactors
6 2 (1.05%) PaaS
6 2 (1.05%) IaaS
7 1 (0.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (14.21%) Firewall
2 17 (8.95%) Internet
3 16 (8.42%) LAN
4 14 (7.37%) DNS
5 13 (6.84%) MPLS
5 13 (6.84%) TCP/IP
6 10 (5.26%) WAN
7 9 (4.74%) DHCP
7 9 (4.74%) Broadband
8 8 (4.21%) Network Security
8 8 (4.21%) NAS
8 8 (4.21%) SAN
9 7 (3.68%) VPN
9 7 (3.68%) Cisco IOS
9 7 (3.68%) Wireless
9 7 (3.68%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (3.16%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (3.16%) IPv4
10 6 (3.16%) IPv6
10 6 (3.16%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (12.63%) SQL Server
2 16 (8.42%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (5.26%) Big Data
3 10 (5.26%) Oracle Database
4 8 (4.21%) Oracle Database 10g
4 8 (4.21%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (2.11%) NoSQL
5 4 (2.11%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.58%) CouchDB
6 3 (1.58%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.58%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.05%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (1.05%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.05%) MySQL
7 2 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.05%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.53%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 12 (6.32%) ERwin
2 9 (4.74%) Eclipse
3 6 (3.16%) Maven
4 1 (0.53%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.53%) Eclipse RCP
4 1 (0.53%) Ant
4 1 (0.53%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle Forms
General
1 43 (22.63%) Finance
2 39 (20.53%) Telecoms
3 21 (11.05%) Banking
4 18 (9.47%) Marketing
5 14 (7.37%) Billing
6 11 (5.79%) Retail
7 9 (4.74%) Legal
8 5 (2.63%) Manufacturing
8 5 (2.63%) German Language
9 4 (2.11%) Mandarin Language
9 4 (2.11%) Cantonese Language
10 2 (1.05%) Games
11 1 (0.53%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.53%) French Language
11 1 (0.53%) Publishing
11 1 (0.53%) Electronics
11 1 (0.53%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (8.42%) .NET
2 13 (6.84%) jQuery
3 10 (5.26%) CSS
4 9 (4.74%) Spring
4 9 (4.74%) HTML
5 8 (4.21%) .NET Framework
6 7 (3.68%) Software Packaging
6 7 (3.68%) Web Services
6 7 (3.68%) CGI
7 6 (3.16%) Middleware
7 6 (3.16%) Hibernate
8 5 (2.63%) ASP.NET
8 5 (2.63%) Vaadin
9 4 (2.11%) AngularJS
9 4 (2.11%) HTML5
9 4 (2.11%) REST
9 4 (2.11%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (1.58%) KnockoutJS
10 3 (1.58%) Visualforce
10 3 (1.58%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 32 (16.84%) Data Centre
2 16 (8.42%) Computer Science
3 11 (5.79%) Clustering
4 10 (5.26%) GIS
5 8 (4.21%) Management Information System
5 8 (4.21%) N-Tier
6 7 (3.68%) User Experience
6 7 (3.68%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (2.63%) Internet of Things
8 4 (2.11%) Machine to Machine
8 4 (2.11%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (2.11%) PKI
9 3 (1.58%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.05%) SCADA
10 2 (1.05%) Telematics
10 2 (1.05%) Smart Meter
10 2 (1.05%) Over-the-Top Content
10 2 (1.05%) Xbox
10 2 (1.05%) Chromecast
10 2 (1.05%) Apple TV
Operating Systems
1 25 (13.16%) Windows
2 12 (6.32%) UNIX
3 11 (5.79%) Linux
4 9 (4.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (4.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (4.21%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.58%) Android
7 2 (1.05%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.53%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (20.00%) ITIL
2 37 (19.47%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (19.47%) TOGAF
3 31 (16.32%) Migration
4 30 (15.79%) Project Management
5 25 (13.16%) Business Development
6 21 (11.05%) Business Intelligence
6 21 (11.05%) Data Modelling
7 16 (8.42%) SOA
8 15 (7.89%) Enterprise Architecture
8 15 (7.89%) Open Source
8 15 (7.89%) SABSA
9 13 (6.84%) Load Balancing
9 13 (6.84%) ETL
9 13 (6.84%) Service Management
10 10 (5.26%) Validation
10 10 (5.26%) Project Planning
10 10 (5.26%) Change Control
10 10 (5.26%) Logical Data Model
10 10 (5.26%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 22 (11.58%) Java
2 14 (7.37%) C#
3 11 (5.79%) JavaScript
4 10 (5.26%) SQL
5 5 (2.63%) Perl
6 3 (1.58%) C
6 3 (1.58%) Apex Code
6 3 (1.58%) SOQL
7 2 (1.05%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 2 (1.05%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.05%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.05%) ABAP
7 2 (1.05%) Python
8 1 (0.53%) Ruby
8 1 (0.53%) Groovy
8 1 (0.53%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.53%) PHP
Qualifications
1 38 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 34 (17.89%) Degree
3 32 (16.84%) SC Cleared
4 21 (11.05%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (6.84%) CCNP
6 11 (5.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (4.21%) CCIE
8 7 (3.68%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (3.68%) MCSE
8 7 (3.68%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (3.68%) MCITP
9 5 (2.63%) CCDP
10 4 (2.11%) CISSP
10 4 (2.11%) CCNA
10 4 (2.11%) CCDA
10 4 (2.11%) MCP
10 4 (2.11%) Check Point Certification
11 3 (1.58%) CCVP
12 2 (1.05%) CEH
12 2 (1.05%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.79%) COBIT
2 3 (1.58%) QA
3 1 (0.53%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.53%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.53%) BS15000
System Software
1 36 (18.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (10.53%) Terminal Services
3 17 (8.95%) Active Directory
4 14 (7.37%) Hyper-V
5 12 (6.32%) XenApp
6 9 (4.74%) XenServer
7 8 (4.21%) XenDesktop
7 8 (4.21%) vSphere
7 8 (4.21%) vCloud
8 7 (3.68%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 5 (2.63%) VMware ESX
10 2 (1.05%) ProxySG
10 2 (1.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.53%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (4.74%) SCCM
2 7 (3.68%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 2 (1.05%) FortiGate
3 2 (1.05%) ARCserve
3 2 (1.05%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (1.05%) NetBackup
3 2 (1.05%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.53%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.53%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 51 (26.84%) Cisco
2 48 (25.26%) Microsoft
3 44 (23.16%) VMware
4 30 (15.79%) Oracle
5 27 (14.21%) Juniper
6 24 (12.63%) Citrix
7 20 (10.53%) HP
8 18 (9.47%) F5
9 17 (8.95%) Dell
10 12 (6.32%) NetApp
10 12 (6.32%) Symantec
11 10 (5.26%) IBM
11 10 (5.26%) CA
11 10 (5.26%) 3PAR
12 9 (4.74%) Zerto
12 9 (4.74%) Neverfail
12 9 (4.74%) Varonis
12 9 (4.74%) Veeam
13 8 (4.21%) Red Hat
14 7 (3.68%) Veritas
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Unspecified Flexible/Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Reading
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Reading
Arrows Group
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Reading
Arrows Group
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago