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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 45 35 22
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -13
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 116 142 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 5.20% 6.05% 8.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.52% 6.54% 8.68%
Number of salaries quoted 73 110 142
Average salary £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,400 £47,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £80,000 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £63,600 £62,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+2.58% +3.33%
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
2101 2172 2109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.22% 92.46% 95.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1535 1572 1717
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,579 £29,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
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 29 May 2015.

Architect Salary Histogram in Reading

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 68 (26.46%) Microsoft
2 62 (24.12%) Cisco
3 58 (22.57%) Finance
4 57 (22.18%) VMware
5 56 (21.79%) Agile Software Development
6 53 (20.62%) Telecoms
7 48 (18.68%) ITIL
8 44 (17.12%) Data Centre
9 39 (15.18%) Security Cleared
9 39 (15.18%) Windows
10 37 (14.40%) VMware Infrastructure
11 36 (14.01%) Degree
11 36 (14.01%) Oracle
12 33 (12.84%) Migration
13 32 (12.45%) HP
14 31 (12.06%) Juniper
14 31 (12.06%) Project Management
14 31 (12.06%) SQL Server
14 31 (12.06%) JavaScript
14 31 (12.06%) Firewall
14 31 (12.06%) Business Development
14 31 (12.06%) SC Cleared
15 29 (11.28%) Java
16 28 (10.89%) Mentoring
17 27 (10.51%) Citrix
18 26 (10.12%) .NET
19 25 (9.73%) Linux
19 25 (9.73%) TOGAF
20 24 (9.34%) Billing
20 24 (9.34%) Scrum

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (8.17%) SharePoint
2 12 (4.67%) IIS
3 11 (4.28%) MS Exchange
4 9 (3.50%) Lync
5 8 (3.11%) OpenStack
6 7 (2.72%) WebLogic
7 6 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2000
9 4 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (1.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.78%) Office Communications Server
11 2 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.39%) ArcGIS
12 1 (0.39%) CMS
12 1 (0.39%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.39%) Lotus Domino
12 1 (0.39%) SAS
Applications
1 19 (7.39%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.67%) MS Visio
2 12 (4.67%) MS Office
3 2 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.39%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.39%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 23 (8.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (6.23%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (3.50%) Mimecast
3 9 (3.50%) Office 365
4 8 (3.11%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (2.72%) SaaS
6 5 (1.95%) PaaS
7 3 (1.17%) IaaS
8 2 (0.78%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 31 (12.06%) Firewall
2 19 (7.39%) Internet
3 17 (6.61%) DNS
4 15 (5.84%) LAN
4 15 (5.84%) TCP/IP
5 14 (5.45%) MPLS
5 14 (5.45%) WAN
6 13 (5.06%) SAN
7 12 (4.67%) Broadband
8 11 (4.28%) DHCP
8 11 (4.28%) NAS
9 10 (3.89%) Network Security
9 10 (3.89%) Cisco Nexus
10 9 (3.50%) Wireless
11 8 (3.11%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (3.11%) Software-Defined Networking
12 7 (2.72%) Cisco IOS
13 6 (2.33%) VPN
13 6 (2.33%) VLAN
14 4 (1.56%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (12.06%) SQL Server
2 23 (8.95%) Big Data
3 13 (5.06%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (4.28%) Oracle Database 10g
4 11 (4.28%) Oracle Database
4 11 (4.28%) Hadoop
5 10 (3.89%) Oracle Database 11g
6 9 (3.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (3.50%) NoSQL
6 9 (3.50%) CouchDB
7 8 (3.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (1.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.78%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.78%) DTS
9 2 (0.78%) MySQL
10 1 (0.39%) BODI
10 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.39%) Oracle OWB
10 1 (0.39%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.39%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (4.67%) ERwin
2 5 (1.95%) Maven
2 5 (1.95%) Eclipse
3 4 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.56%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.39%) Subversion
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.39%) Git (software)
General
1 58 (22.57%) Finance
2 53 (20.62%) Telecoms
3 24 (9.34%) Billing
3 24 (9.34%) Marketing
4 20 (7.78%) Legal
5 17 (6.61%) Banking
5 17 (6.61%) Retail
6 8 (3.11%) Manufacturing
7 7 (2.72%) German Language
8 6 (2.33%) Mandarin Language
8 6 (2.33%) Cantonese Language
9 2 (0.78%) Games
10 1 (0.39%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.39%) Electronics
10 1 (0.39%) Advertising
10 1 (0.39%) Publishing
10 1 (0.39%) Automotive
10 1 (0.39%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (10.12%) .NET
2 22 (8.56%) HTML
3 21 (8.17%) jQuery
4 18 (7.00%) CSS
5 16 (6.23%) Spring
6 15 (5.84%) ASP.NET
7 13 (5.06%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (4.67%) .NET Framework
9 10 (3.89%) Software Packaging
9 10 (3.89%) AngularJS
10 8 (3.11%) HTML5
10 8 (3.11%) KnockoutJS
10 8 (3.11%) Web Services
10 8 (3.11%) XML
11 7 (2.72%) CGI
12 5 (1.95%) Hibernate
12 5 (1.95%) XSLT
12 5 (1.95%) Vaadin
13 4 (1.56%) Entity Framework
13 4 (1.56%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 44 (17.12%) Data Centre
2 19 (7.39%) Computer Science
3 16 (6.23%) Clustering
4 14 (5.45%) Management Information System
5 10 (3.89%) User Experience
5 10 (3.89%) N-Tier
5 10 (3.89%) GIS
6 9 (3.50%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (2.33%) Internet of Things
7 6 (2.33%) Machine to Machine
8 5 (1.95%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (1.56%) PKI
10 3 (1.17%) Mainframe
10 3 (1.17%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.78%) SCADA
11 2 (0.78%) Telematics
11 2 (0.78%) Chromecast
11 2 (0.78%) Apple TV
11 2 (0.78%) PlayStation
11 2 (0.78%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 39 (15.18%) Windows
2 25 (9.73%) Linux
3 16 (6.23%) UNIX
4 13 (5.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (3.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (3.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.78%) Android
6 2 (0.78%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.78%) AIX
6 2 (0.78%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (21.79%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (18.68%) ITIL
3 33 (12.84%) Migration
4 31 (12.06%) Project Management
4 31 (12.06%) Business Development
5 28 (10.89%) Mentoring
6 25 (9.73%) TOGAF
7 24 (9.34%) Scrum
8 23 (8.95%) Technical Architecture
8 23 (8.95%) TDD
9 21 (8.17%) SOA
10 19 (7.39%) Data Modelling
11 18 (7.00%) Business Intelligence
12 17 (6.61%) CRM
12 17 (6.61%) Load Balancing
13 16 (6.23%) Open Source
13 16 (6.23%) Capacity Planning
13 16 (6.23%) Analytics
13 16 (6.23%) Software Engineering
14 15 (5.84%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 31 (12.06%) JavaScript
2 29 (11.28%) Java
3 22 (8.56%) C#
4 6 (2.33%) SQL
5 5 (1.95%) Perl
6 4 (1.56%) PHP
7 3 (1.17%) Ruby
7 3 (1.17%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.78%) XPath
8 2 (0.78%) VB
9 1 (0.39%) C
9 1 (0.39%) Python
9 1 (0.39%) R
Qualifications
1 39 (15.18%) Security Cleared
2 36 (14.01%) Degree
3 31 (12.06%) SC Cleared
4 21 (8.17%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (7.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (7.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 14 (5.45%) MCSE
7 12 (4.67%) CCNA
8 11 (4.28%) CCNP
9 10 (3.89%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
9 10 (3.89%) MCITP
10 9 (3.50%) MCP
11 7 (2.72%) CISSP
12 5 (1.95%) CCDP
12 5 (1.95%) DV Cleared
13 4 (1.56%) SSCP
13 4 (1.56%) Check Point Certification
13 4 (1.56%) CCIE
13 4 (1.56%) CCSP
13 4 (1.56%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.06%) COBIT
2 4 (1.56%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.78%) QA
5 1 (0.39%) BS15000
5 1 (0.39%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 37 (14.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (8.17%) Active Directory
2 21 (8.17%) Terminal Services
3 18 (7.00%) Hyper-V
4 17 (6.61%) vSphere
5 11 (4.28%) vCloud
6 10 (3.89%) XenApp
6 10 (3.89%) XenServer
6 10 (3.89%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 7 (2.72%) XenDesktop
8 3 (1.17%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.39%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.39%) UAG
10 1 (0.39%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 13 (5.06%) SCCM
2 10 (3.89%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 2 (0.78%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (0.78%) ARCserve
3 2 (0.78%) NetBackup
3 2 (0.78%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 68 (26.46%) Microsoft
2 62 (24.12%) Cisco
3 57 (22.18%) VMware
4 36 (14.01%) Oracle
5 32 (12.45%) HP
6 31 (12.06%) Juniper
7 27 (10.51%) Citrix
8 23 (8.95%) IBM
9 17 (6.61%) Dell
9 17 (6.61%) NetApp
9 17 (6.61%) 3PAR
10 15 (5.84%) F5
11 11 (4.28%) Symantec
11 11 (4.28%) CA
12 10 (3.89%) Veritas
12 10 (3.89%) Red Hat
13 9 (3.50%) Zerto
13 9 (3.50%) Neverfail
13 9 (3.50%) Varonis
13 9 (3.50%) Veeam
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