The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical 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 Technical Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architect
Rank 129 126 113
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Architect 21 19 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.88% 0.79% 1.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 0.84% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 20 19 23
Average salary £77,500 £67,500 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.81% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,800 £57,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +4.34%
Technical 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
2213 2258 2016
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 92.63% 93.38% 94.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1533 1695 1628
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 £25,000 £27,527 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Technical Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Technical Architect
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Technical Architect Salary Trend in Reading

Technical Architect
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Architect across the Reading region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

Technical Architect Salary Histogram in Reading

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited Technical 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 Technical Architect in their job title.

1 23 (52.27%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (43.18%) TDD
3 18 (40.91%) Scrum
3 18 (40.91%) JavaScript
4 17 (38.64%) Technical Architecture
5 16 (36.36%) Capacity Planning
5 16 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
5 16 (36.36%) Windows
5 16 (36.36%) Microsoft
6 15 (34.09%) Active Directory
6 15 (34.09%) SQL Server
6 15 (34.09%) VMware
7 14 (31.82%) Finance
7 14 (31.82%) Clustering
7 14 (31.82%) Java
7 14 (31.82%) BDD
7 14 (31.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 14 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
7 14 (31.82%) Hyper-V
8 13 (29.55%) Kanban
8 13 (29.55%) Migration
8 13 (29.55%) Mentoring
9 12 (27.27%) Hadoop
9 12 (27.27%) Spring
9 12 (27.27%) Software Engineering
9 12 (27.27%) Cisco
9 12 (27.27%) Terminal Services
10 11 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 11 (25.00%) Retail
10 11 (25.00%) MS Excel

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited Technical 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 Technical Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (22.73%) IIS
1 10 (22.73%) SharePoint
2 4 (9.09%) MS Exchange
3 3 (6.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2000
4 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.27%) Lync
5 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 10 (22.73%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (22.73%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (22.73%) DHCP
1 10 (22.73%) TCP/IP
1 10 (22.73%) DNS
1 10 (22.73%) SAN
1 10 (22.73%) NAS
2 2 (4.55%) LAN
2 2 (4.55%) WAN
2 2 (4.55%) Wireless
2 2 (4.55%) Wireless Security
3 1 (2.27%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (34.09%) SQL Server
2 12 (27.27%) Hadoop
3 10 (22.73%) Oracle Database 10g
3 10 (22.73%) Oracle Database 11g
3 10 (22.73%) Oracle Database
4 6 (13.64%) NoSQL
5 5 (11.36%) CouchDB
6 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 14 (31.82%) Finance
2 11 (25.00%) Retail
3 10 (22.73%) Billing
3 10 (22.73%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (27.27%) Spring
2 10 (22.73%) Software Packaging
3 6 (13.64%) .NET
3 6 (13.64%) ASP.NET
4 5 (11.36%) CSS
4 5 (11.36%) jQuery
4 5 (11.36%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (11.36%) AngularJS
4 5 (11.36%) HTML
5 4 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (2.27%) RESTful
6 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (2.27%) SignalR
6 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (2.27%) J2EE
6 1 (2.27%) WCF
6 1 (2.27%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (31.82%) Clustering
2 10 (22.73%) N-Tier
2 10 (22.73%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.55%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (36.36%) Windows
2 11 (25.00%) Linux
2 11 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (22.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (52.27%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (43.18%) TDD
3 18 (40.91%) Scrum
4 17 (38.64%) Technical Architecture
5 16 (36.36%) Capacity Planning
5 16 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
6 14 (31.82%) BDD
7 13 (29.55%) Kanban
7 13 (29.55%) Mentoring
7 13 (29.55%) Migration
8 12 (27.27%) Software Engineering
9 10 (22.73%) DoDAF
9 10 (22.73%) Project Planning
9 10 (22.73%) TOGAF
9 10 (22.73%) Business Development
9 10 (22.73%) Load Balancing
9 10 (22.73%) Validation
9 10 (22.73%) ITIL
9 10 (22.73%) SOA
9 10 (22.73%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (40.91%) JavaScript
2 14 (31.82%) Java
3 6 (13.64%) C#
4 2 (4.55%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.27%) Scala
5 1 (2.27%) Clojure
5 1 (2.27%) Perl
5 1 (2.27%) PHP
5 1 (2.27%) Python
5 1 (2.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (31.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 11 (25.00%) MCSE
2 11 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (22.73%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 10 (22.73%) MCITP
4 4 (9.09%) Security Cleared
5 3 (6.82%) MCP
6 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.27%) VTSP
7 1 (2.27%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (22.73%) COBIT
System Software
1 15 (34.09%) Active Directory
2 14 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (31.82%) Hyper-V
3 12 (27.27%) Terminal Services
4 10 (22.73%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 10 (22.73%) vSphere
4 10 (22.73%) vCloud
5 2 (4.55%) XenApp
6 1 (2.27%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 10 (22.73%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (2.27%) ARCserve
2 1 (2.27%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.27%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.27%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 16 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 15 (34.09%) VMware
3 12 (27.27%) Cisco
4 10 (22.73%) Oracle
4 10 (22.73%) HP
4 10 (22.73%) Juniper
4 10 (22.73%) Veritas
4 10 (22.73%) Red Hat
5 4 (9.09%) Citrix
6 2 (4.55%) Intel
7 1 (2.27%) Symantec
7 1 (2.27%) EMC
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