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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architect
Rank 122 132 111
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Architect 16 9 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.72% 0.36% 1.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.39% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 17
Average salary £67,500 £77,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.90% +19.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £66,600 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £79,000 £90,500 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £58,935 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+2.49% -4.16%
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
2097 2305 2138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.78% 92.24% 93.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1654 1625 1701
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 2 September 2015.

Technical Architect Salary Histogram in Reading

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 14 (48.28%) Microsoft
2 13 (44.83%) SQL Server
2 13 (44.83%) VMware
2 13 (44.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (41.38%) TOGAF
3 12 (41.38%) Windows
3 12 (41.38%) Active Directory
4 11 (37.93%) Finance
4 11 (37.93%) Terminal Services
5 10 (34.48%) Cisco
5 10 (34.48%) Validation
5 10 (34.48%) Clustering
5 10 (34.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 10 (34.48%) Hyper-V
6 9 (31.03%) MS Excel
6 9 (31.03%) Oracle
6 9 (31.03%) Oracle Database
6 9 (31.03%) Data Centre
7 8 (27.59%) SABSA
7 8 (27.59%) SOA
7 8 (27.59%) Project Management
7 8 (27.59%) HP
7 8 (27.59%) Juniper
7 8 (27.59%) Project Planning
7 8 (27.59%) Migration
7 8 (27.59%) Retail
8 7 (24.14%) Billing
8 7 (24.14%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (24.14%) COBIT
8 7 (24.14%) Veritas Storage Foundation

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 7 (24.14%) IIS
1 7 (24.14%) SharePoint
2 5 (17.24%) MS Exchange
2 5 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2000
3 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (6.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 9 (31.03%) MS Excel
2 7 (24.14%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (24.14%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (10.34%) Force.com
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (24.14%) DHCP
1 7 (24.14%) TCP/IP
1 7 (24.14%) DNS
1 7 (24.14%) SAN
1 7 (24.14%) NAS
2 3 (10.34%) Internet
3 1 (3.45%) Firewall
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (3.45%) WebEx
3 1 (3.45%) LAN
3 1 (3.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (44.83%) SQL Server
2 9 (31.03%) Oracle Database
3 7 (24.14%) Oracle Database 10g
3 7 (24.14%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (6.90%) Hadoop
5 2 (6.90%) Big Data
6 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (3.45%) CouchDB
6 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Eclipse
General
1 11 (37.93%) Finance
2 8 (27.59%) Retail
3 7 (24.14%) Billing
3 7 (24.14%) Legal
4 1 (3.45%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (24.14%) Software Packaging
2 3 (10.34%) Visualforce
3 2 (6.90%) Spring
3 2 (6.90%) .NET
3 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.45%) CSS
4 1 (3.45%) Middleware
4 1 (3.45%) WCF
4 1 (3.45%) WF
4 1 (3.45%) jQuery
4 1 (3.45%) RESTful
4 1 (3.45%) XMPP
4 1 (3.45%) HTML
4 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (3.45%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 10 (34.48%) Clustering
2 9 (31.03%) Data Centre
3 7 (24.14%) Management Information System
3 7 (24.14%) N-Tier
4 2 (6.90%) Blackberry
5 1 (3.45%) Data Integration
5 1 (3.45%) HP Storage
5 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (41.38%) Windows
2 7 (24.14%) Linux
2 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (24.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.45%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) TOGAF
2 10 (34.48%) Validation
3 8 (27.59%) Migration
3 8 (27.59%) SOA
3 8 (27.59%) Project Management
3 8 (27.59%) Project Planning
3 8 (27.59%) SABSA
4 7 (24.14%) DoDAF
4 7 (24.14%) Business Development
4 7 (24.14%) Load Balancing
4 7 (24.14%) ITIL
5 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (17.24%) Scrum
6 5 (17.24%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (13.79%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (13.79%) TDD
7 4 (13.79%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (10.34%) CRM
8 3 (10.34%) Change Control
8 3 (10.34%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) Java
2 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
2 3 (10.34%) Apex Code
2 3 (10.34%) SOQL
3 2 (6.90%) C#
3 2 (6.90%) SQL
3 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (34.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 7 (24.14%) MCITP
2 7 (24.14%) MCSE
2 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (24.14%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
2 7 (24.14%) Security Cleared
3 6 (20.69%) SC Cleared
4 3 (10.34%) MCP
5 1 (3.45%) Degree
5 1 (3.45%) CCIE
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (24.14%) COBIT
2 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 13 (44.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (41.38%) Active Directory
3 11 (37.93%) Terminal Services
4 10 (34.48%) Hyper-V
5 7 (24.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 7 (24.14%) vSphere
5 7 (24.14%) vCloud
6 3 (10.34%) XenApp
6 3 (10.34%) VMware ESX
7 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 7 (24.14%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 2 (6.90%) ARCserve
2 2 (6.90%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (6.90%) NetBackup
2 2 (6.90%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 14 (48.28%) Microsoft
2 13 (44.83%) VMware
3 10 (34.48%) Cisco
4 9 (31.03%) Oracle
5 8 (27.59%) Juniper
5 8 (27.59%) HP
6 7 (24.14%) Veritas
6 7 (24.14%) Red Hat
7 4 (13.79%) Citrix
8 3 (10.34%) MicroStrategy
8 3 (10.34%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (10.34%) Tableau
9 2 (6.90%) Symantec
10 1 (3.45%) F5
10 1 (3.45%) NetApp
10 1 (3.45%) Intel
10 1 (3.45%) IBM