The table below looks at the statistics for Technical Architecture skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Technical Architecture over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architecture
Rank 138 109 107
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -2
Permanent jobs citing Technical Architecture 3 28 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.13% 1.13% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 1.46% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 3 25 27
Average salary £45,000 £49,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.16% +8.88%
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £50,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -3.84%
Technical Architecture
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1827 1914 1679
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 81.53% 77.05% 74.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1387 1327 1304
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Technical Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Technical Architecture across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Technical Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Technical Architecture
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Technical Architecture Salary Trend in Reading

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region citing Technical Architecture also 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 that cited Technical Architecture.

1 15 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (50.00%) ITIL
2 10 (50.00%) ITSM
3 9 (45.00%) VMware
3 9 (45.00%) Service Management
3 9 (45.00%) MS Office
3 9 (45.00%) Office 365
4 8 (40.00%) SCCM
4 8 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 8 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 8 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (40.00%) XenApp
4 8 (40.00%) XenDesktop
4 8 (40.00%) Lync
4 8 (40.00%) Dell
4 8 (40.00%) Citrix
4 8 (40.00%) Terminal Services
4 8 (40.00%) CGI
4 8 (40.00%) GIS
4 8 (40.00%) Migration
4 8 (40.00%) Computacenter
4 8 (40.00%) Business Development
5 6 (30.00%) Degree
5 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
6 5 (25.00%) Scrum
6 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (25.00%) TDD
7 4 (20.00%) HTML
7 4 (20.00%) SQL
7 4 (20.00%) Mentoring

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region citing Technical Architecture also 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 that cited Technical Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (40.00%) Lync
Applications
1 9 (45.00%) MS Office
2 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (45.00%) Office 365
2 2 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) RavenDB
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (10.00%) MySQL
3 2 (10.00%) Hadoop
3 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (15.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (15.00%) Marketing
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Architect
2 7 (35.00%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Developer
4 3 (15.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (15.00%) .NET Software Developer
4 3 (15.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (15.00%) C# Software Developer
4 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (15.00%) .NET Developer
4 3 (15.00%) C# Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Marketing Manager
6 1 (5.00%) ITSM Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) IT Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Server Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) CGI
2 4 (20.00%) HTML
3 3 (15.00%) LESS
3 3 (15.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 3 (15.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (15.00%) Entity Framework
3 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (15.00%) WCF
3 3 (15.00%) WF
3 3 (15.00%) jQuery
3 3 (15.00%) .NET
3 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (15.00%) CSS
3 3 (15.00%) Web Services
3 3 (15.00%) XML
4 2 (10.00%) Spring
4 2 (10.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) GIS
2 3 (15.00%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (10.00%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) SUSE
1 2 (10.00%) Debian
1 2 (10.00%) UNIX
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
1 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) ITIL
1 10 (50.00%) ITSM
2 9 (45.00%) Service Management
3 8 (40.00%) Migration
3 8 (40.00%) Business Development
4 5 (25.00%) Scrum
4 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (25.00%) TDD
5 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 3 (15.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
6 3 (15.00%) CQRS
6 3 (15.00%) Domain-Driven Design
6 3 (15.00%) Web Development
6 3 (15.00%) Unit Testing
6 3 (15.00%) OO
6 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (15.00%) MVC
6 3 (15.00%) Workflow
7 2 (10.00%) Kanban
7 2 (10.00%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) TypeScript
2 3 (15.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (15.00%) C#
3 2 (10.00%) C
3 2 (10.00%) Java
3 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 8 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (30.00%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (40.00%) XenApp
1 8 (40.00%) XenDesktop
1 8 (40.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (40.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (45.00%) VMware
3 8 (40.00%) Dell
3 8 (40.00%) Citrix
3 8 (40.00%) Computacenter
4 3 (15.00%) Twitter
5 2 (10.00%) Red Hat