Period
to 19 June 2018

The median annual salary for an Architect was £72,500 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 19 June 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Architect
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 55 33
Rank change year-on-year +11 -22 +3
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 355 316 566
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 5.28% 4.76% 6.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.48% 4.99% 6.31%
Number of salaries quoted 185 299 479
Berkshire median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.57% - -
10th Percentile £56,750 £52,500 £51,450
90th Percentile £97,250 £87,500 £88,750
South East median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £68,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% -0.74% +3.03%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies in Berkshire with a recognized job title 6,473 6,336 8,975
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.21% 95.44% 96.07%
Number of salaries quoted 5,238 5,120 7,294
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £73,750 £72,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings that featured Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Architect in Berkshire

Architect
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Architect in Berkshire.

Salary trend for Architect in Berkshire

Architect
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Architect in Berkshire over the 6 months to 19 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Architect in Berkshire

Architect
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 19 June 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +22 100 £70,000 +3.70% 18
Maidenhead +19 97 £72,500 +1.75% 3
Bracknell +8 65 £89,500 +55.65% 1
Slough 0 31 £75,000 - 4
Newbury -19 16 £90,000 +63.64% 1
Wokingham -18 5 - -
Windsor - 5 £100,000 - 1
Architect
South East

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 June 2018, Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Berkshire region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 125 (35.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 100 (28.17%) Microsoft
3 85 (23.94%) WAN
4 83 (23.38%) Middleware
5 82 (23.10%) Oracle
5 82 (23.10%) VMware
5 82 (23.10%) Amazon AWS
6 81 (22.82%) Presales
7 78 (21.97%) Agile Software Development
8 74 (20.85%) LAN
9 73 (20.56%) Data Centre
10 72 (20.28%) Cisco
10 72 (20.28%) Enterprise Architecture
11 71 (20.00%) IBM
12 68 (19.15%) Cisco Certification
13 66 (18.59%) ITIL
14 65 (18.31%) VMware Infrastructure
15 60 (16.90%) Strategic Thinking
16 59 (16.62%) Network Security
17 58 (16.34%) Firewall
18 55 (15.49%) SQL Server
19 53 (14.93%) Microsoft Certification
19 53 (14.93%) Scrum
20 50 (14.08%) Migration
21 49 (13.80%) MCSE
22 47 (13.24%) Analytics
23 46 (12.96%) CCIE
24 44 (12.39%) Hyper-V
24 44 (12.39%) Bluemix
24 44 (12.39%) IBM Cloud

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 34 (9.58%) Oracle Service Bus
2 22 (6.20%) IIS
3 19 (5.35%) WebSphere
4 15 (4.23%) Apache Spark
5 7 (1.97%) OpenStack
5 7 (1.97%) SharePoint
5 7 (1.97%) WebLogic
6 5 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (1.41%) JBoss
6 5 (1.41%) Tomcat
6 5 (1.41%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (0.85%) Anypoint
7 3 (0.85%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (0.85%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.56%) Apache
8 2 (0.56%) Confluence
8 2 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.28%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (1.69%) Dynamics AX
1 6 (1.69%) SAP HCM
2 5 (1.41%) SAP HR
3 2 (0.56%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 125 (35.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 82 (23.10%) Amazon AWS
3 44 (12.39%) Bluemix
3 44 (12.39%) IBM Cloud
4 43 (12.11%) PaaS
5 25 (7.04%) IaaS
6 21 (5.92%) Office 365
7 16 (4.51%) SaaS
8 14 (3.94%) Google Cloud Platform
9 8 (2.25%) Amazon S3
10 6 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
10 6 (1.69%) Amazon Glacier
10 6 (1.69%) Azure Active Directory
10 6 (1.69%) Dynamics 365
10 6 (1.69%) SuccessFactors
11 3 (0.85%) Akamai
11 3 (0.85%) Force.com
11 3 (0.85%) Heroku
11 3 (0.85%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 2 (0.56%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 85 (23.94%) WAN
2 74 (20.85%) LAN
3 59 (16.62%) Network Security
4 58 (16.34%) Firewall
5 40 (11.27%) DHCP
5 40 (11.27%) DNS
6 37 (10.42%) Wireless
7 35 (9.86%) VPN
8 29 (8.17%) MPLS
9 25 (7.04%) SAN
10 23 (6.48%) Ethernet
11 22 (6.20%) TCP/IP
12 21 (5.92%) BGP
12 21 (5.92%) Cisco ASA
12 21 (5.92%) Cisco Firepower
12 21 (5.92%) Wireshark
13 20 (5.63%) OSPF
14 19 (5.35%) SNMP
14 19 (5.35%) SSL
14 19 (5.35%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (15.49%) SQL Server
2 42 (11.83%) Big Data
3 26 (7.32%) Oracle Database
4 24 (6.76%) Oracle Database 12c
5 22 (6.20%) Oracle Database 11g
6 20 (5.63%) Hadoop
7 14 (3.94%) Data Warehouse
8 13 (3.66%) NoSQL
9 12 (3.38%) Apache Cassandra
10 11 (3.10%) MongoDB
11 6 (1.69%) Amazon RDS
11 6 (1.69%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 5 (1.41%) Apache Hive
12 5 (1.41%) DB2
12 5 (1.41%) DB2 UDB
12 5 (1.41%) Impala
12 5 (1.41%) Informix
12 5 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (1.41%) Relational Database
13 4 (1.13%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (3.10%) Git (software)
2 10 (2.82%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.85%) Cucumber
3 3 (0.85%) IntelliJ
3 3 (0.85%) JUnit
3 3 (0.85%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.56%) JIRA
4 2 (0.56%) TeamCity
4 2 (0.56%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.56%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.28%) ERwin
5 1 (0.28%) Subversion
General
1 41 (11.55%) Telecoms
2 36 (10.14%) Publishing
3 31 (8.73%) Finance
4 28 (7.89%) Banking
5 15 (4.23%) German Language
5 15 (4.23%) Italian Language
6 13 (3.66%) Marketing
6 13 (3.66%) Retail
7 5 (1.41%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.41%) Wholesale Banking
8 4 (1.13%) Billing
8 4 (1.13%) French Language
8 4 (1.13%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.13%) Portuguese Language
8 4 (1.13%) Spanish Language
9 3 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.56%) Electronics
11 1 (0.28%) Advertising
11 1 (0.28%) Automotive
11 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (23.38%) Middleware
2 28 (7.89%) JSON
3 25 (7.04%) .NET
3 25 (7.04%) Web Services
4 19 (5.35%) REST
5 15 (4.23%) Kafka
5 15 (4.23%) SOAP
6 8 (2.25%) EDI
7 7 (1.97%) J2EE
8 6 (1.69%) Spring
9 5 (1.41%) AngularJS
9 5 (1.41%) Hibernate
9 5 (1.41%) JDBC
9 5 (1.41%) JPA
9 5 (1.41%) Mason
9 5 (1.41%) ODBC
10 4 (1.13%) Node.js
10 4 (1.13%) Visualforce
11 3 (0.85%) HTML
12 2 (0.56%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 73 (20.56%) Data Centre
2 36 (10.14%) Public Cloud
3 32 (9.01%) Mainframe
4 24 (6.76%) Enterprise Software
5 19 (5.35%) Cyberthreat
5 19 (5.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 18 (5.07%) IBM Mainframe
7 16 (4.51%) FlexPod
8 13 (3.66%) EMC VMAX
9 8 (2.25%) Cloud Native
9 8 (2.25%) User Experience
10 5 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (1.41%) EPoS
10 5 (1.41%) SCADA
11 4 (1.13%) Clustering
11 4 (1.13%) Enterprise Cloud
11 4 (1.13%) Greenfield Project
12 3 (0.85%) Computer Science
12 3 (0.85%) Data Structures
13 2 (0.56%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 34 (9.58%) Linux
2 25 (7.04%) Windows
3 13 (3.66%) Windows Server
4 8 (2.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (2.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (1.97%) CentOS
6 6 (1.69%) Solaris
6 6 (1.69%) Windows 10
6 6 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (1.41%) DC/OS
7 5 (1.41%) Oracle Linux
7 5 (1.41%) Unix
8 3 (0.85%) Windows 8
8 3 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.56%) AIX
9 2 (0.56%) Kali Linux
9 2 (0.56%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.28%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (22.82%) Presales
2 78 (21.97%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (20.28%) Enterprise Architecture
4 66 (18.59%) ITIL
5 60 (16.90%) Strategic Thinking
6 53 (14.93%) Scrum
7 50 (14.08%) Migration
8 47 (13.24%) Analytics
9 43 (12.11%) SIEM
10 42 (11.83%) TOGAF
11 39 (10.99%) ITIL V3
12 38 (10.70%) Data Analytics
12 38 (10.70%) Load Balancing
12 38 (10.70%) Network Design
13 34 (9.58%) Converged Infrastructure
14 33 (9.30%) Big Data Analytics
15 29 (8.17%) Configuration Management
15 29 (8.17%) IT Strategy
16 28 (7.89%) Build Automation
16 28 (7.89%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 37 (10.42%) Python
2 32 (9.01%) PowerShell
3 31 (8.73%) Java
4 20 (5.63%) SQL
5 16 (4.51%) C#
6 8 (2.25%) C++
7 6 (1.69%) R
8 5 (1.41%) Java 8
8 5 (1.41%) JavaScript
9 4 (1.13%) Apex Code
9 4 (1.13%) VB
10 3 (0.85%) X++
11 2 (0.56%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.56%) C
11 2 (0.56%) PHP
12 1 (0.28%) ABAP
12 1 (0.28%) F#
12 1 (0.28%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.28%) VB6
Qualifications
1 68 (19.15%) Cisco Certification
2 53 (14.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 49 (13.80%) MCSE
4 46 (12.96%) CCIE
5 39 (10.99%) CCNP
6 38 (10.70%) CCDP
7 35 (9.86%) Degree
8 31 (8.73%) CISSP
9 21 (5.92%) JNCIP
10 20 (5.63%) MCSD
11 19 (5.35%) CCSE
11 19 (5.35%) IISP
11 19 (5.35%) ISSAP
12 17 (4.79%) MCSA
13 16 (4.51%) CCNA
14 13 (3.66%) CCIE Data Center
14 13 (3.66%) CCIE Service Provider
14 13 (3.66%) EMC Certification
14 13 (3.66%) Security Cleared
14 13 (3.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (11.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (4.51%) Cyber Essentials
3 8 (2.25%) GDPR
4 6 (1.69%) COBIT
5 4 (1.13%) PMO
6 3 (0.85%) QA
7 2 (0.56%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.56%) PSD2
8 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 65 (18.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 44 (12.39%) Hyper-V
3 38 (10.70%) Active Directory
4 36 (10.14%) VMware NSX
5 20 (5.63%) NFS
5 20 (5.63%) VMware ESXi
6 14 (3.94%) Docker
7 3 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (0.85%) vSphere
7 3 (0.85%) XenApp
7 3 (0.85%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.28%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 36 (10.14%) Ansible
2 19 (5.35%) QRadar
3 18 (5.07%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 18 (5.07%) vCenter Server
4 17 (4.79%) CASB
5 16 (4.51%) Cisco Prime
6 12 (3.38%) Kubernetes
7 10 (2.82%) Puppet
7 10 (2.82%) SCCM
8 5 (1.41%) Docker Swarm
9 3 (0.85%) Terraform
10 2 (0.56%) Backup Exec
10 2 (0.56%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (0.56%) Nagios
10 2 (0.56%) Nessus
10 2 (0.56%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (0.56%) Oracle Identity Management
10 2 (0.56%) Packer
10 2 (0.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 100 (28.17%) Microsoft
2 82 (23.10%) Oracle
2 82 (23.10%) VMware
3 72 (20.28%) Cisco
4 71 (20.00%) IBM
5 41 (11.55%) CheckPoint
5 41 (11.55%) Juniper
6 38 (10.70%) Splunk
7 37 (10.42%) F5
8 35 (9.86%) Fortinet
9 32 (9.01%) SAP
10 26 (7.32%) Salesforce.com
11 21 (5.92%) EMC
11 21 (5.92%) Palo Alto
12 20 (5.63%) CommVault
12 20 (5.63%) McAfee
12 20 (5.63%) NetApp
12 20 (5.63%) Veeam
13 19 (5.35%) Forcepoint
13 19 (5.35%) Tufin