Period
to 2 July 2020

The median annual salary for an Architect was £77,500 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 2 July 2020.

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
2 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 27 51 47
Rank change year-on-year +24 -4 +14
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 203 289 348
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Berkshire 7.03% 4.95% 5.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.47% 5.19% 5.31%
Number of salaries quoted 162 275 204
Median annual salary £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% +3.45% +3.57%
10th Percentile £60,000 £52,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £97,500 £97,250
South East median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +3.70%

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 2,719 5,564 6,555
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.15% 95.21% 96.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2,134 4,593 5,309
Median annual salary £56,500 £50,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.88% +1.00% +2.04%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £75,000 £72,500
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Architect in Berkshire

Architect
Salary Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Architect in Berkshire.

Salary trend for Architect in Berkshire

Architect
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Architect in Berkshire over the 6 months to 2 July 2020.

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 2 July 2020. 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 +7 70 £80,000 +10.34% 15
Bracknell +17 45 £72,500 -3.33% 5
Newbury +15 15 £75,000 +8.70% 2
Slough +19 14 £63,750 -15.00% 1
Maidenhead +20 3 £77,500 +0.65% 1
Architect
South East

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

For the 6 months to 2 July 2020, 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 49 (24.14%) Security Cleared
2 36 (17.73%) VMware
2 36 (17.73%) Windows
3 33 (16.26%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (15.76%) Azure
4 32 (15.76%) Microsoft
5 31 (15.27%) Linux
6 29 (14.29%) SC Cleared
7 28 (13.79%) Presales
8 27 (13.30%) Data Centre
8 27 (13.30%) Telecoms
9 26 (12.81%) Cisco
9 26 (12.81%) Technical Architecture
9 26 (12.81%) SaaS
10 25 (12.32%) DevOps
10 25 (12.32%) Migration
11 24 (11.82%) Salesforce.com
12 19 (9.36%) VMware Infrastructure
13 18 (8.87%) AWS
13 18 (8.87%) Software Engineering
13 18 (8.87%) Google
13 18 (8.87%) Cisco Certification
13 18 (8.87%) SOA
14 17 (8.37%) TOGAF
14 17 (8.37%) Microservices
14 17 (8.37%) Software Delivery
15 16 (7.88%) IaaS
15 16 (7.88%) Dell
16 15 (7.39%) Marketing
16 15 (7.39%) Boomi

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 4 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (1.97%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.48%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (1.48%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.48%) Skype for Business
3 2 (0.99%) Apache ServiceMix
3 2 (0.99%) Apache Spark
3 2 (0.99%) Confluence
3 2 (0.99%) JBoss
3 2 (0.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (0.99%) Red Hat Fuse
4 1 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.49%) nginx
4 1 (0.49%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (1.97%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (4.43%) NetSuite
2 3 (1.48%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.48%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.99%) Infor M3
3 2 (0.99%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.99%) SAP IBP
4 1 (0.49%) Magento
4 1 (0.49%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.49%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 32 (15.76%) Azure
2 26 (12.81%) SaaS
3 18 (8.87%) AWS
4 16 (7.88%) IaaS
5 15 (7.39%) Boomi
6 13 (6.40%) PaaS
7 11 (5.42%) Apigee
8 9 (4.43%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (3.45%) GCP
9 7 (3.45%) Serverless
10 6 (2.96%) Office 365
11 4 (1.97%) iPaaS
11 4 (1.97%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 4 (1.97%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 3 (1.48%) AWS Lambda
12 3 (1.48%) Azure Functions
12 3 (1.48%) Dynamics 365
12 3 (1.48%) Power Platform
12 3 (1.48%) PowerApps
13 1 (0.49%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.40%) Firewall
2 10 (4.93%) Network Security
3 8 (3.94%) Wireless
4 6 (2.96%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (2.96%) LAN
4 6 (2.96%) SAN
5 5 (2.46%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (2.46%) DAB
5 5 (2.46%) DNS
6 4 (1.97%) DHCP
6 4 (1.97%) Radio Access Network
6 4 (1.97%) VoIP
7 3 (1.48%) BGP
7 3 (1.48%) OSPF
7 3 (1.48%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.99%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (0.99%) DSL
8 2 (0.99%) Internet
8 2 (0.99%) MPLS
8 2 (0.99%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.90%) Big Data
2 8 (3.94%) SQL Server
3 6 (2.96%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (2.96%) Hadoop
4 4 (1.97%) PowerCenter
5 3 (1.48%) Blockchain
5 3 (1.48%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.48%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.99%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (0.99%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.99%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.99%) HBase
6 2 (0.99%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.99%) QlikView
6 2 (0.99%) SAP BW
6 2 (0.99%) SAP HANA
6 2 (0.99%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.49%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.99%) Git (software)
1 2 (0.99%) JIRA
2 1 (0.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.49%) Grunt
2 1 (0.49%) gulp
2 1 (0.49%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.49%) Maven
2 1 (0.49%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.49%) webpack
General
1 27 (13.30%) Telecoms
2 15 (7.39%) Marketing
3 13 (6.40%) Military
4 9 (4.43%) Finance
4 9 (4.43%) Public Sector
5 6 (2.96%) Banking
6 5 (2.46%) Retail
7 4 (1.97%) Legal
8 1 (0.49%) Advertising
8 1 (0.49%) Billing
8 1 (0.49%) Electronics
8 1 (0.49%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.96%) J2EE
1 6 (2.96%) Kafka
2 5 (2.46%) Elastic Stack
3 4 (1.97%) HTML
3 4 (1.97%) JSON
3 4 (1.97%) OAuth
3 4 (1.97%) RESTful
3 4 (1.97%) SAML
3 4 (1.97%) XML
4 3 (1.48%) .NET
4 3 (1.48%) Middleware
4 3 (1.48%) Node.js
4 3 (1.48%) React
4 3 (1.48%) SAP Basis
5 2 (0.99%) CSS
5 2 (0.99%) JSP
5 2 (0.99%) SOAP
5 2 (0.99%) Web Services
6 1 (0.49%) Spring
6 1 (0.49%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 27 (13.30%) Data Centre
2 12 (5.91%) Virtual Team
3 11 (5.42%) Cloud Native
4 10 (4.93%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (3.94%) Private Cloud
6 6 (2.96%) CMDB
6 6 (2.96%) User Experience
7 5 (2.46%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.97%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.97%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (1.97%) IVR
8 4 (1.97%) Public Cloud
9 3 (1.48%) Robotics
9 3 (1.48%) Social Media
10 2 (0.99%) Clustering
10 2 (0.99%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (0.99%) Smart Meter
11 1 (0.49%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.49%) Greenfield Project
11 1 (0.49%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 36 (17.73%) Windows
2 31 (15.27%) Linux
3 12 (5.91%) Windows Server
4 4 (1.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.48%) Unix
6 2 (0.99%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.99%) Windows Server 2016
7 1 (0.49%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (16.26%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (13.79%) Presales
3 26 (12.81%) Technical Architecture
4 25 (12.32%) DevOps
4 25 (12.32%) Migration
5 18 (8.87%) SOA
5 18 (8.87%) Software Engineering
6 17 (8.37%) Microservices
6 17 (8.37%) Software Delivery
6 17 (8.37%) TOGAF
7 14 (6.90%) Infrastructure as Code
7 14 (6.90%) IT Strategy
8 13 (6.40%) ITIL
9 12 (5.91%) Data Modelling
10 11 (5.42%) Artificial Intelligence
10 11 (5.42%) Service Delivery
10 11 (5.42%) Waterfall
11 10 (4.93%) Analytics
11 10 (4.93%) Information Security
12 9 (4.43%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 14 (6.90%) Java
2 10 (4.93%) SQL
3 8 (3.94%) JavaScript
4 6 (2.96%) Python
5 3 (1.48%) C
5 3 (1.48%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.99%) C#
6 2 (0.99%) C++
6 2 (0.99%) Groovy
6 2 (0.99%) SOQL
7 1 (0.49%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.49%) Java 9
7 1 (0.49%) Scala
7 1 (0.49%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 49 (24.14%) Security Cleared
2 29 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 18 (8.87%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (6.90%) CCIE
5 11 (5.42%) CISSP
6 9 (4.43%) DV Cleared
7 8 (3.94%) Degree
8 5 (2.46%) CCNP
9 3 (1.48%) CCDP
9 3 (1.48%) CISA
9 3 (1.48%) CISM
9 3 (1.48%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (1.48%) JNCIS
10 2 (0.99%) Master's Degree
11 1 (0.49%) AAT
11 1 (0.49%) CIMA
11 1 (0.49%) JNCIA
11 1 (0.49%) JNCIP
11 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.39%) GDPR
2 11 (5.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (5.42%) NIST
3 6 (2.96%) JSP 440
4 5 (2.46%) Data Quality
4 5 (2.46%) QA
5 3 (1.48%) NIST 800
6 2 (0.99%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.49%) COBIT
7 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 19 (9.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (6.90%) Active Directory
3 7 (3.45%) Hyper-V
4 6 (2.96%) vSphere
5 5 (2.46%) Docker
6 3 (1.48%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.99%) vCloud
8 1 (0.49%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.49%) HDFS
8 1 (0.49%) iptables
8 1 (0.49%) KVM
8 1 (0.49%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 12 (5.91%) SCCM
2 8 (3.94%) SCOM
3 7 (3.45%) Ansible
4 4 (1.97%) Kubernetes
4 4 (1.97%) Single Sign-On
5 3 (1.48%) Terraform
5 3 (1.48%) WSUS
5 3 (1.48%) ZABBIX
6 2 (0.99%) Kibana
6 2 (0.99%) logstash
6 2 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.99%) Puppet
6 2 (0.99%) vCenter Server
6 2 (0.99%) vRealize
7 1 (0.49%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 1 (0.49%) Grafana
7 1 (0.49%) Nagios
7 1 (0.49%) Salt
7 1 (0.49%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 36 (17.73%) VMware
2 32 (15.76%) Microsoft
3 26 (12.81%) Cisco
4 24 (11.82%) Salesforce.com
5 18 (8.87%) Google
6 16 (7.88%) Dell
7 15 (7.39%) MuleSoft
8 13 (6.40%) Informatica
9 12 (5.91%) Citrix
9 12 (5.91%) SAP
10 11 (5.42%) TIBCO
11 10 (4.93%) Juniper
11 10 (4.93%) Oracle
12 6 (2.96%) NetApp
13 5 (2.46%) SolarWinds
13 5 (2.46%) Splunk
14 4 (1.97%) Red Hat
15 3 (1.48%) Blue Prism
15 3 (1.48%) Brocade
15 3 (1.48%) Sage