Period
to 6 April 2020

The median annual salary for an Architect was £77,500 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 6 April 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
6 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 28 59 45
Rank change year-on-year +31 -14 -15
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 329 250 374
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Berkshire 7.23% 4.43% 5.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.69% 4.65% 5.64%
Number of salaries quoted 298 225 264
Median annual salary £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £60,000 £53,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £115,000 £97,500 £100,000
South East median annual salary £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% +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 4,279 5,376 6,626
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.06% 95.17% 95.88%
Number of salaries quoted 3,365 4,447 5,315
Median annual salary £56,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.62% +10.53% -5.00%
10th Percentile £32,001 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £76,000 £73,750
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 6 April 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 6 April 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 +26 120 £77,500 +3.33% 24
Bracknell +5 42 £70,000 -6.67% 12
Slough +28 26 £65,000 -13.33%
Newbury +21 20 £75,000 +3.45% 3
Maidenhead +38 13 £82,500 +17.86% 1
Windsor +10 6 £75,000 - 2
Wokingham +5 2 £65,000 -40.91%
Architect
South East

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

For the 6 months to 6 April 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 59 (17.93%) Security Cleared
2 56 (17.02%) Azure
3 45 (13.68%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (13.37%) SaaS
5 43 (13.07%) Microsoft
6 42 (12.77%) Telecoms
6 42 (12.77%) SC Cleared
7 41 (12.46%) VMware
7 41 (12.46%) Cisco
8 40 (12.16%) AWS
9 39 (11.85%) ITIL
9 39 (11.85%) TOGAF
10 38 (11.55%) Migration
10 38 (11.55%) Salesforce.com
11 37 (11.25%) Boomi
12 36 (10.94%) Dell
13 35 (10.64%) Oracle
13 35 (10.64%) DevOps
13 35 (10.64%) Presales
14 33 (10.03%) IT Strategy
14 33 (10.03%) Cybersecurity
14 33 (10.03%) Enterprise Architecture
15 32 (9.73%) Technical Architecture
15 32 (9.73%) Windows
16 30 (9.12%) Linux
16 30 (9.12%) MuleSoft
16 30 (9.12%) Security Architecture
17 29 (8.81%) Cisco Certification
18 28 (8.51%) SOA
18 28 (8.51%) NetSuite

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 13 (3.95%) WebSphere
2 11 (3.34%) SharePoint
3 8 (2.43%) OpenStack
4 5 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (1.52%) MS Exchange
5 4 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (1.22%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.61%) Apache ServiceMix
6 2 (0.61%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.61%) Confluence
6 2 (0.61%) JBoss
6 2 (0.61%) nginx
6 2 (0.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (0.61%) Red Hat Fuse
Applications
1 5 (1.52%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 28 (8.51%) NetSuite
2 5 (1.52%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 4 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.22%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 3 (0.91%) SAP S/4HANA
5 2 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.61%) SAP IBP
6 1 (0.30%) Magento
6 1 (0.30%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.30%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 56 (17.02%) Azure
2 44 (13.37%) SaaS
3 40 (12.16%) AWS
4 37 (11.25%) Boomi
5 22 (6.69%) IaaS
6 19 (5.78%) Cloud Computing
6 19 (5.78%) PaaS
7 11 (3.34%) Apigee
7 11 (3.34%) GCP
8 8 (2.43%) iPaaS
8 8 (2.43%) Office 365
9 7 (2.13%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 7 (2.13%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 6 (1.82%) Serverless
11 4 (1.22%) Azure Active Directory
12 3 (0.91%) AtomSphere
13 2 (0.61%) Cloudflare
13 2 (0.61%) Dynamics 365
13 2 (0.61%) Mimecast
13 2 (0.61%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 24 (7.29%) Firewall
2 15 (4.56%) Network Security
3 11 (3.34%) BGP
3 11 (3.34%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (3.34%) Wireless
4 10 (3.04%) Intrusion Detection
4 10 (3.04%) TCP/IP
5 7 (2.13%) DAB
5 7 (2.13%) OSPF
5 7 (2.13%) SAN
5 7 (2.13%) VLAN
6 6 (1.82%) LAN
6 6 (1.82%) ZigBee
7 5 (1.52%) MPLS
7 5 (1.52%) Radio Access Network
8 3 (0.91%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (0.91%) DNS
8 3 (0.91%) VoIP
8 3 (0.91%) VPN
8 3 (0.91%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (7.90%) SQL Server
2 21 (6.38%) Big Data
3 12 (3.65%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (2.43%) Hadoop
5 6 (1.82%) PowerCenter
6 5 (1.52%) NoSQL
7 4 (1.22%) Data Lake
8 3 (0.91%) Azure SQL Database
8 3 (0.91%) Blockchain
8 3 (0.91%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.61%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.61%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.61%) HBase
9 2 (0.61%) OLTP
9 2 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.61%) Power BI
9 2 (0.61%) QlikView
9 2 (0.61%) SAP BW
9 2 (0.61%) SAP HANA
10 1 (0.30%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (2.43%) JIRA
2 6 (1.82%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.61%) Grunt
3 2 (0.61%) gulp
3 2 (0.61%) Vagrant
3 2 (0.61%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.61%) webpack
4 1 (0.30%) Maven
4 1 (0.30%) Subversion
4 1 (0.30%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 42 (12.77%) Telecoms
2 28 (8.51%) Finance
3 24 (7.29%) Marketing
4 16 (4.86%) Retail
5 10 (3.04%) Public Sector
6 9 (2.74%) Military
7 6 (1.82%) Banking
8 4 (1.22%) Billing
8 4 (1.22%) Electronics
8 4 (1.22%) Legal
9 3 (0.91%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.30%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (5.47%) Kafka
2 13 (3.95%) OAuth
3 9 (2.74%) Node.js
3 9 (2.74%) OAuth2
3 9 (2.74%) XACML
4 8 (2.43%) CSS
4 8 (2.43%) HTML
5 7 (2.13%) React
5 7 (2.13%) Web Services
6 6 (1.82%) JSON
7 5 (1.52%) .NET
7 5 (1.52%) AngularJS
7 5 (1.52%) CSS3
7 5 (1.52%) HTML5
7 5 (1.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (1.52%) Vue.js
8 4 (1.22%) J2EE
8 4 (1.22%) Middleware
8 4 (1.22%) RESTful
8 4 (1.22%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (8.51%) Data Centre
2 24 (7.29%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (3.65%) Cloud Native
3 12 (3.65%) Virtual Team
4 11 (3.34%) PKI
5 10 (3.04%) Hybrid Cloud
6 8 (2.43%) Self-Motivation
7 7 (2.13%) Management Information System
7 7 (2.13%) Public Cloud
7 7 (2.13%) User Experience
8 6 (1.82%) Smart Meter
9 3 (0.91%) CMDB
9 3 (0.91%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.91%) IVR
9 3 (0.91%) Robotics
9 3 (0.91%) Social Media
10 2 (0.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 1 (0.30%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.30%) iPad
11 1 (0.30%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 32 (9.73%) Windows
2 30 (9.12%) Linux
3 14 (4.26%) Windows Server
4 6 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (1.52%) Unix
6 2 (0.61%) Data ONTAP
6 2 (0.61%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.30%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (13.68%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (11.85%) ITIL
2 39 (11.85%) TOGAF
3 38 (11.55%) Migration
4 35 (10.64%) DevOps
4 35 (10.64%) Presales
5 33 (10.03%) Cybersecurity
5 33 (10.03%) Enterprise Architecture
5 33 (10.03%) IT Strategy
6 32 (9.73%) Technical Architecture
7 30 (9.12%) Security Architecture
8 28 (8.51%) SOA
9 26 (7.90%) Project Management
10 22 (6.69%) Business Intelligence
10 22 (6.69%) Data Architecture
10 22 (6.69%) ERP
11 21 (6.38%) Data Modelling
12 20 (6.08%) Analytics
12 20 (6.08%) Information Security
13 19 (5.78%) Data Integration
Programming Languages
1 15 (4.56%) SQL
2 13 (3.95%) JavaScript
2 13 (3.95%) Python
3 12 (3.65%) Java
4 5 (1.52%) TypeScript
5 4 (1.22%) C
5 4 (1.22%) PowerShell
6 3 (0.91%) Bash Shell
6 3 (0.91%) C#
6 3 (0.91%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.61%) Groovy
7 2 (0.61%) Perl
7 2 (0.61%) SOQL
8 1 (0.30%) C++
8 1 (0.30%) Java 9
8 1 (0.30%) Scala
Qualifications
1 59 (17.93%) Security Cleared
2 42 (12.77%) SC Cleared
3 29 (8.81%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (6.99%) Degree
5 21 (6.38%) CCIE
5 21 (6.38%) CISSP
6 12 (3.65%) CCDP
7 11 (3.34%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (3.04%) MCSE
9 8 (2.43%) CCNP
9 8 (2.43%) CISM
9 8 (2.43%) CREST Certified
10 7 (2.13%) DV Cleared
10 7 (2.13%) JNCIS
11 6 (1.82%) CISA
12 5 (1.52%) CEH
12 5 (1.52%) Computer Science Degree
12 5 (1.52%) LPIC
12 5 (1.52%) OSCP
13 3 (0.91%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.17%) Data Quality
2 13 (3.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (3.65%) GDPR
3 12 (3.65%) JSP 440
4 10 (3.04%) NIST
4 10 (3.04%) QA
4 10 (3.04%) RMADS
5 4 (1.22%) COBIT
5 4 (1.22%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 3 (0.91%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.61%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.61%) NCSC
7 2 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.30%) WCAG
System Software
1 25 (7.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (4.26%) Active Directory
3 11 (3.34%) Docker
4 6 (1.82%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (1.52%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.91%) VMware NSX
7 2 (0.61%) iptables
7 2 (0.61%) vSphere
8 1 (0.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.30%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.30%) HDFS
8 1 (0.30%) Snort
8 1 (0.30%) vCloud
8 1 (0.30%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.30%) XenApp
8 1 (0.30%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (3.04%) Ansible
2 9 (2.74%) Single Sign-On
3 7 (2.13%) Puppet
3 7 (2.13%) SCCM
4 6 (1.82%) NetBackup
5 5 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (1.22%) Kubernetes
6 4 (1.22%) WSUS
7 3 (0.91%) Salt
8 2 (0.61%) Kibana
8 2 (0.61%) logstash
8 2 (0.61%) vCenter Server
8 2 (0.61%) vRealize
9 1 (0.30%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.30%) Endace
9 1 (0.30%) Grafana
9 1 (0.30%) Graylog
9 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (0.30%) Pingdom
9 1 (0.30%) Terraform
Vendors
1 43 (13.07%) Microsoft
2 41 (12.46%) Cisco
2 41 (12.46%) VMware
3 38 (11.55%) Salesforce.com
4 36 (10.94%) Dell
5 35 (10.64%) Oracle
6 30 (9.12%) MuleSoft
7 23 (6.99%) Informatica
8 21 (6.38%) Google
9 18 (5.47%) SAP
10 16 (4.86%) Juniper
10 16 (4.86%) Workday
11 14 (4.26%) Citrix
11 14 (4.26%) TIBCO
12 8 (2.43%) EMC
12 8 (2.43%) HP
12 8 (2.43%) NetApp
13 7 (2.13%) Brocade
13 7 (2.13%) Sage
14 6 (1.82%) Red Hat