Period
to 16 October 2018

The median annual salary for an Architect was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 55 35
Rank change year-on-year +6 -20 +1
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 309 297 517
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 4.85% 4.84% 5.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.08% 5.06% 6.21%
Number of salaries quoted 259 232 402
Berkshire median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £60,000 £53,750 £53,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £97,500 £90,000
South East median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £68,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% -0.74% +4.62%

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 6,084 5,866 8,319
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.51% 95.63% 96.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4,943 4,719 6,603
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £73,750 £73,750
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.92%

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 16 October 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 16 October 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 +3 105 £77,500 -3.13% 18
Bracknell -11 56 £77,500 +3.33% 10
Maidenhead -18 34 £67,500 -1.82% 4
Slough +4 33 £75,000 - 7
Newbury +8 27 £62,500 -3.85% 5
Wokingham +8 7 - - 2
Windsor -13 1 £80,000 -
Architect
South East

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

For the 6 months to 16 October 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.

1 117 (37.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 103 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 102 (33.01%) Presales
4 92 (29.77%) Amazon AWS
5 71 (22.98%) Network Security
6 58 (18.77%) TOGAF
7 57 (18.45%) Enterprise Architecture
8 55 (17.80%) Cisco
9 54 (17.48%) Active Directory
10 51 (16.50%) Agile Software Development
11 49 (15.86%) Microsoft Certification
11 49 (15.86%) MCSE
11 49 (15.86%) Office 365
12 45 (14.56%) Web Services
13 44 (14.24%) Cisco Certification
14 42 (13.59%) SAP
15 41 (13.27%) Java
15 41 (13.27%) VMware
16 39 (12.62%) Migration
16 39 (12.62%) SQL
16 39 (12.62%) Data Centre
17 37 (11.97%) Oracle
18 36 (11.65%) .NET
19 35 (11.33%) WAN
19 35 (11.33%) Business Intelligence
19 35 (11.33%) Telecoms
19 35 (11.33%) Security Cleared
20 32 (10.36%) Project Management
20 32 (10.36%) Python
21 31 (10.03%) Vendor Relationship Management

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 14 (4.53%) WebSphere
2 13 (4.21%) SharePoint
3 12 (3.88%) IIS
4 7 (2.27%) Apache Spark
5 6 (1.94%) Confluence
6 5 (1.62%) Anypoint
6 5 (1.62%) MS Exchange
6 5 (1.62%) Mule
6 5 (1.62%) Mule ESB
6 5 (1.62%) OpenStack
6 5 (1.62%) Oracle Service Bus
7 4 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.97%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.65%) Alfresco
9 2 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.65%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.65%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.65%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.32%) Apache
Applications
1 19 (6.15%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.94%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.62%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.32%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 12 (3.88%) SAP HCM
2 11 (3.56%) SAP HR
3 7 (2.27%) Maximo
4 1 (0.32%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.32%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.32%) SAP Business ByDesign
4 1 (0.32%) SAP GTS
4 1 (0.32%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.32%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 117 (37.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 92 (29.77%) Amazon AWS
3 49 (15.86%) Office 365
4 30 (9.71%) Azure Active Directory
5 26 (8.41%) Amazon S3
6 25 (8.09%) Amazon EC2
6 25 (8.09%) Amazon SQS
7 23 (7.44%) Amazon EMR
7 23 (7.44%) Amazon Kinesis
7 23 (7.44%) AWS Lambda
7 23 (7.44%) Serverless
8 22 (7.12%) PaaS
9 19 (6.15%) SaaS
10 18 (5.83%) IaaS
11 14 (4.53%) SuccessFactors
12 13 (4.21%) Google Cloud Platform
13 9 (2.91%) IBM Cloud
14 7 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
15 6 (1.94%) GitHub
16 5 (1.62%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 71 (22.98%) Network Security
2 35 (11.33%) WAN
3 20 (6.47%) LAN
4 17 (5.50%) MPLS
4 17 (5.50%) Wireless
5 16 (5.18%) BGP
6 14 (4.53%) DNS
6 14 (4.53%) VPN
7 13 (4.21%) DHCP
7 13 (4.21%) Firewall
8 12 (3.88%) TCP/IP
9 11 (3.56%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (3.24%) Cisco Firepower
10 10 (3.24%) Ethernet
11 9 (2.91%) Cisco Nexus
11 9 (2.91%) OSPF
11 9 (2.91%) VLAN
11 9 (2.91%) Wireshark
12 8 (2.59%) FWSM
12 8 (2.59%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (9.39%) Big Data
1 29 (9.39%) Relational Database
1 29 (9.39%) SQL Server
2 27 (8.74%) RDBMS
3 25 (8.09%) Data Warehouse
4 24 (7.77%) Cosmos DB
5 23 (7.44%) Amazon RDS
5 23 (7.44%) Amazon Redshift
6 9 (2.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (2.59%) Power BI
7 8 (2.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (1.62%) Data Lake
9 5 (1.62%) Oracle Database
9 5 (1.62%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (1.29%) Hadoop
10 4 (1.29%) MySQL
10 4 (1.29%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (1.29%) Oracle Database 12c
10 4 (1.29%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 9 (2.91%) Jenkins
2 6 (1.94%) Git (software)
2 6 (1.94%) JIRA
3 5 (1.62%) Eclipse
3 5 (1.62%) IntelliJ
3 5 (1.62%) JUnit
3 5 (1.62%) Maven
3 5 (1.62%) Mockito
3 5 (1.62%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (0.65%) ERwin
4 2 (0.65%) TeamCity
4 2 (0.65%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.32%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.32%) GitLab
5 1 (0.32%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.32%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.32%) Visual Studio
General
1 35 (11.33%) Telecoms
2 26 (8.41%) Finance
3 17 (5.50%) Retail
4 12 (3.88%) Publishing
5 11 (3.56%) Manufacturing
6 10 (3.24%) Banking
6 10 (3.24%) German Language
6 10 (3.24%) Italian Language
7 6 (1.94%) French Language
8 5 (1.62%) Automotive
8 5 (1.62%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (1.62%) Portuguese Language
8 5 (1.62%) Spanish Language
9 4 (1.29%) Marketing
10 3 (0.97%) Billing
10 3 (0.97%) Electronics
10 3 (0.97%) Legal
11 1 (0.32%) Advertising
11 1 (0.32%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.32%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (14.56%) Web Services
2 36 (11.65%) .NET
3 26 (8.41%) Middleware
4 20 (6.47%) REST
5 17 (5.50%) ASP.NET
5 17 (5.50%) SOAP
6 15 (4.85%) ASP.NET Web API
7 10 (3.24%) XML
8 8 (2.59%) JSON
8 8 (2.59%) RESTful
9 7 (2.27%) HTML
10 6 (1.94%) CSS
11 5 (1.62%) ActiveMQ
11 5 (1.62%) J2EE
11 5 (1.62%) Kafka
11 5 (1.62%) RAML
11 5 (1.62%) Spring
12 3 (0.97%) AngularJS
12 3 (0.97%) HTML5
13 2 (0.65%) AppFabric
Miscellaneous
1 39 (12.62%) Data Centre
2 13 (4.21%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (4.21%) Mainframe
2 13 (4.21%) Public Cloud
3 10 (3.24%) Self-Motivation
4 9 (2.91%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (2.91%) Computer Science
4 9 (2.91%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 9 (2.91%) PKI
5 8 (2.59%) Cyberthreat
5 8 (2.59%) EMC VMAX
5 8 (2.59%) Greenfield Project
6 7 (2.27%) Robotics
7 6 (1.94%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.94%) User Experience
8 5 (1.62%) FlexPod
9 4 (1.29%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (0.97%) Private Cloud
10 3 (0.97%) Reference Data
10 3 (0.97%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (6.47%) Windows
2 11 (3.56%) Linux
3 6 (1.94%) Windows Server
3 6 (1.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (1.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (1.62%) Windows 10
4 5 (1.62%) Windows 8
5 4 (1.29%) Unix
5 4 (1.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.32%) CentOS
7 1 (0.32%) Kali Linux
7 1 (0.32%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (33.01%) Presales
2 58 (18.77%) TOGAF
3 57 (18.45%) Enterprise Architecture
4 51 (16.50%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (12.62%) Migration
6 35 (11.33%) Business Intelligence
7 32 (10.36%) Project Management
8 31 (10.03%) Vendor Relationship Management
9 28 (9.06%) SIEM
10 26 (8.41%) Data Management
11 25 (8.09%) IT Strategy
11 25 (8.09%) ITIL
12 24 (7.77%) Analytics
12 24 (7.77%) Customer Engagement
12 24 (7.77%) Scrum
13 23 (7.44%) ERP
13 23 (7.44%) ETL
13 23 (7.44%) Identity Access Management
14 21 (6.80%) Data Modelling
14 21 (6.80%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 41 (13.27%) Java
2 39 (12.62%) SQL
3 32 (10.36%) Python
4 18 (5.83%) PL/SQL
5 17 (5.50%) Scala
6 15 (4.85%) Shell Script
7 11 (3.56%) C#
8 10 (3.24%) PowerShell
9 7 (2.27%) JavaScript
10 5 (1.62%) C
10 5 (1.62%) Java 8
10 5 (1.62%) T-SQL
11 3 (0.97%) R
12 2 (0.65%) Apex Code
12 2 (0.65%) C++
12 2 (0.65%) Go
12 2 (0.65%) PHP
12 2 (0.65%) PHP 7
12 2 (0.65%) VB
13 1 (0.32%) Perl
Qualifications
1 49 (15.86%) MCSE
1 49 (15.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 44 (14.24%) Cisco Certification
3 35 (11.33%) Security Cleared
4 30 (9.71%) MCSA
5 26 (8.41%) CCIE
6 24 (7.77%) Degree
7 21 (6.80%) CISSP
8 16 (5.18%) CCNP
9 15 (4.85%) CCDP
10 11 (3.56%) SC Cleared
11 10 (3.24%) JNCIE
11 10 (3.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 9 (2.91%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 9 (2.91%) CCSP
13 8 (2.59%) Computer Science Degree
13 8 (2.59%) IISP
13 8 (2.59%) ISSAP
13 8 (2.59%) MCP
13 8 (2.59%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (2.59%) GDPR
3 7 (2.27%) Cyber Essentials
3 7 (2.27%) QA
4 5 (1.62%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.97%) COBIT
6 2 (0.65%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 54 (17.48%) Active Directory
2 29 (9.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (4.85%) Hyper-V
4 10 (3.24%) Docker
5 8 (2.59%) VMware NSX
6 5 (1.62%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (1.29%) vCloud
7 4 (1.29%) vSphere
8 2 (0.65%) Ceph
9 1 (0.32%) NFS
9 1 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (3.88%) Ansible
2 10 (3.24%) QRadar
2 10 (3.24%) SCCM
3 7 (2.27%) CASB
3 7 (2.27%) Cisco Prime
4 5 (1.62%) CloudHub
5 4 (1.29%) Kubernetes
5 4 (1.29%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.65%) SCOM
7 1 (0.32%) Consul
7 1 (0.32%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.32%) Kibana
7 1 (0.32%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.32%) Nagios
7 1 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.32%) Puppet
7 1 (0.32%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.32%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 103 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 55 (17.80%) Cisco
3 42 (13.59%) SAP
4 41 (13.27%) VMware
5 37 (11.97%) Oracle
6 29 (9.39%) IBM
7 26 (8.41%) Salesforce.com
8 23 (7.44%) Juniper
9 22 (7.12%) F5
9 22 (7.12%) Splunk
10 21 (6.80%) EMC
11 19 (6.15%) Google
12 17 (5.50%) Citrix
12 17 (5.50%) Dell
13 16 (5.18%) NetApp
14 15 (4.85%) CheckPoint
14 15 (4.85%) Fortinet
15 14 (4.53%) Palo Alto
16 11 (3.56%) HP
17 10 (3.24%) Ab Initio