Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Architect was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

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
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 31 33
Rank change year-on-year -26 +2 +2
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 301 581 697
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 4.76% 6.67% 6.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.99% 6.97% 6.57%
Number of salaries quoted 242 427 597
Berkshire median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
10th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £52,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £90,000 £81,250
South East median annual salary £67,500 £68,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -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 6035 8338 10608
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.51% 95.65% 96.03%
Number of salaries quoted 4840 6533 8408
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +3.09% +7.78%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,800 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £71,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017. 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 -9 112 £75,000 +7.14% 7
Bracknell +8 50 £75,000 +7.14% 2
Newbury +8 29 £67,500 +12.50%
Slough -17 28 £75,000 +3.45% 2
Maidenhead -8 10 £72,500 - 1
Windsor +16 4 - -
Wokingham +8 4 £51,250 -19.92%
Architect
South East

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 69 (22.92%) Presales
2 68 (22.59%) TOGAF
3 66 (21.93%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (17.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 53 (17.61%) Amazon AWS
5 49 (16.28%) Finance
6 47 (15.61%) Data Centre
7 46 (15.28%) Java
8 45 (14.95%) Enterprise Architecture
9 44 (14.62%) Linux
10 43 (14.29%) Migration
11 42 (13.95%) Microsoft
12 34 (11.30%) Telecoms
13 33 (10.96%) Degree
13 33 (10.96%) Security Cleared
14 32 (10.63%) Customer Engagement
15 30 (9.97%) Windows
16 27 (8.97%) Service Delivery
17 26 (8.64%) VMware
18 25 (8.31%) Python
18 25 (8.31%) Cisco
19 23 (7.64%) Office 365
19 23 (7.64%) Microsoft Certification
19 23 (7.64%) Firewall
20 22 (7.31%) SOA
20 22 (7.31%) Time Management
21 21 (6.98%) Analytics
21 21 (6.98%) MCSE
21 21 (6.98%) UML
21 21 (6.98%) Active Directory

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 6 (1.99%) Apache
1 6 (1.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (1.33%) Apache Solr
2 4 (1.33%) Confluence
2 4 (1.33%) Skype for Business
3 3 (1.00%) Apache Spark
3 3 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (1.00%) nginx
3 3 (1.00%) Oracle Service Bus
3 3 (1.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (0.66%) IIS
4 2 (0.66%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.66%) OpenStack
4 2 (0.66%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.66%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (0.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (1.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 4 (1.33%) SAP GTS
2 3 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.66%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (0.66%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.66%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.33%) OPENHousing
Cloud Services
1 53 (17.61%) Amazon AWS
1 53 (17.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (7.64%) Office 365
3 16 (5.32%) SaaS
4 11 (3.65%) PaaS
5 6 (1.99%) IaaS
6 5 (1.66%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (1.66%) Google Analytics
7 4 (1.33%) Amazon S3
7 4 (1.33%) Force.com
8 3 (1.00%) Akamai
9 2 (0.66%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.66%) Bluemix
9 2 (0.66%) IBM Cloud
9 2 (0.66%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.66%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 2 (0.66%) Slack
9 2 (0.66%) SoftLayer
9 2 (0.66%) Yammer
10 1 (0.33%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 23 (7.64%) Firewall
2 18 (5.98%) Network Security
3 13 (4.32%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (3.65%) Cisco Nexus
4 11 (3.65%) DNS
4 11 (3.65%) WAN
5 10 (3.32%) HTTP
5 10 (3.32%) OSPF
6 9 (2.99%) BGP
6 9 (2.99%) IPsec
7 8 (2.66%) LAN
7 8 (2.66%) MPLS
8 7 (2.33%) VPN
9 6 (1.99%) EIGRP
9 6 (1.99%) FTP
9 6 (1.99%) HTTPS
9 6 (1.99%) IGRP
9 6 (1.99%) SAN
9 6 (1.99%) SMTP
9 6 (1.99%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (5.98%) Big Data
2 17 (5.65%) NoSQL
3 10 (3.32%) Apache Cassandra
4 9 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (2.33%) Hadoop
6 6 (1.99%) Oracle Database
6 6 (1.99%) Relational Database
7 5 (1.66%) RDBMS
7 5 (1.66%) SQL Server
8 4 (1.33%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (1.00%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (0.66%) Data Lake
10 2 (0.66%) SAP HANA
11 1 (0.33%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.33%) QlikView
11 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (4.98%) Git (software)
2 7 (2.33%) Jenkins
2 7 (2.33%) Selenium
3 6 (1.99%) Bitbucket
4 5 (1.66%) Axure RP
4 5 (1.66%) JIRA
4 5 (1.66%) SpecFlow
4 5 (1.66%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (1.66%) TeamCity
5 4 (1.33%) Visual Studio Team System
5 4 (1.33%) WebDriver
6 3 (1.00%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.66%) GitLab
7 2 (0.66%) Subversion
7 2 (0.66%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.66%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.33%) CircleCI
8 1 (0.33%) JUnit
8 1 (0.33%) Maven
8 1 (0.33%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 49 (16.28%) Finance
2 34 (11.30%) Telecoms
3 21 (6.98%) Banking
3 21 (6.98%) Retail
4 10 (3.32%) Legal
5 6 (1.99%) Billing
6 5 (1.66%) Advertising
6 5 (1.66%) Law
6 5 (1.66%) Military
7 4 (1.33%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.00%) Marketing
9 2 (0.66%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.66%) Local Government
9 2 (0.66%) Publishing
10 1 (0.33%) Games
10 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (5.32%) .NET
1 16 (5.32%) REST
2 15 (4.98%) HTML
2 15 (4.98%) SOAP
3 13 (4.32%) Java EE
3 13 (4.32%) RESTful
4 12 (3.99%) CSS
5 10 (3.32%) Web Services
6 8 (2.66%) JSON
6 8 (2.66%) XML
7 7 (2.33%) J2EE
7 7 (2.33%) jQuery
7 7 (2.33%) Middleware
8 6 (1.99%) Celery
8 6 (1.99%) Django
8 6 (1.99%) RabbitMQ
8 6 (1.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (1.66%) CGI
10 4 (1.33%) SAML
10 4 (1.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 47 (15.61%) Data Centre
2 16 (5.32%) CCTV
2 16 (5.32%) Computer Science
3 15 (4.98%) User Experience
4 14 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (3.65%) Public Cloud
6 8 (2.66%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (2.33%) Management Information System
7 7 (2.33%) Virtual Team
8 6 (1.99%) iPad
8 6 (1.99%) Smart Meter
9 3 (1.00%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.66%) Cybercrime
10 2 (0.66%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.66%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (0.66%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (0.66%) FMCG
10 2 (0.66%) Social Network
11 1 (0.33%) CMDB
11 1 (0.33%) Frameworx
Operating Systems
1 44 (14.62%) Linux
2 30 (9.97%) Windows
3 7 (2.33%) CentOS
3 7 (2.33%) Windows Server
3 7 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (1.99%) Unix
4 6 (1.99%) Windows 10
4 6 (1.99%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (1.66%) Windows 8
6 4 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.00%) Ubuntu
7 3 (1.00%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.66%) AIX
8 2 (0.66%) Android
8 2 (0.66%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.66%) DC/OS
8 2 (0.66%) Kali Linux
8 2 (0.66%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (0.66%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (22.92%) Presales
2 68 (22.59%) TOGAF
3 66 (21.93%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (14.95%) Enterprise Architecture
5 43 (14.29%) Migration
6 32 (10.63%) Customer Engagement
7 27 (8.97%) Service Delivery
8 22 (7.31%) SOA
8 22 (7.31%) Time Management
9 21 (6.98%) Analytics
9 21 (6.98%) UML
10 20 (6.64%) Project Management
11 19 (6.31%) B2B
12 18 (5.98%) Change Control
12 18 (5.98%) Customer Requirements
12 18 (5.98%) Technical Architecture
13 17 (5.65%) IT Strategy
13 17 (5.65%) ITIL
14 16 (5.32%) Continuous Improvement
14 16 (5.32%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 46 (15.28%) Java
2 25 (8.31%) Python
3 14 (4.65%) JavaScript
4 13 (4.32%) PowerShell
5 11 (3.65%) C#
5 11 (3.65%) Perl
5 11 (3.65%) SQL
6 4 (1.33%) Apex Code
6 4 (1.33%) Bash Shell
6 4 (1.33%) C++
6 4 (1.33%) Scala
7 3 (1.00%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.66%) C
8 2 (0.66%) Korn
9 1 (0.33%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.33%) Ruby
9 1 (0.33%) XAML
Qualifications
1 33 (10.96%) Degree
1 33 (10.96%) Security Cleared
2 23 (7.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 21 (6.98%) MCSE
4 16 (5.32%) MCP
5 15 (4.98%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (4.65%) CCIE
7 12 (3.99%) Citrix Certification
7 12 (3.99%) SC Cleared
8 11 (3.65%) Computer Science Degree
9 10 (3.32%) AWS Certification
10 9 (2.99%) Master's Degree
11 8 (2.66%) CCNP
12 7 (2.33%) DV Cleared
12 7 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (1.33%) JNCIE
13 4 (1.33%) JNCIP
13 4 (1.33%) VCAP
13 4 (1.33%) VCDX
14 3 (1.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.32%) QA
2 8 (2.66%) Data Quality
3 7 (2.33%) GDPR
4 4 (1.33%) COBIT
4 4 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (0.66%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.33%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.33%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (6.98%) Active Directory
2 16 (5.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.66%) Docker
4 7 (2.33%) Hyper-V
5 6 (1.99%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (1.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.00%) XenApp
6 3 (1.00%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.66%) OpenAM
8 1 (0.33%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 16 (5.32%) Ansible
2 8 (2.66%) Kubernetes
3 7 (2.33%) Puppet
4 5 (1.66%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.66%) SCCM
5 3 (1.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (1.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 3 (1.00%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (1.00%) SCOrch
6 2 (0.66%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.66%) Consul
6 2 (0.66%) Docker Swarm
6 2 (0.66%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.66%) Nessus
6 2 (0.66%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.66%) Nmap
6 2 (0.66%) Packer
6 2 (0.66%) SCOM
6 2 (0.66%) Terraform
6 2 (0.66%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 42 (13.95%) Microsoft
2 26 (8.64%) VMware
3 25 (8.31%) Cisco
4 16 (5.32%) Juniper
5 15 (4.98%) Oracle
5 15 (4.98%) Salesforce.com
6 13 (4.32%) F5
7 12 (3.99%) CheckPoint
8 11 (3.65%) IBM
8 11 (3.65%) Red Hat
9 10 (3.32%) Google
10 8 (2.66%) Citrix
10 8 (2.66%) SAP
11 6 (1.99%) Dell
11 6 (1.99%) Palo Alto
12 5 (1.66%) EMC
12 5 (1.66%) NetApp
13 4 (1.33%) SEEBURGER
13 4 (1.33%) TIBCO
14 3 (1.00%) hybris