Period
to 18 September 2019

The median annual salary for an Architect was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 18 September 2019.

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
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 34 50 63
Rank change year-on-year +16 +13 -27
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 352 312 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 6.16% 4.77% 4.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.45% 4.99% 4.64%
Number of salaries quoted 304 232 208
Berkshire median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
10th Percentile £52,500 £61,250 £53,375
90th Percentile £93,750 £95,000 £97,500
South East median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £69,250
% change year-on-year +3.57% +1.08% -

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 5,456 6,255 5,992
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.47% 95.57% 95.76%
Number of salaries quoted 4,384 5,103 4,807
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £72,500 £73,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33% -

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 18 September 2019.

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 18 September 2019. 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 +22 181 £72,000 -7.10% 22
Bracknell -6 44 £75,000 -3.23% 10
Newbury +18 35 £67,500 +8.00% 5
Maidenhead +13 30 £80,000 +10.34% 1
Slough -3 13 £87,000 +16.00% 4
Wokingham -4 1 £50,969 - 3
Architect
South East

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 2019, 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 97 (27.56%) Azure
2 95 (26.99%) Agile Software Development
3 91 (25.85%) TOGAF
4 67 (19.03%) Enterprise Architecture
5 61 (17.33%) Security Cleared
6 58 (16.48%) AWS
7 52 (14.77%) Microsoft
7 52 (14.77%) SC Cleared
7 52 (14.77%) Presales
8 50 (14.20%) DevOps
8 50 (14.20%) VMware
8 50 (14.20%) Degree
9 47 (13.35%) SAP
9 47 (13.35%) Microservices
10 45 (12.78%) Security Architecture
10 45 (12.78%) Cisco
11 44 (12.50%) Architecture Roadmap
12 43 (12.22%) Oracle
13 40 (11.36%) Telecoms
14 39 (11.08%) Cybersecurity
15 35 (9.94%) Analytical Skills
15 35 (9.94%) Project Management
16 34 (9.66%) E-Commerce
17 33 (9.38%) Retail
17 33 (9.38%) Google
18 32 (9.09%) Zachman Framework
18 32 (9.09%) Java
19 31 (8.81%) VMware Infrastructure
20 30 (8.52%) PaaS
20 30 (8.52%) Windows

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 (3.69%) CMS
2 9 (2.56%) SharePoint
3 8 (2.27%) Sitecore CMS
4 7 (1.99%) Drupal
5 6 (1.70%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (1.42%) Confluence
6 5 (1.42%) Skype for Business
6 5 (1.42%) SugarCRM
6 5 (1.42%) WordPress
7 3 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.57%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.57%) Hyperledger
8 2 (0.57%) IIS
8 2 (0.57%) Joomla!
8 2 (0.57%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.57%) Smallworld
8 2 (0.57%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.28%) Apache
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.85%) Oracle BRM
2 1 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.28%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.28%) Revive Adserver
2 1 (0.28%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 97 (27.56%) Azure
2 58 (16.48%) AWS
3 30 (8.52%) PaaS
4 28 (7.95%) GCP
5 26 (7.39%) SaaS
6 22 (6.25%) Serverless
7 14 (3.98%) Office 365
8 7 (1.99%) IaaS
8 7 (1.99%) Power Platform
9 3 (0.85%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.57%) Akamai
10 2 (0.57%) Apigee
10 2 (0.57%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 1 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.28%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.28%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.28%) IBM Cloud
11 1 (0.28%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 21 (5.97%) Internet
2 20 (5.68%) Firewall
3 13 (3.69%) Wireless
4 10 (2.84%) LAN
4 10 (2.84%) Unified Communications
5 9 (2.56%) WAN
6 8 (2.27%) SAN
6 8 (2.27%) Wireless Security
7 7 (1.99%) VPN
8 6 (1.70%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (1.70%) DNS
8 6 (1.70%) NAS
8 6 (1.70%) Network Security
9 5 (1.42%) VoIP
10 4 (1.14%) BGP
10 4 (1.14%) DAB
10 4 (1.14%) OSPF
11 3 (0.85%) DWDM
11 3 (0.85%) MPLS
11 3 (0.85%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (4.83%) Relational Database
2 15 (4.26%) SQL Server
3 13 (3.69%) MongoDB
4 11 (3.13%) Big Data
5 9 (2.56%) Data Lake
5 9 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (2.56%) Neo4j
6 8 (2.27%) NoSQL
7 7 (1.99%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (1.99%) Power BI
8 6 (1.70%) Redis
9 4 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (1.14%) SAP BW
9 4 (1.14%) SAP HANA
10 3 (0.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 3 (0.85%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (0.85%) Couchbase
10 3 (0.85%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.85%) MySQL
11 2 (0.57%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 11 (3.13%) Git (software)
1 11 (3.13%) Jenkins
2 7 (1.99%) JIRA
3 5 (1.42%) CircleCI
4 3 (0.85%) Bitbucket
4 3 (0.85%) Cucumber
4 3 (0.85%) Mocha
4 3 (0.85%) Selenium
4 3 (0.85%) WebDriver
5 2 (0.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (0.57%) NUnit
5 2 (0.57%) Subversion
6 1 (0.28%) Bitbucket Server
6 1 (0.28%) GitLab
6 1 (0.28%) Hudson
6 1 (0.28%) Maven
6 1 (0.28%) TestNG
6 1 (0.28%) Vagrant
General
1 40 (11.36%) Telecoms
2 33 (9.38%) Retail
3 24 (6.82%) Finance
4 22 (6.25%) Banking
5 20 (5.68%) German Language
5 20 (5.68%) Italian Language
6 17 (4.83%) Public Sector
7 13 (3.69%) Pharmaceutical
8 12 (3.41%) Marketing
9 9 (2.56%) Legal
9 9 (2.56%) Manufacturing
10 7 (1.99%) Electronics
10 7 (1.99%) Military
11 5 (1.42%) Publishing
12 2 (0.57%) Billing
13 1 (0.28%) Advertising
13 1 (0.28%) Fire and Rescue
13 1 (0.28%) Games
13 1 (0.28%) Local Government
13 1 (0.28%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (6.53%) RESTful
2 17 (4.83%) .NET
2 17 (4.83%) Kafka
2 17 (4.83%) RabbitMQ
3 15 (4.26%) Web Services
4 13 (3.69%) HTML
4 13 (3.69%) Node.js
4 13 (3.69%) REST
5 12 (3.41%) Spring
6 10 (2.84%) Middleware
6 10 (2.84%) OAuth
7 9 (2.56%) CSS
8 8 (2.27%) OAuth2
8 8 (2.27%) OpenID
8 8 (2.27%) Spring Boot
8 8 (2.27%) XACML
9 7 (1.99%) .NET Framework
9 7 (1.99%) Vue.js
9 7 (1.99%) XML
10 6 (1.70%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 35 (9.94%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (7.95%) Data Centre
3 12 (3.41%) EMC VMAX
4 11 (3.13%) iPad
4 11 (3.13%) Management Information System
5 9 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (2.56%) Public Cloud
6 8 (2.27%) Data Protection Act
6 8 (2.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 8 (2.27%) PKI
7 6 (1.70%) Clustering
7 6 (1.70%) Hybrid Cloud
7 6 (1.70%) SCADA
7 6 (1.70%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (1.70%) User Experience
8 5 (1.42%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.42%) Private Cloud
9 4 (1.14%) Cloud Native
9 4 (1.14%) Virtual Team
10 3 (0.85%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 30 (8.52%) Windows
2 26 (7.39%) Linux
3 12 (3.41%) Windows 10
4 9 (2.56%) Windows Server
5 7 (1.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (1.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.85%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.28%) Android
9 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.28%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (26.99%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (25.85%) TOGAF
3 67 (19.03%) Enterprise Architecture
4 52 (14.77%) Presales
5 50 (14.20%) DevOps
6 47 (13.35%) Microservices
7 45 (12.78%) Security Architecture
8 44 (12.50%) Architecture Roadmap
9 39 (11.08%) Cybersecurity
10 35 (9.94%) Project Management
11 34 (9.66%) E-Commerce
12 32 (9.09%) Zachman Framework
13 30 (8.52%) CRM
14 27 (7.67%) Computer Science
14 27 (7.67%) Strategic Roadmap
15 25 (7.10%) Decision-Making
16 24 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
16 24 (6.82%) Data Architecture
16 24 (6.82%) ITIL
17 23 (6.53%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 32 (9.09%) Java
2 21 (5.97%) C#
3 15 (4.26%) JavaScript
3 15 (4.26%) Python
4 14 (3.98%) SQL
5 6 (1.70%) C
5 6 (1.70%) Ruby
6 5 (1.42%) ABAP
6 5 (1.42%) ES6
6 5 (1.42%) PHP
6 5 (1.42%) PowerShell
7 4 (1.14%) Java 8
7 4 (1.14%) Java 9
8 3 (0.85%) Kotlin
8 3 (0.85%) Scala
9 2 (0.57%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.57%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 61 (17.33%) Security Cleared
2 52 (14.77%) SC Cleared
3 50 (14.20%) Degree
4 17 (4.83%) CISM
4 17 (4.83%) CISSP
4 17 (4.83%) Computer Science Degree
5 15 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (3.41%) CCIE
6 12 (3.41%) TOGAF Certification
7 10 (2.84%) CISA
8 8 (2.27%) CCIE Routing and Switching
8 8 (2.27%) CCIE Service Provider
9 7 (1.99%) DV Cleared
10 6 (1.70%) CCNP
11 3 (0.85%) CCDP
11 3 (0.85%) JNCIS
12 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
13 1 (0.28%) CCNA
13 1 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.28%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.98%) QA
2 12 (3.41%) COBIT
2 12 (3.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 10 (2.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (2.84%) NIST
4 9 (2.56%) Data Quality
4 9 (2.56%) GDPR
4 9 (2.56%) PCI DSS
5 7 (1.99%) RMADS
6 4 (1.14%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.28%) GAAP
7 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.28%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (8.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (4.55%) Docker
3 14 (3.98%) Active Directory
4 4 (1.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 4 (1.14%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.57%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.28%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.28%) Snort
7 1 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.28%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (3.98%) Kubernetes
2 11 (3.13%) SCCM
3 7 (1.99%) SCOM
4 5 (1.42%) Ansible
4 5 (1.42%) HP Data Protector
4 5 (1.42%) Microsoft Clustering
4 5 (1.42%) Single Sign-On
4 5 (1.42%) Terraform
5 3 (0.85%) Docker Swarm
6 2 (0.57%) Amdocs OSS
6 2 (0.57%) Netcool
6 2 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.57%) Puppet
6 2 (0.57%) TeMIP
7 1 (0.28%) Endace
7 1 (0.28%) ITRS Geneos
7 1 (0.28%) QRadar
7 1 (0.28%) vRealize
7 1 (0.28%) WSUS
Vendors
1 52 (14.77%) Microsoft
2 50 (14.20%) VMware
3 47 (13.35%) SAP
4 45 (12.78%) Cisco
5 43 (12.22%) Oracle
6 33 (9.38%) Google
7 26 (7.39%) EMC
7 26 (7.39%) Salesforce.com
8 21 (5.97%) Dell
9 20 (5.68%) NetApp
10 17 (4.83%) Workday
11 15 (4.26%) Red Hat
12 9 (2.56%) Sitecore
13 8 (2.27%) Juniper
14 7 (1.99%) F5
15 5 (1.42%) Citrix
15 5 (1.42%) HP
15 5 (1.42%) hybris
15 5 (1.42%) IBM
15 5 (1.42%) Veeam