Period
to 25 April 2019

The median annual salary for an Architect was £72,500 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 25 April 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
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 56 45 31
Rank change year-on-year -11 -14 +2
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 261 378 450
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 4.62% 5.36% 6.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.86% 5.60% 6.69%
Number of salaries quoted 205 223 374
Berkshire median annual salary £72,500 £72,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.57% -
10th Percentile £52,500 £55,250 £53,750
90th Percentile £97,500 £97,250 £87,500
South East median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70% -3.57%

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 5,369 6,754 6,725
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.94% 95.86% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4,420 5,441 5,376
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £49,270 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.56% -0.46% -1.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £76,000 £73,750 £74,875
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 25 April 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 25 April 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 +4 107 £72,000 +2.86% 41
Bracknell -8 57 £68,750 -23.18% 18
Newbury +3 20 £69,000 -23.33% 14
Maidenhead -49 20 £72,000 -0.69% 4
Slough -1 12 £77,500 -3.13% 7
Wokingham +11 5 £110,000 - 3
Windsor +14 2 - - 2
Architect
South East

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

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 77 (29.50%) Amazon AWS
2 76 (29.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 75 (28.74%) Presales
4 70 (26.82%) TOGAF
5 65 (24.90%) Security Cleared
6 60 (22.99%) Agile Software Development
7 56 (21.46%) Microsoft
8 53 (20.31%) Java
9 46 (17.62%) SQL
10 45 (17.24%) Enterprise Architecture
11 44 (16.86%) Business Intelligence
12 41 (15.71%) Analytics
12 41 (15.71%) GDPR
13 40 (15.33%) Project Management
14 37 (14.18%) Relational Database
14 37 (14.18%) Data Protection
15 34 (13.03%) DevOps
15 34 (13.03%) Python
16 33 (12.64%) Service Delivery
17 29 (11.11%) Office 365
18 28 (10.73%) SC Cleared
18 28 (10.73%) Security Architecture
18 28 (10.73%) Thought Leadership
19 27 (10.34%) Microservices
19 27 (10.34%) PaaS
19 27 (10.34%) Big Data
19 27 (10.34%) Oracle
20 26 (9.96%) Active Directory
21 25 (9.58%) .NET
21 25 (9.58%) Computer Science

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 7 (2.68%) Tomcat
1 7 (2.68%) WebLogic
2 6 (2.30%) CMS
2 6 (2.30%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (2.30%) IIS
3 5 (1.92%) Apache
3 5 (1.92%) Confluence
3 5 (1.92%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.92%) Skype for Business
4 4 (1.53%) Apache Spark
4 4 (1.53%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.53%) Oracle Workflow
4 4 (1.53%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (1.53%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.15%) Hyperledger
5 3 (1.15%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.38%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.38%) Smallworld
Applications
1 20 (7.66%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.15%) Maximo
2 1 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.38%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.38%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 77 (29.50%) Amazon AWS
2 76 (29.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (11.11%) Office 365
4 27 (10.34%) PaaS
5 21 (8.05%) SaaS
6 16 (6.13%) Amazon S3
7 15 (5.75%) Google Cloud Platform
8 14 (5.36%) Azure Active Directory
8 14 (5.36%) Serverless
9 13 (4.98%) Amazon EC2
9 13 (4.98%) IaaS
10 12 (4.60%) AWS Lambda
11 11 (4.21%) Amazon EMR
11 11 (4.21%) Amazon Kinesis
11 11 (4.21%) Amazon SQS
12 8 (3.07%) Cloud Computing
13 4 (1.53%) Apigee
13 4 (1.53%) Azure Data Factory
13 4 (1.53%) IBM Cloud
14 2 (0.77%) Azure ExpressRoute
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.51%) Firewall
2 16 (6.13%) Network Security
3 13 (4.98%) WAN
4 11 (4.21%) DNS
5 8 (3.07%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (3.07%) Internet
5 8 (3.07%) LAN
6 7 (2.68%) VPN
7 6 (2.30%) TCP/IP
7 6 (2.30%) VLAN
7 6 (2.30%) VoIP
8 5 (1.92%) FCoE
8 5 (1.92%) SNMP
9 4 (1.53%) SAN
9 4 (1.53%) Wireless
10 3 (1.15%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (1.15%) MPLS
10 3 (1.15%) NAS
10 3 (1.15%) Remote Desktop
11 2 (0.77%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (14.18%) Relational Database
2 27 (10.34%) Big Data
3 20 (7.66%) RDBMS
4 18 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (4.60%) Amazon Redshift
6 11 (4.21%) Amazon RDS
6 11 (4.21%) Cosmos DB
6 11 (4.21%) Hadoop
6 11 (4.21%) SQL Server
7 10 (3.83%) NoSQL
8 9 (3.45%) Data Lake
8 9 (3.45%) MongoDB
9 8 (3.07%) Apache Cassandra
9 8 (3.07%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (3.07%) Power BI
10 6 (2.30%) Neo4j
11 4 (1.53%) Data Mart
11 4 (1.53%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 4 (1.53%) MySQL
11 4 (1.53%) Redis
Development Applications
1 12 (4.60%) JIRA
2 11 (4.21%) Git (software)
3 6 (2.30%) Maven
4 5 (1.92%) Redmine
5 3 (1.15%) Bitbucket
6 2 (0.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.77%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.77%) Toad
7 1 (0.38%) Hudson
7 1 (0.38%) Rational Rose
General
1 24 (9.20%) Telecoms
2 20 (7.66%) Retail
3 12 (4.60%) Finance
3 12 (4.60%) Publishing
4 10 (3.83%) Marketing
5 9 (3.45%) Games
5 9 (3.45%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.53%) Banking
6 4 (1.53%) Law
6 4 (1.53%) Military
7 3 (1.15%) Electronics
7 3 (1.15%) Legal
8 1 (0.38%) Advertising
8 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.38%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (9.58%) .NET
2 23 (8.81%) Web Services
3 18 (6.90%) ASP.NET
4 17 (6.51%) ASP.NET Web API
5 16 (6.13%) Spring
6 15 (5.75%) RESTful
7 14 (5.36%) REST
8 12 (4.60%) Node.js
9 10 (3.83%) CSS
9 10 (3.83%) HTML
9 10 (3.83%) Spring Boot
10 8 (3.07%) J2EE
10 8 (3.07%) SOAP
11 7 (2.68%) Apache Flex
11 7 (2.68%) React
12 6 (2.30%) HATEOAS
12 6 (2.30%) Vue.js
13 5 (1.92%) Java EE
13 5 (1.92%) LDAP
14 4 (1.53%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.05%) Data Centre
2 14 (5.36%) Public Cloud
3 12 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (3.83%) Management Information System
5 9 (3.45%) iPad
5 9 (3.45%) User Experience
6 7 (2.68%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.92%) Hybrid Cloud
7 5 (1.92%) PKI
7 5 (1.92%) Private Cloud
8 4 (1.53%) Reference Data
9 3 (1.15%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.15%) Blackberry
9 3 (1.15%) Security Operations Centre
10 2 (0.77%) Blog
10 2 (0.77%) Cloud Native
10 2 (0.77%) Enterprise Cloud
10 2 (0.77%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.77%) Tandem
10 2 (0.77%) TM Forum
Operating Systems
1 17 (6.51%) Linux
2 16 (6.13%) Windows
3 8 (3.07%) Unix
4 5 (1.92%) Android
4 5 (1.92%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.53%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.77%) AIX
6 2 (0.77%) Solaris
6 2 (0.77%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.38%) CentOS
7 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.38%) Windows NT
7 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (28.74%) Presales
2 70 (26.82%) TOGAF
3 60 (22.99%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (17.24%) Enterprise Architecture
5 44 (16.86%) Business Intelligence
6 41 (15.71%) Analytics
7 40 (15.33%) Project Management
8 37 (14.18%) Data Protection
9 34 (13.03%) DevOps
10 33 (12.64%) Service Delivery
11 28 (10.73%) Security Architecture
11 28 (10.73%) Thought Leadership
12 27 (10.34%) Microservices
13 25 (9.58%) Computer Science
14 22 (8.43%) Artificial Intelligence
14 22 (8.43%) Data Modelling
14 22 (8.43%) Zachman Framework
15 21 (8.05%) CRM
16 20 (7.66%) SOA
16 20 (7.66%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 53 (20.31%) Java
2 46 (17.62%) SQL
3 34 (13.03%) Python
4 21 (8.05%) PL/SQL
4 21 (8.05%) Scala
5 19 (7.28%) Shell Script
6 17 (6.51%) C
7 14 (5.36%) C#
8 9 (3.45%) Java 8
9 8 (3.07%) Bash Shell
10 6 (2.30%) JavaScript
10 6 (2.30%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.53%) ABAP
11 4 (1.53%) Java 9
12 2 (0.77%) Go
12 2 (0.77%) Korn
12 2 (0.77%) Perl
12 2 (0.77%) Ruby
13 1 (0.38%) PHP
13 1 (0.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 65 (24.90%) Security Cleared
2 28 (10.73%) SC Cleared
3 23 (8.81%) Degree
3 23 (8.81%) DV Cleared
4 19 (7.28%) MCSE
4 19 (7.28%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (6.90%) CISSP
6 17 (6.51%) Computer Science Degree
7 11 (4.21%) AWS Certification
7 11 (4.21%) MCSA
8 9 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (3.07%) CISM
9 8 (3.07%) TOGAF Certification
10 6 (2.30%) CCNA
11 5 (1.92%) CompTIA Security+
11 5 (1.92%) GIAC
11 5 (1.92%) Linux+ Certification
11 5 (1.92%) Network+ Certification
11 5 (1.92%) SANS
11 5 (1.92%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (15.71%) GDPR
2 8 (3.07%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.92%) SLA
4 4 (1.53%) PCI DSS
5 3 (1.15%) QA
6 2 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.38%) COBIT
7 1 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 26 (9.96%) Active Directory
2 13 (4.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (4.60%) Docker
4 7 (2.68%) XenApp
5 6 (2.30%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (2.30%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (2.30%) VMware NSX
5 6 (2.30%) XenDesktop
6 5 (1.92%) NFS
6 5 (1.92%) Samba
7 3 (1.15%) BitLocker
7 3 (1.15%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (1.15%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.38%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (3.83%) Kubernetes
2 8 (3.07%) QRadar
3 6 (2.30%) Ansible
3 6 (2.30%) Puppet
4 5 (1.92%) Nagios
4 5 (1.92%) vCenter Server
5 3 (1.15%) AirWatch
5 3 (1.15%) Data Guard
5 3 (1.15%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 3 (1.15%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (1.15%) SCDPM
5 3 (1.15%) SCOrch
5 3 (1.15%) SCSM
5 3 (1.15%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.38%) Netcool
6 1 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.38%) SCCM
6 1 (0.38%) TeMIP
6 1 (0.38%) Terraform
6 1 (0.38%) vRealize
Vendors
1 56 (21.46%) Microsoft
2 27 (10.34%) Oracle
3 24 (9.20%) Google
4 23 (8.81%) Cisco
5 21 (8.05%) VMware
6 15 (5.75%) SAP
7 11 (4.21%) Citrix
8 9 (3.45%) Ab Initio
8 9 (3.45%) Teradata
9 8 (3.07%) Juniper
10 6 (2.30%) EMC
10 6 (2.30%) IBM
10 6 (2.30%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (1.92%) CheckPoint
11 5 (1.92%) NetApp
11 5 (1.92%) Polycom
11 5 (1.92%) Siebel
11 5 (1.92%) SolarWinds
12 4 (1.53%) Cognos
12 4 (1.53%) UiPath