The median annual salary for a Architect was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Architect
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 36 33
Rank change year-on-year -35 -3  
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 45 118 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 3.47% 6.16% 6.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.57% 6.49% 7.11%
Number of salaries quoted 33 94 111
Median salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
90% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £50,000 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £82,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £67,500 £65,000 £64,000
% change year-on-year +3.84% +1.56%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1262 1819 2418
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 97.45% 94.89% 95.38%
Number of salaries quoted 983 1487 1655
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £30,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £74,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading that featured Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Architect in Reading

Architect
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Architect in Reading.

Salary trend for Architect in Reading

Architect
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Architect in Reading over the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Architect in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 Reading region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 37 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 22 (19.82%) VMware
2 22 (19.82%) Presales
3 21 (18.92%) Data Centre
3 21 (18.92%) CRM
3 21 (18.92%) Cisco
4 20 (18.02%) VMware Infrastructure
5 18 (16.22%) Linux
6 15 (13.51%) Windows
6 15 (13.51%) ITIL
7 14 (12.61%) Degree
7 14 (12.61%) Palo Alto
7 14 (12.61%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (11.71%) Finance
9 12 (10.81%) Firewall
9 12 (10.81%) Migration
9 12 (10.81%) Change Management
9 12 (10.81%) Cisco ASA
10 11 (9.91%) Amazon AWS
10 11 (9.91%) Network Security
10 11 (9.91%) Business Development
10 11 (9.91%) Business Analysis
10 11 (9.91%) TOGAF
10 11 (9.91%) Oracle
10 11 (9.91%) IT Strategy
11 10 (9.01%) Customer Requirements
11 10 (9.01%) Java
11 10 (9.01%) Billing
11 10 (9.01%) Enterprise Architecture
12 9 (8.11%) eTOM

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 3 (2.70%) OpenStack
1 3 (2.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (2.70%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.90%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.91%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (8.11%) SaaS
3 7 (6.31%) IaaS
4 6 (5.41%) PaaS
5 4 (3.60%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (2.70%) Office 365
7 1 (0.90%) Akamai
7 1 (0.90%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.81%) Cisco ASA
1 12 (10.81%) Firewall
2 11 (9.91%) Network Security
3 7 (6.31%) Intrusion Detection
3 7 (6.31%) VPN
4 6 (5.41%) SSL
5 5 (4.50%) RFID
5 5 (4.50%) WLAN
6 4 (3.60%) Internet
6 4 (3.60%) LAN
6 4 (3.60%) WAN
7 3 (2.70%) 3GPP
8 2 (1.80%) 3G
8 2 (1.80%) 4G
8 2 (1.80%) Value-Added Service
9 1 (0.90%) HSPA
9 1 (0.90%) Intelligent Network
9 1 (0.90%) LTE
9 1 (0.90%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.90%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.21%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.41%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (5.41%) MySQL
2 6 (5.41%) SAP BW
3 3 (2.70%) Big Data
4 2 (1.80%) DB2
5 1 (0.90%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.90%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.90%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.90%) Android Studio
1 1 (0.90%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.90%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.90%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (0.90%) Rational Rose
1 1 (0.90%) SoapUI
1 1 (0.90%) Xcode
General
1 37 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 13 (11.71%) Finance
3 10 (9.01%) Billing
4 9 (8.11%) Retail
5 8 (7.21%) Banking
6 6 (5.41%) Manufacturing
6 6 (5.41%) Marketing
6 6 (5.41%) Spanish Language
7 5 (4.50%) Legal
8 4 (3.60%) Mandarin Language
9 2 (1.80%) Electronics
9 2 (1.80%) French Language
10 1 (0.90%) Advertising
10 1 (0.90%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.21%) .NET
2 4 (3.60%) Elastic Stack
2 4 (3.60%) Web Services
3 2 (1.80%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.90%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (0.90%) REST
4 1 (0.90%) SOAP
4 1 (0.90%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 21 (18.92%) Data Centre
2 14 (12.61%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.31%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 7 (6.31%) Hybrid Cloud
4 5 (4.50%) Driving Licence
4 5 (4.50%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (4.50%) Mobile Computing
5 4 (3.60%) Fintech
6 3 (2.70%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.80%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.80%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.90%) Clustering
8 1 (0.90%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.90%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.90%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 18 (16.22%) Linux
2 15 (13.51%) Windows
3 9 (8.11%) Unix
4 6 (5.41%) Android
5 5 (4.50%) Apple iOS
5 5 (4.50%) Windows Mobile
6 4 (3.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.90%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (19.82%) Presales
2 21 (18.92%) CRM
3 15 (13.51%) ITIL
4 12 (10.81%) Change Management
4 12 (10.81%) Migration
5 11 (9.91%) Business Analysis
5 11 (9.91%) Business Development
5 11 (9.91%) IT Strategy
5 11 (9.91%) TOGAF
6 10 (9.01%) Customer Requirements
6 10 (9.01%) Enterprise Architecture
7 9 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (8.11%) Analytics
7 9 (8.11%) eTOM
7 9 (8.11%) Project Management
8 8 (7.21%) Security Architecture
9 7 (6.31%) Customer Engagement
9 7 (6.31%) Information Security
9 7 (6.31%) Security Patching
9 7 (6.31%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 10 (9.01%) Java
2 9 (8.11%) C#
3 6 (5.41%) Python
3 6 (5.41%) SQL
4 5 (4.50%) C++
4 5 (4.50%) Perl
5 4 (3.60%) Bash Shell
6 3 (2.70%) PL/SQL
6 3 (2.70%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.80%) C
8 1 (0.90%) Apple Swift
8 1 (0.90%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 14 (12.61%) Degree
2 5 (4.50%) MBA
3 4 (3.60%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (2.70%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.70%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.80%) CCIE
5 2 (1.80%) CCNP
5 2 (1.80%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.90%) CISA
6 1 (0.90%) CISM
6 1 (0.90%) CISSP
6 1 (0.90%) ISEB
6 1 (0.90%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.90%) GDPR
1 1 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (0.90%) PCI DSS
1 1 (0.90%) QA
System Software
1 20 (18.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (6.31%) VMware ESX
3 2 (1.80%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.80%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.80%) vSphere
4 1 (0.90%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (6.31%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 4 (3.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (3.60%) Puppet
3 3 (2.70%) Icinga
3 3 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.70%) vRealize
4 2 (1.80%) Ansible
4 2 (1.80%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (1.80%) vCenter Server
5 1 (0.90%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.90%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 22 (19.82%) VMware
2 21 (18.92%) Cisco
3 14 (12.61%) Palo Alto
4 11 (9.91%) Oracle
5 9 (8.11%) HP
6 8 (7.21%) Microsoft
6 8 (7.21%) SAP
7 7 (6.31%) BMC
7 7 (6.31%) CheckPoint
7 7 (6.31%) EMC
8 6 (5.41%) Imperva
8 6 (5.41%) LogLogic
8 6 (5.41%) Red Hat
8 6 (5.41%) ServiceNow
9 5 (4.50%) IBM
10 4 (3.60%) Huawei
10 4 (3.60%) New Relic
10 4 (3.60%) PlateSpin
10 4 (3.60%) SolarWinds
10 4 (3.60%) Splunk
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