Period
to 15 October 2019

The median annual salary for an Architect was £72,500 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 15 October 2019.

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

Architect
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
15 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 33 55 58
Rank change year-on-year +22 +3 -5
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 173 103 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 7.18% 4.58% 4.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.46% 4.71% 4.63%
Number of salaries quoted 147 101 89
Reading median annual salary £72,500 £77,500 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.45% -3.13% +14.29%
10th Percentile £62,000 £57,500 £59,800
90th Percentile £91,250 £90,000 £105,000
Berkshire median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £75,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading. 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
Reading
Permanent vacancies in Reading with a recognized job title 2,318 2,188 2,201
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.22% 97.20% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1,897 1,864 1,819
Reading median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £73,750 £72,500
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -5.00%

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings that featured Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

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 6 months to 15 October 2019.

Salary histogram for Architect in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 Reading region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 67 (38.73%) TOGAF
2 66 (38.15%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (28.32%) Azure
4 45 (26.01%) Enterprise Architecture
5 34 (19.65%) Presales
6 33 (19.08%) Degree
7 32 (18.50%) DevOps
8 31 (17.92%) Microsoft
9 30 (17.34%) Architecture Roadmap
10 26 (15.03%) SC Cleared
10 26 (15.03%) Security Cleared
11 24 (13.87%) SAP
12 22 (12.72%) Cisco
12 22 (12.72%) AWS
13 20 (11.56%) Data Architecture
14 19 (10.98%) Project Management
14 19 (10.98%) VMware
15 18 (10.40%) Oracle
15 18 (10.40%) Project Planning
15 18 (10.40%) Analytics
16 17 (9.83%) Data Management
16 17 (9.83%) Zachman Framework
16 17 (9.83%) Data Modelling
16 17 (9.83%) Telecoms
17 16 (9.25%) Windows
17 16 (9.25%) Microservices
18 15 (8.67%) Strategic Roadmap
18 15 (8.67%) Business Intelligence
18 15 (8.67%) EMC
19 14 (8.09%) SQL Server

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 9 (5.20%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.05%) CMS
2 7 (4.05%) Sitecore CMS
3 5 (2.89%) Confluence
3 5 (2.89%) Drupal
3 5 (2.89%) SugarCRM
3 5 (2.89%) WordPress
4 2 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.16%) IIS
4 2 (1.16%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.16%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.16%) Smallworld
5 1 (0.58%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.58%) Hyperledger
Applications
1 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.73%) Oracle BRM
2 1 (0.58%) Revive Adserver
Cloud Services
1 49 (28.32%) Azure
2 22 (12.72%) AWS
3 12 (6.94%) GCP
4 7 (4.05%) Power Platform
5 5 (2.89%) PaaS
6 4 (2.31%) IaaS
7 3 (1.73%) Serverless
8 2 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (1.16%) SaaS
9 1 (0.58%) Boomi
9 1 (0.58%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.58%) PowerApps
9 1 (0.58%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.78%) Wireless
2 8 (4.62%) Unified Communications
2 8 (4.62%) Wireless Security
3 6 (3.47%) NAS
3 6 (3.47%) SAN
4 5 (2.89%) Firewall
4 5 (2.89%) Network Security
5 3 (1.73%) Cisco Firepower
5 3 (1.73%) MPLS
6 2 (1.16%) Broadband
6 2 (1.16%) DWDM
6 2 (1.16%) Ethernet
6 2 (1.16%) GPRS
6 2 (1.16%) GSM
6 2 (1.16%) SDH
6 2 (1.16%) SONET
6 2 (1.16%) WAN
6 2 (1.16%) ZigBee
7 1 (0.58%) FTP
7 1 (0.58%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.09%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.20%) Big Data
2 9 (5.20%) Relational Database
3 7 (4.05%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (4.05%) Power BI
4 6 (3.47%) Data Lake
4 6 (3.47%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.73%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (1.73%) SAP BW
5 3 (1.73%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.58%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.58%) Blockchain
6 1 (0.58%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.58%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.58%) MySQL
6 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (4.62%) Jenkins
2 6 (3.47%) JIRA
3 5 (2.89%) CircleCI
3 5 (2.89%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.73%) Cucumber
4 3 (1.73%) Mocha
4 3 (1.73%) Selenium
4 3 (1.73%) WebDriver
5 2 (1.16%) Bitbucket
5 2 (1.16%) NUnit
6 1 (0.58%) Bitbucket Server
6 1 (0.58%) TestNG
6 1 (0.58%) Vagrant
General
1 17 (9.83%) Telecoms
2 12 (6.94%) Banking
2 12 (6.94%) German Language
2 12 (6.94%) Italian Language
3 11 (6.36%) Retail
4 5 (2.89%) Finance
5 4 (2.31%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.73%) Billing
6 3 (1.73%) Public Sector
7 2 (1.16%) Marketing
7 2 (1.16%) Publishing
8 1 (0.58%) Electronics
8 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (8.09%) .NET
2 10 (5.78%) Web Services
3 9 (5.20%) HTML
4 8 (4.62%) Node.js
5 6 (3.47%) .NET Framework
5 6 (3.47%) React
5 6 (3.47%) RESTful
6 5 (2.89%) CSS
6 5 (2.89%) SAP Basis
6 5 (2.89%) Spring
7 4 (2.31%) AngularJS
7 4 (2.31%) OAuth
7 4 (2.31%) Spring Boot
8 3 (1.73%) Chai
8 3 (1.73%) Enzyme
8 3 (1.73%) Jest
8 3 (1.73%) jQuery
8 3 (1.73%) OAuth2
8 3 (1.73%) XACML
8 3 (1.73%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.09%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.20%) Data Centre
3 8 (4.62%) iPad
4 7 (4.05%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (4.05%) Public Cloud
4 7 (4.05%) SCADA
5 6 (3.47%) Cloud Native
5 6 (3.47%) Clustering
6 4 (2.31%) EMC VMAX
6 4 (2.31%) User Experience
7 3 (1.73%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (1.73%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.73%) PKI
7 3 (1.73%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.16%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.16%) IPTV
8 2 (1.16%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.16%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.16%) Smart Meter
8 2 (1.16%) TM Forum
Operating Systems
1 16 (9.25%) Windows
2 11 (6.36%) Linux
3 5 (2.89%) Windows Server
3 5 (2.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (2.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (2.31%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.16%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.58%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.58%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (38.73%) TOGAF
2 66 (38.15%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (26.01%) Enterprise Architecture
4 34 (19.65%) Presales
5 32 (18.50%) DevOps
6 30 (17.34%) Architecture Roadmap
7 20 (11.56%) Data Architecture
8 19 (10.98%) Project Management
9 18 (10.40%) Analytics
9 18 (10.40%) Project Planning
10 17 (9.83%) Data Management
10 17 (9.83%) Data Modelling
10 17 (9.83%) Zachman Framework
11 16 (9.25%) Microservices
12 15 (8.67%) Business Intelligence
12 15 (8.67%) Strategic Roadmap
13 14 (8.09%) Asset Management
13 14 (8.09%) Waterfall
14 13 (7.51%) Open Source
15 12 (6.94%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 12 (6.94%) Java
2 11 (6.36%) C#
3 10 (5.78%) JavaScript
3 10 (5.78%) SQL
4 5 (2.89%) ABAP
4 5 (2.89%) ES6
4 5 (2.89%) Python
5 3 (1.73%) Kotlin
5 3 (1.73%) PHP
6 2 (1.16%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.16%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.16%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.16%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.58%) C
7 1 (0.58%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 1 (0.58%) Java 8
7 1 (0.58%) Java 9
7 1 (0.58%) R
7 1 (0.58%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 33 (19.08%) Degree
2 26 (15.03%) SC Cleared
2 26 (15.03%) Security Cleared
3 8 (4.62%) CCIE
3 8 (4.62%) CCIE Routing and Switching
3 8 (4.62%) CCIE Service Provider
3 8 (4.62%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (3.47%) CISM
4 6 (3.47%) CISSP
5 5 (2.89%) CISA
6 4 (2.31%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.16%) TOGAF Certification
8 1 (0.58%) CEH
8 1 (0.58%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.20%) Data Quality
2 6 (3.47%) COBIT
3 5 (2.89%) RMADS
4 2 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (1.16%) QA
5 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (7.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (5.20%) Docker
3 7 (4.05%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.73%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (1.73%) Snort
5 1 (0.58%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 9 (5.20%) SCCM
2 7 (4.05%) Kubernetes
3 6 (3.47%) Single Sign-On
4 5 (2.89%) Ansible
4 5 (2.89%) HP Data Protector
4 5 (2.89%) Microsoft Clustering
4 5 (2.89%) SCOM
5 4 (2.31%) Terraform
6 3 (1.73%) Docker Swarm
6 3 (1.73%) Endace
7 2 (1.16%) Amdocs OSS
7 2 (1.16%) Netcool
7 2 (1.16%) TeMIP
8 1 (0.58%) ITRS Geneos
8 1 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.58%) Puppet
8 1 (0.58%) vRealize
Vendors
1 31 (17.92%) Microsoft
2 24 (13.87%) SAP
3 22 (12.72%) Cisco
4 19 (10.98%) VMware
5 18 (10.40%) Oracle
6 15 (8.67%) EMC
7 14 (8.09%) Google
8 12 (6.94%) Dell
8 12 (6.94%) NetApp
8 12 (6.94%) Red Hat
9 7 (4.05%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (4.05%) Sitecore
10 5 (2.89%) HP
10 5 (2.89%) hybris
10 5 (2.89%) Juniper
10 5 (2.89%) Veeam
11 3 (1.73%) CheckPoint
11 3 (1.73%) IBM
12 2 (1.16%) Cramer
12 2 (1.16%) NetCracker