Period
to 18 January 2019

The median annual salary for an Architect was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 18 January 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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 60 50 50
Rank change year-on-year -10 0 +8
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 93 123 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 4.69% 4.82% 4.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.92% 5.03% 4.94%
Number of salaries quoted 92 114 127
Reading median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +15.38% -
10th Percentile £57,500 £60,425 £51,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £103,500 £88,500
Berkshire median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -

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 1,889 2,444 2,953
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.26% 95.84% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1,633 2,036 2,184
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% -3.16% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £71,775
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.53% -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 18 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Architect in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 44 (47.31%) Presales
2 39 (41.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (40.86%) Amazon AWS
4 34 (36.56%) Microsoft
5 28 (30.11%) Analytics
6 27 (29.03%) Big Data
7 23 (24.73%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (22.58%) Business Intelligence
9 19 (20.43%) Customer-Centricity
10 18 (19.35%) Thought Leadership
10 18 (19.35%) SQL
11 17 (18.28%) Web Services
11 17 (18.28%) Technical Leadership
12 16 (17.20%) Active Directory
12 16 (17.20%) Artificial Intelligence
13 15 (16.13%) TOGAF
13 15 (16.13%) Oracle
14 14 (15.05%) Value Proposition
14 14 (15.05%) Data Management
15 13 (13.98%) Java
15 13 (13.98%) Mentoring
15 13 (13.98%) Machine Learning
15 13 (13.98%) Business Analytics
15 13 (13.98%) Data Virtualisation
16 12 (12.90%) DevOps
16 12 (12.90%) MCSE
16 12 (12.90%) Data Modelling
16 12 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
16 12 (12.90%) RESTful
17 11 (11.83%) Network Security

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 7 (7.53%) Anypoint
1 7 (7.53%) Confluence
1 7 (7.53%) Mule
1 7 (7.53%) Mule ESB
2 6 (6.45%) MS Exchange
3 5 (5.38%) Apache Spark
4 4 (4.30%) IIS
5 3 (3.23%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.15%) OpenStack
6 2 (2.15%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (1.08%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (4.30%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.15%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) SAP GTS
1 1 (1.08%) SAP S/4HANA
1 1 (1.08%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 39 (41.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 38 (40.86%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (9.68%) Azure Active Directory
3 9 (9.68%) Office 365
4 8 (8.60%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (8.60%) Amazon S3
4 8 (8.60%) Amazon SQS
5 7 (7.53%) PaaS
6 6 (6.45%) Amazon EMR
6 6 (6.45%) Amazon Kinesis
6 6 (6.45%) AWS Lambda
6 6 (6.45%) SaaS
6 6 (6.45%) Serverless
7 5 (5.38%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (5.38%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (4.30%) Azure Data Factory
9 3 (3.23%) IaaS
9 3 (3.23%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (1.08%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.83%) Network Security
2 9 (9.68%) Firewall
3 5 (5.38%) VLAN
4 4 (4.30%) NAS
4 4 (4.30%) Remote Desktop
4 4 (4.30%) SAN
4 4 (4.30%) Unified Communications
5 3 (3.23%) Internet
5 3 (3.23%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.15%) DNS
6 2 (2.15%) FCoE
6 2 (2.15%) OSPF
6 2 (2.15%) SNMP
6 2 (2.15%) VSAN
7 1 (1.08%) Cisco Firepower
7 1 (1.08%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (1.08%) EIGRP
7 1 (1.08%) MPLS
7 1 (1.08%) Skype
7 1 (1.08%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (29.03%) Big Data
2 11 (11.83%) RDBMS
2 11 (11.83%) Relational Database
3 9 (9.68%) SQL Server
4 8 (8.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (6.45%) Amazon RDS
5 6 (6.45%) Amazon Redshift
5 6 (6.45%) Cosmos DB
5 6 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (6.45%) NoSQL
5 6 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (5.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (4.30%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (4.30%) Oracle ODI
7 4 (4.30%) Power BI
7 4 (4.30%) SQLPlus
7 4 (4.30%) Star Schema
8 3 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (3.23%) SQL Server 2016
9 2 (2.15%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 9 (9.68%) Jenkins
1 9 (9.68%) JIRA
2 8 (8.60%) Maven
3 7 (7.53%) Eclipse
3 7 (7.53%) Git (software)
3 7 (7.53%) IntelliJ
3 7 (7.53%) JUnit
3 7 (7.53%) Mockito
3 7 (7.53%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (2.15%) Redmine
General
1 11 (11.83%) Finance
2 8 (8.60%) Retail
3 5 (5.38%) Legal
4 4 (4.30%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.30%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.23%) Banking
5 3 (3.23%) Military
6 1 (1.08%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.08%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (18.28%) Web Services
2 12 (12.90%) RESTful
3 10 (10.75%) SOAP
4 9 (9.68%) XML
5 8 (8.60%) HTML
5 8 (8.60%) Spring
6 7 (7.53%) ActiveMQ
6 7 (7.53%) CSS
6 7 (7.53%) RAML
6 7 (7.53%) REST
7 5 (5.38%) AngularJS
7 5 (5.38%) CSS3
7 5 (5.38%) HTML5
8 4 (4.30%) Kafka
9 3 (3.23%) .NET
9 3 (3.23%) Dojo
9 3 (3.23%) Node.js
9 3 (3.23%) React
9 3 (3.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (3.23%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.38%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (5.38%) Public Cloud
2 5 (5.38%) User Experience
3 4 (4.30%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.23%) Blackberry
4 3 (3.23%) Reference Data
4 3 (3.23%) Robotics
4 3 (3.23%) Tandem
5 2 (2.15%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.15%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.15%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.08%) Clustering
6 1 (1.08%) Fintech
6 1 (1.08%) FMCG
6 1 (1.08%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.08%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.08%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.68%) Windows
2 4 (4.30%) Linux
3 3 (3.23%) Unix
3 3 (3.23%) Windows 10
4 2 (2.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (47.31%) Presales
2 28 (30.11%) Analytics
3 23 (24.73%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (22.58%) Business Intelligence
5 19 (20.43%) Customer-Centricity
6 18 (19.35%) Thought Leadership
7 17 (18.28%) Technical Leadership
8 16 (17.20%) Artificial Intelligence
9 15 (16.13%) TOGAF
10 14 (15.05%) Data Management
10 14 (15.05%) Value Proposition
11 13 (13.98%) Business Analytics
11 13 (13.98%) Data Virtualisation
11 13 (13.98%) Machine Learning
11 13 (13.98%) Mentoring
12 12 (12.90%) Data Modelling
12 12 (12.90%) DevOps
13 11 (11.83%) ETL
13 11 (11.83%) Master Data Management
14 10 (10.75%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 18 (19.35%) SQL
2 13 (13.98%) Java
3 8 (8.60%) C#
3 8 (8.60%) JavaScript
4 7 (7.53%) Java 8
4 7 (7.53%) T-SQL
5 4 (4.30%) PL/SQL
5 4 (4.30%) Python
6 2 (2.15%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.15%) C
6 2 (2.15%) Korn
6 2 (2.15%) PHP
6 2 (2.15%) PHP 7
6 2 (2.15%) Ruby
7 1 (1.08%) Apex Code
7 1 (1.08%) R
7 1 (1.08%) Scala
Qualifications
1 12 (12.90%) MCSE
1 12 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (7.53%) Degree
2 7 (7.53%) MCSA
2 7 (7.53%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.30%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (4.30%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (4.30%) TOGAF Certification
4 3 (3.23%) CISSP
4 3 (3.23%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.15%) CCIE
5 2 (2.15%) CCNA
5 2 (2.15%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (2.15%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.15%) GIAC
5 2 (2.15%) Linux+ Certification
5 2 (2.15%) MCP
5 2 (2.15%) Network+ Certification
5 2 (2.15%) SANS
5 2 (2.15%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.75%) QA
2 4 (4.30%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.15%) COBIT
3 2 (2.15%) SLA
4 1 (1.08%) GDPR
4 1 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.08%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (17.20%) Active Directory
2 10 (10.75%) Virtual Machines
3 9 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (6.45%) XenApp
4 6 (6.45%) XenDesktop
5 3 (3.23%) BitLocker
5 3 (3.23%) Docker
5 3 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (3.23%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (2.15%) Ceph
6 2 (2.15%) NFS
6 2 (2.15%) Samba
6 2 (2.15%) vCloud
6 2 (2.15%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.15%) VMware NSX
6 2 (2.15%) vSphere
7 1 (1.08%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (7.53%) CloudHub
2 4 (4.30%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (3.23%) AirWatch
3 3 (3.23%) Ansible
3 3 (3.23%) Data Guard
3 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 3 (3.23%) SCDPM
3 3 (3.23%) SCOrch
3 3 (3.23%) SCSM
3 3 (3.23%) SCVMM
4 2 (2.15%) Nagios
4 2 (2.15%) Puppet
4 2 (2.15%) vCenter Server
5 1 (1.08%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.08%) QRadar
Vendors
1 34 (36.56%) Microsoft
2 15 (16.13%) Oracle
3 11 (11.83%) VMware
4 8 (8.60%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (7.53%) Cisco
5 7 (7.53%) MuleSoft
6 6 (6.45%) Citrix
7 5 (5.38%) Google
7 5 (5.38%) Tableau
8 4 (4.30%) Ab Initio
8 4 (4.30%) Alteryx
8 4 (4.30%) Hortonworks
8 4 (4.30%) Huawei
8 4 (4.30%) MicroStrategy
8 4 (4.30%) Red Hat
8 4 (4.30%) Teradata
9 3 (3.23%) EMC
9 3 (3.23%) IBM
9 3 (3.23%) MobileIron
9 3 (3.23%) NetApp