Period
to 14 November 2018

The median annual salary for an Architect was £77,500 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 57 53
Rank change year-on-year +8 -4 +24
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 110 112 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 5.04% 4.73% 4.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.23% 4.92% 5.18%
Number of salaries quoted 110 105 118
Reading median annual salary £77,500 £77,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.71% +3.70%
10th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £51,525
90th Percentile £92,750 £103,000 £90,000
Berkshire median annual salary £76,500 £75,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +2.00% +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 2,102 2,276 3,339
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.38% 96.03% 96.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1,791 1,870 2,507
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £28,500 £25,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £72,500
Berkshire median annual salary £51,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +8.42% -5.00% +3.09%

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 14 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Architect in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, 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 53 (48.18%) Presales
2 50 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 42 (38.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 39 (35.45%) Amazon AWS
5 24 (21.82%) Active Directory
6 21 (19.09%) Network Security
7 20 (18.18%) Big Data
7 20 (18.18%) Analytics
8 19 (17.27%) Customer Engagement
8 19 (17.27%) Microsoft Certification
8 19 (17.27%) MCSE
8 19 (17.27%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (16.36%) Web Services
10 17 (15.45%) Cisco
11 16 (14.55%) SQL
12 15 (13.64%) Data Management
12 15 (13.64%) VMware
12 15 (13.64%) Office 365
12 15 (13.64%) DevOps
12 15 (13.64%) Vendor Relationship Management
13 14 (12.73%) Finance
13 14 (12.73%) Project Management
13 14 (12.73%) Business Intelligence
14 13 (11.82%) RDBMS
14 13 (11.82%) Data Modelling
14 13 (11.82%) Oracle
14 13 (11.82%) Windows
14 13 (11.82%) Customer-Centricity
14 13 (11.82%) Mentoring
14 13 (11.82%) Relational Database

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 8 (7.27%) Confluence
2 7 (6.36%) Anypoint
2 7 (6.36%) MS Exchange
2 7 (6.36%) Mule
2 7 (6.36%) Mule ESB
3 5 (4.55%) Apache Spark
3 5 (4.55%) IIS
3 5 (4.55%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.73%) OpenStack
4 3 (2.73%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.82%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.91%) Apache
6 1 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (2.73%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.91%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.91%) SAP GTS
1 1 (0.91%) SAP S/4HANA
1 1 (0.91%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 42 (38.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 39 (35.45%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (13.64%) Office 365
4 12 (10.91%) Amazon S3
4 12 (10.91%) Azure Active Directory
5 11 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
5 11 (10.00%) Amazon SQS
6 9 (8.18%) Amazon EMR
6 9 (8.18%) Amazon Kinesis
6 9 (8.18%) AWS Lambda
6 9 (8.18%) Serverless
7 7 (6.36%) PaaS
8 6 (5.45%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (5.45%) IaaS
9 4 (3.64%) Azure Data Factory
9 4 (3.64%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (3.64%) SaaS
10 2 (1.82%) GitHub
11 1 (0.91%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 21 (19.09%) Network Security
2 7 (6.36%) Firewall
3 6 (5.45%) Unified Communications
4 5 (4.55%) SAN
5 4 (3.64%) DNS
5 4 (3.64%) NAS
5 4 (3.64%) TCP/IP
5 4 (3.64%) VLAN
6 3 (2.73%) Cisco Firepower
6 3 (2.73%) DHCP
6 3 (2.73%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (2.73%) Skype
6 3 (2.73%) VPN
6 3 (2.73%) WAN
7 2 (1.82%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (1.82%) Internet
7 2 (1.82%) LAN
7 2 (1.82%) MPLS
7 2 (1.82%) OSPF
7 2 (1.82%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (18.18%) Big Data
2 13 (11.82%) RDBMS
2 13 (11.82%) Relational Database
3 10 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 10 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 9 (8.18%) Amazon RDS
4 9 (8.18%) Amazon Redshift
4 9 (8.18%) Cosmos DB
5 8 (7.27%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (6.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (5.45%) Power BI
7 6 (5.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (3.64%) NoSQL
9 3 (2.73%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (2.73%) Oracle ODI
9 3 (2.73%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (2.73%) SQLPlus
9 3 (2.73%) Star Schema
10 2 (1.82%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.82%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 10 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 9 (8.18%) JIRA
3 8 (7.27%) Git (software)
3 8 (7.27%) Maven
4 7 (6.36%) Eclipse
4 7 (6.36%) IntelliJ
4 7 (6.36%) JUnit
4 7 (6.36%) Mockito
4 7 (6.36%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (1.82%) ERwin
6 1 (0.91%) Redmine
6 1 (0.91%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.91%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.91%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.91%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 14 (12.73%) Finance
2 7 (6.36%) Retail
3 6 (5.45%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.64%) Legal
4 4 (3.64%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.82%) Billing
5 2 (1.82%) Military
6 1 (0.91%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.91%) Banking
6 1 (0.91%) Marketing
6 1 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (16.36%) Web Services
2 10 (9.09%) RESTful
3 9 (8.18%) XML
4 8 (7.27%) HTML
4 8 (7.27%) SOAP
4 8 (7.27%) Spring
5 7 (6.36%) ActiveMQ
5 7 (6.36%) RAML
5 7 (6.36%) REST
6 6 (5.45%) .NET
7 5 (4.55%) CSS
8 4 (3.64%) Kafka
9 3 (2.73%) AngularJS
9 3 (2.73%) CSS3
9 3 (2.73%) HTML5
10 2 (1.82%) ASP.NET
10 2 (1.82%) Laravel
10 2 (1.82%) Symfony
10 2 (1.82%) TensorFlow
11 1 (0.91%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.18%) Self-Motivation
2 8 (7.27%) Data Centre
3 7 (6.36%) Public Cloud
4 6 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.55%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.55%) User Experience
6 4 (3.64%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.64%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (3.64%) Robotics
7 3 (2.73%) Reference Data
7 3 (2.73%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.82%) Clustering
8 2 (1.82%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.91%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.91%) Fintech
9 1 (0.91%) FMCG
9 1 (0.91%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.91%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.91%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 13 (11.82%) Windows
2 7 (6.36%) Linux
3 6 (5.45%) Windows 10
4 5 (4.55%) Windows 8
5 4 (3.64%) Unix
6 3 (2.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.73%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (2.73%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.91%) CentOS
7 1 (0.91%) Kali Linux
7 1 (0.91%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.91%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (48.18%) Presales
2 20 (18.18%) Analytics
3 19 (17.27%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (17.27%) Customer Engagement
4 15 (13.64%) Data Management
4 15 (13.64%) DevOps
4 15 (13.64%) Vendor Relationship Management
5 14 (12.73%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (12.73%) Project Management
6 13 (11.82%) Customer-Centricity
6 13 (11.82%) Data Modelling
6 13 (11.82%) Mentoring
7 12 (10.91%) TOGAF
8 11 (10.00%) Artificial Intelligence
8 11 (10.00%) Data Architecture
9 10 (9.09%) ETL
9 10 (9.09%) Master Data Management
10 9 (8.18%) Identity Access Management
10 9 (8.18%) Migration
11 8 (7.27%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 16 (14.55%) SQL
2 10 (9.09%) Java
3 8 (7.27%) C#
3 8 (7.27%) JavaScript
4 7 (6.36%) Java 8
4 7 (6.36%) T-SQL
5 5 (4.55%) Python
6 4 (3.64%) C
7 3 (2.73%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.82%) PHP
8 2 (1.82%) PHP 7
8 2 (1.82%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.82%) R
8 2 (1.82%) Scala
9 1 (0.91%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.91%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.91%) Korn
9 1 (0.91%) Perl
Qualifications
1 19 (17.27%) MCSE
1 19 (17.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (10.00%) MCSA
3 9 (8.18%) Security Cleared
4 6 (5.45%) CISSP
4 6 (5.45%) Citrix Certification
4 6 (5.45%) Degree
4 6 (5.45%) MCP
5 5 (4.55%) GIAC
5 5 (4.55%) SANS
6 4 (3.64%) CISA
6 4 (3.64%) CISM
6 4 (3.64%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (3.64%) CRISC
7 3 (2.73%) AWS Certification
7 3 (2.73%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.82%) MCITP
8 2 (1.82%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.82%) TOGAF Certification
8 2 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.27%) QA
2 5 (4.55%) Data Quality
3 3 (2.73%) COBIT
4 1 (0.91%) GDPR
4 1 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.91%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.91%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (21.82%) Active Directory
2 10 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (7.27%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (5.45%) Docker
5 5 (4.55%) Hyper-V
6 3 (2.73%) vCloud
6 3 (2.73%) vSphere
6 3 (2.73%) XenApp
6 3 (2.73%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.82%) Ceph
8 1 (0.91%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.91%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.91%) NFS
8 1 (0.91%) Samba
8 1 (0.91%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.91%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 7 (6.36%) CloudHub
2 5 (4.55%) SCCM
3 4 (3.64%) Ansible
4 2 (1.82%) Data Guard
4 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (1.82%) Nagios
4 2 (1.82%) Puppet
5 1 (0.91%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.91%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (0.91%) Nessus
5 1 (0.91%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.91%) Nmap
5 1 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.91%) QRadar
5 1 (0.91%) SCDPM
5 1 (0.91%) SCOM
5 1 (0.91%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.91%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.91%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 50 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 17 (15.45%) Cisco
3 15 (13.64%) VMware
4 13 (11.82%) Oracle
5 10 (9.09%) Citrix
5 10 (9.09%) EMC
6 8 (7.27%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (6.36%) Dell
7 7 (6.36%) MuleSoft
8 6 (5.45%) NetApp
8 6 (5.45%) Red Hat
9 5 (4.55%) Tableau
10 4 (3.64%) Alteryx
10 4 (3.64%) Google
10 4 (3.64%) Hortonworks
10 4 (3.64%) HP
10 4 (3.64%) Huawei
10 4 (3.64%) Juniper
10 4 (3.64%) Splunk
11 3 (2.73%) Ab Initio