Period
to 21 January 2018

The median annual salary for an Architect was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 21 January 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
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 51 58
Rank change year-on-year +2 +7 -27
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 124 144 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 4.90% 4.76% 4.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.11% 4.93% 4.56%
Number of salaries quoted 116 126 172
Reading median annual salary £75,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% - -7.14%
10th Percentile £61,375 £48,750 £50,000
90th Percentile £102,500 £88,750 £82,500
Berkshire median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £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 2,425 2,918 4,274
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.43% 95.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2,023 2,157 3,445
Reading median annual salary £46,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.16% - -
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,200 £68,750
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% - +5.26%

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 21 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Architect in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 43 (34.68%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (30.65%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (26.61%) Linux
4 29 (23.39%) Migration
5 28 (22.58%) Python
6 24 (19.35%) Java
6 24 (19.35%) Microsoft Azure
7 23 (18.55%) Ansible
8 22 (17.74%) Finance
9 21 (16.94%) Active Directory
10 20 (16.13%) Windows
10 20 (16.13%) Retail
11 19 (15.32%) PowerShell
12 18 (14.52%) AWS Certification
12 18 (14.52%) Translating Business Requirements
12 18 (14.52%) Cybersecurity
12 18 (14.52%) Degree
12 18 (14.52%) Computer Science
13 17 (13.71%) Performance Analysis
13 17 (13.71%) Demand Forecasting
13 17 (13.71%) Public Cloud
14 16 (12.90%) Planning and Forecasting
14 16 (12.90%) High Availability
14 16 (12.90%) Capacity Planning
14 16 (12.90%) Perl
15 15 (12.10%) E-Commerce
16 14 (11.29%) Cisco Certification
16 14 (11.29%) Continuous Improvement
16 14 (11.29%) DevOps
16 14 (11.29%) Computer Science Degree

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 (5.65%) Skype for Business
2 4 (3.23%) Apache
3 3 (2.42%) Confluence
3 3 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (2.42%) IIS
3 3 (2.42%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (1.61%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.61%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.81%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.81%) CMS
5 1 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.81%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.81%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 4 (3.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.61%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 43 (34.68%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (19.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (8.87%) SaaS
4 4 (3.23%) Force.com
4 4 (3.23%) Office 365
4 4 (3.23%) PaaS
5 3 (2.42%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.61%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.61%) IaaS
6 2 (1.61%) Yammer
7 1 (0.81%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.81%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.06%) MPLS
2 9 (7.26%) WAN
3 7 (5.65%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (5.65%) VPN
4 6 (4.84%) Cisco Wireless
4 6 (4.84%) Firewall
4 6 (4.84%) Network Security
4 6 (4.84%) Wireless
5 5 (4.03%) IPsec
5 5 (4.03%) TCP/IP
6 4 (3.23%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (3.23%) DNS
6 4 (3.23%) OSPF
6 4 (3.23%) SSL
7 3 (2.42%) DHCP
7 3 (2.42%) LAN
7 3 (2.42%) NetScaler
7 3 (2.42%) SAN
7 3 (2.42%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (2.42%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.65%) Hadoop
1 7 (5.65%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (4.03%) Big Data
3 4 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (3.23%) HBase
3 4 (3.23%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.61%) Data Lake
4 2 (1.61%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.61%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.61%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.81%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 11 (8.87%) Git (software)
2 6 (4.84%) Bitbucket
3 5 (4.03%) TeamCity
4 4 (3.23%) JIRA
5 3 (2.42%) Vagrant
6 2 (1.61%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.61%) GitLab
6 2 (1.61%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.61%) JUnit
6 2 (1.61%) Selenium
7 1 (0.81%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.81%) Maven
7 1 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.81%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (17.74%) Finance
2 20 (16.13%) Retail
3 7 (5.65%) Banking
4 5 (4.03%) Advertising
5 3 (2.42%) Law
5 3 (2.42%) Military
6 1 (0.81%) Games
6 1 (0.81%) Marketing
6 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.68%) RESTful
2 9 (7.26%) J2EE
2 9 (7.26%) REST
3 8 (6.45%) HTML
4 6 (4.84%) Celery
4 6 (4.84%) CGI
4 6 (4.84%) CSS
4 6 (4.84%) Django
4 6 (4.84%) jQuery
4 6 (4.84%) RabbitMQ
4 6 (4.84%) Spring
4 6 (4.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (3.23%) SOAP
6 3 (2.42%) AngularJS
6 3 (2.42%) Hibernate
6 3 (2.42%) Java EE
6 3 (2.42%) JPA
6 3 (2.42%) Web Services
7 2 (1.61%) OAuth2
7 2 (1.61%) RAML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.52%) Computer Science
2 17 (13.71%) Public Cloud
3 8 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (6.45%) User Experience
4 7 (5.65%) Smart Meter
5 6 (4.84%) iPad
6 4 (3.23%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.81%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.81%) EPoS
7 1 (0.81%) FMCG
7 1 (0.81%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.81%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 33 (26.61%) Linux
2 20 (16.13%) Windows
3 4 (3.23%) CentOS
3 4 (3.23%) Ubuntu
3 4 (3.23%) Windows 10
4 3 (2.42%) Kali Linux
4 3 (2.42%) Windows 8
4 3 (2.42%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.42%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (2.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.61%) Android
6 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.81%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (30.65%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (23.39%) Migration
3 18 (14.52%) Cybersecurity
3 18 (14.52%) Translating Business Requirements
4 17 (13.71%) Demand Forecasting
4 17 (13.71%) Performance Analysis
5 16 (12.90%) Capacity Planning
5 16 (12.90%) High Availability
5 16 (12.90%) Planning and Forecasting
6 15 (12.10%) E-Commerce
7 14 (11.29%) Continuous Improvement
7 14 (11.29%) DevOps
8 13 (10.48%) Multichannel Retail
9 12 (9.68%) Enterprise Architecture
9 12 (9.68%) Performance Tuning
9 12 (9.68%) Statistics
9 12 (9.68%) TOGAF
9 12 (9.68%) UML
10 11 (8.87%) Presales
11 10 (8.06%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 28 (22.58%) Python
2 24 (19.35%) Java
3 19 (15.32%) PowerShell
4 16 (12.90%) Perl
5 4 (3.23%) C#
5 4 (3.23%) SQL
6 3 (2.42%) Bash Shell
6 3 (2.42%) PHP
7 2 (1.61%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.61%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.81%) C++
8 1 (0.81%) Scala
8 1 (0.81%) X++
8 1 (0.81%) XAML
Qualifications
1 18 (14.52%) AWS Certification
1 18 (14.52%) Degree
2 14 (11.29%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (11.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (10.48%) CCIE
3 13 (10.48%) JNCIE
3 13 (10.48%) Master's Degree
4 12 (9.68%) Security Cleared
5 6 (4.84%) CCNP
5 6 (4.84%) SC Cleared
6 5 (4.03%) CCDA
6 5 (4.03%) CCDP
6 5 (4.03%) CCNA
6 5 (4.03%) JNCIP
7 3 (2.42%) DV Cleared
7 3 (2.42%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.81%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.06%) QA
2 9 (7.26%) GDPR
3 2 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 2 (1.61%) PMO
3 2 (1.61%) PSD2
System Software
1 21 (16.94%) Active Directory
2 8 (6.45%) Docker
3 6 (4.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.42%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.42%) vSphere
5 2 (1.61%) OpenAM
Systems Management
1 23 (18.55%) Ansible
2 9 (7.26%) Puppet
3 8 (6.45%) Kubernetes
4 6 (4.84%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (2.42%) Backup Exec
5 3 (2.42%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (2.42%) Nagios
5 3 (2.42%) Nessus
5 3 (2.42%) NetBackup
5 3 (2.42%) Nmap
5 3 (2.42%) SCCM
5 3 (2.42%) SCOM
6 2 (1.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.81%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 11 (8.87%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.06%) Cisco
3 9 (7.26%) Oracle
4 8 (6.45%) F5
4 8 (6.45%) Juniper
4 8 (6.45%) Palo Alto
4 8 (6.45%) Salesforce.com
4 8 (6.45%) VMware
5 7 (5.65%) hybris
6 6 (4.84%) Capita
7 5 (4.03%) Avaya
7 5 (4.03%) CheckPoint
8 4 (3.23%) Citrix
8 4 (3.23%) Dell
8 4 (3.23%) EMC
8 4 (3.23%) NetApp
8 4 (3.23%) Red Hat
8 4 (3.23%) Teradata
9 3 (2.42%) IBM
9 3 (2.42%) Veritas