Period
to 21 May 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Architect was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 21 May 2018.

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

Senior Architect
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 138 155 192
Rank change year-on-year +17 +37 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Architect 15 12 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.59% 0.47% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.48% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 16 5 8
Reading median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £61,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +14.29% -4.30%
10th Percentile £70,625 £64,000 £58,875
90th Percentile £112,500 £84,500 £84,250
Berkshire median annual salary £75,000 £80,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year -6.25% +18.52% +3.85%

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 2,447 2,479 3,651
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.60% 97.91% 94.98%
Number of salaries quoted 2,090 1,938 2,913
Reading median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
10th Percentile £27,000 £25,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £70,000
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.04% -2.00% -

Senior Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Architect in Reading

Senior Architect
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Senior Architect in Reading

Senior Architect
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Architect in Reading over the 6 months to 21 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Senior Architect in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 21 May 2018, Senior 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 Senior Architect in the job title.

1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (53.33%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
4 6 (40.00%) Analytics
4 6 (40.00%) DevOps
5 5 (33.33%) Decision-Making
5 5 (33.33%) CCIE
5 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (33.33%) MPLS
5 5 (33.33%) JNCIE
6 4 (26.67%) VMware
6 4 (26.67%) NetApp
6 4 (26.67%) Migration
6 4 (26.67%) Windows
6 4 (26.67%) VPN
6 4 (26.67%) AWS Certification
6 4 (26.67%) IaaS
6 4 (26.67%) PaaS
6 4 (26.67%) Hyper-V
7 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
7 3 (20.00%) Veeam
7 3 (20.00%) SolarWinds
7 3 (20.00%) Cisco
7 3 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (20.00%) JIRA
7 3 (20.00%) Wireshark
7 3 (20.00%) Qualys
7 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (20.00%) SCCM
7 3 (20.00%) SCOM

Senior 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 (20.00%) Apache
1 3 (20.00%) Confluence
1 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (20.00%) IIS
1 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (53.33%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (26.67%) IaaS
3 4 (26.67%) PaaS
4 3 (20.00%) Amazon S3
4 3 (20.00%) SaaS
5 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) MPLS
2 4 (26.67%) VPN
3 3 (20.00%) BIG-IP
3 3 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (20.00%) DHCP
3 3 (20.00%) DNS
3 3 (20.00%) LAN
3 3 (20.00%) NetScaler
3 3 (20.00%) SAN
3 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (20.00%) WAN
3 3 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (20.00%) Wireshark
4 1 (6.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Big Data
1 2 (13.33%) Data Lake
1 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (13.33%) Hadoop
1 2 (13.33%) HBase
1 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
1 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (20.00%) JIRA
1 3 (20.00%) TeamCity
1 3 (20.00%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (6.67%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) CentOS
2 3 (20.00%) Kali Linux
2 3 (20.00%) Linux
2 3 (20.00%) Ubuntu
2 3 (20.00%) Windows 10
2 3 (20.00%) Windows 8
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Analytics
1 6 (40.00%) DevOps
2 5 (33.33%) Decision-Making
3 4 (26.67%) Migration
4 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (20.00%) Data Analytics
4 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 3 (20.00%) Malware Analysis
4 3 (20.00%) Programme Management
4 3 (20.00%) UML
5 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (13.33%) Data Architecture
5 2 (13.33%) Data Governance
5 2 (13.33%) DNA
5 2 (13.33%) Presales
5 2 (13.33%) Project Management
5 2 (13.33%) Use Case
6 1 (6.67%) Operations Management
6 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (6.67%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) CCIE
1 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (33.33%) JNCIE
2 4 (26.67%) AWS Certification
3 1 (6.67%) HP ASE
3 1 (6.67%) MCSE
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.67%) NCIE
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Hyper-V
2 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Ansible
1 3 (20.00%) Backup Exec
1 3 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
1 3 (20.00%) Nagios
1 3 (20.00%) Nessus
1 3 (20.00%) NetBackup
1 3 (20.00%) Nmap
1 3 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (20.00%) Puppet
1 3 (20.00%) SCCM
1 3 (20.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) NetApp
2 4 (26.67%) VMware
3 3 (20.00%) Brocade
3 3 (20.00%) CA
3 3 (20.00%) Cisco
3 3 (20.00%) Citrix
3 3 (20.00%) CommVault
3 3 (20.00%) Dell
3 3 (20.00%) EMC
3 3 (20.00%) F5
3 3 (20.00%) Juniper
3 3 (20.00%) McAfee
3 3 (20.00%) Qualys
3 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (20.00%) SolarWinds
3 3 (20.00%) Sophos
3 3 (20.00%) Splunk
3 3 (20.00%) Veeam
3 3 (20.00%) Veritas