Period
to 13 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Architect was £95,000 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 13 November 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
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 138 137 170
Rank change year-on-year -1 +33 +39
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Architect 10 17 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.46% 0.72% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.75% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 4 18 20
Reading median annual salary £95,000 £75,000 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.67% -6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £73,375 £60,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £108,750 £103,750 £91,750
Berkshire median annual salary £72,500 £80,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year -9.38% - +23.08%

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 2,254 3,304
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.38% 96.00% 96.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1,792 1,854 2,485
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 £51,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +7.37% -5.00% +3.09%

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 13 November 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 13 November 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 5 (50.00%) Degree
2 4 (40.00%) Huawei
2 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (40.00%) Mathematics
2 4 (40.00%) Physics
2 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (40.00%) Use Case
2 4 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco
2 4 (40.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (40.00%) Customer-Centricity
3 3 (30.00%) Storage Management
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle
3 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (30.00%) Citrix
3 3 (30.00%) SAN
3 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (30.00%) IIS
3 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (30.00%) Data Management
3 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (20.00%) XenApp
4 2 (20.00%) XenDesktop
4 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (20.00%) Risk Management

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 (30.00%) IIS
1 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (20.00%) OpenStack
2 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (10.00%) Apache
3 1 (10.00%) Confluence
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (10.00%) Amazon S3
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) SAN
2 2 (20.00%) Firewall
2 2 (20.00%) Internet
2 2 (20.00%) NAS
2 2 (20.00%) VLAN
2 2 (20.00%) VSAN
3 1 (10.00%) BIG-IP
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Firepower
3 1 (10.00%) DHCP
3 1 (10.00%) DNS
3 1 (10.00%) LAN
3 1 (10.00%) NetScaler
3 1 (10.00%) Network Security
3 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (10.00%) VPN
3 1 (10.00%) WAN
3 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (10.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
1 1 (10.00%) Maven
1 1 (10.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (10.00%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (20.00%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
1 1 (10.00%) J2EE
1 1 (10.00%) Java EE
1 1 (10.00%) Keycloak
1 1 (10.00%) Spring
1 1 (10.00%) Spring Boot
1 1 (10.00%) Spring Cloud
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Fintech
2 1 (10.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (10.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) CentOS
1 1 (10.00%) Kali Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Ubuntu
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Customer-Centricity
1 4 (40.00%) Mathematics
1 4 (40.00%) Physics
1 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (40.00%) Use Case
2 3 (30.00%) Data Management
2 3 (30.00%) Storage Management
2 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (20.00%) Deployment Automation
3 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (20.00%) Network Design
3 2 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Presales
3 2 (20.00%) Product Management
3 2 (20.00%) Release Management
3 2 (20.00%) Security Architecture
3 2 (20.00%) Security Hardening
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Degree
2 4 (40.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (20.00%) CISA
3 2 (20.00%) CISM
3 2 (20.00%) CISSP
3 2 (20.00%) CRISC
3 2 (20.00%) GIAC
3 2 (20.00%) SANS
3 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (20.00%) Ceph
2 2 (20.00%) XenApp
2 2 (20.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (10.00%) Docker
3 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Data Guard
2 1 (10.00%) Ansible
2 1 (10.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (10.00%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (10.00%) Nagios
2 1 (10.00%) Nessus
2 1 (10.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (10.00%) Nmap
2 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (10.00%) Puppet
2 1 (10.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco
1 4 (40.00%) Huawei
2 3 (30.00%) Citrix
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) McAfee
3 2 (20.00%) Splunk
4 1 (10.00%) Brocade
4 1 (10.00%) CA
4 1 (10.00%) CommVault
4 1 (10.00%) F5
4 1 (10.00%) Juniper
4 1 (10.00%) NetApp
4 1 (10.00%) Qualys
4 1 (10.00%) Rackspace
4 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (10.00%) Sophos
4 1 (10.00%) Veeam
4 1 (10.00%) Veritas