The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solutions Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 75 100 99
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 177 127 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.99% 2.31% 2.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.25% 2.48% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 82 80 84
Average salary £75,000 £68,750 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -1.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £85,000 £84,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £64,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Solutions Architect
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5441 5117 5178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 91.78% 93.19% 93.99%
Number of salaries quoted 3746 3943 4322
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £61,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Solutions Architect in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Berkshire region.

Solutions Architect Salary Trend in Berkshire

Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Solutions Architect
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Architect within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +36 107 £81,250 +25.00% 5
Maidenhead -9 18 £80,000 +14.28%
Bracknell -9 13 - - 1
Slough -16 4 £60,000 -14.28% 1
Newbury +5 3 £62,500 +11.11%
Windsor -27 1 £62,500 -21.87%
Solutions Architect
South East

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Solutions Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Solutions Architect in their job title.

1 98 (33.56%) Telecoms
2 59 (20.21%) CRM
3 58 (19.86%) Degree
4 54 (18.49%) Finance
5 50 (17.12%) TOGAF
6 46 (15.75%) Microsoft
6 46 (15.75%) SOA
7 40 (13.70%) Analytical Skills
7 40 (13.70%) Agile Software Development
7 40 (13.70%) Migration
8 38 (13.01%) Billing
9 36 (12.33%) Computer Science
10 35 (11.99%) Security Cleared
11 33 (11.30%) ITIL
12 31 (10.62%) Windows
12 31 (10.62%) SC Cleared
13 29 (9.93%) SharePoint
13 29 (9.93%) Broadband
13 29 (9.93%) Internet
14 27 (9.25%) Smartphone
15 26 (8.90%) Marketing
16 25 (8.56%) EMC
16 25 (8.56%) Web Services
16 25 (8.56%) SAP
17 24 (8.22%) ERP
18 23 (7.88%) MS Excel
18 23 (7.88%) Oracle
18 23 (7.88%) Enterprise Architecture
19 22 (7.53%) E-Commerce
20 21 (7.19%) Cisco

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Solutions Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Solutions Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 29 (9.93%) SharePoint
2 16 (5.48%) MS Exchange
3 14 (4.79%) SharePoint Server
4 11 (3.77%) Apache
5 10 (3.42%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (3.42%) Tomcat
5 10 (3.42%) Apache Solr
5 10 (3.42%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (3.42%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (1.03%) CMS
6 3 (1.03%) IIS
6 3 (1.03%) Lync
7 2 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.34%) OnBase
8 1 (0.34%) LiveLink
8 1 (0.34%) FileNet
8 1 (0.34%) Documentum
8 1 (0.34%) OpenStack
Applications
1 23 (7.88%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.05%) MS Visio
2 6 (2.05%) MS Project
2 6 (2.05%) MS Office
3 5 (1.71%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (2.05%) Oracle ERP
1 6 (2.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.37%) CSG Singleview
2 4 (1.37%) Oracle ASCP
3 3 (1.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.68%) Demantra
4 2 (0.68%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.68%) SAP MM
4 2 (0.68%) Maximo
4 2 (0.68%) SAP GRC
4 2 (0.68%) SAP SRM
4 2 (0.68%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.34%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.34%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.42%) IaaS
2 6 (2.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.05%) Office 365
2 6 (2.05%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (1.71%) Force.com
4 4 (1.37%) PaaS
5 2 (0.68%) SaaS
6 1 (0.34%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (9.93%) Broadband
1 29 (9.93%) Internet
2 19 (6.51%) 3G
3 14 (4.79%) 4G
4 12 (4.11%) HTTP
5 11 (3.77%) VoIP
5 11 (3.77%) Unified Communications
5 11 (3.77%) Cisco Nexus
6 10 (3.42%) WAAS
7 9 (3.08%) Wireless
8 3 (1.03%) IP Telephony
8 3 (1.03%) PBX
9 2 (0.68%) Firewall
9 2 (0.68%) LAN
9 2 (0.68%) WAN
9 2 (0.68%) Network Security
9 2 (0.68%) Cisco IPT
10 1 (0.34%) Wireless Security
10 1 (0.34%) LTE
10 1 (0.34%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (6.51%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.79%) EDRMS
3 11 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (3.42%) MySQL
4 10 (3.42%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (2.05%) Data Mining
5 6 (2.05%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.34%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.34%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.34%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (3.42%) Mockito
1 10 (3.42%) Git (software)
1 10 (3.42%) Selenium
2 2 (0.68%) Rational Rose
General
1 98 (33.56%) Telecoms
2 54 (18.49%) Finance
3 38 (13.01%) Billing
4 26 (8.90%) Marketing
5 15 (5.14%) Back Office
6 13 (4.45%) Legal
7 5 (1.71%) Retail
8 3 (1.03%) Banking
8 3 (1.03%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.34%) Local Government
9 1 (0.34%) Advertising
9 1 (0.34%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (8.56%) Web Services
2 18 (6.16%) HTML
3 17 (5.82%) .NET
4 16 (5.48%) XML
5 15 (5.14%) CSS
6 14 (4.79%) XSLT
6 14 (4.79%) Middleware
7 13 (4.45%) J2EE
8 10 (3.42%) XHTML
8 10 (3.42%) JSP
8 10 (3.42%) jQuery
8 10 (3.42%) Java EE
8 10 (3.42%) Spring
9 8 (2.74%) WebCenter
10 5 (1.71%) Oracle Fusion
11 4 (1.37%) SAP PI
11 4 (1.37%) WF
12 3 (1.03%) JSON
12 3 (1.03%) .NET Framework
13 2 (0.68%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 40 (13.70%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (12.33%) Computer Science
3 27 (9.25%) Smartphone
4 14 (4.79%) Taxonomies
5 12 (4.11%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (4.11%) Client/Server
6 10 (3.42%) iPad
6 10 (3.42%) Celerra
6 10 (3.42%) CLARiiON
7 9 (3.08%) IVR
8 8 (2.74%) Mathematics
9 4 (1.37%) User Experience
9 4 (1.37%) IPTV
10 3 (1.03%) Open Source
10 3 (1.03%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.68%) CESG
11 2 (0.68%) PKI
12 1 (0.34%) Chemistry
12 1 (0.34%) Visualisation
12 1 (0.34%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 31 (10.62%) Windows
2 16 (5.48%) Linux
3 1 (0.34%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (20.21%) CRM
2 50 (17.12%) TOGAF
3 46 (15.75%) SOA
4 40 (13.70%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (13.70%) Migration
5 33 (11.30%) ITIL
6 24 (8.22%) ERP
7 23 (7.88%) Enterprise Architecture
8 22 (7.53%) E-Commerce
9 21 (7.19%) Project Management
10 20 (6.85%) eTOM
11 19 (6.51%) Business Analysis
11 19 (6.51%) Service Delivery
12 18 (6.16%) UML
13 17 (5.82%) Mentoring
14 16 (5.48%) Change Management
14 16 (5.48%) Technical Architecture
15 14 (4.79%) Metadata Management
15 14 (4.79%) Knowledge Management
15 14 (4.79%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 20 (6.85%) Java
2 16 (5.48%) SQL
3 15 (5.14%) JavaScript
4 5 (1.71%) C#
5 4 (1.37%) C
6 2 (0.68%) VB
6 2 (0.68%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.34%) PHP
Qualifications
1 58 (19.86%) Degree
2 35 (11.99%) Security Cleared
3 31 (10.62%) SC Cleared
4 13 (4.45%) MCTS
4 13 (4.45%) MCITP
4 13 (4.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (4.45%) MCSE
5 10 (3.42%) VCAP
5 10 (3.42%) VTSP
5 10 (3.42%) CCIA
5 10 (3.42%) NCDA
5 10 (3.42%) NCIE
5 10 (3.42%) CCA
5 10 (3.42%) Citrix Certification
5 10 (3.42%) CCEA
5 10 (3.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (2.05%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.37%) CCNP
8 3 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.03%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.77%) QA
2 2 (0.68%) SLA
3 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.34%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 16 (5.48%) Active Directory
2 14 (4.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (3.42%) vCloud
3 10 (3.42%) vSphere
3 10 (3.42%) Hyper-V
3 10 (3.42%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (1.03%) Windows Intune
2 2 (0.68%) Oracle Identity Management
2 2 (0.68%) SCCM
2 2 (0.68%) SCOM
3 1 (0.34%) WMI
3 1 (0.34%) Unicenter
3 1 (0.34%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 46 (15.75%) Microsoft
2 25 (8.56%) EMC
2 25 (8.56%) SAP
3 23 (7.88%) Oracle
4 21 (7.19%) Cisco
5 15 (5.14%) Open Text
6 14 (4.79%) Citrix
6 14 (4.79%) VMware
7 11 (3.77%) NetApp
8 10 (3.42%) hybris
8 10 (3.42%) 3PAR
9 9 (3.08%) Genesys
10 8 (2.74%) Siebel
11 7 (2.40%) Huawei
11 7 (2.40%) Salesforce.com
12 6 (2.05%) Hyperion
13 4 (1.37%) HP
13 4 (1.37%) TIBCO
14 3 (1.03%) Teradata
14 3 (1.03%) AppSense
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