The table below looks at the statistics for the Principal Solutions Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Principal Solutions Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Principal Solutions Architect
Rank 133 133 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Solutions Architect 7 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.30% 0.045% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.049% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £85,000 £100,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £80,000 £100,000 -
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
Principal Solutions Architect
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2210 2048 1870
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.33% 92.59% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1552 1554 1581
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 £27,000 £27,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,600 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Principal Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Principal Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Principal Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Principal Solutions Architect Salary Trend in Reading

Principal Solutions Architect
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited Principal 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 Principal Solutions Architect in their job title.

1 6 (75.00%) Degree
1 6 (75.00%) Computer Science
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (75.00%) Marketing
2 5 (62.50%) Internet
2 5 (62.50%) Telecoms
3 4 (50.00%) Broadband
3 4 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (50.00%) Open Source
3 4 (50.00%) Network Management
3 4 (50.00%) OpenStack
4 3 (37.50%) Software-Defined Networking
5 2 (25.00%) Business Development
5 2 (25.00%) Internet of Things
5 2 (25.00%) Machine to Machine
5 2 (25.00%) Mandarin Language
5 2 (25.00%) Cantonese Language
5 2 (25.00%) German Language
5 2 (25.00%) Big Data
5 2 (25.00%) Cyber Security
5 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
5 2 (25.00%) Information Security
5 2 (25.00%) Data Security
5 2 (25.00%) Risk Management

Principal Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited Principal 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 Principal Solutions Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (50.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) Internet
2 4 (50.00%) Broadband
3 3 (37.50%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Big Data
General
1 6 (75.00%) Marketing
2 5 (62.50%) Telecoms
3 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (25.00%) Mandarin Language
3 2 (25.00%) Cantonese Language
3 2 (25.00%) German Language
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (50.00%) Open Source
3 2 (25.00%) Internet of Things
3 2 (25.00%) Machine to Machine
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Network Management
3 2 (25.00%) Cyber Security
3 2 (25.00%) Business Development
3 2 (25.00%) Data Security
3 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (25.00%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Degree