The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Solutions Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 88 89 102
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 51 56 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.43% 2.33% 2.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.57% 2.43% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 40 39 33
Average salary £65,000 £72,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £62,250 £59,000 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,500 £81,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £65,000 £63,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.36%
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
1983 2302 2155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.34% 95.76% 94.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1539 1603 1616
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Solutions Architect Salary Trend in Reading

Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Reading region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in Reading

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Reading 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 35 (40.23%) Presales
2 30 (34.48%) Telecoms
3 27 (31.03%) VMware
4 24 (27.59%) Oracle
5 23 (26.44%) CRM
5 23 (26.44%) NetApp
6 22 (25.29%) EMC
7 19 (21.84%) HP
7 19 (21.84%) Microsoft
7 19 (21.84%) TOGAF
7 19 (21.84%) eTOM
8 18 (20.69%) ITIL
9 17 (19.54%) Unix
9 17 (19.54%) SQL Server
9 17 (19.54%) Java
10 16 (18.39%) Citrix
10 16 (18.39%) Degree
11 14 (16.09%) Windows
12 13 (14.94%) Analytical Skills
12 13 (14.94%) MS Excel
13 12 (13.79%) Cisco
13 12 (13.79%) Enterprise Architecture
13 12 (13.79%) Billing
13 12 (13.79%) Migration
13 12 (13.79%) Finance
14 11 (12.64%) Advertising
14 11 (12.64%) E-Commerce
14 11 (12.64%) VMware Infrastructure
15 10 (11.49%) Microsoft Azure
15 10 (11.49%) Data Centre

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Reading 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 8 (9.20%) OpenStack
2 7 (8.05%) WebLogic
3 4 (4.60%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 13 (14.94%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.15%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.15%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.75%) Office 365
3 3 (3.45%) SaaS
4 1 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.34%) Network Security
2 5 (5.75%) Internet
3 3 (3.45%) IPX
3 3 (3.45%) NetScaler
3 3 (3.45%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.30%) DHCP
4 2 (2.30%) DNS
4 2 (2.30%) LAN
4 2 (2.30%) MPLS
4 2 (2.30%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.15%) BGP
5 1 (1.15%) BIG-IP
5 1 (1.15%) CTI
5 1 (1.15%) OSPF
5 1 (1.15%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (19.54%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.20%) DB2
2 8 (9.20%) MySQL
3 6 (6.90%) Big Data
3 6 (6.90%) Relational Database
4 5 (5.75%) MongoDB
4 5 (5.75%) NoSQL
4 5 (5.75%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.45%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (2.30%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 30 (34.48%) Telecoms
2 12 (13.79%) Billing
2 12 (13.79%) Finance
3 11 (12.64%) Advertising
4 10 (11.49%) Banking
5 7 (8.05%) Marketing
6 4 (4.60%) Electronics
7 3 (3.45%) Manufacturing
8 2 (2.30%) Retail
8 2 (2.30%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.05%) .NET
2 5 (5.75%) Middleware
3 2 (2.30%) REST
3 2 (2.30%) Web Services
4 1 (1.15%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.15%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (1.15%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (1.15%) CSS
4 1 (1.15%) HTML
4 1 (1.15%) SAP Basis
4 1 (1.15%) SOAP
4 1 (1.15%) WCF
4 1 (1.15%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.94%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (11.49%) Computer Science
2 10 (11.49%) Data Centre
3 8 (9.20%) Hybrid Cloud
3 8 (9.20%) Private Cloud
3 8 (9.20%) Public Cloud
4 6 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (4.60%) HP Storage
6 3 (3.45%) Clustering
7 2 (2.30%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.15%) Blog
8 1 (1.15%) BYOD
8 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.15%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.15%) N-Tier
8 1 (1.15%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 17 (19.54%) Unix
2 14 (16.09%) Windows
3 9 (10.34%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (40.23%) Presales
2 23 (26.44%) CRM
3 19 (21.84%) eTOM
3 19 (21.84%) TOGAF
4 18 (20.69%) ITIL
5 12 (13.79%) Enterprise Architecture
5 12 (13.79%) Migration
6 11 (12.64%) E-Commerce
7 10 (11.49%) ERP
7 10 (11.49%) SDLC
8 9 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (10.34%) Convergent Charging
9 8 (9.20%) Open Source
9 8 (9.20%) Translating Business Requirements
9 8 (9.20%) UML
10 6 (6.90%) Business Development
10 6 (6.90%) MODAF
10 6 (6.90%) Security Architecture
10 6 (6.90%) SOA
11 5 (5.75%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (19.54%) Java
2 4 (4.60%) C#
2 4 (4.60%) SQL
3 3 (3.45%) C
3 3 (3.45%) C++
3 3 (3.45%) Objective-C
4 1 (1.15%) ABAP
4 1 (1.15%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.15%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (18.39%) Degree
2 5 (5.75%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (4.60%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.60%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.30%) CCNP
4 2 (2.30%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.15%) CCNA
5 1 (1.15%) CCNP Voice
5 1 (1.15%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.15%) COBIT
1 1 (1.15%) QA
System Software
1 11 (12.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (9.20%) Hyper-V
3 7 (8.05%) vSphere
4 6 (6.90%) VMware ESX
5 5 (5.75%) Active Directory
6 3 (3.45%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (3.45%) Terminal Services
6 3 (3.45%) XenApp
6 3 (3.45%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.15%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (6.90%) SCCM
1 6 (6.90%) SCOM
1 6 (6.90%) SCVMM
2 4 (4.60%) SCSM
3 3 (3.45%) SCDPM
3 3 (3.45%) XenMobile
4 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 27 (31.03%) VMware
2 24 (27.59%) Oracle
3 23 (26.44%) NetApp
4 22 (25.29%) EMC
5 19 (21.84%) HP
5 19 (21.84%) Microsoft
6 16 (18.39%) Citrix
7 12 (13.79%) Cisco
8 9 (10.34%) SAP
9 7 (8.05%) Huawei
10 3 (3.45%) Dell
11 2 (2.30%) ESRI
12 1 (1.15%) Amdocs
12 1 (1.15%) Avaya
12 1 (1.15%) CheckPoint
12 1 (1.15%) Ericsson
12 1 (1.15%) IBM
12 1 (1.15%) Nintex
12 1 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
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