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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 86 104 94
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 52 40 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.18% 1.71% 1.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.32% 1.87% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 35 27 24
Average salary £72,500 £62,500 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £52,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £83,500
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
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
2239 2143 1868
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.04% 91.78% 95.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1541 1641 1599
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 26 January 2015.

Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in Reading

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 67 (44.97%) Telecoms
2 44 (29.53%) Finance
3 39 (26.17%) Degree
4 31 (20.81%) SOA
5 29 (19.46%) CRM
5 29 (19.46%) Microsoft
6 22 (14.77%) SAP
6 22 (14.77%) Migration
6 22 (14.77%) Computer Science
7 19 (12.75%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (12.75%) Billing
7 19 (12.75%) 4G
7 19 (12.75%) VMware
7 19 (12.75%) 3G
7 19 (12.75%) Web Services
7 19 (12.75%) Windows
7 19 (12.75%) Analytical Skills
8 18 (12.08%) Mentoring
9 17 (11.41%) Linux
9 17 (11.41%) XML
9 17 (11.41%) JavaScript
9 17 (11.41%) HTML
9 17 (11.41%) TOGAF
9 17 (11.41%) jQuery
10 16 (10.74%) Security Cleared
10 16 (10.74%) J2EE
10 16 (10.74%) CSS
10 16 (10.74%) XSLT
10 16 (10.74%) ITIL
10 16 (10.74%) Active Directory

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 14 (9.40%) Apache
1 14 (9.40%) Tomcat
1 14 (9.40%) Apache Solr
2 12 (8.05%) SharePoint
2 12 (8.05%) MS Exchange
3 8 (5.37%) Exchange Server 2003
3 8 (5.37%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (5.37%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (4.03%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (1.34%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.34%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (5.37%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.68%) MS Office
3 2 (1.34%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.01%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (1.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.67%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.67%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.36%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (3.36%) Office 365
2 1 (0.67%) SaaS
2 1 (0.67%) PaaS
2 1 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.67%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 19 (12.75%) 3G
1 19 (12.75%) 4G
2 14 (9.40%) HTTP
3 11 (7.38%) Cisco Nexus
4 10 (6.71%) VoLTE
4 10 (6.71%) Broadband
5 9 (6.04%) Internet
6 8 (5.37%) WAAS
7 5 (3.36%) Unified Communications
8 3 (2.01%) WAN
8 3 (2.01%) MPLS
9 2 (1.34%) Firewall
9 2 (1.34%) Wireless
9 2 (1.34%) IKE
10 1 (0.67%) SNMP
10 1 (0.67%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.67%) ISDN
10 1 (0.67%) LAN
10 1 (0.67%) VoIP
10 1 (0.67%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.40%) MySQL
2 10 (6.71%) SQL Server
3 8 (5.37%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (5.37%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (4.03%) EDRMS
5 3 (2.01%) SAP HANA
5 3 (2.01%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (1.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.34%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.67%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.67%) Big Data
7 1 (0.67%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.67%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (9.40%) Selenium
1 14 (9.40%) Git (software)
1 14 (9.40%) Mockito
2 2 (1.34%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.34%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 67 (44.97%) Telecoms
2 44 (29.53%) Finance
3 19 (12.75%) Billing
4 14 (9.40%) Marketing
5 6 (4.03%) Back Office
5 6 (4.03%) Aerospace
6 5 (3.36%) Legal
7 4 (2.68%) Banking
8 1 (0.67%) Retail
8 1 (0.67%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (12.75%) Web Services
2 17 (11.41%) XML
2 17 (11.41%) HTML
2 17 (11.41%) jQuery
3 16 (10.74%) J2EE
3 16 (10.74%) CSS
3 16 (10.74%) XSLT
4 14 (9.40%) XHTML
4 14 (9.40%) Spring
4 14 (9.40%) Java EE
4 14 (9.40%) JSP
5 5 (3.36%) .NET
6 4 (2.68%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (2.01%) WebCenter
7 3 (2.01%) XSD
7 3 (2.01%) ASP.NET
7 3 (2.01%) WSDL
8 2 (1.34%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.34%) ADO.NET
8 2 (1.34%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.77%) Computer Science
2 19 (12.75%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (9.40%) iPad
3 14 (9.40%) Client/Server
4 9 (6.04%) Smartphone
5 8 (5.37%) CLARiiON
5 8 (5.37%) Celerra
6 6 (4.03%) Taxonomies
7 4 (2.68%) PKI
8 3 (2.01%) Open Source
9 1 (0.67%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 19 (12.75%) Windows
2 17 (11.41%) Linux
3 1 (0.67%) Debian
3 1 (0.67%) Ubuntu
3 1 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (20.81%) SOA
2 29 (19.46%) CRM
3 22 (14.77%) Migration
4 19 (12.75%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (12.08%) Mentoring
6 17 (11.41%) TOGAF
7 16 (10.74%) E-Commerce
7 16 (10.74%) ITIL
8 14 (9.40%) TDD
8 14 (9.40%) Scrum
8 14 (9.40%) Extreme Programming
8 14 (9.40%) DSDM
8 14 (9.40%) BDD
8 14 (9.40%) Unit Testing
9 13 (8.72%) Project Management
10 10 (6.71%) Service Management
10 10 (6.71%) Network Architecture
10 10 (6.71%) eTOM
10 10 (6.71%) Problem Management
11 8 (5.37%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (11.41%) JavaScript
2 15 (10.07%) Java
3 14 (9.40%) SQL
4 4 (2.68%) VBScript
5 3 (2.01%) C#
6 2 (1.34%) C
Qualifications
1 39 (26.17%) Degree
2 16 (10.74%) Security Cleared
3 13 (8.72%) SC Cleared
4 10 (6.71%) MCTS
4 10 (6.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (6.04%) Citrix Certification
5 9 (6.04%) CCIA
6 8 (5.37%) CCEA
6 8 (5.37%) MCSE
6 8 (5.37%) CCA
6 8 (5.37%) MCITP
6 8 (5.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (5.37%) NCDA
6 8 (5.37%) NCIE
6 8 (5.37%) VCAP
6 8 (5.37%) VTSP
7 2 (1.34%) JNCIA
7 2 (1.34%) MCPD
7 2 (1.34%) MCP
7 2 (1.34%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.01%) QA
2 2 (1.34%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (10.74%) Active Directory
2 14 (9.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (7.38%) vSphere
4 10 (6.71%) Hyper-V
5 9 (6.04%) XenDesktop
6 8 (5.37%) vCloud
7 3 (2.01%) XenServer
7 3 (2.01%) Xen
8 2 (1.34%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (1.34%) XenApp
9 1 (0.67%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (2.68%) Windows Intune
2 2 (1.34%) SCCM
3 1 (0.67%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.67%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (0.67%) HP UCMDB
3 1 (0.67%) XenMobile
3 1 (0.67%) WMI
Vendors
1 29 (19.46%) Microsoft
2 22 (14.77%) SAP
3 19 (12.75%) VMware
4 16 (10.74%) Cisco
5 14 (9.40%) EMC
5 14 (9.40%) hybris
6 13 (8.72%) Oracle
7 11 (7.38%) NetApp
7 11 (7.38%) 3PAR
8 10 (6.71%) Citrix
8 10 (6.71%) HP
9 6 (4.03%) Open Text
10 5 (3.36%) IBM
11 4 (2.68%) CA
11 4 (2.68%) McAfee
11 4 (2.68%) Huawei
12 3 (2.01%) Hyperion
13 2 (1.34%) Juniper
14 1 (0.67%) Primavera
14 1 (0.67%) Veeam
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