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 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 48 84 94
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 107 50 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 4.29% 2.24% 1.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.71% 2.41% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 54 34 21
Average salary £81,250 £65,000 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £65,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £64,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
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
2273 2077 1859
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 91.14% 93.14% 94.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1583 1655 1554
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £60,000 £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 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 18 September 2014.

Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in Reading

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 59 (36.65%) Telecoms
2 48 (29.81%) Finance
3 43 (26.71%) CRM
4 39 (24.22%) Microsoft
5 34 (21.12%) Migration
6 33 (20.50%) Degree
7 32 (19.88%) Security Cleared
8 29 (18.01%) TOGAF
8 29 (18.01%) SOA
9 28 (17.39%) SC Cleared
10 24 (14.91%) SharePoint
10 24 (14.91%) EMC
11 22 (13.66%) Agile Software Development
12 21 (13.04%) Windows
12 21 (13.04%) Computer Science
13 20 (12.42%) SAP
14 19 (11.80%) MS Excel
14 19 (11.80%) Marketing
15 18 (11.18%) Analytical Skills
15 18 (11.18%) Billing
16 16 (9.94%) ITIL
16 16 (9.94%) MS Exchange
16 16 (9.94%) Cisco
16 16 (9.94%) Mentoring
17 15 (9.32%) Broadband
17 15 (9.32%) Project Management
17 15 (9.32%) Back Office
18 14 (8.70%) Open Text
18 14 (8.70%) Internet
18 14 (8.70%) EDRMS

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 24 (14.91%) SharePoint
2 16 (9.94%) MS Exchange
3 14 (8.70%) SharePoint Server
4 10 (6.21%) Apache
4 10 (6.21%) Tomcat
4 10 (6.21%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (6.21%) Apache Solr
4 10 (6.21%) Exchange Server 2003
4 10 (6.21%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (1.86%) Lync
6 1 (0.62%) OpenStack
Applications
1 19 (11.80%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.73%) MS Project
2 6 (3.73%) MS Office
3 5 (3.11%) MS Visio
3 5 (3.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (3.73%) Oracle ERP
2 4 (2.48%) Oracle ASCP
3 3 (1.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (1.24%) SAP SRM
4 2 (1.24%) Demantra
4 2 (1.24%) SAP MM
4 2 (1.24%) Maximo
5 1 (0.62%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.62%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.97%) IaaS
2 6 (3.73%) Office 365
3 5 (3.11%) Force.com
4 3 (1.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.86%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.24%) PaaS
6 1 (0.62%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (9.32%) Broadband
2 14 (8.70%) Internet
2 14 (8.70%) 3G
2 14 (8.70%) 4G
3 11 (6.83%) Cisco Nexus
4 10 (6.21%) HTTP
4 10 (6.21%) WAAS
5 8 (4.97%) Unified Communications
6 7 (4.35%) Wireless
7 3 (1.86%) PBX
7 3 (1.86%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.62%) ATM
8 1 (0.62%) VoIP
8 1 (0.62%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.62%) SNMP
8 1 (0.62%) MPLS
8 1 (0.62%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.70%) EDRMS
2 12 (7.45%) SQL Server
3 10 (6.21%) MySQL
3 10 (6.21%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (6.21%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (3.73%) Oracle BI EE
4 6 (3.73%) Data Mining
5 2 (1.24%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.62%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 10 (6.21%) Mockito
1 10 (6.21%) Git (software)
1 10 (6.21%) Selenium
2 2 (1.24%) Rational Rose
General
1 59 (36.65%) Telecoms
2 48 (29.81%) Finance
3 19 (11.80%) Marketing
4 18 (11.18%) Billing
5 15 (9.32%) Back Office
6 5 (3.11%) Legal
7 3 (1.86%) Banking
7 3 (1.86%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.62%) Electronics
8 1 (0.62%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (8.70%) XML
1 14 (8.70%) XSLT
2 12 (7.45%) CSS
2 12 (7.45%) HTML
3 11 (6.83%) J2EE
4 10 (6.21%) JSP
4 10 (6.21%) Web Services
4 10 (6.21%) XHTML
4 10 (6.21%) Spring
4 10 (6.21%) Java EE
4 10 (6.21%) jQuery
5 7 (4.35%) .NET
6 6 (3.73%) WebCenter
7 4 (2.48%) WF
8 2 (1.24%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.24%) SAP PI
8 2 (1.24%) Gherkin
8 2 (1.24%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.62%) CORBA
9 1 (0.62%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 21 (13.04%) Computer Science
2 18 (11.18%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (8.70%) Taxonomies
3 14 (8.70%) Smartphone
4 10 (6.21%) CLARiiON
4 10 (6.21%) Client/Server
4 10 (6.21%) iPad
4 10 (6.21%) Celerra
5 3 (1.86%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.24%) Open Source
6 2 (1.24%) CESG
7 1 (0.62%) GIS
7 1 (0.62%) Over-the-Top Content
7 1 (0.62%) Video on Demand
7 1 (0.62%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.62%) Chemistry
7 1 (0.62%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 21 (13.04%) Windows
2 10 (6.21%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (26.71%) CRM
2 34 (21.12%) Migration
3 29 (18.01%) TOGAF
3 29 (18.01%) SOA
4 22 (13.66%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (9.94%) ITIL
5 16 (9.94%) Mentoring
6 15 (9.32%) Project Management
7 14 (8.70%) Systems Analysis
7 14 (8.70%) Knowledge Management
7 14 (8.70%) Metadata Management
8 13 (8.07%) ERP
9 12 (7.45%) eTOM
10 11 (6.83%) Change Control
11 10 (6.21%) Scrum
11 10 (6.21%) Extreme Programming
11 10 (6.21%) TDD
11 10 (6.21%) DSDM
11 10 (6.21%) E-Commerce
11 10 (6.21%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (7.45%) SQL
2 10 (6.21%) Java
2 10 (6.21%) JavaScript
3 4 (2.48%) C
4 2 (1.24%) C#
Qualifications
1 33 (20.50%) Degree
2 32 (19.88%) Security Cleared
3 28 (17.39%) SC Cleared
4 13 (8.07%) MCTS
4 13 (8.07%) MCITP
4 13 (8.07%) MCSE
4 13 (8.07%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (6.21%) CCA
5 10 (6.21%) Citrix Certification
5 10 (6.21%) CCEA
5 10 (6.21%) CCIA
5 10 (6.21%) VCAP
5 10 (6.21%) VTSP
5 10 (6.21%) NCDA
5 10 (6.21%) NCIE
5 10 (6.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (3.11%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (2.48%) CCNP
8 3 (1.86%) CISSP
9 1 (0.62%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.73%) QA
2 2 (1.24%) SLA
3 1 (0.62%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.62%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 13 (8.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (6.21%) vCloud
3 10 (6.21%) vSphere
3 10 (6.21%) Hyper-V
3 10 (6.21%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (1.86%) Windows Intune
2 1 (0.62%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (0.62%) WMI
Vendors
1 39 (24.22%) Microsoft
2 24 (14.91%) EMC
3 20 (12.42%) SAP
4 16 (9.94%) Cisco
5 14 (8.70%) Open Text
5 14 (8.70%) Citrix
5 14 (8.70%) Oracle
6 13 (8.07%) VMware
7 11 (6.83%) NetApp
8 10 (6.21%) 3PAR
8 10 (6.21%) hybris
9 7 (4.35%) Huawei
10 6 (3.73%) Hyperion
11 5 (3.11%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (3.11%) Siebel
12 4 (2.48%) HP
13 3 (1.86%) AppSense
13 3 (1.86%) Tieto
14 2 (1.24%) Primavera
14 2 (1.24%) TIBCO
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