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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 41 87 95
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 110 52 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 4.45% 2.24% 1.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.87% 2.42% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 52 37 19
Average salary £78,750 £65,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.15% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £64,100
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
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
2257 2152 1854
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 91.23% 92.64% 94.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1552 1696 1537
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 £26,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,100 £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 1 October 2014.

Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in Reading

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 65 (38.46%) Telecoms
2 51 (30.18%) Finance
3 44 (26.04%) CRM
4 42 (24.85%) Microsoft
5 37 (21.89%) Degree
6 36 (21.30%) Migration
7 33 (19.53%) TOGAF
8 31 (18.34%) Security Cleared
9 29 (17.16%) SOA
10 27 (15.98%) SC Cleared
11 26 (15.38%) EMC
12 25 (14.79%) SharePoint
13 22 (13.02%) SAP
14 21 (12.43%) Agile Software Development
15 20 (11.83%) Windows
15 20 (11.83%) Computer Science
16 19 (11.24%) MS Exchange
16 19 (11.24%) Billing
17 18 (10.65%) Active Directory
17 18 (10.65%) Cisco
17 18 (10.65%) Marketing
17 18 (10.65%) Analytical Skills
18 17 (10.06%) Citrix
18 17 (10.06%) MS Excel
19 16 (9.47%) Project Management
19 16 (9.47%) VMware
19 16 (9.47%) ITIL
19 16 (9.47%) Oracle
19 16 (9.47%) VMware Infrastructure
19 16 (9.47%) Knowledge Management

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 25 (14.79%) SharePoint
2 19 (11.24%) MS Exchange
3 14 (8.28%) SharePoint Server
4 12 (7.10%) Exchange Server 2007
4 12 (7.10%) Exchange Server 2003
4 12 (7.10%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (5.92%) Apache
5 10 (5.92%) Tomcat
5 10 (5.92%) Apache Solr
6 3 (1.78%) Lync
7 1 (0.59%) OpenStack
Applications
1 17 (10.06%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.14%) MS Office
3 6 (3.55%) MS Visio
4 5 (2.96%) MS Project
4 5 (2.96%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (3.55%) Oracle ERP
2 5 (2.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (2.37%) Oracle ASCP
4 3 (1.78%) Maximo
5 2 (1.18%) SAP SRM
5 2 (1.18%) Demantra
5 2 (1.18%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.59%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.59%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.59%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.73%) IaaS
2 7 (4.14%) Office 365
3 5 (2.96%) Force.com
4 4 (2.37%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.78%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.18%) PaaS
7 1 (0.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.88%) Broadband
2 14 (8.28%) Internet
2 14 (8.28%) 3G
2 14 (8.28%) 4G
3 13 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
4 12 (7.10%) WAAS
5 10 (5.92%) HTTP
6 9 (5.33%) Unified Communications
7 7 (4.14%) Wireless
8 3 (1.78%) IP Telephony
8 3 (1.78%) PBX
9 1 (0.59%) MPLS
9 1 (0.59%) OSPF
9 1 (0.59%) BGP
9 1 (0.59%) EIGRP
9 1 (0.59%) IPsec
9 1 (0.59%) VoIP
9 1 (0.59%) WAN
9 1 (0.59%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.59%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.28%) EDRMS
1 14 (8.28%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.10%) SQL Server 2008
2 12 (7.10%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (5.92%) MySQL
4 7 (4.14%) Data Mining
5 6 (3.55%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (1.78%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.59%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 10 (5.92%) Mockito
1 10 (5.92%) Git (software)
1 10 (5.92%) Selenium
2 2 (1.18%) Rational Rose
General
1 65 (38.46%) Telecoms
2 51 (30.18%) Finance
3 19 (11.24%) Billing
4 18 (10.65%) Marketing
5 14 (8.28%) Back Office
6 5 (2.96%) Aerospace
6 5 (2.96%) Legal
7 4 (2.37%) Banking
8 3 (1.78%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.59%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.10%) CSS
1 12 (7.10%) HTML
1 12 (7.10%) XML
1 12 (7.10%) XSLT
2 11 (6.51%) J2EE
3 10 (5.92%) JSP
3 10 (5.92%) Web Services
3 10 (5.92%) XHTML
3 10 (5.92%) Java EE
3 10 (5.92%) Spring
3 10 (5.92%) jQuery
4 6 (3.55%) WebCenter
5 5 (2.96%) .NET
6 2 (1.18%) SAP PI
6 2 (1.18%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (1.18%) WF
6 2 (1.18%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.18%) Gherkin
6 2 (1.18%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.59%) CORBA
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.83%) Computer Science
2 18 (10.65%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (8.28%) Smartphone
3 14 (8.28%) Taxonomies
4 12 (7.10%) CLARiiON
4 12 (7.10%) Celerra
5 10 (5.92%) Client/Server
5 10 (5.92%) iPad
6 3 (1.78%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.18%) Open Source
7 2 (1.18%) CESG
8 1 (0.59%) GIS
8 1 (0.59%) Video on Demand
8 1 (0.59%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.59%) IPTV
8 1 (0.59%) Chemistry
8 1 (0.59%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 20 (11.83%) Windows
2 10 (5.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (26.04%) CRM
2 36 (21.30%) Migration
3 33 (19.53%) TOGAF
4 29 (17.16%) SOA
5 21 (12.43%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (9.47%) Project Management
6 16 (9.47%) ITIL
6 16 (9.47%) Knowledge Management
6 16 (9.47%) Mentoring
7 14 (8.28%) Business Analysis
7 14 (8.28%) Systems Analysis
7 14 (8.28%) Metadata Management
8 13 (7.69%) ERP
9 12 (7.10%) eTOM
10 11 (6.51%) Change Control
11 10 (5.92%) E-Commerce
11 10 (5.92%) DSDM
11 10 (5.92%) Scrum
11 10 (5.92%) Extreme Programming
11 10 (5.92%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (7.10%) SQL
2 10 (5.92%) Java
2 10 (5.92%) JavaScript
3 5 (2.96%) C
4 2 (1.18%) C#
Qualifications
1 37 (21.89%) Degree
2 31 (18.34%) Security Cleared
3 27 (15.98%) SC Cleared
4 15 (8.88%) MCTS
4 15 (8.88%) MCITP
4 15 (8.88%) MCSE
4 15 (8.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (7.69%) CCIA
5 13 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
6 12 (7.10%) CCEA
6 12 (7.10%) CCA
6 12 (7.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 12 (7.10%) NCDA
6 12 (7.10%) NCIE
6 12 (7.10%) VCAP
6 12 (7.10%) VTSP
7 4 (2.37%) CCNP
7 4 (2.37%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.78%) CISSP
9 1 (0.59%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.55%) QA
2 2 (1.18%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (10.65%) Active Directory
2 16 (9.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (7.69%) vSphere
3 13 (7.69%) Hyper-V
3 13 (7.69%) XenDesktop
4 12 (7.10%) vCloud
5 2 (1.18%) Xen
5 2 (1.18%) XenApp
5 2 (1.18%) XenServer
5 2 (1.18%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.59%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.59%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (2.37%) Windows Intune
2 1 (0.59%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (0.59%) WMI
2 1 (0.59%) SCVMM
2 1 (0.59%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 42 (24.85%) Microsoft
2 26 (15.38%) EMC
3 22 (13.02%) SAP
4 18 (10.65%) Cisco
5 17 (10.06%) Citrix
6 16 (9.47%) VMware
6 16 (9.47%) Oracle
7 14 (8.28%) Open Text
8 13 (7.69%) NetApp
9 12 (7.10%) 3PAR
10 10 (5.92%) hybris
11 7 (4.14%) Huawei
12 6 (3.55%) Hyperion
13 5 (2.96%) Salesforce.com
13 5 (2.96%) Siebel
14 4 (2.37%) Tieto
14 4 (2.37%) HP
14 4 (2.37%) AppSense
15 3 (1.78%) Business Objects
16 2 (1.18%) IBM
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + £6k Car Allow + Bonus to 20%
Posted: 19 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus + Good Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago