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 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
Solution Architect
Rank 84 85 103
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 56 49 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.36% 2.22% 1.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.53% 2.39% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 38 35 15
Average salary £75,000 £70,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £62,500 £53,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £88,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
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%

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 27 February 2015.

Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in Reading

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 54 (41.86%) Telecoms
2 38 (29.46%) Degree
3 31 (24.03%) Finance
4 28 (21.71%) Microsoft
5 23 (17.83%) Windows
5 23 (17.83%) VMware
6 22 (17.05%) CRM
6 22 (17.05%) SOA
7 20 (15.50%) Cisco
8 19 (14.73%) Billing
9 18 (13.95%) Computer Science
9 18 (13.95%) ITIL
9 18 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (12.40%) Linux
10 16 (12.40%) SAP
10 16 (12.40%) HP
10 16 (12.40%) TOGAF
11 14 (10.85%) Marketing
11 14 (10.85%) jQuery
11 14 (10.85%) HTML
11 14 (10.85%) JavaScript
11 14 (10.85%) Web Services
11 14 (10.85%) XML
11 14 (10.85%) Migration
12 13 (10.08%) NetApp
12 13 (10.08%) CSS
12 13 (10.08%) XSLT
12 13 (10.08%) Oracle
12 13 (10.08%) 3PAR
12 13 (10.08%) Analytical Skills

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 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 12 (9.30%) SharePoint
2 10 (7.75%) MS Exchange
3 9 (6.98%) Apache
3 9 (6.98%) Tomcat
3 9 (6.98%) Apache Solr
4 5 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (3.88%) OpenStack
4 5 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (3.10%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (2.33%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (2.33%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.78%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.78%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (0.78%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.78%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 5 (3.88%) MS Office
1 5 (3.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.78%) SAP HCM
2 1 (0.78%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.78%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.65%) Office 365
2 5 (3.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.10%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.55%) SaaS
5 1 (0.78%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.30%) Cisco Nexus
2 10 (7.75%) VoLTE
2 10 (7.75%) 4G
2 10 (7.75%) 3G
3 9 (6.98%) HTTP
4 6 (4.65%) MPLS
5 5 (3.88%) WAN
5 5 (3.88%) WAAS
5 5 (3.88%) Internet
6 4 (3.10%) Broadband
6 4 (3.10%) Firewall
7 3 (2.33%) Software-Defined Networking
7 3 (2.33%) Unified Communications
8 2 (1.55%) IKE
9 1 (0.78%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.78%) ISDN
9 1 (0.78%) LAN
9 1 (0.78%) VoIP
9 1 (0.78%) Wireless
9 1 (0.78%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.98%) MySQL
1 9 (6.98%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.88%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (3.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.10%) Big Data
3 4 (3.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (3.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.33%) EDRMS
4 3 (2.33%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.78%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.78%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.78%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.78%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.78%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 9 (6.98%) Selenium
1 9 (6.98%) Git (software)
1 9 (6.98%) Mockito
2 4 (3.10%) Visual Studio
2 4 (3.10%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 54 (41.86%) Telecoms
2 31 (24.03%) Finance
3 19 (14.73%) Billing
4 14 (10.85%) Marketing
5 6 (4.65%) Aerospace
6 5 (3.88%) Banking
7 3 (2.33%) Retail
7 3 (2.33%) Back Office
7 3 (2.33%) Legal
8 2 (1.55%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.55%) Mandarin Language
8 2 (1.55%) Cantonese Language
8 2 (1.55%) German Language
9 1 (0.78%) Advertising
9 1 (0.78%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (10.85%) HTML
1 14 (10.85%) Web Services
1 14 (10.85%) XML
1 14 (10.85%) jQuery
2 13 (10.08%) XSLT
2 13 (10.08%) CSS
3 10 (7.75%) J2EE
4 9 (6.98%) JSP
4 9 (6.98%) XHTML
4 9 (6.98%) Spring
4 9 (6.98%) Java EE
5 6 (4.65%) .NET
6 5 (3.88%) ASP.NET
7 4 (3.10%) ADO.NET
7 4 (3.10%) .NET Framework
7 4 (3.10%) Oracle Fusion
7 4 (3.10%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (3.10%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 3 (2.33%) WSDL
8 3 (2.33%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.95%) Computer Science
2 13 (10.08%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (6.98%) iPad
3 9 (6.98%) Client/Server
4 5 (3.88%) CLARiiON
4 5 (3.88%) Celerra
4 5 (3.88%) Open Source
5 4 (3.10%) PKI
6 3 (2.33%) Taxonomies
7 2 (1.55%) Internet of Things
7 2 (1.55%) Machine to Machine
8 1 (0.78%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 23 (17.83%) Windows
2 16 (12.40%) Linux
3 3 (2.33%) UNIX
4 1 (0.78%) Debian
4 1 (0.78%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (17.05%) CRM
1 22 (17.05%) SOA
2 18 (13.95%) ITIL
2 18 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (12.40%) TOGAF
4 14 (10.85%) Migration
5 12 (9.30%) eTOM
6 11 (8.53%) E-Commerce
7 10 (7.75%) Service Management
7 10 (7.75%) Problem Management
7 10 (7.75%) Network Architecture
7 10 (7.75%) Mentoring
8 9 (6.98%) BDD
8 9 (6.98%) Unit Testing
8 9 (6.98%) DSDM
8 9 (6.98%) Scrum
8 9 (6.98%) Extreme Programming
8 9 (6.98%) TDD
9 8 (6.20%) Project Management
9 8 (6.20%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (10.85%) JavaScript
2 12 (9.30%) Java
3 10 (7.75%) SQL
4 5 (3.88%) C#
5 4 (3.10%) VBScript
6 2 (1.55%) C
Qualifications
1 38 (29.46%) Degree
2 9 (6.98%) MCTS
2 9 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (6.20%) Security Cleared
4 7 (5.43%) SC Cleared
5 6 (4.65%) Citrix Certification
5 6 (4.65%) CCIA
6 5 (3.88%) NCDA
6 5 (3.88%) NCIE
6 5 (3.88%) VCAP
6 5 (3.88%) VTSP
6 5 (3.88%) CCEA
6 5 (3.88%) MCSE
6 5 (3.88%) CCA
6 5 (3.88%) MCITP
6 5 (3.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (3.10%) JNCIA
7 4 (3.10%) MCPD
7 4 (3.10%) MCP
7 4 (3.10%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.10%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (9.30%) Active Directory
1 12 (9.30%) vSphere
2 11 (8.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.43%) Hyper-V
4 6 (4.65%) XenDesktop
5 5 (3.88%) vCloud
6 4 (3.10%) XenServer
7 3 (2.33%) Xen
8 2 (1.55%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (1.55%) XenApp
9 1 (0.78%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.78%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (4.65%) SCCM
2 4 (3.10%) Windows Intune
3 1 (0.78%) XenMobile
3 1 (0.78%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.78%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 28 (21.71%) Microsoft
2 23 (17.83%) VMware
3 20 (15.50%) Cisco
4 16 (12.40%) HP
4 16 (12.40%) SAP
5 13 (10.08%) NetApp
5 13 (10.08%) Oracle
5 13 (10.08%) 3PAR
6 11 (8.53%) IBM
7 9 (6.98%) hybris
8 8 (6.20%) EMC
8 8 (6.20%) Citrix
9 4 (3.10%) Juniper
9 4 (3.10%) CA
9 4 (3.10%) McAfee
10 3 (2.33%) Open Text
10 3 (2.33%) Huawei
11 2 (1.55%) Dell
12 1 (0.78%) Avaya
12 1 (0.78%) Business Objects
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