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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 82 96 111
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 71 47 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.84% 1.89% 1.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.07% 2.04% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 38 34 17
Average salary £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £78,250 £86,750 £88,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
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
2312 2309 2040
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 92.52% 92.88% 94.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1587 1714 1642
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 17 April 2015.

Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in Reading

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 50 (42.02%) Telecoms
2 34 (28.57%) Degree
3 30 (25.21%) VMware
4 28 (23.53%) Microsoft
5 24 (20.17%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (20.17%) Marketing
6 22 (18.49%) HP
6 22 (18.49%) ITIL
7 21 (17.65%) Cisco
7 21 (17.65%) Finance
8 20 (16.81%) Computer Science
9 19 (15.97%) Business Development
10 17 (14.29%) Windows
11 16 (13.45%) IBM
12 15 (12.61%) Dell
12 15 (12.61%) Citrix
12 15 (12.61%) Service Management
12 15 (12.61%) Billing
12 15 (12.61%) 3PAR
13 14 (11.76%) NetApp
13 14 (11.76%) SOA
13 14 (11.76%) CRM
14 13 (10.92%) Linux
14 13 (10.92%) Internet
14 13 (10.92%) SCCM
15 12 (10.08%) SC Cleared
15 12 (10.08%) Security Cleared
15 12 (10.08%) Project Management
15 12 (10.08%) Migration
15 12 (10.08%) Oracle

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 8 (6.72%) OpenStack
2 7 (5.88%) Lync
3 5 (4.20%) Apache
3 5 (4.20%) Tomcat
3 5 (4.20%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.20%) WebLogic
3 5 (4.20%) Apache Solr
4 4 (3.36%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.84%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.84%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (0.84%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.84%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.84%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 8 (6.72%) MS Office
2 5 (4.20%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.84%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.84%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.72%) Office 365
2 7 (5.88%) Mimecast
3 6 (5.04%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.68%) SaaS
5 1 (0.84%) PaaS
5 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.92%) Internet
2 9 (7.56%) Broadband
3 8 (6.72%) 3G
3 8 (6.72%) VoLTE
3 8 (6.72%) Software-Defined Networking
3 8 (6.72%) 4G
4 7 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (5.04%) MPLS
6 5 (4.20%) Firewall
6 5 (4.20%) WAN
6 5 (4.20%) HTTP
7 2 (1.68%) IKE
8 1 (0.84%) VPN
8 1 (0.84%) SAN
8 1 (0.84%) DMZ
8 1 (0.84%) SMTP
8 1 (0.84%) LAN
8 1 (0.84%) VoIP
8 1 (0.84%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.84%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.88%) Big Data
2 6 (5.04%) MySQL
3 4 (3.36%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (3.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.52%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 5 (4.20%) Selenium
1 5 (4.20%) Git (software)
1 5 (4.20%) Mockito
2 4 (3.36%) Visual Studio
2 4 (3.36%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 50 (42.02%) Telecoms
2 24 (20.17%) Marketing
3 21 (17.65%) Finance
4 15 (12.61%) Billing
5 7 (5.88%) German Language
5 7 (5.88%) Manufacturing
6 6 (5.04%) Mandarin Language
6 6 (5.04%) Cantonese Language
6 6 (5.04%) Banking
6 6 (5.04%) Retail
7 2 (1.68%) Legal
8 1 (0.84%) Electronics
8 1 (0.84%) French Language
8 1 (0.84%) Advertising
8 1 (0.84%) Publishing
8 1 (0.84%) Games
8 1 (0.84%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.84%) Automotive
8 1 (0.84%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.24%) HTML
2 10 (8.40%) XML
2 10 (8.40%) jQuery
3 9 (7.56%) XSLT
3 9 (7.56%) CSS
3 9 (7.56%) Web Services
4 7 (5.88%) CGI
5 6 (5.04%) .NET
5 6 (5.04%) J2EE
6 5 (4.20%) ASP.NET
6 5 (4.20%) JSP
6 5 (4.20%) Spring
6 5 (4.20%) XHTML
6 5 (4.20%) Java EE
7 4 (3.36%) Entity Framework
7 4 (3.36%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (3.36%) .NET Framework
7 4 (3.36%) ADO.NET
8 3 (2.52%) WSDL
8 3 (2.52%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.81%) Computer Science
2 8 (6.72%) Open Source
2 8 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.88%) GIS
4 6 (5.04%) Internet of Things
4 6 (5.04%) Machine to Machine
5 5 (4.20%) Client/Server
5 5 (4.20%) PKI
5 5 (4.20%) iPad
6 1 (0.84%) Xbox
6 1 (0.84%) iSeries
6 1 (0.84%) IPTV
6 1 (0.84%) Streaming Video
6 1 (0.84%) STB
6 1 (0.84%) Over-the-Top Content
6 1 (0.84%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.84%) Chromecast
6 1 (0.84%) Apple TV
6 1 (0.84%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 17 (14.29%) Windows
2 13 (10.92%) Linux
3 6 (5.04%) UNIX
4 1 (0.84%) Android
4 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.84%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (20.17%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (18.49%) ITIL
3 19 (15.97%) Business Development
4 15 (12.61%) Service Management
5 14 (11.76%) SOA
5 14 (11.76%) CRM
6 12 (10.08%) Project Management
6 12 (10.08%) Migration
7 11 (9.24%) Technical Architecture
8 10 (8.40%) eTOM
9 9 (7.56%) TOGAF
10 8 (6.72%) E-Commerce
10 8 (6.72%) Network Architecture
10 8 (6.72%) Problem Management
10 8 (6.72%) Network Management
11 7 (5.88%) ITSM
12 6 (5.04%) Cyber Security
13 5 (4.20%) Unit Testing
13 5 (4.20%) BDD
13 5 (4.20%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (8.40%) Java
1 10 (8.40%) JavaScript
2 6 (5.04%) SQL
3 5 (4.20%) C#
4 4 (3.36%) VBScript
5 1 (0.84%) Python
5 1 (0.84%) Perl
5 1 (0.84%) PHP
Qualifications
1 34 (28.57%) Degree
2 12 (10.08%) SC Cleared
2 12 (10.08%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.36%) JNCIA
3 4 (3.36%) MCTS
3 4 (3.36%) MCPD
3 4 (3.36%) MCP
3 4 (3.36%) CCNA
3 4 (3.36%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (3.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.84%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.36%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.84%) QA
System Software
1 11 (9.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (6.72%) Terminal Services
2 8 (6.72%) XenServer
3 7 (5.88%) XenDesktop
3 7 (5.88%) XenApp
4 6 (5.04%) vSphere
5 2 (1.68%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.84%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (10.92%) SCCM
Vendors
1 30 (25.21%) VMware
2 28 (23.53%) Microsoft
3 22 (18.49%) HP
4 21 (17.65%) Cisco
5 16 (13.45%) IBM
6 15 (12.61%) Dell
6 15 (12.61%) Citrix
6 15 (12.61%) 3PAR
7 14 (11.76%) NetApp
8 12 (10.08%) Oracle
9 10 (8.40%) SAP
10 7 (5.88%) Symantec
10 7 (5.88%) Veeam
10 7 (5.88%) Computacenter
10 7 (5.88%) Varonis
10 7 (5.88%) Zerto
10 7 (5.88%) Neverfail
11 5 (4.20%) hybris
11 5 (4.20%) Juniper
12 4 (3.36%) CA
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
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