The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Reading region that had Solutions Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 100 99 97
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 33 50 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.91% 2.18% 1.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.00% 2.28% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 31 23 26
Median salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,800 £61,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £84,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £65,500 £64,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+2.34% -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
1647 2189 2192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 95.15% 95.59% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1338 1579 1583
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £23,341 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region that featured Solutions Architect in the job title.

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 May 2016.

Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in Reading

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, Solutions Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 27 (33.75%) Microsoft
1 27 (33.75%) Presales
2 22 (27.50%) MS Excel
2 22 (27.50%) VMware
3 20 (25.00%) Cisco
4 19 (23.75%) E-Commerce
4 19 (23.75%) Java
5 18 (22.50%) TOGAF
6 16 (20.00%) SOA
6 16 (20.00%) Telecoms
7 15 (18.75%) NetApp
7 15 (18.75%) CRM
8 14 (17.50%) HP
8 14 (17.50%) Enterprise Architecture
8 14 (17.50%) Hyper-V
9 13 (16.25%) Banking
9 13 (16.25%) Retail
9 13 (16.25%) EMC
9 13 (16.25%) Windows
10 12 (15.00%) Citrix
10 12 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (13.75%) eTOM
11 11 (13.75%) SDLC
12 10 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
12 10 (12.50%) UML
12 10 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
12 10 (12.50%) Advertising
13 9 (11.25%) Migration
13 9 (11.25%) Degree
13 9 (11.25%) Oracle

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.75%) Skype for Business
3 2 (2.50%) OpenStack
3 2 (2.50%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 22 (27.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (11.25%) Office 365
3 2 (2.50%) PaaS
4 1 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.25%) IaaS
4 1 (1.25%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.75%) NetScaler
1 3 (3.75%) Skype
2 2 (2.50%) Network Security
2 2 (2.50%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.25%) Broadband
3 1 (1.25%) DOCSIS
3 1 (1.25%) DVB
3 1 (1.25%) SAN
3 1 (1.25%) VoIP
3 1 (1.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.75%) NoSQL
1 7 (8.75%) Relational Database
1 7 (8.75%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.25%) Big Data
2 5 (6.25%) MongoDB
2 5 (6.25%) RDBMS
3 3 (3.75%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (2.50%) Couchbase
4 2 (2.50%) DB2
4 2 (2.50%) MySQL
General
1 16 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 13 (16.25%) Banking
2 13 (16.25%) Retail
3 10 (12.50%) Advertising
4 8 (10.00%) Billing
4 8 (10.00%) Finance
5 2 (2.50%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.25%) J2EE
2 8 (10.00%) .NET
3 6 (7.50%) Middleware
3 6 (7.50%) SOAP
4 4 (5.00%) EJB
4 4 (5.00%) JMS
4 4 (5.00%) REST
5 3 (3.75%) Web Services
6 2 (2.50%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (2.50%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (6.25%) HP Storage
3 4 (5.00%) DTV
3 4 (5.00%) IPTV
3 4 (5.00%) Over-the-Top Content
4 3 (3.75%) Clustering
4 3 (3.75%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.75%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.50%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (2.50%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.25%) BBC
6 1 (1.25%) Interactive TV
6 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.25%) MPEG
6 1 (1.25%) STB
6 1 (1.25%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.25%) Windows
2 8 (10.00%) Unix
3 7 (8.75%) Windows Server
4 5 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (33.75%) Presales
2 19 (23.75%) E-Commerce
3 18 (22.50%) TOGAF
4 16 (20.00%) SOA
5 15 (18.75%) CRM
6 14 (17.50%) Enterprise Architecture
7 12 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (13.75%) eTOM
8 11 (13.75%) SDLC
9 10 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
9 10 (12.50%) UML
10 9 (11.25%) Event-Driven Architecture
10 9 (11.25%) Migration
11 8 (10.00%) Convergent Charging
12 7 (8.75%) DevOps
12 7 (8.75%) Scrum
13 6 (7.50%) Data Management
13 6 (7.50%) ERP
13 6 (7.50%) ITIL
14 5 (6.25%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 19 (23.75%) Java
2 2 (2.50%) C#
2 2 (2.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (11.25%) Degree
2 3 (3.75%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (3.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (3.75%) MCSE
2 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.25%) HP ASE
3 1 (1.25%) HP MASE
3 1 (1.25%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.25%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 14 (17.50%) Hyper-V
2 8 (10.00%) vSphere
3 7 (8.75%) VMware ESX
4 5 (6.25%) Active Directory
4 5 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (5.00%) XenApp
5 4 (5.00%) XenDesktop
6 3 (3.75%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.25%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (7.50%) SCCM
1 6 (7.50%) SCVMM
2 3 (3.75%) SCDPM
2 3 (3.75%) SCOM
2 3 (3.75%) SCSM
2 3 (3.75%) XenMobile
3 2 (2.50%) Ansible
3 2 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.50%) Puppet
4 1 (1.25%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 27 (33.75%) Microsoft
2 22 (27.50%) VMware
3 20 (25.00%) Cisco
4 15 (18.75%) NetApp
5 14 (17.50%) HP
6 13 (16.25%) EMC
7 12 (15.00%) Citrix
8 9 (11.25%) Oracle
9 5 (6.25%) Juniper
10 3 (3.75%) Dell
10 3 (3.75%) Huawei
11 2 (2.50%) Avaya
11 2 (2.50%) Ericsson
11 2 (2.50%) IBM
11 2 (2.50%) Mitel
12 1 (1.25%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 1 (1.25%) BT
12 1 (1.25%) Motorola
12 1 (1.25%) Nokia
12 1 (1.25%) Salesforce.com