The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 59 85 99
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 81 55 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.38% 2.40% 1.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.67% 2.54% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 48 39 29
Average salary £76,250 £55,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.63% -21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £43,760 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Job Titles Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2207 2167 2043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 92.07% 94.42% 93.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1555 1725 1732
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Solutions Architect
Berkshire

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 31 July 2014.

Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in Reading

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 40 (30.30%) Microsoft
2 36 (27.27%) Telecoms
3 30 (22.73%) Finance
4 27 (20.45%) CRM
5 25 (18.94%) MS Excel
6 24 (18.18%) Security Cleared
7 22 (16.67%) SC Cleared
8 21 (15.91%) TOGAF
9 19 (14.39%) Migration
9 19 (14.39%) SharePoint
9 19 (14.39%) Citrix
10 17 (12.88%) SOA
10 17 (12.88%) Degree
11 16 (12.12%) Active Directory
12 15 (11.36%) SAP
13 14 (10.61%) Windows
13 14 (10.61%) Lync
14 13 (9.85%) EMC
14 13 (9.85%) VMware
15 12 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
15 12 (9.09%) Oracle
16 11 (8.33%) ERP
16 11 (8.33%) Marketing
16 11 (8.33%) Business Analysis
17 10 (7.58%) Computer Science
17 10 (7.58%) SQL Server
17 10 (7.58%) .NET
17 10 (7.58%) Cisco
17 10 (7.58%) MS Exchange
17 10 (7.58%) Business Continuity

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 19 (14.39%) SharePoint
2 14 (10.61%) Lync
3 10 (7.58%) MS Exchange
4 9 (6.82%) SharePoint Server
5 5 (3.79%) Apache
5 5 (3.79%) Tomcat
5 5 (3.79%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (3.79%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (3.79%) Apache Solr
5 5 (3.79%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 25 (18.94%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.79%) MS Project
2 5 (3.79%) MS Office
3 4 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (3.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.03%) Oracle ASCP
1 4 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 4 (3.03%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (1.52%) SAP SRM
2 2 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.52%) Demantra
2 2 (1.52%) SAP MM
2 2 (1.52%) SAP CRM
2 2 (1.52%) Maximo
3 1 (0.76%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.06%) Office 365
1 8 (6.06%) IaaS
2 4 (3.03%) Force.com
3 2 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.52%) SaaS
3 2 (1.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.30%) 3G
1 7 (5.30%) Internet
1 7 (5.30%) Broadband
1 7 (5.30%) 4G
2 6 (4.55%) Wireless
2 6 (4.55%) Unified Communications
3 5 (3.79%) HTTP
3 5 (3.79%) WAAS
3 5 (3.79%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (2.27%) IP Telephony
4 3 (2.27%) PBX
5 1 (0.76%) MPLS
5 1 (0.76%) SNMP
5 1 (0.76%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.76%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.58%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.06%) EDRMS
3 6 (4.55%) Data Mining
4 5 (3.79%) MySQL
4 5 (3.79%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (3.79%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (3.03%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.76%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 5 (3.79%) Mockito
1 5 (3.79%) Git (software)
1 5 (3.79%) Selenium
2 3 (2.27%) Rational Rose
3 2 (1.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 36 (27.27%) Telecoms
2 30 (22.73%) Finance
3 11 (8.33%) Marketing
4 9 (6.82%) Back Office
4 9 (6.82%) Billing
5 4 (3.03%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.52%) Banking
7 1 (0.76%) Electronics
7 1 (0.76%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.58%) .NET
2 9 (6.82%) XML
2 9 (6.82%) XSLT
3 8 (6.06%) CSS
3 8 (6.06%) HTML
4 5 (3.79%) Spring
4 5 (3.79%) XHTML
4 5 (3.79%) J2EE
4 5 (3.79%) JSP
4 5 (3.79%) Web Services
4 5 (3.79%) ASP.NET
4 5 (3.79%) .NET Framework
4 5 (3.79%) Java EE
4 5 (3.79%) jQuery
5 4 (3.03%) WF
5 4 (3.03%) WebCenter
6 2 (1.52%) SAP PI
6 2 (1.52%) Gherkin
7 1 (0.76%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.58%) Computer Science
2 8 (6.06%) Taxonomies
3 7 (5.30%) Smartphone
4 5 (3.79%) CLARiiON
4 5 (3.79%) Client/Server
4 5 (3.79%) iPad
4 5 (3.79%) Celerra
5 3 (2.27%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.52%) GIS
6 2 (1.52%) CESG
7 1 (0.76%) Open Source
7 1 (0.76%) Video on Demand
7 1 (0.76%) IPTV
7 1 (0.76%) Chemistry
7 1 (0.76%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 14 (10.61%) Windows
2 5 (3.79%) Linux
3 2 (1.52%) Windows Vista
3 2 (1.52%) Windows 8
3 2 (1.52%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (20.45%) CRM
2 21 (15.91%) TOGAF
3 19 (14.39%) Migration
4 17 (12.88%) SOA
5 12 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (8.33%) ERP
6 11 (8.33%) Business Analysis
7 10 (7.58%) Business Continuity
7 10 (7.58%) Project Management
8 9 (6.82%) ITIL
9 8 (6.06%) Knowledge Management
9 8 (6.06%) Systems Analysis
9 8 (6.06%) Metadata Management
9 8 (6.06%) Change Control
10 7 (5.30%) eTOM
11 6 (4.55%) Requirements Analysis
11 6 (4.55%) Business Development
11 6 (4.55%) Data Modelling
11 6 (4.55%) Quality Management
12 5 (3.79%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.06%) SQL
2 5 (3.79%) Java
2 5 (3.79%) JavaScript
2 5 (3.79%) C#
3 4 (3.03%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 22 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 17 (12.88%) Degree
4 8 (6.06%) MCTS
4 8 (6.06%) MCITP
4 8 (6.06%) MCSE
4 8 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (3.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (3.79%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (3.79%) CCA
5 5 (3.79%) Citrix Certification
5 5 (3.79%) CCEA
5 5 (3.79%) NCDA
5 5 (3.79%) NCIE
5 5 (3.79%) VCAP
5 5 (3.79%) VTSP
5 5 (3.79%) CCIA
6 4 (3.03%) CCNP
7 3 (2.27%) CISSP
8 1 (0.76%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.03%) QA
2 2 (1.52%) SLA
3 1 (0.76%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (12.12%) Active Directory
2 9 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.30%) Hyper-V
3 7 (5.30%) XenDesktop
4 5 (3.79%) vSphere
4 5 (3.79%) vCloud
5 4 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.52%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (1.52%) SCCM
1 2 (1.52%) SCOM
1 2 (1.52%) SCOrch
1 2 (1.52%) SCSM
1 2 (1.52%) XenMobile
2 1 (0.76%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (0.76%) WMI
Vendors
1 40 (30.30%) Microsoft
2 19 (14.39%) Citrix
3 15 (11.36%) SAP
4 13 (9.85%) EMC
4 13 (9.85%) VMware
5 12 (9.09%) Oracle
6 10 (7.58%) Cisco
7 8 (6.06%) Huawei
7 8 (6.06%) Open Text
8 6 (4.55%) NetApp
9 5 (3.79%) 3PAR
9 5 (3.79%) hybris
10 4 (3.03%) Siebel
10 4 (3.03%) HP
10 4 (3.03%) Hyperion
10 4 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (2.27%) AppSense
11 3 (2.27%) Tieto
12 2 (1.52%) ClickSoftware Technologies
12 2 (1.52%) Business Objects
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Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £95000 per annum + competitive
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