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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 114 50 87
Rank change year-on-year
-64 +37
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 24 107 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.07% 4.28% 2.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.14% 4.64% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 21 60 32
Average salary £70,000 £78,750 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +26.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,250
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £67,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +8.00%
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
2097 2305 2138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.78% 92.24% 93.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1654 1625 1701
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 2 September 2015.

Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in Reading

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 22 (32.35%) Telecoms
2 20 (29.41%) VMware
3 19 (27.94%) Degree
4 18 (26.47%) Microsoft
5 16 (23.53%) Citrix
5 16 (23.53%) ITIL
5 16 (23.53%) Migration
6 15 (22.06%) Marketing
6 15 (22.06%) Business Development
6 15 (22.06%) Project Management
7 14 (20.59%) Dell
7 14 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (20.59%) Finance
8 12 (17.65%) TOGAF
8 12 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
9 11 (16.18%) Service Management
9 11 (16.18%) Cisco
10 10 (14.71%) HP
10 10 (14.71%) Oracle
11 9 (13.24%) Java
11 9 (13.24%) UNIX
11 9 (13.24%) NetApp
11 9 (13.24%) Banking
11 9 (13.24%) Open Source
12 8 (11.76%) XenApp
12 8 (11.76%) XenDesktop
12 8 (11.76%) 3PAR
12 8 (11.76%) Computer Science
12 8 (11.76%) SC Cleared
12 8 (11.76%) Security Cleared

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 7 (10.29%) WebLogic
1 7 (10.29%) Lync
2 5 (7.35%) OpenStack
3 3 (4.41%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.47%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.47%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.47%) IIS
4 1 (1.47%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (10.29%) MS Office
2 6 (8.82%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.47%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Summit
1 1 (1.47%) JDE EnterpriseOne
1 1 (1.47%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.29%) Office 365
1 7 (10.29%) Mimecast
2 3 (4.41%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.94%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (1.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.29%) Internet
2 5 (7.35%) Broadband
3 4 (5.88%) Software-Defined Networking
4 3 (4.41%) MPLS
4 3 (4.41%) Firewall
5 2 (2.94%) LAN
5 2 (2.94%) VPN
6 1 (1.47%) SAN
6 1 (1.47%) DMZ
6 1 (1.47%) IOS XR
6 1 (1.47%) NX-OS
6 1 (1.47%) VoIP
6 1 (1.47%) WLAN
6 1 (1.47%) WAN
6 1 (1.47%) SMTP
6 1 (1.47%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.47%) IPX
6 1 (1.47%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.47%) VPLS
6 1 (1.47%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.35%) Big Data
2 2 (2.94%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.47%) MySQL
3 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Ant
1 1 (1.47%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.47%) Eclipse
1 1 (1.47%) Maven
1 1 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.47%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 22 (32.35%) Telecoms
2 15 (22.06%) Marketing
3 14 (20.59%) Finance
4 9 (13.24%) Banking
5 7 (10.29%) Billing
6 4 (5.88%) German Language
6 4 (5.88%) Retail
6 4 (5.88%) Manufacturing
7 3 (4.41%) Mandarin Language
7 3 (4.41%) Cantonese Language
8 1 (1.47%) French Language
8 1 (1.47%) General Ledger
8 1 (1.47%) Publishing
8 1 (1.47%) Games
8 1 (1.47%) Automotive
8 1 (1.47%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.29%) CGI
2 6 (8.82%) Middleware
3 3 (4.41%) HTML
3 3 (4.41%) REST
4 2 (2.94%) HTML5
4 2 (2.94%) .NET
4 2 (2.94%) SAP Basis
5 1 (1.47%) Spring
5 1 (1.47%) Velocity
5 1 (1.47%) WCF
5 1 (1.47%) jQuery
5 1 (1.47%) Drools
5 1 (1.47%) Ehcache
5 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.47%) COM
5 1 (1.47%) CSS
5 1 (1.47%) SOAP
5 1 (1.47%) XML
5 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.76%) GIS
1 8 (11.76%) Computer Science
1 8 (11.76%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.41%) Internet of Things
2 3 (4.41%) Machine to Machine
3 2 (2.94%) Smart Meter
3 2 (2.94%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.47%) Xbox
4 1 (1.47%) HP Storage
4 1 (1.47%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.47%) Over-the-Top Content
4 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.47%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.47%) Chromecast
4 1 (1.47%) Apple TV
4 1 (1.47%) PlayStation
4 1 (1.47%) BYOD
4 1 (1.47%) Blog
4 1 (1.47%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.24%) UNIX
2 6 (8.82%) Windows
3 2 (2.94%) Linux
4 1 (1.47%) Android
4 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (23.53%) ITIL
1 16 (23.53%) Migration
2 15 (22.06%) Business Development
2 15 (22.06%) Project Management
3 14 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (17.65%) TOGAF
5 11 (16.18%) Service Management
6 9 (13.24%) Open Source
7 7 (10.29%) ITSM
7 7 (10.29%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (7.35%) Requirements Analysis
8 5 (7.35%) SDLC
9 4 (5.88%) Network Management
9 4 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (5.88%) SOA
9 4 (5.88%) CRM
9 4 (5.88%) E-Commerce
10 3 (4.41%) Business Analysis
10 3 (4.41%) eTOM
10 3 (4.41%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.24%) Java
2 2 (2.94%) SQL
3 1 (1.47%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.47%) ABAP
3 1 (1.47%) Python
3 1 (1.47%) Groovy
3 1 (1.47%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.47%) Perl
3 1 (1.47%) PHP
3 1 (1.47%) C#
Qualifications
1 19 (27.94%) Degree
2 8 (11.76%) SC Cleared
2 8 (11.76%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) COBIT
1 2 (2.94%) QA
2 1 (1.47%) ISO 9000
2 1 (1.47%) BS15000
System Software
1 12 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (11.76%) Terminal Services
2 8 (11.76%) XenApp
2 8 (11.76%) XenDesktop
3 7 (10.29%) XenServer
4 2 (2.94%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.47%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.47%) vSphere
5 1 (1.47%) vCloud
5 1 (1.47%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (10.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (29.41%) VMware
2 18 (26.47%) Microsoft
3 16 (23.53%) Citrix
4 14 (20.59%) Dell
5 11 (16.18%) Cisco
6 10 (14.71%) Oracle
6 10 (14.71%) HP
7 9 (13.24%) NetApp
8 8 (11.76%) IBM
8 8 (11.76%) 3PAR
9 7 (10.29%) Varonis
9 7 (10.29%) Computacenter
9 7 (10.29%) Zerto
9 7 (10.29%) Neverfail
9 7 (10.29%) Veeam
9 7 (10.29%) Symantec
10 3 (4.41%) SAP
11 2 (2.94%) EMC
11 2 (2.94%) Juniper
12 1 (1.47%) Ericsson
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