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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 47 87 95
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 104 48 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 4.19% 2.09% 1.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.57% 2.23% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 60 33 25
Average salary £78,750 £62,500 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.00% -13.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £61,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
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
2277 2156 1942
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 91.63% 93.90% 93.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1615 1717 1633
Average salary £46,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.23% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 August 2014.

Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in Reading

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 54 (36.73%) Telecoms
2 42 (28.57%) Finance
3 36 (24.49%) CRM
4 31 (21.09%) Microsoft
5 30 (20.41%) Security Cleared
6 26 (17.69%) SC Cleared
6 26 (17.69%) Degree
6 26 (17.69%) Migration
6 26 (17.69%) TOGAF
7 25 (17.01%) SOA
8 19 (12.93%) SAP
9 18 (12.24%) SharePoint
9 18 (12.24%) EMC
10 17 (11.56%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (11.56%) Computer Science
11 16 (10.88%) Marketing
11 16 (10.88%) MS Excel
12 15 (10.20%) Windows
12 15 (10.20%) Project Management
13 14 (9.52%) 4G
13 14 (9.52%) Smartphone
13 14 (9.52%) Internet
13 14 (9.52%) 3G
13 14 (9.52%) Billing
13 14 (9.52%) VMware
13 14 (9.52%) ITIL
13 14 (9.52%) Oracle
13 14 (9.52%) Broadband
14 13 (8.84%) ERP
14 13 (8.84%) XML

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 18 (12.24%) SharePoint
2 11 (7.48%) SharePoint Server
3 10 (6.80%) MS Exchange
4 9 (6.12%) Apache
4 9 (6.12%) Tomcat
4 9 (6.12%) Apache Solr
5 7 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (2.72%) Lync
Applications
1 16 (10.88%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.08%) MS Project
3 5 (3.40%) MS Visio
3 5 (3.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (4.08%) Oracle ERP
2 4 (2.72%) Oracle ASCP
3 3 (2.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (1.36%) SAP SRM
4 2 (1.36%) Demantra
4 2 (1.36%) SAP MM
4 2 (1.36%) Maximo
5 1 (0.68%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.68%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.44%) IaaS
2 5 (3.40%) Force.com
3 4 (2.72%) Office 365
4 2 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.36%) PaaS
5 1 (0.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (9.52%) Broadband
1 14 (9.52%) Internet
1 14 (9.52%) 3G
1 14 (9.52%) 4G
2 9 (6.12%) HTTP
3 8 (5.44%) Unified Communications
4 7 (4.76%) Cisco Nexus
4 7 (4.76%) WAAS
5 6 (4.08%) Wireless
6 3 (2.04%) IP Telephony
6 3 (2.04%) PBX
7 1 (0.68%) VoIP
7 1 (0.68%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.68%) SNMP
7 1 (0.68%) MPLS
7 1 (0.68%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.48%) EDRMS
2 9 (6.12%) MySQL
2 9 (6.12%) SQL Server
3 7 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (4.08%) Oracle BI EE
4 6 (4.08%) Data Mining
5 2 (1.36%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.68%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 9 (6.12%) Selenium
1 9 (6.12%) Git (software)
1 9 (6.12%) Mockito
2 2 (1.36%) Rational Rose
General
1 54 (36.73%) Telecoms
2 42 (28.57%) Finance
3 16 (10.88%) Marketing
4 14 (9.52%) Billing
5 12 (8.16%) Back Office
6 3 (2.04%) Legal
6 3 (2.04%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.04%) Banking
7 1 (0.68%) Electronics
7 1 (0.68%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (8.84%) XML
1 13 (8.84%) XSLT
2 11 (7.48%) CSS
2 11 (7.48%) HTML
3 10 (6.80%) J2EE
4 9 (6.12%) JSP
4 9 (6.12%) Web Services
4 9 (6.12%) XHTML
4 9 (6.12%) Spring
4 9 (6.12%) Java EE
4 9 (6.12%) jQuery
5 7 (4.76%) .NET
6 6 (4.08%) WebCenter
7 4 (2.72%) WF
8 2 (1.36%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.36%) Gherkin
8 2 (1.36%) SAP PI
8 2 (1.36%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.68%) CORBA
9 1 (0.68%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.56%) Computer Science
2 14 (9.52%) Smartphone
3 11 (7.48%) Taxonomies
4 9 (6.12%) iPad
4 9 (6.12%) Client/Server
5 7 (4.76%) CLARiiON
5 7 (4.76%) Celerra
6 3 (2.04%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.36%) CESG
8 1 (0.68%) IPTV
8 1 (0.68%) GIS
8 1 (0.68%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.68%) Open Source
8 1 (0.68%) Video on Demand
8 1 (0.68%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 15 (10.20%) Windows
2 9 (6.12%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (24.49%) CRM
2 26 (17.69%) Migration
2 26 (17.69%) TOGAF
3 25 (17.01%) SOA
4 17 (11.56%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (10.20%) Project Management
6 14 (9.52%) ITIL
7 13 (8.84%) ERP
8 11 (7.48%) Systems Analysis
8 11 (7.48%) Knowledge Management
8 11 (7.48%) Change Control
8 11 (7.48%) Metadata Management
9 10 (6.80%) eTOM
9 10 (6.80%) Business Analysis
10 9 (6.12%) TDD
10 9 (6.12%) Scrum
10 9 (6.12%) Extreme Programming
10 9 (6.12%) DSDM
10 9 (6.12%) E-Commerce
10 9 (6.12%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (7.48%) SQL
2 9 (6.12%) Java
2 9 (6.12%) JavaScript
3 4 (2.72%) C
4 2 (1.36%) C#
Qualifications
1 30 (20.41%) Security Cleared
2 26 (17.69%) Degree
2 26 (17.69%) SC Cleared
3 10 (6.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (6.80%) MCTS
3 10 (6.80%) MCITP
3 10 (6.80%) MCSE
4 7 (4.76%) CCA
4 7 (4.76%) Citrix Certification
4 7 (4.76%) CCEA
4 7 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 7 (4.76%) NCDA
4 7 (4.76%) NCIE
4 7 (4.76%) VCAP
4 7 (4.76%) VTSP
4 7 (4.76%) CCIA
5 5 (3.40%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (2.72%) CCNP
7 3 (2.04%) CISSP
8 1 (0.68%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.08%) QA
2 2 (1.36%) SLA
3 1 (0.68%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.68%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (7.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (6.12%) Active Directory
3 7 (4.76%) Hyper-V
3 7 (4.76%) XenDesktop
3 7 (4.76%) vSphere
3 7 (4.76%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (0.68%) WMI
1 1 (0.68%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 31 (21.09%) Microsoft
2 19 (12.93%) SAP
3 18 (12.24%) EMC
4 14 (9.52%) Oracle
4 14 (9.52%) VMware
5 12 (8.16%) Cisco
6 11 (7.48%) Citrix
6 11 (7.48%) Open Text
7 9 (6.12%) hybris
8 8 (5.44%) Huawei
8 8 (5.44%) NetApp
9 7 (4.76%) 3PAR
10 6 (4.08%) Hyperion
11 5 (3.40%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (3.40%) Siebel
12 4 (2.72%) HP
13 3 (2.04%) AppSense
13 3 (2.04%) Tieto
14 2 (1.36%) Red Hat
14 2 (1.36%) Business Objects
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