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 25 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 65 81 104
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 74 56 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.14% 2.47% 1.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.39% 2.62% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 48 40 27
Average salary £75,000 £55,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.36% -21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £44,380 £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
2183 2136 2077
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 92.62% 94.30% 93.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1563 1708 1761
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £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 25 July 2014.

Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in Reading

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 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 39 (32.23%) Microsoft
2 29 (23.97%) Telecoms
3 27 (22.31%) Finance
4 26 (21.49%) CRM
5 25 (20.66%) MS Excel
6 23 (19.01%) Security Cleared
7 21 (17.36%) SC Cleared
7 21 (17.36%) TOGAF
8 20 (16.53%) SharePoint
9 18 (14.88%) Citrix
9 18 (14.88%) Migration
10 16 (13.22%) SOA
11 15 (12.40%) Active Directory
12 14 (11.57%) Windows
12 14 (11.57%) SAP
12 14 (11.57%) Degree
12 14 (11.57%) Lync
13 12 (9.92%) EMC
13 12 (9.92%) VMware
14 11 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
14 11 (9.09%) .NET
14 11 (9.09%) Oracle
15 10 (8.26%) Business Analysis
15 10 (8.26%) SQL Server
15 10 (8.26%) ERP
15 10 (8.26%) Business Continuity
16 9 (7.44%) Project Management
16 9 (7.44%) Back Office
16 9 (7.44%) MS Exchange
16 9 (7.44%) Cisco

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 25 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 20 (16.53%) SharePoint
2 14 (11.57%) Lync
3 9 (7.44%) SharePoint Server
3 9 (7.44%) MS Exchange
4 4 (3.31%) Apache
4 4 (3.31%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (3.31%) Apache Solr
4 4 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (2.48%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 25 (20.66%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.13%) MS Project
2 5 (4.13%) MS Office
3 4 (3.31%) MS Visio
3 4 (3.31%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 4 (3.31%) Oracle ASCP
2 3 (2.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.48%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (1.65%) SAP CRM
3 2 (1.65%) Maximo
3 2 (1.65%) SAP SRM
3 2 (1.65%) Demantra
3 2 (1.65%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.83%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.61%) Office 365
1 8 (6.61%) IaaS
2 4 (3.31%) Force.com
3 2 (1.65%) SaaS
3 2 (1.65%) PaaS
3 2 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.96%) Unified Communications
2 5 (4.13%) 4G
2 5 (4.13%) Broadband
2 5 (4.13%) Internet
2 5 (4.13%) 3G
2 5 (4.13%) Wireless
3 4 (3.31%) HTTP
3 4 (3.31%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (3.31%) WAAS
4 3 (2.48%) PBX
4 3 (2.48%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.83%) MPLS
5 1 (0.83%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.83%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.26%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.61%) EDRMS
3 5 (4.13%) Data Mining
4 4 (3.31%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (3.31%) MySQL
4 4 (3.31%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.48%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (1.65%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.83%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 4 (3.31%) Selenium
1 4 (3.31%) Git (software)
1 4 (3.31%) Mockito
2 3 (2.48%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.48%) Rational Rose
General
1 29 (23.97%) Telecoms
2 27 (22.31%) Finance
3 9 (7.44%) Back Office
3 9 (7.44%) Marketing
4 8 (6.61%) Billing
5 4 (3.31%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.83%) Banking
6 1 (0.83%) Local Government
6 1 (0.83%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.09%) .NET
2 8 (6.61%) XML
2 8 (6.61%) XSLT
3 7 (5.79%) HTML
3 7 (5.79%) CSS
4 6 (4.96%) .NET Framework
4 6 (4.96%) ASP.NET
5 4 (3.31%) J2EE
5 4 (3.31%) XHTML
5 4 (3.31%) Spring
5 4 (3.31%) Java EE
5 4 (3.31%) WF
5 4 (3.31%) jQuery
5 4 (3.31%) JSP
5 4 (3.31%) Web Services
6 3 (2.48%) WebCenter
7 2 (1.65%) Gherkin
7 2 (1.65%) SAP PI
8 1 (0.83%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.61%) Computer Science
1 8 (6.61%) Taxonomies
2 5 (4.13%) Smartphone
3 4 (3.31%) iPad
3 4 (3.31%) Celerra
3 4 (3.31%) Client/Server
3 4 (3.31%) CLARiiON
4 3 (2.48%) Digital Media
4 3 (2.48%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.65%) CESG
5 2 (1.65%) GIS
6 1 (0.83%) IPTV
6 1 (0.83%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.83%) Video on Demand
6 1 (0.83%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.57%) Windows
2 4 (3.31%) Linux
3 2 (1.65%) Windows XP
3 2 (1.65%) Windows Vista
3 2 (1.65%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (21.49%) CRM
2 21 (17.36%) TOGAF
3 18 (14.88%) Migration
4 16 (13.22%) SOA
5 11 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (8.26%) Business Continuity
6 10 (8.26%) Business Analysis
6 10 (8.26%) ERP
7 9 (7.44%) Project Management
8 8 (6.61%) Knowledge Management
8 8 (6.61%) Systems Analysis
8 8 (6.61%) Metadata Management
9 7 (5.79%) Change Control
9 7 (5.79%) ITIL
10 6 (4.96%) eTOM
10 6 (4.96%) Business Development
11 5 (4.13%) Requirements Analysis
11 5 (4.13%) Waterfall
11 5 (4.13%) Data Management
11 5 (4.13%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.79%) SQL
2 6 (4.96%) C#
3 4 (3.31%) Java
3 4 (3.31%) JavaScript
3 4 (3.31%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (19.01%) Security Cleared
2 21 (17.36%) SC Cleared
3 14 (11.57%) Degree
4 7 (5.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (5.79%) MCTS
4 7 (5.79%) MCITP
4 7 (5.79%) MCSE
5 5 (4.13%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (3.31%) CCNP
6 4 (3.31%) CCA
6 4 (3.31%) Citrix Certification
6 4 (3.31%) CCEA
6 4 (3.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (3.31%) NCDA
6 4 (3.31%) NCIE
6 4 (3.31%) VCAP
6 4 (3.31%) VTSP
6 4 (3.31%) CCIA
7 3 (2.48%) CISSP
8 1 (0.83%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.48%) QA
2 2 (1.65%) SLA
3 1 (0.83%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.83%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (12.40%) Active Directory
2 8 (6.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.96%) Hyper-V
3 6 (4.96%) XenDesktop
4 4 (3.31%) vSphere
4 4 (3.31%) vCloud
4 4 (3.31%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (1.65%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (1.65%) SCCM
1 2 (1.65%) SCOM
1 2 (1.65%) SCOrch
1 2 (1.65%) SCSM
1 2 (1.65%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 39 (32.23%) Microsoft
2 18 (14.88%) Citrix
3 14 (11.57%) SAP
4 12 (9.92%) EMC
4 12 (9.92%) VMware
5 11 (9.09%) Oracle
6 9 (7.44%) Cisco
7 8 (6.61%) Open Text
8 7 (5.79%) Huawei
9 5 (4.13%) NetApp
10 4 (3.31%) hybris
10 4 (3.31%) 3PAR
10 4 (3.31%) Siebel
10 4 (3.31%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (2.48%) HP
11 3 (2.48%) Hyperion
11 3 (2.48%) Tieto
11 3 (2.48%) AppSense
12 2 (1.65%) Red Hat
12 2 (1.65%) ClickSoftware Technologies
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