The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Slough 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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 70 53 56
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 6 9 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.90% 1.54% 1.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 1.61% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 5
Average salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £64,500 £47,400
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £74,000 £102,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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 Slough 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
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
632 559 534
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 94.61% 95.56% 96.74%
Number of salaries quoted 492 466 473
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Solutions Architect in the job title across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Slough region.

Solutions Architect Salary Trend in Slough

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) CRM
2 4 (40.00%) ERP
2 4 (40.00%) Java
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (30.00%) Lync
3 3 (30.00%) FMCG
3 3 (30.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (30.00%) Office 365
3 3 (30.00%) Linux
3 3 (30.00%) Citrix
3 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 3 (30.00%) LAN
3 3 (30.00%) WAN
4 2 (20.00%) CTI
4 2 (20.00%) SOA
4 2 (20.00%) B2C
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) MVC
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) TOGAF
4 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) Open Source
4 2 (20.00%) Firewall
4 2 (20.00%) Client/Server

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (30.00%) Lync
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) LAN
1 3 (30.00%) WAN
2 2 (20.00%) CTI
2 2 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (10.00%) Internet
General
1 3 (30.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) HTML
1 2 (20.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) FMCG
2 2 (20.00%) Open Source
2 2 (20.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (20.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (20.00%) PKI
3 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) CRM
1 4 (40.00%) ERP
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) SOA
3 2 (20.00%) B2C
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) MVC
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) TOGAF
3 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Citrix
1 3 (30.00%) VMware