Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Solutions Architect was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Solution Architect
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 156 139 148
Rank change year-on-year -17 +9 -44
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 101 175 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.59% 2.01% 1.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.66% 2.11% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 102 136 175
Berkshire median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
10th Percentile £62,625 £55,000 £53,750
90th Percentile £97,500 £85,000 £80,000
South East median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% -3.57% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies in Berkshire with a recognized job title 6078 8309 10573
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.54% 95.64% 96.03%
Number of salaries quoted 4868 6513 8406
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +3.09% +7.78%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,750 £26,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £73,750 £71,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings that featured Solutions Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Solutions Architect in Berkshire

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for Solutions Architect in Berkshire

Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Solutions Architect in Berkshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Solutions Architect in Berkshire

Solutions Architect
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Architect within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +29 48 £72,500 +3.57%
Bracknell +19 13 £75,000 -
Newbury - 12 £67,500 - 1
Slough -6 7 £75,000 +11.11%
Maidenhead +20 1 £75,000 -
Solutions Architect
South East

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Solutions Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 35 (34.65%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (32.67%) TOGAF
3 25 (24.75%) Migration
4 24 (23.76%) Finance
5 19 (18.81%) Enterprise Architecture
5 19 (18.81%) Java
5 19 (18.81%) Amazon AWS
6 17 (16.83%) Presales
7 15 (14.85%) Degree
8 13 (12.87%) Linux
8 13 (12.87%) Windows
8 13 (12.87%) Python
8 13 (12.87%) Analytical Skills
9 12 (11.88%) Active Directory
10 11 (10.89%) Computer Science
10 11 (10.89%) Banking
10 11 (10.89%) Demand Forecasting
10 11 (10.89%) Microsoft Azure
10 11 (10.89%) Computer Science Degree
11 10 (9.90%) Master's Degree
11 10 (9.90%) RESTful
11 10 (9.90%) PowerShell
11 10 (9.90%) High Availability
11 10 (9.90%) Ansible
11 10 (9.90%) Public Cloud
11 10 (9.90%) Translating Business Requirements
11 10 (9.90%) Performance Analysis
11 10 (9.90%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (9.90%) Perl
12 9 (8.91%) CRM

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.98%) Apache Spark
1 2 (1.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (1.98%) SharePoint
1 2 (1.98%) Skype for Business
1 2 (1.98%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.99%) Apache
2 1 (0.99%) CMS
2 1 (0.99%) Confluence
2 1 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.99%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.99%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (0.99%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (1.98%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.98%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.99%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 19 (18.81%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (10.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (6.93%) SaaS
4 6 (5.94%) PaaS
5 5 (4.95%) Office 365
6 3 (2.97%) IaaS
7 2 (1.98%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (1.98%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.98%) Yammer
8 1 (0.99%) Akamai
8 1 (0.99%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.99%) Amazon Glacier
8 1 (0.99%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.99%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.99%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.99%) Route 53
8 1 (0.99%) Slack
8 1 (0.99%) SoftLayer
8 1 (0.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.98%) Firewall
1 2 (1.98%) Skype
1 2 (1.98%) VPN
1 2 (1.98%) WAN
2 1 (0.99%) ASN.1
2 1 (0.99%) ATM
2 1 (0.99%) HTTP
2 1 (0.99%) LAN
2 1 (0.99%) MPLS
2 1 (0.99%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (0.99%) SMS
2 1 (0.99%) Unified Communications
2 1 (0.99%) VoIP
2 1 (0.99%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.94%) Big Data
2 3 (2.97%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (2.97%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.98%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.98%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.98%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.98%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (1.98%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (1.98%) SAP HANA
4 1 (0.99%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.99%) Data Lake
4 1 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.99%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (2.97%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.98%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.99%) JIRA
3 1 (0.99%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.99%) Subversion
3 1 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.99%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (23.76%) Finance
2 11 (10.89%) Banking
3 5 (4.95%) Advertising
4 3 (2.97%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.98%) Billing
5 2 (1.98%) General Ledger
5 2 (1.98%) Marketing
6 1 (0.99%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.90%) RESTful
2 8 (7.92%) .NET
3 6 (5.94%) Java EE
4 3 (2.97%) HTML
4 3 (2.97%) Spring
4 3 (2.97%) XML
5 2 (1.98%) Java SE
5 2 (1.98%) JMS
5 2 (1.98%) Mason
5 2 (1.98%) Node.js
5 2 (1.98%) OAuth2
5 2 (1.98%) RAML
5 2 (1.98%) REST
5 2 (1.98%) SAML
5 2 (1.98%) Visualforce
5 2 (1.98%) Web Services
6 1 (0.99%) IBM Integration Bus
6 1 (0.99%) JSON
6 1 (0.99%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.99%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.87%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (10.89%) Computer Science
3 10 (9.90%) Public Cloud
4 3 (2.97%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.98%) FMCG
5 2 (1.98%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.98%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.98%) Social Network
6 1 (0.99%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (0.99%) Fintech
6 1 (0.99%) Frameworx
6 1 (0.99%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.87%) Linux
1 13 (12.87%) Windows
2 2 (1.98%) Android
3 1 (0.99%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.99%) CentOS
3 1 (0.99%) DC/OS
3 1 (0.99%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.99%) Solaris
3 1 (0.99%) SUSE
3 1 (0.99%) Unix
3 1 (0.99%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.99%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (34.65%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (32.67%) TOGAF
3 25 (24.75%) Migration
4 19 (18.81%) Enterprise Architecture
5 17 (16.83%) Presales
6 11 (10.89%) Demand Forecasting
7 10 (9.90%) High Availability
7 10 (9.90%) Performance Analysis
7 10 (9.90%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (9.90%) Translating Business Requirements
8 9 (8.91%) Capacity Planning
8 9 (8.91%) CRM
8 9 (8.91%) IT Strategy
8 9 (8.91%) Performance Tuning
8 9 (8.91%) Planning and Forecasting
8 9 (8.91%) Statistics
9 8 (7.92%) SOA
9 8 (7.92%) UML
10 7 (6.93%) ITIL
10 7 (6.93%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (18.81%) Java
2 13 (12.87%) Python
3 10 (9.90%) Perl
3 10 (9.90%) PowerShell
4 7 (6.93%) JavaScript
5 6 (5.94%) SQL
6 4 (3.96%) C++
6 4 (3.96%) Scala
7 3 (2.97%) C
7 3 (2.97%) C#
8 2 (1.98%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.99%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.99%) XAML
Qualifications
1 15 (14.85%) Degree
2 11 (10.89%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (9.90%) Master's Degree
4 9 (8.91%) AWS Certification
5 2 (1.98%) MBA
5 2 (1.98%) SAP Certification
6 1 (0.99%) CISA
6 1 (0.99%) CISM
6 1 (0.99%) CISSP
6 1 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.99%) MCITP
6 1 (0.99%) MCSE
6 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.97%) QA
2 2 (1.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.98%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.99%) GDPR
3 1 (0.99%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (11.88%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.96%) Docker
3 2 (1.98%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.98%) OpenAM
4 1 (0.99%) HDFS
4 1 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (9.90%) Ansible
2 4 (3.96%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.99%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.99%) Consul
3 1 (0.99%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (0.99%) Packer
3 1 (0.99%) Puppet
3 1 (0.99%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (6.93%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.95%) Oracle
2 5 (4.95%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (3.96%) IBM
3 4 (3.96%) SAP
4 3 (2.97%) Capita
4 3 (2.97%) TIBCO
4 3 (2.97%) VMware
5 2 (1.98%) BEA
5 2 (1.98%) Citrix
5 2 (1.98%) MuleSoft
5 2 (1.98%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.98%) Workday
6 1 (0.99%) Adobe
6 1 (0.99%) Apigee
6 1 (0.99%) Cisco
6 1 (0.99%) EMC
6 1 (0.99%) Google
6 1 (0.99%) Greenplum
6 1 (0.99%) NetApp