The median annual salary for a Solutions Architect was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 29 March 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 134 127 80
Rank change year-on-year -7 -47  
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 53 102 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.57% 2.03% 3.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.65% 2.15% 3.26%
Number of salaries quoted 39 92 127
Median salary £70,000 £70,000 £72,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -2.77%  
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,200 £80,000 £82,250
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3203 4754 5179
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 95.02% 94.80% 95.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2593 3882 3834
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,800 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire that featured Solutions Architect in the job title.

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 3 months to 29 March 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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wokingham - 12 £56,250 -
Reading -4 10 £75,000 +15.38% 2
Slough +24 7 £80,000 -
Newbury +15 3 - - 1
Bracknell +7 3 - -
Maidenhead -6 3 £65,000 -10.34% 1
Solutions Architect
South East

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 48 (24.87%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (23.32%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (22.28%) Telecoms
4 36 (18.65%) SOA
5 32 (16.58%) Presales
5 32 (16.58%) VMware
6 31 (16.06%) VMware Infrastructure
7 30 (15.54%) Microsoft Azure
8 29 (15.03%) Amazon AWS
8 29 (15.03%) TOGAF
9 28 (14.51%) CRM
10 27 (13.99%) Migration
11 25 (12.95%) ITIL
11 25 (12.95%) SAP
11 25 (12.95%) SDLC
12 24 (12.44%) Enterprise Software
12 24 (12.44%) Finance
13 23 (11.92%) Web Services
13 23 (11.92%) UML
14 22 (11.40%) PaaS
15 21 (10.88%) Data Migration
16 20 (10.36%) PowerShell
16 20 (10.36%) Degree
17 19 (9.84%) Billing
17 19 (9.84%) Linux
17 19 (9.84%) Process Management
18 18 (9.33%) IT Strategy
18 18 (9.33%) ArchiMate
19 17 (8.81%) Translating Business Requirements
19 17 (8.81%) Oracle

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 3 (1.55%) IBM Domino
1 3 (1.55%) OpenStack
2 2 (1.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.52%) Apache
3 1 (0.52%) IIS
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (0.52%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.52%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 13 (6.74%) SAP HR
2 4 (2.07%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 30 (15.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (15.03%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (11.40%) PaaS
4 14 (7.25%) IaaS
4 14 (7.25%) SaaS
5 13 (6.74%) SuccessFactors
6 8 (4.15%) Office 365
7 7 (3.63%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (2.07%) Force.com
9 2 (1.04%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (0.52%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.77%) Firewall
2 14 (7.25%) LAN
2 14 (7.25%) WAN
3 7 (3.63%) 3GPP
3 7 (3.63%) Network Security
4 6 (3.11%) Internet
4 6 (3.11%) SSL
5 5 (2.59%) 3G
5 5 (2.59%) Intelligent Network
5 5 (2.59%) Value-Added Service
6 4 (2.07%) 4G
6 4 (2.07%) DNS
6 4 (2.07%) VPN
6 4 (2.07%) WLAN
7 3 (1.55%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (1.55%) RFID
8 2 (1.04%) Ethernet
8 2 (1.04%) TCP/IP
8 2 (1.04%) Wireless
8 2 (1.04%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.15%) Apache Cassandra
1 8 (4.15%) Hadoop
2 6 (3.11%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.07%) Big Data
4 3 (1.55%) MySQL
5 2 (1.04%) DB2
6 1 (0.52%) Power BI
6 1 (0.52%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (1.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (1.04%) Jenkins
1 2 (1.04%) Rational Rose
2 1 (0.52%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.52%) JIRA
2 1 (0.52%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.52%) Subversion
2 1 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.52%) VersionOne
General
1 43 (22.28%) Telecoms
2 24 (12.44%) Finance
3 19 (9.84%) Billing
4 13 (6.74%) Retail
5 8 (4.15%) Legal
6 7 (3.63%) Marketing
7 5 (2.59%) Mandarin Language
7 5 (2.59%) Spanish Language
8 4 (2.07%) Advertising
8 4 (2.07%) Banking
8 4 (2.07%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.52%) Electronics
9 1 (0.52%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (11.92%) Web Services
2 15 (7.77%) .NET
3 13 (6.74%) SAP Fiori
3 13 (6.74%) SAPUI5
4 5 (2.59%) Java EE
5 4 (2.07%) AngularJS
5 4 (2.07%) HTML
5 4 (2.07%) Middleware
6 2 (1.04%) Visualforce
7 1 (0.52%) LAMP
7 1 (0.52%) Mason
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 48 (24.87%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (12.44%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (7.77%) Data Centre
4 13 (6.74%) Hybrid Cloud
5 9 (4.66%) Computer Science
6 8 (4.15%) Driving Licence
7 6 (3.11%) Private Cloud
8 3 (1.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 3 (1.55%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.55%) Mobile Computing
8 3 (1.55%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.55%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.52%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.52%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 19 (9.84%) Linux
2 10 (5.18%) Windows
3 8 (4.15%) CentOS
3 8 (4.15%) Oracle Linux
4 7 (3.63%) Android
4 7 (3.63%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.07%) Unix
6 3 (1.55%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (23.32%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (18.65%) SOA
3 32 (16.58%) Presales
4 29 (15.03%) TOGAF
5 28 (14.51%) CRM
6 27 (13.99%) Migration
7 25 (12.95%) ITIL
7 25 (12.95%) SDLC
8 23 (11.92%) UML
9 21 (10.88%) Data Migration
10 19 (9.84%) Process Management
11 18 (9.33%) ArchiMate
11 18 (9.33%) IT Strategy
12 17 (8.81%) Translating Business Requirements
13 15 (7.77%) Waterfall
14 14 (7.25%) Mentoring
14 14 (7.25%) Project Management
15 13 (6.74%) Analytics
15 13 (6.74%) Data Architecture
15 13 (6.74%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 20 (10.36%) PowerShell
2 14 (7.25%) Java
3 10 (5.18%) C
4 8 (4.15%) C#
5 6 (3.11%) SQL
6 5 (2.59%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.55%) C++
7 3 (1.55%) PL/SQL
7 3 (1.55%) Python
7 3 (1.55%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.04%) Apex Code
8 2 (1.04%) Perl
9 1 (0.52%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.52%) R
Qualifications
1 20 (10.36%) Degree
2 8 (4.15%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (2.59%) MBA
4 4 (2.07%) MCSD
4 4 (2.07%) MCSE
4 4 (2.07%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.04%) CCNP
5 2 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.04%) CISSP
5 2 (1.04%) ISEB
5 2 (1.04%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.52%) CCDP
6 1 (0.52%) CCIE
6 1 (0.52%) CCSE
6 1 (0.52%) CISA
6 1 (0.52%) CISM
6 1 (0.52%) IISP
6 1 (0.52%) ISSAP
6 1 (0.52%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.52%) GDPR
2 1 (0.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 31 (16.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (8.29%) Hyper-V
3 8 (4.15%) Docker
4 4 (2.07%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.04%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.04%) vSphere
6 1 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (4.15%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.04%) Ansible
2 2 (1.04%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (1.04%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.04%) Puppet
3 1 (0.52%) QRadar
Vendors
1 32 (16.58%) VMware
2 25 (12.95%) SAP
3 17 (8.81%) Oracle
4 13 (6.74%) IBM
5 12 (6.22%) Microsoft
6 9 (4.66%) HP
6 9 (4.66%) Red Hat
7 8 (4.15%) BMC
7 8 (4.15%) Google
7 8 (4.15%) PlateSpin
7 8 (4.15%) Teradata
8 6 (3.11%) CenturyLink
8 6 (3.11%) Cisco
9 5 (2.59%) Huawei
9 5 (2.59%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (1.55%) CheckPoint
10 3 (1.55%) Citrix
10 3 (1.55%) Juniper
10 3 (1.55%) Siebel
11 2 (1.04%) EMC
Reading, Berkshire
Stott & May
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + £6.3k car allowance + 10% bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 13 days ago