Period
to 20 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Solutions Architect was £82,500 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

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

Solution Architect
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 101 110 148
Rank change year-on-year +9 +38 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 48 43 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.17% 1.88% 1.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.23% 1.96% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 50 46 46
Reading median annual salary £82,500 £75,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £60,875 £63,125 £56,875
90th Percentile £87,500 £105,000 £85,000
Berkshire median annual salary £77,500 £75,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading. 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
Reading
Permanent vacancies in Reading with a recognized job title 2,152 2,198 3,331
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.20% 96.07% 96.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1,834 1,817 2,539
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,900 £27,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £72,000
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +5.26%

Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Solutions Architect 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 in Reading.

Salary trend for Solutions Architect in Reading

Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Solutions Architect in Reading over the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Solutions Architect in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, Solutions Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Reading region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 28 (58.33%) Presales
2 19 (39.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 15 (31.25%) Active Directory
5 12 (25.00%) Network Security
6 10 (20.83%) Big Data
6 10 (20.83%) Azure Active Directory
6 10 (20.83%) Customer-Centricity
6 10 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (18.75%) Finance
7 9 (18.75%) Web Services
7 9 (18.75%) Analytics
8 8 (16.67%) Amazon EMR
8 8 (16.67%) Amazon RDS
8 8 (16.67%) Relational Database
8 8 (16.67%) Amazon Redshift
8 8 (16.67%) Amazon Kinesis
8 8 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
8 8 (16.67%) Amazon S3
8 8 (16.67%) Amazon SQS
8 8 (16.67%) Serverless
8 8 (16.67%) Cosmos DB
8 8 (16.67%) Vendor Relationship Management
8 8 (16.67%) AWS Lambda
8 8 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
8 8 (16.67%) MCSE
8 8 (16.67%) MCSA
8 8 (16.67%) RDBMS
8 8 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.17%) OpenStack
2 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.08%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) InfoPath
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (6.25%) SAP HCM
1 3 (6.25%) SAP HR
2 1 (2.08%) SAP GTS
2 1 (2.08%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (2.08%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 19 (39.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (20.83%) Azure Active Directory
4 8 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (16.67%) Amazon EMR
4 8 (16.67%) Amazon Kinesis
4 8 (16.67%) Amazon S3
4 8 (16.67%) Amazon SQS
4 8 (16.67%) AWS Lambda
4 8 (16.67%) Serverless
5 5 (10.42%) Office 365
6 4 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (8.33%) PaaS
7 3 (6.25%) IaaS
7 3 (6.25%) SuccessFactors
8 2 (4.17%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (2.08%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (25.00%) Network Security
2 4 (8.33%) Unified Communications
3 2 (4.17%) Ethernet
3 2 (4.17%) MPLS
3 2 (4.17%) VPLS
3 2 (4.17%) VPN
3 2 (4.17%) VSAN
4 1 (2.08%) BGP
4 1 (2.08%) DNS
4 1 (2.08%) EIGRP
4 1 (2.08%) Firewall
4 1 (2.08%) FTP
4 1 (2.08%) HTTP
4 1 (2.08%) HTTPS
4 1 (2.08%) IGRP
4 1 (2.08%) IPsec
4 1 (2.08%) OSPF
4 1 (2.08%) SMTP
4 1 (2.08%) VoIP
4 1 (2.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.83%) Big Data
2 8 (16.67%) Amazon RDS
2 8 (16.67%) Amazon Redshift
2 8 (16.67%) Cosmos DB
2 8 (16.67%) RDBMS
2 8 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.17%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.08%) Flink
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 9 (18.75%) Finance
2 5 (10.42%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.25%) Retail
4 2 (4.17%) Legal
5 1 (2.08%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.08%) Banking
5 1 (2.08%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.75%) Web Services
2 3 (6.25%) .NET
3 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.17%) HTML
4 1 (2.08%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.08%) CSS
4 1 (2.08%) CSS3
4 1 (2.08%) Dojo
4 1 (2.08%) HTML5
4 1 (2.08%) jQuery
4 1 (2.08%) Leaflet
4 1 (2.08%) Node.js
4 1 (2.08%) React
4 1 (2.08%) RESTful
4 1 (2.08%) SAPUI5
4 1 (2.08%) SOAP
4 1 (2.08%) TensorFlow
4 1 (2.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (2.08%) Visualforce
4 1 (2.08%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) Computer Science
1 4 (8.33%) Public Cloud
1 4 (8.33%) Robotics
2 3 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.25%) Reference Data
2 3 (6.25%) Virtual Team
3 1 (2.08%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.08%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.08%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.08%) Tandem
3 1 (2.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (2.08%) Linux
2 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (58.33%) Presales
2 10 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (20.83%) Customer-Centricity
3 9 (18.75%) Analytics
4 8 (16.67%) Artificial Intelligence
4 8 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
4 8 (16.67%) Product Management
4 8 (16.67%) Vendor Relationship Management
5 6 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
5 6 (12.50%) Data Management
5 6 (12.50%) Project Management
6 5 (10.42%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (10.42%) Migration
6 5 (10.42%) Risk Management
6 5 (10.42%) Value Proposition
7 4 (8.33%) Mathematics
7 4 (8.33%) Physics
7 4 (8.33%) Software Engineering
7 4 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (8.33%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.33%) C#
2 3 (6.25%) C
3 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.08%) Apex Code
4 1 (2.08%) Java
4 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.08%) Python
4 1 (2.08%) R
4 1 (2.08%) Scala
4 1 (2.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (16.67%) MCSA
1 8 (16.67%) MCSE
1 8 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (8.33%) Degree
3 2 (4.17%) TOGAF Certification
4 1 (2.08%) CCIE
4 1 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) COBIT
1 1 (2.08%) GDPR
1 1 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.08%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.08%) QA
1 1 (2.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.17%) Ceph
2 2 (4.17%) Docker
2 2 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.08%) vCloud
3 1 (2.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) Kibana
1 1 (2.08%) QRadar
Vendors
1 16 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.33%) Huawei
2 4 (8.33%) SAP
3 3 (6.25%) Cisco
3 3 (6.25%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.17%) Google
4 2 (4.17%) VMware
5 1 (2.08%) BT
5 1 (2.08%) F5
5 1 (2.08%) IBM
5 1 (2.08%) Juniper
5 1 (2.08%) Nintex
5 1 (2.08%) Palo Alto
5 1 (2.08%) RapidMiner
5 1 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.08%) Splunk