Period
to 15 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Solutions Architect was £77,500 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 15 December 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 101 113
Rank change year-on-year +2 +12 +40
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 49 51 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.40% 2.09% 2.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.51% 2.18% 2.21%
Number of salaries quoted 52 57 47
Reading median annual salary £77,500 £72,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.90% +3.57% -
10th Percentile £63,000 £63,750 £52,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £105,000 £86,000
Berkshire median annual salary £77,500 £72,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +6.90% +3.57% -

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 1,952 2,335 3,219
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.69% 95.89% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1,680 1,923 2,419
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% -8.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,225 £25,625 £26,950
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% -

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 15 December 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 15 December 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 32 (65.31%) Presales
2 29 (59.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (51.02%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (38.78%) Big Data
5 18 (36.73%) Analytics
6 17 (34.69%) Customer-Centricity
7 16 (32.65%) Microsoft
7 16 (32.65%) Thought Leadership
8 15 (30.61%) Artificial Intelligence
9 14 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
9 14 (28.57%) Active Directory
10 13 (26.53%) Technical Leadership
11 12 (24.49%) Value Proposition
11 12 (24.49%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (22.45%) Network Security
12 11 (22.45%) Web Services
12 11 (22.45%) Azure Active Directory
12 11 (22.45%) Business Analytics
12 11 (22.45%) Data Virtualisation
12 11 (22.45%) Machine Learning
13 8 (16.33%) Amazon SQS
13 8 (16.33%) Amazon EC2
13 8 (16.33%) Amazon S3
13 8 (16.33%) Relational Database
13 8 (16.33%) Amazon Redshift
13 8 (16.33%) Amazon EMR
13 8 (16.33%) Amazon RDS
13 8 (16.33%) Amazon Kinesis
13 8 (16.33%) AWS Lambda
13 8 (16.33%) Identity Access Management

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 2 (4.08%) MS Exchange
1 2 (4.08%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) SAP GTS
1 1 (2.04%) SAP S/4HANA
1 1 (2.04%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 29 (59.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (51.02%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (22.45%) Azure Active Directory
4 8 (16.33%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (16.33%) Amazon EMR
4 8 (16.33%) Amazon Kinesis
4 8 (16.33%) Amazon S3
4 8 (16.33%) Amazon SQS
4 8 (16.33%) AWS Lambda
4 8 (16.33%) Serverless
5 5 (10.20%) Office 365
5 5 (10.20%) PaaS
6 4 (8.16%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (8.16%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (6.12%) IBM Cloud
7 3 (6.12%) SaaS
8 2 (4.08%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.45%) Network Security
2 3 (6.12%) Unified Communications
3 2 (4.08%) Firewall
3 2 (4.08%) OSPF
3 2 (4.08%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (4.08%) VLAN
3 2 (4.08%) VSAN
4 1 (2.04%) BGP
4 1 (2.04%) DNS
4 1 (2.04%) EIGRP
4 1 (2.04%) FTP
4 1 (2.04%) HTTP
4 1 (2.04%) HTTPS
4 1 (2.04%) IGRP
4 1 (2.04%) LAN
4 1 (2.04%) MPLS
4 1 (2.04%) SMTP
4 1 (2.04%) VoIP
4 1 (2.04%) VPN
4 1 (2.04%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (38.78%) Big Data
2 8 (16.33%) Amazon RDS
2 8 (16.33%) Amazon Redshift
2 8 (16.33%) Cosmos DB
2 8 (16.33%) RDBMS
2 8 (16.33%) Relational Database
3 4 (8.16%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.04%) Flink
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 8 (16.33%) Finance
2 5 (10.20%) Retail
3 4 (8.16%) Legal
3 4 (8.16%) Telecoms
4 3 (6.12%) Banking
4 3 (6.12%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.04%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.45%) Web Services
2 3 (6.12%) AngularJS
2 3 (6.12%) CSS
2 3 (6.12%) CSS3
2 3 (6.12%) Dojo
2 3 (6.12%) HTML
2 3 (6.12%) HTML5
2 3 (6.12%) jQuery
2 3 (6.12%) Node.js
2 3 (6.12%) React
2 3 (6.12%) RESTful
2 3 (6.12%) SOAP
2 3 (6.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (6.12%) Vue.js
3 2 (4.08%) .NET
4 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.04%) D3.js
4 1 (2.04%) Leaflet
4 1 (2.04%) TensorFlow
4 1 (2.04%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Robotics
2 3 (6.12%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.12%) Public Cloud
2 3 (6.12%) Reference Data
2 3 (6.12%) Tandem
2 3 (6.12%) User Experience
3 2 (4.08%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.08%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.04%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.04%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.04%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.20%) Windows
2 2 (4.08%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.04%) Linux
3 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (65.31%) Presales
2 18 (36.73%) Analytics
3 17 (34.69%) Customer-Centricity
4 16 (32.65%) Thought Leadership
5 15 (30.61%) Artificial Intelligence
6 14 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (26.53%) Technical Leadership
8 12 (24.49%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (24.49%) Value Proposition
9 11 (22.45%) Business Analytics
9 11 (22.45%) Data Virtualisation
9 11 (22.45%) Machine Learning
10 8 (16.33%) Customer Requirements
10 8 (16.33%) Identity Access Management
10 8 (16.33%) Vendor Relationship Management
11 7 (14.29%) Product Management
11 7 (14.29%) Project Management
12 6 (12.24%) Data Management
13 5 (10.20%) Microservices
13 5 (10.20%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.20%) C#
2 3 (6.12%) Java
2 3 (6.12%) JavaScript
2 3 (6.12%) SQL
3 1 (2.04%) Apex Code
3 1 (2.04%) C
3 1 (2.04%) Python
3 1 (2.04%) R
3 1 (2.04%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (16.33%) MCSA
1 8 (16.33%) MCSE
1 8 (16.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (8.16%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (8.16%) Degree
2 4 (8.16%) TOGAF Certification
3 2 (4.08%) CCIE
3 2 (4.08%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.04%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) QA
2 1 (2.04%) COBIT
2 1 (2.04%) GDPR
2 1 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.04%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.08%) BitLocker
3 2 (4.08%) Ceph
3 2 (4.08%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (4.08%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (4.08%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (4.08%) XenApp
3 2 (4.08%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.04%) Docker
4 1 (2.04%) vCloud
4 1 (2.04%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) AirWatch
1 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Intune
1 2 (4.08%) SCDPM
1 2 (4.08%) SCOrch
1 2 (4.08%) SCSM
1 2 (4.08%) SCVMM
2 1 (2.04%) Kibana
2 1 (2.04%) QRadar
Vendors
1 16 (32.65%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.16%) Google
2 4 (8.16%) Huawei
2 4 (8.16%) VMware
3 3 (6.12%) IBM
3 3 (6.12%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.08%) Cisco
4 2 (4.08%) Citrix
4 2 (4.08%) MobileIron
5 1 (2.04%) F5
5 1 (2.04%) Juniper
5 1 (2.04%) Palo Alto
5 1 (2.04%) RapidMiner
5 1 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.04%) SAP
5 1 (2.04%) Splunk