Period
to 19 May 2019

The median annual salary for a Solutions Architect was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 19 May 2019.

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
19 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 108 120 131
Rank change year-on-year +12 +11 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 39 30 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.77% 1.16% 1.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.84% 1.21% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 34 35 24
Reading median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £63,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +9.80% -1.92%
10th Percentile £61,625 £57,500 £49,875
90th Percentile £97,500 £91,000 £89,250
Berkshire median annual salary £75,000 £72,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +7.41% -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 2,116 2,489 2,528
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.88% 96.59% 97.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1,837 2,120 1,972
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £71,125
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.04% -2.00%

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 19 May 2019.

Salary histogram for Solutions Architect in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 19 May 2019, 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 19 (48.72%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (43.59%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (41.03%) Java
4 15 (38.46%) E-Commerce
5 14 (35.90%) Presales
6 12 (30.77%) Microservices
6 12 (30.77%) SOA
6 12 (30.77%) Telecoms
7 11 (28.21%) TDD
7 11 (28.21%) Retail
7 11 (28.21%) Microsoft Azure
8 10 (25.64%) Analytics
8 10 (25.64%) RESTful
8 10 (25.64%) SaaS
8 10 (25.64%) PaaS
8 10 (25.64%) Spring
8 10 (25.64%) Artificial Intelligence
8 10 (25.64%) Software Engineering
8 10 (25.64%) Google
8 10 (25.64%) Linux
9 9 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (23.08%) Publishing
9 9 (23.08%) iPad
9 9 (23.08%) DevOps
9 9 (23.08%) Machine Learning
9 9 (23.08%) Big Data
9 9 (23.08%) Spring Boot
9 9 (23.08%) Java 8
9 9 (23.08%) Technical Leadership
10 8 (20.51%) Value Proposition

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 5 (12.82%) CMS
1 5 (12.82%) Confluence
2 2 (5.13%) Smallworld
3 1 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.56%) IIS
3 1 (2.56%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle BRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (48.72%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (28.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (25.64%) PaaS
3 10 (25.64%) SaaS
4 2 (5.13%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (5.13%) Office 365
5 1 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (2.56%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (2.56%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) DWDM
1 2 (5.13%) Ethernet
1 2 (5.13%) MPLS
1 2 (5.13%) Network Security
1 2 (5.13%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (5.13%) SDH
1 2 (5.13%) SONET
1 2 (5.13%) Wireless
2 1 (2.56%) Broadband
2 1 (2.56%) GPRS
2 1 (2.56%) GSM
2 1 (2.56%) NAS
2 1 (2.56%) SAN
2 1 (2.56%) Software-Defined Networking
2 1 (2.56%) Unified Communications
2 1 (2.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.08%) Big Data
2 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (15.38%) Git (software)
1 6 (15.38%) Maven
2 5 (12.82%) JIRA
General
1 12 (30.77%) Telecoms
2 11 (28.21%) Retail
3 9 (23.08%) Publishing
4 1 (2.56%) Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Billing
4 1 (2.56%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (25.64%) RESTful
1 10 (25.64%) Spring
2 9 (23.08%) Spring Boot
3 6 (15.38%) CSS
3 6 (15.38%) HATEOAS
3 6 (15.38%) HTML
3 6 (15.38%) Node.js
3 6 (15.38%) React
4 5 (12.82%) Java EE
4 5 (12.82%) REST
5 3 (7.69%) Apache Flex
6 1 (2.56%) Apache OpenJPA
6 1 (2.56%) Entity Framework
6 1 (2.56%) Hibernate
6 1 (2.56%) HTML5
6 1 (2.56%) JPA
6 1 (2.56%) jQuery
6 1 (2.56%) OSGi
6 1 (2.56%) SOAP
6 1 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) iPad
2 7 (17.95%) User Experience
3 2 (5.13%) Blackberry
3 2 (5.13%) TM Forum
4 1 (2.56%) Clustering
4 1 (2.56%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.56%) IPTV
4 1 (2.56%) Robotics
4 1 (2.56%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.64%) Linux
2 2 (5.13%) Windows
2 2 (5.13%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (43.59%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (38.46%) E-Commerce
3 14 (35.90%) Presales
4 12 (30.77%) Microservices
4 12 (30.77%) SOA
5 11 (28.21%) TDD
6 10 (25.64%) Analytics
6 10 (25.64%) Artificial Intelligence
6 10 (25.64%) Software Engineering
7 9 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (23.08%) DevOps
7 9 (23.08%) Machine Learning
7 9 (23.08%) Technical Leadership
8 8 (20.51%) Business Analytics
8 8 (20.51%) Customer-Centricity
8 8 (20.51%) Data Virtualisation
8 8 (20.51%) Value Proposition
9 7 (17.95%) Computer Science
10 6 (15.38%) OOD
10 6 (15.38%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 16 (41.03%) Java
2 9 (23.08%) Java 8
3 5 (12.82%) C
4 4 (10.26%) Java 9
5 2 (5.13%) SQL
6 1 (2.56%) C#
6 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) Degree
2 5 (12.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.56%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 5 (12.82%) Docker
2 3 (7.69%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.13%) BitLocker
3 2 (5.13%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (5.13%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (5.13%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.13%) XenApp
3 2 (5.13%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) Kubernetes
2 2 (5.13%) AirWatch
2 2 (5.13%) Amdocs OSS
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (5.13%) Netcool
2 2 (5.13%) SCDPM
2 2 (5.13%) SCOrch
2 2 (5.13%) SCSM
2 2 (5.13%) SCVMM
2 2 (5.13%) TeMIP
Vendors
1 10 (25.64%) Google
2 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.69%) Cisco
4 2 (5.13%) Ciena
4 2 (5.13%) Citrix
4 2 (5.13%) Cramer
4 2 (5.13%) MobileIron
4 2 (5.13%) NetCracker
4 2 (5.13%) Oracle
4 2 (5.13%) SAP
4 2 (5.13%) VMware
5 1 (2.56%) Avaya
5 1 (2.56%) IBM
5 1 (2.56%) Juniper