The median annual salary for a Solutions Architect was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Solution Architect
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 101 95 83
Rank change year-on-year -6 -12  
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 10 50 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.80% 2.57% 2.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 2.74% 2.97%
Number of salaries quoted 6 45 37
Median salary £70,000 £62,500 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% -16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £60,000 £56,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £80,000 £80,000
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 Reading. 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
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1211 1824 2254
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 97.27% 93.78% 94.79%
Number of salaries quoted 937 1474 1541
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Solutions Architect in Reading

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 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 Reading region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 25 (45.45%) Telecoms
2 20 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (34.55%) CRM
4 15 (27.27%) Finance
5 14 (25.45%) Business Development
6 13 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (20.00%) Degree
7 11 (20.00%) Business Analysis
7 11 (20.00%) Presales
8 9 (16.36%) SDLC
9 8 (14.55%) eTOM
9 8 (14.55%) Billing
9 8 (14.55%) Migration
9 8 (14.55%) Project Management
9 8 (14.55%) SOA
9 8 (14.55%) HP
9 8 (14.55%) Hybrid Cloud
9 8 (14.55%) Analytics
10 7 (12.73%) Change Control
10 7 (12.73%) IBM
10 7 (12.73%) C#
10 7 (12.73%) VMware
10 7 (12.73%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (10.91%) Marketing
11 6 (10.91%) ITIL
11 6 (10.91%) ERP
11 6 (10.91%) Customer Requirements
11 6 (10.91%) IT Strategy
12 5 (9.09%) Case Management
12 5 (9.09%) Business Transformation

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top Related 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 (5.45%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.27%) Force.com
2 3 (5.45%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (5.45%) IaaS
2 3 (5.45%) SaaS
3 2 (3.64%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.09%) Internet
2 3 (5.45%) 3GPP
2 3 (5.45%) RFID
2 3 (5.45%) WLAN
3 2 (3.64%) 3G
3 2 (3.64%) 4G
3 2 (3.64%) Firewall
3 2 (3.64%) LAN
3 2 (3.64%) Network Security
3 2 (3.64%) Value-Added Service
3 2 (3.64%) WAN
4 1 (1.82%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.82%) Intelligent Network
4 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.82%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.64%) DB2
1 2 (3.64%) MySQL
1 2 (3.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.82%) Rational DOORS
General
1 25 (45.45%) Telecoms
2 15 (27.27%) Finance
3 8 (14.55%) Billing
4 6 (10.91%) Marketing
5 5 (9.09%) Mandarin Language
5 5 (9.09%) Retail
5 5 (9.09%) Spanish Language
6 4 (7.27%) Banking
7 3 (5.45%) Manufacturing
8 2 (3.64%) Legal
9 1 (1.82%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.27%) .NET
2 3 (5.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (14.55%) Hybrid Cloud
3 5 (9.09%) Data Centre
4 3 (5.45%) Mobile Computing
5 2 (3.64%) Driving Licence
5 2 (3.64%) Private Cloud
5 2 (3.64%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.09%) Windows
2 3 (5.45%) Android
2 3 (5.45%) Apple iOS
2 3 (5.45%) Linux
2 3 (5.45%) Windows Mobile
3 2 (3.64%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (34.55%) CRM
2 14 (25.45%) Business Development
3 13 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 11 (20.00%) Presales
5 9 (16.36%) SDLC
6 8 (14.55%) Analytics
6 8 (14.55%) eTOM
6 8 (14.55%) Migration
6 8 (14.55%) Project Management
6 8 (14.55%) SOA
7 7 (12.73%) Change Control
8 6 (10.91%) Customer Requirements
8 6 (10.91%) ERP
8 6 (10.91%) IT Strategy
8 6 (10.91%) ITIL
9 5 (9.09%) Business Transformation
9 5 (9.09%) Case Management
9 5 (9.09%) Change Management
9 5 (9.09%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.73%) C#
2 4 (7.27%) SQL
3 3 (5.45%) C++
3 3 (5.45%) PL/SQL
3 3 (5.45%) T-SQL
4 2 (3.64%) C
5 1 (1.82%) Perl
5 1 (1.82%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (20.00%) Degree
2 5 (9.09%) MBA
3 2 (3.64%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.82%) CCIE
4 1 (1.82%) CCNP
4 1 (1.82%) CISA
4 1 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.82%) CISM
4 1 (1.82%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) GDPR
1 1 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.82%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (12.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.64%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.64%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (1.82%) Ansible
2 1 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.82%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (14.55%) HP
2 7 (12.73%) IBM
2 7 (12.73%) VMware
3 5 (9.09%) Huawei
4 4 (7.27%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (7.27%) SAP
4 4 (7.27%) Siebel
5 2 (3.64%) BMC
5 2 (3.64%) Cisco
5 2 (3.64%) EMC
5 2 (3.64%) NetApp
5 2 (3.64%) Oracle
5 2 (3.64%) PlateSpin
6 1 (1.82%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 1 (1.82%) Ericsson
6 1 (1.82%) Juniper
6 1 (1.82%) NetCracker
6 1 (1.82%) Nokia
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