Period
to 19 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Solutions Architect was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 19 July 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
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 114 133 132
Rank change year-on-year +19 -1 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 31 26 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.30% 1.05% 1.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.33% 1.08% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 31 22 68
Reading median annual salary £70,000 £72,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.45% +3.57% -6.67%
10th Percentile £46,250 £61,375 £57,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £84,625 £102,375
Berkshire median annual salary £72,500 £70,750 £70,000
% change year-on-year +2.47% +1.07% -3.45%

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 2,323 2,414 3,603
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.28% 97.30% 96.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1,971 1,933 2,885
Reading median annual salary £48,500 £47,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.19% -6.00% +8.70%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £71,250
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -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 19 July 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 19 July 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 12 (38.71%) Presales
2 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
3 10 (32.26%) Active Directory
3 10 (32.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (25.81%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (22.58%) Web Services
5 7 (22.58%) Finance
6 6 (19.35%) Migration
6 6 (19.35%) SAP
6 6 (19.35%) Office 365
7 5 (16.13%) SuccessFactors
7 5 (16.13%) SAP HCM
7 5 (16.13%) ERP
8 4 (12.90%) Windows
8 4 (12.90%) SAP HR
8 4 (12.90%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (9.68%) Target Operating Model
9 3 (9.68%) Windows 10
9 3 (9.68%) Windows Server
9 3 (9.68%) IT Strategy
9 3 (9.68%) Analytics
9 3 (9.68%) DevOps
9 3 (9.68%) Big Data
9 3 (9.68%) SCCM
9 3 (9.68%) Network Security
9 3 (9.68%) Robotics
9 3 (9.68%) Artificial Intelligence
9 3 (9.68%) Capita
9 3 (9.68%) VPLS
9 3 (9.68%) XenApp

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 (6.45%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (16.13%) SAP HCM
2 4 (12.90%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 10 (32.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (25.81%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (19.35%) Office 365
4 5 (16.13%) SuccessFactors
5 4 (12.90%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (6.45%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (6.45%) Amazon EMR
6 2 (6.45%) Amazon Kinesis
6 2 (6.45%) Amazon S3
6 2 (6.45%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (6.45%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (6.45%) IaaS
6 2 (6.45%) PaaS
6 2 (6.45%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) Ethernet
1 3 (9.68%) MPLS
1 3 (9.68%) Network Security
1 3 (9.68%) VPLS
1 3 (9.68%) VPN
2 2 (6.45%) WAN
3 1 (3.23%) BGP
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (3.23%) LAN
3 1 (3.23%) OSPF
3 1 (3.23%) Skype
3 1 (3.23%) Unified Communications
3 1 (3.23%) Wireless
3 1 (3.23%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) Big Data
2 2 (6.45%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (6.45%) Amazon Redshift
2 2 (6.45%) Cosmos DB
2 2 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.45%) Hadoop
2 2 (6.45%) RDBMS
2 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.23%) Flink
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 7 (22.58%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Marketing
2 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.23%) Electronics
3 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (22.58%) Web Services
2 2 (6.45%) .NET
2 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET
2 2 (6.45%) HTML
3 1 (3.23%) D3.js
3 1 (3.23%) Leaflet
3 1 (3.23%) TensorFlow
3 1 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Robotics
2 2 (6.45%) FMCG
2 2 (6.45%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.23%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.23%) User Experience
3 1 (3.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Windows
2 3 (9.68%) Windows 10
2 3 (9.68%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) Presales
2 6 (19.35%) Migration
3 5 (16.13%) ERP
4 3 (9.68%) Analytics
4 3 (9.68%) Artificial Intelligence
4 3 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (9.68%) DevOps
4 3 (9.68%) IT Strategy
4 3 (9.68%) Target Operating Model
5 2 (6.45%) Collaborative Working
5 2 (6.45%) Data Governance
5 2 (6.45%) Data Modelling
5 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (6.45%) Identity Access Management
5 2 (6.45%) Runbook
5 2 (6.45%) SABSA
5 2 (6.45%) Scenario Testing
5 2 (6.45%) Security Architecture
5 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.45%) Vendor Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) C
1 3 (9.68%) C#
2 1 (3.23%) C++
2 1 (3.23%) Java
2 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.23%) Python
2 1 (3.23%) R
2 1 (3.23%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) CISSP
2 2 (6.45%) CEH
2 2 (6.45%) CISM
2 2 (6.45%) GCIH
2 2 (6.45%) GIAC
2 2 (6.45%) MCSA
2 2 (6.45%) MCSE
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.23%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 1 (3.23%) CCDA
3 1 (3.23%) CCDP
3 1 (3.23%) CCIP
3 1 (3.23%) CCNA
3 1 (3.23%) CCNP
3 1 (3.23%) CCSA
3 1 (3.23%) CCSP
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) COBIT
1 2 (6.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.23%) GDPR
System Software
1 10 (32.26%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (9.68%) XenApp
2 3 (9.68%) XenDesktop
3 2 (6.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) SCCM
2 1 (3.23%) Kibana
2 1 (3.23%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
2 6 (19.35%) SAP
3 3 (9.68%) Capita
3 3 (9.68%) Cisco
3 3 (9.68%) Citrix
4 1 (3.23%) BT
4 1 (3.23%) Nintex
4 1 (3.23%) RapidMiner