Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Solutions Architect was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 113 133 155
Rank change year-on-year +20 +22 -82
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 44 59 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.89% 1.70% 1.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.98% 1.77% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 48 40 55
Reading median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
10th Percentile £63,750 £52,500 £47,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £86,625 £92,000
Berkshire median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +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 2227 3330 4428
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.91% 96.10% 95.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1826 2496 3519
Reading median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £25,000 £27,500 £26,700
90th Percentile £74,000 £72,000 £68,750
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +3.09% +7.78%

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 November 2017.

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 November 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 12 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (27.27%) TOGAF
2 11 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (22.73%) Degree
3 10 (22.73%) Computer Science
3 10 (22.73%) Demand Forecasting
3 10 (22.73%) Finance
3 10 (22.73%) Migration
3 10 (22.73%) Active Directory
3 10 (22.73%) Presales
3 10 (22.73%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (20.45%) Translating Business Requirements
4 9 (20.45%) Public Cloud
4 9 (20.45%) IT Strategy
4 9 (20.45%) Master's Degree
4 9 (20.45%) Python
4 9 (20.45%) Windows
4 9 (20.45%) Performance Analysis
5 8 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
5 8 (18.18%) High Availability
5 8 (18.18%) Statistics
5 8 (18.18%) PowerShell
5 8 (18.18%) RESTful
5 8 (18.18%) Linux
5 8 (18.18%) Java
5 8 (18.18%) Perl
5 8 (18.18%) Ansible
5 8 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (18.18%) AWS 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 2 (4.55%) Apache Spark
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.55%) Skype for Business
1 2 (4.55%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.27%) Apache
2 1 (2.27%) CMS
2 1 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (4.55%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 11 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (11.36%) SaaS
4 3 (6.82%) PaaS
5 2 (4.55%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (4.55%) Office 365
5 2 (4.55%) Yammer
6 1 (2.27%) IaaS
6 1 (2.27%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) Skype
1 2 (4.55%) WAN
2 1 (2.27%) ATM
2 1 (2.27%) Firewall
2 1 (2.27%) HTTP
2 1 (2.27%) LAN
2 1 (2.27%) MPLS
2 1 (2.27%) SMS
2 1 (2.27%) VoIP
2 1 (2.27%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) Big Data
1 2 (4.55%) Hadoop
1 2 (4.55%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.27%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (22.73%) Finance
2 5 (11.36%) Advertising
3 3 (6.82%) Banking
4 1 (2.27%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.18%) RESTful
2 3 (6.82%) .NET
3 2 (4.55%) HTML
3 2 (4.55%) Java EE
3 2 (4.55%) Java SE
3 2 (4.55%) JMS
3 2 (4.55%) OAuth2
3 2 (4.55%) RAML
3 2 (4.55%) REST
3 2 (4.55%) SAML
3 2 (4.55%) Spring
3 2 (4.55%) XML
4 1 (2.27%) Node.js
4 1 (2.27%) React Native
4 1 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.73%) Computer Science
2 9 (20.45%) Public Cloud
3 8 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.55%) FMCG
4 2 (4.55%) Social Network
5 1 (2.27%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.45%) Windows
2 8 (18.18%) Linux
3 2 (4.55%) Android
4 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.27%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (27.27%) TOGAF
2 10 (22.73%) Demand Forecasting
2 10 (22.73%) Migration
2 10 (22.73%) Presales
3 9 (20.45%) IT Strategy
3 9 (20.45%) Performance Analysis
3 9 (20.45%) Translating Business Requirements
4 8 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
4 8 (18.18%) High Availability
4 8 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (18.18%) Planning and Forecasting
4 8 (18.18%) Statistics
5 7 (15.91%) Web Application Development
6 6 (13.64%) CRM
7 5 (11.36%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (11.36%) DevOps
7 5 (11.36%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (11.36%) Open Source
8 4 (9.09%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.45%) Python
2 8 (18.18%) Java
2 8 (18.18%) Perl
2 8 (18.18%) PowerShell
3 3 (6.82%) SQL
4 2 (4.55%) C#
4 2 (4.55%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.27%) Scala
5 1 (2.27%) XAML
Qualifications
1 10 (22.73%) Computer Science Degree
1 10 (22.73%) Degree
2 9 (20.45%) Master's Degree
3 8 (18.18%) AWS Certification
4 1 (2.27%) CISA
4 1 (2.27%) CISM
4 1 (2.27%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) QA
2 1 (2.27%) GDPR
2 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (22.73%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.55%) Docker
2 2 (4.55%) OpenAM
3 1 (2.27%) HDFS
3 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (18.18%) Ansible
2 2 (4.55%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.27%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
1 3 (6.82%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (4.55%) BEA
2 2 (4.55%) IBM
2 2 (4.55%) MuleSoft
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle
2 2 (4.55%) SAP
2 2 (4.55%) TIBCO
2 2 (4.55%) Workday
3 1 (2.27%) Adobe
3 1 (2.27%) Apigee
3 1 (2.27%) Capita
3 1 (2.27%) VMware