Period
to 21 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Solutions Architect was £72,500 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 21 January 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
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 110 113 137
Rank change year-on-year +3 +24 -57
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 46 64 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.82% 2.12% 1.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.90% 2.19% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 53 43 63
Reading median annual salary £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.41% +3.85% -10.34%
10th Percentile £63,750 £52,500 £47,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £76,000 £85,000
Berkshire median annual salary £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -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 2,425 2,918 4,274
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.43% 95.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2,023 2,157 3,445
Reading median annual salary £46,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.16% - -
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,200 £68,750
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% - +5.26%

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 21 January 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 21 January 2018, 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 18 (39.13%) Migration
2 17 (36.96%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (34.78%) Active Directory
4 15 (32.61%) Python
4 15 (32.61%) Windows
4 15 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (32.61%) Performance Analysis
4 15 (32.61%) Demand Forecasting
4 15 (32.61%) Public Cloud
5 14 (30.43%) AWS Certification
5 14 (30.43%) Ansible
5 14 (30.43%) PowerShell
5 14 (30.43%) Capacity Planning
5 14 (30.43%) Degree
5 14 (30.43%) Computer Science
5 14 (30.43%) Linux
5 14 (30.43%) Perl
5 14 (30.43%) Planning and Forecasting
5 14 (30.43%) Computer Science Degree
6 13 (28.26%) Master's Degree
6 13 (28.26%) Translating Business Requirements
7 12 (26.09%) Statistics
7 12 (26.09%) High Availability
7 12 (26.09%) Performance Tuning
8 9 (19.57%) Finance
8 9 (19.57%) RESTful
8 9 (19.57%) Presales
9 8 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (17.39%) Java
10 7 (15.22%) Continuous Improvement

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 (4.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.35%) Skype for Business
1 2 (4.35%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.17%) Apache
2 1 (2.17%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.17%) CMS
2 1 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (4.35%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 17 (36.96%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (10.87%) SaaS
4 3 (6.52%) PaaS
5 2 (4.35%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (4.35%) Office 365
5 2 (4.35%) Yammer
6 1 (2.17%) IaaS
6 1 (2.17%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) Skype
2 1 (2.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (2.17%) Big Data
2 1 (2.17%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (19.57%) Finance
2 5 (10.87%) Advertising
3 1 (2.17%) Marketing
3 1 (2.17%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (19.57%) RESTful
2 3 (6.52%) Web Services
3 2 (4.35%) .NET
3 2 (4.35%) HTML
3 2 (4.35%) Java EE
3 2 (4.35%) Java SE
3 2 (4.35%) JMS
3 2 (4.35%) OAuth2
3 2 (4.35%) RAML
3 2 (4.35%) REST
3 2 (4.35%) SAML
3 2 (4.35%) Spring
3 2 (4.35%) XML
4 1 (2.17%) Node.js
4 1 (2.17%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 15 (32.61%) Public Cloud
2 14 (30.43%) Computer Science
3 8 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.17%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.17%) EPoS
4 1 (2.17%) FMCG
4 1 (2.17%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 15 (32.61%) Windows
2 14 (30.43%) Linux
3 2 (4.35%) Android
4 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.17%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (39.13%) Migration
2 15 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (32.61%) Demand Forecasting
2 15 (32.61%) Performance Analysis
3 14 (30.43%) Capacity Planning
3 14 (30.43%) Planning and Forecasting
4 13 (28.26%) Translating Business Requirements
5 12 (26.09%) High Availability
5 12 (26.09%) Performance Tuning
5 12 (26.09%) Statistics
6 9 (19.57%) Presales
7 7 (15.22%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (15.22%) IT Strategy
7 7 (15.22%) Web Application Development
8 6 (13.04%) CRM
8 6 (13.04%) TOGAF
9 4 (8.70%) DevOps
9 4 (8.70%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (8.70%) Microservices
9 4 (8.70%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 15 (32.61%) Python
2 14 (30.43%) Perl
2 14 (30.43%) PowerShell
3 8 (17.39%) Java
4 3 (6.52%) SQL
5 2 (4.35%) C#
5 2 (4.35%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.17%) Scala
6 1 (2.17%) XAML
Qualifications
1 14 (30.43%) AWS Certification
1 14 (30.43%) Computer Science Degree
1 14 (30.43%) Degree
2 13 (28.26%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) QA
System Software
1 16 (34.78%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.35%) Docker
2 2 (4.35%) OpenAM
Systems Management
1 14 (30.43%) Ansible
2 2 (4.35%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.17%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 6 (13.04%) Capita
2 3 (6.52%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.52%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (4.35%) BEA
3 2 (4.35%) IBM
3 2 (4.35%) MuleSoft
3 2 (4.35%) Oracle
3 2 (4.35%) SAP
3 2 (4.35%) TIBCO
3 2 (4.35%) Workday
4 1 (2.17%) Adobe
4 1 (2.17%) Apigee