The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Birmingham region that had Solutions Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 49 94 85
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 102 33 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.52% 1.72% 2.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.68% 1.77% 2.68%
Number of salaries quoted 76 26 48
Median salary £57,750 £70,000 £69,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.50% +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £52,750 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £90,000 £73,250
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
Solutions Architect
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2178 1863 2168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.41% 97.34% 97.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1669 1561 1964
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,650 £25,000 £22,982
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region that featured Solutions Architect in the job title.

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Birmingham region.

Solutions Architect Salary Trend in Birmingham

Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, 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 Birmingham region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 86 (54.43%) TOGAF
2 65 (41.14%) PRINCE2
2 65 (41.14%) MS Excel
3 64 (40.51%) Continuous Improvement
4 60 (37.97%) Agile Software Development
5 59 (37.34%) Microsoft
6 54 (34.18%) SaaS
7 48 (30.38%) Finance
8 46 (29.11%) Data Centre
9 44 (27.85%) Presales
9 44 (27.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 44 (27.85%) NHS
9 44 (27.85%) ERP
10 42 (26.58%) CRM
11 41 (25.95%) Logistics
11 41 (25.95%) MS PowerPoint
12 40 (25.32%) VMware
13 36 (22.78%) MS Office
13 36 (22.78%) EMC
14 35 (22.15%) NetApp
15 34 (21.52%) Retail
16 31 (19.62%) Citrix
16 31 (19.62%) ITIL
17 30 (18.99%) Cisco
17 30 (18.99%) Customer Engagement
17 30 (18.99%) Microsoft Azure
18 29 (18.35%) VMware Infrastructure
19 28 (17.72%) Technical Architecture
19 28 (17.72%) Amazon AWS
19 28 (17.72%) Zachman Framework

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 (3.16%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.53%) IIS
3 1 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.63%) WordPress
Applications
1 65 (41.14%) MS Excel
2 41 (25.95%) MS PowerPoint
3 36 (22.78%) MS Office
4 5 (3.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (5.70%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (4.43%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 54 (34.18%) SaaS
2 30 (18.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (17.72%) Amazon AWS
4 27 (17.09%) IaaS
4 27 (17.09%) PaaS
5 22 (13.92%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.27%) Office 365
8 1 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.33%) Unified Communications
2 6 (3.80%) LAN
2 6 (3.80%) WAN
3 4 (2.53%) Firewall
4 3 (1.90%) DHCP
4 3 (1.90%) DNS
5 1 (0.63%) BGP
5 1 (0.63%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.63%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.63%) Extranet
5 1 (0.63%) Intranet
5 1 (0.63%) MPLS
5 1 (0.63%) OSPF
5 1 (0.63%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (15.82%) MySQL
2 23 (14.56%) SQL Server
3 20 (12.66%) DB2
4 8 (5.06%) Big Data
5 5 (3.16%) MongoDB
5 5 (3.16%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.63%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (1.90%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.63%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.63%) Travis CI
General
1 48 (30.38%) Finance
2 34 (21.52%) Retail
3 26 (16.46%) Publishing
4 25 (15.82%) Manufacturing
5 9 (5.70%) Banking
6 7 (4.43%) Telecoms
7 5 (3.16%) Marketing
8 3 (1.90%) Law
9 1 (0.63%) Back Office
9 1 (0.63%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (11.39%) .NET
2 6 (3.80%) CSS
2 6 (3.80%) HTML
3 5 (3.16%) JSON
3 5 (3.16%) REST
3 5 (3.16%) Web Services
4 3 (1.90%) ASP.NET
4 3 (1.90%) WCF
4 3 (1.90%) WF
5 2 (1.27%) J2EE
6 1 (0.63%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 46 (29.11%) Data Centre
2 44 (27.85%) NHS
3 20 (12.66%) CMDB
3 20 (12.66%) Computer Science
4 11 (6.96%) Management Information System
5 9 (5.70%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (5.06%) Data Integration
7 7 (4.43%) N-Tier
8 4 (2.53%) Public Cloud
9 3 (1.90%) EPoS
10 2 (1.27%) Data Structures
10 2 (1.27%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.63%) FlexPod
11 1 (0.63%) Life Science
11 1 (0.63%) Social Media
11 1 (0.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.90%) Linux
2 2 (1.27%) Unix
2 2 (1.27%) Windows
3 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.63%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.63%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (54.43%) TOGAF
2 65 (41.14%) PRINCE2
3 64 (40.51%) Continuous Improvement
4 60 (37.97%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (27.85%) ERP
5 44 (27.85%) Presales
6 42 (26.58%) CRM
7 41 (25.95%) Logistics
8 31 (19.62%) ITIL
9 30 (18.99%) Customer Engagement
10 28 (17.72%) Service Management
10 28 (17.72%) Technical Architecture
10 28 (17.72%) Zachman Framework
11 25 (15.82%) Project Management
12 24 (15.19%) Business Development
12 24 (15.19%) Line Management
13 21 (13.29%) Service Delivery
14 20 (12.66%) IT Governance
14 20 (12.66%) Requirements Analysis
14 20 (12.66%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 26 (16.46%) SQL
2 20 (12.66%) Java
3 9 (5.70%) C#
4 7 (4.43%) PHP
5 6 (3.80%) Python
6 3 (1.90%) C++
7 1 (0.63%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.63%) C
7 1 (0.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 44 (27.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 23 (14.56%) Degree
3 20 (12.66%) ISEB
3 20 (12.66%) PMI Certification
3 20 (12.66%) PMP
4 4 (2.53%) VCAP
4 4 (2.53%) VCDX
5 3 (1.90%) CISM
5 3 (1.90%) CISSP
5 3 (1.90%) MCP
5 3 (1.90%) MCSE
5 3 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.27%) CCIE
6 2 (1.27%) CCNP
6 2 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.63%) CCDP
7 1 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.43%) QA
2 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 29 (18.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (12.66%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.63%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.63%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 20 (12.66%) SCVMM
2 2 (1.27%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 59 (37.34%) Microsoft
2 40 (25.32%) VMware
3 36 (22.78%) EMC
4 35 (22.15%) NetApp
5 31 (19.62%) Citrix
6 30 (18.99%) Cisco
7 27 (17.09%) IBM
8 26 (16.46%) Oracle
9 24 (15.19%) HP
10 20 (12.66%) BMC
10 20 (12.66%) CheckPoint
10 20 (12.66%) Juniper
11 9 (5.70%) 3PAR
12 8 (5.06%) MuleSoft
13 4 (2.53%) SAP
13 4 (2.53%) Symantec
14 3 (1.90%) NEC
15 1 (0.63%) Google
15 1 (0.63%) OpenText
15 1 (0.63%) Red Hat
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