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 26 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 74 107 70
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -37
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 66 32 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.83% 1.58% 2.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.95% 1.62% 2.92%
Number of salaries quoted 34 19 44
Median salary £66,250 £60,000 £63,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.41% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £85,000
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
2241 1981 1812
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.93% 97.59% 95.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1663 1632 1597
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 26 June 2016.

Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 72 (52.17%) Presales
2 59 (42.75%) Data Centre
3 58 (42.03%) Customer Engagement
4 42 (30.43%) VMware
5 39 (28.26%) Citrix
6 32 (23.19%) EMC
7 31 (22.46%) NetApp
8 29 (21.01%) TOGAF
9 28 (20.29%) Microsoft Azure
10 27 (19.57%) Project Management
11 24 (17.39%) Line Management
12 23 (16.67%) Cisco
12 23 (16.67%) SQL Server
12 23 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
13 22 (15.94%) Business Development
14 21 (15.22%) Microsoft
15 20 (14.49%) CRM
15 20 (14.49%) PaaS
15 20 (14.49%) IaaS
16 19 (13.77%) Virtual Team
16 19 (13.77%) VMware Infrastructure
17 18 (13.04%) Oracle
17 18 (13.04%) 3PAR
18 17 (12.32%) Continuous Improvement
18 17 (12.32%) MySQL
19 16 (11.59%) PRINCE2
19 16 (11.59%) Service Delivery
19 16 (11.59%) Amazon EC2
20 15 (10.87%) Technical Architecture
21 14 (10.14%) Degree

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 9 (6.52%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.90%) Apache
2 4 (2.90%) JBoss
2 4 (2.90%) Tomcat
2 4 (2.90%) WebLogic
3 3 (2.17%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.45%) CICS
4 2 (1.45%) MQSeries
4 2 (1.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (6.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (5.07%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (20.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (14.49%) IaaS
3 20 (14.49%) PaaS
4 16 (11.59%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (4.35%) Office 365
6 4 (2.90%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.45%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.72%) Force.com
8 1 (0.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.72%) DNS
1 1 (0.72%) LAN
1 1 (0.72%) SAN
1 1 (0.72%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.72%) VPN
1 1 (0.72%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 17 (12.32%) MySQL
3 13 (9.42%) DB2
4 1 (0.72%) Big Data
General
1 13 (9.42%) Publishing
2 8 (5.80%) Finance
3 5 (3.62%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.72%) Banking
4 1 (0.72%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.97%) .NET
2 6 (4.35%) ASP.NET
2 6 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (4.35%) J2EE
3 4 (2.90%) Middleware
4 3 (2.17%) Web Services
5 2 (1.45%) JMS
5 2 (1.45%) REST
5 2 (1.45%) SAML
5 2 (1.45%) SOAP
5 2 (1.45%) WSDL
5 2 (1.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 59 (42.75%) Data Centre
2 19 (13.77%) Virtual Team
3 14 (10.14%) Computer Science
4 13 (9.42%) CMDB
5 6 (4.35%) User Experience
6 5 (3.62%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.62%) Life Science
7 3 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.45%) PKI
9 1 (0.72%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.72%) Social Media
9 1 (0.72%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.80%) Windows
2 3 (2.17%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.72%) Linux
3 1 (0.72%) Unix
3 1 (0.72%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (52.17%) Presales
2 58 (42.03%) Customer Engagement
3 29 (21.01%) TOGAF
4 27 (19.57%) Project Management
5 24 (17.39%) Line Management
6 22 (15.94%) Business Development
7 20 (14.49%) CRM
8 17 (12.32%) Continuous Improvement
9 16 (11.59%) PRINCE2
9 16 (11.59%) Service Delivery
10 15 (10.87%) Technical Architecture
11 14 (10.14%) IT Governance
11 14 (10.14%) Zachman Framework
12 13 (9.42%) Capacity Planning
12 13 (9.42%) ITIL
12 13 (9.42%) ITIL V3
12 13 (9.42%) Requirements Analysis
12 13 (9.42%) Service Management
12 13 (9.42%) Software Engineering
13 8 (5.80%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 14 (10.14%) SQL
2 11 (7.97%) Java
3 6 (4.35%) JavaScript
4 4 (2.90%) C
4 4 (2.90%) C#
5 3 (2.17%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.72%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.72%) C++
Qualifications
1 14 (10.14%) Degree
2 13 (9.42%) ISEB
2 13 (9.42%) PMI Certification
2 13 (9.42%) PMP
3 8 (5.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.45%) CISSP
4 2 (1.45%) MCITP
4 2 (1.45%) MCSE
5 1 (0.72%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.72%) VCAP
5 1 (0.72%) VCDX
5 1 (0.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.52%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 9 (6.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (13.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (9.42%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (5.80%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.45%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.72%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (9.42%) SCVMM
2 1 (0.72%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 42 (30.43%) VMware
2 39 (28.26%) Citrix
3 32 (23.19%) EMC
4 31 (22.46%) NetApp
5 23 (16.67%) Cisco
6 21 (15.22%) Microsoft
7 18 (13.04%) 3PAR
7 18 (13.04%) Oracle
8 14 (10.14%) IBM
8 14 (10.14%) Juniper
9 13 (9.42%) BMC
9 13 (9.42%) CheckPoint
9 13 (9.42%) HP
10 6 (4.35%) Symantec
11 4 (2.90%) SAP
12 2 (1.45%) BEA
13 1 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
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