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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 94 102 73
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 50 29 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.13% 1.44% 2.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.22% 1.49% 3.08%
Number of salaries quoted 26 18 45
Median salary £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.84% -3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £76,250 £70,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year
- -3.70%
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
2254 1946 1884
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.04% 96.38% 95.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1687 1620 1625
Median salary £40,000 £44,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.11% +7.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £70,000
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 30 July 2016.

Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (50.35%) Presales
2 63 (44.06%) Data Centre
3 58 (40.56%) Customer Engagement
4 47 (32.87%) VMware
5 44 (30.77%) Citrix
6 37 (25.87%) EMC
7 35 (24.48%) NetApp
8 31 (21.68%) Microsoft Azure
8 31 (21.68%) Project Management
8 31 (21.68%) TOGAF
9 28 (19.58%) Line Management
10 27 (18.88%) Cisco
11 26 (18.18%) Business Development
11 26 (18.18%) IaaS
11 26 (18.18%) PaaS
12 25 (17.48%) Amazon AWS
12 25 (17.48%) SQL Server
13 24 (16.78%) Microsoft
13 24 (16.78%) VMware Infrastructure
14 23 (16.08%) Oracle
15 22 (15.38%) CRM
16 21 (14.69%) MySQL
16 21 (14.69%) Continuous Improvement
17 20 (13.99%) Technical Architecture
17 20 (13.99%) Amazon EC2
17 20 (13.99%) ITIL
17 20 (13.99%) PRINCE2
17 20 (13.99%) IBM
17 20 (13.99%) Service Delivery
18 19 (13.29%) Service Management

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 8 (5.59%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.80%) Apache
2 4 (2.80%) JBoss
2 4 (2.80%) Tomcat
2 4 (2.80%) WebLogic
3 3 (2.10%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.40%) CICS
4 2 (1.40%) MQSeries
4 2 (1.40%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.70%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.40%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 31 (21.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (18.18%) IaaS
2 26 (18.18%) PaaS
3 25 (17.48%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (13.99%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (4.20%) Office 365
6 4 (2.80%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (2.10%) SaaS
8 2 (1.40%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.70%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.10%) DNS
1 3 (2.10%) Firewall
2 2 (1.40%) DHCP
3 1 (0.70%) Extranet
3 1 (0.70%) LAN
3 1 (0.70%) SAN
3 1 (0.70%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.70%) VPN
3 1 (0.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (17.48%) SQL Server
2 21 (14.69%) MySQL
3 17 (11.89%) DB2
4 1 (0.70%) Big Data
General
1 19 (13.29%) Publishing
2 18 (12.59%) Finance
3 5 (3.50%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.80%) Retail
5 3 (2.10%) Banking
6 1 (0.70%) Law
6 1 (0.70%) Legal
6 1 (0.70%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.69%) .NET
2 6 (4.20%) J2EE
3 4 (2.80%) ASP.NET
3 4 (2.80%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (2.80%) Middleware
4 3 (2.10%) Web Services
5 2 (1.40%) CSS
5 2 (1.40%) HTML
5 2 (1.40%) JMS
5 2 (1.40%) REST
5 2 (1.40%) SAML
5 2 (1.40%) SOAP
5 2 (1.40%) WSDL
5 2 (1.40%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 63 (44.06%) Data Centre
2 18 (12.59%) Computer Science
3 17 (11.89%) CMDB
4 16 (11.19%) Virtual Team
5 5 (3.50%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.50%) Life Science
6 4 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.80%) User Experience
7 3 (2.10%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.40%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.40%) PKI
9 1 (0.70%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.70%) Social Media
9 1 (0.70%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.29%) Windows
2 3 (2.10%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.40%) Unix
4 1 (0.70%) Linux
4 1 (0.70%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (50.35%) Presales
2 58 (40.56%) Customer Engagement
3 31 (21.68%) Project Management
3 31 (21.68%) TOGAF
4 28 (19.58%) Line Management
5 26 (18.18%) Business Development
6 22 (15.38%) CRM
7 21 (14.69%) Continuous Improvement
8 20 (13.99%) ITIL
8 20 (13.99%) PRINCE2
8 20 (13.99%) Service Delivery
8 20 (13.99%) Technical Architecture
9 19 (13.29%) Service Management
10 18 (12.59%) IT Governance
10 18 (12.59%) Zachman Framework
11 17 (11.89%) Capacity Planning
11 17 (11.89%) ITIL V3
11 17 (11.89%) Requirements Analysis
11 17 (11.89%) Software Engineering
12 9 (6.29%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (13.29%) SQL
2 12 (8.39%) Java
3 5 (3.50%) C
4 4 (2.80%) C#
4 4 (2.80%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.10%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.40%) PHP
7 1 (0.70%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 18 (12.59%) Degree
2 17 (11.89%) ISEB
2 17 (11.89%) PMI Certification
2 17 (11.89%) PMP
3 6 (4.20%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.80%) CISSP
5 2 (1.40%) CISM
5 2 (1.40%) MCITP
5 2 (1.40%) MCSE
6 1 (0.70%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.70%) VCAP
6 1 (0.70%) VCDX
6 1 (0.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 9 (6.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 24 (16.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (11.89%) Virtual Machines
3 9 (6.29%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.40%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.70%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 17 (11.89%) SCVMM
2 2 (1.40%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 47 (32.87%) VMware
2 44 (30.77%) Citrix
3 37 (25.87%) EMC
4 35 (24.48%) NetApp
5 27 (18.88%) Cisco
6 24 (16.78%) Microsoft
7 23 (16.08%) Oracle
8 20 (13.99%) IBM
9 18 (12.59%) 3PAR
9 18 (12.59%) Juniper
10 17 (11.89%) BMC
10 17 (11.89%) CheckPoint
10 17 (11.89%) HP
11 6 (4.20%) SAP
11 6 (4.20%) Symantec
12 2 (1.40%) BEA
13 1 (0.70%) OpenText
13 1 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
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