The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solutions Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 98 66 92
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 29 58 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.44% 2.95% 1.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.54% 3.13% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 18 45 32
Average salary £65,000 £67,500 £68,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.70% -1.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £67,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +8.00%
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
1884 1856 1892
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 93.41% 94.26% 93.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1579 1600 1671
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Solutions Architect in the job title across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 2015.

Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Solutions Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Solutions Architect in their job title.

1 24 (38.71%) .NET
2 19 (30.65%) Migration
2 19 (30.65%) Security Cleared
2 19 (30.65%) SC Cleared
3 18 (29.03%) Office 365
4 17 (27.42%) Visual Studio
5 16 (25.81%) VMware
5 16 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (22.58%) Microsoft
6 14 (22.58%) SharePoint
6 14 (22.58%) SharePoint 2010
6 14 (22.58%) SharePoint 2013
6 14 (22.58%) SCCM
6 14 (22.58%) Content Management
6 14 (22.58%) Scrum
7 13 (20.97%) InfoPath
7 13 (20.97%) HTML5
7 13 (20.97%) CSS
7 13 (20.97%) XSLT
7 13 (20.97%) HTML
8 11 (17.74%) Technical Architecture
8 11 (17.74%) VMware Infrastructure
9 10 (16.13%) Data Centre
9 10 (16.13%) Java
10 8 (12.90%) DV Cleared
10 8 (12.90%) Business Development
11 7 (11.29%) SCOM
11 7 (11.29%) Hyper-V
11 7 (11.29%) Windows
11 7 (11.29%) Active Directory

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Solutions Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Solutions Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (22.58%) SharePoint
1 14 (22.58%) SharePoint 2010
1 14 (22.58%) SharePoint 2013
2 5 (8.06%) Lync
3 2 (3.23%) JBoss
4 1 (1.61%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.61%) Documentum
Applications
1 13 (20.97%) InfoPath
2 4 (6.45%) MS Office
3 2 (3.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (29.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.06%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (3.23%) Network Security
2 2 (3.23%) VoIP
2 2 (3.23%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.23%) DNS
2 2 (3.23%) Internet
3 1 (1.61%) MPLS
3 1 (1.61%) Firewall
3 1 (1.61%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.23%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.61%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (27.42%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (8.06%) Retail
2 4 (6.45%) Finance
3 2 (3.23%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.23%) Publishing
3 2 (3.23%) German Language
4 1 (1.61%) Billing
4 1 (1.61%) Games
4 1 (1.61%) Banking
4 1 (1.61%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (38.71%) .NET
2 13 (20.97%) CSS
2 13 (20.97%) XSLT
2 13 (20.97%) HTML5
2 13 (20.97%) HTML
3 6 (9.68%) Itk
4 4 (6.45%) CGI
5 1 (1.61%) Web Services
5 1 (1.61%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.13%) Data Centre
2 6 (9.68%) NHS
2 6 (9.68%) Informatics
2 6 (9.68%) Health Informatics
3 4 (6.45%) GIS
4 2 (3.23%) User Experience
4 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.23%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.61%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.61%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.29%) Windows
2 5 (8.06%) Linux
3 1 (1.61%) Android
3 1 (1.61%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (30.65%) Migration
2 16 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (22.58%) Scrum
3 14 (22.58%) Content Management
4 11 (17.74%) Technical Architecture
5 8 (12.90%) Business Development
6 7 (11.29%) Project Management
7 6 (9.68%) ITIL
7 6 (9.68%) TOGAF
8 4 (6.45%) Service Management
8 4 (6.45%) ITSM
9 3 (4.84%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (4.84%) SOA
9 3 (4.84%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (3.23%) Time Management
10 2 (3.23%) Performance Management
10 2 (3.23%) Network Management
10 2 (3.23%) Separation of Concerns
10 2 (3.23%) SDLC
10 2 (3.23%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.13%) Java
2 2 (3.23%) SQL
3 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.61%) C#
Qualifications
1 19 (30.65%) SC Cleared
1 19 (30.65%) Security Cleared
2 8 (12.90%) DV Cleared
3 5 (8.06%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (6.45%) CCIE
4 4 (6.45%) CCNP
4 4 (6.45%) Degree
5 1 (1.61%) CCNA
5 1 (1.61%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.68%) HL7
2 2 (3.23%) QA
3 1 (1.61%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (17.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (11.29%) Hyper-V
2 7 (11.29%) Active Directory
3 4 (6.45%) Terminal Services
3 4 (6.45%) XenApp
3 4 (6.45%) XenDesktop
4 3 (4.84%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (22.58%) SCCM
2 7 (11.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (25.81%) VMware
2 14 (22.58%) Microsoft
3 7 (11.29%) Cisco
4 6 (9.68%) Citrix
5 5 (8.06%) NetApp
6 4 (6.45%) Computacenter
6 4 (6.45%) 3PAR
6 4 (6.45%) Oracle
6 4 (6.45%) HP
6 4 (6.45%) Dell
7 3 (4.84%) IBM
8 2 (3.23%) SAP
8 2 (3.23%) EMC
8 2 (3.23%) Mercator
9 1 (1.61%) Juniper
9 1 (1.61%) Pega
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