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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 82 79 91
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 46 46 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.22% 2.54% 1.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.32% 2.63% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 33 46 13
Average salary £70,000 £70,000 £63,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,900 £57,500 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £75,000 £72,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £65,000 £63,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.36%
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
1982 1746 1450
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.84% 96.52% 96.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1642 1577 1252
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 2016.

Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 22 (29.33%) TOGAF
2 21 (28.00%) Presales
3 19 (25.33%) SOA
4 13 (17.33%) CRM
4 13 (17.33%) Microsoft
4 13 (17.33%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (16.00%) .NET
6 11 (14.67%) SQL Server
6 11 (14.67%) Finance
6 11 (14.67%) Dynamics CRM
7 10 (13.33%) VMware
7 10 (13.33%) Citrix
8 9 (12.00%) EMC
8 9 (12.00%) NetApp
8 9 (12.00%) Java
8 9 (12.00%) Project Management
8 9 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 8 (10.67%) Amazon AWS
9 8 (10.67%) MVC
9 8 (10.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (10.67%) Retail
9 8 (10.67%) JavaScript
9 8 (10.67%) ASP.NET
9 8 (10.67%) UML
9 8 (10.67%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (10.67%) SDLC
9 8 (10.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (10.67%) 3PAR
9 8 (10.67%) ArchiMate
9 8 (10.67%) User Experience

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 7 (9.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.67%) Apache
2 2 (2.67%) CICS
2 2 (2.67%) JBoss
2 2 (2.67%) MQSeries
2 2 (2.67%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (2.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (14.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.67%) SAP CRM
3 1 (1.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (10.67%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.67%) IaaS
3 2 (2.67%) PaaS
4 1 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.33%) Force.com
4 1 (1.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.33%) MySQL
3 2 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.67%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.67%) SAP BW
3 2 (2.67%) SAP HANA
4 1 (1.33%) DB2
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 11 (14.67%) Finance
2 8 (10.67%) Retail
3 5 (6.67%) Banking
4 2 (2.67%) Marketing
4 2 (2.67%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.33%) Back Office
5 1 (1.33%) Publishing
5 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (16.00%) .NET
2 8 (10.67%) ASP.NET
2 8 (10.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (2.67%) J2EE
3 2 (2.67%) JMS
3 2 (2.67%) Middleware
3 2 (2.67%) REST
3 2 (2.67%) SAML
3 2 (2.67%) SOAP
3 2 (2.67%) Web Services
3 2 (2.67%) WSDL
3 2 (2.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.67%) User Experience
2 7 (9.33%) Data Centre
3 6 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.33%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (4.00%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.67%) Data Integration
6 2 (2.67%) EPoS
6 2 (2.67%) PKI
7 1 (1.33%) CMDB
7 1 (1.33%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (29.33%) TOGAF
2 21 (28.00%) Presales
3 19 (25.33%) SOA
4 13 (17.33%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (17.33%) CRM
5 9 (12.00%) Project Management
6 8 (10.67%) ArchiMate
6 8 (10.67%) MVC
6 8 (10.67%) SDLC
6 8 (10.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (10.67%) UML
7 7 (9.33%) E-Commerce
8 6 (8.00%) Business Development
8 6 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (8.00%) Matrix Management
8 6 (8.00%) Time Management
9 5 (6.67%) Mentoring
10 4 (5.33%) Kanban
10 4 (5.33%) V-Model
10 4 (5.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.00%) Java
2 8 (10.67%) JavaScript
3 5 (6.67%) C#
4 2 (2.67%) SQL
5 1 (1.33%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (10.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.00%) Degree
3 1 (1.33%) ISEB
3 1 (1.33%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.33%) PMP
3 1 (1.33%) SAP Certification
3 1 (1.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (2.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.33%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 13 (17.33%) Microsoft
2 10 (13.33%) Citrix
2 10 (13.33%) VMware
3 9 (12.00%) EMC
3 9 (12.00%) NetApp
4 8 (10.67%) 3PAR
5 5 (6.67%) Oracle
5 5 (6.67%) SAP
6 2 (2.67%) BEA
6 2 (2.67%) Cisco
7 1 (1.33%) BMC
7 1 (1.33%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.33%) Genesys
7 1 (1.33%) HP
7 1 (1.33%) IBM
7 1 (1.33%) Juniper
7 1 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.33%) Symantec
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harmonic Limited
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
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Harmonic Limited
Salary: Rate £450-£550/day
Posted: 21 days ago