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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Solution Architect
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 52 84 84
Rank change year-on-year
+32 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 71 49 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.97% 2.32% 2.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.07% 2.42% 2.58%
Number of salaries quoted 37 32 44
Median salary £65,000 £70,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,500 £57,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,750 £90,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000

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
1746 2025 1704
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 97.60% 95.88% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1357 1664 1518
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 21 February 2017.

Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 89 (49.17%) TOGAF
2 66 (36.46%) MS Excel
3 65 (35.91%) PRINCE2
3 65 (35.91%) Continuous Improvement
4 61 (33.70%) Agile Software Development
5 57 (31.49%) SaaS
6 55 (30.39%) Microsoft
7 51 (28.18%) Data Centre
8 48 (26.52%) Finance
9 47 (25.97%) Presales
10 46 (25.41%) Microsoft Azure
11 44 (24.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 44 (24.31%) NHS
11 44 (24.31%) ERP
12 43 (23.76%) CRM
13 42 (23.20%) VMware
14 41 (22.65%) Logistics
14 41 (22.65%) NetApp
15 40 (22.10%) EMC
15 40 (22.10%) Line Management
16 39 (21.55%) Degree
17 38 (20.99%) Retail
18 37 (20.44%) MS PowerPoint
19 36 (19.89%) MS Office
20 35 (19.34%) Citrix
21 34 (18.78%) Project Management
22 33 (18.23%) Business Development
23 29 (16.02%) Cisco
23 29 (16.02%) SQL
23 29 (16.02%) ITIL

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 6 (3.31%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.76%) IIS
3 1 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.55%) WordPress
Applications
1 66 (36.46%) MS Excel
2 37 (20.44%) MS PowerPoint
3 36 (19.89%) MS Office
4 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (4.97%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (4.42%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 57 (31.49%) SaaS
2 46 (25.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (14.92%) Amazon AWS
4 25 (13.81%) IaaS
5 23 (12.71%) PaaS
6 20 (11.05%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (2.76%) Office 365
8 2 (1.10%) GitHub
9 1 (0.55%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.42%) Unified Communications
2 5 (2.76%) LAN
2 5 (2.76%) WAN
3 2 (1.10%) BGP
3 2 (1.10%) Ethernet
3 2 (1.10%) MPLS
3 2 (1.10%) OSPF
3 2 (1.10%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.10%) VPN
4 1 (0.55%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.55%) DHCP
4 1 (0.55%) DNS
4 1 (0.55%) FWSM
4 1 (0.55%) HTTP
4 1 (0.55%) Intranet
4 1 (0.55%) Network Security
4 1 (0.55%) SNMP
4 1 (0.55%) SSL
4 1 (0.55%) VLAN
4 1 (0.55%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (14.36%) MySQL
2 24 (13.26%) SQL Server
3 20 (11.05%) DB2
4 17 (9.39%) Big Data
5 7 (3.87%) NoSQL
6 6 (3.31%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.55%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (2.21%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.55%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.55%) Travis CI
General
1 48 (26.52%) Finance
2 38 (20.99%) Retail
3 25 (13.81%) Publishing
4 24 (13.26%) Manufacturing
5 7 (3.87%) Telecoms
6 6 (3.31%) Banking
6 6 (3.31%) Billing
7 4 (2.21%) Marketing
8 1 (0.55%) Back Office
8 1 (0.55%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (11.60%) .NET
2 7 (3.87%) JSON
3 6 (3.31%) CSS
3 6 (3.31%) HTML
3 6 (3.31%) Web Services
4 5 (2.76%) ASP.NET
4 5 (2.76%) REST
5 4 (2.21%) WCF
5 4 (2.21%) WF
6 3 (1.66%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (1.10%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.10%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (1.10%) Middleware
7 2 (1.10%) React
8 1 (0.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (0.55%) MSMQ
8 1 (0.55%) SOAP
8 1 (0.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 51 (28.18%) Data Centre
2 44 (24.31%) NHS
3 20 (11.05%) CMDB
3 20 (11.05%) Computer Science
4 14 (7.73%) Public Cloud
5 8 (4.42%) Management Information System
6 6 (3.31%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (2.76%) N-Tier
8 4 (2.21%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.66%) EPoS
10 2 (1.10%) Private Cloud
10 2 (1.10%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.55%) Cyberthreat
11 1 (0.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 1 (0.55%) FlexPod
11 1 (0.55%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.10%) Linux
2 1 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (0.55%) Windows
2 1 (0.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (49.17%) TOGAF
2 65 (35.91%) Continuous Improvement
2 65 (35.91%) PRINCE2
3 61 (33.70%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (25.97%) Presales
5 44 (24.31%) ERP
6 43 (23.76%) CRM
7 41 (22.65%) Logistics
8 40 (22.10%) Line Management
9 34 (18.78%) Project Management
10 33 (18.23%) Business Development
11 29 (16.02%) ITIL
12 27 (14.92%) Service Management
12 27 (14.92%) Technical Architecture
13 26 (14.36%) Customer Engagement
13 26 (14.36%) Zachman Framework
14 21 (11.60%) ITIL V3
14 21 (11.60%) Software Engineering
15 20 (11.05%) Capacity Planning
15 20 (11.05%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 29 (16.02%) SQL
2 19 (10.50%) Java
3 12 (6.63%) C#
4 6 (3.31%) PHP
4 6 (3.31%) Python
5 4 (2.21%) C++
6 2 (1.10%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 44 (24.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 39 (21.55%) Degree
3 20 (11.05%) ISEB
3 20 (11.05%) PMI Certification
3 20 (11.05%) PMP
4 14 (7.73%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (7.18%) MCP
5 13 (7.18%) MCSE
5 13 (7.18%) VCAP
5 13 (7.18%) VCDX
6 3 (1.66%) CCNP
6 3 (1.66%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.10%) CCDP
7 2 (1.10%) CCIE
8 1 (0.55%) CCSE
8 1 (0.55%) CISSP
8 1 (0.55%) IISP
8 1 (0.55%) ISSAP
8 1 (0.55%) JNCIP
8 1 (0.55%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.52%) SLA
2 9 (4.97%) QA
3 5 (2.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (14.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (11.60%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.55%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.55%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 20 (11.05%) SCVMM
2 1 (0.55%) QRadar
2 1 (0.55%) SCOM
Vendors
1 55 (30.39%) Microsoft
2 42 (23.20%) VMware
3 41 (22.65%) NetApp
4 40 (22.10%) EMC
5 35 (19.34%) Citrix
6 29 (16.02%) Cisco
7 25 (13.81%) IBM
7 25 (13.81%) Oracle
8 24 (13.26%) HP
9 21 (11.60%) CheckPoint
9 21 (11.60%) Juniper
10 20 (11.05%) BMC
11 15 (8.29%) 3PAR
12 8 (4.42%) MuleSoft
13 6 (3.31%) NEC
14 5 (2.76%) Casewise
15 4 (2.21%) Symantec
16 1 (0.55%) Forcepoint
16 1 (0.55%) Google
16 1 (0.55%) Red Hat
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Contingency Team
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