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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 57 100 77
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 84 32 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.57% 1.81% 2.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.73% 1.84% 2.45%
Number of salaries quoted 38 22 35
Median salary £65,000 £62,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £53,650 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,250 £70,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £64,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
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
2249 1740 1752
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.50% 98.25% 96.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1678 1402 1538
Median salary £40,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £65,000
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 25 May 2016.

Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 68 (50.00%) Presales
2 53 (38.97%) Customer Engagement
3 49 (36.03%) Data Centre
4 38 (27.94%) VMware
5 37 (27.21%) Citrix
6 33 (24.26%) TOGAF
7 31 (22.79%) EMC
8 30 (22.06%) NetApp
9 26 (19.12%) Project Management
9 26 (19.12%) Microsoft Azure
10 24 (17.65%) SQL Server
11 23 (16.91%) Business Development
12 22 (16.18%) CRM
12 22 (16.18%) Line Management
13 21 (15.44%) Cisco
14 20 (14.71%) Oracle
14 20 (14.71%) Amazon AWS
15 19 (13.97%) Continuous Improvement
15 19 (13.97%) Microsoft
16 18 (13.24%) MySQL
16 18 (13.24%) PaaS
16 18 (13.24%) VMware Infrastructure
16 18 (13.24%) IaaS
17 17 (12.50%) 3PAR
17 17 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
18 16 (11.76%) Degree
18 16 (11.76%) Computer Science
18 16 (11.76%) PRINCE2
19 15 (11.03%) SOA
19 15 (11.03%) SQL

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 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.68%) Apache
2 5 (3.68%) JBoss
2 5 (3.68%) Tomcat
2 5 (3.68%) WebLogic
3 3 (2.21%) CICS
3 3 (2.21%) MQSeries
3 3 (2.21%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.47%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (5.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.47%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 26 (19.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (14.71%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (13.24%) IaaS
3 18 (13.24%) PaaS
4 14 (10.29%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (3.68%) Office 365
6 2 (1.47%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.74%) Force.com
7 1 (0.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.74%) DNS
1 1 (0.74%) LAN
1 1 (0.74%) SAN
1 1 (0.74%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.74%) VPN
1 1 (0.74%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 18 (13.24%) MySQL
3 13 (9.56%) DB2
4 2 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.47%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.47%) SAP BW
4 2 (1.47%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database
General
1 13 (9.56%) Publishing
2 6 (4.41%) Finance
3 3 (2.21%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.74%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.56%) .NET
2 7 (5.15%) ASP.NET
2 7 (5.15%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (3.68%) Middleware
4 4 (2.94%) J2EE
4 4 (2.94%) Web Services
5 3 (2.21%) JMS
5 3 (2.21%) REST
5 3 (2.21%) SAML
5 3 (2.21%) SOAP
5 3 (2.21%) WSDL
5 3 (2.21%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 49 (36.03%) Data Centre
2 16 (11.76%) Computer Science
3 13 (9.56%) CMDB
4 7 (5.15%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (5.15%) User Experience
5 4 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.21%) Life Science
6 3 (2.21%) PKI
7 2 (1.47%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.74%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.74%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.15%) Windows
2 3 (2.21%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.74%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (50.00%) Presales
2 53 (38.97%) Customer Engagement
3 33 (24.26%) TOGAF
4 26 (19.12%) Project Management
5 23 (16.91%) Business Development
6 22 (16.18%) CRM
6 22 (16.18%) Line Management
7 19 (13.97%) Continuous Improvement
8 17 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
9 16 (11.76%) PRINCE2
10 15 (11.03%) Service Delivery
10 15 (11.03%) SOA
10 15 (11.03%) Zachman Framework
11 14 (10.29%) IT Governance
12 13 (9.56%) Capacity Planning
12 13 (9.56%) ITIL
12 13 (9.56%) ITIL V3
12 13 (9.56%) Requirements Analysis
12 13 (9.56%) Service Management
12 13 (9.56%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 15 (11.03%) SQL
2 10 (7.35%) Java
3 7 (5.15%) JavaScript
4 5 (3.68%) C#
5 4 (2.94%) C
6 2 (1.47%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.74%) C++
Qualifications
1 16 (11.76%) Degree
2 13 (9.56%) ISEB
2 13 (9.56%) PMI Certification
2 13 (9.56%) PMP
3 9 (6.62%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.47%) CISSP
4 2 (1.47%) MCITP
4 2 (1.47%) MCSE
5 1 (0.74%) SAP Certification
5 1 (0.74%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 7 (5.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (13.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (6.62%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.47%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (9.56%) SCVMM
2 1 (0.74%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 38 (27.94%) VMware
2 37 (27.21%) Citrix
3 31 (22.79%) EMC
4 30 (22.06%) NetApp
5 21 (15.44%) Cisco
6 20 (14.71%) Oracle
7 19 (13.97%) Microsoft
8 17 (12.50%) 3PAR
9 14 (10.29%) IBM
9 14 (10.29%) Juniper
10 13 (9.56%) BMC
10 13 (9.56%) CheckPoint
10 13 (9.56%) HP
11 9 (6.62%) SAP
12 6 (4.41%) Symantec
13 3 (2.21%) BEA
14 1 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
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