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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 96 79 73
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 33 36 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.83% 2.00% 2.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.89% 2.10% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 25 29 33
Average salary £70,000 £75,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £100,000 £69,500
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
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
1742 1713 1599
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.46% 95.01% 94.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1421 1497 1337
Average salary £40,000 £43,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.51% +8.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 6 May 2015.

Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 35 (43.21%) .NET
2 29 (35.80%) Migration
2 29 (35.80%) Office 365
3 28 (34.57%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (33.33%) SharePoint
5 26 (32.10%) Visual Studio
5 26 (32.10%) Microsoft
6 24 (29.63%) Scrum
6 24 (29.63%) Content Management
6 24 (29.63%) SharePoint 2013
6 24 (29.63%) SharePoint 2010
7 23 (28.40%) VMware
8 22 (27.16%) Cisco
9 17 (20.99%) Security Cleared
10 16 (19.75%) SC Cleared
10 16 (19.75%) HP
10 16 (19.75%) CSS
10 16 (19.75%) HTML
10 16 (19.75%) Windows
11 14 (17.28%) ITIL
11 14 (17.28%) SCCM
12 13 (16.05%) Citrix
13 12 (14.81%) NetApp
13 12 (14.81%) XSLT
13 12 (14.81%) Technical Architecture
13 12 (14.81%) InfoPath
13 12 (14.81%) HTML5
14 10 (12.35%) VMware Infrastructure
15 8 (9.88%) Cisco Nexus
15 8 (9.88%) TOGAF

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 27 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 24 (29.63%) SharePoint 2010
2 24 (29.63%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (7.41%) Lync
4 3 (3.70%) JBoss
5 1 (1.23%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.23%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (14.81%) InfoPath
2 4 (4.94%) MS Office
3 1 (1.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (6.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (4.94%) Scribe Insight
3 1 (1.23%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 29 (35.80%) Office 365
2 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.23%) PaaS
3 1 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.88%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (6.17%) WAN
3 4 (4.94%) MPLS
3 4 (4.94%) Firewall
4 3 (3.70%) SAN
5 2 (2.47%) Internet
5 2 (2.47%) NAS
5 2 (2.47%) Unified Communications
5 2 (2.47%) DNS
6 1 (1.23%) Network Security
6 1 (1.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.23%) DB2
2 1 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.23%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (32.10%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (7.41%) Retail
2 5 (6.17%) Finance
3 2 (2.47%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.47%) Advertising
4 1 (1.23%) Banking
4 1 (1.23%) Marketing
4 1 (1.23%) German Language
4 1 (1.23%) Electronics
4 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (43.21%) .NET
2 16 (19.75%) CSS
2 16 (19.75%) HTML
3 12 (14.81%) HTML5
3 12 (14.81%) XSLT
4 4 (4.94%) CGI
4 4 (4.94%) JSON
4 4 (4.94%) WCF
4 4 (4.94%) jQuery
4 4 (4.94%) ASP.NET
4 4 (4.94%) REST
4 4 (4.94%) Itk
4 4 (4.94%) SOAP
5 1 (1.23%) COM
5 1 (1.23%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.94%) NHS
1 4 (4.94%) GIS
1 4 (4.94%) Informatics
1 4 (4.94%) Health Informatics
2 2 (2.47%) User Experience
2 2 (2.47%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.23%) Social Network
3 1 (1.23%) Smart Meter
3 1 (1.23%) CESG
3 1 (1.23%) DTV
3 1 (1.23%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 16 (19.75%) Windows
2 7 (8.64%) Linux
3 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (35.80%) Migration
2 28 (34.57%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (29.63%) Scrum
3 24 (29.63%) Content Management
4 14 (17.28%) ITIL
5 12 (14.81%) Technical Architecture
6 8 (9.88%) TOGAF
7 7 (8.64%) Business Development
8 6 (7.41%) Service Management
8 6 (7.41%) CRM
8 6 (7.41%) Mentoring
9 4 (4.94%) ITSM
9 4 (4.94%) TDD
9 4 (4.94%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (4.94%) Unit Testing
9 4 (4.94%) System Testing
9 4 (4.94%) Dependency Injection
10 2 (2.47%) Mobile Device Management
10 2 (2.47%) Business Analysis
10 2 (2.47%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.64%) Java
2 4 (4.94%) JavaScript
2 4 (4.94%) C#
3 3 (3.70%) SQL
4 1 (1.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (20.99%) Security Cleared
2 16 (19.75%) SC Cleared
3 7 (8.64%) DV Cleared
4 4 (4.94%) CCNA
4 4 (4.94%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (4.94%) JNCIA
5 2 (2.47%) Degree
5 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.23%) ISEB
6 1 (1.23%) CCA
6 1 (1.23%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.23%) CCEA
6 1 (1.23%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.94%) QA
1 4 (4.94%) HL7
1 4 (4.94%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (12.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (8.64%) vSphere
3 6 (7.41%) XenDesktop
4 5 (6.17%) XenApp
4 5 (6.17%) Active Directory
5 4 (4.94%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.23%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.23%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.23%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (17.28%) SCCM
2 2 (2.47%) SCOM
Vendors
1 26 (32.10%) Microsoft
2 23 (28.40%) VMware
3 22 (27.16%) Cisco
4 16 (19.75%) HP
5 13 (16.05%) Citrix
6 12 (14.81%) NetApp
7 7 (8.64%) EMC
8 6 (7.41%) 3PAR
8 6 (7.41%) Juniper
8 6 (7.41%) IBM
9 5 (6.17%) Oracle
9 5 (6.17%) Symantec
10 4 (4.94%) Computacenter
10 4 (4.94%) Dell
11 2 (2.47%) SAP
11 2 (2.47%) CheckPoint
12 1 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (1.23%) MobileIron
12 1 (1.23%) Siebel
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago