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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 100 70 79
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 32 46 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.79% 2.46% 2.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.86% 2.59% 2.53%
Number of salaries quoted 22 37 34
Average salary £60,000 £70,000 £66,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +5.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,600 £54,000 £55,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £100,000 £80,250
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
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
1722 1774 1620
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.15% 94.71% 94.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1405 1568 1367
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £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 29 May 2015.

Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 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 (47.30%) .NET
2 27 (36.49%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (36.49%) Office 365
3 26 (35.14%) Migration
4 25 (33.78%) Visual Studio
5 24 (32.43%) VMware
6 22 (29.73%) Scrum
6 22 (29.73%) Content Management
6 22 (29.73%) SharePoint
6 22 (29.73%) Microsoft
6 22 (29.73%) SharePoint 2010
6 22 (29.73%) SharePoint 2013
7 17 (22.97%) Cisco
7 17 (22.97%) SCCM
7 17 (22.97%) Security Cleared
7 17 (22.97%) SC Cleared
8 16 (21.62%) CSS
8 16 (21.62%) HTML
9 15 (20.27%) Windows
10 14 (18.92%) Technical Architecture
11 13 (17.57%) InfoPath
11 13 (17.57%) XSLT
11 13 (17.57%) HP
11 13 (17.57%) HTML5
12 12 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
13 11 (14.86%) ITIL
13 11 (14.86%) Java
14 10 (13.51%) Citrix
14 10 (13.51%) NetApp
14 10 (13.51%) Data Centre

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 22 (29.73%) SharePoint
1 22 (29.73%) SharePoint 2010
1 22 (29.73%) SharePoint 2013
2 5 (6.76%) Lync
3 3 (4.05%) JBoss
4 2 (2.70%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.35%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.35%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.35%) Documentum
Applications
1 13 (17.57%) InfoPath
2 4 (5.41%) MS Office
3 1 (1.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Scribe Insight
1 2 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.35%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 27 (36.49%) Office 365
2 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.35%) PaaS
3 1 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.81%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (6.76%) WAN
3 4 (5.41%) Firewall
3 4 (5.41%) MPLS
4 3 (4.05%) DNS
4 3 (4.05%) Internet
5 2 (2.70%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.70%) Network Security
6 1 (1.35%) SAN
6 1 (1.35%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.35%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.35%) MySQL
2 1 (1.35%) DB2
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (33.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (2.70%) German Language
1 2 (2.70%) Finance
1 2 (2.70%) Advertising
1 2 (2.70%) Retail
2 1 (1.35%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (47.30%) .NET
2 16 (21.62%) CSS
2 16 (21.62%) HTML
3 13 (17.57%) XSLT
3 13 (17.57%) HTML5
4 6 (8.11%) Itk
5 4 (5.41%) CGI
6 3 (4.05%) JSON
6 3 (4.05%) jQuery
6 3 (4.05%) ASP.NET
6 3 (4.05%) SOAP
6 3 (4.05%) REST
6 3 (4.05%) WCF
7 2 (2.70%) J2EE
8 1 (1.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.51%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.11%) Health Informatics
2 6 (8.11%) NHS
2 6 (8.11%) Informatics
3 4 (5.41%) GIS
4 2 (2.70%) User Experience
5 1 (1.35%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 15 (20.27%) Windows
2 8 (10.81%) Linux
3 1 (1.35%) Android
3 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (36.49%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (35.14%) Migration
3 22 (29.73%) Scrum
3 22 (29.73%) Content Management
4 14 (18.92%) Technical Architecture
5 11 (14.86%) ITIL
6 7 (9.46%) TOGAF
7 5 (6.76%) Service Management
8 4 (5.41%) Mentoring
8 4 (5.41%) ITSM
8 4 (5.41%) Business Development
9 3 (4.05%) TDD
9 3 (4.05%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (4.05%) Unit Testing
9 3 (4.05%) Dependency Injection
10 2 (2.70%) Network Management
10 2 (2.70%) CRM
10 2 (2.70%) ETL
10 2 (2.70%) E-Commerce
10 2 (2.70%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (14.86%) Java
2 4 (5.41%) SQL
2 4 (5.41%) C#
3 3 (4.05%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (22.97%) Security Cleared
1 17 (22.97%) SC Cleared
2 8 (10.81%) DV Cleared
3 4 (5.41%) CCNA
3 4 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (5.41%) JNCIA
4 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.35%) CCA
5 1 (1.35%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.35%) CCEA
5 1 (1.35%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.11%) HL7
2 4 (5.41%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 12 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (9.46%) vSphere
2 7 (9.46%) Active Directory
3 6 (8.11%) XenDesktop
4 5 (6.76%) Hyper-V
4 5 (6.76%) XenApp
5 4 (5.41%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.35%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.35%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 17 (22.97%) SCCM
2 6 (8.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 24 (32.43%) VMware
2 22 (29.73%) Microsoft
3 17 (22.97%) Cisco
4 13 (17.57%) HP
5 10 (13.51%) Citrix
5 10 (13.51%) NetApp
6 6 (8.11%) 3PAR
6 6 (8.11%) IBM
7 5 (6.76%) Oracle
8 4 (5.41%) Juniper
8 4 (5.41%) Dell
8 4 (5.41%) EMC
8 4 (5.41%) Computacenter
9 3 (4.05%) Symantec
10 1 (1.35%) Pega
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + car allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago