The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol 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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 107 100 102
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 23 28 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.27% 1.47% 1.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.31% 1.51% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 12 18 13
Average salary £57,250 £75,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.66% +30.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,850 £55,000 £46,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £85,000 £69,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Solutions Architect
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bristol 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
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1753 1856 1659
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.85% 97.27% 97.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1566 1537 1380
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Solutions Architect in the job title across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Bristol region.

Solutions Architect Salary Trend in Bristol

Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in Bristol

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 13 (27.66%) Data Centre
2 12 (25.53%) Presales
2 12 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (23.40%) Microsoft
4 10 (21.28%) Enterprise Architecture
4 10 (21.28%) Degree
5 9 (19.15%) Finance
6 8 (17.02%) SOA
7 7 (14.89%) SharePoint
7 7 (14.89%) Windows
7 7 (14.89%) ITIL
7 7 (14.89%) Citrix
8 6 (12.77%) Unix
8 6 (12.77%) Linux
8 6 (12.77%) TOGAF
8 6 (12.77%) Requirements Management
8 6 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (12.77%) Unified Communications
9 5 (10.64%) Visualisation
9 5 (10.64%) Waterfall
9 5 (10.64%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (10.64%) Information Management
9 5 (10.64%) Data Management
9 5 (10.64%) Systems Analysis
9 5 (10.64%) MODAF
9 5 (10.64%) AIX
9 5 (10.64%) HPUX
9 5 (10.64%) Solaris
9 5 (10.64%) Oracle
9 5 (10.64%) Sybase

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 (14.89%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.13%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.77%) Unified Communications
2 4 (8.51%) Network Security
2 4 (8.51%) TCP/IP
2 4 (8.51%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.64%) DB2
1 5 (10.64%) Informix
2 3 (6.38%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.13%) Big Data
3 1 (2.13%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (10.64%) Rational DOORS
General
1 9 (19.15%) Finance
2 5 (10.64%) Legal
3 3 (6.38%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) Middleware
2 1 (2.13%) .NET
2 1 (2.13%) J2EE
2 1 (2.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (27.66%) Data Centre
2 6 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (10.64%) Mainframe
3 5 (10.64%) Visualisation
4 3 (6.38%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.38%) Data Integration
5 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.13%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.13%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.89%) Windows
2 6 (12.77%) Linux
2 6 (12.77%) Unix
3 5 (10.64%) AIX
3 5 (10.64%) HPUX
3 5 (10.64%) Solaris
3 5 (10.64%) Tru64
4 1 (2.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (25.53%) Presales
2 10 (21.28%) Enterprise Architecture
3 8 (17.02%) SOA
4 7 (14.89%) ITIL
5 6 (12.77%) Requirements Management
5 6 (12.77%) TOGAF
6 5 (10.64%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (10.64%) Data Management
6 5 (10.64%) Information Management
6 5 (10.64%) MODAF
6 5 (10.64%) Quality Management
6 5 (10.64%) Risk Management
6 5 (10.64%) Systems Analysis
6 5 (10.64%) Waterfall
7 4 (8.51%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (8.51%) E-Commerce
7 4 (8.51%) Project Management
7 4 (8.51%) UML
7 4 (8.51%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.51%) C
2 2 (4.26%) SQL
3 1 (2.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (21.28%) Degree
2 4 (8.51%) CEH
2 4 (8.51%) CISA
2 4 (8.51%) CISSP
2 4 (8.51%) GCIA
2 4 (8.51%) GCIH
3 3 (6.38%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.26%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (8.51%) QRadar
2 1 (2.13%) SCCM
2 1 (2.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (23.40%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.89%) Citrix
3 5 (10.64%) Oracle
3 5 (10.64%) Sybase
4 4 (8.51%) ArcSight
4 4 (8.51%) LogRhythm
4 4 (8.51%) McAfee
4 4 (8.51%) SolarWinds
4 4 (8.51%) Splunk
4 4 (8.51%) Trustwave
5 2 (4.26%) Cisco
5 2 (4.26%) EMC
5 2 (4.26%) HP
5 2 (4.26%) NetApp
5 2 (4.26%) Symantec
5 2 (4.26%) VMware
6 1 (2.13%) IBM
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £52,000-85,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Skilliantech Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago