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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 100 102 83
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 29 14 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.56% 0.90% 1.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.63% 0.96% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 19 12 27
Average salary £65,000 £62,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.83% -4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £55,200 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £64,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
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
1782 1457 1502
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 95.75% 93.82% 95.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1468 1289 1296
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 18 September 2014.

Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in Bristol

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 18 (29.03%) UML
2 16 (25.81%) TOGAF
3 15 (24.19%) BPMN
4 12 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (17.74%) Military
5 11 (17.74%) Matrix Management
5 11 (17.74%) Software Architecture
5 11 (17.74%) SOA
5 11 (17.74%) Service Delivery
5 11 (17.74%) Legal
6 10 (16.13%) Windows
7 9 (14.52%) Microsoft
8 8 (12.90%) SharePoint
8 8 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (12.90%) Web Services
8 8 (12.90%) Finance
8 8 (12.90%) Degree
8 8 (12.90%) Data Architecture
8 8 (12.90%) BPEL
8 8 (12.90%) Enterprise Architecture
9 7 (11.29%) Zachman Framework
9 7 (11.29%) Supply Chain Management
9 7 (11.29%) Asset Management
9 7 (11.29%) Visualisation
9 7 (11.29%) Use Case
9 7 (11.29%) IBM
9 7 (11.29%) Project Management
10 6 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (9.68%) VMware
10 6 (9.68%) Citrix

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 8 (12.90%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (6.45%) MS Office
1 4 (6.45%) MS Visio
1 4 (6.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) PaaS
1 1 (1.61%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.84%) SAN
2 1 (1.61%) VLAN
2 1 (1.61%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (1.61%) Software-Defined Networking
2 1 (1.61%) Firewall
2 1 (1.61%) DWDM
2 1 (1.61%) MPLS
2 1 (1.61%) OSPF
2 1 (1.61%) BGP
2 1 (1.61%) ISDN
2 1 (1.61%) LAN
2 1 (1.61%) WAN
2 1 (1.61%) DHCP
2 1 (1.61%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.61%) SNMP
2 1 (1.61%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.61%) VPN
2 1 (1.61%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.61%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Rational Rose
General
1 11 (17.74%) Military
1 11 (17.74%) Legal
2 8 (12.90%) Finance
3 3 (4.84%) Back Office
4 2 (3.23%) Aerospace
4 2 (3.23%) Law
4 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.61%) Banking
5 1 (1.61%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.90%) Web Services
2 1 (1.61%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.29%) Visualisation
2 5 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.45%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.45%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.23%) IVR
5 1 (1.61%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.61%) Open Source
5 1 (1.61%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.13%) Windows
2 6 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (4.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (4.84%) UNIX
3 3 (4.84%) AIX
3 3 (4.84%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (29.03%) UML
2 16 (25.81%) TOGAF
3 15 (24.19%) BPMN
4 12 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (17.74%) Matrix Management
5 11 (17.74%) Software Architecture
5 11 (17.74%) SOA
5 11 (17.74%) Service Delivery
6 8 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (12.90%) Data Architecture
6 8 (12.90%) BPEL
6 8 (12.90%) Enterprise Architecture
7 7 (11.29%) Zachman Framework
7 7 (11.29%) Supply Chain Management
7 7 (11.29%) Asset Management
7 7 (11.29%) Use Case
7 7 (11.29%) Project Management
8 6 (9.68%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (8.06%) ITIL
10 4 (6.45%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.61%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (12.90%) Degree
2 3 (4.84%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (3.23%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.23%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.61%) HP ASE
4 1 (1.61%) HP MASE
4 1 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.61%) CCIE
4 1 (1.61%) CCNP
4 1 (1.61%) CCDP
System Software
1 6 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (14.52%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.29%) IBM
3 6 (9.68%) VMware
3 6 (9.68%) Citrix
4 4 (6.45%) Cisco
5 3 (4.84%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.61%) Fortinet
6 1 (1.61%) F5
6 1 (1.61%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.61%) Oracle
6 1 (1.61%) HP
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