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

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 105 92 115
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 23 34 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.14% 1.68% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.18% 1.74% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 15 17 11
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,919 £54,000 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £71,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
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
1942 1954 1738
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.47% 96.83% 96.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1641 1581 1506
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 5 May 2015.

Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in Bristol

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 24 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (27.78%) Java
3 14 (25.93%) TOGAF
4 11 (20.37%) UML
5 9 (16.67%) Data Architecture
6 8 (14.81%) Programme Management
6 8 (14.81%) Business Development
6 8 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (12.96%) E-Commerce
7 7 (12.96%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (12.96%) IBM
7 7 (12.96%) Service Delivery
7 7 (12.96%) Legal
7 7 (12.96%) Matrix Management
7 7 (12.96%) Use Case
7 7 (12.96%) BPMN
7 7 (12.96%) Asset Management
7 7 (12.96%) Military
7 7 (12.96%) Supply Chain Management
7 7 (12.96%) Security Cleared
8 6 (11.11%) Banking
8 6 (11.11%) Retail
8 6 (11.11%) Finance
8 6 (11.11%) B2B
8 6 (11.11%) B2C
8 6 (11.11%) HP
9 5 (9.26%) Microsoft
9 5 (9.26%) Zachman Framework
10 4 (7.41%) Enterprise Architecture
10 4 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 2 (3.70%) Lync
1 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.85%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.85%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.70%) Office 365
2 1 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.85%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) Internet
1 1 (1.85%) SAN
1 1 (1.85%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (3.70%) Big Data
2 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.85%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.85%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.85%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.85%) Sqoop
3 1 (1.85%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.85%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (12.96%) Legal
1 7 (12.96%) Military
2 6 (11.11%) Banking
2 6 (11.11%) Retail
2 6 (11.11%) Finance
3 3 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.56%) Aerospace
3 3 (5.56%) Law
3 3 (5.56%) Marketing
4 2 (3.70%) Electronics
4 2 (3.70%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.85%) Advertising
5 1 (1.85%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.56%) .NET
2 2 (3.70%) CGI
3 1 (1.85%) Middleware
3 1 (1.85%) Web Services
3 1 (1.85%) XML
3 1 (1.85%) HTML
3 1 (1.85%) REST
3 1 (1.85%) HTML5
3 1 (1.85%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.85%) JSON
3 1 (1.85%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (5.56%) BBC
1 3 (5.56%) Management Information System
1 3 (5.56%) Visualisation
1 3 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.70%) GIS
2 2 (3.70%) DTV
3 1 (1.85%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (25.93%) TOGAF
3 11 (20.37%) UML
4 9 (16.67%) Data Architecture
5 8 (14.81%) Programme Management
5 8 (14.81%) Business Development
6 7 (12.96%) E-Commerce
6 7 (12.96%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (12.96%) Service Delivery
6 7 (12.96%) Matrix Management
6 7 (12.96%) Use Case
6 7 (12.96%) BPMN
6 7 (12.96%) Asset Management
6 7 (12.96%) Supply Chain Management
7 6 (11.11%) B2B
7 6 (11.11%) B2C
8 5 (9.26%) Zachman Framework
9 4 (7.41%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (7.41%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 15 (27.78%) Java
2 2 (3.70%) SQL
2 2 (3.70%) Python
3 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.85%) PHP
3 1 (1.85%) C#
3 1 (1.85%) R
3 1 (1.85%) Go
3 1 (1.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (12.96%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (5.56%) Degree
2 3 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.85%) ISEB
3 1 (1.85%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.70%) XenApp
2 2 (3.70%) XenDesktop
2 2 (3.70%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.85%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) SCCM
1 2 (3.70%) Puppet
1 2 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (12.96%) IBM
2 6 (11.11%) HP
3 5 (9.26%) Microsoft
4 4 (7.41%) Citrix
4 4 (7.41%) VMware
5 3 (5.56%) BT
5 3 (5.56%) Nokia
5 3 (5.56%) Siemens
5 3 (5.56%) Toshiba
6 2 (3.70%) Computacenter
6 2 (3.70%) SAP
6 2 (3.70%) Dell
6 2 (3.70%) EMC
6 2 (3.70%) Cisco
6 2 (3.70%) Symantec
6 2 (3.70%) NetApp
7 1 (1.85%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.85%) Juniper
7 1 (1.85%) Oracle