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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 101 96 114
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 27 24 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.41% 1.38% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.46% 1.45% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 20 13 10
Average salary £75,000 £57,500 £61,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.43% -6.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,450 £38,700 £57,250
10% offered a salary of more than £78,250 £64,500 £64,750
UK excluding London average salary £65,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+0.76% +8.33%
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
1854 1654 1683
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.97% 95.44% 97.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1538 1354 1484
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 2 March 2015.

Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in Bristol

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 29 (37.66%) TOGAF
2 23 (29.87%) UML
3 18 (23.38%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (22.08%) Finance
5 16 (20.78%) Java
5 16 (20.78%) IBM
6 14 (18.18%) Matrix Management
6 14 (18.18%) BPMN
7 13 (16.88%) Use Case
7 13 (16.88%) Supply Chain Management
7 13 (16.88%) Legal
7 13 (16.88%) Asset Management
7 13 (16.88%) Military
7 13 (16.88%) Service Delivery
8 11 (14.29%) HP
8 11 (14.29%) Zachman Framework
9 10 (12.99%) Citrix
9 10 (12.99%) VMware
10 9 (11.69%) EMC
10 9 (11.69%) Cisco
11 8 (10.39%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (10.39%) Banking
11 8 (10.39%) Retail
12 7 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (9.09%) Back Office
12 7 (9.09%) E-Commerce
12 7 (9.09%) Data Architecture
13 6 (7.79%) Security Cleared
13 6 (7.79%) VMware Infrastructure
13 6 (7.79%) Business Analysis

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 (2.60%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (5.19%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (2.60%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (2.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.30%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.49%) SAN
1 5 (6.49%) NAS
2 1 (1.30%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.30%) Internet
2 1 (1.30%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.79%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.30%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.30%) Jenkins
General
1 17 (22.08%) Finance
2 13 (16.88%) Military
2 13 (16.88%) Legal
3 8 (10.39%) Banking
3 8 (10.39%) Retail
4 7 (9.09%) Back Office
5 5 (6.49%) Aerospace
5 5 (6.49%) Law
6 4 (5.19%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.60%) Marketing
7 2 (2.60%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.60%) Electronics
8 1 (1.30%) Billing
8 1 (1.30%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.19%) .NET
2 2 (2.60%) Web Services
3 1 (1.30%) XML
3 1 (1.30%) Middleware
3 1 (1.30%) Spring
3 1 (1.30%) JSON
3 1 (1.30%) HTML5
3 1 (1.30%) REST
3 1 (1.30%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.30%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.79%) IVR
2 2 (2.60%) DTV
2 2 (2.60%) Smart Meter
2 2 (2.60%) Open Source
3 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.30%) BBC
3 1 (1.30%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.60%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (37.66%) TOGAF
2 23 (29.87%) UML
3 18 (23.38%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (18.18%) Matrix Management
4 14 (18.18%) BPMN
5 13 (16.88%) Use Case
5 13 (16.88%) Supply Chain Management
5 13 (16.88%) Asset Management
5 13 (16.88%) Service Delivery
6 11 (14.29%) Zachman Framework
7 8 (10.39%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (9.09%) E-Commerce
8 7 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (9.09%) Data Architecture
9 6 (7.79%) Business Analysis
9 6 (7.79%) Service Management
9 6 (7.79%) B2B
9 6 (7.79%) B2C
9 6 (7.79%) Business Development
10 5 (6.49%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 16 (20.78%) Java
2 1 (1.30%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.30%) PHP
2 1 (1.30%) Python
2 1 (1.30%) Ruby
2 1 (1.30%) Golang
Qualifications
1 6 (7.79%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.49%) ISEB
3 1 (1.30%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (7.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.30%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.60%) Puppet
1 2 (2.60%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (20.78%) IBM
2 11 (14.29%) HP
3 10 (12.99%) Citrix
3 10 (12.99%) VMware
4 9 (11.69%) Cisco
4 9 (11.69%) EMC
5 6 (7.79%) Microsoft
5 6 (7.79%) NetApp
6 5 (6.49%) CheckPoint
6 5 (6.49%) Symantec
6 5 (6.49%) Juniper
7 2 (2.60%) Oracle
7 2 (2.60%) SAP
8 1 (1.30%) Toshiba
8 1 (1.30%) BT
8 1 (1.30%) Nokia
8 1 (1.30%) Siemens
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