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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 92 105 113
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 34 23 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.77% 1.32% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.83% 1.38% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 20 11 9
Average salary £75,000 £57,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.43% -4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £57,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £70,000 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £63,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
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
1858 1665 1670
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.57% 95.42% 97.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1538 1380 1482
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,753 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,250 £55,000
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 29 January 2015.

Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in Bristol

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 31 (40.79%) TOGAF
2 28 (36.84%) UML
3 18 (23.68%) IBM
3 18 (23.68%) BPMN
4 16 (21.05%) Matrix Management
5 15 (19.74%) Use Case
5 15 (19.74%) Supply Chain Management
5 15 (19.74%) Asset Management
5 15 (19.74%) Military
5 15 (19.74%) Service Delivery
5 15 (19.74%) Finance
5 15 (19.74%) Legal
6 14 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (17.11%) Java
8 11 (14.47%) VMware
8 11 (14.47%) Zachman Framework
9 10 (13.16%) Citrix
10 9 (11.84%) HP
10 9 (11.84%) EMC
10 9 (11.84%) Cisco
10 9 (11.84%) SOA
11 7 (9.21%) Service Management
11 7 (9.21%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (9.21%) Back Office
11 7 (9.21%) Security Cleared
11 7 (9.21%) VMware Infrastructure
12 6 (7.89%) Business Analysis
12 6 (7.89%) MODAF
12 6 (7.89%) Capacity Planning
12 6 (7.89%) IVR

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 4 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (2.63%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.58%) SAN
1 5 (6.58%) NAS
2 1 (1.32%) LAN
2 1 (1.32%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.32%) RDBMS
1 1 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.32%) Relational Database
General
1 15 (19.74%) Military
1 15 (19.74%) Finance
1 15 (19.74%) Legal
2 7 (9.21%) Back Office
3 5 (6.58%) Aerospace
3 5 (6.58%) Law
4 4 (5.26%) Banking
4 4 (5.26%) Retail
5 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.58%) .NET
2 3 (3.95%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.89%) IVR
2 2 (2.63%) Smart Meter
3 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.32%) Open Source
3 1 (1.32%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (1.32%) Windows
1 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (40.79%) TOGAF
2 28 (36.84%) UML
3 18 (23.68%) BPMN
4 16 (21.05%) Matrix Management
5 15 (19.74%) Use Case
5 15 (19.74%) Supply Chain Management
5 15 (19.74%) Asset Management
5 15 (19.74%) Service Delivery
6 14 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (14.47%) Zachman Framework
8 9 (11.84%) SOA
9 7 (9.21%) Service Management
9 7 (9.21%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (7.89%) Business Analysis
10 6 (7.89%) MODAF
10 6 (7.89%) Capacity Planning
11 5 (6.58%) Project Management
11 5 (6.58%) SysML
11 5 (6.58%) Enterprise Architecture
11 5 (6.58%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 13 (17.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (9.21%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.26%) ISEB
3 1 (1.32%) Degree
3 1 (1.32%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 7 (9.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.32%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 18 (23.68%) IBM
2 11 (14.47%) VMware
3 10 (13.16%) Citrix
4 9 (11.84%) HP
4 9 (11.84%) EMC
4 9 (11.84%) Cisco
5 6 (7.89%) Microsoft
5 6 (7.89%) NetApp
6 5 (6.58%) CheckPoint
6 5 (6.58%) Symantec
6 5 (6.58%) Juniper
7 3 (3.95%) Oracle
Bristol
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Salary: £60000 - £72000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
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Salary: Up to £65K basic + 5K Car Allow + 20% bonus and Benefits
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Posted: 7 days ago
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