The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Bristol region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 85 109 108
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 40 17 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.98% 0.94% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.04% 0.97% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 22 13 8
Average salary £55,000 £60,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,600 £52,500 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £62,500 £73,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £60,750 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+6.99% -6.53%
Job Titles Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1956 1753 1734
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.74% 96.80% 95.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1587 1515 1520
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Solutions Architect
South West

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 April 2014.

Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in Bristol

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 23 (36.51%) Microsoft
2 22 (34.92%) Degree
3 20 (31.75%) Project Management
4 17 (26.98%) SOA
4 17 (26.98%) Enterprise Architecture
5 16 (25.40%) Military
5 16 (25.40%) Logistics
5 16 (25.40%) MS Excel
6 13 (20.63%) TOGAF
7 12 (19.05%) Enterprise Software
8 11 (17.46%) Service Delivery
8 11 (17.46%) Visualisation
9 10 (15.87%) UML
9 10 (15.87%) Oracle
9 10 (15.87%) ITIL
9 10 (15.87%) BPR
10 9 (14.29%) Citrix
10 9 (14.29%) Cisco
10 9 (14.29%) MS Visio
10 9 (14.29%) MS Office
10 9 (14.29%) Java
10 9 (14.29%) Windows
10 9 (14.29%) BPMN
11 8 (12.70%) Legal
12 7 (11.11%) BPEL
12 7 (11.11%) Information Management
12 7 (11.11%) Computer Science
12 7 (11.11%) Active Directory
13 6 (9.52%) IBM
13 6 (9.52%) SharePoint

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 5 (7.94%) WebSphere
2 5 (7.94%) WebSphere Application Server
2 5 (7.94%) WebLogic
2 5 (7.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (3.17%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.17%) Lync
Applications
1 16 (25.40%) MS Excel
2 9 (14.29%) MS Visio
2 9 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) IaaS
1 1 (1.59%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.17%) SAN
2 1 (1.59%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (1.59%) Firewall
2 1 (1.59%) VLAN
2 1 (1.59%) DWDM
2 1 (1.59%) MPLS
2 1 (1.59%) OSPF
2 1 (1.59%) BGP
2 1 (1.59%) ISDN
2 1 (1.59%) LAN
2 1 (1.59%) WAN
2 1 (1.59%) DHCP
2 1 (1.59%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.59%) SNMP
2 1 (1.59%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.59%) VPN
2 1 (1.59%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (7.94%) JDeveloper
2 2 (3.17%) Rational Rose
General
1 16 (25.40%) Military
2 8 (12.70%) Legal
3 5 (7.94%) Aerospace
4 4 (6.35%) Advertising
5 3 (4.76%) Finance
6 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.59%) Local Government
7 1 (1.59%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.52%) J2EE
2 5 (7.94%) Oracle Fusion
2 5 (7.94%) Middleware
3 2 (3.17%) Web Services
4 1 (1.59%) REST
4 1 (1.59%) .NET
4 1 (1.59%) XML
4 1 (1.59%) HTML
4 1 (1.59%) EJB
4 1 (1.59%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.05%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (17.46%) Visualisation
3 7 (11.11%) Computer Science
4 6 (9.52%) Management Information System
5 5 (7.94%) Clustering
6 1 (1.59%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.29%) Windows
2 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.17%) UNIX
3 2 (3.17%) AIX
3 2 (3.17%) Linux
3 2 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (31.75%) Project Management
2 17 (26.98%) SOA
2 17 (26.98%) Enterprise Architecture
3 16 (25.40%) Logistics
4 13 (20.63%) TOGAF
5 11 (17.46%) Service Delivery
6 10 (15.87%) UML
6 10 (15.87%) ITIL
6 10 (15.87%) BPR
7 9 (14.29%) BPMN
8 7 (11.11%) BPEL
8 7 (11.11%) Information Management
9 6 (9.52%) EAI
9 6 (9.52%) Data Modelling
9 6 (9.52%) Use Case
9 6 (9.52%) MODAF
9 6 (9.52%) Asset Management
9 6 (9.52%) Zachman Framework
9 6 (9.52%) Network Architecture
9 6 (9.52%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.29%) Java
2 2 (3.17%) SQL
3 1 (1.59%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (34.92%) Degree
2 5 (7.94%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (6.35%) MCSE
3 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (6.35%) MCITP
4 1 (1.59%) HP ASE
4 1 (1.59%) HP MASE
4 1 (1.59%) CCIE
4 1 (1.59%) CCNP
4 1 (1.59%) CCDP
4 1 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.17%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 23 (36.51%) Microsoft
2 10 (15.87%) Oracle
3 9 (14.29%) Citrix
3 9 (14.29%) Cisco
4 6 (9.52%) IBM
4 6 (9.52%) JBoss
5 5 (7.94%) VMware
5 5 (7.94%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (3.17%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.59%) F5
7 1 (1.59%) Fortinet
7 1 (1.59%) HP
7 1 (1.59%) CheckPoint
Bristol, Avon
Connectus
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K base + 10K Bonus + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K basic + 5K Car Allow + Excellent bonus and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago