The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Buckinghamshire 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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 80 95 94
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 34 26 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.88% 1.36% 2.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.99% 1.47% 2.18%
Number of salaries quoted 25 20 36
Average salary £70,000 £75,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £66,750 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
Solutions Architect
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire 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
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1709 1766 1838
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 94.37% 92.27% 96.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1338 1380 1653
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £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 Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Solutions Architect in the job title across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Buckinghamshire region.

Solutions Architect Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Solutions Architect
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Architect within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +11 17 £67,500 -3.57% 1
High Wycombe +3 9 £71,250 -5.00%
Marlow - 2 - -
Amersham - 2 - -
Solutions Architect
South East

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 18 (25.00%) Oracle
2 18 (25.00%) SOA
3 15 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (18.06%) Degree
5 12 (16.67%) Finance
5 12 (16.67%) VMware
5 12 (16.67%) Cisco
6 11 (15.28%) Microsoft
6 11 (15.28%) Telecoms
6 11 (15.28%) Technical Architecture
7 10 (13.89%) Project Management
7 10 (13.89%) Windows
7 10 (13.89%) UML
8 9 (12.50%) Java
8 9 (12.50%) .NET
8 9 (12.50%) Middleware
8 9 (12.50%) Service Delivery
8 9 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (12.50%) Zachman Framework
8 9 (12.50%) Computer Science
8 9 (12.50%) Mentoring
9 8 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
9 8 (11.11%) Asset Management
9 8 (11.11%) XML
9 8 (11.11%) ITIL
9 8 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (9.72%) WAN
10 7 (9.72%) Linux
10 7 (9.72%) SQL Server

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 5 (6.94%) WebSphere
2 3 (4.17%) Node.js
3 2 (2.78%) Apache
4 1 (1.39%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.39%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 2 (2.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.78%) SaaS
1 2 (2.78%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.72%) MPLS
1 7 (9.72%) WAN
1 7 (9.72%) Firewall
2 3 (4.17%) SAN
2 3 (4.17%) ASN.1
2 3 (4.17%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (4.17%) LAN
3 2 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (2.78%) Cisco ICM
3 2 (2.78%) VLAN
3 2 (2.78%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (2.78%) CTI
3 2 (2.78%) OSPF
3 2 (2.78%) BGP
3 2 (2.78%) RTP
3 2 (2.78%) SS7
4 1 (1.39%) Wireless
4 1 (1.39%) Network Security
4 1 (1.39%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.39%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (9.72%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.78%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.39%) Big Data
5 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.39%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.39%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.39%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.39%) SAP BW
General
1 12 (16.67%) Finance
2 11 (15.28%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.17%) Retail
4 1 (1.39%) Legal
4 1 (1.39%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.50%) .NET
1 9 (12.50%) Middleware
2 8 (11.11%) XML
3 6 (8.33%) J2EE
3 6 (8.33%) ASP.NET
4 5 (6.94%) Web Services
4 5 (6.94%) .NET Framework
5 3 (4.17%) HTML
5 3 (4.17%) XSD
5 3 (4.17%) WSDL
5 3 (4.17%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (4.17%) HTML5
6 2 (2.78%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (1.39%) Struts
7 1 (1.39%) Spring MVC
7 1 (1.39%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.39%) SAP XI
7 1 (1.39%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 6 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 4 (5.56%) Open Source
4 3 (4.17%) Social Media
4 3 (4.17%) NHS
4 3 (4.17%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.78%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.78%) IVR
5 2 (2.78%) Taxonomies
6 1 (1.39%) Ontologies
6 1 (1.39%) PACS
6 1 (1.39%) GIS
6 1 (1.39%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.89%) Windows
2 7 (9.72%) Linux
3 3 (4.17%) Android
3 3 (4.17%) UNIX
3 3 (4.17%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 18 (25.00%) SOA
3 15 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (15.28%) Technical Architecture
5 10 (13.89%) UML
5 10 (13.89%) Project Management
6 9 (12.50%) Service Delivery
6 9 (12.50%) Zachman Framework
6 9 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (12.50%) Mentoring
7 8 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
7 8 (11.11%) Asset Management
7 8 (11.11%) ITIL
8 7 (9.72%) Enterprise Architecture
9 6 (8.33%) Performance Management
10 5 (6.94%) Coaching
10 5 (6.94%) Business Transformation
10 5 (6.94%) Analytics
10 5 (6.94%) PRINCE2
10 5 (6.94%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.50%) Java
2 4 (5.56%) C#
2 4 (5.56%) SQL
3 3 (4.17%) Bash Shell
3 3 (4.17%) Perl
4 2 (2.78%) Erlang
5 1 (1.39%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (18.06%) Degree
2 7 (9.72%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (5.56%) CCNA
3 4 (5.56%) JNCIA
4 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.78%) MCSE
4 2 (2.78%) CCIE
5 1 (1.39%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.56%) SLA
1 4 (5.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.39%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 1 (1.39%) vSphere
2 1 (1.39%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.39%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.39%) SCCM
1 1 (1.39%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 18 (25.00%) Oracle
2 12 (16.67%) Cisco
2 12 (16.67%) VMware
3 11 (15.28%) Microsoft
4 6 (8.33%) IBM
5 5 (6.94%) HP
6 4 (5.56%) Juniper
7 3 (4.17%) Greenplum
7 3 (4.17%) SAP
8 2 (2.78%) Cognizant
9 1 (1.39%) NetApp
9 1 (1.39%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.39%) ESRI
9 1 (1.39%) Business Objects
9 1 (1.39%) 3PAR
9 1 (1.39%) EMC