The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge 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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 82 113 105
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 22 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.58% 0.33% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.67% 0.35% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 19 5 6
Average salary £60,000 £80,000 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +75.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £66,500 £42,512
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £80,000 £50,625
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £67,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +8.00%
Solutions Architect
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge 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
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1318 1715 1480
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.62% 94.49% 94.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1155 1334 1294
Average salary £43,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.87% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £28,850
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,450 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Solutions Architect Salary Trend in Cambridge

Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 (55.81%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (34.88%) Oracle
2 15 (34.88%) SaaS
3 14 (32.56%) Java
4 13 (30.23%) Web Services
4 13 (30.23%) UNIX
5 12 (27.91%) SQL
5 12 (27.91%) SOA
6 11 (25.58%) Finance
7 10 (23.26%) Scrum
7 10 (23.26%) Tomcat
7 10 (23.26%) J2SE
7 10 (23.26%) J2EE
8 9 (20.93%) WebLogic
8 9 (20.93%) UML
8 9 (20.93%) Apache
8 9 (20.93%) Requirements Analysis
8 9 (20.93%) Mobile App
9 8 (18.60%) Software Architecture
9 8 (18.60%) Oracle Linux
9 8 (18.60%) Load Balancing
9 8 (18.60%) QA
9 8 (18.60%) Multithreading
9 8 (18.60%) OWASP
9 8 (18.60%) Performance Analysis
9 8 (18.60%) Asset Management
9 8 (18.60%) Clustering
9 8 (18.60%) Project Management
9 8 (18.60%) OOA/OOD
9 8 (18.60%) OO

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 10 (23.26%) Tomcat
2 9 (20.93%) WebLogic
2 9 (20.93%) Apache
3 5 (11.63%) SAS
4 2 (4.65%) NetWeaver
4 2 (4.65%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) SAP ERP
2 1 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (34.88%) SaaS
2 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (11.63%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (6.98%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.33%) PaaS
4 1 (2.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.30%) Internet
2 1 (2.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (25.58%) Finance
2 5 (11.63%) Electronics
2 5 (11.63%) Manufacturing
3 4 (9.30%) Automotive
4 2 (4.65%) Marketing
5 1 (2.33%) Local Government
5 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (30.23%) Web Services
2 10 (23.26%) J2SE
2 10 (23.26%) J2EE
3 5 (11.63%) SOAP
3 5 (11.63%) RESTful
4 4 (9.30%) WSDL
5 2 (4.65%) .NET
6 1 (2.33%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.93%) Mobile App
2 8 (18.60%) Clustering
3 4 (9.30%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.33%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.23%) UNIX
2 8 (18.60%) Solaris
2 8 (18.60%) Linux
2 8 (18.60%) Oracle Linux
3 3 (6.98%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (55.81%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (27.91%) SOA
3 10 (23.26%) Scrum
4 9 (20.93%) UML
4 9 (20.93%) Requirements Analysis
5 8 (18.60%) Load Balancing
5 8 (18.60%) Multithreading
5 8 (18.60%) OWASP
5 8 (18.60%) Software Architecture
5 8 (18.60%) Performance Analysis
5 8 (18.60%) OOA/OOD
5 8 (18.60%) OO
5 8 (18.60%) Project Management
5 8 (18.60%) Asset Management
6 7 (16.28%) PRINCE2
6 7 (16.28%) Business Analysis
6 7 (16.28%) SDLC
7 6 (13.95%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (11.63%) Microservices
9 4 (9.30%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (32.56%) Java
2 12 (27.91%) SQL
3 4 (9.30%) C
3 4 (9.30%) C++
4 2 (4.65%) C#
4 2 (4.65%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (18.60%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (34.88%) Oracle
2 8 (18.60%) Sun
3 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
4 5 (11.63%) Atlassian
5 4 (9.30%) WorldPay
5 4 (9.30%) SAP
6 3 (6.98%) Autodesk
6 3 (6.98%) PTC
7 1 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
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