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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 99 100 111
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 15 10 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.92% 0.70% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 0.73% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 4
Average salary £75,000 £47,500 £71,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.89% -33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £63,250 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+2.76% +5.41%
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
1558 1371 1637
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.47% 96.62% 95.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1244 1161 1411
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £56,400 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 8 (32.00%) SAP
1 8 (32.00%) CRM
2 7 (28.00%) Windows
2 7 (28.00%) VMware
3 6 (24.00%) E-Learning
3 6 (24.00%) Publishing
3 6 (24.00%) CMS
3 6 (24.00%) HP
3 6 (24.00%) Cisco
3 6 (24.00%) .NET
3 6 (24.00%) Software Architecture
4 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (20.00%) C#
4 5 (20.00%) ERP
5 4 (16.00%) IBM
5 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (16.00%) Linux
5 4 (16.00%) ITIL
5 4 (16.00%) Middleware
5 4 (16.00%) TOGAF
5 4 (16.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (16.00%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (16.00%) vSphere
6 3 (12.00%) SCCM
6 3 (12.00%) PCI DSS
6 3 (12.00%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (12.00%) JNCIA
6 3 (12.00%) 3PAR
6 3 (12.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (12.00%) MPLS

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 6 (24.00%) CMS
2 2 (8.00%) NetWeaver
3 1 (4.00%) SAP Portal
3 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.00%) OpenStack
3 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.00%) SaaS
2 1 (4.00%) PaaS
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (4.00%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (12.00%) MPLS
1 3 (12.00%) Firewall
1 3 (12.00%) WAN
2 2 (8.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (4.00%) SAP HANA
1 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.00%) MySQL
1 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.00%) Subversion
1 1 (4.00%) NWDS
General
1 6 (24.00%) Publishing
2 2 (8.00%) Electronics
3 1 (4.00%) Marketing
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) .NET
2 4 (16.00%) Middleware
3 3 (12.00%) Web Services
4 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (4.00%) SAP PI
5 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (4.00%) REST
5 1 (4.00%) CSS3
5 1 (4.00%) HTML5
5 1 (4.00%) LAMP
5 1 (4.00%) BAPI
5 1 (4.00%) HTML
5 1 (4.00%) CSS
5 1 (4.00%) SOAP
5 1 (4.00%) J2EE
5 1 (4.00%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) E-Learning
2 3 (12.00%) N-Tier
3 2 (8.00%) Internet of Things
4 1 (4.00%) Open Source
4 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.00%) Kindle
4 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) CRM
2 6 (24.00%) Software Architecture
3 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (20.00%) ERP
4 4 (16.00%) ITIL
4 4 (16.00%) TOGAF
4 4 (16.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (12.00%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (12.00%) Scrum
6 2 (8.00%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (8.00%) SAP Implementation
7 1 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (4.00%) Release Management
7 1 (4.00%) Information Management
7 1 (4.00%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (4.00%) Zachman Framework
7 1 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (4.00%) DevOps
7 1 (4.00%) DRM
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) C#
2 3 (12.00%) Java
3 2 (8.00%) ABAP
4 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) JNCIA
1 3 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (12.00%) CCNA
2 1 (4.00%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) vSphere
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) SAP
2 7 (28.00%) VMware
3 6 (24.00%) HP
3 6 (24.00%) Cisco
4 4 (16.00%) IBM
4 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (12.00%) 3PAR
5 3 (12.00%) NetApp
5 3 (12.00%) Juniper
6 2 (8.00%) Oracle
6 2 (8.00%) Cognizant
7 1 (4.00%) Google
7 1 (4.00%) Rackspace
7 1 (4.00%) Marketo
7 1 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (4.00%) Ariba
7 1 (4.00%) Citrix
7 1 (4.00%) Business Objects