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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 84 119 116
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 26 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.89% 0.50% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.99% 0.53% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 20 8 7
Average salary £58,750 £58,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.29% +26.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,500 £42,512
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £51,700
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £67,500 £62,000
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +8.87%
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
1309 1703 1554
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.20% 94.35% 93.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1104 1356 1366
Average salary £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 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 4 August 2015.

Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 4 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 25 (49.02%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (39.22%) Oracle
3 19 (37.25%) Java
4 15 (29.41%) UNIX
4 15 (29.41%) Linux
4 15 (29.41%) SaaS
5 14 (27.45%) SQL
6 13 (25.49%) Web Services
7 12 (23.53%) Finance
8 11 (21.57%) J2EE
8 11 (21.57%) Tomcat
8 11 (21.57%) J2SE
9 10 (19.61%) Apache
9 10 (19.61%) UML
9 10 (19.61%) SOA
9 10 (19.61%) WebLogic
9 10 (19.61%) Scrum
9 10 (19.61%) Project Management
9 10 (19.61%) Requirements Analysis
9 10 (19.61%) Degree
10 9 (17.65%) Load Balancing
10 9 (17.65%) Multithreading
10 9 (17.65%) Software Architecture
10 9 (17.65%) OWASP
10 9 (17.65%) Oracle Linux
10 9 (17.65%) Mobile App
10 9 (17.65%) Performance Analysis
10 9 (17.65%) Sun
10 9 (17.65%) Clustering
10 9 (17.65%) OOA/OOD

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 11 (21.57%) Tomcat
2 10 (19.61%) WebLogic
2 10 (19.61%) Apache
3 3 (5.88%) SAS
4 1 (1.96%) NetWeaver
4 1 (1.96%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.96%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 15 (29.41%) SaaS
2 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.92%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.96%) PaaS
4 1 (1.96%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.88%) Internet
1 3 (5.88%) SS7
1 3 (5.88%) INAP
1 3 (5.88%) LTE
1 3 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (5.88%) VoLTE
2 1 (1.96%) Firewall
2 1 (1.96%) MPLS
2 1 (1.96%) WAN
2 1 (1.96%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.88%) MySQL
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (11.76%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (23.53%) Finance
2 6 (11.76%) Electronics
2 6 (11.76%) Manufacturing
3 5 (9.80%) Automotive
4 4 (7.84%) Telecoms
5 3 (5.88%) Billing
5 3 (5.88%) Marketing
6 1 (1.96%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (25.49%) Web Services
2 11 (21.57%) J2SE
2 11 (21.57%) J2EE
3 7 (13.73%) SOAP
3 7 (13.73%) RESTful
4 6 (11.76%) WSDL
5 2 (3.92%) .NET
6 1 (1.96%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.65%) Clustering
1 9 (17.65%) Mobile App
2 5 (9.80%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.88%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.96%) DTV
4 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (29.41%) UNIX
1 15 (29.41%) Linux
2 9 (17.65%) Oracle Linux
2 9 (17.65%) Solaris
3 8 (15.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (49.02%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (19.61%) Project Management
2 10 (19.61%) Scrum
2 10 (19.61%) UML
2 10 (19.61%) SOA
2 10 (19.61%) Requirements Analysis
3 9 (17.65%) Load Balancing
3 9 (17.65%) Multithreading
3 9 (17.65%) OWASP
3 9 (17.65%) Software Architecture
3 9 (17.65%) Performance Analysis
3 9 (17.65%) OOA/OOD
3 9 (17.65%) OO
4 8 (15.69%) PRINCE2
4 8 (15.69%) Asset Management
4 8 (15.69%) Business Analysis
4 8 (15.69%) Enterprise Architecture
5 6 (11.76%) Unit Testing
5 6 (11.76%) TDD
6 5 (9.80%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 19 (37.25%) Java
2 14 (27.45%) SQL
3 5 (9.80%) C
3 5 (9.80%) C++
4 2 (3.92%) C#
5 1 (1.96%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 10 (19.61%) Degree
2 1 (1.96%) CCNA
2 1 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.96%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.69%) QA
2 1 (1.96%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (39.22%) Oracle
2 9 (17.65%) Sun
3 7 (13.73%) Atlassian
4 6 (11.76%) WorldPay
5 5 (9.80%) Microsoft
6 4 (7.84%) Autodesk
6 4 (7.84%) VMware
6 4 (7.84%) PTC
6 4 (7.84%) HP
6 4 (7.84%) Cisco
7 3 (5.88%) IBM
7 3 (5.88%) SAP
7 3 (5.88%) NetApp
7 3 (5.88%) 3PAR
8 1 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.96%) Juniper