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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 92 100 104
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 24 16 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.59% 0.99% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.64% 1.02% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 16 10 8
Average salary £68,750 £75,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +57.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £75,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £85,000 £72,250
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
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
1466 1563 1388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.96% 96.96% 98.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1138 1237 1178
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016.

Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 29 (64.44%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (37.78%) SOA
3 16 (35.56%) SaaS
4 15 (33.33%) Oracle
4 15 (33.33%) Web Services
5 14 (31.11%) Java
5 14 (31.11%) SDLC
6 13 (28.89%) SQL
6 13 (28.89%) Unix
7 12 (26.67%) SAS
7 12 (26.67%) Microsoft
7 12 (26.67%) Scrum
7 12 (26.67%) Microservices
7 12 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
7 12 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
8 10 (22.22%) UML
9 9 (20.00%) Linux
9 9 (20.00%) Degree
10 8 (17.78%) Load Balancing
10 8 (17.78%) Enterprise Architecture
10 8 (17.78%) Clustering
10 8 (17.78%) Solaris
10 8 (17.78%) Sun
10 8 (17.78%) OOA/OOD
10 8 (17.78%) OO
10 8 (17.78%) Apache
10 8 (17.78%) Tomcat
10 8 (17.78%) J2SE
10 8 (17.78%) J2EE
10 8 (17.78%) WebLogic

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 12 (26.67%) SAS
2 8 (17.78%) Apache
2 8 (17.78%) Tomcat
2 8 (17.78%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.22%) NetWeaver
3 1 (2.22%) SAP Portal
Business Applications
1 5 (11.11%) SAP CRM
1 5 (11.11%) SAP CS
1 5 (11.11%) SAP MM
1 5 (11.11%) SAP PS
1 5 (11.11%) SAP SD
2 1 (2.22%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 16 (35.56%) SaaS
2 12 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.33%) Internet
2 1 (2.22%) INAP
2 1 (2.22%) LTE
2 1 (2.22%) SS7
2 1 (2.22%) Value-Added Service
2 1 (2.22%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (13.33%) Finance
2 5 (11.11%) Automotive
2 5 (11.11%) Electronics
2 5 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.22%) Billing
3 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (33.33%) Web Services
2 8 (17.78%) J2EE
2 8 (17.78%) J2SE
3 2 (4.44%) RESTful
3 2 (4.44%) SOAP
3 2 (4.44%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) Clustering
2 5 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.67%) iPad
4 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.44%) e-Learning
4 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.44%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.89%) Unix
2 9 (20.00%) Linux
3 8 (17.78%) Oracle Linux
3 8 (17.78%) Solaris
4 5 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (64.44%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (37.78%) SOA
3 14 (31.11%) SDLC
4 12 (26.67%) Microservices
4 12 (26.67%) Scrum
5 10 (22.22%) UML
6 8 (17.78%) Enterprise Architecture
6 8 (17.78%) Load Balancing
6 8 (17.78%) Multithreading
6 8 (17.78%) OO
6 8 (17.78%) OOA/OOD
6 8 (17.78%) OWASP
6 8 (17.78%) Performance Analysis
7 6 (13.33%) CRM
8 5 (11.11%) CAD
8 5 (11.11%) Manufacturing Engineering
9 4 (8.89%) Project Management
9 4 (8.89%) Requirements Analysis
9 4 (8.89%) Software Architecture
9 4 (8.89%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 14 (31.11%) Java
2 13 (28.89%) SQL
3 5 (11.11%) C
3 5 (11.11%) C++
4 1 (2.22%) ABAP
4 1 (2.22%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (20.00%) Degree
2 4 (8.89%) ISEB
Vendors
1 15 (33.33%) Oracle
2 12 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 8 (17.78%) Sun
4 6 (13.33%) SAP
5 5 (11.11%) Autodesk
5 5 (11.11%) PTC
6 2 (4.44%) Atlassian
6 2 (4.44%) WorldPay
7 1 (2.22%) Twitter
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