The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Canary Wharf 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 21 34 49
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 4 4 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 2.63% 2.03% 2.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.86% 2.65% 2.83%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 10
Average salary £72,500 £77,500 £82,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.45% -6.06%
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Solutions Architect
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf 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
Canary Wharf
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
140 151 389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 92.11% 76.65% 92.18%
Number of salaries quoted 124 137 326
Average salary £57,500 £80,000 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.12% +10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £45,000 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £100,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Solutions Architect Salary Trend in Canary Wharf

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Canary Wharf 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 (72.73%) SOA
1 8 (72.73%) Finance
2 7 (63.64%) Zachman Framework
2 7 (63.64%) TOGAF
2 7 (63.64%) Oracle
3 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
3 5 (45.45%) Scrum
4 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (36.36%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (36.36%) Software Architecture
4 4 (36.36%) IBM
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 4 (36.36%) Project Management
4 4 (36.36%) .NET
4 4 (36.36%) Web Services
4 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2
4 4 (36.36%) RUP
5 3 (27.27%) Windows
5 3 (27.27%) SQL
5 3 (27.27%) Mainframe
5 3 (27.27%) Data Modelling
5 3 (27.27%) Cognos
5 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (27.27%) ETL
5 3 (27.27%) Toad
5 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (27.27%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (27.27%) Oracle ODI
5 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Canary Wharf 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 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Cognos TM1
1 3 (27.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle ODI
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
1 3 (27.27%) Cognos Event Studio
1 3 (27.27%) Cognos Metric Studio
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Toad
General
1 8 (72.73%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Law
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) .NET
1 4 (36.36%) Web Services
2 3 (27.27%) LAMP
2 3 (27.27%) Java EE
3 1 (9.09%) Silverlight
3 1 (9.09%) Ajax
3 1 (9.09%) HTML
3 1 (9.09%) XML
3 1 (9.09%) XSD
3 1 (9.09%) XSLT
3 1 (9.09%) XHTML
3 1 (9.09%) WSDL
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 1 (9.09%) CSS
3 1 (9.09%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Mainframe
1 3 (27.27%) Open Source
2 1 (9.09%) N-Tier
2 1 (9.09%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) SOA
2 7 (63.64%) Zachman Framework
2 7 (63.64%) TOGAF
3 5 (45.45%) Scrum
4 4 (36.36%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (36.36%) Software Architecture
4 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2
4 4 (36.36%) RUP
4 4 (36.36%) Project Management
4 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (27.27%) Data Modelling
5 3 (27.27%) ETL
5 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
7 1 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (9.09%) Content Management
7 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Oracle
2 4 (36.36%) IBM
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) Cognos