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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 24 36 40
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 3 6 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 2.44% 2.31% 3.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.00% 2.55% 3.35%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 10
Average salary £80,000 £78,750 £100,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.58% -21.25%
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
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
100 235 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 81.30% 90.38% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 84 185 260
Average salary £67,500 £78,000 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.46% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £53,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £81,500 £100,000 £120,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 6 March 2015, 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 3 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (40.00%) N-Tier
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) UML
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) IKE
2 2 (40.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Strategic Planning
2 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (40.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (40.00%) Portfolio Management
2 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (20.00%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (20.00%) QA
3 1 (20.00%) Use Case
3 1 (20.00%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Data Management
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) IKE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Exadata
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) UML
1 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (40.00%) TOGAF
1 2 (40.00%) Strategic Planning
1 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (40.00%) Portfolio Management
1 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Use Case
2 1 (20.00%) Data Cleansing
2 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Data Management
2 1 (20.00%) RUP
2 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) SOA
2 1 (20.00%) ETL
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Cognos