The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Croydon 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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 41 35 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 0.44% 0.45% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.47% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 -
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 Croydon 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
Croydon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
220 211 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 97.78% 95.05% 97.36%
Number of salaries quoted 184 179 194
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £65,000 £57,500
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 Croydon

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

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in Croydon

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

Solutions Architect Salary Trend in Croydon

Solutions Architect
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Croydon 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 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Software Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
2 2 (28.57%) Zachman Framework
2 2 (28.57%) TOGAF
3 1 (14.29%) Information Management
3 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Business Development
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) V-Model
3 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (14.29%) SaaS
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Back Office
3 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
3 1 (14.29%) Lync
3 1 (14.29%) Office 365
3 1 (14.29%) IaaS
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) VMware

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Croydon 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 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) Lync
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
1 1 (14.29%) IaaS
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Zachman Framework
1 2 (28.57%) TOGAF
1 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
1 2 (28.57%) Software Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) Information Management
2 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Business Development
2 1 (14.29%) V-Model
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) VMware