The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset 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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 70 70 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 10 14 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 1.43% 1.66% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.47% 1.73% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 10 0
Average salary - £52,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £67,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +8.00%
Solutions Architect
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Dorset 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
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
679 811 718
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 96.86% 95.98% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 534 656 589
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £49,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Solutions Architect Salary Trend in Dorset

Solutions Architect
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Architect within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth +2 6 - -
Weymouth +1 4 - -
Solutions Architect
South West

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 11 (84.62%) Oracle
1 11 (84.62%) Finance
2 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (53.85%) Banking
3 7 (53.85%) Data Management
3 7 (53.85%) QA
3 7 (53.85%) Temenos T24
3 7 (53.85%) Non-Functional Testing
3 7 (53.85%) Green Hat
3 7 (53.85%) Relational Database
3 7 (53.85%) Oracle Cash Management
3 7 (53.85%) Line Management
3 7 (53.85%) Mentoring
3 7 (53.85%) Coaching
3 7 (53.85%) Java
3 7 (53.85%) SQL
3 7 (53.85%) XML
3 7 (53.85%) OOP
3 7 (53.85%) OO
3 7 (53.85%) Financial Institution
3 7 (53.85%) OLTP
3 7 (53.85%) IBM
3 7 (53.85%) Middleware
3 7 (53.85%) Configuration Management
3 7 (53.85%) Test Automation
3 7 (53.85%) Cash Management
4 5 (38.46%) Retail
5 4 (30.77%) TOGAF
5 4 (30.77%) Degree
5 4 (30.77%) ERP

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Dorset 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.

Business Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Temenos T24
1 7 (53.85%) Oracle Cash Management
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle Retail
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) OLTP
1 7 (53.85%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (84.62%) Finance
2 7 (53.85%) Banking
2 7 (53.85%) Financial Institution
3 5 (38.46%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) XML
1 7 (53.85%) Middleware
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) Data Management
2 7 (53.85%) Configuration Management
2 7 (53.85%) OOP
2 7 (53.85%) OO
2 7 (53.85%) Test Automation
2 7 (53.85%) Cash Management
2 7 (53.85%) Non-Functional Testing
2 7 (53.85%) Line Management
2 7 (53.85%) Mentoring
2 7 (53.85%) Coaching
3 4 (30.77%) ERP
3 4 (30.77%) SOA
3 4 (30.77%) TOGAF
4 1 (7.69%) Validation
4 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) Java
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (53.85%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Oracle
2 7 (53.85%) IBM
2 7 (53.85%) Green Hat
3 1 (7.69%) Sitecore