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

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 48 78 63
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 23 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 3.97% 1.14% 1.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.01% 1.15% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 21 8 1
Average salary £57,500 £75,000 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.33% +3.44%
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
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
574 695 575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 99.14% 99.00% 97.13%
Number of salaries quoted 464 581 461
Average salary £39,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Salary Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

Solutions Architect Salary Histogram 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 April 2016. 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 +16 11 £72,500 -3.33%
Poole +19 10 £57,500 +64.28% 1
Solutions Architect
South West

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 25 (75.76%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (63.64%) E-Commerce
3 15 (45.45%) Scrum
3 15 (45.45%) C#
4 13 (39.39%) C++
4 13 (39.39%) Java
4 13 (39.39%) .NET
5 11 (33.33%) SOA
5 11 (33.33%) Finance
6 10 (30.30%) Mobile App
7 9 (27.27%) Banking
8 8 (24.24%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (24.24%) Oracle
8 8 (24.24%) Sitecore
8 8 (24.24%) Telecoms
8 8 (24.24%) Technical Architecture
8 8 (24.24%) Social Media
9 5 (15.15%) Oracle Retail
9 5 (15.15%) Mentoring
9 5 (15.15%) Retail
10 3 (9.09%) UML
10 3 (9.09%) Coaching
10 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (9.09%) TOGAF
10 3 (9.09%) Business Analysis
10 3 (9.09%) SDLC
11 2 (6.06%) Waterfall
11 2 (6.06%) HTML5
11 2 (6.06%) RESTful
11 2 (6.06%) OO

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.06%) IIS
Business Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Oracle Retail
General
1 11 (33.33%) Finance
2 9 (27.27%) Banking
3 8 (24.24%) Telecoms
4 5 (15.15%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (39.39%) .NET
2 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET
2 2 (6.06%) HTML
2 2 (6.06%) HTML5
2 2 (6.06%) Middleware
2 2 (6.06%) RESTful
3 1 (3.03%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) Mobile App
2 8 (24.24%) Social Media
3 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (75.76%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (63.64%) E-Commerce
3 15 (45.45%) Scrum
4 11 (33.33%) SOA
5 8 (24.24%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (24.24%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (15.15%) Mentoring
7 3 (9.09%) Business Analysis
7 3 (9.09%) Coaching
7 3 (9.09%) SDLC
7 3 (9.09%) TOGAF
7 3 (9.09%) UML
8 2 (6.06%) ERP
8 2 (6.06%) OO
8 2 (6.06%) RUP
8 2 (6.06%) Waterfall
9 1 (3.03%) CRM
9 1 (3.03%) ITIL
9 1 (3.03%) Open Source
9 1 (3.03%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 15 (45.45%) C#
2 13 (39.39%) C++
2 13 (39.39%) Java
3 2 (6.06%) PHP
3 2 (6.06%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) COBIT
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) Oracle
1 8 (24.24%) Sitecore
2 2 (6.06%) TIBCO
3 1 (3.03%) Cognizant
3 1 (3.03%) IBM
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
Poole, Dorset
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Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits + Bonus
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