The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Dorset region that had Solutions Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 56 72 65
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 15 10 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 2.57% 1.51% 3.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.58% 1.56% 3.16%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 18
Median salary £75,000 £70,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £70,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £70,000 £66,500
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year
- -3.70%
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
582 642 886
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 99.83% 97.13% 98.44%
Number of salaries quoted 512 497 720
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

The demand trend of job ads across the Dorset region that featured Solutions Architect in the job title.

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 24 July 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Architect within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth +16 9 £100,000 +42.85%
Poole - 5 £67,500 -
Solutions Architect
South West

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, Solutions Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Dorset region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 24 (64.86%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (54.05%) Banking
2 20 (54.05%) Finance
3 19 (51.35%) .NET
3 19 (51.35%) E-Commerce
4 15 (40.54%) SOA
4 15 (40.54%) C#
4 15 (40.54%) Java
5 13 (35.14%) Scrum
6 11 (29.73%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (29.73%) C++
7 10 (27.03%) Oracle
7 10 (27.03%) Open Source
7 10 (27.03%) Mobile App
8 9 (24.32%) CRM
9 8 (21.62%) IBM
9 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
9 8 (21.62%) Telecoms
9 8 (21.62%) Social Media
9 8 (21.62%) Sitecore
9 8 (21.62%) Technical Architecture
10 6 (16.22%) Zachman Framework
10 6 (16.22%) TOGAF
10 6 (16.22%) UML
11 5 (13.51%) ITIL
11 5 (13.51%) Java EE
11 5 (13.51%) SDLC
12 3 (8.11%) COBIT
13 2 (5.41%) Retail
13 2 (5.41%) RESTful

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.41%) IIS
General
1 20 (54.05%) Banking
1 20 (54.05%) Finance
2 8 (21.62%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.41%) Retail
4 1 (2.70%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (51.35%) .NET
2 5 (13.51%) Java EE
3 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET
3 2 (5.41%) HTML
3 2 (5.41%) HTML5
3 2 (5.41%) Middleware
3 2 (5.41%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.03%) Mobile App
2 8 (21.62%) Social Media
3 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.70%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (64.86%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (51.35%) E-Commerce
3 15 (40.54%) SOA
4 13 (35.14%) Scrum
5 11 (29.73%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (27.03%) Open Source
7 9 (24.32%) CRM
8 8 (21.62%) Technical Architecture
9 6 (16.22%) TOGAF
9 6 (16.22%) UML
9 6 (16.22%) Zachman Framework
10 5 (13.51%) ITIL
10 5 (13.51%) SDLC
11 2 (5.41%) ITSM
11 2 (5.41%) Mentoring
11 2 (5.41%) OO
11 2 (5.41%) Process Improvement
11 2 (5.41%) RUP
11 2 (5.41%) Waterfall
12 1 (2.70%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (40.54%) C#
1 15 (40.54%) Java
2 11 (29.73%) C++
3 2 (5.41%) PHP
3 2 (5.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) DV Cleared
1 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) COBIT
2 2 (5.41%) SEPA
Vendors
1 10 (27.03%) Oracle
2 8 (21.62%) IBM
2 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
2 8 (21.62%) Sitecore
3 2 (5.41%) Cognizant
3 2 (5.41%) TIBCO