The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the East of England 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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 159 162 175
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 102 129 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.37% 1.50% 1.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.42% 1.57% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 79 105 86
Average salary £70,000 £65,000 £63,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £42,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Solutions Architect
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 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
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7172 8230 8295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.11% 95.48% 95.84%
Number of salaries quoted 5880 6832 7215
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Solutions Architect Salary Trend in the East of England

Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the East of England region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in the East of England

Solutions Architect
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Architect within the East of England region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
Cambridgeshire +16 32 £70,000 +62.79% 3
Hertfordshire +1 30 £70,000 +7.69% 3
Bedfordshire -5 24 £65,000 -3.70% 5
Essex +5 11 £81,250 +25.00% 2
Norfolk +16 10 £55,000 - 1
Suffolk +13 7 £62,500 -16.66% 2
Solutions Architect
England

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 75 (34.09%) SOA
2 61 (27.73%) Oracle
3 59 (26.82%) Java
3 59 (26.82%) .NET
4 56 (25.45%) TOGAF
5 55 (25.00%) Finance
6 50 (22.73%) Microsoft
7 46 (20.91%) C#
8 45 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
9 42 (19.09%) XML
9 42 (19.09%) Stakeholder Management
10 36 (16.36%) Web Services
10 36 (16.36%) Windows
11 34 (15.45%) SQL Server
12 33 (15.00%) Relational Database
13 32 (14.55%) Enterprise Software
14 26 (11.82%) Management Information System
14 26 (11.82%) QA
15 25 (11.36%) MS Excel
16 24 (10.91%) Middleware
17 22 (10.00%) SharePoint
17 22 (10.00%) IBM
17 22 (10.00%) Open Source
18 21 (9.55%) E-Commerce
19 20 (9.09%) UML
19 20 (9.09%) TIBCO
19 20 (9.09%) PKI
19 20 (9.09%) WebSphere
19 20 (9.09%) TDD
20 19 (8.64%) Zachman Framework

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 22 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 20 (9.09%) WebSphere
3 19 (8.64%) WebLogic
4 15 (6.82%) WebSphere Application Server
4 15 (6.82%) MQSeries
5 13 (5.91%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (1.82%) MS Exchange
6 4 (1.82%) Node.js
6 4 (1.82%) NServiceBus
6 4 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.36%) OpenStack
7 3 (1.36%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.91%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.45%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (0.45%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 25 (11.36%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.91%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.45%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (3.18%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (2.73%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (2.27%) SaaS
4 5 (2.27%) OpenShift
5 2 (0.91%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 2 (0.91%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.45%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.45%) PaaS
6 1 (0.45%) Rackspace Cloud
6 1 (0.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (8.64%) Internet
2 17 (7.73%) WAN
3 14 (6.36%) SSL
4 13 (5.91%) LAN
5 12 (5.45%) SAN
6 6 (2.73%) MPLS
6 6 (2.73%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (1.82%) Firewall
8 3 (1.36%) LTE
8 3 (1.36%) VoLTE
8 3 (1.36%) SS7
8 3 (1.36%) INAP
9 2 (0.91%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.91%) VPN
9 2 (0.91%) DNS
10 1 (0.45%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (15.45%) SQL Server
2 33 (15.00%) Relational Database
3 15 (6.82%) DB2
4 8 (3.64%) NonStop SQL
5 7 (3.18%) Couchbase
5 7 (3.18%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (1.82%) MySQL
6 4 (1.82%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (0.91%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.45%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.45%) Big Data
8 1 (0.45%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.45%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.45%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 15 (6.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (4.55%) Git (software)
3 6 (2.73%) JUnit
3 6 (2.73%) NUnit
3 6 (2.73%) SpecFlow
3 6 (2.73%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.82%) Cucumber
4 4 (1.82%) Selenium
5 2 (0.91%) ERwin
6 1 (0.45%) Subversion
6 1 (0.45%) NWDS
6 1 (0.45%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 55 (25.00%) Finance
2 11 (5.00%) Banking
2 11 (5.00%) Retail
3 6 (2.73%) Legal
3 6 (2.73%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.27%) Military
4 5 (2.27%) Electronics
4 5 (2.27%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.82%) Marketing
6 3 (1.36%) Billing
6 3 (1.36%) Automotive
7 1 (0.45%) Games
7 1 (0.45%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.45%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (26.82%) .NET
2 42 (19.09%) XML
3 36 (16.36%) Web Services
4 24 (10.91%) Middleware
5 16 (7.27%) Spring
6 15 (6.82%) JMS
7 14 (6.36%) Application Packaging
8 12 (5.45%) RESTful
8 12 (5.45%) J2EE
9 8 (3.64%) ASP.NET
10 7 (3.18%) SOAP
11 6 (2.73%) .NET Framework
11 6 (2.73%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (2.73%) WCF
11 6 (2.73%) KnockoutJS
12 5 (2.27%) jQuery
12 5 (2.27%) JSON
12 5 (2.27%) XSD
13 4 (1.82%) REST
13 4 (1.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 32 (14.55%) Enterprise Software
2 26 (11.82%) Management Information System
3 22 (10.00%) Open Source
4 20 (9.09%) PKI
5 19 (8.64%) N-Tier
6 9 (4.09%) SWIFT
7 5 (2.27%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.82%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.36%) Clustering
10 2 (0.91%) Internet of Things
10 2 (0.91%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (0.45%) Chromecast
11 1 (0.45%) Apple TV
11 1 (0.45%) PlayStation
11 1 (0.45%) Over-the-Top Content
11 1 (0.45%) Xbox
11 1 (0.45%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.45%) STB
11 1 (0.45%) IPTV
11 1 (0.45%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 36 (16.36%) Windows
2 15 (6.82%) Linux
3 8 (3.64%) UNIX
4 3 (1.36%) Solaris
4 3 (1.36%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (0.91%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.91%) Android
6 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (34.09%) SOA
2 56 (25.45%) TOGAF
3 45 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (19.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 21 (9.55%) E-Commerce
6 20 (9.09%) UML
6 20 (9.09%) TDD
7 19 (8.64%) Zachman Framework
8 17 (7.73%) Enterprise Architecture
9 16 (7.27%) Unit Testing
9 16 (7.27%) Software Architecture
9 16 (7.27%) OO
9 16 (7.27%) Programme Management
10 14 (6.36%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (6.36%) Project Planning
11 13 (5.91%) Technical Architecture
11 13 (5.91%) Refactoring
11 13 (5.91%) AOP
11 13 (5.91%) Change Management
11 13 (5.91%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 59 (26.82%) Java
2 46 (20.91%) C#
3 16 (7.27%) SQL
4 4 (1.82%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.36%) C++
5 3 (1.36%) C
6 2 (0.91%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.91%) Bash Shell
6 2 (0.91%) ABAP
7 1 (0.45%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.45%) Ruby
7 1 (0.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (4.09%) Degree
2 6 (2.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.82%) CCNA
3 4 (1.82%) JNCIA
3 4 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (1.36%) ISEB
5 2 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.91%) MCPD
6 1 (0.45%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (11.82%) QA
2 14 (6.36%) ISO 8583
3 4 (1.82%) SLA
3 4 (1.82%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (5.00%) vSphere
2 8 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.27%) Active Directory
4 4 (1.82%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.45%) XenServer
5 1 (0.45%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (2.73%) SCCM
1 6 (2.73%) Puppet
2 2 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.45%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 61 (27.73%) Oracle
2 50 (22.73%) Microsoft
3 22 (10.00%) IBM
4 20 (9.09%) TIBCO
5 19 (8.64%) VMware
6 18 (8.18%) HP
7 12 (5.45%) Citrix
8 11 (5.00%) Cisco
9 7 (3.18%) SAP
9 7 (3.18%) NetApp
10 6 (2.73%) 3PAR
11 4 (1.82%) Juniper
11 4 (1.82%) webMethods
11 4 (1.82%) CheckPoint
11 4 (1.82%) Sybase
12 3 (1.36%) Sun
12 3 (1.36%) Autodesk
12 3 (1.36%) PTC
12 3 (1.36%) Atlassian
12 3 (1.36%) WorldPay
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Posted: 3 days ago
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