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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 141 166 196
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 122 80 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.57% 1.12% 1.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.63% 1.18% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 92 61 67
Average salary £67,500 £60,000 £60,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -0.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £50,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
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
7480 6805 8653
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.12% 95.11% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 6150 5834 7354
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £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 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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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
Hertfordshire +12 63 £68,750 -8.33% 1
Cambridgeshire +3 20 £59,500 +30.76% 3
Essex +23 18 £85,000 - 2
Bedfordshire -3 15 £60,000 +1.69% 3
Suffolk -7 3 £47,500 -24.00% 3
Norfolk - 3 £70,000 -
Solutions Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 86 (34.82%) SOA
2 81 (32.79%) .NET
3 68 (27.53%) Finance
4 64 (25.91%) Microsoft
5 61 (24.70%) Java
5 61 (24.70%) C#
6 52 (21.05%) Windows
7 48 (19.43%) Oracle
8 45 (18.22%) TOGAF
9 41 (16.60%) SQL Server
9 41 (16.60%) Middleware
10 37 (14.98%) SharePoint
10 37 (14.98%) Enterprise Software
11 35 (14.17%) Product Management
12 34 (13.77%) MS Excel
12 34 (13.77%) SQL
13 32 (12.96%) CRM
14 31 (12.55%) ASP.NET
14 31 (12.55%) Relational Database
15 29 (11.74%) Web Services
15 29 (11.74%) WCF
15 29 (11.74%) Stakeholder Management
16 26 (10.53%) Project Management
17 25 (10.12%) Technical Architecture
18 24 (9.72%) .NET Framework
18 24 (9.72%) Business Analysis
18 24 (9.72%) SAP
18 24 (9.72%) E-Commerce
19 23 (9.31%) UML
19 23 (9.31%) Team Foundation Server

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 37 (14.98%) SharePoint
2 17 (6.88%) WebSphere
3 16 (6.48%) BizTalk Server
4 15 (6.07%) SharePoint Server
5 8 (3.24%) IIS
6 7 (2.83%) WebLogic
7 5 (2.02%) WebSphere Application Server
7 5 (2.02%) MQSeries
7 5 (2.02%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.40%) Lync
8 1 (0.40%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.40%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.40%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 34 (13.77%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.40%) MS Project
3 1 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (3.64%) SAP CRM
2 6 (2.43%) HFM
3 4 (1.62%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.81%) SAP SD
4 2 (0.81%) SAP MM
4 2 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.40%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.40%) Office 365
2 1 (0.40%) GitHub
2 1 (0.40%) IaaS
2 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.67%) Firewall
2 11 (4.45%) SAN
3 10 (4.05%) Internet
4 9 (3.64%) LAN
4 9 (3.64%) WAN
5 8 (3.24%) TCP/IP
6 7 (2.83%) VPN
6 7 (2.83%) SSL
7 4 (1.62%) LTE
7 4 (1.62%) DNS
7 4 (1.62%) MPLS
7 4 (1.62%) OSPF
8 3 (1.21%) BGP
8 3 (1.21%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (1.21%) VLAN
8 3 (1.21%) Wireless
8 3 (1.21%) FWSM
8 3 (1.21%) Multicast
9 2 (0.81%) VoLTE
9 2 (0.81%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (16.60%) SQL Server
2 31 (12.55%) Relational Database
3 17 (6.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (5.67%) EDRMS
5 10 (4.05%) MySQL
6 8 (3.24%) SAP BW
6 8 (3.24%) SAP BI
6 8 (3.24%) SAP HANA
7 7 (2.83%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (2.83%) RDBMS
8 5 (2.02%) DB2
9 4 (1.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (1.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (1.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (1.21%) Big Data
10 3 (1.21%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (1.21%) DTS
11 2 (0.81%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.81%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 23 (9.31%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (6.48%) Visual Studio
2 16 (6.48%) Subversion
3 3 (1.21%) TeamCity
3 3 (1.21%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.40%) JUnit
4 1 (0.40%) Moq
4 1 (0.40%) Jasmine
4 1 (0.40%) Git (software)
General
1 68 (27.53%) Finance
2 18 (7.29%) Telecoms
3 15 (6.07%) Retail
4 11 (4.45%) Back Office
5 10 (4.05%) Banking
6 7 (2.83%) Aerospace
7 5 (2.02%) Marketing
8 2 (0.81%) Automotive
8 2 (0.81%) Billing
9 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.40%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (32.79%) .NET
2 41 (16.60%) Middleware
3 31 (12.55%) ASP.NET
4 29 (11.74%) Web Services
4 29 (11.74%) WCF
5 24 (9.72%) .NET Framework
6 18 (7.29%) WinForms
6 18 (7.29%) XML
7 10 (4.05%) CSS
7 10 (4.05%) HTML
7 10 (4.05%) ADO.NET
8 9 (3.64%) WPF
9 8 (3.24%) Silverlight
9 8 (3.24%) LINQ
9 8 (3.24%) jQuery
9 8 (3.24%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 7 (2.83%) LINQ to SQL
10 7 (2.83%) Ajax
11 5 (2.02%) HTML5
11 5 (2.02%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 37 (14.98%) Enterprise Software
2 18 (7.29%) Open Source
3 16 (6.48%) N-Tier
4 13 (5.26%) Computer Science
5 11 (4.45%) Taxonomies
5 11 (4.45%) Management Information System
6 9 (3.64%) PKI
7 6 (2.43%) FMCG
8 5 (2.02%) SWIFT
9 4 (1.62%) EPoS
10 3 (1.21%) Web 2.0
11 2 (0.81%) Replication
11 2 (0.81%) Blog
11 2 (0.81%) Kindle
12 1 (0.40%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.40%) Online Games
12 1 (0.40%) Data Integration
12 1 (0.40%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.40%) Enterprise Storage
12 1 (0.40%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 52 (21.05%) Windows
2 5 (2.02%) Linux
2 5 (2.02%) UNIX
3 3 (1.21%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (1.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (1.21%) AIX
3 3 (1.21%) HPUX
3 3 (1.21%) Solaris
4 1 (0.40%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.40%) GCOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (34.82%) SOA
2 45 (18.22%) TOGAF
3 35 (14.17%) Product Management
4 32 (12.96%) CRM
5 29 (11.74%) Stakeholder Management
6 26 (10.53%) Project Management
7 25 (10.12%) Technical Architecture
8 24 (9.72%) Business Analysis
8 24 (9.72%) E-Commerce
9 23 (9.31%) UML
10 22 (8.91%) MVC
11 21 (8.50%) Waterfall
12 20 (8.10%) Scrum
12 20 (8.10%) Continuous Integration
13 19 (7.69%) Migration
14 18 (7.29%) Enterprise Architecture
15 17 (6.88%) Software Engineering
16 16 (6.48%) Multithreading
16 16 (6.48%) Use Case
17 14 (5.67%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 61 (24.70%) C#
1 61 (24.70%) Java
2 34 (13.77%) SQL
3 16 (6.48%) T-SQL
3 16 (6.48%) JavaScript
4 10 (4.05%) PHP
5 6 (2.43%) ABAP
6 3 (1.21%) PL/SQL
7 2 (0.81%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.40%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.40%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.40%) XAML
Qualifications
1 19 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 16 (6.48%) Degree
3 11 (4.45%) SC Cleared
4 7 (2.83%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (2.02%) CCNP
6 4 (1.62%) ISEB
7 3 (1.21%) CCSP
7 3 (1.21%) CCDA
8 2 (0.81%) CCA
8 2 (0.81%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (0.81%) MCSE
8 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.81%) VCP5
8 2 (0.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.40%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.40%) CWNA
9 1 (0.40%) MBA
9 1 (0.40%) CCIE
9 1 (0.40%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.62%) ISO 8583
2 2 (0.81%) COBIT
2 2 (0.81%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (4.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (3.64%) Active Directory
3 7 (2.83%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.40%) KVM
4 1 (0.40%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (2.02%) Puppet
1 5 (2.02%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.40%) MOM
Vendors
1 64 (25.91%) Microsoft
2 48 (19.43%) Oracle
3 24 (9.72%) SAP
4 18 (7.29%) Cisco
5 16 (6.48%) VMware
6 15 (6.07%) EMC
7 12 (4.86%) Citrix
8 11 (4.45%) Open Text
9 9 (3.64%) TIBCO
10 8 (3.24%) webMethods
10 8 (3.24%) Juniper
10 8 (3.24%) IBM
11 6 (2.43%) Cognizant
11 6 (2.43%) Hyperion
12 4 (1.62%) HP
12 4 (1.62%) F5
13 3 (1.21%) Symantec
13 3 (1.21%) Dell
13 3 (1.21%) JBoss
13 3 (1.21%) Sybase
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