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

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 164 194 190
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 1854 1791 1557
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.84% 1.58% 1.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.94% 1.67% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1414 1328 1256
Average salary £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £87,250 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Solutions Architect
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
95322 107194 96558
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.63% 94.60% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 79211 88826 81230
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in England

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in England

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

Solutions Architect Salary Trend in England

Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the England region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in England

Solutions Architect
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 28 May 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
London +41 900 £77,500 +3.33% 111
South East +15 381 £68,000 -2.85% 46
Yorkshire +23 158 £60,000 +4.34% 15
East of England -7 100 £67,500 +3.84% 18
West Midlands +23 92 £60,000 -14.28% 9
North West -15 79 £62,500 - 8
South West -43 58 £55,000 - 11
East Midlands +25 37 £57,500 - 12
North East +19 28 £60,000 +27.70% 1
Midlands +1 6 £80,000 +1.58%
Solutions Architect
UK

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

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

1 944 (24.87%) Finance
2 925 (24.37%) Oracle
3 922 (24.29%) Agile Software Development
4 879 (23.16%) Java
5 750 (19.76%) TOGAF
6 672 (17.70%) Microsoft
7 635 (16.73%) .NET
8 551 (14.52%) SOA
9 454 (11.96%) Degree
10 430 (11.33%) Retail
11 415 (10.93%) Enterprise Architecture
12 390 (10.27%) E-Commerce
13 385 (10.14%) IBM
14 379 (9.98%) SQL Server
15 374 (9.85%) Windows
16 365 (9.62%) XML
17 363 (9.56%) Stakeholder Management
18 362 (9.54%) SQL
19 349 (9.19%) SAP
20 347 (9.14%) Cisco
21 334 (8.80%) WebSphere
22 333 (8.77%) Banking
23 330 (8.69%) Linux
24 329 (8.67%) Business Intelligence
24 329 (8.67%) Zachman Framework
25 328 (8.64%) Web Services
26 325 (8.56%) VMware
27 320 (8.43%) Project Management
28 316 (8.32%) C#
29 295 (7.77%) HTML

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the 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
1 334 (8.80%) WebSphere
2 255 (6.72%) SharePoint
3 173 (4.56%) Apache
4 133 (3.50%) WebLogic
5 101 (2.66%) Tomcat
6 94 (2.48%) IIS
7 89 (2.34%) Oracle Coherence
8 79 (2.08%) CMS
9 76 (2.00%) JBoss
10 68 (1.79%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 65 (1.71%) BizTalk Server
12 51 (1.34%) WebSphere Application Server
13 49 (1.29%) Lync
14 48 (1.26%) SharePoint 2010
15 44 (1.16%) Apache Pig
16 39 (1.03%) Drupal
17 38 (1.00%) SAS
18 36 (0.95%) MS Exchange
18 36 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
19 35 (0.92%) Node.js
Applications
1 234 (6.16%) MS Excel
2 55 (1.45%) MS Office
3 29 (0.76%) MS Visio
4 18 (0.47%) SPSS
5 17 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
5 17 (0.45%) InfoPath
6 11 (0.29%) PowerPivot
7 8 (0.21%) MS Project
8 5 (0.13%) Mingle
9 4 (0.11%) FastStats
10 3 (0.079%) Adobe Illustrator
10 3 (0.079%) Photoshop
11 1 (0.026%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 78 (2.05%) SAP SCM
2 57 (1.50%) SAP FI
3 56 (1.48%) SAP CO
3 56 (1.48%) SAP FI/CO
4 54 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
5 50 (1.32%) Oracle EBS
6 42 (1.11%) RMDS
7 40 (1.05%) SAP HR
8 34 (0.90%) Oracle ERP
9 31 (0.82%) Oracle Financials
10 27 (0.71%) Oracle EBS R12
11 25 (0.66%) SAP ERP
12 24 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 21 (0.55%) SAP SD
13 21 (0.55%) Oracle Retail
14 17 (0.45%) Fredhopper
15 15 (0.40%) thinkFolio
16 14 (0.37%) SAP LE
16 14 (0.37%) SAP HCM
16 14 (0.37%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 144 (3.79%) Microsoft Azure
1 144 (3.79%) SaaS
2 132 (3.48%) Amazon AWS
3 108 (2.85%) Office 365
4 99 (2.61%) Cloud Computing
5 76 (2.00%) IaaS
6 71 (1.87%) PaaS
7 30 (0.79%) Force.com
8 27 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
9 26 (0.68%) SuccessFactors
10 17 (0.45%) Amazon EMR
11 13 (0.34%) Mimecast
12 9 (0.24%) Amazon S3
12 9 (0.24%) OpenShift
13 7 (0.18%) Yammer
14 5 (0.13%) OneDrive
14 5 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
14 5 (0.13%) CloudFront
15 3 (0.079%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 2 (0.053%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 184 (4.85%) SAN
2 175 (4.61%) WAN
3 168 (4.43%) LAN
4 128 (3.37%) Internet
5 120 (3.16%) HTTP
6 89 (2.34%) NAS
7 69 (1.82%) Fibre Channel
8 68 (1.79%) FCoE
8 68 (1.79%) Multicast
9 50 (1.32%) Firewall
10 46 (1.21%) Wireless
10 46 (1.21%) MPLS
11 43 (1.13%) iSCSI
12 39 (1.03%) Cisco Nexus
13 38 (1.00%) TCP/IP
13 38 (1.00%) Network Security
14 32 (0.84%) DNS
15 28 (0.74%) Unified Communications
16 21 (0.55%) SMS
17 16 (0.42%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 379 (9.98%) SQL Server
2 185 (4.87%) DB2
3 165 (4.35%) Relational Database
4 161 (4.24%) Data Warehouse
5 157 (4.14%) Big Data
6 122 (3.21%) Hadoop
7 101 (2.66%) MySQL
8 98 (2.58%) RDBMS
9 95 (2.50%) Oracle Database
10 93 (2.45%) NoSQL
11 66 (1.74%) HBase
12 57 (1.50%) Oracle Exadata
13 46 (1.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 45 (1.19%) MongoDB
15 44 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 42 (1.11%) Apache Hive
17 39 (1.03%) OLAP
18 35 (0.92%) Data Mining
19 31 (0.82%) Oracle OLAP
19 31 (0.82%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 52 (1.37%) Visual Studio
2 30 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 27 (0.71%) Subversion
4 26 (0.68%) Git (software)
5 23 (0.61%) Talend Open Studio
6 22 (0.58%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 19 (0.50%) Jenkins
8 18 (0.47%) JIRA
9 13 (0.34%) Ant
9 13 (0.34%) JUnit
9 13 (0.34%) Maven
10 11 (0.29%) ClearCase
10 11 (0.29%) Eclipse
11 9 (0.24%) Toad
12 8 (0.21%) ERwin
13 7 (0.18%) Selenium
14 5 (0.13%) Bugzilla
14 5 (0.13%) NUnit
14 5 (0.13%) SpecFlow
15 4 (0.11%) JProfiler
General
1 944 (24.87%) Finance
2 430 (11.33%) Retail
3 333 (8.77%) Banking
4 233 (6.14%) Telecoms
5 193 (5.08%) Marketing
6 170 (4.48%) Manufacturing
7 70 (1.84%) Games
8 57 (1.50%) Investment Banking
9 53 (1.40%) Back Office
10 51 (1.34%) Billing
11 41 (1.08%) Legal
12 40 (1.05%) Automotive
13 39 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
14 35 (0.92%) Financial Institution
15 33 (0.87%) Retail Banking
16 31 (0.82%) Publishing
17 30 (0.79%) Front Office
17 30 (0.79%) Electronics
18 22 (0.58%) Advertising
19 19 (0.50%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 635 (16.73%) .NET
2 365 (9.62%) XML
3 328 (8.64%) Web Services
4 295 (7.77%) HTML
5 294 (7.74%) Middleware
6 272 (7.17%) J2EE
7 152 (4.00%) SOAP
8 127 (3.35%) Spring
9 126 (3.32%) ASP.NET
10 118 (3.11%) CSS
11 115 (3.03%) HTML5
12 106 (2.79%) REST
13 90 (2.37%) LAMP
13 90 (2.37%) RESTful
13 90 (2.37%) Java EE
14 86 (2.27%) XSLT
15 67 (1.77%) .NET Framework
16 63 (1.66%) Oracle Fusion
17 60 (1.58%) JSON
18 58 (1.53%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 265 (6.98%) Data Centre
2 232 (6.11%) Analytical Skills
3 175 (4.61%) Computer Science
4 173 (4.56%) Enterprise Software
5 120 (3.16%) Management Information System
6 96 (2.53%) N-Tier
7 88 (2.32%) Mainframe
8 54 (1.42%) Mobile App
9 52 (1.37%) Clustering
10 46 (1.21%) Mathematics
11 44 (1.16%) Data Integration
12 42 (1.11%) User Experience
13 40 (1.05%) IPTV
13 40 (1.05%) Over-the-Top Content
14 37 (0.97%) FlexPod
15 33 (0.87%) Life Science
16 32 (0.84%) Social Media
16 32 (0.84%) SWIFT
17 30 (0.79%) Online Banking
17 30 (0.79%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 374 (9.85%) Windows
2 330 (8.69%) Linux
3 137 (3.61%) Solaris
4 99 (2.61%) UNIX
5 61 (1.61%) AIX
6 56 (1.48%) HPUX
7 47 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 43 (1.13%) Android
9 39 (1.03%) Apple iOS
10 29 (0.76%) zOS
11 28 (0.74%) SUSE
12 27 (0.71%) OS/400
13 24 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
13 24 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
14 21 (0.55%) VMS
15 18 (0.47%) Windows 7
16 12 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
17 8 (0.21%) Ubuntu
17 8 (0.21%) Windows XP
18 7 (0.18%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 922 (24.29%) Agile Software Development
2 750 (19.76%) TOGAF
3 551 (14.52%) SOA
4 415 (10.93%) Enterprise Architecture
5 390 (10.27%) E-Commerce
6 363 (9.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 329 (8.67%) Business Intelligence
7 329 (8.67%) Zachman Framework
8 320 (8.43%) Project Management
9 282 (7.43%) CRM
10 253 (6.66%) UML
10 253 (6.66%) Scrum
11 247 (6.51%) Technical Architecture
12 238 (6.27%) ERP
13 226 (5.95%) Open Source
14 223 (5.87%) Business Development
14 223 (5.87%) SDLC
15 198 (5.22%) Migration
16 192 (5.06%) ITIL
17 184 (4.85%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 879 (23.16%) Java
2 362 (9.54%) SQL
3 316 (8.32%) C#
4 222 (5.85%) JavaScript
5 154 (4.06%) PHP
6 66 (1.74%) C
7 61 (1.61%) Python
8 50 (1.32%) C++
9 31 (0.82%) Perl
10 27 (0.71%) R
11 24 (0.63%) T-SQL
12 19 (0.50%) Ruby
13 11 (0.29%) PL/SQL
13 11 (0.29%) VB.NET
13 11 (0.29%) Apex Code
14 10 (0.26%) VB
15 9 (0.24%) ABAP
16 8 (0.21%) Bash Shell
17 7 (0.18%) COBOL
17 7 (0.18%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 454 (11.96%) Degree
2 132 (3.48%) Security Cleared
3 95 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
4 82 (2.16%) SC Cleared
5 80 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 52 (1.37%) CCNP
7 37 (0.97%) CCNA
7 37 (0.97%) MCSE
8 36 (0.95%) CCDP
9 32 (0.84%) DV Cleared
10 30 (0.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 28 (0.74%) PMI Certification
12 27 (0.71%) CCIE
12 27 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
13 21 (0.55%) MCP
14 18 (0.47%) ISEB
15 16 (0.42%) MCTS
15 16 (0.42%) IBM Certification
16 14 (0.37%) JNCIS
16 14 (0.37%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 143 (3.77%) QA
2 29 (0.76%) PCI DSS
3 28 (0.74%) COBIT
4 22 (0.58%) ISO 9001
5 21 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 19 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 17 (0.45%) HL7
8 15 (0.40%) SLA
9 13 (0.34%) ISO 8583
10 6 (0.16%) Solvency II
10 6 (0.16%) Basel II
11 5 (0.13%) Data Quality
12 3 (0.079%) BS15000
13 2 (0.053%) IAS 39
13 2 (0.053%) HIPAA
13 2 (0.053%) ISO 9000
14 1 (0.026%) 21 CFR Part 11
14 1 (0.026%) GMP
14 1 (0.026%) GxP
14 1 (0.026%) EMIR
System Software
1 243 (6.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 147 (3.87%) Hyper-V
3 115 (3.03%) Active Directory
4 74 (1.95%) NFS
5 69 (1.82%) SRDF
6 67 (1.77%) KVM
7 49 (1.29%) Oracle RAC
8 42 (1.11%) Xen
9 32 (0.84%) vSphere
10 25 (0.66%) XenApp
11 24 (0.63%) Apache Flume
11 24 (0.63%) XenDesktop
12 16 (0.42%) XenServer
12 16 (0.42%) VMware ESX
13 15 (0.40%) Terminal Services
14 14 (0.37%) vCloud
15 9 (0.24%) Squid
16 8 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
17 7 (0.18%) Docker
18 3 (0.079%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 61 (1.61%) Tivoli
2 54 (1.42%) SCCM
3 50 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
4 27 (0.71%) Puppet
5 25 (0.66%) SCOM
6 22 (0.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 18 (0.47%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 18 (0.47%) TeamSite
8 12 (0.32%) Legato
9 9 (0.24%) Windows Intune
10 7 (0.18%) Cisco UCCE
11 6 (0.16%) McAfee ePO
12 5 (0.13%) Nagios
12 5 (0.13%) yum
13 3 (0.079%) Netcool
13 3 (0.079%) OpenView
13 3 (0.079%) OpenNMS
13 3 (0.079%) Oozie
13 3 (0.079%) Cisco UCCX
14 2 (0.053%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 925 (24.37%) Oracle
2 672 (17.70%) Microsoft
3 385 (10.14%) IBM
4 349 (9.19%) SAP
5 347 (9.14%) Cisco
6 325 (8.56%) VMware
7 226 (5.95%) NetApp
8 190 (5.01%) EMC
9 179 (4.72%) HP
10 127 (3.35%) Citrix
11 120 (3.16%) Salesforce.com
12 118 (3.11%) TIBCO
13 113 (2.98%) hybris
14 91 (2.40%) ATG
15 77 (2.03%) Red Hat
16 69 (1.82%) Intel
16 69 (1.82%) Juniper
17 60 (1.58%) Sybase
17 60 (1.58%) Endeca
18 58 (1.53%) Symantec
Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Car, Bonus, Benefits, Onsite Gym
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: 65-75k
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Jonathan Garth
Salary: From £65,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
West London
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £70-85,000 + Equity + Bens
Posted: 6 hours ago
Northamptonshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Brentwood, Essex
The People Network
Salary: £70000 - £95000 per annum + 20% bonus, pension, medical etc
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70 000 to £90 000 basic (+excellent package!!!)
Posted: 7 hours ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
FT Select
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum plus bonus, car and benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum plus bonus, car and benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Yorkshire
Mercator IT Solutions
Salary: £Market
Posted: 8 hours ago
East London
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £80,000 to £110,000 per annum bonus & benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonuses
Posted: 8 hours ago
Yorkshire
Mercator IT Solutions
Salary: £Market
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Hudson IT
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + excellent benefits & bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
South East
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £75,000k plus outstanding package
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000 + outstanding package
Posted: 11 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £70000.00 - £95000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago