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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 159 184 179
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 1953 1751 1695
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.89% 1.57% 1.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.00% 1.65% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1501 1255 1364
Average salary £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £89,600 £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
97732 105813 99744
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.70% 94.58% 94.78%
Number of salaries quoted 80689 86627 83952
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,988
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 24 April 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 24 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
London +46 904 £80,000 +6.66% 110
South East +11 429 £70,000 +2.18% 31
Yorkshire +56 194 £60,000 +9.09% 22
North West +13 102 £61,215 -4.72% 5
East of England -8 97 £70,000 +7.69% 11
South West -33 75 £57,500 +4.54% 3
West Midlands -17 74 £70,000 -6.66% 5
East Midlands +46 52 £57,500 -14.81% 6
North East +19 33 £61,215 +30.29% 1
Midlands +10 4 £80,000 +1.58%
Solutions Architect
UK

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 947 (24.69%) Finance
2 920 (23.98%) Agile Software Development
3 902 (23.51%) Oracle
4 864 (22.52%) Java
5 746 (19.45%) TOGAF
6 663 (17.28%) Microsoft
7 644 (16.79%) .NET
8 576 (15.02%) SOA
9 443 (11.55%) Retail
10 415 (10.82%) Enterprise Architecture
11 409 (10.66%) Degree
12 376 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
13 373 (9.72%) IBM
14 370 (9.65%) E-Commerce
15 367 (9.57%) SAP
16 352 (9.18%) XML
16 352 (9.18%) Banking
17 342 (8.92%) Windows
18 331 (8.63%) SQL Server
19 328 (8.55%) SQL
19 328 (8.55%) Project Management
20 321 (8.37%) Business Intelligence
21 319 (8.32%) Web Services
22 318 (8.29%) Zachman Framework
23 317 (8.26%) WebSphere
24 314 (8.19%) Cisco
25 306 (7.98%) VMware
26 296 (7.72%) J2EE
27 294 (7.66%) Linux
28 292 (7.61%) C#

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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
1 317 (8.26%) WebSphere
2 265 (6.91%) SharePoint
3 156 (4.07%) Apache
4 136 (3.55%) WebLogic
5 85 (2.22%) Tomcat
6 76 (1.98%) JBoss
7 73 (1.90%) IIS
7 73 (1.90%) Oracle Coherence
7 73 (1.90%) CMS
8 68 (1.77%) BizTalk Server
9 64 (1.67%) Lync
10 60 (1.56%) WebSphere Application Server
11 58 (1.51%) SharePoint 2010
12 50 (1.30%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 49 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
14 45 (1.17%) MS Exchange
15 36 (0.94%) Drupal
16 31 (0.81%) Apache Pig
16 31 (0.81%) SAS
17 29 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 220 (5.74%) MS Excel
2 58 (1.51%) MS Office
3 26 (0.68%) MS Visio
4 18 (0.47%) InfoPath
5 17 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
6 9 (0.23%) SPSS
7 8 (0.21%) PowerPivot
8 5 (0.13%) MS Project
9 4 (0.10%) Photoshop
9 4 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (0.10%) FastStats
10 1 (0.026%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 69 (1.80%) SAP SCM
2 61 (1.59%) Oracle EBS
3 57 (1.49%) SAP FI
4 56 (1.46%) SAP FI/CO
4 56 (1.46%) SAP CO
5 55 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
6 37 (0.96%) Oracle Financials
7 36 (0.94%) SAP HR
8 35 (0.91%) Oracle ERP
9 31 (0.81%) Oracle EBS R12
10 30 (0.78%) RMDS
11 25 (0.65%) Oracle Retail
12 23 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 23 (0.60%) SAP ERP
13 21 (0.55%) SAP SD
14 18 (0.47%) Oracle BPM
15 15 (0.39%) SAP MM
16 14 (0.36%) SAP CRM
16 14 (0.36%) Fredhopper
17 13 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 145 (3.78%) SaaS
2 132 (3.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 118 (3.08%) Office 365
4 110 (2.87%) Amazon AWS
5 79 (2.06%) Cloud Computing
6 70 (1.82%) IaaS
7 67 (1.75%) PaaS
8 29 (0.76%) Force.com
9 20 (0.52%) SuccessFactors
10 18 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
11 16 (0.42%) Mimecast
12 10 (0.26%) OpenShift
13 9 (0.23%) Amazon EMR
14 8 (0.21%) Amazon S3
15 7 (0.18%) Yammer
16 6 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
17 5 (0.13%) OneDrive
17 5 (0.13%) CloudFront
18 3 (0.078%) IBM Blueworks
18 3 (0.078%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 181 (4.72%) SAN
2 157 (4.09%) WAN
3 148 (3.86%) LAN
4 126 (3.28%) Internet
5 112 (2.92%) HTTP
6 78 (2.03%) NAS
7 51 (1.33%) Fibre Channel
7 51 (1.33%) Firewall
8 50 (1.30%) FCoE
8 50 (1.30%) Multicast
9 43 (1.12%) Wireless
10 41 (1.07%) MPLS
11 37 (0.96%) TCP/IP
12 35 (0.91%) Network Security
13 32 (0.83%) iSCSI
14 31 (0.81%) DNS
15 30 (0.78%) Cisco Nexus
16 25 (0.65%) Unified Communications
17 21 (0.55%) SMS
18 19 (0.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 331 (8.63%) SQL Server
2 182 (4.74%) DB2
3 165 (4.30%) Data Warehouse
4 154 (4.01%) Relational Database
5 144 (3.75%) Big Data
6 98 (2.55%) MySQL
7 95 (2.48%) Hadoop
8 92 (2.40%) Oracle Database
9 89 (2.32%) RDBMS
10 80 (2.09%) NoSQL
11 51 (1.33%) Oracle Exadata
12 45 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 43 (1.12%) HBase
14 38 (0.99%) OLAP
15 37 (0.96%) Oracle BI EE
16 36 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 35 (0.91%) MongoDB
18 32 (0.83%) SAP HANA
19 30 (0.78%) Oracle OLAP
20 29 (0.76%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 60 (1.56%) Visual Studio
2 27 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 24 (0.63%) Git (software)
4 23 (0.60%) Subversion
5 21 (0.55%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 19 (0.50%) Jenkins
7 17 (0.44%) Talend Open Studio
8 14 (0.36%) JUnit
9 13 (0.34%) Ant
9 13 (0.34%) Toad
9 13 (0.34%) JIRA
10 12 (0.31%) Maven
10 12 (0.31%) Eclipse
10 12 (0.31%) Selenium
11 10 (0.26%) ClearCase
12 8 (0.21%) ERwin
13 6 (0.16%) NUnit
13 6 (0.16%) SpecFlow
14 5 (0.13%) Mockito
14 5 (0.13%) Bugzilla
General
1 947 (24.69%) Finance
2 443 (11.55%) Retail
3 352 (9.18%) Banking
4 238 (6.20%) Telecoms
5 189 (4.93%) Marketing
6 149 (3.88%) Manufacturing
7 73 (1.90%) Games
8 62 (1.62%) Investment Banking
9 59 (1.54%) Back Office
10 55 (1.43%) Legal
10 55 (1.43%) Billing
11 44 (1.15%) Financial Institution
12 35 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
12 35 (0.91%) Automotive
12 35 (0.91%) Retail Banking
13 26 (0.68%) Electronics
14 24 (0.63%) Front Office
15 22 (0.57%) Publishing
15 22 (0.57%) Local Government
16 21 (0.55%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 644 (16.79%) .NET
2 352 (9.18%) XML
3 319 (8.32%) Web Services
4 296 (7.72%) J2EE
5 289 (7.53%) Middleware
6 283 (7.38%) HTML
7 152 (3.96%) SOAP
8 145 (3.78%) Spring
9 132 (3.44%) ASP.NET
10 115 (3.00%) CSS
10 115 (3.00%) HTML5
11 103 (2.69%) REST
12 96 (2.50%) LAMP
13 91 (2.37%) Java EE
14 85 (2.22%) RESTful
15 80 (2.09%) XSLT
16 68 (1.77%) Oracle Fusion
17 63 (1.64%) jQuery
18 61 (1.59%) JMS
19 60 (1.56%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 247 (6.44%) Analytical Skills
2 211 (5.50%) Open Source
3 182 (4.74%) Enterprise Software
4 162 (4.22%) Computer Science
5 124 (3.23%) Management Information System
6 89 (2.32%) Mainframe
7 87 (2.27%) N-Tier
8 53 (1.38%) Mobile App
9 47 (1.23%) Data Integration
10 45 (1.17%) Clustering
11 44 (1.15%) Mathematics
12 39 (1.02%) User Experience
13 35 (0.91%) Over-the-Top Content
13 35 (0.91%) FlexPod
13 35 (0.91%) SWIFT
13 35 (0.91%) Life Science
13 35 (0.91%) IPTV
13 35 (0.91%) Online Banking
14 34 (0.89%) Client/Server
15 33 (0.86%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 342 (8.92%) Windows
2 294 (7.66%) Linux
3 120 (3.13%) Solaris
4 98 (2.55%) UNIX
5 61 (1.59%) AIX
6 56 (1.46%) HPUX
7 45 (1.17%) Android
8 42 (1.09%) Apple iOS
9 38 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 31 (0.81%) zOS
11 30 (0.78%) SUSE
12 29 (0.76%) OS/400
13 21 (0.55%) VMS
14 20 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
15 19 (0.50%) Windows 7
15 19 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
16 12 (0.31%) Windows XP
17 11 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
18 5 (0.13%) Ubuntu
18 5 (0.13%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 920 (23.98%) Agile Software Development
2 746 (19.45%) TOGAF
3 576 (15.02%) SOA
4 415 (10.82%) Enterprise Architecture
5 376 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
6 370 (9.65%) E-Commerce
7 328 (8.55%) Project Management
8 321 (8.37%) Business Intelligence
9 318 (8.29%) Zachman Framework
10 281 (7.33%) CRM
11 269 (7.01%) UML
12 253 (6.60%) Scrum
13 243 (6.33%) ERP
14 234 (6.10%) Technical Architecture
15 229 (5.97%) Business Development
16 212 (5.53%) Mentoring
17 206 (5.37%) ITIL
18 203 (5.29%) Migration
19 176 (4.59%) Data Modelling
20 148 (3.86%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 864 (22.52%) Java
2 328 (8.55%) SQL
3 292 (7.61%) C#
4 200 (5.21%) JavaScript
5 135 (3.52%) PHP
6 63 (1.64%) C
7 52 (1.36%) Python
8 49 (1.28%) C++
9 23 (0.60%) Perl
10 22 (0.57%) T-SQL
11 19 (0.50%) R
12 17 (0.44%) Ruby
12 17 (0.44%) VB.NET
13 13 (0.34%) Apex Code
14 12 (0.31%) VB
15 11 (0.29%) PL/SQL
16 10 (0.26%) COBOL
16 10 (0.26%) Bash Shell
17 9 (0.23%) ABAP
18 6 (0.16%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 409 (10.66%) Degree
2 148 (3.86%) Security Cleared
3 89 (2.32%) SC Cleared
4 72 (1.88%) Cisco Certification
5 66 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
6 40 (1.04%) MCSE
7 39 (1.02%) CCNA
8 31 (0.81%) CCNP
8 31 (0.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 29 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
9 29 (0.76%) DV Cleared
10 21 (0.55%) CCDP
11 20 (0.52%) PMI Certification
12 19 (0.50%) CISSP
13 17 (0.44%) MCP
14 16 (0.42%) CCIE
14 16 (0.42%) MCTS
15 15 (0.39%) ISEB
16 12 (0.31%) IBM Certification
17 11 (0.29%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 122 (3.18%) QA
2 29 (0.76%) PCI DSS
3 26 (0.68%) COBIT
4 23 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 22 (0.57%) SLA
6 20 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 20 (0.52%) ISO 9001
7 16 (0.42%) ISO 8583
8 11 (0.29%) HL7
9 6 (0.16%) Basel II
10 4 (0.10%) Solvency II
10 4 (0.10%) Data Quality
11 3 (0.078%) HIPAA
12 2 (0.052%) IAS 39
12 2 (0.052%) BS15000
12 2 (0.052%) EMIR
12 2 (0.052%) Dodd-Frank
13 1 (0.026%) CRD IV
13 1 (0.026%) GxP
13 1 (0.026%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 216 (5.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 130 (3.39%) Hyper-V
3 115 (3.00%) Active Directory
4 60 (1.56%) KVM
5 56 (1.46%) NFS
6 51 (1.33%) SRDF
7 35 (0.91%) Oracle RAC
8 31 (0.81%) Xen
9 30 (0.78%) vSphere
10 19 (0.50%) XenServer
11 17 (0.44%) XenDesktop
12 16 (0.42%) XenApp
13 15 (0.39%) Terminal Services
14 14 (0.36%) VMware ESX
14 14 (0.36%) Apache Flume
15 9 (0.23%) Squid
16 4 (0.10%) vCloud
16 4 (0.10%) Docker
17 3 (0.078%) Microsoft App-V
18 2 (0.052%) IAG
Systems Management
1 66 (1.72%) Tivoli
2 53 (1.38%) SCCM
3 41 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
4 30 (0.78%) Puppet
5 27 (0.70%) SCOM
6 23 (0.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 19 (0.50%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 19 (0.50%) TeamSite
8 12 (0.31%) Legato
9 10 (0.26%) Windows Intune
10 5 (0.13%) yum
11 4 (0.10%) McAfee ePO
11 4 (0.10%) Nagios
12 3 (0.078%) Netcool
12 3 (0.078%) OpenNMS
12 3 (0.078%) OpenView
13 2 (0.052%) Cisco CUCM
13 2 (0.052%) SCOrch
13 2 (0.052%) Ansible
13 2 (0.052%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 902 (23.51%) Oracle
2 663 (17.28%) Microsoft
3 373 (9.72%) IBM
4 367 (9.57%) SAP
5 314 (8.19%) Cisco
6 306 (7.98%) VMware
7 204 (5.32%) NetApp
8 190 (4.95%) HP
9 181 (4.72%) EMC
10 135 (3.52%) Citrix
11 127 (3.31%) Salesforce.com
12 115 (3.00%) TIBCO
13 98 (2.55%) hybris
14 71 (1.85%) ATG
14 71 (1.85%) Symantec
15 69 (1.80%) Juniper
16 58 (1.51%) Red Hat
17 57 (1.49%) Intel
18 56 (1.46%) Dell
18 56 (1.46%) CheckPoint
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
World Pay
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefit package + bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
Central London / West End
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £60,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £85000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
JPS Selection
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70 000 to £90 000 basic (+excellent package!!!)
Posted: Yesterday
London
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + 20%Bonus+HC+Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Glossop, Derbyshire
Proteus Europe
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 per annum + Car, Bonus, pension,
Posted: Yesterday
London
Jonathan Garth
Salary: Excellent Package
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + 12% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £80,000 - £100,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Dabster Systems
Posted: Yesterday
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - 55,000 + EXCELLENT package and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
IT Retail People Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Excellent base, benefits and bonus
Posted: Yesterday