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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 152 181 178
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 1972 1619 1726
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.85% 1.59% 1.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.95% 1.68% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1451 1272 1334
Average salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
90% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £87,500 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
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
100964 96111 101551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.47% 94.56% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 83367 80755 87205
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,520 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 October 2014.

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 October 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
London +22 927 £75,000 - 89
South East +6 399 £67,500 +3.84% 54
Yorkshire -5 168 £57,500 +4.54% 15
East of England +18 124 £65,000 +6.55% 12
South West +34 106 £57,500 +4.54% 15
North West +34 102 £52,500 -19.23% 12
West Midlands +1 78 £71,250 +14.00% 14
East Midlands +31 51 £57,500 +4.54% 6
North East -19 11 £47,218 -21.30% 2
Midlands +6 3 £65,000 -10.34% 1
Solutions Architect
UK

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

1 939 (25.07%) Finance
2 832 (22.21%) Oracle
3 791 (21.12%) Java
4 715 (19.09%) SOA
5 711 (18.98%) Agile Software Development
6 707 (18.87%) TOGAF
7 625 (16.68%) Microsoft
8 614 (16.39%) .NET
9 453 (12.09%) Degree
10 430 (11.48%) Enterprise Architecture
11 364 (9.72%) Retail
12 359 (9.58%) Stakeholder Management
13 354 (9.45%) SAP
14 353 (9.42%) SQL
14 353 (9.42%) CRM
15 344 (9.18%) Banking
16 342 (9.13%) Web Services
17 339 (9.05%) E-Commerce
18 333 (8.89%) SQL Server
19 328 (8.76%) Windows
20 319 (8.52%) UML
20 319 (8.52%) Project Management
21 311 (8.30%) Zachman Framework
22 303 (8.09%) Linux
23 296 (7.90%) Mentoring
24 291 (7.77%) Middleware
25 289 (7.71%) Business Intelligence
26 286 (7.63%) VMware
27 285 (7.61%) Telecoms
28 281 (7.50%) Technical Architecture

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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
1 214 (5.71%) SharePoint
2 201 (5.37%) WebSphere
3 167 (4.46%) Apache
4 104 (2.78%) CMS
5 103 (2.75%) Tomcat
6 99 (2.64%) WebLogic
7 90 (2.40%) IIS
8 79 (2.11%) BizTalk Server
9 47 (1.25%) MS Exchange
10 41 (1.09%) Drupal
11 39 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
12 38 (1.01%) WebLogic Portal
13 35 (0.93%) Apache Solr
14 34 (0.91%) SAS
15 31 (0.83%) OpenStack
16 30 (0.80%) WebSphere Application Server
17 27 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
18 26 (0.69%) Oracle Coherence
19 24 (0.64%) CICS
20 23 (0.61%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 202 (5.39%) MS Excel
2 39 (1.04%) MS Office
3 25 (0.67%) MS Visio
4 17 (0.45%) SPSS
5 14 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
6 12 (0.32%) MS Project
7 5 (0.13%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.13%) InfoPath
8 4 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.027%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.027%) Edge Animate
9 1 (0.027%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 122 (3.26%) Oracle EBS
2 72 (1.92%) Oracle ERP
3 56 (1.49%) Oracle EBS R12
4 42 (1.12%) Oracle Applications
5 39 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
6 37 (0.99%) SAP SCM
7 27 (0.72%) Maximo
8 22 (0.59%) RMDS
8 22 (0.59%) Oracle BPM
8 22 (0.59%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 17 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
9 17 (0.45%) Oracle Financials
10 16 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 14 (0.37%) Cognos TM1
11 14 (0.37%) SAP CRM
11 14 (0.37%) AquaLogic BPM
12 13 (0.35%) SAP PP
13 12 (0.32%) SAP APO
14 11 (0.29%) SAP FI
14 11 (0.29%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 91 (2.43%) SaaS
2 86 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 68 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
4 60 (1.60%) IaaS
5 55 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
6 43 (1.15%) Office 365
7 38 (1.01%) PaaS
8 14 (0.37%) Force.com
9 11 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
10 6 (0.16%) Amazon EMR
11 4 (0.11%) Taleo
12 3 (0.080%) Amazon S3
12 3 (0.080%) SuccessFactors
13 2 (0.053%) OpenShift
13 2 (0.053%) Amazon ELB
13 2 (0.053%) GitHub
14 1 (0.027%) Google Apps
14 1 (0.027%) LucidChart
14 1 (0.027%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 170 (4.54%) Internet
2 167 (4.46%) LAN
3 153 (4.08%) SAN
4 151 (4.03%) WAN
5 119 (3.18%) HTTP
6 77 (2.06%) Firewall
7 54 (1.44%) NAS
8 39 (1.04%) TCP/IP
8 39 (1.04%) Broadband
9 33 (0.88%) DNS
10 31 (0.83%) 3G
11 29 (0.77%) 4G
12 27 (0.72%) Fibre Channel
12 27 (0.72%) Multicast
13 26 (0.69%) VPN
14 25 (0.67%) Wireless
14 25 (0.67%) AMQP
15 24 (0.64%) Cisco Nexus
15 24 (0.64%) Unified Communications
15 24 (0.64%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 333 (8.89%) SQL Server
2 140 (3.74%) Data Warehouse
3 138 (3.68%) Relational Database
4 124 (3.31%) MySQL
5 98 (2.62%) Oracle Database
6 94 (2.51%) RDBMS
7 84 (2.24%) NoSQL
8 83 (2.22%) Big Data
9 72 (1.92%) Oracle BI EE
10 69 (1.84%) DB2
10 69 (1.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 48 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 48 (1.28%) Hadoop
12 38 (1.01%) Oracle ODI
13 34 (0.91%) Oracle Database 11g
13 34 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 30 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
14 30 (0.80%) Data Mining
15 28 (0.75%) HBase
16 26 (0.69%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 50 (1.33%) Visual Studio
2 39 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 37 (0.99%) Git (software)
4 33 (0.88%) Selenium
5 29 (0.77%) Mockito
6 22 (0.59%) JIRA
6 22 (0.59%) Jenkins
7 19 (0.51%) Eclipse
8 16 (0.43%) Rational Rose
9 15 (0.40%) MSBuild
10 14 (0.37%) Subversion
11 13 (0.35%) NUnit
12 11 (0.29%) JUnit
13 8 (0.21%) Ant
13 8 (0.21%) Lombardi
14 7 (0.19%) Hudson
15 6 (0.16%) Appcelerator Titanium
15 6 (0.16%) Oracle Forms
15 6 (0.16%) Toad
16 5 (0.13%) CruiseControl
General
1 939 (25.07%) Finance
2 364 (9.72%) Retail
3 344 (9.18%) Banking
4 285 (7.61%) Telecoms
5 202 (5.39%) Marketing
6 90 (2.40%) Manufacturing
7 82 (2.19%) Legal
8 77 (2.06%) Billing
9 73 (1.95%) Law
10 66 (1.76%) Back Office
11 56 (1.49%) Publishing
12 44 (1.17%) Advertising
13 42 (1.12%) Games
14 41 (1.09%) Investment Banking
15 32 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
16 27 (0.72%) Military
17 24 (0.64%) Electronics
17 24 (0.64%) Aerospace
18 20 (0.53%) Retail Banking
19 18 (0.48%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 614 (16.39%) .NET
2 342 (9.13%) Web Services
3 291 (7.77%) Middleware
4 278 (7.42%) HTML
5 276 (7.37%) J2EE
5 276 (7.37%) XML
6 201 (5.37%) ASP.NET
7 174 (4.64%) Spring
8 155 (4.14%) CSS
9 127 (3.39%) SOAP
10 120 (3.20%) Oracle Fusion
11 97 (2.59%) Java EE
12 95 (2.54%) jQuery
13 88 (2.35%) LAMP
14 87 (2.32%) HTML5
15 83 (2.22%) XSLT
16 77 (2.06%) WCF
17 74 (1.98%) REST
18 70 (1.87%) Hibernate
19 66 (1.76%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 254 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
2 229 (6.11%) Open Source
3 202 (5.39%) Enterprise Software
4 142 (3.79%) Computer Science
5 96 (2.56%) Management Information System
6 82 (2.19%) N-Tier
7 78 (2.08%) Data Integration
8 70 (1.87%) Mainframe
9 69 (1.84%) Clustering
10 49 (1.31%) Digital Media
11 38 (1.01%) Client/Server
12 37 (0.99%) User Experience
13 32 (0.85%) FMCG
14 30 (0.80%) Mathematics
14 30 (0.80%) SWIFT
15 27 (0.72%) Mobile App
15 27 (0.72%) Smartphone
16 25 (0.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 24 (0.64%) Visualisation
18 23 (0.61%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 328 (8.76%) Windows
2 303 (8.09%) Linux
3 114 (3.04%) Solaris
4 95 (2.54%) UNIX
5 81 (2.16%) Android
6 53 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 52 (1.39%) Apple iOS
8 42 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
8 42 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 42 (1.12%) AIX
9 30 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
10 20 (0.53%) SUSE
11 18 (0.48%) HPUX
12 17 (0.45%) OS/400
12 17 (0.45%) zOS
13 16 (0.43%) Windows 7
14 11 (0.29%) Windows Phone
15 7 (0.19%) Windows XP
16 5 (0.13%) MVS
17 3 (0.080%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 715 (19.09%) SOA
2 711 (18.98%) Agile Software Development
3 707 (18.87%) TOGAF
4 430 (11.48%) Enterprise Architecture
5 359 (9.58%) Stakeholder Management
6 353 (9.42%) CRM
7 339 (9.05%) E-Commerce
8 319 (8.52%) UML
8 319 (8.52%) Project Management
9 311 (8.30%) Zachman Framework
10 296 (7.90%) Mentoring
11 289 (7.71%) Business Intelligence
12 281 (7.50%) Technical Architecture
13 274 (7.31%) ERP
14 269 (7.18%) Scrum
15 268 (7.15%) ITIL
16 192 (5.13%) Waterfall
17 178 (4.75%) Data Modelling
18 177 (4.73%) Business Development
19 171 (4.56%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 791 (21.12%) Java
2 353 (9.42%) SQL
3 238 (6.35%) JavaScript
4 221 (5.90%) C#
5 96 (2.56%) PHP
6 83 (2.22%) Python
7 47 (1.25%) T-SQL
7 47 (1.25%) Ruby
8 44 (1.17%) Perl
9 33 (0.88%) C
10 29 (0.77%) C++
11 27 (0.72%) COBOL
12 22 (0.59%) PowerShell
13 15 (0.40%) Scala
13 15 (0.40%) R
14 14 (0.37%) VB.NET
15 8 (0.21%) PL/SQL
16 7 (0.19%) Apex Code
17 6 (0.16%) Bash Shell
18 5 (0.13%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 453 (12.09%) Degree
2 174 (4.64%) Security Cleared
3 103 (2.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 94 (2.51%) SC Cleared
5 82 (2.19%) Cisco Certification
6 60 (1.60%) MCSE
7 57 (1.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 44 (1.17%) CCNA
9 43 (1.15%) MCITP
10 28 (0.75%) Citrix Certification
11 27 (0.72%) ISEB
12 23 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
13 21 (0.56%) VCAP
13 21 (0.56%) CCIA
14 19 (0.51%) DV Cleared
14 19 (0.51%) CISSP
15 17 (0.45%) CCIE
15 17 (0.45%) CCNP
16 16 (0.43%) MCTS
17 15 (0.40%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 146 (3.90%) QA
2 34 (0.91%) SLA
3 33 (0.88%) ISO 9001
4 27 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 22 (0.59%) Data Quality
6 18 (0.48%) COBIT
7 15 (0.40%) JSP 440
8 13 (0.35%) CRD IV
8 13 (0.35%) ISO 8583
9 12 (0.32%) PCI DSS
10 4 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 4 (0.11%) PABP
10 4 (0.11%) HL7
11 3 (0.080%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 3 (0.080%) Basel III
12 1 (0.027%) HIPAA
12 1 (0.027%) Basel II
System Software
1 224 (5.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 104 (2.78%) Hyper-V
3 75 (2.00%) Active Directory
4 41 (1.09%) vCloud
5 35 (0.93%) vSphere
5 35 (0.93%) XenDesktop
6 28 (0.75%) Oracle RAC
7 22 (0.59%) SRDF
7 22 (0.59%) NFS
8 19 (0.51%) KVM
9 18 (0.48%) XenApp
10 16 (0.43%) Xen
11 11 (0.29%) VMware ESX
12 8 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
13 7 (0.19%) ISA Server
14 6 (0.16%) XenServer
14 6 (0.16%) Oracle RMAN
14 6 (0.16%) Apache Flume
15 4 (0.11%) StorNext
15 4 (0.11%) IAG
Systems Management
1 29 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
2 26 (0.69%) SCOM
3 24 (0.64%) Tivoli
3 24 (0.64%) SCCM
4 23 (0.61%) Puppet
5 9 (0.24%) CA Spectrum
6 6 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (0.16%) OpenNMS
6 6 (0.16%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 5 (0.13%) OpenSSO
7 5 (0.13%) Oracle EDQ
8 4 (0.11%) Windows Intune
8 4 (0.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 3 (0.080%) NetBackup
9 3 (0.080%) Oracle Identity Management
10 2 (0.053%) SCOrch
11 1 (0.027%) XenMobile
11 1 (0.027%) logstash
11 1 (0.027%) HP UCMDB
11 1 (0.027%) nmon
Vendors
1 832 (22.21%) Oracle
2 625 (16.68%) Microsoft
3 354 (9.45%) SAP
4 286 (7.63%) VMware
5 255 (6.81%) Cisco
6 215 (5.74%) IBM
7 149 (3.98%) EMC
8 145 (3.87%) Citrix
9 138 (3.68%) NetApp
10 115 (3.07%) HP
11 71 (1.90%) Salesforce.com
12 65 (1.74%) TIBCO
13 55 (1.47%) Informatica
14 52 (1.39%) Red Hat
15 50 (1.33%) Juniper
16 45 (1.20%) hybris
17 43 (1.15%) ATG
18 41 (1.09%) F5
19 40 (1.07%) Intel
19 40 (1.07%) Cognos
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London
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Salary: From £75,000 to £95,000 per annum Benefits and Bonus
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + excellent benefits
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East Sussex
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum Excellent benefits
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Salary: Competitive
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Farnborough, Hampshire
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Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 8 hours ago
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Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £85000 - £95000 per annum + bonus, pension, private health
Posted: 9 hours ago
South East
2Source Talent
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits Package
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Portsmouth, Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: £60000 - £65000 Per Annum + Bonus + Benefits + Flexible Work
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Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + Bonus and good flexible benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
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Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
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City, London
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London
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