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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 167 196 182
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 1812 1433 1716
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.66% 1.41% 1.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.76% 1.50% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1291 1147 1383
Average salary £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £87,500 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -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
103240 95834 105354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.38% 94.23% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 84283 80255 90787
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
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 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 22 August 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 22 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
London +17 787 £75,000 +3.44% 93
South East -2 410 £70,000 +7.69% 47
Yorkshire +38 164 £60,000 +9.09% 13
East of England +47 127 £67,500 +12.50% 14
North West +43 108 £57,500 -8.00% 15
West Midlands +15 90 £68,750 +7.42% 13
South West +32 88 £57,250 -0.43% 13
East Midlands -10 31 £57,500 +4.54% 5
Midlands +9 1 £65,000 -10.34%
Solutions Architect
UK

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 798 (22.66%) Finance
2 765 (21.73%) Oracle
3 698 (19.82%) SOA
4 679 (19.28%) Java
5 569 (16.16%) TOGAF
6 563 (15.99%) .NET
7 557 (15.82%) Microsoft
8 444 (12.61%) Degree
9 376 (10.68%) SQL Server
9 376 (10.68%) SAP
10 373 (10.59%) CRM
11 356 (10.11%) Enterprise Architecture
12 341 (9.68%) SQL
13 331 (9.40%) Business Intelligence
14 330 (9.37%) Web Services
15 327 (9.29%) Project Management
16 297 (8.44%) Windows
17 288 (8.18%) Technical Architecture
18 287 (8.15%) E-Commerce
19 284 (8.07%) UML
20 283 (8.04%) Middleware
21 280 (7.95%) Telecoms
22 260 (7.38%) ERP
23 258 (7.33%) XML
23 258 (7.33%) Retail
24 257 (7.30%) Stakeholder Management
25 256 (7.27%) Linux
26 255 (7.24%) ITIL
27 249 (7.07%) Banking
28 241 (6.84%) Agile Software Development

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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
1 194 (5.51%) SharePoint
2 186 (5.28%) WebSphere
3 151 (4.29%) Apache
4 103 (2.93%) WebLogic
5 91 (2.58%) BizTalk Server
6 89 (2.53%) IIS
6 89 (2.53%) Tomcat
7 79 (2.24%) CMS
8 53 (1.51%) WebLogic Portal
9 41 (1.16%) SAS
10 34 (0.97%) MS Exchange
10 34 (0.97%) Drupal
11 30 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
12 25 (0.71%) WebSphere Application Server
12 25 (0.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 24 (0.68%) Lync
14 22 (0.62%) SharePoint Server
15 21 (0.60%) Apache Solr
16 18 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
16 18 (0.51%) OpenStack
Applications
1 219 (6.22%) MS Excel
2 30 (0.85%) MS Office
3 29 (0.82%) MS Visio
4 24 (0.68%) SPSS
5 14 (0.40%) MS Project
6 9 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (0.11%) InfoPath
7 4 (0.11%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.085%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.085%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 116 (3.29%) Oracle EBS
2 70 (1.99%) Oracle ERP
3 60 (1.70%) Oracle EBS R12
4 41 (1.16%) Oracle Applications
5 38 (1.08%) SAP SCM
6 36 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
7 30 (0.85%) Maximo
8 23 (0.65%) Oracle BPM
8 23 (0.65%) Oracle Retail
9 20 (0.57%) SAP CRM
10 17 (0.48%) Oracle SCM
10 17 (0.48%) RMDS
11 16 (0.45%) Oracle CRM
12 15 (0.43%) AquaLogic BPM
13 14 (0.40%) SAP APO
14 13 (0.37%) Oracle Financials
14 13 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
15 12 (0.34%) Cognos TM1
15 12 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
15 12 (0.34%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 78 (2.22%) SaaS
2 61 (1.73%) IaaS
3 57 (1.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 54 (1.53%) Amazon AWS
5 43 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
6 40 (1.14%) PaaS
7 32 (0.91%) Office 365
8 14 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
8 14 (0.40%) Force.com
9 10 (0.28%) Amazon EMR
10 4 (0.11%) Taleo
11 3 (0.085%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.057%) SuccessFactors
12 2 (0.057%) Amazon ELB
13 1 (0.028%) LucidChart
13 1 (0.028%) Google Apps
13 1 (0.028%) GitHub
13 1 (0.028%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 152 (4.32%) Internet
2 129 (3.66%) LAN
3 120 (3.41%) WAN
4 115 (3.27%) HTTP
5 111 (3.15%) SAN
6 70 (1.99%) Firewall
7 34 (0.97%) Broadband
7 34 (0.97%) AMQP
8 32 (0.91%) TCP/IP
9 29 (0.82%) DNS
10 26 (0.74%) NAS
10 26 (0.74%) 3G
11 24 (0.68%) 4G
11 24 (0.68%) VPN
12 23 (0.65%) Network Security
12 23 (0.65%) Multicast
13 22 (0.62%) Unified Communications
14 21 (0.60%) VoIP
15 20 (0.57%) Cisco Nexus
15 20 (0.57%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 376 (10.68%) SQL Server
2 157 (4.46%) Data Warehouse
3 151 (4.29%) Relational Database
4 126 (3.58%) MySQL
5 102 (2.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 94 (2.67%) Oracle Database
6 94 (2.67%) Big Data
7 88 (2.50%) RDBMS
8 78 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 70 (1.99%) NoSQL
9 70 (1.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 62 (1.76%) Oracle BI EE
11 51 (1.45%) Hadoop
12 48 (1.36%) DB2
13 45 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
14 44 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
14 44 (1.25%) Data Mining
15 42 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
16 41 (1.16%) Amazon Redshift
17 39 (1.11%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 63 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 59 (1.68%) Visual Studio
3 39 (1.11%) Subversion
4 37 (1.05%) Git (software)
5 25 (0.71%) Mockito
6 22 (0.62%) Eclipse
7 18 (0.51%) MSBuild
8 17 (0.48%) Rational Rose
9 14 (0.40%) Selenium
9 14 (0.40%) JUnit
9 14 (0.40%) Jenkins
10 12 (0.34%) NUnit
11 11 (0.31%) JIRA
12 7 (0.20%) Hudson
12 7 (0.20%) Talend Open Studio
13 6 (0.17%) Lombardi
13 6 (0.17%) Fiddler
13 6 (0.17%) ReSharper
13 6 (0.17%) Ant
14 5 (0.14%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 798 (22.66%) Finance
2 280 (7.95%) Telecoms
3 258 (7.33%) Retail
4 249 (7.07%) Banking
5 175 (4.97%) Marketing
6 84 (2.39%) Manufacturing
7 82 (2.33%) Billing
8 75 (2.13%) Legal
9 65 (1.85%) Publishing
10 63 (1.79%) Advertising
11 61 (1.73%) Law
12 53 (1.51%) Back Office
13 29 (0.82%) Military
13 29 (0.82%) Investment Banking
14 28 (0.80%) Electronics
15 27 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
16 23 (0.65%) Local Government
17 22 (0.62%) Automotive
18 20 (0.57%) Games
19 19 (0.54%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 563 (15.99%) .NET
2 330 (9.37%) Web Services
3 283 (8.04%) Middleware
4 258 (7.33%) XML
5 239 (6.79%) HTML
6 216 (6.13%) J2EE
7 185 (5.25%) ASP.NET
8 152 (4.32%) CSS
9 123 (3.49%) Spring
10 114 (3.24%) Oracle Fusion
11 110 (3.12%) SOAP
12 100 (2.84%) LAMP
13 92 (2.61%) WCF
14 87 (2.47%) REST
14 87 (2.47%) jQuery
14 87 (2.47%) .NET Framework
15 82 (2.33%) XSLT
16 73 (2.07%) Java EE
17 68 (1.93%) HTML5
18 57 (1.62%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 224 (6.36%) Enterprise Software
2 197 (5.60%) Open Source
3 130 (3.69%) Computer Science
4 89 (2.53%) N-Tier
5 78 (2.22%) Management Information System
6 77 (2.19%) Clustering
7 71 (2.02%) Digital Media
8 56 (1.59%) Mainframe
9 55 (1.56%) Data Integration
10 40 (1.14%) Visualisation
11 34 (0.97%) Symmetrix
12 32 (0.91%) RIA
12 32 (0.91%) Client/Server
13 30 (0.85%) Mathematics
14 27 (0.77%) Smartphone
14 27 (0.77%) Mobile App
15 24 (0.68%) Blog
16 23 (0.65%) FMCG
17 22 (0.62%) CESG
18 19 (0.54%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 297 (8.44%) Windows
2 256 (7.27%) Linux
3 108 (3.07%) Solaris
4 94 (2.67%) UNIX
4 94 (2.67%) Android
5 71 (2.02%) Apple iOS
6 35 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 33 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 32 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
9 30 (0.85%) AIX
9 30 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
10 19 (0.54%) SUSE
11 18 (0.51%) Windows Phone
12 14 (0.40%) Windows 7
12 14 (0.40%) HPUX
13 11 (0.31%) OS/400
13 11 (0.31%) zOS
14 9 (0.26%) Windows 8
15 6 (0.17%) Debian
16 4 (0.11%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 698 (19.82%) SOA
2 569 (16.16%) TOGAF
3 373 (10.59%) CRM
4 356 (10.11%) Enterprise Architecture
5 331 (9.40%) Business Intelligence
6 327 (9.29%) Project Management
7 288 (8.18%) Technical Architecture
8 287 (8.15%) E-Commerce
9 284 (8.07%) UML
10 260 (7.38%) ERP
11 257 (7.30%) Stakeholder Management
12 255 (7.24%) ITIL
13 241 (6.84%) Agile Software Development
14 232 (6.59%) Scrum
15 226 (6.42%) Zachman Framework
16 185 (5.25%) Business Development
17 182 (5.17%) Migration
17 182 (5.17%) Analytics
18 171 (4.86%) Waterfall
18 171 (4.86%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 679 (19.28%) Java
2 341 (9.68%) SQL
3 232 (6.59%) JavaScript
4 217 (6.16%) C#
5 125 (3.55%) PHP
6 77 (2.19%) Python
7 73 (2.07%) T-SQL
8 58 (1.65%) Perl
9 37 (1.05%) Ruby
10 31 (0.88%) C
11 28 (0.80%) C++
12 23 (0.65%) PowerShell
13 17 (0.48%) COBOL
14 15 (0.43%) R
15 12 (0.34%) PL/SQL
16 11 (0.31%) XQuery
17 10 (0.28%) Objective-C
17 10 (0.28%) VB.NET
18 9 (0.26%) Scala
19 8 (0.23%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 444 (12.61%) Degree
2 188 (5.34%) Security Cleared
3 113 (3.21%) SC Cleared
4 85 (2.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 63 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
6 39 (1.11%) MCITP
6 39 (1.11%) MCSE
7 34 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
8 33 (0.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 25 (0.71%) CCNA
10 22 (0.62%) ISEB
11 21 (0.60%) Citrix Certification
12 20 (0.57%) CCIE
13 19 (0.54%) CCNP
14 18 (0.51%) DV Cleared
15 16 (0.45%) VCAP
16 15 (0.43%) CISSP
17 14 (0.40%) PMI Certification
17 14 (0.40%) CCIA
18 12 (0.34%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 144 (4.09%) QA
2 39 (1.11%) Data Quality
3 35 (0.99%) COBIT
4 31 (0.88%) SLA
4 31 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 30 (0.85%) ISO 9001
6 19 (0.54%) JSP 440
7 15 (0.43%) HL7
7 15 (0.43%) PCI DSS
8 8 (0.23%) CRD IV
9 6 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 4 (0.11%) IAS 39
10 4 (0.11%) ISO 8583
10 4 (0.11%) Basel II
11 2 (0.057%) Basel III
11 2 (0.057%) TickIT
12 1 (0.028%) COREP
12 1 (0.028%) BS15000
System Software
1 181 (5.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 86 (2.44%) Hyper-V
3 70 (1.99%) Active Directory
4 34 (0.97%) vCloud
5 24 (0.68%) XenDesktop
6 21 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
7 20 (0.57%) vSphere
8 18 (0.51%) XenApp
9 17 (0.48%) NFS
9 17 (0.48%) SRDF
10 14 (0.40%) KVM
11 12 (0.34%) Xen
12 10 (0.28%) Apache Flume
13 8 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
14 7 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
15 6 (0.17%) VMware ESX
16 4 (0.11%) XenServer
16 4 (0.11%) Forefront TMG
16 4 (0.11%) UAG
16 4 (0.11%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 39 (1.11%) SCCM
2 26 (0.74%) SCOM
3 22 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (0.40%) Tivoli
5 12 (0.34%) Puppet
5 12 (0.34%) OpenSSO
5 12 (0.34%) CA Spectrum
6 6 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (0.14%) Oracle EDQ
7 5 (0.14%) CA SiteMinder
8 4 (0.11%) Nagios
9 3 (0.085%) Oracle Identity Management
10 2 (0.057%) OpenNMS
10 2 (0.057%) EMC NetWorker
10 2 (0.057%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 2 (0.057%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 1 (0.028%) SCOrch
11 1 (0.028%) Cisco UCCX
11 1 (0.028%) Cisco CUCM
11 1 (0.028%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 765 (21.73%) Oracle
2 557 (15.82%) Microsoft
3 376 (10.68%) SAP
4 214 (6.08%) VMware
5 208 (5.91%) Cisco
6 194 (5.51%) IBM
7 123 (3.49%) EMC
8 107 (3.04%) Citrix
9 80 (2.27%) NetApp
10 71 (2.02%) HP
11 64 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
12 54 (1.53%) Informatica
13 49 (1.39%) TIBCO
14 45 (1.28%) Red Hat
14 45 (1.28%) F5
15 39 (1.11%) Google
15 39 (1.11%) Business Objects
16 38 (1.08%) ATG
17 35 (0.99%) hybris
17 35 (0.99%) Juniper
Reading, Berkshire
Citrus Global Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £80,000 to £95,000 per annum Based On Experience + Package
Posted: 10 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Connectus
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Brentwood, Essex
The People Network
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + 5-8k car, bonus, pension, medical
Posted: 11 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + car+bonus+bens
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 11 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Charlotte James Associates
Salary: £50000 - £51000 per annum + £15k + car + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Berkshire
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Posted: 16 hours ago
Hertfordshire
IT Retail People Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Base and benefits
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Manchester, Lancashire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £Excellent + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Network IT Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: Up to £120,000 per annum 15% of salary cash/benefits package in additi
Posted: Yesterday
Derby, Derbyshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus + Good Benefits
Posted: Yesterday