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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 173 181 200
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 1837 1764 1449
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.81% 1.63% 1.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.92% 1.73% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1464 1247 1145
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 £90,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £67,500 £62,000
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +8.87%
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
95842 101955 94501
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.21% 94.45% 94.25%
Number of salaries quoted 80836 83289 79215
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 +23 834 £80,000 +6.66% 90
South East -30 324 £70,000 - 53
West Midlands +37 133 £63,299 -9.57% 30
Yorkshire -7 131 £65,000 +13.04% 17
East of England +16 130 £65,000 -3.70% 18
South West +8 106 £55,648 -3.22% 12
East Midlands +29 48 £57,500 - 5
North West -55 44 £62,000 +7.82% 24
North East - 16 £60,000 - 1
Midlands -5 6 £70,000 +7.69%
Solutions Architect
UK

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 974 (26.13%) Finance
2 925 (24.82%) Agile Software Development
3 868 (23.29%) Oracle
4 808 (21.68%) TOGAF
5 779 (20.90%) Java
6 699 (18.76%) Microsoft
7 597 (16.02%) SOA
8 547 (14.68%) .NET
9 511 (13.71%) Degree
10 444 (11.91%) SQL Server
11 438 (11.75%) Enterprise Architecture
12 418 (11.22%) Windows
13 395 (10.60%) E-Commerce
14 385 (10.33%) VMware
15 368 (9.87%) Retail
16 365 (9.79%) IBM
17 361 (9.69%) SAP
18 356 (9.55%) Project Management
19 350 (9.39%) Stakeholder Management
20 344 (9.23%) CRM
21 331 (8.88%) Banking
22 330 (8.85%) Cisco
23 321 (8.61%) SQL
24 319 (8.56%) Linux
25 311 (8.34%) Web Services
25 311 (8.34%) Analytical Skills
26 297 (7.97%) Zachman Framework
27 296 (7.94%) C#
28 294 (7.89%) MS Excel
29 292 (7.83%) Middleware

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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
1 282 (7.57%) WebSphere
2 179 (4.80%) SharePoint
3 155 (4.16%) Apache
4 138 (3.70%) IIS
5 123 (3.30%) Tomcat
6 102 (2.74%) WebLogic
7 101 (2.71%) JBoss
8 92 (2.47%) CMS
9 86 (2.31%) BizTalk Server
10 84 (2.25%) Oracle Coherence
11 78 (2.09%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 67 (1.80%) Node.js
13 49 (1.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 48 (1.29%) Apache Pig
15 47 (1.26%) SAS
16 37 (0.99%) Lync
17 31 (0.83%) Drupal
18 30 (0.80%) Liferay
18 30 (0.80%) Apache Solr
18 30 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 294 (7.89%) MS Excel
2 43 (1.15%) MS Office
3 36 (0.97%) MS Visio
4 31 (0.83%) SPSS
5 20 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
6 16 (0.43%) PowerPivot
7 10 (0.27%) InfoPath
8 7 (0.19%) MS Project
8 7 (0.19%) Mingle
9 5 (0.13%) FastStats
10 2 (0.054%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 91 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 71 (1.91%) SAP SCM
3 57 (1.53%) Oracle EBS
4 49 (1.31%) RMDS
5 34 (0.91%) SAP SD
6 32 (0.86%) SAP ERP
7 31 (0.83%) thinkFolio
7 31 (0.83%) SAP FI
8 29 (0.78%) HiInvest
8 29 (0.78%) HiPerformance
8 29 (0.78%) HiPortfolio
8 29 (0.78%) Decalog
8 29 (0.78%) LongView
8 29 (0.78%) SAP FI/CO
8 29 (0.78%) SAP HR
8 29 (0.78%) SAP CO
8 29 (0.78%) LatentZero
8 29 (0.78%) MultiFonds
8 29 (0.78%) Front Arena
8 29 (0.78%) PORTIA
Cloud Services
1 167 (4.48%) SaaS
2 156 (4.19%) Amazon AWS
3 135 (3.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 92 (2.47%) Cloud Computing
5 91 (2.44%) IaaS
6 75 (2.01%) PaaS
7 65 (1.74%) Office 365
8 47 (1.26%) Force.com
9 26 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
10 25 (0.67%) SuccessFactors
11 24 (0.64%) Amazon EMR
12 23 (0.62%) IBM PureFlex
13 10 (0.27%) Mimecast
14 9 (0.24%) OpenShift
15 7 (0.19%) Yammer
16 3 (0.080%) Amazon S3
17 2 (0.054%) Taleo
17 2 (0.054%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 2 (0.054%) IBM Blueworks
17 2 (0.054%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 195 (5.23%) LAN
1 195 (5.23%) WAN
2 149 (4.00%) SAN
3 107 (2.87%) HTTP
4 103 (2.76%) Internet
5 90 (2.41%) NAS
6 77 (2.07%) Fibre Channel
6 77 (2.07%) Multicast
7 76 (2.04%) FCoE
8 55 (1.48%) Firewall
9 54 (1.45%) iSCSI
10 53 (1.42%) MPLS
11 52 (1.40%) Network Security
12 48 (1.29%) TCP/IP
13 43 (1.15%) DNS
14 42 (1.13%) Unified Communications
15 34 (0.91%) Cisco Nexus
16 31 (0.83%) VPN
17 30 (0.80%) Wireless
18 25 (0.67%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 444 (11.91%) SQL Server
2 175 (4.70%) Data Warehouse
3 167 (4.48%) Big Data
4 161 (4.32%) Hadoop
5 145 (3.89%) Relational Database
6 127 (3.41%) DB2
7 103 (2.76%) NoSQL
8 89 (2.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 89 (2.39%) Oracle Database
9 87 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 82 (2.20%) RDBMS
10 82 (2.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 81 (2.17%) HBase
12 75 (2.01%) MySQL
13 52 (1.40%) MongoDB
14 51 (1.37%) Apache Cassandra
14 51 (1.37%) Apache Hive
15 45 (1.21%) Oracle Exadata
16 39 (1.05%) DTS
16 39 (1.05%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 71 (1.91%) Jenkins
2 40 (1.07%) TeamCity
2 40 (1.07%) Git (software)
3 37 (0.99%) Visual Studio
3 37 (0.99%) Octopus Deploy
4 34 (0.91%) Talend Open Studio
5 23 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
6 19 (0.51%) JUnit
7 17 (0.46%) Subversion
8 15 (0.40%) Maven
8 15 (0.40%) JIRA
9 13 (0.35%) Selenium
9 13 (0.35%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 10 (0.27%) Cucumber
11 9 (0.24%) NUnit
11 9 (0.24%) ERwin
11 9 (0.24%) SpecFlow
12 8 (0.21%) Mockito
13 6 (0.16%) Oracle APEX
13 6 (0.16%) Eclipse
General
1 974 (26.13%) Finance
2 368 (9.87%) Retail
3 331 (8.88%) Banking
4 245 (6.57%) Telecoms
5 198 (5.31%) Marketing
6 160 (4.29%) Manufacturing
7 56 (1.50%) Legal
8 54 (1.45%) Automotive
9 53 (1.42%) Investment Banking
10 48 (1.29%) Games
11 36 (0.97%) Publishing
11 36 (0.97%) Front Office
12 32 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
12 32 (0.86%) Law
13 28 (0.75%) Back Office
14 27 (0.72%) Financial Institution
15 25 (0.67%) Billing
16 24 (0.64%) Military
17 23 (0.62%) Retail Banking
18 20 (0.54%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 547 (14.68%) .NET
2 311 (8.34%) Web Services
3 292 (7.83%) Middleware
4 271 (7.27%) HTML
5 244 (6.55%) XML
6 166 (4.45%) J2EE
7 130 (3.49%) ASP.NET
8 126 (3.38%) CSS
9 112 (3.01%) SOAP
10 107 (2.87%) HTML5
11 87 (2.33%) REST
12 77 (2.07%) XSLT
13 70 (1.88%) Spring
14 69 (1.85%) Java EE
15 65 (1.74%) RESTful
16 62 (1.66%) JSON
17 59 (1.58%) .NET Framework
18 53 (1.42%) Rendezvous
19 51 (1.37%) Oracle Fusion
20 49 (1.31%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 311 (8.34%) Analytical Skills
2 241 (6.47%) Data Centre
3 223 (5.98%) Enterprise Software
4 198 (5.31%) Computer Science
5 131 (3.51%) Management Information System
6 92 (2.47%) N-Tier
7 73 (1.96%) Hybrid Cloud
8 58 (1.56%) Over-the-Top Content
8 58 (1.56%) IPTV
9 55 (1.48%) Mainframe
10 48 (1.29%) Mobile App
11 44 (1.18%) Enterprise Storage
11 44 (1.18%) User Experience
12 40 (1.07%) Social Media
13 37 (0.99%) Clustering
14 33 (0.89%) Data Integration
15 29 (0.78%) Economics
16 28 (0.75%) Client/Server
16 28 (0.75%) FlexPod
17 26 (0.70%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 418 (11.22%) Windows
2 319 (8.56%) Linux
3 151 (4.05%) Solaris
4 112 (3.01%) UNIX
5 82 (2.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 74 (1.99%) AIX
7 40 (1.07%) HPUX
8 32 (0.86%) Android
9 30 (0.80%) Apple iOS
10 29 (0.78%) SUSE
11 26 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
12 24 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
13 23 (0.62%) OS/400
13 23 (0.62%) zOS
14 17 (0.46%) Ubuntu
15 16 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
16 11 (0.30%) MVS
17 10 (0.27%) Windows 7
18 8 (0.21%) Oracle Linux
19 7 (0.19%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 925 (24.82%) Agile Software Development
2 808 (21.68%) TOGAF
3 597 (16.02%) SOA
4 438 (11.75%) Enterprise Architecture
5 395 (10.60%) E-Commerce
6 356 (9.55%) Project Management
7 350 (9.39%) Stakeholder Management
8 344 (9.23%) CRM
9 297 (7.97%) Zachman Framework
10 281 (7.54%) Business Intelligence
11 261 (7.00%) SDLC
12 251 (6.73%) Open Source
13 235 (6.31%) ERP
13 235 (6.31%) Technical Architecture
14 234 (6.28%) Scrum
15 229 (6.14%) UML
16 214 (5.74%) ITIL
17 209 (5.61%) Business Development
17 209 (5.61%) Analytics
18 180 (4.83%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 779 (20.90%) Java
2 321 (8.61%) SQL
3 296 (7.94%) C#
4 215 (5.77%) JavaScript
5 111 (2.98%) PHP
6 63 (1.69%) Python
7 61 (1.64%) C
8 59 (1.58%) C++
9 36 (0.97%) R
10 34 (0.91%) Perl
11 18 (0.48%) VB.NET
12 13 (0.35%) Ruby
13 12 (0.32%) Apex Code
14 9 (0.24%) Shell Script
14 9 (0.24%) ABAP
14 9 (0.24%) T-SQL
15 8 (0.21%) VB
15 8 (0.21%) Scala
16 7 (0.19%) COBOL
16 7 (0.19%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 511 (13.71%) Degree
2 150 (4.02%) Security Cleared
3 94 (2.52%) SC Cleared
4 93 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
5 74 (1.99%) CCNP
6 68 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
7 34 (0.91%) CCDP
8 31 (0.83%) CITP
9 30 (0.80%) CCIE
10 27 (0.72%) CISSP
11 26 (0.70%) PMI Certification
12 25 (0.67%) MCSE
13 24 (0.64%) CCVP
13 24 (0.64%) DV Cleared
14 23 (0.62%) CCNA
15 21 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
15 21 (0.56%) PMP
16 16 (0.43%) CISA
17 15 (0.40%) CEH
17 15 (0.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 155 (4.16%) QA
2 27 (0.72%) COBIT
3 26 (0.70%) ISO 9001
4 18 (0.48%) PCI DSS
5 17 (0.46%) SLA
6 16 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 14 (0.38%) HL7
8 10 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 10 (0.27%) Solvency II
9 8 (0.21%) Data Quality
10 5 (0.13%) Basel II
11 4 (0.11%) ISO 8583
12 3 (0.080%) DICOM
13 2 (0.054%) IAS 39
13 2 (0.054%) GxP
13 2 (0.054%) BS15000
13 2 (0.054%) Dodd-Frank
13 2 (0.054%) EMIR
14 1 (0.027%) CRD IV
14 1 (0.027%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 259 (6.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 144 (3.86%) Hyper-V
3 91 (2.44%) Active Directory
4 78 (2.09%) NFS
5 77 (2.07%) SRDF
6 72 (1.93%) KVM
7 58 (1.56%) XenApp
8 56 (1.50%) Oracle RAC
9 54 (1.45%) Xen
10 32 (0.86%) XenDesktop
11 31 (0.83%) Apache Flume
12 24 (0.64%) vCloud
13 22 (0.59%) vSphere
14 20 (0.54%) VMware ESX
15 17 (0.46%) XenServer
16 15 (0.40%) Terminal Services
16 15 (0.40%) Docker
17 13 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
18 5 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
19 3 (0.080%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 61 (1.64%) Puppet
2 47 (1.26%) Opscode Chef
3 42 (1.13%) SCCM
4 39 (1.05%) Tivoli
5 16 (0.43%) SCOM
6 10 (0.27%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 10 (0.27%) TeamSite
6 10 (0.27%) Cisco UCCE
7 8 (0.21%) Legato
7 8 (0.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 7 (0.19%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 6 (0.16%) McAfee ePO
10 5 (0.13%) Cisco UCCX
10 5 (0.13%) Nagios
11 4 (0.11%) NetBackup
11 4 (0.11%) EMC NetWorker
12 3 (0.080%) SCOrch
12 3 (0.080%) Cisco CUCM
12 3 (0.080%) Oozie
12 3 (0.080%) SCSM
Vendors
1 868 (23.29%) Oracle
2 699 (18.76%) Microsoft
3 385 (10.33%) VMware
4 365 (9.79%) IBM
5 361 (9.69%) SAP
6 330 (8.85%) Cisco
7 212 (5.69%) NetApp
8 164 (4.40%) hybris
9 147 (3.94%) EMC
10 142 (3.81%) HP
11 130 (3.49%) Salesforce.com
12 119 (3.19%) Citrix
13 115 (3.09%) ATG
14 110 (2.95%) Red Hat
15 99 (2.66%) TIBCO
16 72 (1.93%) Intel
17 62 (1.66%) CheckPoint
18 61 (1.64%) Juniper
19 60 (1.61%) Adobe
20 59 (1.58%) Sybase
London
Venturi
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum + Car, Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Aim Hire Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum Bonus, Stock Options, Pension
Posted: 1 hour ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: 65k-85k
Posted: 3 hours ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: 45k-65K EXCELLENT PACKAGE
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: 45k-65K EXCELLENT PACKAGE
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: 45k-65K EXCELLENT PACKAGE
Posted: 3 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: 45k-65K EXCELLENT PACKAGE
Posted: 3 hours ago
South East
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £85000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum plus car and bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
South West
Volaris Exec
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Berkshire
TELSTRA Associates
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum £65-80k+
Posted: 4 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
TELSTRA Associates
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum £65-80k+
Posted: 4 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Cubic Transportation Systems Limited
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
GFT
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 hours ago
Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 5 hours ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £68K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £68K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £68K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K Basic + 5K Car + 20% Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago