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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 152 167 177
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 2003 1756 1740
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.93% 1.75% 1.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.04% 1.84% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1511 1303 1452
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 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £87,500 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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
98061 95266 102493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.68% 94.72% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82304 78117 89013
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 December 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 December 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 +14 985 £75,000 - 63
South East -19 341 £65,000 - 37
South West +28 136 £57,500 +4.54% 14
Yorkshire -26 126 £60,000 - 10
East of England +17 125 £70,000 +16.66% 6
West Midlands +21 91 £67,500 +12.50% 8
North West +3 79 £65,000 +2.36% 9
East Midlands +59 71 £55,500 -7.50% 4
North East -11 10 £55,000 +2.32%
Midlands -1 2 £78,750 +36.95%
Solutions Architect
UK

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 954 (24.95%) Finance
2 855 (22.36%) Oracle
3 811 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
4 797 (20.85%) Java
5 746 (19.51%) TOGAF
6 709 (18.55%) SOA
7 623 (16.30%) Microsoft
8 581 (15.20%) .NET
9 458 (11.98%) Enterprise Architecture
10 436 (11.40%) Retail
11 414 (10.83%) Stakeholder Management
12 403 (10.54%) Banking
13 396 (10.36%) Degree
14 385 (10.07%) SAP
15 356 (9.31%) E-Commerce
16 322 (8.42%) Web Services
17 320 (8.37%) UML
18 319 (8.34%) Project Management
19 315 (8.24%) CRM
20 314 (8.21%) SQL
20 314 (8.21%) J2EE
21 312 (8.16%) Windows
21 312 (8.16%) VMware
22 310 (8.11%) SQL Server
23 308 (8.06%) Zachman Framework
24 296 (7.74%) Mentoring
25 292 (7.64%) Middleware
26 286 (7.48%) Telecoms
27 282 (7.38%) Scrum
28 278 (7.27%) Linux

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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
1 227 (5.94%) SharePoint
2 217 (5.68%) WebSphere
3 137 (3.58%) Apache
4 106 (2.77%) WebLogic
5 101 (2.64%) CMS
6 78 (2.04%) Tomcat
7 72 (1.88%) BizTalk Server
8 67 (1.75%) IIS
9 59 (1.54%) MS Exchange
10 58 (1.52%) SharePoint 2010
11 46 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
12 45 (1.18%) Apache Solr
13 38 (0.99%) WebSphere Application Server
13 38 (0.99%) Drupal
14 36 (0.94%) CICS
15 35 (0.92%) Lync
16 31 (0.81%) OpenStack
17 30 (0.78%) Oracle Coherence
18 29 (0.76%) JBoss
19 28 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 159 (4.16%) MS Excel
2 47 (1.23%) MS Office
3 25 (0.65%) MS Visio
4 14 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (0.21%) InfoPath
5 8 (0.21%) Photoshop
6 7 (0.18%) MS Project
6 7 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (0.13%) SPSS
8 1 (0.026%) Edge Animate
8 1 (0.026%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 119 (3.11%) Oracle EBS
2 71 (1.86%) Oracle ERP
3 52 (1.36%) Oracle EBS R12
4 39 (1.02%) Oracle Applications
4 39 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
4 39 (1.02%) SAP SCM
5 32 (0.84%) Oracle Financials
6 24 (0.63%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 20 (0.52%) SAP FI
8 19 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 19 (0.50%) SAP FI/CO
8 19 (0.50%) SAP CO
9 18 (0.47%) Maximo
10 17 (0.44%) Oracle BPM
11 15 (0.39%) Oracle Retail
11 15 (0.39%) RMDS
12 14 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
13 13 (0.34%) SAP HR
14 11 (0.29%) SAP MM
14 11 (0.29%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 118 (3.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 109 (2.85%) SaaS
3 71 (1.86%) IaaS
4 66 (1.73%) Office 365
5 64 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
6 61 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
7 54 (1.41%) PaaS
8 23 (0.60%) Force.com
9 12 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
10 7 (0.18%) OpenShift
11 6 (0.16%) Amazon S3
12 4 (0.10%) SuccessFactors
12 4 (0.10%) Google Cloud Platform
13 3 (0.078%) Amazon EMR
13 3 (0.078%) CloudFront
14 2 (0.052%) Amazon ELB
14 2 (0.052%) GitHub
15 1 (0.026%) Taleo
15 1 (0.026%) Rackspace Cloud
15 1 (0.026%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 187 (4.89%) SAN
2 163 (4.26%) Internet
3 161 (4.21%) LAN
4 145 (3.79%) WAN
5 101 (2.64%) HTTP
6 77 (2.01%) Firewall
7 62 (1.62%) NAS
8 46 (1.20%) TCP/IP
9 36 (0.94%) Wireless
10 34 (0.89%) DNS
11 29 (0.76%) Broadband
12 27 (0.71%) VPN
13 26 (0.68%) Network Security
14 25 (0.65%) Unified Communications
14 25 (0.65%) 4G
15 24 (0.63%) Cisco Nexus
16 23 (0.60%) 3G
17 22 (0.58%) PBX
18 21 (0.55%) Multicast
19 20 (0.52%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 310 (8.11%) SQL Server
2 134 (3.51%) Relational Database
3 132 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
4 118 (3.09%) MySQL
5 110 (2.88%) DB2
6 98 (2.56%) RDBMS
7 93 (2.43%) Oracle Database
8 87 (2.28%) NoSQL
9 75 (1.96%) Big Data
10 68 (1.78%) Oracle BI EE
11 45 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 41 (1.07%) Oracle Exadata
13 35 (0.92%) Hadoop
14 32 (0.84%) Oracle ODI
15 27 (0.71%) OLAP
15 27 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
16 24 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 24 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
17 23 (0.60%) Oracle OLAP
18 21 (0.55%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 59 (1.54%) Visual Studio
2 38 (0.99%) Selenium
2 38 (0.99%) Git (software)
3 31 (0.81%) Mockito
4 30 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
5 20 (0.52%) JIRA
6 18 (0.47%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 18 (0.47%) Eclipse
7 16 (0.42%) Jenkins
8 13 (0.34%) JUnit
9 12 (0.31%) Rational Rose
9 12 (0.31%) Subversion
10 11 (0.29%) Ant
11 10 (0.26%) Toad
11 10 (0.26%) MSBuild
12 8 (0.21%) Lombardi
12 8 (0.21%) NUnit
13 7 (0.18%) Oracle Forms
13 7 (0.18%) Talend Open Studio
14 5 (0.13%) SpecFlow
General
1 954 (24.95%) Finance
2 436 (11.40%) Retail
3 403 (10.54%) Banking
4 286 (7.48%) Telecoms
5 183 (4.79%) Marketing
6 105 (2.75%) Manufacturing
7 73 (1.91%) Legal
8 66 (1.73%) Back Office
9 64 (1.67%) Games
10 63 (1.65%) Investment Banking
11 62 (1.62%) Billing
12 46 (1.20%) Law
13 39 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
14 32 (0.84%) Military
14 32 (0.84%) Publishing
15 30 (0.78%) Financial Institution
15 30 (0.78%) Retail Banking
16 26 (0.68%) Automotive
17 25 (0.65%) Aerospace
17 25 (0.65%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 581 (15.20%) .NET
2 322 (8.42%) Web Services
3 314 (8.21%) J2EE
4 292 (7.64%) Middleware
5 276 (7.22%) HTML
6 262 (6.85%) XML
7 193 (5.05%) ASP.NET
8 182 (4.76%) Spring
9 149 (3.90%) CSS
10 128 (3.35%) SOAP
11 110 (2.88%) HTML5
12 105 (2.75%) Oracle Fusion
13 97 (2.54%) Java EE
14 85 (2.22%) jQuery
14 85 (2.22%) REST
15 77 (2.01%) Hibernate
15 77 (2.01%) XSLT
16 70 (1.83%) LAMP
17 69 (1.80%) JSON
18 58 (1.52%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 243 (6.36%) Analytical Skills
2 205 (5.36%) Open Source
3 166 (4.34%) Enterprise Software
4 140 (3.66%) Computer Science
5 114 (2.98%) Management Information System
6 80 (2.09%) N-Tier
7 72 (1.88%) Mainframe
8 64 (1.67%) Data Integration
9 42 (1.10%) Client/Server
10 41 (1.07%) FMCG
11 40 (1.05%) Mobile App
12 37 (0.97%) Online Banking
12 37 (0.97%) Clustering
13 34 (0.89%) Mathematics
14 33 (0.86%) Life Science
14 33 (0.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 32 (0.84%) FlexPod
16 30 (0.78%) User Experience
17 29 (0.76%) SWIFT
18 28 (0.73%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 312 (8.16%) Windows
2 278 (7.27%) Linux
3 90 (2.35%) UNIX
4 89 (2.33%) Solaris
5 72 (1.88%) Android
6 55 (1.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 50 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 50 (1.31%) AIX
8 48 (1.26%) Apple iOS
9 42 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
10 30 (0.78%) SUSE
11 29 (0.76%) HPUX
11 29 (0.76%) OS/400
11 29 (0.76%) zOS
12 18 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
13 15 (0.39%) Windows 7
14 12 (0.31%) Windows XP
15 7 (0.18%) Windows Phone
16 5 (0.13%) MVS
17 3 (0.078%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 811 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
2 746 (19.51%) TOGAF
3 709 (18.55%) SOA
4 458 (11.98%) Enterprise Architecture
5 414 (10.83%) Stakeholder Management
6 356 (9.31%) E-Commerce
7 320 (8.37%) UML
8 319 (8.34%) Project Management
9 315 (8.24%) CRM
10 308 (8.06%) Zachman Framework
11 296 (7.74%) Mentoring
12 282 (7.38%) Scrum
13 277 (7.25%) ITIL
14 263 (6.88%) ERP
15 255 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
16 247 (6.46%) Technical Architecture
17 195 (5.10%) Migration
18 180 (4.71%) Waterfall
19 174 (4.55%) Business Development
20 169 (4.42%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 797 (20.85%) Java
2 314 (8.21%) SQL
3 236 (6.17%) C#
4 201 (5.26%) JavaScript
5 77 (2.01%) PHP
6 60 (1.57%) Python
7 39 (1.02%) C
8 31 (0.81%) T-SQL
9 30 (0.78%) COBOL
10 29 (0.76%) C++
10 29 (0.76%) Ruby
11 22 (0.58%) Perl
12 21 (0.55%) PowerShell
13 19 (0.50%) VB.NET
14 14 (0.37%) Bash Shell
15 13 (0.34%) Scala
16 12 (0.31%) R
17 10 (0.26%) VB
18 9 (0.24%) Apex Code
19 7 (0.18%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 396 (10.36%) Degree
2 151 (3.95%) Security Cleared
3 87 (2.28%) Microsoft Certification
4 83 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
5 78 (2.04%) SC Cleared
6 64 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 60 (1.57%) MCSE
8 53 (1.39%) CCNA
9 29 (0.76%) ISEB
9 29 (0.76%) MCITP
10 24 (0.63%) Citrix Certification
11 22 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
12 21 (0.55%) DV Cleared
13 19 (0.50%) LPIC
13 19 (0.50%) CISSP
14 18 (0.47%) CCIA
15 17 (0.44%) VCAP
16 16 (0.42%) PMI Certification
16 16 (0.42%) CCNP
17 15 (0.39%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 129 (3.37%) QA
2 33 (0.86%) ISO 9001
3 26 (0.68%) SLA
4 18 (0.47%) PCI DSS
4 18 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 18 (0.47%) COBIT
5 12 (0.31%) ISO 8583
6 11 (0.29%) CRD IV
7 6 (0.16%) HL7
7 6 (0.16%) JSP 440
8 5 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.10%) Basel II
9 4 (0.10%) HIPAA
9 4 (0.10%) PABP
10 2 (0.052%) Basel III
10 2 (0.052%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.026%) EMIR
11 1 (0.026%) Dodd-Frank
11 1 (0.026%) BS15000
11 1 (0.026%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 234 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 112 (2.93%) Hyper-V
3 94 (2.46%) Active Directory
4 38 (0.99%) vSphere
5 33 (0.86%) XenDesktop
5 33 (0.86%) KVM
6 27 (0.71%) vCloud
7 23 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
8 19 (0.50%) NFS
9 17 (0.44%) SRDF
10 15 (0.39%) XenApp
11 10 (0.26%) XenServer
11 10 (0.26%) Xen
11 10 (0.26%) VMware ESX
12 7 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
12 7 (0.18%) ISA Server
12 7 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
13 6 (0.16%) Oracle RMAN
14 4 (0.10%) Terminal Services
14 4 (0.10%) StorNext
Systems Management
1 53 (1.39%) Tivoli
2 36 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
3 32 (0.84%) Puppet
4 29 (0.76%) SCCM
5 26 (0.68%) SCOM
6 15 (0.39%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 8 (0.21%) OpenNMS
7 8 (0.21%) Windows Intune
8 5 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (0.10%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 3 (0.078%) NetBackup
10 3 (0.078%) yum
10 3 (0.078%) SCOrch
11 2 (0.052%) OpenView
11 2 (0.052%) Netcool
11 2 (0.052%) Nagios
12 1 (0.026%) ARCserve
12 1 (0.026%) Unicenter
12 1 (0.026%) Legato
12 1 (0.026%) MOM
Vendors
1 855 (22.36%) Oracle
2 623 (16.30%) Microsoft
3 385 (10.07%) SAP
4 312 (8.16%) VMware
5 269 (7.04%) Cisco
6 268 (7.01%) IBM
7 172 (4.50%) NetApp
8 168 (4.39%) HP
9 164 (4.29%) Citrix
10 146 (3.82%) EMC
11 100 (2.62%) Salesforce.com
12 83 (2.17%) TIBCO
13 81 (2.12%) Juniper
14 68 (1.78%) hybris
15 62 (1.62%) Red Hat
16 57 (1.49%) Symantec
17 53 (1.39%) CheckPoint
18 48 (1.26%) ATG
19 46 (1.20%) Siebel
20 45 (1.18%) Cognos
City, London
Gold Group
Salary: £75000 - £110000 per annum + 10% bonus and bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
Surrey
Salt
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Package & Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Gemini Search
Salary: From £65,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £60,000 to £85,000 per annum + attractive package and career prog
Posted: 3 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
ISL
Salary: £38000 - £52000 per annum + pension, flexible hours, healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Linux Recruit
Salary: From £90,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
Kainos
Salary: £70,000 - £90,000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Volaris Exec
Salary: £90000 - £140000 per annum + car, bonus + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Roc Search
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum + Excellent Benefit Package + up-to
Posted: 4 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Roc Search
Salary: £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum Excellent salary plus variable
Posted: 4 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
ARM Technology
Salary: £65 - £95 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + sales bonus, 25 days holiday
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath, Avon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus+Benefits+Excellent Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
GE Capital
Salary: Competitive Salary & Great Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 78000 - 95000 package
Posted: 5 days ago