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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 167 181 204
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 1880 1781 1452
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.84% 1.63% 1.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.95% 1.72% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1450 1308 1175
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 £54,200 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £90,000 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £67,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +8.00%
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
96246 103337 95812
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.32% 94.46% 94.27%
Number of salaries quoted 80520 85095 80045
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 £26,500 £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 3 August 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 August 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 +27 882 £80,000 +6.66% 91
South East -14 335 £67,500 -3.57% 35
Yorkshire -21 138 £65,000 +8.33% 9
East of England +20 137 £65,000 -3.70% 4
West Midlands +22 111 £65,000 - 21
South West -8 103 £55,648 -7.25% 15
East Midlands +36 55 £60,000 +4.34% 3
North West -43 49 £65,000 +8.33% 9
North East -1 14 £60,000 +14.28% 2
Midlands - 8 £70,000 - 1
Solutions Architect
UK

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 1017 (26.83%) Finance
2 918 (24.22%) Oracle
3 906 (23.90%) Agile Software Development
4 822 (21.68%) Java
5 773 (20.39%) TOGAF
6 704 (18.57%) Microsoft
7 594 (15.67%) .NET
8 579 (15.27%) SOA
9 515 (13.58%) Degree
10 455 (12.00%) SQL Server
11 426 (11.24%) Enterprise Architecture
12 425 (11.21%) Windows
13 414 (10.92%) IBM
14 410 (10.82%) Retail
15 405 (10.68%) E-Commerce
16 383 (10.10%) VMware
17 360 (9.50%) SAP
18 352 (9.29%) Cisco
19 351 (9.26%) SQL
20 350 (9.23%) Stakeholder Management
21 347 (9.15%) Project Management
22 343 (9.05%) Banking
23 336 (8.86%) Linux
24 332 (8.76%) CRM
25 324 (8.55%) WebSphere
26 314 (8.28%) C#
27 313 (8.26%) Web Services
28 312 (8.23%) Zachman Framework
29 308 (8.12%) Business Intelligence
30 297 (7.83%) Middleware

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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
1 324 (8.55%) WebSphere
2 204 (5.38%) SharePoint
3 175 (4.62%) Apache
4 134 (3.53%) IIS
5 123 (3.24%) Tomcat
6 115 (3.03%) WebLogic
7 101 (2.66%) Oracle Coherence
8 93 (2.45%) JBoss
9 87 (2.29%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 86 (2.27%) CMS
11 80 (2.11%) BizTalk Server
12 59 (1.56%) Node.js
13 48 (1.27%) Apache Pig
13 48 (1.27%) SAS
14 43 (1.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 41 (1.08%) Lync
16 35 (0.92%) Drupal
16 35 (0.92%) MS Exchange
17 33 (0.87%) WebSphere Application Server
17 33 (0.87%) Liferay
Applications
1 295 (7.78%) MS Excel
2 49 (1.29%) MS Office
3 36 (0.95%) MS Visio
4 31 (0.82%) SPSS
5 17 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
5 17 (0.45%) PowerPivot
6 14 (0.37%) InfoPath
7 8 (0.21%) MS Project
8 7 (0.18%) Mingle
9 5 (0.13%) FastStats
10 2 (0.053%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 75 (1.98%) SAP SCM
2 72 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
3 54 (1.42%) RMDS
4 52 (1.37%) Oracle EBS
5 40 (1.06%) SAP FI
6 39 (1.03%) SAP FI/CO
6 39 (1.03%) SAP CO
7 38 (1.00%) SAP ERP
8 32 (0.84%) SAP SD
9 31 (0.82%) SAP HR
10 25 (0.66%) thinkFolio
11 24 (0.63%) Oracle Retail
12 23 (0.61%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
12 23 (0.61%) Advent Moxy
12 23 (0.61%) Markit EDM
12 23 (0.61%) Oracle EBS R12
12 23 (0.61%) Eagle PACE
12 23 (0.61%) MultiFonds
12 23 (0.61%) Front Arena
12 23 (0.61%) Beauchamp
Cloud Services
1 168 (4.43%) SaaS
2 155 (4.09%) Amazon AWS
3 130 (3.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 89 (2.35%) Cloud Computing
5 83 (2.19%) Office 365
6 82 (2.16%) IaaS
7 65 (1.71%) PaaS
8 38 (1.00%) Force.com
9 30 (0.79%) SuccessFactors
10 26 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
11 24 (0.63%) Amazon EMR
11 24 (0.63%) IBM PureFlex
12 12 (0.32%) Mimecast
13 7 (0.18%) OpenShift
14 5 (0.13%) OneDrive
15 4 (0.11%) Yammer
16 3 (0.079%) Amazon S3
17 2 (0.053%) Taleo
17 2 (0.053%) IBM Blueworks
18 1 (0.026%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 216 (5.70%) LAN
2 215 (5.67%) WAN
3 164 (4.33%) SAN
4 112 (2.95%) HTTP
5 108 (2.85%) Internet
6 100 (2.64%) NAS
7 86 (2.27%) Fibre Channel
8 85 (2.24%) FCoE
8 85 (2.24%) Multicast
9 58 (1.53%) iSCSI
10 56 (1.48%) Firewall
11 47 (1.24%) MPLS
12 37 (0.98%) DNS
13 33 (0.87%) Network Security
13 33 (0.87%) Cisco Nexus
14 32 (0.84%) Unified Communications
14 32 (0.84%) Wireless
14 32 (0.84%) TCP/IP
15 24 (0.63%) VPN
16 18 (0.47%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 455 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 179 (4.72%) Data Warehouse
3 164 (4.33%) Relational Database
4 161 (4.25%) Hadoop
4 161 (4.25%) Big Data
5 158 (4.17%) DB2
6 106 (2.80%) NoSQL
7 98 (2.59%) RDBMS
8 91 (2.40%) Oracle Database
9 87 (2.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 86 (2.27%) MySQL
11 83 (2.19%) HBase
12 77 (2.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 73 (1.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 53 (1.40%) Oracle Exadata
15 52 (1.37%) MongoDB
16 49 (1.29%) Apache Hive
17 43 (1.13%) Apache Cassandra
18 36 (0.95%) Data Mining
19 34 (0.90%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 56 (1.48%) Jenkins
2 41 (1.08%) Visual Studio
3 35 (0.92%) Talend Open Studio
4 32 (0.84%) Git (software)
5 29 (0.76%) TeamCity
6 26 (0.69%) Octopus Deploy
7 25 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
8 18 (0.47%) JIRA
8 18 (0.47%) Subversion
9 16 (0.42%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 15 (0.40%) JUnit
11 14 (0.37%) Maven
12 9 (0.24%) Selenium
13 8 (0.21%) Cucumber
13 8 (0.21%) Eclipse
13 8 (0.21%) ERwin
14 7 (0.18%) NUnit
14 7 (0.18%) Toad
14 7 (0.18%) SpecFlow
15 4 (0.11%) ClearCase
General
1 1017 (26.83%) Finance
2 410 (10.82%) Retail
3 343 (9.05%) Banking
4 252 (6.65%) Telecoms
5 217 (5.72%) Marketing
6 176 (4.64%) Manufacturing
7 60 (1.58%) Games
8 54 (1.42%) Automotive
9 49 (1.29%) Investment Banking
10 48 (1.27%) Legal
11 42 (1.11%) Billing
12 38 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
13 37 (0.98%) Publishing
14 35 (0.92%) Front Office
15 34 (0.90%) Financial Institution
16 33 (0.87%) Back Office
17 30 (0.79%) Retail Banking
18 28 (0.74%) Law
19 24 (0.63%) Electronics
20 22 (0.58%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 594 (15.67%) .NET
2 313 (8.26%) Web Services
3 297 (7.83%) Middleware
4 288 (7.60%) XML
5 286 (7.54%) HTML
6 171 (4.51%) J2EE
7 127 (3.35%) SOAP
8 121 (3.19%) ASP.NET
9 116 (3.06%) HTML5
10 114 (3.01%) CSS
11 92 (2.43%) REST
12 91 (2.40%) XSLT
13 86 (2.27%) Spring
14 73 (1.93%) RESTful
15 72 (1.90%) Java EE
16 64 (1.69%) Rendezvous
17 61 (1.61%) JSON
18 60 (1.58%) .NET Framework
19 56 (1.48%) LAMP
20 54 (1.42%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 293 (7.73%) Analytical Skills
2 240 (6.33%) Data Centre
3 204 (5.38%) Enterprise Software
4 193 (5.09%) Computer Science
5 114 (3.01%) Management Information System
6 94 (2.48%) N-Tier
7 67 (1.77%) Mainframe
8 66 (1.74%) Hybrid Cloud
9 55 (1.45%) Over-the-Top Content
9 55 (1.45%) IPTV
10 48 (1.27%) Mobile App
11 45 (1.19%) User Experience
12 44 (1.16%) Clustering
13 43 (1.13%) Social Media
13 43 (1.13%) Enterprise Storage
14 32 (0.84%) FlexPod
15 31 (0.82%) Data Integration
16 30 (0.79%) Visualisation
17 28 (0.74%) NHS
18 27 (0.71%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 425 (11.21%) Windows
2 336 (8.86%) Linux
3 167 (4.41%) Solaris
4 94 (2.48%) UNIX
5 78 (2.06%) AIX
5 78 (2.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 48 (1.27%) HPUX
7 35 (0.92%) Android
8 34 (0.90%) Apple iOS
9 30 (0.79%) SUSE
10 25 (0.66%) zOS
10 25 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
11 24 (0.63%) OS/400
12 23 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
13 17 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
14 15 (0.40%) Ubuntu
14 15 (0.40%) Windows 7
15 12 (0.32%) VMS
16 9 (0.24%) Oracle Linux
17 7 (0.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 906 (23.90%) Agile Software Development
2 773 (20.39%) TOGAF
3 579 (15.27%) SOA
4 426 (11.24%) Enterprise Architecture
5 405 (10.68%) E-Commerce
6 350 (9.23%) Stakeholder Management
7 347 (9.15%) Project Management
8 332 (8.76%) CRM
9 312 (8.23%) Zachman Framework
10 308 (8.12%) Business Intelligence
11 251 (6.62%) SDLC
12 248 (6.54%) Open Source
13 238 (6.28%) Technical Architecture
14 237 (6.25%) ERP
15 231 (6.09%) UML
16 226 (5.96%) Business Development
17 218 (5.75%) Scrum
18 213 (5.62%) ITIL
19 190 (5.01%) Migration
20 170 (4.48%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 822 (21.68%) Java
2 351 (9.26%) SQL
3 314 (8.28%) C#
4 223 (5.88%) JavaScript
5 133 (3.51%) PHP
6 65 (1.71%) Python
7 64 (1.69%) C
8 59 (1.56%) C++
9 41 (1.08%) R
10 34 (0.90%) Perl
11 16 (0.42%) VB.NET
12 14 (0.37%) T-SQL
13 11 (0.29%) Apex Code
14 9 (0.24%) Ruby
14 9 (0.24%) VB
15 8 (0.21%) ABAP
15 8 (0.21%) COBOL
15 8 (0.21%) Shell Script
15 8 (0.21%) Scala
16 7 (0.18%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 515 (13.58%) Degree
2 128 (3.38%) Security Cleared
3 92 (2.43%) Cisco Certification
4 73 (1.93%) SC Cleared
5 72 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
6 67 (1.77%) CCNP
7 36 (0.95%) CCDP
8 34 (0.90%) CCIE
9 29 (0.76%) MCSE
10 26 (0.69%) CCNA
11 25 (0.66%) PMI Certification
12 23 (0.61%) DV Cleared
13 21 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
13 21 (0.55%) PMP
13 21 (0.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 18 (0.47%) CCVP
14 18 (0.47%) IBM Certification
15 14 (0.37%) JNCIS
15 14 (0.37%) JNCIP
15 14 (0.37%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 153 (4.04%) QA
2 25 (0.66%) ISO 9001
2 25 (0.66%) COBIT
3 20 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 19 (0.50%) SLA
4 19 (0.50%) PCI DSS
5 13 (0.34%) HL7
6 11 (0.29%) Solvency II
7 10 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 8 (0.21%) ISO 8583
9 7 (0.18%) Data Quality
10 5 (0.13%) Basel II
11 3 (0.079%) GxP
12 2 (0.053%) BS15000
12 2 (0.053%) IAS 39
12 2 (0.053%) EMIR
12 2 (0.053%) Dodd-Frank
13 1 (0.026%) HIPAA
13 1 (0.026%) CRD IV
13 1 (0.026%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 264 (6.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 156 (4.12%) Hyper-V
3 100 (2.64%) Active Directory
4 87 (2.29%) NFS
5 86 (2.27%) SRDF
6 77 (2.03%) KVM
7 62 (1.64%) Oracle RAC
8 58 (1.53%) XenApp
9 56 (1.48%) Xen
10 32 (0.84%) XenDesktop
11 31 (0.82%) Apache Flume
12 24 (0.63%) vSphere
13 22 (0.58%) vCloud
14 19 (0.50%) VMware ESX
15 18 (0.47%) XenServer
16 15 (0.40%) Terminal Services
17 12 (0.32%) Microsoft App-V
17 12 (0.32%) Docker
18 5 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
19 2 (0.053%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 46 (1.21%) Puppet
2 45 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
2 45 (1.19%) Tivoli
3 44 (1.16%) SCCM
4 17 (0.45%) SCOM
5 14 (0.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 12 (0.32%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 12 (0.32%) TeamSite
6 12 (0.32%) Legato
7 9 (0.24%) Cisco UCCE
8 6 (0.16%) McAfee ePO
9 5 (0.13%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 5 (0.13%) Cisco UCCX
9 5 (0.13%) Windows Intune
9 5 (0.13%) Nagios
10 3 (0.079%) Oozie
11 2 (0.053%) Cisco CUCM
11 2 (0.053%) NetBackup
11 2 (0.053%) Oracle RMAN
11 2 (0.053%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 918 (24.22%) Oracle
2 704 (18.57%) Microsoft
3 414 (10.92%) IBM
4 383 (10.10%) VMware
5 360 (9.50%) SAP
6 352 (9.29%) Cisco
7 239 (6.30%) NetApp
8 176 (4.64%) EMC
9 168 (4.43%) HP
10 147 (3.88%) hybris
11 133 (3.51%) Citrix
12 132 (3.48%) Salesforce.com
13 113 (2.98%) TIBCO
14 107 (2.82%) Red Hat
15 105 (2.77%) ATG
16 82 (2.16%) Intel
17 64 (1.69%) Sybase
18 60 (1.58%) Adobe
18 60 (1.58%) 3PAR
19 59 (1.56%) Juniper
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £65000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Somerset
ISL
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 70,000 - 90,000 + Car + Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £80,000 + multiple benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £65000 - £80000 Per Annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Central London / West End
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £65000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £85000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £48000.00 - £58000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Network Compucare Ltd
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Network Compucare Ltd
Posted: 11 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Hays - Computacenter
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
West Midlands
Whitehall Resources Ltd
Salary: £excellent salary, dependent on skills and experience
Posted: 21 hours ago