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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 151 177 169
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 1926 1630 1710
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.94% 1.64% 1.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.04% 1.74% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1470 1106 1428
Average salary £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £53,100 £52,500 £51,450
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £90,000 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
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
94349 93880 96743
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.84% 94.44% 94.96%
Number of salaries quoted 78390 76321 82592
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 £27,500 £27,000
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 3 March 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 March 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 +26 902 £80,000 +6.66% 89
South East -21 345 £70,000 +7.69% 47
Yorkshire +33 175 £61,215 +2.02% 12
North West +21 113 £64,000 +0.78% 17
East of England +11 112 £72,500 +11.53% 18
South West +6 105 £60,000 +7.62% 10
West Midlands +29 92 £70,000 - 7
East Midlands +80 71 £55,000 -13.38% 4
North East +12 26 £70,000 +40.00% 1
Solutions Architect
UK

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

1 985 (24.84%) Finance
2 933 (23.52%) Oracle
3 899 (22.67%) Java
4 889 (22.42%) Agile Software Development
5 786 (19.82%) TOGAF
6 654 (16.49%) SOA
6 654 (16.49%) Microsoft
7 643 (16.21%) .NET
8 478 (12.05%) Retail
9 446 (11.25%) Stakeholder Management
10 442 (11.14%) Enterprise Architecture
11 405 (10.21%) SAP
12 396 (9.98%) Banking
13 371 (9.35%) Degree
14 352 (8.88%) E-Commerce
15 349 (8.80%) IBM
16 348 (8.77%) J2EE
17 344 (8.67%) Project Management
18 338 (8.52%) SQL
19 337 (8.50%) Zachman Framework
20 336 (8.47%) XML
21 330 (8.32%) Windows
22 328 (8.27%) VMware
23 321 (8.09%) Cisco
24 306 (7.72%) Linux
25 305 (7.69%) Web Services
26 302 (7.61%) UML
27 298 (7.51%) Middleware
28 297 (7.49%) SQL Server
29 294 (7.41%) HTML

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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
1 269 (6.78%) WebSphere
2 259 (6.53%) SharePoint
3 142 (3.58%) Apache
4 130 (3.28%) WebLogic
5 94 (2.37%) CMS
6 76 (1.92%) Tomcat
7 67 (1.69%) SharePoint 2010
8 61 (1.54%) IIS
9 60 (1.51%) WebSphere Application Server
10 57 (1.44%) BizTalk Server
11 56 (1.41%) SharePoint 2013
12 55 (1.39%) MS Exchange
12 55 (1.39%) Oracle Coherence
13 51 (1.29%) JBoss
14 43 (1.08%) Lync
15 41 (1.03%) Drupal
16 40 (1.01%) Apache Solr
17 30 (0.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
18 27 (0.68%) MQSeries
18 27 (0.68%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 197 (4.97%) MS Excel
2 52 (1.31%) MS Office
3 26 (0.66%) MS Visio
4 20 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (0.33%) InfoPath
6 5 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (0.13%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.13%) MS Project
7 3 (0.076%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 84 (2.12%) Oracle EBS
2 61 (1.54%) SAP SCM
3 48 (1.21%) SAP FI
4 47 (1.19%) SAP FI/CO
4 47 (1.19%) SAP CO
5 44 (1.11%) Oracle EBS R12
6 41 (1.03%) Oracle ERP
7 40 (1.01%) Oracle Financials
8 35 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
9 27 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 24 (0.61%) SAP HR
11 23 (0.58%) Oracle Applications
12 20 (0.50%) SAP SD
12 20 (0.50%) Oracle BPM
13 19 (0.48%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
14 18 (0.45%) RMDS
15 17 (0.43%) SAP MM
16 15 (0.38%) Oracle Retail
16 15 (0.38%) SAP ERP
17 13 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 140 (3.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 124 (3.13%) SaaS
3 86 (2.17%) Office 365
4 70 (1.77%) IaaS
5 66 (1.66%) Cloud Computing
6 62 (1.56%) PaaS
7 61 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
8 24 (0.61%) Force.com
9 13 (0.33%) SuccessFactors
10 12 (0.30%) OpenShift
11 11 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
12 8 (0.20%) Amazon S3
13 6 (0.15%) Yammer
14 5 (0.13%) CloudFront
15 4 (0.10%) Google Cloud Platform
16 2 (0.050%) Route 53
16 2 (0.050%) ElastiCache
16 2 (0.050%) IBM Blueworks
16 2 (0.050%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 1 (0.025%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 196 (4.94%) SAN
2 174 (4.39%) WAN
3 167 (4.21%) LAN
4 142 (3.58%) Internet
5 100 (2.52%) HTTP
6 78 (1.97%) NAS
7 67 (1.69%) Firewall
8 41 (1.03%) Wireless
9 38 (0.96%) TCP/IP
10 32 (0.81%) Network Security
10 32 (0.81%) Fibre Channel
11 31 (0.78%) MPLS
11 31 (0.78%) Multicast
12 30 (0.76%) Cisco Nexus
12 30 (0.76%) FCoE
13 28 (0.71%) DNS
14 26 (0.66%) Unified Communications
15 22 (0.55%) iSCSI
15 22 (0.55%) SSL
16 18 (0.45%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 297 (7.49%) SQL Server
2 157 (3.96%) DB2
3 150 (3.78%) Data Warehouse
4 149 (3.76%) Relational Database
5 122 (3.08%) MySQL
6 110 (2.77%) Big Data
7 93 (2.34%) Oracle Database
8 85 (2.14%) RDBMS
9 82 (2.07%) NoSQL
10 54 (1.36%) Oracle Exadata
11 53 (1.34%) Oracle BI EE
12 51 (1.29%) Hadoop
13 45 (1.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 38 (0.96%) Oracle ODI
15 34 (0.86%) SAP HANA
16 33 (0.83%) OLAP
17 31 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 31 (0.78%) Couchbase
18 29 (0.73%) MongoDB
19 27 (0.68%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 56 (1.41%) Visual Studio
2 29 (0.73%) Selenium
3 28 (0.71%) Git (software)
4 25 (0.63%) JIRA
5 24 (0.61%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 22 (0.55%) Jenkins
7 19 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
7 19 (0.48%) Subversion
8 15 (0.38%) Ant
8 15 (0.38%) JUnit
9 14 (0.35%) Eclipse
10 13 (0.33%) Mockito
11 12 (0.30%) Toad
12 9 (0.23%) Rational Rose
12 9 (0.23%) Maven
13 8 (0.20%) NUnit
13 8 (0.20%) Talend Open Studio
13 8 (0.20%) ClearCase
13 8 (0.20%) SpecFlow
14 6 (0.15%) Cucumber
General
1 985 (24.84%) Finance
2 478 (12.05%) Retail
3 396 (9.98%) Banking
4 260 (6.56%) Telecoms
5 163 (4.11%) Marketing
6 137 (3.45%) Manufacturing
7 83 (2.09%) Games
8 65 (1.64%) Back Office
8 65 (1.64%) Investment Banking
9 64 (1.61%) Billing
10 54 (1.36%) Legal
11 42 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
12 40 (1.01%) Financial Institution
12 40 (1.01%) Retail Banking
13 30 (0.76%) Automotive
14 25 (0.63%) Law
15 23 (0.58%) Military
15 23 (0.58%) Publishing
16 22 (0.55%) Electronics
17 19 (0.48%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 643 (16.21%) .NET
2 348 (8.77%) J2EE
3 336 (8.47%) XML
4 305 (7.69%) Web Services
5 298 (7.51%) Middleware
6 294 (7.41%) HTML
7 194 (4.89%) Spring
8 156 (3.93%) ASP.NET
9 132 (3.33%) CSS
10 131 (3.30%) SOAP
11 122 (3.08%) HTML5
12 93 (2.34%) Oracle Fusion
13 90 (2.27%) LAMP
14 89 (2.24%) Java EE
15 82 (2.07%) REST
16 77 (1.94%) RESTful
17 76 (1.92%) Hibernate
18 71 (1.79%) XSLT
19 68 (1.71%) jQuery
20 60 (1.51%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 234 (5.90%) Analytical Skills
2 204 (5.14%) Open Source
3 166 (4.19%) Enterprise Software
4 134 (3.38%) Computer Science
5 130 (3.28%) Management Information System
6 90 (2.27%) N-Tier
7 84 (2.12%) Mainframe
8 74 (1.87%) Data Integration
9 48 (1.21%) Mobile App
10 43 (1.08%) Mathematics
11 39 (0.98%) Life Science
11 39 (0.98%) SWIFT
12 38 (0.96%) Client/Server
13 37 (0.93%) Clustering
13 37 (0.93%) PKI
13 37 (0.93%) FlexPod
14 36 (0.91%) Online Banking
15 34 (0.86%) FMCG
15 34 (0.86%) User Experience
16 31 (0.78%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 330 (8.32%) Windows
2 306 (7.72%) Linux
3 111 (2.80%) UNIX
4 107 (2.70%) Solaris
5 65 (1.64%) AIX
6 53 (1.34%) Android
7 49 (1.24%) HPUX
8 43 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 40 (1.01%) Apple iOS
10 34 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
11 32 (0.81%) zOS
12 30 (0.76%) OS/400
12 30 (0.76%) SUSE
13 29 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
14 18 (0.45%) Windows 7
14 18 (0.45%) VMS
15 13 (0.33%) Windows XP
15 13 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
16 6 (0.15%) Windows Phone
17 5 (0.13%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 889 (22.42%) Agile Software Development
2 786 (19.82%) TOGAF
3 654 (16.49%) SOA
4 446 (11.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 442 (11.14%) Enterprise Architecture
6 352 (8.88%) E-Commerce
7 344 (8.67%) Project Management
8 337 (8.50%) Zachman Framework
9 302 (7.61%) UML
10 289 (7.29%) Business Intelligence
11 284 (7.16%) CRM
12 274 (6.91%) Scrum
13 259 (6.53%) ERP
14 254 (6.40%) Mentoring
15 240 (6.05%) ITIL
16 227 (5.72%) Technical Architecture
17 213 (5.37%) Migration
18 184 (4.64%) Business Development
19 183 (4.61%) Data Modelling
20 168 (4.24%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 899 (22.67%) Java
2 338 (8.52%) SQL
3 261 (6.58%) C#
4 195 (4.92%) JavaScript
5 119 (3.00%) PHP
6 56 (1.41%) Python
7 51 (1.29%) C
8 39 (0.98%) C++
9 30 (0.76%) Ruby
10 26 (0.66%) T-SQL
11 16 (0.40%) COBOL
11 16 (0.40%) VB.NET
12 15 (0.38%) Bash Shell
13 13 (0.33%) Scala
14 12 (0.30%) R
14 12 (0.30%) VB
15 11 (0.28%) Perl
16 10 (0.25%) PowerShell
17 9 (0.23%) PL/SQL
18 7 (0.18%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 371 (9.35%) Degree
2 131 (3.30%) Security Cleared
3 86 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
4 73 (1.84%) Microsoft Certification
5 69 (1.74%) SC Cleared
6 58 (1.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 51 (1.29%) CCNA
8 49 (1.24%) MCSE
9 31 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
10 27 (0.68%) VCP4
11 26 (0.66%) ISEB
12 21 (0.53%) CISSP
13 20 (0.50%) CCNP
13 20 (0.50%) PMI Certification
13 20 (0.50%) DV Cleared
14 18 (0.45%) LPIC
14 18 (0.45%) MCTS
14 18 (0.45%) CCIE
15 17 (0.43%) CCDP
16 15 (0.38%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 114 (2.87%) QA
2 27 (0.68%) PCI DSS
3 23 (0.58%) ISO 8583
4 22 (0.55%) SLA
5 20 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 18 (0.45%) ISO 9001
7 15 (0.38%) COBIT
8 9 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 6 (0.15%) HL7
9 6 (0.15%) CRD IV
10 4 (0.10%) HIPAA
10 4 (0.10%) PABP
10 4 (0.10%) Basel II
11 3 (0.076%) Basel III
12 2 (0.050%) Dodd-Frank
12 2 (0.050%) Data Quality
12 2 (0.050%) EMIR
13 1 (0.025%) Solvency II
13 1 (0.025%) BS15000
13 1 (0.025%) GxP
System Software
1 234 (5.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 123 (3.10%) Hyper-V
3 100 (2.52%) Active Directory
4 48 (1.21%) vSphere
5 46 (1.16%) KVM
6 34 (0.86%) NFS
7 30 (0.76%) SRDF
8 24 (0.61%) Oracle RAC
9 20 (0.50%) XenDesktop
10 19 (0.48%) Xen
11 15 (0.38%) XenServer
11 15 (0.38%) vCloud
12 11 (0.28%) XenApp
13 9 (0.23%) Squid
13 9 (0.23%) VMware ESX
14 6 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
15 5 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
16 4 (0.10%) StorNext
17 3 (0.076%) IAG
17 3 (0.076%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 66 (1.66%) Tivoli
2 42 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
3 40 (1.01%) Puppet
4 38 (0.96%) SCCM
5 27 (0.68%) SCOM
6 22 (0.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 20 (0.50%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 13 (0.33%) Windows Intune
9 6 (0.15%) OpenNMS
10 5 (0.13%) yum
10 5 (0.13%) Legato
11 3 (0.076%) SCOrch
12 2 (0.050%) OpenView
12 2 (0.050%) Netcool
12 2 (0.050%) Nagios
12 2 (0.050%) NetBackup
13 1 (0.025%) Cisco UCCE
13 1 (0.025%) SCVMM
13 1 (0.025%) Cacti
13 1 (0.025%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 933 (23.52%) Oracle
2 654 (16.49%) Microsoft
3 405 (10.21%) SAP
4 349 (8.80%) IBM
5 328 (8.27%) VMware
6 321 (8.09%) Cisco
7 220 (5.55%) HP
8 208 (5.24%) NetApp
9 178 (4.49%) EMC
10 159 (4.01%) Citrix
11 115 (2.90%) Salesforce.com
12 112 (2.82%) TIBCO
13 83 (2.09%) Juniper
14 76 (1.92%) hybris
15 65 (1.64%) Symantec
16 58 (1.46%) ATG
17 56 (1.41%) CheckPoint
17 56 (1.41%) Red Hat
18 50 (1.26%) Siebel
19 49 (1.24%) Endeca
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TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £67000 per annum + upto 20% bonus + benifits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
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Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum Bonus, Discounts, Health, Pension
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
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Salary: £48000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: c£62K
Posted: 4 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Package
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
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Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Package
Posted: 7 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Chorley, Lancashire
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
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Bristol, Avon
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Salary: Up to £65K basic + 5K Car Allow + 20% bonus and Benefits
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Bracknell, Berkshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K basic + 5K Car Allow + 20% bonus and Benefits
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London
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Salary: Up to £65K basic + 5K Car Allow + 20% bonus and Benefits
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: Up to £65K basic + 5K Car Allow + 20% bonus and Benefits
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Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K basic + 5K Car Allow + 20% bonus and Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K basic + 5K Car Allow + 20% bonus and Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
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Salary: £60 - £100 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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London
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Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
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