The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 177 199 185
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 1770 1455 1626
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.62% 1.43% 1.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.72% 1.52% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1305 1177 1344
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 £55,000 £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%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103151 95852 105809
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.36% 94.20% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 84977 80074 91329
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Solutions Architect
UK

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +7 807 £75,000 +0.67% 88
South East -16 379 £70,000 +12.00% 37
Yorkshire +63 157 £60,000 +7.14% 23
East of England +35 123 £67,500 +12.50% 10
South West +31 101 £59,500 +3.47% 5
North West +52 95 £60,000 -4.00% 13
West Midlands +18 77 £65,000 +0.77% 7
East Midlands -13 24 £57,500 - 7
North East 0 4 £52,500 - 2
Solutions Architect
UK

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 811 (23.11%) Finance
2 744 (21.20%) Oracle
3 702 (20.00%) SOA
4 695 (19.80%) Java
5 577 (16.44%) TOGAF
6 559 (15.93%) Microsoft
7 540 (15.38%) .NET
8 440 (12.54%) Degree
9 374 (10.66%) SQL Server
10 371 (10.57%) SAP
11 366 (10.43%) CRM
12 342 (9.74%) Business Intelligence
13 340 (9.69%) Enterprise Architecture
14 327 (9.32%) Project Management
15 325 (9.26%) Web Services
16 321 (9.15%) SQL
17 295 (8.40%) Windows
18 290 (8.26%) Middleware
19 280 (7.98%) UML
19 280 (7.98%) Banking
20 279 (7.95%) Technical Architecture
21 270 (7.69%) Telecoms
22 263 (7.49%) E-Commerce
23 258 (7.35%) Linux
24 257 (7.32%) XML
25 249 (7.09%) Stakeholder Management
26 243 (6.92%) ITIL
26 243 (6.92%) ERP
27 236 (6.72%) Enterprise Software
28 234 (6.67%) Retail

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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
1 190 (5.41%) SharePoint
2 189 (5.38%) WebSphere
3 126 (3.59%) Apache
4 100 (2.85%) WebLogic
5 94 (2.68%) BizTalk Server
6 86 (2.45%) CMS
6 86 (2.45%) Tomcat
7 81 (2.31%) IIS
8 53 (1.51%) WebLogic Portal
9 51 (1.45%) SAS
10 40 (1.14%) Lync
10 40 (1.14%) Drupal
11 34 (0.97%) MS Exchange
12 29 (0.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 28 (0.80%) WebSphere Application Server
14 27 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
15 21 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
16 18 (0.51%) Liferay
16 18 (0.51%) Apache Solr
16 18 (0.51%) Alfresco
Applications
1 233 (6.64%) MS Excel
2 28 (0.80%) MS Visio
3 26 (0.74%) MS Office
4 24 (0.68%) SPSS
5 12 (0.34%) MS Project
6 8 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.085%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.085%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.085%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.057%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 97 (2.76%) Oracle EBS
2 60 (1.71%) Oracle EBS R12
3 56 (1.60%) Oracle ERP
4 44 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
5 40 (1.14%) SAP SCM
6 36 (1.03%) Oracle Applications
7 30 (0.85%) Maximo
8 28 (0.80%) Oracle Retail
9 25 (0.71%) Oracle BPM
10 21 (0.60%) SAP CRM
10 21 (0.60%) Oracle SCM
11 20 (0.57%) Oracle CRM
12 15 (0.43%) SAP HR
12 15 (0.43%) SAP APO
12 15 (0.43%) RMDS
12 15 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
13 14 (0.40%) AquaLogic BPM
14 13 (0.37%) SAP MM
15 12 (0.34%) Oracle Payables
15 12 (0.34%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 70 (1.99%) SaaS
2 54 (1.54%) IaaS
3 48 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
4 43 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
5 37 (1.05%) PaaS
6 34 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
7 29 (0.83%) Office 365
8 13 (0.37%) Force.com
9 12 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
10 10 (0.28%) Amazon EMR
11 4 (0.11%) Taleo
12 3 (0.085%) SuccessFactors
13 1 (0.028%) Google App Engine
13 1 (0.028%) Amazon S3
13 1 (0.028%) LucidChart
13 1 (0.028%) Google Apps
13 1 (0.028%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 144 (4.10%) Internet
2 117 (3.33%) LAN
3 115 (3.28%) WAN
4 98 (2.79%) HTTP
5 91 (2.59%) SAN
6 61 (1.74%) Firewall
7 35 (1.00%) TCP/IP
8 34 (0.97%) AMQP
9 30 (0.85%) DNS
10 28 (0.80%) VoIP
11 27 (0.77%) VPN
12 25 (0.71%) Broadband
13 24 (0.68%) Multicast
14 21 (0.60%) Wireless
14 21 (0.60%) Fibre Channel
15 20 (0.57%) Unified Communications
15 20 (0.57%) NAS
15 20 (0.57%) SMS
16 19 (0.54%) 3G
16 19 (0.54%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 374 (10.66%) SQL Server
2 169 (4.81%) Relational Database
3 166 (4.73%) Data Warehouse
4 145 (4.13%) MySQL
5 110 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 101 (2.88%) Big Data
7 95 (2.71%) Oracle Database
8 86 (2.45%) RDBMS
9 80 (2.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 76 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 65 (1.85%) NoSQL
12 56 (1.60%) Hadoop
13 55 (1.57%) Oracle BI EE
14 46 (1.31%) DB2
14 46 (1.31%) Oracle Database 11g
15 45 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
16 44 (1.25%) Data Mining
16 44 (1.25%) Oracle ODI
17 41 (1.17%) Amazon Redshift
18 38 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 53 (1.51%) Team Foundation Server
2 49 (1.40%) Subversion
3 46 (1.31%) Visual Studio
4 41 (1.17%) Git (software)
5 22 (0.63%) Eclipse
6 21 (0.60%) Mockito
7 18 (0.51%) Rational Rose
8 16 (0.46%) JUnit
9 14 (0.40%) Jenkins
10 13 (0.37%) MSBuild
11 12 (0.34%) NUnit
12 10 (0.28%) JIRA
13 9 (0.26%) Selenium
14 7 (0.20%) Talend Open Studio
14 7 (0.20%) Hudson
15 6 (0.17%) Fiddler
15 6 (0.17%) ReSharper
16 5 (0.14%) IntelliJ
16 5 (0.14%) Toad
16 5 (0.14%) NetBeans
General
1 811 (23.11%) Finance
2 280 (7.98%) Banking
3 270 (7.69%) Telecoms
4 234 (6.67%) Retail
5 151 (4.30%) Marketing
6 83 (2.36%) Billing
7 80 (2.28%) Manufacturing
8 79 (2.25%) Legal
9 69 (1.97%) Publishing
10 68 (1.94%) Advertising
11 58 (1.65%) Law
12 54 (1.54%) Back Office
13 45 (1.28%) Investment Banking
14 27 (0.77%) Military
15 24 (0.68%) Front Office
16 22 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
17 21 (0.60%) Electronics
18 20 (0.57%) Local Government
19 18 (0.51%) Games
20 17 (0.48%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 540 (15.38%) .NET
2 325 (9.26%) Web Services
3 290 (8.26%) Middleware
4 257 (7.32%) XML
5 232 (6.61%) HTML
6 216 (6.15%) J2EE
7 164 (4.67%) ASP.NET
8 161 (4.59%) CSS
9 111 (3.16%) Spring
10 108 (3.08%) LAMP
11 104 (2.96%) Oracle Fusion
12 96 (2.74%) SOAP
13 87 (2.48%) .NET Framework
14 82 (2.34%) WCF
15 78 (2.22%) XSLT
16 73 (2.08%) REST
17 69 (1.97%) jQuery
18 67 (1.91%) Java EE
19 65 (1.85%) HTML5
20 54 (1.54%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 236 (6.72%) Enterprise Software
2 183 (5.21%) Open Source
3 121 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 103 (2.93%) N-Tier
5 89 (2.54%) Management Information System
6 78 (2.22%) Digital Media
7 74 (2.11%) Clustering
8 62 (1.77%) Mainframe
9 53 (1.51%) Data Integration
10 43 (1.23%) Visualisation
11 36 (1.03%) Symmetrix
12 33 (0.94%) Mobile App
13 32 (0.91%) RIA
13 32 (0.91%) Client/Server
14 31 (0.88%) Mathematics
15 25 (0.71%) SWIFT
16 22 (0.63%) CESG
17 20 (0.57%) FMCG
17 20 (0.57%) Smartphone
17 20 (0.57%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 295 (8.40%) Windows
2 258 (7.35%) Linux
3 104 (2.96%) Solaris
4 95 (2.71%) Android
5 94 (2.68%) UNIX
6 77 (2.19%) Apple iOS
7 39 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 33 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
9 31 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
10 25 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
11 24 (0.68%) AIX
12 20 (0.57%) Windows Phone
13 15 (0.43%) SUSE
14 13 (0.37%) Windows 7
15 12 (0.34%) Windows 8
16 10 (0.28%) HPUX
17 8 (0.23%) Debian
18 7 (0.20%) Windows XP
18 7 (0.20%) OS/400
18 7 (0.20%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 702 (20.00%) SOA
2 577 (16.44%) TOGAF
3 366 (10.43%) CRM
4 342 (9.74%) Business Intelligence
5 340 (9.69%) Enterprise Architecture
6 327 (9.32%) Project Management
7 280 (7.98%) UML
8 279 (7.95%) Technical Architecture
9 263 (7.49%) E-Commerce
10 249 (7.09%) Stakeholder Management
11 243 (6.92%) ITIL
11 243 (6.92%) ERP
12 231 (6.58%) Zachman Framework
13 228 (6.50%) Agile Software Development
14 214 (6.10%) Scrum
15 201 (5.73%) Business Development
16 176 (5.01%) Analytics
17 173 (4.93%) Data Modelling
18 171 (4.87%) Migration
19 156 (4.44%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 695 (19.80%) Java
2 321 (9.15%) SQL
3 225 (6.41%) JavaScript
4 217 (6.18%) C#
5 130 (3.70%) PHP
6 71 (2.02%) Python
7 64 (1.82%) T-SQL
8 62 (1.77%) Perl
9 39 (1.11%) Ruby
10 30 (0.85%) C++
11 28 (0.80%) C
12 15 (0.43%) COBOL
13 14 (0.40%) PL/SQL
14 13 (0.37%) XQuery
14 13 (0.37%) PowerShell
15 12 (0.34%) R
15 12 (0.34%) Objective-C
16 9 (0.26%) Scala
17 8 (0.23%) Shell Script
17 8 (0.23%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 440 (12.54%) Degree
2 176 (5.01%) Security Cleared
3 108 (3.08%) SC Cleared
4 81 (2.31%) Microsoft Certification
5 65 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
6 36 (1.03%) MCITP
6 36 (1.03%) MCSE
7 35 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
8 30 (0.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 26 (0.74%) CCIE
10 25 (0.71%) CCNP
11 20 (0.57%) CCNA
11 20 (0.57%) ISEB
12 18 (0.51%) CISSP
13 16 (0.46%) Citrix Certification
13 16 (0.46%) CCDP
14 15 (0.43%) DV Cleared
15 12 (0.34%) VCAP
15 12 (0.34%) PMI Certification
16 10 (0.28%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 139 (3.96%) QA
2 44 (1.25%) COBIT
3 42 (1.20%) Data Quality
4 34 (0.97%) SLA
5 30 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 29 (0.83%) ISO 9001
7 19 (0.54%) PCI DSS
8 17 (0.48%) JSP 440
9 16 (0.46%) HL7
10 7 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 7 (0.20%) CRD IV
11 5 (0.14%) ISO 8583
12 4 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 4 (0.11%) Basel II
12 4 (0.11%) IAS 39
13 3 (0.085%) Basel III
14 2 (0.057%) COREP
14 2 (0.057%) TickIT
15 1 (0.028%) GAAP
15 1 (0.028%) BS15000
System Software
1 186 (5.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 84 (2.39%) Active Directory
3 81 (2.31%) Hyper-V
4 30 (0.85%) vCloud
5 20 (0.57%) XenApp
5 20 (0.57%) XenDesktop
6 16 (0.46%) vSphere
6 16 (0.46%) SRDF
6 16 (0.46%) NFS
7 15 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
8 12 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
9 11 (0.31%) Xen
10 10 (0.28%) Apache Flume
10 10 (0.28%) KVM
11 5 (0.14%) VMware Server
11 5 (0.14%) XenServer
11 5 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (0.11%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 4 (0.11%) Sendmail
13 3 (0.085%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 43 (1.23%) SCCM
2 28 (0.80%) SCOM
3 23 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (0.37%) Tivoli
5 12 (0.34%) CA Spectrum
5 12 (0.34%) Puppet
6 11 (0.31%) OpenSSO
7 6 (0.17%) Nagios
8 5 (0.14%) CA SiteMinder
8 5 (0.14%) Oracle EDQ
9 4 (0.11%) EMC NetWorker
10 3 (0.085%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 3 (0.085%) Oracle Identity Management
10 3 (0.085%) SCOrch
11 2 (0.057%) Cisco UCCX
11 2 (0.057%) Cisco CUCM
11 2 (0.057%) SCSM
11 2 (0.057%) XenMobile
11 2 (0.057%) HP Quality Center
12 1 (0.028%) MOM
Vendors
1 744 (21.20%) Oracle
2 559 (15.93%) Microsoft
3 371 (10.57%) SAP
4 212 (6.04%) VMware
5 204 (5.81%) IBM
6 196 (5.58%) Cisco
7 114 (3.25%) EMC
8 111 (3.16%) Citrix
9 70 (1.99%) HP
10 67 (1.91%) NetApp
11 66 (1.88%) Salesforce.com
12 56 (1.60%) Informatica
13 54 (1.54%) TIBCO
14 47 (1.34%) F5
14 47 (1.34%) Red Hat
15 42 (1.20%) Business Objects
16 36 (1.03%) Google
16 36 (1.03%) ATG
16 36 (1.03%) Cognos
17 33 (0.94%) Juniper
East London
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £52000 - £72000 per annum + bonus+benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £65000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £70000.00 per annum + + additional benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Salary: £70000.00 per annum + + additional benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
SEC Recruitment Limited
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum 15% of salary cash/benefits package
Posted: 16 hours ago
Brentwood, Essex
The People Network
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + 5-8k car, bonus, pension, medical
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £42000 - £52300 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Newcastle, Staffordshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: Market related
Posted: 17 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Connectus
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + including benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £85k - 95k per year + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £110,000 per annum Excellent salary plus benefits plus
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cheshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Beenfits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
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Salary: £105000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago