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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 158 170 173
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 1894 1652 1685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.92% 1.73% 1.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.02% 1.83% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1430 1164 1411
Average salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £52,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £90,000 £86,350
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £63,250 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+2.76% +5.41%
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
93674 90433 98244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.80% 94.55% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 78627 73802 84913
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 £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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +11 887 £77,500 - 94
South East -26 323 £67,500 +3.84% 47
Yorkshire +5 140 £62,500 +4.16% 18
South West +28 127 £57,500 +4.54% 21
East of England +14 124 £70,000 +12.00% 8
West Midlands +49 102 £66,250 +5.57% 9
North West +25 101 £65,000 +2.36% 12
East Midlands +57 72 £52,500 -12.50% 8
North East +1 15 £61,215 +22.43% 1
Midlands -9 1 £82,500 +37.50%
Solutions Architect
UK

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 947 (24.46%) Finance
2 889 (22.97%) Oracle
3 856 (22.11%) Agile Software Development
4 836 (21.60%) Java
5 775 (20.02%) TOGAF
6 702 (18.13%) SOA
7 642 (16.58%) Microsoft
8 628 (16.22%) .NET
9 471 (12.17%) Retail
10 453 (11.70%) Enterprise Architecture
11 424 (10.95%) Stakeholder Management
12 402 (10.38%) SAP
13 379 (9.79%) Banking
14 365 (9.43%) Degree
15 361 (9.33%) E-Commerce
16 341 (8.81%) J2EE
17 336 (8.68%) Project Management
18 329 (8.50%) Zachman Framework
19 323 (8.34%) SQL
20 317 (8.19%) Windows
21 315 (8.14%) VMware
22 310 (8.01%) UML
22 310 (8.01%) Web Services
23 305 (7.88%) XML
24 300 (7.75%) SQL Server
25 299 (7.72%) IBM
26 298 (7.70%) CRM
27 296 (7.65%) Cisco
28 288 (7.44%) Linux
29 286 (7.39%) Mentoring

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 242 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 236 (6.10%) WebSphere
3 143 (3.69%) Apache
4 116 (3.00%) WebLogic
5 98 (2.53%) CMS
6 76 (1.96%) Tomcat
7 72 (1.86%) BizTalk Server
8 69 (1.78%) IIS
9 63 (1.63%) SharePoint 2010
10 55 (1.42%) MS Exchange
11 48 (1.24%) WebSphere Application Server
11 48 (1.24%) SharePoint 2013
12 41 (1.06%) Apache Solr
13 40 (1.03%) JBoss
14 39 (1.01%) Lync
15 38 (0.98%) Oracle Coherence
16 36 (0.93%) Drupal
17 30 (0.77%) OpenStack
18 29 (0.75%) CICS
19 25 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 174 (4.49%) MS Excel
2 47 (1.21%) MS Office
3 26 (0.67%) MS Visio
4 18 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (0.23%) InfoPath
6 7 (0.18%) MS Project
7 6 (0.15%) Photoshop
7 6 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.077%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 101 (2.61%) Oracle EBS
2 53 (1.37%) SAP SCM
2 53 (1.37%) Oracle ERP
3 48 (1.24%) Oracle EBS R12
4 43 (1.11%) Oracle Financials
5 35 (0.90%) SAP FI
5 35 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
6 34 (0.88%) SAP FI/CO
6 34 (0.88%) SAP CO
7 31 (0.80%) Oracle Applications
8 30 (0.77%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 26 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 22 (0.57%) SAP HR
11 20 (0.52%) Oracle BPM
12 15 (0.39%) SAP SD
13 14 (0.36%) SAP MM
13 14 (0.36%) RMDS
14 12 (0.31%) Maximo
14 12 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
15 11 (0.28%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 139 (3.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 111 (2.87%) SaaS
3 74 (1.91%) Office 365
3 74 (1.91%) IaaS
4 65 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
5 62 (1.60%) Amazon AWS
6 60 (1.55%) PaaS
7 25 (0.65%) Force.com
8 12 (0.31%) OpenShift
9 11 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
10 8 (0.21%) Amazon S3
10 8 (0.21%) SuccessFactors
11 5 (0.13%) Yammer
11 5 (0.13%) CloudFront
12 4 (0.10%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (0.052%) Amazon ELB
13 2 (0.052%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 2 (0.052%) ElastiCache
13 2 (0.052%) IBM Blueworks
14 1 (0.026%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 186 (4.80%) SAN
2 161 (4.16%) WAN
3 160 (4.13%) LAN
4 154 (3.98%) Internet
5 109 (2.82%) HTTP
6 76 (1.96%) Firewall
7 69 (1.78%) NAS
8 43 (1.11%) TCP/IP
9 40 (1.03%) Wireless
10 31 (0.80%) Network Security
11 30 (0.77%) Cisco Nexus
12 29 (0.75%) DNS
13 28 (0.72%) MPLS
14 26 (0.67%) Unified Communications
15 25 (0.65%) Multicast
15 25 (0.65%) Fibre Channel
16 22 (0.57%) PBX
16 22 (0.57%) FCoE
17 20 (0.52%) VPN
17 20 (0.52%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 300 (7.75%) SQL Server
2 140 (3.62%) Relational Database
3 131 (3.38%) Data Warehouse
4 125 (3.23%) DB2
5 113 (2.92%) MySQL
6 93 (2.40%) Oracle Database
7 91 (2.35%) NoSQL
8 87 (2.25%) RDBMS
8 87 (2.25%) Big Data
9 62 (1.60%) Oracle BI EE
10 49 (1.27%) Oracle Exadata
11 42 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 40 (1.03%) Hadoop
13 34 (0.88%) Oracle ODI
14 30 (0.77%) OLAP
15 28 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 28 (0.72%) Couchbase
16 25 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
17 23 (0.59%) Oracle OLAP
18 21 (0.54%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 69 (1.78%) Visual Studio
2 37 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
3 35 (0.90%) Selenium
4 30 (0.77%) Git (software)
5 22 (0.57%) JIRA
5 22 (0.57%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 21 (0.54%) Jenkins
7 20 (0.52%) Mockito
8 16 (0.41%) Eclipse
9 15 (0.39%) Ant
10 13 (0.34%) Subversion
11 12 (0.31%) JUnit
12 11 (0.28%) Rational Rose
13 10 (0.26%) Toad
13 10 (0.26%) MSBuild
14 8 (0.21%) NUnit
14 8 (0.21%) SpecFlow
15 7 (0.18%) Talend Open Studio
15 7 (0.18%) ClearCase
16 6 (0.15%) Cucumber
General
1 947 (24.46%) Finance
2 471 (12.17%) Retail
3 379 (9.79%) Banking
4 266 (6.87%) Telecoms
5 161 (4.16%) Marketing
6 120 (3.10%) Manufacturing
7 74 (1.91%) Games
8 69 (1.78%) Back Office
9 64 (1.65%) Legal
9 64 (1.65%) Investment Banking
10 57 (1.47%) Billing
11 41 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
12 34 (0.88%) Retail Banking
12 34 (0.88%) Financial Institution
13 33 (0.85%) Law
14 31 (0.80%) Automotive
15 27 (0.70%) Military
16 24 (0.62%) Electronics
16 24 (0.62%) Publishing
17 20 (0.52%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 628 (16.22%) .NET
2 341 (8.81%) J2EE
3 310 (8.01%) Web Services
4 305 (7.88%) XML
5 285 (7.36%) HTML
6 283 (7.31%) Middleware
7 195 (5.04%) ASP.NET
8 184 (4.75%) Spring
9 142 (3.67%) CSS
10 132 (3.41%) SOAP
11 115 (2.97%) HTML5
12 102 (2.63%) Oracle Fusion
13 91 (2.35%) REST
14 90 (2.32%) Java EE
15 80 (2.07%) Hibernate
16 78 (2.01%) jQuery
17 77 (1.99%) LAMP
18 72 (1.86%) XSLT
19 71 (1.83%) JSON
20 67 (1.73%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 241 (6.23%) Analytical Skills
2 200 (5.17%) Open Source
3 165 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
4 127 (3.28%) Computer Science
5 120 (3.10%) Management Information System
6 84 (2.17%) N-Tier
7 78 (2.01%) Data Integration
8 71 (1.83%) Mainframe
9 47 (1.21%) Mobile App
10 42 (1.08%) Client/Server
11 39 (1.01%) Online Banking
11 39 (1.01%) Life Science
11 39 (1.01%) Mathematics
12 38 (0.98%) FMCG
13 37 (0.96%) Clustering
14 34 (0.88%) FlexPod
14 34 (0.88%) SWIFT
15 33 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 32 (0.83%) User Experience
17 29 (0.75%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 317 (8.19%) Windows
2 288 (7.44%) Linux
3 97 (2.51%) UNIX
4 91 (2.35%) Solaris
5 61 (1.58%) Android
6 55 (1.42%) AIX
7 47 (1.21%) Windows Server 2012
8 44 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 42 (1.08%) Apple iOS
10 38 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
11 37 (0.96%) HPUX
12 31 (0.80%) zOS
13 30 (0.77%) OS/400
13 30 (0.77%) SUSE
14 14 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
14 14 (0.36%) Windows 7
15 11 (0.28%) Windows XP
16 7 (0.18%) VMS
17 6 (0.15%) Windows Phone
18 5 (0.13%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 856 (22.11%) Agile Software Development
2 775 (20.02%) TOGAF
3 702 (18.13%) SOA
4 453 (11.70%) Enterprise Architecture
5 424 (10.95%) Stakeholder Management
6 361 (9.33%) E-Commerce
7 336 (8.68%) Project Management
8 329 (8.50%) Zachman Framework
9 310 (8.01%) UML
10 298 (7.70%) CRM
11 286 (7.39%) Mentoring
12 280 (7.23%) Scrum
13 261 (6.74%) Business Intelligence
14 259 (6.69%) ITIL
14 259 (6.69%) ERP
15 244 (6.30%) Technical Architecture
16 208 (5.37%) Migration
17 179 (4.62%) Data Modelling
18 178 (4.60%) Waterfall
19 170 (4.39%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 836 (21.60%) Java
2 323 (8.34%) SQL
3 254 (6.56%) C#
4 195 (5.04%) JavaScript
5 94 (2.43%) PHP
6 54 (1.39%) Python
7 39 (1.01%) C
8 32 (0.83%) T-SQL
9 29 (0.75%) Ruby
10 28 (0.72%) C++
11 22 (0.57%) PowerShell
12 19 (0.49%) VB.NET
13 18 (0.46%) COBOL
14 16 (0.41%) Bash Shell
15 13 (0.34%) Scala
16 11 (0.28%) VB
17 10 (0.26%) Perl
17 10 (0.26%) R
18 7 (0.18%) Apex Code
18 7 (0.18%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 365 (9.43%) Degree
2 147 (3.80%) Security Cleared
3 86 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
4 79 (2.04%) SC Cleared
5 75 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
6 60 (1.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 53 (1.37%) CCNA
8 52 (1.34%) MCSE
9 29 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
10 26 (0.67%) ISEB
11 25 (0.65%) DV Cleared
12 20 (0.52%) LPIC
13 19 (0.49%) PMI Certification
14 18 (0.46%) CISSP
14 18 (0.46%) CCNP
14 18 (0.46%) MCITP
15 17 (0.44%) MCTS
16 14 (0.36%) CCIE
16 14 (0.36%) CCDP
16 14 (0.36%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 121 (3.13%) QA
2 27 (0.70%) ISO 9001
3 25 (0.65%) PCI DSS
4 22 (0.57%) SLA
4 22 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 16 (0.41%) COBIT
6 15 (0.39%) ISO 8583
7 9 (0.23%) CRD IV
8 6 (0.15%) HL7
9 5 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (0.10%) Basel II
10 4 (0.10%) HIPAA
10 4 (0.10%) PABP
11 2 (0.052%) JSP 440
11 2 (0.052%) Basel III
12 1 (0.026%) Dodd-Frank
12 1 (0.026%) EMIR
12 1 (0.026%) Data Quality
12 1 (0.026%) BS15000
System Software
1 224 (5.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 114 (2.94%) Hyper-V
3 92 (2.38%) Active Directory
4 48 (1.24%) vSphere
5 39 (1.01%) KVM
6 27 (0.70%) XenDesktop
7 26 (0.67%) NFS
8 23 (0.59%) Oracle RAC
9 22 (0.57%) SRDF
10 21 (0.54%) vCloud
11 13 (0.34%) Xen
12 12 (0.31%) XenApp
12 12 (0.31%) XenServer
13 9 (0.23%) VMware ESX
14 7 (0.18%) Squid
14 7 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
14 7 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
15 6 (0.15%) ISA Server
15 6 (0.15%) Oracle RMAN
16 4 (0.10%) StorNext
Systems Management
1 59 (1.52%) Tivoli
2 43 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
3 41 (1.06%) Puppet
4 37 (0.96%) SCCM
5 28 (0.72%) SCOM
6 18 (0.46%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 11 (0.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 9 (0.23%) Windows Intune
9 8 (0.21%) OpenNMS
10 5 (0.13%) yum
11 4 (0.10%) HP Quality Center
12 3 (0.077%) SCOrch
12 3 (0.077%) NetBackup
13 2 (0.052%) Nagios
13 2 (0.052%) Netcool
13 2 (0.052%) OpenView
14 1 (0.026%) logstash
14 1 (0.026%) XenMobile
14 1 (0.026%) nmon
14 1 (0.026%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 889 (22.97%) Oracle
2 642 (16.58%) Microsoft
3 402 (10.38%) SAP
4 315 (8.14%) VMware
5 299 (7.72%) IBM
6 296 (7.65%) Cisco
7 190 (4.91%) HP
8 189 (4.88%) NetApp
9 154 (3.98%) Citrix
10 153 (3.95%) EMC
11 101 (2.61%) Salesforce.com
12 98 (2.53%) TIBCO
13 89 (2.30%) Juniper
14 71 (1.83%) hybris
15 59 (1.52%) Symantec
16 57 (1.47%) CheckPoint
16 57 (1.47%) Red Hat
17 52 (1.34%) Siebel
17 52 (1.34%) ATG
18 44 (1.14%) Brocade
London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £90,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Nationwide
Posted: Yesterday
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £60,000 to £85,000 per annum + Commission
Posted: 2 days ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + 20% Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + 20%Bonus+HC+Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum + full benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £90000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Montash
Salary: £45000 - £56000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Streamline Connections
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Kainos
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + EXCELLENT package and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
IT Retail People Ltd
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum Bonus, Discounts, Health, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago