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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 172 197 180
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 1809 1464 1763
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.69% 1.47% 1.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.79% 1.56% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1300 1162 1374
Average salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
90% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £90,000 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £64,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+0.77% -0.76%
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
100964 94057 104141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.39% 94.25% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82543 79050 89527
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +6 815 £75,000 +3.44% 95
South East +3 402 £70,000 +7.69% 39
Yorkshire +30 158 £57,500 +4.54% 17
North West +49 116 £56,250 -13.46% 23
East of England +1 112 £67,500 +8.87% 20
West Midlands +17 91 £70,000 +9.37% 6
South West +16 79 £57,250 +4.09% 15
East Midlands +8 38 £60,000 +20.00% 3
North East -12 3 £46,109 -23.15% 2
Midlands +6 2 £65,000 -10.34%
Solutions Architect
UK

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 876 (24.12%) Finance
2 808 (22.25%) Oracle
3 737 (20.29%) SOA
4 729 (20.07%) Java
5 658 (18.12%) Agile Software Development
6 622 (17.13%) TOGAF
7 595 (16.38%) .NET
8 580 (15.97%) Microsoft
9 466 (12.83%) Degree
10 384 (10.57%) CRM
11 380 (10.46%) SAP
12 371 (10.21%) Enterprise Architecture
13 363 (9.99%) SQL Server
14 358 (9.86%) SQL
15 331 (9.11%) Business Intelligence
16 330 (9.09%) Web Services
17 326 (8.98%) Project Management
18 317 (8.73%) E-Commerce
19 315 (8.67%) Windows
20 314 (8.65%) UML
21 308 (8.48%) Stakeholder Management
22 299 (8.23%) Mentoring
23 298 (8.20%) Telecoms
23 298 (8.20%) Retail
24 293 (8.07%) Banking
25 290 (7.98%) Middleware
26 288 (7.93%) Technical Architecture
27 279 (7.68%) ERP
28 270 (7.43%) XML
29 269 (7.41%) Linux

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
1 208 (5.73%) SharePoint
2 188 (5.18%) WebSphere
3 161 (4.43%) Apache
4 100 (2.75%) WebLogic
5 99 (2.73%) Tomcat
6 95 (2.62%) IIS
7 88 (2.42%) BizTalk Server
8 86 (2.37%) CMS
9 53 (1.46%) WebLogic Portal
10 46 (1.27%) MS Exchange
11 38 (1.05%) SAS
12 36 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
13 35 (0.96%) Drupal
14 25 (0.69%) SharePoint Server
14 25 (0.69%) WebSphere Application Server
15 24 (0.66%) Apache Solr
16 23 (0.63%) OpenStack
16 23 (0.63%) CICS
17 21 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
17 21 (0.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 208 (5.73%) MS Excel
2 35 (0.96%) MS Office
3 29 (0.80%) MS Visio
4 20 (0.55%) SPSS
5 15 (0.41%) MS Project
6 10 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (0.14%) InfoPath
7 5 (0.14%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (0.083%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 127 (3.50%) Oracle EBS
2 74 (2.04%) Oracle ERP
3 66 (1.82%) Oracle EBS R12
4 45 (1.24%) Oracle Applications
5 39 (1.07%) SAP SCM
6 37 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
7 30 (0.83%) Maximo
8 27 (0.74%) Oracle BPM
9 20 (0.55%) RMDS
10 18 (0.50%) Oracle SCM
10 18 (0.50%) SAP CRM
10 18 (0.50%) AquaLogic BPM
11 17 (0.47%) Oracle Retail
12 16 (0.44%) Oracle CRM
12 16 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
13 15 (0.41%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
14 13 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 13 (0.36%) SAP PP
14 13 (0.36%) SAP APO
15 12 (0.33%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 91 (2.51%) SaaS
2 73 (2.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 62 (1.71%) IaaS
4 55 (1.51%) Amazon AWS
5 51 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
6 40 (1.10%) PaaS
6 40 (1.10%) Office 365
7 12 (0.33%) Force.com
8 10 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (0.17%) Amazon EMR
10 4 (0.11%) Taleo
11 3 (0.083%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.055%) Amazon ELB
12 2 (0.055%) SuccessFactors
13 1 (0.028%) LucidChart
13 1 (0.028%) GitHub
13 1 (0.028%) Google Apps
13 1 (0.028%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 164 (4.52%) Internet
2 154 (4.24%) LAN
3 141 (3.88%) WAN
4 126 (3.47%) SAN
5 121 (3.33%) HTTP
6 80 (2.20%) Firewall
7 39 (1.07%) Broadband
8 36 (0.99%) TCP/IP
9 33 (0.91%) AMQP
10 32 (0.88%) NAS
10 32 (0.88%) DNS
11 29 (0.80%) VPN
12 27 (0.74%) 3G
12 27 (0.74%) Multicast
13 25 (0.69%) Cisco Nexus
13 25 (0.69%) Fibre Channel
13 25 (0.69%) 4G
14 23 (0.63%) Network Security
14 23 (0.63%) PBX
15 22 (0.61%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 363 (9.99%) SQL Server
2 147 (4.05%) Data Warehouse
3 136 (3.74%) Relational Database
4 124 (3.41%) MySQL
5 96 (2.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 94 (2.59%) Big Data
6 94 (2.59%) Oracle Database
7 87 (2.40%) RDBMS
8 71 (1.95%) Oracle BI EE
9 70 (1.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 69 (1.90%) NoSQL
11 60 (1.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 52 (1.43%) DB2
13 50 (1.38%) Hadoop
14 41 (1.13%) Oracle Database 11g
15 39 (1.07%) Data Mining
16 38 (1.05%) Oracle ODI
17 36 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
18 35 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
19 34 (0.94%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 59 (1.62%) Visual Studio
2 52 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 35 (0.96%) Git (software)
4 28 (0.77%) Subversion
5 26 (0.72%) Mockito
6 21 (0.58%) Eclipse
7 20 (0.55%) Rational Rose
8 18 (0.50%) Selenium
8 18 (0.50%) MSBuild
9 17 (0.47%) Jenkins
10 12 (0.33%) JIRA
10 12 (0.33%) JUnit
11 11 (0.30%) NUnit
12 8 (0.22%) Lombardi
13 7 (0.19%) Hudson
14 6 (0.17%) ReSharper
14 6 (0.17%) Fiddler
14 6 (0.17%) Ant
15 5 (0.14%) Oracle Forms
15 5 (0.14%) CruiseControl
General
1 876 (24.12%) Finance
2 298 (8.20%) Telecoms
2 298 (8.20%) Retail
3 293 (8.07%) Banking
4 197 (5.42%) Marketing
5 88 (2.42%) Manufacturing
6 85 (2.34%) Billing
7 81 (2.23%) Legal
8 71 (1.95%) Law
9 67 (1.84%) Back Office
10 64 (1.76%) Publishing
11 56 (1.54%) Advertising
12 31 (0.85%) Military
12 31 (0.85%) Electronics
12 31 (0.85%) Investment Banking
13 28 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
14 24 (0.66%) Games
15 21 (0.58%) Aerospace
16 17 (0.47%) Automotive
17 15 (0.41%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 595 (16.38%) .NET
2 330 (9.09%) Web Services
3 290 (7.98%) Middleware
4 270 (7.43%) XML
5 260 (7.16%) HTML
6 239 (6.58%) J2EE
7 195 (5.37%) ASP.NET
8 154 (4.24%) CSS
9 138 (3.80%) Spring
10 127 (3.50%) Oracle Fusion
11 122 (3.36%) SOAP
12 98 (2.70%) LAMP
13 95 (2.62%) jQuery
14 90 (2.48%) WCF
15 86 (2.37%) REST
16 85 (2.34%) Java EE
17 83 (2.29%) XSLT
18 80 (2.20%) .NET Framework
19 75 (2.06%) HTML5
20 62 (1.71%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 230 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
2 218 (6.00%) Enterprise Software
3 206 (5.67%) Open Source
4 140 (3.85%) Computer Science
5 83 (2.29%) Clustering
6 81 (2.23%) N-Tier
7 79 (2.18%) Management Information System
8 68 (1.87%) Data Integration
9 66 (1.82%) Digital Media
10 65 (1.79%) Mainframe
11 50 (1.38%) User Experience
12 33 (0.91%) Client/Server
13 31 (0.85%) Symmetrix
13 31 (0.85%) RIA
14 30 (0.83%) Visualisation
15 29 (0.80%) FMCG
15 29 (0.80%) Mathematics
16 27 (0.74%) Smartphone
17 26 (0.72%) Mobile App
18 24 (0.66%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 315 (8.67%) Windows
2 269 (7.41%) Linux
3 111 (3.06%) Solaris
4 95 (2.62%) Android
5 94 (2.59%) UNIX
6 67 (1.84%) Apple iOS
7 44 (1.21%) Windows Server 2012
8 39 (1.07%) Windows Server 2008
9 37 (1.02%) AIX
10 36 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 30 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
12 19 (0.52%) Windows 7
13 18 (0.50%) SUSE
14 16 (0.44%) Windows Phone
15 15 (0.41%) HPUX
16 12 (0.33%) OS/400
16 12 (0.33%) zOS
17 9 (0.25%) Windows 8
18 5 (0.14%) Windows XP
19 4 (0.11%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 737 (20.29%) SOA
2 658 (18.12%) Agile Software Development
3 622 (17.13%) TOGAF
4 384 (10.57%) CRM
5 371 (10.21%) Enterprise Architecture
6 331 (9.11%) Business Intelligence
7 326 (8.98%) Project Management
8 317 (8.73%) E-Commerce
9 314 (8.65%) UML
10 308 (8.48%) Stakeholder Management
11 299 (8.23%) Mentoring
12 288 (7.93%) Technical Architecture
13 279 (7.68%) ERP
14 257 (7.08%) ITIL
15 245 (6.75%) Scrum
15 245 (6.75%) Zachman Framework
16 194 (5.34%) Migration
17 183 (5.04%) Waterfall
18 181 (4.98%) Business Development
19 180 (4.96%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 729 (20.07%) Java
2 358 (9.86%) SQL
3 240 (6.61%) JavaScript
4 220 (6.06%) C#
5 113 (3.11%) PHP
6 74 (2.04%) Python
7 62 (1.71%) T-SQL
8 52 (1.43%) Perl
9 39 (1.07%) Ruby
10 28 (0.77%) C++
11 26 (0.72%) C
12 25 (0.69%) COBOL
13 22 (0.61%) PowerShell
14 14 (0.39%) R
15 11 (0.30%) Scala
15 11 (0.30%) Objective-C
15 11 (0.30%) PL/SQL
15 11 (0.30%) VB.NET
16 9 (0.25%) XQuery
17 8 (0.22%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 466 (12.83%) Degree
2 192 (5.29%) Security Cleared
3 115 (3.17%) SC Cleared
4 94 (2.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 72 (1.98%) Cisco Certification
6 47 (1.29%) MCSE
7 42 (1.16%) MCITP
8 41 (1.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 30 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
10 29 (0.80%) CCNA
11 27 (0.74%) Citrix Certification
12 22 (0.61%) CCNP
13 21 (0.58%) CCIE
14 20 (0.55%) ISEB
14 20 (0.55%) VCAP
14 20 (0.55%) CCIA
15 18 (0.50%) DV Cleared
16 15 (0.41%) CISSP
17 14 (0.39%) MCTS
17 14 (0.39%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 149 (4.10%) QA
2 34 (0.94%) ISO 9001
3 33 (0.91%) Data Quality
4 31 (0.85%) SLA
4 31 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 27 (0.74%) COBIT
6 19 (0.52%) JSP 440
7 15 (0.41%) PCI DSS
8 11 (0.30%) CRD IV
9 10 (0.28%) HL7
10 5 (0.14%) ISO 8583
11 4 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 3 (0.083%) Basel III
13 2 (0.055%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 1 (0.028%) BS15000
System Software
1 186 (5.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 86 (2.37%) Hyper-V
3 75 (2.06%) Active Directory
4 38 (1.05%) vCloud
5 33 (0.91%) XenDesktop
6 29 (0.80%) vSphere
7 25 (0.69%) Oracle RAC
8 20 (0.55%) SRDF
8 20 (0.55%) XenApp
8 20 (0.55%) NFS
9 13 (0.36%) Xen
9 13 (0.36%) KVM
10 9 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
11 7 (0.19%) VMware ESX
12 6 (0.17%) ISA Server
12 6 (0.17%) Apache Flume
13 5 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
13 5 (0.14%) Oracle RMAN
13 5 (0.14%) XenServer
14 4 (0.11%) IAG
Systems Management
1 36 (0.99%) SCCM
2 26 (0.72%) SCOM
3 18 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (0.36%) Tivoli
5 12 (0.33%) Puppet
5 12 (0.33%) CA Spectrum
6 9 (0.25%) OpenSSO
7 6 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (0.14%) Oracle EDQ
9 4 (0.11%) Windows Intune
10 3 (0.083%) Oracle Identity Management
10 3 (0.083%) OpenNMS
10 3 (0.083%) CA SiteMinder
11 2 (0.055%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 2 (0.055%) Nagios
12 1 (0.028%) HP UCMDB
12 1 (0.028%) SCOrch
12 1 (0.028%) XenMobile
12 1 (0.028%) Unicenter
12 1 (0.028%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 808 (22.25%) Oracle
2 580 (15.97%) Microsoft
3 380 (10.46%) SAP
4 223 (6.14%) Cisco
5 217 (5.97%) VMware
6 204 (5.62%) IBM
7 131 (3.61%) EMC
8 116 (3.19%) Citrix
9 97 (2.67%) NetApp
10 76 (2.09%) HP
11 59 (1.62%) Salesforce.com
12 57 (1.57%) TIBCO
13 54 (1.49%) Informatica
14 48 (1.32%) Red Hat
14 48 (1.32%) F5
15 43 (1.18%) Juniper
16 41 (1.13%) Siebel
16 41 (1.13%) Google
17 39 (1.07%) ATG
18 38 (1.05%) Intel
Southampton, Hampshire
ISL
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + pension
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
East London
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The People Network
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + flexible benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Brentwood, Essex
The People Network
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Medical, etc
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £70000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Car allowance shares & Benifits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Talent International
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits Package
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Westek Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £95000 per annum + Great Benefits Package
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45707 - £56504 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
CPS Group UK
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + 15% Bonus & Extensive Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Yoh Company
Salary: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
set2recruit
Salary: £65000 - £90000 Per Annum plus competative bonus and benefi
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Siemens Jobs & Careers
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Nationwide
Salary: £49000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, pension
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday