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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 155 171 179
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 2019 1745 1662
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.89% 1.69% 1.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.00% 1.78% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1530 1355 1319
Average salary £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £52,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £87,500 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
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
101161 97875 99028
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.55% 94.69% 95.23%
Number of salaries quoted 84490 81487 85365
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 £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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +14 955 £75,000 - 83
South East 0 389 £65,000 - 36
Yorkshire -24 149 £60,000 +3.44% 8
South West +37 139 £57,500 +4.54% 24
East of England +22 127 £66,000 +5.60% 12
North West +13 92 £55,000 -15.38% 5
West Midlands +32 81 £70,000 +12.00% 12
East Midlands +38 59 £57,500 -11.53% 7
North East -12 12 £47,218 -21.30% 1
Midlands +7 3 £75,000 +30.43% 1
Solutions Architect
UK

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 989 (25.81%) Finance
2 825 (21.53%) Oracle
3 792 (20.67%) Java
4 754 (19.68%) TOGAF
5 751 (19.60%) Agile Software Development
6 730 (19.05%) SOA
7 652 (17.01%) Microsoft
8 632 (16.49%) .NET
9 459 (11.98%) Enterprise Architecture
10 437 (11.40%) Degree
11 396 (10.33%) Retail
12 395 (10.31%) Stakeholder Management
13 375 (9.79%) Banking
14 370 (9.66%) SAP
15 340 (8.87%) Web Services
16 339 (8.85%) E-Commerce
17 337 (8.79%) CRM
18 328 (8.56%) SQL
19 325 (8.48%) Project Management
20 324 (8.46%) UML
21 319 (8.32%) Zachman Framework
22 315 (8.22%) Windows
22 315 (8.22%) SQL Server
23 304 (7.93%) VMware
24 293 (7.65%) Telecoms
25 290 (7.57%) Mentoring
26 286 (7.46%) J2EE
27 285 (7.44%) Linux
27 285 (7.44%) ITIL
28 281 (7.33%) Scrum

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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
1 223 (5.82%) SharePoint
2 203 (5.30%) WebSphere
3 155 (4.04%) Apache
4 104 (2.71%) CMS
5 94 (2.45%) WebLogic
6 93 (2.43%) Tomcat
7 78 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
8 77 (2.01%) IIS
9 56 (1.46%) MS Exchange
10 48 (1.25%) SharePoint 2010
11 43 (1.12%) Apache Solr
12 39 (1.02%) Drupal
13 35 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
14 33 (0.86%) WebSphere Application Server
15 30 (0.78%) CICS
16 29 (0.76%) Lync
17 28 (0.73%) OpenStack
17 28 (0.73%) SAS
18 25 (0.65%) Oracle Coherence
18 25 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 192 (5.01%) MS Excel
2 45 (1.17%) MS Office
3 24 (0.63%) MS Visio
4 15 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (0.29%) SPSS
6 10 (0.26%) MS Project
7 6 (0.16%) InfoPath
8 5 (0.13%) Photoshop
9 4 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.026%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.026%) Edge Animate
10 1 (0.026%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 119 (3.11%) Oracle EBS
2 67 (1.75%) Oracle ERP
3 49 (1.28%) Oracle EBS R12
4 41 (1.07%) Oracle Applications
5 39 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
6 37 (0.97%) SAP SCM
7 26 (0.68%) Maximo
8 25 (0.65%) Oracle Financials
9 23 (0.60%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 19 (0.50%) RMDS
11 18 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 18 (0.47%) Oracle BPM
12 15 (0.39%) Oracle Retail
12 15 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
13 14 (0.37%) SAP PP
14 12 (0.31%) SAP APO
14 12 (0.31%) SAP FI
14 12 (0.31%) SAP CO
14 12 (0.31%) SAP FI/CO
15 11 (0.29%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 97 (2.53%) SaaS
2 91 (2.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 62 (1.62%) Amazon AWS
3 62 (1.62%) IaaS
4 57 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
5 56 (1.46%) Office 365
6 37 (0.97%) PaaS
7 20 (0.52%) Force.com
8 12 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
9 7 (0.18%) Amazon EMR
10 6 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
11 5 (0.13%) SuccessFactors
12 3 (0.078%) OpenShift
12 3 (0.078%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.052%) Amazon ELB
13 2 (0.052%) GitHub
13 2 (0.052%) Taleo
14 1 (0.026%) LucidChart
14 1 (0.026%) IBM Blueworks
14 1 (0.026%) Terremark
Communications & Networking
1 167 (4.36%) LAN
2 161 (4.20%) SAN
3 157 (4.10%) Internet
4 149 (3.89%) WAN
5 111 (2.90%) HTTP
6 80 (2.09%) Firewall
7 59 (1.54%) NAS
8 41 (1.07%) TCP/IP
9 34 (0.89%) Broadband
10 33 (0.86%) DNS
11 31 (0.81%) 3G
12 29 (0.76%) Wireless
12 29 (0.76%) 4G
13 28 (0.73%) Unified Communications
14 27 (0.70%) VPN
15 24 (0.63%) PBX
15 24 (0.63%) Cisco Nexus
15 24 (0.63%) Multicast
16 22 (0.57%) Fibre Channel
17 19 (0.50%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 315 (8.22%) SQL Server
2 138 (3.60%) Relational Database
3 127 (3.31%) Data Warehouse
4 123 (3.21%) MySQL
5 94 (2.45%) RDBMS
6 86 (2.24%) DB2
7 83 (2.17%) NoSQL
8 81 (2.11%) Oracle Database
9 75 (1.96%) Big Data
10 68 (1.77%) Oracle BI EE
11 51 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 43 (1.12%) Hadoop
13 33 (0.86%) SQL Server 2005
13 33 (0.86%) Oracle ODI
14 28 (0.73%) Oracle Exadata
15 27 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 26 (0.68%) HBase
17 24 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
18 23 (0.60%) Data Mining
18 23 (0.60%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 58 (1.51%) Visual Studio
2 39 (1.02%) Git (software)
3 38 (0.99%) Selenium
4 36 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
5 33 (0.86%) Mockito
6 19 (0.50%) JIRA
6 19 (0.50%) Jenkins
7 18 (0.47%) Eclipse
8 14 (0.37%) Rational Rose
8 14 (0.37%) MSBuild
9 13 (0.34%) NUnit
10 11 (0.29%) JUnit
11 10 (0.26%) Subversion
12 8 (0.21%) Ant
12 8 (0.21%) Appcelerator Titanium
12 8 (0.21%) Lombardi
13 7 (0.18%) Toad
13 7 (0.18%) Oracle Forms
14 6 (0.16%) Talend Open Studio
15 5 (0.13%) Maven
General
1 989 (25.81%) Finance
2 396 (10.33%) Retail
3 375 (9.79%) Banking
4 293 (7.65%) Telecoms
5 200 (5.22%) Marketing
6 97 (2.53%) Manufacturing
7 86 (2.24%) Legal
8 75 (1.96%) Billing
9 68 (1.77%) Back Office
10 65 (1.70%) Law
11 51 (1.33%) Games
12 50 (1.30%) Investment Banking
13 39 (1.02%) Publishing
14 38 (0.99%) Military
15 34 (0.89%) Advertising
16 33 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
17 26 (0.68%) Electronics
17 26 (0.68%) Aerospace
17 26 (0.68%) Retail Banking
18 25 (0.65%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 632 (16.49%) .NET
2 340 (8.87%) Web Services
3 286 (7.46%) J2EE
4 280 (7.31%) HTML
5 272 (7.10%) Middleware
6 261 (6.81%) XML
7 206 (5.38%) ASP.NET
8 179 (4.67%) Spring
9 156 (4.07%) CSS
10 130 (3.39%) SOAP
11 109 (2.84%) Java EE
12 107 (2.79%) Oracle Fusion
13 99 (2.58%) jQuery
14 92 (2.40%) HTML5
15 79 (2.06%) LAMP
16 77 (2.01%) XSLT
17 75 (1.96%) REST
18 73 (1.91%) WCF
19 72 (1.88%) Hibernate
20 64 (1.67%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 271 (7.07%) Analytical Skills
2 213 (5.56%) Open Source
3 193 (5.04%) Enterprise Software
4 153 (3.99%) Computer Science
5 106 (2.77%) Management Information System
6 86 (2.24%) N-Tier
7 74 (1.93%) Data Integration
8 66 (1.72%) Mainframe
9 45 (1.17%) Clustering
10 43 (1.12%) FMCG
11 41 (1.07%) Client/Server
12 33 (0.86%) Mobile App
13 32 (0.84%) Digital Media
14 31 (0.81%) SWIFT
15 29 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 27 (0.70%) User Experience
17 24 (0.63%) CESG
17 24 (0.63%) Mathematics
18 23 (0.60%) Smartphone
18 23 (0.60%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 315 (8.22%) Windows
2 285 (7.44%) Linux
3 98 (2.56%) UNIX
4 94 (2.45%) Solaris
5 78 (2.04%) Android
6 54 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 52 (1.36%) Apple iOS
8 41 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 40 (1.04%) AIX
10 37 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
11 22 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
11 22 (0.57%) SUSE
12 20 (0.52%) HPUX
13 19 (0.50%) OS/400
13 19 (0.50%) zOS
14 16 (0.42%) Windows 7
15 10 (0.26%) Windows XP
16 7 (0.18%) Windows Phone
17 4 (0.10%) MVS
18 3 (0.078%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 754 (19.68%) TOGAF
2 751 (19.60%) Agile Software Development
3 730 (19.05%) SOA
4 459 (11.98%) Enterprise Architecture
5 395 (10.31%) Stakeholder Management
6 339 (8.85%) E-Commerce
7 337 (8.79%) CRM
8 325 (8.48%) Project Management
9 324 (8.46%) UML
10 319 (8.32%) Zachman Framework
11 290 (7.57%) Mentoring
12 285 (7.44%) ITIL
13 281 (7.33%) Scrum
14 259 (6.76%) Technical Architecture
15 256 (6.68%) ERP
16 249 (6.50%) Business Intelligence
17 192 (5.01%) Business Development
18 182 (4.75%) Waterfall
19 177 (4.62%) Migration
20 166 (4.33%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 792 (20.67%) Java
2 328 (8.56%) SQL
3 235 (6.13%) C#
4 224 (5.85%) JavaScript
5 78 (2.04%) PHP
6 77 (2.01%) Python
7 45 (1.17%) T-SQL
8 39 (1.02%) Ruby
9 38 (0.99%) C
10 37 (0.97%) Perl
11 30 (0.78%) C++
11 30 (0.78%) COBOL
12 22 (0.57%) PowerShell
13 20 (0.52%) VB.NET
14 17 (0.44%) R
15 16 (0.42%) Scala
16 9 (0.23%) Apex Code
17 8 (0.21%) Bash Shell
17 8 (0.21%) VB
18 6 (0.16%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 437 (11.40%) Degree
2 168 (4.38%) Security Cleared
3 100 (2.61%) Microsoft Certification
4 88 (2.30%) SC Cleared
5 86 (2.24%) Cisco Certification
6 64 (1.67%) MCSE
7 63 (1.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 52 (1.36%) CCNA
9 39 (1.02%) MCITP
10 28 (0.73%) Citrix Certification
11 24 (0.63%) ISEB
12 21 (0.55%) VCAP
12 21 (0.55%) CCIA
13 20 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
14 19 (0.50%) CISSP
15 17 (0.44%) LPIC
15 17 (0.44%) CCNP
16 16 (0.42%) MCTS
16 16 (0.42%) DV Cleared
16 16 (0.42%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 130 (3.39%) QA
2 32 (0.84%) ISO 9001
3 31 (0.81%) SLA
4 22 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 16 (0.42%) COBIT
6 14 (0.37%) ISO 8583
7 13 (0.34%) CRD IV
8 12 (0.31%) PCI DSS
9 11 (0.29%) JSP 440
10 8 (0.21%) Data Quality
11 5 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 4 (0.10%) HL7
12 4 (0.10%) PABP
12 4 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 2 (0.052%) HIPAA
13 2 (0.052%) Basel III
13 2 (0.052%) Basel II
14 1 (0.026%) EMIR
14 1 (0.026%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 226 (5.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 110 (2.87%) Hyper-V
3 89 (2.32%) Active Directory
4 37 (0.97%) vSphere
5 34 (0.89%) XenDesktop
6 33 (0.86%) vCloud
7 25 (0.65%) Oracle RAC
8 21 (0.55%) KVM
9 19 (0.50%) SRDF
9 19 (0.50%) NFS
10 17 (0.44%) XenApp
11 11 (0.29%) VMware ESX
11 11 (0.29%) Xen
12 10 (0.26%) XenServer
13 8 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
14 7 (0.18%) Apache Flume
14 7 (0.18%) ISA Server
15 6 (0.16%) Oracle RMAN
16 4 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
16 4 (0.10%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 34 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
2 32 (0.84%) Tivoli
3 28 (0.73%) SCOM
4 27 (0.70%) Puppet
4 27 (0.70%) SCCM
5 10 (0.26%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 6 (0.16%) OpenNMS
6 6 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (0.13%) Windows Intune
7 5 (0.13%) CA Spectrum
8 4 (0.10%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 3 (0.078%) NetBackup
9 3 (0.078%) SCOrch
10 2 (0.052%) Oracle Identity Management
11 1 (0.026%) Cisco UCCX
11 1 (0.026%) Cisco CUCM
11 1 (0.026%) Cisco UCCE
11 1 (0.026%) SCVMM
11 1 (0.026%) Cacti
11 1 (0.026%) WMI
Vendors
1 825 (21.53%) Oracle
2 652 (17.01%) Microsoft
3 370 (9.66%) SAP
4 304 (7.93%) VMware
5 257 (6.71%) Cisco
6 243 (6.34%) IBM
7 155 (4.04%) Citrix
8 146 (3.81%) NetApp
9 143 (3.73%) HP
10 136 (3.55%) EMC
11 91 (2.37%) Salesforce.com
12 72 (1.88%) TIBCO
13 59 (1.54%) Juniper
14 54 (1.41%) hybris
15 51 (1.33%) Red Hat
16 47 (1.23%) Informatica
17 46 (1.20%) Siebel
18 44 (1.15%) Symantec
19 41 (1.07%) ATG
20 38 (0.99%) CheckPoint
London
Technology Leaders
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Montash
Salary: £70000 - £81000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £50000 - £70000 Per Annum Negotiable + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
West London
QVC
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum plus bonus, plus benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
Hoople Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 12 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 14 hours ago
Hook, Hampshire
Serco Group PLC
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £80000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Annual bonus plus benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Spring Technology
Salary: £75000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Excellent Bonus &Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £60000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + Package + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Salt
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East London
VIT
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £95,000 per annum including OTE, good bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
Accenture
Salary: From £37,000 to £48,500 per annum depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + package and benefits
Posted: Yesterday