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

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 172 192 199
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 1893 1747 1533
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.85% 1.59% 1.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.96% 1.68% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1456 1312 1239
Average salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £90,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £67,500 £62,000
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +8.87%
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
96432 103854 97223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.46% 94.47% 94.53%
Number of salaries quoted 80542 85900 81828
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% 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 7 July 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 7 July 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 +41 908 £77,500 +4.72% 104
South East +7 354 £67,500 -3.57% 43
Yorkshire -2 150 £62,500 +4.16% 12
East of England 0 124 £65,000 -3.70% 15
West Midlands +11 100 £63,750 -1.92% 12
South West -11 99 £55,648 +1.17% 16
North West -17 59 £63,750 +2.00% 15
East Midlands +20 45 £60,000 +4.34% 7
North East +4 19 £60,000 +14.28% 3
Midlands - 7 £70,000 - 1
Solutions Architect
UK

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 1043 (26.20%) Finance
2 963 (24.19%) Oracle
3 939 (23.59%) Agile Software Development
4 887 (22.28%) Java
5 817 (20.52%) TOGAF
6 720 (18.09%) Microsoft
7 657 (16.50%) .NET
8 581 (14.59%) SOA
9 514 (12.91%) Degree
10 447 (11.23%) SQL Server
11 441 (11.08%) Retail
12 440 (11.05%) IBM
13 439 (11.03%) Enterprise Architecture
14 423 (10.63%) Windows
15 420 (10.55%) E-Commerce
16 381 (9.57%) Stakeholder Management
17 377 (9.47%) SQL
18 376 (9.44%) Cisco
19 374 (9.39%) VMware
20 366 (9.19%) SAP
21 365 (9.17%) Linux
22 353 (8.87%) Banking
23 352 (8.84%) XML
24 348 (8.74%) Zachman Framework
25 346 (8.69%) Project Management
26 344 (8.64%) WebSphere
27 338 (8.49%) Web Services
28 332 (8.34%) C#
29 328 (8.24%) Business Intelligence
30 321 (8.06%) CRM

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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
1 344 (8.64%) WebSphere
2 234 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 182 (4.57%) Apache
4 130 (3.27%) WebLogic
5 123 (3.09%) Tomcat
6 116 (2.91%) IIS
7 99 (2.49%) Oracle Coherence
8 86 (2.16%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 83 (2.08%) JBoss
10 81 (2.03%) CMS
11 77 (1.93%) BizTalk Server
12 52 (1.31%) Apache Pig
13 50 (1.26%) Node.js
14 48 (1.21%) Lync
15 47 (1.18%) SAS
16 44 (1.11%) WebSphere Application Server
17 39 (0.98%) MS Exchange
17 39 (0.98%) Drupal
18 37 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
19 35 (0.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 270 (6.78%) MS Excel
2 51 (1.28%) MS Office
3 28 (0.70%) MS Visio
3 28 (0.70%) SPSS
4 17 (0.43%) PowerPivot
5 15 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
5 15 (0.38%) InfoPath
6 7 (0.18%) MS Project
6 7 (0.18%) Mingle
7 5 (0.13%) FastStats
8 2 (0.050%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 79 (1.98%) SAP SCM
2 58 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
3 52 (1.31%) RMDS
4 50 (1.26%) Oracle EBS
5 49 (1.23%) SAP FI
6 48 (1.21%) SAP CO
6 48 (1.21%) SAP FI/CO
7 35 (0.88%) SAP HR
7 35 (0.88%) SAP ERP
8 28 (0.70%) Oracle Financials
9 27 (0.68%) SAP SD
10 26 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 25 (0.63%) Oracle ERP
12 24 (0.60%) Oracle EBS R12
13 22 (0.55%) Oracle Retail
14 21 (0.53%) Fredhopper
15 19 (0.48%) thinkFolio
16 18 (0.45%) Magento
17 17 (0.43%) Eagle PACE
17 17 (0.43%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
Cloud Services
1 155 (3.89%) Amazon AWS
1 155 (3.89%) SaaS
2 138 (3.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 98 (2.46%) Office 365
4 95 (2.39%) Cloud Computing
5 80 (2.01%) IaaS
6 66 (1.66%) PaaS
7 33 (0.83%) SuccessFactors
8 32 (0.80%) Force.com
9 27 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
10 24 (0.60%) IBM PureFlex
11 23 (0.58%) Amazon EMR
12 13 (0.33%) Mimecast
13 7 (0.18%) Yammer
14 5 (0.13%) OneDrive
14 5 (0.13%) Amazon S3
15 4 (0.10%) OpenShift
16 2 (0.050%) IBM Blueworks
16 2 (0.050%) Route 53
16 2 (0.050%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 223 (5.60%) WAN
2 215 (5.40%) LAN
3 179 (4.50%) SAN
4 124 (3.11%) HTTP
5 109 (2.74%) Internet
6 102 (2.56%) NAS
7 85 (2.14%) Fibre Channel
8 84 (2.11%) Multicast
8 84 (2.11%) FCoE
9 58 (1.46%) Firewall
10 55 (1.38%) iSCSI
11 50 (1.26%) MPLS
12 39 (0.98%) Wireless
13 38 (0.95%) Cisco Nexus
14 35 (0.88%) TCP/IP
15 34 (0.85%) DNS
16 32 (0.80%) Network Security
17 28 (0.70%) Unified Communications
18 21 (0.53%) VPN
19 19 (0.48%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 447 (11.23%) SQL Server
2 186 (4.67%) Data Warehouse
3 178 (4.47%) DB2
4 173 (4.35%) Relational Database
5 163 (4.09%) Big Data
6 155 (3.89%) Hadoop
7 104 (2.61%) NoSQL
8 98 (2.46%) RDBMS
9 91 (2.29%) MySQL
9 91 (2.29%) Oracle Database
10 82 (2.06%) HBase
11 75 (1.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 62 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 55 (1.38%) Oracle Exadata
13 55 (1.38%) MongoDB
13 55 (1.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 50 (1.26%) Apache Hive
15 39 (0.98%) Apache Cassandra
16 35 (0.88%) OLAP
17 34 (0.85%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 49 (1.23%) Visual Studio
2 34 (0.85%) Jenkins
3 32 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
4 31 (0.78%) Talend Open Studio
5 29 (0.73%) Git (software)
6 22 (0.55%) Subversion
7 17 (0.43%) JIRA
7 17 (0.43%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 14 (0.35%) Maven
9 13 (0.33%) Eclipse
9 13 (0.33%) TeamCity
10 12 (0.30%) JUnit
10 12 (0.30%) Octopus Deploy
11 8 (0.20%) Ant
11 8 (0.20%) ERwin
12 7 (0.18%) ClearCase
12 7 (0.18%) Toad
12 7 (0.18%) Selenium
13 4 (0.10%) JProfiler
13 4 (0.10%) Cucumber
General
1 1043 (26.20%) Finance
2 441 (11.08%) Retail
3 353 (8.87%) Banking
4 250 (6.28%) Telecoms
5 230 (5.78%) Marketing
6 187 (4.70%) Manufacturing
7 61 (1.53%) Games
8 49 (1.23%) Investment Banking
9 47 (1.18%) Billing
9 47 (1.18%) Automotive
10 44 (1.11%) Legal
11 43 (1.08%) Back Office
12 40 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
13 37 (0.93%) Financial Institution
13 37 (0.93%) Publishing
14 36 (0.90%) Front Office
15 34 (0.85%) Retail Banking
16 28 (0.70%) Electronics
17 21 (0.53%) Local Government
18 20 (0.50%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 657 (16.50%) .NET
2 352 (8.84%) XML
3 338 (8.49%) Web Services
4 306 (7.69%) HTML
5 299 (7.51%) Middleware
6 221 (5.55%) J2EE
7 140 (3.52%) SOAP
8 131 (3.29%) ASP.NET
9 119 (2.99%) CSS
10 114 (2.86%) HTML5
11 105 (2.64%) Spring
12 97 (2.44%) XSLT
12 97 (2.44%) REST
13 88 (2.21%) Java EE
14 85 (2.14%) RESTful
15 76 (1.91%) LAMP
16 74 (1.86%) .NET Framework
17 64 (1.61%) Rendezvous
18 61 (1.53%) Oracle Fusion
19 60 (1.51%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 288 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
2 264 (6.63%) Data Centre
3 203 (5.10%) Enterprise Software
4 195 (4.90%) Computer Science
5 115 (2.89%) Management Information System
6 93 (2.34%) N-Tier
7 78 (1.96%) Mainframe
8 56 (1.41%) Hybrid Cloud
9 50 (1.26%) Mobile App
9 50 (1.26%) Clustering
10 49 (1.23%) IPTV
10 49 (1.23%) Over-the-Top Content
11 43 (1.08%) User Experience
12 42 (1.06%) Social Media
12 42 (1.06%) Data Integration
13 40 (1.00%) Enterprise Storage
14 35 (0.88%) Mathematics
15 34 (0.85%) SWIFT
16 33 (0.83%) FlexPod
17 28 (0.70%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 423 (10.63%) Windows
2 365 (9.17%) Linux
3 172 (4.32%) Solaris
4 106 (2.66%) UNIX
5 80 (2.01%) AIX
6 72 (1.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 55 (1.38%) HPUX
8 40 (1.00%) Android
9 39 (0.98%) Apple iOS
10 30 (0.75%) SUSE
11 26 (0.65%) zOS
12 25 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
13 24 (0.60%) OS/400
14 22 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
15 19 (0.48%) VMS
16 17 (0.43%) Windows 7
17 15 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
18 14 (0.35%) Ubuntu
19 9 (0.23%) Oracle Linux
20 7 (0.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 939 (23.59%) Agile Software Development
2 817 (20.52%) TOGAF
3 581 (14.59%) SOA
4 439 (11.03%) Enterprise Architecture
5 420 (10.55%) E-Commerce
6 381 (9.57%) Stakeholder Management
7 348 (8.74%) Zachman Framework
8 346 (8.69%) Project Management
9 328 (8.24%) Business Intelligence
10 321 (8.06%) CRM
11 264 (6.63%) UML
12 253 (6.36%) Technical Architecture
13 249 (6.25%) SDLC
14 241 (6.05%) ERP
14 241 (6.05%) Scrum
15 240 (6.03%) Open Source
16 228 (5.73%) Business Development
17 220 (5.53%) ITIL
18 201 (5.05%) Migration
19 174 (4.37%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 887 (22.28%) Java
2 377 (9.47%) SQL
3 332 (8.34%) C#
4 238 (5.98%) JavaScript
5 148 (3.72%) PHP
6 70 (1.76%) Python
7 67 (1.68%) C
8 56 (1.41%) C++
9 38 (0.95%) R
10 37 (0.93%) Perl
11 20 (0.50%) T-SQL
12 18 (0.45%) VB.NET
13 16 (0.40%) Ruby
14 11 (0.28%) Apex Code
15 10 (0.25%) VB
16 8 (0.20%) ABAP
16 8 (0.20%) COBOL
16 8 (0.20%) Scala
16 8 (0.20%) Shell Script
17 7 (0.18%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 514 (12.91%) Degree
2 139 (3.49%) Security Cleared
3 94 (2.36%) Cisco Certification
4 79 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 79 (1.98%) SC Cleared
5 58 (1.46%) CCNP
6 38 (0.95%) CCDP
7 34 (0.85%) MCSE
8 33 (0.83%) CCNA
9 30 (0.75%) CCIE
10 28 (0.70%) PMI Certification
11 25 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
12 24 (0.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 24 (0.60%) DV Cleared
13 20 (0.50%) PMP
14 18 (0.45%) IBM Certification
14 18 (0.45%) MCP
15 14 (0.35%) CCVP
16 13 (0.33%) ISEB
16 13 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 152 (3.82%) QA
2 29 (0.73%) COBIT
3 25 (0.63%) PCI DSS
4 24 (0.60%) ISO 9001
5 19 (0.48%) SLA
5 19 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 18 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 15 (0.38%) HL7
8 13 (0.33%) ISO 8583
9 11 (0.28%) Solvency II
10 7 (0.18%) Data Quality
11 5 (0.13%) Basel II
12 2 (0.050%) BS15000
12 2 (0.050%) IAS 39
12 2 (0.050%) ISO 9000
12 2 (0.050%) CRD IV
13 1 (0.025%) Dodd-Frank
13 1 (0.025%) EMIR
13 1 (0.025%) HIPAA
13 1 (0.025%) Basel III
System Software
1 262 (6.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 158 (3.97%) Hyper-V
3 105 (2.64%) Active Directory
4 88 (2.21%) NFS
5 85 (2.14%) SRDF
6 74 (1.86%) KVM
7 60 (1.51%) Oracle RAC
8 53 (1.33%) XenApp
9 52 (1.31%) Xen
10 32 (0.80%) vSphere
11 30 (0.75%) Apache Flume
11 30 (0.75%) XenDesktop
12 20 (0.50%) vCloud
13 18 (0.45%) XenServer
13 18 (0.45%) VMware ESX
14 15 (0.38%) Terminal Services
15 11 (0.28%) Docker
16 10 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
17 5 (0.13%) Squid
17 5 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 50 (1.26%) Tivoli
2 49 (1.23%) SCCM
3 44 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
4 30 (0.75%) Puppet
5 20 (0.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 19 (0.48%) SCOM
7 15 (0.38%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 15 (0.38%) TeamSite
8 12 (0.30%) Legato
9 9 (0.23%) Cisco UCCE
10 6 (0.15%) McAfee ePO
10 6 (0.15%) Windows Intune
11 5 (0.13%) Cisco UCCX
11 5 (0.13%) Nagios
12 3 (0.075%) Oozie
12 3 (0.075%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 2 (0.050%) SCSM
13 2 (0.050%) Ansible
13 2 (0.050%) SCOrch
13 2 (0.050%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 963 (24.19%) Oracle
2 720 (18.09%) Microsoft
3 440 (11.05%) IBM
4 376 (9.44%) Cisco
5 374 (9.39%) VMware
6 366 (9.19%) SAP
7 248 (6.23%) NetApp
8 198 (4.97%) HP
9 186 (4.67%) EMC
10 138 (3.47%) hybris
11 135 (3.39%) Citrix
12 128 (3.22%) Salesforce.com
13 119 (2.99%) TIBCO
14 101 (2.54%) ATG
15 100 (2.51%) Red Hat
16 82 (2.06%) Intel
17 69 (1.73%) Sybase
18 63 (1.58%) Juniper
19 62 (1.56%) 3PAR
20 55 (1.38%) Adobe
Reigate, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 80,000 - 90,000 PA
Posted: 1 hour ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £80,000 to £120,000 per annum Excellent salary variable and benef
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £65000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Rolls Royce
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Car Allowance, Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £55k - 65k per year + Benefits Package
Posted: 3 hours ago
South East
Vodafone
Posted: 3 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Network Compucare Ltd
Posted: 5 hours ago
South East London
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Network Compucare Ltd
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
EXCELerate
Salary: Circa £85k plus Car Allowance, Health care and pension
Posted: 5 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £80,000 + multiple benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
CGI
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum plus bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Computer People
Salary: Health + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
CPS Group UK
Salary: £60k - 75k per year + Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
Robert Half
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
York, Yorkshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Posted: 17 hours ago