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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 174 200 184
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 1773 1446 1736
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.64% 1.43% 1.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.73% 1.52% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1260 1148 1377
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 £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £90,000 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
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
102306 94953 105283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.39% 94.21% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 83534 79531 90590
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 1 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 1 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 +7 768 £75,000 +3.44% 96
South East +5 415 £70,000 +7.69% 40
Yorkshire +28 158 £57,500 +4.54% 14
East of England +23 119 £67,500 +12.50% 12
North West +45 104 £57,500 -8.00% 14
West Midlands +21 93 £70,000 +9.37% 14
South West +22 85 £57,500 +4.54% 10
East Midlands -9 32 £57,500 +4.54% 3
Midlands +5 2 £65,000 -10.34% 1
Solutions Architect
UK

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 814 (22.99%) Finance
2 768 (21.69%) Oracle
3 693 (19.58%) SOA
4 683 (19.29%) Java
5 576 (16.27%) TOGAF
6 571 (16.13%) .NET
7 562 (15.88%) Microsoft
8 453 (12.80%) Degree
9 378 (10.68%) SAP
10 377 (10.65%) CRM
11 371 (10.48%) SQL Server
12 362 (10.23%) Enterprise Architecture
13 348 (9.83%) SQL
14 336 (9.49%) Business Intelligence
15 331 (9.35%) Web Services
16 325 (9.18%) Project Management
17 300 (8.47%) E-Commerce
18 297 (8.39%) Windows
19 292 (8.25%) UML
19 292 (8.25%) Telecoms
20 285 (8.05%) Middleware
21 284 (8.02%) Technical Architecture
22 270 (7.63%) Retail
23 267 (7.54%) XML
24 264 (7.46%) ERP
25 261 (7.37%) Stakeholder Management
26 260 (7.34%) Linux
27 259 (7.32%) Banking
28 257 (7.26%) ITIL
29 249 (7.03%) HTML

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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
1 198 (5.59%) SharePoint
2 189 (5.34%) WebSphere
3 153 (4.32%) Apache
4 102 (2.88%) WebLogic
5 93 (2.63%) IIS
6 92 (2.60%) BizTalk Server
7 91 (2.57%) Tomcat
8 82 (2.32%) CMS
9 53 (1.50%) WebLogic Portal
10 40 (1.13%) SAS
11 37 (1.05%) MS Exchange
12 34 (0.96%) Drupal
13 32 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
14 24 (0.68%) WebSphere Application Server
15 23 (0.65%) Lync
15 23 (0.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 22 (0.62%) Apache Solr
16 22 (0.62%) SharePoint Server
17 21 (0.59%) OpenStack
18 18 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 216 (6.10%) MS Excel
2 31 (0.88%) MS Office
3 28 (0.79%) MS Visio
4 24 (0.68%) SPSS
5 15 (0.42%) MS Project
6 9 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (0.11%) InfoPath
7 4 (0.11%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.085%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.085%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 118 (3.33%) Oracle EBS
2 71 (2.01%) Oracle ERP
3 64 (1.81%) Oracle EBS R12
4 41 (1.16%) Oracle Applications
5 39 (1.10%) SAP SCM
6 36 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
7 30 (0.85%) Maximo
8 23 (0.65%) Oracle BPM
9 21 (0.59%) SAP CRM
10 20 (0.56%) Oracle Retail
11 19 (0.54%) Oracle SCM
12 18 (0.51%) RMDS
12 18 (0.51%) Oracle CRM
13 15 (0.42%) AquaLogic BPM
14 14 (0.40%) SAP APO
14 14 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
14 14 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
15 13 (0.37%) Oracle Financials
16 12 (0.34%) SAP MM
16 12 (0.34%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 79 (2.23%) SaaS
2 65 (1.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 61 (1.72%) IaaS
4 54 (1.53%) Amazon AWS
5 46 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
6 38 (1.07%) PaaS
7 32 (0.90%) Office 365
8 13 (0.37%) Force.com
8 13 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
9 9 (0.25%) Amazon EMR
10 4 (0.11%) Taleo
11 3 (0.085%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.056%) Amazon ELB
12 2 (0.056%) 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
1 155 (4.38%) Internet
2 134 (3.79%) LAN
3 125 (3.53%) WAN
4 118 (3.33%) HTTP
5 117 (3.31%) SAN
6 72 (2.03%) Firewall
7 36 (1.02%) Broadband
8 34 (0.96%) AMQP
9 32 (0.90%) TCP/IP
10 31 (0.88%) DNS
11 27 (0.76%) NAS
12 26 (0.73%) 3G
13 25 (0.71%) VPN
14 24 (0.68%) 4G
14 24 (0.68%) Multicast
15 23 (0.65%) Cisco Nexus
15 23 (0.65%) Network Security
16 22 (0.62%) Unified Communications
17 21 (0.59%) Fibre Channel
17 21 (0.59%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 371 (10.48%) SQL Server
2 155 (4.38%) Data Warehouse
3 142 (4.01%) Relational Database
4 124 (3.50%) MySQL
5 106 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 94 (2.66%) Oracle Database
7 91 (2.57%) Big Data
8 89 (2.51%) RDBMS
9 79 (2.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 71 (2.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 71 (2.01%) NoSQL
11 65 (1.84%) Oracle BI EE
12 51 (1.44%) Hadoop
13 49 (1.38%) DB2
14 44 (1.24%) Data Mining
14 44 (1.24%) Oracle Database 11g
15 42 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
16 41 (1.16%) Amazon Redshift
17 39 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
18 38 (1.07%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 59 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 57 (1.61%) Visual Studio
3 37 (1.05%) Git (software)
4 33 (0.93%) Subversion
5 26 (0.73%) Mockito
6 22 (0.62%) Eclipse
7 20 (0.56%) MSBuild
8 17 (0.48%) Rational Rose
9 15 (0.42%) Selenium
9 15 (0.42%) Jenkins
10 14 (0.40%) JUnit
11 12 (0.34%) NUnit
12 11 (0.31%) JIRA
13 7 (0.20%) Hudson
13 7 (0.20%) Talend Open Studio
14 6 (0.17%) ReSharper
14 6 (0.17%) Fiddler
14 6 (0.17%) Lombardi
14 6 (0.17%) Ant
15 5 (0.14%) Oracle Forms
General
1 814 (22.99%) Finance
2 292 (8.25%) Telecoms
3 270 (7.63%) Retail
4 259 (7.32%) Banking
5 187 (5.28%) Marketing
6 85 (2.40%) Billing
6 85 (2.40%) Manufacturing
7 81 (2.29%) Legal
8 65 (1.84%) Publishing
8 65 (1.84%) Law
9 62 (1.75%) Advertising
10 58 (1.64%) Back Office
11 30 (0.85%) Electronics
11 30 (0.85%) Military
12 28 (0.79%) Investment Banking
13 27 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
14 23 (0.65%) Games
15 20 (0.56%) Automotive
16 19 (0.54%) Aerospace
17 18 (0.51%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 571 (16.13%) .NET
2 331 (9.35%) Web Services
3 285 (8.05%) Middleware
4 267 (7.54%) XML
5 249 (7.03%) HTML
6 219 (6.19%) J2EE
7 187 (5.28%) ASP.NET
8 155 (4.38%) CSS
9 127 (3.59%) Spring
10 119 (3.36%) Oracle Fusion
11 116 (3.28%) SOAP
12 101 (2.85%) LAMP
13 92 (2.60%) jQuery
14 90 (2.54%) REST
14 90 (2.54%) WCF
15 84 (2.37%) .NET Framework
16 83 (2.34%) XSLT
17 77 (2.18%) Java EE
18 69 (1.95%) HTML5
19 59 (1.67%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 216 (6.10%) Enterprise Software
2 198 (5.59%) Open Source
3 137 (3.87%) Computer Science
4 84 (2.37%) N-Tier
5 80 (2.26%) Management Information System
6 78 (2.20%) Clustering
7 70 (1.98%) Digital Media
8 59 (1.67%) Data Integration
9 57 (1.61%) Mainframe
10 39 (1.10%) Visualisation
11 33 (0.93%) Client/Server
11 33 (0.93%) Symmetrix
12 32 (0.90%) RIA
13 30 (0.85%) Mathematics
14 27 (0.76%) Smartphone
15 26 (0.73%) Blog
15 26 (0.73%) Mobile App
16 23 (0.65%) FMCG
17 22 (0.62%) CESG
18 20 (0.56%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 297 (8.39%) Windows
2 260 (7.34%) Linux
3 108 (3.05%) Solaris
4 97 (2.74%) UNIX
5 94 (2.66%) Android
6 71 (2.01%) Apple iOS
7 34 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 34 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
8 31 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
9 30 (0.85%) AIX
10 28 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
11 19 (0.54%) SUSE
12 17 (0.48%) Windows Phone
13 15 (0.42%) Windows 7
14 14 (0.40%) HPUX
15 11 (0.31%) OS/400
15 11 (0.31%) zOS
16 9 (0.25%) Windows 8
17 5 (0.14%) Debian
18 4 (0.11%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 693 (19.58%) SOA
2 576 (16.27%) TOGAF
3 377 (10.65%) CRM
4 362 (10.23%) Enterprise Architecture
5 336 (9.49%) Business Intelligence
6 325 (9.18%) Project Management
7 300 (8.47%) E-Commerce
8 292 (8.25%) UML
9 284 (8.02%) Technical Architecture
10 264 (7.46%) ERP
11 261 (7.37%) Stakeholder Management
12 257 (7.26%) ITIL
13 249 (7.03%) Agile Software Development
14 236 (6.67%) Scrum
15 226 (6.38%) Zachman Framework
16 190 (5.37%) Migration
17 186 (5.25%) Business Development
18 179 (5.06%) Waterfall
18 179 (5.06%) Analytics
19 177 (5.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 683 (19.29%) Java
2 348 (9.83%) SQL
3 240 (6.78%) JavaScript
4 215 (6.07%) C#
5 123 (3.47%) PHP
6 77 (2.18%) Python
7 70 (1.98%) T-SQL
8 57 (1.61%) Perl
9 37 (1.05%) Ruby
10 31 (0.88%) C
11 28 (0.79%) C++
12 26 (0.73%) PowerShell
13 19 (0.54%) COBOL
14 14 (0.40%) R
15 12 (0.34%) PL/SQL
16 11 (0.31%) XQuery
17 10 (0.28%) VB.NET
17 10 (0.28%) Objective-C
18 9 (0.25%) Scala
19 8 (0.23%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 453 (12.80%) Degree
2 188 (5.31%) Security Cleared
3 111 (3.14%) SC Cleared
4 89 (2.51%) Microsoft Certification
5 66 (1.86%) Cisco Certification
6 41 (1.16%) MCSE
7 40 (1.13%) MCITP
8 36 (1.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 34 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
10 27 (0.76%) CCNA
11 23 (0.65%) Citrix Certification
12 21 (0.59%) CCNP
12 21 (0.59%) ISEB
13 19 (0.54%) CCIE
14 18 (0.51%) DV Cleared
14 18 (0.51%) VCAP
15 16 (0.45%) CCIA
16 14 (0.40%) CISSP
16 14 (0.40%) PMI Certification
17 12 (0.34%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 145 (4.10%) QA
2 37 (1.05%) Data Quality
2 37 (1.05%) COBIT
3 31 (0.88%) SLA
3 31 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 30 (0.85%) ISO 9001
5 19 (0.54%) JSP 440
6 15 (0.42%) PCI DSS
7 14 (0.40%) HL7
8 9 (0.25%) CRD IV
9 6 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (0.11%) Basel II
10 4 (0.11%) ISO 8583
10 4 (0.11%) IAS 39
10 4 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 2 (0.056%) Basel III
12 1 (0.028%) COREP
12 1 (0.028%) BS15000
12 1 (0.028%) TickIT
System Software
1 179 (5.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 88 (2.49%) Hyper-V
3 73 (2.06%) Active Directory
4 35 (0.99%) vCloud
5 25 (0.71%) XenDesktop
6 23 (0.65%) Oracle RAC
7 21 (0.59%) vSphere
8 18 (0.51%) SRDF
8 18 (0.51%) XenApp
8 18 (0.51%) NFS
9 14 (0.40%) KVM
10 12 (0.34%) Xen
11 9 (0.25%) Apache Flume
12 8 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
13 7 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
14 6 (0.17%) VMware ESX
15 5 (0.14%) Oracle RMAN
15 5 (0.14%) ISA Server
16 4 (0.11%) XenServer
16 4 (0.11%) UAG
Systems Management
1 40 (1.13%) SCCM
2 26 (0.73%) SCOM
3 22 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (0.40%) Tivoli
5 13 (0.37%) Puppet
6 12 (0.34%) CA Spectrum
7 11 (0.31%) OpenSSO
8 6 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
9 5 (0.14%) Oracle EDQ
9 5 (0.14%) CA SiteMinder
10 4 (0.11%) Nagios
11 3 (0.085%) Oracle Identity Management
12 2 (0.056%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 2 (0.056%) OpenNMS
12 2 (0.056%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 1 (0.028%) Unicenter
13 1 (0.028%) MOM
13 1 (0.028%) TIBCO Hawk
13 1 (0.028%) NetBackup
13 1 (0.028%) WMI
Vendors
1 768 (21.69%) Oracle
2 562 (15.88%) Microsoft
3 378 (10.68%) SAP
4 211 (5.96%) VMware
5 209 (5.90%) Cisco
6 196 (5.54%) IBM
7 126 (3.56%) EMC
8 108 (3.05%) Citrix
9 83 (2.34%) NetApp
10 71 (2.01%) HP
11 62 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
12 54 (1.53%) Informatica
13 49 (1.38%) TIBCO
14 45 (1.27%) F5
15 44 (1.24%) Red Hat
16 41 (1.16%) ATG
17 39 (1.10%) Google
18 38 (1.07%) hybris
18 38 (1.07%) Business Objects
19 35 (0.99%) Juniper
London
Connectus
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 21 minutes ago
Cambridgeshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £42000 to £50000 per annum - generous benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
Hoople Ltd
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 1 hour ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus/bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Cititec
Salary: Market related
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Posted: 4 hours ago
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60,000 to 70,000
Posted: 4 hours ago
North West London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60,000 to 70,000
Posted: 4 hours ago
Rawdon, Leeds
EMIS
Salary: £40k to £65k depending on level of experience
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Tata Consultancy services
Salary: £100,000 per annum + Bonus/Pension/Healthcare
Posted: 14 hours ago
Rawdon, Leeds
EMIS
Salary: £40,000 - £65,000 per year
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Burberry
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 hours ago
Liverpool, Lancashire
QVC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
World Pay
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £65000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago