The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Essex 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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 94 99 78
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 10 9 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.76% 0.63% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 0.66% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 8
Average salary £80,000 £65,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Solutions Architect
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex 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
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1268 1358 940
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 96.13% 95.43% 97.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1035 1100 828
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Solutions Architect in the job title across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Essex region.

Solutions Architect Salary Trend in Essex

Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Essex region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in Essex

Solutions Architect
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Architect within the Essex region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
Brentwood -8 6 £80,000 - 2
Chelmsford - 1 £80,000 -
Solutions Architect
East of England

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 20 (60.61%) Finance
1 20 (60.61%) Stakeholder Management
2 19 (57.58%) SOA
3 18 (54.55%) TOGAF
4 9 (27.27%) UML
5 8 (24.24%) .NET
6 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
7 4 (12.12%) Java
7 4 (12.12%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (9.09%) Manufacturing
8 3 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (9.09%) J2EE
8 3 (9.09%) CRM
8 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
8 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
8 3 (9.09%) ISEB
8 3 (9.09%) LAN
8 3 (9.09%) WAN
8 3 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
9 2 (6.06%) ERwin
9 2 (6.06%) MPLS
9 2 (6.06%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (6.06%) Data Modelling
9 2 (6.06%) Zachman Framework
9 2 (6.06%) Load Balancing
10 1 (3.03%) Matrix Management
10 1 (3.03%) Project Planning
10 1 (3.03%) Migration

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) LAN
1 3 (9.09%) WAN
2 2 (6.06%) MPLS
3 1 (3.03%) SAN
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) ERwin
General
1 20 (60.61%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.03%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (24.24%) .NET
2 3 (9.09%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.03%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (60.61%) Stakeholder Management
2 19 (57.58%) SOA
3 18 (54.55%) TOGAF
4 9 (27.27%) UML
5 4 (12.12%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (9.09%) CRM
6 3 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (6.06%) Load Balancing
7 2 (6.06%) Data Modelling
7 2 (6.06%) Zachman Framework
7 2 (6.06%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (3.03%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.03%) Project Planning
8 1 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (3.03%) Matrix Management
8 1 (3.03%) Business Transformation
8 1 (3.03%) Project Management
8 1 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (3.03%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) Java
2 1 (3.03%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) ISEB
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.03%) Citrix