The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Farnborough 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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 29 30 38
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 3 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 1.81% 3.39% 2.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.83% 3.55% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 5
Average salary £75,000 £62,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +56.25%
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £63,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Solutions Architect
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Farnborough 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
Farnborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
164 169 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 98.80% 95.48% 97.40%
Number of salaries quoted 144 145 212
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

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

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in Farnborough

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

Solutions Architect Salary Trend in Farnborough

Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in Farnborough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Farnborough region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in Farnborough

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Farnborough 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 11 (64.71%) Security Cleared
2 9 (52.94%) Windows
3 7 (41.18%) C#
3 7 (41.18%) .NET
4 6 (35.29%) Linux
4 6 (35.29%) VMware
4 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (35.29%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (35.29%) SaaS
4 6 (35.29%) PaaS
4 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (35.29%) vCloud
4 6 (35.29%) IaaS
5 5 (29.41%) Scrum
5 5 (29.41%) Software Engineering
5 5 (29.41%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (29.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (29.41%) Cisco
5 5 (29.41%) EMC
6 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
6 4 (23.53%) CRM
7 3 (17.65%) SOA
7 3 (17.65%) MVC
7 3 (17.65%) Workflow
7 3 (17.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
7 3 (17.65%) CSS
7 3 (17.65%) SOAP
7 3 (17.65%) Web Services
7 3 (17.65%) SQL Server

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Farnborough 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (35.29%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (35.29%) SaaS
1 6 (35.29%) PaaS
1 6 (35.29%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
1 3 (17.65%) RDBMS
1 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
2 2 (11.76%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 3 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (11.76%) Billing
1 2 (11.76%) Military
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) .NET
2 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
2 3 (17.65%) CSS
2 3 (17.65%) SOAP
2 3 (17.65%) Web Services
2 3 (17.65%) HTML
2 3 (17.65%) .NET Framework
2 3 (17.65%) REST
2 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (17.65%) jQuery
2 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (11.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Windows
2 6 (35.29%) Linux
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (29.41%) Scrum
2 5 (29.41%) Software Engineering
2 5 (29.41%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (23.53%) CRM
4 3 (17.65%) SOA
4 3 (17.65%) MVC
4 3 (17.65%) Workflow
4 3 (17.65%) Requirements Management
4 3 (17.65%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 3 (17.65%) Build Automation
5 2 (11.76%) SAP Implementation
5 2 (11.76%) TOGAF
5 2 (11.76%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (11.76%) ITIL
6 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
6 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.88%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) C#
2 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
2 3 (17.65%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (64.71%) Security Cleared
2 5 (29.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) COBIT
2 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (35.29%) vCloud
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) VMware
2 5 (29.41%) Cisco
2 5 (29.41%) EMC
3 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
4 2 (11.76%) Business Objects
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle
4 2 (11.76%) SAP
4 2 (11.76%) Siebel