The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire 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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 93 85 95
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 6 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.59% 0.89% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.93% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 3
Average salary £46,250 £70,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.92% +48.93%
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
Solutions Architect
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire 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
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
972 857 889
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 95.67% 95.54% 95.28%
Number of salaries quoted 800 777 750
Average salary £40,000 £35,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.67% -5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Solutions Architect Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

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

Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

Solutions Architect
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Architect within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 3 March 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
Cheltenham -8 2 £75,000 -
Gloucester - 2 £46,250 -
Solutions Architect
South West

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 4 (30.77%) Finance
1 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) DV Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) Firewall
2 3 (23.08%) VMware
2 3 (23.08%) Information Security
2 3 (23.08%) LAN
2 3 (23.08%) WAN
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco
3 2 (15.38%) IBM
3 2 (15.38%) C
3 2 (15.38%) J2EE
3 2 (15.38%) UML
3 2 (15.38%) NetApp
3 2 (15.38%) HP
3 2 (15.38%) Dell
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) Juniper
3 2 (15.38%) Banking
3 2 (15.38%) TOGAF
3 2 (15.38%) MODAF
3 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (15.38%) F5
3 2 (15.38%) SOA
4 1 (7.69%) Analytics
4 1 (7.69%) Cyber Security
4 1 (7.69%) Data Privacy

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 1 (7.69%) WebLogic
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) LAN
1 3 (23.08%) WAN
1 3 (23.08%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) DHCP
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.69%) VPN
2 1 (7.69%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) SAN
2 1 (7.69%) Internet
2 1 (7.69%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Financial Institution
3 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Social Network
1 1 (7.69%) Open Source
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Information Security
2 2 (15.38%) TOGAF
2 2 (15.38%) MODAF
2 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) UML
2 2 (15.38%) SOA
2 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.69%) Scrum
3 1 (7.69%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) Change Management
3 1 (7.69%) E-business
3 1 (7.69%) Identity Management
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) RUP
3 1 (7.69%) EAI
3 1 (7.69%) Test Management
3 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (7.69%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) C
2 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) DV Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) CCIE
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) Terminal Server
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) VMware
2 2 (15.38%) F5
2 2 (15.38%) Juniper
2 2 (15.38%) NetApp
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco
2 2 (15.38%) IBM
2 2 (15.38%) HP
2 2 (15.38%) Dell
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix
3 1 (7.69%) TIBCO
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle