The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 134 82 98
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 23 63 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.96% 2.55% 1.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 2.66% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 18 52 20
Average salary £73,750 £70,000 £73,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.35% -5.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £64,250
10% offered a salary of more than £89,500 £75,000 £77,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £67,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +8.00%
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 Hertfordshire 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
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2297 2372 1998
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.39% 95.88% 94.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1916 1982 1587
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Solutions Architect Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Solutions Architect
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Architect within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 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
Watford +11 11 £75,000 +11.11%
Solutions Architect
East of England

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 28 (54.90%) Oracle
2 23 (45.10%) SOA
3 22 (43.14%) C#
3 22 (43.14%) XML
4 21 (41.18%) Microsoft
5 19 (37.25%) .NET
6 18 (35.29%) SQL Server
6 18 (35.29%) Web Services
7 17 (33.33%) Java
7 17 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
7 17 (33.33%) Relational Database
8 16 (31.37%) TOGAF
9 15 (29.41%) Internet
10 14 (27.45%) BizTalk Server
10 14 (27.45%) Change Management
10 14 (27.45%) N-Tier
10 14 (27.45%) MS Excel
10 14 (27.45%) SharePoint
10 14 (27.45%) Zachman Framework
10 14 (27.45%) AOP
10 14 (27.45%) TDD
10 14 (27.45%) Refactoring
10 14 (27.45%) Unit Testing
10 14 (27.45%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (27.45%) Team Foundation Server
11 13 (25.49%) VMware
12 12 (23.53%) Finance
13 10 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (19.61%) Microsoft Azure

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 14 (27.45%) SharePoint
1 14 (27.45%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (7.84%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (5.88%) WebSphere
3 3 (5.88%) Node.js
3 3 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (5.88%) WebLogic
3 3 (5.88%) Lotus Domino
3 3 (5.88%) MQSeries
Applications
1 14 (27.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.96%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 10 (19.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (11.76%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (7.84%) OpenShift
4 3 (5.88%) IaaS
5 1 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.96%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 15 (29.41%) Internet
2 8 (15.69%) SSL
3 7 (13.73%) SAN
4 6 (11.76%) LAN
4 6 (11.76%) WAN
5 3 (5.88%) NAS
6 2 (3.92%) Firewall
6 2 (3.92%) Network Security
7 1 (1.96%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 17 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 8 (15.69%) NonStop SQL
4 4 (7.84%) Couchbase
4 4 (7.84%) Oracle Database
5 3 (5.88%) DB2
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.96%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 14 (27.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (7.84%) Cucumber
2 4 (7.84%) SpecFlow
2 4 (7.84%) Jenkins
2 4 (7.84%) JUnit
2 4 (7.84%) NUnit
2 4 (7.84%) Selenium
2 4 (7.84%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (23.53%) Finance
2 9 (17.65%) Banking
3 2 (3.92%) Games
3 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.96%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (43.14%) XML
2 19 (37.25%) .NET
3 18 (35.29%) Web Services
4 8 (15.69%) Spring
4 8 (15.69%) Application Packaging
5 5 (9.80%) XSD
6 4 (7.84%) Middleware
7 3 (5.88%) JMS
7 3 (5.88%) RESTful
8 2 (3.92%) HTML5
8 2 (3.92%) HTML
9 1 (1.96%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 17 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (27.45%) N-Tier
3 9 (17.65%) Data Centre
4 8 (15.69%) PKI
5 7 (13.73%) Management Information System
6 4 (7.84%) SWIFT
7 3 (5.88%) Clustering
8 2 (3.92%) STB
8 2 (3.92%) Streaming Video
8 2 (3.92%) Xbox
8 2 (3.92%) Over-the-Top Content
8 2 (3.92%) IPTV
8 2 (3.92%) Public Cloud
8 2 (3.92%) Chromecast
8 2 (3.92%) Apple TV
8 2 (3.92%) PlayStation
9 1 (1.96%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 9 (17.65%) Windows
2 3 (5.88%) Linux
2 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (3.92%) UNIX
3 2 (3.92%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.92%) Android
3 2 (3.92%) AIX
3 2 (3.92%) HPUX
3 2 (3.92%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (45.10%) SOA
2 17 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (31.37%) TOGAF
4 14 (27.45%) AOP
4 14 (27.45%) TDD
4 14 (27.45%) Zachman Framework
4 14 (27.45%) Change Management
4 14 (27.45%) Refactoring
4 14 (27.45%) Unit Testing
4 14 (27.45%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (15.69%) SDLC
6 8 (15.69%) Migration
6 8 (15.69%) E-Commerce
7 7 (13.73%) Open Source
8 6 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (9.80%) Security Architecture
10 4 (7.84%) Project Planning
10 4 (7.84%) Business Transformation
10 4 (7.84%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 22 (43.14%) C#
2 17 (33.33%) Java
3 5 (9.80%) SQL
4 2 (3.92%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (1.96%) MBA
1 1 (1.96%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.69%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 9 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (13.73%) Hyper-V
3 5 (9.80%) vSphere
4 3 (5.88%) vCloud
4 3 (5.88%) Active Directory
4 3 (5.88%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (7.84%) Puppet
Vendors
1 28 (54.90%) Oracle
2 21 (41.18%) Microsoft
3 13 (25.49%) VMware
4 10 (19.61%) HP
5 7 (13.73%) Citrix
6 5 (9.80%) IBM
7 3 (5.88%) EMC
7 3 (5.88%) TIBCO
8 2 (3.92%) Symantec
8 2 (3.92%) Roku
8 2 (3.92%) Apple
8 2 (3.92%) Juniper
8 2 (3.92%) Hitachi
8 2 (3.92%) Dell
8 2 (3.92%) Sybase
8 2 (3.92%) Cisco
9 1 (1.96%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (1.96%) NetApp
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Vertical IT
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