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 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 100 114 130
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 45 21 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.86% 1.09% 1.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.96% 1.13% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 42 12 21
Average salary £66,000 £75,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £62,750 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,450 £75,000 £64,860
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
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
2298 1856 2936
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 94.88% 96.57% 96.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1906 1482 2450
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
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 24 November 2014.

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 24 November 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
Rickmansworth -8 6 £71,250 +14.00%
Hemel Hempstead - 6 £70,000 -
Welwyn Garden City -4 4 £85,000 -
Watford -19 3 £50,000 -28.57%
Solutions Architect
East of England

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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 47 (43.12%) Java
2 46 (42.20%) SOA
3 30 (27.52%) Finance
4 29 (26.61%) Microsoft
4 29 (26.61%) .NET
5 27 (24.77%) C#
6 25 (22.94%) Oracle
7 24 (22.02%) CRM
8 22 (20.18%) Windows
8 22 (20.18%) Enterprise Software
9 21 (19.27%) TOGAF
10 20 (18.35%) Middleware
10 20 (18.35%) Migration
11 19 (17.43%) Open Source
12 18 (16.51%) Waterfall
12 18 (16.51%) Retail
13 15 (13.76%) Management Information System
13 15 (13.76%) WebSphere
14 14 (12.84%) SharePoint
15 13 (11.93%) SAP
15 13 (11.93%) MS Excel
16 12 (11.01%) EMC
17 11 (10.09%) Systems Analysis
17 11 (10.09%) PKI
17 11 (10.09%) SharePoint Server
17 11 (10.09%) Security Cleared
17 11 (10.09%) Product Management
17 11 (10.09%) MVC
17 11 (10.09%) XML
18 10 (9.17%) MQSeries

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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 15 (13.76%) WebSphere
2 14 (12.84%) SharePoint
3 11 (10.09%) SharePoint Server
4 10 (9.17%) WebSphere Application Server
4 10 (9.17%) WebLogic
4 10 (9.17%) MQSeries
5 3 (2.75%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.83%) Node.js
6 2 (1.83%) TeamSite
6 2 (1.83%) CMS
7 1 (0.92%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.92%) Drupal
7 1 (0.92%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.92%) Alfresco
Applications
1 13 (11.93%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.34%) MS Office
3 1 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (3.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.75%) SAP CRM
3 2 (1.83%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.75%) OpenShift
3 1 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.92%) GitHub
3 1 (0.92%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.42%) LAN
1 7 (6.42%) SAN
2 6 (5.50%) WAN
3 5 (4.59%) SSL
4 3 (2.75%) Wireless
5 2 (1.83%) 2G
5 2 (1.83%) 3G
5 2 (1.83%) 3GPP
5 2 (1.83%) WLAN
5 2 (1.83%) LTE
5 2 (1.83%) 4G
5 2 (1.83%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.92%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.92%) NAS
6 1 (0.92%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (0.92%) Internet
6 1 (0.92%) ATM
6 1 (0.92%) HTTP
6 1 (0.92%) RIP
6 1 (0.92%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.17%) DB2
1 10 (9.17%) EDRMS
1 10 (9.17%) Relational Database
2 6 (5.50%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.75%) Couchbase
3 3 (2.75%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.83%) SAP BW
4 2 (1.83%) SAP BI
5 1 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.92%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (3.67%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.75%) Cucumber
2 3 (2.75%) SpecFlow
2 3 (2.75%) JUnit
2 3 (2.75%) NUnit
2 3 (2.75%) Selenium
2 3 (2.75%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.92%) Jasmine
General
1 30 (27.52%) Finance
2 18 (16.51%) Retail
3 10 (9.17%) Back Office
4 5 (4.59%) Marketing
5 4 (3.67%) Banking
5 4 (3.67%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.75%) Law
7 1 (0.92%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.92%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (26.61%) .NET
2 20 (18.35%) Middleware
3 11 (10.09%) XML
4 10 (9.17%) JMS
5 6 (5.50%) Web Services
6 5 (4.59%) Spring
6 5 (4.59%) RESTful
6 5 (4.59%) Application Packaging
7 4 (3.67%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.83%) JSON
9 1 (0.92%) Ajax
9 1 (0.92%) HTML5
9 1 (0.92%) CSS3
9 1 (0.92%) Backbone.js
9 1 (0.92%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (0.92%) HTML
9 1 (0.92%) J2EE
9 1 (0.92%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.92%) CSS
9 1 (0.92%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 22 (20.18%) Enterprise Software
2 19 (17.43%) Open Source
3 15 (13.76%) Management Information System
4 11 (10.09%) PKI
5 10 (9.17%) Taxonomies
6 8 (7.34%) SWIFT
7 6 (5.50%) FMCG
8 5 (4.59%) Computer Science
9 4 (3.67%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.92%) Replication
10 1 (0.92%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 22 (20.18%) Windows
2 1 (0.92%) AIX
2 1 (0.92%) HPUX
2 1 (0.92%) Solaris
2 1 (0.92%) Linux
2 1 (0.92%) GCOS
2 1 (0.92%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (42.20%) SOA
2 24 (22.02%) CRM
3 21 (19.27%) TOGAF
4 20 (18.35%) Migration
5 18 (16.51%) Waterfall
6 11 (10.09%) MVC
6 11 (10.09%) Systems Analysis
6 11 (10.09%) Product Management
7 10 (9.17%) Use Case
7 10 (9.17%) Knowledge Management
7 10 (9.17%) Software Architecture
7 10 (9.17%) Metadata Management
8 9 (8.26%) Programme Management
8 9 (8.26%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (8.26%) E-Commerce
8 9 (8.26%) ERP
9 7 (6.42%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (5.50%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (5.50%) Project Planning
10 6 (5.50%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 47 (43.12%) Java
2 27 (24.77%) C#
3 8 (7.34%) SQL
4 7 (6.42%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.83%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.92%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (10.09%) Security Cleared
2 10 (9.17%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.59%) Degree
4 2 (1.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.92%) CWNA
5 1 (0.92%) CCNP
5 1 (0.92%) CCNA
5 1 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.34%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 6 (5.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.59%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.92%) Firmware
3 1 (0.92%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (2.75%) Puppet
Vendors
1 29 (26.61%) Microsoft
2 25 (22.94%) Oracle
3 13 (11.93%) SAP
4 12 (11.01%) EMC
5 10 (9.17%) Citrix
5 10 (9.17%) TIBCO
5 10 (9.17%) Open Text
6 9 (8.26%) Cisco
7 7 (6.42%) IBM
8 6 (5.50%) VMware
8 6 (5.50%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (3.67%) HP
10 2 (1.83%) Teradata
11 1 (0.92%) Brocade
11 1 (0.92%) AirMagnet
11 1 (0.92%) Aruba
11 1 (0.92%) F5
11 1 (0.92%) Ruckus Wireless
11 1 (0.92%) Dell
11 1 (0.92%) Adobe