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 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 110 120 107
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 38 24 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.83% 1.05% 1.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.92% 1.10% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 31 12 39
Average salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
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
1979 2184 2496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.33% 95.75% 94.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1611 1732 2090
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £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 26 March 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 26 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
Rickmansworth -3 7 £85,000 +44.68%
Watford +6 5 £85,000 +44.68% 1
Welwyn Garden City -9 2 £65,000 -
Solutions Architect
East of England

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 43 (53.75%) Java
2 39 (48.75%) Oracle
3 33 (41.25%) XML
4 31 (38.75%) SOA
5 30 (37.50%) C#
6 27 (33.75%) Relational Database
7 26 (32.50%) Finance
7 26 (32.50%) Enterprise Software
8 24 (30.00%) Web Services
8 24 (30.00%) Microsoft
8 24 (30.00%) Open Source
9 23 (28.75%) Management Information System
9 23 (28.75%) PKI
10 19 (23.75%) TIBCO
10 19 (23.75%) Spring
10 19 (23.75%) WebSphere
11 18 (22.50%) .NET
11 18 (22.50%) DB2
11 18 (22.50%) WebSphere Application Server
11 18 (22.50%) WebLogic
11 18 (22.50%) MQSeries
11 18 (22.50%) JMS
12 17 (21.25%) SSL
12 17 (21.25%) ISO 8583
12 17 (21.25%) Application Packaging
13 16 (20.00%) SQL Server
13 16 (20.00%) Middleware
14 15 (18.75%) Programme Management
14 15 (18.75%) Software Architecture
15 14 (17.50%) Retail

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 19 (23.75%) WebSphere
2 18 (22.50%) WebSphere Application Server
2 18 (22.50%) WebLogic
2 18 (22.50%) MQSeries
3 9 (11.25%) SharePoint
3 9 (11.25%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (5.00%) Node.js
6 2 (2.50%) CMS
6 2 (2.50%) TeamSite
7 1 (1.25%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (1.25%) Joomla!
7 1 (1.25%) Drupal
7 1 (1.25%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.25%) Alfresco
Applications
1 12 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (7.50%) OpenShift
3 3 (3.75%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.75%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.50%) ElastiCache
4 2 (2.50%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.25%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 17 (21.25%) SSL
2 10 (12.50%) LAN
3 9 (11.25%) WAN
3 9 (11.25%) Internet
4 8 (10.00%) SAN
5 1 (1.25%) HTTP
5 1 (1.25%) Wireless
5 1 (1.25%) Wireless Security
5 1 (1.25%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.25%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (33.75%) Relational Database
2 18 (22.50%) DB2
3 16 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 8 (10.00%) NonStop SQL
4 8 (10.00%) Couchbase
5 5 (6.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (13.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 7 (8.75%) Jenkins
3 7 (8.75%) SpecFlow
3 7 (8.75%) JUnit
3 7 (8.75%) NUnit
4 5 (6.25%) Selenium
4 5 (6.25%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.25%) Jasmine
General
1 26 (32.50%) Finance
2 14 (17.50%) Retail
3 9 (11.25%) Banking
4 3 (3.75%) Law
4 3 (3.75%) Marketing
5 1 (1.25%) International Banking
5 1 (1.25%) Games
5 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (41.25%) XML
2 24 (30.00%) Web Services
3 19 (23.75%) Spring
4 18 (22.50%) JMS
4 18 (22.50%) .NET
5 17 (21.25%) Application Packaging
6 16 (20.00%) Middleware
7 12 (15.00%) RESTful
8 5 (6.25%) XSD
9 3 (3.75%) ASP.NET
9 3 (3.75%) KnockoutJS
10 2 (2.50%) AngularJS
10 2 (2.50%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (2.50%) HTML5
10 2 (2.50%) J2EE
10 2 (2.50%) HTML
11 1 (1.25%) CSS
11 1 (1.25%) jQuery
11 1 (1.25%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 26 (32.50%) Enterprise Software
2 24 (30.00%) Open Source
3 23 (28.75%) Management Information System
3 23 (28.75%) PKI
4 12 (15.00%) SWIFT
5 9 (11.25%) N-Tier
6 3 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.25%) Xbox
7 1 (1.25%) Over-the-Top Content
7 1 (1.25%) IPTV
7 1 (1.25%) Streaming Video
7 1 (1.25%) STB
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.25%) Windows
2 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.25%) Android
2 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.25%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (38.75%) SOA
2 15 (18.75%) Programme Management
2 15 (18.75%) Software Architecture
3 13 (16.25%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (16.25%) E-Commerce
3 13 (16.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (16.25%) TOGAF
4 12 (15.00%) TDD
4 12 (15.00%) Change Management
5 10 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 10 (12.50%) Migration
5 10 (12.50%) Waterfall
6 9 (11.25%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (11.25%) AOP
6 9 (11.25%) Refactoring
7 8 (10.00%) Project Planning
7 8 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (10.00%) Zachman Framework
7 8 (10.00%) Business Transformation
7 8 (10.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 43 (53.75%) Java
2 30 (37.50%) C#
3 5 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 4 (5.00%) SQL
5 2 (2.50%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (21.25%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 4 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (5.00%) Hyper-V
1 4 (5.00%) vSphere
2 1 (1.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.25%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (6.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 39 (48.75%) Oracle
2 24 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 19 (23.75%) TIBCO
4 13 (16.25%) IBM
5 10 (12.50%) HP
6 9 (11.25%) Citrix
7 5 (6.25%) VMware
8 4 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (5.00%) SAP
9 2 (2.50%) Cisco
9 2 (2.50%) Teradata
10 1 (1.25%) Roku
10 1 (1.25%) Adobe
10 1 (1.25%) NetApp
10 1 (1.25%) Apple
10 1 (1.25%) EMC
Hertfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
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