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

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 108 120 114
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 39 21 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.97% 0.99% 1.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.07% 1.04% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 31 12 36
Average salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £62,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
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
1882 2028 2424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 94.91% 95.62% 93.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1514 1574 2041
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 £26,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £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 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 6 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 6 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 -2 9 £85,000 +44.68%
Welwyn Garden City -7 4 £65,000 -
Watford 0 3 £100,000 +73.91% 1
Solutions Architect
East of England

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 6 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 46 (54.76%) Java
2 37 (44.05%) Oracle
3 33 (39.29%) SOA
4 30 (35.71%) C#
4 30 (35.71%) XML
5 27 (32.14%) Finance
6 25 (29.76%) Microsoft
6 25 (29.76%) Open Source
6 25 (29.76%) Enterprise Software
7 24 (28.57%) Relational Database
8 23 (27.38%) Management Information System
8 23 (27.38%) PKI
9 21 (25.00%) Web Services
10 19 (22.62%) TIBCO
10 19 (22.62%) Spring
10 19 (22.62%) WebSphere
11 18 (21.43%) Middleware
11 18 (21.43%) MQSeries
11 18 (21.43%) JMS
11 18 (21.43%) DB2
11 18 (21.43%) WebSphere Application Server
11 18 (21.43%) WebLogic
12 17 (20.24%) SSL
12 17 (20.24%) Application Packaging
12 17 (20.24%) ISO 8583
13 16 (19.05%) Retail
13 16 (19.05%) .NET
14 15 (17.86%) E-Commerce
14 15 (17.86%) TOGAF
14 15 (17.86%) Programme Management

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 (22.62%) WebSphere
2 18 (21.43%) WebSphere Application Server
2 18 (21.43%) WebLogic
2 18 (21.43%) MQSeries
3 8 (9.52%) SharePoint
4 6 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (5.95%) Node.js
6 2 (2.38%) CMS
6 2 (2.38%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (2.38%) TeamSite
7 1 (1.19%) Joomla!
7 1 (1.19%) Drupal
7 1 (1.19%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.19%) Alfresco
Applications
1 11 (13.10%) MS Excel
2 8 (9.52%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (8.33%) OpenShift
3 3 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.38%) ElastiCache
4 2 (2.38%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.19%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 17 (20.24%) SSL
2 10 (11.90%) LAN
3 9 (10.71%) WAN
4 8 (9.52%) SAN
5 6 (7.14%) Internet
6 1 (1.19%) Wireless
6 1 (1.19%) Wireless Security
6 1 (1.19%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.19%) HTTP
6 1 (1.19%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 18 (21.43%) DB2
3 14 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 9 (10.71%) Couchbase
5 8 (9.52%) NonStop SQL
6 6 (7.14%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.38%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 9 (10.71%) Git (software)
2 8 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (9.52%) JUnit
2 8 (9.52%) NUnit
2 8 (9.52%) SpecFlow
2 8 (9.52%) Jenkins
3 6 (7.14%) Selenium
3 6 (7.14%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.19%) Jasmine
General
1 27 (32.14%) Finance
2 16 (19.05%) Retail
3 9 (10.71%) Banking
4 3 (3.57%) Marketing
4 3 (3.57%) Law
5 2 (2.38%) Back Office
6 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.19%) Games
6 1 (1.19%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (35.71%) XML
2 21 (25.00%) Web Services
3 19 (22.62%) Spring
4 18 (21.43%) JMS
4 18 (21.43%) Middleware
5 17 (20.24%) Application Packaging
6 16 (19.05%) .NET
7 12 (14.29%) RESTful
8 5 (5.95%) XSD
9 3 (3.57%) ASP.NET
9 3 (3.57%) KnockoutJS
10 2 (2.38%) AngularJS
10 2 (2.38%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (2.38%) J2EE
10 2 (2.38%) HTML
10 2 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (2.38%) HTML5
11 1 (1.19%) CSS3
11 1 (1.19%) Backbone.js
11 1 (1.19%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 25 (29.76%) Open Source
1 25 (29.76%) Enterprise Software
2 23 (27.38%) Management Information System
2 23 (27.38%) PKI
3 12 (14.29%) SWIFT
4 6 (7.14%) N-Tier
5 3 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.38%) Taxonomies
7 1 (1.19%) IPTV
7 1 (1.19%) Streaming Video
7 1 (1.19%) STB
7 1 (1.19%) Xbox
7 1 (1.19%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.90%) Windows
2 1 (1.19%) Android
2 1 (1.19%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (39.29%) SOA
2 15 (17.86%) Programme Management
2 15 (17.86%) E-Commerce
2 15 (17.86%) TOGAF
2 15 (17.86%) Software Architecture
3 13 (15.48%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (14.29%) Migration
4 12 (14.29%) Waterfall
5 10 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (10.71%) TDD
6 9 (10.71%) Change Management
6 9 (10.71%) ERP
7 8 (9.52%) CRM
7 8 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (9.52%) Project Planning
7 8 (9.52%) Business Transformation
7 8 (9.52%) Mentoring
8 7 (8.33%) Unit Testing
9 6 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (7.14%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 46 (54.76%) Java
2 30 (35.71%) C#
3 6 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.57%) SQL
5 2 (2.38%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.19%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (2.38%) SC Cleared
1 2 (2.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.19%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (20.24%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 3 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (3.57%) Hyper-V
1 3 (3.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 37 (44.05%) Oracle
2 25 (29.76%) Microsoft
3 19 (22.62%) TIBCO
4 13 (15.48%) IBM
5 10 (11.90%) HP
6 8 (9.52%) Citrix
7 6 (7.14%) SAP
7 6 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (3.57%) VMware
8 3 (3.57%) EMC
9 2 (2.38%) Cisco
9 2 (2.38%) Teradata
9 2 (2.38%) Open Text
10 1 (1.19%) Roku
10 1 (1.19%) Adobe
10 1 (1.19%) NetApp
10 1 (1.19%) Apple
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