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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 129 109 98
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 22 39 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.98% 1.55% 2.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% 1.62% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 17 26 38
Average salary £70,000 £65,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £64,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +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
2145 2411 2324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.55% 95.52% 94.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1721 1951 1897
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% -3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +7 6 £100,000 +48.14% 3
Rickmansworth -11 1 £85,000 +61.90%
Solutions Architect
East of England

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 36 (58.06%) Oracle
2 31 (50.00%) XML
3 30 (48.39%) Java
4 29 (46.77%) C#
4 29 (46.77%) SOA
5 26 (41.94%) Relational Database
6 25 (40.32%) Enterprise Software
7 24 (38.71%) Microsoft
7 24 (38.71%) Web Services
8 20 (32.26%) .NET
9 19 (30.65%) Finance
10 18 (29.03%) SQL Server
11 17 (27.42%) Management Information System
11 17 (27.42%) Stakeholder Management
11 17 (27.42%) TDD
11 17 (27.42%) Team Foundation Server
12 16 (25.81%) PKI
13 15 (24.19%) AOP
13 15 (24.19%) TOGAF
13 15 (24.19%) Refactoring
13 15 (24.19%) Unit Testing
13 15 (24.19%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (24.19%) Open Source
13 15 (24.19%) Change Management
13 15 (24.19%) Internet
13 15 (24.19%) BizTalk Server
13 15 (24.19%) MS Excel
13 15 (24.19%) SharePoint
13 15 (24.19%) N-Tier
14 14 (22.58%) Spring

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 15 (24.19%) BizTalk Server
1 15 (24.19%) SharePoint
2 11 (17.74%) MQSeries
2 11 (17.74%) WebSphere Application Server
2 11 (17.74%) WebLogic
2 11 (17.74%) WebSphere
3 3 (4.84%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (4.84%) Node.js
4 2 (3.23%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 15 (24.19%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.45%) OpenShift
3 3 (4.84%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.23%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 15 (24.19%) Internet
2 12 (19.35%) SSL
3 9 (14.52%) LAN
3 9 (14.52%) WAN
4 8 (12.90%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (41.94%) Relational Database
2 18 (29.03%) SQL Server
3 11 (17.74%) DB2
4 8 (12.90%) NonStop SQL
5 6 (9.68%) Couchbase
6 3 (4.84%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 17 (27.42%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (8.06%) JUnit
2 5 (8.06%) SpecFlow
2 5 (8.06%) Jenkins
2 5 (8.06%) Git (software)
2 5 (8.06%) NUnit
3 3 (4.84%) Cucumber
3 3 (4.84%) Selenium
General
1 19 (30.65%) Finance
2 8 (12.90%) Banking
3 5 (8.06%) Retail
4 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.23%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (50.00%) XML
2 24 (38.71%) Web Services
3 20 (32.26%) .NET
4 14 (22.58%) Spring
5 12 (19.35%) Application Packaging
6 11 (17.74%) JMS
7 10 (16.13%) Middleware
8 7 (11.29%) RESTful
9 5 (8.06%) XSD
10 2 (3.23%) HTML
10 2 (3.23%) ASP.NET
10 2 (3.23%) J2EE
10 2 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (3.23%) HTML5
10 2 (3.23%) KnockoutJS
10 2 (3.23%) AngularJS
10 2 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web API
11 1 (1.61%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 25 (40.32%) Enterprise Software
2 17 (27.42%) Management Information System
3 16 (25.81%) PKI
4 15 (24.19%) Open Source
4 15 (24.19%) N-Tier
5 7 (11.29%) SWIFT
6 2 (3.23%) Streaming Video
6 2 (3.23%) STB
6 2 (3.23%) IPTV
6 2 (3.23%) Xbox
6 2 (3.23%) Over-the-Top Content
6 2 (3.23%) Chromecast
6 2 (3.23%) Apple TV
6 2 (3.23%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.13%) Windows
2 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (3.23%) Android
2 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (3.23%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (46.77%) SOA
2 17 (27.42%) Stakeholder Management
2 17 (27.42%) TDD
3 15 (24.19%) AOP
3 15 (24.19%) TOGAF
3 15 (24.19%) Refactoring
3 15 (24.19%) Unit Testing
3 15 (24.19%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (24.19%) Change Management
4 14 (22.58%) Zachman Framework
5 11 (17.74%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (16.13%) E-Commerce
7 9 (14.52%) Programme Management
7 9 (14.52%) Migration
7 9 (14.52%) Software Architecture
8 8 (12.90%) Business Transformation
8 8 (12.90%) Project Planning
8 8 (12.90%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (12.90%) Mentoring
9 6 (9.68%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 30 (48.39%) Java
2 29 (46.77%) C#
3 3 (4.84%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.23%) SQL
5 1 (1.61%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (19.35%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 4 (6.45%) Hyper-V
1 4 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (6.45%) vSphere
2 2 (3.23%) VMware ESX
2 2 (3.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (4.84%) Puppet
Vendors
1 36 (58.06%) Oracle
2 24 (38.71%) Microsoft
3 12 (19.35%) TIBCO
4 10 (16.13%) Citrix
5 8 (12.90%) HP
6 7 (11.29%) IBM
7 6 (9.68%) VMware
8 2 (3.23%) Apple
8 2 (3.23%) Roku
9 1 (1.61%) Cisco
9 1 (1.61%) EMC
9 1 (1.61%) NetApp
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