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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 132 92 101
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 22 64 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.91% 2.43% 1.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 2.55% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 16 50 28
Average salary £70,000 £70,000 £73,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.08%
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
2325 2509 2177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.80% 95.25% 94.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1904 2079 1715
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +9 10 £73,750 +9.25% 2
Solutions Architect
East of England

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 32 (54.24%) Oracle
2 27 (45.76%) XML
3 25 (42.37%) C#
3 25 (42.37%) SOA
3 25 (42.37%) Microsoft
4 24 (40.68%) Web Services
5 22 (37.29%) Relational Database
6 21 (35.59%) Enterprise Software
7 20 (33.90%) Java
8 19 (32.20%) .NET
9 18 (30.51%) SQL Server
9 18 (30.51%) Stakeholder Management
9 18 (30.51%) TOGAF
10 17 (28.81%) TDD
10 17 (28.81%) Team Foundation Server
10 17 (28.81%) Internet
11 16 (27.12%) BizTalk Server
11 16 (27.12%) N-Tier
11 16 (27.12%) MS Excel
11 16 (27.12%) SharePoint
11 16 (27.12%) AOP
11 16 (27.12%) Refactoring
11 16 (27.12%) Unit Testing
11 16 (27.12%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (27.12%) Zachman Framework
11 16 (27.12%) Change Management
11 16 (27.12%) Finance
12 13 (22.03%) VMware
13 12 (20.34%) Spring
14 11 (18.64%) Agile Software Development

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 16 (27.12%) SharePoint
1 16 (27.12%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (10.17%) WebSphere
2 6 (10.17%) WebSphere Application Server
2 6 (10.17%) WebLogic
2 6 (10.17%) MQSeries
3 3 (5.08%) Lotus Domino
4 2 (3.39%) Node.js
4 2 (3.39%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 16 (27.12%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.69%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (10.17%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (8.47%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (5.08%) IaaS
4 3 (5.08%) OpenShift
5 1 (1.69%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.69%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 17 (28.81%) Internet
2 11 (18.64%) SSL
3 9 (15.25%) SAN
4 8 (13.56%) LAN
4 8 (13.56%) WAN
5 3 (5.08%) NAS
6 1 (1.69%) Firewall
6 1 (1.69%) Network Security
6 1 (1.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (37.29%) Relational Database
2 18 (30.51%) SQL Server
3 8 (13.56%) NonStop SQL
4 6 (10.17%) DB2
5 4 (6.78%) Couchbase
6 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.69%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 17 (28.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (5.08%) JUnit
2 3 (5.08%) NUnit
2 3 (5.08%) SpecFlow
2 3 (5.08%) Jenkins
2 3 (5.08%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.39%) Selenium
3 2 (3.39%) Cucumber
General
1 16 (27.12%) Finance
2 9 (15.25%) Banking
3 3 (5.08%) Retail
4 2 (3.39%) Games
4 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (45.76%) XML
2 24 (40.68%) Web Services
3 19 (32.20%) .NET
4 12 (20.34%) Spring
5 11 (18.64%) Application Packaging
6 6 (10.17%) RESTful
6 6 (10.17%) JMS
6 6 (10.17%) Middleware
7 5 (8.47%) XSD
8 2 (3.39%) HTML
8 2 (3.39%) HTML5
9 1 (1.69%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (1.69%) AngularJS
9 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (1.69%) .NET Framework
9 1 (1.69%) J2EE
9 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (35.59%) Enterprise Software
2 16 (27.12%) N-Tier
3 11 (18.64%) PKI
4 10 (16.95%) Management Information System
5 9 (15.25%) Data Centre
6 7 (11.86%) SWIFT
7 3 (5.08%) Clustering
8 2 (3.39%) STB
8 2 (3.39%) Streaming Video
8 2 (3.39%) Xbox
8 2 (3.39%) Over-the-Top Content
8 2 (3.39%) IPTV
8 2 (3.39%) Chromecast
8 2 (3.39%) Apple TV
8 2 (3.39%) PlayStation
9 1 (1.69%) Data Structures
9 1 (1.69%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.64%) Windows
2 3 (5.08%) Linux
2 3 (5.08%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (5.08%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (5.08%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (3.39%) UNIX
3 2 (3.39%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.39%) Android
3 2 (3.39%) AIX
3 2 (3.39%) HPUX
3 2 (3.39%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (42.37%) SOA
2 18 (30.51%) Stakeholder Management
2 18 (30.51%) TOGAF
3 17 (28.81%) TDD
4 16 (27.12%) Zachman Framework
4 16 (27.12%) Change Management
4 16 (27.12%) AOP
4 16 (27.12%) Refactoring
4 16 (27.12%) Unit Testing
4 16 (27.12%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (18.64%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (16.95%) Migration
6 10 (16.95%) SDLC
7 9 (15.25%) Open Source
8 8 (13.56%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (10.17%) E-Commerce
9 6 (10.17%) Project Planning
9 6 (10.17%) Business Transformation
9 6 (10.17%) Mentoring
9 6 (10.17%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 25 (42.37%) C#
2 20 (33.90%) Java
3 5 (8.47%) SQL
4 2 (3.39%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (1.69%) MBA
1 1 (1.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (18.64%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 9 (15.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (11.86%) Hyper-V
3 5 (8.47%) vSphere
4 3 (5.08%) vCloud
4 3 (5.08%) Active Directory
4 3 (5.08%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (3.39%) Puppet
Vendors
1 32 (54.24%) Oracle
2 25 (42.37%) Microsoft
3 13 (22.03%) VMware
4 10 (16.95%) HP
5 9 (15.25%) Citrix
6 8 (13.56%) IBM
7 7 (11.86%) TIBCO
8 4 (6.78%) EMC
9 3 (5.08%) Cisco
10 2 (3.39%) Sybase
10 2 (3.39%) Juniper
10 2 (3.39%) Hitachi
10 2 (3.39%) NetApp
10 2 (3.39%) Apple
10 2 (3.39%) Roku
10 2 (3.39%) Symantec
10 2 (3.39%) Dell
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