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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 129 107 113
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 17 37 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.79% 1.82% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 1.88% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 14 27 11
Average salary £60,000 £70,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,750
% change year-on-year
- +3.58%
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
2110 1964 1921
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 97.55% 96.65% 97.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1803 1574 1458
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
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 8 February 2016. 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
St Albans - 12 £60,000 -
Watford - 1 - - 2
Solutions Architect
East of England

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 27 (38.03%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (30.99%) Finance
3 20 (28.17%) C#
3 20 (28.17%) .NET
3 20 (28.17%) Oracle
4 19 (26.76%) Middleware
5 16 (22.54%) SQL
6 15 (21.13%) Windows
6 15 (21.13%) XML
6 15 (21.13%) IBM
6 15 (21.13%) Presales
7 14 (19.72%) Relational Database
7 14 (19.72%) Waterfall
7 14 (19.72%) ASP.NET
7 14 (19.72%) Java
8 13 (18.31%) SQL Server
8 13 (18.31%) T-SQL
8 13 (18.31%) VB.NET
8 13 (18.31%) N-Tier
8 13 (18.31%) B2B
8 13 (18.31%) MVC
8 13 (18.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 13 (18.31%) ASP.NET MVC
8 13 (18.31%) SaaS
9 12 (16.90%) Windows Server
10 11 (15.49%) SEPA
10 11 (15.49%) Open Source
10 11 (15.49%) SWIFT
10 11 (15.49%) .NET Framework
10 11 (15.49%) TOGAF

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 8 (11.27%) IIS
2 7 (9.86%) WebLogic
3 6 (8.45%) MQSeries
3 6 (8.45%) Node.js
3 6 (8.45%) WebSphere
3 6 (8.45%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (4.23%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.41%) NServiceBus
5 1 (1.41%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (7.04%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 13 (18.31%) SaaS
2 9 (12.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (7.04%) OpenShift
4 4 (5.63%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (5.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.68%) Network Security
2 7 (9.86%) SSL
3 5 (7.04%) VPN
3 5 (7.04%) WAN
4 4 (5.63%) Firewall
4 4 (5.63%) LAN
4 4 (5.63%) Wireshark
5 3 (4.23%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.82%) Wireless
7 1 (1.41%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.41%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (1.41%) Cisco Wireless
7 1 (1.41%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.41%) IPsec
7 1 (1.41%) MPLS
7 1 (1.41%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (19.72%) Relational Database
2 13 (18.31%) SQL Server
3 8 (11.27%) RDBMS
3 8 (11.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (11.27%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (8.45%) DB2
5 5 (7.04%) Couchbase
5 5 (7.04%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.41%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.41%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.41%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 6 (8.45%) NUnit
2 5 (7.04%) Cucumber
2 5 (7.04%) Git (software)
2 5 (7.04%) Jenkins
2 5 (7.04%) JUnit
2 5 (7.04%) Selenium
2 5 (7.04%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.41%) Fiddler
3 1 (1.41%) JIRA
3 1 (1.41%) Subversion
3 1 (1.41%) TeamCity
General
1 22 (30.99%) Finance
2 9 (12.68%) Retail
3 3 (4.23%) Publishing
4 1 (1.41%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (28.17%) .NET
2 19 (26.76%) Middleware
3 15 (21.13%) XML
4 14 (19.72%) ASP.NET
5 13 (18.31%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (15.49%) .NET Framework
7 10 (14.08%) Entity Framework
8 9 (12.68%) CSS
8 9 (12.68%) HTML
9 8 (11.27%) ADO.NET
9 8 (11.27%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 8 (11.27%) LINQ
10 7 (9.86%) RESTful
11 6 (8.45%) IBM Integration Bus
11 6 (8.45%) JMS
11 6 (8.45%) Spring
12 5 (7.04%) Web Services
13 3 (4.23%) jQuery
14 1 (1.41%) JSON
14 1 (1.41%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.31%) N-Tier
2 11 (15.49%) SWIFT
3 6 (8.45%) Data Centre
3 6 (8.45%) PKI
4 5 (7.04%) Management Information System
5 4 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (4.23%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.41%) HP Storage
7 1 (1.41%) IVR
7 1 (1.41%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 15 (21.13%) Windows
2 12 (16.90%) Windows Server
3 3 (4.23%) AIX
3 3 (4.23%) HPUX
3 3 (4.23%) Solaris
3 3 (4.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (38.03%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (21.13%) Presales
3 14 (19.72%) Waterfall
4 13 (18.31%) B2B
4 13 (18.31%) MVC
5 11 (15.49%) Open Source
5 11 (15.49%) TOGAF
6 10 (14.08%) SDLC
7 8 (11.27%) Zachman Framework
8 7 (9.86%) ETL
8 7 (9.86%) SOA
9 6 (8.45%) Application Packaging
9 6 (8.45%) Data Architecture
9 6 (8.45%) ITIL
9 6 (8.45%) Lean Six Sigma
9 6 (8.45%) Non-Functional Testing
9 6 (8.45%) PRINCE
9 6 (8.45%) Re-Platforming
9 6 (8.45%) Six Sigma
9 6 (8.45%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 20 (28.17%) C#
2 16 (22.54%) SQL
3 14 (19.72%) Java
4 13 (18.31%) T-SQL
4 13 (18.31%) VB.NET
5 4 (5.63%) C
5 4 (5.63%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (5.63%) CEH
1 4 (5.63%) CISA
1 4 (5.63%) CISSP
1 4 (5.63%) GCIA
1 4 (5.63%) GCIH
2 1 (1.41%) CCDA
2 1 (1.41%) CCDP
2 1 (1.41%) CCIE
2 1 (1.41%) CCNA
2 1 (1.41%) CCNP
2 1 (1.41%) CCSA
2 1 (1.41%) CCSE
2 1 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.41%) JNCIE
2 1 (1.41%) JNCIP
2 1 (1.41%) MCSE
2 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.41%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (18.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (15.49%) SEPA
3 5 (7.04%) ISO 8583
3 5 (7.04%) ISO20022
System Software
1 5 (7.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.23%) Hyper-V
2 3 (4.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (7.04%) Puppet
2 3 (4.23%) QRadar
3 1 (1.41%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.41%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (1.41%) vRealize
Vendors
1 20 (28.17%) Oracle
2 15 (21.13%) IBM
3 10 (14.08%) VMware
4 8 (11.27%) Cisco
5 6 (8.45%) EMC
5 6 (8.45%) TIBCO
6 5 (7.04%) Microsoft
7 4 (5.63%) HP
7 4 (5.63%) Juniper
7 4 (5.63%) VocaLink
8 3 (4.23%) ArcSight
8 3 (4.23%) Dell
8 3 (4.23%) Hitachi
8 3 (4.23%) LogRhythm
8 3 (4.23%) NetApp
8 3 (4.23%) SolarWinds
8 3 (4.23%) Splunk
8 3 (4.23%) Sybase
8 3 (4.23%) Symantec
8 3 (4.23%) Trustwave
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