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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 85 97 104
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 63 33 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.67% 1.64% 1.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.76% 1.73% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 52 18 39
Average salary £68,750 £75,000 £64,860
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +15.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £64,100 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
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
2285 1913 2773
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 96.86% 95.22% 96.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1879 1553 2177
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 £26,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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
Hemel Hempstead -2 13 £70,000 +12.90%
Potters Bar - 4 £72,500 -
Watford - 3 £61,250 -
Rickmansworth - 2 £85,000 -
Solutions Architect
East of England

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 42 (40.38%) SOA
2 41 (39.42%) Java
3 33 (31.73%) Finance
4 31 (29.81%) .NET
5 28 (26.92%) Middleware
6 27 (25.96%) Enterprise Software
7 25 (24.04%) Oracle
7 25 (24.04%) CRM
8 23 (22.12%) Windows
9 20 (19.23%) C#
9 20 (19.23%) Microsoft
10 19 (18.27%) Migration
10 19 (18.27%) Waterfall
11 18 (17.31%) TOGAF
12 17 (16.35%) Product Management
13 15 (14.42%) Use Case
13 15 (14.42%) Open Source
13 15 (14.42%) SharePoint Server
13 15 (14.42%) MVC
13 15 (14.42%) EMC
13 15 (14.42%) SharePoint
14 14 (13.46%) Systems Analysis
15 12 (11.54%) Security Cleared
16 11 (10.58%) Taxonomies
16 11 (10.58%) SC Cleared
16 11 (10.58%) Metadata Management
16 11 (10.58%) Knowledge Management
16 11 (10.58%) Retail
16 11 (10.58%) Back Office
16 11 (10.58%) Open Text

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 (14.42%) SharePoint
1 15 (14.42%) SharePoint Server
2 9 (8.65%) WebSphere
3 7 (6.73%) WebLogic
4 5 (4.81%) MQSeries
4 5 (4.81%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.96%) Lync
Applications
1 11 (10.58%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.92%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.88%) SAP CRM
3 2 (1.92%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.96%) Office 365
1 1 (0.96%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.81%) SAN
2 4 (3.85%) LAN
2 4 (3.85%) WAN
3 2 (1.92%) 3GPP
3 2 (1.92%) WLAN
3 2 (1.92%) Internet
3 2 (1.92%) 3G
3 2 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (1.92%) Wireless
3 2 (1.92%) 2G
3 2 (1.92%) LTE
3 2 (1.92%) 4G
4 1 (0.96%) NAS
4 1 (0.96%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (0.96%) WPA
4 1 (0.96%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.96%) WPA2
4 1 (0.96%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.96%) 802.11
4 1 (0.96%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.58%) EDRMS
2 5 (4.81%) DB2
2 5 (4.81%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.88%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.88%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.92%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (1.92%) SAP BW
4 2 (1.92%) SAP BI
5 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.96%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (0.96%) JUnit
General
1 33 (31.73%) Finance
2 11 (10.58%) Back Office
2 11 (10.58%) Retail
3 5 (4.81%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.85%) Banking
5 2 (1.92%) Marketing
6 1 (0.96%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.96%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (29.81%) .NET
2 28 (26.92%) Middleware
3 6 (5.77%) XML
4 5 (4.81%) JMS
5 4 (3.85%) J2EE
5 4 (3.85%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.92%) Web Services
7 1 (0.96%) JSON
7 1 (0.96%) JAX-RS
7 1 (0.96%) Spring
7 1 (0.96%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 27 (25.96%) Enterprise Software
2 15 (14.42%) Open Source
3 11 (10.58%) Taxonomies
4 10 (9.62%) Computer Science
5 9 (8.65%) PKI
6 8 (7.69%) Management Information System
7 6 (5.77%) FMCG
8 4 (3.85%) EPoS
8 4 (3.85%) SWIFT
9 2 (1.92%) Kindle
10 1 (0.96%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.96%) Firmware
10 1 (0.96%) Replication
10 1 (0.96%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 23 (22.12%) Windows
2 3 (2.88%) AIX
2 3 (2.88%) HPUX
2 3 (2.88%) Solaris
2 3 (2.88%) UNIX
3 1 (0.96%) Linux
3 1 (0.96%) GCOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (40.38%) SOA
2 25 (24.04%) CRM
3 19 (18.27%) Migration
3 19 (18.27%) Waterfall
4 18 (17.31%) TOGAF
5 17 (16.35%) Product Management
6 15 (14.42%) Use Case
6 15 (14.42%) MVC
7 14 (13.46%) Systems Analysis
8 11 (10.58%) Knowledge Management
8 11 (10.58%) Metadata Management
9 10 (9.62%) Software Architecture
10 7 (6.73%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (5.77%) E-Commerce
12 5 (4.81%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (4.81%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (4.81%) Data Management
12 5 (4.81%) Zachman Framework
13 4 (3.85%) Project Planning
13 4 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 41 (39.42%) Java
2 20 (19.23%) C#
3 10 (9.62%) SQL
4 4 (3.85%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.88%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.96%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (11.54%) Security Cleared
2 11 (10.58%) SC Cleared
3 10 (9.62%) Degree
4 1 (0.96%) CCNP
4 1 (0.96%) CCNA
4 1 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.96%) CWNA
4 1 (0.96%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.88%) ISO 8583
2 2 (1.92%) COBIT
2 2 (1.92%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (8.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.81%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.96%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.96%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 25 (24.04%) Oracle
2 20 (19.23%) Microsoft
3 15 (14.42%) EMC
4 11 (10.58%) Open Text
5 10 (9.62%) Cisco
6 9 (8.65%) VMware
7 8 (7.69%) Citrix
8 7 (6.73%) SAP
9 5 (4.81%) TIBCO
10 4 (3.85%) HP
11 3 (2.88%) Dell
11 3 (2.88%) Symantec
11 3 (2.88%) Juniper
11 3 (2.88%) Hitachi
11 3 (2.88%) IBM
11 3 (2.88%) Sybase
12 2 (1.92%) Business Objects
13 1 (0.96%) NetApp
13 1 (0.96%) CheckPoint
13 1 (0.96%) Brocade