The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Ipswich 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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 45 49 54
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 4 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 1.39% 1.37% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.44% 1.43% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 0
Average salary £55,000 £72,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.13% -
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Solutions Architect
Suffolk

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Ipswich 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
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
277 279 304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 96.52% 95.88% 98.38%
Number of salaries quoted 213 238 281
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Solutions Architect in the job title across the Ipswich region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Ipswich region.

Solutions Architect Salary Trend in Ipswich

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 6 (85.71%) TOGAF
2 4 (57.14%) JSON
2 4 (57.14%) PowerShell
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (57.14%) Bash Shell
2 4 (57.14%) Puppet
2 4 (57.14%) NoSQL
2 4 (57.14%) OpenStack
2 4 (57.14%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (57.14%) Information Security
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (57.14%) SAN
2 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 4 (57.14%) VPN
2 4 (57.14%) DNS
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) Web Services
2 4 (57.14%) XML
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) UNIX
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) .NET
3 3 (42.86%) J2EE
3 3 (42.86%) Middleware
3 3 (42.86%) SOA
4 2 (28.57%) MCPD
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 4 (57.14%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) SAN
1 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
1 4 (57.14%) VPN
1 4 (57.14%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) NoSQL
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) JSON
1 4 (57.14%) Web Services
1 4 (57.14%) XML
2 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) J2EE
2 3 (42.86%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) UNIX
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) TOGAF
2 4 (57.14%) Information Security
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL
3 3 (42.86%) SOA
4 2 (28.57%) Zachman Framework
4 2 (28.57%) UML
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) PowerShell
1 4 (57.14%) Bash Shell
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (28.57%) MCPD
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Puppet
1 4 (57.14%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle