The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Kent 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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 105 82 46
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -36
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 5 21 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.43% 1.75% 4.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 1.85% 4.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 26
Average salary £65,000 £80,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +45.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £62,300 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Solutions Architect
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent 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
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1115 1138 745
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 96.62% 94.60% 98.16%
Number of salaries quoted 999 1010 642
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Solutions Architect Salary Trend in Kent

Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Kent region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in Kent

Solutions Architect
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Architect within the Kent region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
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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
Tunbridge Wells - 3 £55,500 -
Solutions Architect
South East

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 3 (50.00%) SOA
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 2 (33.33%) UNIX
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
2 2 (33.33%) OO
2 2 (33.33%) DSDM
2 2 (33.33%) EAI
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Middleware
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (33.33%) Mainframe
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Social Media
2 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps
2 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 2 (33.33%) User Experience
2 2 (33.33%) People Management
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) Solaris
3 1 (16.67%) UML
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) SaaS
1 1 (16.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) VPN
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
1 2 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Mainframe
1 2 (33.33%) Social Media
1 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
1 2 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) UNIX
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) SOA
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (33.33%) EAI
2 2 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
2 2 (33.33%) OO
2 2 (33.33%) DSDM
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps
2 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 2 (33.33%) People Management
3 1 (16.67%) Coaching
3 1 (16.67%) Line Management
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
3 1 (16.67%) Business Development
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) UML
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) XenServer
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) Sun
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Dell
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) NetApp
2 1 (16.67%) Symantec
2 1 (16.67%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Veeam
2 1 (16.67%) 3PAR
2 1 (16.67%) Varonis