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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 90 83 69
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 1 12 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.10% 1.13% 1.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 1.16% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 10
Average salary £63,500 £75,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.33% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £66,000 £62,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+5.60% -3.84%
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
939 1035 768
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 97.00% 97.46% 95.76%
Number of salaries quoted 773 890 678
Average salary £40,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.04% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,400 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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
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 16 September 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
Maidstone - 1 £63,500 -
Solutions Architect
South East

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 8 (72.73%) .NET
3 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
3 7 (63.64%) SOA
3 7 (63.64%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (63.64%) Degree
4 6 (54.55%) ReSharper
4 6 (54.55%) Use Case
4 6 (54.55%) Fiddler
4 6 (54.55%) Windows 7
4 6 (54.55%) Network Design
4 6 (54.55%) Project Planning
4 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (54.55%) Windows 8
4 6 (54.55%) AngularJS
4 6 (54.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 6 (54.55%) TypeScript
4 6 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (54.55%) Data Modelling
4 6 (54.55%) Management Information System
4 6 (54.55%) Workflow
4 6 (54.55%) HTTP
4 6 (54.55%) Windows
4 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
4 6 (54.55%) Visual Studio
4 6 (54.55%) C#
5 5 (45.45%) Finance
6 4 (36.36%) SQL
7 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (18.18%) Data Privacy

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (63.64%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (9.09%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (9.09%) SaaS
2 1 (9.09%) PaaS
2 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) ReSharper
1 6 (54.55%) Fiddler
1 6 (54.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) .NET
2 6 (54.55%) AngularJS
2 6 (54.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (18.18%) HTML
3 2 (18.18%) CSS
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (54.55%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows 7
1 6 (54.55%) Windows 8
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) SOA
2 6 (54.55%) Use Case
2 6 (54.55%) Network Design
2 6 (54.55%) Project Planning
2 6 (54.55%) Data Modelling
2 6 (54.55%) Workflow
3 2 (18.18%) Data Privacy
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
4 1 (9.09%) ERP
4 1 (9.09%) UML
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (9.09%) ETL
4 1 (9.09%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) TypeScript
1 6 (54.55%) C#
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (9.09%) MCITP
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) vCloud
2 1 (9.09%) Xen
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix