The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Manchester region that had Solutions Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Solution Architect
North West / Manchester
Rank 173 125 151
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 26 47 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.71% 1.47% 1.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 1.53% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 21 44 31
Median salary £70,000 £55,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -18.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,250 £57,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester 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
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3550 3065 3788
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 96.81% 96.14% 96.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3056 2567 3271
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region that featured Solutions Architect in the job title.

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Solutions Architect Salary Trend in Manchester

Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in Manchester

Solutions Architect
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Architect within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton - 1 £72,500 -
Solutions Architect
North West

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, Solutions Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 31 (44.93%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (33.33%) Finance
3 21 (30.43%) .NET
4 18 (26.09%) C#
4 18 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (20.29%) Retail
5 14 (20.29%) TOGAF
6 12 (17.39%) Big Data
6 12 (17.39%) Enterprise Software
7 11 (15.94%) MS Excel
7 11 (15.94%) Microsoft
8 10 (14.49%) SOA
8 10 (14.49%) Java
8 10 (14.49%) PHP
8 10 (14.49%) Software Delivery
8 10 (14.49%) Presales
8 10 (14.49%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
9 9 (13.04%) CSS
9 9 (13.04%) HTML
10 8 (11.59%) Cisco
10 8 (11.59%) Amazon AWS
10 8 (11.59%) Data Centre
11 7 (10.14%) FlexPod
11 7 (10.14%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (10.14%) VMware
11 7 (10.14%) NetApp
11 7 (10.14%) WAN
12 6 (8.70%) N-Tier
12 6 (8.70%) ITIL
12 6 (8.70%) LAN

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.90%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.45%) Apache
2 1 (1.45%) CICS
2 1 (1.45%) Mule
2 1 (1.45%) Mule ESB
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 11 (15.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.59%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.45%) Office 365
3 1 (1.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.14%) WAN
2 6 (8.70%) LAN
3 5 (7.25%) Network Security
3 5 (7.25%) VLAN
4 3 (4.35%) DNS
4 3 (4.35%) HTTP
4 3 (4.35%) Internet
5 2 (2.90%) HTTPS
6 1 (1.45%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.45%) VoIP
6 1 (1.45%) Wireless
6 1 (1.45%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.39%) Big Data
2 3 (4.35%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.90%) MySQL
4 1 (1.45%) Data Mart
4 1 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.45%) DB2
4 1 (1.45%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.45%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Maven
General
1 23 (33.33%) Finance
2 14 (20.29%) Retail
3 6 (8.70%) Legal
3 6 (8.70%) Publishing
4 3 (4.35%) Multimedia
5 2 (2.90%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.90%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.45%) Banking
6 1 (1.45%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (30.43%) .NET
2 9 (13.04%) CSS
2 9 (13.04%) HTML
3 5 (7.25%) XML
4 4 (5.80%) REST
5 3 (4.35%) JSON
5 3 (4.35%) Middleware
5 3 (4.35%) XHTML
6 2 (2.90%) J2EE
6 2 (2.90%) Java EE
6 2 (2.90%) OAuth
6 2 (2.90%) OpenID
6 2 (2.90%) Swagger
7 1 (1.45%) jQuery
7 1 (1.45%) SOAP
7 1 (1.45%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.39%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (11.59%) Data Centre
3 7 (10.14%) FlexPod
4 6 (8.70%) N-Tier
5 5 (7.25%) Mobile App
6 3 (4.35%) Digital Media
6 3 (4.35%) Management Information System
6 3 (4.35%) New Media
6 3 (4.35%) Virtual Team
6 3 (4.35%) W3C
7 2 (2.90%) Driving Licence
7 2 (2.90%) NHS
7 2 (2.90%) Private Cloud
7 2 (2.90%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.45%) iPad
8 1 (1.45%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.45%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.35%) Android
1 3 (4.35%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.45%) Linux
2 1 (1.45%) Solaris
2 1 (1.45%) Unix
2 1 (1.45%) Windows
2 1 (1.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (44.93%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (20.29%) TOGAF
4 10 (14.49%) Presales
4 10 (14.49%) SOA
4 10 (14.49%) Software Delivery
4 10 (14.49%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
5 6 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (8.70%) ITIL
5 6 (8.70%) MVC
5 6 (8.70%) Open Source
5 6 (8.70%) Service Management
5 6 (8.70%) Zachman Framework
6 5 (7.25%) Business Continuity
6 5 (7.25%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (7.25%) RAD
6 5 (7.25%) RUP
6 5 (7.25%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (5.80%) Scrum
7 4 (5.80%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 18 (26.09%) C#
2 10 (14.49%) Java
2 10 (14.49%) PHP
3 3 (4.35%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.90%) SQL
5 1 (1.45%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (2.90%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (2.90%) ISEB
2 1 (1.45%) CCDP
2 1 (1.45%) CCIE
2 1 (1.45%) CCNA
2 1 (1.45%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.70%) QA
2 1 (1.45%) MiFID
System Software
1 7 (10.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (7.25%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (1.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (15.94%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.59%) Cisco
3 7 (10.14%) NetApp
3 7 (10.14%) VMware
4 5 (7.25%) AppSense
4 5 (7.25%) Citrix
4 5 (7.25%) HP
4 5 (7.25%) Symantec
4 5 (7.25%) Veeam
5 4 (5.80%) IBM
6 3 (4.35%) Zend
7 2 (2.90%) Apiary
7 2 (2.90%) EMC
7 2 (2.90%) Oracle
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