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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Solution Architect
North West / Manchester
Rank 170 131 142
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 31 43 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.82% 1.30% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 1.34% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 25 37 32
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 £32,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year
- -3.70%

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
3665 3211 3831
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 96.70% 97.19% 96.94%
Number of salaries quoted 3071 2666 3235
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 25 February 2017.

Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in Manchester

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 25 (34.72%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (29.17%) Finance
3 16 (22.22%) .NET
4 15 (20.83%) Retail
5 14 (19.44%) TOGAF
6 13 (18.06%) Amazon AWS
6 13 (18.06%) C#
7 12 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 12 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
7 12 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (15.28%) Disaster Recovery
8 11 (15.28%) MS Excel
8 11 (15.28%) WAN
9 10 (13.89%) Java
9 10 (13.89%) PHP
10 9 (12.50%) HTML
10 9 (12.50%) CSS
10 9 (12.50%) SOA
10 9 (12.50%) Cisco
10 9 (12.50%) Big Data
10 9 (12.50%) Presales
11 8 (11.11%) Data Centre
11 8 (11.11%) FlexPod
11 8 (11.11%) VMware
11 8 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (11.11%) NetApp
12 7 (9.72%) QA
12 7 (9.72%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (8.33%) Virtual Desktop
13 6 (8.33%) VLAN

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 1 (1.39%) Apache
1 1 (1.39%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (1.39%) Mule
1 1 (1.39%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 11 (15.28%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.56%) SAP HCM
2 1 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (18.06%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.94%) Office 365
3 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.56%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (2.78%) SaaS
5 1 (1.39%) IaaS
5 1 (1.39%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.28%) WAN
2 6 (8.33%) LAN
2 6 (8.33%) Network Security
2 6 (8.33%) VLAN
3 3 (4.17%) DNS
3 3 (4.17%) HTTP
3 3 (4.17%) Internet
4 2 (2.78%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.39%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.50%) Big Data
2 3 (4.17%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.39%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.39%) Data Mart
4 1 (1.39%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.39%) MySQL
4 1 (1.39%) OLAP
4 1 (1.39%) OLTP
4 1 (1.39%) Power BI
4 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Maven
General
1 21 (29.17%) Finance
2 15 (20.83%) Retail
3 6 (8.33%) Legal
3 6 (8.33%) Publishing
4 3 (4.17%) Multimedia
5 2 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.39%) Advertising
6 1 (1.39%) Banking
6 1 (1.39%) Games
6 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (22.22%) .NET
2 9 (12.50%) CSS
2 9 (12.50%) HTML
3 5 (6.94%) XML
4 4 (5.56%) REST
5 3 (4.17%) JSON
5 3 (4.17%) Middleware
5 3 (4.17%) XHTML
6 2 (2.78%) J2EE
6 2 (2.78%) Java EE
6 2 (2.78%) OAuth
6 2 (2.78%) OpenID
6 2 (2.78%) Swagger
7 1 (1.39%) jQuery
7 1 (1.39%) MDX
7 1 (1.39%) SOAP
7 1 (1.39%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.11%) Data Centre
1 8 (11.11%) FlexPod
2 7 (9.72%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (8.33%) N-Tier
4 5 (6.94%) Mobile App
5 3 (4.17%) Digital Media
5 3 (4.17%) New Media
5 3 (4.17%) Virtual Team
5 3 (4.17%) W3C
6 2 (2.78%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.78%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.78%) NHS
6 2 (2.78%) Private Cloud
6 2 (2.78%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.39%) iPad
7 1 (1.39%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.17%) Android
1 3 (4.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (34.72%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (19.44%) TOGAF
3 12 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 12 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (15.28%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (12.50%) Presales
5 9 (12.50%) SOA
6 6 (8.33%) Business Continuity
6 6 (8.33%) ITIL
6 6 (8.33%) Migration
6 6 (8.33%) MVC
6 6 (8.33%) Open Source
6 6 (8.33%) Service Management
7 5 (6.94%) RAD
7 5 (6.94%) RUP
7 5 (6.94%) Software Delivery
7 5 (6.94%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
7 5 (6.94%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (6.94%) Zachman Framework
8 4 (5.56%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 13 (18.06%) C#
2 10 (13.89%) Java
2 10 (13.89%) PHP
3 3 (4.17%) JavaScript
3 3 (4.17%) SQL
4 1 (1.39%) C++
4 1 (1.39%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (4.17%) Degree
2 2 (2.78%) ISEB
3 1 (1.39%) CCNA
3 1 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.72%) QA
2 3 (4.17%) COBIT
2 3 (4.17%) PMO
3 1 (1.39%) MiFID
System Software
1 8 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (8.33%) Virtual Desktop
3 5 (6.94%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.50%) Cisco
3 8 (11.11%) NetApp
3 8 (11.11%) VMware
4 6 (8.33%) AppSense
4 6 (8.33%) Citrix
4 6 (8.33%) HP
4 6 (8.33%) Symantec
4 6 (8.33%) Veeam
5 4 (5.56%) SAP
6 3 (4.17%) IBM
6 3 (4.17%) Zend
7 2 (2.78%) Apiary
7 2 (2.78%) EMC
7 2 (2.78%) Oracle
8 1 (1.39%) Google
8 1 (1.39%) Tableau
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