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 28 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 154 163 133
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -30
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 42 27 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.15% 0.71% 1.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.18% 0.73% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 30 7 42
Median salary £70,000 £62,000 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.90% +15.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £56,100 £52,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £63,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year
- -3.70%
Solutions Architect
North West

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
3548 3710 3972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 97.42% 96.92% 96.85%
Number of salaries quoted 3001 3117 3251
Median salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 28 August 2016.

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 28 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 - -
Stockport - 1 £67,500 - 1
Solutions Architect
North West

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, 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 29 (36.71%) .NET
2 28 (35.44%) Finance
3 24 (30.38%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (27.85%) SOA
5 21 (26.58%) Java
6 20 (25.32%) C#
7 17 (21.52%) Java EE
7 17 (21.52%) TOGAF
7 17 (21.52%) Stakeholder Management
8 16 (20.25%) Microsoft
8 16 (20.25%) Presales
9 14 (17.72%) Big Data
9 14 (17.72%) Banking
10 13 (16.46%) J2EE
10 13 (16.46%) Enterprise Software
10 13 (16.46%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
10 13 (16.46%) Software Delivery
11 12 (15.19%) ITIL
12 11 (13.92%) Oracle
13 10 (12.66%) Zachman Framework
13 10 (12.66%) Open Source
14 9 (11.39%) CSS
14 9 (11.39%) SOAP
14 9 (11.39%) HTML
14 9 (11.39%) Web Services
14 9 (11.39%) CRM
14 9 (11.39%) IBM
15 7 (8.86%) UML
15 7 (8.86%) SQL Server
15 7 (8.86%) Content Management

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 4 (5.06%) MS Exchange
1 4 (5.06%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.80%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.53%) JBoss
4 1 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.27%) CICS
4 1 (1.27%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.27%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (2.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (6.33%) SaaS
2 4 (5.06%) Office 365
3 2 (2.53%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.53%) IaaS
4 1 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.27%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (1.27%) Firewall
1 1 (1.27%) HTTP
1 1 (1.27%) Intranet
1 1 (1.27%) LAN
1 1 (1.27%) VoIP
1 1 (1.27%) WAN
1 1 (1.27%) Wireless
1 1 (1.27%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.72%) Big Data
2 7 (8.86%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.06%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.80%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.53%) DB2
5 2 (2.53%) MySQL
6 1 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.27%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.27%) Relational Database
General
1 28 (35.44%) Finance
2 14 (17.72%) Banking
3 3 (3.80%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.53%) Publishing
5 1 (1.27%) Advertising
5 1 (1.27%) Legal
5 1 (1.27%) Marketing
5 1 (1.27%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (36.71%) .NET
2 17 (21.52%) Java EE
3 13 (16.46%) J2EE
4 9 (11.39%) CSS
4 9 (11.39%) HTML
4 9 (11.39%) SOAP
4 9 (11.39%) Web Services
5 4 (5.06%) ASP.NET
5 4 (5.06%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (5.06%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (5.06%) REST
5 4 (5.06%) WCF
6 3 (3.80%) JDBC
7 2 (2.53%) CGI
7 2 (2.53%) XML
8 1 (1.27%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.27%) Hibernate
8 1 (1.27%) JSON
8 1 (1.27%) Node.js
8 1 (1.27%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.46%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.53%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.53%) Data Integration
3 2 (2.53%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.53%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.53%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.53%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.53%) Linux
1 2 (2.53%) Windows
1 2 (2.53%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.27%) Solaris
2 1 (1.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (30.38%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (27.85%) SOA
3 17 (21.52%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (21.52%) TOGAF
4 16 (20.25%) Presales
5 13 (16.46%) Software Delivery
5 13 (16.46%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
6 12 (15.19%) ITIL
7 10 (12.66%) Open Source
7 10 (12.66%) Zachman Framework
8 9 (11.39%) CRM
9 7 (8.86%) Content Management
9 7 (8.86%) UML
10 6 (7.59%) MVC
11 4 (5.06%) Process Improvement
11 4 (5.06%) Web Application Development
12 3 (3.80%) Business Development
12 3 (3.80%) Business Intelligence
12 3 (3.80%) Information Assurance
12 3 (3.80%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 21 (26.58%) Java
2 20 (25.32%) C#
3 5 (6.33%) JavaScript
4 4 (5.06%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.53%) PHP
5 2 (2.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (5.06%) Degree
2 1 (1.27%) AWS Certification
2 1 (1.27%) CCDP
2 1 (1.27%) CCIE
2 1 (1.27%) CCNP
2 1 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.27%) CISSP
2 1 (1.27%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.59%) COBIT
2 1 (1.27%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.06%) Active Directory
1 4 (5.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.27%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 16 (20.25%) Microsoft
2 11 (13.92%) Oracle
3 9 (11.39%) IBM
4 4 (5.06%) Cognizant
4 4 (5.06%) VMware
5 3 (3.80%) Cisco
5 3 (3.80%) Citrix
5 3 (3.80%) HP
5 3 (3.80%) NetApp
6 2 (2.53%) Fujitsu
7 1 (1.27%) Chordiant
7 1 (1.27%) Hyperion
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bens
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Salary: Competitive + Benefits
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