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 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 139 159 154
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 46 23 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.27% 0.64% 1.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.30% 0.66% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 32 6 22
Median salary £70,000 £60,000 £58,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +2.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £52,500 £45,050
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £67,500 £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
3526 3481 3868
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 97.57% 96.75% 96.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2986 2882 3151
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,000 £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 July 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 July 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
Stockport - 3 £67,500 - 1
Bolton - 2 - -
Salford - 1 - -
Solutions Architect
North West

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 26 (34.67%) Finance
2 25 (33.33%) .NET
3 22 (29.33%) Java
3 22 (29.33%) SOA
4 19 (25.33%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (22.67%) Java EE
5 17 (22.67%) Presales
6 16 (21.33%) C#
7 15 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 15 (20.00%) TOGAF
8 14 (18.67%) Banking
8 14 (18.67%) J2EE
9 13 (17.33%) ITIL
10 12 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (13.33%) Big Data
11 10 (13.33%) Open Source
11 10 (13.33%) Web Services
11 10 (13.33%) CSS
11 10 (13.33%) SOAP
11 10 (13.33%) HTML
11 10 (13.33%) Oracle
12 9 (12.00%) CRM
12 9 (12.00%) Zachman Framework
12 9 (12.00%) Enterprise Software
12 9 (12.00%) Software Delivery
12 9 (12.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
13 8 (10.67%) Degree
13 8 (10.67%) IBM
14 7 (9.33%) Content Management
14 7 (9.33%) UML

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 6 (8.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.33%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.33%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.67%) JBoss
4 1 (1.33%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (6.67%) SaaS
2 4 (5.33%) Office 365
3 3 (4.00%) IaaS
4 2 (2.67%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.67%) PaaS
5 1 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.67%) Firewall
1 2 (2.67%) LAN
1 2 (2.67%) WAN
2 1 (1.33%) HTTP
2 1 (1.33%) Intranet
2 1 (1.33%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.33%) Big Data
2 6 (8.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.33%) MongoDB
4 3 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.33%) DB2
5 1 (1.33%) MySQL
5 1 (1.33%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (34.67%) Finance
2 14 (18.67%) Banking
3 2 (2.67%) Publishing
3 2 (2.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.33%) Advertising
4 1 (1.33%) Legal
4 1 (1.33%) Marketing
4 1 (1.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (33.33%) .NET
2 17 (22.67%) Java EE
3 14 (18.67%) J2EE
4 10 (13.33%) CSS
4 10 (13.33%) HTML
4 10 (13.33%) SOAP
4 10 (13.33%) Web Services
5 5 (6.67%) ASP.NET
5 5 (6.67%) REST
6 4 (5.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (5.33%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (5.33%) JDBC
6 4 (5.33%) WCF
7 3 (4.00%) XML
8 2 (2.67%) CGI
9 1 (1.33%) .NET Framework
9 1 (1.33%) Hibernate
9 1 (1.33%) Node.js
9 1 (1.33%) Struts
9 1 (1.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.00%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.67%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.67%) Data Integration
3 2 (2.67%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.67%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.33%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.33%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.67%) Windows
2 1 (1.33%) Linux
2 1 (1.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (29.33%) SOA
2 19 (25.33%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (22.67%) Presales
4 15 (20.00%) TOGAF
5 13 (17.33%) ITIL
6 12 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (13.33%) Open Source
8 9 (12.00%) CRM
8 9 (12.00%) Software Delivery
8 9 (12.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
8 9 (12.00%) Zachman Framework
9 7 (9.33%) Content Management
9 7 (9.33%) UML
10 6 (8.00%) MVC
11 4 (5.33%) Process Improvement
11 4 (5.33%) Web Application Development
12 3 (4.00%) Business Development
12 3 (4.00%) DevOps
12 3 (4.00%) ITSM
12 3 (4.00%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 22 (29.33%) Java
2 16 (21.33%) C#
3 5 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 4 (5.33%) PowerShell
5 3 (4.00%) SQL
6 2 (2.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (10.67%) Degree
2 1 (1.33%) AWS Certification
2 1 (1.33%) CCNA
2 1 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.33%) CISSP
2 1 (1.33%) MBA
2 1 (1.33%) MCITP
2 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.33%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.00%) COBIT
2 1 (1.33%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.33%) Active Directory
1 4 (5.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 15 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (13.33%) Oracle
3 8 (10.67%) IBM
4 4 (5.33%) Cisco
4 4 (5.33%) Cognizant
4 4 (5.33%) VMware
5 3 (4.00%) Citrix
5 3 (4.00%) HP
5 3 (4.00%) NetApp
6 2 (2.67%) Fujitsu
7 1 (1.33%) Chordiant
7 1 (1.33%) Hyperion
7 1 (1.33%) Juniper
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