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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 157 160 123
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -37
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 42 34 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.11% 0.88% 1.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.14% 0.91% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 31 14 56
Median salary £70,000 £62,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.90% +18.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £55,750 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £62,350 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
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
3687 3736 3881
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 97.15% 96.76% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3141 3098 3246
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 £26,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 - 3 - - 1
Solutions Architect
North West

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 36 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (36.96%) Finance
3 33 (35.87%) .NET
4 25 (27.17%) C#
5 22 (23.91%) SOA
5 22 (23.91%) Stakeholder Management
6 21 (22.83%) Java
7 19 (20.65%) Big Data
8 18 (19.57%) Microsoft
9 17 (18.48%) TOGAF
9 17 (18.48%) Enterprise Software
9 17 (18.48%) Software Delivery
9 17 (18.48%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
10 15 (16.30%) Java EE
10 15 (16.30%) Presales
11 12 (13.04%) Zachman Framework
11 12 (13.04%) Banking
11 12 (13.04%) J2EE
12 11 (11.96%) ITIL
13 10 (10.87%) Retail
14 9 (9.78%) Open Source
14 9 (9.78%) HTML
14 9 (9.78%) Oracle
14 9 (9.78%) CSS
15 8 (8.70%) SQL Server
15 8 (8.70%) IBM
16 7 (7.61%) SOAP
16 7 (7.61%) Web Services
16 7 (7.61%) CRM
16 7 (7.61%) 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 (4.35%) MS Exchange
1 4 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.17%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.09%) Apache
3 1 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.09%) CICS
3 1 (1.09%) JBoss
3 1 (1.09%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.09%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (6.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.35%) Office 365
2 4 (4.35%) SaaS
3 2 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.09%) IaaS
4 1 (1.09%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.26%) LAN
1 3 (3.26%) WAN
2 2 (2.17%) HTTPS
2 2 (2.17%) Network Security
2 2 (2.17%) VLAN
3 1 (1.09%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (1.09%) Firewall
3 1 (1.09%) HTTP
3 1 (1.09%) Intranet
3 1 (1.09%) VoIP
3 1 (1.09%) Wireless
3 1 (1.09%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (20.65%) Big Data
2 8 (8.70%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.26%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.26%) MySQL
4 2 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.09%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.09%) DB2
5 1 (1.09%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.09%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Maven
General
1 34 (36.96%) Finance
2 12 (13.04%) Banking
3 10 (10.87%) Retail
4 3 (3.26%) Publishing
4 3 (3.26%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.17%) Legal
5 2 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.09%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (35.87%) .NET
2 15 (16.30%) Java EE
3 12 (13.04%) J2EE
4 9 (9.78%) CSS
4 9 (9.78%) HTML
5 7 (7.61%) SOAP
5 7 (7.61%) Web Services
6 5 (5.43%) REST
7 4 (4.35%) ASP.NET
7 4 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (4.35%) WCF
8 3 (3.26%) JSON
8 3 (3.26%) XML
9 2 (2.17%) CGI
9 2 (2.17%) JDBC
9 2 (2.17%) OAuth
9 2 (2.17%) OpenID
9 2 (2.17%) Swagger
10 1 (1.09%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.48%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (4.35%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.26%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.17%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.17%) FlexPod
4 2 (2.17%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.17%) NHS
4 2 (2.17%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.09%) iPad
5 1 (1.09%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.17%) Android
1 2 (2.17%) Apple iOS
1 2 (2.17%) Linux
1 2 (2.17%) Windows
1 2 (2.17%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.09%) Solaris
2 1 (1.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (23.91%) SOA
2 22 (23.91%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (18.48%) Software Delivery
3 17 (18.48%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
3 17 (18.48%) TOGAF
4 15 (16.30%) Presales
5 12 (13.04%) Zachman Framework
6 11 (11.96%) ITIL
7 9 (9.78%) Open Source
8 7 (7.61%) Content Management
8 7 (7.61%) CRM
8 7 (7.61%) MVC
9 6 (6.52%) UML
10 4 (4.35%) Process Improvement
10 4 (4.35%) RAD
10 4 (4.35%) RUP
10 4 (4.35%) Technical Architecture
10 4 (4.35%) Web Application Development
11 3 (3.26%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 25 (27.17%) C#
2 21 (22.83%) Java
3 5 (5.43%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.35%) PHP
4 4 (4.35%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.17%) Degree
1 2 (2.17%) ISEB
2 1 (1.09%) AWS Certification
2 1 (1.09%) CCDP
2 1 (1.09%) CCIE
2 1 (1.09%) CCNP
2 1 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.09%) CISSP
2 1 (1.09%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.43%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (5.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.35%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.17%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (1.09%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 18 (19.57%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.78%) Oracle
3 8 (8.70%) IBM
4 5 (5.43%) VMware
5 4 (4.35%) Cisco
5 4 (4.35%) Citrix
5 4 (4.35%) Cognizant
5 4 (4.35%) HP
5 4 (4.35%) NetApp
6 2 (2.17%) Apiary
6 2 (2.17%) AppSense
6 2 (2.17%) Fujitsu
6 2 (2.17%) Symantec
6 2 (2.17%) Veeam
7 1 (1.09%) Hyperion
Manchester
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Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Flexible Package, Large Projects
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
iKonnect
Salary: Package
Posted: 21 hours ago
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Salt
Salary: £50000 - £68000 per annum + pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £60k - £65k per annum + Bonus, Pension, 25 days
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Salary: Salary, Bonus, Pension, Holidays
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £80000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago