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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 164 133 151
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 39 55 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.05% 1.53% 1.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.08% 1.60% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 30 42 39
Median salary £67,500 £62,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £50,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,500 £65,000 £75,000
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
3622 3438 4136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 97.23% 95.61% 96.84%
Number of salaries quoted 3163 2845 3528
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 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 - 2 £72,500 -
Solutions Architect
North West

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 40 (49.38%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (37.04%) Finance
3 28 (34.57%) .NET
4 25 (30.86%) C#
5 22 (27.16%) Java
5 22 (27.16%) Stakeholder Management
6 18 (22.22%) Big Data
7 16 (19.75%) Enterprise Software
7 16 (19.75%) Software Delivery
7 16 (19.75%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
7 16 (19.75%) TOGAF
7 16 (19.75%) SOA
8 13 (16.05%) Microsoft
9 12 (14.81%) Java EE
10 11 (13.58%) Retail
10 11 (13.58%) PHP
10 11 (13.58%) ITIL
11 10 (12.35%) MS Excel
11 10 (12.35%) CSS
11 10 (12.35%) HTML
11 10 (12.35%) Open Source
11 10 (12.35%) Presales
12 9 (11.11%) Zachman Framework
13 8 (9.88%) J2EE
13 8 (9.88%) Data Centre
14 7 (8.64%) VMware Infrastructure
14 7 (8.64%) N-Tier
14 7 (8.64%) Cisco
14 7 (8.64%) IBM
14 7 (8.64%) Service 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 (4.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (2.47%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.23%) Apache
3 1 (1.23%) CICS
3 1 (1.23%) JBoss
3 1 (1.23%) Mule
3 1 (1.23%) Mule ESB
3 1 (1.23%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.23%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 10 (12.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.23%) IaaS
3 1 (1.23%) PaaS
3 1 (1.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.41%) LAN
1 6 (7.41%) WAN
2 5 (6.17%) Network Security
2 5 (6.17%) VLAN
3 4 (4.94%) HTTP
4 3 (3.70%) DNS
4 3 (3.70%) Internet
5 2 (2.47%) HTTPS
5 2 (2.47%) VoIP
6 1 (1.23%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.23%) Firewall
6 1 (1.23%) Intranet
6 1 (1.23%) Wireless
6 1 (1.23%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (22.22%) Big Data
2 4 (4.94%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.70%) MySQL
4 1 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.23%) Data Mart
4 1 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.23%) DB2
4 1 (1.23%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.23%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.23%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.23%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Maven
General
1 30 (37.04%) Finance
2 11 (13.58%) Retail
3 7 (8.64%) Publishing
4 6 (7.41%) Legal
5 4 (4.94%) Banking
5 4 (4.94%) Telecoms
6 3 (3.70%) Multimedia
7 2 (2.47%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.23%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (34.57%) .NET
2 12 (14.81%) Java EE
3 10 (12.35%) CSS
3 10 (12.35%) HTML
4 8 (9.88%) J2EE
5 6 (7.41%) XML
6 4 (4.94%) JSON
6 4 (4.94%) REST
7 3 (3.70%) Middleware
7 3 (3.70%) XHTML
8 2 (2.47%) OAuth
8 2 (2.47%) OpenID
8 2 (2.47%) SOAP
8 2 (2.47%) Swagger
8 2 (2.47%) Web Services
9 1 (1.23%) jQuery
9 1 (1.23%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.75%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (9.88%) Data Centre
3 7 (8.64%) N-Tier
4 6 (7.41%) FlexPod
5 4 (4.94%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.70%) Digital Media
6 3 (3.70%) Mobile App
6 3 (3.70%) New Media
6 3 (3.70%) W3C
7 2 (2.47%) Driving Licence
7 2 (2.47%) NHS
8 1 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.23%) iPad
8 1 (1.23%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.23%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.23%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.23%) SWIFT
8 1 (1.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.47%) Android
1 2 (2.47%) Apple iOS
1 2 (2.47%) Linux
1 2 (2.47%) Windows
1 2 (2.47%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.23%) Solaris
2 1 (1.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (49.38%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (27.16%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (19.75%) SOA
3 16 (19.75%) Software Delivery
3 16 (19.75%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
3 16 (19.75%) TOGAF
4 11 (13.58%) ITIL
5 10 (12.35%) Open Source
5 10 (12.35%) Presales
6 9 (11.11%) Zachman Framework
7 7 (8.64%) MVC
7 7 (8.64%) Service Management
8 5 (6.17%) Business Continuity
8 5 (6.17%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (6.17%) RAD
8 5 (6.17%) RUP
8 5 (6.17%) Technical Architecture
9 4 (4.94%) CRM
9 4 (4.94%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (4.94%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 25 (30.86%) C#
2 22 (27.16%) Java
3 11 (13.58%) PHP
4 3 (3.70%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.70%) SQL
5 1 (1.23%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (2.47%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (2.47%) Degree
1 2 (2.47%) ISEB
2 1 (1.23%) AWS Certification
2 1 (1.23%) CCDP
2 1 (1.23%) CCIE
2 1 (1.23%) CCNA
2 1 (1.23%) CCNP
2 1 (1.23%) CISSP
2 1 (1.23%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.70%) COBIT
1 3 (3.70%) QA
2 1 (1.23%) MiFID
System Software
1 7 (8.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (6.17%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (1.23%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 13 (16.05%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.64%) Cisco
2 7 (8.64%) IBM
2 7 (8.64%) VMware
3 6 (7.41%) NetApp
4 5 (6.17%) AppSense
4 5 (6.17%) Citrix
4 5 (6.17%) HP
4 5 (6.17%) Oracle
4 5 (6.17%) Symantec
4 5 (6.17%) Veeam
5 3 (3.70%) Cognizant
5 3 (3.70%) Zend
6 2 (2.47%) Apiary
7 1 (1.23%) EMC
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